Senior Frontend Engineer
Elastic is rebuilding its documentation and the vision has created tremendous excitement. Backed by the Vercel edge network, applying Next.js, React, TypeScript, MDX, and a GitHub Action-based build pipeline, our tech stack is open, fun, responsive, and fast.
We are looking for an experienced engineer and well-rounded human to join and help lead our small, focused team. If you are looking to build high-impact, high-visibility applications in a supportive & progressive development environment, we have a terrific opportunity for you.
What you will do:
- Build & scale Elastic’s next generation of documentation – over 200,000 pages & 90,000,000+ readers a year!
- Create React components, scripts, and application features towards a soon-to-be-open-source Next.js-based library.
- Develop mastery in search using Elastic App Search & Elastic Search UI.
- Work as part of the hard-working, diverse & vibrant User Experience org.
Our team style:
- Our stack is Next.js (React), TypeScript, Vercel, GitHub Actions (yml)
- Appreciate “low ego” people who want to grow as a part of a team.
- Welcome and celebrate diversity in all forms.
- Hold each other accountable and work to a high standard.
- Embrace open communication, transparency and challenge.
What You Will Bring:
- Significant experience in a front-end or full-stack engineering role. Tech leadership experience is a bonus.
- Comfort working with visual design, visual designers and with using UI toolkits like Elastic’s EUI.
- Experience working with and digging into JS build system tools & bundlers like Webpack & familiarity with static-site generation, like Gatsby, Next.js, or other JAM stack concepts.
- Excellent practical judgment. You know how to prioritize, when to collaborate and ask for help, and when to be independent.
- Measured and articulate communication skills, with deep comfort in the written word.
- An interest in learning new tools, languages, ideas, workflows and philosophies that can help you grow as an engineer & a person.
If this sounds exciting, we would love to hear from you! Please include whatever info you believe is relevant: resume, GitHub profile, code samples, blog posts and writing samples, links to personal projects, and similar.