Log management for modern engineering teams.

Senior Software Engineer (backend) at LogDNA

Mountain View, CA / Remote
Job Type
6+ years
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About the role

At LogDNA, you will be involved in envisioning and implementing a fast and modern log management platform that offers the flexibility of an amazing developer experience combined  with the trust of enterprise-grade infrastructure. Today, LogDNA is used by over 3,000 teams including customers at IBM, Houseparty, ASICS and Lime Bike.  We are building a future where developers don’t have to dread the tools they use at work, starting with log management. We have achieved 300% year-over-year revenue growth in the last year, and we're just getting started.

We are looking for a passionate and motivated Senior Software Engineer to help us deliver our evolving, world-class log management system. You will work on every part of the system , including integration with external systems, data ingestion and processing, search, and API design. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, holds themselves and others accountable and maintains the highest standards. They will put the customer first and be comfortable with the velocity of a fast-paced startup, and not be afraid to tackle the scaling challenges of petabyte per day big data customer data.


-Work closely with the product management, and internal teams to understand the needs of our customers and quickly iterate to develop features -Design, implement, and launch critical product features in a fast-paced environment -Provide ongoing maintenance, support and enhancements of our product -Collaborate in cross-functional teams and with partner companies -Investigate and improve overall system performance and scalability Drive engineering best practice and mentor colleagues


-Significant relevant industry experience -Strong computer science fundamentals: data structures, algorithms, distributed systems, databases and information retrieval -Strong understanding of web and SaaS technologies -Obsession with product quality and customer success -Keen attention to detail, without forgetting about the big picture -Strong communication skills with the ability to lead technical discussions -Obsession with product quality and customer success -Solid experience of at least two languages, ideally including Server-side JavaScript (Node.js).

Bonus Points for Prior Experience:

-Knowledge of Rust -Kubernetes -Cloud Platforms such as Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, or Microsoft Azure -REST APIs -Redis, MongoDB or ElasticSearch -Message Queue systems like RabbitMQ or Kafka -Data mining and machine learning -Experience with open source software

Benefits: -Delivering a product that supports users worldwide -Working in a fun, energetic, agile team environment -Competitive compensation plan Competitive benefits -100% full health premium coverage for you and your dependents (yes... everyone) -Dental and Vision coverage -Untracked Vacation

This is a full-time opportunity.  LogDNA is based in Mountain View, CA. Team but can hire for 100% remote within the US.    

At LogDNA, it’s our differences, compassion, and desire to grow that bring us together. We respect the opinions of all people and are champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion in our community.

Why you should join LogDNA

LogDNA is a venture-funded ($60M funding) leader in multi-cloud and on-premise log management solutions. It provides detailed insights into the production environment by enabling developers to centralize logs from all applications, servers, platforms, and systems into a clean and intuitive web viewer. Smart parsing and intelligent filters let users search through an unlimited amount of logs at blazing fast speeds. LogDNA is trusted by thousands of customers and powers IBM Cloud’s global logging platform.

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