PagerDuty Life

Top 5 Things We’re Thankful For in 2017

We at PagerDuty have had a lot to be thankful for—2017 was a whirlwind of excitement and a number of firsts. As we look ahead to 2018, we wanted to ...

PagerDuty Life

Perspectives From a Product Intern: What NOT to Expect in 2018

As we close out an exciting year here at PagerDuty, I wanted to share some perspectives I’ve gained during my internship with the Product team ...

PagerDuty Life

Intern Spotlight: Yiyun Liang

My name is Yiyun and I’m currently a Computer Science student at the University of Waterloo. I’m a Software Engineer intern on the Core team here ...

Events & Community

What is PagerCon Anyways?

Inception Our first annual, internal conference, PagerCon, was held on November 18th, 2015 in San Francisco, followed by another event in Toronto on ...

Events & Community

Not Your Typical Diversity Event: Actions Shout, Words Whisper

A night for Diversity and Leadership Sisterhood in Silicon Valley is alive and well. On September 5, we gathered leading innovators, CEOs and founders...

PagerDuty Life

5 Things I Didn’t Expect to See While Shadowing On-Call

Shadowing on-call engineers feels like watching open-heart surgery over a doctor’s shoulder. Precision and speed are paramount, and mistakes can ...

On-Call Life

Stepping Up to the Plate: A Story About Being On-Call

The Alert A few weeks ago, I went to my first baseball game. The San Francisco Giants were playing the San Diego Padres at the AT&T park, and my ...

Best Practices & Insights

Intern Insight: 50 Days as a DataDuty Intern

I’m Ellen and I’m a Computer Science and Psychology student at Swarthmore College. I feel lucky to have had the chance to intern at PagerDuty and ...

Best Practices & Insights

Intern Insight: Platform Team

My name is Vinh Tran and I’m currently studying Computer Science at Georgia Tech. I’m a Software Engineer Intern on the Platform team here at ...

DevOps

Failure Fridays: Four Years On

On June 28th, 2017, we marked four years of performing “Failure Fridays” at PagerDuty.  As a quick recap, Failure Fridays are a practice we ...

Collaboration

Inclusive Technology at PagerDuty

I’m proud and appreciative of the commitment PagerDuty makes to diversity and inclusion. I appreciate how we hire women and people of color into ...

Best Practices & Insights

Real Life Wonder Women: The Girls In Tech Catalyst Conference

I recently joined the summer internship program at PagerDuty, and I have already had one of the most inspiring and thought-provoking experiences of my...

DevOps

ChaosCat: Automating Fault Injection at PagerDuty

“Chaos Engineering is the discipline of experimenting on a distributed system in order to build confidence in the system’s capability to withstand...

PagerDuty Life

Pride in Our Progress

I belong to a marginalized group. I won’t bore you with the details. It’s not that I think you’re indifferent, I just know that my story isn...

Best Practices & Insights

Shadowing Customer Support for a Day

Zayna Shahzad is a Software Engineer at PagerDuty on the Mobile Team. She works on the Android and iOS PagerDuty apps offered through the App Store ...

PagerDuty Life

This Is Not Your Golden Ticket to Success, but It’s a Start

Now that you’re well-equipped with how to fast track your career and survive the high growth startup stage, in this post I’ll share my advice on ...

DevOps

A Developer’s Perspective

“Walking over to the Ops room – I don’t feel like I ever need to do that anymore.” In the run up to our latest release of ...

Company

My Guide to Surviving the High-Growth Stage Companies

Last week, I shared my best practices for fast-tracking a career. This week I’m sharing my top pieces of advice for companies on the high-growth ...