At LogDNA you’ll help us build a fast and modern log management platform that offers the flexibility of an amazing developer experience with the trust of enterprise-grade infrastructure.  We strive to help developers pinpoint production issues by aggregating all system and application logs into one platform.  Today, LogDNA is used by over 3,000 teams including IBM, OpenAI, Instacart, and Lime Bike. We’re building a future where developers don’t have to dread the tools they use at work, starting with log management.   We've achieved 300% year-over-year revenue growth in the last year, and we're just getting started.

We're Y-Combinator alumni, venture-backed by Emergence Capital (Salesforce, Box, and Zoom) and Initialized Capital (Reddit, Coinbase, and Patreon). Our team comes from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, having worked on products at Heroku, Facebook, WhatsApp, Udacity, Ripple, among others.

We're looking for a passionate and motivated Senior Backend Engineer to help us build our fast-growing world-class log management system. You’ll work on every part of the data pipeline, from integration with external systems, data ingestion and processing, search, and API design, while dealing with all of the challenges of handling big data - petabytes of data a day and growing. The ideal candidate is self-motivated and focused on impact, comfortable with the velocity of a fast-paced startup and excited to tackle the scaling challenges of big data.


  • Design, implement, and launch critical product features in a fast-paced environment
  • Provide ongoing maintenance, support and enhancements of our platforms
  • Collaborate in cross-functional teams and with partner companies
  • Investigate and improve overall system performance
  • Research and development on technical solutions for the next generation of our product


  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Strong computer science fundamentals: data structures, algorithms, distributed systems, databases and information retrieval
  • Strong understanding of web technologies
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to lead technical discussions
  • Self-motivation and a passion to build great products
  • Keen attention to detail, particularly as it pertains to security

Bonus Points for Prior Experience:

  • Server-side JavaScript (Node.js)
  • Kubernetes
  • Cloud Platforms such as Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, or Microsoft Azure
  • Redis, MongoDB or ElasticSearch
  • Message Queue systems like RabbitMQ or Kafka
  • Data mining and machine learning
  • Working in a nimble start up environment


  • Working in a fun, energetic, agile team environment
  • Free snacks, lunch, drinks, and coffee
  • Lots of exciting new projects
  • Competitive compensation plan
  • Competitive benefits
    • 100% Full health premium coverage for you and your dependents (yes... everyone)
    • Dental and Vision coverage
    • Unlimited Vacation

This is a full-time opportunity based in Toronto. Apply with confidence - fortune favors the bold.

Apply for this Job

* Required