Chronosphere, a platform for the future

Chronosphere is an early stage startup building an innovative observability platform for cloud native applications. Chronosphere enables customers to develop and operate reliable cloud native applications: with the ability to quickly identify problems and their causes; simply, affordably and at scale.

The Chronosphere platform is built on the open source M3 metrics platform and Jaeger distributed tracing platform- both developed at Uber Technologies, and proven in production at petabyte scale. The Chronosphere observability platform integrates both technologies into a single seamless solution, allowing users to jump straight from issue detection to root cause in a single click. The platform is delivered as a SaaS service that is easy to adopt and scale with customer needs.

 About the role

We are seeking a professional technical writer to upgrade and expand documentation for the M3 open source project (see here https://m3db.github.io/m3 ). Chronosphere staff will predominantly help guide the M3 documentation, and be subject matter experts for this documentation project. The writer will also be expected to interact with documentation users and other community members for feedback on documentation plans and content. 

We are open to both full-time and contact applicants for this role.

You will

  • Help to make the first M3 version 1.0 "production release" later in 2020
  • Assist with scoping what the documentation goals are for that release, and what is "below the line" to be done after the M3 1.0 release.
  • Collaborate with engineering and other staff
  • Develop an M3 glossary as you work with the documentation, capturing the definition and tightening the use of key words and phrases. This glossary is expected to be shared with the M3 community.

You have

  • Familiarity with Linux, this is a requirement
  • Experience with the open source community
  • Familiarity with Docker and Kubernetes would be an advantage
  • Exposure to AWS

The team

Reporting to Jeff Cobb, Head of Product

Jeff started his career in software development and moved into product management along the way. He loves early stage startups-- Wily Technology, Qumulo, LiveStories, Chronosphere. Jeff joined Chronosphere because the founders have lived the problem that they are now solving for everyone else. As a manager, Jeff is honest and likes to work together to set goals. He works hard to remove obstacles so that you can do your job. He believes that a team should be heavy on communication so that your job can be done with ease. Jeff sings bass and lives with his wife, three sons, and a dog. It is loud at his house.

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 careers@chronosphere.io

 

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