Senior Frontend Engineer

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Chronosphere is on a mission to redefine monitoring for the cloud-native world by building the world’s most scalable, reliable and cost efficient monitoring platform. Chronosphere’s product is built on top of the proven at scale metrics engine, M3, which was developed and open sourced by the founding team while they were at Uber.

Chronosphere is looking for trailblazers who are experts in their space and are passionate about creating meaningful solutions for engineers and digital businesses.

Chronosphere is a series B startup with more than $55M in funding and backed by VC firms Greylock, Lux Capital General Atlantic, and investor Lee Fixel. The team is distributed with major hubs in New York, Seattle and Vilnius.

About the role

You will be a key early hire joining our frontend engineering team. You will pair your natural design instincts with a strong foundation in Javascript/React/Angular to build an intuitive, user-friendly experience that engineers, data scientists, and business analysts leverage every day. Our customers rely on the Chronosphere platform to visualize and manage the complex metrics that underlie their business, and you will be creating the interface that is critical to their success.

You will

  • Build rich and intuitive interfaces using Javascript and Reacts.
  • Use GraphQL and other strongly typed APIs to communicate with back-end services.
  • Partner with product leaders and designers to design amazing customer experiences.

What you will achieve 

In the first month, you will build a deep understanding of Chronosphere’s business and platform and begin contributing to the product. You will have time to learn about the space, our customer’s needs, and the underlying technology.

Within 90 days, you will have shipped customer facing features and contributed to designs that shape the direction of the product. You will be a key contributor to our user experience, often leading critical customer facing projects in partnership with design and product.

You have

  • Strong Javascript / Typescript skills and familiarity with modern Javascript frameworks such as React and Angular.
  • Experience working on complex frontend products targeting technical customers, with exposure to infrastructure systems and data visualization frameworks such as d3 or visjs. Our platform targets analytical customers working with complex datasets, and a background with similar types of products is important to understanding their needs.
  • An excellent sense for good experience and visual design. You’ll be working closely with the product and design team, and will be key to shaping our user experience.
  • A flexible, collaborative working style. We’re a small team working in a rapidly evolving space. We’re looking for people that will help build a positive, supportive environment.

The team

Reporting to Elenore Bastian, Engineering Manager

Elenore is the Engineering Manager for the Platform team and is responsible for making sure the right things get delivered! She is also responsible for providing growth opportunities, psychological safety, and a fostering healthy, happy culture for her reports. Before Chronosphere, Elenore worked as an engineer and consultant at Pivotal Labs and then moved to managing teams building out Kubernetes tooling at VMware. Outside of work, Elenore spends time watching reality TV and trail running around the Pacific Northwest.

Our Benefits

  • Health insurance coverage
  • Free lunches
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Unlimited Vacation time
  • Competitive Salary
  • Stock options

Chronosphere is an equal opportunity employer. You're encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn't line up exactly with the job description. Your skills, passion, and desire to make a difference will stand out. At Chronosphere, we welcome diverse perspectives and people who think rigorously and aren't afraid to challenge the standard. If you need additional accommodations to feel comfortable during your interview process, please email us at

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