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Ask YC: what could go wrong?
3 points by dhbradshaw  1 hour ago   1 comment top
mtmail 43 minutes ago 0 replies      
Does your target audience understand regular expressions? I like the approach import.io took: you go to one or more pages with their browser, select the fields you're interested in and they build the extraction (xpath, css selectors) for you. An engineer can take that configuration and instruct the scraper to call a URL and get JSON back. Even with their special browser, help pages, videos I had trouble explaining it to a non-technical person.

"Normal" regular expressions are probably fine. Only with back-tracing or look-forward it might be possible to create complexity so a regex takes too long. Wrapping it into a block with fixed timeout should work.

Ask HN: Best place for tech blog?
2 points by mminer  37 minutes ago   1 comment top
rcarmo 10 minutes ago 0 replies      
This is a highly unscientific sampling, but most deep-tech blogs I follow seem to be on gh-pages these days. Medium, less so - I get mostly essays from those.

Jekyll gives you a lot of bang for the buck (including making static assets relatively easy to deploy) and Github provides syntax highlighting in their hosted service.

The drawbacks (as far as I'm concerned) are that Jekyll is overly temperamental, and that even "modern" site generators like Hugo (http://gohugo.io) require switching off too many defaults or tweaking many knobs.

Besides, even if you _now_ feel ease of editing is less important, a couple of years down the line it will be paramount.

I've long felt the need for something "better" myself, and run my site off a Dropbox-synced folder using a custom engine (which I'm currently re-writing - see demo site at http://sushy.no-bolso.com).

But I'm OK with reinventing my bit of the wheel (it's been nearly 13 years now, so I know what I want from a CMS).

Ask HN: What are some nice electronics courses that blend theory and practice?
109 points by thro1237  1 day ago   49 comments top 16
mafuyu 1 day ago 3 replies      
I highly recommend the Student Guide to the Art of Electronics: http://www.amazon.com/The-Art-Electronics-Student-Manual/dp/...

The book covers the basics of both analog and digital, and focuses on developing intuition without getting _too_ bogged down by theory, with accompanying labs/projects. I took the course taught by the author of the book before going to school to study the same subject area, and it helped me develop intuition and general electronics knowledge in a way no other course has.

If you want preview of the book, e-mail me and I can send you some scans.

induction 1 day ago 2 replies      
I actually learned a great deal from just reading Sedra and Smith's book on microelectronics. You don't need much more than algebra and trig to comprehend what is going on in this book.

There is some sloppiness in the book, but the first 5-10 chapters, with enough struggling, get you to think in terms of the basic models that you learn about early on. Once you understand how things break down conceptually, mapping theory to reality becomes a more manageable fight as you cross reference theory while looking at existing designs.

maho 1 day ago 6 replies      
Related question, sorry for hijacking this thread:

Are there any simulator-games out there? Like:

"Here are available components in your components box, now draw a circuit that lights an LED without distroying it, regardless how the 5V input voltage is connected. Max component count: 4"

Something in the spirit of Euler-project, but with electronics.

MichaelCrawford 10 hours ago 0 replies      
Enroll in undergraduate physics at a community college, or as an unmatriculated student at a university. The electricity and magnetism theory as taught to physicists is in many ways better than that taught to engineers.

Alternatively - and less expensive - read The Feynman Lectures on Physics by Feynman, Leighton and Sands, followed by the first part of Jackson's Electrodynamics.

University of California Santa Cruz' Physics Department has two good courses that teach how to design and build the electronics for use as experimental apparatus. The first quarter is analog, the second digital. After I took both courses, I did well at a summer job where I repaired electronic gear for the department.

gshrikant 1 day ago 0 replies      
If you are willing to consider eBooks, I find the ones at All About Circuits [1] quite accessible. They are yet to be completed in their entirety but the parts which exist are well-written and do well to cover both the theory and practical considerations (there is a laboratory book supplement available too IIRC). Plus, there is a nice forum to turn to for helpful discussions.

For a free resource, it is right up there with TSEGDSP [2].

[1] http://www.allaboutcircuits.com/

[2] http://www.dspguide.com/pdfbook.htm

tdicola 1 day ago 0 replies      
Contextual Electronics sounds like just what you're interested in with both design and implementation of electronics. The course is about to start later in January too: https://contextualelectronics.com/
lovelearning 1 day ago 0 replies      
Speaking as someone who picked up hobby electronics not too long ago, I recommend Paul Scherz's "Practical Electronics for Inventors" [1]. Good mix of theory as well as practice.

[1]: http://www.amazon.com/Practical-Electronics-Inventors-Paul-S...

jestinjoy1 1 day ago 1 reply      
I am looking forward to two embedded system courses in EdX.

Electronic Interfaces: Bridging the Physical and Digital Worlds: https://www.edx.org/course/electronic-interfaces-bridging-ph...

Embedded Systems - Shape The World: https://www.edx.org/course/embedded-systems-shape-world-utau...

EdX has got some nice electronics courses: https://www.edx.org/course

Between, I am from compsci background

sriram_malhar 1 day ago 0 replies      
I loved coursera's course on audio electronics. Starts from absolute scratch, but has you building an amplifier and giving you an understanding of everything in between.
dmritard96 1 day ago 1 reply      

In elementary/middle and even high school I absolutely loved this book. I even had a backup copy. It might be a bit more basic than you need if you studied it in college though.

thro1237 16 hours ago 0 replies      
Thank you very much everyone for all your useful comments. This community is awesome.
rongenre 1 day ago 0 replies      
I'm signed up for https://www.coursera.org/course/introtoelectronics

Starts in late March.

thro1237 1 day ago 3 replies      
A related question is -- Are there good simulators (preferably over the web) that one can use?
GPS Heatmaps
7 points by Dachande663  6 hours ago   3 comments top 3
dang 1 hour ago 0 replies      
Posts without URLs get penalized. You'd be better off reposting this with a link to your site and the rest of the text as a first comment in the thread. You can put "Show HN: " at the start of the title as well. Good luck!
Zenst 5 hours ago 0 replies      
Nice, I've often thought plotting commutes by speed and see where you get slowed down/stressed, could call those stress maps for commuters then. Everybody goes on about bigdata, maybe this year people can focus on personal data, be surprised what you can learn about yourself and this is a wonderful tool for enlightening you.
wingerlang 5 hours ago 0 replies      
I would be nice to be able to upload a CSV file.
Ask HN: EU trademark domain law question
2 points by Jamie452  6 hours ago   discuss
Ask HN: Your last hour on this planet?
7 points by mouselover  14 hours ago   4 comments top 2
cdvonstinkpot 12 hours ago 1 reply      
Above all, always believe that _you_can_do_it_. Anything you set your mind to- it may take awhile, but keep at it & believe in yourself- regardless of what _anyone_- even so-called experts may have to say negative. When you want to go & do something, know that others who have found success at doing something similar, were one day as inexperienced as you might be now. Just try to learn as much as you can- take the good & leave the bad, and have at it as best as you can. Seek out those who can help you, surround yourself with these people- remove negative people from your circle of influencers, and give it your best. Actively do good, & passively fight evil. Make an effort to learn from your mistakes, and remember- god favors someone who puts in good effort, whose heart is in the right place. Don't let yourself get unbalanced, keep pets around you to constantly remind you of what it is to care about someone/something who's not you. Think about what it means to keep them happy, & put forth great effort to have a good relationship with them, they'll always love you, no matter if you're up or down. Be careful not to put all your faith in one person/group of people, they have the capacity/likelyhood to turn on you when the time is right for them. But don't be afraid to ask for help- _everyone_ needs help at one point or another, whether they let you know it or not. And even if you don't believe in god, pray anyway- it does something in our minds that's good for us. Science proves it, believing in something abstract helps our subconscious somehow that science has yet to explain. Look for ways to be an optimist, it'll help you far more than you could imagine. It's very hard sometimes to find the light side of darkness, but it's always there. Even if you have to repeatedly talk to yourself in order to feel a sliver of gratitude for something as mundane as being priveleged enough to not live in a third world country, or a war torn region, that little feeling of gratitude, even if you only feel it for a fraction of a second, has the power to grow in your subconscious and carry you through tough times that will certainly arise. If you can get in the habit of finding something to be grateful for, your subconscious will do some invisible magic & pop up and help you one day when you need it most. Someone like 'mouselover' will post on HN & ask a question that forces you to remind yourself what works for you at a time when you've almost forgotten it yourself.
mc_hammer 12 hours ago 1 reply      
go the gym until u feel good
Ask HN: Why do we break hover to uncover in e-mails?
5 points by techsupporter  16 hours ago   4 comments top 3
atian 14 hours ago 0 replies      
> but with query parameters

often the systems that send these emails incorporate an analytics service. query parameters would require an integration with the site's traffic log. privacy implications for site owners


- Disconnect between those who care about security and those who engineer marketing email systems.

- analytics is useful (a/b testing), especially in internet marketing

striking 15 hours ago 0 replies      
Tracking who clicks what links in emails. Sometimes it's done automatically by mailing tools that don't know any better. They probably "automagically" track all the analytics for overzealous marketing teams, which is a security risk.
vortico 15 hours ago 1 reply      
Write an email to your email provider complaining about the security flaw, as they are clearly manipulating links for their purposes.
Ask HN: What to do right now?
5 points by vimiha  14 hours ago   7 comments top 4
seekingcharlie 55 minutes ago 0 replies      
Designer here.

Some feedback for your portfolio:

Your website is difficult to use. Make your logo link to your home page. When inside a single project, you should also have a way to view the next project or at least go back to the full project list.

In your projects, you need to include more information. UX design is a thought-process & it's what hirers will look for - include notes, messy sketches, wireframes, then include the final design at the end.

Don't know what to write? Here's some questions to get you started:What does this product do?Who is this product for?What was the goal of the design?Why did you design what you did? What were the challenges you faced? What was your inspiration? What other variations did you design? Why was the final one the best?

When I first started out, I had a very similar portfolio to you - a project title, maybe a sentence & a few images. As soon as I changed my portfolio to include more of a thought process, it dramatically increased its' success rate.

Include information about your experience & projects you've been working on on LinkedIn - a blank page isn't helping you.

Here are some websites to look for remote projects:https://weworkremotely.com/http://www.authenticjobs.com/#onlyremote=1http://jobs.smashingmagazine.com/all/designhttps://dribbble.com/jobs

The most successful jobs board for me is Dribbble. I don't even have that much work on there, but I get about 3 emails a week from people that have found my portfolio. Hustle for an invite if you don't already have one.

zaroth 11 hours ago 0 replies      
I found the site, and then I found your other posts under other new usernames. Please don't spam the board.

That said, if you want to stand out, maybe try linking to a short video of you coding with a voice over. I think most hiring fear is that the remote worker just won't understand you, or doesn't know how to code. A 5 minute video, honestly representing your work, would be a great way to prove you can hack it, and justify closer to $30/hr.

masters3d 13 hours ago 1 reply      
Maybe you should start thinking about doing more programing? In most teams there is one designer and more programmers so you may have a better chance of finding work.
jtchang 12 hours ago 1 reply      
Can you put your e-mail in your profile? How do people contact you?
Ask HN: What are your predictions for 2015?
51 points by csomar  2 days ago   64 comments top 31
blubbi2 2 days ago 1 reply      
A couple of things:

1) webtorrent [1] will be used to build the next generation of The Pirate Bay. Media companies will have to realize that suing teens for infringing copyright is not an option, since participating in file sharing is no longer a deliberate act when WebRTC is enabled by default.

2) io.js [2] will heavily influence the future of Node.

3) Angular 2.0 will probably be released at the end of the year [reference?]. People might start establishing an Angular fork (similar to what happened in the Node world).

4) Full stack Google: Angular, Dart and Go.

5) We'll find out if there is a tech bubble [3].

6) One of the following will happen: 1) Developers might tend to use bigger and bigger frameworks, or 2) substack-like extreme modularization (current situation in the npm-world).

7) People will move away from native app development. [4]

8) More frameworks will evolve to "reinvent" the DOM. DOM updates will still be expensive as hell. React was just the beginning.

9) Everything will be a SPA. Now that Google executes JavaScript [5], there is no more reason to render websites on the server. (Unless you're using HN, where 50% of the users are using Lynx).

[1] https://github.com/feross/webtorrent[2] https://github.com/iojs/io.js[3] http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/aug/17/technology...[4] Disclaimer: I work for famo.us. These are my own thoughts and might not express the thoughts of the company I'm working for.[5] http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.nl/2014/05/understand...

proveanegative 2 days ago 3 replies      
- Someone will get arrested with a 3D-printed gun.

- At least one profitable, company-launching app will come out on Firefox OS first. It likely won't be initially available in English.

- The "freedom and democracy are incompatible" thing will get at least one mention in the mainstream press that won't consist of outright mockery or dismissal.

- Police body cameras will become ubiquitous.


- Apple will release the Swift compiler as open source software.

- Something someone at Y Combinator says will be presented as outrageous by the online media. The story will be prominent enough to briefly reach the top of HN's front page and will receive an official response.

ulfw 2 days ago 0 replies      
The Apple watch will be too thick, too heavy, too expensive ,screen too small, battery runtime too low, real usecases questionable and won't sell well after an initial surge of sales to the Apple fanboy, tech-affine, first-mover crowd.

The second iteration will blow it out of the water though.

Numberwang 2 days ago 2 replies      
* Yahoo! will buy Fastmail

* Netflix will win in the same sense YouTube won

* Amazon will launch an OS

* Jason Statham will make between three and five Jason Statham movies.

yawboakye 2 days ago 2 replies      
HTTPS used by at least 90% of all websites because SSL certificates will be free. We have 364 days and 5 simple steps [1] to achieve that.

[1]: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1oRXJUIttqQxuxmjj2tgYjj09...

LarryMade2 2 days ago 1 reply      
- An full-featured ePaper smart watch will become popular as it will do more with less bulk and a small price tag.

- Agencies will experiment with "rapid response" quad copter and other drones. (emergency, police, news, security, etc.) There will be talk of drafting "drone traffic" laws.

- Blockbuster finally goes bust.

- People will really get fed up with facebook en masse and competitors will be scrambling to be "the" next social network.

- Microsoft will debut a BASIC geared for Windows 10 (targeted toward mobile) and tie it into coding for education efforts.

- Businesses needing to upgrade overdue long-term tools will seriously look at Linux and other OSS platforms as commercial OSs have gone toward subscription based walled gardens.

arjn 2 days ago 0 replies      
- Oil will go lower, at least for a few months

- US, China and World economy will fizzle and maybe tank.

- More players and net-positive news from the Electric Car/Vehicle side.

Tangokat 2 days ago 1 reply      
1. Tensions rise and the west and the east continue to grow further apart.

2. More hacking scandals come to light and they are used as cover to restrict privacy and empower the intelligence community.

3. The world will continue to do close to nothing about the environment.

4. More steps are taken to protect children online from piracy, porn and controversial opinions.

5. A major critical vulnerability will be exposed in Tor.

6. Magic Leap will turn out to be a massive.. leap forward in technology.

7. Consumer VR will take the world by storm.

8. All the new encrypted email alternatives will fail.

9. eSports will continue to grow and the League of Legends Worlds final will have over 20 million concurrent viewers.

10. An application of AI will blow everyone away.

gmuslera 2 days ago 0 replies      
* IPV6 still won't be at 50%+ of internet

* Privacy still will be a target to crush for governments, and so any activity/communication media/etc that could affect that main objective.

* More hacking incidents used as excuse for more rights limitations, or for punishing countries

* Cheap health/activity tracking devices will become more popular (xiaomi mi band price/capabilities range could be a baseline)

* Inequality will keep growing. The singularity in that direction should not happen this year anyway.

* More climate related big incidents, but still no worldwide meaningful actions regarding it.

joewalnes 2 days ago 3 replies      
* Apple open-sources Swift compiler, open-source server-side ecosystem emerges

* Internet Explorer starts using an open-source rendering engine (like WebKit)

* Google Code shuts down

* Apple will NOT open up iPhone 6 NFC APIs

* Google self driving cars start a war in Washington

* Apple Watch gives life to "intimate" social networks

* Uber launches a package courier service

Some of these sound far fetched, but there's a slight method to the madness.

Rationale here: https://medium.com/@joewalnes/some-2015-tech-predictions-1e7...

surjoy 15 hours ago 0 replies      
I think artificial intelligence is going to rule in 2015. With Cortana going to be released in Windows 10 and Brainasoft doing research to make Braina - http://www.brainasoft.com/braina/ a program that can learn like humans, I think 2015 is the year of AI.
minthd 2 days ago 0 replies      
1. Xiaomi's highly efficient business model will be largely copied by some other hardware companies(not only in phones), and together with it's multi product strategy - we'll start to see a big mess happening in the consumer hardware sector.

2. real time fmri will prove it's worth in the first clinical trial (for treating traumatic brain injury). This will cause an in rush of investment in the sector - both for applications in mental health , and applications in "peak performance" .

3. A long range wireless for the IOT will start deployment around most of the us - and will become a very common target for IOT stuff.

4. Deep learning will become usable by standard , non expert developers.

petercooper 2 days ago 0 replies      
- The excitement for email newsletters will peak in 2015 and be considered pass in 2016. Email will remain popular, but other formats will take hold and have higher engagement rates. Targeting newsletter type material at other media and platforms instead of email will become more significant in 2015 (such as direct to Slack channels, CRM systems, etc.)

- Text chat and interactive systems will become more significant in a way I can't put my finger on yet. But expect to see more Slack-style activity creeping out to other types of app. Instead of "form filling", many types of app will begin to request data in a more conversational way on a "need to know" basis.

scottndecker 2 days ago 0 replies      
* Internet of Things will start coming into its own with some really cool stuff coming out at the end of the year

* Big data will get even bigger

* Companies will continue to become more comfortable with their data not being on-premise and cloud will grow larger as a result

coding4all 2 days ago 1 reply      
- Flat design will evolve into thin design

- Facebook will lobby for a national voting system that requires a Facebook account.

- ISPs will either merge with or be bought up by some of the world's largest media companies.

- Instead of phones getting thinner or having bigger screens, they'll start having multiple screens.

- The next big thing in the mobile software world will probably come out of Africa or India.

- Cooking and food related devices will become popular in the hacking community.

- Clojure and Rust will gain a great amount of new adopters.

mdnormy 2 days ago 0 replies      
Xiaomi is the next big thing.They've done most things right, yet people don't take them seriously yet, because "Apple-copycat".

For a start, I think they'll hire few more high profile people from prominent SV company to build the brand in Western hemisphere.

Also, I predict this year, there will be much more interesting stuff coming from the East in general.

melling 2 days ago 1 reply      
Virtual reality arrives. Oculus with Leap Motion, Nimble VR etc


...or Magic Leap?


potomushto 2 days ago 0 replies      
- New implementations for App Containers (like Docker) written in Rust;

- One of the next top AAA startups (like AirBnB or Uber) built almost entirely with Clojure/ClojureScript;

- SublimeText 4;

- Accepted Pull Requests to github.com/Microsoft/Browser;

- You have to be highly motivated by serious reasons to stay in Russia rather than relocate to more startup-friendly country.

juanbujanda 2 days ago 0 replies      
-the first beacons physical web platform.-physical web beacons outside retail disrupt, assets management and buildings information management.- ibeacons fail to get traction.- chrome phone - the "URL" physical web beacons become in an unstoppable force on the internet of things.- let's tag the world togheter *.tag
Nib 2 days ago 1 reply      
- People will realise that Apple can't be cool without Steve Jobs.(After the Watch fails to impress anybody).

- Something cool related to Wearables/Motion Sensing will happen. I think the next thing would be Google open-sourcing Glass hardware and Facebook using Oculus Rift technology for something other than gaming.

- Paul Graham will write a number of pretty cool essays. [He does this every year, no surprises :P]

- Privacy will become more mainstream. After apps like DarkMail are introduced, Google and the other players will start to reconsider privacy and we, the people will gain.

- Functional programming will be at a better state. Currently, it's rather under-rated and programmers are rather confused about how to treat it.

- Swift will be open-sourced and we'll see Cross Platform support for it.

- I will sleep less. That's my resolution for this year.

11thEarlOfMar 2 days ago 1 reply      
- Putin formalizes his autocracy

- China political turmoil becomes frightening to the rest of the world

- US advisers directly engage ISIS in combat

- Four YC companies graduate to the $ 1 Billion valuation club

- Two YC companies graduate to the $ 10 Billion valuation Club

lihorne 2 days ago 0 replies      
Ethereum will be released and much of what happened to Bitcoin we will begin to see happening with Ethereum, only it will likely grow much faster.
frankyy 2 days ago 0 replies      
More Machine Learning/Deep Learning/Artificial Intelligence articles/software
kaolinite 2 days ago 0 replies      
A few predictions, mainly around Apple, mobile and wearables:

1. Apple Watch will be successful, although Wall Street will not perceive it as such, and sell over 20 million units. It will not sell in iPhone numbers and as a result will be initially dismissed as a failure by major news companies. It will be the catalyst required to launch the wearable market and sales of wearables by other companies will increase considerably.

2. As a result of a burgeoning wearables market, low to medium end mechanical Swiss watch companies and many lower-end quartz watch companies will see a small drop in sales. None will be in trouble yet. High end Swiss watch companies will have nothing to worry about and will likely continue to see increases in sales.

3. A number of Swiss watch companies will release their own wearables (Montblanc recently did this actually[1] but we'll see a lot more in 2015) - they will mostly be ignored due to lack of features, poor craftmanship, buggy software and high prices.

4. Android Wear will continue to develop rapidly however there will be fewer quality apps on the platform. Many Android Wear devices will not see daily use. Tim Cook will mention this on stage at WWDC later this year.

5. Fitness companies, such as Fitbit, will see a decline in sales but will not be in any significant trouble this year.

6. Apple will improve iCloud reliability significantly, restoring some developer trust but not all. Problems with app review will re-emerge as Apple struggles to define the boundaries for the use of new features in iOS 8 (and 9) and on the new Watch platform.

7. Companies will still continue to mainly launch on iOS first although there will be an increased need to be on both platforms (if not at launch but soon after). This is how it has been this year, I don't see any indication that the trend of iOS-first is going away.

8. Over the year, Google will increasingly control Android and the Play Store. It won't become as strict as the App Store next year however long term users of Android will express concern.

9. Profitability of mobile devices will continue to fall. Samsung's profits will decline in the face of competition from companies such as Xiaomi. Apple's global marketshare will either stay fairly level or increase slightly however their cut of the phone industry profits will continue to increase with them making considerably more money than all other players.

[1] http://www.hodinkee.com/blog/introducing-the-montblanc-timew...

gingerlime 2 days ago 0 replies      
According to "Back to the Future II", by Oct 21st, we'll have:

* hoverboards* flying cars* pizza hydrators* size-adjusting-and-auto-drying jackets

judah 2 days ago 0 replies      
- Samsung will introduce a foldable screen on a premier Android phone.
gowan 2 days ago 1 reply      
My wish list:

* reproducable build for docker images

* generate randomized test cases for web flows

read 2 days ago 0 replies      
Lisp will emerge as a threat to Javascript.
jqm 2 days ago 0 replies      
-Increased effort by other countries to move away from US internet and tech dominance.

-More global economic shock towards years end.

-North Korea in the news more than last few years. Possible increase in US troop deployed on the Korean peninsula.

-The media decides for us that ISIS isn't really *that bad. Less radical acts coming from the group. The west starts making some concessions.

-4 new JavaScript frameworks arise as the "best way to do things". They get lots of users and press time, and will be largely abandoned by the years end.

-Something completely unexpected happens.

(I have to note the predictions for 2014 on HN were really really bad. Mine probably aren't much better. So don't put much stock. Except in the last prediction. That one is pretty much a guarantee.)

Zigurd 2 days ago 0 replies      
Mostly that things won't happen: No consumer business model or compelling apps for IoT; No home automation standards that actually become standard; Smart watches are still too big; Enterprise IT managers still think PCs are at the end of their development without getting cheaper to support, but can't find tablets to replace them. I could be wrong about the last one. An 11-12" 4k+ tablet light enough to hold in one hand should be possible, but where is it?

What will happen? Imaging and video will continue to get better faster than ISPs and content publishers are ready to handle. Trust in US service and technology providers will continue to erode, along with their overseas sales. This raises the possibility of secure, verifiable, consumer friendly storage and/or communications products emerging, but I'm not going to predict that will happen in the US. The government in the US wants their nose in everything.

IndianAstronaut 2 days ago 1 reply      
Wow, amazing how accurate karolisd was with their first few predictions for 2014.

Spark will gain more traction in the data mining world.Companies running on linux will opt to have their codebase in C#.we will likely see a dip in the economy which will affect all includijg tech workers.Julia will start to appear alongside Python and R for data analyst/mining positions.

Ask HN: Best Node.js hosters
9 points by oaksagelew  5 days ago   9 comments top 5
trcollinson 5 days ago 1 reply      
I am actually pretty surprised AWS isn't on your list. I would dare say they are the most competitive on price vs features of any service out there. They have a free tier for testing your app (handy while you're migrating to a new service). They have services like Elastic Beanstalk for deployment, management, and monitoring of services at no cost above and beyond the servers and storage you already utilize. And they have more services than you can shake a stick at. Their support is top notch. I have used them to host numerous apps, including Node.js apps, and I can't speak highly enough about them.
sprobertson 4 days ago 0 replies      
I'd recommend either AWS or DigitalOcean. DO is a bit cheaper and easier to get started with (thanks to a real simple interface), while AWS has a bit more to offer in terms of non-hosting services (detailed monitoring, specialized storage and DB services, email services, etc.). Both have pretty extensive resources for getting started and good support.
hunterloftis 4 days ago 1 reply      
I'm the Node platform owner at Heroku.

Great timing on reliability questions - I just finished writing an incident report for Node! All apps were up, but about 44% of deploys failed for 1 hour on the 18th this month. That's the only incident report I've had to do in the past six months:


Our support team is amazing; we have several node devs on the front lines and anything they're not sure about gets quickly escalated to me. One of my favorite things about Heroku is that all customers - paying or not - get real support from full-time staff with deep experience.

Heroku also works great with non-node apps, as you mentioned. We have hundreds of customers running PhantomJS and doing some pretty incredible things with it (like spinning up temporary dynos to walk their content and pre-generate server-side data for client-rendered single-page apps). PHP, Java, Ruby, etc are all first-class and with official buildpacks - plus, since a buildpack is a simple bash script, you can write one for just about anything:


The biggest reason I see folks hacking on less solid services is price. I think we could do a better job of making clear just how far you can go, for how cheap, on Heroku (I didn't realize myself until I worked here). Unverified accounts can run 5 free apps... and verified accounts can run 100! Each app gets 750 free dyno hours each month (there's only 744 hours in a month), and each dyno can handle really amazing throughput with node. To test for yourself, you can write a 'hello world' app, add the free blitz:250 addon, and then slam the app with 250 concurrent users to see how it holds up with nearly a million requests an hour (hint: linear scale without a flinch). You get free rabbitmq, mongodb, postgres, redis, https, etc. All of Toyota Europe is run on node on Heroku, and they only use a couple of dynos per country.

Anyway, I'll end this novel with the conclusion I came to after seeing how the sausage is made: Heroku grows with you. It starts free and becomes cheap once you're pulling non-trivial traffic, and it surpasses everything else in terms of app (vs ops) focus. If you'd like to learn more, I'm happy to nerd out.


matthewjames 5 days ago 1 reply      
In my experience, I would highly recommend Digital Ocean. Their experience is boiled down to what matters to dev's: simplicity and speed in setup. You can get started with a Droplet (what they call a dedicated virtual) for as low as 5$ a month for 512mb ram.

Go check them out and let us know what you think!


osipov 5 days ago 0 replies      
Check out IBM Bluemix.
Ask HN: Who is hiring? (January 2015)
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jjarmoc 2 days ago 2 replies      
-= MATASANO SECURITY =-Chicago. New York City. Sunnyvale.Application Security Consultant

Full-Time or Internship, work visa sponsorship available.

The start of a new year is a time many people become a bit introspective and reflect on their lives and careers. Those of us who enjoy what we do, and find satisfaction in our work take account of our accomplishments and achievements in the past year. Others may be less satisfied with their current position, and resolve to improve it. If you find yourself in the latter camp, my advice is to find a job for which you are passionate, motivated, and talented. Find your muse; something which engages your heart and mind, and gives you a sense a fulfillment.

For those of us at Matasano Security, this sense of pride and accomplishment comes from assessing the security of application software. We find few things as inately satisfying as discovering ways to abuse application logic and bend it to our will. Better yet is the satisfaction that comes with knowing our clients can now use our information to secure their applications and protect their clients. It takes meticulous attention to detail, and the ability to think outside the box and consider cases the application's own developers didn't. Application Security can be both an intriguing mental puzzle, and an extreme adrenaline rush in a way few disciplines of computing are.

In the coming weeks, gyms will fill up with new members intent on exercising their bodies. Me? I'll continue soldiering on, breaking and helping fix software, exercising my heart and mind. If you'd like to join me, check out matasano.com/careers and contact us at careers@matasano.com.

leowidrich 2 days ago 2 replies      
Buffer (http://bufferapp.com) - from wherever you want to be in the world (fully remote), we're looking for a Product Designer.

Over 30,000 people pay for a Buffer subscription to help them with their social media efforts, which helps us generate $420k MRR. With that we spend about $223k/mo on salaries, which is about 66% of our total spending (https://open.bufferapp.com/transparent-pricing-buffer/).

We work without managers and are fully self-managing. You pick your own projects, recruit team members from within the company or join task forces that you find interesting ( https://open.bufferapp.com/decision-maker-no-managers-experi...)

Like with everything else, our hiring process is fully transparent (more here https://open.bufferapp.com/how-we-hire/ )

There are so many exciting projects people are working on and it'd be awesome to have you lead the design efforts product experience of some of them. Just email Brian Lovin from this page: http://jobs.bufferapp.com/designer and he'll be in touch.

If you have any questions about how we work, I'd love to answer them.

michaelhoffman 2 hours ago 0 replies      
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre: Postdoctoral fellowships in computational biology and machine learning - http://pmgenomics.ca/hoffmanlab/join/

Toronto, ON

The Hoffman Lab at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the University of Toronto, seeks new members for our team. We develop machine learning techniques to better understand chromatin biology. These models and algorithms transform high-dimensional functional genomics data into interpretable patterns and lead to new biological insight. A key focus of the lab is to train a new generation of computational biologists.

We seek postdoctoral fellows for several projects in computational genomics and machine learning. Selected projects include:

1. Integrating epigenomic and sequence data to better understand human gene regulation.

2. Creating models of transcription factor binding that allow us to predict the effects of perturbations.

3. Developing deep learning techniques to find novel behavior in multiple functional genomics datasets.

Required qualifications: Doctorate in computational biology, computer science, electrical engineering, statistics, or physics, obtained within the last five years. Submitted first-author or joint first-author papers in genomics or machine learning research. Experience in scientific programming in a Unix environment.

Not required, but preferred qualifications: Experience with epigenomics and graphical models. Published first-author papers in peer-reviewed journals or refereed conference proceedings. Experience programming in Python, R, C, and C++.

Benefits: Includes extended medical insurance, dental insurance, maternity benefits (15 weeks), parental benefits (additional 35 weeks), Canada Pension Plan contributions, and employment insurance.

We will consider candidates who need a VISA to work in Canada.

To apply: We will accept applications until the position is filled. Please submit your CV (as PDF), your best paper (as PDF), the URL of a code sample, and the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of three references to the address at http://pmgenomics.ca/hoffmanlab/join/#postdoc

handsomeransoms 1 day ago 0 replies      
Freedom of the Press Foundation https://freedom.press -- DevOps Engineer

Full-time, Bay Area local preferred but remote possible for exceptional candidates.

We develop SecureDrop, an open source whistleblower submission system. SecureDrop is currently used in over 15 major newsrooms, including those of the Washington Post, the Guardian, the New Yorker, and ProPublica. [0]

One of our big challenges moving forward is scaling. For legal and security reasons, we require every organization to deploy their own SecureDrop instance on dedicated hardware. We do not offer SecureDrop "as a service". As a result, traditional scaling techniques do not apply. However, we believe that by automating the testing, development, deployment, and troubleshooting of SecureDrop systems, we can continue to support a growing base of SecureDrop installs without becoming overwhelmed. That's where you come in :)

For more information on the job, see our full job description, which includes instructions for applying: https://freedom.press/jobs/job-opening-devops-engineer-secur...

[0] https://freedom.press/securedrop/directory

PhantomPhreak 2 days ago 2 replies      
Counterparty - REMOTE - http://counterparty.io

Counterparty is a freely licensed and open-source platform for peer-to-peer finance that lives on the Bitcoin blockchain. The network has been live since January, and it has seen over 130k transactions since then.[1] Overstock.com recently announced that it would be building the world's first SEC-regulated stock market for cryptosecurities on our platform.[2]

The non-profit Counterparty Foundation is hiring a developer to join a team of two (myself and one other) dedicated to further developing the Counterparty Protocol and software ecosystem (e.g. wallet software, block explorers). Experience with Python is strongly preferred, as much of the work will be with the protocol's reference implementation, counterpartyd.[3]

It goes without saying that this is an unconventional position requiring a great deal of independence, self-direction and creativity. More details about the position: http://counterparty.io/jobs

Contact: adamk@counterparty.io

Web Wallet: https://counterwallet.io

[1] - https://blockscan.com

[2] - http://www.coindesk.com/overstock-hires-counterparty-develop....

[3] - https://github.com/CounterpartyXCP/counterpartyd

phila76ers 1 day ago 0 replies      
Basketball Operations AnalystPhiladelphia 76ers - Philadelphia, PAFull-time/InternThe Philadelphia 76ers are looking to add talented new developers, software engineers, statistical analysts, and data scientists to the team. Basketball analysts will work as a part of the front office and collaborate extensively with the entire basketball operations department including President and GM Sam Hinkie. Experience in basketball is not required; analytical talent and learning easily is. The Sixers are looking for both permanent employees and interns. Most basketball analysts will work in our basketball operations office in Philadelphia but other arrangements may be possible.If you're passionate about basketball and have technical skills that you think could help an NBA team, please see the official posting and apply here: http://nbateamjobs.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=71706If you have questions, you can reach us at bballopsjobs@sixers.com.
squirrel 2 days ago 2 replies      
London UK - Osper - http://osper.com

We provide a real prepaid debit card for young people, aged 8-18, so they can make independent decisions with money: online, in shops, at cash machines, & abroad. Thousands of kids have already signed up to our service.

But we not only help young people buy Legos and save for bicycles - we are building an awesome technology team that eliminates legacy code, keeps the bug rate tiny, and stays small & joyful. We are doing this by adopting techniques like pair programming, test-driven development, continuous deployment, and microservices. You can read more about our plan to be awesome on our tech blog http://tech.osper.io.We want to meet and work with smart technical folks of all varieties - from server-side devs to sysadmins, mobile coders to testers, security analysts to data crunchers - but especially front-end experts who like mobile app development of any kind (we happen to use PhoneGap/Cordova but don't expect candidates to know this framework).

We are willing to arrange relocation to London for the right candidate. Sorry, we're not ready to take on remote team members at this stage.

pbiggar 2 days ago 0 replies      
CircleCI (https://circleci.com/jobs) - fulltime, SF or REMOTE, international OK, VISA-transfers OK

More than anything, we try to make CircleCI a great place to work.

You might love it too if you like:- working with great people who you can learn from- to work on developer tools- building a product that customers love, and pay for- working with Clojure and ClojureScript (for developer roles)- transparent cultures (we're inspired a lot by Valve and similar companies) [1]- to work remotely, or to have your own private office in SF [2]

We're hiring lots of roles, esp in product management, design, and support engineers.

[1] http://blog.circleci.com/kindness-is-underrated/[2] http://blog.circleci.com/silence-is-for-the-weak/

Check out https://circleci.com/jobs for details.

davidknezevic 2 days ago 0 replies      
Akselos (Software Engineer, Boston or REMOTE)


Akselos provides an advanced cloud-based engineering simulation platform for "accelerated Finite Element Analysis" based on over 10 years of award-winning research at MIT. This platform enables engineers to perform detailed, fully-3D analysis of large-scale complex systems in seconds, which eliminates a major pain point across a wide range of engineering disciplines.

We currently have major engineering firms from the mining and power systems industries as customers. Our software has been used by over 7000 students in an engineering course on edX. Also, we were recently featured on the Google Cloud Platform blog:http://googlecloudplatform.blogspot.ca/2014/12/mitxs-edx-cou...

We have offices in Boston, Lausanne and Ho Chi Minh City. Working remotely is a possibility.


Send job inquiries to: jobs@akselos.com (or contact me directly at david.knezevic@akselos.com)

We're looking for a Software Engineer to assist with our GUI development. The GUI is written in Python (Qt bindings) and allows users to create 3D models, send simulation requests to our cloud-based back-end and then render the results locally. For more info about the GUI see:



More info about open positions is available here:http://www.akselos.com/join_the_team.html


ssk2 1 day ago 0 replies      
Mesosphere - https://mesosphere.com/jobs - San Francisco, CA INTERN, VISA

Come build the operating system for the datacenter with Mesosphere!

We're a fast growing and well funded distributed systems / enterprise tech / infrastructure startup in San Francisco.

We're building a distributed operating system around the Apache Mesos project, a cluster scheduler that currently runs tens of thousands of nodes in production at Twitter.

Currently recruiting engineers heavily across the stack, from front-end (Rails, Python, Javascript) to back-end (Python, Go, Scala) to core (C++).

We're significant contributors to open source and are one of the main committers to Apache Mesos, as well as other popular projects like Chronos and Marathon.

Our customers run huge numbers of compute nodes, so if you're excited by the prospect of your code running at immense scale, get in touch.

Full-time hires and summer 2015 interns welcome. Please apply via our jobs page for full-time positions or email summer-2015@mesosphere.io for an internship.

Some relevant reading:* https://gigaom.com/2014/12/07/mesospheres-new-data-center-mo...* http://www.wired.com/2013/03/google-borg-twitter-mesos/all/

nsainsbury 2 days ago 0 replies      
RateItNow - REMOTE - http://rateitnow.com/new/

We're a small new startup that has successfully raised funding and we're looking for a mobile app developer and a back-end engineer. We all work remotely on the team - currently spread out in Australia, Singapore, and Poland. We have close ties to Microsoft (via mgmt) and are leveraging the MS stack heavily on the back-end (ASP.Net, Azure, etc.)

We're looking for:

1) Windows Phone, Android/iOS (Xamarin) Developer

We are presently working on a Windows Phone application to be deployed in a B2B type environment with consumer-facing iOS, Android, and Windows Phone applications to also be developed. We have standardized on C# and Xamarin for the app development.

Ideally you will have a demonstrated experience using .NET/C# and Xamarin for mobile app development, but developers with only native iOS and Android development experience will also be considered. Specific experience developing for Windows Phone is nice to have, but not necessary.

2) Back-end ASP.Net Engineer

You must have a strong demonstrable experience with ASP.NET Web Api, ADO.Net, MS SQL Server and be comfortable with handling devops type work within Azure (deployment, management, scaling). Your role will be to build out a fast, secure back-end and APIs in support of consumer-facing apps & website.

For both roles prior experience working remotely is a plus. Above all though, we're looking for smart people with a can do attitude.

Contact me at neil@rateitnow.com

olegp 2 days ago 1 reply      
Backend Engineer, UX Designer (two separate positions) - Omniata, Helsinki, Finland - visa, full time

Founded by a team of former Digital Chocolate and EA data leads, Omniata (http://www.omniata.com) integrates analytics, CRM, user engagement and A/B testing platforms into one solution. The company is well funded (http://www.creandum.com/why-creandum-invested-omniata/) & headquartered in SF. The bulk of R&D will be done in the Helsinki office which at the moment only has a small team, so this is a great opportunity to get in early and grow with the company.

As a backend engineer youll be part of the team responsible for infrastructure code handling millions of events each month. Tasks will include improving existing components and creating new systems for scaling, automating and monitoring of processes. Knowledge of Perl & Bash is expected, however if youre more comfortable with another dynamic language like Python or Ruby and have a good grasp of low level Linux, we should still talk. Familiarity with C would also be an advantage.

As a UX designer you will be responsible for a creating the UIs and improving the UX of Omniata's web interfaces that allow Omniata's customers to make the most of their data. Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript would be a plus, but is not a must.

If you're at all interested in this area and Helsinki as a place to live and work, drop a one line email with a link to your LinkedIn and GitHub profile (in the case of backend) or portfolio (in the case of UX) to careers-hl@omniata.com

softwarehippie 2 days ago 0 replies      
Mapbox, (REMOTE worldwide or LOCAL in SF/DC) https://www.mapbox.com/jobs/Directions Developer

Were building a routing service unlike any other. It is flexible, fast, and customizable for every use case.We are looking for people who know graph theory, efficient algorithms, and have the desire to run fast on creating a scalable API.

While having a background in routing is a bonus,were really looking for C++ coders with a deep understanding of algorithmsand data structures. Knowledge in C++11, cache effiency as well as I/O effiency are certainly a plus.

Primary focus would be extending an open source routing engine.

arobbins 2 days ago 0 replies      
Factual - Los Angeles, San Francisco, Shanghai

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 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 alexr@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

paulczy 2 days ago 0 replies      
Web UX Developer and .NET full-stack developer

Eagan, MN (No remote, full-time onsite only)

TempWorks Software for 20 years has been providing solutions for the staffing companies across the US and Canada with our sights set on the UK. We provide a fully integrated solutions from applicant tracking systems to payroll and billing.

We are seeking developers to help us create a new API-first platform and modern browser-based applications.

A UX developer with a strong background in AngularJS and Bootstrap. Excellent Responsive CSS skills are a must.

A .NET/C# developer with a background in WebApi, RavenDB and SQL Server is also helpful.

You should be willing to adapt quickly and take initiative to learn independently. We expect our developers to be creative and contribute to the architectural and design process. We also encourage developers to bring new concepts and technologies to the table. We are small "skunkworks" team and you will have a direct impact on software design decisions.

Contact: jobs@tempworks.io

cedsav 2 days ago 0 replies      
Web Developer - PHP / Javascript - REMOTE or Bloomington, Indiana, United States

Were looking for a talented and passionate web developer to help improve and expand our web-based application, FormAssembly.com.

The ideal candidate can craft code that is robust and easy to maintain, switch between back-end and front-end development, and keep usability and user experience in mind at all times.

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

Veer West is a bootstrapped, profitable and growing company. If you're looking to make a difference, our small team, lean operation and impressive roster of customers is the perfect environment for you.

Position is full-time, local or remote. To apply, visit http://www.veerwest.com/jobs

EmilLondon 2 days ago 0 replies      
CITYMAPPER (LONDON, UK). https://citymapper.com Full time software engineers in London. (We will consider relocating exceptional candidates.)

Recent HN post! (help us solve the problems mentioned) Citymapper is what happens when you understand user experience https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=8238260

We're building one of the most important apps on mobile, an urban transport app built on the back of open data, to help navigate and use cities.

We're a VC-backed startup (Balderton, Index, Greylock, Connect) based in London with a team with backgrounds from Google, academia and startups.

We're looking for great people first and foremost, but especially the following roles:

- Platform engineer. Be responsible for our infrastructure in the cloud, shape the tool chain, and ensure that the moving parts of our system can communicate, so that we can expand to all the cities in the world.

- Routing. We're reinventing getting from A to B in the world of mobile, multi modal and real-time data.

- Android and iOS developers. We're reimagining mobile interfaces and developing all the features that we dream about. You care about the "little big details" and know the grotty implementation details required to make things work across a range of devices and future platforms.

- Data pipeline/data science/analytics. We're building an omnivorous transport data processor that fuses together loads of data sources, and a psychic city brain.

- Software engineers. We're looking for great engineers to solve a range of other big problems, including search, data analysis, natural language processing. We use a lot of P Python, and some C and Java.

If interested, please contact me at emil@citymapper.com or apply at https://citymapper.com/jobs.

yegg 2 days ago 0 replies      
DuckDuckGo (REMOTE or local in Paoli, PA). If you're an avid DuckDuckGo user, please check out our hiring page at https://dukgo.com/help/en_US/company/hiring In particular, we have the following explicitly open positions but are always looking for good fits regardless:

- Site Reliabiliry Engineer (keep our systems up and fast!)

- BD (work with new & existing partners)

- Community Management (duck.co, social media, interacting with contributors)

sinak 17 hours ago 0 replies      
The Electronic Frontier Foundation - San Francisco - Full time - Frontend/Backend Developer

The EFF fights for an Internet free of surveillance and censorship, and were hiring. EFF's technology team implements EFF's activism campaigns, builds exciting new activism tools and creates new technologies to protect the Internet as a whole.

A small sample of projects we've worked on in the last year:

- Worked with over 100 volunteer developers to crowdsource and populate contact-congress, an open dataset describing the contact forms of members of congress.

- Created and open-sourced congress-forms: a delivery mechanism for sending emails to congress based on the open data we crowdsourced.

- Created a new (and soon-to-be open source) activism platform thats currently live at act.eff.org.

- Launched numerous projects including Surveillance Self-Defense, DearFCC.org, The Day We Fight Back, Trolling Effects, Tor Challenge and others.

- Launched a preview version of our OpenWireless open source router firmware.

We're currently hiring a frontend designer/developer and a backend developer with experience with Ruby on Rails and Node.js. Both positions are listed here: https://www.eff.org/about/opportunities/jobs

If you think you might be a fit for either a role, take a moment and get in touch: techjobs@eff.org

xenadu02 2 days ago 0 replies      
San Francisco - PlanGrid (YC12). Near 16th Street Mission BART. VISA, INTERN, FULL-TIME.

We sell an actual useful product for money (think version control for blueprints but our ambitions are much larger). We intend to own the construction software business, which is vastly under-served. The market is huge; construction is a multi-trillion dollar industry globally that still operates like they did in 1950. Our customers are so happy that up until the past three months we've had no marketing or sales whatsoever - we were profitable in year one just from word of mouth.

Our primary hiring philosophy is as follows: Wicked smart, NO DICKS.

We are looking for engineering and non-engineering positions. You can see the jobs and/or apply here: http://grnh.se/r1nhcp

* Senior iOS. We are shipping Swift code this month (see my Swift blog at http://russbishop.net ).

* Android. Small but growing team.

* Backend/API. Python and mongo, but we're investigating alternatives (Postgres? FoundationDB?) because we are steam-rolling to the trillion-with-a-capital-T mark on records.

* Windows. We are just starting this team so you have complete freedom. Will probably be C# with a shared library supporting a Desktop app and RT app.

* Data Science. You would think blueprints were created by professionals with standards. You'd be wrong. Put your machine learning skills to work on real world problems where a 1% improvement saves man-years of effort.

* Web. We do some real magic on the web; check out our blueprint annotating. This team is about to do some major re-factoring/re-writing with a focus on speed and maintainability.

Also hiring an IT Manager, Customer Support Heros, Marketing specialists, a Marketing Director, Field Sales, Biz Ops, and more.

Feel free to get in touch via my blog. I'm happy to answer any questions about what it's like to work at PlanGrid.

manoa 18 hours ago 0 replies      

San Francisco, CA - close to Caltrain

Experienced iOS, frontend specialists, and fullstack web. We're always open to good backend, Android, and DevOps engineers as well.


We're a high-standards group with a lot of pride in our products, code, and people. We understand consumer scale and data (Reddit co-founder & engineers) and aspire to build products that customers love. We've had success due to this, consistently getting 4-5 star reviews on app/play stores and net promoter scores at or above the best in the tech industry.

We're friends first and enable you to do your best work. Processes are light and trust is high. At 26 engineers we're not so big where you can't know everyone well and have an impact, but not so small where it's chaos and you don't have anyone to learn from. We value learning and growth (and not having bored people) and invest regular time in doing so. For example, every other Friday is open time for you to do stuff that helps you be a better engineer.

We're looking for folks that love all of the above and can help us raise our standards. You can email us at jobs-2015@hipmunk.com if you're interested!

cedsav 2 days ago 0 replies      
Front-End & UX Engineer (Veer West / FormAssembly.com, Full-time, Bloomington, IN or REMOTE)

Designing user interactions around web form building and data collection is a real challenge. If youve ever had to fill out a form online and cursed at your screen, you know what were trying to improve.

Were looking for a user experience designer with strong technical skills (Javascript, HTML, CSS, iOS, Android) to join our team.

Veer West is a bootstrapped, profitable and growing company. If you're looking to make a difference, our small team, lean operation and impressive roster of customers is the perfect environment for you.

Position is full-time, local or remote. To apply, visit http://www.veerwest.com/jobs

oh, and Happy New Year!

mopatches 2 days ago 0 replies      
At Periscope (San Francisco, USA), we make really fast charts and dashboards.

We're constantly making the SQL faster and the charting more powerful. You'll be working on the full stack: from the Go and Java servers managing giant database clusters to the Rails and CoffeeScript frontends.

* In your first day you'll ship new code to production.

* In your first week you'll ship at least one customer-facing feature.

* In your first month you'll write code at every level of the stack, from cache backends to web servers to UI code.

* In your first 6 months you'll rebuild a major piece of the Periscope stack to support our ever-increasing scale.

More: https://www.periscope.io/data-obsessed-engineer

the_gigi 10 hours ago 0 replies      
Aclima - http://www.aclima.io - San Francisco, CA


Aclima is an early-stage company based in San Francisco that designs and deploys distributed, large-scale sensor networks to empower people with actionable environmental quality data. Our end-to-end solutions collect, process and analyze real-time streaming data from thousands of sensors, enabling a level of environmental awareness that has never been possible before. We believe our technologies can redefine the way we imagine and manage our buildings, communities, and cities, helping us improve our collective well-being. We are looking for passionate engineers to help build, scale, and improve our platform. We have no required list of skills or years of experience. Instead, were looking for engineers who are smart and get things done. Our engineering culture values rapid iteration, continuous improvement, and as much automation as is sensible. We work in a relaxed, purpose-driven atmosphere with flexible hours and competitive perks.

Positions open:

* Full-time Backend Engineer Our stack includes: Python, Git, MariaDB, Cassandra, Nginx, NSQ, Redis, Ansible - solid understanding of functional programming languages, distributed systems

* Full-time Frontend Developer - solid understanding of core JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3 - experience building well-structured web applications - a passion for user-driven interaction design and delightful user experiences - excitement about data visualization, mobile design, and responsive design

* Full-time UI/UX Designer - At least 2-3 years of experience who has heavy UX chops and expertise in CSS-based design, peppered with JavaScript-based interaction design/development. - Someone who is excited and passionate about data visualization, mobile design, and responsive design and has strong opinions about all three.

* Full-time DevOps Engineer - some experience writing shell and Python scripts - Debian/Ubuntu, Jenkins, Locust, JMeter, Google Cloud/AWS, Ansible experience a plus


If youre up for the challenge, apply directly:


joshyeager 2 days ago 0 replies      
Swift Software - Frederick, MD (Near DC) - Software Engineer in Professional Services

Ready to work closer to home? Swift Software is a growing enterprise software product company seeking a talented software engineer to join our team in Frederick, MD to provide professional services to our broad base of happy customers.

Our product is an advanced task management and workflow system with a long track record of customer success. Youll work with our mid-market and enterprise customers and our business analysts to design and implement software solutions that build on its capabilities. This is a customer-facing role, so you will travel about 5% of the time for project kickoffs and discovery meetings.

Youll enjoy a wide range of work on interesting problems for clients in many regions and industries. Recent projects have included a touchscreen system for warehouse tracking, integration with accounting systems, complex custom finance and billing reports, and automatic data synchronization.

Our environment is relaxed and fun, and we play everything from Total Annihilation to Alien Swarm at our game nights. We equip everyone with new quad-core Thinkpads with SSDs and dual monitors. Our policies and benefits are family-friendly, with generous vacation time, good health insurance options, and flexible work schedules.

For more information about this position, see here: http://www.jobtraq.com/blog/se261-software-engineer-professi...

stringbeans 19 hours ago 0 replies      
Edvisor.io - Vancouver, BC Canada(http://edvisor.io)(https://angel.co/edvisor-io)

REMOTE Full-time positions available.

We've just completed a 3-month stint in NYC with TechStars and we are looking for both backend and frontend engineers to join us! We have a strong team that loves working together and getting shit done, and we're growing really quickly!

Edvisor.io is under a year old and has quickly grown its customer base to over 300+ users, at a rate of 50% month-to-month. Youll be at the front lines of creating technology thats transforming an $80B industry and working with customers all over the world.

1) Backend NodeJS Engineer


- strong experience with NodeJS

- experience with the Loopback framework

- strong experience with MySQL

- strong experience building a RESTful API

2) Frontend Engineer

- strong experience with AngularJS

- strong experience with HTML5 and CSS3

- experience with Foundation for Apps framework

- experience with Gulp and Bower build systems

You can apply here (https://angel.co/edvisor-io)

BMarkmann 18 hours ago 0 replies      
Counterpoint Consulting (http://c20g.com/) Location: Vienna, VA (near Washington, DC)

Counterpoint creates sustainable competitive advantage for our clients through business and workforce automation solutions. We create software which lets machines deal with administrivia while enabling people to focus on the parts of their work that matter most.

We are looking to hire new software developers and consultants who are passionate about technology, who relish the opportunity to work in a dynamic, small company culture and who have a strong entrepreneurial spirit.

Associate Consultant:

Experience Level: 0-3 yrs


Work directly with our customers to translate business needs into technical solutions Analyze business problems Work independently or cooperatively within software development teams


  * Demonstrated record of excellence inside and outside of the classroom   * Software development experience or interest in pursuing a career in technology
(Senior) Consultant

Experience Level: 3-6 yrs


  * Work directly with our customers to translate business needs into technical solutions   * Analyze business problems   * Work independently or cooperatively within software development teams

  * Java, Java Web Frameworks and / or .NET professional development experience   * Web Development Technologies and Libraries (HTML, JS, CSS, jQuery)   * Relational Databases & SQL   * BPM development experience (esp. Appian, Cordys, Metastorm, Activiti)

Andrew_Metail 2 days ago 0 replies      
Metail.com (Cambridge, UK) - Graphics Engineer, Web Application Engineers, Big Data, and R&D Engineer

Metail builds a virtual 3D fitting room to help people buy the clothes that fit when shopping online. We area well funded startup and growing to meet our ambition.

These are the full-time roles we have at Metail's engineering offices in the centre of Cambridge, UK:

- Senior Graphics Software Engineer (3D Visualisation, Direct3D, OpenGL, C++, C#)

- Senior Web Application Engineer (Frontend Javascript, CoffeeScript, Backbone, Single page web apps)

- Big Data Engineer (MapReduce, NoSQL, Clojure, Cascalog)

- R&D Engineer (FE analysis, Machine learning, 3D Visualisation)

We also have UX/UI Designer and Product Manager roles in our London office.

You would be joining a highly focussed technical team in a startup that is working with customers around the globe (Latin America, Europe, Far East). We enjoy the technical challenges of our day job and often socialise together in the evening. Cambridge itself is a great place to live and has a large tech community.

Unfortunately we are not in a position to help with visas, so we mostly need great engineers who are already eligible to work in the UK.

If you are interested, you can get more details at http://metail.com/jobs/ or apply by email to jobs+hn14@metail.com.

rtfeldman 1 day ago 0 replies      
NoRedInk in San Francisco (or remote).

Full stack rails engineers wanted to make sure that grammer is taught good. Every one's revolutioneyesing educaton but while some student's cant even right the write words.

Then there was NoRedInk.

NoRedInk helps students quickly improve their grammar and writing skills. We've got a small, technically excellent engineering team. We extensively use React.js in production. I work here because I get to learn about my practice (as well as my failing grammar skills) every day. I work here because I care about education. I work here because existing online tools for teaching grammar and writing are pathetic. Join us as engineer #5, and improve how grammar is taught.


p.s. Other people think we're awesome, too:


fasteddie 1 day ago 0 replies      
SEGA / Three Rings Design - San Francisco, Madison, and Philadelphia

We are looking for engineers with mobile experience to work our new slate of games currently in development.


Ownership of server components and client-side game features Contribution to game design, reusable code projects

==Skills & Requirements==

2-4 years professional experience Experience shipping games on iOS and Android

A broad understanding of major game systems graphics, client/server, physics, etc.

Knowledge of Java, C# or similar languages Familiarity with Unix environments and SQL (MySQL, Postgres)

Knowledge of good software engineering practices and a willingness to learn

A solid academic background, not necessarily in Software Engineering

==Bonus Points==

Experience with mobile 3D Graphics Experience in Unity

==About Three Rings Design, Inc.==

Three Rings has expertise in MMO development and mobile games. We work in small teams of 5-8 engineers to make amazing things. We encourage autonomy and personal ownership. We are a studio in the SEGA family, whose strong backing and commitment to quality allows us to continue to create innovative and exciting online and mobile games.We believe that good work gets done as part of a balanced life. We encourage new ideas and creativity.

Our office is a fun, friendly place, complete with a fully stocked kitchen, a steampunk submarine and other geeky goodies. We live for games and are looking for people who share our passion. Sound interesting? Send your resume and cover letter to jobs@sega.net!

twymer 2 days ago 0 replies      
Dimagi (www.dimagi.com) - Boston (technically Cambridge), MA and Cape Town, South Africa

Role: Software Engineer/Adventurer/Do-Gooder

Dimagi is a rapidly growing social enterprise based in Boston that develops and deploys open source health and logistics systems primarily for underserved communities in developing countries. At Dimagi, we take pride in our work and keep the big picture in mind. Were an inclusive group that has diverse experiences and interesting stories and insight to our work around the world.

With Dimagi, you can work in a fun and stimulating environment, and have the chance to travel and explore. Most importantly, you will truly have the opportunity to make a difference in places that need it most. Dimagi's prioritization of global impact and employee growth and satisfaction makes Dimagi a continuously fresh, exciting, and genuine place to work, keeping us all honest about what we're in it for.

We're looking for talented programmers who want to generalize across the stack, or specialize in one area of our mobile (Android), web (Python, Django, CouchDB, Postgres), and front-end (KnockoutJS) platforms.

For more information, check out our careers page at http://www.dimagi.com/about/careers.

jonhearty 1 day ago 0 replies      
Datanyze - San Mateo, CA

Jon from Datanyze here. Happy new year! Here's what 2014 looked like for Datanyze:

January 2014: featured in a VentureBeat article and dubbed the "Google for sales and marketing" (http://venturebeat.com/2014/01/20/this-startup-tells-you-whe...)

June 2014: After bootstrapping the company past $1 million in annual recurring revenue (ARR) and 100 customers, we raised $2 million from Google Ventures, IDG Ventures, Mark Cuban, an AngelList syndicate, and several strategic angel investors

December 2014: We grew out of our first office and moved into a new one that's 3X bigger (and has a much better view!)

January 2015: After seeing over 500% YoY ARR growth and going from 2 to 13 employees in 2014, we will be starting off the year with 5 new team members from places like Box, Yelp and Ensighten.

We plan on spending 2015 and beyond building THE best software solution for sales and marketing teams, and more importantly an absolutely amazing company to work for and with.

Please send your resume to jon@datnayze.com and let me know if you have any questions!

meaydinli 1 day ago 0 replies      
CSG Chicago is hiring in Chicago (downtown)!

CSG Internationals has a suite of solutions that empowers the top brands in media and entertainment to easily and effectively market, monetize and manage their premium digital content and customers. CSG International offers either a set of software services or as an integrated solution, and allows content companies of all sizes to increase the value and return of every content transaction. The solution supports virtually all content types and commerce models, marketing promotions, partner management, financial management, reporting, and analytics.

To learn about the other product and services that are offered at CSG International (and in Chicago) please check us out at: www.csgi.com

We are hiring globally for:

  - iOS Developers  - Windows Developers  - Roku Developers  - JavaScript Web Developers  - Project Managers  - Technical Analysts  - Software Architects  - Operations Engineer  - C# Software Engineers
We offer competitive pay, casual dress, work from home opportunities, Happy Hours, Group Outings and much more. Find more about us at: www.csgi.com to join our fantastic team please apply with resume at: work@csgi.com and Tara Taft will get back in touch with you.

Flemlord 1 day ago 0 replies      
FinFolio - Denver, CO

FinFolio makes software for professional wealth managers. We make a desktop product and have a small client base of large financial advisers. We are a software company, founded and run by a software developer who has created, grown and sold other startups in our space.

We are hiring a mostly-front-end developer to join our small team with a new project. Our ideal candidate has experience with with Angular, Bootstrap, JavaScript/HTML, PhoneGap/Cordova and ASP.Net. It would be nice if you were also familiar with C# and SQL since we use it in the middle/back layers. Be passionate.

We are centrally located in the Denver Tech Center, a short walk from the light rail with free parking, health care, 30" monitors, good chairs, free soda/snacks, foosball, video games, casual dress and other amenities. We work hard but have fun; margarita Fridays and an occasional early afternoon movie premiere.

Relocation is available for the right candidate; remote work probably isn't a good idea yet. If you are interested, contact me at mattabar (at) finfolio.com.

fflaks 1 day ago 0 replies      
Lead SDE - VoloMetrix - Seattle WA

VoloMetrix applies cutting edge big data and people analytics to unlock collaboration data and change the way that all areas of an organization measure and manage themselves. Our technology empowers executives, managers, and individuals to better understand and focus their own time and their teams time around the important, instead of the loud. We've been featured in Harvard Business Review five times this year, as well as in the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Fortune, Forbes, CFO and Inc.

We are looking for a passionate Lead Software Development Engineer who can be a mentor but also wants to be hands-on as we are a small company and need "all hands on deck". We offer a fun, collaborative and goal oriented work environment and we're looking for more smart, committed people to join our team.

Check out http://www.volometrix.com/about-us/people-analytics-careers for more info on this position and others.

tianyicui 23 hours ago 0 replies      
Jane Street - New York City, London, Hong Kong - Software Developer (Functinoal Programming) INTERN / VISA

Jane Street is a technology-focused proprietary trading firm. We are looking to hire great software developers with an interest in functional programming. OCaml, a statically typed functional programming with similarities to Haskell, Erlang, F# and SML, is our language of choice. Weve got the largest team of OCaml developers in any industrial setting, and probably the worlds largest OCaml codebase. We use OCaml for running our entire business, supporting everything from research to systems administration to trading systems. If youre interested in seeing how functional programming plays out in the real world, theres no better place.The atmosphere is informal and intellectual. There is a focus on education, and people learn about software and trading, both through formal classes and on the job. The work is challenging, and you get to see the practical impact of your efforts in quick and dramatic terms. Jane Street is also small enough that people have the freedom to get involved in many different areas of the business. Compensation is highly competitive, and theres a lot of room for growth.

You can learn more about Jane Street and our technology from our main site, janestreet.com. You can also look at a a talk given at CMU about why Jane Street uses functional programming (http://ocaml.janestreet.com/?q=node/61) and our programming blog (http://ocaml.janestreet.com)

More in http://careers.stackoverflow.com/jobs?searchTerm=jane+street and https://www.janestreet.com/join-jane-street/

(I personally work at the Hong Kong office. Feel free to get in touch via tcui@janestreet.com if you have any questions.)

devrelm 22 hours ago 0 replies      
Fino - New York City - iOS Engineer

This hands-on position entails aligning our clients technology vision with their business strategies as well as involvement in all aspects of project delivery including development, testing, deployment and communicating results.

  === This role might be for you if: ===
- You think that square brackets are cool

- Cant wait until the next WWDC and the next revolutionary products to ship from the mother ship

- Want to help revolutionize the world with iOS and mobile

- Want to push the limits of iOS and its impact on society and culture

- You have a published app in the iTunes stores

  === What You'll Do ===
- Build and own the UI and application logic of apps, using Objective-C and iOS SDK

- Work on revolutionary products using cutting edge technology

- Engage in product design and review with team members, clients, partners and other stakeholders

- Develop and optimizing apps with very heavy rich media content

  === What You Need ===
- Demonstrate strong skills in designing and implementing innovative UI solutions

- Well versed in client-server application architectures

- Experience with Java or PHP web applications

- Proven experience with one or more apps published in the app store

- Ability to work fast, quickly get up to speed with existing code, and learn new concepts easily

- Experience with large-scale, high-traffic, enterprise-level applications, requiring coordination with development team

Apply here: http://www.finoconsulting.com/CareerListing.aspx?id=33221&gh...

markhelo 2 days ago 0 replies      
Wello - San Francisco, Software Engineering

Wello (recently acquired by WeightWatchers) has a mission to help people get healthier. Being backed by a leader in weight loss programs has many advantages, we have an abundance of users, resources and data.

Here's why:We were a team of 4 acquired by Weight Watchers International, a brand recognized by almost everyone, including our moms.We are left alone to build new products for WW and have some interesting products we are working on.We have to worry less about stability, legal and other non-technical stuff and can focus on doing what we love.We offer competitive compensation and great health benefits.All 4 of us are staying and now growing. We just hired our intern full-time! We love what we do and believe in our mission to make people healthier. We have diverse backgrounds (Stanford, Bain, Google, Netflix) and we are looking for you to come join and teach us new tricks!If you are interested, email me at amol dot kher at weightwatchers dot com and we can catch up over phone or coffee.

iamnader 1 day ago 0 replies      
Kapost - http://kapost.com - Boulder, CO (full-time)

Want to move to Boulder? Come work at Kapost!

Kapost is a start-up in lovely Boulder, CO and we are growing very fast. We've gone from 15-60 employees in the last year, tripling revenues the last two years.

We're disrupting the way that modern marketing goes down with customers like IBM, Dell and AT&T.

The thing we've done best is build an incredible team of people who are both exceptional at their jobs, but also good fun people. Our culture is super important to us: http://bit.ly/kapost-culture Come join us!

We're hiring for a variety of engineering positions: web, analytics, platform, etc. See the full listings and how to apply here: http://kapost.com/careers

danieltmiles 1 day ago 0 replies      
Monsoon Commerce - Portland, Oregon - Full Time

Go (golang) microservices developer

At Monsoon Commerce, we believe in creative freedom, strong, supportive teams and work-life balance. We're working with some pretty cool technologies, too, like go, docker, and (soon) kubernetes. If you don't have experience with those things, that's OK, we're really just looking for a sharp developer who can learn with the rest of us.

We're an e-commerce company that helps online merchants list their inventory on a variety of online marketplaces (Amazon, Ebay, etc.) and stay competitive with automatic repricing. We also help them handle their incoming orders and we're hosting more and more of that in the cloud (Amazon's EC2). That's where you come in.

Interested? Check out our job posting: http://jobsco.re/1BgIgBs

fn_ak 2 days ago 0 replies      
FiscalNote - DC / NYC / Remote - https://fiscalnote.com

Front-End Engineer, Ruby on Rails Engineer, Software Engineer, Software Engineer in Test

We're a Series A startup that is building predictive analytics platforms for open data that impact every corner of industry and society. We're penetrating sectors untouched by advanced machine learning and NLP methods. It's resulted in some press (http://wapo.st/1AfqNdc) and CNN called us one of the Top 10 Startups in America. The legacy competition is not pleased.

We love engineering across a cutting-edge stack, we love our customers, and most importantly, we love our team. Job descriptions and requirements can be found at fiscalnote.com/careers

Want to be FN awesome? Email arthur@fiscalnote.com

ggillas 2 days ago 0 replies      
The Magazine Channel -- Austin, Texas (glad to help with VISA) -- http://www.themagazinechannel.com

The Magazine Channel is rebooting magazine interest by unbundling magazines into articles. We work with over 300 top magazines and have a major distribution partner.


iOS Developer--help us with major improvements to our current iOS application (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/stacks-by-magazine-channel/i...), bring a designer's sensibility, and add your ideas.

Backend Developer--boost our search performance, indexing, and scalability as we pass the millionth article and move towards 10M. Experience with AWS and CMS design.

Marketing Director--help us grow awareness of our free consumer applications, announce our recent funding milestones, and technology partnerships. Growth mentality.

Tell us who you are: info@themagazinechannel.com

Happy 2015!

koddi 2 days ago 0 replies      
Fort Worth, TexasKoddi (http://koddi.com or https://twitter.com/koddiyak)PHP Developer / Engineer (Hiring 2-3)

Koddi is a bidding platform for vertical-specific ads on Google, TripAdvisor, Kayak, and other metasearch sites. We manipulate huge data sets to make buying search ads easier and more revenue productive for our clients.

We work with great partners and clients (like some of the top travel brands in the world.) Must have strong experience with:

  - Object-oriented basics and principles  - Modern PHP (5.4+) development and best practices  - MySQL and relational database design  - JavaScript  - git
That said, capability, outputs, and results matter much more than specific experience. We'll give passionate developers that want to learn the opportunity to do so if they are a great match for the team and have a positive attitude.Bonuses:

  - AJAX, jQuery, HTML/CSS  - Symfony / Silex  - JSON, XML  - Google APIs, OAuth 2.0  - MySQL performance optimization, big datasets, BigQuery  - Basic Linux administration  - Bootstrap  - Amazon Web Services (EC2, RDS, Redshift)
contact@koddi.com if interested.

dllthomas 14 hours ago 1 reply      
Snowdrift.coop - REMOTE - Lead Programmer - Full-Time

We're looking for someone to replace me on Snowdrift, except for you it'll be a paid position.

Haskell/Yesod/PosgreSQL backend, HTML/CSS/JS frontend

Most recent info here: https://snowdrift.coop/p/snowdrift/w/en/jobs

fhd2 2 days ago 0 replies      
REMOTE or local in Cologne, Germany (relocation possible if desired)

Eyeo, the company behind Adblock Plus, is hiring:

- Senior Web developer (https://eyeo.com/jobs#senior-web-developer)

- Android developer (https://eyeo.com/jobs#android-developer)

- Technical writer (https://eyeo.com/jobs#technical-writer)

We're in the middle of changing the world of online advertising for the better, and there's lots of work to do.

Apply at jobs@adblockplus.org if you're up for this, we'd love to hear from you. Please include a list of notable open source projects you are contributing to or have contributed to. We're an open source project, so that'd be a very big plus.

unclesaamm 2 days ago 0 replies      
Giant Oak, Arlington, VA (DC area)

Work on small interdisciplinary teams to solve problems in crime and fraud detection. Some of the problems we are tackling right now include rhino horn poaching, human trafficking, and the illicit drug trade online. We use social science and domain expertise to inform machine learning, and vice versa. We're consolidating our offerings into a few core products, so we're in a period of high growth.

You would be our fourth engineer, first full-time front-end developer, or fourth social scientist.

We're looking for:

* Machine learning engineers, with experience translating models into scalable products.

* Front-end developers with an eye for design.

* Data/social scientists who thrive in coming up with clever solutions in environments with spotty data.

Email me at sam.zhang@giantoak.com

coldpie 2 days ago 0 replies      
CodeWeavers in St Paul, MN


You might recognize CodeWeavers as the main force behind the Wine project. We're a small company, fewer than 20 people in our main office.

We're looking for a quality C programmer to do Linux systems programming work. Specifically stuff like mail servers (Dovecot, Postfix), display technologies (X server, SPICE), and just general open source systems programming.

It's a very fun workplace. I've been employed here more than five years and I can't imagine a better work environment. Link above contains the full job listing at a Linked-In jobs page, and an email address if you prefer that contact method.

rskinner 1 day ago 0 replies      
Signpost | New York City

Signpost is cloud-based marketing software that lets local businesses manage their customer relationships - effortlessly. Our product continuously builds profiles of a business's customers by capturing emails, phone calls and credit card transactions, then automatically uses this data to drive new customer conversion as well as loyalty, reviews and referrals from existing customers. With thousands of customers, Signpost has been named one of America's Most Promising Companies by Forbes, and is backed by Spark Capital, Google Ventures, OpenView Venture Partners, Scout Ventures and a group of angel investors including Jason Calacanis, Thomas Lehrman, and Jack Herrick. The company is headquartered in New York City with offices in Austin and Denver. Our tech stack is almost entirely Node.js running on AWS, and we're big fans of automated testing with almost 100% unit test coverage across all projects.

Open Positions:

Senior Software Engineer (New York, NY) - http://grnh.se/pn35wd

Software Engineer (New York, NY) - http://grnh.se/ohl0nk

Front-end Developer (New York, NY) - http://grnh.se/ng036a

Front-end Developer (Austin, TX) - http://grnh.se/8lkc7r

brendan_gill 2 days ago 0 replies      
OpenSignal - London, UK (Full time, permanent)At OpenSignal we're using mobile apps to tap into the smart phones we're all carrying around with us to build up global crowdsourced sensor networks. Our first sensor network is for wireless signal [1] where we are building a global database on the coverage and performance of wireless networks (both mobile + WiFi) on a scale that has never before been possible. Our second sensor network is WeatherSignal [2], which uses the barometers, thermometers and hygrometers on smart phones to crowdsource weather data and we have already published a scientific paper [3] showing the potential of this approach. If the concept of crowdsourced sensor networks appeals to you too then please get in touch. We are hiring for all manner of different roles right not (backend, frontend, UX/UI & data science) but most of all we are just looking for smart, like minded people rather than people with specific, existing skills. We also recently raised our $4million series A [4] from Qualcomm Ventures, O'Reilly Alphatech Ventures & Passion Capital so are growing fast.

More info: http://opensignal.com/jobs/ Email us: join@opensignal.com

[1] OpenSignal App: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.staircase3... [2] WeatherSignal App: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.opensignal... [3] Battery Temperature/Weather correlation: http://opensignal.com/reports/battery-temperature-weather/ [4] OpenSignal Series A: http://techcrunch.com/2014/08/05/opensignal-series-a/

devrelm 22 hours ago 0 replies      
Fino - New York City - Software Engineer

This hands-on position entails aligning our clients' technology vision with their business strategies as well as involvement in all aspects of project delivery including development, testing, deployment and communicating results.

  === What You'll Do ===
- Develop and communicate business/technology/product alignment plans to executive team, staff, partners, customers, and stakeholders

- Lead design sessions and participate in architecture and code reviews as well as manage the release process

- Ensure the timeliness and quality of software deliverables

- Facilitate communication between teams, including status and technical information (architecture, design and implementation objectives) Engage with multiple agile scrum teams to help plan, scope and develop new product capabilities

- Communicate business/technology/product alignment plans covering design artifacts, code and fixes during the software production cycle to executives, development teams and stakeholders

- Create processes of direction and controls to ensure objectives are achieved, risks are managed and development resources are performing optimally

- Ensure unit testing, integration testing and code reviews are completed for functionality, performance and coverage

  === What You Need ===
- Experience and track record of building and operating large scale applications

- Experience in software development process and practices: testing, QA, continuous integration, documentation, technical/function specifications, code reviews

- Ability to convert business requirements to technical artifacts, with an eye to optimal design, performance, extensibility and scalability Experience with Microsoft and Web Technologies: C# / .NET / SQL Server / Web Applications

Apply here: http://www.finoconsulting.com/CareerListing.aspx?id=27504&gh...

jacquesm 2 days ago 4 replies      
Can we please move this thread to tomorrow (or even Monday next week)? Today it will get missed by a lot of people because almost all offices are closed.
lucasngoo 1 day ago 0 replies      
Carousell | https://carousell.com | Singapore | Backend (Python/Django/Flask), iOS, Android, Frontend web

Carousell is Southeast Asia's largest and fastest growing mobile marketplace, and a highly-rated iPhone & Android app that makes selling as simple as taking a photo. Backed by Sequoia Capital, Rakuten, Golden Gate Ventures, 500 Startups and other internationally renowned investors, the Carousell mission is to inspire millions worldwide to start selling.

With millions of chat messages and hundreds of thousands of transactions and growing happening at Carousell every month, we are solving many of the technical challenges that eBay faced back in the early days. Pushing out new code, crafting the product and scaling the infrastructure to millions of people worldwide are challenging yet incredibly rewarding at the same time.

We are on the lookout for passionate and talented team members across a variety of technical roles to join our family and be part of our mission. You will be playing a key role in building elegant product and laying the actual ground work for millions of buyers and sellers worldwide.

Location: Singapore

Open Positions (full time):

1) Backend engineers (experience in building Django/Flask projects in production)

2) Frontend web engineer

3) iOS engineer

4) Android engineer

To apply, email your resume (+ Github/code links if you have) to jobs@carousell.com (please mention that you saw this on HN).

robg 2 days ago 0 replies      
Boston, MA at South Station/Leather District


At Neumitra we're building medical electronics to measure and manage you and your world. We're data scientists by training in neuroscience, aerospace, and genomic engineering. We're focusing on physiological data toward daily brain health for optimizing our lives.

We're hiring data-oriented developers from embedded firmware to mobile and web applications. We appreciate experiences and enthusiasm for building unique tools that have a meaningful impact. We're also hiring mechanical and research engineers who love to iterate on technologies based on user interactions and feedback.

Say hello@neumitra.com by describing yourself, your interests, and the efforts you are most excited by.

Happy New Year!

marcomassaro 23 hours ago 0 replies      
Masswerks - Remote - Rails CTO

http://masswerks.com is design/dev shop for startups, high growth & enterprise companies.

We're a small team and up until this point have been mostly focused on the front-end with coding & design. We're looking for a motivated and hungry CTO to help us build, launch and maintain full software apps for clients.

- Have experience building web apps

- Proficient with Ruby, Rails + JS & front-end technologies

- Can deploy, monitor, maintain and launch web applications for clients

- Fully remote

Email your portfolio of apps you've built and bio to marco@masswerks.com

jauntvr_amy 1 day ago 0 replies      
Jaunt VR - http://www.jauntvr.com/ - Palo Alto, CA

We are a small start up working on cutting edge technology in the virtual reality space located in the Bay Area. We are looking talented developers to join our small but growing team! If you are interested in working for a fast pace start up, check us out! http://www.jauntvr.com/careers/

We are looking for those who are interested in virtual reality, computational photography, computer vision, desktop application development, or mobile development!

ianlevesque 1 day ago 0 replies      
Digitally Imported http://di.fm/ -- Senior Native Mobile Developer

REMOTE or from our Denver, Colorado office.

Digitally Imported is seeking a talented Native Mobile Developer to join our distributed Product Development group. This is a full-time remote (telecommute) development position with a close-knit distributed team.

We currently support native apps for iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone, with other devices of all sizes and shapes still to come. Ideally youre already proficient with several mobile platforms, but if youre rock solid in one and willing to learn others, wed love to talk with you.

Visit http://di.fm/jobs for more info or email jobs@di.fm to apply.

skellystudios 1 day ago 0 replies      
Network Locum, London (http://www.networklocum.com)

Network Locum is an online marketplace matching temporary (locum) GPs with practices looking to find someone to cover a session. We get over 10000 sessions posted every month, and are

Our technology stack comprises mainly of interconnected microservices in Python and Django chattering over Redis, with some Backbone.JS giving our frontend a bit of dazzle. Its quite cool.

What we believe in* Getting stuff done* Testing quickly and often* Making informed, data-driven decisions* Lean principles and Agile + Scrum project management* Developers spending their time doing what they do best: developing* Cultural fit is as important as raw technical skills are

We have an office in Shoreditch which our team of 12 works out of. If youd like to join us and be challenged on a daily basis, while having fun with great people, then shoot us your github profile to michael@networklocum.com

dh0913 1 day ago 0 replies      
Help.com - Software Engineer - Austin, TX

Help.com is building the next generation of customer service software, backed by $6 million in funding. We're looking for software engineers with a few years of work experience to join our small-but-growing team at our downtown Austin office and work together to get our initial web application into the hands of an eager market.

We are predominately in the JavaScript/Node.js ecosystem, but have developed a microservice architecture that gives us immense flexibility in our choice of languages and tools. (We've authored code in JavaScript, Java, and even Haskell!) The engineers on the team make technical decisions and have full authority and responsibility for their work. It's collaborative and challenging, and it's been very rewarding.

In addition to competitive salary, comprehensive health benefits, and equity in an early-stage startup, you will have the opportunity to make an impactful contribution to both the product and the team. You will also get to work with some multi-talented and friendly folks who come from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We're learning a lot from each other.

Email douglas.hanna at help.com with any questions (or just to say hello). Job posting and application is here: https://jobs.lever.co/help.com/1b641dfc-f3b9-4557-9a35-e21b3...

jrichards27 2 days ago 0 replies      
Teleborder - San Francisco, Full-time

We're hiring engineers (Ruby & JavaScript), designers, and sales development reps. Visas and green cards happily sponsored, and relocation fully covered from anywhere in the world.

Our mission is to bring free movement of labor to the world through technology. Right now, that means helping companies manage immigration, tax, and relocation for their expatriate employees. We grew our customer base 10x in 2014 and are looking to beat that in 2015. We're currently a tight-knit team of 13 and well funded by top tier investors, including YC (S13).

If you're interested in learning more, please email me at james at teleborder.com

rossriley 1 day ago 0 replies      
Birmingham UK - One Black Bear - Digital Agency Junior Front-End Developer Remote Friendly

Looking for a junior front-end developer who wants to gain experience or get started in the industry. Primarily automotive work for a variety of brands including Honda, Subaru, Isuzu, Lotus and National Express.

Our office is in central Birmingham but happy to accommodate remote working as long as you can get in for team meetings occasionally (around once per month but negotiable).

Our stack includes PHP, Ruby, Javascript, HTML5, EmberJs, plus iOS and Android apps plus very open to try new tech and encourage learning.

You'll need to be motivated well organised but all experience levels and education background considered, bonus points for some open source contributions and interesting personal projects.

ross@oneblackbear.com if you're interested.

naftaliharris 1 day ago 0 replies      
Affirm - San Francisco, CA

Affirm (affirm.com) is re-inventing consumer finance. We're starting with lending, and looking for data scientists to build the systems that decide in real time which loans we make. We are based in San Francisco; founded by Max Levchin (founding CTO PayPal), Jeff Kaditz (CDO DeNA/ngmoco), and Nathan Gettings (founding CTO of Palantir); and looking for exceptionally talented and passionate people to join us on our mission.


- Build production fraud and credit machine learning models. Your models will decide who we lend to in real time.

- Conduct ad-hoc data analyses. Your analyses will decide what policies we adopt, where we expand our business, and who our partners will be.


- Deep understanding of and experience with machine learning and data analysis.

- Strong programming ability.


- Expert-level Python ability.

- Advanced statistics knowledge.

- Experience with fraud or underwriting.

Apply at https://www.affirm.com/careers/data-scientist/ or email us at careers@affirm.com. (We're also hiring software engineers, designers, PMs, and others; see the whole list at https://www.affirm.com/careers/)


gumby 1 day ago 1 reply      
castAR - http://www.technicalillusions.com/ - Mountain View, CA

We're building truly augmented reality: embedding real, 3D virtual images into the real world. Our holographic images spring out of tables, walls, or other objects; you can walk around them, lean in, and see that they appear as real parts of the world. Since you look at a normal distance, we don't have the near eye issues (distortion, nausea etc) of VR and since our glasses are open and light you can wear them to work or play for hours. We support new sorts of games in which you can see your other players, see shared (or slightly different world), and interact with both. Games, visualization, CAD and other applications can make use of our new display.

We are looking for looking for hot MEs, EEs, robot / vision and gaming hackers in Mountain View.

We are a small, dedicated team of 10 hackers with experience in building hardware, software and successful companies. If you're a GNU hacker you might know me, or you may know one of our founders, Jeri Ellsworth, renowned hacker and maker. We are building a fun, no bull, buzzword-free business. We're not just going after the big guys -- it's in our DNA to support social, user-generated content and make it possible for hackers to do things we can't imagine ourselves. We have a lot of fun things in our pipeline.

If you enjoy hard work on fun engineering problems, come join us on the ground floor as we build the next great user experience.

Write to us at jobs[at]technicalillusions.com

devinfoley 1 day ago 0 replies      
IFTTT - 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 90 unique services and runs hundreds of millions of 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, 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.

Visit https://ifttt.com/jobs for more information.

bryanh 2 days ago 0 replies      
Zapier - full time - remote - javascript engineer.

If you're a talented dev but not in one of the so-called "top" tech cities, you should definitely chat with us. We have some really interesting things we're working on. We're betting big on functional VDOM patterns encapsulated by libraries like React.js, mithril, etc. - so if you love that style we might be a great fit.


blo 1 day ago 0 replies      
Vurb - San Francisco, CA (H1B OK, no remote) - http://vurb.com

We won TC Disrupt NY and raised over $10M with a small team - http://techcrunch.com/2014/08/07/the-rebundling

What we do: Vurb is fixing search and sharing on web and mobile. Rather than windows/tabs or jumping from app to app, we're bringing services together and delivering a cohesive experience in one place - an app you'll use every day.

Investors: Max Levchin, Drew Houston, Naval Ravikant, CrunchFund, Redpoint, and many others.

Why me? Apply if you are looking for a rapidly growing small team and the opportunity to take on significant responsibility and ship rapidly. This is a hard problem with the potential to improve how we do things on the Internet.

* Full-stack Engineer - generalist opportunities across the stack: backend, frontend, APIs, devops. JavaScript, node.js, backbone.js, AWS

* Sr. Mobile Engineer - iOS / Android engineers (2+ years experience)

* Search / Data Scientist / Data Engineer - search, classification, ranking, ML, graphs, data crawling/processing, entity de-duplication. CS degree required.

* Product Designer - UI/UX

* Marketing and Growth Lead - experience marketing consumer products? let's talk

jobs@vurb.com | angel.co/vurb

Clairesheng 1 day ago 0 replies      
One of our offices: Shanghai, China

We build products at the intersection of technology around data. Lots of data visualization, big data and infrastructure.

We work with large organizations on challenging problems (the World Bank, the United Nations, CNN) OR on our own products (mostly developer tools, things like http://devo.ps or http://octokan.com).

We are a multicultural team with French, American, British, Chinese, Korean, Dutch and Finnish colleagues. We are about to settle a third office in Berlin and are looking at remote hiring in Spain and Seoul.

We work a lot with Javascript (node.js, AngularJS), Python, occasionally Go and Erlang. Lots of single page apps, APIs and infrastructure automation.

We are looking for full-time or interns:

- Developers; front-end (HTML5 + Compass + AngularJS), backend (node.js, Python), ops (Python, Go).

- Designers; you have design chops, understand technology (HTML/CSS...) and do more than nice pictures (content strategy, color theory, ...).

- Strategist; you can quickly immerse yourself in a new field of knowledge, have a knack for data and are quick at recognizing patterns. You are a jack-of-all-trades that can think a solution and get it shipped, either alone or with a team.

- Marketing; you have what it takes to grow a brand or product online and understand how to leverage online and offline tools to get there.

- Business Development; if you are in Washington DC, Berlin or Paris, understand enough of our space and would like to help us grow our services, shoot us an email.

Drop me a line at job@wiredcraft.com, or go to http://wiredcraft.com/careers.html

lmay 1 day ago 0 replies      
About uswww.honest.com

The Honest Company passionately believes in creating not only effective, but also unquestionably safe, eco-friendly, beautiful, convenient, and affordable products for babies and homes. While e-commerce direct-to-customer shipping has been our largest success, our retail partnerships are rapidly growing with our products now in Target, Costco, WholeFoods, and Nordstrom.

Check out our office:

-- http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/02/jessica-alba-honest...======================Our stack:

-- Ruby on Rails backend for our E-Commerce Site (Python and/or Node.js experience perfectly fine)-- Angular.js and themed Bootstrap on the front-end-- Our warehouse currently runs off an in-house created Ruby server-- TDD with rspec, capybara, and jasmine tests keeping things stable-- RabbitMQ is our main queueing system-- Datastores - MySQL, MongoDB, Redis, Memcached-- iOS app in the app store - Honest Baby====================Positions Available:

-- Full-Stack Engineers (Jr., Mid. Sr.)http://thehonestcompany.theresumator.com/apply/2S988b/Senior...

-- Back-End Engineers (Jr., Mid, Sr.)http://thehonestcompany.theresumator.com/apply/2S988b/Senior...

-- QA Automation Engineershttp://thehonestcompany.theresumator.com/apply/xGxKkY/Qualit...

rgovind 1 day ago 0 replies      
Remote/Anywhere in the world.

Are you UI/UX guru? Interested in Indian market?

Hi,I have a few simple web-service ideas for Indian market. Most of these ideas are lifestyle businesses, with the eventual goal of making content websites that capture long tail google searches specific to Indian context. Some of the ideas I am working on are:

1)A Q&A site that will compete with Quora 2)A content farm that will compete with Times of India.3)A content farm to answer middle tail search question like Best Schools in Hyderabad or How many homes were sold in Bangalore in last one month4)A website to track (deregulated) petrol prices, provide analysis and update its users accordingly.5)A mobile app to make home buying decisions based on commute score (similar to walkscore)6) A job search engine based on "commute" agony.

I am looking for someone who would like to implement these ideas along with me. You should have the following skills:

1)Expert Front end Skills (HTML/CSS/JS) and be a UI/UX guru.2)Backend skills (Expert preferred, Intermediate Ok).

About me: I am a software engineer in a semiconductor company with 10+ years experience. I have intermediate knowledge in Frontend and Backend technologies. I can write code in Python/PHP/C/C++. If interested, please contact me at


Compensation will be equity aka profit sharing.

scottaj2 2 days ago 0 replies      
Atomic Object - Developers and Designers - Detroit, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids MI (atomicobject.com)

The Right Fit: We don't care so much about your specific technology background. We're much more interested to know that you learn quickly, are disciplined in your work, and have already demonstrated interest and aptitude by having become proficient in a variety of languages and tools. We look for people who are passionate about development, who program in their free time, who are continually uncovering new things, and who enjoy sharing them.

A Variety of Technologies: At Atomic, it's not uncommon for someone to move from developing a new web site in Ruby to creating an internal application in .NET to building a mobile application in Objective-C or Java. We're passionate about quality and owning our clients' mission, so we select the best tools for the job.

A Broader Mindset: Atomic is a consultancy. As such, you'll be empowered and expected to interact directly with clients every day. You'll need to become comfortable and effective at understanding and discussing business goals, budgets, and timelines with clients. Additionally, you'll help market our services in a variety of ways including presenting at conferences, contributing to our shared company blog, networking within our client's organizations and among your peers, and expending your creative energies in ways we will not attempt to predict.

Interested in working for us? Send us an email to get the conversation started. We'd love to talk with you. jobs@atomicobject.com

speek 2 days ago 0 replies      
Weft - http://weft.io - Cambridge/Boston, MA (office is in central sq.)

   ===========================   ====== What we do =========   ===========================
We're the single source of truth in logistics -- we track every boat on the water, every plane in the sky, and every truck on the ground so that we can know everything that's going on in the logistics world. We do a lot of analysis and optimization, too. Were working in the largest, least sexy, most invisible industry in the world 90% of everything has been on a ship at one point in time.

The problem -> Lots of inefficiencies in the supply chain! One of our customers spends $400mm/year shipping empty containers, another spends $80mm/year on late fees. Lots to optimize!

How we fix it -> We track everything in the supply chain and make predictions and recommendations as to what our customers should do!

   ===========================   ===== How we do it ========   ===========================
Web/data stack -> clojure + postgres/cassandra/redis/rabbit + ruby on rails + hadoop/EMR (were a SOA shop)

Mobile -> iOS, android, mobile web

Algorithms -> a dizzying mixture of oldschool and newschool techniques ;-)

   ===========================   ====== And the rest =======   ===========================
We've got some very interesting partners and customers (ranging from CPG companies and telcos to enterprise software providers to regional and international logistics companies). We also have some top tier investors (a16z, atlas)!

Looking for:

- A growth hacker

- Data science folks

- Data engineering folks

- Generalists

- Master front-end devs

If this sounds interesting, please shoot us an email at mike@weft.io!

jdjdjd 1 day ago 1 reply      
Tableau Software - Palo Alto and Seattle

Helping people see and understand their data.

Tableau Software is growing like crazy and looking for talent: front end, back end, mobile; developers and managers. If you can name a software challenge, we are addressing it to solve our customers' problems.

We are the fastest growing BI software company, and headed to being the fastest growing enterprise software company...but we're really doing that by being an any-knowledge-worker software company in disguise. Better yet, we are an open, collaborative, fast-growing software company with a data visualization product people describe using the words "fast, easy, beautiful."

This is a great company. I started there earlier this year. The development team is top notch, the sales team knows how to treat customers, and HR knows how to take care of us.


Contact me directly and I'll help make sure your resume ends up in the right place. (For better or worse, we're growing so fast that our hiring folks can't always keep up. I was dinged for this last time I posted and I want to make sure it doesn't happen to you.)

No remote.

mbesto 19 hours ago 0 replies      
ProctorFree http://proctorfree.com/ - proctoring technology for remote test taking - edtech

Location: Charlotte/Huntersville, NC

Hiring: Senior Java Developer

We're looking for a senior technical person with product experience.

Our stack - J2EE, SpringMVC, Java 1.7 (we have a thick client portion)

Shoot me an email if interested - mbesto AT gmail

aonic 2 days ago 0 replies      
Shoptiques (YC 'W12) - NYC - FULL-TIME, VISA

Shoptiques.com is a fast-growing New York based start-up that is changing the way consumers shop for unique products and the way local boutiques find their next great customer. Shoptiques.com aggregates the world's best boutiques onto one ecommerce site allowing consumers to virtually jet set from a boutique in Paris to London to New York City without the cost of a plane ticket.

Shoptiques.com is backed by a virtual dream team of top Venture Capital firms including Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Partners, SV Angel, and Y Combinator. We have been featured in Elle Magazine, Harpers Bazaar, CNBC, New York Times, Lucky Mag etc.

This is an opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a fast-growing startup backed by the best investors. You will contribute to the success of the company with your skills, and will also be given opportunities to grow your skills in other areas such as DevOps/system administration, machine learning, data science, recommendation systems, caching systems, as well as enabling our growth through scalability and high-availability of a multi-faceted marketplace platform.

We use Grails, Java, JavaScript, Backbone, EC2, RDS, SQS, ELB. Experience in our exact stack is not required.

Engineers of all levels are welcome to apply. Please include your GitHub profile and/or code samples with your application.

To apply, please email me at raja -at- Shoptiques.com

JJMalina 1 day ago 0 replies      
ChatID (New York, NY) http://chatid.com

ChatID is a quickly growing platform for brands and consumers to directly communicate via chat across any website and on any device. Our chat product is live for partnered brands on Walmart.com, Sears.com and Newegg.com

Our current openings:

* Data Engineer - join our data team and work on building our analytics solution which gives brands and retailers a view into how chat is driving their business.

* Frontend Engineer - join our frontend team and work on our core product which is a 3rd party JavaScript chat widget that runs on desktop and mobile web

About the company:

- We're 20+ people mostly based in NYC, but also SF and Austin

- NYC office is in Flatiron between Union Square and Madison Square

- Newegg.com recently awarded us a 2014 Eggie award for "Best Marketing Platform"

- We like contributing to open source https://github.com/chatidTechnologies we use:

- For our chat server we use Lua and Prosody [https://prosody.im/] an open source XMPP server started by two of our cofounders, one of which is a member of the XMPP council

- CoffeeScript, Backbone.js, Require.js, Angular.js, Flux and React, D3, SASS/LESS

- Python, Flask, PostgreSQL, InfluxDB, RabbitMQ

- Chef for infrastructure automation, but we're working on switching over to using Ansible and Docker

Sound interesting? Send us an email at careers@chatid.com and feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions: jeremiah@chatid.com

aubertg 1 day ago 0 replies      
West Los Angeles - TigerLead - http://tigerlead.com/ - REMOTE for some positions

TigerLead is one of the most heavily-trafficked networks of real estate sites on the web, connecting home buyers/sellers with realtors. Startup-like atmosphere within a small but profitable and fast-growing division of Move Inc!

Here's a list of the current openings, but we're always on the lookout for exceptional engineers who don't necessarily fit a specific position:

- Product R&D Team Lead - http://www.tigerlead.com/jobs/product-rd-team-lead/

- Systems Administrator - http://www.tigerlead.com/jobs/systems-administrator/

- Software Engineer, Sr (front-end) - http://www.tigerlead.com/jobs/software-engineer-sr-front-end...

- Mid-level PostgreSQL DBA - http://www.tigerlead.com/jobs/mid-level-postgresql-dba/

- Junior PostgreSQL DBA - http://www.tigerlead.com/jobs/junior-postgresql-dba/

Flexible hours, open-source friendly environment, remote ok for a lot of the positions, and dog-friendly. We use a mix of Perl and Ruby, but we're branching out in Ember for new front-ends and we're more interested in using the right tool for the job than in specific technologies.

Sounds interesting, challenging, and fun? Apply to become our next Tiger!

mattiasgunneras 1 day ago 0 replies      
BREAKFAST - Brooklyn, New York

Frontend / UI / UX engineer (Full-time)

Breakfast is a small team (<10) of software and hardware engineers that create design and experience driven products such as Points (http://pointssign.com/) and Instaprint (http://instaprint.me).

We're looking for a senior front end engineer. Your role is to lead our front end development. You'll be working closely with the design and dev-ops team to translate our design aesthetics into functional, fast loading, responsive UIs that are easily maintained. We are looking for you to help us make decisions on tools and architecture, and ultimately implementation. Apply to jobs+frontend@breakfastny.com or read more here: https://careers.stackoverflow.com/jobs/76956/senior-front-en...

sciurus 2 days ago 0 replies      
Lonely Planet - Nashville, TN

The Lonely Planet Online team is responsible for delivering the core experience to our customers to ensure that it is a place that inspires, connects and helps travellers. We are challenged with bringing over 40 years of authored travel content to life on the web in a way that is engaging for our community and relevant for individual travellers.

Across all of Lonely Planet, were passionate about our products and the evolving technologies we use to build them. We want developers that ask the right questions, want to build stuff quickly, probably break things along the way and fix it even faster. We use lean principles. We value rapid deployment, metrics driven engineering and experimentation. To get a feel for this, check out our engineering blog at http://engineering.lonelyplanet.com/

I work in our Nashville office. We plan to hire two technical leads, one for front end development and another for Ruby. We're also looking for front end developers and web, interaction, and product designers.

We're also hiring in London and Melbourne.

More details and how to apply are at http://www.lonelyplanet.com/careers/

fortpoint 1 day ago 0 replies      
Linkable Networks - http://www.linkablenetworks.com - Boston, MA (office is in Fort Point Channel neighborhood)

* Company Summary

Linkable Networks is a digital media company that bridges the gap between consumer purchases and advertising by enabling brands to link product discounts and special offers directly to consumers existing credit/debit cards via Linkable Networks gateway to financial institutions.

Off-line sales still make up over 90% of retail business in the U.S. We're using our integrations into the transaction rails of the three largest card networks to complete the chain of attribution from offer presentment to brick-and-mortar purchase.

* Technology Stack

Core Stack : { Java, Spring, Sharded mySql, Terracotta, RabbitMQ }

Mobile : { iOS, Android }

* Additional Info

We're wired into the three largest card networks: Visa, Mastercard and Amex. We have a broad range of customers from grocery giant SuperValu where we're deployed with a first of its kind card-linked SKU offer solution to FanBank where we help enable community based Loyalty programs.

We run an agile shop with 68 successful sprints under our belts. Our process has been improved over the 4 years we've been running it so that we deliver on time and without drama. Our engineers don't sit in meetings they build solutions.

We're looking for solid Java engineers to join our team and help us build out the next level of capabilties on our platform.

If this sounds interesting, please shoot me an email at coolgigs@linkablenetworks.com

mac14 2 days ago 0 replies      
Coho Data - { Vancouver, BC, Canada | Cambridge, UK | Bangalore, India }

We're building a high-performance scalable Enterprise Storage system.

We're a well-funded startup (a16z - http://a16z.com/portfolio/), and ignition - http://www.ignitionpartners.com/portfolio/) with a strong Engineering culture and a growing team, a customer-proven product and sales ramping.

We hire very strong systems software developers. A number of our staff built the Xen hypervisor and we publish academic research, most recently at USENIX OSDI'14 and FAST'14.

Primarily a Linux shop.

Hottest position: - Senior Director of Engineering, (This one is in Vancouver, BC)

Other roles: - Storage Systems Hacker (C, git, python, bash) - Senior Software Engineer with Networking skills (OpenFlow) - Test Automation Development (our test system is ... awesome) - Optimization and Profiling (C, valgrind) - DevOps (debian, python, buildbot, git, bash)

Unsurprisingly, we highly value caffeine and beer.

If you're interested, there are more details are on our web site http://www.cohodata.com/about-us#working-at-coho or linked-in: https://www.linkedin.com/company/coho-dataand you can apply by email to: jobs@cohodata.com

mateodelnorte 2 days ago 0 replies      

NYC. Open Source Loving Node.js Fanatic Engineer


We're building the world's first corporate bond trading platform written in Node.js. Why is that interesting? Turns out the corporate bond market is a 10 Trillion dollar market that still works like it did in 1978, with traders calling each other up on the phone. Modernization in equities never made it to the bond market, all the biggest players are calling for new solutions (http://bit.ly/1tLXFZq), and that's exactly what we're building. The incumbents in this space are big, slow moving enterprises with six to twelve month release cycles and a fear of Open Source software. We use cutting edge tools push out updates and new features within days and are releasing our own tools back to the community: https://github.com/electronifie, https://hakkalabs.co/articles/eventually-consistent-distribu...

Want to solve amazingly exciting problems with a small team of very experienced engineers? Want to help disrupt FinTech by leveraging OpenSource tools and running circles around the competition?

Come join us.

wdewind 2 days ago 0 replies      
New York City, NYC NYJustworks - http://www.justworks.com

We are building a platform for people to administer every part of their business, starting with payroll, benefits, compliance and tax filing. We've also built out PTO tracking, some reporting/analytics features and a B2B payments feature. We aren't just about payroll.

We are a PEO, which means we coemploy our customers employees (similar to Trinet/Ambrose or ADP Total Source, if you've ever heard of those). Because of that we're able to do a lot of really cool things including offer health insurance at a massive discount, as well as bring many other benefits traditionally reserved for large companies to startups and SMBs. We're growing very quickly (35-40% month over month) and just raised a $6mm series A from Thrive, Index, a few others[1]. Our founders are former Amazon, Etsy and Groupon executives who have had successful startups in the past.

We handle payments and lots of very sensitive information (bank numbers, social security numbers etc.) so we need people who are comfortable working in that environment. Basically we're looking for senior level engineers to help build the foundation for a really awesome engineering org. Please feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions (will@justworks.com).

No contractors, no remotes, sorry.

[1] http://blogs.wsj.com/venturecapital/2014/10/09/justworks-rai....

sam 2 days ago 0 replies      
New York, NY - Octopart (YC W07)- http://octopart.com/jobs

* Infrastructure Engineer (AWS, Python, Solr/Lucene, Puppet/Ansible, MySQL/PostgreSQL)

* Full time Frontend Engineer (React/Angular, JavaScript, HTML, CSS)

At Octopart, we're opening up access to electronic component part data through our search engine, http://octopart.com and our API, http://octopart.com/api .

We're connecting hardware hackers to the information they need to design the next generation of hardware devices.We're building the most intuitive, fast and beautiful interface for searching for electronic parts.

We're compiling the most extensive database on electronic components by combining data from tons of different sources.

We're behind the Common Parts Library, http://octopart.com/common-parts-library speeding component selection for connected devices.

We're all in NYC (no remote), we're a team of 13, our backgrounds are in Physics, CS, EE. We've been profitable since 2010.

We're from the YC W07 batch. We write a lot of Python and JavaScript.

If you're a software hacker who wants to build amazing tools for hardware hackers, tell us about yourself and include your resume in an email to jobs@octopart.com.

capkutay 2 days ago 0 replies      
WebAction in Downtown Palo Alto - Full Time Hiring Front-End Engineers


WebAction is a streaming analytics company based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Our goal is to make real-time, predictive analytics simple. Every component of our platform is controlled by a web-based drag and drop app designer and/or a declarative, SQL-like language. This enables our customers to focus on rapidly solving their business challenges, rather than being consumed in building out big data infrastructure. As a culture, we love challenges and strive to improve our product everyday.

===Front-end/UI Engineer position===

With the power of the WebAction platform, our mission is to build new visual interaction models that combines real-time analytics and predictive computations. This means we want to streamline the process of bringing data into our platform, visualizing it, and managing analytics pipelines for users with ease.

Our front-end stack includes HTML/CSS, JS/JQuery, Backbone, LESS, D3.js

===More about WebAction===

It's founded by a team of Silicon Valley executives with multiple successful exits in the enterprise (our CEO has sold 1 company to Lockheed and 2 companies to Oracle). We've raised north of $11m since 2013 and our advisors/board have done amazing things like creating the Apple logo and founding one of the top VC firms in Silicon Valley. With every product release, we delight our customers and engage new ones at an ever-growing rate.

If this sounds interesting, shoot your resume to HR at jobs@webaction.com. If you have questions for me, feel free to send a message to john@webaction.com

0xa 2 days ago 0 replies      
Kensho, Boston, MA (Cambridge), Stamford, CT: FULL TIME Software Engineers

Kensho is a small engineering team [0] in Harvard Sq. making financial analysis more accessible, intuitive and beautiful [1]. We primarily use AngularJS and Python, but that is just implementation detail.

Software Engineers | https://kensho.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk07n1/ Rapidly developing low level abstractions for distributed time series data, or processing and analyzing unstructured text and event data graphs, is right in your wheelhouse.

Software Engineer (Site Reliability/SRE) | https://kensho.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk07nw/ Architect, scale and automate our site and computing infrastructure while watching out for bridges and hop-ons; you're gonna get some hop-ons [2]

A willingness to play bughouse and shoot zombies is a plus.

All of our openings: http://bit.ly/Hj4hJz


[0] http://kensho.com/#team[1] http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevenbertoni/2014/05/07/can-ken...[2] http://apps.npr.org/arrested-development/joke-15.html

infer 2 days ago 0 replies      
Palo Alto, CA


- Team: ~30 heads, 10 engineers from MIT, Berkeley, CMU, Google/Google Research, Facebook, Y Combinator, Microsoft Research, Palantir, Jane Street, IBM Research, Yahoo! Research, ...

- Investors: Red Point, Andreessen-Horowitz, Sutter Hill Ventures, Social+Capital, ...

- Customers: Box, Jive, Tableau, Zendesk, AdRoll, Nitro, New Relic, Optimizely, and many more

- Product: machine learning applications for non-technical users to help their businesses more effectively win and retain customers

- Looking for: strong engineers and data scientists excited to join an early-stage startup to help grow & shape the company


- Build on and extend our sophisticated model training pipeline that uses data extracted from the web and other sources

- Build beautiful visualizations to communicate results and frontends to allow non-technical users to build complex models

- Develop and operate secure, scalable cloud infrastructure to manage and process customers' large, confidential datasets

- Create and shape the processes used to guide the engineering team to work together effectively


- BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science, Statistics, Math or related fields

- Depth in software engineering, algorithms, and general analytical problem-solving

- Familiarity with Python preferred


- https://www.infer.com

- hiring+hn@infer.com

jhdavids8 2 days ago 0 replies      
Pathgather - NYC - Senior/Lead Frontend Engineer (pathgather.com)

Were a Techstars NYC 2014 startup looking for a Senior Frontend Engineer, a Javascript expert that can come in and own one of the most engaging interfaces in the enterprise market today.

Our product is an enterprise learning platform that - unlike traditional systems - is one employees actually want to use. Were solving a big problem felt by almost all large companies: how to continuously train and educate your workforce with modern/relevant content. More than 75% of all companies use a Learning Management System (LMS) for this, but their > 60% dissatisfaction rate shows these systems simply dont work. Were changing that.

What we're looking for:

* Javascript/Coffeescript expertise

* Strong experience with AngularJS

* UX focus

* Design skills a huge bonus

* Ruby/Rails knowledge another bonus, but certainly supplemental

What we can offer:

* A (more than) competitive salary & equity

* Opportunities to contribute to the open source community. Every Friday, you have the opportunity to work on anything open source: you can contribute to existing projects, work on your own, or open source a part of our codebase.

* An awesome team to work with, in an awesome location (Union Square in NYC)

* A chance to have a truly influential role at a fast-growing, ambitious startup!

If any of this sounds interesting or if you have some questions, please reach out to me at jamie@pathgather.com. Thanks!

jonbischke 2 days ago 0 replies      
Entelo - San Francisco (SOMA), CA - Full-time - http://www.entelo.com/

Entelo's mission is to help companies build great teams by allowing them to search for talented people regardless of where they represent themselves on the web. We index hundreds of millions of social profiles and provide a powerful search tool that predicts which candidates are more likely to look for new opportunities and provide collaborative tools to help recruiters and hiring managers recruit more efficiently.

We're helping 200+ companies with their hiring needs including fast-growth companies such as Facebook, Salesforce, Github and Lyft.We've been huge fans of Hacker News as the community has been great to learn from and two of our recent engineering hires came through Hacker News threads!

Our Tech Stack: Ruby, Scala, Rails, MySQL, Mongo, Redis, Elasticsearch

We care deeply about professional growth and have an annual $1k allowance for all employees to spend on their own professional development (courses, conferences, coaching, etc.). Additionally, we're located in Soma near BART and CalTrain and have a number of perks including health/dental/vision, AnyPerk, heavily subsidized gym membership and laundry services.

We're looking for sharp, collaborative full-stack rubyists, data engineers and devops engineers here in San Francisco. Please see our careers page for more info https://www.entelo.com/careers

I'm the founder and you can email me directly at jon at entelo dot com if you're interested in working with us at Entelo.

clarkevans 2 days ago 0 replies      
Application Software Engineer (Anywhere, U.S. / Remote)

Prometheus Research builds open source RexDB (http://www.rexdb.org) software, and delivers custom applications to help medical researchers organize complex data. We're an established organization based in New Haven, CT, that has most of its staff working remotely (even those in New Haven often work from home).

We have two software development positions described athttps://docs.google.com/a/prometheusresearch.com/document/d/...

Development tools we use:

* Linux/Docker for our development/deployment system

* PostgreSQL for our backend database, using HTSQL

* Python for server-side code, using RexDB platform

* Javascript for client, using Facebook's React

* reStructuredText/Sphinx for documentation

We need someone who has a passion for documentation and quality software; yet, understands that we're a consulting organization. We provide a mix of open source work and client-facing (usually proprietary) development. If you are interested, send email to hn-201501@prometheusresearch.com

egillie 1 day ago 0 replies      
Flexport | Software engineer | San Francisco, CA

Our goal is to create a world where anyone can freely trade regardless of geographic, cultural, regulatory, or logistical boundaries.By dramatically simplifying the process of importing goods from overseas, we aim to empower a new generation of entrepreneurs to benefit from the wonders of international trade. We're a small team of technologists, logistics experts and customer experience fanatics operating out of a beautiful office in downtown San Francisco.

Backed by YCombinator, as well as Google Ventures, Bloomberg BETA, and First Round Capital Experienced revenue growth of 2,000% over the last 3 months Only tech-driven logistics company offering a full-stack of freight forwarding and customs brokerage services

We are currently hiring software developers plus freight, customs and logistics experts of all kinds. If you are interested in joining our team, check out https://www.flexport.com/careers or my e-mail is evie@flexport.com :)

Technologix 2 days ago 0 replies      
We're an angel backed startup based in London. Our mission is to create a world class hiring platform based on video interviews, with an unique candidate profiling system.

After a successful MVP built on Node, Angular and MangoDB, we are looking for a Ruby On Rails developer to join the crew and be in charge of engineering our new platform.

You will be working with a small team of smart entrepreneurs with different backgrounds, backed by experienced angels and advised by A Player in the tech and hospitality industry.

Our CEO was the Sunday Times' "CEO of the future", our head of produc, whom you'll work closely with, previously worked in Silicon Valley, and our UI designer is one of the rising stars of Dribbble.

Ideally, you'll have prior Ruby On Rails experience and have already worked for a startup. You'll be using collaboration tools such as Github, Trello and Hipchat.

A "get shit done" attitude is essential, as is an obsession for writing elegant and scalable line of codes.


Stack: Ruby On Rails + The classics (HTML5, CSS3 and JS)Type: Full-Time, Part-Time or Freelance as long as your get your things done on timeLocation: We're based in London, but remote are more than welcome to applyContact: you[@at@]cef[.dot.]im

wferrell 2 days ago 0 replies      
Proactive Computing -- Los Altos, CA / Remote

Hiring: DevOps, Backend, and full-stack engineers.

Our stack: AWS, Python, C

Today, computing is reactive. Users pull out their phone or laptop and start from scratch with an empty search box or a screen of apps. There is no context for the task at hand, and no history of the user's preferences. It won't be this way for long, your computer has an incredible volume of data about you stored in email and in calendar so a world where this rich context is put to use is inevitable. We are doing just this -- building rich user profiles and analyzing the tasks each user needs to accomplish in real time -- so that when a user pulls out their phone, they are proactively presented with personalized solutions.

We are moving from a world where computers are tools people engage, to a world where computers proactively engage users with targeted decisions -- simplifying and automating life's daily tasks. This is a categorical shift in how we use computers and we have found early traction and growth via converting daily tasks into actions through large scale data processing of users email and calendar data.

Contact: wferrell AT weldai.com

sparkman55 2 days ago 0 replies      
RINSE - www.rinse.com - Design District, San Francisco, CA

Rinse is a technology-enabled dry cleaning and laundry delivery service. We've been growing our service at an exponential rate for the past year, and our customers love us! We have a number of open positions, and have hired a significant portion of our team via Hacker News.

Rinse is hiring Software Engineers to develop our functionality across the stack. We have hybrid mobile apps for both Android and iOS for our customers AND our drivers. We also have sophisticated web-based tools for our customer service team, internal operations staff, and vendors. Laundry is a surprisingly-complex logistical process, and so our customer-facing software is just the tip of the iceberg. We're solving problems like the Traveling Salesman and image classification, too. Our tech stack is approximately HTML5 / Backbone.js / Django / Python / Postgres / Heroku / Ubuntu, but we're a tiny tech team, so any newcomer will be able to shape architecture.

We're also hiring for a "Special Operations Associate" which is someone who may not have unique technical ability, but who has great aptitude and a willingness to work hard to improve our business. Analytical capability and attention to detail are important skills for this person. Bonus points for someone with an Industrial Engineering or Process Engineering background. This position is great for an ambitious hustler looking to join a "rocket ship" startup. Obviously, this position presents a significant growth opportunity.

Any applicant who we interview will receive $25 in free Rinse credit... If you live in San Francisco, give us a try!

Interested? I'd be happy to answer any questions at sam (at) rinse.com.

knes 2 days ago 0 replies      
London, UK - Pusher - Full time - Can sponsor VISA - No Remote

The current Pusher product is a multi-tenant distributed system that allows our customers to deliver billions of messages to their connected users. We operate at massive scale, and this informs and affects everything we do.

Our engineering team is based in London. We are looking for engineers who will thrive in a challenging environment, working on interesting problems. Our team is small but growing, and we value people who can contribute not only individually, but in the context of the team. Our engineering team is also heavily involved in operations, so you need to know how to deploy, monitor and maintain a large production system.

We are currently looking for:

* A VP of Engineering to help grow and manage our engineering team. More info in this job ad http://pusher.com/jobs/vp_of_engineering* Platform engineers that can build and improve our core platform. More info on http://pusher.com/jobs/platform_engineer

We have a tier visa license and can sponsor work VISA for non EU workers.

Mynar 2 days ago 0 replies      
Keplar Agency - Amsterdam, Netherlands - INTERN - Full time Ruby developer

Keplar Agency is looking for a full time or freelance Ruby on Rails developer and/or trainee. We're closely related to music industry within Amsterdam area and are proud creators of "Amsterdam Music Festival", "A State of Trance", "I Am Hardwell" and many other large applications in such a fast paced environment. Moreover, we're currently building large scaled applications for clients like "Randstad" and "Max Havelaar". Our projects' base is continuously increasing with our own custom built applications and tools as well.

We work with modern tools common to the Ruby community and keep looking forward to improve our workshop. We focus using Rails, Middleman, RSpec, Sass, git, Chef to great extent and, from time to time, we use JavaScript frameworks such as AngularJS to spice things up. We're keen to extend our knowledge in the very near future with technologies like Go-lang, Elixir, Docker, and anything else that sounds promising. We're a small team of 6 now, but continuously growing projects' and customers' base demands expanding and allows us to look into cooperating with other great minded developers keen to learn, teach and grow with us.

More information can be found at: http://keplaragency.com/jobs/ruby_developer and http://keplaragency.com/jobs/ruby_traineeship. You can contact us directly at jobs@keplar.nl (And mention Tom, so I can pick it up myself)

robvolk 1 day ago 0 replies      
Charlie App | Chicago, IL | charlieapp.com

* Backend Ruby Developer (full-time)

* Developer internship

Before any meeting, Charlie automatically researches the people youre about to meet with. Our users love us and we spread fast in every company that uses Charlie. Weve raised $1.8M (http://bit.ly/charlie-techcrunch) and are expanding our our team.

We're a small dev that loves to code, and constantly pushes each other, and learns from each other. We get to work on really challenging problems (how do you distill someone down to one page?) Weve built Charlie on Ruby on Rails, MongoDB, Redis, Sidekiq, RSpec, Capybara, and it lives on an elastic server farm. We iterate fast, practice continuous delivery, were process-driven, and very test-focused.

Were looking for passionate, self-motivated software engineers who want to make an impact on an early-stage company. If this sounds like you, drop us a line and lets talk! jobs+hn@charlieapp.com

Why were special:

* Were a passionate, driven, fun team

* Take as much vacation as you need

* Flexible working situation: hours, location

* Competitive salary + equity

* VC-backed, funded startup

* Everyone deploys to production (fully automated, painless)

* Free coffee, free beer (after coffee of course)

* We go out and do fun things (concerts, Bulls & Cubs games, and occasionally ski in Colorado)

Location: Chicago, IL

Apply Interested? Hollar at us. email jobs+hn@charlieapp.com.


mburst 1 day ago 0 replies      
Imgur | San Francisco | Full Time | Backend, Frontend, iOS, Android, Design, Marketing | No Remote/Visa

Imgur is an image community that creates, consumes and shares tomorrow's viral images, today. Millions of images are uploaded each day to Imgur, where they are distilled by the Imgurian community into a stream of the Internet's best images and viewed billions of times. Expect to laugh, cry and be inspired by the images you'll find here.

I'm one of the full stack devs here. Our team is rapidly growing and we're always looking for awesome talent. You can find all our open positions here http://imgur.com/jobs/positions

If you have any questions about the open positions feel free to shoot me an e-mail at max@you know where.com

decode 2 days ago 0 replies      
Hitmeister - http://www.hitmeister.de/ - Cologne, Germany (Full Time, Local, VISA)

Web developer: full-stack, frontend, or backend. Most of us work at all levels of the web stack, but if your strength lies in just frontend or backend work, that's okay too.

We're a small team (10 people) using PHP, Zend Framework, MySQL, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, RabbitMQ, and memcached. We have a customer-facing site, a JSON API, logistics software, and an internal admin site, all of which we build and maintain internally.

Hitmeister.de is one of the largest online shopping portals in Germany, with over 2 million customers to date. We have a warehouse from which we sell items directly, but we also have a marketplace with over 2,000 sellers running their own shops. We're seeing solid growth and we're looking for more programming talent to grow and improve the site.

Speaking German is helpful, but by no means required. I'm from the US and we have 2 other non-German developers. If you aren't an EU citizen, we are glad to help with visa issues. In particular, if you have a CS degree or several years of experience you probably qualify for an EU Blue Card, and we have lots of experience with those. We don't do remote work, but we'll help you relocate.

Here's the job description in German:


If you have any questions, feel free to get in contact with me (info in my profile), or you can apply directly at jobs@hitmeister.de.

evaneykelen 2 days ago 1 reply      
Germany/Netherlands - REMOTE - Apply at http://nlcollect-bv.workable.com/jobs/7652

ClubCollect has created a service for sports clubs and other organizations to make invoicing of club members a breeze. Invoicing, reminding, online payments: everything is processed via ClubCollect. Since we're entering the German market we're looking for a developer who is proficient in German (speaking & writing). Reason: ability to discuss API interfaces with German developers of external accounting systems and perfecting the localization of ClubCollect.

We're a small team (just eight people), we love remote working but we also like to get together for beers and a great dinner.

ClubCollect is built in Ruby (+ Ruby on Rails) and JavaScript (+ jQuery). We value simplicity, creative solutions, and the ability to get things done. You will have the opportunity to contribute to all areas of our code base.

- B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience (proven ability matters more to us than degrees)- Fluent in at least one dynamically-typed, object-oriented language (e.g. Ruby, Python)- Several years experience with a modern web framework such as Rails or Django

@recruiters: please don't contact us, we're not interested.

abuggia 2 days ago 0 replies      
Localytics - Boston - FULL-TIME, INTERN, H1B

Localytics is hiring:

  - Distributed Systems Architects  - Scala Engineers  - Data Platform Architects  - Senior iOS Engineer  - Frontend Engineers
Check out our engineering blog to get an idea of what its like to work with us: http://info.localytics.com/engineering-blog

About Localytics:

* We provide app analytics and app marketing services for thousands of apps on over a billion devices.

* We are solving hard problems with data, scaling, distributed systems, data visualization and mobile.

* We are one of the fastest growing companies in Boston and were named one of the top places to work by The Boston Globe.

* We are passionate about and have deep expertise in the technologies we work with including: Scala, iOS, Android, Hadoop, Spark, MongoDB, Memcached, Redis, MPP Databases, Rails, AngularJS, D3.js, AWS: DynamoDB, S3, SQS, EMR, ElasticCache and EC2.

* We are located above the Downtown Crossing MBTA station.

We love candidates who prefer startup environments and enjoy influencing the direction of the product and technologies.

Engineers of all experience levels encouraged to apply:



swilson7 2 days ago 0 replies      
Human API - Redwood City, CA & Vancouver, BC http://humanapi.co/

== What you will build ==

Human API is the easiest way to integrate health data from anywhere. Users can now securely share their health data with any application or system, regardless of how that data was recorded, processed or stored. As an engineer on our team, you'll tackle the challenges that arise as we build a large-scale system for data processing and distribution.

== About us ===

We're a small, product-centric team focused on opening the world of health data. Our investors include a16z, Eric Schmidt, Blue Run Ventures, Max Levchin, Scott Banister, and Alex Payne.

== Open roles ==

You can read more about the Dev Ops, Full Stack, Front-End, and Forward Deployed roles here: https://angel.co/humanapi/jobs We'd love to hear from you even if you don't "fit" one of the job specs -- we hire for people not roles. andrei@humanapi.co

pascr 2 days ago 0 replies      
Full-stack Software Engineer - Easel TV - local in Central London, UK

Easel TV's philosophy is that the television is special; it's not just another device that's now available with a web browser, it has a unique context in our homes.We seek to exploit that special role by delivering a relevant and potentially personalised televisual experience from our cloud-based software-as-a-service platform, Suggested TV. Whilst we use web technologies, the user experience that we deliver is more like a TV channel than a web site or a mobile app. We provide our clients with editorial tools to allow them to control the user experience and powerful analytics to help guide those choices.

We have been around for over 5 years now however it still feels a lot like a start-up (and in many ways it is).From a technical point of view, there's a big roadmap of exciting and challenging work ahead of us.

Our tech:- Scala, Play Framework 2, Java, Spring MVC, EmberJS- Neo4J, SQL Databases- Git, BitBucket, Jira, HipChat, Jenkins- Cloud infrastructure on AWS and Azure

Skills & Requirements:- You have solid Java skills and some functional programming experience, preferably with Scala.- You are a great web developer.- You are familiar with agile development and continuous deployment methodologies.- You have experience and the scars to prove it.- You are a great team player. - You always feel responsible and want to deliver the best you can.

If this sounds interesting, please contact me at recruit@easeltv.com

cj 2 days ago 0 replies      
Position: Full stack engineer (Backbone / Node.js)

Location: SF / NYC (will help w/ relocation)

Company: Localize.js (https://localizejs.com/). We're a fast growing, engineering-focussed company building tools to simplify website localization and translation. We're redefining how companies localize web applications.

We're searching for our first employee. You'll have control over large parts of our product and can meaningfully impact our direction. You'll receive a huge equity grant alongside of a competitive salary with full benefits.

Apply: Email brandon@localizejs.com


We're looking for engineers who really shine in two or more of these areas:

Experience with our stack (Node.js, Backbone.js, MongoDB, Redis, AWS, Handlebars, Less)

Familiar with native browser APIs (ability to interact with DOM w/o jQuery)

Understanding of MVC patterns

Basic UI design skills

Experience with early stage companies or building products from the ground up

Interested or experienced in marketing, distribution, sales

Fast learner, autonomous, inquisitive, analytical


Let's get in touch! Email our founder directly at brandon@localizejs.com.

mouly 1 day ago 0 replies      
SolarCity - San Francisco, CA & San Mateo, CA

SolarCity is America's largest solar power provider. We make clean energy available to homeowners, businesses, schools, non-profits and government organizations at a lower cost than they pay for energy generated by burning fossil fuels.

"Sustainable energy is the fundamental problem the world faces" - Elon Musk, Chairman of SolarCity, CEO of Tesla Motors, CEO of SpaceX

Our software team is working on the most interesting projects in the industry, some of them include:

* Internal tools to mobilize our workforce

* External apps to facilitate solar adoption

* Real time energy production and consumption monitoring

* Distributed energy management using battery storage

* Graphical CAD systems for auditing and design

* 3D whole house energy simulation models

* Pricing and proposal tools

* Complex financial fund modeling

* Quadcopters!

* Gamification


alienfluid 2 days ago 0 replies      
Axial (http://www.axial.net/about/current-openings/) - fulltime, New York, VISA-transfers OK

We are hiring backend, frontend and QA engineers. Our stack consists of Python micro-services (Pyramid web framework) talking to each other over a Kafka message bus. For the frontend, we are in the process of transitioning to AngularJS.

The office is located in the Flatiron district and is right in the middle of great food, public parks and entertainment. Perks include 24/7 access to great coffee -- Blue Bottle, Stumptown, Intelligentsia to name a few, healthy snacks, weekly catered lunch and a gym membership (right around the block) (among others!).

We are trying to make the private capital markets more efficient by bringing together entrepreneurs, advisors and capital providers. Backed by First Round, Comcast Ventures and Redpoint Ventures among others, this year is going to be a big one!

Send me an email at farhan.ahmed@axial.net if you have any other questions. Also, check out our engineering blog - http://axialcorps.com/

Jeffrey903 2 days ago 0 replies      
New York, NY

Confide - https://getconfide.com

We are looking for people to join one of the hottest start-ups in NYC. Confide is an off-the-record mobile messaging app that's targeting professionals and business people. We combine end-to-end encryption with disappearing messages to encourage genuine, unfiltered and efficient communication. And were backed by some of the best early-stage investors in the world. As one of the first employees of Confide, you will be involved in every aspect of our product development, from start to finish.


Job: iOS Engineer

Job: Android Engineer

Our engineers:

* Are passionate about providing a great mobile experience

* Sweat over every little detail while also iterating quickly

* Build robust systems and delightful products

* Are sociable and work well with others

Ideal candidates:

* Have 2+ years of iOS or Android development experience

* Love learning new technologies and tools

* Are passionate about doing the best work possible

* Would give an arm and a leg to go to WWDC or Google I/O

* Are awesome engineers


Job: Full Stack Engineer

Our engineers:

* Have a computer science background

* Sweat over every little detail while also iterating quickly

* Build robust systems and delightful products

* Are sociable and work well with others

Ideal candidates:

* Have full stack web development experience (databases, server-side application, HTML + CSS + Javascript)

* Have operations experience including app deployment and monitoring

* Love learning new technologies and tools

* Are passionate about doing the best work possible

* Are awesome engineers


More info: https://getconfide.com/jobs

Email us: jobs@getconfide.com

hmpc 2 days ago 0 replies      
Veniam, Portugal - Software Engineer - http://www.veniam.com/

Veniam just raised a $4.9M series A to build the networking fabric for the Internet of Moving Things (http://techcrunch.com/2014/12/02/veniam-picks-up-4-9m-to-tur...), and we are looking for a Full-Stack Software Engineer to help us.

Someone with entrepreneurial spirit who is different, drives change and shares our passion for developing cutting-edge products that people and businesses love and use everyday.

Critical thinking, deliberate problem solving, disruptive mindset, and excellent communication are essential qualities, as you will be working in an exceptionally talented team with know-how across different disciplines, constant learning, boundless creativity, and outstanding execution always in tandem with our headquarters in Silicon Valley.

If this is you, please share your CV with us at jobs@veniam.com

Target skills:

* Node.js


* MongoDB & Redis

* Computer Networks (!)


* and excellent English.

ben336 2 days ago 0 replies      
Windsor Circle http://www.windsorcircle.com/ - Durham NC

Python and JavaScript Developers


We're hiring developers on the front end and backend to join our funded startup (we recently closed a $6.25M Series B) to help us build and expand our market leading Retention Automation Platform.

Backend Developers will have an opportunity to work with Python, the Pyramid web framework, and and many of the leading ecommerce and marketing platforms in the world.Front End Developers will be able to work in JavaScript with Backbone, jQuery and MarionetteJS to build out our rapidly growing web application.

This is an exciting opportunity to get in on the ground floor with salary and stock options while working with cutting edge technology. Telecommuting is available 1-2 days/wk with the rest of your time spent in our awesome downtown Durham, North Carolina office.

More info here: http://www.windsorcircle.com/jobs

Airphrame 1 day ago 0 replies      
Drone startup -- www.airphrame.com --- in Downtown SF is hiring full stack web developers. You'd be one of the first 10 employees.

Were looking to hire a Full-Stack software engineer with solid foundational programming skills and at least 4 years professional experience and has built several large web apps using different front end frameworks.

--Interesting Technology--Scala Backend. Technologies include http4s, Slick, Postgres, PostGISWith a preference for statically typed languages front end. (ie. typescript)AWS skills a plus. Linux System Admin a plus. Devops skills a plus.

--Interesting Business--At Airphrame, www.airphrame.com, Our goal is to deploy a fleet of fleet of flying robots, potentially 10,000s across the world, that are constantly updating geophysical data (such as 3D point cloud sets) for mapping platforms, environmental & civil engineers, and other business who can utilize such data. Weve been in business 3 years, have recently raised 5M serA, and have paying customers who love us. In the present, our data is invaluable to maintaining utilities infrastructure (dams, powerlines, highways, rail, etc). In the future, robots (for delivery, cars, etc) will depend on good mapping data to navigate the physical world - and we will be an essential part of that.

--Interesting People/Place--Were a small and highly skilled group who prefers working with top talent than at a big company. Founded by three engineers: Mechatronics, Unmanned Systems, and Software, youd be in the first 10 employees. We have a young environment with offices in MidMarket SF and a robotics laboratory (aka adult treehouse) in Oakland.

APPLICATION PROCESSPlease send an email to: jobs at airphrame.com, subject: [Position Name]Please include github account or code samplesCareer Page: http://www.airphrame.com/careers/

jerrythompson 1 day ago 0 replies      
Woven Digital - Culver City, CA - http://woven.com/

We're looking for:

- Fullstack Engineers

- Frontend Developers

- Mobile Developer iOS / Android

- Wordpress Developers

The media has labeled us the "Quiet Giant" as we reach 85 million users each month through some of our properties like UPROXX and BroBible. As we continue to grow, we're looking to expand our engineering team to help build new products across desktop, mobile web and native. We're passionate about building great experiences and we value working with folks who believe the same way.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits in an open and fun working environment.

Interested in working with us? More details can be found at:


itsjaredc 2 days ago 0 replies      
TeachersPayTeachers, NYC

Empowering teachers to empower others

TpT is the world's first and biggest online open marketplace where teachers connect and share, buy, and sell original educational materials.

Our community of over 4 million teachers has generated almost $150 million in materials sold, with several star teacher-authors earning hundreds of thousands and even millions of dollars.

We're hiring in every area, including developers and designers: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Careers

If you want to understand us and our community, this Facebook post says it all: https://www.facebook.com/TeachersPayTeachers/posts/101529499...

Here's a recent story about us on public radio: http://www.marketplace.org/topics/education/learningcurve/te...

bjelkeman-again 2 days ago 0 replies      
Akvo Foundation http://akvo.org Helsinki/Stockholm/Amsterdam/London

Ui Designer / Developer

Akvo builds open source software, which we run as a service. Our services are primarily used to combat poverty in developing countries.

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 with data visualisation sense. Reporting to the lead designer, your primary responsibility will be to create and ensure a consistent, usable, 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. (Core and mandatory skills: WordPress, HTML, SASS, CSS, JQUERY)

Being part of a continuously growing team is essential to maintain and improve the quality of our work.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.This is a full time position and a team work, so you will be required to be available during normal office hours.

We are looking for someone to be based in Helsinki (primary), London, 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.org. Looking forward to hearing from you!

fheisler 1 day ago 0 replies      
TrackMaven | Software Engineer | Washington, DC (will help with relocation)

See our engineering blog at http://engineroom.trackmaven.com

TrackMaven enables marketers to identify new opportunities and track the success of their marketing strategies against their competition. Our engineers are responsible for a product that helps shape the marketing efforts of major brands from the NBA to NPR. As one of the first dozen members of our engineering team, you will have the opportunity to help define a new way to approach marketing!

We are always finding new ways to:

- Store incoming data from dozens of APIs while maintaining a fast customer experience

- Identify trending topics among millions of pieces of content using Elasticsearch and NLP

- Create awesome visualization tools around complex and highly diverse datasets

- Analyze everything from tweets to press releases to discover new marketing strategies

Our daily routine includes:

- Full-team standups every morning

- A mix of individual feature ownership and pair programming, with everyone working full-stack

- Agile two-week cycles with continuous integration and seamless deployment

- Professional development: hack nights, conferences, meetups and speaking opportunities

- Daily catered lunch and tug-of-war sessions with Maven, the office corgi

Our current tech stack includes:

- Python, Django, Flask

- AngularJS, CoffeeScript

- D3 for visualization, NLTK for NLP

- Elasticsearch, Redis, PostgreSQL, Celery

- AWS, Git, Docker, Fig, Bower, Gulp, Ansible, Fabric

To apply: http://trackmaven.com/careers

neiljohnson 2 days ago 0 replies      
London, UK - Permanent, full time, on-site. Lumi - https://lumi.do

Join Lumi and help us change the way people discover content. Brought to you by the people who started Last.fm.

We're looking for someone to take technical ownership for mobile at Lumi, initially this means a greenfield Android app.

For information here's the spec https://lumi.do/about/jobs/app-developer

Our stack is mostly Python backed by Cassandra, Elastic Search and Postgres. We'd like you to know a bit of everything and a lot about something.

Reasons to be interested in Lumi

* Founders with recognised pedigree

* A small but extremely strong engineering team

* A really cool product that /could/ go onto take over the world :-)

* Genuinely hard and interesting machine learning/data retrieval problems requiring original research.

Either launch a CV at jobs@lumi.do, or get in touch personally if you'd like to chat first (details in my profile)


encore2097 1 day ago 0 replies      
Sugarcube - https://www.getsugarcube.com - San Francisco, CA

You are a perfectionist. You do not settle and always desire to improve. You are an artist. Infusing a creation with your DNA and creating a market defining product is what drives you. Putting your name on your work means shipping art that's unquestionably admired, even by critics.

Everything we do at Sugarcube is beautiful, simple and fun. You'll be challenged, inspired and proud. No matter what your job is here, you'll be part of the team that makes revolutionary products that set the bar for excellent user experiences.

We're currently working on shipping our first product - a next-gen, wireless HDMI cable for all your portable devices. Seamlessly stream, mirror and share from any device and OS (iOS, Android, Win, Mac, Linux, etc..) to a HDMI enabled screen.

Get in touch with us if you are passionate about:

  - Single board computers  - the Android platform / boot2gecko,   - Wi-Fi / mesh networks  - next-gen adaptive UI   - building beautiful, simple and fun products.
We're looking for the following teammates to join us:

  - Android Engineer  - Embedded Systems Engineer  - Network Engineer  - Community Development Intern  - if you dont see something but know this is what you want to do, get in touch!
More info here (https://www.getsugarcube.com/jobs),

Send an email to sri [at] getsugarcube.com with your resum/CV and tell us about your passions and what "simple" means to you.

We look forward to hearing from you!

~ Sri & the team

mverwijs 2 days ago 0 replies      
At Blendle (Utrecht, Netherlands) we're looking for Backend Developers, Front-end Developers, Operations people.

We build a paywall, a conversion tool and front-ends that result effectively in a portal that offers Pay-Per-Newspaper-Article. Currently we have almost 150.000 active accounts in the Netherlands alone. You can find a better explanation here: https://launch.blendle.nl/ and the actual product is here: https://blendle.com.

We use ruby, node, redis, elasticsearch, postgresql, ansible, sinatra, and more ruby. There's also some PHP that we'd love to see ported to Ruby.

Unfortunately, all the jobs postings are in Dutch. They can be found here: http://jobs.blendle.nl.

(Personally, I'd love to have some different nationalities working at Blendle, but for the time being Dutch is the main language in all communications. )

lm741 2 days ago 0 replies      
Karmic Labs, Inc. - https://karmiclabs.com - San Francisco, CA - Fulltime (Design, Frontend, Full-Stack/DevOps)

We believe that everyone in the workforce should get a smart debit expesne card from their employer and that every business owner should understand their expenses as they happen.

We're building a SaaS business debit card platform that allows small businesses to have dynamic financial controls and trust levels, accountability by default, and realtime expense management.Our private beta went live with Mastercard last month.

We're a small team from a diverse set of backgrounds (Pinterest, V.C., Netscape, Thoughtworks, Amex...) based in our converted-Victorian office in SoMa. We strive to have an open and accepting culture.

On the technical side:

* We're building our APIs with Flask on Python3 and using Postgres, Redis, and S3.

* We're building our Web apps with AngularJS and Sass (mobile app as a web/native hybrid).

* Our web infrastructure is deployed with Ansible an uses Nginx, Sentry, and an ELK stack for logging.

* We use Git + Phabricator for code reviews. We like linters and unit tests.

We're looking for:

* Design - We care deeply about UX and are looking for a designer who has a passion for building great interfaces.

* Frontend - We're looking for the type of person who reads all of the new browser API specs and is excited by ServiceWorkers.

* Backend - Do you have a passion for building well factored code and designing great APIs?

* DevOps - We're obsessive about infrastructure automation...

Want to help businesses by solving company expenses? Send us an email: jobs at karmiclabs dot com; be sure to tell us a bit about yourself and include a link to something that you're proud of.

Perihelion 2 days ago 0 replies      
PagerDuty - San Francisco and Toronto, Full time

Thinking of moving to SF/SV? Make the web a more stable place.Our offices are full of a wide range of great people, working on a problem that matters. We need engineers of all flavors and stripes, engineering managers, sales, recruiters and especially more evangelists. http://bit.ly/1xjBVWz

In Toronto? Take the TTC to work in Silicon Valley.We were started in Canada, and still do some of our toughest engineering work in a great office a block from St. Andrew Station. We're looking to build out our engineering team as well as hire a lead technical recruiter. http://bit.ly/1K4yt7t

For more reasons to work here: http://www.pagerduty.com/company/work-with-us/

thedogeye 1 day ago 0 replies      
Flexport - San Francisco, Ca

Flexport is a platform for global trade backed by GoogleVentures, First Round Capital, Bloomberg, and Y Combinator. We make it easier for companies of all sizes to ship products anywhere in the world from a single online dashboard.

We are now looking for senior engineers to join our small but elite team in SAn Francisco. See Flexport.com/careers or email jobs@flexport.com to apply.

ditesh 2 days ago 0 replies      
GrabTaxi is a South East Asian startup that aims to transform the way 600 million people commute every day. We want to improve the safety and efficiency of our taxis by leveraging on advancements in GPS and mobile technology.

Our production scale is massive. We process hundreds of thousands of real time bookings a day, and when you push out new code, tons of people will use what you made. Operating at this level is hard but incredibly rewarding.

As a leader in an exciting and fast-paced industry that is evolving daily, we are seeking talented engineers to join our team. You will specialize in building elegant products that bring our unique On-Demand Transport experience to millions of people, anytime and anywhere.

Location: Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) or Singapore

Open Positions (full time):

a. iOS and Android engineers

b. Backend engineers (strong understand of CS fundamentals is a must, experience in Node.js or Go is a plus but not required)

c. Rails engineers

d. Frontend engineers

Contact us at careers@grabtaxi.com (mention that you saw this job ad on HN)

pavanred 2 days ago 0 replies      
Uplift Inc.Location - Sunnyvale, CA

Fulltime web application engineer

Our core team is experienced with a history of successful startups. We look for exceptional people who have a passion to individually apply their skills, learn, innovate and create tangible value for the company. We currently have a small engineering team and need to add a few more key people.

What we look for:You will be responsible for designing and implementing the Java application that connects the front-end interfaces with the backend analytics data. This is the business logic that provides realtime decisions and powers the analytics dashboard.

- Foremost you must consider yourself an expert at building web applications using Java.

- Since this component will glue the frontend UI to the backend data, understanding AngularJS and DynamoDB are helpful.

- Experience using other technologies in our stack will get you a head start. These are GitHub, Jenkins, AWS S3 and EC2.

Joel score - 12/12

contact pareddy AT uplift.com

bdouglass 1 day ago 0 replies      
Ripple Labs - San Francisco (Relocation available for excellent candidates)

Named one of the 50 Smartest Companies by MIT Technology Review, Ripple Labs is an 80 person startup backed by prominent investors, such as Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Lightspeed Venture Partners and IDG Capital Partners. The original developers of the Ripple protocol, we now support its growth by contributing code to the open-source software, as well as recruiting and developing tools for financial institutions and payment networks to use Ripple.

Ripple is an Internet protocol that interconnects the worlds financial systems to enable the real-time, secure transfer of funds in any currency. As settlement infrastructure, Ripple transforms and enhances todays financial systems. Ripple unlocks assets and provides access to payment systems for everyone, empowering the world to move value like information moves today.

We are hiring backend engineers of all levels to design and build open-source, server-side Node.JS Applications that integrate with the Ripple Protocol. Some projects you might work on include https://github.com/codius, https://github.com/ripple/ripple-lib, https://github.com/ripple/ripple-rest, and https://github.com/ripple/gatewayd

Please email careers (at) ripple.com if you're interested.

mattmurdog 2 days ago 0 replies      
Consensus Corp (San Francisco, CA = Financial District, a few blocks away from SalesForce, Google, and Firefox):

-= Looking for Senior Front-End & UX/UI Developers =-

Come find out why Fortune 500 retail companies such as Microsoft, Samsung, Costco, etc need and want us, and why other companies fear us.

What we're looking for:

* You can write large scale (and scalable)JavaScript/AngularJS apps in your sleep

* Dabbling in UI/UX excites you

* You want your software to be used by millions every year

++ Full Time begins ASAP

++ Benefits (401K, Health, Insurance, etc)

++ Conveniently located near public transportation, Bart, Muni, Cal Train

++ Flexible scheduling, laid back work environment, zombie apocalypse ready teammates


email: consensushr [a+] consensuscorp (d0+) comSend an email along with your resume, and in the subject says: "To Mattmurdog forward to creatives"

vtuulos 2 days ago 0 replies      
AdRoll - San Francisco

If you like Python (or C or D or Erlang) and petabytes of data, this is your dream job. AdRoll is one of the fastest growing adtech company, already producing $100M+ in revenue with a small engineering team.

Analytics is so critical to us that a large part of the stack, including our high-performance, in-memory data backend, is developed in-house in Python (Numba), Erlang, and C. Read more here



I'm happy to tell you more by email (ville@adroll.com) or over coffee in SF.

PS. We are also hiring Javascript engineers! Btw, we write our own convex optimizers, if machine learning is close to your heart - ping me for more info.

heyyobarb 1 day ago 0 replies      
Myrtle Beach, SC - Ruby on Rails Developer - http://KidsCanGiveToo.com

Do you want to make a big impact in the lives of children and charities?

Company Description:KidsCanGiveToo.com is a seed-stage company that provides an online birthday party service making it easy for kids to share half of their gifts with a charity. Guests receive invitations, RSVP online, make donations, and the money gets split between the child and a charity of their choosing. For charities, we offer an innovative way to raise significant funds with very little strain on their resources. Our big vision is to fund charities while changing the mindset of a generation by streamlining how we give gifts to celebrate kids' birthday parties.

Job Location:Were located near Myrtle Beach, SC (Low cost of living, great weather - Learn more at WhyNotTheBeach.com).Come visit, and work remotely while you relocate here at your pace.

What we are looking for:We are looking for a skilled full-stack Ruby on Rails developer who has a get stuff done attitude and wants to make a real difference in the lives of children and charities. Youll be one of our first full-time hires, and in addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity youll get a combination of salary, equity & benefits.We respect work-life balance and offer vacation and work at home time. At KidsCanGiveToo, we welcome visionaries and dreamers - individuals who dont wait for change, but make it happen!

You should have experience working on a team building consumer-focused small to medium-sized ruby on rails applications. You should be self motivated, and able to prioritize between feature development, bugs, and new issues that arise. We want you to be more than just a code monkey - Youll be an integral part of the team strategizing, building the dev team, and helping define our culture!

Contact: barb+jobs@kidscangivetoo.com

Were being incubated by Startup.SC and have the support of their staff.

yavery 2 days ago 0 replies      
AppDirectSan Francisco, CA & Montreal, Canada

Powering the future of software delivery. AppDirect offers a cloud service marketplace and management platform that enables companies to distribute web-based services. The global network of AppDirect-powered marketplaces allows businesses to find, buy, and manage the best applications the cloud has to offer.

Our passion for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), as well as our singular focus on creating a flawless user experience, have helped AppDirect become the leading cloud service marketplace company offering developers reach to millions of users.

- Drive disruption- Amaze yourself- Inspire others- Discover excellence

We have many open positions both in Montreal and San Francisco. Join the revolution today!

Montreal Engineering Opportunities:http://hire.jobvite.com/m?3aMKWhwo

San Francisco Engineering Opportunities:http://hire.jobvite.com/m?3YNKWhwd

dorsma 2 days ago 0 replies      
Burlingame | Boulder | Brazil | REMOTE

Software Engineer - Web: Full Stack

Startgrid is an innovation challenges platform for entrepreneurial communities to work together to solve the world's problems.

Were looking for an experienced software engineer who can demonstrate expert level development skills across a range of technologies including Python, SQL, JavaScript, AngularJS, Bootstrap, git. Experience with golang (or a strong desire to learn) would be excellent.

We have a small but talented team with a great working dynamic. If youre passionate about startups, entrepreneurship, and building really cool technology, wed love to hear from you!

This position is open to both US and non-US residents. Flexible schedule around 9a-5p California working hours

Shoot us an email at jobs@startgrid.com and let us know a bit about you & projects you've worked on

jpwagner 2 days ago 0 replies      
Trill - Boston / Cambridge MA -- http://trill.me and http://trill.me/app

Trill helps you find local live shows (currently in its pilot city of Boston) and everything that happens on a stage (music, theater, comedy, dance, etc).We are super early stage, seed funded, and focused on the following 3 value props: (1) provide a very complete db of live shows (2) provide value to event venues and producers by getting them access to data about their audience (3) allow for a complete integration of event discovery/one-click-buy/transportation from your phone.

We are looking for a few awesome contributors:

(1) Mobile Developer

(2) Full-stack Engineer (django/flask/python/js)

(3) Growth Hacker

Please reach out to careers@trill.me or to me personally at <my-hn-username> [at] trill [dot] me

jefftougas 1 day ago 0 replies      
eCommHub -- Atlanta, GA -- Full time -- https://ecommhub.com

Hiring: DevOps, Backend, and full-stack engineers

We're building the e-commerce automation platform of the future, today. eCommHub is essentially a domain-specific, intelligent message broker that facilitates easy integration between shopping carts and fulfillment centers. Simple in theory, but complex and full of exciting challenges in practice. At eCommHub, you will have the unique opportunity to tackle a variety of meaningful technical challenges as we scale our SaaS product to automate thousands more online stores.

A handful of technologies and tools we're using today:

- AWS, Chef, Jenkins, Hubot- Postgres, Memcache, Redis- Ruby/Rails- Github, JIRA

Technologies we're actively exploring for upcoming projects:

- Go- Clojure- RabbitMQ/ZeroMQ and others- Docker- Elasticsearch- Logstash- Fluentd

Exciting projects you will have the opportunity to work on:

- Transition to (micro)services oriented architecture- "40-deploys a day" level continuous delivery (and all the associated automation)- designing and implementing a well-documented, publicly facing API- Many more

We integrate with a number of storefronts and marketplaces, including Shopify, Magento, BigCommerce, 3DCart, Amazon, and ChannelAdvisor. We integrate using technologies including CSV, EDI, SOAP, and REST.

eCommHub is backed by investors including Sigma Prime, Mosely Ventures, and UPS. We offer competitive salary and equity packages, health and dental insurance, paid vacation, and many other benefits, including offices in Midtown Atlanta near Georgia Tech.

For more information about eCommHub or to submit your application, email jobs@ecommhub.com or contact me directly at jeff@ecommhub.com

villosil 2 days ago 0 replies      
Leadfeeder - Helsinki, Finland - Software Engineer - Full time - http://www.leadfeeder.com

We are a fast growing startup based in Helsinki determined to make Leadfeeder a big thing globally. Currently we are still a small team of four, but we are sure to hire lot of key people during the next years. We have a solid business and our customers are loving what we do for them with Leadfeeder.

We are looking for a talented Software Engineer to join our team.

Your job would be to:

- Work closely with our experienced team to make Leadfeeder better every day

- Develop the Leadfeeder product, the backend systems and user interfaces

- Develop new integrations to Leadfeeder

- Help operate our production environments

We hope you have:

- Extensive experience in developing web applications

- Solid understanding of computer programming principles, design patterns and data structures.

- Good team work and communication skills

- Knowledge of database technologies both relational and non-relational

Its even better if you have good skills / experience on:

- Strong Ruby (on Rails) skills.

- Cloud computing platforms (e.g. Amazon Web Services)

- Linux servers

- Ember.js or other Javascript frameworks

- Web analytics

- Mobile platforms

What we have to offer:

- Competitive base pay

- Interesting growing business field

- Good support from the team

- Change to work with cool and exciting technologies

- A chance to be a part of the next success story

If this is something for you, please get in touch via jobs@leadfeeder.com. Send us your resume with couple of lines why youd be perfect to join our team. Also include links to something you built and you are proud of.

oebs 2 days ago 0 replies      
Berlin, Germany, 42reports GmbH, https://www.42reports.com/

Full time, No remote

Python Backend Developer


We're hiring another experienced Python developer to help take care and expand our backend systems. We're mostly working with Django, Tornado, PostgreSQL, AngularJS, AWS.

As an analytics SaaS we have a few Terabytes of data to wrestle with and challenging tasks ahead of us.

Our team is still small and we have multiple roles to fill, depending on your experience and goals: be it full-stack dev, postgres expert or infrastructure dev.

If you enjoy programming in Python, have a knack for RDBMS and have developed and run production systems before then write us a message to jobs@42reports.com!


woodhull 2 days ago 0 replies      
ControlShift - www.controlshiftlabs.com - Brooklyn / REMOTE

ControlShift Labs is hiring a software engineer to support the improvement and continued development of our product that millions of people have used to fight for change in their communities. You will own features from concept to deployment, help shape product strategy and push for technical excellence.

We're excited about supporting a shift in how advocacy organizations are using the internet to organize -- and building tools that empower ordinary activists in extraordinary ways.

We use Ruby/Rails, postgres, etc.

Apply and read more here: https://controlshift.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0y7l/

ryan_f 2 days ago 0 replies      
Chicago, IL Remote - Full time Ruby on Rails Developer - http://www.engageuat.com

EngageUAT is a new service that has been growing for the last 2 years. We are looking for a Ruby on Rails developer to join our team. EngageUAT is an online tool focused on user acceptance testing. We are a small team with the opportunity to gain a lot of experience and responsibility. Our main team is located in Chicago. The position is available remotely.

Our current stack is Ruby on Rails with Backbone and ReactJS for the views.

If interested or want to learn more email us at jobs@engageuat.com. Include Hacker news in the subject and tell us a little about yourself.

FUSAR_rs 1 day ago 0 replies      
FUSAR TECHNOLOGIES, NYC - http://fusar.com

Fusar creates wearable motorcycle tech.

- Hiring: Senior HardWear Engineer (5+ years' experience)

Technology should never break the ride. Fusar is developing advanced wearables that enhance the riding experience and keep you safe on the road. We ride, design, code, and build everything.

We are seeking a senior electrical engineer with experience in digital circuit design, pcb layout, and miniaturization. Our team is comprised of multidisciplinary product developers who have worked as designers, UX specialists and engineers for companies like Google, LG, David Yurman, Myspace, and CityMaps.

For more info, write us: careers@fusar.com

Ride Smart

matthewperle 1 day ago 1 reply      
NYC/Freelance - iOS/Java/AngularJS

Looking for a primarily iOS developer to take over front and backend development of an existing project. Java experience would be a big plus (as would AngularJS). Would be approx. 10-15 hrs/week. Pays market rate for significant iOS experience (~$100/hr).

hungryblank 2 days ago 0 replies      
Contentful - https://www.contentful.com - Berlin, Germany (VISA)

We are hiring for several full time positions:

1. Backend JavaScript Developer - http://contentful.workable.com/jobs/14124

2. Sales Engineer / Consultant - http://contentful.workable.com/jobs/17959

3. Junior software developer (JS or ruby) - http://contentful.workable.com/jobs/27139

4. Sales Manager - http://contentful.workable.com/jobs/27142

tristanz 2 days ago 0 replies      
Sense - San Francisco - https://sense.io

Fullstack/Frontend Engineer - We're looking for fullstack/frontend developers to help build a next-generation platform for data science and big data analytics built by and for data scientists. You'd be a core member of our team with the opportunity to make a massive impact.

We value the ability to learn quickly above anything, but you should have experience building complex JavaScript web applications (AngularJS) backed by developer-friendly REST APIs. Experience with data science tools and Hadoop/Spark a plus.

We're a small team, venture backed, and located in San Francisco.

Compensation: Competitive salary and equity.

Email tristan@sense.io.

austinhallock 2 days ago 0 replies      
Clay.io - http://clay.io - San Francisco, CA

Hiring Full-Stack Engineers. Shoot me an email: austin@clay.io

  ===================  What we're building  ===================
We're building Steam for casual mobile games - competing with the app stores to provide a better way to discover games on mobile. The approach we're taking focuses on mobile web games - games people can access immediately without the added friction of installing them in an app store.

  ==============  Where we're at  ==============
Small team of 3, with large audience of 5,000,000+ users to push code to. https://github.com/claydotio/clay-mobile for general idea of the quality of code we write.

  =========  Our Stack  =========
Node.js, CoffeeScript, Docker, Zorium.js, Gulp, Ansible, MongoDB, MySQL, ...

jasoncartwright 2 days ago 0 replies      
Potato are hiring project managers, Django, front end web, iOS, and Android developers plus UX designers across our offices. Freelance & fulltime available.

We're a 4.5yr old, 80 person agency based in London, UK with offices in Bristol, UK & San Francisco Bay Area. Our clients include Google, PayPal, Skype, a number of startups and other agencies such as BBH & Mother.

Our work spans (and sometimes defies) categorisation. Recent interesting projects include tracking an Antarctic expedition, organising the world's artworks, mapping DDoS attacks and Syrian regime defections, and aiding rapid collaboration inside companies.


nttdocomo 2 days ago 0 replies      
San Francisco, CA

Loggly is seeking Full Stack and Frontend Engineers to join our team. Loggly is the worlds most popular cloud-based enterprise-class log management solution. Weve recently received $15M in new funding to accelerate our rapid growth, and have big plans for 2015.

Our app is built with Python and Angular. If you're interested in learning more, feel free to visit our site (https://www.loggly.com/about-loggly/) and please email me at vincent [at] loggly [dot] com. I'd love to treat you to coffee and answer any questions.

kmano8 2 days ago 0 replies      
Monetate - Conshohocken, PA (Philly suburbs) [REMOTE or ONSITE] - Will help with relocation to Philadelphia; also remote (Americas timezones preferred, must speak English) 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 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.

- 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.

About us:

- Respect - it's our core value. We have a great team built on trust, 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

- Open source - Google Closure, Python, AngularJS, Javascript, Pandas, Redis, Hadoop, Mahout, Solr and Lucene - we're open source across our stack

- Funded by First Round Capital and OpenView

- 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

bbeck 2 days ago 0 replies      
Main Street Hub // Austin, TX // email: brandon.beck@mainstreethub.com

We are looking for a few experienced software engineers to join our small but growing R&D team in downtown Austin. Within engineering we are a passionate group of people who are extremely interested in building the software that helps our customers around the country thrive in their local communities. Were a really small team (currently 9 people) so youll have plenty of say around how we develop software going forward.

We are currently in the process of modernizing our software platform to be more modular and truly data driven. Our goal is to use data to make sure that we provide the right content to the right consumer at the right time. Were building our internal API using REST based services implemented in Java, and while our front end is currently implemented in PHP, that may change in the future. Some of the technologies that were using: Dropwizard, Swagger, Flyway, CodeIgniter, Phake, Guzzle, CloudFormation, Troposphere, and Ansible. All new engineers get company provided downtown parking, flexible work hours, 100% of their health insurance premiums paid for by the company, the ability to build their own work computer, and access to our kitchen with plenty of drinks and snacks. Were looking for individuals only so please no recruiters or agencies. In addition were looking for full-time employees who are already in Austin, TX or willing to relocate.


Founded in 2010, Main Street Hub is the CRM for Local. We offer an integrated social, web, and email marketing solution designed to help merchants get more customers and keep them coming back by spreading word of mouth, extending their customer service, managing their online reputation, and leveraging the Main Street Hubs merchant network. Main Street Hub was recently named #73 on the Inc. 500 list (http://www.inc.com/profile/main-street-hub) of Americas fastest growing companies and the 2nd fastest growing company in Austin. Please see our website (http://www.mainstreethub.com) for more information.

mark 1 day ago 0 replies      
Jukely / New York, NY / https://jukely.com

Jukely helps music lovers discover concerts, friends to go with, and sends them to unlimited shows for $25/mo.

Were a small team of designers, engineers, and concert promoters creating boldly-designed products (https://unlimited.jukely.com) for concert goers. Were hiring in the following areas:

- Full-stack (Ruby, JavaScript)

- iOS

- Android

Email mark@jukely.com to apply

twovi 1 day ago 0 replies      
Codero Hosting - http://www.codero.com/company/careers

- Overland Park, KS

- Austin, TX

- Richardson, TX

- Phoenix, AZ

Looking for a new career? Codero offers competitive wages, great benefits, and the opportunity to join an exciting and rapidly growing company. Codero is a leading provider of Dedicated Server Hosting, Managed Server Hosting, and Cloud Hosting services.

- Frontend Developer

- Marketing Communication Specialist/ Copy Writer

- Product Marketing Manager

- SEM Specialist

- Vice President of Marketing

- Technical Support Specialist Level 1

- Data Center Technician/Engineer

jamenzin1 2 days ago 0 replies      
BHE - Waltham MA (http://www.bhei.com)

Join our team at BHE and build the next-generation healthcare data analytics platform to help improve the quality and efficiency of medical care!

Work with billions of rows of data using technologies like MapReduce, Spark, Cassandra, Elasticsearch, PostgresQL and more. This is a unique role for a Senior Engineer to work with the latest technologies in a dynamic start-up division of an established company.

Please apply here: http://bhei.theresumator.com/apply/dz4dys/Senior-Software-En...

adnan278 2 days ago 0 replies      
Car Throttle - London, UK - Full Time - http://www.carthrottle.com/jobs/

We're one of the fastest-growing car communities online (4m uniques) and now growing our tech team to build the best verticalised media platform [1]. We've raised over $2m (Passion Capital, FB employees) and have a team of 8 in London.

We are looking for a few new awesome team members:(1) Full-stack Engineer(2) Front-end Engineer(3) Mobile - iOS & Android Devs

Fun environment. Cool perks. Email jobs@carthrottle.com

[1] http://www.carthrottle.com/4-big-lessons-i-learned-running-a...

creese 2 days ago 0 replies      
Los Angeles CA - KEYPR - http://keypr.com

We're redefining the guest experience at hotels worldwide. With our mobile app, you check in and go straight to your room. With our web app, hotels get real-time metrics and tools to track.

We're looking for front-end, back-end, mobile, and embedded/firmware engineers.

We use Python, Node.js, AngularJS, iOS, Android, and C. You should be proficient in at least one of these.

If you like to work on challenging problems, please email me at charles@keypr.com. Please include your GitHub profile or links to code or any relevant work.


geori 2 days ago 0 replies      
LOCATION - Jackson, MS, Santa Monica, or REMOTE

We're a small agile team that gives our engineers a ton of freedom and responsibility in developing apps, which include a messaging product and a social intelligence product. We are very open about communication and even the most junior engineer has a voice. EdgeTheory is an Angular.js shop and our backend runs in Ruby (Sinatra).

[Front End Engineer]

Skills we're looking for

* CSS compiler knowledge (Sass, LESS)

* Responsive Design (Twitter Bootstrap, Bourbon Neat, etc)

* Experience with a version control system

* JavaScript Frameworks (Angular, Ember, Backbone)

Bonus Points

* Strong design sense and excellent taste

* Rails - know your templates (ERB, HAML, etc)

* Visualization Experience (d3.js, etc)

Interested? Send us an email at jobs@edgetheory.com

chollida1 2 days ago 0 replies      
Where: Toronto, Canada, no remote workers. We all sit on the trading floor.

You must be eligible to work in Canada.

Who: K2 and Associates. We're one of Canada's more successful hedge funds over the past 13 years.

----------------------------- What you'll do -----------------------------

We are building out our algorithmic trading infrastructure and you have a chance to get in at the ground floor. Come help us turn our technology team from an integral part of how we do business into a profit center with its own PnL.

We've got the first iteration working and its making money. You're going to make it more efficient.

----------------------------- Who you are -----------------------------

You are a developer who can take an academic paper and turn it into a working prototype because what you are designing won't have been done before.

If you draw a triangle and place computer science, statistics and finance at each of the corners, you're area of expertise is right in the middle. If you don't know finance, don't worry, we'll teach it to you.

You value correctness above all else because when you send 100,000 orders a day if you get 1% of them wrong, bad things will happen...

You are comfortable with F# or C++.

If you love a challenge please reach out to me at cholliday@k2.ca or my email in my profile.

----------------------------- What's in it for you... -----------------------------

- a hedge fund is just like a startup except that everyone gets a market salary and bonuses. If' you've always wanted to join a startup but you're too good/in demand to take a pay cut then let's chat.

- work with a very talented and small team

- get paid to learn algorithmic trading

- be able to invest in our fund

- onsite chef for lunches

- choose your own hours

- you'll learn more in a year than most people learn in 10.

TrustedT 2 days ago 0 replies      
Trusted Therapies - Vancouver, BC (Full-time)


-Senior Developer

These separate positions are listed at http://www.trustedtherapies.com/careers. We use: Ruby on Rails, AngularJS, HTML5, CSS, CoffeeScript, SASS and PostgreSQL

Trusted Therapies is tackling a challenging and incredibly rewarding problem in digital health how to gather real-world health information and use it to change peoples lives. Were doing this through the online community of doctors and patients were building.

We are backed by two of the top pharmaceutical companies in the world, giving us the support we need to make a huge impact on the lives of people with chronic diseases.

sadadar 2 days ago 0 replies      
CoSo (San Francisco, market near Montgomery Bart)

Looking for some more leadership to bolster our growing team of 25 technical folks.

Product Engineering Director: lead a team of 12 software engineers on our SaaS product that augments collaboration and web conferencing efforts of large enterprise and government.

Operations Director: lead a team of 10 systems and cloud operations engineers to modernize our tech stacks. The transformation has already started and we are looking for someone to really dive in with experience in automation tools and infrastructure for a private cloud company.

If interested, email me at matt @ connectsolutions.com

mb22 2 days ago 0 replies      
AtScale - San Mateo, CA

Engineer - Business Intelligence for large scale/semi structured data. More and more companies are adopting best practices of using data to help make decisions. With more/varied data available, the previous generation of products are no longer sufficient. We have a lot of background in this space and are building a product that our customers describe as "obvious", and "beautiful".

We have great sales traction and customers. We are small and this is a high impact role.Our stack: Scala, Go, Javascript and misc glue (ruby, python, etc)

email Matthew - matt@atscale.com

asanwal 2 days ago 0 replies      
CB Insights (www.cbinsights.com/jobs) - New York, NY - fulltime

We're a revenue funded (aka bootstrapped) SaaS company growing from 25 to 50 this year and are hiring across our engineering, research and biz dev teams.

CB Insights uses data & algorithms to help clients understand the health of private companies, the momentum of emerging industries and the strategy of their competitors.

All our jobs are listed here - www.cbinsights.com/jobs

Our clients who are excited about a data company (yes - really) say nice things about us here - www.cbinsights.com/customer-love

Some open positions:

Full Stack Developer (https://www.cbinsights.com/jobs/full-stack-developer)

QA Engineer (https://www.cbinsights.com/jobs/qa-engineer)

Inside Sales (https://www.cbinsights.com/jobs/inside-sales-associate)

Tech Industry Analyst (https://www.cbinsights.com/jobs/tech-industry-analyst) - Think Nate Silver for tech.

Director of Research - (https://www.cbinsights.com/jobs/director-research)

We're a happy, helpful and humble group of smart folks working on moving us to a more probability-driven business world vs pundit-driven. We work on hard problems that real clients pay for (we're not reliant on outside capital) and that will upend big incumbent dinosaurs.

If interested, ping me at anand@cbinsights.com.

P.S. Our Pitch & Demo Day provides a good view into our overall culture, team and focus on experimentation.


kgodey 2 days ago 0 replies      
RideCell (Android and Python engineers, San Francisco, CA)

At RideCell (YC W12), we build transportation automation software that helps large corporations, public transit agencies and Universities optimize, manage, and scale their transportation systems.

We're looking for experienced Android and Python engineers. More info can be found here: http://ridecell.theresumator.com/

Email jobs@ridecell.com or me personally at kgodey@ridecell.com if you're interested.

collinjackson 2 days ago 0 replies      
Apportable (YC W11) - San Francisco (SOMA), CA - VISA, INTERN, FULL-TIME

The Apportable platform compiles iOS source code to machine code that runs directly an the Android device's processor, allowing developers to efficiently convert their applications to support Android without extensive changes to the original codebase. We're hiring Objective-C and OpenGLES experts.

More details at http://www.apportable.com/jobs?gh_jid=34849

Formlabs 2 days ago 1 reply      
Formlabs (www.formlabs.com) - Boston (Cambridge), MA

Join Formlabs as a Software Engineer and come make the best desktop 3D printing software on the market.

Were looking for talented generalists who are passionate about backend functionality and software architecture.

-- Move quickly between C, C++, Python, QT, OpenGL, PhP, Django, Git, and more-- Work seamlessly in diverse environments (Windows, OSX, Linux)-- Rapidly shift from systems level software to user interfaces-- Architect and implement bigger software systems

Go beyond LAMP and come hack with the best of them.

Apply now at formlabs.com/jobs or jobs@formlabs.com. Mention that you saw this posting on HN.

scanr 2 days ago 0 replies      
London, England - Full Time - Local

Brand Networks (http://bn.co/) is hiring full stack engineers for our office in Shoreditch, London.

We're using AngularJS, Javascript, NodeJS, Go, Ansible, Docker and AWS to solve interesting problems in social media.

If you love programming and would like an entertaining job with smart and friendly colleagues, a steep learning curve and a wide variety of challenges, please get in touch. You can email me personally at jmc@bn.co. Graduates welcome.

erex78 2 days ago 0 replies      
We're a small group of ex-phds in computer science and math.

We're working on solving hard mapping problems around vectors and massive datasets. We're backed by tier one VCs.We welcome engineers with background in search, large scale data processing, computational geometry and graphics. Or just smart people who get stuff done.

Right now we're particularly looking for both front-end engineers who can organize complicated SPAs and backend engineers with experience scaling APIs.

Email erez@mapsense.co.

jsbloom1 2 days ago 0 replies      
Wise.io - http://wise.io - Berkeley, CA FULL-TIME (INTERN, H1B welcome)

Hiring: DevOps, Backend, and full-stack engineers.

Us: Empowering better data-driven decision making for the enterprise with machine learning applications.

Our stack: AWS, Python, Docker, Spark, C++, AngularJS, ...

You: Love the challenge of building things that don't exist, learning and growing alongside amazingly talented individuals in a highly collaborative environment.

Email resume + links to some public codebases at jobs@wise.io

andylei 2 days ago 0 replies      
Mountain View, CA and New York, NY; Full time, VISAAddepar

We are engineers rebuilding the infrastructure that powers global finance. Current technology in the space is broken and opaque; it enables scandals like Bernie Madoff to go on for a decade while $64 billion vanishes from the economy. We're building a platform around transparency and connectedness to encourage responsibility and reward good decision making.

Join us: careers.addepar.com Or email careers [at] Addepar [dot] com

ILIKEPONIES 2 days ago 0 replies      
underdog.io Soho, NYC https://www.underdog.io

Were (https://www.underdog.io) looking to make our first hire, a Lead Software Engineer, in New York City.

Today, we're a curated two-sided marketplace for talent. We help growing startups hire amazing people across all verticals at a fraction of the cost of traditional recruiting firms. We started underdog.io because we experienced the pain of hiring first-hand, having worked at top-notch startups in NYC.

We're currently live in NYC, but we've had serious requests to open in 10 other cities. While the plan is to scale the recruiting piece quickly, the bigger vision is not as focused on recruiting. We're moving towards building a defensible network between companies.

In the interest of full transparency, it's a big job with lots of positives and negatives.

The Good:

Traction (https://medium.com/@joshuagoldstein/our-first-four-months-bu...) after a few months.

Proven business model - we're making significant money every month. In fact, we're making enough to pay market rate, and we haven't raised money yet.

Chance to get common stock in a bootstrapped startup = big upside.

Full technical autonomy. We've built our internal CMS and tools with Python/Flask, PostgreSQL, Elastic Search, S3, etc. but you're in charge of choosing the technologies going forward.

Work out of Founder Collective's space in SoHo.

Work with great freelance designers and advisors.

The Bad:

Less structure and certainty than a funded startup.

Only full-time developer until we build an engineering team.

Email chris@underdog.io to apply.

Sorry, we can't sponsor visa candidates and we're not looking to hire development shops.

Keywords: Happy New Year :), New York, NYC, Developer, Dev, Python, Flask, PostgreSQL, Elastic Search, S3, https://www.underdog.io/

mattculbreth 2 days ago 0 replies      
DataStax - https://hire.jobvite.com/j?cj=oVGf0fwA&s=Hacker_News:_Matt - REMOTE

DataStax, the company that powers the online applications that transform business, is looking for a talented full-stack Developer to work on the OpsCenter team.

We hack in Python, Clojure, and JavaScript. And Cassandra of course.

snowmaker 2 days ago 0 replies      
Scribd (YC '06), San Francisco - VISA, FULL-TIME, and INTERN are all welcome

Scribd ("Netflix for eBooks", top 100 website, 50 people) is hiring talented hackers of all kinds to help us build the library of the 21st century.

We've hired EIGHT full-time people and TONS of interns from these "Who is Hiring" threads ... 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 OR Android (we're a top 10 eBook app with more reviews than Wikipedia, with a small mobile team)

* Machine Learning / data mining / recommendations - think Netflix prize, but for books!

* Big data and web infrastructure - we're big users of hive, impala, and hadoop

* Product manager and design (UI or UX) roles too

* Internships: junior standing or above for all areas of engineering. We hire several interns every summer and year-round.

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!) in the center of the startup world in San Francisco. 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, and we love hiring people with entrepreneur and startup ambitions. We are also always looking for international people interested in moving to the US and can help you secure a visa.

You can read more about our "Netflix for Books" service here http://wrd.cm/1dJquzz or check out our tech blog at http://coding.scribd.com

More info is at http://www.scribd.com/jobs, but as a HN user, feel free to apply directly by emailing me at jared at scribd.com.

fibodud 2 days ago 0 replies      

The VENTES Sales Acceleration Platform is an elegant, intuitive solution to one of the most common and complicated problems that most companies across industries struggle with: How to make sense of and more important, monetize the massive amounts of data sitting in their increasingly disparate systems.

VENTES is hiring a world-class team of software engineers, data scientists, and other key talents to lead development of our next-generation analytics platform.

We offer very competitive salaries commensurate with experience, uniquely attractive stock options, and an excellent working environment in Singapore Central Business District.

Must Have Experience

Degree in Computer Science or related fieldSolid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals, including object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving and complexity analysis.Proficiency in Python, Django and one other modern language Experience with PostgreSQL, or another RDBMSDesirable Experience

Cloud computing and highly scalable systemsExperience in a agile environmentGit source controlA Linux environmentElastic searchData visualisation You may be the ideal candidate for our company if:

You are disproportionately motivated by the thought of launching an innovative productYou like to work with a wide array of technology (services, front-end, data mining) You like to work without a map or guide. Youd rather be thrown into the deep end and solve complex technology problems for yourself rather than have your hand heldYou truly care about the business results of what you build, not just the elegance of the technology you buildYou adapt to change well, and arent particularly phased by course changesYou are open and honestYou have a positive and optimistic personality. Setbacks motivate you to work harderYou are confident in your technical abilitiesYou are passionate about your craft

Application To apply to this position with VENTES, please send your resume with cover letter and salary expectations to jobs@ventesworks.com

zcrar70 2 days ago 0 replies      
rplan - London, UK (http://www.rplan.co.uk)


We are changing how investing in mutual funds works for UK retail investors by creating easy-to-use yet powerful online services. We have been going 4 years, we're bootstrapped and have been profitable from year 1.

We are looking for a Software Developer with experience in both the .Net stack (C#, ASP.Net MVC, SQL Server) and ideally also client-side technologies (Angular.js, JS, Typescript).

You'd be joining a small and experienced dev team who like to get stuff done without compromising on quality. On-location only currently (London, UK - I'm afraid we aren't able to help with relocations).

Email jobs@rplan.co.uk or myself (nick@rplan.co.uk) if you're interested or if you'd like to find out more.

dksidana 2 days ago 1 reply      
Hike (http://get.hike.in/) Gurgaon/Bangalore,India

Remote : Yes

Java/Python Backend Engineer

See following link for more details: http://bsb.theresumator.com/apply/Uesnxd/Server-Side-Enginee...

klinquist 2 days ago 0 replies      
LOCATION - Los Gatos, CA. Local workers only for now.

We're looking for an experienced NodeJS engineer for a well funded small Internet of Things startup. ~12 employees currently.

Would prefer someone with plenty of Redis, AWS, websocket, REST API experience.

Still in stealth mode. Benefits, decent pay, and equity. Send me a message here.

lxfontes 2 days ago 0 replies      
Backend / DevOps @ Uken Studios in Toronto, Ontario, Canada (full time)

Some technologies we are focused on:

- Rails, Ruby

- AWS (EC2, EBS, VPC, S3, EMR)

- Go + websockets

- Docker

- Mysql (Percona) and InnoDB tools

- Hadoop, Spark, R

- Service discovery

- InfluxDB

Our infrastructure is constantly evolving. You will have the opportunity to learn, build and suggest new tools!


eriktrautman 2 days ago 0 replies      
Viking Code School -- SF / Remote

Growth for Code swap. We'll teach you to code for some help on the growth/marketing side. For details, please see http://www.vikingcodeschool.com/growth-for-code

madisonmay 2 days ago 0 replies      
indico -- http://indico.ioBoston, MA

We are indico, a Boston startup making productivity tools for data scientists. We're looking to democratize data science and bring the next generation of machine learning to everyone.

Full Stack Developer:Life moves fast in the world of startups, so we're looking for someone accustomed to filling technical gaps and rapidly moving between projects. Flexibility is a must. Our tech stack is primarily python/javascript, so familiarity with those languages is recommended.

Backend Engineer:We're looking for a backend engineer with experience building reliable distributed systems to deal with large amounts of traffic. An ideal candidate would have a love for software architecture, a knack for building high throughput, high availability APIs, and experience with python. Dev-ops experience is also a huge plus.

Data Engineer:A high quality dataset is arguably even more important than a bleeding-edge machine learning model. We're looking for a scrappy developer who is comfortable with data preprocessing, data normalization, and data collection (web scraping, mechanical turk, etc.).

Front End Developer:We're looking for a developer with design sense to build a beautiful, functional web interface for indico. An ideal candidate would have a deep appreciation for user experience, dream in javascript/coffeescript, and know the ins and outs of clean HTML/CSS layout.

Technical Writer:Machine learning is a highly technical field, and we're looking for someone to help us reach out to the broader community of developers and data scientists. Responsibilities include writing excellent tutorials, documentation, and blog articles that help tell our story to the world. Although prior data science experience is not required, passion to learn more about the field is a must.

Interested? Send an email to contact@indico.io.

kepano 2 days ago 0 replies      
Lumi - Mountain View / Los Angeles / Remote

Backend / platform architect engineer.

Lumi makes tools that enable anyone to print on any object or surface. We just started a big new platform project (similar to Shapeways but for printing tools) and looking for a talented lead engineer.

Email me: stephan@lumi.co

chriswoodford 2 days ago 0 replies      
Gobble (YC W14) is looking for foodie+techie folks that love a Hell's Kitchen style challenge. We're a small but well seasoned team looking for the creme de la creme of designers and engineers. Join us in solving the problems that busy people face when trying to eat healthy and fresh meals daily. Our "full stack food" company makes easy one pan dinner kits, so anyone can make a Michelin-worthy dinner in under 10 minutes. You'll get to taste everything - whether it's Shepherd's Pie, Miso Salmon, or Butternut Squash Ravioli - and be one of our Master Chef judges every day.

From short stacks on the menu to technologies in the full stack, youll make key decisions across the company. We do not have too many cooks in the kitchen, as youll be one of the first five engineers. Think you can handle the heat? Weve got wild organic growth and lots of meaty problems.

Lead Designer (Graphic Design, UI/UX Design)

  * Strong visual, interaction, and UX design experience     (web and mobile applications) (3+ years)  * Data driven design     (create and runs A/B tests to increase conversion and engagement)  * Strong experience with HTML/CSS(/Sass)    (skip the PSD and get right in between the braces)  * Been through the Javascript grind? That's a plus!
Senior Full Stack Engineer

  * SOLID experience with Ruby/Rails/Backbone.js     (5+ years)  * Experience with TDD (RSpec/Jasmine)  * Experienced with Chef or Salt, and the server side of things?     That's a plus!
Mobile Engineer

  * Experience developing consumer applications for iOS/iPad      (3+ years)  * Strong understanding of latest developments in the iOS world    (iOS8 + Swift)  * Got some Android chops too? That's a plus!
Our team of in house chefs trained under Michael Mina -- Let us know what you bring to the table. Send your resume, link to your GitHub, code/design samples, and links to any deployed software you've worked on to chops@gobble.com.

andrewforee 2 days ago 0 replies      
Salt Lake City, UT - Lucid Software (http://www.golucid.co)

Lucid Software is building world class graphical applications in the browser and on mobile devices. Our first product, Lucidchart (http://www.lucidchart.com), is an online diagramming application with 2M+ users. We recently launched our second product, Lucidpress (http://www.lucidpress.com), which is an online layout and design application.

Lucid is a 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 and Lucidpress run with various decoupled services in a Linux environment using Scala, MongoDB, AWS, and MySQL. At Lucid 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)

Apply here: https://hire.jobvite.com/j?aj=oa2cZfw7&s=Hacker_News

FRONTEND SOFTWARE ENGINEER (all experience levels) -

Lucidchart and Lucidpress are 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

Apply here: https://hire.jobvite.com/j?aj=odrjZfwG&s=Hacker_News

*The application requires a current resume, cover letter, and an unofficial or official university transcript.

helloshow 2 days ago 0 replies      
UI/UX Designer for Web and Mobile Application

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States


Hello Show is a design-driven real estate application that is transforming the way real estate agents communicate and schedule. The application has created an easy to use scheduling and showing process for all parties through a secure mobile messaging platform, route planner, and an agent-to-agent scheduling system. The result is an exceptional tool kit designed for the way real estate agents work.

You will be joining an amazing team: one of the top Realtors in South Florida, 2 of the top 100 Ruby on Rails contributors, a market research expert, a seasoned startup operations veteran, and 3 additional senior engineers. Our design foundation comes from the world-class designer behind Desk.com, Bitl.ly, Heroku, Grooveshark and more, so you will be building upon an incredibly well organized and high quality product. Our development team is entirely remote, but you should be local.


As our UI/UX Designer, you will be at the forefront of our product team, moving ahead of the rest to determine what we need to work on. You must be excited to challenge your assumptions and prove ideas with data; everything we do is an experiment, but decisions are made pragmatically.


Design clean and unique User Interfaces to mirror UX requirements - Develop deep empathy and understanding of our users and their experiences - Translate user testing and research results into wireframes and user-flow diagrams - Design for the responsive web - Explore and incorporate new and emerging design trends - Communicate and collaborate with developers on design - Develop project optimized assets and deliverables - Make our users incredibly productive and make a product they love


Expert understanding of Adobe Photoshop or Sketch - Expert understanding of Adobe Illustrator - Experience designing for both web and mobile - Ability to discern between good and bad user experience - Insane attention to the smallest details - Experience designing for the responsive web - Able to analyze, optimize, and simplify workflows - Able to effectively communicate with other team members - Great time management skills - Portfolio of past work showcasing job requirements - (BONUS) Experience with HTML - (BONUS) Experience with CSS - (BONUS) Experience working within a Rails Application

Apply here: https://helloshow.workable.com/jobs/24279

Robin_Message 1 day ago 0 replies      
Firefly Learning - http://fireflylearning.com - London, UK - Full-time software engineers

Firefly is a tool for schools to make it simple for students, teachers and parents to create, share and learn. We're small but growing fast (~40 people, of which 6 are full-time developers), which means we can stay close to our clients and develop and improve our products very quickly to meet their needs. It also means you'll get great exposure to all of the things that go on in a fast growing business, and have a chance to have a big impact very quickly.

Were looking for a generalist and web developers to join our growing development team. Development deals with expanding the functionality of Firefly, as well as providing support for the existing areas of the product. Previous experience in real world web development; familiarity with databases, mobile development and other school systems are helpful but not necessary.

We're looking for someone who is:

     A keen and efficient problem solver     Independent in their work     Able to locate and fix problems in existing code     A good team player to work with other members of the team and work alongside       our support team when necessary     Good with time management     Happy to take on responsibilities     A logical thinker     A good communicator  within the team and with other areas of the business
Knowledge of any of these would also help:

     Microsoft development technologies (especially C# and ASP.NET)     Mobile app development (of any flavour)     Linux, PHP and scripting     Experience in the education sector
Most importantly, we're looking for someone friendly, enthusiastic and good at picking up new skills quickly. Salary would be competitive and depend on experience. All of the Firefly team also participate in a yearly bonus scheme based on the success of the business and their contribution. We're committed to your own professional development, so we offer a flexible training budget for you to spend on attending courses or other events.

Apply online at http://fireflylearning.com/join-our-team/jobs/developer or please drop me an e-mail with any questions at robin+hn1501@fireflylearning.com.

benth 1 day ago 0 replies      
ExtraHop Networks - Seattle

Give us packets, get IT and business insight.

Like systems-level programming? C, Go, Python? Let's talk! ben@extrahop.com

miket 2 days ago 0 replies      
Diffbot - Palo Alto, CAHiring Computer vision, NLP, deep learning, web search engineers.


spang 17 hours ago 0 replies      
Inbox | https://www.inboxapp.com/ | San Francisco, CA (Mission) | Frontend (JS), Design, Backend (Systems+Ops)

Hi! We're "The Company Formerly Known As Inbox,"[0] and we're looking for help building the next generation email platform. We're building a missing piece of Internet infrastructure and are looking for frontend engineers and designers and backend systems and infrastructure/operations engineers to join us.

Companies are building their core businesses around our email API right now, and that means we have to be reliable, up all the time, and fast. We have more data for a single user than in most startups' entire database. That means big technical challenges to solve as we scale out our fledgling distributed backend. If you have experience with automated deployments, debugging running systems, release engineering, and on-call schedules, but are still comfortable writing code, this job[1] might be for you. :)

Many people spend their entire days buried in mail clients which haven't significantly changed in years. That means many opportunities to tackle UX challenges as we build out our client scaffolds and create a new framework for the next generation of mail apps. (Ever meet anyone who really loves their email experience? We want to change that.) Sound exciting to you? Apply here[2].

== We're particularly looking for folks who ==

* Take personal pride in their work and value autonomy and ownership.

* Want the chance to step up and lead a team.

* Put the work before ego. We've got each others' backs, and we want you to be with us on that.

== A bit more about us ==

* Our backend is built on tools like Python, Flask, gevent, nginx, MySQL, AWS, and Debian. We've been careful to keep our architecture componentized.

* Our frontend projects use Coffeescript, React, (Re)Flux, WebSQL for offline caching, Atom Shell (NodeJS + Chromium), with a strong focus on extensibility.

* Tons of our code is open source. Check it out: https://github.com/inboxapp

* We're 40% women on our team of 13 (12 engineers), including 1 of 2 cofounders. We want to make that number 50%.

* Our sunny Mission office is more lived-in than tidy. Think art studio, not corporate.

* We're more likely to end up at the climbing gym or on a bike ride together than out drinking at the latest startup event.

* We have an open vacation policy and value personal responsibility and ownership. Benefits include full health, dental, vision, commuter, and lunch at the office every day. Some remote work / work-from-home is OK too.

Apply via Lever at https://www.inboxapp.com/jobs. Include a cover letter letting us know what draws you to the job. We welcome and encourage applications from women, LQBTQ folks, and people of colour. (We even have some already on the team!)

[0] A certain large company recently launched a product of the same name, so we're going to change ours soon. Roll with the punches, eh?

[1] https://jobs.lever.co/inbox/6c7e7186-953d-4083-8bde-37443a23...

[2] https://jobs.lever.co/inbox/54f73eb2-9094-40ab-b59e-f9df4868...

ninetax 2 days ago 0 replies      
The Climate Corporation (San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Full time, INTERN/H1B) - http://climate.com/careers

   ===========================   ====== What we do =========   ===========================
Our mission is to build great software for farmers.

We use a combination of weather monitoring, agronomic modeling, satellite imagery, and weather simulation to provide data and insights to those farmers.

   =================================       ===== Who were looking for =====          =================================
Specifically we are looking for two full time positions which I'll describe here, though there are roles open across the board which you can check out using the link at the bottom.

Engineer on the Geospatial team

You will be building out our imagery infrastructure.

You will be building software to pull and index terabytes of images fast and reliably.

You will help provide high resolution imagery at sub 200ms speed to farmers that need it. (this is my team)


Engineer on the Climatology team

You will work with best-in-their-class climate scientists to implement and productionize their weather models.

Specifically you might work on several interesting projects including weather data reconstruction to provide more accurate predictions and readings to farmers who's farms may be spread over several counties.

   ===========================       ====== Why I love it ======       ===========================  I think Climate is poised to make a huge impact on farming.   I am surrounded by a group of super smart people that care about the work we are doing.  I get to tackle challenging problems everyday.
I am on the satellite imagery team and I am really excited about the work we've been doing, I am happy to talk in length about it over email at skhalsa@climate.com.

If you are interested in the two positions above, please email me directly. Otherwise apply through this link and you will be put in the pre-screened pile: https://hire.jobvite.com/j?bj=oVwpZfwz&s=Hackernews_Satshaba...

murtza 2 days ago 0 replies      
Company: Marketo

About: Marketo helps marketers master the art and science of digital marketing.

Locations: San Mateo, Portland, Atlanta, Tel Aviv, Dublin, Tokyo, Sydney, REMOTE

Roles: Software Engineer, Solutions Consultant, Account Executive, Sales Development Representative, Technical Consultant, Product Manager

Apply: http://jobvite.com/m?3IzZMgwN

eriktrautman 2 days ago 0 replies      
Viking Code School -- SF / Remote

Design for Code swap. We'll teach you to code for some design help. See http://www.vikingcodeschool.com/design-for-code for details.

kayue 2 days ago 1 reply      
HYPEBEAST.com - Hong Kong (HK) - VISAHiring full stack web / mobile developer
samidalouche 23 hours ago 0 replies      
OMsignal Full Stack Software Engineer [REMOTE or LOCAL]

Headquarters: Montreal | http://www.omsignal.com

Link to Job Offer: https://github.com/OMsignal/omsignal-job-offers/blob/master/...

OMsignal is made possible by the expertise of Smart Textile experts, Data/Bio Scientists, Hardware, Firmware and Software Engineers. Please note that this offer is mostly focused on Full Stack Engineers, but we are also looking to hire smart Data Scientists who have an interest in biodata and possibly people who could help bridging BLE/MSP firmware and driver development.

    What we do    ==========
OMsignal is an exciting Montreal start-up developing a revolutionary line of bio-sensing clothes that connect seamlessly to smartphones. The company is at the intersection of the wearable technology, well-being and fashion markets.

We are a well-funded startup [1] working to deliver a smart biometric shirt. You can read more about our mission on [2]. And for those who followed the US Open 2014, we are the technology behind Ralph Laurent Polo Tech.

We just shipped the product to our first customers.

    What we are looking for    =======================
We are looking for Full Stack Software Engineers who can help us to architect, design and implement a complex system basedon bleeding edge technologies (Scala, Akka, Spray, Reactive Programming [3], iOS, Swift, Docker...), a modern architectural style (Micro Services, CQRS, Event Sourcing, Eventual Consistency), and a clean codebase (Clean Code, Domain Driven Design) -- emphasis on the Engineer over the Full Stack part.

In-depth knowledge of the technologies we use is not required, but having strong Software Engineering foundations is (Algorithmics, Design and Architectural Patterns, ). Understanding that code is read much more often than it iswritten is an absolute must.

You should be willing to face the upcoming challenges (Machine Learning, Predictive algorithms, Opening the platform/iOS SDK/API, -- who knows the rest?).

And of course, you need to speak/write english fluently (we need to understand each other, right ?)

     The Technologies we currently use     ================================= - Backend : Scala, Akka, Akka Persistence, Spray, ReactiveMongo, SBT, Kafka, ZooKeeper - Web : NodeJS, AngularJS - iOS : Swift, Objective C, ReactiveCocoa, Core Bluetooth, CocoaPods` - DevOps : Ubuntu, Docker, Ruby, Amazon AWS/EC2 - Project management: git/github 
The `iOS` stack is more sophisticated than the average iOS App. It includes a Pub/Sub system similar to `Apache Kafka` (that we call iOS Kafka internally), makes heavy use of asynchronous programming + `CQRS`/`Event Sourcing` and computes biometric algorithms and reports.

    Our culture    ===========
We get some inspiration from the Open Source model to achieve high-cohesion (within teams) and low-coupling (between teams) : small, empowered teams, systematic pull requests, developer autonomy.

Our software engineering practices are also influenced by Antifragile [4] principles(Small is Beautiful, Less is more, Hormesis principle, evolutionary darwinism, over-compensation ...)

And if you are on the Paleo diet, like hiking/camping or enjoy a good raclette you will certainly find friends here!

    Next step    =========
If you are curious about the project and want to explore opportunities working with us, you can - reach out to dev@omsignal.com - come hang out on IRC (irc.freenode.net #omsignal) to ask your questions

If you have a `github`/`bitbucket` account, we would love to takea look at what you like doing (even if you feel ashamed of it in retrospective -- explain us what you would improve now)

    Footnotes    =========
[1] http://www.omsignal.com/blogs/omsignal-blog/14669049-omsigna...[2] http://venturebeat.com/2014/04/16/brave-new-wearable-world-c...[3] http://www.reactivemanifesto.org/[4] http://www.amazon.com/Antifragile-Things-That-Disorder-Incer...

kedargj 23 hours ago 0 replies      
McKinsey Digital Labs (part of McKinsey & Co) - San Francisco, New York City.

Were looking for Front End Engineers/ Developers


McKinsey Digital Labs is the in-house client focused digital delivery group of McKinsey & Company. MDL combines user-centered design with unparalleled business knowledge and world-class agile development skills to deliver impactful digital experiences. We are a team of passionate designers, architects and developers solving tough problems for our clients.

We deliver service design concepts, experiential prototypes and production-ready apps to transform our clients businesses. Despite being part of a large, multinational organization, MDL works more like a small startup company.

Were looking for FRONT END ENGINEERS.

As Front-End Developer at MDL, you will work in small teams in a highly collaborative way, use the latest technologies and enjoy seeing the direct impact from your work.

Youll create both rapid prototypes, usually in a couple of days to 3 weeks, as well as full-scale applications typically within 2 to 3 months, by working collaboratively and iteratively through design and development. You will need to deliver fully functioning web-based and mobile applications that meet the business goals and requirements of our clients. As a Front-End Developer at MDL youll contribute to the architecture across the technology stack, from databases to native apps.

Do you have the passion and experience to?

   -Build prototypes and products using agile development methodologies.   -Build with Javascript MVC frameworks (e.g., Angular JS, Backbone, etc.)   Create responsive/adaptive applications for mobile devices using HTML5/   CSS with familiarity in backend technologies. (e.g. Phonegap, Python, Objective-C, etc.)   Write and utilize RESTful API services and performance tuning applications.   Use relational and non-relational data stores in your applications. (e.g., MongoDB, CouchDB, Cassandra, etc.)
In your work, do you?

   Demonstrate excitement about the impact of emerging / disruptive technologies.   Solve problems by processing complex information and presenting it clearly and simply.   Provide technical excellence (whilst adhering to Agile software engineering practices such as DRY, TDD, CI) and leadership/mentorship.   -Want to unleash their inner self-starter and work in an environment that fosters entrepreneurial minds.   -Play an active role in the community, i.e. speaking at conferences, blogging, contributing to open source projects, etc.
We are committed to having a meritocratic and transparent hiring process.

In order to proceed to the next stage of the interview process, we want to make sure that you are genuinely excited about McKinsey Digital Labs and are able to solve the types of challenges we face.

Please submit your application directly to the leadership at McKinsey Digital Labs.



rsp1984 2 days ago 0 replies      
At DotProduct, a mobile 3D Computer Vision company, we have two open full-time positions in engineering. Location is either in our R&D headquarters located in Wiesbaden, Germany (Frankfurt am Main area) or in our office in Waltham, MA.

  == 1. Senior R&D Engineer in Computer Vision ==  == 2. Software Engineer in Mobile ==      == About the Senior R&D engineer position:
We are looking for a software engineer with a strong Computer Vision or Graphics background and experience in GPGPU or mobile development (ideally both), to join our core technology R&D. We prefer candidates who are proficient both on a theoretical/algorithmic level and in practical implementation (mostly C++ and shader languages) of Computer Vision and Graphics algorithms, and who can make contributions to our product and core technology from the start.

Candidates should be able to present relevant work experience either through previous work (employed, freelance, PhD studies, Post-Doc etc..) or extra-curricular work / open source contributions.

  == About the Software Engineer in Mobile position:
We are looking for a strong, hands-on, detail-oriented coder with experience in mobile development (Android or iOS), to join front-end and tools development. Practical skill and programming experience are preferred over academic achievements for this role.Required language skills are Java and C++. Experience in iOS technologies (Objective-C, Swift, Metal), bash, Python, Javascript and web-development are a plus (but not required). A background in Computer Vision and Graphics is not required, however the ability and interest to learn about them is. Also, candidates should have the ability to discuss, design and implement UI.

  == General information:
Our technology stack is for the most part Java and C++. Platforms we target are (in order of importance) Android, MacOS, Windows, Linux and iOS. We strive to make everything we do really really fast.

Our R&D team is still intimate so any new hire can have large impact on product and future developments.Both positions are local and full-time. We prefer candidates who are able to spend at least 3 full days per week together with the team in the office.Besides a well-above market rate salary and a nice work place we offer the opportunity to work with an international team of smart people on leading mobile Computer Vision technology. Significant equity is part of the compensation package.

  == About DotProduct:
We are a team of seasoned entrepreneurs and Computer Vision professionals that brings real-time dense 3D capturing to mobile devices equipped with advanced camera sensors. Our current product, the DPI-7 Kit (consisting of an off the shelf NVIDIA tablet and a Primesense Carmine sensor) has been launched in August 2013 and enjoys great success with high-end 3D professionals in various industries.We are backed by Intel Capital and various angel investors. Our office locations are Houston, TX (manufacturing and order execution), Boston, MA (management, marketing, sales) and Wiesbaden, Germany (R&D).Contact is jobs (at) dotproduct3d (dot) com


ddtruong17 2 days ago 0 replies      
Kaggle, Inc (https://www.kaggle.com/) - San Francisco, CA + various

   ===========================   ====== What we do =========   ===========================
Kaggle is best known as the worlds largest community of data scientists. Our community of around 200,000 data scientists compete to solve complex data problems. Were changing the way the most important data-driven problems are solved. We have branched out beyond our core business of machine learning competitions, to build end-to-end solutions in specific industries.

Our first focus industry is energy, where we are working with Global 10 companies to make better decisions on where and how to drill for oil & gas. Our solutions take detailed geological and engineering data and help predict well performance. These solutions can minimize capital and environmental destruction by helping operators drill fewer uneconomic wells. Kaggle is located in the heart of the SOMA.For all Kaggle career opportunities, please visit https://www.kaggle.com/careers

   =================================      ===== Who were looking for =====         =================================
Designer -> Creatively work with the data scientists and developers on the Competitions team as well as supporting the creative needs of the energy solutions business.

Contracts Manager (part-time) -> Work closely with the Kaggle team to deliver projects for clients and manage the contracting needs pertaining to Kaggles vibrant community of participants.

Sales Operations Coordinator-> As the Sales Operations Coordinator at Kaggle, you will work closely with the Energy team to support all sales activities and customer relationships.

Data Scientists to Focus on the Energy Industry-> Help us build machine learning powered solutions focused on transforming the energy industry.

Software Engineer -> Software Engineer to focus on the software architecture behind Kaggle's work in the energy industry.

   ===========================      ====== More About Us ======      ===========================
We are well-funded (Khosla Ventures, Index Ventures and Max Levchin). Well help you do your best work with our awesome Kaggle benefits including spiffy new gear, catered lunches, awesome guest speakers, no vacation caps and much much more. Our team includes coffee, beer wine and whisky connoisseurs, pastry chefs, ping pong players, kiteboarders and rollerbladers.For questions, please contact us at recruiting@kaggle.com or visit our career page at https://www.kaggle.com/careers

urlwolf 1 day ago 1 reply      
Data Science Retreat - Berlin or Remote

Data Science Retreat is the only bootcamp in the world with Chief-Data-Scientists as mentors. We train pretty good people with technical backgrounds into fully-employable data scientists, probably the fastest growing profession right now. We are about to start third second batch, profitable, and growing. If you have an exceptional network of companies, in the Valley or in the EU, we need you. Bringing companies to our hiring day, and getting them to happily leave with their new data science hire will be your job.

Does your network include lots of companies hiring data scientists? We need you. You have lived and worked in the US, preferrably in the Valley, and are plugged in.

The director of DSR cofounded a startup with a Ycombinator alumn, so it's not like we have zero network in the Valley, but this requires far more effort than we can allocate right now with the current team. If you are reading this from SF, and thinking about moving to Berlin, this is a good opportunity.

There are about 10x more data science jobs in the US than in EU, so our goal for the next batches is to serve the US market. We think the education we provide is top-notch, we just need to get noticed by companies hiring from the US.

If you are well-connected in EU, and know how to get to talk with exactly the right person at the right company: we need you. Even if you don't have a good network on the other side of the ocean. Prior start-up experience a plus.

We're looking for someone to take charge of operations, accounting, and event coordination at Data Science Retreat.

You will get to meet lots of interesting people and companies, and be at the center of the data science action in EU.

Find out more about DSR and apply at http://datascienceretreat.com/

We are profitable from day one and growing.

What makes you a strong candidate in our eyes?

-You have a network with the type of companies who are looking for a data scientist right now.-You can talk to anyone, get access to the decision maker, and get him on the phone-You identify with data-driven companies, and can speak their language-You have worked at a company that was data-driven, or whose main product was data-You have been in teams that included a data scientist

If you are applying for the EU position, you need good spoken German (native or close).You don't need to live in Berlin, but it'd be a plus

What we offer:

-Meaningful work, with a huge effect on people's lives. You will help people make a career change into arguably the fastest growing profession today.-Market rate pay, sizeable commission per company you brought that hired from DSR-A friendly and intellectual atmosphere, and a tight-knit and supportive team.-A warm and welcoming office (near lots of good food and transit).-You can sit on our classes when you are not busy; that is, you can start your path to become a data scientist yourself if you are interested-Lots of interaction with famous data scientists who come to teach or give talks. Examples: Ted Dunning, Drew Conway, Adam Blake, Mikio Braun, etc-Potential for growth. If you get things done, you will be a permanent hire. If you generate exceptional value, you can be a cofounder. If you understand the business side of DSR, and help achieving objectives, you will be a crucial part of it

What your day-to-day will look like:

-Contacting companies looking for data scientists, and introducing them to our program-Attending events, meetups, conferences-Giving talks-Connecting people-Following up with companies that expressed interest-Making sure companies are happy with their hires

alexchantastic 1 day ago 0 replies      
X15 Software | http://x15soft.com | San Francisco, CA | Full time Front-end Developer (AngularJS, SASS, D3)

Please send resumes/questions to alex@x15soft.com.

  About Us  =============================
X15 Software is a revolutionary large-scale machine and log data management company. Our flagship product provides a highly scalable, open and modern platform that combines search and analytic query capabilities. With best-in-class developer productivity and the lowest total cost of ownership, X15 Software is the new global standard for enterprise-wide machine data efforts.

Were looking for a talented and innovative front-end developer to help us build intuitive and elegant user interfaces for big data search, visualization, and exploration. Working with technologies like AngularJS, node, SASS, Foundation, D3, Atmosphere, and a sophisticated set of RESTful/real-time APIs, youll develop and enhance platform features, improve user experience, and prototype visualization interfaces that help our users manage and understand their big data.

  You are  =============================
* A strong proponent of web standards, usability, and simplicity

* Interested in the latest developments in front-end technologies, standards, and tooling

* An advocate for clean, testable, reusable code

* Able to self-direct, take ownership of feature development, learn and adapt

  You'll get to  =============================
* Collaborate with a small, talented team of designers and developers to build beautiful, fast, robust user interfaces with the latest technologies and techniques

* Influence architecture, tooling, technology stack, and product design

* Work in a relaxed, quality-focused environment with an internationally-distributed team of experts

  Skills & Requirements  =============================
* Familiarity with modern, object-oriented development concepts and best practices

* Strong expertise in AngularJS development

* Comfort with version control systems (Git)

* Experience with OOCSS, SASS, CSS3

* Familiarity with Javascript visualization tools and libraries (D3, vega, Highcharts)

* Experience interacting with web services and RESTful APIs

* Local to SF Bay Area / Peninsula preferred

rchiba 1 day ago 0 replies      
Tint (http://www.tintup.com) San Francisco (SOMA), CA - Full TimeLooking for Full Stack Web Developers, Front End Developers, Back End Developers,



Tint's mission is to help organizations drive deeper relationships with their customers through social media. We are a group of 19 engineers and customer happiness heroes with a profitable, sustainable business and a great working environment.

When we started in January 2014, we made $101K. Last month, we made $390K.

Simply put, we have too many customers, and too few quick minds.

Join us on this incredible journey to become a market leader in the social media display and aggregation space. We have plenty of interesting engineering challenges to conquer and relationships to nurture with big brands with endless opportunity for personal growth along the way. Some of the tech we work with: MySQL, Redis, Ruby on Rails, PHP, Backbone.js



on the position: https://jobs.lever.co/tint?lever-source=HN

on Tint company culture: http://www.tintup.com/about

on our incredible journey: http://www.tintup.com/blog/tint-year-in-review-2014/

on our profit sharing: http://www.tintup.com/blog/restructuring-your-sales-commissi...

on our startup role models: http://www.tintup.com/blog/startups-need-role-models-too/

on a few of our customers: https://www.flickr.com/photos/124773594@N04/sets/


BENEFITS (besides the competitive salary and equity...)

Profit Sharing - We split 20% of all revenue made over payroll and fixed costs and distribute it among the team.

Team Transparency - We calculate compensation based on a formula that we all agree on. Cap table is made available to all employees. Business financials are known by all teammates.

Personal Autonomy / Consensus Driven Culture - We foster consensus-driven rather than top-down decision making when it comes to important business decisions. From what features to build next to what furniture to buy for the office, we believe it's the fairest way of making decisions.

Customer Driven Culture - We're very in-tune with our customers and they love us. For example, we decide what features to build based on surveys we send directly to customers. Check out this one ( http://bit.ly/1fc73kh ) that we sent out last year to decide what we would build this past quarter.

Personal Development Stipend - A monthly stipend designed for self-improvement. Whether it's books, yoga classes, or a fitness tracker, we want our teammates to improve themselves.

Catered Lunch Everyday - Yum!

APPLY HERE: https://jobs.lever.co/tint?lever-source=HN

vonnik 1 day ago 0 replies      
https://www.futureadvisor.com - http://nyti.ms/X3N7r2

== Experienced infrastructure engineer, San Francisco ==

FutureAdvisor is an automated investment manager. We help our customers cut their investment fees, avoid excessive risks and save on taxes, so that they and their families will face better choices down the road.

We're seeking an infrastructure engineer. Your job will be to keep FutureAdvisor running smoothly. It might be deploying and maintaining server clusters on EC2, building tools to automate our deployment pipelines or designing and implementing a new piece of the request pipeline. Your job will be to make FutureAdvisor as fast and reliable as possible.

You might be a good fit if you have experience writing production code, but you'd rather be building out the running systems. You're security-conscious and detailed-oriented when it comes to provisioning servers and designing deployment processes. You have a strong desire to automate everything, but you know when introducing automation might be a bad idea. You're comfortable in Bash and Ruby.

As a FutureAdvisor infrastructure engineer you might work on improving our Chef cookbooks to make it easier for others to deploy services. You'll spend time identifying and eliminating likely reasons for FutureAdvisor to go down. You'll also work on building out more tools to manage and track our server cluster using AWS technologies like EC2, S3, OpsWorks, and VPC.

Skills you'll need: Experience working with AWS Experience provisioning and maintaining VPC instances on AWS Knowledge of service oriented infrastructure Knowledge of working with Linux and Bash scripts Experience with infrastructure management tools like Chef or Puppet Bonus Experience launching Ruby on Rails apps


== interactive designer, San Francisco ==

You're seeking meaningful work solving problems in an organization that supports design.

FutureAdvisor distills the complexity of finance into a simple interface so that our customers can understand and grow their life savings. We're giving working- and middle-class households a powerful portfolio management tool that they never had access to, until now.

You've designed interactive apps for the web and mobile. We reach more than 150,000 users who depend on us to monitor their nest eggs. You're used to reasoning about the scope of various features' functionality, and how to implement them. You like imagining how touch targets, palette, patterns, information architecture and microcopy can make UX smooth.

You know that UX is more than just product. Every touch point, from marketing and sales to onboarding and support, are all part of the total experience we want to improve. We're looking for designers to work with our engineers and product managers to make sure that FutureAdvisor is delighting its customers from start to finish.

What we're looking for: Background in interactive design Portfolio of web and/or mobile apps Empathetic and practical individuals


aghuwalewala 1 day ago 0 replies      
Full Stack Python/Django Developer // Tripnary // Chicago, IL (Locals ONLY)


=== About Tripnary ===

Tripnary is a seed-funded, an early stage travel startup based in Chicago. We are focused on building a disruptive mobile app that helps travelers save and organize the places they want to see and be ready for their next vacation. Tripnary can be best described as Pinterest travel boards meets Kayak. We want to eliminate the clutter of spreadsheets, bookmarks, emails, etc. that are currently used to document travel plans and provide an easy way to collect all the places you find in one app so you can instantly compare airfares to all your favorite destinations simultaneously with one tap! We have a slick mobile app with a jaw-dropping design that blows away everyone who sees it. We work out of 1871, the coolest co-working space for the citys digital startups.

=== About the role ===

Tripnary is seeking a highly motivated visionary with experience in building scalable servers to join the team. As a partner, you will

-- Collaborate with the founders to refine and execute on the Tripnary vision.

-- Spearhead end-to-end development and participate in planning, architecture, design and implementation of a beautiful and intuitive travel app.

-- Guide the product roadmap and help deliver features that provide maximum value to Tripnarys users.

-- Be a team player with an open mind possessing confidence to make important product-related decisions.

=== What Tripnary offers ===

Tripnary promises a fun, energetic, and fast-paced startup environment and the opportunity to be an early member of a growing team of passionate and tight-knit group of young entrepreneurs with a vision. Because we are a startup, everyone on the team is fully involved on multiple levels. This allows you to gain a great deal of experience both within and beyond your specific area of expertise as everyone works cohesively to accomplish a greater goal. The founder brings over a decade of combined experience with software development and technology businesses delivering million-dollar software products. You will be coming into a very goal-oriented, technically grounded team. We promise exciting challenges, a broad range of experiences across a variety of projects and the chance to make a difference while working in a casual but fast-paced setting. Just remember to work hard and party harder (or in our case, travel farther just make sure to bring back a fridge magnet from your adventures!).

=== What we are looking for ===

We are looking for people with:

-- Experience building web applications in Python/Django with either MySQL, PostgreSQL, or MongoDB

-- Experience with RESTful web services (Google Maps, Foursquare, Facebook, Wikipedia, etc.), JSON, XML, and SQL

-- Fluency with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX

-- Knowledge of at least one client-side app frameworks such as Backbone.js, AngularJS, or Ember.js, etc.

-- Keen eye for design with demonstrated background to show

-- Enjoy creating innovative implementations that push the platform to the limit

-- Passionate about delivering a delightful experience to users

-- Experience deploying and hosting applications on Amazon Web Services, Heroku, or other cloud environments

-- Experience with test-driven development (TDD) and behavior-driven development (BDD)

-- Strong understanding of object-oriented programming including algorithms, data structures, and design patterns

-- Creative thinker with excellent analytical, troubleshooting, and debugging skills

-- Self-motivated, enthusiastic, fast learner with the ability to work in a team environment

-- Ability to wear many different hats

-- Attitude to thrive in a fun, fast-paced startup environmentWe prefer people with:

-- Understanding of machine learning, Hadoop, and/or MapReduce

-- Passion and love for everything travel

-- Appreciation for design thinking

-- Bachelors/Masters degree in computer science/engineering or related field

=== Compensation ===

We provide competitive packages with both a salary and generous equity. Compensation for this position will consist of a substantial company equity as we are looking for the right partner with an entrepreneurial mindset. This ensures that we all take ownership of Tripnary and have a vested personal interest in its success.

=== How to apply ===

If you are interested to be part of Tripnary please drop us an email with your resume at jobs@tripnary.com. Thanks a lot for your interest!

Note: This is NOT a remote position. All applicants MUST be able to work from our offices in Chicago.

Note 2: All applicants MUST be authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.

Note 3: This posting is for principals ONLY. Please do NOT contact if you are a recruiter or a development agency.

bencpeters 1 day ago 0 replies      
Ardusat (Project-based education tech with access to space) Salt Lake City, UT


Come help change the way science and math are taught in schools! Ardusat (https://www.ardusat.com) is a growing educational technology company providing engaging experiences to science and math students by creating technology, products, and curriculum preparing them to run custom experiments on real satellites in space. With over $6B available in public and private STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) grants, this is an exciting space to work in.


Why Ardusat is an awesome place to work:

* Early stage startup with successful seed funding round. We've proven that investors and early adopters are excited about our vision, now we need help making that vision a reality! As part of a small team, you'll have the chance to make a real impact on the future direction of the company.

* Education is a space where what you are doing matters. Everyone at Ardusat is here because we believe parts of the education system are broken, and need to be fixed. We want our work to impact student's lives all over the world by cultivating more interest in math, science, and technology.

* We value autonomy, professional development, and life outside work. Do you do your best work when you get out skiing for the morning and work at 1 am? We understand different people work differently, and we want everyone we hire to be inspired by and love what they do. This means that we try to have people work on projects that are interesting to them, provide the resources to continue learning, and give the flexibility to fit in life outside work.

* Space is cool. So, you're not exactly a rocket scientist? Well, we don't actually work with rockets, either, but a satellite engineer is pretty close. We have a close partnership with San Francisco-based Spire and collaborate with their engineering team on a variety of projects. There's a good chance that some of the code you write at Ardusat will be running in space in a few months.

* Salt Lake City is not the Bay Area. We love visiting the Valley, but we're always pretty excited to get home. SLC is more affordable, has way less traffic, and, most importantly, is 30 minutes away from some of the best skiing, mountain biking, rock climbing, and hiking in the country. We are proud to be located somewhere where access to the mountains is close enough that you don't have to be a weekend warrior. (We respect powder days)


Jobs Available:

* Front End Developer - We need someone to help develop our various web-based tools. The ideal candidate would be comfortable creating great UX and familiar with modern JS frameworks (we currently use Angular.js) HTML5, CSS3. Experience developing mobile apps is a big plus. We work with a top notch design firm for our creative, but having a decent eye for design is important.

* Embedded Software Developer - We need a full stack embedded hacker to help us develop some of our product offerings. Experience with typical maker technologies (3D printing, proto-board prototyping, Arduino, etc.) is preferred. This is an important, early hire for the team, however, so it involves multiple hats, and we're also looking for someone with experience working with backend technologies including sys admin and backend web development (we use Rails and Node.js).



We try not to be dogmatic about individual technologies. We've all used a lot of different platforms, languages, and idioms over our careers, so we're not overly focused on any particular technology/framework. However, we currently use/like the following technologies, and experience with some of them certainly helps!


Ruby on Rails










How to Apply

If you think Ardusat sounds like an exciting place to work, we want to hear from you! Please email us at jobs@ardusat.com with a brief description of your background and why you are interested in Ardusat, as well as a portfolio/CV. We would like to see a non-trivial code sample that you feel showcases your coding abilities and experiences whether that's a github profile, side project code sample, OSS contribution or something else. We'll try to get back to everyone as quickly as possible!

blakeweb 1 day ago 0 replies      
Senior Python Data Scientist and Senior Software Engineer - Recursion Pharmaceuticals - Salt Lake City, UT

Question for you: What's the most challenging, most impactful set of data problems you could be working on?

Were a small and fast-growing biotech startup with an amazing set of advisors including the Broads Anne Carpenter, and we're using high throughput genetic perturbation experiments in human cells, automated image segmentation and quantitation of hundreds of features for every cell, and machine learning and statistics to find new treatments for rare genetic diseases faster than anyone has previously thought possible. If that sounds like a lot of biology, dont worryyoull be up to speed in a week or two. Just know this: there are more than 5,000 rare genetic diseases, in total affecting more than 10 million people in the US alone, and only a handful are treatable. We aim to find treatments for 100 of them in the next 10 years. See who we are at http://www.recursionpharma.com/team

Were looking for exceptional computational scientists to help lead our analysis efforts, with the following criteria:

- Native-level fluency in probability, statistics and modeling; several years of experience in statistics, machine learning, and software development solving problems using lots of data, ideally using pythons scientific stack; thorough understanding of fundamentals of machine learning such as cross-validation and learning curves, plus an ability to explore new types of data independently and get an effective guess as to what sorts of models and assumptions make sense as a starting point.

- A track record of outstanding projects, publications, or presentations that demonstrate successful application of the above talents.

- Motivation to tackle some of the most challenging data problems around, to work with other sharp and highly-motivated individuals with diverse backgrounds, and to make lots of patients lives dramatically better.

- Biology background not required; intellectual curiosity and motivation to learn is critical.

- Key tools and skills (not all required): python, machine learning, sklearn, ipython, data science, pandas, interactive analysis, linux fluency, bioinformatics (definitely not required)

More details and how to reach us: http://www.recursionpharma.com/lead-python-data-scientist.ht...

More openings including software engineering roles: http://www.recursionpharma.com/careers.html

Recursion Pharmaceuticals is based in Research Park at the edge of the mountains overlooking Salt Lake City, Utah. Gorgeous hiking/running/biking is literally out our back door, and it's half an hour to 5 top ski resorts. We're chiefly interested in folks who want to physically join us in Salt Lake City.

doctorpangloss 2 days ago 0 replies      
Location: Santa Monica, Venice, Los Angeles, San Francisco CA (Happy to help with VISA)

Founded in 2014 and headquartered in Santa Monica, Workpop is a private, Series A company backed by venture capitalists including SV Angel, Obvious Ventures, Trinity Ventures, and Slow Ventures. Other investors, include Joe Lonsdale (Palantir), Aaron Levie (Box), Evan Williams (Twitter, Medium), Biz Stone (Twitter, Jelly), David Tisch (Box Group), Dennis Phelps (IVP), Jim Pallotta (Raptor), Kevin Colleran (Facebook) and Dave Morin (Path) . The company has grown to 12 employees with plans to increase to 18 to 20 over the next two quarters.

We are an experienced team of Harvard, Duke, and Berkeley alumns from companies like Google, Zynga, LinkedIn and Salesforce - currently 12 strong with plans to grow the team to 18 over the next quarter. Our founders have both big company and startup experience. We have collectively launched over 10 #1 overall iOS/Android and Facebook applications. We live and breathe what we do and love every second of it. Developers are the heart and soul of our team, culture and products. If your passion is to help people succeed, we want to listen to your opinions, try out your prototypes and work together to achieve amazing things.Our company mission is to help everyone find a job they love. That mission starts with supporting the health and happiness of our own team and their families. We offer great salaries, generous equity offers, great healthcare, healthy meals, family friendly outings and encourage our team members to take the time they need for parental and/or personal needs.

We would love to hear from you if you enjoy helping others around you grow as developers, can be autonomous and self-driven, and love the following: momentum, chaos, vibrancy, spontaneity, debate and swinging for the fences. But, most of all you have to be passionate about two things: 1. Helping people in the hourly space find jobs they love 2. Cutting edge technology. We are passionate about new tech and are betting big on Meteor.js

Workpop is hiring for three positions:

Full Stack Generalist - Full TimeRequirements:B.S. or higher in Computer Science (or equivalent work experience)Very strong in one of the following: - Ability to create an interface in HTML, CSS and JavaScript - Proficiency creating applications in one server side framework: NodeJS, Rails, J2EE, Scala, etc.Solid understanding of the full web technology stack (e.g. HTTP, cookies, headers, asset loading / caching)Disciplined approach to testing and quality assuranceUnderstanding of CS concepts such as: common data structures and algorithms, profiling/optimization

Android Lead - Full TimeRequirements: B.S. or M.S. Computer Science or 4+ years in relevant work experience 3+ years of object-oriented software development experience 2+ years building Android applications in Java 2+ years mobile application development experience (Android, J2ME or Blackberry) Strong coding abilities and experience with Java and Android SDK Familiarity with Meteor, javascript, and node.js are strongly preferred.

UI/UX Designer - Full TimeRequirements:BS or MS in graphic or interaction design, or relevant experience in a related field4 + years of relevant experienceAbility to work solo and recruit a powerful teamHighest level of proficiency with current design tools and software applicationPassionate about creating, communicating, and defending the needs of the userExperience with a broad range of UX design problemsA strong portfolio demonstrating creativity and mastery of great user-centered design on web and mobile

Please reach us at careers@workpop.com if you are interested.

Learn more at http://www.workpop.com

pensieri 2 days ago 0 replies      
Expensify-San Francisco, CA-Fulltime, Programmer Extraordinaire

Hey there! Allow us to introduce ourselves. We are Expensify and we do "expense reports that don't suck!" (Google "expensify" to read more.) We're getting crushed under an ever-growing pile of super awesome work, and I need one bright soul to help us dig our way out. I can guarantee you fun, an amazing opportunity to learn, and the siren's call of distant riches. But only if you are all of the following:

- An incredibly hard worker, even when it's not so fun. There is a ton of work to do, and a lot of it downright sucks. After all we do the sucky work so our customers won't need to. I need you to buck up and grind through server logs, user emails, source code, and bug reports, without complaint or supervision, and come back asking for more.

- A cool person to be with. Not a crazy party animal, just someone we can trust, rely upon, hang out with, bounce ideas off of, and generally interact with in a positive way, both personally and professionally. In fact, this is one of the most stringent requirements we have: would you be fun to hang out with day and night on some remote, exotic beach? This isn't a rhetorical question, either: every year we take the company overseas for a month and work incredibly hard while having a ton of fun. We've done Thailand, Mexico, India, Turkey, Croatia and the Philippines. We just went to Portugal...where do you want to go next?

- Super talented, in a general way. We're going to throw a ton of work at you of every possible sort, and you need that magic skill of being able to figure it out even if you have no idea where to start. On any given day you might bounce between super low-level coding, super high-level technical support, marketing-driven data-mining, updating our user documentation, inventing/designing/building some new feature, etc. This is not a code monkey job you're going to be a full participant in the process, and you need to bring your own unique blend of skills to the table.

- Specifically talented in a programming way. You can instantly visualize solutions to problems big and small. Your code is always clean, well commented, has good nomenclature and indentation. You can switch on a dime between C++, PHP, Bash, Cron, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Dwoo, SQL not because you know them all, but because you're the sort of person who can just pick it up and figure it out. If you're this sort of person, you'll know what I mean. If not, then this position isn't for you.

And there are a bunch more, but odds are if you got this far, nothing I can do would stop you from applying. That's a problem because while I know you are awesome, it's actually really hard and time consuming to find you in the midst of the literally hundreds of other applications I get from everyone else. So this is where I'm going to ask my first favor: can you make it really easy and obvious how great you are, so I don't accidentally overlook you?

There are probably many ways to do that. But the easiest way to do that is to check out we.are.expensify.com and send in an application(which you can find at http://we.are.expensify.com/apply).

We are excited to hear from you!

sb_ba 2 days ago 0 replies      
Blue Apron (New York, NY) - Fulltime

Blue Apron (http://www.blueapron.com) is an NYC-based startup delivering original recipes and premium, seasonal ingredients needed to prepare them, in exactly the right proportions. We've raised $58M from First Round Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, and Stripes Group [1]. We recently made Inc.'s list of 10 Most Innovative Startups of 2014 [2] along with Mashable's list of 10 Startups to Watch in 2015 [3].

Our engineering team creates software to manage the forecasting, purchasing, preparation, and shipment of new fresh ingredients every week, delivering over 1,000,000 meals nationwide monthly.The nature of our business carries with it unique supply chain and logistical challenges that require purpose-built solutions and data analysis.

Current stack: Ruby, Rails, Ember, PostgreSQL, RSpec, Haml, Sass

We're hiring:

- Frontend Developers: HTML, CSS, JavaScript (Ember would be awesome but not required) - http://www.blueapron.com/pages/jobs?gh_jid=14848

- Software Engineers: Ruby, Rails, Ember - http://www.blueapron.com/pages/jobs?gh_jid=11091

- Business Intelligence Engineer - http://www.blueapron.com/pages/jobs?gh_jid=39494

- System Administrator (Jersey City, NJ) - http://www.blueapron.com/pages/jobs?gh_jid=11092

- SysOps Engineer: This person will join a team that's designing a high availability, distributed AWS architecture to serve our customers, fulfillment centers, and e-commerce operation. (Chef, Puppet, Ruby or Python exp. is a plus) - http://www.blueapron.com/pages/jobs?gh_jid=25367

About you:

- You've taken features or products from concept to completion and have experience working with production web applications.

- You communicate your ideas clearly, and are capable of designing and implementing complex, scalable solutions.

- You are always learning and are excited at the prospect of mastering new technologies and techniques.

This role comes with health, dental, and vision insurance, a flexible vacation policy, and competitive salary and equity. To apply, visit our site (blueapron.com/jobs) and drop an application; it only takes about 60 seconds.

[1] http://blogs.wsj.com/venturecapital/2014/04/30/blue-apron-ra... [2] http://www.inc.com/rebecca-borison/most-innovative-startups-... [3] http://mashable.com/2014/12/16/startups-2015/#:eyJzIjoiZiIsI...

qthrul 2 days ago 0 replies      
VCE -- http://vce.com Richardson, TX USA / Durham, NC / Cork, Ireland / Marlborough, MA USA / REMOTE

VCE is an EMC Federation Company with investments from Cisco and VMware. VCE recently surpassed a $2B annualized demand run-rate and a sixth consecutive quarter of greater than 50% year-over-year demand growth. Want to ride the rocket ship and work on interesting things?

Here is just a sample... more available by going to http://UnicornJockey.com

- Senior Software Engineers http://rolp.co/UfyK6 http://rolp.co/rmlH6 http://rolp.co/8ex27 http://rolp.co/Ga6z6

- Manager, Software Engineering http://rolp.co/3Be17

- Principal Product Manager Systems Management Software http://rolp.co/dQiU6

- Consultant Program Manager Software Products and Operations http://rolp.co/pKwa7

- Software Quality Assurance Engineer http://rolp.co/pKwa7

- Principal Program Manager Software Products http://rolp.co/eWeG6

- Consultant Product Marketing Manager Software and Systems Management http://rolp.co/sQHh7

Keyword soup: analysis, design and development of service based components using SOAP, WSDL, RESTful, using XML/JSON standards; performing front-end development using JavaScript, JQuery and AJAX; in performing back-end development using SQL, PL/SQL and stored procedures in Oracle; in Java/J2EE, JPT (Java Performance Tuning) technologies and ORM frameworks including iBatis, Hibernate, JPA, Struts, Spring and Spring AOP/MVC; in using Web and Application Servers including WebSphere and Tomcat; and in performing, building and deploying software components using Jenkins, Maven. OpenStack, CoreOS, Docker, combinatorial optimization, VMI algo, unicorns, turtles, rainbows, self lubricating sea slugs, etc...

p.s. If you are a currently at a startup working in Data Center Infrastructure Management, OASIS SCA / TOSCA, DMTF OVF / CIM / CIMI, OGF OCCI, and/or ODCA PEAT please contact me: jay dot cuthrell at vce.com

johnhess 2 days ago 0 replies      
KnowledgeHound - http://knowledgehound.com - Chicago, IL

Full stack (mostly Python/Django) developer to lead a team and architecture. Also searching for dedicated frontend/backend.

   ===========================   ====== What we do =========   ===========================
We build a search and visualization tool used by Fortune 500 companies to harness their small data -- the tens of thousands of (very expensive) survey's they're consumer insights team's have commissioned.

Why we exist: Most surveys and research go straight to someone's laptop hard drive, back of their mind, a neglected share drive, etc. Those surveys can cost 6 or 7 figures. Within the same company at the same time or the same department over time, this knowledge gets lost.

What we do for clients:

   - full-text document search   - search within survey data files   - visualizing data from survey files in browser   - bring B2C quality and usability to an industry accustomed to being a backwater of enterprise software   ===========================   ====== The team ===========   ===========================
We have a collaborative, whip-smart team of engineers and business folks.

Our leadership and client team are the real deal, and joining our team is a great opportunity for a great engineer to develop their "other half" and learn the ropes of growing a successful business. I have personally learned more than I can recount.

We're a diverse team:

    - founders, contractors, employees    - backgrounds in gaming, healthcare, education, aerospace, design, linguistics, market intelligence (our sector), lots more    - men, women, single, married, parents, etc.   ===========================   ====== Who we want ========   ===========================
Soft Skills:

    - Mentoring and growing development teams    - Articulating informed opinions on architecture, engineering quality, user experience, and development practices    - Taking an honest-to-goodness interest in their teammates as human beings (you'll be in good company)    - Working directly with clients, not just at a terminal    - Excellent communication skills
Hard Skills:

    - Required:          - Python, Django (expert)         - JavaScript (expert)         - AngularJS or other JS frameworks (expert)         - Git or another VCS (proficient)         - Automated Testing (proficient)         - Linux (proficient)         - AWS or Heroku based deployment (proficient)    - Preferred Experience:         - ElasticSearch or Lucene         - System Administration         - Setting up/maintaining continuous integration system

Interested? Have a question? Contact me directly at john@knowledgehound.com

oschwald 2 days ago 0 replies      
MaxMind - https://www.maxmind.com/ - REMOTE (US and Canada)

Email careers@maxmind.com. See https://www.maxmind.com/en/careers for more information.

= Frontend Software Engineer

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate strong experience and knowledge in each of the following areas. We'll give you a homework assignment that will give you an opportunity to show us your skills.

* Strong knowledge of JavaScript, including at least one framework such as AngularJS, Ember, or Backbone

* Experience writing unit and integration tests for frontend JavaScript code

* Extensive knowledge of modern CSS and HTML

* Experience with CSS frameworks like Bootstrap as well as CSS preprocessors such as Less or Sass

* Experience with responsive web design

* Experience with revision control, preferably Git

* Excellent written and spoken communication skills

* The ability to work with a geographically dispersed team

It's also a big plus if you have any of the following:

* Experience with CMS tools such as WordPress or Drupal

* Working knowledge of graphic design tools such as Photoshop and Illustrator

* Backend development experience, especially with the implementation of RESTful APIs

* User interface and experience design skills

The salary range for this position starts at $110k/year and is negotiable depending on experience.

= Senior Software Engineer

Minimum Qualifications

* Dynamic language programming experience. We use Perl but we're happy to hear from Javascript, PHP, Python, or Ruby developers as well.

* Web development, especially RESTful web services.

* Experience developing for deployment on a Linux or BSD platform.

* Experience writing tests and documentation.

* Experience doing code reviews.

* Excellent written and spoken communication skills.

* The ability to work with a geographically dispersed team.

Bonus skills

* Data mining, number crunching, and math skills.

* Experience writing C, especially libraries.

* Experience writing Go.

* FS/OSS contributions. Tell us about them!

Compensation includes a starting salary of $120-150k/year and participation in a performance-based bonus plan.

Ask HN: Let me solve your problem #1
12 points by AleksanderB  22 hours ago   15 comments top 11
jamesbrewer 20 hours ago 0 replies      
It's good that you want to improve your skills, but this is not the way to do it.

You should work on an open source project.

There are plenty of large projects that would be thrilled to have a developer who wants to tackle something more than a small bug, but you have to go find them.

Moreover, open source projects are much more deserving of your talent than the people posting on this thread trying to get some free work out of you. Don't undervalue yourself.

What are you interested in?

Personally, I have contributed to Python, Django and AngularJS because I use all three on a daily basis. Think of something that interests you and I'd be happy to help you find a project that fits your goals.

dllthomas 17 hours ago 0 replies      
There's plenty of tickets on Snowdrift.coop (https://snowdrift.coop/p/snowdrift/t), any of which could present a problem.

If you want something particularly challenging, that's off the main development path (so if you fail or take a long time, no one's waiting on you), but that would be useful, one thing I'd like to see is the Snowdrift comment system peeled out as a separate library that provides a Yesod subsite, with sufficient hooks to retain existing integration.

Happy to point you at resources and explain what's currently going on.

dllthomas 17 hours ago 0 replies      
Another thing I'd like to see is a notification daemon with two features missing from all the existing notification daemons I've played with:

1) Ability to pull up a history of notifications

If I go away from my computer for a bit, I'd like to quickly review what happened while I was gone. Also, sometimes I want to reference something that appeared in a notification.

2) Batching of notifications by priority

When I'm trying to get work done, I don't want to be bugged every time anything happens. I'd like to be able to say, "low priority stuff, don't inform me more often than every two hours; middling, every half hour; high priority stuff send through right away". Ideally, some sort of pattern matching to adjust priorities.

This could take the form of a new notification daemon (would need dbus and some UI library) or a patch to an existing one.

alok-g 19 hours ago 0 replies      
I am interested in using Deep Learning for several Windows Desktop projects but am struggling a bit due to dependencies in various open-source libraries which are often built on Linux platforms.

I have attempted to use Caffe, which has an unofficial Windows port, which nevertheless is failing to compile for me due to some issue. I have looked at DeepLearning4j, but I am again confused by the setup on Windows since it uses some native libraries for BLAS and provides little help on how to set it up. I am now looking at CXXNET, which looks promising since the source code looks very nicely organised.

Another issue I face is that most libraries come with MNIST, ImageNet, etc. examples where the training data is already pre-processed, and I find practically no examples of how to plug my own data. (In fact, the specific problem I am interested in may require modifying the library a bit.)

I am unsure if this work will be of help to you, though I can imagine other folks on Windows who may benefit from this.

trcollinson 22 hours ago 1 reply      
I have a number of clients who need to use up their budget for the year at the end of the year for technical goods and services. Each has a "wish" list of technical goods and services that they would like to pay for, some of which have taxes and other fees includes with them. There are no hourly fees, all of the services and goods are fixed cost, so that's good at least. But the lists can be really long and they aren't in a particular order. The problem is that my clients lose their budget if they don't use all of it exactly. So basically I need a solution that can pick the goods and services and calculate the taxes and fees so that the amount comes out to the exact left over of their budget. Of course, sometimes the budget will get changed by some annoying accountant mid day, so they have to be able to re-run it regularly. It's a real pain!
typpo 20 hours ago 0 replies      
- A free chrome extension that lets you screenshot a page and copy to clipboard or upload to imgur (without watermarks etc)- app that monitors flights for very flexible weekends (eg. a weekend stay in boston for anytime this spring)- app that tells you which airplane flights are visible in the sky above you right now- chrome extension that lets you clip images directly to your google drive/dropbox- an in-browser way to send people images securely with client-only encryption/decryption
read 19 hours ago 0 replies      
Make Arc use all cores. Although it's already multi-threaded, all threads use a single processor. Or make Arc scale out on multiple machines by modifying its webserver to shard based on username.

If this works it can run HackerNews.

nkangoh 21 hours ago 1 reply      
Is it really a good idea to undervalue yourself like this? I feel like problems that "matter" couldn't be solved by a single person in a single day (or even a few days), otherwise they would have already been solved.

Just a thought.

lucio 17 hours ago 0 replies      
The posters do not seem to understand you. Don't worry. At least I think I do.

Can you post which are your preferred tools, which technology you'll use to solve the problems?

boogiecuz 22 hours ago 1 reply      
What about a way to come up with the best lineup in Fanduel (daily fantasy sports game)? It is also a Knapsack problem. To give you a little background, each night you get to build a fantasy team (2 PGs, 2 SGs, 2 SFs 2 PFs, 1 C) within a salary cap. Each player is given a salary for the night and they are given points based on their stats like getting rebounds or assists. To determine what players should perform the best on a certain night, you can use a homebrewed algorithm or get a projection from sites online that project points.
tomwilde 22 hours ago 0 replies      
My LL(k) recursive descent parser cannot handle left recursion without incurring in a O(n) worst case time-complexity. OP please fix. I expect a solution until next week. Thank you.
Ask HN: What are the best developer conferences for 2015?
65 points by tburger  1 day ago   54 comments top 27
akoumjian 1 day ago 3 replies      
PyCon (https://us.pycon.org/2015/) is always a blast. It's large, but has an amazing sense of community. You will find at least three or four amazing talks each day, on a variety of subjects. The posters area will expose you to all kinds of cool academic and other projects. The Expo Hall is always full of hip companies (giving away lots of great SWAG, of course).

I guarantee you will leave inspired.

jace 1 day ago 3 replies      
If you are in India, HasGeek's conferences are all for developers, and often pretty much the only conference on the topic in India (websites are still for 2014):

Feb 2015: Meta Refresh, on web UI (https://metarefresh.in) and Construkt Festival, on tech startups (http://construkt.me)

May 2015: Rootconf, on devops and cloud infrastructure (https://rootconf.in)

Jul 2015: The Fifth Elephant, on big data and analytics (https://fifthelephant.in)

Sep 2015: JSFoo, on JavaScript (https://jsfoo.in)

Dec 2015: Droidcon India, on Android (https://droidcon.in)

All conference videos are available at https://hasgeek.tv

kev009 1 day ago 1 reply      
BSD conferences are Right Sized and the people are amazing. BSDCan is worth the trip if you want to see a different perspective from the larger confs which are highly commercialized.
kapilvt 1 day ago 1 reply      
theshadowmonkey 1 day ago 1 reply      
Why has no one added JSConf. It is an amazing conference with a limited set of people and very good talks. And its a 3 day conference where one day is pure fun. I attended it once and wish to attend again.


alblue 1 day ago 3 replies      
You should provide what kind of location or travel budget that you are asking about: there's great conferences across Europe but that may not be of interest if you are based on the West coast of the states for example.
hayksaakian 1 day ago 0 replies      
If you can't attend every conference, many of them are recorded.


Rubyconf is here and various other ones not related to ruby.

Yadi 1 day ago 1 reply      

The International Ruby Conference -- more commonly known as RubyConf -- has been the main annual gathering of Rubyists from around the world since 2001.


April 21-23, 2015 Atlanta, Georgia

Something similar to JsConf:


http://www.buildwindows.com/ 2015

"/dev/winter 2015"http://devcycles.net/2015/winter/?utm_source=lanyrd

Free 1 day software conference. Development, DevOps, Mobile, Web, NoSQL, Cloud, Functional Programming, Startups and more.

QCon London 2015


9th International Software Development Conference


QCon New York 2015

The 4th Annual International Software Development Conference


Maybe: http://sxsw.com/interactive ?

Less Web Dev though ( http://www.gdconf.com/ )

Game Developers Conference

I think there will be:

http://html5devconf.com/ for 2014 as well.

Here are some other conferences about "Computer Image Analysis, Computer Vision Conferences One Year Calendar"


hartem_ 1 day ago 0 replies      
If you are interested in security there are at least two or three good conferences happening every month somewhere. Some are listed below. BlackHat (big and expensive), Defcon and various Security BSides are always worth attending. There are some great ones in South America (H2HC, YSTS, ekoparty) and of course there are a lot in Europe (Chaos Communication Congress in Germany, HITB in Netherlands, NoSuchCon in France).
fencepost 1 day ago 0 replies      
For anyone freelancing, any WordCamps in your area may be well worth your time even if you're doing nothing with WordPress. The level of technical information varies depending on size/# of tracks, but there are a variety of other presentations of use (if Chris Lema is speaking, go to that track).

If you're tight on time or money, they're also a decent choice because they're inexpensive by design (almost always under $50 for a 2-day conference; I believe WordCamp Chicago 2014 was $60 if you included the Friday training tracks) and they're generally on weekends.

You can get a fair idea of some of the things you'll find at them and where to find them by going to http://wordcamp.org, and you can find a variety of videos at http://wordpress.tv

JoshTriplett 1 day ago 1 reply      
Linux Plumbers Conference is always incredible, both as an attendee and as a presenter. This year, it's in Seattle.

linux.conf.au 2015 is coming up very soon, but you might want to start planning for linux.conf.au 2016.

In general, I highly recommend the LWN events and CFP calendars: https://lwn.net/Calendar/ and https://lwn.net/Calendar/Monthly/cfp/ . Use the former if you plan to attend, or the latter to know when to submit proposals.

jawns 1 day ago 2 replies      
I'd be interested in hearing from anybody who's attended That Conference (https://www.thatconference.com) -- which bills itself as a summer camp for geeks. That it occurs at a giant indoor waterpark makes me wonder whether the actual conference is beneficial, or if it's just an excuse to get your company to bankroll part of your vacation. If you've attended and your company did foot the bill, was it a hard sell?
zem 1 day ago 1 reply      
Strange Loop is the one I'm excited for
krallja 1 day ago 0 replies      
AEA, http://aneventapart.com/, "The design conference for people who make websites" occurs in multiple cities.
chambo622 1 day ago 0 replies      
Google I/O is always a favorite, although I was disappointed by the change from 3 days to 2 days for 2014, and the conference is always very packed. That said, the enthusiasm and energy level is very high and you'll meet a lot of fantastic people.
krallja 1 day ago 0 replies      
An Event Apart - The design conference for people who make websites. http://aneventapart.com/
krallja 1 day ago 0 replies      
http://aneventapart.com/ "The design conference for people who make websites."
gracer 1 day ago 0 replies      
In addition to these great suggestions, I started a quick round-up myself at http://blog.edge80.com/2014/12/developer-conferences-for-201...

Soup to nuts.

lpgauth 1 day ago 1 reply      
I'm a little bias, but one of my favorite conference is the Erlang Factory SF! The conference is still small enough that there's no bullshit and you get to meet most of the active community! A must if you work with Erlang :)
Moto7451 1 day ago 0 replies      

YAPC is a lot of fun. While Perl specific there are always talks about other stacks/languages.

jwildeboer 1 day ago 0 replies      
Fosdem in Brussels. Best place for open source since 14 years.
xai3luGi 1 day ago 0 replies      
DebConf is always pretty fun. http://debconf15.debconf.org/
bsimpson 1 day ago 0 replies      
I'm pretty excited for Facebook's React Conf at the end of the month, but I'm biased because I'm speaking. =D
brickcap 1 day ago 0 replies      
There is also couchdb day in February


asalkey 1 day ago 0 replies      
I too am interested in attending conferences this year.

My list so far:

Nodeconf Adventure


WordPress Seattle and Vancouver


Ruby on Rails conf

Yhippa 1 day ago 0 replies      
Any Java-focused conferences worth going to?
criveros 1 day ago 2 replies      
You can find most relevant talks on youtube.
What is the best credit card merchant for small transactions?
7 points by snickmy  1 day ago   10 comments top 5
patio11 1 day ago 2 replies      
Paypal Micropayments is 5% and 5 cents.

That said, strongly consider anything you can do which pushes your average transaction value up above ~$20 or so. This is partly due to decreasing the bite of transaction fees but mostly because building a business on $1.50 transactions is really, really, really, really hard when Steve Jobs has not already arranged a captive audience with credit cards on file.

One of the traditional solutions in e.g. social games is selling a virtual currency in $10, $20, $50, etc increments and then using the virtual currency to effect small-value payments. For example, $10 gets you 7 dragon eggs, $20 gets you 15 (one bonus egg!) The thing you were thinking of selling for $1.50 now costs 1 dragon egg. This both helps you get your average purchase up, saves your processing costs, and also increases transaction volume by not having people feel like they're being asked for $1.50 on a frequent basis. (The fact that $10 doesn't divide evenly by 7 is not accidental.)

yellow_and_gray 1 day ago 1 reply      
I'm disappointed in Stripe on this one. There should be better rates for micropayments.
johnm89 1 day ago 1 reply      
what kind of monthly volume are you expecting? are these cardless transactions? if they're cardless i dont really see a scenario where you can have $1.50 transactions and make any money. too high risk for the processor.

EDIT: if you don't have a couple months of volume to show a processor it makes it harder to get a good rate. brand new company with online transactions are pretty much highest risk category for a processor, therefore highest rate. fees the processor has to pay visa would be close to $0.50 probably

snickmy 23 hours ago 0 replies      
Just for the record PayPal does a 5% + 5p (Uk gbp) per transaction on micropayment (<10).

I let you do the math :)

thevenusproject 1 day ago 0 replies      
Ask HN: I'm going to present technology jobs to 400 16yo,what should I tell them?
3 points by geekuillaume  1 day ago   4 comments top 4
davismwfl 1 day ago 0 replies      
My suggestion is not to show them code at all, to me the code is just the language we learn to solve problems. Like learning to speak another language, it doesn't change your message, just how you deliver it.

So instead I would present them with a few unique problems that Computer Science helps solve. Whether it is a web site problem, an Arduino or Rasberry Pi based small robot or something large that will catch their attention.

I think showing them how solving problems not only involves critical thinking but also creativity, a no-barriers thought process (e.g. no preconceived ideas on solving an issue), and how you can really impact the world with it. At least in my opinion and experience, kids like to be inspired and don't think in the terms of boundaries so showing them how Computer Science really lets us do that could leave a great impression.

I'd also take a number of slides and have a picture on each one of different things that Computer Science helps solve, e.g. Manufacturing Automation, Welding, Cars, Space travel, websites, communications etc. Make sure at least 2-3 are things they would have never understood were backed by programming, I think that impacts people.

I don't know how french high-schoolers may differ from the US, but my bet is they share most qualities. My son was inspired very much in this way when he was in middle school, and he jumped at the chance to join a technical program for high school.

Good luck and have fun, that is an awesome opportunity to help shape kids view of the world.

davidy123 6 hours ago 0 replies      
Please do mention open source, the practical and idealistic aspects of it. It's fairly unusual in the world today and resonates with many non technical people.
whichdan 15 hours ago 0 replies      
Something that might be relatable: show a few screenshots of Angry Birds, and talk about the different roles that went in to making it, such as UI programmers, physics programmers, project managers, designers, etc. That also gives you a great starting point for showing how "a programmer with a physics background" can build anything from games to spaceship software. You could also use Angry Birds as an example of entrepreneurship, both in the sense of "what would a minimum viable Angry Birds be?" and how it took several less popular game launches to get to that point.
perryg 1 day ago 0 replies      
It's one of the only careers where you can make a good wage without selling your soul these days.
Ask HN: What language will you learn in 2015?
17 points by joubert  2 days ago   27 comments top 23
dscrd 1 hour ago 0 replies      
Rust and/or Nim, depending on which will feel better as I learn more.
dpeck 2 days ago 0 replies      
Elixir/Erlang my next project (starting tomorrow) looks like it will really benefit from the things that the Erlang VM brings to the table, and Elixir is very promising, and rapidly maturing, way to write code for it.
bgar 1 day ago 0 replies      
I'm going to be focusing on Clojure, JavaScript and Rust. First though, I'm taking a break from Clojure to read SICP and do the exercises/problem sets, because I think that's going to help in the long run. After that I'm reading Joy of Clojure and going back to working on web apps with ClojureScript and Reagent. As for JavaScript, it's easy to work with Node and I'm interested in React.js and WebGL so I'll just keep using it regularly. Rust is very appealing to me, and having just taken a course in assembly at uni, I'm craving some lower level programming. The documentation has improved considerably, right now I'm just working through Rust by Example (http://rustbyexample.com/) here: https://github.com/bryangarza/rust-by-example and then I want to make a Vi clone.
rdc12 1 day ago 1 reply      
The language that I most want to learn in the short term is Ocaml, been seeing a fair few posts about the language showing up in the past year, it seems like the community is a good fit for me.

MirageOS looks very intersting, and I want to try a language with a strong type system (of the static languages I have only really used C and Java, and Ocaml, Haskell etc seem to be further along the continuum of type systems.)

I also would like to learn about compilers and static analysis and Ocaml appears to be quite popular for such projects.

I would also like to reacquaint myself with Python, and maybe dabble with some Julia as well.

Coq looks pretty intersting as well, but that will probably be late 2015 or 2016.

May start playing around with Rust a little as well, they have some intersting ideas that I am curious about.

I am also keen to play around with assembler again, my only real usage of assembler was in a Uni paper a few years back and looking at some x86 aseembly from GCC and Clang. Thinking of MSP430 and some ArmV7

isuraed 1 day ago 0 replies      
Less tools, but stronger and sharper tools.

I'm going back to the basics. No more jumping to a new language or framework for each new project. My goal for 2015 is to have better results (output) in my projects, not focus on tools.

My goal is to learn enough Python and Javascript to build a significant sized project by the end of the year. This will be a nice change from my job where I use a Java stack (Jetty, Jersey, Jackson, Hysterix)

bayareaguy 1 day ago 0 replies      
Jepsen[1] is the killer app that's leading me to learn more about the Clojure and Go ecosystems.

I mostly write Python by day but since Jepsen revealed consistency problems in etcd[2], I've had to learn more Clojure/leiningen to see if the ?quorum=true option fixed them.

What I've learned so far is that Clojure's error reporting sucks unlessyou use something like Cider[3] and that etcd till fails to pass Jepsenwith ?quorum=true

1- https://github.com/aphyr/jepsen

2- https://aphyr.com/posts/316-call-me-maybe-etcd-and-consul

3- https://github.com/clojure-emacs/cider

tutufan 1 day ago 0 replies      
Rust. It's been many years since I ran across a programming language whose innovations I'd call exciting. It's still early days, but it might be the language that finally overtakes C++.
niuzeta 14 hours ago 0 replies      
Go or(and) Rust. I've heard good things on both and they all looked pretty damn fun and productive.
whostolemyhat 1 day ago 0 replies      
C++ - I've been making games with Javascript and Python for a while and I want to learn a lower-level language. C++ has quite a few frameworks and engines for game dev so I'm combining the two.

I'll also brush up on Node and ES6 to help with my day job.

japhyr 1 day ago 0 replies      
I'm familiar with C and Java, and I can build viable projects in Python/ Django.

To expand my understanding I'm looking at Go or Haskell next, although I might take a quick spin through Rails to see how it compares to Django. I'll continue to build the projects I care about in Python, though, because I'd rather go deep with what I know than spread myself too thin. I expect to become better at Python by dipping into these other languages.

rubiquity 2 days ago 0 replies      
I will be writing a lot of Elixir in production. 2014 wss learning Elixir and convincing people to let me use it in production :)

As a hobbyist, if I have time, I plan to spend a lot of time with Rust.

In 2014 I spent at least a month each with Elixir, Rust, Clojure and Scala (I gave Go a long hard look in 2013 already). Elixir and Rust are the two that have stood out to me for the types of problems I want to solve and the types of growth I want to experience as a programmer.

bbody 1 day ago 0 replies      
Probably Swift, I am getting into mobile development. For actual languages I will probably attempt French.
KhalPanda 1 day ago 0 replies      
Swedish. :-) (My main new year resolution)

Other than that, most likely taking javascript more seriously. I've never really studied it, just picked it up as I've gone along over the past several years.

_RPM 1 day ago 0 replies      
I want to do some more programming in python. I always plan to. I even have small scripts that I've written in python. But I wanted to try some serious web development with it. My default language is C right now. (not for the web)
MrDHat 2 days ago 0 replies      
Scala, for sure!

I've been procrastinating learning Scala for a long time and have a project this year on Spark, so, yay! :)

brickcap 1 day ago 0 replies      
In 2015 I would like to make something useful with what I've learnt so far. I also want to try my hands on scientific programming languages but I will have to find a mock scientific problem first :)
jackgolding 2 days ago 0 replies      
2014 was my year of Python, I learned how to make actual tools rather than scripts for myself.

2015 will be at the very least JavaScript. One of my Master's units is in C++ which I have never done more than hello world in before. I am very interested in Scala.

Best of luck to everyone learning something new this year!

jhildings 1 day ago 0 replies      
I'm thinking of Rust, as I've becoming more interested in system programming again and not only web development
sheraz 2 days ago 1 reply      
Looks like my 2015 will be a lot of python -- specifically to build more robust systems with Django, Scrapy, and NLTK.

And if I get a new Mac this year I might attempt Swift.

waterlesscloud 1 day ago 0 replies      
Lisp. I have a basic knowledge, but one of my goals for 2015 is to become competent with it.
brudgers 1 day ago 0 replies      
More of J, I'm thinking.
eterps 1 day ago 0 replies      
mindcrime 2 days ago 1 reply      
There are so many languages on my "to learn" list that it's ridiculous. And I never seem to find much time to actually spend on new languages. But, realistically, the one(s) I may actually be able to spend some time on in 2015 are probably:

Javascript - OK, strictly speaking I "know" javascript to some extent, but I don't consider myself an expert on it, and I'll probably be using it more and learning more, for the foreseeable future.

Scala. I keep saying this, but I think I'll have more reasons to actually spend time on this in 2015.

Clojure. See above, re: Scala.

Prolog. Probably wishful thinking that I'll find time to put into this, but we'll see. Some of my interests include NLP, and Prolog has a reputation for being good for NLP applications, so I may finally start exploring that world.

R. The interest is there, but time is, again, the limiting factor. If a real world reason to use R emerges, then I might actually get somewhere with it.

The stuff that's on my list that I seriously doubt I'll even touch in 2015 includes: Erlang, Julia, Nim, Haskell, Ceylon, Kotlin, Ada, Go, Rust, Elixir, etc.

Ask HN: Node.js devs - What apps are you building? What tools are you using?
28 points by mousetraps  11 days ago   discuss
ketralnis 11 days ago 1 reply      
I don't really HN want to be a place that companies think they can reach developers, whether for surveys or advertising. It's an extremely slippery slope to being a marketing channel, and then the gaming of the system begins.
KhalPanda 11 days ago 2 replies      
> [P.S. random 50 survey participants will get $5 towards caffeine or whatever else you like at Starbucks]

Your submission and responses read as if you already consumed the $250 of caffeine yourself. Can we tone it down a bit? It's 9am. :-)

Submitted my response.

mkoryak 11 days ago 1 reply      
I wasnt aware that AngularJS is considered a nodejs technology.

for that matter, why is NPM on that list? who uses node without using NPM?

proveanegative 11 days ago 1 reply      
I can't fill out the survey right now but I like ClojureScript. I'd love a ParEdit mode in VS for ClojureScript.

Disappointed edit: Your account has given answers on a range of Microsoft-related topics with different writing styles (rather decaf at first). Have multiple people at Microsoft used this account?

sgslo 11 days ago 1 reply      
I'm happy to take the survey, it will be interesting to see what MSFT works out over the coming months.

Small pet peeve: It'd be nice if you didn't require input on all forms of the survey, especially the open response text fields. I understand if instant.ly doesn't give you an option.

markuz 11 days ago 1 reply      
I don't like surveys, but I can tell you this.ES6 all the way down. ES7 async stuff looks great.facebook flow looks promising

take a look at 6to5 project

stevekemp 11 days ago 1 reply      
Unfortunate typo there calling Linux "Linus".
Ask HN: Raspberry Pi or Parallela Clusters use cases for normal people?
3 points by jason_slack  19 hours ago   4 comments top 2
lovelearning 18 hours ago 1 reply      
Face recognition using OpenCV.

On a single RPi, it's a hog, requiring all kinds of pipeline optimizations to get results in reasonable time. Combining concepts like SIFT with face recognition is impossibly slow. A cluster sounds like exactly the kind of thing that would help.

Since the examples you've given are already related to image/video processing and since OpenCV is C++, you may find it a good fit. Put a camera on your doorstep, install your cluster, let it recognize your family members, and charm them with a welcome :)

ChrisGranger 18 hours ago 1 reply      
I was really hoping to see BOINC projects that would take advantage of the Parallella's Epiphany coprocessor, but that hasn't materialized yet.
Ask DN: What to do right now?
4 points by vimiha  19 hours ago   2 comments top 2
jkbyc 19 hours ago 0 replies      
Learn about positioning (market segmentation, differentiation). Think about what clients want, resp. what your ideal client would see as ideal service. Do they care about how good/pretty your designs are? Or maybe do they care about making money? They care about achieving a goal with that design - getting more users, building their trust, converting them, ... Do they know how to achieve all that? Probably not. How do you help them with it? What are they afraid of? (missing deadlines, overspending, lack of visibility into what you're doing, having to handhold you too much). How do you overcome that? How do you communicate it? Network. Find your ideal clients. Approach them. Read comments of HN users such as patio11. Check out what Ramit Sethi has to say (and many others).
justhw 18 hours ago 0 replies      
Hey buddy, did you mean to post on DN? (designer news) https://news.layervault.com/

Your title says "Ask DN:" not HN.

Ask HN: What are specific tangible benefits of learning Haskell?
15 points by blackbook  1 day ago   28 comments top 9
yomritoyj 1 day ago 1 reply      
To me the value of Haskell comes from its being an extreme point in the language design space: that of a pure, lazy, strictly-typed language. I think that Haskell provides a very nice syntax and GHC a very nice implementation for exploring this extreme point. The primary benefit of this exploration is that it enriches our understanding as a community regarding language design and program design. I think that is a worthwhile enough contribution.

I think that Haskell's strangeness harms it in two ways. One it puts off people because the superficial strangeness takes some getting used to. More dangerously it makes a small fraction of Haskell programmers dangerously arrogant. They feel that just because they are now familiar with this strange jargon they have become superior to the users of other languages. Depending on temperament this turns them into snobs or evangelists.

I don't think there is any concrete evidence of Haskell's superiority as a practical tool. Programs like pandoc, darcs or xmonad are great but there is no proof (and as far as I know neither have their authors claimed) that they were easier to develop than comparable programs in imperative languages (TeX, git?).

Much better is the attitude of Haskell leaders like Simon Peyton Jones who present Haskell as a ongoing research project with its set of successes and unsolved problems:http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/people/simonpj/papers...http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/people/simonpj/papers...

dscrd 1 day ago 1 reply      

Learning Haskell adds to the mass of things you know, and the volume of that mass determines the level of your general expertise.

You asked for tangible things, but it's harder to see what those may be. Perhaps your perception will be enhanced: perhaps you will better see and care about side-effects, opportunities for pure functions, etc.

I don't think any learning effort that leads to increased knowledge can be a waste of time.

gaius 1 day ago 1 reply      
I too found learning Haskell difficult, because there is, or so it seems, quite a big hurdle to get over at the start.

But it turns out that you can live in the IO Monad and just write Haskell as if were a strongly-typed kind of Python, and quickly get to the point where you are doing something useful, and benefiting from the type system and lazy evaluation (e.g. being able to define an infinite list then just consume as much of it as you want) and the nice syntax for pattern matching, and so on. Then you can gradually add in more and more Haskell concepts as and when a) you feel ready and b) you encounter situations where they'd be useful.

Jumping straight in with monads is the wrong way to do it (and monads are actually easy if you let them sneak up on you rather than trying to chase them, like cats) and the monad tutorials you find on the web are all written by idiots who think they a lot cleverer than they are. Burrito Spacesuit guy, I'm looking at you.

jarcane 22 hours ago 0 replies      
There are two languages that more than anything changed how I thought about programming.

The first is Lisp.

The second is Haskell.

Lisp taught me, essentially, that most of what I'd been doing in other languages was unnecessary tedium, and introduced me to the functional style for the first time.

Haskell taught me that even some of what I was doing in Lisp was itself unnecessary tedium, and that things like typing that I'd found tedious in other languages, could actually work to my benefit. Even though I still don't code in Haskell as my main language, it made a functional believer out of me, and still affects my coding style and the design projects I've done since.

As for 'objectively verifiable', well, go look at most any equivalent program in Haskell or Lisp to one in C or Python and just compare how many code lines it takes to do the same work. All the 'design patterns' and 'constructors' and costly looping constructs and everything else falls away for so much tedious bullshit when you get your hands on a language with proper functional tools. And the benefits to sanity of writing in a state-free style are literally the reason I left purely imperative languages behind.

Even the best, least tedious code I see in imperative languages usually comes from people who've had experience in functional languages: probably my favorite Python programmer to read is Peter Norvig, because his Lisp background shows through even in his Python code. This is why people say over and over again that, even if you never touch a functional language again, it's still good to learn at least one, because it will improve the way you code and how you think about functions and composition of same.

swatow 1 day ago 1 reply      
Funny, I once asked the same question about pure mathematics, and got similar answers. In the end I decided pure math wasn't the best bang for buck in terms of benefit to humanity, and decided to work on other things.

When it comes to Haskell, there is a big problem that the people best qualified to speak on the matter have invested a lot of time in Haskell, and therefore are subject to biases associated with their investment in the field.

For one thing, I would ask what programs use Haskell. The only major project I'm aware of is xmonad. This should tell you something about how practical Haskell is.

On the other hand, you may learn something from Haskell. I studied Haskell because I believe there are much better languages out there, and in order to find them we need to understand and improve on the theoretically most advanced languages (i.e. dependently typed languages) and learning Haskell was the best starting point. If this is not your goal, I actually doubt another 6 months of Haskell will help your day to day programming.

Also, what have you managed to learn in the past 6 months? And how were you studying? I found Learn you a Haskell to be the best introduction.

anta40 1 day ago 1 reply      
Could you elaborate a bit what you want to achieve by learning Haskell?

I'm a Haskell newb as well. Learning it because I'm interested in theoritical CS (category theory, type system, etc).

If you ask me do I have any benefits of learning Haskell, then my answer is no. At least for the moment. But that doesn't stop me from pursuing it.

Of course, your mileage my vary... :)

anta40 1 day ago 0 replies      
Perhaps you could elaborate a bit why you are interesting in learning Haskell?

I'm a Haskell newb as well (write apps in Java for daily living). I'm quite interested in theoritical CS, and that's what keep me pursuing Haskell.

If you ask me what specific benefits I get, then my answer is none. At least at the moment.

codygman 18 hours ago 0 replies      
For me:

I can hack something together quickly cutting corners if needed, then refactoring is easy and almost always works on compile when you get around to fixing things up.

tome 1 day ago 1 reply      
I don't think HN is the best forum for this kind of question.
Ask HN: Should I report my main competitor for PCI Violations?
117 points by altron  2 days ago   124 comments top 38
notwedtm 2 days ago 8 replies      
I guess I'm the odd one out on this, but why not send your competitor an email and let him know what he's doing is risky and dangerous. Perhaps he doesn't know? Perhaps he had a developer who told him everything was fine, and a friendly, across-the-aisle approach could help things.

As you said, you'd probably put him out of business, and regardless if that's your competitor or not, it's still a human being with a life that will be ruined.

As icebraining mentioned earlier, it's not illegal to not be in PCI compliance, just really, really dumb.

jacquesm 2 days ago 2 replies      
I would go for a multi-stage approach here:

- first let them know you know, and that you'd like for this to be handled in the best interest of the users (that's who you're doing this for, right?)

- then, depending on the response you have several options:

- If they stonewall, alert the public

- If they respond, figure out what a reasonable timeframe should be for them to become compliant

- Then give them that much time and review the new situation

- If they're still not compliant but have made progress review the situation from the new vantage point

- If they have not made meaningful progress, alert the public.

Don't let this 'opportunity' get the better of you in the ethics department, what goes around comes around and since you're doing your utmost to be anonymous here be aware that you too might have a skeleton or two in your closet and making enemies with nothing to lose might not be in your advantage.

On the other hand: building a bridge for a competitor to walk over when they were vulnerable might place you well some years down the line when that founder is looking for succession.

As for the whole PCI compliance thing: depending on where this all happens in the chain the company might be lying about them being PCI compliant or their auditors have messed up, either way nobody appointed you judge, jury and executioner so tread with some care, the whole thing might backfire in some unexpected and spectacular way if it turns out you were mistaken.

CodeWriter23 1 day ago 1 reply      
Disclaimer: I choose to treat people the way I would like to be treated.

My $0.02: maybe this is just one way your competitor is inept at running their business. I'd say the probability is very high of that. An overwhelmed founder IMO may be a sweet acquisition target. If he knows he is in over his head, maybe he would be happy to sell you his company for terms you can accept. You'll get all the customers, and you'll also know those customers are in your good care.

If you whack him upside the head with a report to Visa, MC, etc. he'll fix it and continue to be ignorant or negligent in all the other ways he is failing to adequately serve his customer base.

Lastly, and please know I am not accusing you of a nefarious plot here. But anyone reading this will see the potential prize of acquiring a competitor's client base. I want to dispel the myth that a report would be a fatal blow to his company that would result in your company ending up with all his customers. His merchant bank who is really on the hook for his PCI compliance will not terminate his account over a first offense. They will instead make even more money off him by imposing remediation consulting. And if those expenses were to put him out of business, there would still be an acquisition cost in reaching his customers, letting them know that your company exists and selling them on your solution.

My general approach to life: I do my best to limit my actions to those that will enhance or maintain the quality of my reflection in the mirror.

pm24601 2 days ago 4 replies      
Yes you should. You are following the rules and no doubt at a cost.

You should report him for the same reason that you should report a competitor that is dumping toxic waste in a stream.

They are externalizing costs to society as a whole to maximize their gain.

There is no malice is demanding that everyone respect the law that safeguards us all.

If the competitor does not wish to follow the law then they can move to a locale that does not have that law.

dctoedt 1 day ago 1 reply      
1. FALSE ADVERTISING: If the competitor advertises PCI compliance --- or even advertises "we're secure" --- that's very possibly false advertising in violation of Section 43(a) of the Lanham Act [1] and perhaps various state deceptive-trade-practices statutes. Some years back, U-Haul got a $44 million judgment against a competitor whose ads for rental trucks included inaccurate dimensions. The damages award was tied to the cost of corrective advertising that U-Haul would theoretically have to do. [2]

2. TORTIOUS INTERFERENCE COUNTERCLAIM: The competitor's terms of service with the customer probably include restrictions on access to the competitor's system. The competitor thus might claim that the OP's accessing of the customer's data constituted "tortious interference" with the competitor-customer contract. [3] The competitor's lawyers are likely to pursue such a claim, because it lets them reframe the issue in their favor, it might allow them greater discovery from the OP, and it could also lead to a punitive-damages award. (Whether a tortious-interference claim would succeed depends on a lot of facts that we don't have.)

3. CFAA VIOLATION: As others have pointed out, depending on the circumstances, the OP might have violated the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. [4]

All of the above assumes U.S. law applies.

[1] http://scholarship.law.duke.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=...

[2] U-Haul v. Jartran, 793 F. 2d 1034, 1041 (9th Cir. 1986) http://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=1381884152605222...

[3] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tortious_interference

[4] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_Fraud_and_Abuse_Act

verystealthy 1 day ago 0 replies      
QSA here. In a nutshell, I'd say don't. PCI compliance is enforced by the card brands and acquirers, so it's not up to you to raise a flag here. Maybe they have compensating controls in place to address those issues (one can be PCI compliant while storing cardholder data in clear-text) and, depending on the line of business, they might have a business justification for storing security codes (unusual, but it can happen). Ultimately, it's not your call. What you might perceive as a violation could very well be a known issue with several compensating controls in place to minimize the risk and, if that's OK with the card brands and/or acquirers, your competitor is doing nothing wrong. Leave it to their QSA to determine their compliance status and to their acquirer to make sure that they're compliant.
grandalf 2 days ago 4 replies      
Your competitor's merchant processor should have an audit process where this is discovered.

It is unlikely that reporting it to said merchant processor will result in account termination since if your competitor is not at the level where an audit is required, he/she is simply filling out a form.

Incidentally, PCI-DSS 3.0 went into effect today, so anyone using Heroku for commerce became non-compliant today!


Animats 2 days ago 2 replies      
Who is their Visa Qualified Security Assessor? If there is a corrupt Security Assessor, the problem is bigger than one processor. Are they on the Visa registry of Qualified Service Providers (http://www.visa.com/splisting/searchGrsp.do)? If either of those is the case, this is a big problem. Report it to Visa.

Or is this some small operation which provides services for a niche market and is below the 300,000 transactions/year where it gets serious? Then, maybe not so much.

Visa is quite serious about enforcing those standards. They took away every user-facing credit card reader from Barnes and Noble for a year after a breach. They took away Sony Online's ability to accept credit cards at all for several weeks after Sony had a breach.

BorisMelnik 2 days ago 1 reply      
Why are so many people pretending this is being done for the good of the users? I got started in my business because I loved what I was doing (for my users). I stayed because it makes me a boatload full of money. If I see my competitor slipping, I want to take advantage of them. Sure I do have empathy for the users but at the end of the day it is pretty clear.

Believe me, if your competitor saw you doing this stuff they would definitely report you. Kill or be killed. You think Marc Cuban or Donald Trump is worried about their users when they have an opportunity to take advantage of a competitor?

hluska 2 days ago 0 replies      
First, a disclaimer. I am not a lawyer, nor am I even American, so all of this should be taken with the understanding that I'm really not qualified.

I don't know how you found these violations and, for all I know, you may not even be in the United States, but if you are, I would consider speaking with an attorney (preferably one with experience working cybercrime cases) to make sure that you aren't going to stumble into CFAA territory.

If I were your competitor, if I happened to find out that it was you, one option would be to call, "HACKER!! EVIL HACKER!!" And, looking at some recent cybercrime prosecutions (ie - aaronsw), if your competitor happened to catch the ear of the right prosecutor, you could be in heaps of trouble.

I hope that you do report this - your competitor honestly sounds like a scumbag. But, because he/she sounds like such a scumbag, they may not fade gracefully into obscurity. Protect yourself accordingly.

click170 2 days ago 1 reply      
Unabashedly, Yes you should report them.

Yes it will benefit you, but more importantly it benefits his customers because it gives them additional facts they did not have before about the trustworthiness of the vendor they're using.

The fact that you are a competitor with this malicious actor should have no bearing on your decision.

stevebmark 2 days ago 0 replies      
"Reporting" someone for a PCI violation won't do much. At most they might lose their certification level temporarily as their PCI auditor makes them implement fixes. In fact there might even be a grace period for them to fix problems, so no action will be visible to their customers. Even if they lose PCI certification, that's not something customers look for or know about.

If you want to damage their reputation, write a blog post in a way not traceable to your company exposing the actions of your competitor. Or get a news agency to notice, and be an anonymous source. This probably isn't worth the trouble.

The white hat solution, as others have mentioned, is tell them. If they don't have the problems resolved within some reasonable time span (a month if you're feeling mean, 6 months if you're feeling nice), then I would say you're morally justified in smearing the hell out of them.

kabdib 2 days ago 1 reply      

This will also bring to light anyone complicit in the violations as well (e.g., companies contracted for performing audits, who aren't taking due diligence), so the benefit to everyone is more than just having your competitor clean up his act.

iloveluce 2 days ago 1 reply      
You definitely should. It's unacceptable to have CC numbers in plain-text regardless if they are your competitor or not.
SEJeff 1 day ago 0 replies      
I would very strongly suggest you speak with a lawyer. What if you do the moral thing and said competitor sees you as trying to blackmail him or something even if your intentions are good? What if he responds with a proactive lawsuit? This isn't about anything other than CYA. An hour or so from a lawyer could save you a LOT of pain down the road.
tzs 2 days ago 0 replies      
> I've spent days debating the ethics of reporting or making this public. On the one hand, I'd be putting him out of business (and I'm well poised to scoop up those new prospects). On the other hand, he's putting people's finances at risk and I feel obligated to say something that the public may not be able to discern.

This raises an interesting hypothetical.

Let's suppose that there was no PCI violation, or any other ethical or legal problem with his business, but that through better pricing, service, more effective advertising, or something like that, you found yourself taking away business from him to the point that he might be driven out of business.

Question: would you put limits on your growth, or cut back on your advertising, or raise prices, or take some other steps to keep him in business?

droopybuns 2 days ago 0 replies      
>> I discovered this in the process of helping a new customer export their data from the old system.

If you report him, you're going to have to explain how you discovered everything you've outlined without exceeding the intended access to the system.

I see a lot of downside here for involving law enforcement. You run the risk of being accused of hacking your competitor.

If I was in your shoes, I probably wouldn't report him, but I probably wouldn't be quiet about the weaknesses of your competitor's security.

slm_HN 1 day ago 0 replies      
I don't know anything about PCI violations but I doubt that reporting someone would "put him out of business".

Reporting someone is a pretty weak move. A strong move would be a campaign emphasizing the superior features of your product, such as PCI compliance. Seems like a pretty easy sell, especially in today's environment when there's a security breach every five minutes.

jakejake 1 day ago 0 replies      
I would personally alert your competitor before disclosing anything the public.

As far as putting them out of business, I wouldn't be so certain of that outcome. For one thing the matter of PCI compliance is between your competitor and their payment processors. If you figure out a way to report them, their processor may just give them a chance to fix it and it will all be handled quietly. Or it could result in an audit, fines, their processor dropping them, etc. Those are all bad for the competitor, but not necessarily something that will put them out of business.

Posting on a public forum has potential to scare customers if there is such a place to post your message for your niche where "everybody" will see it. But there's a lot of ways for that to backfire as well depending on how you handle the posting of the message.

runjake 1 day ago 0 replies      
As always, "Do unto others..." comes into play. Don't report them or make it public.

If anything, perform due diligence and get in touch with someone with the appropriate levels of scruples and power to take action.

Who knows? They may find out something worse about your business and respond in kind, instead of dragging your company through the mud publicly.

mtabini 1 day ago 0 replies      
I would only go to your competitor if you have a really good relationship with them, and you know that your report won't be taken as a threat.

If you don't, you're exposing yourself to many problems for very little upside, and my experience is that, when cornered, most people don't tend to react in a reasonable and logical manner (or even in a manner that caters to their own interests). For example, the competitor could accuse you to have came across this information illegally (whether you did or not in the eyes of the law is irrelevant: once you're faced with a lawsuit, your best likely outcome is that you will only have to pay your lawyer's bills); or, they could think you're preemptively covering your ass before starting a smear campaign against them, and beat you to the punch with accusations and threats of their own, and so on.

On the other hand, as some have pointed out, this is a good marketing opportunity for youyou just need to be careful how you use the information. I would, however, avoid making _any_ references to competitors (even indirectly by referring to our competitors), because you don't want to be petty, and you also don't want to ever have to answer the question Who are these competitors of yours? in front of a court stenographer.

You do not mention if the PCI violations could flow through to your competitor's clients; are the credit cards those that customers use to pay for the competitor's SaaS, or are they stored on behalf of customers to provide the service itself (e.g.: the way, say, Stripe stores your customers card data for you)? A breach that leaks credit card data in this case would be catastrophic not just for you, but for your customers as welland these are consequences that have a material impact on the quality of your product over your competitors'.

From a marketing viewpoint, keep in mind that the value this piece of intel is also likely to be proportional to the sophistication of a prospective customer. A potential large client that could is more likely to be sensitive to something like PCI than small fish, and knowing that you can plant the bug in their ear that your competitors might not be as up-to-date on PCI as you are could make the difference between a sale and a missed opportunity.

Kalium 1 day ago 0 replies      
Once upon a time, I actually tried to report a company out of PCI compliance. It's harder than it sounds, and there's a very good chance the PCI council will ignore your report.
ropman76 1 day ago 0 replies      
As much as you feel a responsibility to the public on this you have a massive conflict of interest in this area. Sure, be nice and send your competitor an email. After that stay out of it and move on. There have been plenty of hackers who felt they were doing the right thing by informing companies of security issues they found only to have the same companies turn around and attempt to press charges on them.
giggitytex 2 days ago 0 replies      
All in all I'm not sure I believe in karma, but I do believe you should take the high road here. Simply reporting them doesn't fix it. But telling your competitor and reporting it as a PCI compliance issue from your company (because you do indeed have exposed credit card numbers in your possession) would be the route I would take.

Tell them and let them know you're prudently reporting it for your own sake.

mangeletti 1 day ago 0 replies      
It's 2015. If somebody is storing credit card numbers in plaintext, and then also displaying them, they deserve to be out of business. Don't make this about business ethics. In business, you are playing a chess game against all of your competitors. When one of them makes the wrong move you take them out. It's as simple as that.
williamle8300 1 day ago 0 replies      
To me, they made the decision to put all of their clientele at risk. There's no problem with "outing" them.

Sure, if you anonymously tell them about the security loophole, will this fix future problems?

Likely not.

I say report them.

There's nothing wrong with reporting bad behavior. You're not responsible for the consequences they have to face for making those decisions.

cirdoc98 2 days ago 0 replies      
Report it, and let him know too. He must be doing less than $1m/mo if it's gone on for a while, 3rd party audits are mandatory otherwise. It's a small time risk to the PCI folks anyway, they're not going to screw up his lively hood, they're just going to tell him to use a merchant processor or tokenize would be my guess.
kazinator 2 days ago 0 replies      
Put the buggers out of business and scoop up the new prospects. Doh!

Google, Microsoft, IBM, Apple, ... wouldn't even think twice.

feld 1 day ago 0 replies      
I don't like the idea of notifying him and then being responsible for checking in later to make sure something happened. That's not your job. You should probably report the violation and let the PCI industry handle it.
nailer 1 day ago 1 reply      
Is PCI actually enforced? Intrusions at many large organizations have shown them violating PCI - eg, Sony (not the recent hack, the last one) and I've not heard about any of them being punished.
k33n 2 days ago 1 reply      
Report to whom? PCI isn't a law.

If you want to use this as a selling point when engaging his current customers, I see nothing wrong with that. If you offer greater security than he does, it's fine to point that out.

bdcravens 2 days ago 1 reply      
On the one hand, I'd be putting him out of business (and I'm well poised to scoop up those new prospects)

This is hyperbole. His customers are probably running their business, not monitoring the news for info on every SaaS they use. PCI compliance most likely isn't what keeps them there: it's friction in leaving, customer service, possibly features they don't find elsewhere. There isn't some PCI police that has a list of all their customers and will email them.

If customers are lost, it'll be a trickle. Once they identify what's up, they'll be all hands on deck to fix it, and this amazing competitive advantage you feel fell into your lap will disappear. On the other hand, maybe he'll ignore it - I promise you there will be customers that really don't care. Yeah, they should. But they won't. Your competitor will still be in business

I'd turn it into a marketing advantage, not treat it like a magic torpedo. Many of our competitors outsource their programming or are resellers of one of our competitor's services. (In our industry, whoever has your data has a list of your customers, so important to control who has access to that information) In our pitch, I tell them to ask whoever they do business with, even if it isn't us, if they outsource their operation and who controls the data. In your situation, point out that some companies in your space, without naming names, store their payment data incorrectly, and why that's bad. Then hit them with how you are PCI compliant.

Another thing to consider: if your magic torpedo scenario doesn't play out, then what? There's people out there using a provider that stores payment details insecurely. Announce it publicly, and you've just made them a target for a breach - big payday for those hackers. Muahahahah, I've killed my competitor! Maybe, maybe not, but you've also just screwed over those customers. Even if they leave that provider, when they find out the reason their credit card is being abused is due to your disclosure, there's 0 chance you'll their business, and it could have long term PR repercussions. Hell, depending on your jurisdiction, potential legal ones.

(Yes, everyone will say it's not altron's fault - it's his competitor's. It's both at that point. If I tell the world about someone I don't like who leaves their house unlocked, I'm an asshole, and don't deserve to be liked)

About the only situation where I feel this works out well for you is to contact the customers of theirs that you know, and tell them directly.

DenisM 1 day ago 0 replies      
If you were to worry about wellbeing of your competitors, you would deprive your users of the fruits of fiercful competition.
Aloha 2 days ago 0 replies      

If he advertises PCI compliance, yes, bust his ass for lying. If he doesnt - thats a gray area ethically to me.

nashequilibrium 2 days ago 0 replies      
What would Steve Jobs or Larry Ellison do?
gojomo 2 days ago 0 replies      
Perhaps, just start emphasizing your superior security (and PCI compliance) in your marketing, in a very pointed way. ("Some competitors don't..." or "If considering a competitive offering, ask if they..." but without specifically naming the competitor.)

Note that this doesn't always impress customers and sometimes mentioning security concerns activates customer paranoia such that they convert at lower rates! So you may need to test this.

But, if your customers are security conscious, they'll notice the differences when comparing offerings. When they ask your competitor for details, the competitor will either offer false reassurances, or become increasingly aware of their deficiencies, and fix them. (And them fixing their issues may be in your best interest: a famous failure by your competitor could stain your whole category as too-risky for wider adoption by your target customers.)

If and when there is a damaging breach at any competitor, your practices (and marketing) going back to before the breach can help immunize you somewhat from the fallout, even without you ever directly naming the competitor or its failings. (To directly mention a competitor, or its specific troubles after an incident, could be seen as classless and easily backfire. Not only may you have a lapse yourself someday, but any 'gloating' may draw retaliation from competitors or extra attention from criminal hackers who get more glory when compromising systems that brag about their security.)

mindcrime 1 day ago 0 replies      
Personally, I would not report them or call them out publicly. I wouldn't see it as my responsibility, and as far as the competitive aspect goes, I don't necessarily think that it would be advantageous in the long-run. Calling them out strikes me as a chance for some short-term gain in a way that I would personally find distasteful, if not unethical.

I agree with the sentiment of "reach our to your competitor privately, inform them of the problem, and suggest they fix it". They may be your competitor, but they probably aren't Satan incarnate, and they'll probably be grateful, and building that relationship may actually be beneficial down the road.

Look at the history with Peter Thiel and Elon Musk before they merged their respective companies. They were competitors, yes. But if either had chosen to make things personal and go into full on attack mode, they might never have merged, we would not have gotten Paypal, and Peter and Elon probably wouldn't be billionaires now. To be fair, you can argue whether or not it's a Good Thing that we have Paypal, but from their subjective perspective, it was better that they were on good enough terms to have the merger conversation.

Ask HN: Who have internship opportunities?
10 points by abdelhadikhiati  1 day ago   6 comments top 4
sebg 1 day ago 1 reply      
Every company. Figure out what companies you are interested in, find people who work there, and write them a nice email telling them that you are interested in interning at their company and whom they think you should reach out to to talk about it.

One other interesting way to approach this issue is use LinkedIn to figure out where people who went to your undergrad school are now working. Find people who now work at the companies you want to intern in. Do the above (write them a nice email asking about their internship opportunities).

The key here is not to write 1-5 emails or to write 1000 to 5000 emails. The key here is to write about 10-20 emails that are hyper-specific to each company and each situation. What you are looking for is responses at this point, not internships.

Once you get a response, you can get started talking to the right people.

a-saleh 1 day ago 0 replies      
Not able to help directly, but you might try to apply for a PHD programme.

I graduated in from a research university in Czech republic, and met several PHD students from non-eu countries who were quite happy here :) If you cast the net wide enough you might find a place that suits you. Just be wary, that PHD programmes vary widely in quality, aviable stippends/grants, expectations of work input, or applicability for your next career.

I had friends part-timing PHD study while interning at a company via some partnership programme, with reasonable monthly income, e.t.c, and I have seen some other friends slaving away for 200Eur/month for 10+h/day at a lab.

sakunthala 1 day ago 0 replies      
Try the monthly who's hiring thread. If you want to go to America this is useful advice: http://blog.sendtoinc.com/2013/12/11/silicon-valley-internsh...
k-mcgrady 1 day ago 1 reply      
Might be useful to point out what you would like to intern doing. Are you a developer, designer etc.? What field are you graduating from?
Ask HN: Do you spend too much time on Content Dissemination for your startup?
3 points by jice_lavocat  1 day ago   2 comments top
jkbyc 22 hours ago 1 reply      
I can't speak for myself (yet) but some successful bloggers such as Ramit Sethi or Derek Halpern recommend spending even 50% or more time promoting the content you write. But that's of course only one part of the whole equation. One should make sure first that someone will actually want to read that content - i.e. do a lot of upfront research.
Ask HN: Negotiating and licensing software
5 points by anona-mouse  1 day ago   11 comments top 5
anona-mouse 1 day ago 0 replies      
OP here, my whole question wouldn't fit in 2000 characters so here is the rest:

1. I could charge them more by the hour. My champion at the company thinks they would balk if I told them $250/hr. - even though I would be saving them that much in the first year.

2. Since I intend to have the product finished by the time I negotiate, I could give them a fixed price with very low risk to me say $25K-35K.

3. I could demo a working version when I talk to them. Having something that demonstrably works from Day One should be worth a premium over I think I can get this done in time. right? The risk is that part of my Secret Sauce would be revealed by the demo.

4. What is a good way to point out how much Id be saving them? I imagine I can use that to set/justify my price somehow but Im a little fuzzy on the approach.

5. Licensing the software to them (including source) on a yearly basis say $15k a year. I would have to trust them as this is embedded software and they would have the source. This is the Big Question. I've never done something like this before. I probably wont be licensing this to anyone else. Can I charge more for an exclusive license?

6. The counter person at a junk yard once told me How much have you got? when I asked the price of a part that I needed for my car. Is there a less obvious way of asking this of a client? :-)

Thanks in advance.

karambahh 1 day ago 1 reply      
I see two problems:* They don't know yet that their approach will fail* If you come to them with an already finished, they will realise it took you a very short time to build it: hence, they'll consider your solution is worth less

I don't think you can put a yearly cost of 15k$, if they already think 25k$ is too much. In their eyes, for the first 3 years (standard license duration in my field...), the TCO will be 45k$+hardware, which is even more unacceptable.

For the "exclusive" license, it all depends if your source code is actually re-usable by a third party...

What you can probably do is come up with a two-fold contract:15k$ for 100hrs at 150$/hIf the software delivered can run on the low-end hardware, company will save $24k/year. Developper is then entitled to a yearly payment of 12k$ for the first 3 years....

It's a win-win situation: if you fail, you still get the 15k$ and they still have a solution. If you can make it, you win 15 +(123) and they save (123)

brudgers 1 day ago 1 reply      
The justification for a fee of $15,000 is saving $24,000 a year. If there's a licence fee of $15,000 then the savings is only $9,000 per year and the first year has a negative cash flow of $6,000 and there is only $3,000 positive cash flow in year two [not accounting for the time value of money].

None of which consider a the legal fees associated with drafting a licencing agreement or the administrative costs of managing such an agreement.

The thing is, you see, that BoB is all about helping other people make money. B2C is more about 've much money have you got?'

taprun 1 day ago 1 reply      
Ask you champion the following questions:

* How much money will the company lose if the project is significantly late / cancelled?

* Who at the company will have the most egg on his face if the project is late / cancelled?

* How much competition do you have from other vendors?

* How risk averse are they (would they pay more for fixed-rate payment?)

trcollinson 1 day ago 1 reply      
I'd like to spin this conversation around a bit. Here is where I would be concerned if I ever wanted to work with you:

You are a contractor who normally charges $150 an hour. You have an inside lead into a potential contract for a company in distress on a project and you know how to complete the work. You believe that your time in this case is actually worth way more than $150 (66% more) and you would like help in getting additional money for your services.

First, you assume there is no risk in writing the software up front and then charging for it. I have had many contracts "in the bag" that turned out to be not so sure after all. You are taking on the risk of writing the software before talking to the client (read: the person who actually pays you a check). This is troublesome, especially for something as short as a 100 hour contract.

Second, this is a 100 hour contract, or so you estimate. Is that really worth the upfront risk of writing it early? I guess you could argue that "it's only 100 hours! Not 10,000, so it's no risk at all." Well, to me that's a $15,000 risk at your rate.

Third, you say that the additional value associated with charging $250 instead of $150 is in the fact that your solution will save them money on operations costs for years to come. While you are probably very right, it will save them money for years to come, isn't that what we all strive for? To make the most efficient running code possible that ultimately saves the client time and money? Would you ever say something like this "Well for $250 an hour I can write code that runs more efficiently, but for $150 an hour I will only write code that squeaks by on the most expensive hardware possible"?

So, if I were in your spot I would not write the solution up front. I would definitely go in and sell them on your solution at your normal, $150/hr, rate with a pleasant but straight forward presentation and good reference. I would explain to them that you are charging your normal rate because it is fair and that others might charge them more because of there situation and that you will be fair and honest with your time and their money. I would estimate the time needed to complete the project then I would get it done and deliver it on time. 100 hours is about 2.5 weeks.

Then you will get paid $15,000 AND you will get something more. You will get a really happy client who will need more work, improvements on what you just made, and be a fantastic reference for your other clients. If all goes well, your name will be passed around to their clients all over the place. That is worth way more than a few $1000 extra in fees.

Ask HN: How can I verify that WhatsApp uses E2E encryption?
58 points by Inc82  2 days ago   45 comments top 12
sdevlin 2 days ago 6 replies      
Most of the comments so far focus on the fact that WhatsApp is a closed-source system. And just to be clear, it would absolutely be better to have source code. Source code gives you a 1000-foot view of the application and lets you spot obvious problems quickly.

But source code can also lie to you. To really understand what the application is doing, you need to do what security auditors do irrespective of source code availability. Namely:

1. Disassemble the application binary.

2. Debug the running application.

3. Observe the network traffic.

Here's another thing to think about. Suppose the source code were available. How could you trust that the source code provided matches the compiled binary running on your phone? You would need to perform the above steps to verify.

colanderman 2 days ago 0 replies      
I suppose, if they published the algorithm they claim to use, and if you can stub out the app's random number source (say LD_PRELOAD or the like), and if you can sniff the app's network traffic (again, LD_PRELOAD might be necessary if it's encrypted, assuming they're not using a statically linked SSL library), and if they don't perform one of any number of trivial modifications to the algorithm (such as adding a fixed salt), you might be able to, for a given message, confirm that for that message, they encrypt it identically to how the algorithm they claim to use would encrypt it.

But that's a lot of ifs, and doesn't prove there's no backdoor that's currently disabled.

CHY872 2 days ago 1 reply      
I think a lot of people here have missed the point a little. It's very easy to subvert E2E encryption of this sort, because no Whatsapp user has any way of verifying that they're talking to another Whatsapp user beyond the Whatsapp servers saying so.

The actual apps could carefully perform the E2E encryption, but Whatsapp could easily MITM the data if (say) requested to by an outside agency, without the app being any the wiser.

It's impractical to verify - you'd have to have the source to Whatsapp's servers, guarantees their SSL keys haven't been compromised, etc etc etc.

ahoog42 2 days ago 0 replies      
If you want to easily do traffic inspection and forensic analysis of stored data for iOS and Android, you can check out the free Community Edition of our mobile app testing lab [1].

Disclaimer, co-founder here.

[1] https://www.nowsecure.com/apptesting/community/

fdik 2 days ago 2 replies      
You cannot verify that WhatsApp isn't cheating without a source code analysis. And it's even worse, WhatsApp is a doughter company of Facebook, so WhatsApp is falling under Section 215 US Patriot Act.

In short: it's not Facebook's or WhatsApp's fault, but they're forced to cheat if there is the requirement from US officials.

While there may be E2E encryption in WhatsApp, there is no way to get it trustworthy.

joepie91_ 2 days ago 0 replies      
Basically, you can't. And this is precisely why open-source is so important for cryptography-, security- and privacy-related purposes.
davexunit 2 days ago 1 reply      
You can't. WhatsApp is proprietary software that you aren't allowed to audit. Use free software chat programs instead.
danpalmer 2 days ago 2 replies      
Several people have already raised the very good point that ultimately, we need the source code to be certain.

However, can we really be sure when we have the source? I don't think so. The codebase is likely to be large, especially when you start looking at dependencies such as the crypto libraries they may be using (unless you want to assume they are safe themselves), and it has been shown that humans are actually quite bad at finding vulnerabilities in code that is written to obscure its real purpose.

The Underhanded C Contest is a yearly contest that puts this to the test. Participants are given a spec for a small piece of software, and must write a program in C that appears on code review to work correctly, but in fact subverts the requirements in some way. This has been remarkably successful.

Sure, having the code is better than not having the code, but I think that gives us less security than many assume it does.

fmax30 2 days ago 0 replies      
While you can never be certain that WhatsApp uses e2e encryption without a proper source code review but you can do the following to atleast check it on your side by doing the following.1. Install Charles webproxy2. Configure your device to decrypt the https traffic of whatsapp ( install the ssl certificate and configure proxy)2.5 Enable ssl proxy for whatsapp.3. Monitor whatsapp's traffic using charles web proxy.4. If you can see random encrypted text somewhere in the request or response they are using e2e encryption.

I'll try it tomorrow might even write about it here or somewhere depending on the results.

metafex 2 days ago 0 replies      
As to "Use Free Software": the OTR protocol currently stands the test against various agencys and holds strong.I suggest to use software that makes use of it, e.g. ChatSecure.Also, If you wan't someone who's not a random person on the internet telling you this: go watch the talk of Jacob Appelbaum and Laura Poitras from the 31C3.

The Problem with closed source software is an will always be, that we can never be certain of it's security (at least not without reverse engineering every version and fully understanding it).

techaddict009 2 days ago 0 replies      
I dont know how exactly but may be you can do so by tapping network traffic via wifi router and analyse it.
ritonlajoie 2 days ago 2 replies      
I guess, connect on a computer using your phone VPN ability, and launch wireshark.
Ask HN: Where can i find a co-founder?
5 points by sagivo  1 day ago   4 comments top 4
polar8 19 hours ago 0 replies      
Asking "where can I find a co-founder" is alot like asking "where can I find a wife?". There are no shortcuts. Those who would be willing to join you at a moment's notice are precisely the kind of people you will want to avoid.
rgovind 1 day ago 0 replies      
If you leave your contact details here or in your profile, someone will contact you.

Otherwise, you can try angellist or some founder dating sites. Or you can go to meetups. Depends on where you are located though.

dublinclontarf 22 hours ago 0 replies      
Be as carefull choosing coofounders as choosing a spouse.
digisth 1 day ago 0 replies      
- Your current company (co-workers), if any

- Previous co-workers

- Meetups

- Founder dating sites

- Old friends

- Right here on HN

Five most important year results of ReactOS development
15 points by jeditobe  1 day ago   4 comments top 4
dexter86 1 day ago 0 replies      
About new Explorer

I will risk to be blameworthy, but how good is "classic". None ClassicShell does not give such a sense of the familiar and intuitive interface, where everything is familiar. Under Win9x, 2k always infuriated monsters such as Aston, Talisman Desktop, WindowBlinds. How now dream of such an alternative shell for Win7-Win8 (Where it is even more in demand).

paravozoff 1 day ago 0 replies      
Not really been following the project ReactOS, whether it supports the rdp-client (and which version)? ie theoretically from it can get a good thin client?
alexanderrex 1 day ago 0 replies      
PXE, nice.

iSCSI, as I understand it, has not yet been provided?

arkadiy 1 day ago 0 replies      
PXE-network! Will try!
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