sumologic Redwood City, CA (open to 100% remote) Full-time 2024-03-21


Do you envision a world where everyone can leverage the power of real-time analytics? Does building a next-generation platform that unifies diverse data, democratizes access, and scales effortlessly through cloud economics excite you? If so, then Sumo Logic has an extraordinary opportunity for you to lead our Frontend Development team as Director of Engineering

As a visionary leader, you'll own the strategic direction and execution of our frontend platform and architecture. You'll champion innovation, anticipate future trends, and translate your vision into actionable plans that elevate the user experience and propel Sumo Logic forward. Beyond platform leadership, you'll also take the helm of our Dashboards team, a crucial piece of the Sumo Logic experience. You'll empower your team to build and refine intuitive, data-driven dashboards that empower our users to make informed decisions.

Impact and Responsibilities:

  • Own Platform Experience Vision and Strategy: Drive the strategic direction for Sumo Logic's platform experience, aligning with overall product and business goals. Define the technology roadmap, anticipate future trends, and champion innovation.
  • Lead a High-Performing Engineering Team: Build, attract, and retain a world-class team of frontend and fullstack engineers, fostering a culture of excellence, collaboration, and professional growth. Guide individual development, delegate effectively, and empower ownership.
  • Deliver Exceptional Customer Experiences: Ensure a seamless and intuitive experience for all users across the platform. Partner closely with product, design, and other engineering teams to translate vision into reality.
  • Shape the Frontend Technology Landscape: Champion best practices, architect scalable and maintainable solutions, and advocate for continuous improvement through infrastructure and tool enhancements.
  • Represent Frontend Engineering at the Executive Level: Articulate frontend challenges and opportunities to leadership, secure resources, and influence strategic decisions. Build strong relationships across the organization.

What You Bring:

  • 15+ years of experience in software development, with at least 5 years leading high-performing engineering teams and at least 2 years of experience managing managers. 
  • Proven track record of successfully scaling frontend platforms for large-scale applications.
  • Demonstrated experience managing, building, and mentoring geographically dispersed engineering teams
  • Expertise in modern frontend technologies (React, Redux, JavaScript, web platform) and cloud-native principles.
  • Strategic vision and the ability to translate it into actionable plans.
  • Exceptional communication and collaboration skills, influencing stakeholders and building consensus across diverse teams.
  • Passion for building exceptional customer experiences and a drive to continuously improve.

    About Us

    Sumo Logic, Inc. empowers the people who power modern, digital business. Sumo Logic enables customers to deliver reliable and secure cloud-native applications through its Sumo Logic SaaS Analytics Log Platform, which helps practitioners and developers ensure application reliability, secure and protect against modern security threats, and gain insights into their cloud infrastructures. Customers worldwide rely on Sumo Logic to get powerful real-time analytics and insights across observability and security solutions for their cloud-native applications. For more information, visit

    Sumo Logic Privacy Policy Compensation varies based on a variety of factors which include (but aren’t limited to) role level, skills and competencies, qualifications, knowledge, location, and experience. The Base Salary range for this position is $240-270k per year, + bonus + equity in the form of PIU's.

Other details:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision- Insurance
  • 401k and Life Insurance options
  • Unlimited PTO with 15 days of recognized holidays
  • Quarterly Wellness days – 4 per year
  • 100% remote with option to be in office if you want (Bay Area, Austin, Denver)
  • Lunch budget when you work from the office
  • 3 months of paid parental leave