Observability - Senior React/Javascript Engineer at Elastic

Location: Remote

Posted February 14, 2019

✈️Remote-friendly

Description

At Elastic, we have a simple goal: to solve the world's data problems with products that delight and inspire. As the company behind the popular open source projects — Elasticsearch, Kibana, Logstash, and Beats — we help people around the world do great things with their data. From stock quotes to Twitter streams, Apache logs to WordPress blogs, our products are extending what's possible with data, delivering on the promise that good things come from connecting the dots. Diversity drives our vibe. We unite employees across 30+ countries into one coherent team, while the broader community spans across over 100 countries.

The Observability team is in charge of developing solutions that focus on application developers and engineers that run infrastructure and services supporting these applications. Elasticsearch is an efficient datastore for logs, metrics, and application traces, supporting the three pillars of observability. The Observability team builds and maintains solutions that make getting insights from this data turnkey and efficient, such as our APM, Infrastructure Monitoring, and Logs solutions. When developing these solutions, we think about the problem end-to-end: how do we automatically collect data from common data sources, how do we store it efficiently in Elasticsearch, how do we present this information to the user, what actions do we take on the insights from the data? All of these aspects are important in bringing a turnkey solution to the market.

As a JavaScript engineer on the Observability team, you'll primarily be working on the dedicated APM, Logging or Infrastructure monitoring UI in Kibana. You'll be working with the UI team, product management on building a high quality, intuitive and innovative UIs.

Responsibilities

  • Work on new and exciting Elastic products.
  • Develop the APM, Infrastructure and Logging UI in Kibana.
  • Collaborate with fellow JavaScript engineers.
  • Collaborate with product design, server team, agent engineers and the Kibana team.

Requirements

  • Strong JavaScript programming skills
  • 5+ years of front end development work
  • Experience with one modern MVC style JS Framework
  • Experience with React and Typescript
  • Experience writing automated tests
  • Ability to work in a fast paced start-up environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, a great teammate with strong analytical, problem solving, debugging and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong preference for Open Source experience
  • Ability to work independently

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