Loggly is seeking a Technical Lead to lead our team of Front End and Full Stack developers to create our web application. Loggly is the world’s most popular cloud-based enterprise-class log management solution.  We’ve recently received $15M in new funding to accelerate our rapid growth and we’re staffing up.

Our customers send us an explosive volume of log data 7x24x365. Our challenge?  Make it easy for our users to instantly search and understand what their logs are telling them. This is real-time big data that is mission critical for our customers.  When their applications are acting up they look to the Loggly service to help them figure out what’s wrong and get things back on track.  Do you have the code-writing capabilities to take on this task?

About the Team
The engineering team at Loggly believes that the quality of our code reflects directly on us as professionals.  And because our customers are all engineers themselves, they notice.  We’re relentless about crafting a product that is innovative, delivers a user experience that people remember and is ever faster and more robust.

As a key leader on our team, you will collaborate with other engineers, product management, and operations. We’re a small team and so every individual matters. 

Our culture is fun, fast-paced, performance-oriented, open, collegial, and we are constantly pushing the technology envelope to the edge!  All of our positions are based in the financial district of San Francisco, CA right on top of a BART and Muni stop.

About the Job
You’ll be leading development of our web application. We’re looking for full-stack experience as you’ll be dealing with Python, Django, Javascript, Angular, HTML5/CSS3, Elasticsearch, MySQL, Linux.

We are seeking a hands-on Technical Lead who is comfortable coding while also overseeing the daily work of the rest of the front end web application team.  Apart from deep technical capabilities you should also able to take a diverse set of requirements and turn them into actionable plans.


Because you’ll be making user-facing features, we believe strongly in collecting and analyzing quantitative data to help guide our decisions. To that end, you’ll be able to use our in-house analytics tools (Loggly!) to gather information and gain insights. We’re regularly pushing out new code, so expect your contributions to be put to use quickly.

You will have full lifecycle responsibilities to create robust, scalable, multi-threaded, and distributed systems that operate always. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a highly innovative environment with new technologies as we continue to extend our market leading position.

About You
You’re an engineer and a natural leader who can develop and lead a team to make great technical decisions and build killer code while nurturing the contributions of a diverse range of developers.  You’ve been a lead developer or a technical lead for a web-based application previously.  You are able to juggle many concurrent tasks and competing priorities to deliver exciting new capabilities while balancing requirements for both high-code quality and time to market.  You believe in the power of data to transform how people work.

You will be successful in this role if you:

  • Enjoy helping others around you grow be successful as developers
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Are autonomous and self-driven 
  • Get inspired on a daily basis, thinking of new ideas and sharing them with others 
  • Take pleasure in making things, momentum, chaos, vibrancy, spontaneity, debate and silence


We’re looking for:

  • 5+ years’ experience building large scale web applications. SaaS experience helpful
  • Some leadership experience either as a technical lead or team lead
  • Experience with enterprise software and big data tools helpful
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

Technical Skills:

  • JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript libraries like JQuery and Dojo
  • JavaScript Frameworks like Anuglar.js, Backbone.js, Knockout.js, etc.
  • Python and Django
  • Excellent understanding of data structures, algorithms, software engineering design pattern and principles
  • Unix/Linux environments
  • Unit test and debugging

What’s Next
If you’re interested in joining the team; please send us your resume. Let us know how you fit the bill for each of our requirements. Loggly is a place that values individuality, variety, and diversity. We have lots of hikers, bikers, gamers, musicians and other interesting folks so use your judgment and write to us in your own voice about your talents.  If you have a presence on the web that we can easily access where you contribute to an open source project, write a blog, or practice another craft besides designing powerful software, we’d love to hear about it.

We’ll start with an initial phone interview and based on that, we’ll invite you in to meet the team – starting with the CTO and CEO; as we said, we’re a small team and every member is important!  We hope you’ll do some research on Loggly and try out our product before you arrive. 

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:


Loggly is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

**LOCAL candidates only**

**H1B transfers will be considered**

**NO relocation available**


**Must work onsite full-time in San Francisco, CA**

About Loggly

About Loggly Loggly is the world's most popular cloud-based, enterprise-class log management solution, used by more than 5,000 happy customers to effortlessly spot problems in real-time, easily pinpoint root causes and resolve issues faster to ensure application success. Founded in 2009 and based in San Francisco, the company is backed by Trinity Ventures, True Ventures, Matrix Partners, Cisco, Data Collective Venture Capital and others. 

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