CTO (Chief Technology Officer)

Remote · San Francisco, California, United States · Engineering


About us

Vorstella is for engineers who build or run large, complex systems. Unlike monitoring tools, Vorstella’s AI agent can forecast future problems, identify an outage root cause, and walk engineers through complex remediation procedures. Vorstella works with your existing team to keep your systems available and performant so that you can rest easy.

Our mission

We are looking for a talented and experienced CTO who is passionate about building software platforms that serve our core mission. It’s our belief that running complex distributed systems is too hard, and we want to do everything possible to level the playing field. Nobody should ever have that moment of dread when they go on pager rotation, feel uneasy when moving a system to production, experience the nagging uncertainty of configuring a service, or the panic accompanying an alert. We have the data, we have the experience, we’re here to help.

What you'll be doing

You’ll own the technical vision of the platform and report directly to the CEO. The existing architecture was designed by the founders and a small group of engineers, it’ll be your job to take us to the next level as we grow to service new customers, add features, and enter new markets. Although the role is primarily technical you’ll play a key role in recruiting new engineers, mentoring employees, and enabling others. You’ll be the exemplar for the engineering team and it’ll be your job to instill a culture of quality and professionalism. We use a simplified lean methodology, working in small sprints with direct feedback from customers. Our ability to build, get feedback and iterate is critical.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Background check is required, but pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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