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Devpost // Devpost is the best place to showcase software to the world.
Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Tuesday, November 03, 2020
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Devpost's mission is to inspire the world's developers to build great software. Developers consider us their go-to site for discovering & competing in the world's software competitions (hackathons), & for finding inspiration to build their next big project. As a developer on our team, you'll help them do that daily.

Customers who trust us to inspire these developers include Amazon, Google, TechCrunch, Microsoft, Atlassian, Facebook,, DocuSign, Twitter, Snapchat, many startups & non-profits, & more. The global market for new software & its makers has exploded, & we're uniquely positioned to provide developers with a platform for what matters to them: learning, community, & professional opportunity.

Our goals are centered around a close relationship with our users, & a dedication to continuously improving our platform & ourselves to meet their needs. Our purpose is firmly rooted in the belief that technology can bring about important change & improve lives.

What We're Looking For:

You have a strong commitment to building great, well-factored code. You take pride in your work. You do well in teams. Developers & designers you've worked with think highly of you & your work.

As a web developer on our small team, you'll have a huge impact on all of our current & future projects. You'll contribute to product design, implementation, deployment, refinement, & maintaining production.

For the past several years, you've been:

  • Creating production software (3+ years), with at least 2 of those years creating web applications in Ruby on Rails or similar

  • Using practices to improve code quality & reduce bugs (e.g. code reviews, automated tests)

  • Treating software engineering as a craft & exploring it outside of your day job

We'd Like to See:

  • Experience developing, releasing, & maintaining web applications

  • Comfort with a server-side MVC framework (e.g. Ruby on Rails, Django, etc.)

  • Ability to write clean, readable code

  • Comfort with relational and/or non-relational databases

  • Attention to software development fundamentals

  • Track record of collaboration & leadership in agile software methodologies

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with infrastructure configurations & maintenance

  • Comfortable with macOS & unix based operating systems

  • Experience with modern front-end technologies, libraries & frameworks (e.g. ES6, Vue.js/React, etc.)

  • Evidence of community involvement, i.e. open source contributions on Github, StackOverflow questions/answers, SlideShare presentations, Devpost portfolio showcasing your projects

Salary & Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary

  • Stock Options

  • Great Benefits

The position is for full-time employment. We're based in New York, but remote employees are welcome.

If you're interested in making a meaningful difference in the world through your code on day one, send us a copy of your resume & a cover letter sharing a little about you & why you might be a good fit. Please also provide a link to source code for a recent project that exemplifies your work.

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