Diligent / { Engineering }

The blog where our engineering team highlights all things technical happening here at Diligent.

Welcome to our Engineering blog! This is a dedicated place for us to share all the interesting and cool work we’re doing here at Diligent, the world’s largest Global, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) SaaS company.

Check out what’s happening by browsing the content below. Inside you’ll find various blog entries and episodes of our podcast, All Things Tech Podcast, where you can learn more about our high performing team. Not sure where to start? Check our introductory article The Diligent Engineering Tech Blog to get started!

The Diligent Engineering Tech Blog

Welcome to Diligent Engineering, Diligent’s engineering and technology blog. This is where we will share some of the work that goes into creating…

Writing Your Own Ansible Module: Machine Orchestration at Diligent

At Diligent, we build thousands of virtual machines a year, including complex clusters for MySQL, Couchbase, SQL Server and Kubernetes, and we do it on-demand and in just a few…

An interview with a Data Scientist at Diligent

This episode of our podcast features Nicolas Nuñez-Sahr, a Stanford graduate and Data Scientist at Manzama. Nicolas was born in the United States but grew up in Chile.

Life as a Software Engineer at Diligent: An interview with Georg Schreiber

We are pleased to share with everyone a podcast with one of our Senior Software Engineers. Georg Schreiber has been with Brainloop (and now Diligent) for six years. He is…

Always Be Testing

This is the story of how the Notification Service performs automated API testing on the Paved Road, Diligent’s internal CI/CD toolset. From the onset of the project, there were goals to…

Architects Come in Different Flavors

There are a number of different roles & responsibilities of architects in software development companies and elsewhere. Their positions sound similar and their responsibilities partially overlap as well. But before…

What I learned at the last O’Reilly Architecture Conference

Right before the Covid lock down, I went to the O’Reilly Architecture conference in NYC with the intent on recharging my batteries and learning about some new and innovative…

Observability

Imagine you are driving a racecar. Instead of making a pit stop to change tires or refuel, you need to switch cars while driving or change the tires without slowing…

Tips and Tricks for Remote Teams

I was asked recently how my team first established a functional remote culture, and realized that it started on the first day we were onboarded to the team –…

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