Senior / Staff Software Engineer (Go or React)

Flanksource • Posted May 8th

Software Development
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Flanksource is looking for a founding level Senior or Staff Software Engineer to join our team of 9 to take us to the next level by leading development efforts on our next-generation incident response and observability platform bringing test-driven development into the operations space. .  You will play a pivotal role in growing the team and setting the foundations for the engineering function as we scale up.


  • Solve technical problems of high scope and complexity, 
  • Help to define and improve our internal standards for style, maintainability, and best practices for a high-scale web environment. Maintain and advocate for these standards through code review.
  • Actively seek out difficult impediments to our efficiency as a team ("technical debt"), propose and implement solutions that will enable the entire team to iterate faster
  • Provide mentorship to engineers on your team to help them grow in their technical responsibilities and remove blockers to their autonomy.

  • Significant professional experience (6+ years) with either Go or React, and the ability to review code in both.
  • Effective communication skills in a remote environment: Regularly achieve consensus with peers.
  • Experience owning a project/major feature from concept to production, including proposal, discussion, and execution.

  • Remote first culture - work from anywhere on Earth
  • Flexible working hours - Choose both when and how much you work.
  • Annual development budget to spend on conferences, books, courses, etc... 
Nice to haves:

  • Contributions and/or a passion for open source
  • Experience with Site Reliability Engineering


  • $80k - $130k
  • 1.5% - 10% equity