Senior Frontend Engineer

About QuestDB

We are building an open source time series database focused on performance and simplicity.

QuestDB is used to store, process and analyze time series data in real-time across a wide range of industries, such as Financial Services, Energy, Manufacturing, Web3 and Space Exploration. Fortune 500 companies such as Airbus and Yahoo deploy QuestDB for large-scale, data-intensive production systems, some of which serve close to a billion users.

Our open source repository has gathered 13k+ stars in three years, and is the fastest-growing in our category. We are a product-first company with a large community of developers. We are a globally distributed remote-first team backed by leading venture capital firms and Y Combinator.

The role

As a Front End Developer at QuestDB, you will be an integral part of a small tight-knit team, focusing on designing and developing user interfaces. You will write simple, high-quality, scalable, and maintainable code for the long run. You will fully own features and design changes.

The frontend landscape is ever-changing. Therefore, we value programming experience and the "itch" to deliver value, over knowledge of some specific framework.

We expect candidates to be comfortable with: Typescript, React, NextJS, Jest, Cypress, GitHub Actions.

The role requires a strong sense of problem-solving and ownership of UI/UX components and all user-facing interfaces.


  • Design, build and maintain all QuestDB user interfaces
  • Ensure a well-performing and consistent UX across all QuestDB products
  • Improve and maintain tested and automated releases
  • Ensure compatibility with back-end APIs
  • Engage with the community to promote new features and gather feedback


  • 5+ years proven track record of building web front-end software
  • Expert knowledge of React, Typescript, HTML and CSS
  • Good grasp of popular front-end code build tools
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong team player open to guiding colleagues in your areas of expertise

Nice to have

Having any of the following skills would make a candidate stand out:

  • Prior experience with building long-lasting products with scalability in mind
  • Knowledge of cloud-native technologies
  • Public contributions to open-source projects
  • A strong backbone in aesthetic design and functional, delightful UX

What we offer

  • Generous equity options package
  • Flexible working hours
  • 100% remote
  • Freedom of choice for your technical equipment
  • Wonderful, highly qualified colleagues
  • Truly international: more than 10 different nationalities
  • A transparent, collaborative & inclusive culture
  • Exciting opportunities for career progression as we grow
  • Little to zero controls combined with autonomous work where you set your own pace in a collaborative environment

Working at QuestDB

We hire talented and passionate people who share our mission to empower developers to solve their problems with data. We are building breakthrough technology to power the infrastructure of tomorrow.

  • We are a company with thousands of users; our mission is to empower them
  • We invest in a culture that promotes ownership, autonomy and independent thinking
  • We have transparent leadership and value employees' strategic inputs
  • Our team is ambitious and tackles the most difficult problems at the deepest data infrastructure layer

Get in touch!

Apply for the Senior Frontend Engineer position by visiting the link below and submitting your personal details. Attach links to your portfolio where relevant (LinkedIn, GitHub, personal website, etc.)