Overview

About FireHydrant

FireHydrant is building the only reliability focused platform. The FireHydrant platform includes Incident ResponseStatus Pages, and more, so you can take control of your complex system, reduce downtime, and work better together. We’re a Series B company with around 50 employees who sit across the United States and we’re growing. Check out our blog to learn more about us.

About the Role

As a Senior Frontend software engineer, you’ll build the experiences that power our product and scale to meet our customer’s needs. You’ll work with a variety of technologies as you design, build, and ship our rapidly expanding product. As an early member of our team, you’ll get to lay the groundwork for future product innovation and scaling capabilities.

We’re looking for people with a strong background or interest in building developer-focused products, care deeply about security and customer trust, and are comfortable learning new skills that will deliver value to our customers.

You’ll be working on

  • Data-driven incident response tooling with a focus on ensuring all perspectives are heard
  • Working with Product Designers to distill many different streams of information into a cohesive product suite
  • Working with our users to ensure we understand how they use our application and their pain-points, then working with Product to ensure we’re solving the right problems
  • Refining our current product to ensure that it is intuitive and that it is easy to use for engineers and non-technical people

We’re looking for someone who

  • Is experienced with React and Redux– bonus points for Ruby on Rails experience
  • Uses best-practices for writing and maintaining tests for their work
  • Can pick the right technologies for the job, and can learn the right technologies when they need
  • Takes ownership of a project from concept to production, including ensuring the quality and performance of your work
  • Enjoys working with, mentoring, and learning from a diverse group of people
  • Knows why good is better than good enough, but also knows why perfect is the enemy of good
  • Has an eye for quality as well as user experience to ensure our customers can focus on mitigating their incidents

Responsibilities

  • Write scalable single page applications to effectively display dense information along with tests to ensure it works well
  • Continue developing more effective UX patterns to simplify cognitive load on users
  • Continue to improve our monitoring for our frontend application, working with the SRE team
  • Participate in an on-call rotation as needed to support the availability needs of the product for our customers; as you can imagine, we need to be more available than them

Example Projects

  • Build an analytics dashboard used by customer leadership teams to help them stay informed on the progress of their teams
  • Create internal status pages to show architecture health to stakeholders
  • Develop mobile first reporting tools to help on call engineers make more informed decisions about incidents

Benefits

  • 100% employer-paid health, vision and dental premiums for the employee and 75% of dependents
  • Unlimited vacation policy with a minimum requirement of three weeks off per-year
  • Wellness program: reimbursements for your gym membership, athletic equipment, nutrition plans, etc
  • Education budget: conferences, books, online courses, etc
  • Home office stipend: get your workspace set up in a way that works best for you
  • 401k match

Life at Fire Hydrant

  • We’re remote-first with employees around the US, our headquarters is in NYC (Union Square)
  • 1-2x per year we will gather as a company, depending on the safety of such gathering
  • We collaborate through Slack, Zoom, Figma, Notion, and Clubhouse
  • We practice healthy work-life balance; we expect sustainable working hours and require use of your minimum three (3) week vacation time
  • Kind candor – we expect honesty delivered through kindness, first and foremost
  • Transparency & equity – information is shared openly in Slack channels; we welcome ideas and contribution regardless of role or experience level
  • Mutual mentorship – we believe in the power of mentorship and that everyone (of all skill levels) has something to learn, and something to teach

Compensation

FireHydrant believes that everyone should be compensated fairly and we strive for transparency within our organization and the industry. We set our salaries at the 75th percentile based on compensation data from hundreds of companies at our stage and everyone in a given role is paid the same without adjusting for locality. The compensation for this position is $150,000, $171,000, or $180,000 depending on leveling.