Ask HN: Who is hiring? (September 2022)

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InfluxDB - Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale
Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.
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  • PostHog

    🦔 PostHog provides open-source product analytics, session recording, feature flagging and A/B testing that you can self-host.

  • PostHog is open-source product analytics. Graduated YC W20, we were the most popular B2B software HN launch since 2012. Our GitHub repo [0] has 9k stars and a growing and active community. We've raised significant funding, default alive, and are growing quickly. We're 30+ people. Our stack is Django/React/Redux (Kea -- main contributor works at PostHog too!).

    Our mission is to build tools that will increase the number of successful products that exist in the world.

    We are looking for Backend Engineers & SREs to take care of scaling to 1 Trillion+ events, both for our cloud offering and larger customers who are self hosting. If you are interested in processing data reliably at scale and love databases like ClickHouse, this is your role!

    We have a culture of written async communication (see our handbook [1]), lots of individual responsibility and an opportunity to make a huge impact. Being fully remote means we're able to create a team that is truly diverse. We're based all over the world, and the team includes former YC founders, CTOs turned developers and recent grads.

    To apply see or email us

    [0] [1]

  • windmill

    Open-source developer platform to turn scripts into workflows and UIs. Fastest workflow engine (5x vs Airflow). Open-source alternative to Airplane and Retool.

  • InfluxDB

    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

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  • fc-nixos

    FC NixOS platform next generation

  • Flying Circus | Application Operations Engineer / Systems Engineer | Halle, Germany | REMOTE (EU) | Full-time, part-time, INTERNS |

    Flying Circus is a German service provider doing “DevOps as a Service” for software developers and application owners. We take over the responsibility of technical operations and are a day-to-day partner to create and maintain business critical custom applications. Based on our real-life experience of simple and complex projects we provide a NixOS-based hosting platform with a flat-fee pricing model that makes operations a predictable and sustainable cost.

    We are looking to grow our application operations and platform & infrastructure teams. We offer various junior/senior positions and students are also welcome!

    Please note that we require German as a professional (not necessarily first) language, so here are our job offers and a description of the hiring process in German:

    We use a lot of Open Source, contribute and also publish our own platform code:

    Tech: NixOS, Python, Ceph, QEMU, our own data center hardware, Grafana, Prometheus, PostgreSQL, Redis, Varnish, nginx, HAProxy, ...

  • perspective

    A data visualization and analytics component, especially well-suited for large and/or streaming datasets.

  • cli

    Official Command Line Interface for the IPinfo API (IP geolocation and other types of IP data) (by ipinfo)

  • | Various Roles | Remote (Anywhere) | Fulltime / Contract |

    IPinfo is a leading provider of IP address data. Our API handles almost 100 billion requests a month, and we also license our data for use in many products and services you might have used. We started as a side project back in 2013, offering a free geolocation API, and we've since bootstrapped ourselves to a profitable business with a global team of over 20, and grown our data offerings to include geolocation, IP to company, carrier detection, and VPN detection. Our customers include T-Mobile, Nike, DataDog, DemandBase, Clearbit and many more.

    We're looking for exceptional and ambitious people to join our team - we've got various roles we're looking to hire for:

    - Senior Software Engineer - generalist engineer to help improve our data pipelines, ship new APIs and data sets, work on our SDKs and product integrations and more (ideally strong golang, bash, sql and node.js experience)

    - Senior Engineer / lead - Data Team - help build and maintain our data pipelines, including IP geolocation, VPN detection, build out new data sets and insights etc. Help roadmap and plan the data team activities.

    - Data analyst / jr engineer - apply via

    - DevOps / infra eng - our second infra hire. Should be familiar with google cloud, k8s, big query, airflow etc. help keep our api up and efficiently handling our volume. Apply via

    Any questions about the roles or IPinfo feel free to reach out to me directly at [email protected]

  • n8n

    Free and source-available fair-code licensed workflow automation tool. Easily automate tasks across different services.

  • n8n | Berlin, Germany OR Remote | Visa supported | Multiple Roles | Full-time

    n8n ( is a free and source-available fair-code licensed extendable workflow automation tool which enables everybody to connect anything to everything. We raised our Series A funding last year from some of the best VCs and angels globally, including Sequoia, Felicis and firstminute.

    We are hiring for the following roles:

    - Data Analyst

    - Senior PRoduct Designer

    - Staff/Principal Frontend Engineer (vue.js)

    - Senior Frontend Engineer (vue.js)

    Apply here:

  • blackjack-basic-strategy

    A computer vision powered Blackjack basic strategy app powered by Roboflow.

  • Roboflow | Multiple Roles | Full-time (Remote) |

    Roboflow is the fastest way to use computer vision in production. We help developers give their software the sense of sight. Our end-to-end platform[1] provides tooling for image collection, annotation, dataset exploration and curation, training, and deployment.

    Over 100k engineers (including engineers from 2/3 Fortune 100 companies) build with Roboflow. And we now host the largest collection[2] of open source computer vision datasets and pre-trained models[3].

    We have several openings available, but are generally looking for strong technical generalists who want to help us democratize computer vision and like to wear many hats and have an outsized impact. (We especially love hiring past and future founders.)




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  • legion

    The Legion Parallel Programming System (by StanfordLegion)

  • Computer Science Research Dept., SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory | Research Scientist / Engineer | Menlo Park, CA or REMOTE, VISA | Full Time

    We're a research group within SLAC, headed by Alex Aiken ( We focus on fundamental CS research that has the potential to impact science, mainly in the areas of high-performance and distributed computing, programming languages, compilers, networks, operating systems, etc. One of our major projects is Legion, a forward-looking programming system for distributed computing ( Legion has been used to create new programming languages (, seamless distributed NumPy (, and a drop-in replacement for Keras and PyTorch (, among many other things.

    We are looking for strong scientists and engineers to join our group. For clarity (because these terms vary by industry/company), scientists mainly focus on producing research results (e.g., papers and research software) while engineers mainly focus on software development and deliverables (e.g., system or application implementation). For scientist positions please expect to provide a CV with relevant publications.

    The official application links are below, but please feel free to contact me directly if you have questions. (My HN username

    Scientist (Computer Science):

    Engineer (Computer Science):

    We've had some reports that the application site doesn't work well in Google Chrome. You might want to apply in Firefox.

  • open-data

    Free football data from StatsBomb

  • StatsBomb | Multiple roles | REMOTE, or Bath (UK), or Cairo (Egypt)

    StatsBomb is a sports analytics startup, covering football (both the soccer and American varieties) and soon basketball. We sell data products as well as analysis tools to sports, media and gambling organisations, with a tech pipeline that includes computer vision, machine learning, stream processing, and web-based dataviz. We count many of the biggest names in football as customers, and your work will have a direct impact on our ability to deliver insights to those customers, driving success on the field.

    We're hiring software engineers of various stripes (data pipeline roles with Python and Clojure, full-stack web dev roles with JavaScript) and more besides. We're fully remote, but have offices in Bath, UK and Cairo, Egypt for those that want them. We organise regular team days and also run our own industry-leading conference each year.

    - Apply at:

    If you'd like to find out more about football analytics:

    - Play with our open data:

    - Read our articles:

    - Browse our conference videos:

  • Zulip

    Zulip server and web application. Open-source team chat that helps teams stay productive and focused.

  • Zulip | Senior Mobile Engineer | REMOTE or San Francisco | Full-time or part-time |

    At Zulip, we’re out to build the world’s best collaboration platform, and we’re committed to keeping it 100% open source. Zulip is the only modern team chat app that is designed for both live and asynchronous conversations. Our product serves as the communication hub for businesses, open-source projects, educators and communities around the world.

    We’re looking for a senior mobile engineer to join our small core team and help define the future of team chat. In this role, you will design new features and subsystems, write design proposals for discussion, and build them in JavaScript using React Native.

    We are also hiring for other Engineering and Marketing roles. For full details on this role and other open positions, check out Apply at

  • bun

    Incredibly fast JavaScript runtime, bundler, test runner, and package manager – all in one

  • Oven | | REMOTE or San Francisco | Full-time

    Oven is hiring systems engineers to make JavaScript faster. We're building Bun: an extremely fast JavaScript runtime, transpiler, npm package manager and bundler – all-in-one.

    Last week, we raised a $7 million seed led by Kleiner Perkins with participation from Guillermo Rauch & YC Continuity.

    Bun is open-source:

    Oven is an early stage startup and early hires get significant equity offers (along with salary). It's going to be a lot of hard work.

    Shoot me an email: [email protected]

  • sourcegraph

    Code AI platform with Code Search & Cody

  • Sourcegraph ( | Head of Engineering, Engineering Manager, Security Engineer, SRE, Software Engineers | ALL REMOTE

    Sourcegraph is 100% focused on code search and bringing it to every dev and company, and are hiring across the globe.

    Sourcegraph enables you to find and fix things across all your code. Companies of all shapes and sizes use Sourcegraph every day to build software you rely on. Works across any code host, any repo, any language.

    Code navigation and code exploration improve developer productivity, contextual code intelligence enables better code reviews and onboarding for new hires, and code change campaigns automate large-scale changes.

    Sourcegraph Universal Code Search lets developers focus on solving problems, not struggle to find code, while managing rapidly changing and complex codebases.

    At Sourcegraph, you will be a part of our foundational team to bring universal code search to every developer and company so they can stay in the flow. Come join us!

  • flow

    🌊 Continuously synchronize the systems where your data lives, to the systems where you _want_ it to live, with Estuary Flow. 🌊 (by estuary)

  • Estuary Technology | Backend Engineer | Developer Evangelist | Rust, Go | REMOTE OR HYBRID | UTC-7 to UTC+2

    Regional offices in NYC & Columbus, OH

    Estuary ( is the first real-time Data Operations platform for future-proof pipelines, including both historical and real-time data set up in minutes.

    Our team is rapidly growing, VC funded and led by two successful, repeat founders.

    We primarily develop in Rust and Go and are heavily built on top of gazette which is an internally developed streaming engine.



    Backend Engineer:

    Developer Evangelist:

    ^This is an exciting opportunity to make direct impact and shape user perception of a new product that brings a fresh experience to working with real-time data.

    As this is a unique role, we are open to a variety of personas (data engineers, backend developers, Solutions Engineers and of course DevRel professionals).

    Estuary offers full health benefits, competitive salary, unlimited PTO, 401K, equity, and a culture that values trust, transparency, and a flexible work environment to optimize your work/life balance.

    To apply, send your resume and any questions to [email protected]

  • pldb

    PLDB: a Programming Language Database. A computable encyclopedia about programming languages.

  • | Csv builders | Remote only | Anywhere

    Write crawlers, parsers, and DL tools to help build up the PLDB csv file ( It's currently 4k rows by 300 columns but mostly blanks. It should probably be closer to 10k rows by 1,000 columns and a lot less sparse.

    You can just start submitting code here:

    If your submissions are really good could make you a paid position.

  • Anthias

    The world's most popular open source digital signage project.

  • Screeenly ( | Open Source Developer | Full-Time | Remote

    Screenly is looking for an open source developer to work on the most popular digital signage project on GitHub (

    In the role, you'll be maintaining the open source code base, help the community, and drive the project forward (new features etc). It's a plus if you have experience tinkering with Raspberry Pis (since you'll be doing a fair bit of that).

    Apply here:

  • material-ui-docs

    ⚠️ Please don't submit PRs here as they will be closed. To edit the docs or source code, please use the main repository:

  • MUI | Remote UTC-6 to +5 | Multiple roles | Full time |

    I'm a co-founder and the CEO of MUI. Our objective in the short term is to become the UI toolkit for React. In the longer term, our goal is to make building great web UIs quicker, simpler, and accessible to more people through a low-code platform for developers.

    Some things we’re proud of:

    - 25% of the downloads that React receives.

    - 1M developers on our documentation every month.

    - Solid financials: profitable

    If that sounds interesting to you, we are hiring for: React Software Engineer, Support Engineer, People Operation Manager:

  • Mattermost

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

  • - Senior Site Reliability Engineer (Americas)

    - Senior Backend Cloud Engineer

    - Full Stack Engineer - Calls team

    - GRC Manager

    - Lead Product Security Engineer

    - Senior React Native Engineer - Mobile Platform team

    - Senior Data Engineer

    - Senior Full Stack Engineer - Suite users team

    - Product Manager - Calls team

    - Product Manager - Playbooks team

    - Senior Product Designer - Cloud team

    - Full Stack Engineer - Growth team

    Please submit your application here: or send your resume to teresa@mattermost.comTo learn about all the ways to get involved with our community visit

  • sidekiq

    Sidekiq worker on Render (by render-examples)

  • Render is looking for experienced software developers to join our team.

    Here at Render, we are building a powerful, easy-to-use cloud platform to host anything online: from simple static sites to complex applications with dozens of microservices. Render offers the flexibility of traditional cloud providers without their complexity and maintenance headaches so developers and businesses can focus on building products instead of managing servers. We minimize the amount of thinking, reading, and clicking our developers need to do and are looking for engineers with high integrity, low ego, and an insatiable drive to learn.

    Current Openings

    - Support Engineer:

    - Backend Engineer, Infrastructure:

    Our stack is React, GraphQL, Go, Kubernetes and PostgreSQL, but we don't require prior experience with any of them.

    Check out our open jobs & apply here:

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