Ask HN: Who is hiring? (August 2021)

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  • grouparoo

    🦘 The Grouparoo Monorepo - open source customer data sync framework

    Grouparoo | Remote (US) | Remote-OK |

    Grouparoo is a venture-backed software company building the open-source reverse-ETL framework that makes it easy to have meaningful, data-driven conversations with customers. Do you want to keep product data in-sync with tools like Hubspot, Marketo or Zendesk? Do you want to be able to build, test, and deploy data sync code just like the rest of your tech stack? That’s the kind of thing Grouparoo does.

    We started Grouparoo because we are done saying “no” to marketing teams asking for data and want make is easy (and safe!) for everyone to us the data available at work. We are looking for a seasoned back-end engineer to join our US-based, fully remote team. The main components of our stack are Typescript/Javascript, Actionhero, Next.js, and React. Learn more about the position @ and Check out our open-source framework (and see what you will be working on) @

  • mathesar

    Web application providing an intuitive user experience to databases.

    Center of Complex Interventions | Frontend Engineer | Remote (anywhere), full time, open source, nonprofit

    Mathesar is an open source project that aims to make databases accessible to non-technical users, allowing users to store, manipulate, visualize, and collaborate with others on their data. We’re heavily inspired by Dabble DB. We're currently working hard on an MVP and hope to release an alpha version by November.

    Our small team is spread out across the world, we work asynchronously and value independent work and good communication. We have zero standing meetings; we do most of our planning and discussion on GitHub. See:

    About the project:

    Our roadmap:

    We need additional frontend help to help us build out our roadmap on time. Our stack is Svelte and TypeScript. The interview process will consist of a couple of general interviews and working with us on an open issue on the Mathesar repository.

    Full job description and application instructions are here: Mention this HN post when you apply!

  • InfluxDB

    Collect and Analyze Billions of Data Points in Real Time. Manage all types of time series data in a single, purpose-built database. Run at any scale in any environment in the cloud, on-premises, or at the edge.

  • Tailwind CSS

    A utility-first CSS framework for rapid UI development.

    Avenue (YC W21) | | Full-stack Software Engineer / Backend Software Engineer (Typescript / Javascript) | NYC / New York City | Full-Time

    Avenue is building the command center for operations teams. We are hiring early full-stack engineers to help scale the next generation of ops-driven companies. Come join our NYC-based team!

    We're a well-funded seed-stage company backed by Y Combinator, Accel, Elad Gil, Lachy Groom, and many other great partners.

    Our main product is a web app and worker cluster built using Next.js & React. We build our components with Tailwind (, and we use hooks & react-query for state management. Our backend is a Node.js / Express app. We use Redis and Postgres for storage, and we use Prisma ( as our data access layer. Our infrastructure is built on Docker, Kubernetes, and AWS.

    As an early team member, you will get a chance to set the foundations of our engineering culture. You will help articulate our engineering principles and help set the long-term roadmap.

    We're looking for strong engineers with many of the following:

      * 3+ years of full-time software engineering experience

  • word2vec

    Go library for performing computations in word2vec binary models


    Each of us engages with 10 or more different search technologies per day. But most search experiences fall well below the standards set by Google and Amazon.

    We’re here to change that. We’re on a mission to enable every organization to build smart search and discover experiences.

    Here are a few of our open jobs:

    Australia (Sydney or Remote)

    Software Engineer

  • libadalang

    Ada semantic analysis library.

    AdaCore | Software Engineers | New-York, Paris, Bristol, Toulouse, Tallin, Grenoble, Vannes... | Full-Time | Remote/On-Site depends on position |

    AdaCore is the maintainer of GNAT, the Ada compiler based on GCC (although we also have a few other backends, targeting LLVM IR, JVM bytecode or Why3!). We also build a lot of tools for the Ada ecosystem (static analyzers, formal proof tooling, build systems, IDEs...). What we build is open-source, we make money by selling support. We are looking for GNU Toolchain developpers, senior account managers, devops people... Open positions are listed here : .

  • cost-model

    Cross-cloud cost allocation models for Kubernetes workloads [Moved to:]

    Kubecost (Stackwatch) | Senior Support Engineer | Remote (US-East/Central preferred) | Full time |

    Stackwatch is a tight-knit, fast-growing team on the leading edge of cloud infrastructure technology. Starting with our flagship product Kubecost, we build tooling and intelligence that empowers teams to efficiently operate Kubernetes at scale—helping them manage cost, performance, and reliability.

    As our second Senior Support Engineer, you’ll help us build a scalable, customer-first support process, troubleshoot complex infrastructure issues for our users, and influence the direction of our product by tracking and communicating customer needs. We’re looking for someone who is as passionate about our product and customers as we are—as one of our first 20 employees, you’ll have the opportunity to shape the future of our support organization and technology.

    Feel free to reach out to us directly with your CV at [email protected] if you're interested!

    NB: also hiring for Senior Software Engineers and Go-to-market!

  • google-search-results-php

    Google Search Results PHP API via Serp Api

    SerpApi | | Senior Web Designer | Austin, TX | Full-time | ONSITE or FULLY REMOTE (We're a emote first company) | $150k 1099

    SerpApi is the API to scrape and parse search engine results. We deeply support Google, Google Maps, Google Images, Bing, Baidu, and a lot more.

    Our current stack is Ruby, Rails, MongoDB, and React.JS. We are looking for a senior web designer, a senior Front End Engineer, and a Senior Backend Engineer. For the senior web designer position, we're looking for someone to give us a strong visual direction and experience in CSS, JS, or React are definitely plusses but not required.

    We have an awesome work environment: We are a remote first company. We do continuous integration, continuous deployments, code reviews, code pairings, profit sharing, and most of communication is async via GitHub. We value super strongly transparency, do open books, have a public roadmap, and contribute to the EFF.

    Contact Julien @ julien _AT_ mentioning HN.

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  • pupil

    Open source eye tracking

    Pupil Labs | Senior Site Reliability Engineer, Senior Backend Engineer (Python), Senior Machine Learning Scientist, Computer Vision & Data Engineer, R&D Engineer - Computer Vision, UX Designer| REMOTE or Berlin |

    Vision being the dominant human sense, eye tracking constitutes a powerful approach for understanding the human mind! Pupil Labs mission is to push the boundaries of technology and research by providing cutting-edge eye tracking solutions that leverage latest advances in artificial intelligence, computer vision, and sensor technology.

    Our products empower thousands of users in academia and industry, clinical surgeons, elite athletes, astronauts on the international space station, and many more. We enable new types of research and gaze-powered interfaces for assistive technology and human-computer interaction.

    All open positions:

    Senior Site Reliability Engineer:

    Senior Backend Engineer:

    Senior Machine Learning Scientist:

    Computer Vision & Data Engineer:

    R&D Engineer - Computer Vision:

    UX Designer:

  • Mattermost

    Mattermost is an open source platform for secure collaboration across the entire software development lifecycle..

    Mattermost is a flexible, open source messaging platform that enables secure team collaboration. *Try out Playbooks for Incident Collaboration and Folcaboard for open source project management*

    We are currently hiring:

    - Senior Manager, Finance

    - Senior Product Manager - Distribution

    - Product Manager - Messaging Team

    - Senior Product Manager - Focalboard

    - Senior Engineering Manager- Cloud

    - Full Stack Engineer - Playbooks Team

    - Senior Front End React Native Engineer

    - Business Development Representative, UK (French language skills is a plus)

    - Business Development Representative, Germany

    Please submit your application here: or send your resume to

    To learn about all the ways to get involved with our community visit

  • nakama

    Distributed server for social and realtime games and apps.

    Heroic Labs | Server, Sales and Enterprise Engineers | Full Time | Remote |

    Building games and infrastructure that scale to millions of connected players is extremely difficult. That's why we started Heroic Labs 7 years ago, to give game developers scalable tools, services and infrastructure to focus on building innovative games.

    Nakama is now the leading social and competitive game server with support for dozens of languages and engines.

    Nakama, all our client libraries and sample projects are open source software, licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0 license.

    We're a remote team of web, mobile and game developers, content creators, community evangelists and more. We value kindness, generosity and respect for others.

    Work at Heroic Labs is self directed and supportive. We have light processes and work asynchronously with our remote team.

    Learn more at

  • siad

    The Sia daemon

    Sia Foundation | Frontend Engineer, Developer Evangelist | Remote | Full-time |

    The Sia Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to maintaining and improving the Sia decentralized storage network.

    We believe in a future where users own their data. That means no walled gardens, no vendor lock-in, and no single provider that can spy on you or hold your files hostage. Sia enables this future by allowing peers to buy and sell cloud storage directly in a trustless marketplace. We value privacy, high performance, and robust engineering.

    We are a globally distributed, remote-first team. Learn more and apply at:

    Frontend Engineer:

    Developer Evangelist:

  • starboard

    Moved to

    Aqua Security | Open Source Engineer (Go) | Remote

    Aqua Security provides the next generation of Cloud Native security solutions, and open source has been core to our DNA and strategy. Our Open Source team is fully remote worldwide.

    We are looking for engineers to work on:

    - : Golang, Kubernetes, K8s operator.

  • trivy

    Find vulnerabilities, misconfigurations, secrets, SBOM in containers, Kubernetes, code repositories, clouds and more

    - : Golang, OPA, vulnerabilities & Infrastructure as Code scanning.

    I'm the hiring manager, feel free to DM me on twitter @itaysk if you have questions.

    Apply here:

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