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Ask HN: Did your YC (or other incubator) startup fail? What are you doing now?
136 points by andrewhillman  15 hours ago   49 comments top 14
pbiggar 13 hours ago 3 replies      
Here's my (long long) story: http://blog.paulbiggar.com/archive/why-we-shut-newstilt-down...

Am now doing https://circleci.com, so it has a happy ending.

strictfp 13 hours ago 1 reply      
Other incubator. 2004-2007. We had a good product, but didn't focus enough and instead pivoted twice to arguably worse products. The company barely scraped by until last year, when it was sold to a well-known market player. We founders were so diluted by then that we only got a minor amount. Was a great journey but won't be repeating it until I find a product I believe 100% in. You have to be in it to win it. Working as a consultant now and one thing I can say for sure is that running a startup gives you one hell of a headstart competence-wise.
bradhe 14 hours ago 2 replies      
Other incubator. It failed in early 2012, a little over a year after it was founded and probably 6 months too late. I'm now working at one of the other startups from my batch, and things are going great.

It was really tough to pull the plug, but it was really obvious it was time to do so. We were out of money in the bank and weren't making enough revenue to stay aloat

golergka 11 hours ago 1 reply      
2010. I went into a 2-day startup crashcourse with a rough idea that I didn't even plan on telling anyone (so rough it was) and went out with a prototype done by a google-employed engineer (I wasn't a programmer at the time) and a couple of investors ready to back me up. In the following months, I (me personally, not the situation neither anyone else is to blame) failed miserably and went through a very rough psychologic breakdown.
onion2k 8 hours ago 1 reply      
UsableHQ ... other accelerator 2011, failed 2013. Look back through my HN comments for (parts of) things I learnt during the story.

Now doing Pitcher.io :)

jbackus 9 hours ago 0 replies      
My co-founder and I ran into a lot of logistical issues when building out a Bitcoin remittance platform. One of the biggest blocking issues was dealing with regulatory compliance and preventing people from committing fraud on the service. Turns out that these headaches are extremely common across all Bitcoin companies, so we 100% switched to http://blockscore.com/ which drastically simplifies compliance and anti-fraud.
Udo 11 hours ago 1 reply      
I failed in 2005 (wasn't an incubator, more like an angel thing). We started in 2001 and had some moderate success, but in the end the business wasn't scalable, and the concept was horribly flawed at a point in time where most of our customers had financial difficulties. The business/myself was acqui-hired, luckily, otherwise I'd just have gone under with all the personal debt I had (unwisely) accrued.

Now I'm kicking around some ideas.

Actually, after nReduce failed I thought I might try a second take on the idea of a community-based incubator.

Check it out: http://launchway.net/posts/blog

colmvp 11 hours ago 2 replies      
Kind of curious what happened with the team from Diaspora. I thought they pivoted to a website where users posted pictures and could place text on them.
mufumbo 11 hours ago 2 replies      
I got a cease and deasist letter :)

Now doing a new startup. Launched on November, so help us grow: http://www.allthecooks.com/download

bbrunner 13 hours ago 0 replies      
Yes it failed (other incubator). Maybe 7 or 8 months after. I started working at a another startup where I knew one of the cofounders. It was definitely the right choice.

Sometimes ideas just take a while to take off and will be ultimately successful. Sometimes ideas are just bad, and you need to kill them and move on. Sunk costs can be a bitch, but you're not getting that time back, so make the most of the future.

ajaxguy 4 hours ago 0 replies      
This seems to be going really good. Do we have any site or something that lists sort of failed startups in one place?
yoongfook 8 hours ago 0 replies      
We ended up helping retailers integrate iBeacon functionality into their existing app and supply them with with BLE hardware at http://www.beaconmaker.com
outpost 14 hours ago 1 reply      
Once an entrepreneur, always an entrepreneur. -Ron Conway

Most of the answer will be bounce backs from a failed startup to a surviving/successful one.

tomekmarchi 7 hours ago 0 replies      
http://omnipapr.com Not a startup yet just really a side project. You can have a look at the interface with the test account. user:test pass:win
Ask HN: Does anyone in the startup world use UML?
5 points by tucaz  1 hour ago   2 comments top 2
lightblade 23 minutes ago 0 replies      
Yes. I've used (loose) UML in previous startup jobs to help communicate problem. I've never seen UML used in docs though. It's usually when we encounters a problem, we draw it out on the white board and talk about it from there.
mrgreenfur 43 minutes ago 0 replies      
Nope. Never seen it used anywhere near startups aside from some DB diagrams.
Ask HN: What email newsletters do you read?
7 points by swanson  3 hours ago   3 comments top 3
marco-fiset 6 minutes ago 0 replies      
ng-newsletter : A weekly newsletter highlighting everything AngularJS. Very good content.
swanson 3 hours ago 0 replies      
Nathan Barry, weekly, marketing/writing/design (http://nathanbarry.com/newsletter/)

Patrick McKenzie, monthly, business of software (https://training.kalzumeus.com/)

Nick Disabato, weekly, design/UX (http://nickd.org/)

rom16384 2 hours ago 0 replies      
iOS Dev Weekly (http://iosdevweekly.com/)
Ask HN: Who is hiring? (October 2013)
352 points by whoishiring  1 day ago   516 comments top 401
jacobwg 5 minutes ago 0 replies      
Playlist - http://www.playlist.com - REMOTE

Playlist is a cloud-based, streaming internet radio service, a la Pandora, with plans to expand into on-demand music streaming. We currently have over 60M registered users with over 80M playlists. On a listener hour basis, Playlist generates 3X more advertising revenue than Pandora.

We are looking for full-stack Node.js developers who are interested in joining a small, remotely-distributed development team. Our stack consists of Node, MongoDB, and Angular, with a MySQL legacy database.

We are looking for someone with:

* 3-5 years minimum experience in web development utilizing modern languages.

* Understanding and experience using relational and non-relational data stores, including MySQL and MongoDB.

* Knowledge of current web standards: HTML5 and responsive design.

* Experience with front-end frameworks

* Familiarity with distributed source control tools

If you are interested, feel free to get in touch with me directly at jacob@playlist.com. I'd love to chat.

nrp 1 day ago 1 reply      
Oculus VR - http://www.oculusvr.com/careers - Irvine, CA

Help us bring Virtual Reality back! Oculus is up to around 40 people (primarily engineers), and we are expanding quickly. In addition to a huge variety of positions in Irvine, CA, Oculus is now looking for software engineers in Dallas, Tx.

A few of the positions that are especially important to us right now are:

* Senior Android Engineer - We're looking for experts in kernel, system level, and/or graphics programming on Android in both Dallas and Irvine.

* Embedded Systems Engineer - We need hardware hackers in Irvine to help define, prototype, and program the systems going into future projects.

* Computer Vision Engineer - We're looking for engineers with a strong 3d math background and experience with computer vision research and algorithms.

* Senior Audio Engineer - This one is fresh enough that it isn't on the job listings page, but we're looking for an audio expert with experience with positional audio and HRTFs.

The full set of job listings you can apply to is at http://www.oculusvr.com/company/careers/

You can also email me directly at nirav.patel@oculusvr.com

makmanalp 1 day ago 3 replies      
Custommade (http://www.custommade.com/) - Cambridge, MA

Full-time devs. Frontend Backbone.js / jquery. Backend Python work, would likely be working with Django.

We're a two-sided marketplace that does matchmaking between professional artisans / craftsmen and buyers. You post your dreams, we find someone to make it real. People come up with some crazy ideas like a custom made quidditch set / proposal ring: http://blog.custommade.com/portfolio/a-very-harry-potter-pro...

Or and r2d2 engagement ring: http://blog.custommade.com/portfolio/r2d2-engagement-ring/

Or a portal one: http://blog.custommade.com/portfolio/not-your-typical-engage...

We're a small, tightly knit eng team. Boilerplate about stack / team here: http://engineering.custommade.com

Various Engineering Positions open: http://www.custommade.com/careers/


We're funded by Google Ventures and a ton of others: http://www.crunchbase.com/company/custommade-ventures so paying you well is not an issue. We recently raised an 18 million series B! We're growing like crazy, and with that comes scaling challenges. But it's all part of the fun.

We have a great team and a great environment that focuses on customers and product development. When I'm working on product stuff, I get to collaborate with product / UX / support people day to day to build a product that meets a real business need, and makes everyone happy. But when I just need to bang out some code, people leave me alone. When I'm working on platform or architectural stuff, I get great advice and feedback from my coworkers. Expressing opinions and having discussion is encouraged.

Fridays are refactoring / innovation day to scratch your good code itch. Work / life balance is great. Bureaucracy is at a minimum.

Devs get a macbook pro, a huge thunderbolt display, and an Aeron chair.

We love contributing to Open Source, here is a list of what we've released so far, with more to come: https://github.com/SawdustSoftware We also regularly participate in and sponsor the Boston Python group, which is the largest python user group in the world. I've spoken there twice so far. We also often help stream the event for them, check it out here: http://www.youtube.com/bostonpython/

Tech blog here: http://engineering.custommade.com/sawdustsoftware/

You're a low-ego programmer who is always learning, has pushed code to production innumerable times, and doesn't cringe at the prospect of collaborating with a team of non-techies every so often. You know the modern web stack well, and specialize in at least one part of it.

Get in touch with our director of talent & culture at sabrina -at- custommade dotkom. Let her know that "Mali" sent you.


EDIT: If you have any eng-related questions, you can guess my work email.

sunils34 1 day ago 4 replies      
Buffer (http://bufferapp.com) - REMOTE (We're a small distributed team of 13 people across the US, UK, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Sweden and Australia)

I'd love for you to come join Buffer for the fun ride. We just crossed 1 million users and are on a $2m annual revenue run rate. There are some super interesting challenges ahead to scale Buffer as we start to focus on Buffer for business.

We're looking to expand our engineering team with the following open positions.

* DevOps Engineer

* Backend Engineer

* Front-end Engineer

Here are some key stats about our technology and scale.

    - we have over 150k monthly active users.    - 6700+ API clients. Most popular: Feedly, IFTTT, Pocket, Zapier    - we release changes several times a day    - we have an entirely data-driven process, with Einstein and Buffer-Metrics, our custom built a/b testing and metrics tracking framework.    - Some of the tech we work with: PHP, Python, MongoDB, AWS (Elastic Beanstalk/Auto scaling, Elasticache, SQS), Backbone.js, Grunt.js, Android, iOS.
More stats and stack insights here: http://overflow.bufferapp.com/2013/08/01/scaling-buffer-in-2...

We're a small team of driven hackers and happiness heroes (our support people). Just like you, we're excited and passionate about engineering challenges and have some interesting architecture and scaling problems we work on.

If you're interested in coming on board, you will:

    - work closely myself on technical architecture and Joel on product.    - ship to hundreds of thousands of people who use Buffer and iterate quickly    - work with our metrics team to make smart changes    - be friendly and comfortable talking directly to customers on issues and features    - be a happy, positive-minded and kind person who has a great approach in dealing with others    - be a Buffer user     - be anywhere in the world, and if you'd like, you'll have help and support from us to move to where you want to be    - have experience working with another startup or building side projects before (would be awesome, its cool if not)
Some aspects of Buffer culture that makes us a little different:

    - we are entirely transparent. We raised $450k, we currently have 1 million users and generate $175k/mo. Ask me anything else!    - within the company, all salaries and equity are open and we have a formula for the distribution.    - we're all very focused on self improvement - we have daily standups where we discuss our current improvements. This could be waking up earlier, starting public speaking, blogging, exercise, learning a language, etc.    - here's our culture deck: http://www.slideshare.net/bufferapp/buffer-culture-03
Salary: 88k-110k depending on location (living costs) and experience. (http://99u.com/articles/15527/the-age-of-salary-transparency)

Equity: 0.5-1%

If this sounds fun, let's chat. Send me a note about yourself, why youre interested in Buffer, and any relevant links (Github profile, projects and background): http://jobs.bufferapp.com

- Sunil (CTO) thenexthacker@bufferapp.com

ryanfitz1604 1 day ago 2 replies      
SpaceX - Los Angeles, CAhttp://www.spacex.com/careers

We seek to accelerate the course of human history by developing the technologies necessary for multi-planetary civilization.

We build rockets and spacecraft from the ground up, utilizing much of our own electronics, software, vehicle structures, and engine systems. The Falcon launch vehicle and Dragon spacecraft are among the most ambitious engineering systems in the world. Dragon holds the distinction of being the first commercially developed spacecraft to have achieved orbit, rendezvous with the International Space Station, and a safe return to Earth. SpaceX is advancing the state of the art in a field previously dominated by nation states.

Our next developments include a heavy lift launch vehicle, human transportation, and a reusable launch system that will drastically reduce the cost of access to space.

FLIGHT SOFTWARE DEVELOPERAs a software developer on the flight software team, you will be creating software that is used to design, develop, launch and operate SpaceX flight systems. You will engage with other SpaceX engineers to discover the needs of the mission and code highly reliable software that turns the mission into a reality. You will be responsible for the complete lifecycle of the software you create, from development to testing to operation during a mission. You will accept a large degree of personal responsibility, work on awesome stuff and every day be completely baffled as to how you ever worked anywhere else.

SPACEX SOFTWARE ENGINEERINGThe flight software team is responsible for the software that runs on-board SpaceX rockets and spacecraft, but we do more than embedded software engineering: we also do simulations, distributed data management, and analysis tools used in preparation for a launch. Our problem domains span embedded, fault tolerant, flight control, web, mobile, cloud, and big data computing. The products that we develop run on low-power space computing platforms, mobile devices, desktop systems, and in data centers.

We are an organizationally flat group of a few dozen software engineers. Although we work on and support critical systems, you wouldnt know it from observing our office. When it comes to the code we are unrelentingly meticulous and thorough, but when it comes to people we are big on open communication, flexible hours and a casual work environment.

When considering you as a candidate, we wont be focused on specific experience, skills or keywords. We will be looking for evidence that youre smart, adaptable and exceptionally productive. You will show us that youre an accomplished programmer, capable of working in many problem domains, and that you can ship products. Youre the engineer that other engineers can count onyoure highly technical, you attack every problem with enthusiasm, and you share the teams passionate dedication to the mission.

At SpaceX, the problem domain is full of exciting challenges, and launching the product will be like no other product launch youve ever experienced!

Note for new or recent graduates: If youre a new or recent graduate, show us you have some experience outside of your academic course work. Personal projects (web apps, mobile apps, electronics, etc.), or club projects (robotics clubs, programming clubs, etc.) are a strong indicator that you have an appetite to improve yourself as a professional engineer. This will go a long way with your application.

You can apply online or e-mail your resume to ryan.fitzpatrick@spacex.com. Thanks!

ejdyksen 1 day ago 2 replies      
Mutually Human - Grand Rapids, Michigan



We are a small team passionate about making people's lives better through software.

A little bit about us:

  - We write custom software of all shapes and sizes for clients all over the US    - Though everyone here is fluent in Ruby, we don't artificially limit ourselves.    In the past few months, I've worked with Objective-C, Backbone.js (inside     PhoneGap), Angular.js, Ruby (of course) and a little bit of Java and C#.    - We practice a sustainable pace. We recognize that we each have lives,    activities, and families outside of work. Late nights and > 40 hour weeks are    rare by design.    - We're agile, but not dogmatic about it. Our process evolves to suit our needs.    - We offer competitive salaries, health/vision/dental insurance, quarterly profit     sharing, retirement + match, weekly catered lunches, and a top-floor office    with snacks, guitars, and your choice of standing or sitting desks.
A little bit about Grand Rapids:

  - 2.5 hours from Chicago and Detroit, less than an hour to the beach.    - Lots of great beer. Founders Brewery (a mile from our office) has 3 beers in    the Beer Advocate top 15. HopCat is a World Class bar on BA.     Just look here: http://beeradvocate.com/beerfly/city/43    - If youre renting anything larger than a breadbox in the Bay Area or NYC,    you can afford a house here. I bought a nice house with a mortgage payment    30% lower than the rent of my 1 bedroom apartment in Mountain View.    - A growing technology and startup community.
A little bit about you:

  - You love writing software, and you have a few years of experience doing it.    - You learn new stuff quickly. Youve used a lot of technologies, but youre not    afraid to use more. It would be nice if you use and love Ruby, but not required.    - You believe software is written for humans, not computers.    - You want to come into work every day and enjoy the people you work with.
If you're interested, send me your resume/CV and a little bit about why youre interested:


clarkevans 1 day ago 1 reply      
Prometheus Research (Telecommute; New Haven, CT)

Build our deployment infrastructure and open-sourceRexDB SaaS to help medical researchers who study childhood psychiatric disorders.

* Solid Python (You'll be Mentoring Others)

* Strong Written Communication (reST, etc.)

* Experience /w Networking, VMs/LCXs, Packaging

* Experience /w Linux, Processes, Messaging

* Working Knowledge of HTTP, HTML, Javascript

* Practical Obsession for Clean and Secure Code

* Collegial and Helpful On-Line Demeanor

We manage data for extraordinary research. For over a decade, Prometheus Research has employed our innovative software tools to build, maintain, and manage customized systems for multidisciplinary research projects. We enable clients to acquire, centralize, utilize, share, and preserve their research data in a manner that lowers costs, increases efficiency and ensures data integrity.

You'll be helping us with some of the harder parts: system logistics, process automation, SaaS provisioning, and providing general support to data scientists. You'll be reporting to Clark, who lives in Chicago; you may either work on-site in New Haven or from your home.

Please contact Clark C. Evans <clark@prometheusresearch.com>


drags 1 day ago 1 reply      
VERBA - San Francisco

* Rails/JS Product Focus - HALF-TIME with benefits

* Rails/JS Product Focus - FULL-TIME

* Product/Infrastructure Reliability/Performance Focus - HALF-TIME with benefits

I mentioned a couple months ago that we have a couple engineers who work half-time-ish (and do their own things the rest of the time) and it got some positive feedback: http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=5235860

We're looking to hire a couple more engineers who are interested in being part of a team but would prefer to work 24-40 hours per week instead of the usual 50+. We're also looking to hire someone full-time (40ish hours per week). If this sounds interesting let me know (ragalie@verbasoftware.com)


About us:The college textbook market is currently being disrupted. Verba helps colleges and universities transform themselves so that they a) embrace the power of transparency and the internet, b) become agents of change in the textbook industry instead of agents of reaction and c) continue to make approximately the same profit margin from course material sales.

About 300 colleges and universities use our applications to acquire low-cost inventory and price textbooks competitively. Then millions of students visit our white-labeled sites to transparently compare the bookstore's offers against online competitors, and around 80% of students choose to buy from their local bookstore.

We're looking for people familiar with some of Ruby, Rails, Clojure, MySQL and JS who can help us grow faster. We have a great team, embrace new technologies (we just switched to Puma, we're moving to the JVM so we can use Netflix's Hystrix project to reduce API-related downtime), but also care a lot about producing and maintaining a stable, solid product for our customers.

The ideal person has strong Rails knowledge, solid testing practices, a good head for architecture and knows enough JS to help out on front-end. Additional pluses are a stats background, experience with Hadoop and knowledge of scheduling algorithms.

You can check out our website (http://www.verbasoftware.com) to read about our current products and hear people say nice things about us. :)

AdamN 1 day ago 2 replies      
Nairobi, Kenya



Launching public cloud to the African continent using OpenStack. Amazon Web Services won't come here so we're building it right now.

The company is in the seed stage but you'll be working with me (former NY startup CTO), this guy James (awesome local DevOps person), and another guy Anthony (Princeton grad with a finance background).

We're just getting started but have a server up already and will be launching to the beta list later this week.

I can pay for a plane ticket and a small salary but this won't be about big monthly dollars - rather it will be about doing something super cool in a place that's super cool and where on the weekend you can literally drive out of the city and camp where you hear hippos at night and see lions during the day and hike an extinct volcano.

Oh, and you'll also become part of an amazing tech community that's thinking big.

Contact me at adam@kili.io if you're interested in doing 2 months or more or if you just want to find out what it's all about.




"Go where there's growth" - Eric Schmidt

ianstormtaylor 1 day ago 0 replies      
Segment.io - San Francisco, CA - Full-time

Looking for:

  * Backend Engineer  * Mobile Engineer  * Customer Engineer


Backend Engineer

Our analytics backend is getting to be quite the beast. We want your help scaling our thousands of events per second and terabytes of data. If you're a fan of distributed systems and like to stress-test a new database every other week, you'll fit right in. And it won't hurt if you like streams, trying out ES6 features, and open-sourcing your work.

Our entire backend runs on Node, with a sprinkling of Redis, Mongo, and RabbitMQ. We're open to running a variety of languages and could still use someone to show our Go and Erlang libraries some love.

Think that might tickle your fancy? We've got a few projects in the pipeline that you can sink your teeth into right away:

Live DebuggerYou'll build a system that helps developers debug requests to the Segment.io API, and whether the request has been successfully routed to all its destinations. The fun part of this one is working at a variety of scale (isn't it always?). You'll have to build a system which helps devs debug on localhost, but also help them monitor production environments sending 500 requests a second.

MapReduce for AllWe'd love to have a way for developers to query the terabytes of analytics data stored in the Segment.io data warehouse. Can you streamline the process until your mother can submit mapreduce queries with ease?

Data Export APIsPerhaps you'd like to build an API to export analytics data from Amazon S3 (or maybe even Glacier?). Exporting will have to stream terabytes of data without waking our ops guys in the middle of the night. Then, you'll deploy the system to EC2 and test it, and announce it to the world!

To apply, email us at jobs+backend@segment.io with:

  - a description of your own favorite software project (code is a bonus)  - a link to your Github (if you have one)  - what languages and frameworks you like to use, and why  - any bash command you'd probably use to inspect a logfile

Mobile Engineer

With our new iOS and Android SDKs we want to change the mobile analytics game. The market is flooded with new mobile analytics startups, but underneath they all collect the same data. And anytime you make an analytics change, you have to re-submit your app to the app store. Bummer. :'(

Developers can drop in our SDK and then later enable any of Segment.ios dozens of analytics integrations without writing additional code or even submitting updates to the app store. Both iOS and Android SDKs are open source, so you'll be working closely with the rest of the community (and get a great chance to show off your work).

Here's some examples of what you'd probably tackle at Segment.io:

Best New ToolsAs the maintainer of the SDKs, you'd have total control over which analytics tools get added and distributed across millions of devices. What are the best new tools? Something for an interesting new app category? Help our users find the best-in-breed mobile analytics tools, and build them into the SDKs so that they can enable them instantly.

Community DistributionAs Segment.io's mobile expert, you'll be guiding (and helping write!) lots of the mobile content marketing we produce. We want you to become the world's leading expert on mobile analytics, knowing the business models, industry, tools and problems inside and out. We'll help propel you to become a thought leader in a brand new field.

Xbox, Playstation, RokuYou could also play around on new platforms, bringing analytics bliss to the home entertainment world and gaming platforms.

To apply, email us at jobs+mobile@segment.io with:

  - a description of an app you worked on (code is a bonus)  - a link to your Github if you have one  - the most interesting mobile SDK you've worked with and why

Customer Engineer

At Segment.io, customer support drives the focus of the entire team. We're looking for a hungry engineer (don't worry, we'll feed you) who approaches customer support with an analytical efficiency. You'll keep finding new ways to improve the product, libraries, and docs wherever it's needed. For most of our users, you'll be the face of the company. Are you suave, courteous, and patient? :)

You'll be responsible for analyzing our richest source of data: support requests. "Where is support coming from? Why do customers need help? Which parts of the product need the most love?" You'll be in charge of automating as much of that as possible without sacrificing quality.

Currently we get about 40 support requests per day. Here's the breakdown:

35% are variations of "thanks your product is super awesome!" which are fun.25% are technical support requests for our main javascript library. You might have to jump on Skype with a Ukrainian developer or a Japanese designer (watch the timezone!) or maybe run down the street to help a local startup.15% are technical problems with our mobile libraries for iOS and Android.10% require debugging a server-side integration: Python, Ruby, PHP, Java, .NET, or Node.5% are completely confused, but we still <3 them.and the remaining 10% are hiring, sales and other random inquiries.This kind of analysis should feel natural to you!

Your analysis of support issues, feature requests, and customer feedback will be absolutely critical to planning tasks with the rest of the team. We want to make sure we're all building things that will benefit our customers.

Segment.io's support team also educates our customers on how the product works. You'll chat with marketers, data scientists, developers, and business owners from all over the world to help make their analytics amazing.

To apply, email us at jobs+customer@segment.io with:

  - a description of your own favorite software project (code is a bonus)  - a link to your github (if you have one)  - think of the last time you taught someone something technical, what was it?

ladon86 1 day ago 1 reply      


ClassDojo is used by over 15mm teachers and students to manage behavior in the classroom, using real time feedback and rewards that can also be shared with parents. We're an edtech startup with funding some of the biggest names in the valley (Jeff Clavier, Ron Conway, General Catalyst, Mitch Kapor...), and we're one of the fastest growing education companies of all time. We're the only non-YC company that Paul Graham has ever invested in. We've built a product that makes a real difference and gets huge engagement with millions of kids, and we're about to take it to the next level, hopefully with you on board. We have a strong team, an extremely comfortable and relaxed environment and great salary + benefits. If you're a strong hacker who wants to use JavaScript to change the world, apply here:

  --------------------------    https://classdojo.wufoo.com/forms/join-classdojo/    --------------------------    
Or email jobs@classdojo.com. You can read about the work and environment here: http://www.classdojo.com/jobs


We're particularly looking for:

  * Frontend Engineer  

What's the role?


At the core of ClassDojo is a node.JSON API built on node.js which makes use of multiple services and handles hundreds of requests per second. The frontend web application talks to this API, and it's a single page app that uses our own (soon to be open-sourced) JS framework - mojo.js - which combines the best bits of Backbone, Ember and Angular. That means great templating with powerful and efficient data-binding, but plenty of flexibility to build apps quickly. You'll work on this and other awesome tools, and you'll build a lot of user-facing features that go out to millions of kids around the world every day. It's pretty rare to have impact like this, and as much freedom as we'll give you.Everyone on our team agrees that this is the most exciting phase of the company that we've seen, and we're growing so quickly that we're all very eager to meet and work with you!


What skills are we looking for?


* This is primarily an engineering role, rather than being design or CSS focused. We'd like you to be really strong on JavaScript fundamentals, up-to-date with modern JS engineering, and familiar with advanced DOM manipulation.

* Having said that, some minimal design chops would be cool...

* ...but not essential. We do have designers.

* A good sense of product and a desire to have a creative role in designing product features is important to us.

* You love building things well and building them quickly - like us!

The best way to show this off is to point to things you've built. We'd love to see personal projects which demonstrate the above.

Is this you? Apply here: https://classdojo.wufoo.com/forms/join-classdojo/

3pt14159 1 day ago 0 replies      

Upverter: Python https://upverter.com/careers/

FreshBooks (Tell them Zach sent you and we can split the $3k): Python, Mobile http://www.freshbooks.com/jobs/

ShopLocket: Rails, https://www.shoplocket.com/jobs

Shopify: Rails, Frontend, Marketing, http://www.shopify.ca/careers

Checkout51: Data Science, PHP, Android, http://checkout51.com/

EventMobi: All sorts of stuff, http://www.eventmobi.com/about/careers/

troygoode 1 day ago 1 reply      
Washington, DC -- Software Developer (full time), Director of Engineering

NGP VAN (http://www.ngpvan.com/) is the market leader in integrated political campaign software and we serve only progressive candidates/organizations including the Democratic Party and President Obama's 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns. We're looking for a few more talented software developers to join ~50 other developers in DC & Boston as we ramp up product development efforts on the next versions of our SaaS products in advance of the 2014 mid-term elections. See a bit more about us, our perks, and our culture on our CoderWall page: https://coderwall.com/team/ngp-van

In particular we're looking for folks that want to help change this country for the better and are interested in filling one of the below two open positions.

Software Developer (focus on client-side & server-side JavaScript)

  - AngularJS (or another SPA framework/library)  - node.js  - Heroku & AWS  - NoSQL databases such as DynamoDB, Redis, MongoDB
Director of Engineering (lead the ~20 staff spread across DC & Boston working on our fundraising product)

  - .NET/C#  - ASP.NET MVC  - ElasticSearch  - RabbitMQ
Please email me directly at tgoode@ngpvan.com if interested. Include a brief note about why you think you're a match and a link to your GitHub/BitBucket/etc profile.

RichardPrice 1 day ago 0 replies      
San Francisco, CA

Many problems and opportunities facing humanity require science-based solutions:

- Diseases: Curing Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Cancer, HIV, Malaria - Energy: We need to to find cheap and clean sources of energy - Computing: Computers and robots can achieve so much more than they do now

The scientific process is much less efficient than it could be. Academia.edu's goal is to fix the problems in science so that science becomes faster and more open. We want to get every science pdf ever written on the internet, accessible for free.

Academia.edu is a platform where a scientist can share their research with their followers, and track how many people are reading their research, and from which countries. These metrics help move the needle for scientists when they apply for jobs and grants, and motivate them to share more of their work.

A leading climate scientist in Germany wrote "Academia.edu shows the impact of your work that is not covered by Web of Science and citation indexes of that sort. With Web of Science you only learn how many people have quoted what. But with Academia.edu I can see what is viewed, what is actually read or not. Here I learn something additional, something I would not know otherwise.

4.5 million academics have signed up to Academia.edu, and around 1 million join every 3 months. Currently scientists have uploaded 1.6m papers, of the 57 million papers ever published. The number of papers on Academia.edu is doubling every 7 months. Come and help us get to 57 million papers.

Bijan Sabet from Spark Capital writes "We believe open science is really important. We believe Academia.edu is going to have a profound impact on the world."

We are looking for full-stack engineers, and also designers. Technologies we use include Ruby, Rails, Postgres, Mongo and Varnish. We are a 10 person team based in downtown San Francisco. We just raised $11 million from Khosla Ventures, Spark Capital, and True Ventures.

Some key values we look for are: being motivated to open up and accelerate science, being a do-er ("You must be the change you wish to see in the world" - Gandhi), and having common-sense, boldness and humility.

Watch the founder, Richard Price being interviewed on Bloomberg TV yesterday http://www.bloomberg.com/video/academia-edu-scientific-resea.... Read coverage of the funding round here http://venturebeat.com/2013/09/26/meet-academia-edu-a-startu...

For more information, visit http://academia.edu/hiring. If you are interested to learn more, please email Richard Price at richard [at] academia.edu

sethbannon 1 day ago 0 replies      
Amicus - http://jobs.amicushq.com/ - New York City

We believe profits and social good can go hand in hand. At Amicus, you can work for a fast growing startup that's disrupting a really large market and feel great about what you do.

We're hiring

-- Rubyists-- Javascripters-- Superheroes

Apply at http://jobs.amicushq.com/

pixelmonkey 1 day ago 0 replies      
Parse.ly - Remote Work in or near Eastern Timezone (EST) -- http://parse.ly


We're a fully distributed team (see http://bit.ly/distributed-teams for a post by me, the CTO) -- which is to say, a merit-based, technology-forward, super-bright team of Pythonistas who happen to collaborate using the same methods of major open web projects like Wikipedia, Wordpress, Ubuntu, and Mozilla.

We just closed a $5M series A round. As a result, we're looking to expand our engineering team. We are looking for full-stack engineers and senior engineers, especially focused on our backend analytics technology.

You'd be joining the company at a great time. Our engineering team is still small enough that we all fit in a room, but unlike two years ago, we are making millions in revenue and have a ridiculous amount of data to draw insight out of on behalf of our customers.

You should be an expert in a mainstream programming language, preferably Python or JavaScript. You should be willing to learn, or already know, technologies like Fabric, Chef, Tornado, MongoDB, Redis, Solr, Cassandra, Pig, Storm, and Amazon Web Services. You should be extremely handy at a UNIX command line, possessing all the skills of a sysadmin.

If you join us, you'll be part of a well-funded and high-revenue SaaS analytics company that is rewriting the rules of online media. Our software aggregates data on over 5 billion pageviews per month of traffic, and we work with major media companies as customers, such as The Atlantic, Arstechnica, Mashable, The New Republic, MIT Technology Review, and many more.

Get in touch with us directly at hello@parsely.com if you are interested -- mention HN and ask for Andrew.

jasontan 1 day ago 1 reply      
Sift Science - San Francisco, CA. Full-time.

Sift Science (http://siftscience.com) uses large-scale machine learning to fight online fraud. It's a problem that cost U.S. merchants > $10B last year, and 70% of it is organized crime. Attacks have rapidly evolved in breadth and depth, but current rule-based systems don't scale.

We're looking for engineers of all flavors -- distributed systems, web development, data visualization, and of course, machine learning. We're a tight-knit team that likes board games, yummy food, and solving challenging technical problems. Check out https://siftscience.com/jobs

We're also looking for account managers, integration engineers, and someone to lead our B2B marketing efforts.

Feel free to email me personally - jason at siftscience dot com

liangzan 1 day ago 4 replies      
Dropmysite is an internet company based in small and sunny Singapore. We want to back up The Internet and we need your help to do so. We have 2 web properties which is Dropmysite.com and Dropmyemail.com.

Our engineering team is expanding. We are looking for two polyglot programmers to join us. As our job title suggests, you will come across many technologies at Dropmysite. Our core code base is written in Ruby(Rails & Padrino), Node.js and Scala. We have smaller projects in a variety of technologies including Python, PHP, R, etc. We also have mobile projects which are soon to be launched. Be it front-end, back-end, or rear-end, you will have plenty of opportunities to work on them.

We aren't yet-another-webapp. If you want to learn data mining and data visualization, we are doing that. Our backup system is written in Scala with Akka actors. If you are interested in the business side of things, we happen to have the best in-house SEO-SEM team in Singapore. There are plenty of challenging problems to solve.

Like everybody, we write tests, manage our configuration with Ansible, do continuous integration with Jenkins. And we take security seriously.

Our engineering team composes of:- Several Vimers, two Sublime Texters and one Emacs user.- Two standing deskers, and many sitting deskers.- Android rooters and no iOS fanboys.- One Thinkpad and others all Macs

Join us and add to that variety.

We are based in Singapore, the tech capital of South East Asia. That police state with negligible taxes, crazy expensive cars, and cosmopolitan city state. The weather here alternates between Hot-And-Humid or Rainy-And-Humid. It is never cold. People come in shorts. We are located in the startup hub of Singapore: BLK 71. Developer meetups happen upstairs. There are no strict working hours. You can work at home, in shorts, no shorts, we don't care as long as you ship.

If you are interested, please contact me at zan@dropmysite.com

jboggan 1 day ago 0 replies      
Factual is currently hiring engineers and data lovers of all levels in the SF Bay Area, Los Angeles, and Shanghai.Factuals location platform enriches mobile location signals with definitive global data, enabling personalized and contextually relevant mobile experiences. Built from billions of inputs, the data is constantly updated by Factuals real-time data stack. We were recently named one of "50 Disruptive Companies in 2013" by MIT Technology Review. We have a terrific team that is still fairly small and an incredible CEO who was previously the co-founder of Applied Semantics (which was bought by Google and became AdSense). Factual has venture funding from Andreessen-Horowitz and our partners/customers include Facebook, Yelp, Trulia, and Newsweek.

There are many challenging problems to work on at all layers of the stack: data cleaning and canonicalization, storage, deduping, serving, APIs, improving data using machine learning, etc. A great example is one of our most recent products, Geopulse Audience, which stands at the intersection of high quality places data and large scale analysis of user geo-data: http://www.factual.com/products/geopulse-audience .If you love data, Factual is the place to be. Our main criteria are that you're smart and get things done, but you'll get bonus points for experience with Clojure (http://www.factual.com/jobs/clojure), machine learning, NLP, algorithm design, or Hadoop.

You can email me personally at jake@factual.com, or view our job postings and apply directly via Jobvite:

Los Angeles/SF Bay Area Software engineer: http://hire.jobvite.com/j/?cj=oQR1Vfwn&s=Hackernews

eli 1 day ago 0 replies      
Industry Dive - Washington, DC

Industry Dive is a mobile focused B2B media startup based in Washington, DC. Weve been named an Innovative Media Startup by the American Business Media association and listed by Mattermark, Inc. as one of the Top 10 Hottest publishing startups. Learn more about Industry Dive at http://www.industrydive.com/

We're are a rapidly growing startup with the following open positions:

- Marketing Operations Manager - FT

- Online Media Sales - FT

- Social Media & Marketing - Intern

And we're always on the lookout for writers who can write intelligently for a business audience and smart mobile/python/other developers in the DC area.


Feel free to contact me if you have any questions: eli-at-industrydive.com

marcog1 1 day ago 1 reply      
Asana - San Francisco (H1B, INTERN)

At Asana we are building a shared task list for teams in an effort to re-imagine the way people work together. As knowledge workers, we and our loved ones spend most of our time living in programs (email, calendar, document editors, etc.) that help us move and manage data, and get things done. This is an opportunity to improve that part of our lives.

Our founders Dustin and JR started Asana after they saw some internal tools they prototyped at Facebook spread through the company and substantially boost teams' productivity. Since our launch, we've seen tremendously positive response from both press and users.

We've also built some pretty breakthrough web technologies ( http://asana.com/luna ), assembled a best-of-the-best engineering team (including creators of Facebook's News Feed backend, Android's sync, Yelp's ranking algorithm, Aptana's VP Eng, ...), raised $38M in funding (from Benchmark Capital, Marc Andreessen, Peter Thiel, Mitch Kapor, and Sean Parker), built a mature egoless culture, and perhaps most importantly, are earnestly pursuing a vision and opportunity that we believe has great potential for large positive world impact.

See what it's like to work at Asana here: http://qr.ae/IQgg6 and more info on our jobs page: http://asana.com/jobs

Interested? Email jobs@asana.com

pytrin 1 day ago 0 replies      
Binpress - http://www.binpress.com/jobs - Mountain View, CA

We are creating a platform for developers to build profitable businesses from working on their open-source projects.

We are still a small team (5 people), and the next few hires will have major impact on our culture and future.

Our most pressing needs right now:

* Head of growth - We need someone with proven past experience in growing users and revenue through multiple acquisition channels to head our growth efforts at the company.

* Content marketer - We're looking for someone who has a knack for creating great content in all media formats, and a track record for exposing that content to the relevant audience.

Positions are ideally onsite, but we will consider very strong applicants for remote work (at least initially - hopefully we can convince you to relocate later :)

Compensation: 70k - 110k + 0.1-1.0% equity, depending on experience and background (salary would also depend on location).

If you are interested in open-source and believe open-source developers should get paid - get in touch! send us a message indicating what position you are interested in and why you would be a good fit, or apply through the link above.

zacharypinter 1 day ago 1 reply      
Startup from Hulu Founding CEO Jason Kilar and former Hulu CTO Richard Tom.

San Francisco, CA (SOMA)

As with many startups, we are in a bit of a quiet period. While we can't share substantial details here, our hope is to give you a sense for the scope of our ambitions. Our company will focus on building a multi-platform consumer facing service that we believe has the potential to positively impact a number of industries. We're big believers in the combination of great design, great technology and a compelling business model. We firmly believe that world-changing companies are the output of world-class teams and world-class cultures. With that, we we wanted to share some of the defining values and principles that comprise our culture:

- Unrelenting focus on delighting customers. Everything we do starts with the customer.

- Innovation. We are committed to the relentless pursuit of better ways.

- Tenacity. We believe ours is a closing window of opportunity. Sense of urgency is critical.

- Humility. We believe that those who achieve great things are often also great in humility.

- Ambition. We are defined by thinking big.

- Long term thinking. Were here to build something special and rare, which will require a long term mindset. If youd rather hop from company to company, this is not the place for you.

Email us: innovate@thefremontproject.com

frederickcook 1 day ago 0 replies      
Moveline (https://www.moveline.com) - REMOTE or Las Vegas, NV

Moveline is transforming an industry older than the internal combustion engine. We ship every day and play Settlers on Fridays.

Were looking for a solid full-stack javascript engineer who loves Settlers of Catan, remote development, and can tell the difference between an IPA and a Lager.

About Us

- Were passionate about building software that dramatically improves the customer experience, end-to-end, around moving. Our web product is at the heart of it.

- We are also working with a world-class set of investors and advisors, who youll have the opportunity to meet and interact with on a regular basis. (http://www.angel.co/moveline)

About You

- You are fluent in Javascript our stack is MEAN: Mongo/Express/Angular/Node (and some Golang)

- You are passionate about code and elegant solutions, and want to work with others who are similarly so. You cant sleep at night knowing you left something not DRYd

- You have architected and developed end-to-end products that are currently running business applications on a production environment

- You have an obsessive attention to detail

- You thrive when you are working closely with others on a small team

- You want to build stuff that solves real human problems

- You can explain the differences, chemical and philosophical, between a lager and an IPA

- You have a panic attack if you dont push code before noon

- You dont care that the moving industry isnt sexy

- You would rather make money than make the front page of TechCrunch (though we do that too)


Market salary and meaningful equity is available. Were primarily a remote engineering team, with the company (ops, marketing, customer service) based in Las Vegas in the heart of Tony Hsiehs Downtown Project. Hackers in Vegas or remote in the US welcome. Full Time or Contract-to-Hire only please. No freelancers or recruiters need apply.

Check out https://www.moveline.com/careers or email founders@moveline.com to apply!

sgrove 1 day ago 0 replies      
San Francisco, CA - Zenbox. Software Engineer. [LOCAL | RELOCATE OK]

We're a YC company wrangling SaaS to work together (as they should), starting by bringing the biggest apps our customers use right into Gmail. We've been growing our team over the past few months, and looking to add even more awesome people.We work with dozens of API's to show our users profiles of their customers without having to jump out of the email flow - imagine having http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtzqRSlgqkw available when helping customers.

Thousands of people use it every day for hours on end, and are happy to pay for it to make sure they can continue using it. But there's still so much polish and improvement possible.

We also spend time improving our tooling, and tools for other developers. As one example we've recently vastly improved the source-map capabilities of the ClojureScript compiler and added reified keywords to the runtime to make ClojureScript a better citizen on the web. We do it because we want to give back to the communities that have enabled us, because it helps us, and because it's interesting.

Looking for an engineer who loves the craft, who cares about building product, and is excited about helping customers. We're building a team that's able to reduce complexity others balk at into simple, easy to reason about system, so we can continue to move quickly and delight both customers and ourselves.

This is both UI and backend work.

Languages: Clojure, Clojurescript, Javascript.sean @ zenboxapphttps://www.zenboxapp.com

estsauver 1 day ago 0 replies      
The Climate Corporation, http://climate.com/careers, San Francisco, Seattle, Or KC Preferred (varies by position.)

I know we're hiring for a wide variety of software positions, including Rails Engineers, Javascript Engineers, Clojure/Java Engineers, project/product people and a variety of scientific positions as well. If you'd like more details you can contact me personally at estsauver at climate period com or you can contact us through the Jobvite link.

========================================================About Us:

The Climate Corporations mission is to help all the worlds people and businesses manage and adapt to climate change. To achieve our mission, we have built a unique technology platform to enable, for the first time, the real-time pricing and purchasing of customizable weather insurance. Managing over 200 TB of data, including 34 trillion+ weather simulation data points, 150 billion soil type observations, and more than 3 million daily weather measurements, we are one of the largest users of Amazon Web Services.

Today The Climate Corporation is focused on helping farmers protect and increase their profits in the face of increasingly extreme weather. At the heart of the company is our unique Climate Insights technology platform, which encompasses our core competencies across weather monitoring, agronomic modeling, and weather simulation, and accounts for over 200 TB of data, including 34 trillion+ weather simulation data points, 150 billion soil type observations, and more than 3 million daily weather measurements. This platform powers the companys portfolio of technology-based products and services, which are revolutionizing agricultural risk management and farm management.

At The Climate Corporation, leaving a mark on the world is in our DNA; we want to make a lasting and meaningful real-world impact. We relish big problems because they are the most interesting to tackle, the most rewarding, and typically, the most valuable to solve. We also thrive on finding the possible in the impossible.

If you are the best at what you do, you like solving interesting problems, and you are looking for like-minded people dedicated to having a major impact on the world, we are eager to talk with you.

See our video about what its like to work at The Climate Corporation: http://vimeo.com/63381109

What We Offer:

Our team is composed of some of the most brilliant interdisciplinary minds in the industry. The environment is extremely engaging and fast-paced, with dozens of specialties coming together to provide the best product possible product and experience for our customers.

Competitive salary, excellent benefits, and some of the best perks in the industry, including:Stock options. Our success is your success The opportunity to learn business and sales operations skills at a company experiencing explosive growthWe provide meals and a large assortment of snacks, drinks, fruits, coffees, and teas to help you get through the daySpend 25% of your time (2 solid weeks out of 8) exploring personally compelling topics through independent research/development workCompany sponsored outings, including go-kart races, kayaking, holiday yacht parties, and sporting events, etc.We sponsor hackathons, meetup groups, networking events, tech-talks, and conference trips. If you want to get involved in the tech community, we'll support your effortsWe encourage all employees to better understand our customers by getting out of the office and hearing firsthand from the agents and farmers our products serveEnergetic idea-driven work environment with an exciting cultureExciting world-changing opportunity - we are solving problems that have a massive impact on the worldA driven, talented team that aims to make a large-scale impact through an innovative technology platform


If you'd like to talk, please shoot me an email. I've only been at Climate for a little while, but if you think this is a place that would interest you, please reach out.


ccamrobertson 18 hours ago 0 replies      
Lockitron - https://lockitron.com - Mountain View, CA

Keyless entry using your smartphone. We're looking for folks who are interested in the intersection of social and hardware.

Last year we raised over $2.3 million from our own crowdfunding campaign after being rejected from Kickstarter. We subsequently open sourced our crowdfunding app as Selfstarter (http://selfstarter.us/).

We're looking for:

* Rails Backend Engineer - We like folks who play in Ruby, JS and have some basic infrastructure experience. Data analytics experience is a plus.

* Mobile Engineer - Android and/or iOS, experience with the full stack of pixel perfect UI to backend app functions. Bluetooth experience is a plus.

Past experience, projects and github profiles weigh the most in our decision of who we work with.

Feel free to reach out directly, cameron@lockitron.com.

sunwooz 16 hours ago 0 replies      
I don't know if this is the right place to post this and I'm sorry if it's too intrusive.

I created a small python program to help job seekers to parse through all the jobs posted on Hacker News. It uses keywords like 'New York', 'NYC', 'SF' to only get the jobs in the area you want and it saves it all in a text file.

You can find the code here: https://github.com/sunwooz/Hacker-News-Job-Parser

By the way, I'm looking for a Junior Web Developer position in NYC! Please contact me if you are interested. yangsunwoo@gmail.com

nixy 1 day ago 0 replies      
Accedo.tv, Stockholm | Hong Kong | Madrid | Santiago


Accedo.tv is looking for experienced web developers who wants to join our team of talended developers to continue to build and deliver rich web apps for the TV.

The interactive TV space is growing rapidly and we are delivering rich media apps on multiple platforms ranging from Smart TVs, gaming consoles and media devices to smart phones and tablets.

At Accedo you will get the opportunity to utilize your skills in rich front-end web development skills to create exciting ways for consumers to access media on their TV sets. The working environment is international and challenging giving you the possiblity to evolve your skill set while working with new technologies and exciting customers and partners like HBO, Fox, Viaplay, Spotify, Orange and DTAG.

So, if you are experienced in modern web technologies and rich front-ends, love working in an international environment and interact with customers we would very much like to talk to you more about what we do and how you could help us transform peoples living room experience.

Skills & Requirements: Experienced in modern web development. Experience of web services and application development in smart phone / tablet space. Knowledge in SCRUM and/or other modern development methodologies. Experience from system/solution architect responsibilities from non-trivial projects. Experienced in the TV industry (IPTV, Connected TV) is certainly a plus but not a necessity.

About Accedo.tv

Accedo is the global market leader in TV application solutions. Accedo provides applications, tools and services to media companies, consumer electronics and TV operators globally, to help them deliver the next-generation TV experience. Accedos cloud-based platform solutions enable customers to cost-efficiently roll out and manage application offerings and stores for multiple devices and markets.

Accedo is a privately held company founded in 2004 by telecom and media entrepreneurs Michael Lantz and Fredrik Andersson. Accedo is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden with branch offices in London, Madrid, Palo Alto, New York, Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Sydney.

Contact nik at accedo dot tv, put HN in the subject line.

cedsav 1 day ago 0 replies      
Veer West (FormAssembly.com) - Bloomington, IN USA - REMOTE OK - H1B OK

Were looking for another passionate and experienced developer tohelp improve and expand our web-based application, FormAssembly.

As the ideal candidate, you can craft code thats robust and easyto maintain, switch between back-end and front-end development,and keep usability and user experience in mind at all times.

Youll work primarily on our PHP and Javascript code, and occasionally on new projects with a clean slate, for which youll help pick the best technologies, architecture, and tools.

Youll work autonomously or with the team depending on the project, and will get many opportunities to share, teach, and learn from your coworkers.

Your work will get in front of tens of thousands of users and help make data collection easier for a lot of people, from universities enrolling students to large well-known corporations improving their business processes.

Veer West is a small, bootstrapped and profitable company. We have a large and demanding customer base in a very competitive market, so we're always looking for ways to improve ourselves and make a more reliable, secure and useful product.

Position is full-time, local or remote.

Email me at cedric at veerwest dot com or visit our job pagehttp://www.veerwest.com/jobs

chrisaycock 1 day ago 1 reply      
Old Mission Capital - Chicago, IL. No remote.

We are an automated trading firm looking for a QA tester to make our software more robust.

You will need strong scripting skills (we use Python and bash) as well as strong communication skills.

You don't need to have worked in the finance industry, but you must have experience with automated testing tools.

To apply, go through our Stack Overflow Careers post:


I got here via Stack Overflow myself, so feel free to send a link to your profile if you have one.

mrbird 1 day ago 1 reply      
Palo Alto, CA or REMOTE

Suitable Technologies - http://suitabletech.comContact: jobs@suitabletech.com

Suitable Technologies has successfully hired multiple people from this thread in the past. If you want to work in Silicon Valley without moving here, this is a unique opportunity, since our product is designed for exactly that purpose -- remote presence robotics.

Today, were shipping product, and we have funding, strong compensation, and a fun work environment, including free lunch and snacks. If you're local, we provide top-of-the-line development hardware, adjustable desks, and will get your workspace just right. Were looking to fill a few technical roles:

Expert C++ generalist -- Someone who knows how to design, build, and optimize highly performant and memory-efficient applications in C++, and is up on the latest in C++11. Experience with audio, video, Qt, or networking is a plus.

Expert Python/Django web engineer -- A test-first, scalability-minded backend web engineer to help us take our service global. Our stack includes Django, MySQL, Redis, Memcached, Fabric, etc. Front-end skills are a plus.

Videoconferencing engineer -- A software engineer with strong domain expertise in audio and video codecs and standards.

If you're interested, please get in touch!Contact: jobs@suitabletech.com

mikepk 21 hours ago 0 replies      
Boston, MA - full time, internship - engineers


Make a difference, change the world, have fun, do something important.

We're looking for creative hackers and programmers to join our dev team.

Smarterer is doing something unique and important. We're approaching a point where traditional university credentialing isn't enough, skills are changing too quickly and what makes someone effective in a role or job is evolving. New roles appear daily that no (or few) traditional universities have courses for: e.g. growth hacker, social media evangelist, CNC machinist / programmer. People are acquiring more and more skills through non-traditional means. Nascent "education 2.0" initiaitives are exciting, but they still face the problem of measuring and credentialing, especially those that learn online.

How do you show what you know?

Smarterer has created an innovative crowd-sourced testing system and scoring algorithm that allows rapid evolution of content, skill measurment, and question characterization. We've made it fun as well as rigorous, based on modern testing theories.

Putting my money where my mouth is, I've created a software concepts test:


Give it a spin and see how you do. This is the debut of this test so the first few test takers will likely have an advantage. The more people that take the test, the more accurate it becomes. Leave feedback, add questions, share your score!

Smarterer is helping enable a revolution: in the changing job marketplace, in education and learning, and in the way people measure their own skills and share that knowledge.

Our mission: Measure the world's skills

We're funded by Google, True Ventures, as well as some amazing angel investors.

Interested? Contact me at mikepk@smarterer.com

martian 1 day ago 1 reply      
San Francisco - Software Engineer (H1B welcome, Intern positions available)

Thumbtack is a new way to find and hire local services like DJs, photographers, house cleaners, and contractors. Over 250k small businesses around the country have joined Thumbtack, and we're making real money in the local services marketplace. We're backed by great VCs like Sequoia Capital.

The team is full of down-to-earth, practical, and intelligent people. Everyday for lunch we all sit down to a meal cooked by our in-house chef. On Wednesday nights, we stay late for a hot dinner, some wine, guests, and great conversation. Sometimes we drink beer that we've been brewing in the back closet.

Ping me (chris @) if you want to chat. Happy to meet up for coffee if you're in SF.



akubicek 23 hours ago 0 replies      
Subsidence - http://www.subsidence.io - Boston, MA

We are looking for:

* Backend Database Engineer* Frontend Visualization Engineer

Subsidence generates real-time, localized, atmospheric data, powered by its dense grids of proprietary weather stations. We are building the next generation of weather data and you can be an integral part of the team. Our weather stations are being carefully crafted for their first deployment and the atmospheric measurements are the most important asset.

We are currently working out of the Bolt (bolt.io) space in downtown Boston. It is a great office with great people, a ton of rapid prototyping equipment, idea paint conference rooms, full kitchen, and free coffee and beer. Come check it out!


Backend Database Engineer

Blend open-source technology with proprietary hardware to deliver real time data to customers quickly and efficiently. Build the robust interface between the weather stations and the web so that not a single data point is lost. And archive data so that it can be accessed years from now to lay the groundwork for some of the most detailed weather statistical models ever created.


* Build databases that scale to store and retrieve an enormous amount of data

* Provide pipelines for real-time data to flow both into a database and into a customer-facing interface

* Develop debugging and monitoring systems customized for a single piece of hardware

* Diagnose and solve hard problems in development and innovation

* Gain an understanding of the market to see the impact of the tools you develop


* Deep understanding of Linux file system architecture

* Knowledge of shell scripting and UNIX

* Proficient in one of the following: Java, Ruby, Python, C/C++, or PHP

* Experience in databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Hadoop, or Couchbase


Frontend Visualization Engineer

Build connections to a vast array of data stored on our network. Craft weather data visualizations to provide our customers with a detailed yet intuitive UI. Gain a deep understanding of our market to develop an interface that resonates with the customer.


* Take a large amount of data and produce the information for customers in real-time

* Build high-performing, efficient, and reusable front end abstractions and systems from the ground up

* Build user interfaces that are accessible and easy to use

* Work closely with our designers and engineers to bring a fluid and intuitive visualization experience to life

* Understand our markets and customers to provide a high value experience


* Expert knowledge of web technologies: HTML5, CSS, and JS

* Experience building web applications and server side frameworks (Ruby, NodeJS, Scala, etc.)

* Ability to write high-performance code to put life into UI frameworks

* Passion for debugging and iterating to make robust code

* Self-starter- learn new languages and techniques on the fly to account for new problems

To apply, please send a resume and a description of yourself to jobs@subsidence.io.

martinshen 1 day ago 1 reply      
UpOut - San Francisco, CA (SoMA) - Full-Time, On-Site

Why should you join us? We're growing like a weed. We have revenue. Our dev team needs help to scale UpOut.

UpOut is a discriminating guide to the best weird parties, underground culture and unique happenings in your city. Our mission is to help make that epic night out, perfect first date or relaxing afternoon amazing.

We are a small tight knit team located in the heart of SoMA, San Francisco. Our environment is focused but we have loads of fun (after all, it's what we do). If you're passionate about helping people have fun, want to learn a lot and get in early at a growing startup, UpOut is a place where you'll thrive!

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOINGWe are looking for an experienced software engineer who is passionate about building high performance, scalable, and functional server-side applications. You will be a key part of the overall engineering organization, building a variety of services that support the overall UpOut platform.

Our service is built on PHP, MySQL, Apache, Nginx, Python, Elasticsearch, Java, and Memcached. Were hosted on AWS (EC2, RDS etc.) and use Github.

- Build cutting-edge systems that move and process large volumes of data in an efficient, robust, and scalable fashion. - Collaborate as part of the Engineering team to architect, design, and build systems based on common standards and best practices. - Constantly monitor performance and other metrics to proactively identify issues and recommend changes and new features. - Become a domain expert on key technologies used by the UpOut platform.

SKILLS: - A BS degree in computer science/engineering with a minimum of 1 year professional software development experience developing server-side applications. - Knowledge of SQL, and experience working with and writing high performance code optimized for transactional SQL databases. - Professional experience with Python and PHP of at least 1 year (If you dont have experience either of these languages, please be willing to learn them and have professional experience of at least 1 year with either Java, C or C++)

Email Martin@UpOut.com for more information or call me personally at 415 404 5650.

Sorry but no new H1-Bs. TN (Canadians) are okay. No remote.

snowmaker 14 hours ago 0 replies      
Scribd (YC '06), San Francisco - H1B, FULL-TIME, and INTERN are all welcome

Scribd ("Netflix for eBooks", top 100 website, 35 people) is hiring talented hackers of all kinds to help us build the library of the 21st century.

We've hired SIX full-time people and TONS of interns from these "Who is Hiring" threads, including two this past summer ... it really works!

We're looking for people who want to work with:

* Ruby on Rails (we're the #2 largest rails site, after Twitter)

* Javascript (well, we use Coffeescript)

* iOS / Android

* Machine Learning / data mining / recommendations - think Netflix prize!

* Back-end infrastructure: scalability, web crawling, big data, data warehousing, analytics

That said, we care way more about your personality and general hacking skills then what languages you've used so far, so if you haven't used these but want to break into mobile or web development, this could be a good opportunity for you. We've hired people from these threads with everywhere from 0 to 10 years of experience.

We're profitable, very well funded and have a really fun office environment (go-karts + a rock climbing wall!).Scribd alumni have gone on to found 4 other YCombinator companies, more than from any other startup. We think this says something about the kind of people that we like to hire. We are always looking for international people interested in moving to the US and can help you secure a visa.

We just launched our "Netflix for Books" service and are really excited about it. Read more here:http://www.wired.com/business/2013/10/scribd_book_subscripti...

See more at scribd.com/jobs and feel free to email me directly: jared at scribd.com

capkutay 1 day ago 0 replies      
WebAction (www.webaction.com) in Downtown Palo Alto - Full Time- Hiring Front End Developers and Platform Engineers


WebAction is a real-time analytics company based in the San Francisco Bay Area, providing an end-to-end platform that will enable the next generation of real-time, data driven applications. Founded by a team of Silicon Valley veterans with proven track records, WebAction is backed by some of the most respected names in Silicon Valley.

We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits package, generous equity for the right candidates, and (of course) a kitchen stocked with snacks and drinks.

For the front-end position, we ask that you have the skills to contribute to a data visualization dashboard geared towards real-time anomaly detection.

Skills you should have or be interested in learning: D3.js, backbone.js, and jquery.

Developers with an eye for design or user interaction are a plus. Also, if you have experience developing iOS apps, we also have a role for you.

For the Platform Engineering position, we ask that you have experience writing clean code in Java and have a strong desire and skills to implement a scalable, highly optimized data processing infrastructure. If you're interested in technologies like hadoop and in-memory data stores, WebAction will be an excellent opportunity to implement parts of it yourself.

If this sounds like you, shoot us an e-mail at jobs@WebAction.com.

Qworg 1 day ago 0 replies      
MTD Products - near Cleveland, OH.

MTD is hiring a embedded systems engineer for our new robotics division. We're building a groundbreaking product that will disrupt a huge entrenched industry. We're a small intrapreneurship team within a large, 80 year old company. I think it is the best of both worlds - small, agile team backed with huge manufacturing capability. We'd love to have you working with us.

We're looking for someone with 6+ years of experience programming DSPs and microprocessors from TI, Freescale, and/or Microchip. Filters and control theory with the math to back it up. We'd also love if you had a deep and abiding interest in robotics and autonomous vehicles.


We're also looking for strong candidates in electrical engineering (board layout and microprocessor work) as well as robotics (sensors, system programming).

If you have any questions, please email me at jeff.kramer@mtdproducts.com

mebassett 19 hours ago 0 replies      
London, UK - full time/part time/internship/flexible.

NBCUniversal - Research Assistant, Data Science & Predictive Analytics. x2

We're no startup. We're the special operations team for the corporate world.

We're hunting for engaging problems and opportunities to create real value for our marketing, sales, and research teams throughout our international businesses (television, movies, news, and home entertainment).

You'll be helping us on a variety of problems - little ones like writing a script to hack a third party's website and collect info on our products, to large ones like creating a model that can show our products value through time. In all cases you'll be working closely with the a senior engineer and either senior corporate management or a business unit in TV, film, or news. A typical week might look like this:

* Meet with the head of sales for a UK TV channel, learn about a problem they're facing trying to get an accurate value for advertisement slots.

* Discuss what you learned with the rest of team. Someone suggests that a nearest-neighbors regression on data from the marketing team might help.

* A senior dev helps you implement the algorithm and a UI for the sales team to use it.

* Spend some time with the sales team to see if it's creating any value, look for improvements.

What we use (We list this to tell you what we're like, not to tell you what languages we expect to see on a CV):

* Racket. We're big fans lisp and functional programming.

* Bash. We create a lot of value with small dirty hacky shell scripts, and we aren't shy about it.

* Whatever gets the job done, and whatever we think might be fun to use. Python, R, Javascript, Hadoop, EC2. We even wrote code in Fortran once (we don't like to talk about it.)

Who we're looking for:

Most importantly, you should be an intelligent problem solver who wants to apply whatever programming and maths knowledge you have to real world problems. We're not fussed about what languages are on your CV.

You have some familiarity with functional programming, machine learning, and linux/bash scripting, and you're eager for a chance to use it on real-world problems with support from other programmers. Given the predictive modeling angle, you're probably studying or have studied maths, stats, or even physics.

These are two assistant/internship positions for students looking for experience while doing their degree. Alternatively, if you can take on several projects in a full time role, please get in touch, too. We're pretty flexible.

Interested? My contact details are in my profile. Get in touch. I'd love to hear from you.

artursapek 22 hours ago 0 replies      
Codecademy - http://www.codecademy.com/jobs - Flatiron District, NYC

We're hiring for several positions in both engineering and design.

I started interning as an engineer here this summer and ended up taking a year of personal leave from school to go full-time for a while. It's a fun product to work on that gets a lot of usage, and a fun team to work with. I've also watched the engineering culture in the team really develop in my short stay. All the engineers are happy here.

Things around here are starting to move really quickly - we're working hard on new products and ramping up our hiring. It's an exciting place to be right now, I'm very happy I decided to stick around for a while.

You can email me at artur@codecademy.com if you have any questions.

Eduardo3rd 22 hours ago 0 replies      
Do you ever wish that you could control the physical world as easily as the virtual world? We do. At Oso Technologies we are building Internet-connected devices that can monitor and control the world around you. We're looking for a top-notch Director of Business Development to take the charge in this new position on our team.

As part of our core team, the Director of Business Development will be directly involved with company decisions regarding the development of Osos business strategy including marketing, sales, and product distribution. Your voice will be a major part of what makes our company great in the coming months and years as we grow from a small team to a major technology company.

For the next few months we'll be working to deepen our relationship with the 1,000 people who have backed our Kickstarter campaign and develop a marketing, communications, and business development strategy for future growth. After that we'll be using the skills we have gained as a team to provide creative solutions for new problems and markets.

You are the perfect fit if you are

Curious. You ask more questions than anyone else in the room and you aren't ashamed of it. Self-motivated. In school you were busy working on side projects during lectures. You enjoy being given an open ended task and defining success for yourself.

A problem solver. Bathroom door squeaky and annoying at your last job? You oiled it on your first day. No experience creating an advertising campaign? You taught yourself how to do it in a week. Theres no problem too big or too small for you to tackle.

Word-savvy. You can write a blog post, email a Fortune 500 executive, respond to tweets from customers, adjust a product description, and post on Facebook about last night's shout out from Conan O'Brien without missing a beat. It's happened to us before, and with your skills it is going to happen again.

Motivated. The idea of skipping the corporate ladder and building your own marketing, sales, and business strategy team would be a dream come true.

Fun. It's a startup. We don't really do lame stuff around here if we can help it.

Intelligent. Working with a team of engineers who have more degrees than a thermometer isn't intimidating to you in the least. You're probably better at your job than we are at ours.

Skills/Requirements:- 2-5 years of experience. - Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. - Ability to pay attention to details while simultaneously managing numerous projects. - Familiarity with ad copy writing and creative design. - Active online presence and familiarity with social media (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Wordpress, etc.).- Customer support experience.

The best candidates will have - A college degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or a similar field. - An MBA or equivalent experience. -Adobe Creative Suite experience. - A successful track record at another company with recent product launches.- Past work experience at a major advertising agency or startup company. - Video production experience.

Compensation and benefits: - Competitive salary - Ownership in the company- Paid healthcare allowance- Paid vacation- Allowance for self-directed professional development - Flexible work schedule - Generous bonuses - Yearly company retreat to somewhere cool in the US or abroad

We believe in building quality products quickly and keeping our development process lean. We value personal growth, so our employees have a high degree of autonomy and responsibility. As an early-stage startup company in a competitive market, expectations are high, but so are the rewards. Your decisions in this role will directly impact the companys performance and success. If youre up for the challenge, apply today!

To apply, please submit a brief cover letter and resume to jobs@oso.tc and include a link to some of your previous work.

jonmcauliffe 1 day ago 0 replies      
Voleon Capital Management -- Berkeley, CA -- Full-time, on-site

We are a science-driven systematic trading firm, built on the principlethat statistical machine learning provides the best solutions to thescientific problems we must solve. Our team includes faculty at premieruniversities and PhD's from top-tier schools. You will have a high impact,and you can expect frequent interaction with the researchers, officers, andfounders.

We've had great success and are getting big fast. Willingness to takeinitiative, and a gritty determination to productize, are essential.

Our offices are in downtown Berkeley, one block from campus and one blockfrom BART.

* Member of Research Staff

    We are looking for a PhD-level scientist to join us in developing    predictive financial models and other quantitative components of    automated trading systems. You will apply modern statistical    machine-learning methods to large, high-dimensional data sets. The work    will range from data preparation to model development to production    software implementation.    We take a rigorous approach to building trading systems, and we    actively foster a collegial, intellectual environment.    We hire on the basis of exceptional talent. If you excel in a technical    field such as statistics, mathematics, computer science, engineering,    or operations research, then we encourage you to contact us. The    following criteria, while not all requirements, illustrate the demands    of this role.    + Background in modern statistical methods / machine learning    + Evidence of strong mathematical abilities, e.g. publication record,      graduate coursework, or competition placement    + Substantial programming experience and interest in software      development techniques    + Competence in solving large-scale computing problems    + Track record as an applied researcher    + Demonstrable clarity of thought (not optional)    Interest in financial applications is essential, but experience in    finance is not a primary factor in our hiring.
* Software Engineer

    You will architect and implement a diverse set of core infrastructures,    including new production systems, scientific-computing environments,    and modern data stores.    We seek candidates with a proven track record of writing correct,    well-designed software, solving hard problems and delivering complex    projects on time. You should preferably have experience with high    assurance, distributed, fault-tolerant systems. Experience with    functional programming as well as soft real-time, low-latency,    cache-friendly systems is a bonus.
Benefits and compensation are highly competitive. Interestedapplicants are encouraged to send a cover letter and resume toworking@voleon.com.

twog 1 day ago 1 reply      
Banyan is seeking a full stack programmer to join our team. Were building the future of writing + git, and were doing it with ember.js, rails, and whatever else we need to get the job done. We're looking for a versatile engineer who wants to join the team to take on a wide range of technical challenges. We are based in Chattanooga, TN, but you can be anywhere.


* Your excited about the future of Javascript, and you want to write lots of it (we use ember)

* You thrive in a fast paced startup environment, and hate micromanagement.

* You can quickly pick up new technology and effectively apply it.

* You love dealing with multiple programming languages, web services, analytics, databases etc and connecting them all together.

* You feel right at home in a full stack environment.

* You enjoy doing something that nobody else has done before.

Nice to haves:

* You are comfortable with a variety of languages and consider yourself a generalist.

* You value user-experience & user-interface design, even if you cant design yourself.

* You have a deep understanding of Git & other Version control systems.

Why you should work with us:

* A chance to revolutionize writing.

* Competitive salary & benefits in a well-funded, early stage startup.

* Close-knit engineering team who loves pair-programming, agile development, and code review.

* We re-invest in our employees and focus on personal and team development.

* Transparency and honesty. Within the company, everything is open to discussion.

grrrando 5 hours ago 0 replies      

http://rtop.com/ | http://createcoolshit.com/

Brooklyn / NYC / Philadelphia / LA

RTO+P is a full-service ad shop based in Philadelphia. Last month, we won Ad Age's "Small Agency of the Year (11-75 Employees)" award. We serve clients like Under Armour, NBC Universal, Planet Fitness and more. From a tech standpoint: we focus on the speed and quality of our work, and embrace bleeding-edge techniques and philosophies wherever we can.

We're looking for: Tech Lead, Lead/senior Rails engineer, Senior front-end developer, and more. We're approaching hiring with a "smart people first, skills second" mindset, so get at us. Agency experience is not required.

Philly people: Welcome to your new favorite place to be. The office in Philly is rad beyond description - built into the former penthouse apartment of John Wanamaker, directly next to Philly's City Hall, and loaded with more quirk and haberdash than you'll likely ever be able to fully observe. This is the beating heart of our agency. We've got an impressively sized (and growing) tech team and we're working on creating and building the best god-damned websites, apps, and experiments the world's ever seen. Seeking all positions.

Brooklyn/NYC people: This summer we opened a tech-focused outpost in DUMBO, Brooklyn. We're still building the BK team and are seeking developers, product people, and tech-centric designers. A small amount of travel can be expected, mainly to Philadelphia every few weeks (costs fully covered).

LA people: We just opened a killer office in Venice. We're looking to fill this office out as a mini-agency within the agency, capable of both full autonomy and working as part of the larger agency machine. Seeking all positions.

Please contact me at interactivejobs@redtettemer.com - attach your resume (required) and anything else to impress (code samples, portfolio, side project link, etc.).

jik 1 day ago 0 replies      
Quantopian - Boston, MA - Operations Engineer


At Quantopian, were building the worlds first algorithmic trading platform in the cloud. Our engineers are all generalists who write, test, and deploy code across our stack. Each of us also has an area of deep, focused excellence. If you like keeping the gears turning smoothly, crushing hard problems, and working with really smart people, then you may be the operations engineer were looking for to help us change the world of finance.

As a Quantopian Operations Engineer, youll report directly to the Vice President of Operations and play a key role in expanding and maintaining our cloud infrastructure. Your primary responsibilities will include:

- designing and implementing improvements to our application infrastructure and continuous delivery pipeline;

- identifying gaps in our application monitoring infrastructure and propose and implement solutions;

- monitoring the performance and availability of our application, analyze and troubleshoot issues, and propose and implement improvements to prevent them from recurring; and

- participating in our on-call rotation and providing occasional after-hours support for production issues.

Skills & Requirements

The ideal candidate will have experience in most of these areas:

- Hands-on management of Linux systems (Ubuntu preferred), 3+ years

- Python, Ruby automation scripting / application development

- MongoDB / other NoSQL databases

- Management and deployment of cloud-based infrastructure services such as Heroku, AWS, RightScale, Papertrail, PagerDuty

- Internet infrastructure services such as DNS, SMTP

- Development infrastructure services such as Github, Jenkins

Here are some of the Operations projects weve worked on recently.

- a Python class which uses off-the-shelf tools to manipulate the Interactive Brokers API Gateway, so that we can transparently log our users into their stock trading accounts through our application;

- Geckoboard status boards with custom push widgets that give us real-time visibility into site activity, with smart alerts about anomalies, displayed on a heads-up display in our office thats driven by a Raspberry Pi; and

- strong encryption of our users intellectual property in our database, implemented using mongoid-encrypted-fields in our Ruby layer and a compatible Python class we built ourselves and integrated with Schematics.

About Quantopian

Were still a small company (our daily standups include every employee!), so youll play a major role in shaping our direction and enjoy a complete lack of bureaucracy.

Our small size and ambitious goals dictate our approach to talent acquisition and retention: we believe in hiring the best engineers and giving them hard problems to solve and the autonomy to solve them.

Our office is conveniently located in Downtown Crossing.

We offer flexible work hours and a deeply ingrained respect for a healthy work/life balance.

We offer generous benefits, including 401(k) matching, stock options, and health insurance with no employee premium.

FOSS is the foundation of our product, and we believe in giving back to the community. Weve open-sourced Zipline, our backtesting engine (>1,000 stars and >180 forks!), as well as other code weve written, and we plan on opening up more of our code in the future.

curveship 1 day ago 0 replies      
Concrete Data (www.concretedata.com) - Durham, NC - Local only please

We're a small company (2 partners, 2-3 employees) looking to hire an experienced .NET developer for systems integration and ground-up development projects. Our clients come from heavy industry -- civil engineering, construction, shipping, manufacturing, etc. -- where information technology stagnated a decade ago. This is our opportunity. We've built a business around providing modern, user-centric web and mobile applications to replace their aging and clunky desktop programs. Enterprise doesn't have to suck.

Being a small company, you'll be given a lot of autonomy and chances to learn. At a large firm, you may spend a decade contributing your small piece to a vast legacy sourcebase. We start 6 new projects a year. Iterate rapidly and improve your skills.

Inquiries can be sent to me -- adam@concretedata.com

eoghan 1 day ago 0 replies      
Intercom: https://www.intercom.io/

Our mission is to make web business personal. We are building one, simple platform for businesses to communicate with their customersno more bloated, disjointed point solutions like helpdesk, live chat, email marketing, etc. We have very strong revenue and revenue growth. We help many thousands of businesses connect with many millions of their customers every single day. We have an amazing team of ex. Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon engineers and designers. We've raised $7.75MM to-date from some fantastic investors. Join us!

San Francisco

- Ops engineer

- Multiple marketing roles

- Product visual designer

Dublin, Ireland

- Product engineers

- Product designers

Contact macey@intercom.io in confidence to learn more.

sparkman55 1 day ago 0 replies      
Rinse ( http://www.rinse.com ) - San Francisco, CA

Rinse is a very early-stage startup (we are only 3 people currently) looking to bring technology to the dry-cleaning industry. The industry is ripe for innovation! We're building mobile apps, tackling scheduling and dispatch problems, and scaling a service at over 10% week-on-week growth.

I know 'app for laundry' is a tech clich right now, but we're definitely encountering real demand. The problem is real, and we're solving it.

The team is very strong, with an HBS grad who grew up in a dry-cleaning family heading operations, and a Stanford GSB grad with direct consumer startup experience heading customer acquisition. I'm Stanford CS/EE, have built a few teams at various startups, and am just starting to build the technology and team to support this (very viable) business.

The tech stack is Heroku / Python / Django / Phonegap / JQuery / Backbone / Twilio currently, but obviously there is plenty of opportunity to influence technology decisions early on, and plenty of opportunity to learn new technologies as well. We expect the next couple of hires to own entire new efforts, and have their hands in wide-ranging parts of our entire business.

We're looking for a Web Developer or Front-end Developer to develop interfaces for our customers, tools for our personnel, and visualizations for our managements. Ideally, this person would also have an active role in the design process as well, either leading design or working with our contract designer.

We're also looking for a 'Special Ops Manager' - a 'Swiss-Army Knife' hustler who wants to join a startup on the ground-floor. This person will use the tools we're developing in-house, and be involved in all facets of the business, including operations, marketing, social media, and any other aspect of the business that requires attention on any given day. See job description at https://www.dropbox.com/s/tuhisiywgf7md6u/Rinse%20-%20Specia...

Finally, if anyone in San Francisco is looking to make a few extra dollars part-time, Rinse is hiring part-time Associates to help us deliver clothes. We pay $25 per hour for a handful of hours per week. Perhaps it would be a way for some of you bootstrapping startups to earn a little extra cash? To apply to the Driver / Associate position, fill out this web form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1kWZYu1kg1r8kxdDC9ObKdgQP_1N...

Thank you! Feel free to contact me at sam@rinse.com with questions, comments, or applications.

jakehow 13 hours ago 0 replies      
Zipmark (https://zipmark.com) - New York, NY (Remote Possible)

We are looking for awesome people to come work with us and help build the next great alternative payment network.

Zipmark is a mobile and online payments company that enables people and businesses to pay each other using their real bank accounts through the digital checking infrastructure. You can read more about our business in this recent Entrepreneur Mag article (http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227979)

Come help us solve problems like:

* building the safest and fastest way to make or receive payments via checking account

* operationalizing and automating remaining manual processes to help manage our growth

* protecting our customers and company from financial and security risks

* increasing organizational transparency and fostering open communication

* building and supporting official API client libraries in languages we don't use everyday

* supporting and troubleshooting with customers who are integrating with just about every other language/platform

Using tools like:

* ember.js

* Ruby/Rails

* Objective-C for our iPhone app

* postgresql, redis and memcached

* cloud and bare metal infrastructure

While learning and creating expertise around:

* advanced cryptography

* web and/or mobile application security, threat modeling and pentesting

* risk analytics

* identity validation

You should care about creating and improving operational processes that contribute to high quality, low defect software, and you should want to learn more about and become an expert in automated testing, continuous integration, and monitoring everything. However, you still want to work with an organization that is agile enough to respond to change quickly when it is warranted.

If any of this sounds interesting, we would love to meet you. We offer a generous salary + benefits package, with the ability to offer generous equity grants for the right teammates.

Email me with your details: jake@zipmark.com

ridruejo 18 hours ago 0 replies      
BitNami - http://bitnami.com - San Francisco, CA

Global Marketing Director

BitNami is reinventing the software application experience. Our solution allows users to launch and run popular server applications and development stacks in the cloud and anywhere else just with one click. The simple elegance of our approach has won us fans all across the world. Mostly by word of mouth, BitNami has grown to support over 1 million downloads each and every month. We have also become the largest source of applications for the leading cloud marketplaces including Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and VMware.

While we have made great progress as a company and a brand, the journey is just beginning. Our goal is to have every developer, systems administrator and business user demand BitNami each and every time they need to deploy their applications. To accomplish this, we must evolve and permeate our brand, generate even more awareness across our target audiences, expand our partnerships with software vendors and deliver the industrys best user experience. If this sounds as exciting to you as it is to us, then please consider hopping on the BitNami wave.

Were looking for a marketing visionary that brings new ideas to the table and the ability to lead and grow a marketing team as the company grows; yet somebody that isnt afraid to roll up their sleeves to get real work done. We need someone that is comfortable wearing many different hats. Marketing is extremely important to us and we need to find a leader that combines solid experience and passion with the work ethic and motor needed to thrive in a fast-paced startup environment.

Primary Responsibilities include:

Maintain the BitNami web properties and identify opportunities for improving the conversion rate from web visitors to BitNami users.Closely monitor key metrics associated with the customer acquisition process to identify bottlenecks and areas of opportunity.Identify and manage awareness generation activities spanning SEO, social media, press & analyst relations and other activities.Define and execute outbound marketing campaigns as necessary to further drive adoption of BitNami solutions.Engage with software vendor and cloud provider partners to maximize value for each relationship.Identify and track key industry events and coordinate sponsorships and conference booths/activities.Generate thought-provoking and useful content as necessary to support above activities.

You should have at least 5-10 years of marketing experience in the software industry, with a good understanding of each of the areas of responsibility. We will give strong preference to candidates that can work from our corporate office on Mission Street in San Francisco.

Compensation includes a generous equity stake, six-figure base salary, excellent benefits and a number of high-growth company perks.

Email careers@bitnami.com

rspeer 14 hours ago 0 replies      
Luminoso (http://luminoso.com) - Cambridge, MA. Looking for a frontend designer.

We make an analytics and visualization platform for natural language text.

Luminoso can quantify the things you're looking for in a text dataset, and also lets you explore to find the things you didn't know you were looking for. It learns from text in your domain, but it doesn't have to learn from scratch: it starts out knowing what words mean, in many languages, based on ConceptNet (http://conceptnet.media.mit.edu).

As a frontend designer, you'd help us with visual design and user experience, to make it easy for people to upload their text data and get insights from it. This position focuses on design but interacts with the frontend code, so you should be interested in learning (or already know) CoffeeScript and knockout.js.

kmano8 20 hours ago 0 replies      
Monetate - Conshohocken, PA (Philly suburbs) - No remote, but we will relocate.

Monetate helps digital marketers make their content more relevant. We turn data into action on our clients' sites by doing real-time data analysis and DOM manipulation to put the right experience in front of their users. Were looking for engineers who want to do highly visible work on great brands and solve tough problems with great coworkers.

What we're looking for:

* People who like hard challenges - we have great problems across our products - huge data sets, UX, 3rd party Javascript, high volume / low latency APIs - we have no shortage of fun problems to work on.

* People who like to ship - we're focused on building and shipping great products - if you like to see your work in production quickly you'll see it here. We ship often (every two weeks), and iterate.

* Problem solvers who like to code - we take things apart, figure out how they work, then build software to solve our users' problems.

About us:

* Respect - it's our core value. We have a great team and we work well together. Our vacation policy is the same as Netflix (we don't have one). Our technical project teams are self-organizing and have full authority over (as well as responsibility for) the problems they work on.

* Founded in 2008

* Funded by First Round Capital and OpenView

* Open source - Google Closure, Python, Hadoop, Mahout, Solr and Lucene - we're open source across our stack

* Market rate salaries

We've hired great people from HN before, and we're looking for people not positions. We have people who have joined the team with no background in our primary languages and people from non-traditional backgrounds.

Check out our blog at http://engineering.monetate.com/

Send me a message if you have questions or want to apply: karl at monetate dot com

tow21 21 hours ago 0 replies      
Timetric - London, UK

Data visualization engineer (Python/Django/JS)

Contact jobs@timetric.com

Timetric is looking for software engineers to join our small London-based team, and help us build great data visualization products.

We build software around economic data. We collect it, analyze it and visualize it; we provide tools for our users to explore, use and reuse it. We want you to help us bring our tools to a wider audience.


The Timetric platform was built from the ground up on Python (Django) and Javascript, with a Postgres/Solr backend. We try to stay close to the cutting edge of new technologies, and we're always open to new ideas.

You'll be joining a small team, with a minimum of process. Code is deployed continuously and we can provision a server with one click.

We don't expect you to know everything you need to do before you start - but you'll learn fast.



* Good level of expertise in either Python or Javascript (or both!)

* Comfortable working knowledge of Linux

* Used to working with git (or mercurial/bzr)

Bonus points for any of:

* Interest in data visualization

* Numerical/scientific/mathematical background

* Understanding of AI/ML techniques

* Interest in economics

and if you've published or contributed to any open-source software, then tell us about it.

nmondollot 21 hours ago 0 replies      
Drivy https://www.drivy.com - Paris, France

We're looking for a Rails backend engineer. Remote possible.more info here : https://www.drivy.com/jobs in French, sorry)

Drivy is the #1 peer-to-peer car rental service in France and the largest in Europe. We are making the car rental experience cheaper, closer, and more human.

Car owners can rent out their own car when they don't use it to earn additional income. Car drivers can find a car close to them at an unbeatable price online or from a mobile phone.Drivy makes transactions pleasant and secure by providing an comprehensive car insurance and secure payment, as well as a great care to user experience and customer service.

We're funded and have big plans for the future.Our vision : have a car in each and every street of Europe!Come and join us!

Peroni 1 day ago 3 replies      
London, UK. Full-time Ruby Engineers

Globaldev are the team behind the worlds leading social discovery and dating company.

You'd be hard pushed to find another environment where you get to work on such a range of challenges. Everything from everyday web development, through to full on engineering on our RabbitMQ based email system that pushes out millions of emails every single day.

Our team regularly speak at various tech events and one of our engineers was one of the headline speakers at EuRuKo so you'll be working alongside engineers who actively participate in improving the Ruby community.

We have a development team based right next to Waterloo station in London and our HQ is in Windsor, Berkshire. We don't mind what office you choose to work in.

You can find a full job spec here: http://globalpersonals.theresumator.com/apply/3BSEPp/Ruby-En...

We pay exceptionally competitive salaries and have a range of outstanding benefits including full, private medical cover.

Email me if you'd rather not apply on our site or if you just want to find out more about the role or the company: sbuckley@globaldev.co.uk

Note: We're not currently considering remote engineers for this opportunity.

rujulz 1 day ago 0 replies      
FlightCar (www.flightcar.com) -- Cambridge, MA

We're looking for a Lead UX Designer/Developer with a strong sense of design and a passion for creating beautiful interactive experiences.You'll be designing our desktop and mobile sites and developing your designs into HTML/CSS/JS/jQuery frontends.

About FlightCar: We give travelers free airport parking by renting out their cars to others. Everything's insured up to $1m. We're funded by General Catalyst, Softbank Capital, Brian Chesky, Ryan Seacrest, and others.

Responsibilities: - design awesome user interfaces - develop your designs into HTML/CSS - sketch, wireframe, and storyboard to communicate your vision with others - run a/b tests using Optimizely to make data-driven decisions - visual and interaction design of our desktop, iPad, and mobile sites - graphic design for billboards, posters, flyers, and online banner ads

Requirements: - able to create pixel perfect mockups in Photoshop - comfortable working in a fast-paced startup environment - have solid understanding of HTML & CSS - knowledge of jQuery and JavaScript preferred - knowledge of Google Analytics or other analytics software is a huge plus - love simple design and bright colors

Email rujul@flightcar.com if you're interested.

bkwok 1 day ago 0 replies      
Coinbase (http://www.coinbase.com) is a platform that facilitates the easy conduct of the digital currency Bitcoin for consumers and merchants. This includes the buying and selling of Bitcoin, secure storage of Bitcoin in the cloud, and a suite of merchant tools.

Since the start of the year, user base has grown 25x to over 250,000 users and consistently achieve weekly revenue growth rate in the double-digits.

We're looking for the following roles:* Full-stack generalist* Frontend engineer* Mobile engineer (who is interested in working on web too)* Security engineer

We are a team of 6 consisting of people that have worked at Airbnb, Google, Goldman Sachs to OkCupid. Check out some of our recent progress on our blog - https://blog.coinbase.com/

We're also looking for a:* Chief Compliance Officer* Customer Support Specialist* Office Manager

If you're interested, head over to our careers page and email us at jobs+hn@coinbase.com with links to your Github, resume or any personal projects.

adam 22 hours ago 0 replies      
Inkling Markets - Software Engineer - Chicago, IL


Inkling (http://inklingmarkets.com) is changing how decision-making works inside companies and government agencies using crowdsourced forecasting tools like prediction markets, opinion polls, and crowdfunding.

Weve helped Ford and GM develop ideas for the future of American-made cars. We enable the US Government to plan for the future by forecasting world events. Were even trying to prevent the Zombie Apocalypse - seriously, ask us about it.

We are a small, but profitable and growing YC company. We have thrived based on demand from our clients and havent had to take outside investment.


Weve got a lot going on here at Inkling. Were adding a ton of exciting new features to our flagship platform that our clients are going to love. We are expanding our mobile capabilities - which means continuing to improve our iOS app, developing an Android app, and making our HTML/CSS more mobile friendly. Were also developing a line of new products from the ground up to meet the evolving needs of our clients and to expand into new markets.

Were looking for a well-rounded developer to join our team and help us grow. Youll have the opportunity to work in many areas - with different technologies, on different products, and for multiple clients.


Above all else, were looking for smart people who have a passion for what they do and are excited about learning new things. Specifically, youll need:

* Real-world experience building non-trivial web applications

* Value teamwork and collaboration - were a small team and work very collaboratively

* You have opinions about UI/UX design

* You know your way around a Unix shell


* Rails experience. If you havent used Rails, youll need a willingness and capability to learn fast

* You have experience interacting with clients

* Front-end development skills, Javascript, HTML/CSS

* Mobile (iOS or Android)


* A competitive base salary

* Revenue sharing

* Healthcare stipend if needed

* Training, tutorial, and books budget

* Attend a conference of your choice annually on us

* New laptop of your choice

* An opportunity to be a crucial member of the team. Youll play a part in steering the direction of our products. You wont be a cog in a wheel.


Send an email to jobs@inklingmarkets.com with whatever you think best represents you: your github repo, a blog you write, a resume, a portfolio, code samples, etc.

josephruscio 1 day ago 0 replies      
Librato - https://metrics.librato.com/jobs

jobs _at_ librato.com

San Francisco, CA or REMOTE

Librato is changing the way teams monitor/manage their production infrastructure. We've built a world-class platform and need talented individuals to join us in taking it to the next level! While we're headquartered in downtown San Francisco fully half of our team is spread across the continental U.S, and we care more about what you can do than where you live. If you have a passion for bridging the gap between raw data and actionable insights and are interested in one of the positions listed below, we want to talk!

Front End Developer - Data visualization, Coffeescript, jQuery

Operations Engineer - AWS, Chef, ChatOps, Continuous Delivery

Support Engineer

Developer Evangelist

Director of Marketing

harryzhang 1 day ago 0 replies      
Lob.com Inc (YC S13) -- San Francisco, CA -- Full-time, onsite


Software Engineer #1

Email us at jobs@lob.com with your Github link, resume, and any additional details you'd like to share with us.



Lob is creating a suite of APIs to revolutionize how companies operate. Our first API is a Cloud Printing API. Our product enables developers to programmatically facilitate printing and fulfillment. If you are passionate about APIs come help create the next wave of great APIs at Lob. Lob is a graduate of the YC S13 class and backed by leading internet venture capital and angels.


We are currently a 3-person team (from AWS and Microsoft) based in San Francisco. We are looking for other passionate people who share our vision that APIs will eat up the world.


We are seeking a software engineer to build the best cloud printing platform on the planet. You will be the first engineer to join and as such will have an unprecedented opportunity to shape the future of Lobs APIs.

   Responsibilities:       Own the framework of the API that is the core of Lobs business.       Work directly to define, architect and build new Lob APIs.       Drive towards successful deliveries of scalable, maintainable       and secure code.       Create and define engineering best practices.       Tackle challenging problems in distributed computing, HTTP, API       design and more.       Build and maintain client libraries for our API in a number of       languages including PHP, Ruby, and Python.   Requirements:       Experience leading engineers in a technical leadership role.       Experience working with APIs and HTTP, preferably in PHP and Ruby.       Full-stack development skills.       Hands on. Passionate. Persistent. Creative.       Experience with AWS.   Perks:       Health, dental, and vision benefits for you and your dependent(s).       Open vacation policy.       Commuter benefits.       Free lunch, dinner snacks and stocked fridge.
Want to stand out? Sign up and build an app using the Lob API. Include a link to it and brownie points for pointing out bugs or things that annoyed you or could better about the platform. Email jobs@lob.com if you are interested.

kentf 1 day ago 0 replies      
Toronto, Canada - FULLTIME. VC Backed. Comp Salary + Benefits + Equity Opportunity.

Top Hat (https://tophat.com). We build software for The Modern Educator.

Python, JS, RabbitMQ, AWS, Backbone, Real Time, Big Data, EdTech, Dent in the universe kind of stuff.


Looking for a brilliant software developer:

Does doin your thing in Django take you to your happy place? Does coding in JavaScript feel better than Christmas morning? Does programming in JavaScript bring you more satisfaction than rainbows and puppies combined? Read on, you Maniac Hack.

If youve been to university, you understand the nut Top Hat is trying to crack. Your professor starts to talk, and you really do have every intention of listening. But within about five minutes, your good intentions fly out the window and you begin to surf Facebook, catch some Zzs, or if youre feeling really ambitious start working on a problem set for a completely unrelated class. When you join our team, youll be working on classroom interaction software and help higher education find its mojo!

Your work will touch hundreds of thousands of paying customers (300,000 and growing every day). Plus, youll get to ship code on a weekly basis. We only officially launched a little over two years ago, but were already profitable and are growing like crazy! Lucky for you, were small but mighty. That means you get to touch everythingfront-end, back-end, database codewhatever your little hacker heart desires! And whats more? Everything you touch will be yours. Well, kind of. We follow the Facebook approach, meaning we give developers complete ownership of features.

The Fabulous Life of the Top Hat Developer comes with other sweet perks too. Every fifth week is hack-week, where you and your fellow developers get to spend a week working on pet projects. Theres also lots of free deliciousness. Whats up catered breakfast and unlimited snacks and drinks? Oh, and did we mention StarCraft throw-downs at lunch?https://tophat.com/about/jobs Or email: matt [at] tophat dot com

zheng 1 day ago 0 replies      
Impermium (https://www.impermium.com) - Redwood City, CA

Impermium is a leader in web security, protecting against account compromise, counterfeit registrations, and malicious activity. We generate a real-time risk profile for user activity, enabling sites to take immediate, proactive action against abuse.

On the engineering side, we are primarily a Python shop, although we use the Hadoop ecosystem extensively so there is some Java and we're playing around with Scala. We are a small company of about 15 who are easy-going and super fun to be around.

We're hiring for a couple positions right now, including:

* Senior Data Mining Research Engineer - We need someone who can go from a conversation about stochastic gradient boosting distributed decision trees to a prototype and from a prototype to a fast, scalable, and robust production model.

* Senior Software Engineer - You are an experienced, knowledgable developer who has a breadth of experience and can jump in and ship code on the first day. Experience with big data is a plus.

You can view the actual postings (https://impermium.com/who-we-are/jobs/index). If either of them seem interesting, feel free to send me an email (realglitch@gmail.com).

augustflanagan 23 hours ago 0 replies      
Trulia http://www.trulia.com/jobs - San Francisco, CA

Trulia is one of the largest real estate search platforms in the United States with over 35 million unique visitors across our platform every month. We're looking for Android hackers to help us reinvent the mobile house hunting experience.

We currently have 3 top rated apps in Google Play and 2 for Kindle Fire. We use the standard Android framework with ActionBarSherlock and Android support library for UI consistency and device accessibility. We start with great user experience, ensure app stability, and focus on performance and code readability. We use ANT with Jenkins for our continuous integration. We release frequently and are working with Robolectric and Android uiautomator for testing. We use Git, and are nurturing a code review culture. We are always looking for new performance tools and optimization techniques to enhance our apps. If there's something that's a good idea for the team, we'll do our best to implement it.

We have quarterly hack weeks, mind,body,spirit days, unlimited vacation time, great health benefits, full kitchens, and a roof top patio that's hard to beat on a sunny Friday evening.

You can find more information and apply directly from our jobs page - http://www.trulia.com/jobs

If you have any questions you can contact me directly aflanagan[at]trulia.com

memset 1 day ago 0 replies      
Eponym (New York, NY, USA)http://www.eponymous.co

We're an eyewear company looking for engineers to help architect and build our API, which powers eyeglass orders for fashion brands.

Our stack is Python (Flask) and MongoDB. Including bits of Celery, nginx, and uwsgi. We do a lot of integration with the UPS (in fact, we maintain an open-source UPS library [1]).

We're building our API and internal dashboards (which we use heavily to process orders, eyewear prescriptions, customer information, gift cards, etc.)

We white-label eyewear for other fashion brands; Classic Specs and Steven Alan are some of our brands. Email me! jay@classicspecs.com

[1] https://github.com/classicspecs/ClassicUPS

ritikm 1 day ago 0 replies      
Streem (YC S12, VC Backed) - Hiring Engineer #1 - https://www.streem.com - San Francisco, CA - FULLTIME, INTERN, H1B

Streem is a personal cloud storage and streaming solution for your videos. We automatically store, transcode, and organize your content for instant playback on any device. We participated in YC S12 and have raised venture funding from top-notch investors.

About us:

+ Team: Young, 2-person, fully-technical team (Twitter, Microsoft, Berkeley EE/CS)

+ Tech stack: Meteor.js, MongoDB, Ruby, Python, Java, Amazon S3/CloudFront/Beanstalk/EC2/ELB/Auto Scaling, scalable video transcoding worker system

+ Full-time salary with extremely competitive, higher-than-market-rate equity

+ Perks: Housing stipend, bike, health insurance, 401(k), breakfast/lunch/dinner/snacks, gym, Exec/TaskRabbit credits, relocation, unlimited Streem space

We're hiring for full-time, can do H1B, and offer internships (any time in the year, including summer). If you like hacking, gettings things out as fast as possible, and want to use Streem yourself, you're exactly the person we want to work with. Never worked with Meteor.js before? No problem. Just graduated from college? Even better!

If you're interested, email us at jobs@streem.com with anything that tells us about you: it could be your Github, LinkedIn, resume, links to your previous projects, or surprise us!

ilz 1 day ago 0 replies      
Blue Apron (Brooklyn, NY): Rails Developer

Blue Apron (http://www.blueapron.com) is an NY start-up that delivers and original recipes and all the fresh ingredients you need to make them, in exactly the right proportions. We've raised $8M from First Round Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, and Dave Tisch [1] and have been featured in the New York Times [2].

We are experiencing explosive growth and ship more than 200,000 meals a month (up from 100k just over a month ago), and now deliver nationwide. We're looking to add a full stack developer to our core team to get in on the ground floor and help build out our platform. Since we manage fulfillment in-house, we need unique, well-designed systems keep our business running smoothly.

Our ideal candidate believes in our mission of changing the way people eat and wants to work closely with our founding team to help fuel our growth. This person will:

- Solve unique UI, scheduling, and logistics challenges that impact our customers on a daily basis

- Help evaluate, prioritize, design and build new features

- Make key platform decisions and be comfortable jumping into and evaluating new technologies

Our stack: Rails, HAML, Bootstrap, SASS, JQuery, AJAX, Git, Heroku, PostgreSQL

The role comes with a full-time salary and equity. To apply, please submit your resume, and a short email outlining your experience and why you are interested to jobs@blueapron.com.

[1] http://www.forbes.com/sites/natalierobehmed/2013/08/15/blue-...

[2] http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/13/dining/the-dinner-kit-is-s...

cliffcrosland 1 day ago 0 replies      
Seed Equity - San Francisco

International startups struggle to raise funding and grow because they lack access to venture capital. Seed Equity is on a mission to help these startups get off the ground by providing them the power of equity crowdfunding. We believe the best entrepreneurs in the world should be funded no matter where they are, and due to recent legislation and new technology, this vision is becoming a reality. Help us empower the startups outside of Silicon Valley.

Tech Stack -> The same tech stack used by StackOverflow: C#, ASP.NET MVC4, AngularJS, SQL Server. Feels like Rails, but scales like crazy. (Amazing fact: the entire StackExchange network runs on 12 web servers, 2 database servers, 2 caching servers, and 2 load-balancing servers. See: http://bit.ly/vihD5R.)

Challenges -> Highly scalable web services. A secure storage system for sensitive financial data that rests on top of cloud storage services.

Team -> 2 engineers in SF, 3 business operators in Salt Lake City. The business executive team founded and ran InterbankFX, which had customers in over 100 countries and was one of the top 5 forex firms in the US before it was acquired a few years ago. We're fully funded due to that acquisition.

Benefits -> $90k - $105k, 0.3% - 0.5% equity, health/dental/vision insurance, 401k

Our site (currently in private beta): https://seedequity.comAngelList profile: https://angel.co/seed-equity

Interested? Email cliff.crosland@seedequity.com

niklas_a 1 day ago 0 replies      
Instabridge - Stockholm, Sweden http://www.instabridge.com"I dont want to bias the judges but this is really fking cool" - Jason Calacanis, LAUNCH Conference March 2013

We're building the largest Wi-Fi network on the planet and are helping people get access to free Wi-Fi wherever they are on any device. We've been described as the "Dropbox of Wi-Fi".

We're now looking for an backend, iOS and Android developers (or to be honest - great developers, experience in a technology we use is just a plus). Is that you? Then email us at thatsme@instabridge.com.

tbassetto 1 day ago 2 replies      
Soundrop Oslo, Norway Full-time/Intern (http://www.soundrop.com)

You could quickly become an expert in Chrome Developer Tools usage, memory leaks tracking, RequireJS configuration and Grunt plugins development. I am looking for a Front-End Engineer to join my team and I bet I can help you improve your modular JavaScript development skills as well as your understanding of browser internals :)

The complete offer is on http://soundrop.fm/jobs#javascript-engineer <= This offer scores really well at https://github.com/rowanmanning/joblint

We are also looking for an Android Engineer and an Erlang Engineer. For the latter, it's awesome if you already know the language but it's ok if you have 3+ years experience building backend systems, no known allergies to scripting languages (Python, Ruby, etc.) and the willpower to learn Erlang.

Summary: Front-End Engineer, Android Engineer, Erlang (or Backend) Engineer :)

smikhanov 22 hours ago 0 replies      
Fountain Digital Labs - Python developer - London, UK

We are a funded one year old startup working on children's iPad app with interactive video as a core offering. We want to find a new way for children to learn about the world around them using something that looks like a TV app on the iPad but is way smarter, more interactive and enjoyable.

Our product is currently in pre-alpha stage and is planned for a limited release this Christmas. Of engineers working on the product, one person is responsible for the iPad app, three more are working remotely on the Python-based backend. The backend is an elastic video processing system: ffmpeg-based transcoding, dynamic allocation of EC2 instances, tons of supported video inputs, strong focus on the resulting video quality and crazy scalability, all managed via a custom web panel. We're looking for another backend expert to join our team. If you'll join, you'll be the first permanent engineering hire.

At the moment we're based in Google Campus but will be moving to a new office very soon. Compensation (and equity) is very competitive.

Buzzwords: Python, Bottle, ZeroMQ, boto, MongoDB, Redis.

Interested? Tell us about yourself: mikhanov@fountain-digital.com (my name is Sergey).

leeny 1 day ago 0 replies      
Udacity - Mountain View, CA - http://www.udacity.com

Higher education is broken, and we're working on fixing it.

Udacity was born out of a Stanford University experiment in which Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig offered their "Introduction to Artificial Intelligence" course online to anyone, for free. Over 160,000 students in more than 190 countries enrolled. Since then, we're grown to offer classes in everything from web development (taught by Steve Huffman, one of Reddit's cofounders) to cryptography, biology, design, entrepreneurship (taught by Steve Blank), and more.

We make all of our own classes, and we're trying to fundamentally change how people think about learning. To see our full class lineup, visit http://www.udacity.com/courses

We're looking for amazing f/t engineers (front-end, back-end, and full-stack) to help us in our quest to revolutionize higher education. To read more about our stack and what we're working on, go here: http://qr.ae/NuSm7

Sounds interesting? Email jobs+hn@udacity.com

will_critchlow 1 day ago 1 reply      
Distilled, London - Creative Front End Developer


Distilled is looking for a front-end developer to work on all sorts of fun projects. Youll be a recent graduate or someone with a few years experience. Were more interested in hiring the right person than the number of years under your belt.

We are aiming to build an environment that is the best place for the best people to work.

We arent there yet, but we like to set ourselves lofty goals, and we are constantly looking for ways to make this goal come true.

Youd be joining a fun, sociable office with a great culture. Perks include weekly beer oclock, bi-monthly parties, a Mario Kart room, table football, and a personal happiness & productivity budget (which you can choose to spend however you want - anything from training courses to noise-cancelling headphones and iPads).

Salary: 27k to 32k. Applying takes 3 minutes - just send your CV and some examples of your work.

apinstein 1 day ago 0 replies      
TourBuzz (http://www.tourbuzz.net) - Atlanta, GA - Full-Time - Local.

- Lead Software Developer/Architect

Who the hell are we? Our small team has carved out a profitable niche in the real estate industry over the past 7 years. We are growing fast, have no debt and no outside investors. Our product roadmap is full of challenging yet solvable problems. We are long-term thinkers playing a long-term game.

You are a lateral thinker who comes up with unexpected solutions to complex problems. You collaborate productively and appreciate it when you are given the time and autonomy to do the right thing. Day to day you'll be using PHP, ruby, coffeescript, angularjs, chef, ember, sass, and postgres in an environment where we expect you to develop your skills and learn new tools to increase your productivity.

Don't worry, we have competitive salary/benefits with a flexible and relaxed working environment (few meetings or deadlines) located in Virginia Highland.

Reach me at alan@tourbuzz.net.

mierle 20 hours ago 0 replies      
San Francisco, CA and Cambridge, MA - Locu is hiring Frontend Engineers, Backend Engineers and Visual Designers - Full-time; H-1B OK

Locu helps local businesses be found. With a patent-pending technology platform that digitizes and structures real-world data, Locu is building tools that help businesses connect with customers. Locus content platform is the easiest way for merchants to keep business information, menus and price lists updated and distributed across the Web, and Locus API gives developers access to the world's largest real-time, structured repository of local business data. Over 30,000 local merchants are using Locu to promote their businesses online. Locu was founded by MIT graduates and is backed by investors including General Catalyst Capital Partners, Lowercase, Lightbank, and SV Angel.

Our beautiful offices are in downtown San Francisco, CA (Union Square) and Cambridge, MA (Kendall Square). Check out photos and learn more about our other perks: http://locu.com/about/jobs/

Frontend Engineering

If you are passionate about building products that will touch millions of merchants and hundreds of millions of consumers through the applications powered by our local data APIs, Locu is the right place for you. [JQuery, Less, Django, etc.]

Backend engineering

We started Locu out of MIT to solve real-world problems by leveraging the latest research in computer science. If you are looking to solve some of the most challenging problems in machine learning, NLP and human computation, you'll feel right at home. [Python, Django, Node.js, Postgres, Redis, AWS, etc.]


We're looking for visual designers who are excited to redefine what the future of local business data looks like across web and print, and to create tools that put modern web technology in the hands of merchants.

Interested? Drop us a line at jobs@locu.com. Please include "[HN]" in the subject of your letter. Learn more about us (now with photos!) at: http://locu.com/about/jobs/

alexschiff 1 day ago 0 replies      
Fetchnotes - Cambridge, MA. Interns and full-time. We make your notes and to do lists better, not just better organized.

We have a really simple and effective product for keeping track of reminders, ideas, etc., but what I think is really exciting about our business is the R&D we're doing to automate those things or find relevant context/information.

For example, you write down a book you want to look up, and we show you where you can find it. You have a grocery list, we let you know when you're within a block of a store that has those items. The possibilities are endless, and there's just as much product strategy that needs to be determined there as there is code. But we believe that productivity software can do so much more than empower the procrastination they do today.

Looking to add engineers with experience in mobile development (Android in particular), JavaScript (we use Angular, but experience with another framework like Backbone or Ember will suffice), machine learning and natural language processing. As far as NLP goes, we're doing some really unique things that involve more statistics than typical NLP toolkits, so a good stats background will be helpful.

Backed by TechStars Boston and a group of fantastic angel investors and venture capitalists, we're a young, close-knit and energetic team of 6 who believe that simple products, engineered properly, can make a big impact on people's lives. We hang out after work frequently, have dinner together at least weekly, and are genuinely friends (not just co-workers). After big releases, we'll usually take the day off to do something fun like laser tag or kayaking. I believe in hiring people that I want to work with over the course of a career, not just for a particular role today. At the end of every interview I ask myself, "In 10 years, will I regret not having had the opportunity to work with this person?"

Also, we were #2 on Hacker News last year when we accidentally called 2,000 people bitches: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=3557813

Sound interesting? Send your Github and a little about yourself to alex@fetchnotes.com. If you want to learn more about us, check out angel.co/fetchnotes or kareer.me/discover/fetchnotes.

jdelic 1 day ago 0 replies      
LaterPay in Munich, Germany is hiring in Europe or elsewhere (Remote work is possible and daily routine)

We are building an innovative micropayment system. After recently closing our series A round we are now increasing our team size. Our focus is living best practices like continuous integration, devops and great automation. We build our software in Python, using Django and Tornado.As a distributed company with employees all over the world we require you to speak English fluently and we would like you to have the legal right to work in the EU. That can be worked around, but it makes things easier.

We are looking for:Build Engineers: Automate our Jenkins CI platform, solve Python deployment and packaging, help with build optimization and create the best Selenium test suites and

Front-End Engineers: You have experience with HTML(5), CSS (purecss.io and/or Twitter Bootstrap), Django templating and JavaScript (YUI and/or jQuery) and strong opinions about user experience and great code.

Python developers: You know about Django, Tornado, Python packaging, Redis, Cassandra, SQL, Git, Git Flow and love to write and share code.

Operations Engineers: LaterPay deploys servers using Puppet. We run on CentOS, PostgreSQL, Cassandra and Redis. We love to build scalable, automated, beautiful systems. (Students welcome)

Please write to jobs@laterpay.net.

ketralnis 1 day ago 0 replies      
Hipmunk is hiring engineers of all sorts including full-stack (or front-end or back-end if you have a preference), iOS, Android.

We're also looking for a Director of Public Relations (or Sr. PR Manager depending on experience)

See http://www.hipmunk.com/jobs for more details. You can email the address on that page or me at david at hipmunk dot com and I can forward you on to the hiring manager

rvivek 17 hours ago 0 replies      
Interviewstreet (http://www.interviewstreet.com) - Mountain View & Bangalore, part of YC S2011.

Interviewstreet's recruit product helps companies hire programmers using coding challenges. A ton of top technology companies like Facebook, Amazon, Adobe, Walmart-Labs, Evernote, Box, Quora and many more are our customers and it has proved to be insanely effective (saving ~50-60 hours for every developer hired)

We are a team of 28, well-funded by top-tier investors (YC, Khosla Ventures, Jawed Karim, SV Angel) and are growing really really fast. That statement of fast growth might sound cliched, but our revenue growth graph looks like this (http://linode.interviewstreet.com/rev.png) and we have a ton of enterprise deals in the pipeline! Some of our recent customers include Square, Adobe, Chegg, etc.

While we continue to signup every technology company, we launched a new product (hackerrank.com) to build a community of programmers in different domains of Computer Science - AI, ML, Image processing, security, etc. The is a place to engage every problem solver in the world with an attractive layer on the top - contests, jobs, prizes, office hours (Eg: hackerrank.com/quora) from companies who are our customers already.

How will the company look in 2 years?We will be in a position to have 20-30k technology companies using our recruit product to make their interviewing effective and 100-150k active programmers/day on hackerrank making it effectively a hugely powerful platform to connect programmers with right opportunities (jobs or contests or cash prizes to solve real-world problems or learning a new domain or inventing a new technique to solve a problem and many more) in the fastest way. And when this happens, it will help ship products faster thus accelerating the pace of the world.

It's a tough mission ahead but something that's worth achieving - a mission which can seriously move the world fast. Everyone is so passionate and hardworking that sometimes from an external view, you might find it hard to differentiate a founder from an employee. We are hiring for all the roles - PM, hacker, sales, marketing (hackerrank.com/careers)

E-mail me: vivek [at] interviewstreet if you'd like to know more.

azinman2 16 hours ago 0 replies      
Empirical (ex-MIT PhD/Google, VC-backed) - San Francisco (downtown)

- iOS devs (full-time or consulting)

- Android devs (full-time or consulting)

- Scala devs (consulting)


We're a small shop funded by Floodgate, Greylock, and a few choice angels with a very chill, design-oriented, and highly skilled team.

Even though we're all ex-MIT and overly educated, we only care about skill set and your passion -- not your resum.


We're building a mobile app that will change how we chat/communicate on mobile phones. The vast majority of the Internet including this message is stuck in a paradigm of writing in blank text boxes. This unstructured methodology for communication is pervasive in everything digital and stems from desktops where keyboards make this plausible. On mobile phones, input sucks whether it's typing or speech recognition. Instead, we recognize that many of the types of things we wish text & email are better "app-ified" or "structured," and in doing so we enables lighter-weight communication across individuals & groups with the ability for the phone to intelligently aid in the situation.

We're launching within the next few months....

Email me at aaron@empiric.al

emidln 21 hours ago 0 replies      
Chicago, IL (Loop). Full time. Clojure and Clojurescript

OpinionLab is seeking a Sr. Software Engineer with strong functional programming skills to join our Product Development team based in Chicago, IL.

We help our clients listen to customer feedback and respond in real time. We have established clients (Wal-Mart, Bank of America, Ford Motor Company, Verizon, PayPal, to name a few) with production solutions for feedback ranging from Websites and mobile devices to In Store Displays and physical goods. We process structured and unstructured data into actionable customer insight.

We expect that you will know or learn Clojure and Clojurescript. We work in two week cycles with all developers on the same stories. Experience with ElasticSearch, Datomic, Redis, and Storm is desired but not mandatory.

We offer competitive salary commensurate with skills, education, and experience. Employees enjoy a benefits package including medical, dental, life, and disability insurance; paid holidays, vacation, and sick days; 401K with employer match; FSA plans; and bonuses based on employee performance. Relocation assistance to Chicago, IL may be available, eligibility to work in the United States or Canada is required.

Please reach out to me at badams@opinionlab.com or on FreeNode where I'm bja.

dschwartz88 1 day ago 0 replies      
Harry's (http://www.harrys.com). Fulltime or Intern. New York City.A bit about us:

We built Harrys with one simple belief: everyone deserves a great shave at a fair price. As such, we seek to provide our own brand of exceptional shaving products direct to our customers online. We launched on March 13th and have been humbled and flattered by the early customer response, and we're now looking to bring on more talented engineers to help make every one of our customers happy and change the world, one 5-o'clock shadow at a time.

We're looking for outstanding full stack engineers and data engineers who want to solve thorny e-commerce problems in {customer marketing, web performance, customer experience/support, operations, supply chain management} in innovative ways.

Technologies: our web site is built on Rails, we're hosted on Heroku, our data is stored in Postgres, and we write a lot of Python to consolidate data from various sources and analyze it.

For the full stack engineer who thrives on shipping features in the face of complex problems and processes: Our custom e-commerce platform powers the entire business, from the HTML on our homepage all the way down to our supply chain. Weve got fun problems to work out every day, at every level of the stack, all with the hope to make purchasing and shaving with us the best experience out there. Were looking for someone genuinely excited by the opportunity to make millions of peoples lives easier and build the Harrys platform of tomorrow. Your primary responsibilities will include:

* Architect and implement core features of the production website

* Build infrastructure to support various external features and other units of the business

* Think about performance all the time, and proactively make changes to make our platform better

* Determine ways to operate more efficiently (e.g. optimizing our inventory and shipping algorithms)

For the statistically inclined engineer who communicates with data and hacks on data problems:

Data plays an integral role at Harry's, informing every facet of our business. We are constantly working to understand the behaviors of tens of thousands of customers, tailoring offerings to them so that we can make them happy and drive continued demand. To that end, we're looking for a statistically-inclined software engineer who is well-versed in building data systems and wants to use data to inform decisions at Harry's in a forward-thinking way. Your primary responsibilities will include:

* Build infrastructure to automate data collection, storage, processing, and presentation.

* Instrument our website and marketing communications to gather the data we need.

* Test changes we make to our site, emails, packaging, shipping options, -- everything, really -- relentlessly.

* Produce, analyze, and present data to users in a context that allows them to make meaningful strategic decisions.

* Use your sheer intellectual horsepower to figure out and communicate how to better delight our customers.

If interested, email jobs@harrys.com with why you're interested and relevant links (e.g. Github, projects, LinkedIn).

buf 1 day ago 0 replies      
Rentify - Fulltime - London - Front End Engineer/Designer

We're a small tight-knit team that wants to change how rentals are done. The rental industry is old, antiquated, and ready for a push. We think we have the right recipe, and so does Balderton Capital, who invested in us for our Series A.

We don't do deadlines, or assign your day to day work to you, or tell you how to get it done, or make your decisions. You're smart, professional. You don't need us to tell you how to do your job. Of course, we don't mind helping if you get stuck.

Read more about it here: http://engineering.rentify.com/post/47385480838/in-engineers...

And herehttp://www.bufordtaylor.com/post/62455729428/how-we-intervie...

We're all hungry for success.

Okay, now for the normal stuff:


Lead by example - by being proud of your work, talking about how awesome your work is, and then drinking beers with the team about all the great work being done

Design and development of new product features and enhancements

Communicate with non-technical people to define requirements and deliverables

Know what technologies are out there in case you need to use them

Periodically teach your co-workers all the great stuff you learned via tech talks, brown bags, blogs, or open source


You ideally have a design background and is equipped to wield Photoshop, Illustrator, whatever tool of choice

You want to work in a startup (a.k.a. a place that works hard and plays hard)

You can write for the front end of the web stack (html, css, javascript)

You have to be able to travel to central London every day

We're a Rails shop. You don't have to know it, but it's a bonus if you do.

Be a part of a collaborative team that sits in an open environment (read: no politics) who previously worked at companies like Eventbrite, Uber, and Apple


Unlimited vacation

Equity in Rentify

Food and drinks available in the office 24/7

Feel free to crush your co-workers on our N64 and pool table.

A nap room (doubles as a meeting room) for when you want a snooze.

If you're interested, please email me (I'm the CTO) directly at buford@rentify.com

cmer 18 hours ago 0 replies      
Codified http://www.codified.co - Toronto, ON & Montreal, QC

We're one of the fastest growing startups in Canada, and we're still in private beta!

We're building a brand new type of social marketplace and have significant traction and engagement. We're currently seeing ~80mm page views/month and 34% daily actives across 3 platforms (web, iOS, Android). In case you're not familiar with metrics, these are insane numbers. CEO has successfully built/sold startups in the past. We're also VC funded.

Our team consists of 14, mostly technical, guys and gals. We have offices in Toronto and Montreal.

We only hire extremely talented, smart, nice people we'd want to hang out with. Our team of engineers is unanimous: this is the best, most talented team they've ever worked with. And we want to keep improving it!

These are the key positions we're looking to fill right now:

* Senior Android Engineer - Our Android app is still new and constantly growing in popularity. * Intermediate/Senior iOS engineer - Half our traffic comes from iOS!* Interactive Designer (UI/UX designer) - looking for someone who can design fun and catchy stuff rather than corporate and boring. Everything design/branding-wise needs to be done. We're running on Bootstrap right now and we're not so proud of it. ;-)

These positions are open in either Toronto or Montreal. We'd love to chat with you to see if there's a fit. Please reach out by email at jobs@codified.co .


jack7890 1 day ago 0 replies      
SeatGeek -- New York, NY -- Full TimeWe're a search engine for tickets and live events. Think "Kayak for sports/music/theater tickets."

Web Engineer -- We're looking for someone who loves building web apps. Everything else (professional experience, where in the stack you fit, the languages you've used) is up for debate. Details here: http://seatgeek.com/jobs/web_engineer/

Android Developer -- Looking for someone eager to build the Andorid app to accompany an already-successful iOS app. Details here: http://seatgeek.com/jobs/android_developer/

Designer who also codes a bit -- Don't have a job post (just started looking yesterday). Looking for someone to do lots of visual design work across web and mobile on SeatGeeks site/apps. You'd be responsible for implementing much of your work as well in frontend code. Drop me a line at jack [at sign] seatgeek [d] com.

tsunamifury 1 day ago 0 replies      
Mobifusion, IOS DEVELOPER -- Sunneyvale, CA

We are looking to find an iOS developers contract or FT to work with us to build the 3rd generation client for our content distribution platform. The project focuses on Education, Food, Health, Fitness, and Learning and we work with Pearson, McGraw Hill, Wiley and may other Tier 1 publishers.

Contact me at chris.tompkins@mobifusion.com if you're interested

ivanzhao 1 day ago 0 replies      
Notion San Francisco

"We shape our tools,and thereafter our tools shape us"

The goal is to democratize software. Quite a shame that 30 years into personal computing, an average person's interaction still caps at word-processing. We'd like to change that.

A beautiful loft/artist office in the Mission. Best investors out there. Right now just a few of us.

You will be part of the founding team. You need to be able to make things and think conceptually. Experience with system design would be great.


snikolic 22 hours ago 0 replies      
SocialWire - Full-Stack Engineer - San Francisco, CA

Online ads suck. But advertising keeps the web free (as in beer), and we want to keep the internet free. So rather than hating on advertising, we decided to do something about it.

At SocialWire, we are taking a new approach to advertising: building a recommendation engine for ads. Our system generates product-level ads and hyper-targets them to exactly the right audience. We do this at scale and automatically across a retailer's entire catalog. We want our ads to be so good that people discover interesting products through them, and find them to actually be useful.

We're looking for a full-stack engineer to join our small and talented team. As our fifth engineer, you'll have the opportunity to work on and shape all aspects of our product, from backend Python services to slick dashboard features in JavaScript. We work at the intersection of distributed machine learning and data warehousing, we like to experiment and take risks, and our engineers choose what they build. Most features are live in production just hours after they're completed. We push early and often (with testing and code review!). We ask tough questions. We get shit done.

Super sharp team, early stage company, awesome investors, huge opportunity, beautiful office, and interesting engineering/research challenges. Come join us!

If interested, drop me a line at stefan@socialwire.com

londont 1 day ago 0 replies      
ZenPayroll -- www.zenpayroll.com

We are hiring exceptional engineers looking to solve high-impact problems


+ We're building the future of payroll. If you love solving foundational problems that affect millions of people, we'd love to talk with you. Youll be an early member of the team and get a significant equity stake.

+ We raised a $6.1M seed round last year and are funded by the CEOs of Yelp, Dropbox, Yammer, Box, Parse, and others, as well as Google Ventures, Salesforce and Y-Combinator. Full list at www.zenpayroll.com/investors.

+ Our founders are second time entrepreneurs from Stanford who have had two prior exits. Were in this for the long haul and are committed to building ZenPayroll into a truly significant company that were proud of.

+ Payroll is complex and there are tough engineering challenges to be tackled. We move tens of millions of dollars every month. Payroll is business critical and must always be accurate. Business owners and their employees depend on us to receive their pay. We strive for 100% test coverage, and every commit is code reviewed by another developer on the team. We all hold each other to rigorous standards and weve become better developers because of it.


+ Experience with Rails | Backbone.js | CoffeeScript | MySQL is a plus but not a pre-requisite.

+ Interest in using a test driven and code review development process.

+ Interest in building user-facing features and core-backend functionality, as well as being an active part of the design process.

+ Desire to understand the customer perspective. All members of our team are builders and it's important everyone understands the pain point we're solving.


+ You'll be a core member of our team as we grow the company. As a result, you'll receive a competitive salary + significant equity stake.

+ Housing stipend if you live near the office, three meals a day, company retreats, gym/sports club stipend, dream work set-up, and more -- including copious espressos brewed by one of our co-founders. People are the foundation of our company and we make sure they know they're valued. Full list of perks at www.zenpayroll.com/careers

Above all, we're looking for individuals who are yearning to do the best work of their lives. You'll be amply rewarded for the work you do.

To apply, send a note to jobs [at] zenpayroll [dot] com and include your LinkedIn, GitHub, and/or any project pages.

Were located in SoMa, San Francisco, CA and you must be local or willing to relocate (we'll cover the cost).

dawson 1 day ago 0 replies      
Shoreditch, London. Full-time and onsite. (https://howareyou.com)

To all exceptional Ruby developers

We are behind howareyou.com https://howareyou.com/, an online personal health record completely free to all NHS patients.

We are committed to building the best clinical API https://howareyou.com/developers, highly available and secure. Our API is a collection of services distributed across multiple infrastructures (including AWS).

The right candidate will be interested in:

   - RESTful APIs - including the hypermedia component   - non-web Ruby services - we're big on EBI (Entity-Boundary-Interactor)   - non-Rails apps - we are slowly phasing out Rails   - client-side apps - our newest apps are all Angular.js talking to APIs   - Service Oriented Architecture   - hybrid infrastructure   - Redis and Riak - masterless clusters is where we're heading
You will be working alongside the best in their field from Google Campus, less than 5 minutes walking distance from Old Street station.

For the best contractors, we are willing to pay 450 per day. All candidates are encouraged to get in touch with us on jobs.hn@howareyou.com

Lapppppple 1 day ago 0 replies      
Gilt (http://www.gilt.com/careers/department/technology-product-ma...) -- NYC and Dublin

Founded in 2007, Gilt.com is an innovative online shopping destination offering its members special access to the most inspiring merchandise and experiences every day at insider prices. You can learn more about what we're up to by visiting our Tech Blog: Tech.Gilt.com.

Contact: Lapple@gilt.com

We're hiring both front- and back-end engineers, as well as a UX Director. Here's the first part of our "Generalist Engineer" job description (more details at http://www.gilt.com/careers/job/r1118/):

At Gilt, we endorse making mistakes if it leads to better systems. We use non-mainstream technologies if they get the job done. We trust each other to work autonomously, and decentralize decision-making to eliminate friction. And we allow anyone on the teamfrom first-time bloggers to experienced writersto publish to our tech blog, give a presentation, or organize a meetup.

We strive to create the best and most stimulating work environment possible, and invite you to become a part of it.

Interested? If so, keep reading:

As a Gilt Engineer, youll become part of a team that values open source technologies, solves challenging and unique problems, and innovates quickly. Your passion for great technology will drive you to identify solutions to existing problems and discover better ways to help us innovate faster and better. Youll be encouraged to take risksfrom developing your own grassroots projects to submitting proposals to prestigious tech conferences.

* Your main responsibility is to write great code. Were a Scala shop building microservices and lots of small apps. We have a large legacy of Java and Ruby. We all create new stuff, and help keep the old stuff working.* Youll need to love learning, and have the ability to learn quickly. Were on the leading edge of development paradigms, algorithms, service delivery, data at scale, continuous delivery and technical management. Non-traditional.* During the interview process, we hope to learn something from you: expertise about a new technology, insight into a trend, a novel approach to solving a problemsomething we dont know yet. Whats your potential? What can you bring that no one else can? Tell us!* Right now you have reputation for being good-to-great. At Gilt we will push you to be great.

5vforest 1 day ago 0 replies      
DOBT.co | Full-stack Rails developers Bay Area, Remote OK

The Department of Better Technology is hiring a developer to come help us make software that helps government work better. We've just completed an initial round of funding, and now we need a developer to help us build out Screendoor.io -- our software that makes it easy for government to buy things. Are you the right fit?

You will work with us to build out the Screendoor.io platform. This means you need serious Ruby chops, some knowledge of systems administration, a self-driven work ethic, and a healthy sense of humor. You're going to be part of the founding DNA of this company, so fit and ethic mean a lot to us -- procurement and government isn't for everyone. But for the kind of person who wants to make government work better, and wants to build a great business doing it, we're a fit.

xantanner 1 day ago 0 replies      
Panorama Education (www.panoramaed.com), Boston, MA - Full-Stack Engineer

Panorama Education is a Boston-based Y Combinator (S13) company devoted to helping K-12 teachers and schools improve. We work with some of the largest public school districts and charter networks in the country (including Teach for America and the Los Angeles Unified School District), providing sophisticated data analytics based on student feedback data. Were small but growing quickly, and were looking for smart people to join our team!

Who are we? Were a team that loves using technology to create awesome and empowering user experiences. We like to challenge assumptions. Everyone has a say in major decisions, from tech architecture to business strategy. And we have crazy perks, but employees who arent there for the crazy perks. We make sure our work is meaningful, interesting, and fun.

Sound good? Get in touch at jobs@panoramaed.com.

devinfoley 1 day ago 0 replies      
IFTTT - https://ifttt.com/jobs - San Francisco, CA


IFTTT is looking for engineers to help build the next generation of its platform. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the core architecture of one of the webs most innovative and exciting services. Youll get to work on challenging technical problems alongside a small but driven group of developers, and play a key role in shaping both the product and team culture.

IFTTTs mission is to help people to create connections between the services and devices they use every day. Weve built a system that enables users to set up simple if this, then that-style recipes, which allow activity from one web service to trigger activity in another. The current system supports over 70 unique services and runs nearly a hundred million recipe-handling tasks per day, and we plan to dramatically expand on our flexibility and scalability. Under the hood, this translates to building a platform that can talk to and move data between virtually any API you can think of, all in realtime and at massive scale.

We're well funded, and we work hard to do right by our employees. New hires at IFTTT enjoy competitive salary and equity, full benefits, sane work schedules, and a flexible vacation policy. Much more than that, we offer interesting, deep projects and an amazing team experience. We operate on the philosophy that the best job perk is fantastic teammates, and to this end weve assembled a staff of intensely curious, well-rounded, talented people who happen to be great engineers. Were hoping you can be the next one.


Mobile Engineer

Earlier this summer we released our first mobile app, IFTTT for iPhone (https://ifttt.com/mobile). The response has been overwhelmingly positive (Editor's Choice, #1 Productivity). We're looking for talented mobile developers who can help us continue to innovate on iPhone, as well as bringing IFTTT to new platforms (Android, wearable computing, embedded systems, etc).


Platform Engineer

Were hoping to find candidates who speak fluently about distributed architectures, databases, and ops, who enjoy rolling up their sleeves and writing code at all levels of the stack, and who have the confidence and depth of knowledge to take ownership of long-term projects. IFTTT currently runs on a polyglot mix of technologies, including EC2, Rails, Node.js, MySQL, Redis, Memcached, and Chef. Experience with these is a big plus, but were constantly evolving, and we value creative problem-solving and desire to learn over domain knowledge.

lylo 1 day ago 2 replies      

To be based in Edinburgh, Scotland or Remote.



## TL;DR

Talented software engineer wanted to work on leading Ruby/Rails app for successful UK SaaS accounting platform FreeAgent.

## Details


Were looking for a talented software engineer to join our Engineering team to help develop FreeAgent, our flagship app, and contribute towards our mission of democratising accounting for small businesses across the world!

Were the leading UK online accounting platform with over 33,000 delighted customers and continued high growth. We have a brilliant team of engineers and designers who are developing with cutting-edge tech at scale. We have a wealth of technical challenges for you to solve and we can provide a friendly, creative and collaborative environment in which to solve them.

More details on the website: http://www.freeagent.com/company/jobs/software-engineer

alexatkeplar 21 hours ago 0 replies      
Snowplow Analytics - London/Remote, INTERN.

Snowplow Analytics is looking for 1-2 open source software interns this Winter (December through February), for 3-6 week paid internships. Our winterns will work directly on and contribute to projects within the Snowplow open source stack (https://github.com/snowplow). A Snowplow wintern loves coding, enjoys experimenting with new technologies and is happiest working "in the open" on community/team projects.

These are paid internships; we will consider candidates who can work from our London office and additionally remote candidates who are UTC +/- 5 hours maximum. Interested? Please email wintern@snowplowanalytics.com, and tell us about a piece of software you are proud to have written. (And don't be afraid to suggest specific projects/initiatives/features that you would like to work on in your internship.)

We will be blogging with more information about our winternship program later this week.

pplante 1 day ago 0 replies      
Rentlytics, San Francisco, CA (or anywhere else) http://rentlytics.comFULLTIME - Software Engineers

Apartment Investors are overwhelmed and unable to make effective decisions using the data generated by their apartments every day. The status quo is full of siloed data that can only be accessed via outdated web applications which allow their users to download disjointed Excel reports. Rentlytics changes all of this by bringing their data into one place, enabling the asset management team to make better decisions with our analysis tools.

Today, our software provides trend analysis tools to let users discover previously unseen spikes in their utilities, apartment refinishing costs, marketing spend, or any of the 250 other data points we track for each apartment. We need you to come help us build tools that help our users perform complex analysis with the click of a button.

My co-founder Justin was a partner at a private equity firm that invested into apartments across the USA. It is from his frustrations there that our product was born. I built a few large social media analytics tools, mobile games, and a number of analytics tools for other industries. Our engineering team is 3 people right now, we would like to add 2 more people by January 2014.

We use Python/Django for our backend, and Coffeescript with Backbone/Marionette for the frontend application. Experience using these would be great, but is not required.

If you're interested in changing an industry, then we should chat: phil@rentlytics.com

jonasvp 1 day ago 0 replies      
Berlin, Germany - Django-Developer and Team Lead [LOCAL]

I'll be posting in German since at least basic competency is required...

Jonas und der Wolf (http://www.jonasundderwolf.de) ist eine Kreuzberger Medienagentur. Wir entwickeln und betreuen komplexe interaktive Websites und Applikationen fr international ttige Unternehmen. Technisch setzen wir auf Django, zusammen mit einem leistungsfhigen Open-Source-Stack aus u.a. FeinCMS, nginx, Redis, PostgreSQL und git.

Wir sind ein junges Team von engagierten Kolleg/innen in einem entspannten Arbeitsumfeld und suchen eine/n Django-Developer/Team Lead zur Verstrkung.

Die vollstndige Ausschreibung findest Du hier: http://www.jonasundderwolf.de/unternehmen/jobs/

Rckfragen gerne auch an mich direkt (Email im Profil). Freuen uns ber Bewerbungen!

bjelkeman-again 21 hours ago 0 replies      
Akvo - http://akvo.org - UI designer / developer - Helsinki, Stockholm, Amsterdam; EU.

If you are a UI designer / developer with startup experience wanting to contribute to make the world better, please read on!

We are seeking a skilled, self-motivated, pro-active and energetic UI developer / designer. Reporting to the lead designer, your primary responsibility will be to create and ensure a consistent and beautiful UI throughout our software platform, which includes web applications, desktop applications and mobile / tablet applications.

You have to be able to adapt to a fast changing environment where multi-tasking is a must. You will be required to design and develop functional user interfaces as well as keeping the brand consistent across the organisation and a range of different products.

Akvo creates and runs open source internet and mobile services that make it easy to bring international development work online. We focus on project and programme dashboards, reporting, monitoring, evaluation and making data easier to share. Headquartered in Amsterdam, Akvo is a non-profit foundation that works with more than a thousand organisations around the world.

We are looking for someone to be based in Helsinki, Stockholm or Amsterdam. You must have a work permit already to work in one of these locations.

Please send your CV along with a cover letter to loic@akvo.orgLooking forward to hear from you.

Alex3917 21 hours ago 0 replies      
New York, NY.

Full Time.


Software Devs at all experience levels, for front end, back end, and big data. We don't care what language(s) you know, as long as you're highly skilled in at least one. Email me if interested:


zbruhnke 1 day ago 0 replies      
Cloudbill - http://beta.cloudbill.com - Santa Monica, CA

We're a super early stage venture backed startup in Santa Monica looking to change the way bills are paid an managed.

Right now paying bills just sucks, even if you're one of the few Americans who has everything on Auto pay what happens when your credit card expires? Or your wallet gets stolen.

What's worse than that is that our competitors are pushing users towards paying with options that are cheaper for the bill providers! We believe you should be able to pay ANY bill with any method you choose.

So we're making it dead simple to put your mortgage on your credit card and get Amex points for that, your kids' preschool and anything else that you regularly pay.

On top of that we're alerting users to fraudulent charges by scanning every line item of all your bills for anomalies and alerting our users to them.

It's a tough challenge, banks and bill providers don't have API's and in the last three months we've built the technology to be a more full featured version of Yodlee or Intuit's partner program all in house, so our overhead is low, our hopes are high and we're looking for some great people to make paying bills suck so much less.

We're hiring for:

Backend Engineer: Coffeescript and Ruby - We've built two seperate applications. One uses almost entirely coffeescript the other is a rails application

Designer/Frontend: You should be able to at least understand enough haml/erb to implement features in the frontend without hand holding

If you're interested get in touch at jobs [at] cloudbill.com

seanmccann 21 hours ago 0 replies      
San FranciscoIntransRuby Engineers, Android Engineers

The last 50 years has seen the reinvention of almost every major industry except for one: Trucking. Intrans is here to change that by deploying the world's first mobile platform for on-demand freight shipping.

Over $30 billion dollars a month is spent trucking freight around the US. Without trucks, the country would grind to a halt overnight. In such a massive market, it's hard to believe that the entire industry today still runs on phones and fax machines. This means hundreds of millions of dollars worth of freight capacity goes unfilled every month due to the old-school inefficiencies of the industry.

We are changing that. We use our location-based technologyto automatically match supply and demand.

If you're ready to transform the trucking industry,send your resume and GitHub profile to jobs@intrans.com.

danadams 1 day ago 0 replies      
CO Everywhere (http://coeverywhere.com) - Boston, MA

CO Everywhere is connecting people and businesses with locations through social data. Come work with the founders and core product team to build a disruptive, consumer-facing company in Downtown Boston.

We are hiring our core product team that will shape this product and company. This is a rare opportunity to be one of the first product team hires and be truly challenged building a very special product. Email me (co-founder / cto) at dan@coeverywhere.com if you're interested in one of these roles:

* Rails engineer - Design, test, and build features in the product across the web, the REST API, and a massive data platform

* Data platform engineer - Work with over 1,000 data sources on a single data platform to ingest, curate, enhance, and deliver the best social, location-based content to users

* Infrastructure / OPS engineer - Scale a data platform serving users in nearly 100 countries

* iOS dev - Work across the range of iOS devices to push the limits of what can be done on mobile / tablet devices

* Android dev - Set new standards on Android for app and UI/UX quality

* GIS engineer - Create new ways of working with social data tied to location at scale

* API engineer - Create an API capable of delivering social / location content across the entire social spectrum to users in nearly 100 countries. In real-time.

* Basically, if you're awesome, I want to talk to you.

About us:

* Our product launched with rave reviews by press (TC, HuffPo, & 20+ others) and consumers.

* We have strong growth in usage, around the globe (95 countries).

* We have a highly skilled and experienced team fanatically dedicated to building something awesome.

* We have an incredible team of investors and advisors.

* We are located in the PayPal Start Tank incubator space in downtown Bostonia.

See also: https://angel.co/coeverywhere/jobs

henrygarner 1 day ago 0 replies      
Likely - Shoreditch, London, UK. Full Time & Contract.

Clojure + Hadoop + Cascalog + Clojurescript + Redshift + Lambda Architecturehttp://likely.co/

Founded in 2011, Likely is at the forefront of social media data collection and analysis having helped companies such as Coca-Cola and the British Government develop highly engaging, relevant presences online.

We analyse billions of social interactions such as follows, shares and comments to better understand how people cluster around things they are passionate about. By looking at brands as a collection of passion points, we have found that it is significantly easier to discover the people that are most likely to engage with a brands content and understand what content will resonate most with them.

We're looking for:

Software Developers. We have a sophisticated Clojure data engine at the core of our business that has been built according to Lambda Architecture principles on top of AWS. This excellent foundation drives our data business, our client work and powers our products. We are looking for developers to join our talented team to help us reap the rewards of this architecture with further data-driven products as we scale our business.

A front-end focused Developer. We are looking to enhance our front end capability with an experienced front end developer. This is fantastic opportunity to develop responsive, highly visual applications which present our company's primary asset - our insights - to our customers. You will be working on our new products and will have the opportunity to develop and shape our front end capabilities from the ground up.

Both roles will be working closely with the CTO but will be given the responsibility and flexibility to design and build systems as part of a small, highly focused development team.In return we offer:

A competitive basic salary 10% of time dedicated to hack-day projects An excellent working environment with ample opportunity for progression Open to flexible working 30 days holidays per year A company commitment to quality technology and external training

Please email henry@likely.co (yes, just .co!) or contact us through our website.

pbiggar 23 hours ago 0 replies      
CircleCI (https://circleci.com/jobs) - SF or REMOTE fulltime (in the US)

At CircleCI we're building Heroku for Continuous Integration and Deployment. We have traction and revenue and funding and great customers. Our customers love us, because we move quickly and provide amazing support. Everyone talks to customers a lot.

We're still a small team, so you'll have a large impact on company culture. We're highly influenced by Valve's Employee handbook, and have as flat a structure as we can.

Frontend Engineer - You'll work on improving our customer's experience. Our frontend is a single page javascript app, using HamlCoffee, Less and Knockout. Its a lot of fun to work on, but also needs a lot of work. We have a lot of impressive features that our users need, everything from better visualizations of deployment, to responsive features that work well on mobile, so you'll be a really important part of the team. Experience with Angular would be particularly cool.

Check out our jobs page at https://circleci.com/jobs.

lamplightr 1 day ago 0 replies      
Toronto - Uken Games

Software Engineer (full time)

Uken is looking for talented software engineers to become members of our core development team.

You'd be working on meaningful things like:

- creating performant, cross-platform games;

- building game features that are deployed weekly to our millions of players;

- writing beautiful, maintainable code with extensive test coverage.

Your background should include:

- proven software engineering skills;

- excellent understanding of web architecture;

- the ability to communicate clearly;

- an appetite to learn, grow, and take on increasingly more responsibility;

- a strong desire to build something that people really want.

It'd be a big plus if you have:

- experience developing games;

- experience building applications for mobile platforms;

- contributed to an open source project (include your github profile);

- experience with the technologies we use: ruby on rails, objective-c, javascript, nginx, mysql, linux. We believe in a fun & meaningful work environment:

- you'll be equipped with a MacBook Pro/Air, 27" monitors, iOS/Android device;

- stock options and competitive salaries;

- full health, dental, vision coverage;

- snacked-filled kitchen and booster juice breaks;

- catered breakfast, lunch, and dinner;

- convenient location downtown Toronto

About Us

Uken is one of the only true cross platform gaming companies around. We build fun social and mobile games that make people stare, smile, jump, and feel awesome inside. We have a quirky nerdy culture that fosters creativity, collaboration, quality ideas, and a data driven mindset. We believe in moving quickly and improving constantly and that mantra is reflected in the weekly updates we make to our games and internal technologies. We have an appetite for pushing technical boundaries and weve done exactly that with HTML5. We work on products that are used by millions of people everywhere and were just getting started.

ryporter 1 day ago 0 replies      
AMA Capital -- Palo Alto, CA. Full time. H1B okay.

AMA Capital trades billions of dollars per day in the foreign exchange markets.

We are all engineers, and we all do a little bit of everything, designing and implementing our own trading strategies and infrastructure. We are a very small team (I am the only employee) and want to add one or two engineers who will focus on strategy and/or on infrastructure. No experience or specific knowledge of finance is required. However, you do need to be at least interested in financial markets and to be able to implement your strategies carefully in C++.

An example of an infrastructure project is designing and building a system for logging to non-volatile memory. We generate large logs that cover everything from prices to transaction data. NVDIMMs are a form of RAM that survives power loss, and such hardware has been on the horizon for a while, but it is just now becoming available to early adopters. Writes to NVDIMMs will be nearly instantaneous and immediately durable. This project will be to develop an NVDIMM-based system that simultaneously functions as a log, an IPC mechanism, and a searchable database for analysis. Making this work will involve a number of pieces: kernel drivers, CPU cache control, lock-free synchronization, a daemon to write everything back to long-term (i.e. less expensive) storage, and more. If this works well, we plan to open-source all the pieces.

Please visit http://amacapital.net/careers.html to learn more, and, if interested, apply to careers@amacapital.net.

koblas 1 day ago 0 replies      
Tubular Labs (http://tubularlabs.com) - Mountain View, CA

Do you want to create Big Data applications that reimagine analytics that help creators, digital studios and brands navigate the future of video? Tubular might be the place for you!

DevOps -

* Take personal responsibility and ownership for the availability and reliability of our service.* Maintain an automated cloud deployment and configuration system with available tools (Chef, Puppet, Salt Stack, etc.)* Save the company a lot of money on infrastructure costs, especially as we continue to grow month over month.* Be able to write code and author tools that the entire team can understand. We are a tight engineering team that wants to continue working closely together and we want you to be part of this team. * Build out a robust system to scale our platform and work closely with our engineering team to diagnose how to build this, how to manage this and what triggers to measure.* Own our server image configurations, collaborating with our core engineers to optimize for task performance, reliability, service requirements, failover and scale.* Build better systems for measuring things. We have a constantly evolving platform and a culture of engineering that is always tweaking and making improvements. We want to have better procedures and systems in place to measure these things.


dm8 1 day ago 0 replies      
AdsNative - http://adsnative.com/ - San Francisco, CA

We are building ad-server & suite of tools to fix advertising on mobile. In short, we are making digital advertising content driven and enjoyable. Like you, we also hate intrusive nature of existing display advertising.

Everyone on the team has strong technical/design background. More info on AngelList - https://angel.co/adsnative

We are hiring (full time)-

* Engineering Lead for Mobile

* Front-end Engineer

Feel free to contact me (my email is in profile) or contact@adsnative.com.

[EDIT] Here couple of problems/challenges we are solving -

* Keeping latency less than 150ms while serving millions of ads every second

* Since these ads are content driven, figuring out content virality and doing last mile tracking based on analytics/data mining

There are many such challenges that we are tackling so please feel free to get in touch with us even if it's just out of curiosity for you. We love to talk what we are building and getting feedback from startup/hacker community.

pyrox420 16 hours ago 0 replies      
Rockton, IL/Beloit, WI - Fulltime Senior Engineer at AccuLynx (http://www.acculynx.com)

Ready to be treated like an adult? Unlimited paid time off, flexible hours, cutting edge technology, and sweet hardware all while working in a fun environment. AccuLynx isnt your typical startup company. For one, were profitable! Second, our primary product is a SaaS that caters to specialty trade contractors. Yup, software helping construction contractors. We are looking for a smart-and-gets-things-done senior software engineer. We dont care if you used to work for black-market hamster traffickers or moonlighted as a garden gnome. We do not hire based on buzzwords or popular acronyms. We expect you to have mastered at least one language and be eager to master any technology or language in the future.

At AccuLynx, the employees are a highly valued asset and we strive to provide the best working environment possible. Sit/stand desks, super comfy chairs, dual monitors, casual dress, and fun tech could all be in your future. We believe that culture is the most important ingredient for success. Fun, learning, collaboration, innovation, and personal growth is a way of life at AccuLynx. Playing boardgames for team building, frequent team lunches, and team outings are the norm. We might even develop video games on the side (shhh, dont tell the CEO).

Detailed job description can be found here: http://careers.stackoverflow.com/jobs/31889/senior-c-sharp-e...

We'd like to see skills in our current stack: C#, ASP.NET WebForms/MVC, Sql Server, JavaScript, AngularJS, jQuery, Redis, ElasticSearch, and Git.

Benefits are top notch: Highly competitive salary (60k-95k), stock options, unlimited paid time off, free snacks/drinks, $5k/year to spend on continuing education (conferences, classes, etc), sweet computer hardware, choice of cell phone, MSDN subscription, gym membership, competitive medical, dental, vision, 401K with matching & safe harbor contributions, relocation reimbursement available, sweet sit stand desks, etc.

We are moving to an awesome new office in Beloit, WI within the next 5 months (each developer gets their own office!). For now applicants must be willing to commute to the Rockton, IL area. Full time telecommuting is not an option at this point but the occasional day working away from the office is acceptable.

Email me if you are interested (mention HN to get my attention), my name is Paul: dev@acculynx.com

Seriously, this is the best job I've had and I want to bring the best onto my team.

NLShapeways 1 day ago 0 replies      
Senior UI Engineer, for SHAPEWAYS 3-D PRINTING (FULL TIME, New York, NY, NO H1-B SPONSORSHIP, www.shapeways.com)

Position SummaryShapeways is looking for senior front-end engineers to build world-class user interfaces for our customers. If youre a web developer/application engineer and you have the skills to create highly interactive and well-designed web interfaces we are looking for you!

Responsibilities* Develop slick and performant web front-end for Shapeways Shoppers and Shop Owners.* Work closely with Dev, Product, and Design teams to construct creative solutions to complex problems.* Own the software architecture for Shapeways web and mobile web experiences.* Develop custom components that can be reused on site.* Optimize efficiency, scalability, and stability of Shapeways web properties.

Key Goals* Deliver high-quality web and mobile web applications on a weekly release cycle* Mentor software engineers and UI engineers on patterns and best practices

Minimum Qualifications* 6+ years full-cycle software development experience* Experience in a high-visibility iterative development cycle* Ability to assess project scope and timelines* Ability to create and evangelize frameworks and patterns* Leadership mentality* Relentless pursuit of awesomeness

Preferred Qualifications* Expert in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript* Knowledge of Compass, Sass, Jquery* Strong with either PHP, Java, Ruby, or Python* Mastery of responsive design and mobile web* Deep understanding of content delivery and client-side performance* Understanding of SSL and Security* Experience with shopper focused e-commerce

Why Join Our Team?Shapeways is building out our front-end engineering team to build world-class interfaces for both web and mobile devices. The front-end engineering team will have ownership over the technical architecture and implementation of all customer facing Shapeways web properties. Candidates joining the Shapeways front-end engineering team will be getting in on the ground floor of a momentous opportunity to revolutionize how people make, buy, and sell products across the globe. If you are a positive entrepreneurial force with excellent front-end technical skills, you are the perfect fit for this role.

(EMAIL COVER AND RESUME TO natalie@shapeways.com)

glaugh 1 day ago 0 replies      
Back End EngineerStatwing's users demand larger data, more complex analyses, and faster interaction. We'll need to optimize regression, graph, and dozens of other statistical algorithms to efficiently handle wildly diverse datasets. Those analyses will sit on a robust data-handling system that finishes analyses before our users even know they need them. And Statwing's deep interaction and data exploration needs to feel like it's happening locally even when it's not.

The ideal candidate:

. Excited about taking responsibility and ownership over big pieces of the product

. Comfortable with efficiently handling and processing relatively large amounts of data.

. Interested in data analysis.

. Very comfortable with Python. Some experience with Clojure is a bonus.

. An extremely talented programmer, skilled in dealing with performance tradeoffs and bottlenecks.

. Deeply concerned with system reliability, code quality, and back end architecture.

. Open to asking for help, taking feedback, collaborating, and generally being a team player.

. Humor. Has a sense of it.

ryan_f 1 day ago 0 replies      
20spokes - Chicago, IL Ruby on Rails Developers [REMOTE dependent on experience]

We are hiring all levels of Ruby on Rails developers. We are a Chicago development agency that works with an assortment of projects. We are always exploring the best and right technology for jobs. It was started to focus on providing the best value for clients. We are also focused on several of our own products that are growing.

We are a small team with a focus on work/life balance. Developers at 20spokes are given a lot of responsibility of their projects and gain a lot of experience.

Check us out!http://www.20spokes.com/careers/

jim-greer 1 day ago 0 replies      
Kongregate Fulltime in San Francisco or Portland, OR

We're 55 people, an independent subsidiary of GameStop. Here's what I'm most proud of: since we were bought over 3 years ago, we've only had two developers leave. One of them came back... the other moved to Mexico.

Looking for:

- Product Manager, Mobile (user acquisition for mobile games, optimization of retention etc)

- Data Analyst (instrument mobile and web games, balance game economies)

- Game Master (work with MMO developers and community)

- Digital Ad Operations Manager (trafficking, optimization)

- Digital Advertising Solutions Manager (inside sales & project management for custom campaigns)

- Web Developer (Rails, team is just 10 very productive people)

http://www.kongregate.com/pages/jobsor jobs@kongregate.com (include the position in your subject line)

You can also ask me questions directly at jim@kongregate.com (I'm a cofounder and the CEO)

burnsidedig 23 hours ago 0 replies      
Burnside Digital- www.burnsidedigital.com - Portland, OR and Los Angeles, CA REMOTE considered

About Burnside DigitalBurnside Digital is not just another boring agency building brochure sites. Were a growing development shop who specializes in building compelling and usable apps using Ruby on Rails, iOS, and Android. We practice agile development, which means youll be working closely with the client, designers, and developers at every stage, not just being handed comps and a deadline. We reward hard work and believe strongly in a sustainable work/life balance. Learn more at http://www.burnsidedigital.com/

ApplyPlease send your resume and a link to your portfolio to jobs@burnsidedigital.com. Candidates without a portfolio will not be considered!

We're currently hiring for a number of positions including:

UI/UX designer- We're looking for a top-notch UX/UI designer to join our growing creative team. You'll be working on a wide variety of client projects, both web and mobile. You'll work closely with our developers to design and refine beautiful, usable apps. Our agile process means that you'll get to continually improve the user experience throughout the development process.

Responsibilities-Advocate for the user's experience throughout a project's lifecycle-Create designs based on best practices, with a focus on usability-Review existing client design to make specific UX recommendations-Create quick but clear mockups, sketches, wireframes, & user flow diagrams-Lead user research and stakeholder interviews-Accurately estimate creative work to coordinate with developmentThrive in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment

Requirements-3+ years of professional experience in a UI/UX/IA roleStrong visual design skills, including an eye for typography & color-A determined focus on serving and delighting the customerExperience designing for desktop & mobile-Experience working with an iterative process-Experience with user research, human-centered design, & prototyping-Comfortable delving into the complexities of challenging business logic-Experience working directly with stakeholders to manage their -UX needs from concept to completion.-Portfolio showing examples of your process, including sketches & wireframes

Project Manager:

Responsibilities:-Manage multiple projects of medium to large scale through every phase of the project.-Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, and demos.-Track and communicate team velocity and sprint /release progress with and to all affected teams and management.-Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles.-Update agile tracking systems to provide transparency on product and sprint backlogs.-Assist with internal and external communication and maintaining client relationship.-Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection and task definition.-Determine and remove obstacles that may interfere with the ability of the teams to deliver assigned goals.-Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution; improve the productivity of the teams in any way possible.-Provide direction to project activities to ensure successful implementation and support.Promote continuous improvement and help teams to increase productivity. -Promote a collaborative team environment that fosters creativity and innovation.-Assist in defining and deploying new product development processes and in facilitating the. continuous improvement of existing processes.

Experience:-5+ years experience in software project management.-Thorough understanding of enterprise software development processes and lifecycle.-Ability to adjust and apply technical knowledge in a dynamic environment.-Experience with Agile, Kanban or Lean development processes. Must have web development and front-end (customer facing) project experience.-Excellent team building, communication, and collaboration skills required.-Experience with a modern programming language: Python, Ruby, Java, Objective-C, C++, etc.

andrewgioia 1 day ago 0 replies      
TeachBoost (Brooklyn, NY) - http://teachboost.com - Local preferred, remote negotiable

We're a growing education technology startup in NYC looking for a full time developer. We need someone (preferably a few years experience but we're open to all backgrounds) who can develop new features and small projects, handle bug fixes, and work with and learn from our lead programmer. Right now we need help with front end development, mysql/database tuning, and back end/application development--if you can handle any two we'd love to meet you!

Because we're in education and love working with schools, teachers, and principals, it's important that you have a passion for it as well or are comfortable working with schools and institutional users (and going heads up against large institutional competitors).There's 5 of us right now spanning dev, sales, support, and ops: 3 in NYC, 1 in Philly, and 1 in Seattle. We're open to a remote developer but have a preference for being NYC or Brooklyn-based. We're early stage and bootstrapped and you'll have the opportunity to not only help make better teachers but get meaningful equity, own projects from the beginning, work in a casual environment with a small group of friendly people, and help build a company.

A little bit about us, you, and what you'd be doing:

  * We're a web-based app with a stack built on: PHP, MySQL, javascript,     mongodb, nginx; our frameworks include jQuery, CodeIgniter, and Trunk  * Ideally you have 1+ years experience working on web apps or startup     experience, know how to use mercurial/version control, and have     demonstrated knowledge of HTML, CSS, javascript, and modern     standards-compliance  * You should learn new languages and technologies quickly, be     innovative, enjoy challenges, and have a great work ethic  * Projects will include new feature development, bug fixes, cross-    compatibility testing, iPad and tablet optimization, database     optimization and load balancing, and larger independent projects     you'd like to work on and dream up
Drop us a line at jobs@teachboost.com!

speek 1 day ago 0 replies      
Weft - http://weft.io - Boston MA, San Francisco CA, or the surrounding areas

  ===========================  ====== What we do =========  ===========================
We're Waze for Cargo. Building hardware to put inside of shipping containers so our customers get realtime visibility into their supply chain. We're then taking the info we get from the hardware and figuring out where the bottlenecks in the supply chain are, predicting whether or not a shipment is going to make it to its destination on time, and dynamically rerouting/rescheduling shipments so that we can optimize the system as a whole. Really neat stuff.

  ===========================  ===== How we do it ========  ===========================
Web stack -> clojure (immutant) + HANA (really scary database on crack) -- we use middleman + enlive (and a bit of hiccup) for templating

Algorithms -> a dizzying mixture of oldschool and newschool techniques ;-)

Hardware -> prototyped with arduino, still using atmel uC but no longer arduino-ey. Manufacture-ready. In the process of sourcing for large scale manufacturing. Have some pilots running.

  ===========================  ====== And the rest =======  ===========================
We've got some very interesting partners and customers (ranging from telcos to enterprise software providers to regional and international logistics companies).

Looking for help at every point in the system (hardware, firmware, frontend, backend, algorithms, mobile, etc).

If this sounds interesting, please shoot me an email at marc@weft.io!

streeter 1 day ago 0 replies      
Educreations (http://www.educreations.com) - Full Time in Palo Alto, CA

Want to use your skills as a force for good to improve education for all? Here's your chance. We believe that the world's best teachers should be available to all students.

As a first step, we've made it extremely easy for teachers to teach online. Our application (top-50 overall, top-10 in education) transforms the iPad into the easiest way to record lessons to teach with, and millions of teachers and students in over thousands of schools are using it learn from each other anytime, anywhere.

Educreations was part of the first cohort of Imagine K12 and we are funded by Accel Partners, NewSchools Venture fund and other top angels.

We're looking for some sharp, passionate people to help us redefine online teaching and learning. We've set out to make a dent in the future of teaching and learning and if this sounds like something you're interested in, get in touch.

We are looking for:

    Strong Python or Objective C Engineers    Visual Designers

mk 19 hours ago 0 replies      
Yahoo - Santa Monica, CA

Come join my team and help us build http://screen.yahoo.com

We use javascript all over the place.

If you are interested please send me an email with your github.

mikek 1 day ago 0 replies      
Streak (San Francisco, CA)


We are looking for a front end developer who is comfortable slinging javascript in a hostile environment (extending GMail). You should like underscore.js and be comfortable with jQuery.

Felix21 17 hours ago 0 replies      
CW - We Train Developers

Senior Rails Mentor / Remote / Fluency in English

We need a few more Rails developers to mentor our programming students (4-weeks/student).

What you will do?

Reply all the student emails and rails questions for 4 weeks Have an Hour-Long Skype conversation with the student(each week) to correct their projects and for higher-level explanations of concepts they don't understand.

You'll get a generous fee per student and you can take up to 5 students if you have the time.

You don't need to have used rails for 5 years to apply, but you need to be very comfortable with the framework and have enough experience and knowledge to be able to teach it.

send me an email: felix.oginni {at] outlook {.] com

gstar 1 day ago 0 replies      
London (Old St Roundabout) - EDITD


Data science, devops, engineering. Hiring at least 4 engineers, and sales people in NY and London now.

We're one of the hottest startups in London (says the Guardian, top 20!). Last month, we had a new engineer join from HN, and the calibre of people coming to us from HN is just absolutely incredible.

I'm the technical cofounder, and I've never worked with a smarter group of people in one place - our team is just outstanding.

About us - we're doing the most important thing for the fashion industry possible, helping them reduce waste and make more money. Our customers are ASOS, Gap, Target, Missguided and tons of others - we're working with most of the fastest growing fashion companies in the world.

stevenou 1 day ago 0 replies      
TouchOfModern (https://www.touchofmodern.com) - San Francisco, CA

Senior Developer


We are a start-up located in San Francisco that curates modern designed products for 5-day sales for our members. Our goal is to help people discover unique and beautifully designed products while getting them at a great price. The site is growing extremely rapidly, adding thousands of users daily and dozens of design/manufacturing partners each week. The company is early-stage and VC-funded, looking to bring on sharp, hardworking talent with competitive salary. You'll have a chance to work directly with the founders and be part of the core team.


+ this is not your first gig

+ you have experience with building end-to-end products

+ you are an expert in rails, jQuery, objective-c and MySQL

+ are experienced in scaling rails (1M+ visitors/month) and building on the android platform


+ working across all channels including web, iPhone, iPad and android

+ driving operational efficiencies including fraud detection, logistics automation, advertising integration, improving metrics measurements, bug fixes, etc.

+ creating new features as the company grows including scaling the code base, a/b testing, writing integration tests, setting up search servers, personalization, etc.

+ communicating directly with the CTO daily

If you fit the bill, please apply with:

+ resume highlighting what you've been up to the past couple of years

+ cover letter explaining why you're interested in e-commerce

Use Subject Line "ToMo Senior Developer"

Send your application to Steven at engineering-jobs@touchofmodern.com

keslert 1 day ago 2 replies      
Lucidchart is building world class graphical applications in the browser and on mobile devices. Lucid is startup founded by Karl Sun, a former Google exec, and Ben Dilts, our CTO. We're profitable and rapidly growing in every dimension of the business and need people to join our team. For fun we raft river rapids on company retreats, have Friday BBQs, and eat lots of pizza. Talent and ability to learn are more important than specific skills.

BACKEND SOFTWARE ENGINEER (all experience levels)- Lucidchart runs with various decoupled services in a Linux environment using Scala, MongoDB, AWS, and MySQL. At Lucidchart your responsibilities would include enhancing existing services, building new services, integrating with 3rd party applications and ensuring services are highly available, secure, and scalable.

Requirements:* Talent* BS degree

Recommended experience:* Building large products / applications* Scala or Java* MySQL or other relational database* NoSQL databases* Cloud computing (AWS)

FRONTEND SOFTWARE ENGINEER (all experience levels)- Lucidchart is powered by one of the largest Javascript codebases on the Internet (about 250k lines of JS), optimized so that the user experience is indistinguishable from an installed native application. Come help us show the tech world what can be done on the web.

Requirements:* Talent* BS degree

Recommended experience:* Building large products / applications* Javascript * Google Closure compiler/library* CSS/HTML/DOM manipulation* jQuery* Native app development on Android and/or iOS

All applicants email resumes to jobs@lucidchart.com.

stephenhuey 1 day ago 0 replies      
HealthPost - Software Developer - Houston, TX

We're a tiny yet effective team with a product platform deployed at hospitals and clinics around the country and expanding rapidly. We'd like an experienced developer to join us, preferably someone who gets excited about brainstorming product features and giving ample consideration to the user experience. We currently use Ruby on Rails, and if you don't know it yet, we think you'll like it.

HealthPost is a leading provider of cloud-based health care search and booking solutions for health care systems, hospitals, payors, emergency rooms, medical practices and other outpatient services. The company's solutions have been successfully deployed at some of the largest health care delivery systems in the country based on a proven track record of delivering revenue growth, patient satisfaction improvement and care coordination benefits through a single integrated solution that spans the entire outpatient delivery network.





If you relish the idea of making a big impact on a very small team, come join us!

shawnjan8 1 day ago 0 replies      
Mobify - Vancouver, BC

We think that the web should be fast, beautiful and accessible on every screen. Today that means making the web better on desktops, phones and tablets. Tomorrow it will mean Google Glass, smart TVs, and a host of other web-enabled devices.

We have tons of positions open - some of the most pressing are Front-end Engineer/Designer, HR Manager, Talent Acquisition Manager, and Product Manager. Some of the products we work on:

- Performance analysis tools written in Python and Postgresql, collecting data for billions of users and aggregating that data to improve the performance of responsive sites.

- Performance improvement tools, written in JavaScript on the client-side, and powered by many different backend services (image resizing, JS minification, etc) powered by Python and Node.js.

- Cloud based application that allows you to manage your projects and create amazing mobile/tablet experiences, and that provide an entry point into our performance tools. Written in Django and Backbone.

- We do a ton of open source - Mobify.js (http://www.mobify.com/mobifyjs/) and our UI modules (http://mobify.github.io/).

We are one of the fastest growing startups in Canada, doubling in size every year. Check out our jobs page for more info:


Or checkout this great video about our culture, and life at Mobify:


bijanv 23 hours ago 0 replies      
EventMobi - Toronto, Canada - Sr. Infrastructure & Scalability Engineers / Full-Stack Engineers - http://www.eventmobi.com/careers/

To get a feel for our culture and office checkout our fun video: http://bit.ly/18jDnuI


EventMobi is an app building platform that allows event planners to create engaging mobile apps for their event or conference in only a few minutes. Were based in Toronto and are committed to using the mobile revolution to completely transform the events industry.

Our apps allow event planners to distribute content to their attendees, keep them engaged with the event, and help them learn and network with other attendees. EventMobi apps have been used at over 2500 events, 2 Million users, and are served for events in 15 languages across 5 continents.

Were not your typical startup, were completely bootstrapped/self-funded yet were massively profitable and on an incredible growth path with companies like Intel, Disney and the Olympics IOC using us for their mobile event app needs.

We embraced HTML5, cloud architecture and cross-platform mobile web apps before any of them were fancy buzz words! Come and join Torontos fastest growing self-funded tech start-up and be part of something amazing.


We're looking for a a senior Infrastructure / Scalability Engineer (DevOps) and Full-Stack Software Engineer to join our team and help build out the platform we need to innovate this space. This is a very fast-paced role, and we need energetic individuals that can build large-scale SaaS systems, be part of and lead the growth of engineering team.

This is a great career opportunity to grow with a young startup, get your hands dirty in all aspect of cloud services, mobile and web development and help with every aspect of a startups technology infrastructure.

Our stack looks like something like this:- Heavy use of Javascript (we use Angular for our apps, NodeJS for other services)- Python / Flask- MySQL / Redis / MongoDB- Dozens of nodes on AWS automated by Chef- Jenkins for CI, Cucumber/RSpec/Karma for test automation

If you would like to chat further about the details feel free to email me at bijan@eventmobi.com

adrr 1 day ago 0 replies      
Los Angeles, CA - Dollar Shave Club - http://www.dollarshaveclub.com

Dollar Shave Club is a rocketing men's lifestyle brand and e-commerce company on a mission to change the way men address their shaving and grooming needs. From our BS-free razor subscription, to our Shave Butter chemistry, to tomorrows cutting edge user experience were dedicated to inventing smart products to make guys lives better and easier. We have an exploding member base to show for it and are backed by top tier VC funds.

We work in an open-air historical building in sunny Venice, CA minutes from the beach. Our culture is original, creative, and cool. We offer competitive benefits and compensation to qualified candidates.

Positions we are currently hiring:

    - Senior Full-stack Engineer    - Senior Front-end Engineer/Architect    - UX Developer
Our tech stack:RoR, Node.js, Angularjs, Redis, Resque, MySQL, Python, NTLK, AWS

Email todd@dollarshaveclub.com for more information and the full job descriptions.

nevinera 1 day ago 0 replies      
Emcien - Atlanta, GA

We are looking for a developer with experience developing interfaces using modern js/coffee frontend frameworks.

Emcien develops interfaces into complex graph analyses, visualized in several applications. These are built on D3, backbone, rails, and MySQL, with a few other technologies where they're necessary. (The core science is performed in a C library built, tested, and interfaced with via Ruby FFI).

The environment is developer-focused, and combines the nicer features of an established company (job security, benefits) with the feel of middle-stage startup (tech-focused atmosphere, developer control over process and direction, and an understanding of technical debt).


It can be hard to tell if a company would be a good fit from a job posting - feel free to make conversational contact first. You can reach me at emueller@emcien.com (I'm an engineering lead). I'm happy to answer your questions about the company and culture.

squirrel 1 day ago 0 replies      
Notting Hill, London, England, U.K.

Our web application is at the heart of our busy e-commerce business; every day it serves millions of product images and handles thousands of purchases, but we can and do update the live site with new code anytime we want without missing a beat. Our systems are written on the LAMP stack and we are migrating to Symfony 2 as our MVC framework. Developers choose the tools that work best for them - for instance, we have a mix of Linux and Mac workstations in the team. We are adopting and adapting agile development techniques such as test-driven development, pair programming, and continuous integration. We hold regular retrospectives to improve our working environment and lightning talks to share cool ideas whether work-related or not. Our developers are generalising specialists whose typical day may include refining an algorithm, writing a tricky integration test, tuning a SQL query, and discussing feature nuances with a product manager. Our team is growing fast and we'd like to hear (at careers@secretsales.com) from any of you who'd like to join us; we're hiring for all technical roles.

Established in London in July 2007, Secretsales.com is one of the UK's leading private shopping clubs, offering limited-time online sales with current name-brand goods at deep discounts. Brands include fashion, beauty, homeware, and lifestyle categories, many familiar from the high street. The company has about 80 employees and a substantial annual turnover. The firm is growing quickly after a recent investment round.

diggan 22 hours ago 1 reply      
Barcelona, Spain - Vreasy - Vacation rental software made easy

Looking for front-end and backend developers for a full-time position!


We're a small startup in Barcelona, pushing the boundaries on how easy it can be to manage your properties for short-term rentals. We're working on continuously being ahead of our competitors and we want more people to join us in our office that is two minutes from the beach here in Barceloneta!

What we're looking for:

* We are looking for a developer who is versatile in both backend and frontend programming, but specialised in one of the them, preferably backend

* Knowledge and experience of OOP in PHP and how to use it in larger codebases

* Knows Git from inside out

* Comfortable with Test Driven Development - we are doing continuous deployment with CircleCI

* Works well in an agile environment

* Good team player - we work hard but also really enjoy each others company

Technologies we currently work with:

* OOP PHP and Ruby on Rails

* HTML/CSS (and Bootstrap)

* jQuery / jQuery mobile

* AngularJS

If you also like to play tabletennis and would like to spend some lunches on the beach, that would be a plus. So, please send a message to jobs@vreasy.com with an application or send an email to victor@vreasy.com / victorbjelkholm@gmail.com (me) if you have any questions. A requirement is that you speak english, even if we're located in Spain.

dannyaway 1 day ago 0 replies      
Zapier - https://zapier.com/ - Anywhere, U.S.A. (REMOTE)

Current Openings

* Frontend Engineer - Build interfaces that will help the world automate their work

* Product Designer - Design experiences that make customers smile

* Data Analyst - Analyze data sets to discover things we didn't know about our customers or our business

* Customer Happiness - Help users learn how to optimize their work

Full Job Postings Here - https://zapier.com/blog/help-automate-business-zapier-jobs-a...

What Users Say About Zapier - https://twitter.com/zapier/favorites

What We Believe In

For the past two years, Zapier has been helping people across the world automate the boring and tedious parts of their job. We do that by helping everyone connect the web applications they already use.

We believe that there are jobs that a computer is best at doing and that there are jobs that a human is best at doing. We want to empower businesses everywhere to create processes and systems that let computers do what they are best at doing and let humans do what they are best at doing.

We believe that with the right tools, you can have 10X the impact with less work.

We believe in small teams. Small teams are fast and nimble. Small teams mean less bureaucracy and less management and more getting things done.

We believe that credentials are not needed. Our head of development has a finance degree. Our head of business and marketing has an engineering degree. Our head of design has a mechanical engineering degree. What you love doing is way more important than the credentials you have.

blo 21 hours ago 0 replies      
San Francisco, CA - FULLTIME + INTERN (NO REMOTE) - Early-stage (0.5-2+% equity)

Vurb (http://vurb.com) - Max Levchin funded startup - http://techcrunch.com/2013/02/20/contextual-content-engine-v...

We're creating a better way for people to search, browse, and share on the Internet, by connecting the services we use in a contextual way that's more usable, efficient, and social (e.g., no more having lots of windows/tabs open). We do this through unique UX/UI combined with search, machine learning, big data, and other fun technologies.

We're looking for people who are interested in:

* JavaScript (node.js, backbone.js) - generalist / full-stack development

* Search / Data Science - search / classification / ranking, machine learning, recommendations, NLP, data crawling/processing

* Mobile (iOS, Objective-C) - development of native apps on iPhone/iPad and Android

We're stealth but funded by Max, Drew Houston (Dropbox), Naval Ravikant (AngelList), Michael Arrington (CrunchFund), and many others. If you're looking to join a small team that solves complex problems and is making something people will use daily, then come find out what we're up to.

jobs@vurb.com | http://vurb.com/jobs | angel.co/vurb

shadchnev 1 day ago 0 replies      
LONDON, UK full-time, permanent, on-site.

Makers Academy is a highly selective, full time, 12 week course in web development. We teach how to think like a programmer and write beautiful code using Ruby, JS, HTML&CSS, etc. as well as agile, TDD and other best practices.

We are a well funded startup with great backers and solid traction. We're growing, so we're looking for more people to help us teach.

At the moment we're hiring a teaching assistant to assist our team of teachers. Your job will be to help our students with practical aspects of web development if our teachers are all busy. Our students spend 90% of time coding and when they hit a block, someone from our team sits down with them to pair. You will also be expected to help the teachers with curriculum development and building internal software but you'll spend most of the time pairing with students.

You are expected to have a CS degree or be a self-taught dev with 1-2 years of experience. You're familiar with Ruby, Rails, Sinatra, JS, HTML, CSS, TDD and OOP.

Our teachers are very experienced guys, great to learn from:- http://skillsmatter.com/expert/java-jee/enrique-comba-riepen...- http://alexpeattie.com/

You can get a very good idea of what our values and teaching process are from our blog: http://blog.makersacademy.com/

If you're interested in joining our team, please email me at evgeny@makersacademy.com.

bizerda 13 hours ago 0 replies      
Stealth - Munich, Germany - Full-time, permanent Candidates can come from anywhere around the globe and do not need to speak German.

We are an ambitious, Munich-based, start-up looking to build the next generation search engine. Were looking for equally ambitious talent to join our team as we research, develop, and apply state-of-the-art search and data technology.

Our office culture is centered around curiosity, playing with new ideas, and pushing boundaries. It is a place to experimentso were most interested in candidates who are passionate about learning.

Candidates must also be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with challenging and, at times, demanding team. We are a team who are driven to push technology to the next level.

The technologies were working with include, but arent limited to: . Map-Reduce . Social signals . Distributed systems . Machine-learning/Boosted decision trees . Text mining . NLP . Feature Extraction . Distributed Learning . Big data . Indexing, Fast-Tiers . Web-Crawling, Deep-Web

Candidates must have a background in mathematics, computer science, electrical engineering, information technology, or something similar. He/she must have good coding fundamentals and the ability to learn new languages quickly. An interest in attacking challenges around state-of-the-art technology is a must.

Preferable: knowledge of Python/C/C++ . Preferable: knowledge of either Machine Learning, NLP, Distributed Systems, Crawling, Indexing, or Data Science.

We also have positions for front-end and mobile developers.

First step in the recruitment process is an online coding challenge. Submit your CV/resume to jobs@cliqz.com and we will send you the challenge.

aberkowitz 1 day ago 0 replies      
Sproutel - Providence RI and Greater Boston Area

We build interactive games for children with chronic illnesses. Our first product, Jerry the Bear[0] is a teddy bear that teaches children with Type I Diabetes their medical procedures.

We are seeking a developer proficient in Android Development. Past experience with OpenGL or LibGDX[1] are a plus, but not necessary.

Email me if you are interested: andrew@sproutel.com

[0] http://jerrythebear.com/

[1] http://libgdx.badlogicgames.com/index.html

ronshapiro 1 day ago 0 replies      
Venmo -- New York, San Francisco & Palo Alto -- (full time)


At Venmo, we believe paying friends should feel friendly and simple. Join our team as we lead the redefinition of money in a digital age.

Our products include our peer-to-peer app (featured in the App Store and Google Play), our Developer API and Venmo Touch which allow other developers to easily make and accept payments in their apps.

We are currently hiring all levels of: QA Engineers, Android Engineers, Software Engineers, Data Science, and Systems Engineers.

For questions or to submit a resume, email ron@venmo.com (me) - Ron, Android Engineer @ Venmo

dayjah 21 hours ago 0 replies      
Twitch - Software Engineers - San Francisco, CA

2 years ago the idea of watching live video games online was a crazy notion, now it is big business. We've just raised a new round to continue our scale (http://tcrn.ch/1dSbFH4), which will accelerate even more as we're being shipped in both the xbox one and PS4 this Christmas.

We're looking for smart and passionate engineers to help us get there. We're in the process of incrementally rebuilding our architecture to support the near 50 million MAU we have on our site for hours each and every day. We're using Go (we've found some interesting bugs because of our scale) for large chunks of our new infrastructure. We're incredibly API driven - if you understand the concept of data gravity, you're the right kind of person. If you love creating high quality products, you're the right kind of person.

If you want to know more, email me at ossareh@twitch.tv (Director of Engineering, fwiw!)

yegg 1 day ago 0 replies      
DuckDuckGo (Paoli, PA, USA) - LOCAL OR REMOTE.


ttruett 1 day ago 1 reply      
Ambition | Chattanooga, TN | Full Time

Ambition is essentially "Fantasy Football for Sales Organizations" where managers can choose/weight metrics for employee-based teams to compete over across seasons. Increases employee productivity through competition and employer efficiency through automation. Demo is available here: http://tryambition.com

While we haven't officially launched (no time for marketing website and we still need to automate several processes) we are signing up customers, generating revenue, and currently have more organizations on our waiting list than we have integrated. We are a twelve person team and could easily put 5 engineers to work tomorrow. Python/Django devs, AWS sysadmins, C# devs, web devs needed.

Contact me at travis.truett@ambition.io if you are interested and would like to learn more. This is my third start-up experience and easily the most promising/exciting...

freyfogle 1 day ago 1 reply      
London (Clerkenwell),

We're Nestoria, a real estate search engine in 8 markets. We have full-time, permanent, onsite product and dev roles, experienced and entry level, all details and background about our company on our site: http://lokku.com/#jobs

Look forward to hearing from you.

NLShapeways 1 day ago 0 replies      
Software Engineer for SHAPEWAYS 3-D PRINTING (FULL TIME, New York, NY, NO H1-B SPONSORSHIP, www.shapeways.com)

Want to help change the world? We believe that 3D printing is the new way to manufacture anything you want. Using 3D printing we enable our users to design, personalize, buy and sell their custom-made products (puzzles, gadgets, trains, jewelry, art, etc). Shapeways.com is home to a large and diverse community of artists and enthusiasts, who engage in everything from collaborative creation to selling their 3D designs as products through the unique Shapeways Shops, an international marketplace for user created 3D printed products.

Position Summary:Shapeways is seeking software engineers to join our growing web development team. We are driven technologists who possess a blend of business savvy, product intuition, and superb coding skills. This position will focus on LAMP technologies.

Responsibilities:* Build new features and fix bugs on all Shapeways web properties* Deploy software to production* Design and upgrade our software architecture* Mentor developers and run code reviews* Collaborate with Product team on features and improvements

Qualifications:* 4+ years or as a software engineer in a consumer facing e-commerce website* Bachelor or higher preferably with a major in computing science or similar* Familiar with PHP, Apache, MySQL, VCS, caching, Javascript, HTML, CSS* Intimate knowledge of software development methodologies and processes

Skills / Abilities:(We understand that you may be more back-end or front-end)* Linux/Unix* CVS including individual and feature branching (SVN/Git a plus)* Ability to read code in any language* Ability to collaborate with Product team on project scope and functionality

(EMAIL COVER AND RESUME TO natalie@shapeways.com)

bretthellman 17 hours ago 0 replies      
Hall - Workplace Communication (Cross-platform, real-time messaging)




* iOS Sr/Lead Engineer

* Android Lead Engineer

* Backend Lead Engineer (Mongo, node.js, redis, chef)




* Work on a product you'll be actively using every day.

* Be apart of a world-class team, love what you do and have a huge impact!

* Top-of-the-line MacBook Pro or MacBook Air and 27" monitor

* Generous equity grants

* Weekly company-wide happy hours

* Medical insurance with very low co-pay and deductible. HMO, PPO, and HSA options available

* Dental coverage

* Vision coverage


LocationYou can find us on Castro Street in sunny downtown Mountain View, California.


Email me personally at brett at hall-inc.com

canadiancreed 1 day ago 0 replies      
I believe this thread (https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=6475879) would be better for what you're after.
bdotdub 22 hours ago 0 replies      
Timehop http://timehop.com/jobs - NYC

iOS Engineer - We're looking for an awesome iOS engineer who knows the ins, outs, and annoyances of the iOS platform.We're a venture backed startup (Spark + OATV) that is making reminiscing online fun by taking your digital exhaust (ditial photos, tweets, checkins, etc) and showing you the most interesting things you've done on this day in history.

In an age where we're creating more digital data than ever before, we're trying to take the 90% of stuff that isn't real time and searching for the important signals and making it useful again.

Our stack is mostly Rails with PG (and decommissioning Mongo). As of late, we're adding more and more Go into our stack.As part of the iOS team, you'd be contributing to the iOS efforts on all fronts: making major decisions about how the codebase progresses (libraries, code conventions, etc), major part in hiring, etc. Since we're a small startup, you'd also have a huge amount of input into the product.

We're also looking for junior iOS folks as well!

We've raised $4mm thus far and have got a bunch still in the bank :)

Shoot me and email, I'd love to hear from you! benny@timehop.com (tech cofounder)

gkuan 1 day ago 0 replies      
HRL Laboratories - Malibu, California (No remote) - http://www.hrl.com - Contract and Fulltime (Sorry, no sponsorship) - works on cutting edge research as a prime on DARPA and other ARPA-style research programs and for Boeing and GM. The organization is about 400 strong, mainly consisting of engineers and researchers. My team is looking for a talented developer. Experience in building development tools and plugins would be a huge plus. We use Haskell, Java, and Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow.

Perks include:

- get to work with Fortune 30 owners in a medium-size company environment with small, flexible teams and a flat structure

- opportunities to publish and patent

- the office is near the Malibu Civic Center with a cafeteria facing the Pacific and the Malibu Colony area and amazing hiking trails

- free latte, coffee, and mocha from a fancy new coffee machine

Please contact me at my username at hrl dot com.

pubnub 1 day ago 0 replies      
PubNub - http://www.pubnub.com/ - San Francisco, CA

In the future, we will all be speaking Bidirectional JSON.

Become the core part of the largest global real-time network -- the network one that is transacting billions of signals. Our mission is to create the fabric that brings us (people of the net) into the next singularity, a point in time at which humans become ineffective. That of course does not mean our society is lost, as in a dystopian view Rather, think of this opportunity as an effort to achieve a forever-vacation for everyone for the rest of time creating unlimited happiness; and through the power of PubNub we'll convert your typical adventure into to living stardust, where your consciousness will be jettisoned into the infinite cosmos, in an infinite journey of dimensional wonder, and discovery!!!!!

That'd be pretty great as long as we do it in a good way, right? Can you help us achieve this? We need next gen developers who are good at being remarkably insightful into the new future of network paths, BGP routes, TCP packets and Earth Based Topologies and Orchestrations.

Here is our jobs link: http://www.pubnub.com/jobs

We're also keeping an eye on the footprint of data that flows through PubNub, and we have a massively parallel MapReduce system written in Python/PyPy/Gevent/HLL which can process massive amounts of data in a few moments. Yah we use it for big brother type stuff but also for your metering data too so we can bill you.

More onto the future of things to come, we've created essentially the scaffolding which brings us the necessary tooling to create the next singularity. But we still have more to do and we need your help to push us further into future of connectivity. Device-to-device communication is key, and JSON is our language. Also something new is on the way that has been unannounced which kinda annihilates most hindrances for out ultimate goal.

jngiam 1 day ago 0 replies      
Coursera ( https://www.coursera.org/about/jobs ) - Mountain View, CA

We're working on a really important problem: how can we educate a global workforce in a accessible, scalable and affordable manner. Improve people's lives, the lives of their families, and the communities they live in though accessible, affordable education.

We use Scala, Backbone.js, Kafka, Python, AWS, etc. for our stack, and are looking for engineers and designers across the board:

- Mobile (iOS and Android)

- DevOps

- Generalists

- Front-end / JS

- Analytics (Data Scientists and Engineers)

- Designers

We've an awesome team, and are looking for more great people like you to join us!

Random tidbits about us:







AmyLynchTW 1 day ago 0 replies      
Europe - Manchester | London | HamburgThoughtWorks - Principal Technical Consultant

Our mission is to better humanity through software. We strive to achieve this by delivering disruptive thinking to companies with ambitious missions, keeping technology at the heart of what we do. As a Principal Technical Consultant, you're responsible for creating and implementing cutting-edge technology solutions for our customers whilst driving software excellence to influence and shape the wider software industry as well as our business.

As a Principal Consultant at ThoughtWorks, here's what we'll be looking for you to bring:

- You love coding. Even if your recent roles have taken you away from being as hands-on as you might like, you've no doubt found other ways to keep your coding skills from getting too rusty and we expect that you'll have had exposure to recent technologies. - You have a rich breadth of experience and are equally comfortable talking financial projections or business process modelling as you are advocating for TDD.- You really understand the business context of the challenges that organisations face and distinguish yourself in the way you articulate this with clients to create and deliver robust, scalable, elegant, flexible and relevant software solutions that truly transform industries.- Leadership is not something you do from far away, you get the importance of taking people with you along the journey and are able to influence and coach those around you to orchestrate team success.

As a Principal Consultant at ThoughtWorks, heres what you can do:

- Directly guide the technical strategy for one of the worlds largest airlines. Build out a new capability within ThoughtWorks - perhaps for Mobile, Big Data or DevOps. Explore ways to improve our business relevance for customers. Create and implement an original tech solution to manage high broadcasts for a new live sports coverage. Travel and work on high impact global P3 (pillar 3) projects in locations such as Africa or Ecuador. Deliver the new technology platform for a government agency providing tailored information to the public's needs. Speak at conferences. Influence and shape our client portfolio. Get published.

There's no typical day or engagement for our Principal Consultants. You might spend a few weeks with a new client on a deep technical review or a complete organisational review, helping them to understand the potential that technology has to solve their most pressing problems. On other projects, you might be acting as the architect, leading the design of technical solutions, or perhaps overseeing a programme inception to build a new product. It could be much more about getting stuck into a delivery project where you're equally happy coding and tech leading the team to implement the solution. Whatever your role the team always look to draw on your experience when things get tough and you often handle the difficult client conversations allowing the team to continue building software without undue pressure. You have great relationships with our new business team and work collaboratively to support pre-sales, meet prospective clients and ultimately influence and shape our portfolio of work.

You recognise that building your network is absolutely key to enable you to perform in your role - and you appreciate that it might be tough initially to find your place in our incredibly flat-structured organisation. You'll be drawing on all of your passion for technology, recent hands-on coding experience and knowledge of latest tech and industry best practices to help you gain the respect and credibility of your fellow technologists.

About ThoughtWorks

ThoughtWorks is a software company and community of passionate individuals whose purpose is to revolutionize software design, creation and delivery, while advocating for positive social change. Our clients are people and organizations with ambitious missions; we deliver disruptive thinking and technology to empower them to succeed. In our 20th year, over 2300 ThoughtWorks employees - 'ThoughtWorkers' - are currently serving clients from offices in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, India, Singapore, South Africa, Uganda, Ecuador the U.K., and the U.S.

To apply (or to look at other global opportunities) please visit http://join.thoughtworks.com/apply

alexdevkar 1 day ago 0 replies      
Conspire - Boulder, CO - Full-Time

Conspire is a TechStars company founded in 2012. We analyze email data to give users detailed analytics on their email network and to understand the strength of connections between people. With this understanding, we maintain an always-up-to-date, weighted network of connections without any work on the part of users. When a user needs to reach a person or company, Conspire finds the strongest path of connections in the user's extended network.

We're located in downtown Boulder, Colorado.


We're a small team, and we're looking for people to take on a lot of responsibility. You should be prepared to manage projects independently from start to finish, including gathering and refining requirements, evaluating potential approaches, soliciting feedback from teammates and experts, picking the right course of action given the company's goals and delivering stable, performant software that integrates seamlessly.

Our product is built primarily in Java, Scala, Rails and JavaScript, and we use several database technologies. We heavily leverage AWS infrastructure, manage source and issues on GitHub and continuously deploy code to production. In-depth experience with our technology stack is a plus but not a requirement.


Along with all the benefits you'd expect (including relocation assistance), we also offer up to one month international travel per year. Work remotely from anywhere in the world with an Internet connection. We'll even give you $1,000 to send you on your way.

Contact me at alex@goconspire.com (or jobs@goconspire.com).

sahillavingia 20 hours ago 0 replies      
Gumroad https://gumroad.com/jobs San Francisco, CA

Help millions of creators earn their livings in an interesting, authentic way. Build a weapon that your favorite artist, filmmaker, and author can use to fight the friction that stops them from doing what they love.

We're looking for engineers and designers that love contributing to a product solving a problem that they are excited about.

You can see all of our open positions here: https://gumroad.com/jobs#positions

You can apply through the website or email me directly: sahil@gumroad.com I'd love to talk to you.

magic_at_enimai 16 hours ago 0 replies      
nimai - www.enimai.com - Mountain View CA - Full Time, no remote work.

nimai develops hardware and software that pushes the boundaries of what is possible with computers. nimai believes technology should be magic.

We are looking for extraordinary programmers. Programmers who, true to the spirit, can work with any programming language to solve the problem at hand. Generalists who can become specialists in any field.

The team has previously built very successful products at Apple, Amazon/Lab126, Google, HP Labs, NASA, OLPC, etc.

If any of the following appeals to you, you would love what we do:

Implement atan2 in fixed point to 12 bits of precision, optimizing for space ? Do you love writing your own operating system? (Yes! we have our own - no it is not linux/freebsd etc)Can you be a one man/woman army to get our entire backend infrastructure running, sustaining illion queries per second? Being responsible for every bit of memory you allocate and every CPU cycle you burn?We iterate Hardware at the pace of Software (hence no remote work). You will need to be a master in getting work done even when all the pieces around you are moving.

Yes, we work hard (and smart). We don't want the easy way out. We do it right. The team has stayed overnight at work multiple times, not because we had to, but because we wanted to. We are passionate about what we do. We know this will be our life's work. There is nothing that can deter intense passion. This could be overwhelming and it isnt for everyone.

You will be rewarded with better than industry pay and equity. However, the biggest reward will not have dollar figures attached to it. It is the feeling you get doing what you do best and making an impact in this world.

Apply at http://enimai.theresumator.com/ or drop us an email at stdin@enimai.com

jsulak 22 hours ago 0 replies      
FlightAware - http://flightaware.com/about/careers/ - Houston, TX

FlightAware is the world leader in flight tracking; we accomplish this with creativity, innovation, dedication, diligence, and integrity. FlightAware is over eight years old, is self-financed, with millions a year in revenue, but still ambitious and with the hunger of a startup.

It's a great place to work with smart people.

We're looking for:

* Mapping software developer

* Front-end (UI/UX) developer

* Web software developer

* Mobile (iOS / Android) software developer

* IT operations support technician

toddatssm 4 hours ago 0 replies      
Front End Developer

Location: Downtown St. Louis, MOPotential Other Titles: Javascript Developer, MVC Developer

About This PositionWant to make a killer platform for online games and promotions played by literally millions? Second Street is looking for a front-end developer that is passionate about their work and has a constant drive to make the user experience better and better.

This is a (contract and or full time position) which will work out of our Olive & 10th Office in Downtown St. Louis MO.

Our Technology Stack- JavaScript speaks to our back-end via a RESTful JSON API- Our partner administration tool is a front-end MVC application built in Ember.js- Our consumer sites are custom built for performance and user experience using jQuery for AJAX and DOM manipulation, Underscore.js for data manipulation, and a custom internal framework- HTML Templating in Handlebars- CSS written as Sass using Compass and customized ZURB Foundation components

Primary Job Responsibilities- Be a key team member of our User Experience team and a development scrum team- Utilize your Javascript prowess to help develop our Ember web application- Interact with product owners to deliver a complete solution for our partners needs

Skills Required- Extensive Javascript knowledge- HTML5, CSS3 knowledge- Responsive design experience using CSS media queries a plus- MVC experience a big plus- Experience developing web applications (not just brochure sites) a big plus

Personality Desired- A drive for staying up to date in web technologies- Be able to hit the ground running on multiple ongoing projects - collaboration with others is vital- Passion for design and user experience- Likes to tackle problems in unconventional ways- Comfortable with a relaxed work environment and culture

About Second StreetWe are the leader in private-label web based SaaS promotions for media companies nationwide. Akin to Wordpress.com for the promotions space for media companies.

Some of our leading-edge products include online contests, daily deal software, photo e-commerce, email marketing and more. Our software solutions are relied upon by more than 3,000 media and marketing companies across North America, including CBS, Clear Channel, The Washington Post and hundreds of others.

This is a unique opportunity to obtain a vital role with a leader in the space as we re-invent our product line. We are seeking candidates that are tech savvy, learn quickly, are passionate about technology and are motivated to succeed. Weve got a solid 11/12 on the Joel Test, lacking only a quiet working environment as we value an open collaborative environment over it. If you are seeking an opportunity to build a career in a high tech organization with fun and exciting culture - this is your opportunity.

To apply contact todd@secondstreet.com

epicureanideal 15 hours ago 0 replies      
San Francisco, California. Birst.com.

Birst is a large Series E startup in the business intelligence space. We help businesses distill large volumes of data into actionable information (and beautiful visualizations).

Currently seeking front end engineers (JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3) at all levels of experience. We use a variety of modern frameworks and libraries, but your prior experience with them is not a requirement.

No recruiters please.



diggan 1 day ago 1 reply      
Barcelona, Spain - Vreasy - Vacation rental software made easy

Looking for front-end and backend developers for a full-time position!


We're a small startup in Barcelona, pushing the boundaries on how easy it can be to manage your properties for short-term rentals. We're working on continuously being ahead of our competitors and we want more people to join us in our office that is two minutes from the beach here in Barceloneta!

What we're looking for:

* We are looking for a developer who is versatile in both backend and frontend programming, but specialised in one of the them, preferably backend

* Knowledge and experience of OOP in PHP and how to use it in larger codebases

* Knows Git from inside out

* Comfortable with Test Driven Development - we are doing continuous deployment with CircleCI

* Works well in an agile environment

* Good team player - we work hard but also really enjoy each others company

Technologies we currently work with:

* OOP PHP and Ruby on Rails

* HTML/CSS (and Bootstrap)

* jQuery / jQuery mobile

* AngularJS

If you also like to play tabletennis and would like to spend some lunches on the beach, that would be a plus. So, please send a message to jobs@vreasy.com with an application or send an email to victor@vreasy.com / victorbjelkholm@gmail.com (me) if you have any questions. A requirement is that you speak english, even if we're located in Spain.

hemantv 17 hours ago 1 reply      
Optimizely - San Francisco, CA / Amsterdam, NL - Fulltime, Permanant. Intern/H1-B Transfer okay as well.

Intern - http://jobsco.re/1g27Jp8Growth Engineer - http://jobsco.re/18r6N9LSoftware Engineer - http://jobsco.re/1g287EaiOS Developer - http://jobsco.re/1hjBfoa

Optimizely is a website optimization platform. We enable businesses to show the right thing to the right person at the right time.Our first product makes A/B Testing easy. In 2 years weve grown to become #1 in the category with 4,000+ paying customers including Starbucks, Disney, and Marketo. We're profitable and our revenue is growing 400% year-over-year.Join us in our mission to empower businesses to make better data-driven decisions.

About the Job:We have scale: 4,000+ customers (including 100 of the top websites in the world); 15 billion server requests/month Youll work on our amazing visual editor - a cutting edge tool that is the core of our product - and will enable it to do even more awesome things for our customers Work in small teams, in a continuous integration environment; were fast and nimble: 1-2 deployments every day

Free city-wide Gym membership at any Crunch Fitness. Free Clipper Card to pay for your commute from anywhere in the bay area. Catered in-office lunch and dinner on weekdays. Full medical insurance with very low co-pay and deductible. HMO, PPO, and HSA options available. Full dental coverage including orthodontics. Full vision coverage including contacts. Dependents 100% covered for medical, dental, and vision. Unlimited vacation policy. 401k benefit. Top-of-the-line MacBook Pro or MacBook Air and 30" monitor. Working with a great team and having a huge impact!

hunvreus 17 hours ago 0 replies      
Wiredcraft - http://wiredcraft.com/careers.html - San Francisco, CA & Shanghai, China

We're a team of technologists working on ambitious projects. We're problem solvers before anything else and tend to work on stuff that matters, may this be on our own products or with the most prestigious organizations in the world, from the World Bank to CNN.

We are recruiting both F/T and interns for our Shanghai and San Francisco locations:

- Web developer (both front-end and back-end) - You are smart, genuinely curious, eager to learn and you like to ship. You have serious technical chops.

- Online marketing manager - You have what it takes to grow a brand or product online and understand how to leverage online and offline tools to get there.

- UI designer - Youre passionate about building simple and attractive products and can explain your design process.

Either shoot us an email at job@wiredcraft.com or visit the careers page: http://wiredcraft.com/careers.html

akelani 21 hours ago 0 replies      
ShowKit - West Hollywood, CA - FULLTIME, REMOTE, H1B

ShowKit (http://showkit.com) is a mobile/software startup run out of Curious Minds, a privately funded incubator in West Hollywood, CA. Curious Minds specializes in highly disruptive mobile and web applications.

We are currently looking for a talented Software Engineer with skills in network programming and SIP/RTP.

To apply: Send your resume and GitHub account to anthony@showkit.com

Qualifications:- Strong C/C++ programming skills- Strong OO & multi-threaded programming skills- Network programming experience- SIP/RTP development experience- Strong debugging skills- Experience dealing with bandwidth and latency issues- Self-Motivated- Good design and analytical skills- Good communication skills- Passion for real-time!

Desired/Other Skills:- Experience with Objective-C- Mac/iOS development (AVFoundation)- Windows development- H264 encoding/decoding- openGL- Knowledge of network security strategies- Android development- Familiar with Xamarin and PhoneGap

Product:ShowKit is a mobile software development kit that turbo charges apps with live communication features in under 30 minutes. Before ShowKit, it would take companies and software engineers months of intensive development to add features like audio/video conferencing, screen sharing, and gesture control to their applications. Our first-to-market gesture control functionality empowers users to tap, swipe, highlight, and fully control another users screen remotely while simultaneously connecting the two users via audio/video conference.

Notably, ShowKit is the only framework that includes hardware accelerated video encoding & decoding. This enables 720p at 30fps, the highest quality video conferencing resolution on the market, while using minimal cpu resources and allowing the app to run seamlessly in the background while a call is taking place. Comparable solutions use full cpu resources & only achieve 4-5fps at that resolution, which isnt feasible for video conferencing.

AngelList Profile: http://angel.co/showkitShowKit Demo Videos: http://www.youtube.com/user/ShowKitSDK

Our Office & Perks:Our Penthouse office sits on the historic Sunset Strip with the best view of all of LA. - Top of the line gear- Kitchen stocked full of drinks and snacks- Friendly and down-to-earth work environment- Health, Dental & Vision Coverage

bfung 1 day ago 0 replies      
Arlington, VA, USA.

San Francisco, CA, USA.


Energy Efficiency. Help people save money at home. Help utilities save money by generating less expensive energy. Take dirty power generators off the grid.

We do it by sending digestable data and using the right language on reports.

We're looking for all sorts of positions, but I work in engineering. Looking for people interested in building out our infrastructure - there's a portion like building a private AWS, building services and frameworks for other developers, and setting up automation to scale our technical operations.


I'm specifically on the core platform team. Team is currently 2 people serving 50+ other developers. Email me for questions or details.

dfguo 11 hours ago 0 replies      
Strikingly (YC W13) - https://www.strikingly.com/ - Fulltime, Beijing, China

Strikingly is helping non-technical people to build a modern, mobile-optimized website in minutes. Were already profitable and growing very fast. There are some super interesting challenges ahead to scale Strikingly.

We're a small team of 7 people and are looking to expand our engineering team with the following open positions.* DevOps Engineer * Backend Engineer - Ruby on Rails / Sinatra* Front-end Engineer - Angular / Knockout

-------------------Weve attracted investment from top investors in both Silicon Valley and China, including Innovation Works (), SV Angel, Index Ventures, and Infinity Venture Partners. We love hackers because we're hackers. We hate endless meetings, nonsensical rules, and office politics. We love building cool products and we value people who get stuff done.

If you're our type of person, apply here: http://www.strikingly.com/apply

technojunkie 1 day ago 0 replies      
Farmers Insurance (http://www.farmers.com) Los Angeles, CA - Full-time Contract or Freelance

Farmers Insurance make up one of the country's largest insurers of vehicles, homes and small businesses and provide a wide range of other insurance and financial services products.

We are seeking local candidates for help build the next iteration of its website. We're specifically looking for full stack engineers who focus on front end javascript development. Ideal candidates will have the following skills (but please apply even if you only match the Javascript skills!):

* Javacript (object oriented)

* AngularJS (or similar Javscript MVC like Backbone, Ember or Knockout)

* Node.js

* Familar with implementing architecture and and frameworks based on the above

* Data modeling, business logic, UI, UX

* HTML5/CSS3, Cross browser/platform troubleshooting, Responsive Design

* Preprocessors (Sass, Compass, Coffeescript)

* API development

* Git source control or similar VCS (Active on Github)

* Jira/Confluence

* Understasnding of server side workflow

To apply, email your Github account and resume to mel.wong@farmersinsurance.com

varikin 19 hours ago 0 replies      
Code 42 - Minneapolis, MN


We are looking Java developers, OSX developers, .NET developers, & network engineers.

You will be working on CrashPlan, the backup software, and SharePlan, our brand (launched today) new enterprise sync software.

I don't know about H1B as I am not familiar with our hiring policies at that level, but I think we would be open to it.

sshrinivasan 1 day ago 0 replies      
Zymeworks Inc. - http://www.zymeworks.com - Vancouver, Canada

Position: Front-end software developer.

Zymeworks Inc. is a Canadian computational biotechnology company developing and utilizing predictive computational technology for the design of next-generation antibody-based therapeutics in the treatment of cancer, autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. Zymeworks is experiencing technical success, business success, and exciting growth.

Zymeworks is looking for an exceptionally talented software developer to complement our current team. We are looking for motivated individuals who are eager to showcase their talent, demonstrating the passion and drive to grow within this progressive and developing Company.

Currently we have an opening for a Front-End Software Developer to take part in designing, building and expanding our suite of scientific data analysis and modelling tools.

Roles & Responsibilities Creating front-end web applications and their supporting back-end APIs for analyzing and visualizing in-silico and biological data. Writing tools to enable our scientists to develop, analyze and interpret in-silico and biological data at a high level. Integrating and maintaining the developed software as part of the entire computational platform. Developing data exploration tools and innovative visualizations to transform information into knowledge. Formulating initial specifications based on requirements and feedback from our scientists, implementing the specifications, and ensuring reliability of the final product. Coordinating with the scientific staff and the software development team to propose new directions and solutions for data interpretation, visualization and integration with other in-house tools.

Our PlatformCandidates should have demonstrable experience in, or an interest working with the following technologies: JavaScript (AngularJS, D3, WebGL) Python (NumPy, Pandas) Go SQL

Qualifications & Experience A Bachelors degree in Computing Science, Engineering, or equivalent. Proven experience developing and maintaining JavaScript based web applications, their supporting backend APIs and other associated infrastructure. Experience developing software on Linux or Mac OS X. Fluency in English, spoken and written. Applicants with proven and demonstrable experience developing large-scale data analysis, exploration and visualization tools will be given preference.

Zymeworks is a dynamic and progressive company. Our people are passionate, engaged and extremely motivated to succeed. Our environment is relaxed and collaborative yet focused and pragmatic. To learn more about Zymeworks Inc. and our current openings, please visit our website at www.zymeworks.com.Compensation is on par with industry standards and commensurate with experience and includes an extended benefits plan and participation in the employee stock-option plan. If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your curriculum vitae and cover letter including available start date in PDF format to careers.1278@zymeworks.com with "1278: Front End Software Developer" in the subject line. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

kevin1024 12 hours ago 0 replies      
Kailua, Hawaii - Real Geeks - Full-stack Rails dev

Real Geeks is looking for a top-notch Rails developer to help it expand its business. We are a small team with big ideas taking the online real estate world by storm.

Our CRM is built in Ruby on Rails and we have some ambitious ideas to take it to the next level. We run hundreds of real estate websites running a CMS built in Python+Django with a MySQL datastore. * Real estate data is all stored in MongoDB, served up over an HTTP API written in Python/Tornado * Varnish for our front-end caching as well as load-balancing our MongoDB servers * Redis for general caching, non-persistent datastore use and task queue, Celery for deferred task processing * Puppet and Fabric for server administration

We are also a bit of a polyglot shop with code written in Go, Python, Ruby, and JavaScript all running in production.

Real Geeks is based in Kailua, Hawaii on the windward side of the beautiful island of Oahu, and is looking for someone willing to relocate to Hawaii. It would be great if you were up to go surfing with us at the end of a long day of programming.

Send your resume to careers@realgeeks.com

khitchdee 15 hours ago 0 replies      
Allahabad (India) based Khitchdee (http://www.khitchdee.com) is building software at the intersection of Hindustani music and computer technology. We are building a Windows app in C called Inck.exe that enables its user to produce music, teach and learn and write useful programs.

We're looking for an apprentice who will come in and work on parts of Inck.exe for us. A deep interest in music is essential as only then you'll really enjoy working on this. A deep interest in programming is also essential as only then you'll appreciate the usefulness of our app. A fresh B.Tech in Computer Science or something similar would be ideal.

We pay you a market rate salary and we give you valuable equity. If we do well as a company, you'll do well financially.

If you're interested, email me at rohit@khitchdee.com

knes 1 day ago 0 replies      
Pusher - http://pusher.com/jobs - London, UK

We focus on making developers' life easier. Our first product is a set of APIs that let you easily add realtime features to your applications or website. We have a lot of new product in the pipeline and are looking to build new teams around them.

Pusher as been around for 3 years, we are VC backed but been profitable 5 months now. We are currently a team of 10 based in Shoreditch, London.

As you can see from our job pages, we have a couple of open positions. The most interesting one for the HN crowd would be:

* Platform Engineers : The current Pusher platform is only the start of our plans. We're looking for engineers who can help us build out our platform and help shape the way software is produced.

* Engineer Managers: We're currently looking for someone to help us shape and evolve our technical team. This role will take some of the process and culture responsibilities that are currently shared by our CTO and CEO.

All of these jobs are based in London.

Finally, our tech stack is Ruby, Haskell, Redis, Rails, Javascript & mySQL.

If you are in London and interested in creating awesome products that improve developers' life, send us an email at jobs@pusher.com.

sailormoon222 1 day ago 0 replies      
Rap Genius (YC S11) - Brooklyn, NY - http://rapgenius.com - Help us build the Internet Talmud


We're one of the fastest-growing sites on the internet, we get 25MM unique visitors per month, we've raised $15m from Andreesen Horowitz, and yet our tech team is only six people.

Anyone who joins us is going to have the best of both worlds, you'll work on a product that millions love and use while getting the experience of being a part of a small team and helping define the culture.


We're a tiny, quick-shipping team. Each of us makes product decisions and owns whole features. We're close and we all enjoy spending time together. Were a small team because were picky about who joins us. We have one of the hardest technical interviews in NYC but if you make it, youre going to be on the best team around.

Our house library includes Metaprogramming in Ruby; Godel, Escher, Bach, an Eternal Golden Braid; POODR; and "Is Justified True Belief Knowledge?".Loving rap is not a prerequisite for working here, though an appreciation osmoses to everyone after a while.


We started Rap Genius in 2009 to explain the meaning of rap lyrics, but the big vision goes beyond music and touches all of text whether it's the Bill of Rights (http://news.rapgenius.com/United-states-congress-the-us-cons...), the Bible (http://news.rapgenius.com/God-10-commandments-lyrics), The Waste Land (http://poetry.rapgenius.com/Ts-eliot-the-waste-land-lyrics), or the Supreme Courts DOMA ruling (http://news.rapgenius.com/The-supreme-court-of-the-united-st...), it's all on Rap Genius (or Poetry Genius, or News Genius, or... you get the idea). One of our favorite recent examples is Junot Diaz's amazing annotations on an excerpt from his own The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (http://poetry.rapgenius.com/Junot-diaz-the-brief-wondrous-li...).


    * Bomb salary and equityyou won't be taking a pay cut to work here    * We don't count vacation days    * Free meals in the office, free unlimited Seamless, free unlimited Fresh Direct    * Free gym in the building    * We pay your phone bill and when you join we'll upgrade you to the newest iPhone    * Laundry and shower in the office    * Free indoor bike parking    * Free health, dental, and vision benefits    * The deluxe computer setup of your choice

    * Experienced full-stack Rails engineers    * Front-end developers with an eye for design    * iOS devs to help build our upcoming iPhone app
INTERESTED? Hit us up at jobs@rapgenius.com with:

    * Your name and GitHub profile, your Twitter, blog, StackOverflow account,       personal website, etc.     * A cool side project you built, library you've released, or some code that's       impressive    * Something brief about what you like and dislike about the technologies you've used    * Your rsum    * Apply if you live in NYC or are willing to relocate. Our office is in       Williamsburg, and it's awesome.

bentlegen 23 hours ago 0 replies      
Disqus. JavaScript engineers. San Francisco, CA.

Write code for one of the web's most trafficked client-side apps. Libraries/browser tech we use: Backbone/underscore, jQuery, Grunt, Mocha, Sinon, PhantomJS, iframes, postMessage, WebSockets, pushState, CSP, and others. We're also the team that wrote the Third-party JavaScript book (Manning).

We prefer onsite, but we'll consider (and have) remote engineers.

Contact ben at disqus.

klistwan 1 day ago 0 replies      
Kira Talent (https://www.kiratalent.com) - Toronto, Canada

At Kira Talent, we help employers spot top talent earlier in the hiring process through timed video interviews.

A bit about us:

  * were a small team (youd be #12), based in the heart of downtown Toronto  * were well funded (we just raised a $2M seed round) and have had paying clients since day 1 of the company   * were hiring designers and all types of devs -- mobile, frontend, backend, analytics   * we think even enterprise software can be beautiful, and pride ourselves on our design   * every single one of our developers have committed code within their first day at work; some within their first hour
Heres some stuff weve been working on lately: * building infrastructure to allow us to scale our video recording and streaming

  * re-building the UI-heavy sections of our product using AngularJS   * designing and creating our mobile suite for both job candidates and employers alike   * presenting analytics data captured in our product to the end user, and our team internally
We use Python/Django, JavaScript (jQuery, AngularJS), ActionScript, MySQL (and some MongoDB), but youd be free to choose your own tools and libraries.

If this sounds fun, lets chat! My name is Konrad, and you can send me a note at konrad@kiratalent.com. :)

theo 1 day ago 0 replies      
Pascal Metrics, Washington DC (Georgetown)

We're a healthcare startup focused on improving patient safety in hospitals.

Our software platform enables clients to detect, track, and analyze patient safety issues across hospital systems.

Highlighted positions:

Java Engineer - Core Java developer to help build out our SaaS platform. Experience with play! framework, event processing, distributed systems a plus.

Systems Engineer - Engineer to build scalable infrastructure based on puppet. Linux and scripting experience required. Configuration management experience a plus.

UI Engineer - Front-end developer with knowledge of CSS, HTML5, Javascript for our SaaS platform. Knowledge of MVC frameworks and CSS organization desired.

Check us out at http://www.pascalmetrics.com

Full job listing: https://www.smartrecruiters.com/PascalMetricsInc

If you're interested in getting involved with healthcare, improving work culture, and tackling hard technical challenges, please feel free to reach out to me directly to chat in detail.

theo at pascalmetrics.com

rubyrescue 1 day ago 1 reply      
Whisper (http://whisper.sh - but download the app to see what it really is) - Santa Monica, CA - Use Erlang, Node, Ruby, Python, and Cassandra. Help us grow from 2.5 BILLION pageviews/month to 25 Billion. We're a team of 8 devs and need a lot more - in data science, functional programming, iOS and Android. Come work in a house two blocks from the beach. (Sequoia and Lightspeed funded) - chad@whisper.sh
benwerd 19 hours ago 0 replies      
latakoo - http://latakoo.com/ - Austin / San Antonio, TX

We're building an enterprise video platform that's used by national broadcasters, non-profits and Fortune 500 companies. The majority of our customers are involved in the news business. People use our iPhone app to send video from places like Syria as well as all over the United States. We're also building new kinds of video codecs in conjunction with the University of Texas.

We use Ubuntu Servers, PHP, MySQL and Apache - but our infrastructure is constantly evolving. Challenges over the next year include helping to build out an international upload network for large files, as well as integrating Elastic Search, and revamping our database, message queuing and load balancing systems over the next few months.

We're looking for:

* DevOps Engineers

* Front-End (HTML5, CSS3, jQuery) Developers

* Android Engineers

* iOS Engineers

* An opinionated designer who can help us create a modern, usable look and feel across all our apps, sites and communications

It's worth saying that we put a lot of importance in well-rounded teams, and we believe that what we do is important.

Email us at: jobs@latakoo.com

(If you've got a website, source code repository or portfolio, we'd love to see it!)

bps4484 1 day ago 0 replies      
American Efficient - San Mateo, CA - Full Time Front End Engineer

American Efficient (www.americanefficient.com) builds software products that create a more sustainable world. We work with utilities to put energy efficient products and services into the hands of homeowners. We want people to be informed about how easy it is to live their lives in a sustainable way. Our small team works fast; we're young, growing, making great products and having fun doing it.

We're looking for someone who can become our resident master of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript; essentially you will lord over all things front-end. We want you to walk in with a discriminating eye and firm sense of the right way to do things. Two of our current products are AngularJS, API-based Single Page Applications and two others are Jquery based multi-page flows.

In addition to working with the design team to create beautiful, cutting-edge UIs, you will also build out our UI framework and be a source for industry trends and fresh, creative approaches. You'll be able to do all of this while making the world a better place in a very real way.


* Significant JavaScript, HTML, and CSS experience

* AngularJS and SASS experience a plus

* Portfolio of websites you have developed on in the past

* Design ability a plus

Contact bsherry@americanefficient.com to learn more.

davidwparker 1 day ago 0 replies      
Uvize, Denver / Boulder, CO

Our mission is to help military veterans succeed in college by giving them the proper academic training they need and to surround them with a powerful mentor network.

We're currently a team of 2 full-time (1 business, 1 developer) and 1 part-time contractor (designer). We're also a recent graduate of Kaplan EdTech Accelerator powered by Techstars.

Our technology stack is:

* Ruby on Rails 4* AngularJS* Heroku* MongoDB

We're looking for a backend Rails developer, but would prefer someone who is willing to work wherever needed as we're still a small team.

Inquire at: tech@uvize.com

ipster 1 day ago 0 replies      
AllTrails and AllSnow

http://alltrails.com http://allsnow.com

FULLTIME Rails / iOS / Android Engineers / DesignersSan Francisco (preferred) / Los Angeles / NYC / Remote / H1B

AllTrails is hiring! We're building Yelp for the outdoors - the best way to discover and share hiking trails and outdoor activities around you. We're helping people rediscover the outdoors and having lots of fun in the process. Camping and snowboarding benefits, anyone?

We just launched our brand new site in partnership with National Geographic (http://alltrails.com/partners/national_geographic) and have the #1 outdoors app in the Apple and Android stores (try searching for 'Hiking'). We also have the #1 Snow sports app on iPhone.

Our company was AngelPad incubated, is funded by 500Startups and consists of a strong team from Google / Microsoft / Facebook with previous startup experience. We also have the author of an O'Reilly Android book, and a core committer to Homebrew on the team. We're looking for exceptional full stack Rails and mobile developers (Android and iOS) and designers.

If your idea of sunlight is more than just sitting in front of a really bright monitor all day, we'd love to hear from you! http://alltrails.com/jobs or jobs@alltrails.com

3ba 6 hours ago 0 replies      
Aion - Copenhagen, Denmark. Full Time - On Site.

Hey, we are Aion - a small danish company specializing in democratic infrastructure. What we are looking for is an experienced full-stack ruby/rails developer with passion for frontend. See if this applies to you:

* Ruby/Rails 4

* mysql, postgres, mongo

* Metaprogramming

* LESS/CoffeScript

* Rspec

Contact eugene@aion.dk

jdrock 1 day ago 0 replies      
Austin, TX - Datafiniti (https://www.datafiniti.net)

Datafiniti is the world's only search engine for data. We crawl and index close to 1 million websites each month to create structured, searchable data. Right now we have over 70,000,000 records on businesses, people, and products - and growing.

Build bleeding-edge technology with a team that's all good people. We're looking for experienced or junior-level sales and back-end developers. See https://www.datafiniti.net/home/careers to learn more.

dberg 1 day ago 0 replies      
Huffington Post - New York Full Time

Looking for strong senior backend engineers, especially in Scala and Ruby. We are leveraging a ton of Play and Scalatra as well as some Rails to rebuild the next generation of our editorial and service based platforms. You will help rebuild our publishing platforms (leveraging Angular and Play) as well as build out an array of internal services using Scala to help Huffington Post scale as it continues its rapid growth both domestically and internationally.

We are also looking for a strong lead Data Architect, to help oversee our machine learning and Data Science initiatives. Help build our next generation real time and historical stats infrastructure and work with machine learning experts to help harvest, mine and analyze massive data sets (300 million comments, 2.5 Billion page views/ month, etc).



email us developer@huffingtonpost.com

garysieling 1 day ago 1 reply      
Wingspan Technology - Philadelphia suburbs (Whitpain/Blue Bell) - Full Time - DevOps

Email gsieling@wingpan.com or go to http://www.wingspan.com/careers/

Wingspan Technology has been providing industry-leading technology solutions since 1996. Our latest exciting product is a cloud-based document management system for some of the worlds largest pharmaceutical companies. We are looking for a Senior Operations Engineer to assist in running this system. Wingspan is a small, dynamic company (no middle management here), but stable enough to be going strong for over 17 years. Because of our small size, youll have plenty of autonomy to affect change at a company level, as well as the accountability that goes along with it.

As a Senior Operations Engineer, you would be a principal contributor in helping maintain and expand our privately hosted cloud solution. This would include participation in architecture design, software deployment, and system configuration, all while ensuring our clients data stays safe, secure and available.

Some of the things that were really into are: * 99.999% uptime in our validated environments* Replacing our Python, Bash and Cron system automation with Puppet* Continuous integration using Atlassian products* Proactive monitoring and alerting with Zabbix, Splunk and Pingdom* Load/performance testing and tuning PostgreSQL and Tomcat* Backup and recovery - and testing those bad boys!

The ideal candidate would also have at least five years of experience with:* Network administration* Linux administration (were a CentOS shop)

The role also requires:* Strong leadership and mentoring skills* Strong oral and written communication skills* Ability to periodically be on-call

ayers 1 day ago 0 replies      
Who we are:http://www.intelligentreach.com

Intelligent Reach is a market leading on-line Digital marketing agency and technology vendor. Through direct client relationships with leading retailers such as Debenhams, House Of Fraser, Argos, Shop Direct, Carphone Warehouse, Halfords and through top media agency partnerships Intelligent Reach manages and optimises over 3bn in client revenue across Shopping Comparison, Affiliates, Marketplaces (eBay, Amazon and Play), Paid Search and Display channels. Intelligent Reach now has over 75 clients in the UK, US, Germany, France and Australia and is growing at a phenomenal rate.


London (Victoria), UK | Full-time | .Net Web Developer (Full stack, with main focus on the front end.)

You will be joining a small(6) but highly productive development team. This will be a high impact role building out new features and enhancements to our platform. You will be reporting directly to the technical co founder while working alongside other developers and QA to deliver high quality work. Some benefits of working at Intelligent Reach are;

-Casual office environment

-Fresh fruit

-Unlimited Nespresso

-Flexi time

-Indoor football Fridays

What we use:

JavaScript | jQuery | HighCharts | TypeScript |ASP MVC 4 | C# .Net 4.5 | MS SQL Server 2012| SSAS | SSIS | MS Testing Framework |TFS 2012



When applying please put in the subject: Developer HN Oct 2013


I am one of the developers you will be working with, so please feel free to contact me personally with any questions or to find out more about the role.steve.ayers@intelligentreach.com

vgurgov 1 day ago 0 replies      
Publisher Growth at Virool (YC S12) San Francisco

Virool is a fast growing video promotion network.Virool is rapidly growing its publisher network that contains almost 15,000 sites, apps and games promoting Virool videos.

We are looking for exceptional person to oversee and lead this growth

Publisher growth person will be in charge of:

-Developing new relations with publishers

-Publisher happiness: working with existing accounts- support, integration, help, billing

-Collaborating w tech and marketing teams

Skills and requirements:

-(Required) Strong communication and negotiation skills

-(At least!) basic tech skills - html, databases (sql) scripting languages like ruby or python, os shells

-(Desired) At least 2 years experience in ads / publisher relations.


Competitive salary and stock options Opportunity to work in a small, but fast-growing startup and become key factor if its success. Nice loft/office in SF,SOMA with lots of free food and other startup perks.

to apply: jobs (at) virool.com subject: 'publisher growth - HN'

Also we are hiring for number of sales, RnD and design position: https://www.virool.com/about/work-at-virool

skhim 16 hours ago 0 replies      
Brilliant - https://brilliant.org - San Francisco, CA

Brilliant is an online problem solving community for high school and college students with exceptional talent in math, science, and engineering. Our mission is to find these talented youth around the world and connect them to each other and to life-changing opportunities.

In our first year, Brilliant has attracted over 150,000 math and science enthusiasts from over 135 countries, and we are growing rapidly. To learn more about Brilliant's mission, watch CEO Sue Khim's TEDx talk (http://tedxtalks.ted.com/video/Scouting-for-Intellect-Sue-Kh...)

Our open positions are:

* Software Engineer: Front-end (http://bit.ly/1aJFyro)

* Software Engineer: Backend (http://bit.ly/1g2i2tq)

* UI/UX Designer (http://bit.ly/18rjL7E)

* Data Scientist

Apply through our website at https://brilliant.org/about/, or by emailing jobs@brilliant.org.

spicyj 1 day ago 0 replies      
Khan Academy - Mountain View, CA

Non-profit trying to change education. Hunting hard for designers, PMs, devs, anybody who lives to create a great product. Full-time and interns hired year-round.

http://www.khanacademy.org/careers or email me at "alpert+HN" at that domain (sans www) if you have any questions.

burgreblast 1 day ago 0 replies      
Touchpoint Restaurant Innovations http://www.touchpoint.io Palo Alto, remote OK)

We're repeat entrepreneurs (enterprise / networking / e-commmerce, mobile) with 9-figure exits.

We believe the systems architecture for chain restaurant technology is 30 years out of date so we're fixing that. Enterprise-class big data, loyalty, mobile, POS, etc.

This isn't another "tablet POS" but a serious solution that meets the complex needs of large chains.

Definitely looking for

* iOS / Android

* web development / frontend

to help with client-facing components.

* Network developers always welcome

* Machine Learning? We want you too.

FULL DISCLOSURE: This isn't a "lifestyle" company with game rooms, relaxing pods or scooters. But if you want to change the way the world eats, we're a pretty good bet.


oneyellowbrick 1 day ago 0 replies      
Patientco - Atlanta, GA (midtown) - FT Software Engineer

Apply here: http://www.patientco.com/careers/

(put "hn" in the notes field for priority review)


Patientco simplifies the challenge of understanding healthcare expenses for patients so they pay their healthcare providers faster. Already 1M+ patients securely receive, pay and track their healthcare expenses via Patientco.

Founded in 2009 by a team of Georgia Tech graduates and led by an Atlanta based serial entrepreneur, Patientco has experienced huge growth over the last few years and is financially backed by BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners and Sandbox Industries.


Job Description:

As a Software Developer, youll build products that make very complex healthcare issues seem simple. Working closely with the other members of the development team, youll design, develop, and deploy innovative scalable web-based software solutions at a rapid pace. Were looking for a software developer that is extremely innovative, seeks continuous improvement, works efficiently, and thrives when working independently. We utilize agile methodologies to define weekly sprints that see code being deployed multiple times per week.

The following are some of the technologies we currently utilize, however were always evolving so well find the best tools for the job:



* MongoDB

* jQuery

* Twitter Bootstrap

* Puppet

* PHPUnit

* Selenium + PHPUnit for automated testing

* Atlassian Suite (JIRA, Confluence, Crucible, Bamboo)



* No Vacation Tracking When you need a break, take a break. Autonomy and innovation are hard work, we understand that.

* Casual dress all-day, everyday You dont code better in a tie.

* Start-up Environment Youre idea will be heard, no matter how crazy you think it is.

* Health and Dental, Vision, Short-term and long-term disability

* Free Parking (Tech Trolley also passes our front door)

* Midtown Atlanta (Atlanta Technology Square Across the street from Georgia Tech) Bars, Restaurants, and Sports.

* 401K

* Telecommute days Work remotely when you need to!

* Free food and unlimited snacks!

* Fun events: whitewater rafting, Segway tours, go-karting, sporting events, and weekly trivia!


Apply here: http://www.patientco.com/careers/

(put "hn" in the notes field for priority review)

dannyroberts1 19 hours ago 0 replies      
Cambridge, MA

At Dimagi, your work can take you literally anywhere. We're looking for talented, adventurous web and mobile developers to dive in to one of our core mobile health platforms already affecting hundreds of thousands of the world's poor and underserved. Our team of top-notch coders has on-site experience in over 20 countries covering East & West Africa, Central Asia, South America, and the Indian subcontinent, and travel is an important part of every developer's experience. Dimagi's prioritization of global impact and employee growth and satisfaction over the bottom line makes Dimagi a continuously fresh, exciting, and genuine place to work, and keeps us all honest about what we're in it for.

Any excellent programmer welcome to apply. Key strengths that will pique our interest and help move our mission forward include experience with:

* Bridging the gap between small and medium scale (like serious caching, splitting out services based on intensity of usage, etc.)

* Large codebases and strangling out modular components

* Bridging the gap between an open source project only used and understood by insiders to one with components that are accessible to outside developers looking to contribute

Day-to-day work will be done on one of the following sets of technologies.

Web Developer

* Python + Django

* Couchdb

* Postgres

* JavaScript (and lots of it)

Mobile Developer

* J2ME

* Android

* Java

Specific platform or language experience not required.

Dimagi: http://www.dimagi.com/Careers: http://www.dimagi.com/about/careers/

natethames 1 day ago 0 replies      
Senior Rails Developer

DevOps Engineer

UX Designer

All positions full time in Boston (actually Somerville) MA. Remote a possibility for the right candidate.

ActBlue ( https://secure.actblue.com ) powers the fundraising of the political and social left. If youve ever given online to a Democratic candidate or organization, chances are youve used our software. We are growing like crazy! We need a few more good software engineers who want to influence politics and online organizing.

We use best in class tools and methods:

Backend: Rails 3.2 with Ruby 1.9, NodeJS, PostgreSQL, Redis

Frontend: Bootstrap, jQuery, Sass, D3, Highcharts

Operations: Chef, Rackspace cloud and AWS

Tools: Github, Tddium

While this is a list of what we currently use, we are open to hearing from great people who come from different stacks.

You'll be an essential contributor to a small team of professionals in our Davis Square office. You'll have significant responsibility right out of the gate and a voice in designing our architecture. We offer autonomy, responsibility, an amazing workplace (full of people geeking out about politics and tech all day) plus these benefits:

Extremely competitive salary

401K matching

100% paid medical, dental and vision benefits for you and dependents!

Unlimited paid time off

Public transit pass (Charliecard or Commuter Rail)

Professional Development (conferences, classes, etc...) 100% paid

Choose your own computer setup

Family friendly flexible schedule

Healthy and not-so-healthy snacks

Some neat things about us:

ActBlue is a political non-profit that is well capitalized. This gives us the freedom to explore new electoral technology without influence from big donors or investors.

We are an established 9 year old organization. We have a startup / political campaign mentality without the pressure and long hours. Sustainability is valued.

Our employees have lives outside of work. We have parents, dog owners, marathon runners, RC plane pilots, Artisan Asylum members and german linguists.

We sponsor RailsBridge Boston, a workshop designed to encourage more women to become Ruby developers in Boston.

ActBlue is the software and operations engine that powers the fundraising for thousands of Democratic and progressive campaigns and committees. In the 2011-2012 election cycle we moved over $175 million for nearly 5,000 campaigns with an average contribution size of $48.90. Our fundraising software is used by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and countless Senate, House, State and Local campaigns in all 50 states.

To start the conversation email techjobs@actblue.com and copy me at nate@actblue.com

westi 22 hours ago 0 replies      
Worldwide Telecommute / REMOTE Automattic is currently hiring for a variety of positions including for new VIP Wranglers

We are passionate about making the web a better place and are strong believers in Open Source. We build WordPress.com, contribute to the WordPress Open Source project (http://wordpress.org) and work on a lot of other really cool stuff including Gravatar and Akismet. Join us if you are passionate about making the web a better place.

Through our WordPress.com VIP program, we provide support, hosting, training, and other services to some of the biggest and best WordPress sites on the web. Our engineers (affectionately called VIP Wranglers) are responsible for providing support to all of our customers, building and shaping our products, and just generally Making Stuff Go.

Head here to read more - http://automattic.com/work-with-us/vip-wrangler/

bjlkeng 4 hours ago 0 replies      
Sysomos (a MarketWired company) - http://www.sysomos.com/ - Toronto, Canada

Sysomos is redefining social media analytics with a powerful product suite that provides customers with the tools to measure, monitor, understand and engage with the social media landscape. Sysomos analyzes huge amounts of social data from Twitter (full firehose), YouTube, Facebook, forums, blogs and many more.

We are looking for extremely bright individuals to join us as Data Scientists in the Toronto Labs team. We are a newly created team tasked to bring new applied research to the Sysomos social analytic platform. We use a whole bunch of techniques (stats modeling, ML, text mining, graph analysis etc.) to analyze the massive amounts of social data we ingest.


* Advanced knowledge of data mining, machine learning, text mining, NLP or information retrieval.

* Hands-on experience in statistical computing software (R, MatLab, SPSS), big data analytics tools (e.g. Hadoop, Mahout, Map-Reduce, Impala), or NLP packages (e.g. OpenNLP, LingPipe).

* Experience with database, search, or indexing technologies (e.g. MySQL, Lucene/Solr).

* Strong programming background with advanced knowledge of algorithms and data structures in a popular language (Java, C/C++, Python, etc.) in a Linux environment.

* Bonus points for implementation of big data/streaming data analytics or visualization, or working with large-scale social media data (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Google+).

* Exceptional analytical, problem solving and communication skills are a must for close collaboration with colleagues and customers.

To apply contact me at bkeng@marketwired.com

armaansarkar 21 hours ago 0 replies      
LiveRamp | Multiple Engineering Positions Available | www.LiveRamp.com/careers | San Francisco, CA | H1B, INTERN

About us: LiveRamps leading data onboarding solution empowers marketers to activate their CRM data in their choice of online advertising platform for targeting, attribution, content optimization and more. We see relevancy as the world's largest optimization problem, and are excited to contribute to building a future where marketing is predominantly informative, engaging, and even appreciated for their usefulness to consumers through the use of data. Imagine that!

We're well funded, and steadily growing. Our employees enjoy weekly yoga, catered lunches, and unlimited PTO. But the best job perk is our awesome team - weve got a staff of amazing people who just happen to be great engineers as well.

About you: Type S(tartup) personality is a must: smart, ethical, friendly, hard-working and proactive. Youre comfortable in multiple languages, frameworks, and environments. We are looking for full-time engineers and interns (summer or any time of year). If you think youd be a good fit, consider joining our team!

Were looking for smart and talented engineers for the following positions:

* Ill Be Back-End Engineer

* Glass-Half-Full-Stack Engineer

* Maximum Security DevOps Engineer

* Statistically Significant Data Scientist

And for new grads and interns:

* Four Star Generalist Software Engineer

* public static final intern softwareEngineer = fall/winter/spring/summer;

To apply: Visit http://www.liveramp.com/careers or send your resume to recruiting@liveramp.com. Tell us in three sentences why you'd like to join our team and what makes you a great fit, and show us what youve got. Wed love to see links to sites you have worked on or screenshots of your work.

benblair 21 hours ago 0 replies      
MarkITx -- Chicago, IL

In just 18 months, weve built the worlds largest B2B exchange for buying and selling IT hardware (anything that goes into a datacenter). Our members include some of the worlds premier financial exchanges, trading firms, data centers and cloud providers. We are bringing transparency and trust to a $350B market that is fragmented to hell and dominated by middlemen ripping off enterprises that dont know the true value of their infrastructure.

Were hiring for several technical and non-technical roles:

* Senior Engineer - build the beating heart of a commodities exchange in the cloud

* Front-end Developer - build the front-end infrastructure of the exchange

* Mobile Developer - bring consumer-level ease and beauty to datacenter management

* Data Scientist - help refine the predictive Kelley Blue Book of IT

* Technical Writer - help us show how and why commoditization will reshape the industry, speed up innovation, save billions and reduce e-waste

Weve raised $3.3MM in funding and pay top of market, plus equity. We are not buying eyeballs in hopes of selling them later. We are attacking massive market inefficiencies and generating extremely healthy margins. We are both riding and driving a huge change in the way IT infrastructure is bought, used and sold.

We're pragmatists, not purists. Weve bought into reality, whatever that might be, not married to our ideas. You'll fit in best if you are as well. Were seasoned veterans with big wins and big, educational losses under our belts. We try to use the right technology for the job, with familiarity being a tie breaker. Were not religious about platforms. Some things we use today: Node.js, ElasticSearch, Asgard, Redis and CouchDB and a slew of AWS services.

If any of that sounds interesting, please email me directly at benblair@markitx.com

sahil_videology 16 hours ago 0 replies      
Baltimore, MD; Reston, VA; - Videology - FULL TIME, INTERN (H1B maybe if already in US)

Videology Group - http://www.videologygroup.com/

Internet advertising startup looking primarily for server-side Java developers (if your Java is rusty but you're good,drop us a note anyway). I was working for a start-up called LucidMedia Networks (hence the "lmn" in the e-mail address below), which got acquired by Videology. The Baltimore office is a .NET shop, but the Reston office is Java on *nix (Mac for dev, Linux in production, and no plans to use Microsoft anything for development). Our stack is Java on Spring with MySQL and some NoSQL stores on AWS. We have some big projects in the works involving big data and volume as we scale globally and across mediums (video, mobile, etc.). Currently, our Reston platform alone handles 4 billion requests a day.

Contact me directly at sahil_lmn@yahoo.com.

I actually got hired through a HN "Who is Hiring" thread, and I hired an intern through these threads. These things do work!

Our office is walking distance from a metro-rail station on the Silver Line, opening for service in a few months.

Robingow1 1 day ago 0 replies      
Addepar is Hiring - Security Engineer - Mountain View, Ca

We are engineers rebuilding the infrastructure that powers global finance. The current technology in the space is broken and opaque; it empowers scandals like Bernie Madoff to go on for a decade while $64 billion vanishes from the economy, affecting endowments, institutions, and notable individuals. Our platform provides increased transparency, allowing for better decisions and furthering meritocracy in the multi-trillion dollar wealth management industry. We free data from disparate silos and build tools for advanced analysis and decision-making.

We are looking for a Security Engineer to focus on improving our engineering from a security perspective. If you enjoy breaking stuff and have a passion for building with a security bent, wed love to tell you more! Smart peers, great perks, building and breaking software to ensure transparency and security.

Join us at https://addepar.com/careers/ or careers [at] addepar [dot] com.

traviskuhl 1 day ago 1 reply      
Team Coco Digital (teamcoco.com)

Location: Burbank, CA

Position: Full Stack Web Developer, Full Time

Details: http://teamcoco.com/content/web-developer

mikebabineau 1 day ago 0 replies      
Rumble - SF Bay Area (San Mateo, CA) -- https://www.rumblegames.com

We're a well-funded, 40-person startup making and publishing AAA games for browser and mobile. We're making real games for a large audience. Not ultra casual, not too niche-y.

Our first title is KingsRoad, a cooperative multiplayer 3D action-RPG. Think Diablo for browser/tablet. But free-to-play, and no big download. No obscure plugins, either -- we use Flash, but you wouldn't believe it. Adobe says they've never seen anything higher quality in Flash. Check it out on or off Facebook: http://apps.facebook.com/kingsroadgame or http://www.rumblegames.com/kingsroad

Our second title is Ballistic, a first-person shooter for browser and tablet. It's in closed beta currently, so ping me if you'd like to check it out. In the meantime, here's a trailer from 6 months ago: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9D3CHKbBDtY

We're also working on a third title, a sort of LoL meets PvZ. Come by the office to take it for a test drive!

Rumble is backed by Google Ventures, Khosla Ventures, and Korean gaming company Nexon. We have one of the strongest founding teams the gaming industry has ever seen: https://www.rumblegames.com/about/our-team

We're both a developer and publisher of games, and we need help on both sides. If you want to develop the next generation of top-quality games, or you want to build and scale infrastructure to 1mm+ concurrent players, this is for you.

Positions: https://www.rumblegames.com/careers (contact me directly if something isn't listed)


* Platform -- Groovy/Grails/Java/AWS (especially Senior and Architect/Lead/VP)

* Ops -- Chef/AWS/Hybrid/Docker?/Mesos+Marathon? (especially DevOps Lead)

* Web -- HTML+CSS+JS+(your choice: PHP/Python/Ruby/Grails)

* Game -- Flash+AS3/Java/C/C++/C#/Unity

* Data -- Redshift/Hadoop/Kafka/R/ML/Stats/Spark+Mesos?

If you're interested or would like to know more, please drop me a line: mike.babineau@rumblegames.com

mdu 1 day ago 0 replies      
Benbria - http://www.benbria.com/company/careers - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

We are looking for full-time Node.js full-stack developers, and a product designer. We also have several coops and internship positions available throughout the year.

Benbria is the leading provider of customer engagement solutions. We work with some of the world's largest retailers, restaurant and hotel chains. Our products help build valuable connections between businesses and their clients.


Product Designer

  + Knowledge of core graphic design & usability principles  + Expertise in writing cross-browser friendly HTML & CSS  + Proficiency with your Adobe weapon of choice (Photoshop, Fireworks or Illustrator)  + Good understanding of JavaScript as a programming language and experience writing it  + Experience with designing web applications and responsive websites  + Strong portfolio of work demonstrating the above  + Holistic approach to design and ability to carry your own ideas through discussion, wireframing, prototyping and production  Nice-to-haves:  + HTML & CSS preprocessors (Jade & Stylus is a plus)  + Ability to create great-looking UI in-browser (more CSS3, less images)  + Experience with source control management (Git)
Full-Stack Developer - Node.js

  + We use and enjoy the following: Node.js, CoffeeScript/JavaScript, MongoDB, Backbone.js, WebSockets, Git  + Node.js, CoffeeScript. Jade, Backbone.js  + Strong JavaScript knowledge  + Front-end web development knowledge (HTML5/CSS3/JQuery)  + Preference for simple, elegant solutions to complex problems  + A history of getting things done  Nice-to-haves:  + Amazon AWS experience  + Experience building fault-tolerant systems in the cloud


  + We are a small company - a talented and diverse team - with big customers.   + We support your personal growth: buy books, lunch-and-learns, conferences, on-site gym and soccer field, etc.  + Relaxing environment: game nights, rock climbing, cat picture spam in our chatroom  + Competitive pay, full benefits and stock options

summerville 23 hours ago 0 replies      
Fleetio - http://www.fleetio.com - Birmingham, AL or REMOTE - FULL TIME

We're looking for a badass Rails developer who can grow into a CTO-ish role.

Fleetio is improving the way companies manage vehicle-based operations and our customers love us for it. We're a fast-growing, bootstrapped & profitable SaaS company with hundreds of paying customers around the world.

Your primary responsibility in the short term (next 6 - 12ish months) will be to deliver on the product roadmap. You'll develop new features, enhance existing ones and squash bugs. You'll balance timely delivery of customer-facing improvements with solid architecture decisions and code organization, minimizing technical debt.

Down the road, you'll have the opportunity to be responsible for growing and leading the engineering team, defining how software gets built at Fleetio, and building upon the foundation being put in place today.

You in a nutshell:

  - You have deep knowledge of Ruby, Rails and other Web technologies.  - You understand the balance between scrappiness and long-term code maintainability.  - You feel compelled to make things look beautiful and work flawlessly.  - You are organized, and take pride in abstracting and refactoring.  - You are creative, ambitious and you get things done.  - You are a great writer, a strong conversationalist and an even better listener.
It would be great if you also:

  - Know a thing or two about cars and engines  - Have used a variety of frameworks (server side, browser side, or for desktop software)  - Have a technical background: a degree in CS, EE, math, physics, etc.
Sound like you?

We would love to know more. Email us at jobs@fleetio.com and tell us a little about yourself.

Full job posting: http://www.fleetio.com/jobs/software-engineer

steve_w 1 day ago 0 replies      
Manchester, UK. Skylab: http://www.studioskylab.com/ - Senior Developer & developers.

We develop innovative and exciting web projects for both clients and ourselves.

We're looking for people who take pride in their work and get excited by the industry they work in, people who work well with others, people with a good eye for detail.

We work with technologies such as:

  - HTML 5  - CSS 3 and SASS  - Responsive design  - Amazon Web Services  - Git  - Symfony 2  - Puppet  - Auto-scaling server infrastructures
Why you might want to work here:

  Training  Dedicated time set aside to training; whether thats self-teaching, online courses or attending conferences.   Collaboration  Fortnightly get-togethers to discuss new technologies and how we can push things forward; everyones opinion is important.  Money  We offer competitive salaries.  Apples  Everyone gets an iMac or MacBook Pro.  Apples  We provide free fruit for the team.
Roles available:

--- Senior developer ---

What you'll be doing:

The role will be a blend of architecting solutions for both client and internal projects, hands-on development and maintenance of the projects, mentoring the team, code reviews, helping set standards and getting involved in writing technical documents and proposals.

What we're looking for:

Experience -

  - Development of commercial projects  - Mentoring and training of other team members  - Use of development patterns and processes such as MVC, dependency injection and TDD - Writing client-friendly technical documents
Technical skills -

In addition to the skills listed in the introduction:

PHP (ideally with Symfony 2 or similar framework experience), Javascript, LAMP server administration, Continuous integration (Jenkins or similar), Automated deployments (Puppet or similar), Architecting scalable web infrastructures, WordPress and ExpressionEngine.

Not all of these are essential, as long as you have a lust for knowledge.

--- Developer ---

What you'll be doing:

The role will be a blend of architecting solutions for both client and internal projects, hands-on development and maintenance of the projects.

What we're looking for:

Experience: Development of commercial projects

Technical skills:

In addition to the skills listed in the introduction - PHP (ideally with Symfony 2 or similar framework experience), Javascript, WordPress and ExpressionEngine.Not all of these are essential, as long as you have a lust for knowledge.

We would love to hear from you so please contact us at careers[at]studioskylab.com

ivyirwin 1 day ago 0 replies      
Austin, TX / AndrewHarper.com / Full-Time / No Remote

For 34 years, Andrew Harper has been the leader in high-end, unbiased, luxury travel reviews. Were starting a new chapter in our business geared toward changing the way travelers research, book, and enjoy extraordinary travel.

On the technology front this translates to ambitious projects centered around our core data and exposed via an open API. Leveraging these two assets were building a suite of rich HTML5 apps, intelligent machine learning algorithms, and creating cutting edge products and services for the sophisticated traveler.

Were hiring a full-stack python developers to help lead our growing web team. Ideal candidates will be able to contribute to the vision of our development roadmap, translate functional requirements into technical specifications, and understand how to prioritize features to deliver top notch products on deadline.

Andrew Harper offers competitive salaries and great benefits -- including a personal travel fund. Please send inquiries to isentilles[at]andrewharper.com and include "HN Hiring" in the subject line to be considered.

jasoncartwright 1 day ago 0 replies      
Potato - London, Bristol, Mountain View.

Potato is a 70-person developer-lead agency based in London, UK with offices in Bristol, Sydney & San Francisco. Our clients include Google, PayPal, Skype a number of startups and other agencies such as BBH & Mother. We're hiring for a variety of positions in a variety of locations, freelance & full time, including Django developers, and senior UX designers in London, Mountain View & Bristol UK.


challLO 1 day ago 0 replies      
Learning Objects- http://http://www.learningobjects.com/ - Washington, DC

Who the heck are we?

Are you in to disruptive innovation? Fired up to transform education? Join our growing team.

Were a scrappy, fast-growing startup, owner-operated, and privately held. Were in Chinatown, not Herndon, so you can sell your car and walk to work. Choose your Friday happy hour specialty. Choices include: Rock Band, karaoke, and foosball.

If you're relentless and resourceful, a lifelong learner, a major contributor, and ready to change the status quo, we want to talk to you.

What would you do?

You've got years of Java experience, and have built some pretty slick web apps. HTML, CSS, Javascript: you've got it. And yet you feel like you're being held back. Your old job is still stuck in the 2000's. You're sick of Struts, sick of Spring, sick of JSP and think "I could build a better web framework than this". You post your personal projects to GitHub when you get the time to do something cool, but it's not as much as you'd like.

And then you see this post. And you think: Who would do that? Who would have 10% time projects, and happy hours every Friday? Who would have an office dog and a ping-pong table?

Here come the specs:

You will:

* Design, implement and test new features using a variety of the latest technologies under our customized version of the agile development methodology

* Contribute across the technology stack, from the interactive web and mobile front-end to the clustered object-oriented application layer to the back-end databaseYou bring:

* Minimum two years development experience (if you have more we will pay for it so don't be afraid to apply) * Proficiency with Java 5 * 1 year experience developing interactive web applications using AJAX * Proficiency with JavaScript, CSS, and HTML * Familiarity with agile development processes * Strong communication skills (youll work directly with clients) * Interest in being involved in the UI design process * Experience with jQuery or AngularJS is a plus

Apply online at http://www.learningobjects.com/careers.html

-or- email chall@learningobjects.com

endlessvoid94 1 day ago 0 replies      
Bloc (https://www.bloc.io) is hiring full-time engineers for our platform and internal tools teams.

We have an incredible team (currently 12 people), customers, traction, are venture-funded by the best VCs in the valley, have a fantastic office in San Francisco, and we're growing rapidly. This company is on an upward trajectory.

We use Ruby on Rails, but believe in using the right technology for the job.

Email dave@bloc.io with a resume and intro.

timonv 10 hours ago 0 replies      
Tolq - http://www.tolq.com - The Hague, Netherlands

Javascript powered professional crowd-sourced web translations. We are just on top of our first alpha launch, we're looking for more software engineers to back us up. INTERN, REMOTE welcome.

* Web / Backend developer - Our backend is mainly in Rails. We're looking for people who enjoy challenging software and get involved with linguistics.

* Senior Javascript Developer - Our javascript client side script that does the translations is our main cannon.

If interested, you can email me directly at timon at tolq.com.

asanwal 1 day ago 0 replies      
New York, NY - CB Insights Full-time, H1


Bootstrapped to 7-figure subscription revenue business. Building the rating agency of the innovation economy. National Science Foundation-backed

Looking for

- full stack devs

- tech industry analysts (a Nate Silver of tech)

- product adoption manager

Among others

PDXSaraM 3 hours ago 0 replies      
Portland, Oregon: Jama Software (3-peat Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nations fastest-growing private companies)We're hiring multiple Software Engineers, even a team that is looking for a new home, to be key contributors to build out scalable solutions and technologies that link the world of Jama to other tools and applications. You will play a key role in architecting and implementing solutions that enable our customers to integrate Jama seamlessly into their worlds.

What were looking for Software Engineers who can solve technical problems:Expertise with web applications, especially J2EE technologies and architectures like Tomcat, Spring, HibernateContribute to designing and architecting scalable solutionsKnowledge of design patterns and principlesExperience with designing and consuming web services: SOAP, REST, XML & JSON payloadsPlease email the recruiter, Sara: smorrow(at)jamasoftware.com

Jamas product delivery platform helps companies bring complex products to market, the Jama platform provides a structured collaboration environment so everyone has instant and comprehensive insight into what they are building and why. Leading companies worldwide, including Citrix, Time Warner, TiVo, DISNEY, Major League Baseball, AT&T, and Deloitte, use Jama to increase the return of investment of R&D, out-innovate their competition and deliver business value.

lsc 17 hours ago 0 replies      
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Also see: Ask HN: Freelancer? Seeking freelancer? (October 2013)

links back here. The correct link, I believe is here:


BrianPetro 1 day ago 0 replies      
AngularJS Job Opportunities - Full-time and Remote

Angular Jobs(https://www.angularjobs.com) focuses on placing JavaScript developers in positions where Angular.js is a key component.

Engineers not concerned with the future of web tech need not apply.

We prefer to fill positions fast. Join our network (https://www.angularjobs.com/profile/uploader) and we will ping you with new openings. All you have to do is respond to to be considered for a specific position(Our philosophy is that YOU can pick an appropriate job better than we can, but we still double check your math...).

Have questions or need to hire in our niche? Contact me(Brian Petro) via brian@angularjobs.com.

In case your a tweeter: https://twitter.com/angularjobsA linker?: http://www.linkedin.com/company/angularjobs-com

anbu5 17 hours ago 0 replies      
Inspire this world. Challenge Yourself. Make an impact.

Orange Harp Inc, San Francisco, CALooking for full stack engineers.

We are a small team working on a mobile platform to discover and buy socially conscious products.We're an early stage startup located in San Francisco, CA. You will get to learn everything about building a product and a company. You will be rewarded with better than industry standard salary and equity options. The most exciting of all is to use technology to inspire people and help them to express themselves!The backend engineer role involves parsing and indexing large amounts of data, create data backed solutions with complex algorithms and expose them as REST APIs. Our goal is to be the #1 shopping destination on mobile devices. The backend should scale to support hundreds of millions of devices.The right candidate is a hacker at heart. Enjoys writing elegant, robust, scalable and maintainable code using Ruby and Python. Loves learning new technologies. Have the mindset to roll up their sleeves and contribute to build a great product and a great company.Drop us a line if you would like to talk to us - anbu@panacheup.com

t1m 1 day ago 0 replies      
Chango - https://www.chango.com/about/careers - Toronto, ON

We are hiring for quite a few engineering and non-engineering positions, but I would like to highlight the roles available on Chango's Large Scale Data team where we have two open positions for intermediate/senior software engineers.

At Chango, we process 20 billion or so unique data points per day, and are trying to minimize the latency between times when we collect the data and make it available for the real-time distributed systems that need to use it.

We use traditional SQL databases (Postgresql), columnar data warehouses (Vertica), networked/local key/value stores (AeroSpike, KyotoCabinet, LMDB, memcache), as well as a many node petabyte scale map/reduce cluster (Disco/DDFS).

You will be programming in Python, Cython and C with forays into Go and Erlang. You are comfortable with your code running on 100s of nodes in multiple data centres. You have solid knowledge of Linux internals and tools, networking, disk, cache and memory subsystems as well as techniques to measure and optimize all of the above.

You have thorough familiarity with relational technology/theory, ACID, transaction processing, networked and local key/values stores, data warehousing and columnar databases. You should have experience with map/reduce and distributed file systems (Hadoop/HDFS, Disco/DDFS).

You have a firm understanding of the various and sometimes exotic data structures and algorithms used for processing large data sets. You will use bloom filters, hyperloglog, skip lists, b+ trees, prefix tries, hashing in all it's multitudinous forms, MVCC, two-phase commit, data compression/encoding, etc.

You are familiar with and are eager to build distributed systems. You are familiar with shared-nothing architectures, replication, fault tolerance, queueing, messaging models, CAP theorem, and distributed locking.

Competitive salary, equity and benefits.

contact: tim AT chango.comor on the site

innonate 18 hours ago 0 replies      
Picturelife - https://picturelife.com/ - New York, NY

H1B and INTERN(s) welcome!

Picturelife is the best way to back up, organize, and access a lifetime of photos and video. We're an insanely passionate team working on real tech to solve a universal problem; and, we're looking to grow the team with people who also love the problem we're trying to solve.

We're immediately hiring the following in in New York:

* Senior Android Engineer* Senior Rails/Backend Engineer

... and we'd still love to speak with anyone who writes code and loves their photos.

More info about us: We're a growing team, with engineering offices in New York and Chicago. We were founded by OMGPOP founder (and early YC alum) Charles Forman, Threadless founder Jacob DeHart, and NY Tech Meetup President Nate Westheimer (that's me). We've build a small and really excellent team, and have an amazing list of friends for investors, including Spark, SV Angel, Betaworks, David Karp, Founder Collective, Chris Dixon, Lerer Ventures, Chicago Ventures, Highline, and many more.

Hope to you soon! Send inquiries or questions to nate.picturelife.com or jobs@picturelife.com

Nate WestheimerCEO - Picturelife

vimeojobs 1 day ago 0 replies      
Vimeo (http://vimeo.com/about) NY, NY / Los Angeles, CA / London, UK

Check out all our jobs: http://vimeo.com/jobs

-Sr. Mobile Engineer (iOS, Android a +) NY or LA

-Sr. Mobile Designer (varied platforms) NY or LA

-Hadoop Data Engineer (Hive / HBase) NY

-Search Engineer (Solr) NY

-PHP Engineers NY

-Technical PM NY

-Sr. Product Mgr (Mobile) LA

-Intern/Co-op Engineers NY

-FT Entry-level Engineers NY


-Director of Strategic Sales NY, LA & London

-Testing & Analytics Lead NY

-Email Marketing Coordinator NY

-Communications Director NY

Stuff we use: PHP, Python, MySQL, Mongo, Redis, AWS (EC2, S3), Solr, Hadoop, Nginx, Node, Vertica. And pretty much any mobile platform.

Feel free to email our Tech Recruiter, tyler at vimeo dot com.

statusgraph 1 day ago 1 reply      
Square NYChttps://squareup.com/---

Square! In October 2012, we acquired the design firm 80/20 and have had New York based colleagues for some time now. Our logical next step was to bootstrap a NYC Engineering presence to tap in the growing community here. We just started building the Engineering team in July.

As a company, we have four main focuses.

Go international. We're adapting what made us successful in the US abroad. This is harder than typical international plays since it requires translating our four major benefits to small merchants: 1. Shipping readers, 2. Card payments (physical world is much more complex than online), 3. Sending money quickly to our merchants, a.k.a. settlement: very localized and next-day is hard on a number of fronts), 4. Assessing risk of merchants as they sign up, aka underwriting: again, very localized most countries do have FICO scores, SSN, D&B numbers and such.

Move up market. One of the biggest success of Square is to have enabled merchants who were "non-consumers" to start accepting credit cards. In classic disruptor fashion, we have essentially alonged the long tail. We haven't been eating someone else's lunch, we've created a whole new category! Now it's time to move up to bigger merchants.

The other side of the counter. With Wallet, Square Market (http://squareup.com/market) and Square Cash (http://squareup.com/cash), we're going on the other side of the counter and interacting directly with consumers. We think that we can provide the best experience for consumer-to-merchant and consumer-to-consumer commerce. We're at the infancy, but extremely well positioned to succeed.

Data as product. We're leveraging our data. We know a lot about our merchants: daily sales, seasonality, growth of their business, correlation with other events (e.g. Mapping Square Payments During the Super Bowl). Lots of innovative products are in the making which will highlight the breadth of what we do.

In NYC, we're starting with a focus on infrastructure, distributed systems, and money moving systems. We're a small team, located in SoHo, and defining the culture of engineering for Square on the East Coast.

If you're interested; I'd love to chat. Shoot me an e-mail with your resume! wkm@squareup.com

kruszka 10 hours ago 0 replies      
Base (getbase.com) - Krakow / Cracow - Poland

We are growing fast and hiring the best Ruby, Python, iOS, Android, .NET developers + Security, DevOps, QA.

We work on a challenging, industry-changing product. We ship multiple times a day, take ownership and are hungry to see results. We work in some cosy office space in the center of Krakow and have flexible hours and vacation time.

Sounds good? Let us hear from you: https://getbase.com/company/careers/

mzone 22 hours ago 0 replies      
Machine Zone - Mobile Gaming Startup (YC 2008) - Full time in Palo Alto, CA


We are focused on creating the most engaging free-to-play mobile social games in the world. After launching in 2008 with Y Combinator, Machine Zone has seen explosive annual growth with its highly successful free-to-play games, including Game of War: Fire Age, iMob, Original Gangstaz, Global War, iMob 2, Race or Die 2, and new releases on the horizon. To date, the company has well over 40 million downloads of their iPhone games. We operate profitably and have raised two rounds of funding from Anthos Capital, Baseline Ventures, and Menlo Ventures.

Winner of the Crunchies Award (Techcrunch), we are a unique, highly talented and ambitious team of free-to-play game experts and rock-star engineers, all focused on building highly engaging mobile experiences for its gamers. We continue to expand our teams and look for top talent around the world to build not only the most exciting technical and social projects in mobile gaming, but to help create the best gaming company.

We are currently looking for any and all sharp, driven engineers but are particularly interested in talented individuals with backgrounds in:

-DevOps or Systems Engineering

-Big Data, BI, or Backend Engineering

-Android, C++, or Server-Side Game Development

We pay competitively and have excellent perks (including catered lunches, onsite massages and house cleaning services, snacks, etc.)

If you are interested please shoot a quick email with your resume and any relevant links to akoike@machinezone.com

breckenedge 22 hours ago 0 replies      
Geoforce - Full-time - Coppell, TX (Local only)

Full-Stack Web Developers

We're a growing company that tracks field equipment remotely via cellular and satellite trackers. We're mostly a RoR shop, and nearly 100% Ruby. We've also begun doing a ton of front-end stuff in JS (primarily Backbone). Also recently switched over to Kafka for internal messaging, and we anticipate implementing Storm for event stream processing/ETL.


littlebridge 1 day ago 1 reply      
Little Bridge World Senior Server Developer - Londonhttp://www.littlebridge.com

Come and help us revolutionize language learning for children and become part of an exciting, successful and rapidly growing company, based in a great riverside location in West London. Working here you will have the satisfaction of developing something truly worthwhile.

Were looking for a senior/lead backend programmer who can take on a challenge in developing a robust and scalable solution which includes messaging, scoring mechanisms, achievements and a whole lot more. As a team leader you will write software, use your experience to coach other developers towards delivering high quality work, and help with further hires. You will report directly to the CEO.

Skills and Requirements

We're developing layered services using PHP and Zend Framework, MySQL, noSQL and message queuing among others and we are open to using other languages and technologies if you can justify the changes within technical and commercial constraints.

We don't require a formal education in computer science but we expect a working knowledge in areas such as time and space complexity of common algorithms and data structures, operating systems and networking fundamentals, database theory, concurrency and experience with dynamically and statically typed languages.


* LAMP stack

* IP Networking

* Network/Application security

* Software development best practices

* Team player

Highly Desirable

* Zend Framework

* Unit testing

* Clustering

* Replication

* Team leading experience

* Computer science degree

* Commercial experience with statically typed languages (Java, C# or C++)

* Excited about impacting education

About Little Bridge World

Little Bridge mixes video game sensibilities with language learning.We specialise in education, win awards and have customers in over 40 countries worldwide. We've got a unique mix of social networking with learning, where kids can make friends all over the world to practice their English, with enough help along the way that they'll never get stuck.

The company is currently expanding from web clients onto tablet and mobile and is revamping its products to better fit how children learn today.

Please mail us at jobs@littlebridge.com for more information.

sumang 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Voz.io - Phone Support -- Simplified

Voz.io is a WebRTC based Voice CRM solution , We are a small startup based out of Barcelona, Spain .

We are looking for

RoR Developer : Good experience with Ruby , RoR and passion to try new things .

Designer : Good UI/UX skills with a good portfolio .

Please mail us if you are interested info @ voz.io

cmaradcliffe 1 day ago 0 replies      
London, UK - Full-time

OnScroll is a rapidly growing startup in the online advertising space, solving the issue of ad viewability. Already working with a number of major UK publishers, we are growing fast and need to grow our tech stack with us.

Are you a full stack developer with a passion for building and managing large scale applications?

We use javascript in our full stack with Nodejs in the backend and a custom framework on the front-end with MongoDB for the database.

You are:

- Smart

- Able to breakdown and communicate complex ideas and problems clearly

- Driven by finding elegant solutions to solve business needs

- Wanting to tackle problems of scale and large data generation/aggregation

- Eager to learn something new to solve a problem youve not seen before

- Happy to get involved and dive in when things go turbo

Contact: charley@onscroll.com

Okvivi 21 hours ago 0 replies      
Jello Labs - Senior Engineer - New York City - http://jellolabs.com/jobs (fulltime, onsite)

We are building something awesome around mobile commerce, trying to connect the people who make products directly with the consumers who love them.

Our current stack is Go (all our backends are in Go), PostgreSQL, AngularJS and ObjectiveC and we picked them thoughtfully because they are the right tools that will help us move fast and build high quality products.

I was at Google for 5 years building the google finance charts, gmail's multiple inboxes, some maps infrastructure, and the like. My co-founder was at Fab for a little under a year.

We have a fantastic team - http://jellolabs.com/team - are seed funded, and growing quickly.

More details http://jellolabs.com/jobs, or simply email hey@jellolabs.com.


Lead iOS Engineer

We're looking for an iOS developer with a great sense of UX, that can both build the best iOS app out there and also help give valuable feedback on building some industry-leading world class UX.

More details http://jellolabs.com/jobs, or simply email hey@jellolabs.com.

rayhano 1 day ago 0 replies      
London, UK - Wigwamm, apps to make Real Estate simple


Tech team and funding in place. We have great domain expertise, but I am personally missing the influence of a strong co-founder.

If you're interested, just say hi at +44 77 952 73 552 or rayhan@wigwamm.com

There is plenty of effort toward making the Real Estate searching experience better.

But the underlying data sucks. So our first product is a Listing App that helps answer the questions people genuinely ask when looking for a new home: http://wigwamm.com

Real Estate is the only thing you cannot confidently research and transact online. We want to change that, by innovating in the gaps (like property data and price discovery).

Some of our prototypes:

Listing App- http://wigwamm.co.uk

Property descriptions- http://Proppycock.com

New property browsing UI- http://map.wigwamm.com

An auction for rental property- http://old.wigwamm.com

Mobile amalgamation of the new UI and auction- http://dev2.wigwamm.com

abelsson 1 day ago 1 reply      
Linkping, Sweden - Software & HW engineers (Local, relocation offered)

Mediatek Sweden is developing a family of configurable baseband signal processors, with a full toolchain, simulator and RTL implementation. We're looking for Python, C++ and Verilog hackers. A definite plus if you think the X86/ARM duopoly is boring and would like to work on more interesting architectures. Also a plus if you're a hardware guy or gal and have shipped asics and know about power optimization flows.

The fridge is always stocked with beer (selected by our resident beer geeks), competitive salaries, free gym. Sane and flexible working hours, 6 weeks of vacation that we actually expect you to use.

Contact me (HN username at gmail) if you want to have a chat about how things are here.

camara 1 day ago 0 replies      
CS Disco - Houston, Texas - FT, INTERN

Disco makes 10x faster, 10x cheaper ediscovery software for law firms and corporate legal departments. Try a demo with Enron's emails at http://demo.csdisco.com.

We are bootstrapped and have month-over-month recurring revenue growth of 35%, 150%, 40%, 114%, 30%, and 41% for the past six months. The team includes the youngest graduate of Harvard Law School, a cofounder of TrustEgg (YC W11), and the former CIO of publicly traded Sonic Foundry.

Engineering challenges include (1) scaling our infrastructure from 4 TB / 20,000,000 document databases up to 40 TB, 100 TB, and larger sets; (2) automatically classifying documents (e.g., finding engineering documents related to safety tradeoffs) based on prior lawyer classifications within a database or in other databases and on automated analysis of primary law; (3) fully searchable logs of searching and tagging decisions and beautiful visual analytics from search results; (4) rendering native documents into PDF without information loss (e.g., track changes, hidden fields, etc.) and rendering PDF elegantly across browsers (non FF pdf.js issues) with support for selection-based and search-based highlighting, redactions, annotations, etc.; and (5) fraud, error, inconsistency, and document destruction or omission detection.

C#, .NET, RavenDB, Lucene.

ENGINEER -- For engineering roles, send a resume and examples of your work to Gabe Krambs (krambs@csdisco.com). We are hiring for both UI positions and infrastructure positions (see above).

SALES / OPERATIONS / MARKETING -- Working with channel partners, delivering demos and training, working with end users to receive and load new data, escalated support, work on collateral, etc. These are jack-of-all-trade positions at a quickly growing startup. Email a resume to CeCe Cohen (cece@csdisco.com) to apply.

colinkroll 1 day ago 0 replies      
Vine (https://vine.co/jobs) nyc

Vine is expanding it's engineering team in our small office in the Union Square. While we're interested in speaking to any qualified engineering or design candidates, here are some specific roles open on our site right now:

iOS Engineer (iPhone): https://vine.co/jobs/senior-ios-engineerWeb UI Engineer: https://vine.co/jobs/software-engineer-uiAPI Engineer: https://vine.co/jobs/software-engineer

Thanks - Colin Kroll (@ckb)

medwezys 23 hours ago 0 replies      
AlphaSights. Ruby on Rails developers in LONDON, UK and NY, USA (Remote OK for experienced devs)

AlphaSights is at the leading edge of the knowledge revolution. We help our clients get the critical insight and information they need to thrive in an ever more complex world. Were growing fast, our clients love us and were a fantastic place to grow your career.

See Available positions here: http://www.alphasights.com/careers/positions/london and http://www.alphasights.com/careers/positions/new-york

guiseppecalzone 1 day ago 0 replies      
HelloSign - San Francisco, CA http://www.hellosign.com/info/jobs

HelloSign is building the way everyone will sign documents. Here are the positions we're looking to hire:

* Visual / UI Designer

* Web engineer

* QA Engineer

* Head of marketing

Email us at jobs at hellosign dot come or email me directly at joseph at hellosign dot com.

x2Opteron 1 day ago 0 replies      
Chatham Financial (Kennett Square, PA) - Full time http://www.chathamfinancial.com

We've got an awesome developer culture going inside of this financial company (~150 tech people). You can email our HR rep[1], or me[2] with your resume and a few words of what you're looking for.

If you're interested in .Net development using the latest technologies, and pushing our architecture forward, then this is probably a place you want to work. We do use other techs where it's appropriate (or for internal or fun projects), such as last week when I worked on a Golang webapp. We have quarterly Hack Weeks, which gives us a chance to explore self-driven projects that make sense for the business.

Below are the open positions, but if you're a passionate and qualified guy/gal, don't hesitate to see where you might fit into our team!

* Web developer - You get to take the process from the data and service design all the way to the implementation of the UI, but you'll need to be well versed in some aspect of web development (MVC/JS/CSS/etc).

* Models developer - Same thing as the web developer, but you'll need a passion for services, and the technologies that it entails.

* Test automation developer - We have been pushing the limits of HP's BPT software suite for years now, so we have been building our own services testing framework (one of the goals of which is to open source it). The test team supports all the development we do, at approximately a 2devs:1tester ratio.

* DBA - Our Data Team is lean and the individuals on the team wear many hats. Our daily responsibilities include everything from TSQL data access performance optimization, to automating SQL Server and Windows with PowerShell, to working closely with software developers and business leads to create High-quality data solutions.

[1] recruting at chathamfinancial . com[2] gfrank at chathamfinancial . com

RebeccaStills 1 day ago 0 replies      
ZEFR / formerly Movieclips.comCome work with the YouTube Platform and Fortune100 Brands!!

Venice (Los Angeles), CAFulltime, OnsiteSoftware Engineer - Language agnostic, smart, dynamic, with web-based application experience preferred: http://hire.jobvite.com/j/?cj=omqlXfwO&s=HackerNews

Check out some news stories:Culture: http://bit.ly/WEfCZQLeaders: http://bit.ly/17Fd8heProducts: movieclips.com & zefr.com/brandID

Python Tools Engineer: http://hire.jobvite.com/j/?cj=oEINXfwQ&s=HackerNews

SR Software Engineer: http://hire.jobvite.com/j/?cj=otDQWfwC&s=HackerNews

SDET: http://hire.jobvite.com/j/?cj=oBm6WfwJ&s=HackerNews

What We're Working With:python-2.7 javascript node.js backbone.js knockout.js coffeescript django postgresql

We have great benefits:Hot location - Abbot Kinney Blvd. filled with shops and eateriesHealth Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability)Competitive Silicon Valley wagesFlexible work schedulesNo vacation, sick, dress, or other policy that restricts youSurfboards, paddle boards, bikes, team sports & weekly jam sessionsPersonalized work stationsStock in a company experiencing rapid growth

Email our recruiter! Rebecca@zefr.com or APPLY TODAY!

krosaen 20 hours ago 0 replies      
New York, NY (Food52). Full time. ruby, javascript, knockout.js


srehnborg 1 day ago 0 replies      
Bandwidth or Republic Wireless - www.bandwidth.com - Raleigh, NC

Fun company to work for and one of the fastest growing companies in Raleigh. We innovate in voice networks, Wi-Fi hybrid calling, and telecom. Bandwidth owns the network and is the brains behind Republic Wireless, Phonebooth, our wholesale division. Republic Wireless is disrupting the cell phone industry with a $25.00 unlimited cell phone plan that uses WiFi calling to offset pricing. Phonebooth is a cloud based PBX that helps SMB's save money on their phone system. The Wholesale division works with companies like Skype, Google Voice, and Pinger.

Hiring for positions across the board. Sales, operations, and others. Here are the positions that most people on this board would be interested in. See descriptions on the website for further details on the position.


Software Developer

Software Architect

DevOps/Sys Admin

Salesforce Admin

Network Engineer

VOIP Engineer

Quality Assurance

Software Architect

Technical Project Manager


Benefits:90-minute lunch if you participate in a sport or work out during your lunch break.(Basketball, Ultimate Frisbee, Weight Lifting, Flag Football, etc etc.)

Free gym membership with shuttle service, onsite cardio gym, company organized and sponsored sports and leagues.

100% company paid health and dental insurance for your family.

Many More

Careers Page - http://bandwidth.com/people/careers

Email me directly - srehnborg at bandwidth.com

robalfonso 22 hours ago 0 replies      
Tampa, FL - Directnic.com

We are a top 25, independent ICANN accredited domain name registrar and web services company. We provide naming and hosting services to customers all over the world and we're looking to grow. There's lots of change and opportunity coming to our industry and we're looking for a talented, driven and innovative developer to join our team.

Candidates should be:

- experienced touching all aspects of the stack- comfortable working with vendor APIs- proficient with Php (we use some perl, JAVA and C as well)- a quick study and able to pick up new technologies- ready to tackle front and back end systems- continuously learning & building- a self-starter - a team player- a problem solver

More about us:

Our Tampa, FL offices are centrally located and easily accessible from all over the Tampa Bay area. We offer generous benefits, competitive salary, food, beverages, foosball and a flexible work environment. We give you three monitors, your choice of OS and tools. Our engineers are a small, efficient team; our devs carve off new projects and tackle them one-on-one, consulting with other devs as they go. Everybody learns, everybody builds.

Please send your resume as well as a few sentences about your interest to hr@dncholdingsinc.com. Github profiles, apps, projects and examples of anything you've built is also appreciated.

robbiehudson 1 day ago 0 replies      
London, UK. Full time. GeckoboardRuby engineer needed to help architect, build, test and improve a young, fast moving and market defining web application with all the challenges that come with that.

Youll be:

- Shipping code, solving interesting problems and making a difference

- Working with an innovative web application and platform helping thousands of businesses around the world

- Working in a small fast moving team to shape the future development of the application with input on key technical decisions

- Working in one of London's hottest startups (http://www.theguardian.com/uk/2012/jul/08/east-london-20-hot...)


- An ambitious and tenacious individual with a passion for hacking

- Eager to join a fast growing, well funded startup on an upward trajectory

- 1+ years experience with Rails (or similar advanced web framework).

- 2+ years experience with a dynamically-typed, object-oriented language (preferably Ruby or Python).

- Knowledge of PostgreSQL or MySQL

- Experience with at least one NoSQL datastore

- Test driven development experience

- Familiarity with DVCS (we use git).

- Able to work in London full-time

Nice to have:

- Open source contributions

- Backbone.js experience

- Event driven programming experience

- Keen on the startup world


- Competitive Salary with equity options- Flexible working hours

- Choose the equipment thats right for you desk, chair, computer whatever you need to do your job

- Free drinks and snacks and team lunch every Friday

- Take the holiday you need, we dont count days

Application Process

To find out more send us your C.V./Github or Stack Overflow portfolio and a short description on why youre perfect for the role to jobs@geckoboard.com

devspade 1 day ago 0 replies      
Litmus (http://litmus.com) - Cambridge,MA - We'd prefer local candidates but could be a remote position for the right person.

We're trying to solve email marketing and we're looking for a good .NET developer to add to our backend team. We're at 20+ employees and growing - 100% bootstrapped and profitable from day 1.

A typical day for one of our developers might include building a new feature in C# and pushing it to our staging servers, then hacking on some Java Android code to fix a bug, and finally pushing an update to our 1000+ servers.

You should have a strong understanding of .NET primarily using C#. We won't limit to X years experience, but you should be able to impress with your .NET skills. We're happy to introduce you to the plethora of other technologies we use.

Why join Litmus?- Great salary, full health care benefits, 28 days paid vacation (yes, on top of public holidays!)- The technology - it's always the latest stuff and very diverse.- The best tools money can buy. Every developer has an SSD, dual Apple 27" LED monitors, a 10" Android Tablet, an Aeron chair and whatever else you need to be awesome.- Our office space is amazing. It includes killer views of MIT, Harvard and Boston, an Xbox with Kinect, beer fridge, pinball machine, a Sonos sound system and our newest addition an actual robot.- We also buy you lunch, every day.


anbu5 19 hours ago 0 replies      
Inspire this world. Challenge Yourself. Make an impact.

We are a small team working on a mobile platform to discover and buy socially conscious products.

We're an early stage startup located in San Francisco, CA. You will get to learn everything about building a product and a company. You will be rewarded with better than industry standard salary and equity options. The most exciting of all is to use technology to inspire people and help them to express themselves!

The backend engineer role involves parsing and indexing large amounts of data, create data backed solutions with complex algorithms and expose them as REST APIs. Our goal is to be the #1 shopping destination on mobile devices. The backend should scale to support hundreds of millions of devices.

The right candidate is a hacker at heart. Enjoys writing elegant, robust, scalable and maintainable code using Ruby and Python. Loves learning new technologies. Have the mindset to roll up their sleeves and contribute to build a great product and a great company.

Drop us a line if you would like to talk to us - hello@panacheup.com

rorykirchner 1 day ago 0 replies      
Boston, MA or REMOTE or H1B

Harvard School of Public Health, contact: ohofmann@hsph.harvard.edu

Our group at Harvard is hiring; we are a group of about half a dozen programmers, statisticians and data analysts working as a bioinformatics core facility at the Harvard School of Public Health. We work on a wide range of interesting projects, most of which are directed towards identifying the causes of and curing diseases. The environment is awesome, the work is important and the group is amazing. As part of our work, we build infrastructure and tools to make future analyses of large scale biomedical omics data easier. That is where you will come in, we are looking for an experienced scientific programmer to join our group, working on scaling up existing analyses to handle the ever-expanding scale of genomics data. The work environment is very self-directed: we have a common focus and goals but nobody tells you what to do, we all care deeply about what we are working on and our group cohesion comes from that. If that sounds like a group dynamic you are interested in, and you are excited that the work you are doing might help make someone's life better, we'd love to hear from you.

About 80% of the work is done in Python; the other 20% is distributed between Clojure and R.

Below is a link to the actual advertisement on the ISCB website along with the text of the advertisement. There are some github links in the actual advertisement so you can see what you would be working on.


MichaelTieso 1 day ago 0 replies      
Remote - Part time - http://travelblogsuccess.com

We manage a variety of WordPress clients. We are looking for an expert in WordPress, PHP, CSS3, and HTML that will be helping us with the support tickets that come through.

Key Responsibilities* Address all support tickets assigned to you. Support tickets include technical support on WordPress related issues.* Optimize our clients WordPress sites on a regular basis.* Communicate and follow-up with clients on a regular basis on how their website is performing.* Be active on our community forums.

Technical Skills / Requirements* Be an expert working with WordPress. Experience with the WordPress API is a must.* Able to correct PHP errors and troubleshoot them.* Able to create custom PHP functions in themes and plugins on WordPress.* Eliminate malware on websites.* Optimizing slow-loading websites, finding memory leaks, optimizing server response. Web optimization including image compression, minification, concatenation, etc.* You know your way around W3 Total Cache and WP Super Cache very well.* Know your way around cPanel/WHM* Able to create child themes and plugins.* Has a good working knowledge of color theory, layout and design principles and typography. Does not need to know how to create graphics, only how they should look. * Have extensive up-to-date knowledge in SEO* Familiar with the most popular social media channels.* Comfortable working with MySQL and phpMyAdmin.

We're a small team of just two people who travel the world. We're looking to expand the technical services we offer and build an awesome team.

Please email support@travelblogsuccess.com if you're interested.

mfowler 1 day ago 0 replies      
Adonit (adonit.net) -- Grand Rapids, MI

We're looking for some awesome iOS and Objective-C engineers to help build amazing products for creatives. We build tools that turn inspiration into reality. With +1mm stylus sold and recent announced partnerships with Adobe and Evernote, you will be integral to our success and continued growth.

Senior iOS Developer - You will be helping us conceptualize, test and build our way to a great portfolio off mobile apps. You have experience creating complex custom gestures and skills in OpenGL ES and/or Core Graphics. Your strong background in application performance, tuning, and debugging, understanding of XCode allows you to gracefully flow through the day on your way to app development nirvana.

Senior Software Engineer - You will be helping us build, maintain and enhance our SDKs. You can not only explain a state machine architecture to my grandmother but convince her why it's the right choice. You are obsessive about clear, clean and readable code over complex patterns and abstractions and encouraged by hard problems and applying creative solutions. Objective-C runs through your veins and have experience working with Bluetooth LE devices and byte streams.

Our software and design team are located in the comfortable and friendly midwest Grand Rapids, MI. We are profitable, well funded and ready to conquer the world. We're looking for candidates that are semi-local or willing to relocate to the area. It's an awesome town to live in and a great team to work with.

If you're interested, drop us an email at software.jobs@adonit.net

ebun 19 hours ago 0 replies      
Chegg - Chegg.com - Santa Clara / San Francisco

Come join a company helping to change the way students learn by connecting them to the people and tools needed to succeed in college. Students at over 7,000 campuses use our services and we're looking for more talented individuals to join our team and help us grow.

We currently have openings for...

* Frontend Engineers

* Backend Engineers

* Product Managers

* Data Engineers

* Data Analysts

* Designers

* Program Managers

..and more. See the full listings at http://www.chegg.com/jobs/listings

If you have any questions, hit me up at ebun@chegg.com

laurentides 21 hours ago 0 replies      
Adyoulike - Paris, FR

Looking for a Golang backend and/or javascript (jQuery & Angular.js) frontend developper for a full-time position.

Come build with us the next-gen high-tech ad server!


We're a VC-backed startup, already profitable, trying to offer publisher better advertising through ads seamlessly integrated in page content. We are currently four in the tech team, and we are actively recruiting.

We are looking for skilled web developpers to build together the next version of our ad server, using the Go language, Couchbase, Elasticsearch and Angular.js. As we already have substantial traffic, building this platform constitute a real technical challenge. Challenge that will hopefully be accepted, by you :).

So if you're interested in building a big scale application using interesting recent web technologies, or if you want more details, don't hesitate to send us an email at contact@adyoulike.com.

For more information, you can also check our detailed job offer (in french):http://www.adyoulike.com/jobs/october2013

aturley 1 day ago 0 replies      
TheLadders - http://theladders.com - New York, NY

Help us find the right job for the right person.

We're looking for Frontend Developers to help build a site that'suseful and enjoyable. Currently our list of technologies includes Javascript, jQuery, Sass, Compass, Backbone.js, Require.js andJasmine, so if you have experience with these things and arepassionate about them, then great, we'd love to talk to you. But wealso know that things can change quickly, and the tools we use todaycould be obsolete in a year, so what we're really looking for is smartpeople who are excited about frontend development.

We take care of our engineers by providing great benefits and pay, aswell as sending them to conferences and training courses to make surethat their skills stay sharp and that they are familiar with the mostcurrent industry practices and news. Our engineering team is also arecognized thought leader in Jessica Fletcher-based internetmemes. And our "Make It Sew" attitude means you'll never be far frominteresting and challenging work that keeps the company running. Tolearn more about what we do, take a look at our developer blog(http://dev.theladders.com/).

If you're down with the truth that I'm swinging, please send me anemail (aturley@theladders.com) and let me know why. Priority will begiven to emails that include ascii art of cats, ALF, or boats.

DenisM 1 day ago 0 replies      
AMPTab of SEATTLE, WA is dragging Supply Chain Management into the 21st century.

WANTED. A web developer: Javascript/jQuery/HTML/CSS. Backend is C#/ASP.NET MVC.

There is no better way to learn about distribution of manufactured goods, than talking to dozens of manufacturers and retailers, making some software for them and seeing how they use it.

Contact info http://amptab.com/contact/

mconnell 21 hours ago 0 replies      
Neo - http://www.neo.com/jobs - San Francisco, CA. Columbus, OH. New York City, NY. Montevideo, Uruguay. Edinburgh, Scotland.

Looking for software developers in all of the above offices. Product Designers in SF. And a Design Principal in Columbus.

We're always looking for passionate developers. The bulk of our software development is Ruby/Rails and iOS. If this is your bread and butter, great! But even if it isn't, we'd really love to still hear from people who have experience working with other frameworks and have an interest in learning Rails/iOS dev.

The company is full of great people, who are incredibly passionate about our craft. In Scotland, we're super active in the community: helping run the regional Javascript and Ruby conferences, organising and sponsoring local user groups, and encouraging events such as RailsGirls. Our other offices are very active in their local communities too.

We'd love for you to take a look at the job descriptions on our site, and drop us a note if you'd like to find out a bit more!


bpowers 1 day ago 0 replies      
Charlotte, NC - PassportParkingWe are bringing parking into the 21st century. Always building and inventing and have a product that has an actual revenue model. Small team where everyone is highly driven.

We've got a programming challenge out there to weed out people that won't put in the effort to join an amazing opportunity.http://passportparking.info/PassportProgrammingTest

Shoot me an email if you want to chat.


forcer 1 day ago 0 replies      
Wifi Protector - C++ / Linux rockstar - REMOTE (but within Europe)

We are small team of 15 people working on consumer VPN / Security product called Wifi Protector (www.wifiprotector.com). Our tool has been used by hundreds of thousands users around the globe. We got reviews from reputable software and security sites.

If you are passionate about privacy and security and know C++ and Linux inside out - please get in touch at janusz@wifiprotector.com

archerabi 1 day ago 0 replies      
Frontend Developer (Hamilton,New Jersey and Cambridge,Massachusetts)

Voxware, Inc. a leading supplier of voicebased solutions for the logistics workforce is seeking an experienced web/cloud developer. The central responsibility of this position is to work on Voxwares cutting edge cloud offerings and help develop new web based functionality as well as expand on existing features.


     1.         Design and develop modern UI using HTML5, CSS, Javascript and related frameworks.     2.         Work with the engineering team on developing and managing scalable cloud solutions.     3.         Work with the QA and product management teams to ensure product quality and usability.
Desired Skills and Experience

     1.         Bachelors or Masters degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field.     2.         2+ years of relevant experience in designing and developing web based products.     3.        Strong basic programming skills and understanding of data structures and algorithms.     4.        Experience with modern Javascript frameworks like Backbone and JQuery as well as platforms like Nodejs.     5.        Experience with hosting services like EC2 and AWS.     6.        Familiarity with build engineering functions (using tools such as Maven, Git and Hudson).     7.        Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.     8. Strong analytical and communication skills.
We have a very relaxed work environment. If this sounds like something you like, please send your resumes and github links to areddy@voxware.com

joshuakarjala 1 day ago 1 reply      
Founders (Copenhagen, Denmark) * FULLTIME / REMOTE

Founders is a company creator a onestopshop for conceptualizing, testing and scaling disruptive and innovative technology enabled companies.

In short, we build companies.

We are looking to bolster our technical team with people with experience in all / either:

  * Frontend Development  * Backend Development  * DevOps
You will be an integral part of our tech team, working a variety of different startups. We test and experiment with ideas at fast pace, and you will be following projects from the earliest wireframes and prototypes to full fledged demos.

Our stack currently looks something like this

  * Git  * Python / Django  * Postgres / Redis  * jQuery / knockout.js  * AWS / Digital Ocean / Heroku etc.
We aren't language / framework zealots, so if you are proficient in something similiar don't let it keep you from applying!


  * We prefer candidates who are within 2*4 hours of GMT+2 so an realtime online communication can be present.

  * Competetive salary  * Independant working environment, where you go to take the lead on individual projects  * Option to join succesful startups if you fall in love

  * Resume  * Github / bitbucket profile, portfolio or similiar  * Short
Apply to: joshua@founders.as

Readmore: http://founders.as/join*us/

saiwong 16 hours ago 0 replies      
New York, NY

Austin, TX

SPORT195 - http://www.sport195.com - Empowering and connecting people globally through sport.

Front End - Working with NodeJS, Backbone, Stylus, HTML5+JS+CSS

Full Stack Engineer - Scala, Rails, MySQL, Cassandra, MongoDB

About Us:

At SPORT195, we are making a difference to the world and we need talented people to help us get there. We are a well funded startup with many partnerships globally. Our salaries and benefits are competitive and our culture is get it done and have fun while doing it! We are looking for talented and motivated individuals to not only get the job done but be part of a company that is changing the world.


Derek Blaquiere


(212) 392-4940

dnerdy 23 hours ago 0 replies      
Pac Global Insurance Brokerage, Inc - REMOTE or Los Angeles, CA

Full stack Rails developer.

This is a somewhat unique position for the hiring thread. We're looking for someone to take over the development of our website and related back office tools. You would be a one man show working closely with our Operations Manager and have lots of control with respect to scheduling and the technologies we use. Our existing contractors are HN readers (they're the ones helping us make this post). We're looking to take someone on full time. They've used modern tools/frameworks and kept the code base in good order. The point is this: you'll be taking over a well maintained project... not walking into a nightmare.

We think this is a good opportunity for someone who would like to work solo but also be secure in a full-time position.




DustinCalim 17 hours ago 0 replies      
Palo Alto, CA.

You- Senior rails dev w/ database experience. Must have gone to University. Preference if you have worked at a startup before.

You enjoy small teams and working on something really exciting. (our team will always remain small).

No perks right now, no big paycheck. Generous options and an ability to help shape the company as it grows.

email your resume and samples of your work/projects to: schoolishteam@gmail.com

axialcorps 1 day ago 0 replies      
Axial - New York, NY (Flatiron)

Public site: http://www.axial.net

Axial Corps engineering blog: http://www.axialcorps.com

Axial is an online marketplace that connects private companies with potential investors, lenders or acquirers. Over 200 private companies every week, ranging from hyper growth software companies raising a series A or B to mature companies pursuing an exit, use Axial to find partners, sources of funding and establish their exit strategy. Our long-term vision is to create commercial opportunity for every member of the Entrepreneurial Economy, empowering entrepreneurs, their advisors, and investors with information, connections and tools to build a better world.

Front-End Engineer: http://jobvite.com/m?3SnpRfwf

Python Engineer: http://jobvite.com/m?3ckRZgw7

Test Engineer: http://jobvite.com/m?35oC5gwV

Salesforce Developer: http://jobvite.com/m?3yoC5gwo

WordPress Developer: http://jobvite.com/m?3dtI2gwb

Contact talent@axial.net for more details!

lm741 14 hours ago 0 replies      
FinTech startup in the Dogpatch neighborhood, San Francisco, CA.

We're building smart payment card system and analytics platform for businesses that uses quirks of the existing payment networks to our [customers'] advantage. We've recently signed term sheets with a big name VC. We're currently a small team, but we're looking to bring on some generalist engineers with both web and backend experience.

Buzzwords: Python3.3, Django, Tornado, Postgres, d3.js, scss. Oh, and we have three 3d printers in the office.

Use this address to track down my contact info and mention HN: 1192465218

diziet 1 day ago 0 replies      
Sensor Tower (App Analytics) -- https://sensortower.com/-- San Francisco, CA

We help people that make mobile apps get more users. We have around 15,000 developers using our product, including a ton of startups and other companies. We ship code on a daily basis and build things that actually get used by thousands of developers daily. We are well funded, growing like crazy and are looking for engineers. Learn more at https://sensortower.com/jobs

dahjelle 1 day ago 1 reply      
Icon Systems (http://iconcmo.com) in Fargo, ND is hiring a software support tech to assist customers with our web-based church software management product called IconCMO. Take a look at our job description [1] for more information, and feel free to give us a shout if you have questionseither on the email on the job description or my personal email in my profile.

[1] http://www.iconcmo.com/SoftwareSupportTechnicianAugust2013.p...

jparkfitbit 1 day ago 2 replies      
Fitbit is about creating awesome wearable sensors + using sensor data to make people healthier.

Our products are sold in over 20K stores in 17 countries and our iOS app is usually in the Top 10 in the Health and Fitness category on iTunes. Our dataset of personal biometric data is probably the largest of its kind.

We have openings for web, iOS, Android, electrical, mechanical, and firmware engineers. We're also looking for PhD's to join our R&D team.

We have offices in SF and Boston:


kepano 23 hours ago 0 replies      
Lumi - http://lumi.co - Los Angeles, CA

Lumi is a Kickstarter-backed company located in downtown Los Angeles, at the heart of the Arts District. We're pioneering a new DIY alternative to screen printing. We believe self-expression isn't only for artists, that's why we create tools that make it easy for anyone to print their own clothes through innovative chemistry and software.

We're a small team of 8 but our award-winning products have been shipped to over 100 countries and are available in more than 650 stores across the world. We move fast and release new products year-round. Working at Lumi is an amazing opportunity to see your designs produced, shipped and adopted worldwide within weeks.

Currently Hiring:

* Lead Backend Engineer (Ruby, AWS, Heroku) - Full time

* Lead iOS Engineer - Full time

* Lead Graphic Designer - (Packaging, web, UI) - Full time

* Front-End Engineer (Javascript, image manipulation) - Part time / contract

Full job listings and application details:http://lumi.co/jobs

alexdias 1 day ago 0 replies      
Smarkets, London, Software Engineer (Python, Erlang & Mobile), QA and Test Automation Engineer, Operations Engineer

Smarkets is disrupting the global betting industry by offering a modern betting exchange with significantly lower transaction fees than the competition. We're a well-funded company with a small, agile development team, and our platform has handled over 365 million of bets since launching in 2010. Smarkets has been featured in publications such as Wired, The Wall Street Journal and TechCrunch and was recently selected as part of the Startups 100.

We're building a reliable, low-latency exchange system to facilitate automated traded strategies, as well as a fast, modern web interface. Our team constantly works on significant, challenging software engineering problems; if you're fed up of writing yet another boring CMS, we might be able to help. The Smarkets platform is written predominantly in Python and Erlang, and relies heavily on asynchronous programming techniques and REST. We make extensive use of version control, configuration management and automated testing, which allows us to reliably deploy code to production several times a day.

Our team builds on a modern, open-source software stack which includes Linux, Vagrant, Flask, Eventlet, PostgreSQL, RabbitMQ, ElasticSearch, Graphite, Chef and Git.

For more info: http://info.smarkets.com/about/jobs/

cwilterdink1207 22 hours ago 0 replies      
New York, New York- Conductor, Inc.

We're hiring FT engineers to work on our distributed web application, Searchlight. Searchlight is a big data SEO platform that processes, analyzes, and reports on 4TB of data each week. Our enterprise clients use Searchlight to effectively manage their online web presence.

Conductor was recently ranked #38 on INC's Fastest Growing Companies list. We have also won awards for being a Best Place to Work in NYC and New York State.

Our tech stack relies on open source technologies like Java, Hadoop, Redis, Kafka, Javascript and backbone.js. We're looking for:- Java Engineers to join the Infrastructure Team- Javascript Engineers to join the Apps Team- Software Engineers in Test

You can check out our open roles on our careers page: http://www.conductor.com/about/careers/engineering

And read our tech blog here: http://nightlight.conductor.com/

zmillman 1 day ago 0 replies      
Junior Web & Mobile Developer at Magoosh (Berkeley, CA)

Were looking for another programmer to help us to build the future of Magoosh. We make websites and mobile applications that help students around the world study for exams with video lessons, practice questions and flashcards all made in-house by our expert tutors. We've already helped over 20,000 thousand students study for grad school and we're excited to make high quality education available to everyone.

Because we're such a small company you'll have plenty of freedom and responsibility. You'll be able to get your hands wet in the entire product-building process. Our development philosophy is to ship quickly and iterate with feedback. We care about our students and always make sure they are happy. We have fun all the time, and meetings only when absolutely necessary. An interest in educational statistics, web applications, and startups will serve you well :)

We're profitable, based in downtown Berkeley (right by UC Berkeley) and perks include company-paid general education classes (ever want to take a pizza-making class for free?), team events, infinite snacks and flexible hours.

Interested? Read more and apply here: http://magoosh.com/jobs/junior-developer/

adrianhon 1 day ago 0 replies      
London, UK - Six to Start - Django Web Developer

We're the indie game developers behind the world's bestselling smartphone fitness game, Zombies, Run! and we're currently working on a new game with the Department of Health and the NHS that'll get everyone walking more every day. The games we make literally improve people's lives!

We are looking for a full stack web developer that is fluent in every layer of a LAMPy stack, from bash command line all the way up to the web console.

Our mobile games come with rich online experiences like ZombieLink, our massively-popular service for Zombies, Run! (a game with over 600,000 players). And our future games incorporate multiplayer elements, for which an industrial strength server core and beautiful website will be an essential ingredient.

Primary responsibilities include: Developing web features for our cutting-edge new mobile games; Developing and designing high-end, responsive websites to promote our products in style across desktop, tablet and mobile devices; Server cluster maintenance and provisioning (we are big fans of Linode but have a keen eye on Digitalocean for our future products).

We're a small, bootstrapped, profitable company that makes people's lives better. Position is full-time and based in London.

See more info at http://www.sixtostart.com/onetoread/2013/django-web-app-deve... and email us at hello at sixtostart dot com.

axylone 1 day ago 0 replies      
Seattle, WA - ExtraHop Networks - Software Engineers, Testing Engineers, Support Engineers, Sales Engineers, and more.

ExtraHop is a ~6 year old, fast growing startup building network appliances for application analysis. Think HTTP/DB/memcache/NAS/etc processing times for all the servers in a datacenter, all by passively watching the network.

I'm a software engineer at ExtraHop and here's why I love my job:

1. The team is amazing and everyone makes a difference. The two founders, Jesse and Raja, designed and built BigIP v9 when they were at F5 Networks before founding ExtraHop, and are still very much involved in engineering. It's a great working environment and we have a lot of fun.

2. Hard problems at all levels. We parse a bunch of different protocols at 20Gbps by writing high-performance multithreaded C and our own linux kernel drivers. Our datastore handles 200,000 inserts a second with 10MB/s of data. Our UI has a ton of charts and tables, with data going through django and tornado. We use python, C, javascript, flex (slowly moving to a new UI with html5 + javascript), and a modified yacc+bison for some of our protocol parsers. You can hack anything from C to the front-end design and anywhere in between.

3. Our customers love it. It's awesome to see problems diagnosed and solved with our box.



justinwi 1 day ago 0 replies      
Firebase, Soma Water, Syncplicity and PagerDuty - Silicon Valley

More at: http://hiring.customerdevlabs.com/work-in-silicon-valley

Startup friends banding together to find great developers (and lure them to the valley).

We're looking for:

- Senior devs (3 - 7 years writing production code)

- With strong CS fundamentals

- And shipping experience with Rails, Scala, Java, JavaScript and/or iOS

Happy to bring you here for an interview and, of course, relocate you if/when the time is right.

jkestner 23 hours ago 0 replies      
Supermechanical - Electrical Engineer - Austin, TXhttp://supermechanical.com/about/jobs.html

Supermechanical is making a new generation of everyday objects that connect people. Range is an iOS kitchen thermometer that helps cooks get better results. Twine is a little square that lets your objects and environments talk on the Internet with little effort. But this is just the beginning. So much technology fails to serve our needs. We want to give soul to electronics, and make connections between us.

We get to directly affect the way regular people perceive and interact with their physical world. We're small, so we each wear several hats and have the power to do wonderful things quickly. We're flexible about work schedule and working from home. We work intensely on the product, but we're informal about everything else.

If you're as passionate about building beautifully integrated hardware/software products as we are, we want to talk to you.

rcirka 1 day ago 0 replies      
Huffington Post - New York City - Full Time - On Site

iOS Developer

About the Huffington Post:The Huffington Post is a Pulitzer Prize-winning source of breaking news, features, and entertainment, as well as a highly engaged community for opinion and conversation. The Huffington Post has 50 million monthly unique visitors (comScore November, 2012) posting more than 8 million comments each month. The site has more than 40,000 bloggers -- from politicians, students and celebrities to academics, parents and policy experts -- who contribute in real-time on the subjects they are most passionate about. The Huffington Post has editions in the UK, Canada, Quebec, France, Spain, and Italy with Japan and more scheduled to launch in the coming months

The Huffington Post is seeking an experienced iOS developer to join our dedicated iOS team. Our apps include Huffington Post, Huffington Post Live, and GPS for the Soul on the iTunes App Store. The qualified candidate must be experienced with Objective-C and should be able to develop a native iOS application through its entire lifecycle. As our apps have been converted to iOS 7, the candidate should have a familiarity with the new features and coding requirements of iOS7.


or email ron.cirka@huffingtonpost.com

stevem-newrelic 1 day ago 0 replies      
New Relic - Portland OR/Seattle WA/San Francisco CA (http://newrelic.com/jobs)

We make the best application performance monitoring solution, and deliver the only serious SaaS APM. >40K users can't be wrong. It gives deep visibility in production apps running on Ruby, PHP, Python, Java, and .NET (with more on the way) -- AND provides an open platform with which you can integrate customized plugins to monitor your entire stack (newrelic.com/platform) .

Making it easy for our users, however, is hard work for us. Our answer is to hire top notch people, give them whatever they need, and turn them loose to solve tough problems.

We're looking for a number of technical positions (check out the Jobs page), including engineers with skills in Ruby, Node, Python, C, PHP, .NET (to name a few). H1-Bs and relos welcome.

We also take our company culture seriously -- Best Place to Work and all that, of course. But we also provide an unusual and exciting development environment, one where managers are working to enable developers, not the other way around.

More about us:www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZL7mMI-CKUhttp://newrelic.com/nerdlife

Come take a look at our jobs. http://newrelic.com/jobs

stevepike 1 day ago 0 replies      
SevenFifty -- www.sevenfifty.com -- New York, NY

We're looking for full-time software engineers to help change the beverage alcohol business. Our stack is Rails backed by Postgres with Solr for search.

About the company. Ever wonder how bars and restaurants buy their alcohol? SevenFifty is modernizing the wholesale beverage alcohol industry, which is massive but technologically antiquated. We're working with leading wholesalers, bars, restaurants, and wine stores across the country. We're funded, have revenues, and are on track to being profitable without additional funding.

About your role. Youll be an early member of the engineering team and will tackle a wide range of problems. Youll get exposure to all aspects of web application development. You'll work on hard problems like search and the processing of structured and unstructured datasets. Youll own user-facing features from conception and design to deployment. Youll also learn about the wine and spirits industry, which is intellectually rich, occasionally bizarre, and a ton of fun. (If interested, well even help you further your formal education in wine, spirits, or beer.)

You can email me directly at steve@sevenfifty.com.

iamjbean 1 day ago 0 replies      
Base - Chicago, IL and Krakow, Poland - Full Timehttp://getbase.com/careers

Who are we looking for?We're looking for Developers for our Krakow office. Swing by our website for a listing of specific languages, but it ranges from mobile, to big data analysis.

In our Chicago office, we're looking to grow our Sales, Support and Marketing team.

View all the open positions at the link posted above.

What are we about?Here at Base, we're building the next generation of sales software leveraging new technology. The fundamental problem with CRM/Sales software is that people don't use it. We're working to change that. Base is the #1 CRM for iOS and Android and is rapidly growing. We're passionate about design and are product focused. Come join our team today!

What do we focus on? -Shipping product updates multiple times per day -We embrace SOA, (who wants to maintain one big pile of code?) -We like to take tackle tough problems. You likely won't find the answer on Google.

What do we offer? -Casual, fun and very approachable work environment. Were a dynamic and smart team that youll love working with. -Choose your own gear. -Flexible hours and vacation time. -Personal Development Funds. -Daily catered lunch (Krakow) and lots of caffeine. -Hammocks, bean bags and sofas. -Relocation expenses covered, if needed (Krakow).

Placester 1 day ago 0 replies      
Seeking Full-time Senior Software EngineerThe Senior Software Engineer will directly impact the customers and deepen the value of our business. This position is responsible for working on the core components of Placester, which powers everything from our hosted services to real-time, high traffic ad services. We utilize massive sets of MLS data within real estate to deliver large, highly scaled multi-tenant web hosting. Our platform runs on a varied technology stack and we work within different engineering techniques, such as statistical analysis and machine learning. Since we are engineering focused, your ideas and opinions will help shape our company and our products, every single day.

Heres a bit more about the role -

About You as a Senior Engineer:-You are a polyglot: Mastery of Java, Python, and/or Ruby on Rails-2+ years of large-scale NoSQL experience (MongoDB, HBase, or Cassandra a big plus as well as experience with Hadoop)-Experience with traditional SQL databases and APIs-You know your way around an Unix command line, and have experience with managing Nginx-You know that sustainable systems win in the end, and sometimes a new feature means refactoring old code to help-Experience building web applications on the client-side, server-side, and/or full-stack-You can work with other developers on a large code base-You arent a stranger to Jira or Asana

About You:-Thrive on collegial, collaborative, and focused team and be able to hold your own in a healthy debate-Strong communicator, can effectively explain issues and solutions-Proactive, self-motivated and comfortable leading teams-Comfortable writing code that scales to millions of users-Generally happy person (were happy too)-Passionate about great, easy to use software (we love what we do and you should too)

Benefits:-Competitive salary-Generous and early-stage equity-Full medical, dental, and vision-A highly motivated, brilliant, and fun team

How to ApplyJust drop a note to jobs@placester.com with "Senior Software Engineer" in the subject line.


Our Mission: Make the web work for real estate.Bridging the gap between real estate professionals and their clients.

Real estate is the largest industry in the world. Its also one of the most importantafter all, everyone needs a place to live. Millions of consumers are looking for their next home online, and they expect the same kind of browsing and buying experience they get on sites like Amazon and Facebook.

Unfortunately, real estate agents are struggling to provide that experience. Thats where Placester comes in. Were creating an industry where it's quick and simple for real estate professionals to get their information on the web.

Dont let that simple description fool you. Were addressing the hardest problem in the largest industry in the world. As you might have guessed, not everything is written on the home page yet.

Our Culture: Team.Join the team that makes a difference in a big, complex industry.Our culture is all about teamwork. That being said, we're composed of folks who are their own brand of brilliant, focused, fun, intense, and friendly. If you've ever worked on a high performing team you've experienced this mix before.

Youll be expected to get things done and be responsible for making it happen, without any bureaucratical mess. Youll be expected to identify problems and solve them on your own. But more importantly, you may need to rally a friend or team to overcome them. Both are key tools on your belt.

Youll be expected to have an opinion because it will matter when shaping the outcome of your company. Opinions are about courage: to speak your mind and to change it.

Everyone laughs a lot over lunch. Topics range from the standard technical, tactical and whos-doing-what in the start up world; but they also weave through topics like the proper structure for the US debt, that great restaurant down the street or how to Sous-vide the perfect piece of meat. Brilliance isnt one-dimensional.

Theres a local coffee shop that often serves as the perfect distance for discussing a hard problem. We deal with a lot of hard problems and really like great coffee. Its a bit of a chicken-and-egg problem itself which is a good reason to take a walk and discuss it over a cup.

nodemaker 1 day ago 0 replies      
Ebuddy - Amsterdam, Netherlands (Foreign workers welcome!)

My employer Ebuddy is currently hiring a Senior Javascript Developer in Amsterdam. We need a really experienced frontend (ninja? haha kidding) person to help us build our chat platform for web.


About us: Ebuddy is creating apps for the next generation of instant messaging. We are a not-so-big company of about 100 employees located in the centre of Amsterdam.

How to apply: Send me an email at nodemaker@gmail.com with your resume, a brief personal description about yourself and what exactly you are looking for.

Poleris 1 day ago 0 replies      
Kites (Hong Kong) http://kites.hk

Kites is a POI data company focused on Hong Kong and Southeast Asia. We aggregate data from individual merchants, scrapers, human sources, etc. and syndicate to many publishers.

We've been around for ~1.5 years and have 7 amazing people.

We're looking for a senior dev / architect. You want to deeply understand the customer and business model and drive the technology roadmap. You should be whip-smart technically and ideally have a solid theoretical CS background. Experience leading a technical team a big plus.

This position will especially appeal to hackers interested in gaining foreign experience. :) We'll help you relocate. Email in profile.

njessop 1 day ago 0 replies      
CommandIQ - http://commandiq.com/jobs - San Francisco, CA

tl;dr, Very interesting data problems, Venture Backed, San Francisco, very small team growing rapidly. You?

We make the only predictive lifetime value platform for consumer companies and brands to better engage their existing customers; the next generation of CRM for apps.

We are building and scaling solutions to some of the most exciting and complex data problems today. Along the way, we get to use some of latest tools in database technology and build a massively scalable workforce on AWS capable of handling petabytes of data.

Were looking for amazing people to join us, full time, based in San Francisco:

* Product / Frontend Engineer

* Backend Engineer (currently primarily Python)

* Data Systems Engineer

* Machine Learning Engineer

* Design (HTML + CSS)

* Product Manger

To apply, email me (Noah) directly at jobs@commandiq.com with:

-A link to your Github/resume and any relevant web presences

-Brief introduction and a summary of your relevant experiences

bobsil1 21 hours ago 0 replies      
Daring Software - http://arroapp.com/jobs - Palo Alto, CA

Its impractical to read hundreds of reviews on a smartphone while standing in a store. Daring Software makes Arro, a back-end service and mobile app which shows shoppers their best choices, instantly and accurately, by analyzing millions of reviews from online stores.

* Lead Back-End Developer

* Machine Learning Developer

jetcom 1 day ago 0 replies      
Iterable (http://iterable.com) - San Francisco, CA.

We're a bunch of ex-Google and Twitter engineers who are hellbent on creating the next generation email optimization platform. This means writing code that improves the lives of our customers (series seed and series A companies) and their millions of email subscribers.

We're using a powerful, modern, lean tech stack (Scala, Play! Framework, AngularJS, ElasticSearch, Postgres, CoffeeScript, LESS) that allows us to ship code to production many times a day. Not familiar with some of these? No problem- we'll give you more than enough time to ramp up and learn.Working on a small, nimble team like ours means that there's no bureaucracy and no red tape- we like to move fast and get shit done.

You'll get to work with us at our office at Kleiner Perkins' startup incubation space in SoMa.Interested? You can take a look at our jobs page http://iterable.com/jobs or personally drop me a note at andrew at [mycompanydomain]. Thanks!

tsandall 1 day ago 0 replies      
Cyan - Remote, Vancouver, San Francisco, Petaluma

JOB TITLE: Application Software Developer


We are looking for smart people to solve hard problems. You will handle a wide array of tasks ranging from prototyping new techniques and technologies, to developing test automation, and supporting our growing customer base.

You are expected to write quality code with high availability for large-scale applications in a carrier-class networking environment.


Cyan is looking to hire numerous developers with varying experience levels. Please apply if you satisfy most of the following:

* A solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design

* Experience with both static language and dynamic languages

* Experience with programming in Linux

* Experience in large systems software development or client application development

* Experience with database systems and multi-threaded / multi-process applications

* Proficiency in web server architectures is desired

* Experience in an Agile Development Methodology is desired

Contact jobs[at]cyaninc.com or visit http://www.cyaninc.com/

Thank you for your interest!

felipesabino 1 day ago 0 replies      
Taqtile - http://taqtile.com - So Paulo, Brazil

Taqtile, a Seattle based software company, which provides engaging consumer experiences for smartphone and tablet platforms.We are eternal learners who constantly challenge ourselves to improve our skills in design, development and understand how people behave. Using technology as a way (and not the final product) to deliver services, and world class experiences that are relevant to people.

We are currently hiring for the following positions

Mobile Developer: http://careers.stackoverflow.com/jobs/41192/mobile-developer...

Mobile Art Director: http://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/7462593?trk=feed-cmpy-fol...

If you are interested feel free to send us an email at careers@taqtile.com or apply at any of the links above

stevewilhelm 1 day ago 0 replies      
Full Stack Engineer, Full Time, Mission District, SF, Euclid Analytics

As a Full Stack Engineer at Euclid, you will be building Rails applications and APIs, from our cloud-based databases and back-end services to our dynamic JavaScript front-end.

See details about this opportunity and others at http://euclidanalytics.com/about/careers/

AaronLasseigne 22 hours ago 0 replies      
OrgSync (http://www.orgsync.com) - Dallas, TX

We were founded in 2007, have over 300 colleges and universities as clients and are growing rapidly.

We're an experienced development team with a wide range of skills. We regularly host meetups for local Ruby, Node.js and Clojure groups. We're on the hunt for experienced developers to fill several current openings.

* Ruby Dev: http://careers.stackoverflow.com/jobs/11960/ruby-developer-b...* JavaScript Dev: http://careers.stackoverflow.com/jobs/16895/javascript-devel...

klichtner 1 day ago 0 replies      
Luzern, Switzerland, on siteWe are working on an exciting application for the sports industry. We are looking for Computer Vision Developers as well as experienced C++ Developers to join our growing team. No remote work possible. Requirements computer vision developers:Extensive C++ and OO design and development. Knowledge of computer vision and computer graphics (e.g. camera calibration, tracking, segmentation, image processing, shader languages).Ability to work constructively as part of a team, as well as autonomously without constant direction.Fluency (oral and written) in English. No German required!!!Experience with the following is a plus:CUDA, openCV, Qt, Ffmpeg, SQLBroadcast communication protocols, e.g. SDI

Requirements C++ developers:Extensive C++ and OO design and development. Experience with the Qt libraryAbility to work constructively as part of a team, as well as autonomously without constant direction.Fluency (oral and written) in English. No German required!!!Experience with the following is a plus:CUDA, Ffmpeg, SQLBroadcast communication protocols, e.g. SDI

If you are located in Europe and are interested in a full time, open ended position in a fast developing company with a global offering for the sports industry please send your CV to lichtner1@hotmail.com.

monigtz 20 hours ago 0 replies      
Ooyala - Guadalajara, Mexicohttp://www.ooyala.comContact: careers-mex@ooyala.com

We have an amazing group of engineers in our second largest office: Guadalajara. We are working with exciting technologies like JavaScript, Ruby, Java for Android, Objective-C, Scala, Hadoop and Cassandra.

Ooyala is the leading cross-device TV solution for major networks, publishers and brands, powering personalized video experiences across all screens.

We are looking for:* Software Engineers* Front-End Engineers* Technical Support Engineers.

For more information on jobs and how we work, check out our career website at: http://www.ooyala.com/about/careers

ktredinnick 1 day ago 0 replies      
We are looking for a 'Systems Developer' a technical generalist but developer first who enjoys writing systems administration tools and arguing the merits of their favorite languages. You need to know a lot about Linux internals, but also Windows, since one of the major projects you'll be involved in will be a gradual environment shift to Linux. You'll be diagnosing and remedying performance and availability issues. You'll be trying to wring more speed from our already very efficient cluster and add more 9s to our availability metrics. You'll be writing code (bonus! in an exotic language!) to move data around, implement high availability and fault tolerance, to do logging and performance reporting, and who knows what else. You're going to be the person we all go to when it comes to the low-level arcana, so you're very familiar with the Way Things Work. You know who you are. Let us know too.

Please send your resume to jobs@1010data.com

skwp 1 day ago 0 replies      
Reverb.com - http://jobs.reverb.com Chicago, IL - Full Time, Local

We're rocking the world with a marketplace for musicians! Buy & sell vintage and used guitars, effects, drums, etc. Launched in early 2013, we're funded, are generating real revenue, and growing aggressively.

We're working with Rails 3.2, Ruby 1.9/2.0 and domain driven and service oriented architecture. We're looking for Senior Rubyists and iOS developers. Competitive salary, stock options, insurance, flexible vacation, and a discount on music gear are all part of the package.

Developers with full stack knowledge or specialized knowledge are both welcome to apply. We want people who are product focused and self motivated. This is a tiny team and a chance to make a huge impact.

p.s. You get to work out of a world class music shop surrounded by rare and vintage gear.

Apply here: http://jobs.reverb.com or email yan at reverb.comLearn more about us: http://kareer.me/discover/reverb

kml 1 day ago 0 replies      
PaperG - http://www.paperg.com/careers - San Francisco, CA or Kirkland, WA

The New York Times describes PaperG as "an ad engine to put Mad Men out of business." We're changing how digital ads are created and distributed by automating much of what people thought couldn't be done by computer. Our technology retrieves all the relevant content about an advertiser across the web to intelligently design a beautiful set of ads for desktop, tablet, and mobile devices all in under a minute.

We have great benefits and take care of things like visa sponsorship so that we can put together a team that's always striving to learn and innovate. Here are a few positions that are most important to us right now - either full time or as an internship. But feel free to contact us at careers@paperg.com. We're growing the team pretty quickly, and are constantly adding new positions:

* Software Engineer - DevTools

* Software Engineer - JavaScript

* Visual / UI Designer

* Technical Product Manager

soundandfeury 22 hours ago 0 replies      
Location: Atlanta, GA

Company: Experience ( http://www.expapp.com/ )

Looking for devs of all shapes and sizes.

We are a small group of sports / music fans that believe live events should be more fun. Our product lets teams offer unique experiential upgrades and also unused or unsold seats as in venue upgrades. It's better for fans, better for teams, and both love our current product. We are a well-funded and passionate startup, looking for a few devs to help us grow and change the industry.

Some technologies we use: Groovy/Grails, PostgreSql, redis, BackboneJS, etc. Experience with any of these is not required. We believe a good dev can pick up tools as necessary. We move fast, and we love new challenges and finding the right solution for them.

Contact me directly at: matt [at] expapp.com

jcaudle 1 day ago 0 replies      
Squaremouth - Senior Rails Developer - Remote or Office Based (IN or FL)

Squaremouth is looking for an experienced Rails developer to improve the fastest growing travel insurance comparison site in the U.S.

The right developer could work remotely or from either of our offices in Fort Wayne, IN or St. Petersburg, FL.

We foster a collaborative learning environment and share all the important duties that keep our site going.

For more information check out www.squaremouth.com/careers.

chuckd1356 1 day ago 1 reply      
SimpleCharters, Inc. - Portsmouth, NH. (45 min from Boston, 4 hours to NYC, 1 hour to mountains, 1 min to ocean)

We're a marketplace for booking private jets, instantly. Looking for front-end & back-end devs. Application written in PHP/MYSQL (CodeIgniter), small (but critical) pieces in Node.js and Python.

Preferably candidates interested in aviation or luxury lifestyle.


stevenspasbo 15 hours ago 0 replies      
Workday is hiring engineers of all kinds in Pleasanton, CA and Salt Lake City, UT.


twohey 13 hours ago 0 replies      
fitmob, San Francisco http://www.fitmob.com - H1B, FULL-TIME

US--We are looking for someone with a passion for creating software that delights users. Were looking for someone who wants to help push the platform to its limits with complex animations, gesture recognition and background multi-threading, all without compromising performance.

You---You are someone who shares our love of beautifully designed and immersive products. You are detailed-oriented and believe the little things matter. You are excited about making the world fitter and healthier.

Positions---------We are hiring expert iOS and and Android developers.

You will own the mobile client for fitmob and be responsible for it's technical implementation. You will mentor other members of the technical team so they can help with client development. You will work with backend engineers and designers to help craft an amazing fitness experience.

See more at: https://angel.co/fitmob/jobs or feel free to reach out to me directly.

davidle 1 day ago 0 replies      
OANDA (Toronto, Canada) http://www.oanda.com

We provide internet-based forex trading and currency information services to everyone. Through our fxTrade app, we are redefining whats possible on Android and iOS. Weve taken a desktop experience and made it available on mobile.

We are looking for Android and and iOS developers who share our passion for user experience, design and performance.

Positions we are currently hiring:

        - Senior iOS Developer (FT)        - Senior Android Developer (FT)
Perks, Perks, Perks

        - Were located right in the heart of downtown Toronto.        - Catered lunches every Monday and Wednesday.        - Full benefits package including life insurance, prescription drugs, vision and dental care.        - Stock options, allowing every employee to be vested in our success.        - $1000 training allowance to bolster your career with more knowledge and skills.        - Flexible work hours and plenty of vacation time.        - Group movie nights, hackathons, games room and the list goes on.
Email dle@oanda.com for more information and the full job description.

sidupadhyay 1 day ago 0 replies      
Civitas Learning - Austin, TX http://www.civitaslearning.com

Our mission is to use predictive analytics to improve the student learning outcomes and empower better educational decisions. We work with a wide range of institutions, from four-year universities to community colleges, where our platform helps students and faculty improve individual experiences and provides administrators insight into school wide success.

We are currently hiring across the board, including:

- Data Scientists (lots of bayesian inference and time-series analysis)

- Software Engineers (our stack is node/postgres)

- Data Engineers (redshift ETL, hadoop, python)

- Director of Engineering

- Sales Director

- Director of Marketing

See the full list at: http://www.civitaslearning.com/careers/#/openings. If you have any questions or want to know more, feel free to email me at sid@civitaslearning.com or apply directly online.

nathanh 1 day ago 0 replies      
Kinsa - New York, NY

Back-end Engineer

Mobile Engineer (Android)

Did you ever wish you could save lives by doing what you do best? At Kinsa, you can. We're on a mission to track and stop the spread of disease. Check out http://kinsahealth.com for more information and contact nathan@kinsahealth.com if you're interested.

lmeyerov 1 day ago 0 replies      

  * Data visualization at scale, San Francisco  * Launching in 3 months and actively collecting customers & funding
WHAT: The "D3 of big data." We're combining our breakthrough performance technology (http://sc-lang.com) with machine learning to quickly and smartly explore massive data sets.

TEAM: A pair of award-winning UC Berkeley researchers with a history of technology adoption.

YOU: A founding (fulltime) data visualization expert who is excited by challenges like how to design an interactive heat map of a billion correlations -- and know what that can mean for customers. You'll be collaborating with performance engineers, algorithm experts, and users of all kinds to achieve jaw-dropping visualizations that solve real problems.

NEXT STEP: Send a link showing amazing work + CV/portfolio to lmeyerov@gmail.com and let's see what happens!

darose 21 hours ago 0 replies      
New York, NY - full time, entry-level OK

Sense Networks, an exciting tech startup focused on targeted mobile advertising, is hiring for a full-time engineering spot on our Hadoop / Data team.

Full job description at: http://www.sensenetworks.com/company/careers/

fblp 16 hours ago 0 replies      
Feedback Loop - Sydney, Australia San Francisco, CA or remote - http://feedbackloop.com.au/jobsSeeking front end developer with UX flair and/or javascript mastery. We make software that helps business promote the most trusted testimonials and reviews on their websit eand on social media. We're based in Sydney but are heading to SF soon. ### See testimonials from our staff and apply at fbk.io/jobs
roncohen 22 hours ago 0 replies      
Opbeat - Copenhagen, Denmark

Build the devops platform you've always needed. Come help us make life better for application developers.

These are positions that are especially important to us at the moment:

* Devops champ: Looking for a person that could help us scale out and manage a lot of servers in an efficient and reliable way as well as optimize workflows for our devs.

* Developer: We're looking for engineers with a keen sense of quality and experience in building modern web-based platforms.

* Designer: We're looking for a great web designer with focus on functionality and UX. SaaS experience is a big plus.

Our goto language is Python, but are we're also in to Ruby, Go seasoned with PostgreSQL and Cassandra.

Contact me directly: ron@opbeat.com

knerd1 1 day ago 0 replies      
New York, NY BIRCHBOX http://www.birchbox.com/about/tech

Help us reinvent retail. Birchbox is a discovery commerce company which helps subscribers find new products they love. We're growing by leaps and bounds. Just 3 years old, Birchbox has over 400,000 subscribers in 4 countries. We're hiring data scientists and engineers at all levels.

We work with a wide variety of open-source technologies: Debian-based servers; Chef deployments; Ruby on Rails, Java and PHP services; and Python, Perl and R scripts.

Our team spans software engineering, technical operations, product, and data science. Our challenges include:

* evolving our software and systems architecture to support a rapidly growing customer base across multiple countries and languages;* designing and implementing the best user experience for our customers; We are striving to revolutionize online retail.*using data, complex algorithms, and statistics, to personalize the Birchbox experience for our customers, both offline and online.

themanr 1 day ago 1 reply      
The url for the freelancer thread points back here.
justkez 1 day ago 0 replies      
Harris + Hoole (http://www.harrisandhoole.co.uk) - London, UK

H+H is hiring a tech all-rounder!

We are a rapidly growing brick-and-mortar coffee shop startup (from 3 to 22 shops in the last year), bringing better coffee to the high street. We also have our sights set on being market leaders in technology and innovation, and have just launched phase 1 of our mobile app (harrisandhoole.co.uk/app).

We are looking for tech hire #2 who will support and improve the day to day systems used in HQ and our shops. Lots of opportunity for process improvement and automation, as well as getting stuck in to web app development (Ruby at the moment, but whatever fits), data design (D3.js dashboarding, server push) and our strategic projects (the mobile app is a preview of things to come).

This is a great place to solve problems and build stuff for a physical business. You can also drink as much coffee as you can handle!

Interested? Drop me a note at hn@harrisandhoole.co.uk

mikewinn1 1 day ago 1 reply      
Drone Deploy - Soma, San Francisco

Hey HN

We're DroneDeploy, an AngelPad company that is making it easy for enterprises to get stuff done with drones.

Drone technology is fast, cheap and on the cusp of revolutionising industries. They just need better software. Were building a drone command platform that makes operating swarms of them, simple, safe and reliable. We're pushing existing technologies to the limit and developing our own:

We are looking for awesome engineers who have experienced in some proper subset of:

    * Python (Flask)    * Javascript (AngularJS)    * MongoDB    * HTML5/CSS3    * Drones/Robotics/Protocols/APIs
We offer fun technical challenges, a fast moving working environment, 20% time spent flying drones at our private drone airfield, and all the normal benefits.

Contact us: nick@dronedeploy.com (interns and H1-B candidates welcome)

ajaykam 1 day ago 0 replies      
Wedding Party - http://www.weddingpartyapp.com/jobs - Palo Alto, CA, REMOTE OK

Help us make weddings awesome for the hundreds of millions of people who attend weddings every year. We are a small team of engineers and designers that has made waves in the last year with our mobile apps for couples and guests. Weve grown fast and Wedding Party is now used at hundreds of thousands of weddings a year. Weve been featured on the AppStore for the last five consecutive weeks. There are fun design, product, and scaling challenges ahead.

We are looking for:

-Rails developer

-Android developer

-iOS developer


- Take ownership of one of our major product platforms

- Be able to iterate quickly over UX interactions and designs

- Be obsessive over details and be ready to ship great code


-Experience working on interesting projects

-Be prepared to learn and teach

-Experience building products with millions of users a plus

email: jobs@weddingpartyapp.com

bwsewell 1 day ago 0 replies      
Automated Insights (http://automatedinsights.com/careers) - Durham, NC

We're a startup in the heart of RTP focusing on transforming large data sets into readable, actionable content for all sorts of verticals. We got our start in sports with StatSheet.com and have done big things in Fantasy Football with Yahoo! and NFL. We recently launched our web analytics summary tool (http://www.siteai.com) and are looking for more developers to help with our growth. Some of the things we're looking for:

- Ruby experience- Rails experience is a plus- Optimistic and energetic self starters that can work independently

Salary is commensurate with experience of course. Must be local or willing to relocate to the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill area.

Contact me if you're interested with some info about yourself and any questions. brian@automatedinsights.com

mpdaugherty 18 hours ago 0 replies      
AngelList - San Francisco, CA

We are a small team making a big impact. You can read about some of the work we've been doing recently here: http://techcrunch.com/tag/angellist/

Help us transform venture capital and startup hiring. Looking for full-stack engineers and designers with great portfolios.

Apply via AngelList ;)


diwank 19 hours ago 0 replies      
San Francisco, CA -- part time/internship/flexible

Early stage startup trying to help people with mood disorders using data science and social accountability.

We're looking for:

* Designers

* Data analytics devs

* iOS / Android devs

* Backend devs (Clojure)

If you're interested or know someone who might be, please contact diwank.singh@gmail.com

pwman 1 day ago 0 replies      
LastPass https://lastpass.com Xmarks https://xmarks.com Fairfax, VA (DC area)

- Full time developer (we support everything so be ready to play with everything)- Full time support analysts

Email jobs at lastpass.com - CC joe at lastpass.com, and mention hacker news.

derwiki 23 hours ago 0 replies      
ApartmentList - http://www.apartmentlist.com - SOMA, San Francisco

  * experienced Rails developers (2+ years)  * Android developers  * iOS developers
Help make finding an apartment suck less! More details athttp://blog.apartmentlist.com/jobs/

abillman 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Senior Software Engineer (Ruby on Rails Expert) - Indianapolis, IN

OurHealth is an entrepreneurial company based out of downtown Indianapolis. We provide on-site clinics to mid to large size organizations and are seeking to change healthcare. Join us!

Our primary objective over the next year is to deliver 2 closely related applications. One has not been started, and is a rewrite of an existing system, the other has been started. Both, we have slated to be written in Ruby on Rails (using a yet to be determined mix of UI techniques that include but arent limited to jQuery, CSS3, HTML5, SASS, HAML, and possibly some UI framework such as AngularJS, Backbone, Ember, etc).

The reason for the other technologies is because of legacy systems we are sun-setting (.Net applications), and future technologies we have evaluated, but arent at the moment utilizing (Python, NodeJS, etc).

Ideally, a senior with a diverse background that has focused on Rails for the past few years, but is open and willing to change, and bonus points for one that is either active in the open source community (codes not only for work, but for fun) and/or has a touch of entrepreneurial/change-the-world spirit.

Full job post here: http://ourhealth.hirecentric.com/jobs/45342.html

sycren 1 day ago 0 replies      
Just want to point out that the link to the Freelancer is wrong. It should be: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=6475885
stringfellow 1 day ago 0 replies      
London, UK -- CarbonCulture (http://carbonculture.net)

We're looking for a front-end developer to help us make changes and impact sustainability in some big places, including the UK's Parliament and major UK cities.

We're based in the Open Data Institute (http://www.theodi.org/) near Old Street, rubbing shoulders with some other really interesting and influential start-ups - many with an interest in sustainability and all with an interest in open data.

Check out the full spec: http://www.carbonculture.net/blog/2013/09/19/front-end-visua...

Looking forward to hearing from you (make contact here: work@moreassociates.com)!

amarghose 22 hours ago 0 replies      
UserVoice is looking to hire a Sales Development Representative.

More info here: https://www.uservoice.com/jobs/

If interested you can reach out to me directly (recommended) at Amar@UserVoice.com or submit an application online.

You'd be the 4th person on a fast growing sales team with an established company (6 years) and proven market fit. We just developed the sales process a little bit more than previously and you'd still have the chance to help shape it as we grow. You'd also be the only SDR and in line to move up to account manager very quickly as we hire.

theanimation 1 day ago 0 replies      
ONOSYS - Cleveland, OH

Full Time Web Designer/Interface Developer

Required Skills:

-Strong understanding of HTML

-Strong understanding of CSS

-Strong understanding of JQuery/Javascript

-Experience fixing cross-browser issues

-Experience with Adobe Photoshop


-Strong design skills

-Experience creating fresh, modern web designs and user interfaces

-Exposure to design/UI for a mobile environment

-.NET experience and/or experience in an MVC environment

Other opportunities available here:


If interested, submit your resume to jobs@onosys.com and mention Dustin Sullivan as your referral.

jmtulloss 21 hours ago 0 replies      

San Francisco, CA H1B welcome


wozmirek 1 day ago 0 replies      
Lunar Logic (http://lunarlogic.io) - Full time, Krakow, Poland.

We're a small (<20 people) web development shop verse in Ruby on Rails apps, so we're looking for RoR devs, but (doh!) are always open for brilliant minds. We work for startups, NGOs and private clients. Last work - www.kozee.de & https://www.betdash.com/. Interested? Drop us a line: contact@llp.pl Still not convinced? Try the Code Hulk (http://codehulk.lunarlogic.io/), a challenge we've prepared for you.

More details on the work: http://jobs.lunarlogic.io/software-developer-ruby-on-rails

philipcamilleri 1 day ago 0 replies      
SmartAsset - NYC, NY - QA ANALYSThttps://www.smartasset.com/page/jobs

At SmartAsset we are building technology to help people make better personal finance decisions, but giving real-world, accurate, quantifiable advice on these big decisions.

We are therefore looking for someone with a keen eye for detail and a passion for quality to help us build formal test processes around our products. This will include anything from manual testing (in-house or outsourced) to scheduled or triggered automated tests.

More info and details about the position at https://www.smartasset.com/page/jobs

jillysciarilly 1 day ago 0 replies      
Rackspace (www.rackspace.com) - Remote OR Local (San Antonio/Austin, TX) Developer Support Engineers

Apply Here: https://rackspace.hua.hrsmart.com/ats/js_job_details.php?req...

Do you enjoy tackling new and unusual problems with software? Do you believe in open source? Do you like to keep up to date with advancements in technology? Do you want to spend 20% of your time at work contributing to an open source project of your choice? Are you interested in how companies all over the world create applications and run them in the cloud? If so, you should come work for the worlds leading open cloud provider within our Developer Support Team.

Ideal candidates will be passionate advocates of technology and open source. We're looking for people who don't just use these development tools and services, but people that write them. It is one thing to start a virtual machine on a host, it is another to have the curiosity to read the source code and figure out how it all works. Developer Support has two main functions: helping customers programmatically leverage our cloud services and contributing code, plugins, modules and extensions to projects and partners that are advancing the open revolution.


Support customer developers coding against our APIs through phone, chat, forums, and email. Contribute code to select open source projects. Educate customers about product usage, options and capabilities by responding with clear documentation, reference architectures, or code samples. Troubleshoot errors between the customers application and the Rackspace API. Write code to help an ecosystem develop and thrive around OpenStack and Rackspace. Engage actively blogs and forums with technical articles and answers. Add insights to existing Knowledge Base. Build tools for other Support functions to leverage. Support customers by proactively sending them code samples and partnering with them to help them with their applications. Test and verify bugs submitted on behalf of customers. Suggest input on product, process, and service improvements as well as submit ideas for new products. Conduct research on new technologies relating to open cloud features. Provide feature explanation and coding best practices. Record common or creative solutions for use by internal employees and customers to reduce repeat problems.

Must Haves:

Experience with API documentation, wikis, forums and content management systems. 4-5 years overall professional software development experience 2+ years of scripting language development experience (Python, .Net, Ruby, Perl, PHP, etc.) 3+ years of experience working in a Linux/Unix or Microsoft development environment Familiarity with object oriented development principles Automation experience with Chef and/or Puppet Ability (and enthusiasm) to mentor less experienced developers High school diploma or equivalent

Nice to Haves:

Experience with Agile methodologies (Scrum, XP, Lean, Kanban, etc.) Experience with good engineering practices (test driven development, continuous integration and pair programming, etc.) Experience in distributed systems Understanding of functional design principles Experience in the Hosting Industry

Spoon_Careers 1 day ago 0 replies      
Spoon.net - Seattle, WA - http://spoon.net/jobs

Spoon.net is a revolutionary web-based desktop that lets you use software and files from any device.

Imagine simply installing a small plugin and being able to instantly run Photoshop, Excel, and StarCraft from the web. Add application state synchronization plus beautiful team collaboration tools, and you have an amazing new computing platform.

Spoon's breakthrough technology enables this and more by combining virtualization with the web, and we need your help to scale the service, extend our technology to new platforms, and develop new features to amaze and delight.

Some of the positions you can find on http://spoon.net/jobs are:

* Software Engineer - Virtual Machine Engine - The Spoon Virtual Machine is a fully user-mode emulation layer for core OS filesystem, registry, and kernel subsystems. The Spoon VM allows applications to be deployed in ready-to-run virtual environments that execute in isolated virtual environments.

* Software Engineer - Web & Server Infrastructure - Work on problems ranging from databases and large storage systems in our proprietary NoSQL database and distributed storage system; to networking and transport protocols, such as as our machine learning-based adaptive application delivery algorithms and hybrid physical/AWS server infrastructure; to highly interactive, highly available web development employing cutting edge platforms such as Scala and Akka.

* Product Manager - Partner directly with Spoon's Founder & CEO to create and execute innovative marketing strategies that will take Spoon's impressive growth to the next level. Big plus if you have experience building a product from the ground up, as this position requires someone who knows what it takes to create something special.

* Program Manager Associate - Rotational program for extremely bright, less-experienced tech lovers who want to hone their programming skills in a high-growth, zero-bureaucracy environment. You'll take on as much responsibility as you can handle, and your career at Spoon will take the path of your interests and skill set development.

At Spoon, we like solving problems that nobody else takes on, and we like to have a good time doing it. You can get a feel for our culture on our blog at http://blog.spoon.net/category/misc/. Judge us as you will.

If you want to know more or are interested in joining Spoon, apply on our site or drop us a line at jobs@spoon.net. Thanks!

bkirkby 1 day ago 0 replies      
las vegas, nvzappos IP inc. is hiring for several tech related positions: http://about.zappos.com/jobs/jobs-zappos-family/search-open-...

three years ago i decided to come work at zappos after reading tony hseih's book "delivering happiness: a path to profits, passion and purpose" with my wife. we had a couple of job offers at that time and the book convinced me that zappos is where i should go. the focus on customer and employee happiness seemed almost too good to be true and something that was not even approached at any other company i've been with in ~20 years.

i have to admit that for the first year i experienced all the awesomeness that i had read about, but i was also waiting for the other shoe to drop. i really didn't believe it could be as good as i was experiencing.

then i finally realized there was no other shoe. the thing that really drove the point home to me was when i overheard a tech VP and the CTO talking about the valve entertainment employee handbook that was posted online. the handbook explained a corporate structure that was so flat that people had no direct reports and there was no managers telling people what to do.

any other leadership in any other company i had been with would have just scoffed at the idea and dismissed it as internet fluff. these guys were talking about it and asking questions like "how do you think they make something like that work?"

just the fact that they were having a discussion about it made me realize they are different, but i really didn't expect anything to be done about it. it IS a radical idea after all and would likely only work with very specific organizations (or so i thought). now, 1.5 years later we are instituting a new radical management structure focused around self organization and a flat management model.

this tells me that the focus on constant improvement and intrepid company building goes all the way to the top.

and that's just part of the awesome experience here. i could go on and on and on.

floorlamp 1 day ago 0 replies      
Bazaarvoice - (Austin, TX | San Francisco, CA | New York City, NY) - Full Time

Each month, more than 450 million people view and share their opinions and converse about 20 million products in our network. Our technology infrastructure allows people to make tens of thousands of requests every second enabling them to make important purchasing decisions online.

We are looking for talent in NY, Austin, and SFO to fulfill various roles - developers, DevOps, QA engineers, managers. More information on our site - http://keepaustinbazaar.com/ .

I work in the NY office, right in Union Square. We use a wide variety of technologies, including Scala, Python, Node.js, Cassandra, and Hadoop.

If you are interested or would like to know more about us email me at norton.wang@bazaarvoice.com

ExpendableGuy 1 day ago 0 replies      
CRAFT | Media / Digital - Washington, DC

We are looking for:

* Front End Website Developer

* Drupal Developer

* Web Development Intern

Local only, please. More details can be found here: http://craftdc.com/craft-careers/

raingrove 23 hours ago 0 replies      
Nitrous.IO - https://www.nitrous.io/jobs - Mountain View, CA

Nitrous.IO is revolutionizing the way the the world develops software. We are looking for remarkable people to help us effect the next paradigm shift in programming.

Positions Available:

* Operations Head* Platform / DevOps Engineer* Software Engineer

Technologies we use:

* Go, JavaScript (Node.js & Ember.js), Ruby on Rails, Python, LXC, Docker, C, Objective-C (Mac App), C# (Windows App)

* California <-> Singapore Employee Exchange Program Available

lessthanjackie2 1 day ago 0 replies      
Indicative (New York, NY) http://www.indicative.com/

We are seeking an experienced Front-End Developer to join our highly motivated team solving complex problems using cutting edge technology.

We use AngularJS, SASS, and Karma. Interested in those with a background in Angular or similar SPA frameworks, HTML5, and CSS3 along with a good eye for details.

We'd feel lucky if you have experience in SVG/Canvas/D3.js, SASS or LESS, Grunt and Bower, Karma or any front-end unit testing frameworks, and/or REST based services.

We're a fun team looking for additional hands in our small 9-person company. See more about this posting at http://www.indicative.com/jobs/

happybuckazoids 22 hours ago 0 replies      
SMSgrupp, Stockholm, Sweden. Lead Android developer

Group messaging startup with 6 developers and offices on three continents looking for Lead Android developer for full time position. Given the small size of our team, you will be a critical part of the company.

SMSgrupp is a free tool for group communication that works on all mobile phones, regardless of model or age. Increasingly, those message are being sent from smartphones, and your job will be to make sure that our messaging app competes with the very best in our niche of "offline communication". We are now rebuilding our apps from the very start and want you in from the beginning. You will be the one who leads this effort in close collaboration with our backend engineers, operations team, and designers.

The main quality wed like to see in a candidate is simply the ability to ship solid code. And enjoy doing it. If you have apps in the Market, and a proven track record of delivering quality code on tight deadlines, that counts for more than any number of impressive degrees.

We look for: Solid knowledge of tools and language Strong understanding of software engineering principles and object-oriented concepts. Pride in writing simple and beautiful code. Product sensibility and understanding of interaction design. A sense of humor and a light heart.

Our new offices are situated near the water in central Stockholm, at Gtgatan just beside Slussen.

If this piques your interest, drop us a mail at jobs at smsgrupp dot se. We would love to hear from you!

Robingow1 1 day ago 0 replies      
Addepar is Hiring - Engineers - Mountain View, Ca

Who we are: Engineers rebuilding the infrastructure that powers global finance. Current technology in the space is broken and opaque, it empowers scandals like Bernie Madoff to go on for a decade while $64 billion vanishes from the economy, affecting endowments, institutions, and notable individuals. Our platform provides increased transparency, allowing for better decisions and furthering meritocracy in the multi-trillion dollar wealth management industry. We free data from disparate silos and build tools for advanced analysis and decision making.

Addepar is an engineering-led company. Weve designed our perks around enabling great technologists to build. Hiring Ember.js developers and generalist engineers.

Join us: Careers.addepar.com Or email R2 [at] Addepar [dot] com

zacharydanger 1 day ago 1 reply      
1000Bulbs.com - Garland, TX

We sell light bulbs online. Lots of them. Job details are here: https://github.com/1000Bulbs/dev-app

story11 21 hours ago 0 replies      
TeamPages.com - Vancouver, Canada.

TeamPages is a web and mobile app that helps over 100,000 teams and leagues stay organized.

We're looking for an outgoing Customer Success Advocate in Vancouver to help our customers adopt and use TeamPages.

We offer a flexible work schedule and the option to work off site from time to time too. Employees get 3 weeks vacation per year and we offer health benefits as well.

Head here to learn more: http://ow.ly/poldp.

bholber 1 day ago 0 replies      
YoDerm (www.yoderm.com). VP Engineering / CTO. Santa Monica, CA.

We are YC '11 rejects, but that didn't stop us from building one of the only functioning telemedicine platforms in existence. We launched in May and now have real physicians treating real patients every day. We've also used the past year to raise an angel round and line up some incredible business development partnerships.

And now we're ready for our technical co-founder to come aboard and prepare YoDerm's infrastructure for scale. We want a full-time partner to dive in to our Django/Python stack, own the engineering roadmap, and set sail for a new world of online medicine -- and clearer skin.

More details at www.yoderm.com/careers or write ben@yoderm.com

techscruggs 1 day ago 0 replies      
AcademicWorks.com - Austin TX

Senior Rails Software Engineer, Client Support Engineer, Lead QA Engineer

Learn more here: http://www.academicworks.com/careers

jstepka 1 day ago 0 replies      
Bitbucket: http://bitbucket.org

Come join us at Atlassian in San Francisco and work on bitbucket.org, our free source code hosting site! You will be working in a fast paced SaaS environment where every line of code you write will be appreciated by a developer community of millions.

We have several positions open:

- Ops engineer team lead

- Python developer

- Product UI / UX designer

- Product manager

Learn more at https://www.atlassian.com/company/careers/

mark-ruwt 1 day ago 0 replies      
Are You Watching This?!Sports-Loving Developerhttp://areyouwatchingthis.com/api

We're a Sports Excitement Analytics Company. We're the digital version of your buddy that screams into the phone telling you to turn on a game. We're small, profitable, and growing.

If turning a 29-story building into a 323-foot Bat Signal for sports fans for College Football, concepting and building apps for Telstra Communications new Cricket- and Rugby-heavy SportsFan brand, or powering digital "Upset!" billboards for Turner Sports during March Madness sounds interesting, give us a shout.


bradtaylor 1 day ago 0 replies      
Whistle (Mission, San Francisco, CA) - http://whistle.com - Local, relocation offered

Whistle is a growing technology company building new products for owners and vets in the >$60B pet industry. Venture-backed, our first product is an on-collar device that measures your dog's activity, giving you a new perspective on day-to-day behavior and long-term health trends.

Lead Android Engineer We're looking for a pragmatic Android engineer to bring an awesome experience to our Android users. Ideal candidates should have strong experience with Android, including multiple published apps to the Android Market, and have had some experience leading teams.

Apply at jobs@whistle.com, or see whistle.com for more information.

dblock 1 day ago 0 replies      
Artsy (http://artsy.net/about/jobs) - New York, NY

Art + science. We're looking for experienced full stack Engineers with a passion for art. You can email me at db at artsy dot net.

cnienaber 1 day ago 0 replies      
Senior Developer - San Francisco<br>WHO WE ARE<br>We are a start-up located in San Francisco that curates modern designed products for 5-day sales for our members. Our goal is to help people discover unique and beautifully designed products while getting them at a great price. The site is growing extremely rapidly, adding thousands of users daily and dozens of design/manufacturing partners each week. <br><br>The company is early-stage and VC-funded, looking to bring on sharp, hardworking talent with competitive salary. You'll have a chance to work directly with the founders and be part of the core team. <br><br>WHAT OUR TEAM IS LIKE<br><br>- willing to learn and grow quickly with our company<br>- able to multi-task and stay organized<br>- can work independently<br>- extremely proficient with computer software and web tools<br>- loves modern design<br><br>EXPERIENCE YOU SHOULD HAVE<br><br>+ this is not your first gig<br>+ you have experience with building end-to-end products <br>+ you are an expert in rails, jQuery, objective-c and MySQL<br>+ are experienced in scaling rails (1M+ visitors/month) and building on the android platform<br><br>WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING<br><br>+ working across all channels including web, iPhone, iPad and android<br>+ driving operational efficiencies including fraud detection, logistics automation, advertising integration, improving metrics measurements, bug fixes, etc.<br>+ creating new features as the company grows including scaling the code base, a/b testing, writing integration tests, setting up search servers, personalization, etc.<br>+ communicating directly with the CTO daily<br><br>If you fit the bill, please apply with:<br><br>+ resume highlighting what you've been up to the past couple of years<br>+ cover letter explaining why you're interested in e-commerce<br><br><b>Use Subject Line "ToMo Senior Developer"</b><br><br>Send your application to Steven at engineering-jobs[at]touchofmodern.com<br></div>
ultimoo 1 day ago 0 replies      
Splunk - San Francisco

We are seeking a devops engineer. My email is in my profile.

thoblr 1 day ago 0 replies      
Wrapp - San Francisco, CA - http://www.wrapp.com

Wrapp, the mobile gifting and shopping app, is currently looking for Android, iOS and Web developers to our San Francisco office.

About Wrapp:

- Fast growing start-up with 1.8+ million users

- Backed by LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman (Greylock) and Skype co-founder Niklas Zennstrm (Atomico), who are both members of the board

- Small and agile engineering team of 15 engineers in which you will be able to make a great impact

For more info look here: http://www.wrapp.com/jobs

Apply to jobs@wrapp.com (including code samples or GitHub link is a plus)

darkpicnic 1 day ago 0 replies      
PoachIt - www.poachit.com - New York, NY

PoachIt is an intelligent web application that provides consumers validated coupon codes while shopping online and price drop alerts for the products they want. PoachIts tracking feature also offers users visibility into pricing trends and merchant sale cycles, helping fuel the right purchasing decision. PoachIt received $1M in seed funding in April, 2013.

-----------We're looking for someone who does:* Python* MySQL/AWS* Redis* DevOps

Who loves:* Obsessing over data and relationships* Automating everything* Coding things to fail gracefully

Email us at: jobs at poachit.com

elwell 1 day ago 0 replies      
Los Angeles, CA - Local (preferred) - Web App Developer - Internship also available

WeSawIt aggregates social media, organizes it by event (concerts etc.), and helps venues display it on the web to increase fan engagement. We are looking for an experienced web developer and also an intern to work directly with our CTO in developing our various web-based products. Tech: LAMP stack and CoffeeScript (or JavaScript and willing to learn). Current clients include: STAPLES Center, Hollywood Bowl, Walt Disney Concert Hall, The Roxy Theatre, Troubadour, and others. We are a small, one-year-old, startup based in Miracle Mile, Los Angeles.

Questions?Contact Chris (CTO) - wesawit.com, chris@

jonty 1 day ago 0 replies      
London, UK - Permanent, full time, on-site.

Lumi - https://lumi.do

We're looking for frontend developers, recommendation engineers, data scientists, backend python developers, and operations people capable of writing code. Our stack is mostly Python, with occasional diversions into Java and C. We'd like you to know a bit of everything and a lot of something.

You'd be joining an East London based ten-person team. We've been working together for about a year, and have plans to expand rapidly in the near future.

Either launch a CV at hello@lumi.do, or drop me a line personally if you'd like to chat first.

lizcuddy 1 day ago 0 replies      
Arlington, VASystems EngineersFull-time

To Apply: https://www.iqt.org/systems-engineer/

Description: The systems engineer facilitates the transfer of various sophisticated technologies, developed by IQT portfolio companies into the intelligence community. These technologies may include, but are not limited to geospatial analytic tools, video analytic products, large scale data systems (Big Data solutions), multilingual translation tools, security and mobility products. The technologies emanate from early-stage companies and start-ups with which IQT has a relationship.

mattsprig 1 day ago 0 replies      
Sprig - San Francisco, CA

Senior Mobile (iOS) Engineer

Sprig aims to bring personal chef-style service to the people. As soon as you're hungry, you can order a locally-sourced, well-balanced, awesome dinner directly from your smartphone. Meals cost between $10-15 and are delivered to your door in about 20 minutes. We're well-funded and driving towards an SF launch in late October.

To that end, were looking for a senior engineer to help us build an amazing experience for Sprig customers. Youll be the first engineering hire outside of the co-founders, so this is a great opportunity to help define our engineering culture and product focus.

Right away youll be working on:

- Our customer facing iPhone app (aka our "front of the house")

- Mobile apps for our servers, helping them efficiently whisk meals from kitchen to table

- Our delivery dispatch algorithm, the key to getting food in people's hands as fast as possible

In the future you might be working on:

- Making our app ordering experience even better

- Simulating delivery routing optimizations so we can tune our dispatch

- Scaling the backend to launch new cities

Our stack includes:

- iOS, Rails, Postgres, RabbitMQ, Heroku, AWS

You should have:

- Significant iOS experience, having shipped at least one app

- Some Rails or other backend experience

- Previous startup experience

- Passion for food! Youre joining our engineering team, but we are first and foremost a food company

- A sense of humor, and/or a mild love of accidental food startup puns (too many cooks in the kitchen, let the idea simmer, put it on the back burner...list goes on)

If this whets your appetite, send an email to jobs@eatsprig.com. Let us know why you're interested in Sprig and shoot us any relevant links (github, linkedin, blogs, roomba you rigged up to open doors for guests, whatever).

Placester 1 day ago 0 replies      
Senior PHP EngineerWere looking for a seasoned PHP engineer to take ownership over our stack and suite of tools. We run the most popular plugin in real estate and were dedicated to making it painless for real estate professionals to get their listings out on the web. Our tools are used by tens-of-thousands of professionals to manage millions of listings from around the world. We believe in building products that just work. Were extremely passionate and you should be too.

Heres a bit about the role-

About You as a Senior PHP Engineer:-Make (many!) daily pushes to our MS instance and WordPress.org-Squash bugs and support the QA and theme development team-Provide leadership and insight into product strategy-Take ownership over WPMS instance with thousands of sites and growing rapidly-Interact with the open source/development community to fix bugs and and prioritize features-Help push the limit of whats possible inside WordPress (like continue to extend our MVC plugin framework)-Understanding of MySQL and NoSQL databases-Help re-architect the current platform

About You:-Deep, working knowledge and application of PHP; 3 to 5+ years of PHP experience-Strong communicator, can effectively explain issues and solutions-Using a data-driven approach comes as second nature-Self starter and self motivated. Handles issues as they are found-Team player, knows what its like to effectively work and lead a team-Comfortable writing code that scales to millions of users-Experience with WordPress a huge plus-Passionate about great, easy to use software (we love what we do and you should too)-Generally happy person (were happy too)Benefits:-Competitive salary-Generous and early-stage equity-Full medical, dental, and vision-A highly motivated, brilliant and fun team

How to ApplyJust drop a note to jobs@placester.com with "Senior PHP Engineer" in the subject line.

More about us - https://placester.com/careers/#senior-phpwordpress-engineer

takecarex3 1 day ago 0 replies      
San Francisco, CA - Ringadoc. Founding Engineer.

We are a cross-platform communication platform (phone, web, mobile) for patients and doctors that has handled hundreds of thousands of calls for our highly-engaged paying doctors offices.

We are looking for a founding engineer to help us expand the capability and reach of our platform in terms of features, stability, and rich video communication. Our goal is to virtualize medical care through our platform.

Languages: Ruby on Rails, Obj-C, Java. We run on Asterisk and are hosted by RackSpace.

email jordan @ ringadoc .com

robertsosinski 1 day ago 0 replies      
Ticket Evolution

Location: New York City, New York; Postion: Ruby/JavaScript Engineers; Email: rsosinski@ticketevolution.com

Ticket Evolution builds software and services that handles the real-time execution, clearing and settlement of event ticket trades. If you ever purchased a ticket to a sports game online or called a broker for seats to a concert, chances are our system was used somewhere in between.

We use Ruby on Rails, JavaScript with BackBone and Knockout, and PostgreSQL day-to-day; and are looking for engineers who are comfortable getting out of their comfort-zone.

If you are intersted in learning more, email me directly at rsosinski@ticketevolution.com

jillysciarilly 1 day ago 0 replies      
Rackspace (www.rackspace.com) - Remote OR Local (San Antonio/Austin, TX) DevOps/Automation Engineers

Apply Here: https://rackspace.hua.hrsmart.com/ats/js_job_details.php?req...

In recent years, new trends and methodologies have emerged to help build scalable, fault tolerant and repeatable web infrastructure configurations. Tools like OpenStack, Chef, git, Linux, NoSQL, and more are helping to drive this evolution. As a DevOps engineer youll be working with these tools daily and leveraging them to build complex environments for customers. These environments will be built on Public Cloud, Private Cloud, and Dedicated platforms to enable true hybrid infrastructure.

Additionally, you will leverage load tests to assist customers with performance tuning and capacity planning for their applications. You will have the opportunity to contribute to open source tools that assist in configuration management, deployment and operation of high-availability, high-performance applications.


Extreme comfort with Linux operating systems. Proficient web programming and scripting ability. Proficient automation skills with Chef or similar. Broad knowledge of the following with deep knowledge of some: PHP, Python, Ruby, Javascript, Memcached, LAMP, nginx, node.js, nosql, Varnish, git. Working knowledge of software development methodologies including code profiling, regression testing, and continuous integration.

The role:

Support medium complexity customers on an as-needed basis. Collaborate with customers and other teams on tools for systems automation. Work in conjunction with multiple teams to make sure that the infrastructure and customer applications work harmoniously together.

Must Haves:

High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelors degree in Computer Science, MIS or equivalent experience. Experience with high-availability, high-performance, open source web technologies. Experience with cloud platforms, open source databases and caching layers. 3+ years commercial experience as either a LAMP stack software developer and/or systems administrator with at least 1 year of current commercial experience working with a high-traffic site.

rnfein 1 day ago 0 replies      
Flatiron Health, New York

We're bringing the power of big data to the healthcare industry. Our team is building data processing pipelines, algorithmic and human operated data curation tools, and customer facing data analytics and visualization tools. We're scaling those pipelines to handle the world's oncology data with creative engineering solutions to open-ended oncology data problems.

Look us up:


or shoot me a note:


rlei 22 hours ago 0 replies      
Shirts.io - https://www.shirts.io - Berkeley, CA

Shirts.io is a t-shirt printing and fulfillment company that makes it easy to sell t-shirts online. We work with startups, Youtube celebrities, and some of the largest t-shirt retailers.

We have the following openings:

* Front-end Developer* Python/Django Developer

To apply, please email raymond@shirts.io

bootstraponline 1 day ago 0 replies      
Aquent (http://aquent.com/) - Boston, MA.

Senior QA Engineer - Automation

Strong experience with automation tools, preferably Selenium WebDriver, Appium, Ruby, JMeter, WebLoad and other open-source tools. Focus on coding rather than record/playback.

How to apply:

Email your resume to nkotsifas@aquent.com


djwells 1 day ago 0 replies      
kCura - Technical Architect - Security - Chicago, IL (no remote)


kCura is hiring for the position of Technical Architect - Security. This person will own secure application development for all of kCura and raise security awareness across the organization with a strong focus on the Product Development department. We are looking for someone who has a background in commercial software development, is familiar with tools such as Burp and Metasploit, and has experience with penetration testing or vulnerability research.

In this highly-collaborative position the architect will work with many teams within kCura:

* Work with Scrum Teams and architects to promote security-focused design in our products

* Work with the PM Team to increase security awareness

* Work with Infrastructure Teams to increase deployment security

* Maintain a backlog of security-related tools that will improve the maintainability and security of our code

* Respond promptly and in detail to customer-sponsored penetration tests

kCura develops web-based e-discovery applications for managing large volumes of electronic evidence during litigation or investigations. We are a growing software company in the Chicago Loop with a strong focus on culture, excellence, and enjoying what we do. We are hiring for many engineering positions, so check out our careers page for more info.

Visit http://kcura.com/careers for more details on this position and to learn what it's like to work at kCura. Apply online at our careers page or e-mail us at careers@kcura.com.

soniantalent 1 day ago 0 replies      

Software Engineer Ruby

Sonian is looking for a highly motivated, goal-oriented individual who will be responsible for designing and developing the Web components for our cloud-based application. The candidate for this position will come with a deep knowledge of HTTP and REST, a solid understanding of Ruby and Ruby on Rails, and be strong with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. Sonian Web applications front petabytes of data, so the ideal candidate will have experience with building scalable, secure, resilient, and highly distributed applications. Sonian praises well-written, maintainable code, so you must be well versed in object oriented design, design patterns, automated testing, concurrency, and systems architecture. You will be joining a fully remote team, so location is not important.


Design and deliver features that meet the business needs of our customers while maintaining a state of the art user experienceProduce high quality software designs to support long term maintainability and extensibility of codeDeliver software that supports a highly available, fault tolerant SaaS applicaitonProduce high quality and well-documented codeDeliver within an existing Agile methodology


8+ years commercial software development experience, with at least 4+ years delivering user interfaces for web-based application2+ years production Ruby and Ruby on Rails developmentDistributed source control experience with GitStrong organizational skillsSelf-motivated and able to work independentlyExcellent interpersonal and problem solving skillsGood understanding of Software as a Service and white-labeled Rails appsSolid knowledge and hands-on experience with Javascript, including jQuery and Ext JSProven track record building high-performance enterprise-grade systems that scaleFamiliarity with cloud based offerings like Amazons EC2 & S3 or Rackspace CloudUS-based, capable of working in remote teamBonus: Familiarity with and knowledge of Clojure

To apply please send a cover letter and your resume to jobs@sonian.net. Please provide links to your github account or open source projects. Use subject line Software Engineer, Ruby / Backend.

merinid 23 hours ago 0 replies      
Enigma - http://enigma.io - NYC Big Public Data - Frontend Engineer - Graph Database Engineer
nomedeplume 1 day ago 1 reply      
[Stealth Start-up Company] - New York, New York

Full Time Employee

Work with fun nerdy people passionate about building a great company that delivers excellence for employees, owners & customers. 1500+ SAT scores required. (On the 2400 scale? You don't have enough work experience!)

Send an email with some technical information (code, website, resume) to nerdsagelikewine@hush.com

P.S. Our office is in Midtown and you'll get your own office. Yay best practices!

nickstinemates 1 day ago 0 replies      
DotCloud, the commercial entity behind the Docker project, is hiring Software Developers in San Francisco.

Details can be found on the DotCloud website: https://www.dotcloud.com/jobs.html

claireflmng 11 hours ago 0 replies      
NumberFour AG - http://www.numberfour.eu - Berlin and Hamburg

We're an international team looking for engineers to help build a platform that would enable 200 million businesses worldwide. Currently we have a team of 25 engineers working in Hamburg and Berlin.

Take a look at what we're looking for below!

Lead Build and Release Engineer - Build, manage, and continuously improve the build infrastructure for software development teams including implementation of build scripts, continuous integration infrastructure and deployment tools.

Senior iOS Engineer - Create mobile device client libraries that expose the power of the NumberFour platform through a well-designed and understandable API

Senior Javascript Framework Engineer - Design, prototype and implement web frontend using JavaScript and HTML5 technologies

Senior Java/Scala Engineer - Design and develop lightweight and performant libraries, services and APIs for our business platform

Developer Tools Engineer - Design and develop features of our developer tools, such as compiler, debugger, source editor, refactoring and deployment

Take a look at our full job listings here: http://numberfour.theresumator.com

If you have any questions or are interested, feel free to get in contact with me directly at claire@numberfour.eu

zackbloom 1 day ago 0 replies      
HubSpot is always hiring in Cambridge, MA and Dublin: http://dev.hubspot.com/


ucha 1 day ago 0 replies      
Percolate (New York, NY, USA) http://percolate.com

We help brands create content at a social scale.

We are less than 3 years old.

There are about 60 of us.

We are growing fast.

We are well funded.

We code in Python and we're looking for Developers and Operations people.

To learn more, check our website. To apply, check this jobvitehttp://jobvite.com/m?3hNA5gwu

prr 1 day ago 0 replies      
London, UK - Junior-Mid Level Javascript Application Developer

Net Media Planet http://www.netmediaplanet.com/tech-roles (PDF).

Top, award winning, paid search agency needs a permanent OO MVC/P JS front end developer with functional LAMP(php) skills. Small team, creating innovative internal-business browser apps (modern FF/Chrome, no IE!). technology at netmediaplanet dot com for more.

lacodajobs 1 day ago 0 replies      
Lacoda - Philadelphia, PA


Lacoda is hiring Python developers! We're passionate about Python, and we use test-driven development extensively.

We're building a web application that does loan management for real estate lending. Our product makes it possible for lenders to do business faster, so they can fund more construction that creates better homes for real people.

Send us an email: jobs@lacoda.com

mam8cc 1 day ago 0 replies      
Veterans United Home Loans - Columbia, MO

Online mortgage lender specializing in VA loans.

Looking for a Wed Developer (LAMP or WISC) and Storage & Virtualization Engineer. Both full time.



nephronim 1 day ago 0 replies      
Paul O'Connell:Freelance UI to UX designer based in Amsterdam. Good at solving problems visually and quickly approach implementability.

Willing to work remote. Founder of startups and been CPO on other products and services from MVP to fully realised projects.

9 yrs experience.http://nephronim.comhttp://dribbble.com/nephronim

Contact me paul(at)nephronim.com

dnfriedman 1 day ago 0 replies      
New York, NY. Full-time.

We're hiring a lead engineer to build the future of programming education at Thinkful (thinkful.com). We work with students looking to advance their careers, pairing each with a mentor and a group of peers to work with as they learn web development.

We use python and angular.js, but you don't need experience with both to succeed here. It's more important that you care about our students and their success.

Email me if you're interested: dan at thinkful dot com

LBFlurry 1 day ago 0 replies      
Flurry - www.flurry.com - San Francisco, CA

Flurry is optimizing mobile experiences for people everywhere. Flurrys market-leading analytics software is in over 350,000 smartphone and tablet apps on over 1.2 billion devices worldwide, giving the company the deepest understanding of mobile consumer behavior. Flurry has turned this insight into accelerated revenue and growth opportunities for app developers, and more effective advertising solutions for brands and marketers to engage their audiences on mobile devices. Flurry has raised over $50 million in venture funding and has offices in San Francisco, New York, London, Chicago and Mumbai.

We are looking for several awesome engineers to join the team:

Android Engineer- You can assume a key role as contributor of highly valued, high-profile functionality in our SDKs, which are used on 90% of Android & iOS devices.

Sr. Software Engineer- Our Advertising team is the force behind our robust mobile ad network, AppCircle. This team is responsible for pushing the edge of mobile advertising and scaling complex machine learning algorithms. Our Ad team leverages the largest database of mobile user behavior in the world to build a platform that connects publishers and advertisers to consumers across every mobile operating system.

If interested, please feel free to email luke.beseda@flurry.com

tudorg 1 day ago 0 replies      
Oracle - Berlin, Germany

I know Oracle is not the typical company looking for candidates on HN, but we're actually a small company recently acquired by Oracle, and we're mostly maintaining our way of working and mentality. We're currently looking for Python and Javascript developers. If there are any hackers looking for a stable and well paid job in Berlin, please write me at the address from my profile.

peeze 1 day ago 0 replies      
iCracked (YC W12) - Redwood City, CA

Think of us as the Uber meets AAA of iOS devices. iCracked started on a college campus repairing iPhones 2 years ago. Now, we have a geo-locational, on demand dispatch service going out to over 350 iTechs in 11 countries around the world. We are Y Combinator (W12), very well funded, and looking for talented developers to join our team.

We have an incredible, core team with beautiful office spaces on the water in Redwood City. You'll be joining a talented team of developers and designers to bring together the ultimate on-demand and on-location buyback and repair experience for thousands of existing customers and millions of potential customers around the world. We're working with all kinds of fun data, visualization, APIs, and services to provide a new kind of market and customer experience never seen before.

We're looking for:-Full Stack Backend Developers-iOS Developers-(Our First) Lead Frontend Developer

We're moving fast. We build, iterate and ship constantly so you will be pushing code to production all the time. This is an exciting time to get in a position at the company, as you'll be able to be involved in a lot of the big picture development for our exciting projects in the pipeline. Do you think you have what it takes?

quii 1 day ago 0 replies      
Springer 2nd largest scientific publisher. London Office.


We primarily work with Scala and some other fancy databases like Cassandra and Marklogic. Dont worry too much if you dont have Scala experience, so long as you're clever and keen.

We're looking to fill a number of positions detailed on the website.

shaanvp 1 day ago 0 replies      
The Monkey Inferno - idea lab based in SOMA, SF. Best office in SF, inhouse chef, masseuse, full bar, and all the perks. Most importantly, work with really effing smart people.

Open position - Lead iOS engineer.

Come build Bebo - already 200k+ people on the waiting list!

visit the site, www.monkeyinferno.com and email bananas@monkeyinferno.com to apply!

soniantalent 1 day ago 0 replies      

Software Engineer, Clojure / Cloud

Sonian is looking looking for a highly motivated, goal-oriented individual who will be responsible for designing and developing the software infrastructure for a complex and highly distributed cloud-based application. The position requires a deep knowledge of distributed computing, multi-threading, concurrency, and functional programming.Sonians engineering team is geographically distributed, so location is not essential.


Design and deliver a highly scalable, available, and supportable fault-tolerant SaaS applicationProduce well-documented, high quality software that supports long term maintainability and extensibilityDeliver within an existing Agile methodologyComfortably develop in Mac and Linux environments


5+ years commercial software development experienceExperience designing, scaling, and tuning a web-scale SaaS applicationExperience with Clojure or functional programming strongly desiredExperience in delivering distributed applications a plusFamiliarity with cloud based offerings like Amazon EC2 & S3 and Rackspace CloudDistributed source control experience with GitStrong organizational skillsSelf-motivated and able to work independentlyExcellent interpersonal and problem-solving skillsUS-based, capable of working in remote team

To apply, please send a cover letter and your resume to jobs@sonian.net. Please provide links to your github account or open source projects. Use subject line Software Engineer, Clojure / Cloud.

merinid 1 day ago 0 replies      
Enigma.io (http://enigma.io) - NYC - Big Public Data

- Front End Developer- Graph Database Developer

omarforgotpwd 1 day ago 1 reply      
California - Fulltime. Seed funded, generating revenue. Comp salary + benefits

PredPol - Our software processes crime data through a model that allows us to predict where crime will happen. Then we give police officers access to this data through a web app and they stop crime before it happens. We need Ruby guys, iOS guys, web guys.


_br 12 hours ago 0 replies      
BloomReach - http://bloomreach.com/careers

Mountain View, California

H1B, Intern, Full-time are all welcome

BloomReach is a small, fast-growing startup with offices in Mountain View, CA and Bangalore, India, and were tackling one of the Internets most fundamental problems: helping leading online businesses get their high quality and relevant content found by their consumers, when and where they want it.

BloomReachs big data applications and technology drive revenue by consuming web wide and site data to interpret consumer demand and deliver relevant user experiences on any marketing channel.

We have open positions in Data Science, Engineering, Sales, Product and Engagement Management, and Human Resources. If you don't find a position that interests you, fill out a generic application and let us know what you want to work on- we're just looking for smart, talented people to help us continue making BloomReach an amazing place to work.

For engineering positions, if you can also send at least one cool piece of code, or a link to something youve built, or a hack that youre proud of, wed love to see it!

jlinder 1 day ago 0 replies      
Gracious Eloise, New York, NYhttp://www.graciouseloise.com

Gracious Eloise is helping people to connect at a deeper level through handwriting. We have developed patented technology to replicate handwriting.

Some product and technical problems we are working on solving:

  - creating new product features for our Gracious Professional service (where     people can write notes in their handwriting but using a computer)  - improving our handwriting recognition algorithms  - shortening the processing time of handwriting samples
We have an opening for a new engineer:

  full-stack: https://gist.github.com/jlinder/2e923fc7ecd49fff7562  front-end: https://gist.github.com/jlinder/7fd3363cbd9eef039c0f
If you're interested, email us at jobs@graciouseloise.com with some things that tell us about you: link to GitHub/LinkedIn/StackOverflow profile, resume, links to previous projects, or something else interesting!

silviogalea 23 hours ago 0 replies      
WeWork - New York City - Ruby Developer

Who we are: WeWork empowers entrepreneurs and small businesses to succeed by providing beautiful workspace, a collaborative community, accessible services and benefits.

We're a three year old company that is currently in three US cities and will be in 6 cities in the coming months. We're looking to create a digital experience that enhances the physical WeWork environment and create a parallel digital business.

Our environment:We work in an open space, collaborate on solving interesting problems. We tackle problems ranging from how we bill and invoice our members, to developing a social network for our members, to developing custom mobile applications for our members, to near-field and touch prototypes to space specific applications that measure how much beer is left in the keg (of which we have on every floor of every WeWork building. yes, we're that type of company).

Culture: Quarterly events (skiing, halloween party, summer camp). See here to get a vibe about our culture & events: http://vimeo.com/48023398

The team:Working with a team of developers who led initiatives at various web scale companies in rapid lean environment where ideas discussed one week are in front of our users in a few weeks.

What you'll do:Be part of a team that is constantly experimenting with the latest touch, near field, mobile, and general "Internet of Things" technologies in our drive to make the WeWork environment feel alive.

What you'll be using:Macbook Pros, as many monitors as you want, whatever tools you want centered around GitHub, Heroku, Ruby, Rails, Javascript and some Node.

Key Technical Attributes:- 1yr+ of Ruby on Rails development experience- 1yr+ of Ruby experience - Know more than 2 programming languages - Computer Science degree - Full stack development expertise. Rails, Ruby, ORM, Database (any), HTML5, JS and 3rd party API integration- Mobile development experience (iOS, Android, PhoneGap or other)- Has developed and integrated with 3rd party RESTful web services- has developed complex algorithms - Has done systems integration - Self Starter. Takes initiative and ownership- Quality centric. It's all about the little things

Were looking for people with a: - Great team / culture fit- Awesome problem solving ability- Has Raw intelligence- Gone through CS fundamentals- Have initiative / enthusiasm / passion- Can teach / explain well- Can handle ambiguity- Have a solid past performance / demonstrable skills

Reach us at careers@wework.com

kylebarbato10 1 day ago 0 replies      
Counsyl | S. San Francisco | Full Stack & Web Developers

We've invented the Counsyl Test, a breakthrough diagnostic intended for parents planning to start a family. The test won the Wall Street Journal Innovation Award for Medicine, was named one of Scientific American's "Top 10 World Changing Ideas," and was featured in the New York Times. Our test is now prescribed by physicians for more than 2.5% of all births in the United States.

The cost of sequencing human genomes is plunging - over 5x faster than the cost of computing; the potential impact on preventive healthcare and the medical landscape is boundless. The science is there but the scale isn't. That's where Counsyl comes in. We are building the technology platform to make genomics useful and accessible to everyone.The vast majority of our operations are powered by our own custom-built infrastructure on a Python/Django/Postgres stack, from ordering to lab processing to billing. Were building new tools, new workflows, and new infrastructure to solve the challenging problems of a technology startup involved with not just bits, but also interconnected physical components like lab robotics and patient samples.

email resume to kyle.barbato@counsyl.com

codified 1 day ago 0 replies      
Codified Genomics - Houston TXcodifiedgenomics.com

The software you write at Codified will influence healthcare decisions for thousands of patients. We do clinical genomic variant analysis. We take exome sequence data and predict clinical outcome for the variants we observe in patients, which is then used by clinicians to inform diagnosis. To do this, we aggregate large amounts of additional data on individual genes and variants, and apply a series of proprietary algorithms.

We're growing our software engineering team. At Codified your responsibilities will be wide - you will probably end up touching every piece of software we write, with an emphasis on the user facing applications. We are currently using GWT and MySQL with some scripting in Python. Successful candidates will be productive with Java and comfortable working in a Linux environment.

We have a large number of interesting projects under active development, spanning natural language processing, machine learning, user interface design and of course sequence analysis.

A willingness to learn is more important to us than a Biology background, but the job will require you to learn the basics of the Biology that we're working with.

Preference will be shown to candidates in the Houston area.

Send resumes to codifiedgenomics@gmail.com

alvins 1 day ago 0 replies      
Pocketbook - Sydney, Australia - Full Time

Looking for a growth hacker (engineer turned marketer/data scientist/customer acquisition expert).

We are a small team of 3 looking to change the way manage your spending - starting with Australia.

Check us out at getpocketbook.com.

If you are interested, contact me at alvin@getpocketbook.com.

woodhull 1 day ago 0 replies      
ControlShift Labs, a provider of open-source tools for activism is hiring a software engineer - anywhere with time zone overlap with New York City. Good salary, benefits: http://www.controlshiftlabs.com/careers/
mjhea0 1 day ago 0 replies      

Contact me through Real Python.

Looking for Python generalist, front end, content marketing. Cheers!

pushingice 1 day ago 0 replies      
Denver, CO

Open Book Ben is a startup in the Business Intelligence and Credit Reporting industry. We are looking for a lead web developer to design the site. Work closely with our UI/UX designer and data lead to create OpenBookBen.com. Be responsible for all site functionality including views, accounts, forms, etc. Make design decisions about frameworks and software to use. This will be an ongoing and iterative process as we add new data and requirements.


* Expert in Javascript, HTML, and CSS

* Expert in Ruby, Python, or any JVM language

* Extensive experience with one or more open-source web frameworks

* Familiarity with Linux command line

* Familiarity with Git

Familiarity with any of the following is helpful:

* JS frameworks, esp. AngularJS

* Virtual machines and cloud deployment

* NoSQL databases

* ElasticSearch

* Tinkerpop stack

* Continuous deployment/integration

Contact: jobs@openbookben.com

centrinoblue 1 day ago 0 replies      
Elastic Path - Vancouver BC - Front-end architect (backbone/marionette) - http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org...
olegp 1 day ago 0 replies      
There's a bunch of companies hiring in Helsinki. If you're looking for work here or want to relocate and need advice, email jobs@helsinkijs.org
lowellputnam 1 day ago 0 replies      
Quovo, FinTech start-up -- NYC, intern/part-time/full-time developer.

We (https://www.quovo.com) are a well-funded financial technology start-up based in New York City. We're a small, fun team dedicated to revolutionizing the investment management industry.

You should have some degree of full-stack experience, but the majority of our application work is front-end-ish, focusing on JavaScript -- in particular jQuery, D3, and Angular.js. Bootstrap and LESS experience is also nice.

Have an eye for design? We care a lot about UI/UX, so artistic types with coding experience are welcome to apply as well.

All levels of experience are welcome to apply, but we'd prefer a more junior level coder who wants to learn and grow with us. We have a very flat organization, which means you'll be working directly with the CTO and founding team.

Please send a detailed resume, with links to past work/code snippets if possible, to info@quovo.com.

ssls 16 hours ago 0 replies      

A web startup relocating to Mauritius is looking to fill four software developer positions, bringing the development team to a total of six members. The positions involve back-end development, web front-end development and the programming of web scrapers.

As part of our team you will be responsible for one or more aspects of our in-house technology stack. Depending on your particular area of expertise you will work on data visualization, data manipulation, machine learning, user interfaces tailored for speed of use, web APIs, numerical optimization, a world-class web scraping infrastructure, etc. The tools of the trade: Python (back-end), PostgreSQL, JavaScript (front-end, web scraping), Linux.

We hire candidates of all levels of experience, provided they show strong potential. We offer attractive compensations that depend on your level of experience and are re-evaluated twice a year based on a transparent pay scale to value your increasing contribution. On top of salaries we offer profit sharing for all our employees. The working hours are convenient and can be made flexible.

To apply email jobs@datronomy.com

gbernitz 1 day ago 0 replies      
rewardStyle - Dallas, TX. Full-time - Front-end/Back-end/Fullstack

rewardStyle is a technology company like few others. we are rapidly-growing, fast-paced, aggressive adopters of new technology looking for like-minded web slingers.

if you want to work in bleeding edge web dev, you'll advance your career faster than you can at any company in north texas, you'll work with:

-big data


-distributed web arch

-cloud computing

-load balancing

-synchronous and asynchronous database clustering and replication

-all the latest and greatest in js frameworks.

Send your resume to dev.jobs@rewardstyle.com to learn more. Change your trajectory and build real wealth

prolificbobby 20 hours ago 0 replies      
Prolific Interactive - http://prolificinteractive.com - SF & Brooklyn
riansanderson 1 day ago 0 replies      
Sensor Platforms - San Jose California

Software Engineer - Tools and simulation development


The individual hired for this position will be responsible for maintenance and upgrade of various internal Python tools, as well as ensuring their integrity for each release of the tool set. She or he will also be responsible for conducting periodic test scenarios of the product using theses tools, maintenance of tools used for real-world data collection, and help with test infrastructure for data anlysis in the cloud.

13michael 1 day ago 0 replies      
San Francisco, CA- Life360 (life360.com)

We've got an awesome opportunity to work with a small team on scaling a really large solution! At Life360 we are dealing with over 350 million new location points every day (that number is growing quickly) from our over 45 million users. We are looking for somebody to help us build out our platform and solve some challenging problems at scale. Life360 offers the chance to wear many hats and to have a major impact on the organization.We're looking for experienced (4+ years) backend engineers knowledgeable in scripting languages (PHP/Python) and who are passionate about scaling the "family network."

Summary: backend engineers looking to help build out our platform on a huge scale.

reply to jobs AT life360.com with the title "Platform Engineer"

coswandisco 21 hours ago 0 replies      
WANdisco was founded in Silicon Valley, California in 2005. Some of the World's biggest companies rely on our software to keep their software engineers working round the clock, around the world. The Job:Java Engineer, working in our worldwide Engineering team.You'll be part of our Big Data team, working on Apache Hadoop and related WANdisco products.What you'll be doing:- Providing input on product design and architecture- Solving difficult programming problems- Working with a global team of expertsWhat we're looking for:- 5+ years of experience in Java development- Excellent problem solving and communication skills- Excellent development skills in Java and JEE, with commercial experience of OO Design, Multi-threading, Networking, NIO, and Collections- Version Control knowledge (Git)- Experience with Unix/Linux environment- Team players who can also work on their own initiativeBonus Points:- Software Engineering/Computer Science Degree (or equivalent experience)- Previous Hadoop or Big Top development experience- Knowledge of Groovy/Grails- Experience of testing frameworks such as JUnit or Mockito- Experience of Web Containers such as Tomcat or Jetty- Spring Framework experience- Working knowledge of Scala- Familiarity with JAVA Web Technologies (JSP/JSF/WEB Services)

All positions are in San Ramon, CA USA and Belfast, UK.

Contact cos<at>wandisco<dot>com

jonathanpeters 22 hours ago 0 replies      
Twenty Recruitment - New York, NY

We are a recruitment firm, focused solely in NYC's startup, digital & tech space. We strategically support businesses at various stages of development, from inception through late series funding, to pre & post-IPO.

As many organizations in this space are competing for the best engineering talent, we help to accurately represent both company and opportunity to the potential candidate. We are flexible to our client's needs, taking on as much of the process as requested, including pre-screening and meeting each candidate before presentation.

Some of our current opportunities include:-Senior Python Developer (Python Expert) - Post Series A Funded Startup with a Unique Networking Platform-Front-End Engineer (Heavy JavaScript) - Post Series A Funded Startup with a Unique Networking Platform-Test Engineer (Focus on Automation) - Post Series A Funded Startup-Tech Lead/Senior Engineer (Java & PHP) - Disruptive Ecommerce Business, Post Series B Funded-Tech Lead (Front-End, Node.JS) - Social Media & Brand Consulting Agency

Please get in touch to understand how we can be a resource to you, as well as to learn further details on these opportunities. We offer a seamless recruitment experience, unlike any other in the startup space. We will provide full company and role description, verbally. In addition, we have met all of our clients, so truly understand the environment and culture.

email: jonathan.peters@twentyrecruitment.com

julbaxter 1 day ago 0 replies      
Jabez Technologies (www.robotmaster.com) - Montreal, (QC) Canada.

Were a young company developing CAD/CAM software for robots and were looking for one or two Junior Software Engineer.The ideal candidate has a deep understanding of C# and .NET Framework. Even if he knows that Web Apps is the future, he has strong feeling about what a modern desktop application should be. He is interested in making simple UX and pixel-perfect UI. He is inspired by web design and web technologies in general. He has some experience in embedded database especially with NoSQL. He also has good maths and 3D programming background.

If youre interested, email me at julien@robotmaster.com

timisganitis 20 hours ago 0 replies      
DoubleDutch - http://doubledutch.me/jobs - San Francisco, CA


We build mobile event apps for iOS, Android and HTML5 platforms. We are a tight-knit team that likes working together and is passionate about making our product the best in its class.

A couple of the engineering positions we are hiring for:

* iOS Developer: Are you passionate about building great mobile experiences? Are you excited by the challenge of engineering a responsive, data-intensive app that has to work in low-connectivity situations (conference halls packed with thousands of WiFi-enabled devices)? Do you want to work on a codebase that has been completely rebuilt for iOS 7? Are you ready to prototype new features taking advantage of the exciting new technologies available in iOS 7? Come join us!

* Web Developer: Are you depressed because no one in the startup world is interested in your extensive experience with C#? We have several MS alumni and our entire backend is built on a Microsoft stack.

Check out our jobs page for the full listings: http://doubledutch.me/jobs

Apply at jobs@doubledutch.me

riansanderson 1 day ago 0 replies      
Sensor Platforms in San Jose, California

Algorithm Engineer


In this job, you will work with a core team to develop algorithms for inferring context and user intent from non-ideal MEMS sensor data on smart phones and tablets.

You should be comfortable iterating quickly through a development cycle which will include the design and implementation of data collection experiments, algorithm development, integration into both embedded and non-embedded platforms, and verification against live sensor data.

mgrouchy 1 day ago 0 replies      
If you are looking for a Job as a Python Developer you should check out http://www.pythonjobshq.com the job board for the Pycoder's Weekly newsletter.
clstokes 1 day ago 0 replies      
The Weather Channel | Atlanta, San Francisco, Madison, Boston (Andover)

We are hiring:

  * Application developers  * Systems engineers  * UX designers  * and more...
Our technology impacts hundreds of millions of people a day across:

  * Our mobile and web properties  * B2B services for retailers  * the FAA and majority of U.S. airlines  * top social networks  * and more...
Our technology ranges from:

  * Linux to Windows  * Java to C++  * iOS to Android  * MySQL to Riak to Cassandra  * and more...

sprdbz 1 day ago 0 replies      
Foursquare - New York, NY, and San Francisco, CA

We're hiring across most of our teams, but here are a few that are top priority for us at the moment:

* Android Developer (NYC)* Site Reliability Engineer (NYC or SF)* Analytics Infrastructure Engineer (NYC) - expertise in Hadoop, Hive, and other Mapreduce tools required

We code mainly in Scala, and use MongoDB on the backend.

You can check out our other listings here: https://foursquare.com/jobs/

liamzdenek 1 day ago 0 replies      
Vubeology is looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer to join our growing organization. This person will work closely with a group of hard-working and talented engineers in a fast-paced, challenging environment. Not only will you be working with the latest technologies (Golang, Puppet, Node, Nginx), youll also be helping to design and implement scalable systems that keep back-end infrastructure running smoothly. If youre ready to make a difference, then youve come to the right place!

Contact: jobs@vubeology.com

Product Site: vube.com

Corporate Site: vubeology.com

hnjobrtc 1 day ago 0 replies      
### Apple Inc: Cupertino, CA - Analytics Dev-Ops Engineer - (Sorry no remote!!) Relocation offered.

We're building a real-time Big Data analytics system from the ground up for scale and speed and need a rock-soild Montgomery Scott to have our backs. Here are some of theinteresing technolgies involved.

  * Zookeeper  * Hbase, HDFS  * Storm  * Linux  * Ruby  * Puppet/Chef  * Git  * Nagios/Splunk
Please contact us at hnjobsrtc@gmail.com providing a resume, explaining why you are interested, and why you think you'd be a good fit.

hnjobrtc 1 day ago 0 replies      
### Apple Inc: Cupertino, CA - Big Data Analytics Engineer - (Sorry no remote!!) Relocation offered.

We're building a real-time Big Data analyticssystem from the ground up for scale and speed and want a hands-on data wrangler who can ship great code too! Here are some of the interesing technolgies involved.

  * Hbase  * Storm  * Impala/Phoenix  * Java/Jruby  * R/Apache Crunch  * REST
Please contact us at hnjobsrtc@gmail.com providing a resume, explaining why you are interested, and why you think you'd be a good fit.

chagel 1 day ago 0 replies      
Diggerlab - ShanghaiLooking for talented Ruby/iOS/Android programmers.More info check out here:http://www.diggerlab.com
anthias 1 day ago 0 replies      
Ruby on Rails - Frontend Emphasis - SeeClickFix.com


Join a growing startup team that is connecting 100,000's of citizens to each other and their government world wide. Our data feeds are distributed by hundreds of media partners who use the data to inform readers and hold their government accountable. SeeClickFix is an affirmative action - equal opportunity employer.Come join us in remaking the user interface to government. Power to the community!

swidog11830 1 day ago 0 replies      
OmniTI - http://www.omniti.com/is/hiring - Fulton, MD/Remote

OmniTI is best known for providing full-stack solutions and housing some of the industry's most respected individuals and thought leaders.

We're looking to expand our web and site reliability engineer teams. It most certainly will be challenging but you'll be on one of the most talented teams you've ever worked with.

Contact us at careers@omniti.com.

monological 1 day ago 1 reply      
there's also https://hnjobs.org/ that's free to use and you can search the posts.
winged 23 hours ago 0 replies      
Adfinis SyGroup - http://adfinis-sygroup.ch/jobs - Bern, Switzerland.

We're looking for a python dev with at least some experience in managing projects.

We're a company dedicated to providing open source technologies to our customers, across a variety of projects. Plus we're a fun team to work with, across all departments!

Some projects will be web-facing software, but may also include some quite large backend tools.

We prefer german-speaking applicants who work locally, as there will be a lot of customer contact (most of which speaking german). For details, visit the link above or drop me an email (david.vogt@ domain above)

RossGold 1 day ago 0 replies      
Wanelo - SF - Ruby & DevOps Engineers. Combining Social + Shopping. Well-funded, 10 person engineering team. www.wanelo.com


unode 1 day ago 0 replies      
HOSTING - http://www.hosting.com/software-engineer-co/ - Denver, COAgile teams around 4 Engineers. Using C# .NET, MVC & MVVM. KendoUI and SQL2012.
Ask pg: how about a /classic2 for "voted on by accounts 3yrs old"?
12 points by ScottWhigham  8 hours ago   4 comments top 2
NathanKP 6 hours ago 0 replies      
What about just http://news.ycombinator.com/classic/n where n is the age of the account that must submit or upvote the item for it to appear on that page.

That would fairly easily allow us to compare relative activity and quality at any userbase age.

easytiger 7 hours ago 1 reply      
Hell, why not make it 5 years.

Ahh, ops account is 3.907 years old. ;)

Ask HN: Examples of good writing in computer science?
5 points by chewxy  6 hours ago   5 comments top 3
swanson 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Not strictly computer science - but the one textbook that I really liked from my computer engineering degree was "Computer Organization and Design: The Hardware/Software Interface" (http://www.amazon.com/Computer-Organization-Design-Fourth-Ed...). It was surprisingly readable and easy to follow. It covers the design of a MIPS processor from the ground up (ALU, caches, memory, pipelining, etc) and also is self-aware enough to not pretend that x86/ARM don't exist.
ktf 4 hours ago 0 replies      
Didn't even have to think about this one: Eloquent Javascript, by Marijn Haverbeke. He's an amazing writer and a brilliant all-around guy. Technically it's geared toward new programmers, but it's worth a read at pretty much any level.

You can find it free online here: https://eloquentjavascript.net/ or buy a print version here: http://nostarch.com/ejs.

(Full disclosure: I'm listed as the editor on the print version, though in this case my job basically consisted of nodding as chapters came in and saying, "Yup, that's a damn good book.")

vergeman 4 hours ago 1 reply      
I suppose it depends on your approach - my two cents - is your book . . .

a. geared toward programming / learning a language? I've been surprised, given the sparsity, the efficacy of a "showing-by-example" style of writing seen in the Apache Thrift documentation. K&R (to me) is decent for language acquisition, but even more useful as a quick "how did they do that again" refresher. I've found "Linux Kernel Development" (Love) as a very nice book blending concepts with programmatic examples. So the above is maybe a spectrum within this style of writing that I've found helpful.

b. a more "textbook" / algorithmic approach? I remember thinking "Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach" (Kurose, Ross) was one of the lighter texts that didn't necessarily feel "textbook." "Introduction to Information Retrieval" (Manning, Raghavan, Schutze) also comes to mind, but more academic.

Ask HN: who is going to MicroConf Europe?
6 points by davidw  9 hours ago   4 comments top 2
mmelin 5 hours ago 0 replies      
I am attending. I have an in-progress product but am mostly looking forward to learn and meet everyone else.
Ask HN: What's the best marketing effort for $1000?
4 points by doktorn  6 hours ago   1 comment top
amac 6 hours ago 0 replies      
I don't think Marketers should work with a fixed budget like you have described. Check out some of the applications on octopus.org, most of them have free trials and free functionality. See what works before you spend any serious money.
Ask HN: Where can I work a 30 hour week as a Software Engineer?
4 points by StakhanovInNYC  6 hours ago   6 comments top 4
cromulent 6 hours ago 0 replies      
I think it's more effort for companies to manage it so in general they don't offer it.

I have seen people negotiate a 4-day week, and take a 20% pay cut. In the end, their job didn't really change, so they were paid 20% less and either worked relatively harder than others for less pay, or underperformed relatively to others, so their career stalled and bonus was reduced.

gabrtv 5 hours ago 0 replies      
As a founder and employer of a small team I can tell you that this is more complicated than it may look from the employee side. Consider that health care costs, equipment costs, office space, etc.. don't go down by 20% even though your days/week did. Investing in people who will be _motivated_ is one of the most important things a company does.

Besides freelancing, I think your best bet is taking a normal 40-50 hour/wk job, making yourself indispensable (which takes some time) and then negotiating a 4 day week with a commensurate salary cut. I've seen it done, but you really have to sell it to management and convince them your productivity won't decline (don't emphasize your side projects, etc).

miloshadzic 6 hours ago 1 reply      
You could start freelancing but I'm sure you already thought about that.
jlengrand 4 hours ago 0 replies      
Our new employee works 4 days a week, for a 32 hours / week contract. I think it shouldn't be too difficult to find a company that accepts that.

The more difficult part is the "3 days at 10 hours", IMHO.That sounds quite difficult to achieve on top of the 4 days a week thingy.

Ask HN: $10k in legal fees for a seed round is that a joke?
18 points by adamzerner  23 hours ago   16 comments top 6
timr 23 hours ago 1 reply      
They used to be, and still can be -- if you have a bad investor who wants to play hardball (hint: don't play that game). It doesn't take much to run up $10k in legal fees if you have a problematic negotiation.

That said, there are a lot of resources out there now (convertible note generators, "standardized" series AA paperwork, etc.) that can lower this cost substantially if you try. Wilson Sonsini has a note term sheet generator [1], and there are probably others.

Also, keep in mind that many reputable, startup-savvy lawyers will work on a deferred fee for this kind of thing. You can also negotiate prices for simple contract reviews.

[1] http://www.wsgr.com/WSGR/Display.aspx?SectionName=practice/t...

mikeyouse 23 hours ago 0 replies      
There are several alternatives to paying expensive lawyers for what should be a very simple deal. The best two in my (non-lawyer) opinion:

* Techstars has free documents to use - http://www.techstars.com/docs/

* Fenwick and West (Prominent SV law firm) have posted their version of startup docs on GitHub - http://venturebeat.com/2013/03/06/fenwick-west-github/

Just get your investors to agree to a standard, simple deal and everyone will be better off.

gruseom 22 hours ago 0 replies      
We used Clerky for something recently. They took a process that would have been complicated, costly, and fraught with anxiety in the past and made it near-effortless for a ridiculously low pricereally a commoditized price. I can't imagine what challenges they must face figuring out how to scale that in the market, but the benefit to customers is so huge that if they pull it off it will be the rare thing that deserves the term "disruptive". You might want to check whether they offer what you need.
anandkulkarni 20 hours ago 1 reply      
You should be using Clerky for a convertible note financing. It should cost you just a few hundred dollars total and won't require lawyers.
super-serial 20 hours ago 1 reply      
My startup is at the same stage as yours... I need seed capital to take it to the next step. (I'm building an HTML5 competitor to GoAnimate.com/PowToons and need to pay for artwork)

My plan is to do contract work to pay for artists. Since you don't live in the Valley and you don't have a team of ex-Googlers working with you... you either need to show off paying customers, or get ridiculous amounts of traction to have any chance of getting funding. Otherwise people might not take you seriously.

But maybe that's just my opinion, and other people have different experiences.

esalazar 23 hours ago 0 replies      
I know that some larger law firms have processes to give you "free" legal representation. I have worked with a large law firm before that was willing to take on promising start ups in exchange for a note (converted during the next round). The additional benefit of this type of arrangement is that their Rolodex is usually pretty deep, and they have business analyst that will match you up with investors that "fit" your startup best. If you want more info about what the details of my arrangement where email me.
Ask HN: In 2016, will Rails & Django be competitive against newer technologies?
55 points by notwhyships  6 hours ago   66 comments top 19
mdasen 5 hours ago 1 reply      
I feel like this isn't asking the right question. The answers you're going to get are going to be a combination of a) people's perception of what Rails and Django can do and b) people's perception of what the future of the web.

So, let's first look at what Rails and Django can do. Ruby and Python are both slow languages compared to Java, Go, C, and even JavaScript (thanks to companies pouring a lot of work into it). However, computing power is increasing. In the Ruby and Rails world, there has been good work on JRuby, Puma, etc. to help concurrency and move away from the process-based concurrency model. I'm less familiar with Django here, but Python does have frameworks built for concurrency.

Now let's look at Node.js, Java, and Go. All three have good support for handling multiple connections within the same process (via. eventing, threading, and goroutines). Rather than taking up a process per connection, they just add a little bit of RAM overhead and get to stay in the same memory space with cheaper context switching (or none in an evented system). That deals well with long-running processes that would otherwise block a process, tie up RAM, etc.

So, Rails is improving its support for running in a threaded environment and while I don't know as much about Django, Python does have other options addressing this issue. But as it stands today, alternatives have a speed advantage and somewhat by-default operate in a better way for concurrency.

Now, if we're looking toward the future, what do we need this for? We don't need this for things like serving CRUD. If you're trying to keep lots of connections for a chat application waiting for a response, that can be better served by alternatives. However, it should be noted that 37signals does chat via Rails. When thinking about the future, you should think about what is happening in the application and how that affects things like context switching, RAM usage, etc. I don't want to predict the future. If you want to, think about how applications may work that would be better served by systems that don't rely on process-based concurrency.

As some unsolicited closing advice, I find that a lot of people spend an inordinate amount of time worrying over their tools. They want to pick the one set of tools that will last for eternity. Just as your laptop will age and be replaced, the code you write will. Obsessing over tools keeps many from doing anything. There's a lot of low hanging fruit. I'm guessing you see things you want to build - things you could improve upon. Don't worry about having to modify, extend, and do things differently in the future if it's keeping you from doing anything today. Tools are just that: tools. They aren't your product. They're meaningful. Using a better tool is more enjoyable and can create a better outcome. But don't obsess about it trying to guess the future and insulate yourself from future work. Build!

quaunaut 6 hours ago 1 reply      
Note, I'm a complete newbie. I spent 12 months doing a Django job, and started a Rails job about ~4 months ago. Before that I followed frameworks but wasn't nearly as engaged.

The impression I get, is that in general, these languages and frameworks will age, get boring, and eventually be something used because of legacy, the existing codebases. Is this bad? Of course not! It means there will always be a wealth of well-documented, high quality software to work with.

But really, the only way to fight off not being 'boring' is by trying to always do the brand new technologies, always having a way of implementing them. Rails with Turbolinks, to pseudo-mimic frontend JS frameworks. Rails also implementing server side events, moving web sockets closer to 'the norm'.

Will they still be the hot go-to languages/frameworks 5-10 years from now? Probably not. Rails will probably feel then like PHP does now('old and safe', with better options available for most cases), and something like Go or some other incredibly thin means of maintaining a backend API to facilitate frontend Javascript frameworks. And after that, who knows. Maybe the web as pages will die 10-15 years from now, instead being replaced by something more akin to a pluggable game or OS engine. Maybe holograms. Maybe we just get robots and call it a day.

dpritchett 6 hours ago 5 replies      
I enjoy the Indeed.com job trends for this sort of thing: http://www.indeed.com/jobtrends?q=ruby%2C+python%2C+php%2C+n...

I'm a Ruby/Rails developer (and I run MemphisRuby) and while I seriously enjoy working with Rails I don't expect it to be as popular ten years from now.

Rails is still tremendously good at what it does and I don't think it's likely that another framework or language is going to beat it at its own game. The real question is whether or not the things that Rails does best will continue to be important in the marketplace.

We've already seen parts of Rails's core competencies carved out by other tools: Erlang/Node/Go enable saner async programming. Backbone/Angular/Ember enable rich web applications. Scala/Clojure/Go/etc. on the "fast compiled backend services" front. Even PHP is keeping pace with the times (Composer, Laravel) just enough to keep its adherents from having a real reason to jump ship.

Ruby and Rails are still pretty much as good as it gets for rapid development of web applications (the backend parts of MVC, anyway), and there's a growing Ruby niche for configuration management (Chef, Puppet, etc).

Personally I find my investment in learning and working with Ruby has been a great way for me to experience a much wider variety of technologies and architectures than I would have otherwise. Thanks to Rails work I've learned tons about AMQP, Postgres, Chef, Backbone, JavaScript, CSS, Ansible, DNS (bind), and more that I just wouldn't have had the same exposure to in a slower-paced development environment.

Your ending line about "still in wide use but not frequently selected for the best new projects" is a bit complicated. Certainly any language stays in wide use once it falls out of fashion and its projects categorically move to the "legacy" phase, but "best new projects" is a bit much. A lot of what we might think of as the 'best' projects are driven by fashion just as much as technical merits.

ashray 6 hours ago 1 reply      
Rails and Django have moved from the obscure into the mainstream. 5 years ago if you wanted to hire a Django developer it was pretty hard. It's still way harder to find Django developers compared to PHP devs.

As a company, if you push yourself into a corner with newer tech like Node, Meteor, etc. you may come up against hiring issues. Not only that, but Rails and Django are also evolving with time so they too get better with time.

The "age" of a technology isn't the only reason why it gets selected, it gets selected because of a number of factors including features, programmer availability, programmer expenses (in terms of both time and skill), proven track record, etc. Usually age is a plus point in many ways.

Rails and Django will certainly be around and competitive. However, if you're asking from a programmer salary perspective then yes, there will be many more Rails and Django programmers by 2016, so moving into more edgy tech might give you a USP, but you may also end up without a place to work in. Maybe knowing Rails/Django + "shiny new tech" is a better combo ?

ludicast 6 hours ago 1 reply      
Yes and no. I think:

1) Rails (I don't know Django) will continue to be the quickest way to have a quick full-stack demo/MVP. It is opinionated, and has tools like railsapps that let you customize it. So you can have a solution that includes bootstrap, authentication, stripe-payments, etc., almost completely out of the box.

2) Rails will continue to be plagued with the problems (security, slow dynamic language) etc. but it will always have workarounds like jruby, celluloid, rails-api, in-memory-models (I wish this was more common). The community is vibrant enough to keep plugging along and fixing the gaps.

3) I don't think it's a coincidence that the two most influential frameworks (Rails and Sinatra) were written in Ruby.

4) Eventually people's MVP will move to something like Scala, following the example of Twitter and LinkedIn. Static languages that encourage functional behavior improve speed and safety.

5) Play is interesting. I am checking it out now, and seeing how I can move a rails app to it.

6) Node serves the lowest-common-denominator in my opinion (it caters to non-polyglots). I use it for certain things (a workflow for prototyping phonegap apps, and client-side tooling) but I personally think it is way overhyped. However it definitely has a place, and will continue to have one.

7) If Rails does someday "die" that's okay for dhh's legacy. His framework is spiritually part of whatever comes next and raised the bar as much as Seinfeld did for television.

arocks 6 hours ago 0 replies      
Frameworks evolve and adapt to changing needs. But they try to stick to their core design philosophies. Django's philosophy is quite general[1] and might stand the test of time.

Some of the reasons Rails and Django might fall into legacy could be the due to the underlying language itself. If Python continues to be affected by GIL related multiprogramming issues or lack of stronger types, then the associated web frameworks like Django would also be affected. Then there are always non-technical factors like hype and community interest.

Currently, Rails and Django have crossed a certain critical mass in adoption, they are effective for a majority of web programming usecases and have a thriving third party developer community. So my guess is that it would be pretty much a solid choice in 2016 as well.

[1]: https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/dev/misc/design-philosophi...

etchalon 6 hours ago 4 replies      
Play doesn't belong in that list (it's really just a Java-version of the basic request/response cycle design that plagues Django and Rails, Scala or not).

Django is sadly hampered by two fairly complex problems. The first, is their insistence on backwards compatibility and stability. While it's becoming obvious that the basic design of Django creates serious problems when moving away from the request/response cycle, it's a very hard problem to fix if you can't fundamentally change core assumptions within the framework. Second, Python 3 (sans Tulip) just isn't up to snuff for asynchronous coding. Twisted is a mess, Tornado is far too simple.

The Rails team seems more willing to break with the past between releases, but its still hampered by Ruby's inherent performance disadvantages.

Ultimately, while none of these frameworks are disappearing any time soon, it'd be fair to say that many engineers, particularly those working at the edge of the industry, are choosing things like Node, or Go.

bayesianhorse 5 hours ago 0 replies      
I don't see anything "in the pipeline" which would be able to compete with Django in its core domain. Not even Rails, whose main advantage over Django are larger adoption and some better tooling (IMHO).

Certainly not Node.js. The tooling isn't there yet, the javascript language is still a barrier for maintainable code and the asynchronous model as a default comes with very high complexity costs.

Play requires Scala, and I just don't see typical web folks switch to Scala (an otherwise great language) in droves.

Clojure? Really? Yes, Lisp is great. But it's not going to get popular in 2 years and it seems to require some intellectual fortitude that is probably harder to find on the job market than Django talent.

tomasien 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Rails was released in 2003, and 2013 is almost over. So the question is "in 2 years, will Ruby on Rails still be popular and competitive" - yes. VERY much yes. In 10 years, we can debate that, but in 2016? No way!
secstate 6 hours ago 0 replies      
I've said this before here, but to me Django occupies a very different place from a lot of the more recently developed frameworks. And as lame as it sounds, a big part of it is in the large, complicated content-heavy site (go figure, it was developed in a newspaper environment).

Sure, Django can be used to build single page sites and flow-heavy web apps. But that's not its strength. Just as you end up having to do a lot of custom programming to make Meteor or Node/Derby work for a site with 15 different content types and multiple backend administrators, but that's not their strength.

agibsonccc 6 hours ago 2 replies      
I think one notable thing to observe with any of these frameworks is that backends as REST APIs with a javascript heavy front end are becoming more common.

Many of these frameworks won't disappear but I think adapt to the newer trends.

Whether we like it or not java is still here and used, I don't see why rails and django won't be.

The whole point of software is it evolves. These projects both have enough of a following to receive updates to fit those new paradigms.

They may not be as suited for something built from the ground up for that specific use case, but that doesn't mean they will disappear.

cies 5 hours ago 5 replies      
Play is not "beyond" Rails, it is merely an other community (Java/Scala) that catches up with Rails.

Node.js is a joke, I see more and more people "get it". It sure serves a purpose, but the language not being for general purpose, the syntactical problems of JS and the single-trick concurrency model don't make it fit for true disruption.

Meteor might be a contender for "next level" (currently it is build on Node i think, but that might change one day), I also consider Yesod (Haskell) and some of the web stuff on Clojure to be good contenders.

I think it will not be merely a new FW that changes the scene, I expect it to be a new language along with that.

dragonwriter 6 hours ago 0 replies      
It's worth noting that Rails has adapted to compete with alternative Ruby frameworks that arose to deal with Rails issues (both general and specific use cases), and has merged with one of the alternatives. Insofar as either Ruby the language or the main Ruby implementation are issues holding Rails back, both have evolved considerably and continue to, and several alternative implementations capable of hosting Rails have developed.

Rails has quite a bit of life left. Sure, with more choices of frameworks available, there'll be fewer cases where it's the only viable choice for a project, but it will be competitive for some time.

k1w1 5 hours ago 1 reply      
I think that Rails has a lot of life left because it be influenced by the new techniques that are being pioneered in other frameworks. In the same way that Rails inspired frameworks in other languages - new technologies like node and meteor can inspire Rails too.

For example, at aha.io we use Rails, and wanted to get the front-end performance of a Javascript-heavy app, but by taking advantage of what we know (which is writing ActiveRecord models, Rails controllers and ERB views). So we borrowed a technique from Meteor and made our views reactive - using Rails for the view rendering. That way we get the best of both worlds: the code only needs to be written once in Ruby, but the performance and reactivity is like an app that has a Javascript front-end.

This is just one example, but there lots of similar examples (think about the increasing use of functional programming styles). The incredibly rich ecosystem around Rails means that stuff just gets done faster - the ecosystem has done most of the work for you. Apart from Django, every other framework is still playing catchup.

apphrase 6 hours ago 0 replies      
The framework choice is not an independent evaluation, you have to take into consideration the accumulated experience level of prospective engineers you can grab within your reach. That's why actually all of the mentioned frameworks will be alive and going. It is increasingly hard to go exotic, if you are thinking of growth and agility. Otherwise you can paint yourself into a corner where recruitment is impossible and a big rewrite is inevitable.
antihero 6 hours ago 0 replies      
Yes, because they are perfectly suitable to a great deal of use cases (websites with interesting things), and provide a huge amount of functionality that you do not get with the other ones.
al2o3cr 6 hours ago 1 reply      
I dunno, is C still "competitive" with newer technologies? ;
danso 6 hours ago 0 replies      
What is the perspective of longtime PHP/Wordpress/Drupal developers on this? I've done WP and Drupal briefly before doing Rails, basically all the time. But since then I've also built things in Sinatra and JS frameworks, too.

For awhile, I didn't touch Rails but went back to it and was pleasantly surprised that even though I enjoyed using Sinatra and Padrino, the weight that Rails's magic adds is counter-balanced by convenience that is most welcome to developers.

I contrast this with Drupal/Wordpress, in which the version upgrades make the platforms easier to build out for clients, but not much easier to develop for, in terms of either developing plugins or customizing the install (not sure with Drupal, I quit at around v5).

To me, it seems like Rails is adding some things I may never use, but those things seem to be optional...And from 3 to 4, they did cut back on some magic-hacks, such as the magic-finders that were too susceptible to security flaws.

I think a big part of why Rails may have better longevity than previous uber-platforms is because of its focus on testing. So it's quite feasible that Rails can always adapt (by being more modular) without causing unmitigated chaos in the developer ecosystem.

Ask HN: Freelancer? Seeking freelancer? (October 2013)
97 points by whoishiring  1 day ago   161 comments top 137
lsc 17 hours ago 0 replies      
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leknarf 1 day ago 4 replies      
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Scalable recommendations engine - https://github.com/jamii/springer-recommendations

Concise pattern matching and parsing - https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=4902219 (now getting a call-site compiler in https://github.com/jamii/strucjure/)

Parallelizing a constraint solver - https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=6140653

Dev tools for writing gnome extensions in clojurescript - https://github.com/jamii/lein-gnome

I have a strong background in math (real analysis, probability, discrete maths) and computer science (randomized algorithms, AI / epistemic logic, machine learning). I'm comfortable with clojure, python, erlang and ocaml and I learn fast.

I'm also interested in partnering with other freelance developers to cover the whole stack.

Resume - http://scattered-thoughts.net/about.html

Github - https://github.com/jamii


cynicalkane 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK -- Remote or local. I'm based out of nowhere in particular, and can travel to interesting places for short-term on-site contracts.

Generally, I do Java/Clojure, backend and full stack development. Recently I've been doing a lot of cloud work also. In a past life I wrangled enterprise Java for a major finance company, working on performance, integrity, and scalability for a trade processing app handling tens of millions of trades daily. I've also done work with parsing, domain specific languages, full-stack web development, custom high-speed message queues, and security and encryption. I like to solve hard problems.

Github: https://github.com/eightnotrump/

Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/mike-thvedt/11/5b4/9bb

Contact: mike.thvedt@gmail.com

The buzzword list: Java, JEE, JMS, Hibernate, Spring, jUnit, Clojure, Ring/Compojure, jQuery, Mocha, Oracle and Postgres SQL, ElasticSearch, Redis, Mongo, AWS.

jfc 7 hours ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - remote only, based in Connecticut

I'm a web developer and designer, and work out of my own shop, Heta (http://heta.co). I primarily develop, design, and customize WordPress themes, or convert PSD designs or HTML/CSS/jQuery to WordPress.

I've worked on complex sites for digital agnecies (100+ pages, 30+ templates, 25+ plugins), as well as on smaller sites for small businesses/individuals.

Technologies I use: PHP, HTML, CSS, jQuery, CodeIgniter, WordPress, mySQL, ZURB Foundation (3 & 4), Bootstrap, SVN or Git for version control, Fogbugz or Sifter for issue tracking, HipChat to stay in touch. Self-taught and resourceful.

Reach out to me at: hn [at] heta [dot] co (not com). I can send you links to live sites I've developed, sites I've converted to WP, etc.

skrebbel 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Eindhoven, The Netherlands / Remote

Experienced software developer with team lead experience and a hacker attitude. I'm a full-stack web developer and embedded software engineer with 12 years of professional experience doing small and large projects with a large variety of platforms and technologies.

Specialized in C#/.NET in recent years, but unlike too many .NET devs, my scope is not limited to Microsoft's "technologie du jour". I'm familiar with Microsoft's standard technologies as well as the great open source alternatives out there. Experience with making cross-platform mobile apps with Xamarin (MonoTouch / MonoDroid - iOS, Android, Windows Phone) and with making .NET software that runs great on Mono/Linux.

Proficient in:

    * C# / .NET     * C / C++ (Win32 API, microcontrollers, Linux)    * JavaScript / TypeScript / CoffeeScript    * Java (incl Android)    * PHP    * Python    * Ruby
Most of my work has been unfortunately closed-source proprietary stuff, but for a peek at my code, see: https://github.com/eteeselink/fakethat (down-to-earth C# mocking framework)https://github.com/eteeselink/YieldMachine (C# state machines)

https://github.com/eteeselink/cdhere (little C++ console tool that talks to Windows Explorer)

Something of a CV can be found at http://www.linkedin.com/in/egbert.

I can work on-site in the Netherlands, or remotely. I started freelancing only recently, so my portfolio isn't as well presented as yet I'd like it to. Nevertheless, you can find contact info on my brand new placeholder website at http://superset.eu.

jmspring 12 hours ago 0 replies      
Seeking Work -

Partial Stack Curmudgeon- I can administer and scale most modern day languages- I prefer dealing with PHP, Python, C/C++, Erlang, etc- Postgres, MySQL - I've spent many years in- NoSQL - a mix of pragmatic experience, experimentation, and the lil.- Yes, I've done NodeJS, I don't feel anymore rockstar or badass, it has it's place- I've built mobile based projects up through and including systems scaling to thousands and millions, my strengths are still more in the back end.- Security? I have code in the Firefox security libraries from a prior life, I've integrated with banks using SAML (it hurt), I'm way conservative on systems, but you will need to convince me if we decide to pursue things like mutual/client auth.- I'm looking to build up a contract relationship or two that will provide fulltime work to shed some current obligations.

I'm open to something fulltime that borders on technical cofounder, but you really should be technical.

I know Linux, FreeBSD, Windows (in many bad forms), OSX/iOS, Java, C/C++, etc.

If there is no match or I can't be beneficial, I'm upfront about that.

psycr 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Remote or Toronto

I am a human/machine interface designer && developer. My work consists of "from scratch" UX and interface design, from the napkin to nginx.

I have considerable experience with Ruby and Javascript, years of experience with Rails, and extensive knowledge of client-side MVC. I've made contributions to Ember.js, and have written multiple 10k+ LOC apps - starting with 0.9 up to the latest 1.0 (one was recently featured on Venture Beat: http://venturebeat.com/2013/07/22/uniiverse-releases-direct-...). I am acutely aware of the challenges/strategies associated with migrating server side architecture into the browser, leaning down views, and fattening up controllers.

I am the author of an open source project called Quantify (https://github.com/jdjkelly/quantify) - a Rails API to track "quantified self" data from every manufacturer willing to give it up. My work here was featured on The Verge alongside a similar project by the founder of Foursquare (http://www.theverge.com/2013/6/4/4392996/fitness-tracker-dat...)

Backend: Ruby, Rails, Mongo, Postgres, Sinatra, Node.js

Frontend: Javascript, Coffeescript, Sass, Ember.js, Backbone.js, Angular.js, jQuery, HTML5, CSS3

Other tools in the box: Git, Zsh

Design: Pencils, pens, paper, Photoshop

Contact is in my profile.

amac 8 hours ago 0 replies      

Human Software are looking for an marketing consultant to work with us on a freelance and remote basis. Were looking for a person with the following Marketing experience and skills:


Advertising, Branding/Identity, Ecommerce, PR/Communication, Print, Events, Social Media, Web.


Strategic Planning, Creative Consulting, Technical Consulting, Tracking, Analysis, and Reporting, Branding and Identity, Information Architecture, Interface Design, User Experience, Design, Visual Design, Database Design, Website Application Development, Intranet/Extranet Development, CMS Development, Front-End Development, Back-End Development, Search, Optimization, Research & Analysis, PPC/SEO, Media Relations, Community Development.

The person were looking for is accountable, agile, customer focused and above all, passionate about Marketing. Visit usehuman.com for more information or contact am@usehuman.com

atweiden 1 day ago 0 replies      

Work on untapped aspects of Bitcoin with Python, GNU/Linux.


Developed by a brain researcher to satisfy his own need for a memory-based Bitcoin backup system, Electrum is known for its mnemonic restore function, which enables secure Bitcoin storage without a PC, smartphone or Internet connection.

Electrum was designed to be a simple, easy to use Bitcoin "thin client". Satoshi Nakamoto himself advocated for such a client on the original cryptography mailing list. [0] This is what Electrum is.

As a next step, I want Electrum to store, sync and share encrypted data. Electrum's label sync plugin [1] is already accomplishing encrypted data storage and sync. However, I want to make the label sync plugin more automated and versatile. For example, I want the signup process to be seamless and automated. I also want to be able to selectively share data, perhaps with some basic access controls. Bonus points if we can store data on federated servers or some other P2P solution.

In particular, it's possible to do (and to automate) data storage account signups with challenge-response authentication via Bitcoin message signing [2]. In theory, it's also possible to do automated SSH authentication with Bitcoin message signing. To me, this is one of the most important, untapped aspects of Bitcoin.

When you combine such an authentication scheme with Electrum's mnemonic restore function, you end up with a secure way to maintain access to all kinds of data from one seed phrase, and one application, without hardware or software. Effectively, Electrum can act as a portable API control center, granting you access to just about any type of data, on Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iOS. It could be files, emails, passwords, messages, to-do lists; there is vast potential here.

I'd like to hear from you if you'd be interested in working on such a system.

As we're already working closely with members of the Kivy core team, front end / pure GUI work is mostly covered. Automating Bitcoin message signing auth, and implementing encrypted data store + sync + share is needed. Systems engineers and talented Python devs would be a welcome addition to this project. Of course, if you have other skills that are a fit for this, feel free to get in touch.

We're lucky in the sense that Bitcoin enables us to introduce financial compensation for open source work, which is exactly what this is.

Here's how to contact me:

echo YW5keUBzaWVycmEzZC5jb20K | base64 -d


[0]: http://www.mail-archive.com/cryptography@metzdowd.com/msg099...

[1]: https://labelectrum.herokuapp.com/

[1]: https://github.com/spesmilo/electrum/blob/master/plugins/lab...

[2] https://www.b1txr.com/

kiwidrew 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - REMOTE / can travel worldwide

Do you need a PostgreSQL expert? I'm an experienced Postgres developer looking for new projects to work on. I can diagnose performance issues, optimize SQL queries, implement custom datatypes, develop stored procedures, and design & implement extensions (in C). I also have plenty of experience with libpq, ECPG, and the psycopg2 Python bindings. A sample of my current and past projects:

http://code.malloclabs.com/pg_schema_triggers - Triggers for schema change events, using 9.3's new CREATE EVENT TRIGGER infrastructure. Support for CREATE/ALTER/DROP of relations, ADD/ALTER/DROP of columns, and ENABLE/DISABLE of triggers. [Work-in-progress]

http://code.malloclabs.com/pg_image - IMAGE datatype for storing and manipulating JPEG and PNG images directly in the database.

http://code.kiwidrew.com/pgiata - AIRLINE_CODE, AIRPORT_CODE, and other IATA-defined airline datatypes. Designed as part of an airline ticket searching system.

No issue or feature request is too small. Interested? Email me:


Kliment 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Remote preferred, onsite possible, based in Cologne, Germany

I do custom electronics (including firmware and control software), robotics, and mechanics, using 3d printing for rapid iterative hardware development. I can take an idea to a prototype in record time, and help you turn the prototype into a product or custom automation solution.

I also do custom workshops to teach you to build and use a 3d printer, and to do iterative mechanical design using one. I'll also happily teach electronic design and prototyping.

I have a very strong preference for open source work, and that is reflected in my rates. If you want to contact me, I can be reached on freenode IRC (name is Kliment, I am usually to be found in the #reprap channel) and by email using klimentat 0xfb.com (yes, that's a zero)

rohin 1 day ago 1 reply      
SEEKING FREELANCER - San Francisco or Remote

Priceonomics has two freelance openings.

1) Developer to help our blog

Priceonomics is looking for a developer to help make some improvements to our blog. We have an internal CMS that needs a few improvements to make it easier for our writers. We also need to make a number of front end improvements to improve the design and reader experience. Python, Django, AWS, d3.js, jQuery background needed.

2) Data crawling engineers

We crawl a lot of websites to figure out the price of things and other insights. We are looking to talk to engineers that are wizards at crawling and parsing complex websites for a few projects we have. Python required.

contact: rohin at priceonomics dot com.

ryanto 1 day ago 0 replies      

Ryan Toronto - New York City and Remote

I'm a consultant from NYC interested solving business problems with the right technologies and processes. I have 15 years of experience in a large number of spaces. I enjoy ideas and practices from Agile and Lean Startup. In the past I've co-founded a successful startup and lead small development teams.

Backend: Ruby on Rails, Node, PHP

Front End: Ember.JS, Backbone, jQuery, Bootstrap, Foundation, SCSS

Ops: AWS/EC2, Heroku, Apache, Nginx, Postgres, MySQL, Redis

Architecture: Full stack, API design, SOA

I'm available for both development and training.

Feel free to email me ryanto@gmail.com or visit my website for more information: http://codingvalue.com/

bennyg 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - iOS Development - Remote

I'm an iOS engineer with 8+ years of graphic design experience as well - so I can make the full package, from UI design to implementation and production release. I also do some backend work such as writing RoR APIs for mobile apps, but less frontend web development - though I do have slight experience doing that.

Some recent apps:

News/YC - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/news-yc/id592893508?mt=8

Red Cup - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/red-cup/id477350446?mt=8

Rabbit Hole - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/rabbit-hole/id568398282?mt=8




I charge $100/hr for app development, though this can go up depending on the scope of responsibilities. For instance, graphically designing the app and writing the Web APIs necessary for the app to function would cost more.

I'd love to talk more about how I can help you publish the app you want, in the quality you want, and on a time scale that is actually feasible.

Ben Gordonbrgordon [at] ua [dot] edu

Zak 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - remote, short to medium term projects - zak.wilson@gmail.com

I make software - mostly full-stack web development and HTTP APIs, but I'm adaptable. I have some interest in artificial intelligence and machine learning. I can do stuff that's harder than basic CRUD apps.

Stuff I know well: Clojure, Ruby (with or without Rails), Python, Django, Javascript, Lua, PostgreSQL, MySQL.

Other stuff I've used for something non-trivial at least once: Common Lisp, Scheme, Java, SASS, C, PHP, Haskell, Bash, Perl, MongoDB.

Yes, I can probably pick up that language or tool you're using that nobody has ever heard of.

Github (perhaps a bit dusty): https://github.com/zakwilson

matthewrudy 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - London, Europe, China (?)

My name is Matthew Rudy;

https://github.com/matthewrudy, https://twitter.com/matthewrudy

I'm a seven year Rubyist, and recent Ember.js fanboy.

I used to run Codeaholics in Hong Kong, and recently took up running the London Ember.js group.

I've spoken at Codeaholics, LRUG, RubyConf Taiwan, and RedDotRubyConf (Singapore)

My core technologies are; - Ruby, Rails, Javascript, Postgres, Heroku

My most recent clients are;

    Enthuse.me, London    "Coderwall for non-coders"    http://www.enthuse.me    Refer.me, Hong Kong    "Yelp mixed with Pinterest"    http://www.refer.me    Thought Sauce    "Agile Web Development agency in Hong Kong"    http://thought-sauce.com    Advanced Pay, Hong Kong    "Payday loans for SMEs"    http://www.advanced-pay.com
I'm also into Mandarin!

Send me an email:me@matthewrudy.com

Udo 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Mannheim, Germany - Remote or onsite

I'm an experienced software developer with a strong full-stack web background.

Server-side (PHP, Ruby on Rails, Node.js), client-side (HTML5/CSS/JS), also C/C++, ObjectiveC (iOS and OS X development), Java, Ruby, Delphi and many other languages and technologies.

I offer scalability consulting for high-throughput web apps and can make MVPs very quickly.

My background is in working with advertising agencies and scientific companies, and I have a biosciences education as well.



aviraldg 1 day ago 0 replies      

Need a solid, secure app on multiple platforms, on a tight deadline? I'm your man.

Experience (in order of importance):

- Python + Django/Flask/Web2py (http://eden.sahanafoundation.org)

- Java + Android (contributed to OI File Manager, other OI apps, http://datumdroid.com)

- Frontend Dev (HTML(5)/(S)CSS/JS/CoffeeScript/jQuery/Angular/etc.)

- C++ + Qt

- Golang

- Pentesting webapps

Contact: me[at]aviraldg.com (subject prefix: "WORK")

I also lurk on Freenode (nick: aviraldg) in case you want to catch me there for a more casual conversation.

hjay 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Vancouver/Remote

Struggling to find a web developer who understands your business?

I am Jay Huang, a full stack web developer and consultant based in Vancouver, B.C. Having co-founded of 2 of the largest communities on the internet dedicated to Windows, Windows7Center.com and Windows8Center.com (2008~2011) I have experience taking projects from conception to a thriving business. This experience allows me to better understand your business and solve your most important problems.

What I can do for you:

* General technical consulting

* Web security consulting

* Frontend/backend Development (PHP, HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, etc)

* Wordpress themes and modifications

* Search Engine Optimization

* API development

* Responsive design (RWD)


Linkedin: http://ca.linkedin.com/in/huangjay

sidmitra 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Remote/Freelance Python/Django/jQuery, with extensive experience building e-commerce marketplaces. I have a research background, data analysis, playing around with NLP right now. I run a django dev shop, currently taking gigs for it. Here's my portfolio:

* http://www.cloudshuffle.com/

* http://www.sidmitra.com/portfolio.html

Contact details in my profile or the link above. Here're some examples from my portfolio:

* http://turbotaxcpaselect.intuit.com - Turbotax CPA Select, to help select accountants.

* http://www.ecomarket.com - An online marketplace for ethical and eco friendly products.

* http://www.teaspiller.com - An online marketplace for tax experts. [Recently acquired by Intuit]

* http://www.knowyourbank.com

* http://www.garnishbar.com - social network, to share mixed drink recipes

* http://www.fertilityplanit.info - a niche social network for women to securely and privately discuss fertility issues.

* http://www.fratmusic.com - an online radio streaming app serving over 1.3 million uniques a month.

* http://loudfarm.com - A music event site.

* Wisekangaroo: https://www.dropbox.com/gallery/10832416/1/Cloudshuffle/Web-.... - Find a tutor. Working on relaunch in a new avatar

* http://www.hypedsound.com/ - a music sharing platform, working on V2.

inklesspen 21 hours ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - San Diego area, remote okay, short term projects preferred

I've been working with Python webapps (mainly Pyramid / Pylons) for the past several years. I'm also pretty good with Javascript and AngularJS.

My resume includes social networks, social gaming, and a stint at Google; I'm looking to pick up 10-15 hours a week in the near term to fill some gaps in my schedule. If you're interested in talking, email me at jon@inklesspen.com and mention this post.

cpursley 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - [Atlanta, GA, USA] - Remote or on-site hybrid (Ember & Rails)

Currently seeking web development work with a particular interest in client-side technologies including but not limited to Ember and/or Rails. Of course, I'm always up for learning new technologies and working with great teams on interesting problems. Two years of experience with Ruby/Rails and getting into Ember over past few months. Reasonable rates and flexible hours/terms. I also run a little niche startup and have experience doing general startup stuff (a/b testing, copy, customer development, etc).

* Github: https://github.com/cpursley

* LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/chasepursley

* Blog: http://www.chasepursley.com/

* Startup: http://www.appraisalflow.com/

I'd love to chat - contact me from the "Say Hi" link on my blog.

roybarberuk 12 hours ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Freelance UX/Design and Frontend Coder Remote: Based in Doncaster, UK. Working from my well equipped office space: http://instagram.com/p/b4GtPfH8Nw/ Portfolio: http://dribbble.com/roybarberuk & http://roybarber.com Freelance UX/Design, from low/high fidelity mockups in Axure/HTML to Design to Front End Code/Wordpress. Have done css in ruby/node & angular.js Extensive experience with responsive website and wordpress. Email: hi@roybarber.com other contact details on my website. Alternatively enquire through dribbble.
hazzen 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Remote (American residing in Berlin)

JS/Python/C++ guy. Well versed in d3.js. Have spent past two years doing vertical feature development, focusing on front end, in JS and Python/AppEngine. Spent three years before that doing backend/algorithm C++ work.

Open for flexible work designing/implementing visualizations and frontends.

Site: http://hazzens.com

Imagenuity 22 hours ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK -- remote or Portland, OR area - available part-time for short and long term projects

Just want a banana, and end up getting the gorilla and jungle too? My experience will help you define your business needs, and come up with the right solution to fit your requirements.

Full-Stack Developer. Front end development in Responsive HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript (jQuery, jQuery mobile, JSON), and RESTful APIs built with PHP or Node.js on the server.

Emphasis on a strong design to build projects that are simple to use and attractive.

Specializing in iOS and Android apps built with Cordova/PhoneGap that work beautifully on different screen sizes and devices.

20+ years professional software developer, 15+ years freelance

      newly redesigned app website: http://imagenuity.com      http://bit.ly/scorekeepr-ios      http://bit.ly/scorekeepr-android      http://bit.ly/scorekeepr-bacon-ios      http://bit.ly/scorekeepr-bacon-android      http://github.com/jimbergman      http://stackoverflow.com/users/1678813/jim-bergman      twitter: @jimbergman      http://jimbergman.net/contact/

bwe42 14 hours ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Remote or Madrid or Berlin

I'm an experienced (10+ years) software engineer looking for additional project work. What motivates me is to deliver software that works! Finding simple solutions to complex problems, honing my craft as a software developer every day.

On client projects I have mostly done Java backend development work on SQL and NoSQL dbs. For prototyping and my own projects I'm using Python with Flask and Django. Recently I started doing more with Play/Scala and Ember. But I see myself language/tool agnostic and believe there is a best tool for every task. I love learning new things and believe I can get up to speed quickly in any tech environment.

I'm also transitioning into machine learning and would love some work in that area.

I'm based in Madrid, Spain and looking for remote work or based in Madrid. I'd be also available to work in Berlin as I'm there quite often and might be interested to stay for at least a short term gig or remote with regular travel.

More information can be found here: http://www.bernhardwenzel.com/work (started this blog recently so not a lot there yet). I speak German, English and Spanish.

FiddlerClamp 20 hours ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK (Toronto, remote work fine) - Im a marketing and technical writer with experience writing user manuals, online help, Web site copy, press releases, proposals FAQs, screencasts, scripts, and other written material.

Im all about clear, simple, and straightforward writing that engages the reader -- and marketing writing that sells. My writing is in your voice, meeting your needs, and speaking to your audience.

If you're seeking someone for ongoing writing work who's low-drama, reliable, fast, friendly, and a quick study, I'm your man.

Drop me a line at jonathanacohen@gmail.com and let's talk!

cool-RR 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Remote only. (Based in Tel-Aviv.)

My name is Ram Rachum, and Im a freelance software developer. I help businesses solve their problems using software, mostly by developing web-based applications.

I work mainly in Python and Django.

On the technical level, its my responsibility to have high problem-solving skills; to design a good architecture for each project I work on; to implement that architecture quickly and effectively; and to be experienced with the languages and frameworks that Im using, so when a problem comes up, I dont have to spend 2 hours to research and solve it but rather just 5 minutes, because Ive seen that problem dozen of times before.

On the project-management level, its my responsibility to communicate clearly and honestly with the client and my collaborators on the project; to understand exactly what the client wants to build as we plan together how to build it; to always keep the client updated about progress; to have an owner mentality and make decisions with the best interest of the client in mind; to own up to mistakes when they happen; and to always get feedback as early as possible from the client and from the users, so we know were not wasting time going into blind alleys, and were spending time only on features that the users are happy with.

My email is ram@rachum.com . Send me an email and say hello.

More details about me: http://ram.rachum.com/cv/

sutterbomb 21 hours ago 0 replies      
SEEKING FREELANCERS - Charlotte NC or DC Metro preferred, remote ok.

I'm building a small team of designers and developers to pilot a new business line for a mature ecommerce company (>$150MM annual revenue and growing fast). We'll be expected to ship quickly to prove the market, which means pragmatists are better than idealists and generalists better than specialists.

Preference for Rails, but building fresh so the right team could sway us. There will be a heavy client-side JS component. No short term plans for iOS or Android, but feel free to reach out because that won't be too far behind.

Agencies welcome, but odds are if your agency comes with a lot of the typical agency cruft, we won't be a good fit.

If interested in learning more, reach out to me at chris@databoxdigital.com

emeraldd 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Remote or Austin, TX - Web Developer/Linux Admin

I am a full stack developer with experience on a variety of Linux(Ubuntu, Fedora, RHEL, CentOS, Gentoo)/Unix(HP-UX) and database(MySQL, PostgreSQL, Informix, SQL Server) platforms. I work in PHP, Perl, Javascript, Ruby, and Java as needed for a particular project. Plus, I am always interested in looking at something new!

Rate: $70/hrLinked In: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/chris-salch/4/678/94aEmail: emeraldd dot chris at gmail dot com

toumhi 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Remote (Paris, France - but can travel in Europe)

Full-stack web developer with sharp marketing skills.

I can help with figuring out how to make more money out of your application (B2B SaaS apps are where I have the most experience).

By understanding who your customers are and what they're looking for, I can help create a better experience for them (examples: fixing application hot spots, adding live feedback chat at the right spot, customer satisfaction surveys, analyzing and reducing churn rate...)

Do you have poor signup rates? Low activation or retention metrics? Do you think you could make more money out of your current application?

I have 8 years of experience as a software developer (Python/Django/Javascript), and I've worked both on my own products and for other startups.

I can also help with your MVP, help you come up with the right questions, and developing the right product.

My blog: http://www.sparklewise.com

Mc_Big_G 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - San Francisco Bay Area / Remote

Full-stack web dev specializing in Ember.js and Ruby on Rails. I also manage a team of developers if you need additional resources.


Portfolio: http://www.mcgintech.com

Recent client not yet in portfolio: http://www.anjna.org

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/mattmcginnisinsanfrancisco

Sample rails work: http://www.github.com/mattmcginnis/mcfolio

email: hn@mcgintech.com

phone: 415.857.3347

Matt McGinnis

JohnnyBrown 1 day ago 0 replies      

Bioinformatics software developer, experience with the numpy/pandas/scikit world, analyzing FASTA data, flourescence images from microfluidic arrays, and reliability information from lab processes (SPC). I've worked on software that dealt directly with experimental data, and also custom lab management dashboards. I've worked in environments requiring HIPAA compliance.

Additionally, I have plenty of web development experience, with django, javascript, clojure[script], and d3.js.

Get in touch with hire@thejohnnybrown.com and let's see how we can help each other.

znq 20 hours ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK: Remote (we're a distributed team of high quality mobile & backend engineers)


We are Mobile Jazz, a collective of excellent engineers and designers with a strong focus on everything mobile and beyond. We've been doing Android and iOS development from their beginnings in 2008.

Additionally we've a ton of experience in backend development (Go, Java & Scala) and web frontend development (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript).

Check us out here: http://mobilejazz.cat

If you've any questions please get in touch with me via stefan@mobilejazz.cat - happy to answer any questions :-)

PS: We've worked successfully with other HN members before.

driverdan 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Remote / Onsite with per diem

JavaScript - I build custom JS applications, both in the browser and on the server. I'm looking for one or two new JS clients, either long term up to 10 hours a week or smaller projects of <100 hours.

Web Performance Optimization - If your site is slow, or slower than it should be, I can optimize it. I specialize in front end optimization but have plenty of experience on the server side as well.




swlkr 16 hours ago 0 replies      

I'm working full time at the moment but I have a lot of free time on weeknights and weekends to make your wildest dreams come true!

I'll write/design anything you'd like, from iOS apps to responsive web apps to marketing websites. You name it, I'll code it. All you need to give me is your idea, a name for your project, some money and we'll be on our way!

Keywords: Ruby, Rails, Javascript, Ember, Angular, iOS, Android

Check me out: http://swlkr.com, http://github.com/swlkr, http://dribbble.com/swlkr

eof 1 day ago 0 replies      

Experienced full-stack web developer in the Drupal / PHP world with a transition to Haskell/Yesod with Angular front end.

I can do rapid prototyping of your ideas using AngularJS / Yesod / ({insert your magic backend here}), and/or, Drupal implementation of your designers HTML mockups.

dougk7 1 day ago 0 replies      

Full stack developer, primarily backend.I've worked extensively with backends of systems doing lots of NLP, ML and IR tasks (classification, stream processing, sentiment analysis, clustering, search) and I've optimized MySQL databases to process and store very large amounts of data. I enjoy playing with data and writing APIs and services.

    Primary skills:        * Python        * Javascript        * DevOps (Linux)        * AWS (EC2, RDS, S3, Autoscaling)        * NLP and Machine Learning    Tools I often use and other skills:        * Lucene (Solr and ElasticSearch)        * Redis        * RabbitMQ        * Thrift        * AppEngine        * Java
Github: https://github.com/dougk7

Email: dougk7@gmail.com

I've only started freelancing in the last couple of weeks so the rest of my portfolio is full of personal projects available on request (includes a teespring.com clone, a couple of vertical search engines and some OpenCV projects).I'm fluent in French and English.

javiercr 8 hours ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - full stack Ruby on Rails development shop from Europe. We work mainly remote.

Since 2010, we have been helping startups transform their ideas into beautiful, expertly engineered web applications.


  * 3 weeks MVP -> $7000   * Hourly rate -> $100
Our site including portfolio: http://diacode.com/

Contact: hello@diacode.com

invisibleloop 10 hours ago 1 reply      
SEEKING FREELANCER - We are an advertising Agency based in London looking for freelance developer to work in-house on a project for a big client. We are looking to build an iPad advert with the following concept. The screen is full of particles that represent iron filings, the users finger becomes the magnet and interacts with the particles on touching the screen. The effect doesn't have to be perfect but has the impression of magnetism. Is it you or do you know anyone who can do this? contact andy dot stubbs at mcgarrybowen dot com
kclay 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - San Antonio, TX or REMOTE - keyston [at] conceptual-ideas.com

Full-stack software engineer with 7+ years of experience specializing in backend development as well as Android Development.

Languages: Python,PHP, JavaScript, Java, Scala,HTML5,Less,Sass,ActionScript 3/Flex

Frontend : JavaScript (Vanilla, jQuery, Backbone.js, Handlebars),HTML5,Less,Sass,Bootstrap

Backend : Play!,Django,Kohana,Codeigniter,Node.js,Php,Akka

Environments: LAMP stack, NginX, Linux,Wowza,AWS


Pet project - a Scala driver for RethinkDB - https://github.com/kclay/rethink-scala

Hourly and Contract(short/mid/long term) Jobs welcomed

31reasons 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - iOS Developer - Remote or (Los Angeles area)

Email: solanki21@gmail.com

I charge $70/hour.

Over 14 years of experience with software development. Over 2 years of experience in iOS and the App Store. Four high quality in-house Apps in the App Store, including Apps that have become top 10 in 5 different countries.




mcv 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Amsterdam or remote

Java, Groovy, Ruby, Javascript. Backend and frontend, but preferably the interaction between those two (AJAX, JSON).

Backend: Spring MVC, Grails, Wicket, Rails, SinatraFrontend: Javascript, JQuery, HTML5, looking to expand my experience with Angular, Backbone, Bootstrap.

I enjoy working with complexity, business logic, architecture, and coming up with creative solutions where standard solutions fail.

Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/martijn-vos/0/99/727Email is in my profile

mgl 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Wroclaw, Poland - Remote or on-site

We are a passionate team of experienced Java developers mixing Spring and Hibernate with SCRUM and JIRA to produce advanced web applications, currently working with clients from London and Stevenage, the UK and Palo Alto, US. We have just released an online market for physical gold trading capable of handling 10k+ concurrent users with horizontally scalable architecture. You can find out more about us at our website: http://www.codedose.com

If you want to extend your team flexibly with skilled Java experts located nearshore (Wroclaw in Poland) or build a custom software tailored to your needs we are the guys to call. We are looking for new opportunities, so just drop me a line at mglomba@codedose.com with any questions.

masterj 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Remote, living in Bogot, Colombia until the end of the month, then back in the US

Full stack JavaScript developer, especially Express + Backbone and Marionette. Is your frontend code a spaghettified mess? I can help bring some sanity to the madness.

Get in touch: http://rathercurio.us/https://github.com/jmorrellhttps://twitter.com/JeremyMorrell

ryanfitz 1 day ago 0 replies      

Fullstack developer with 10 years of experience. Worked with many startups, having launched products both on the web and mobile (ios).

Specialties: Highly scalable and reliable applications (powered by AWS), distributed systems, RESTful apis, service oriented architecture, JavaScript, node.js, objective-c, backbone.js, AngularJS, jQuery, DevOps, puppet, redis, DynamoDB, postgresql, elasticsearch, AWS, project management

* Github: https://github.com/ryanfitz

* LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/ryan-fitzgerald/3/8a8/a82

rk0567 1 day ago 0 replies      

I'm a full-stack web developer.

I love building MVPs, so if you have an idea, then I can build a MVP for you.

My skills : Ruby, Rails, HTML5, CSS3/Sass, jQuery/CoffeeScript, Bootstrap, VPS/AWS/S3/Linux, SEO/Inbound Marketing.

Get in touch : ramesh @ rameshjha.com.

Checkout my blog (http://blog.sudobits.com, http://rameshjha.com) and github profile https://github.com/rkjha

Baliw 22 hours ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - San Francisco Bay Area or Remote

I build single-page web apps, high performance APIs and SaaS platforms.

I'm passionate about developing marketing and advertising related apps.

I also love web scraping and bitcoins.

Front-end: Ember.js + Bootstrap

Back-end: Node.js or Go





acoleman616 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Remote / Boston, MA - me [at] alexpcoleman.com

Web design/development consultant looking to build custom web app solutions to improve your business.

I have plenty of experience building custom web apps, from start to finish, including design implementation, UI experience conceptualization, and full development responsibilities.

You can view my portfolio and blog at my personal website:


For more professional information, see my LinkedIn:


saevarom 10 hours ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Reykjavik Iceland, Remote, Will Travel


We are a small dev shop of 3 developers doing freelance work. We have experience in Python/Django and Ruby on Rails and we have shipped projects in both environments. Plenty of experience in various front-end technologies.

We have deployed to Heroku, Engine Yard, App Engine, Rackspace and AWS, and of course private servers, depends on project.

Contact us by email for more information and quotes: info@overcast.io

ringdabell 17 hours ago 0 replies      
SEEKING FREELANCER - Chicago / SF / Remote

EdTech startup in Chicago seeking native iOS developer. We build classroom management software around the language learning space and need some more engineering help to get an iPad version of our Mac app developed.

We're looking to hire someone okay with project-based compensation (a % upfront and fixed payments upon meeting milestones). We're targeting at least mid-high 5 figures for about 3-5 months of work.

Email for a more detailed description of what we'd like to build, but from a technical perspective, we're looking for an iOS engineer that knows (at the very least) the following backwards and forwards:

- Low-level media manipulation

- iOS multimedia frameworks (AVFoundation, AudioUni, CoreAudio)

- Fully asynchronous communication over RESTful APIs (NSURLConnection, Other supporting classes like NSURLProtectionSpace, NSURLCredential, etc.)

chicityedtech [a] gmail

kingofspain 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Remote (UK based, travel negotiable)

Front end, back end - just as happy with either, or both!

* HTML, CSS, JS, responsive design, bootstrap etc etc

* PHP (Codeigniter mainly but happy with others)

* Titanium for iOS & Android dev (also have PhoneGap experience)

I've been playing with Node & AngularJS too, and would like a chance to use them in anger.

Also happy to do the odd bit of work in exchange for other benefits - flights to NY/SF, accommodation in Europe and suchlike. Though cold, hard cash is good too :)

Contact email is in profile or via my site at http://pitbot.net

amerkhalid 17 hours ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK, Remote and part-time only.

Currently, I am working fulltime and very happy with my job. However, I am available for part-time consulting and sub-contracting jobs.

I might be a good option when there is need to offload some work but not enough to pay someone for fulltime position. I am pretty good at working with incomplete or vague requirements, finding bugs in code or design, data analysis, optimizing slow running code or sqls.

A few negative working with me are:

1. I will not be available during the business hours (8AM-6PM US/Central). Not even by email. Also I cannot guarantee a fixed schedule.

2. I probably won't be a good fit for non-technical founders or managers.

Keywords: PHP, Mysql, Zend Framework, Laravel, CodeIgniter, Linux, Java.

If you are interested, please check following link for more info: http://amerkhalid.com/freelancing/

agibsonccc 1 day ago 0 replies      

Web dev and data mining (NLP mainly),Search/Information Retrieval(Solr,Lucene,Elastic Search),Automated Data entry

Currently working with some folks at stanford research putting together an open source watson, built on top of UIMA and Solr.

Currently building an NLP based scraper capable of auto detecting anything you specify on the page. (Phone Numbers,Emails,People,Locations,Organizations,Dates,Numeric data,...) mixed in with a data cleaning module capable of finding and fixing anomalies in data.

Web layer is written in node and angular.

Web: Backend: JVM Web: Play,Spring Python: Django

Javascript: Node/Express D3

Distributed Systems: Hadoop,Akka,RabbitMQ,ActiveMQ,Storm

Front end: Angular,JQuery,HTML,CSSSocial information and email is in my profile.

marcomassaro 1 day ago 0 replies      

I'm a solo founder building a startup and am looking for backend and front-end people. I'm currently in the wireframe stages and will be doing all of the design.


  * LAMP stack  * Stripe / Paypal integration  * Connecting APIs  * Impress me..

  * Backbone.js, jquery or other  * HTML 5 / CSS3  * Responsive
Please only apply if you have examples of web apps (SaaS preferred) that you've built or worked on.

Show me what you've done. The most important thing I look at when hiring is past work and speed of communication - if you take days to respond don't bother emailing me. Looking for people who are always "connected" and ready to hustle.

This is a paid position and also an opportunity to join on if things work out.

You'll receive a reply within minutes from me.

Learn more about me here


Apply here


jasonbw 11 hours ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - SF Bay Area, Remote, Will Travel

I ship.

Ruby on Rails programmer.

Have an idea? I can take it from napkin sketch to first version.

Need features implemented or bugs fixed? I can jump in to existing code bases and work where needed.

Something else? I'm a generalist, learn quickly, and am always picking up new skills.

Let's talk about how to solve your problems, send me an email at:


rrbrambley 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - San Francisco, CA - Prefer local (not necessarily in your office), remote negotiable

Mobile engineer with experience shipping Android and iOS apps. I am currently working on my own projects but looking to take on a little extra work. Preferably short-medium term projects. My most recent work included porting an iOS app to Android from scratch.

Preferred work: Java/Android, iOS/Obj-C

contact: rob /at/ alwaysallthetime.com

nwilkens 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Michigan - Remote - Linux experts

We are a team of US based Linux DevOps engineers, and are available for part time, full time project work, and 24x7 monitoring.

We can help you on projects ranging from Puppet and Ansible deployments, AWS migrations, disaster recovery, hacked site recovery, performance tuning, scalable infrastructure design, and nearly everything in-between.


sebslomski 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Remote (Germany based, Travel Possible)

Full stack developer, primarily fronted

In the last few years I've spent most of my time on mobile web apps (Senior/Architect roles), now after becoming a freelancer/product owner (http://cutterslounge.de) a year ago I also (again, I have a strong Python-Web background) spend a lot of time doing backend, primarily Python APIs with Postgres and Mysql.

I love clean code, consider automated tests as part of any software development, I'm obsessed with optimising the user experience and I don't deploy/setup manually.

Primary skills:* Javascript* Python* Mobile web development

Tools I often use and other skills:* AWS (EC2, RDS)* Ansible (server setup, deployment)* Backbone.Marionette

Github: http://github.com/sebslomskiEmail: sebastian@purelabs.deWebsite/CV: http://sebslomski.com

Team: My co-founder is offering his design skills as well, preferably together as a team (that's how we usually work, and have worked for the past 4 years). But this is optional.

Portfolio:Most of my clients hire me/us for short term projects (many of them prototypes, proof-of-concept and demos). As this is usually under NDA, I'm not allowed to list them.BUT, take a look at our product Cutters Lounge (http://cutterslounge.de), where all of our knowledge is combined. Also: http://sebslomski.com/#about-me

Fluent in German and English.

mceoin 1 day ago 0 replies      
Seeking FREELANCER - Javascript - Bay Area

SF Dev Labs is looking for experienced Javascript developers to assist with ongoing contract. $125/hr.

If interested, please email team@sfdevlabs.com with portfolio/samples of work.

We also freelance, so who are we?SF Dev Labs is a full-service node.js shop (design + code) that specializes in mobile-optimized web apps, content publishing and API integrations.


awdyson 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Boston, MA - Remote OK

Languages: JavaScript HTML5 CSS3 LESS & SASS Perl Ruby Python JavaFrameworks: jQuery & jQuery UI Angular & Angular UI Node.js Flatiron Express Twitter Bootstrap Mojolicious Rails Backbone

I'm a web application engineer with experience building elegant user experience and developing full-stack.As the lone "front-end guy" at a physician search start-up, I...- refactored a codebase written piecemeal by contractors,- helped layout and then built mock ups from our designer,- architected and implemented a very complex, albeit user friendly, interface,- redesigned an internal API for greater usability,- supported the expansion of features across an array of browsers,- and contributed as an early member of the team, including design decisions (visual and structural) and business approaches.As a contractor for several larger companies, I...- wrangled with quite a few standard and custom front-ends, scraping partner sites for QA purposes,- designed a framework for rapidly generating scrapers via a headless browser,- for a meta search, created custom adapters between the APIs of my client and their partners,- and rebuilt the front-end of a travel search site using modern, client-side frameworking.

gmail: awdyson

soupangel 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - UK West Midlands; remotely worldwide, or onsite in London, Birmingham, Bath, Bristol, Oxford.

Android and iOS developer, experienced (4+ year), with availability starting mid-October. Have worked with a wide range of international clients; specialise in creating native apps for either or both platforms. Full portfolio at http://www.northhillapps.com or LinkedIn http://lnkd.in/bsDVcp3

dmn001 1 day ago 1 reply      
SEEKING WORK - UK, remote preferred

Hi, I am looking for any web scraping projects.

Languages: Perl, Python

Databases: MongoDB, SQL

Other Skills: Selenium, bypassing scrape detection, regular expressions, XPath, multi-threaded scraping, Linux, AWS S3/EC2, Heroku, Git, Rails, parsing html, wget, statistics and machine learning.

Email: dmn001 at gmail.com

segmondy 1 day ago 0 replies      
Seeking Remote Work - located in the midwest.

Currently working with PHP, Symfony and Doctrine.Past experiences - Python, C, Lisp, Java, z80, 6502, x86 asm.Very comfortable with Unix systems, Databases and Security.Willing to tackle any kind of work, I'm up for the challenge.

segmond AT gmail

BornInTheUSSR 1 day ago 0 replies      

Full stack generalist with Ruby on Rails chops, product development, technical project management.

Experienced with jQuery, jQuery mobile, haml, sass but not afraid to learn whatever your project needs to help it move forward.

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/vadim-timoshpolsky/5/619/436Email: vadim.timoshpolsky AT gmail.com

AurelioB 17 hours ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Mexico / Remote 3+ years of experience in web development.

What I can create/work with:

- Wordpress themes and plugins

- Drupal 7

- Responsive websites

- CSS3 / HTML5 compliance

- Offline web applications

- Javascript frameworks (jQuery, Underscore)

What I'm working with right now:

- Angular.js

Success stories:

I've worked with brands such as Bimbo, Marinela (http://www.marinelausa.com), Procter & Gamble, Johnsons Baby and Campbell's.

Email: aurelio at bernalr.com

startupstella 1 day ago 2 replies      

We're seeking both front end and back end professional freelance developers based in NYC to join matchist. We've recently been seeing a lot more demand for devs in NYC and currently have more local projects than local developers. To sign up, please have a link to your portfolio (required) here: http://matchist.com/talent

bmaeser 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - [ Vienna / Austria ] or Remote

Full stack web engineer with devops-background, specialized in backend development.

Python (Django, Flask, Tornado), Node.js,PostgreSQL, CouchDB, Redis, Cassandra

Interested in RESTful apis, Service-oriented architecture and 0MQ.

* Github: https://github.com/bmaeser

* WWW: http://bmaeser.io/

(please no recruiters)

ChristinaM 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK (native iOS), Remote (based in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada)

I design and build native iPhone and iPad apps. Most of these are distributed through the App Store but in some cases theyre only used within a company, as a tool for sales people or to work with custom hardware. Ive been building apps for over 3 years. Ive done every part of the process myself: starting with initial concepts then designing the interface, writing code, and submitting apps to the Apple App Store.

Most of my apps are under NDA but I've recently released a sailing weather forecast decoder: http://teakmobile.com/mafor

I've also done:

- daily deals apps

- robot controller over wifi

- custom SFDC sales scheduling and mapping iPad app

- v1.0 of a chat client with millions of users

- long-term care assessment iPad app

- real-time wi-fi automotive data collection and visualization app

Also available for App Store Submission, Beta Test Management, Code & App Store Consulting and Training.

Check out http://teakmobile.com/ or contact me at christina@teakmobile.com

asparagui 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Remote/Missouri

iOS/Android dev shop. Give us your JSON backend and we'll take it from there.

Portfolio & Information: http://quarkworks.net

Contact: koonce TA gmail.com

cathames 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - San Francisco / remote / travel to exotic locales

Specializing in: Ruby, Rails, iOS, OpenGL ES, GLSL shaders, 3-D simulation, real-time physics, and C++ across all platforms.

Available for short and long term contracts or consulting for any of: coding, modeling, documentation, design guidance, architecture assessment, instruction, mentoring, and/or presentation. Communicating complex concepts into a form comprehensible to all is one of my particular talents.

I'm a very experienced, broad-spectrum, full-stack programmer and software architect. With a clear separation of concerns and rigorous refactoring--while avoiding unnecessary vendor and platform lock-in whenever feasible--my work is elegant, thorough, and maintainable. Seek elsewhere for disposable code.

code samples: http://cathames.com/codesdiagram samples: http://cathames.com/diagrams

C.A.Thameshttp://cathames.comemail: jobs@cathames.com

sebilasse 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Remote / onsite negotiable

Fullstack: Ruby, Rails, AngularJS, JavaScript, Haml&Sass, RubyMotion, Ansible, TorqueBox/JRuby and Java

Community: Commits to Rails, Haml, jQuery, speaker at conferences, incl. RubyKaigi, jsconf.asia

More info: http://hasclass.com

nnnnnn 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Remote (based in LA)

Where I've worked/studied: thoughtbot, ZURB, Coveo, Atlassian, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont McKenna College

Things I do: Back end dev, front end dev, full stack dev, design (I have a partner who designs), Packaged rails security audits, long term or short term projects

My usual stack includes: Ruby on Rails, HTML, HAML, CSS, SASS, Heroku, Angular.js, Javascript, jQuery, Postgres, Photoshop, git, Ruby, ZURB Foundation, Responsive design

I can also do: Backbone.js, PSD to HTML, Bootstrap, PHP, MySQL

I've worked with over 25 clients in 4 countries and am on the look out for interesting new projects. I won't belabor an explanation of my philosophy and experience on this thread, but please visit http://nealke.mp or email me if you are interested in learning more. You can contact me at me( at )nealke( . )mp

Aside from development, I also offer packaged Rails security audits.

rokhayakebe 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING RELATIONSHIPS: Remote/India & California

iOS, BB, Winmo, Android dev. & porting: Anywhere.

Games localization and distribution: India.

My email ely [at] forwardinnovationstech [dot] com or ely [at] xercestechnologies [dot] com

Some works:


http://forwardinnovationstech.com/games.html (Image heavy)

mfalcon 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Remote (Buenos Aires, Argentina based)

I've building apps with Python for over 4 years, mainly with Django as framework, but I also worked with: tornado server, rabbitmq, postgresql, mysql, mongodb, redis, elasticsearch and neo4j. I've some experience working with frontend techonologies too, some javascript/jquery and a bit of CSS.

I'm slowly transitioning to ML/NLP technologies. I enjoy dealing with data and finding patterns in it. I've been playing a bit with R and with some great python libraries: pandas, scikit-learn and nltk.

If you're interested, my e-mail is in the profile.

wslh 1 day ago 0 replies      

Ideally someone who is studying a business related career and wants to put a few hours in a month to talk with existing customers, interview prospective customers and sell.

Please let me know at sebastian <dot> wain <at> the first domain in my HN profile.

shashidoni 7 hours ago 0 replies      
Looking for consulting or contract jobs.


Over 12 years of professional experience in Financial Industry

Executive Director experience at major Investment Banks

Hardcore skills developing low latency, high frequency systems

Expertise in

oC++, C++11, Perl, Java


oProduct development

oMultithreaded concurrent systems

oDistributed systems and IPC

oTCP/IP, UDP, Multicast

oMessaging middleware (29 West LBM, Tibco, Solace)

oTemplate meta-programming

oDatabase programming (Oracle, Sybase, Postgress)

oVersion Control, Release and deployment management

oMarket Data, Order entry protocols, Exchange connectivity, Colo centers, Equity dark pools

Experience managing teams, interfacing with traders, business and sales, system admins, network admins, and outside vendors

Experience designing and managing co-lo centers

Experience designing, developing, and managing state of the art critical systems with P&L in hundreds of millions of $s

MS in Mathematics and Computer Science from reputed University

Reach out to me @ shashidoni {at} gmail {dot} com further discuss experience, qualifications, projects etc.

robertnealan 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - San Francisco,CA (Remote or Local) - rob@houseofatomi.com

I'm a SF based designer and front-end developer with a passion for clean, understandable user experiences. My background is in design (specifically architecture), but I believe in being able to build what I design, which allows me to have the technology constraints in mind from the project outset.

Skills include the standard Photoshop/Illustrator and HTML/CSS/SCSS w/Compass/LESS/jQuery. I have experience with a variety of platforms including Magento and dabble in more heavy development work (backbone, Rails, etc) as necessary. I also have experience setting up server environments, mostly with AWS.

Public Portfolio: www.houseofatomi.comAdditional work available by email upon request.

rogueleaderr 1 day ago 1 reply      

Small budget, want someone to "productionalize" a Django-based Hackathon project. A/B testing for blog headlines. Small statistics element. Code mostly written and functional, just needs to be solidified and deployed.

sycren 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - London or Remote

Marketing Strategy Consultant

Wondering why your application or website isn't converting as well as you hoped and have no idea why?

I can help you with a combination of analytics reports to find the problem, A/B testing to test a solution and marketing strategy to increase conversion & sales. Please contact me at j.d.lethem@gmail.com

Currently working with a range of startups and Friends of the Earth UK.

stevejalim 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Remote (but on-site meetings are fine in London/Oxford/Bristol)

Python/Django/JS development and architecture/tech lead duties for startups, whether you want to go from zero to MVP or MVP to something more. If more hands are needed, I can easily draw in trusted, experienced colleagues, all in the UK.

More at http://www.somefantastic.co.uk/

bonhamcm 17 hours ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Indiana/Midwest - Remote or Local - Long or Short Term Projects

Over 15 years expertise architecting, implementing and integrating enterprise applications with a focus on application security, relational and NoSQL databases. Also expert in performance-tuning JVM, Oracle and PostgreSQL. Can help implement your DevOps strategy with Puppet and AWS.

bonhamcm at thirdeyeconsulting.com

hemangshah 23 hours ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK in computer vision & machine learning.Remote or local to Bangalore, India.

I've co-founded a startup, and have worked on various interesting & complex projects for more than 8yrs now. I love solving hard technical problems and on the other side, I can also contribute towards general understanding, viability and road maps of a business solution or towards solving a market requirement.

Feel free to connect with me at www.linkedin.com/in/link2hemangshahand contact me at hemang.j.shah at 'google's popular email service' dot com

- hemang shah

erjiang 1 day ago 1 reply      

* Mobile apps - especially iOS, Android, and possibly some jQuery Mobile + Phonegap work

* Web frontend - we're hoping to do more UI work on a PHP/jQuery interface

* Node.js - potentially looking for a dev on a Node.js backend

DoubleMap is a leader in real-time transit technology that puts real-time transit information at the fingertips of transit agencies and riders. We have several different software solutions that handle receiving, processing, and sending real-time geospatial data, and we use a variety of open-source technologies and languages.

We are based in Indiana, USA, and we welcome domestic and international remote workers.

Email if you're interested in working with us - our domain is doublemap.com, and my mailbox is "eric" at that domain.

lipeno 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - in Barcelona or remote

I am an experienced software developer with a strong background in full stack web development. I have a passion for building API-s and connecting them with single page client side apps.

SKILLS: JavaScript (angular.js, node.js, jQuery), Ruby (Ruby on Rails), git, HTML5, CSS3, SASS, Postgres SQL, MongoDB, Twitter Bootstrap, Heroku, C#(ASP.NET MVC)

See my LinkedIn for more details about my experience:http://www.linkedin.com/in/andrejdragisicOr e-mail me for my resume:andrejdragisic [at] gmail.com

makerops 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK- Puppet, Chef, Rails, Backbone.js, config mgmt/automation

10+ years professional experience as a sysadmin, 5 as a dev. Available for PT remote contracting. Anthony@makeropspro.com

alexebird 22 hours ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK, remote, Michigan, travel OK.I'm a passionate and hard-working person interested in doing development work for web, mobile, or tools. I have experience with: - Ruby, Javascript, Python, Objective-C, Java, C - Rails, Sinatra - Javascript, jQuery - HTML, CSS - Linux, iOS, OSX, Git, HG - MySQL, MongoDB, Redis

Example of my work: - https://www.phishtrackstats.com/

If interested, please contact me at alexebird@gmail.com.

zura 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Computer Programmer. Remote or onsite. Based in Georgia, Europe (UTC+4). Long-term contract or employment.

Interested in projects involving:

C++, C, Prolog, Erlang, Haskell, Python

Games, AI; Systems programming; Complex desktop or server systems; wxWidgets, Qt; Mobile apps; Logic and functional programming; Compilers/Interpreters/semantics

E-mail: zura.jobs@gmail.com

timinman 1 day ago 0 replies      
Seeking Freelance Work, remote, from Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland. HTML5/Javscript/Ruby/Node. http://thehack.github.io
checker659 1 day ago 0 replies      

I can create beautiful Interfaces.

http://d.pr/i/53NF, http://d.pr/i/AxF5, http://d.pr/i/TJwF , http://d.pr/i/aN40 , https://vimeo.com/29960620

Hire me!

mitchellbryson 1 day ago 0 replies      

I'm a product designer (UX + UI) and a front-end developer. Here's some examples of my work http://blendmode.co.uk

Here's what I do best:

- Planning: wireframes, on paper or in Balsamiq

- Concepts: Photoshop mock-ups of pages and flows

- Build: HTML, CSS and JS. I prefer HAML, SASS and CoffeeScript

- Integration: I can integrate into any app or framework.

I've been a designer/developer since 2002. For the last 3 years, I've been focused on helping start-ups design and build their products.

Get in touch via my portfolio or mitchell@blendmode.co.uk. Thanks!

maxhn 1 day ago 0 replies      

Marketing Consultant. Increase your conversion rate.

What I can do for you: SEO optimization (focus is on content marketing, not "include keyword here"), email marketing, landing page marketing (includes copy, wire-framing for variations, design/html/css), a/b testing (for landing pages, emails, ads), PR mentions and pitching.

Other activities available, but depends on what you currently have and/or approve based on my recommendations.

Work can be as one-time project or ongoing monthly partnership. Work can tracked using a monthly KPI sheet to watch over conversion rate plus related metrics.

* Short on-site gigs (only in Europe, mostly UK/London) available, depending on contract.

Email in profile.

freelancedatasf 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - San Francisco, CA / Remote / Limited travel

Strategy consultant turned data scientist available for strategic data-driven projects. Experience and interest in the following high-impact areas:

* Fraud Prevention and Risk Management: Experience designing and implementing technical and policy-level systems for combating a wide range of fraud vectors -- both online and for offline, technology-enabled partners

* Pricing: Available for projects focused on novel pricing challenges and pricing/product launch strategy. Experienced with novel mechanisms such as information/prediction markets, modeling market and other social dynamics.

* Crowdsourcing/Open Innovation: Experience designing large-scale public contests, and evaluating other open innovation mechanisms. Significant experience convening thought leaders and innovators, designing collaborative workshops, etc.

Brief background:

* 4 years of experience at a top-tier management consulting firm, including 2 years of experience designing projects and managing 2-5 person project teams

* 1 year of applied technical experience in a full-time data science role. Overhauled employer's fraud prevention system, and built custom machine-learning system processing thousands of transactions per day in < 100ms. Previously had quantitative social science academic training and completed 2 major technical side projects in the fields of remote sensing (satellite imagery) and bioinformatics/genomics

* Technical skills and experience: Experienced with a Python stack for data analysis, machine learning, analytic web apps, and formal APIs. Additional experience with R and GIS applications. Experience working with a hybrid C/Cython/Python stack where speed is of the essence

Please feel free to contact me at freelancedatasf [at] gmail.com with any questions and inquiries. Happy to discuss any and all interesting projects at the intersection(s) of competitive strategy, data, and social/user dynamics.

digitalWestie 23 hours ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Scotland, UK / Remote / Can travel

4 years experience

Full stack web-dev specialised in Ruby on Rails/jquery. Frequently use GitHub, Heroku, AWS, in projects. Love hacking physical things too with arduino / electric imp / raspberry pi.

darbelo 21 hours ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Remote preferred, travel possible

I used to be an embedded guy (assembly, C, C++ and actual hardware) then I transitioned to mobile and web work about six years ago. The last two years I have been doing mostly native mobile with iOS and Android.

Bottom line: If you want to build anything that has to run on a phone or tablet, I can help you out. You can reach me at darbelo@darbelo.com.ar for any questions.

gonepostal 20 hours ago 0 replies      

I'm looking for an Rails generalist to help with ongoing contracts for building upon established Rails applications. General application stack is Rails/Haml/Sass/jQuery/Backbone.js.

I'm a small single man dev shop scaling out my business. Drop me a line if you are interested in possibly working together tony at digitalalch.com.

chrsstrm 17 hours ago 0 replies      
If you're seeking work, put contact information in your profile!
wc- 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Chicago, IL - Remote or Local - Long or Short Term Projects

I'm a full stack software engineer looking to take on new projects. Strongest in python, nodejs, and mongoDB for the backend and coffeescript/javascript, backbone, and MeteorJS on the frontend.

Recently launched my side project, https://LawyerMatch.me, and would love to turn my attention to someone else's MVP for now.

wescleveland (at) me.comhttps://angel.co/wescleveland

taxidermyrobot 22 hours ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Germany/Europe or remotely

Freelance Illustrator and game artist

I can create:

* Game Art (backgrounds, environment, items)Character Design/DevelopmentiOS Game Art

* Logo design

* Flyers

Here's my portfolio site: http://kelsey-bass.com

Email me if you're looking for a creative illustrator:kelseysbass@gmail.com

theunixbeard 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Los Angeles or Remote

Ruby on Rails Developer + Hardware Hacker (I especially love projects that involve both!)

Bread & Butter Stack: Rails, PostgreSQL, Heroku, with ZURB Foundation on the front-end. I also do A/B testing work. (Visual Website Optimizer)

Mention you're from HN for a free 45 minute Skype/G+ Hangout consultation where we can discuss your project and the best way to reach/exceed your goals :)


amyzon 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - London or remote

Full-stake developer, interested in frontend work (AngularJS work preferred) or PHP work (Symfony preferred).

I am a generalist, and have worked with lots of tech, from PHP and Symfony 1/2 and Zend, to Rails, to AngularJS, to Redis, etc.

GitHub: https://github.com/amyboyd?tab=repositories

My work portfolio and list of my skills: http://amyboyd.co.uk/#/work-portfolio

theonlyoneHN 1 day ago 0 replies      

Looking for a web designer to help finish and polish the website I am working on. You will be working on finishing the home page as well as few other content pages like FAQ, about us, etc.

Pros and beginners who wants to build portfolios are welcome as design does not discriminate on years of experience.

You can email me at mailmetomy@gmail.com with your portfolio, rate, and availability.

Thank you.

splix 1 day ago 0 replies      

Full stack Java developer, 10+ years. Expert in Java, Spring, Groovy, Grails, Google Appengine. Also Clojure, MongoDB, Akka, Lucene/Solr/ElasticSearch, Coffeescript, BackboneJS, RESTful, etc.

* igor@artamonov.ru

* http://careers.stackoverflow.com/iartamonov

* https://github.com/splix/

* http://igorartamonov.com

babby 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Australia Brisbane/GC / Remote

Frontend: fluent in JS, CSS, HTML etc.Backend: node.js, PHP, nginx

* Github: https://github.com/nfour - email me for example work, more recent stuff.

webjay 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK, New York, Remote

Full stack developer, lots of startup experience including my own (sold).

Primary skills: JavaScript, Node.js, CoffeeScript, Php, Python

Toolbox: AWS, Joyent, Backbone, Grunt, Bootstrap, jQuery

jacob@saxberg.dk | https://github.com/webjay | http://www.linkedin.com/in/jfsaxberg | http://jacob.saxberg.dk

adrianmoses 1 day ago 0 replies      

Web and Mobile application developer building data-centered applications in Python, Ruby on Rails, Node.js, Objective-C(iOS) with Ember, Angular and d3.js.

Also specialize in data crawling and mining to find insights in your data. Experienced using R and python (pandas/scikit) with AWS infrastructure.

adrian@adrianmoses.com | https://www.github.com/ammoses89

ramgp 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - REMOTE (preferably) or Dominican RepublicI write code that helps other people solve problems or to reach for a solution of them.

* Developed the initial automation for unit testing gestures in a Kinect for windows. https://bitbucket.org/macrobug/kflux

* Developed a tool to assist research on test adequacy for Java programs based on assertions in code. Source code is not public

subrat_rout 22 hours ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK IN WEB DESIGN: Freelancer who have won several designs on 99designs.com

Will provide a mockup and first iteration of a design for free!


kmatthews812 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING FREELANCER - San Francisco or Remote

Action Factory is looking for a Ruby on Rails developer to help build a next generation web publishing platform. The platform connects to a wide variety of data sources and generates a variety of graphs and reports. Full stack (RoR, jQuery, CSS, Angular.js, Heroku) experience required.

Please send your rate requirement and Github / LinkedIn to kevin@actionfactory.com.

tagabek 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Remote / San Diego, CA

Hi, I'm Taylor! I develop and design iOS Applications.

You can find me at: http://taylorbeck.me

gnuwilliam 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK, Remote, Based in Brazil.

Full stack developer. JavaScript and Python specialist. AngularJS, Ember.js, Backbone, Rails, Django, WordPress or Node.js.

Careers 2.0 profile: http://careers.stackoverflow.com/sudowilliam

Contact: sudowilliam [at] gmail [dot] com

blumkvist 1 day ago 0 replies      

Copywriter looking to score a few gigs.

Landing pages, adwords, facebook ads.


nossem 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING FREELANCER, Florida or remote

I'm seeking a freelance software engineer interested in co-founding a social network. I have wireframes developed by another company and am looking to launch a beta soon. Please email me if interested at;


cmorgan8506 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK, Remote, Based in Canada(MST).

Full Stack Web Application Developer with 4 years experience.

Back end: Python/PHP, Flask/Django, Postgresql/MySQL, Redis/Mongodb/Cassandra.

Front end: Html/CSS, JS/jQuery, Bootstrap, Ajax.

Contact: cmorgan8506@gmail.com

peshkira 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Vienna, Austria (Remote possible)

preferred weapons of choice:

mobile development: iOS, Android

web development: RoR, Node.js, Ember.js

More info can be found at http://creativepragmatics.comCurrent portfolio will be sent upon request (hi@creativepragmatics.com)

jprince 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Rails developer(3 years experience in Startup community), ChicagoRemote Work preferred80$/hour

Github with open source libraries:www.github.com/bhgames

Worked on:


jprince@pangeare.com if interested

Aslan11 1 day ago 0 replies      

I'm a Front-End Web Developer and Designer, I currently work full time as a UX Engineer but often work nights and weekends on the side.

Any of you hackers need design help please feel free to message me kvnpmrtn [at] gmail [dot] com

matt_voidptr 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Remote or Southern Ireland

I'm a junior web developer that's constantly seeking more challenges. I quit my job and moved to Ireland just recently and I've kept busy learning C and getting into information security, but I'm aching to do some web development work again.

I'm pretty good with Ruby on Rails and AngularJS. I'm also pretty familiar with D3.js, Python, making/consuming APIs, and getting things running on Heroku or an nginx VPS.

What do I mean by "pretty good"? I got a junior web dev spot at my last job (awesome company) after a 3 month internship, because as they said, I learn things really really fast. And damn, I love doing this stuff.

Since I'm new to freelancing, I bet you my rates will be lower until I can build up my portfolio. If you would like to hear more about my experience, hit me up at matt@mattscodecave.com

rsml 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Los Angeles - Remote or on-site

Jack-of-all-trades iOS app developer. My most popular app, a music composition tool, was featured on www.apple.com/education and was the #87 highest grossing iPad app in the U.S. on launch day. I'm hyper-focused on not wasting time, communicating effectively, and being honest about time, scope, and costs.

I'm a recent graduate, and I have not done freelancing since high school. So I'm offering my services for $45/hr for up to 50 hr/wk in order to build up my resume quickly.


* Objective-C, C, JavaScript (familiar with AngularJS, Node.js, and Backbone.js), Java, Ruby, Haskell, HTML, CSS, MySQL

* Xcode/Instruments, Photoshop, Git

See my LinkedIn below for more details about my experience, or email me for my resume.

Email me to chat: rossnmiller [at] gmail.com


archildress 1 day ago 0 replies      
Freelancer seeking work.

I want to dabble in startups and have a finance background. Let's talk analytics, finance, KPI setups, UX and UI, and marketing.

No compensation needed.


mokkol 1 day ago 0 replies      

Full stack developer with 5 years of experience.

Ruby, Rails, Couchdb, Mongodb, Rubymotion, Javascript(Node.js, Backbone.js)

email: michael.koper at gmail dot comgithub: github.com/michaelkoper

steveinator 1 day ago 1 reply      

Full stack LAMP stack developer. (Though I am open to other technologies). Experience prototyping web applications and working on financial trading platforms.

Interested mostly in long term part time remote work.

3riverdev 1 day ago 0 replies      

http://www.myrudis.com has several openings available for development, marketing/PR, etc.

binarydreams 1 day ago 0 replies      
colourgarden 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Cambridge/London, UK or remote

Front-end specialist. Full stack developer.

Seven years working in the industry for agencies, blue-chip clients and small start-ups.

Available for development or training.

Sass, jQuery, HTML5, CSS3

PHP, Rails

Git, Zsh

Website - http://colourgarden.net, LinkedIn - http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/tom-hare/76/9b7/539/

pr0filer__ 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Remote/Amsterdam, The Netherlands

.NET/Sitecore, PHP, JS, Full-stack web engineer

Contact: dev TA elwinarens.nl

namecast 1 day ago 0 replies      

DevOps engineer (Puppet, Chef, Ansible in particular) with over 10 years of full-stack experience (from bare metal provisioning to debugging Scala code). Scaling web applications, automation and config management are my main interests, along with the holy trinity of monitoring/backups/security.

Check out www.namecast.net for my own startup and ping me if you're looking for a consultant or a freelancer in the NYC area or to work remotely.

gregkerzhner 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK, Remote, Based in United States.

Full stack developer. I really like working with Javascript. Typically build projects with Twitter Bootstrap, Angular or Backbone, and Rails or Node on the back end. I also enjoy doing data visualization and graphics type stuff mostly using D3.

Rates vary on how exciting the project is.

Portofolio: http://www.gregkerzhner.com

Contact: gregkerzhner at gmail

randomwalk152 19 hours ago 0 replies      
Seeking Work: Toronto, Canada / Remote

My situation: Currently I'm working in algorithmic trading in NYC, but for various reasons I will be moving to Toronto sometime early 2014. This is my first time posting something like this, but it may be worth a shot. Therefore I am looking for something either remote or in the Toronto area.


- PhD in applied math from one of the top US schools

- Knowledgeable in machine learning, statistics, optimization, graph theory, etc.

- Fluent in a multitude of programming languages

Things I would be interested in working with:

- Haskell, Erlang, GPUs, FPGAs, ZeroMQ, C++11, (or other cool stuff)

Contact me at randomwalk152 % gmail % com

webdevfe 19 hours ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - Remote or San Francisco area

Experienced Front End Developer.Technologies: JavaScript, jQuery, YUI, Knockout.js, Backbone.js, Ember.js, Handlebars.js, D3.js, Node.js, Grunt.js, Jade.js, Require.js, Jasmine.js, HTML5, CSS3 and CSS frameworks (LESS, SASS, 960gs), JSON, XML, AJAX, XSS, APIs, Photoshop. Work with the following environments:JSP, Java, Rails, PHP, XML, JSTL, Velocity, XSLT,Specializations: full web applications, stand-alone features for integration with back-end, complex UI, single-page rendering, Ajax, data visualization, APIs, performance, responsive design.

Work: TBDContact: webdevfe@gmail.com

bdevs 22 hours ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK - SF Bay Area - Remote & Local - web & mobile (ios & Andr) dev shop

We are a team of developers, product managers and 2 designers. Located in the Bay Area with experience in the familiar SV giants, we have worked on solutions customized for BRIC markets as well as the US and France on everything from watches to responsive web, to mobile.

Contact us at info@ibeautifulweb.net

dipesh_batheja 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEEKING WORK: Remote - New Delhi, India- Over 5 years of experience consulting many top Israeli and US based start-ups to local big wigs like TimesOfIndia.

- Frontend development1500+ big and small frontend projects delivered. Key skills: HTML 5, CSS3, JQuery, Responsive, Mobile and Retina displays, SASS, Bootstrap and Zurb Foundation.

- Wordpress theme and plugin development specialization. From simple blogs to full e-commerce websites to premium themes. Delivered over 250+ projects.

- RubyOnRails - Over 5 years of experience delivering custom web apps built on RubyOnRails. Prototypes, MVPs and final finished product.

- Team, Project Management, Communication - I have a team of 10 members with strong focus on above fields. We have inhouse project management system to handle, work orders, invoices, projects tasks, GIT code repositories. For communication we use Skype and cover all time zones.

- Protfolio - http://www.netlingshq.com

- Fluent in English

Ask HN: Looking for Python companies in Germany
2 points by amarsahinovic  6 hours ago   2 comments top
playing_colours 1 hour ago 1 reply      
I don't think you can find a lot of companies based on your criteria (no startups, no large companies). I know a couple of companies in Berlin and Munich using Python, but they are under categories of startups/social :
Ask HN: Honest reviews needed on a revamp
2 points by abhishekdesai  6 hours ago   4 comments top 2
onaclov2000 4 hours ago 0 replies      
Have you tried this on a slower computer? (does the target audience have a speedy connection/computer), do they come from mobile? how does it look in mobile? have you tracked the usage thus far? do they get to the main page and stop, not knowing what to do?
professorTuring 6 hours ago 2 replies      
Why don't you just provide us a test user so we don't have to go through the sign up process?
Ask HN: left the consulting company I started, what now?
4 points by koevet  10 hours ago   12 comments top 6
yurylifshits 10 hours ago 0 replies      
What's your runway? Do you have money for 3 months? 6 months? 9 months?

If you have personal runway for 1 year (around 40-60k euros, I guess), you can start a product company.

If you have less, I recommend to look for a "special client". Some company that will pay you 20-50K euro for custom solution and allow you to retain full IP ownership. You can turn it into a general product after delivery to your initial client.

Good starting point: http://earlydays.io/guide/

gexla 8 hours ago 1 reply      
> I already miss running my company

You are freelancing now. You are already running your own company.

You were doing consulting before, and now you are consulting in the same space. This is the same space your company was operating in but you left for financial reasons. Now you find consulting is a bitch, but apparently consulting was a bitch with the company you left.

It does sound like something needs to change.

I'm not sure anyone here can give you advice that you don't already know given you have been working in this space with your old company and now as a consultant. Maybe your partner was holding you back. Maybe you will find new inspiration by going solo. Maybe you need to move to a different area of consulting.

Products is probably a good direction to go. The big difference between products and consulting is that you can build a product and sell that product multiple times. With consulting you are limited to the time that you have in one day. If you max out your time and you still aren't where you want to be, then you have nowhere else to go but raise your rates or higher more people. If your customers will bolt when you raise your rates and you can't find more work for your new hires, then you are pretty much stuck. Maybe that was the problem with the old company?

toumhi 9 hours ago 1 reply      
Which country are you located in? Why was targeting Europe as your market a mistake? What are you freelancing on? I'm a freelancer getting started in France after a few years of web dev experience and thinking of targeting the European startups so am really interested in your experience :-)

Personally after having been employed for many years and tried to build products full-time, I'm currently working on getting freelance clients and thinking of building a product later, to serve these same clients. That way you got plenty of validation for your product.

You could do the same: consult on devops for your niche, and later on or at the same time build a product out of the biggest pains you observed. Note: a product could be software but also an education product (ebook or course).

This would help with getting even more insight into the problems of your customers while buying you some time to build your software product(with the money earned from your education product) since it takes much more time to validate and build a business on.

thibaut_barrere 8 hours ago 1 reply      
(disclaimer: I run https://www.wisecashhq.com - cash flow forecasting tool)

I do not cope with that bug because it wouldn't go away - and product building is just so much fun :-) I agree that freelancing is hard, on the long run at least.

My current solution to this is to mix consulting and product building.

If you can project your cash flow, you can figure out how many days of consulting are required, and at which rate, to still keep one day or two to bootstrap your product.

Then you have to find clients that will accept to keep you around for a limited number of days per week, as well.

It usually comes with raising your rates too, because if you need to freelance full-time to support your family, then you won't be able to make spare time.

This is a topic I like to discuss a lot, so feel free to ping me anytime (thibaut.barrere@gmail.com) if you want to exchange a bit!

contextual 9 hours ago 0 replies      
Get busy my friend. Start with a small project you can finish in a few days. Launch and give it a little marketing love. Rinse and repeat until you have some revenue streams coming in. Good luck!
kfk 8 hours ago 1 reply      
I strongly believe that automation (DevOps but also software life cycle automation) has huge potential in the enterprise world.

Can you be more specific on what you mean by automation?

A live video community for solo-workers? Interesting concept. Will it work?
2 points by mhsutton  7 hours ago   2 comments top
itsallfree 7 hours ago 1 reply      
Interesting idea Mike, but why don't you just kick it off straight away with some off the shelf tools and see if people respond.
Ask HN: Is C# suitable for creating a modern OS like Windows 7?
34 points by sshykes  15 hours ago   48 comments top 13
damian2000 15 hours ago 3 replies      
Microsoft had this as their aim with "Windows Longhorn", announced ten years ago this month, but failed in their task and released instead Vista.

Here's some relevant snippets from http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2011/06/window... ...

* ... Longhorn would integrate .NET into the core Windows platform. .NET FX, as it was known in the company (with "FX" standing for "framework") would give way to WinFX, a Windows Framework based on the same technology. Among other things, this would include a brand new way for writing user interfaces, codenamed Avalon, that would be thoroughly modern, vector-based, and hardware-accelerated. Windows itself would be written to use WinFX for its user-visible programsExplorer, calculator, and so onand, going forward, .NET would be the way to write Windows applications. Win32 would still exist for backwards compatibility, but it would be frozen and left static.

* Longhorn would have been the end of the old ways of writing Windows programs, and the dawn of a new era of modern Windows development, one that was not hamstrung by design decisions made ten or fifteen years prior.

* As we all know now, Longhorn never shipped as such. The project grew enormous, unmanageable, and broken. Around the same time, Windows XP, on which Longhorn was based, was being ravaged by hackers. Microsoft poured its resources into making Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 tolerably securean effort that culminated in Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1then, for the most part, started development of its next operating system, the one eventually to ship as Windows Vista, all over again.

* One of the biggest losers in this developmental reboot was .NET. Windows Vista, though radical in some ways, abandoned the entire "WinFX" concept. Avalon did shipit's now known as Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)but as an add-on to the operating system, not a core part.

fusiongyro 15 hours ago 2 replies      
The Lisp machine operating system was written in Lisp. In fact, it was Lisp all the way down to the microcode, or at least, it would present the microcode in Emacs as if it were Lisp, and you could modify it there. The Lisp machine OS was similar to other OSes of the age, more capable in many ways.

A modern OS is a huge amount of work. It's so vast, your choice of language isn't going to make or break you. Moving a mountain with a tablespoon should proceed three times faster than with a teaspoon. You're still looking at an eternity if you're the only guy.

For this reason, your best bet is to narrow in. Decide what it is you want to write an OS for. Do you want to explore novel user experiences? C# is probably fine for that. You don't need to write the whole OS there, just the "shell" and the window manager. You can do that now, and not spend any time dealing with drivers. Do you want to experiment with microkernel or exokernel architecture? You'll be breaking new ground. Is C# OK for that? What you're really asking is, what are the limitations of C# that you'll run into? The GC pause is one, another is dealing with raw bytes and making it perform. If make the CLR self-hosting, you're going to find performance problems like crazy. If you make fixing that your mission, you could be a hero like the PyPy guys, and everything gets better, or you might just be throwing away a lot of work.

I happen to think a lot of interesting problems would benefit from a high-level approach. Security is a declarative process. You want to say what you want secured and not how. Only one system I know of has ever used Prolog for this (MeeGo, IIRC?) but it was probably a perfect fit. There are lots of opportunities for this kind of thing in OSes and they're never really exploited. If your whole kernel is C and you want to add a declarative security module, well, you'll be writing C. You can surely accomplish the same tasks in C as C#, but if it's a pain in the ass you'll either wind up with a weaker or more limited version in C, or you'll spend more time writing and polishing it. But the world is ripe for a few people to take the unpopular tradeoff and see how well it works out, rather than taking their predecessor's word for it.

To sum up, they're not suitable for the whole job from start to finish. However, if you tried it, you'd make some interesting stuff, and learn a lot, maybe even make things better for other people. Take a crack at it. Worst thing that could happen is you fail. :)

runjake 3 hours ago 0 replies      
I'm going to put the equivalent effort into answering this question that you did into researching it: maybe, maybe not.

That you didn't mention Singularity or Cosmos tells me that you haven't cared enough about this to even do a cursory Google search on the subject.

Anyway, Google those above OSes, browse through their white papers and you'll have your answer (as given above). You might also check out JavaOS, Inferno, JNode, etc which have similar goals.

To get you started with less effort:



fleitz 15 hours ago 3 replies      
memracom 14 hours ago 0 replies      
Yes, there is no question that C# is sufficient to write an OS. However, you would need to ignore/replace the libraries that are normally used with C# applications. Instead you would write your own low-level libraries that provide only the kind of services that an OS requires. But the biggest hurdle will be the compiler. A normal C# compiler only generates bytecodes that will be run on the .NET or the Mono virtual machine engines. You will need an additional stage of compiler that either produces machine code, or something that can easily be converted to machine code such as C code or GCC's intermediate representation. It is a hurdle but not a massive one since there is a lot of support out there for writing compilers. People have recently been writing compilers for a number of languages that emit Javascript and your hurdle is no more complex.

When you write your compiler you will probably end up leaving out some C# features such as reflection, because they are too intertwined with .NET. This is common with other languages when people have tried to write a compiler that emits machine code and it does not usually cause a problem because the problem of interfacing with hardware does not demand the same features from a language as building a modern web app does.

Do your research before starting this because you will likely find a lot of projects that have already built bits and pieces that you can reuse.

spongle 14 hours ago 0 replies      
Yes but why would you want to?

I can't think of a single long term advantage of using a language that high level to build system software. Sure it makes a cute research project but that's about it.

As for application level stuff, a big chunk of windows 8 is c#, mainly in the metro space as is windows phone.

sseveran 13 hours ago 0 replies      
In fact a few people at MSR had that exact idea (http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/projects/singularity/).
topbanana 13 hours ago 1 reply      
Microsoft carried out a research project looking into this, but an open source group is actively developing another implementation.

What they've achieved is really quite impressive. http://cosmos.codeplex.com/

yareally 14 hours ago 1 reply      
Elementary OS is built on Vala, a language syntactically similar to C#, but compiles to C. Not trying to detour you from C#, but it might be a better option as even Singularity is not entire C# (the lower level stuff).


CyberFonic 15 hours ago 1 reply      
To write an OS you need to generate native executable for the hardware that you are running on. The mainstream implementations of C# require CIL + CLR. i.e. you need a virtual machine + libraries and framework. Not exactly "bare metal" environment.

But C# is more advanced language than C, so that might be beneficial in some areas. As a minimum you would need a C# to native compiler and facilities to include assembly language code in some low level areas.

To get a better idea of what it takes to implement an OS, take a look at the Linux kernel source code. Or if that is too daunting, you could look at Minix 3 sources.

agsamek 14 hours ago 0 replies      
What makes C suitable for low level programming is not only lack of GC, but lack of global heap at all. Global heap is just a library thing. You can decide to alloc on a stack or use a particular memory region for allocation. Also you routinely copy between user and kernel spaces for security. This is totally different then global GC and global heap approach of c#. All works around this problem is basically getting away from C# so could you still call it OS written in C# when this problems were solved?
pshc 15 hours ago 1 reply      
No, but Rust is a contender.
devx 13 hours ago 0 replies      
You might want to wait for Rust to be ready, because this way you can build an OS that truly made for the future (very optimized for multi-core).

If you don't want to appeal to the general market, but more for a specialized market (like in enterprise or whatever), then you should probably optimize it for AMD's Mantle API, too, and take full advantage of the performance for both the CPU and GPU that you get from that. Also don't even bother with 32-bit.

Show HN: Create a link to your email
10 points by presty  22 hours ago   13 comments top 7
indrax 20 hours ago 1 reply      
Using a forwarded message example makes the header-removal behavior non-obvious.

This is a single-serving posterous. " a link to your email" is confusing. This is turning my message into a webpage.

pdenya 20 hours ago 1 reply      
The site could use a better example. I understand what it does but I'm left wondering what problem this addresses.
jlgaddis 14 hours ago 0 replies      
I'm having a real problem coming up with a valid use case for this.

If I want to "share" an e-mail w/ someone else, I'd either forward it to them, call them and read it to them, or pastebin it and post the link.

As it stands, this strikes me as utterly pointless.

cciehelp 5 hours ago 1 reply      
A variation would be, if you can give each sender a portal, and publish all message under that portal(=email2blog
brianbarker 14 hours ago 0 replies      
Perhaps the start of something cool, but blasting it as a great way to leak something and using Snowden as an example on your main page could make you a target for the NSA pretty fast. Think LavaBit, etc.
goyalpulkit 21 hours ago 0 replies      
justhw 20 hours ago 1 reply      
Video demo pls, I do not understand.
Ask HN: How do you find "coders with families" in the Bay Area?
13 points by danpinto  1 day ago   12 comments top 4
cschmidt 1 day ago 1 reply      
I think you said it quite nicely here. Why not just say the same thing in your job ad?
dzink 18 hours ago 0 replies      
Experienced developers have to weigh-in 150k + great benefits for their families at established tech companies their family can brag about vs mostly unstable jobs at thousands of small companies nobody knows about. Experience may also mean they've been burned by promises at least once before. For every early employee at Facebook there are hundreds in the Valley who never saw the upside. If you are looking outside of SV a developer with a family would need a house and housing is expensive - so salary would matter a lot.

I am a tech founder too, and all of the above just reminds me this is a race. You have to be better to survive, so pick something that your company offers that is better than the rest. Culture? Team? Product? Mission? An odd perk? A brand reputation?

When all else fails, look at Wall Street. Most New York finance jobs are terrible at all non-tangible criteria anyone would have for a job, so they catch smart people with higher salaries and burn through them by the thousands.

I've found the best hires are referrals of your best people. If someone you respect is already working for you and they refer someone they respect to you that is a big sign you are doing something right.

nols 22 hours ago 0 replies      
Just state "40 hour workweek" as a pro if you're running job ads. There might be a different problem though if you're only getting young inexperienced applicants, are you offering a high enough salary and going through the right channels? Most experienced programmers/engineers use their networks to find jobs instead of looking through ads, maybe use your network or LinkedIn to find employees. There's also the possibility that they don't want to shoulder the risk of having to find another job soon if your venture goes belly-up. You're looking to fill a risky job with someone who isn't really in a position to take a risk.

Be somewhat careful how you word your ad, age discrimination is a thing and you just want to avoid any appearances that will make a rejected applicant think about getting a lawyer involved.

timsaunders 23 hours ago 1 reply      
I think everyone in the company, at an early stage, should have a mindset of ensuring things are getting done, rather then working X number of hours. It should never be about the number of hours your working - some weeks it may be 100 hours, then some weeks it may be 30 hours. It should always be about building a great company and finding those people that are passionate about the same, family or not.Also, it is discrimination to actually not accept candidates based on whether they have kids or not. We never ask family/personal related questions in our interviews, as it is against the law to do so.
Ask HN: Startup School Post Meetup?
3 points by novaleaf  13 hours ago   1 comment top
agibsonccc 3 hours ago 0 replies      
The group here maybe useful to you:https://www.facebook.com/groups/705664592796188/
Break an unresponsive SSH Session or put it in the background
6 points by sown  17 hours ago   1 comment top
stevekemp 11 hours ago 0 replies      
For the benefit of people that don't use this already you should stress you need to press "Return", then type "~?", or whatever.

If you press ~ without a preceding carriage-return it will be sent over the wire, as per any other keystroke.

Ask HN: Best way to share large data table online?
4 points by Zaheer  17 hours ago   9 comments top 5
peatmoss 16 hours ago 1 reply      
Google fusion tables is somewhat useful. I think you can give them money if your data is too big for the free limit, but I could be wrong.
dangrossman 15 hours ago 0 replies      
Just give people the CSV file. Excel/OpenOffice will sort/filter/search it. Your friends are more likely to have used Excel than some web app or JS library.
rogueleaderr 17 hours ago 1 reply      
Look into DataTables javascript library to make the data presentable once you find a way to serve it.
danso 17 hours ago 1 reply      
How large is "large"? Thousands of rows? Hundreds of thousands? Millions?
wulfgarpro 13 hours ago 1 reply      
Google Docs Spreadsheet
Avoid HN if your thinking of launching here.
9 points by rb2e  19 hours ago   6 comments top 6
peacemaker 6 hours ago 0 replies      
I still think HN is a good place to get feedback on your new business and project ideas IF you are fortunate enough to get the right people looking at your post. It's tough though, so many people are desperate for attention that it's hard to stand out. I added my own Show HN on here just this morning (https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=6482163) and it's already disappearing from view never to be seen again.
lutusp 18 hours ago 0 replies      
> The front page changes so fast. Some great sites and articles fall through like grains of sand through a sieve.

Just like reality. People who expect to gain public recognition have always had to face the fact that there are as many voices clamoring for attention as there are people.

> There really isn't any point commenting or submitting to HN now.

Your premise is valid, but your conclusion isn't.

unimpressive 19 hours ago 0 replies      
Can you please link me to one of the best conversations you can think of from HN? Something that really just makes what's on the front page now feel like "another social media site with a high school mentality".

If you need a little help remembering it, the search bar below can probably help.

It would make your position a lot more credible.

6thSigma 16 hours ago 0 replies      
> the audience of HN has a heavy dose of cynicism

Do you realize that your entire post was cynical?

Nanzikambe 18 hours ago 0 replies      
> There really isn't any point commenting or submitting to HN now. It really isn't worth the psychological baggage.

I totally disagree, it's well worth my effort to post here and point out something absolutely essential you've overlooked:

It's "You're", not "Your" :)

Other than that, I mostly agree - but I come to HN for the occasional well written tech related piece. I really couldn't care any less about the "show HN your boringly generic SaaS platform" and "Meet blah.js: a better SomethingElseNobodySelfRespectingWouldUse.js" or "Click Me And By Amazed At My Utter Lack Of Subtlety Plugging My Mediocre Blog" pieces.

seiji 16 hours ago 0 replies      
your submission will just blend in with the rest of stuff that gets submitted.

Most people who "launch" on HN have informal upvote rings. Gotta take all the unfair advantages you can get.

Ask HN: I am 33. Is there still time to make a career in web development?
16 points by galfarragem  2 days ago   21 comments top 17
bmelton 2 days ago 1 reply      
When I turned 32, I decided to learn guitar. I was absolutely horribly. Atrocious. Ear-piercing.

Four years later, I recently sat down in a jam session with a buddy who asked me how long I'd been playing for, and was shocked to hear that it had only been as long as it had. I wouldn't consider myself especially good at guitar, or any faster at learning than the next guy, but I've stuck with it, and made sure to learn something every couple of days, with the idea that if I learned a couple of things per week, then over time, those weeks would add up, and I'd know something.

I'm still a million miles away from being a rock star, but I could, realistically, play guitar in a band on stage, if I needed to. Learning songs has gone from taking months to a few minutes, on average (highly depending on the song). All that, and I didn't start til I was 32.

As a 36 year old web developer by trade, the skills are comparable. Learning compounds over time, and you'll be able to put pieces together more efficiently the more you do it.

The most relevant advice I can give is to just start learning, and the best way to start learning is to start doing. There have been plenty of folks who went from nobody to hirable by building a pet project and learning the language in order to do so. To work at a startup, or small business, "being able to code well" is often less important than "being able to code a project to completion." Build a blog, then use it to blog about your coding progress. Share your trials and tribulations, and post all the code you write on Github. Do that, and you'll likely be coding pretty well within a year's time.

To sum up, yes, you still have plenty of time to crack into the field. No, I wouldn't hire you (at the moment).

As for your niche market, my guess would be that your architectural background should have bearing on it. A buddy of mine is a restaurant owner, and also a developer. Unsurprisingly, he's building analytical tools for restaurant owners. He could likely have built the app for any niche, but his domain expertise means that he understands the market far better than even a much better developer.

At some point in your prior career, I have to assume that you dealt with some pain point related to poor tools in the job. Make better tools. Make them be more usable, more UX oriented, and more attractive, then sell them to other architects who were likely to have experienced those same pain points.

As for skills to improve, I would start with Javascript. For 'catching up', you can use the same language in both the front and back ends with JS, and you already know a smattering, which will hopefully ease the learning curve somewhat.

Either way, good luck. What I can tell you, as an average learner, persistence is really the only thing that you need. Just like exercise, or learning guitar, it all seems hard at first, and all gets easier with time. All that is required is to not give up early on, and you will most undoubtedly become better and better over time.

hiccup 2 days ago 0 replies      
I talked with a man who worked in a client's company. He's 60+ years old and doing front end development in Javascript. I asked him how he managed to work in an office where the average developer age is probably 26.

Here's what he said to get his career rebooted:

1) Never think about your age

2) Use the language you want to work in. He did a lot of little project for non-profits. Great experience, but also covered the employment gaps in his resume.

3) Become an expert - answer questions on ExpertExchange (he started 8 years ago, pre StackOverlow). He became one of the top JS guys on that site

4) Put up resources on a personal site - his EE posts would link to his personal site with CSS, HTML, and JS examples. I checked it out and a lot were still applicable. Date formatting and regex's never go out of style.

5) Hustle for that first job - he literally opened the phone book and called around for work. After his expertise became better known and the market for frontend work got hot, recruiters sought him out. All those EE links to his personal site helped his Google ranking.

So go do it. Don't blame your age. Work harder.

bhauer 2 days ago 0 replies      
Your age is absolutely not a hindrance. To my eye, it's not even relevant.

What is relevant is how eager you are to learn the technologies you know you need to pick up in order to be an appealing candidate. Illustrate your eagerness to learn these things by building something personal using them and demonstrable to potential employers.

When I consider candidates that don't have the typical university degree or decided later in life to switch to web development, I am most impressed by those who've dived right in and aren't looking to me to take a gamble on their willingness to be committed to the new discipline they've chosen.

As for specific areas of focus, my advice would be to spend some time learning a modern language that is not necessarily what potential employers might use in real world projects. When I speak to candidates who have picked up Scala, Go, Haskell, or Clojure on their own just out of fun, I feel I'm talking to someone who simply likes the challenge of learning.

That's not to say ignore the more pragmatic languagesthose more likely to have jobs in your area.

3minus1 2 days ago 1 reply      
If I were in your shoes, I would concentrate on javascript. Any web development job you try to get will expect you to know javascript, and it's not going away anytime soon. Once you learn it, you can use it as a springboard for learning other languages. Do these things

1. Figure out had to add javascript code to a static html page. Implement functionality like showing/hiding content, simple animations, etc.

2. Figure out how to add jquery to a static html page. Jquery is incredibly popular javascript library that makes changing content on a web page much easier.

3. Learn how to run simple javascript scripts from the console using node.js. You don't have to have a website to run javascript.

4. Go to project euler, and write javascript programs to solve the problems there. Run your programs with node.js. You're going to have to learn about if statements, while loops, and for loops to solve these problems. It will force you to learn javascript.

5. Figure out how to use node.js as a server. Make a simple application that interacts with a server, for example a chat room application.

6. Put your code on github and deploy it on heroku for free. You now have built and deployed your own website. I think that looks pretty damn good.

Disclaimer: I have been a web developer for 3 years. I got my first job with a minor in Computer Science, so I never actually did what you're trying to do.

hrabago 2 days ago 1 reply      
Your main problem would be getting your foot in the door. What happens after that is up to you, based on:* How well you do your job* Your ability to grow in the profession* Your ability to work with others

In other words, once you're in, you'll likely be judged based on factors everyone else is judged, which again means the problem is getting in.

To aid with that, you'd have to be realistic. Based on your skill level right now, it would be difficult to justify hiring you. You'd be competing against college graduates who already know item #3 above, some quite deeply, although in a book-smart kind of way.

So yes, I would recommend selecting a language and getting to know it enough to pass certification exams. Heck, get some certification, if only to prove that you're familiar with the general syntax. Don't get disillusioned though that certification is a plus - it's a poor substitute to proof that you spent four years formally studying Computer Science in a structured manner.

If you want an edge, go and actually build something and market yourself based on that. Yes, a software portfolio, like you're familiar with from your architecture and design background. That will give you an edge over college grads with just a degree.

But to reiterate my main point, your main problem is getting in the door. Once you're in, your age won't matter, only the stuff that everyone else is judged on will.

esw 2 days ago 0 replies      
I think the main thing is that this stuff is constantly changing, and you've got to have both a willingness and the time to stay on top of it. I don't feel that I'm any less equipped to learn new things at 40, but the external responsibilities that I have now (notably family) have significantly cut down on my free time, which is when I usually play around with new languages and frameworks.
lucasrp 1 day ago 1 reply      
1) Yes. I'm 28 and began coding 6 months ago. I guess that the biggest challenge for people like us was how to get education. I couldnt spare 4 years of my life in a university. But MOOCs changed this. A few courses on edx/coursera, and will be ready to do great things.

2) I guess that, before you think in specialize into something, you must ask yourself what you must learn before that. You need to be confortable with databases and the infrastructure process (version control, deploying, testing, etc.)

Go look the SaaS course on EDx.

3) I recommend you start with python. It is easy to learn the basics and have a great community. You will find many libraries to help you achieve what you want, and your questions will be answered quickly in stackoverflow or something like that.

4) Again, MOOCs are the aswer. If you find time to be always doing 2 courses at the same time, in 6 times you'll be in grate shape. seriously.

FridayWithJohn 2 days ago 0 replies      
You ask three questions, I will address each of them.

1.) You are a little late as most people started this a little younger. However that means nothing as development changes so much, especially on the web side of things. For example PHP 5 (the only version you should use, not PHP4) only came out about 9 years ago. I would hire you but ONLY when I see your coding skills. (Tip: if you don't have a github account, get one now. It is free and then you can also get ahead with thousands of other developers. Also a "see me on github" on your CV will really stand out as a good thing.)

2.) It looks like you only have done HTML and CSS... both of these have changed so much that if you want to get serious with either of them you shouldn't really use them in the "traditional sense". By that I mean that you should rather use a framework that works out really nicely. Responsive design (works on all sized screens, mobile, iPad, etc) is currently a hot topic. Try out Foundation. It is a really cool framework for front end design. (and much easier to learn than Bootstrap) http://foundation.zurb.com/

3.) If you want to do actual programming, I would still recommend PHP. It is still the largest server side language... and hence more jobs available. Just some companies that use it: Google, Facebook, Wikipedia, Amazon and Apple. However whatever language you do end up using, if you want to get really good at it and get noticed in the job market find yourself a framework and get good at it. For PHP I would recommend symfony2 http://symfony.com/ as it has by far the largest community.

To sum up with, I would say that if you push yourself really hard, keep abreast with the technologies and most importantly practise coding you should be rather good in just a few years

memracom 1 day ago 0 replies      
You have a VERY good background to make a go of website development. If I were in your shoes I would focus, at first, on sites that are mostly UI/UX. Make them work well and look good. On the programming side, focus on Javascript. This will pay off in building more responsive sites, for instance reactive programming, and it can also be used on the background. Because of your background, I think that you should focus on using node.js for the backend components. In particular use the Express framework because it is lightweight and therefore easier to learn. Do spend some time on pure Javascript learning such as reading Javascript, The Good Parts and doing Javascript tutorials and code katas.

P.S. I'm in my 50's and I learn a new language every couple of years. 33 is young. On the other hand, a 33 year old has lots of experience in other areas that can be leveraged to make learning faster.

electrichead 2 days ago 0 replies      
I am 33 as well and have been working in web development for about 10 years. I still wonder the same thing, myself. An interesting thing about this field is that although things change constantly, there are concepts that are transferable from one to the other. If you build a good foundation on those things and keep trying to learn new things,your age never enters the equation.

Since you already have a design background, I think it would be well worth your while to just learn how to use HTML, CSS and javascript effectively. You should be able to learn them inside and out in comparatively short amount of time compared to something like objective-C. There is also a big market for designers who can work with code (script?).

Briguy2k 1 day ago 0 replies      
Subtract 6 years, and I'm in almost your exact shoes. I'm a professionally trained musician and music teacher, and while I love those activities and would never want to stop doing them, I always wanted to expand my abilities to include software design as well (plus, regular and/or better pay is always a wonderful perk). So I'm in the middle of doing what so many on here already suggested:

1)MOOCS (Coursera, edx)2)Crowdsourced resources (wikibooks)3)Free/freemium online books (http://programming-motherfucker.com/)4)Many open-source communities (git-hub, stackexchange)

As far as the learning is concerned, constantly switching between different sources above to hear the same information from different resources and taught in different styles is crucial I think. I know this from my formal teaching background and feel comfortable with the learning part of this entire venture.

The second part of your questions though about finding work I'm not so sure about as I'm not there yet. I personally have chosen python as my language to learn because I've found that:

1)It makes sense to me after trying out a couple of different languages on codeacademy2)The clean syntax and forced indenting structure allows me to focus more on the problem domain then the language itself (or which indenting/bracket style to use). This can be said of any language I'm sure as people have different preferences and perspectives, but this was clearly evident to me early on.3)With the discovery of Django and so many other python based tools, I realized that I could actually achieve a lot by specializing in python. But of course I need to include html, css, and perhaps random java script as well to get a dynamic web page going, but at least Django frees me from needing to get into php.4)I personally have a creative mind and less of an engineering mind. Learning C or some other lower level language would drive me nuts I think AS A FIRST LANGUAGE. I'm able to casually learn about different algorithms and data structures in python without having to fully master them just to make a basic program (as I would in C for example).

Now my goals might be different from you, I have a long list of projects and ideas that I would like to do on my own that could possibly make money, so I'm making all my decisions from a passion perspective, not as a supply/demand one. But maybe that's not quite a bad idea after all? You're already starting from scratch, why not try your own projects first doing them in exactly the languages you want to do them in? I've always felt that there are always plenty of people doing the "standard learning" track for the "standard jobs" that the market demands. If your trying to follow a market, you'll always be at the whim of the market. Why not make your own market?

I always come back to this quote:

Dont ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

Howard Thurman

nickthemagicman 2 days ago 0 replies      
I'm getting a degree in computer science started at 31 graduating the end of this year. There's lots of people in my program in their mid thirties and several in their early 40's.

I think that in my opinion you can learn what you need to know to be employable in comp sci in a few years, so by the time your 34 or 35 you'll have the tools you need to function in the field.

Experience is very ephemeral in this field because things change so rapidly.

You have a major advantage in web dev if you're good at design. I can code to the stars but I can't design my way out of a cardboard box so I'm always reliant on artists and designers.

naithemilkman 2 days ago 0 replies      
1) Well I started learning when I was 28. Self employed as a web dev now

2) Frontend dev that knows Javascript

3) Javascript. Regardless of whatever serverside stack you decide to further pursue, every one of them still has to interact with js. Choose Python while you're at it.

akbar501 2 days ago 0 replies      
1. Yes2. Find an area you are passionate about. Web dev is very broad. Do you like games, social, business software, news...Focus on learning to develop applications within the area you like / are passionate about.3. This depends on whether you want to focus on the front end or back end

For the front end: HTML/CSS are fundamental skills, plus master JavaScript.

For the back end: You have a lot more choice. If I were in your position, I'd look at the job to developer ratio in the niche from #2 and then pick the one with the best ratio. Focus on that one language.

pixelmade 2 days ago 0 replies      
Yes, but web development is a mature industry and becoming commoditized. It's very difficult to differentiate based on quality, as most clients choose based on price. Source: I've been a web developer since 1995.

It's not really an industry I would recommend to anyone.

The only area where there will be growth is front-end development. I would only work "in-house", as opposed to working for agencies.

meerita 1 day ago 0 replies      
Definetively. I've meet many people in my carrier and life itself that changed at late stage and they're breaking it now. It's never too late to do what you love, if you really, ofc.
amavisca 2 days ago 0 replies      
1 - Yes

2 - Front End Development, maybe

3 - Ruby/Python/JS/PHP. JS necessary for (2)

Ask HN: Large, comfortable mouse
3 points by quantumpotato_  1 day ago   8 comments top 7
aquark 1 day ago 0 replies      
I've used one of these 'vertical mice' for years: http://www.evoluent.com/

You'd have to pry it from my dead hands ... works, is comfortable, has lasted years and comes in a left-handed version!

Spoom 3 hours ago 0 replies      
I like the Logitech G400s, which is essentially a rebuild of the well-known MX 518, with the same form factor. Might be a little small for you if you have larger than average hands though. It fits my hands perfectly.
meerita 2 hours ago 0 replies      
I guess you tried the Lachesis from Razr? that one is larger, not so as the Rats.
azernik 1 day ago 1 reply      
Actual trackball mice are still sold (and tend to be pretty gigantic). I've heard good things about vertical mice too as far as comfort goes, and they're definitely build for users to wrap their hands around.
fmansoor 18 hours ago 0 replies      
I really like Logitech Performance Mouse MX.


frankydp 1 day ago 0 replies      
I prefer the Logitech G500. It is not huge but is stable and has weights that you can insert to get more deliberate movement.
michaelbuddy 18 hours ago 0 replies      
Evoluent vertical mouse, comes in wireless and wired versions.
Ask HN: What are the New Computing Ideas for the next 50 years?
2 points by 31reasons  19 hours ago   4 comments top 4
thenomad 9 hours ago 0 replies      
Not all that crazy, but realtime raytracing (or more usefully, path tracing) WILL eventually get here.

That's going to have a major impact on 3D game engines, because it massively drops the amount of code required to produce extremely physically-accurate images. All the other components of game engines will still be needed, of course, but a cutting-edge renderer will go from being a massive, multi-month project to something that a skilled coder can assemble in 99 lines or so.

(No kidding. Here's a 99-line path tracer: http://www.kevinbeason.com/smallpt/ )

jschrf 19 hours ago 0 replies      
The decline and halt(?) of the gains of Moore's law, and the resulting paradigm shifts for many in the programming trade as we move into truly parallel, distributed, elastic computation at the chip level.

The rise of bioinformatics and of the computer as a progenitor of a new age of medicine.

A sea change in trading and economics as HFT wreaks havoc and competes with human trading.

Maybe these aren't as wild and crazy as you hope, but I think they are some of the most exciting and likely to happen.

31reasons 18 hours ago 0 replies      
My take on it:

1. Optical brain computer interfaces will make accessing the internet at the speed of thought. Internet will truly be integrated as another mind that we all share. Some people will even rent their subconscious neural networks for the global brain.

2. Polymorphic hardware that will change its architecture to speed up applications.

3. Programming languages with NLP and AI help developers with rapid prototyping.

4. Long term computing: Computers that can run for millions of years without much intervention in space.

Ask HN: new TLDs?
3 points by bachback  1 day ago   3 comments top 3
mattwritescode 8 hours ago 0 replies      
Its another way for people to make more money. There is nothing wrong with the ones we currently have.
aroch 1 day ago 0 replies      
In a completely immature reaction, I would like to buy fuck.comcast and you.comcast
wesleyac 16 hours ago 0 replies      
The only thing new TLD's are going to be used for are things like googlec.om and other phishing attempts. I find the whole thing silly, but I guess some people like the idea.
Ask HN: How many "self-taught" programmers and how did you do it?
93 points by BWStearns  2 days ago   120 comments top 101
stiff 2 days ago 4 replies      
If you are serious about programming and have any possibility of doing this at all, by all means get a CS degree at the best university you can access. I have worked with or interviewed a few programmers without any university degree and time and time again their confidence in how getting a degree is a total waste of time was directly proportional to their ignorance of basic facts from various areas of CS and inability to solve problems in a systematic way.

A lot of those people simply never get any external validation, have problems getting along with other people, and are unable to accept any kind of mentoring (while they desperately need it), in the end growing up believing in the greatness of their skills which in reality are not even mediocre. Since this seems to be the reason a large fraction of people does not finish their degrees, by this point as a recruiter I would just not hire a person without a degree.

For this reason, I would also ignore a lot of the testimonies that invariably will appear here of self-taught programmers proclaiming supposedly doing great, unless they have projects and code to back their claims up.

There certainly are exceptions, but do not start with the belief you will be one. Getting the same kind of wide perspective you get from a college degree from self-studying is several times as hard. I have self-studied mathematics after finishing my CS degree for a few years now and that's my practical experience. If you don't have the possibility to attend university, make sure to get as many opportunities as possible of verifying and testing your skills in different areas and stay modest.

This post by Notch of Minecraft fame illustrates all that I have said very well:


As far as practical advice goes, as soon as you are able to at all write working programs of non-trivial complexity (say, a platform game) MIT OCW is the place to be:





Taking those four courses in this order will provide a great basis, but I would be surprised if someone would be able to complete those in less than two years when self studying (I solved most exercises from SICP, learned a lot, but took me more than a year). To get the equivalent of a university degree, you would still need to heavily study at least four more topics: networking & security, compilers, operating systems and databases. Those two books might be a reasonable shortcut to learn some of this:



Source: I started working full-time as a developer when I was 19 and did it ever since, did a four year CS degree as evening studies after work (already having significant programming experience when starting the degree) and spent a significant amount of time self-studying (I worked through almost all of SICP, read the "Dragon Book", wrote a compiler etc.). I would never be where I am today (wherever it is) without teachers and colleagues from the university, there would be just lots and lots of gaps in my knowledge I would never get aware of.

tomblomfield 2 days ago 0 replies      
I'm self-taught - when I was in my early teens at high-school, my parents wouldn't let me watch TV or play computer games until the evening. Fiddling with HTML looked enough like school work that I got away with it during the afternoons after school.

I built a bunch of personal websites, and sold my first professional website (static HTML) to a local estate agent when I was 15, back in 2000. I charged 300 - around $500 at the time. I worked for them for a couple of years, updating properties etc.

I studied Law at university, but worked on websites for my college, the student paper and various sports teams. I started my first startup when I was 19 - I wrote a lot of bad PHP and inline MySQL queries whenever I needed data in what we now call "views". There was no test suite, no version control and I often made changes straight into production, because I couldn't get a LAMP environment running consistently on my PC. This repeatedly took the site down for hours at a time. This was back in 2004. The bad old days.

I took a break from coding to join a management consultancy for almost 3 years, although I ended up automating a lot of my work in Visual Basic (through Excel), and went on to teach the Excel course to colleagues.

I started my second company at the start of 2011, during an enforced 3-month period of "gardening leave" between two jobs. I decided that I wanted to learn how to code properly, so I bought "Agile Web Development with Rails", published by Pragmatic Programmers, and worked through it in about 3 or 4 days, non-stop. This was an epiphany - web development all started to make sense, and we launched the first version of our site about 2 weeks later. I knew enough Ruby to be dangerous, but probably not enough to get a job as a professional programmer.

As my co-founder was teaching himself HTML & CSS at the time, we didn't really have expertise in-house, so I spent a lot of time on the #rubyonrails channel on freenode - a wonderful place to get help on anything Rails related. Stack Overflow was also very useful.

By March or April of 2011, we'd been accepted onto Y Combinator and hired our first (extremely capable) engineer, who had a CS degree. This spurred me on to become more technically capable, so I just started devouring programming books. I've mostly steered away from the classics (Gang of Four just didn't make sense from a Ruby point-of-view), but there are often more practical, up-to-date equivalents in the language of your choice. "Design Patterns in Ruby" and "Eloquent Ruby", both by Russ Olsen, stand out for me.

Ruby Koans, and then implementing a bunch of common sorting algorithms have kept me keen to keep learning the more theoretical side of stuff. I've had a little more time on my hands recently, so I've divided into open-source software - I'm currently trying to help out with Resque 2.0 (pull request coming soon, I promise!).

I've recently played around with Clojure and Go, but I'm struggling to get into them without a practical project to spur me on.

I'd say I'm now competent enough to have a good shot at getting most Ruby-based development jobs out there, if that was a path I wanted to take. And it only took 14 years!

nekopa 2 days ago 0 replies      
I am "self-taught". Started in 1981 when I was 10 years old and my mother bought me a sinclair zx81 instead of the Atari 2600 I wanted for Christmas. It came with a bunch of games in the form of 3 books. After my initial shock and disappointment wore off I started to input the games and became hooked on programming.

I did study a uni CS and EE for a couple of years, but left because my school was way behind what was happening in the real world at the time. I was consulting in the IT world, and thought at the time that the CS stuff was hopelessly outdated. I realised years later that I should have stuck with it because now I know that some of the theory is universal and timeless and would have stopped me from reinventing wheels a lot.

I've mainly learned by doing, solving problems using technology. I learned in the beginning from books and usenet, then gopher was my friend and eventually of course the web. I still find a good book is the main foundation I use for learning, supported by things such as forums and MOOCs (I've yet to find a MOOC I agree with, mainly because I am personally not a big fan of video learning - I still like books the most)

I've worked on and off in the IT world for 25+ years, currently I am an English teacher, I do IT projects on the side and I'm about to tackle e-learning head on with a new start-up. I would have trouble finding a job because I have no formal degree (people toss my CV/resume) and I am late to the world of github so nowhere to point people to see my work as most of the problems I have solved are internal problems businesses have. So most of my work comes through word of mouth recommendations, and I only take projects nowadays that have an new, interesting angle for me - point in case I am learning NoSQL and Graphing DBs to create a recommendation system for a network of insurance brokers. (I think the problem could actually be solved trivially with Postgres and judicial use of statistical analysis, so I am creating 2 solutions in parallel to see which one will perform better at scale as well as more accurate). I've never done rec systems before, but I'm a big fan of AI and ML, so this seems like an interesting problem to research and look into, as well as having the opportunity to be a little profitable.

benjamincburns 2 days ago 0 replies      
Started off self-taught. Got some college learnin' in me eventually.

2) Wrote my first code at 8.

3) Got my first programming job at 16 at the US Air Force Research Laboratory in Rome, NY. I'm pushing 30 now and still going strong.

1) How did I first learn to code? Caveat: I think how I learned is a lot different from how most people learn today. I didn't have the Internet, or even a modem. I lived in a tiny, tiny town (~500 people) in Northern NY (closer to Canada than NYC).

But to answer the question, I picked up a book - the Commodore 64 BASIC Manual if I remember the title correctly. Some friends and I wanted to make a game. I remember my friend's dad telling me that I'd need to learn to Program a computer. I didn't know what that was, but I wanted that game, dammit. He didn't teach me to program (he didn't know how, either), but he did let me rifle around in a box of books he had.

A bit later I switched to coding various nefarious tools for AOL (punters, phishers, crackers, mass mailers, etc) on the Mac (Macfilez/zelifcam, anyone?). Everything was done in this tool called OneClick that forced everything to be fairly open and modifiable, so I learned that by example. Incidentally I stumbled into A/B testing by writing automated 'phishers' on AOL (Anyone got any <M>< ?? Press 666 or IM me to trade <>< !!). Turns out that telling people they won something (like a free month of AOL) is far, far more effective at getting them to pony up their password than telling them AOL was hacked. I know better now, I didn't then. I was 12.

A bit later I switched to a PC running windows 98, and I picked up a pirated copy of VB 3.0. I learned that from a For Dummies book, I believe. I eventually shifted to 5.0, then 6.0, and started learning ASP and web stuff. I did a bit of work here and there for myself and for my school.

Eventually I got lucky and one of the Project Managers at the AFRL offered me a job. The AFRL is really slow to do anything, let alone hiring teenagers to build chem/bio weapons detection systems, so he dumped a bit of extra money into one of his contractors and they hired me. He even worked with my high school so that I could juggle my classes around and get out after a half day. Department of Defense letterhead goes a long way. Eventually the bureaucracy came around and the AFRL offices in Rome modified their internship program to include local high school students. I believe the program is still quite active, and it's been hugely useful for both the kids in the nearby po-dunk towns as well as the AFRL. From my end, it was an amazing experience. I had access to tons of awesome equipment, lots of very enthusiastic and very good mentors, and I got to do real work on a real project that had real users (hard to find in DoD work sometimes, especially when it falls under the 'research' umbrella).

I started formal schooling a year and a half later. My university thankfully placed a lot of emphasis on cross disciplinary collaboration. It is a technical university, and CS was a popular program there. For non-computing degrees (engineering, sciences) CS students were often seen as useful, and quite often other programs required that their students pair up with one of us to be successful on larger projects. As a result I spent a ton of time in my university's marine sciences/engineering department. I ended up working for a professor there building in situ oceanographic sensors. It was there that I really learned the "power" of having a domain, and that computing extends far, far beyond computers.

Today I'm still learning, but it's really just your run-of-the mill on the job type stuff. Occasionally I geek out on a side project when I get excited about some new technology which isn't applicable to my day job. This keeps me sane, and often teaches me things that I can bring back to my day job. It's kind of like an individual-scale space program, and the new tricks I learn are velcro, styrofoam, etc.

The question not asked: How do I think a newcomer should learn? Two big, big things that nobody really mentions: find motivation, and completely ditch the 'this is hard' fear.

On motivation, just give yourself a goal which writing some software will help you attain. For most people who aren't already implicitly motivated by the 'compters are neato!' vibe, this must be a goal which is related to something you already care about.

On fear, I've seen the 'this is hard' assumption/mentality cause sooo many people to quit long before they ever gave it a shot. If it's hard, find something that makes it easy. The best resource is a mentor if you can get one.

Also regarding the 'this is hard' fear/mentality, take up rock climbing if you can. I can't think of an activity more analogous to building and debugging software than trying to figure out a climbing problem. It's hard? Then you're not attacking it from the right angle. In bouldering especially sometimes the difference between hard and stupid easy is whether or not you're stepping on the inside or the outside of your foot.

Don't bother with finding good 'learn to code' resources until you've found motivation and ditched the fear (if you ever had it).

Hope this helps. Contact info is in my profile if you want to get in touch!

gringofyx 2 days ago 0 replies      
I know I'm going to get some backlash for this comment so hold on to your hats.By going for a degree you're going to the route most often travelled by most developers, you'll spend three or four years trampling over territory frequently covered and thoroughly documented, you may be required to specific materials and use specific languages. Three to four years is a long time and during that time many things may have happenned in the IT industry, you may also find that your enthusiasm might have dwindled somewhat. And then you'll be faced with the biggest dilemma...

How do I get a job?

Sure, having a degree might add some weight to your CV/Resume but it will not have the same weight as three to four years of experience in a skillset that is modern and relevant.

The problem with the approach of avoiding the degree route is what some might see as a lack of depth/insight into computer science. And that really all depends on what career you want. If you want to build mobile Apps and Websites then you probably don't need the in depth computer science knowledge. On the flipside, if you want to get into games programming or device driver programming or programming of computationally intensive tasks then you need to know that computer science stuff.

People here might say that the computer science you'll learn from a degree is invaluable, but honestly it's mostly boring junk that most people sat in an lecture hall of three-hundred people will struggle to get through because of the tediosity of it's presentation. In educational institutes you (the student) are expected to go out and seek the answers to the lecturers questions - makes sense right? But you're doing the work there, and most of the time students don't know why they need to know what's been asked of them.

A few final points: most of the self-taught programmers I've known have been head-and-shoulders above their CS counterparts. They have had an insatiable appetite to learn and most have learned from a young age.

I started programming at a very young age, and actually wanted to study Physics at University because I was slightly tired of computer programming by that age... little did I know I was going to make a career out of it.

crntaylor 2 days ago 1 reply      
I'm self-taught and a relatively late starter. I've also never studied computer science in a formal setting (i.e. at a university).

I started programming when I was studying for a PhD (in mathematics) around 2006-07. I was 23 at the time. That was mainly in Matlab and Fortran. My code from those 3-4 years is, frankly, pretty horrifying.

When I got my first job in industry (quant at an investment bank in 2010) I had to learn Java, and a language called Q[0], which is a very fast array-processing language with a functional feel and a built-in query language for the KDB database. I also picked up a little bit of R, mainly because I was building a lot of statistical models and it was far easier than doing it in Java.

That piqued my interest in functional programming, and I subsequently learnt Haskell using the book Learn You A Haskell[1]. I picked up Python around the same time when I was trying to write a web scraper, and finding it painful in any of the languages that I currently knew. For that I used Learn Python The Hard Way[2].

When I started a new job in 2011 I started writing Matlab again, causing me to finally learn it properly. Around that time I decided to try and learn a low-level language, so I picked C, mainly because there was an interesting edX course [3] that I wanted to try (the Harvard course CS50).

I'm at a weird in-between stage now. I can write comfortably in half a dozen languages, but there's a whole swathe of programming that is completely alien to me (web design, networking, and any kind of formal software architecture). I've written a lot of heavily numerical and mathematical code, but never written a CRUD app or a web page. I still don't know Javascript.

[0] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Q_(programming_language_from_Kx...

[1] http://learnyouahaskell.com/

[2] http://learnpythonthehardway.org/

[3] https://www.edx.org/

buro9 2 days ago 0 replies      
I learned by having problems I needed to solve, and I knew that a computer could solve those problems.

For me the most important thing is not having a rule book. If you believe deeply that you need a CS degree or to follow a popular route into the industry then I believe that you will fail to learn as everything will seem to be an obstacle that you are not privileged enough to overcome.

Without a rule book, and with the belief that anything is possible... and if you can break down your problems into logical things you can describe... then you can teach yourself how to solve the problem.

My first step was a simple one, I had a manual mailing list which was names and addresses on bits of paper that I photocopied onto Avery label sheets. This was in 1993 and when the mailing list exceeded 2,000 I knew a computer could do this easier then I could. I purchased an IBM 386 and had no internet access (or knowledge that it existed) and could only learn from books as I also knew no programmers.

I purchased a book called Programming Perl, and just set to it. I think it took about 2 weeks to get the full mailing list application built, with flat-file datastore, printing, etc all complete and working. Looking back, everything was horrible about the implementation, it was ugly, inefficient, virtually unmaintainable... but it worked.

By 1996 I had started selling merchandise to the mailing list and written stock management, VAT accounting and reconciliation, the paper mailing list, an email marketing list, a shopping cart web-site, a community area on the web-site. This was effectively a shift from hobby programmer into a professional programmer and the start of a career in computing.

If I had been told those things were hard, or belonging to the problem domain of highly educated programmers, then perhaps I wouldn't have tried.

Believing in advance that anything was possible gave me the motivation to persevere, an obstacle would clearly be overcome if I could just stand back and think clearly about it.

After that... just carry on solving problems. Every time you have a new problem you gain fresh experience. Over time, that adds up.

TelmoMenezes 2 days ago 1 reply      
My parents bought me one of these when I was in basic school:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ZX_Spectrum

I was happy playing games for a few weeks and then it broke. It took one month to fix, so meanwhile I was left with the BASIC manual it came with. I read it to withstand the cravings and when I got the computer back I was already more interested in coding than playing games.

wrl 2 days ago 0 replies      
I'm mostly self-taught. When I was very young (kindergarten age, if Irecall correctly), I attended a few QBasic courses at a local college,took some VB (it was billed as "advanced computer programming") at asummer camp when I was 15 or so, but other than those, no formaltraining.

I remember writing BASIC on the Apple IIGS computer in my first gradeclassroom, playing with HTML in second grade, but my big breaks camearound 6th iirc. I helped move an online community from a hostedbulletin-board provided (ezBoard) to a hosted phpBB instance, and hackedon that code for a while, but was nothing serious. Write a few scraps ofPHP here and there before getting into Python, and did web developmentin that for a while.

Over time, though, I've followed this gradual descent down toward themetal, learning C from K&R (great book) while holding down aPython/ActionScript day job and occupyng myself outside of work learninghow to design C APIs and writing a few libraries. Thesecond-to-most-recent position I held involved Python and Ruby at work,and I contributed some code to the Linux kernel in my free time (someUSB audio stuff). The position after that was for Linux kerneldevelopment and other low-level embedded systems work. I've tried to getinto infosec a few times but nothing's panned out.

Currently I'm getting a startup off the ground (surprise, surprise).Desktop software, audio production, lots of real-time DSP,lock/wait-free data structures, some OpenGL...I'm happy as can be.

To answer your questions:

1/ Totally self-taught from books and RTFM. Lots of help from the Internet as well, though I own my fair share of college texts.

2/ I'm 24 now, started learning around 2001 I think (when I was about 11).

3/ Got my first development gig at 17.

sarreph 2 days ago 0 replies      
I'm a self-taught iOS developer (language: Objective-C) an interest that began when I was 15/16 in 2009. Tried to learn it from Apple's documentation and the few online manuals there were back then, but wasn't ever able to grasp making apps any more complex than just a few buttons!

Started again properly about a year and a half ago when I began college (I'm 20 now - and I'm doing a Business Management degree), and haven't looked back since. You are right in saying that StackOverflow has literally changed the many people learn code because of how vast its library now is (for iPhone especially). Never had any formal education whatsoever I've only ever read one book (http://www.apress.com/9781430236023), which was a complete beginner's guide. Everything else has been online tutorials (make sure you do your research and corroborate information on which blogs/sites are best to learn from for your chosen language), and Apple's amazing documentation.

As I am still in college, most of my projects are 'side'-projects, but with each iteration they're getting stronger. Collaborated with an SME to make an educational app and now have a contractual and in-house app lined up before Christmas. It's difficult to freelance like this, but the funding (loan) that comes with going to college means that I haven't needed to find a 'proper' job yet.

Never give up trying to learn, if you enjoy doing it. If you don't enjoy it, don't try to learn it past the point of caring. I constantly felt an 'impostor' syndrome-like feeling when working for the first company I worked with, but in reality, consistent hard work for at least a year will put you ahead of most average outsourcing operations for basic stuff. Try and validate your learning, too keep a blog and constantly ask questions, either on SO or your language's forum of choice. A milestone for me was when I was accepted on student scholarship to attend WWDC this summer. Take it from me, you can achieve something similar if you make sure you don't slack!

I wish you the best of luck.

mbrock 2 days ago 1 reply      
I just got obsessed with it while still in grade school and spent all of my spare time learning and trying stuff. I started hundreds of little useless projects, all of them out of my league.

Pre-planned courses never appealed to me at all, maybe because of some slight ADD tendencies. They try to titrate knowledge in a steady, regulated, and pedagogic way. That just bores the shit out me. The only thing that even remotely excites me is diving into doing things that are too difficult for me, failing, beating my head against my desk, asking real people for help (not supervisors or TA's), making tiny exhilarating steps of progress.

I'm generally very skeptical about all kinds of teaching, upbringing, and so on. Like when parents and educators try to ensure that their kids turn out good by adhering to various "time-honored" methods and curricula, and fail to realize that they're just locking their kids up for decades, ineffectively preaching at them while they wait for the break so they can talk about whatever they're actually, genuinely, vitally interested in.

Maybe I'm just weird, but to me joining a MOOC seems like tying oneself up in chains to learn how to walk. There does seem to be people who actually find sustainable motivation in that sort of thing, but the statistics seem to say they're not as many as those who only think they will.

By all means dabble around with some courses to get your feet wet, but don't expect to become a good programmer by following other peoples' curricula!

dwarman 12 hours ago 0 replies      
Self taught. No choice about that in 1967. No computers in schools, no such thing as a CS degree, and anyway for family reasons I had to drop out. By pure chance I got a job as a computer commissioning tech at a local computer manufacturer - Elliott Brothers Automation; my job was to take room sized discrete component mainframes from their hand-wired manufacturing stage and make them work so they could be shipped to their new owners (typically universities or research labs). First day on the job, 19 years old, they lead me to a work station, point at the 'scope, the Crown sized blueprints, and the machine, and say "make it work. See you at lunch". I did. Both. No idea how, pure babe in the woods, but turned out my mind just works that way. So after a few months, I had noticed they turned the reference machine off outside 9-5 work hours, and got permission to turn it back on for my own purposes. The rest is history.

I have been at this for over 45 years as a cross-disciplinary hardware and software designer ever since. Still techie, at 66 years old, still nicely gainfully employed, still young at heart (if with a few creaky bits now:). Still mostly self taught, still inventing stuff that did not exist before. Yes, along the way for my own satisfaction I got the B. Sc and most of an M. Sc, but neither were required by my employers. Also, as somebody already mentioned, I have been recruited to every change in my career, or founded start-ups (with funding based on my design abilities), by people who knew me. Other than that first chance, I have never got a job by submitting a resume. And even that first job was by referral from an interviewer for a different job, after we had chatted for a while. Every change always started with my phone ringing.

I do not attribute this career to inborn talent, although I certainly turned out to have some. I attribute it to wide eyed curiosity and a perpetual feeling of "what? you want to actually _pay_ me to do this?", and its concomitant continuous learning and inventing. And to nobody telling me what I wanted to do was impossible.

eksith 2 days ago 0 replies      
I'm self taught and it was an "interesting" wade into the water, so-to-speak. One of my first projects was building a small forum starting around 1995-96 as a teenager (originally in Perl/CGI, then ASP/VB and finally ASP.Net/C#). I was very late to PHP and despite most of it's warts and incredible ease with which to shoot yourself in the foot, I still think it's easier to start for a novice and one of the best intro tools to web development.

Along the way, there were forums like FxZone (of Eyeball-design), which closed unfortunately, and a myriad of other tutorial sites, forums, communities (most of which had closed... what's up with that?) and finally landing on sites like CSS Zen Garden which introduced a whole new world of front end concepts.

While turning the forum into VB, I learned there were these things called subroutines or 'functions' that broke problems down to incremental chunks and got reused a lot (you can