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We’re passionate about personal growth.

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We’re building the best next-generation app for professionals, teams and organizations to empower growth and personal betterment on their skills.

Open roles:

🦄 Full-Stack Engineer

Matter is looking for a talented, friendly and thoughtful Full-Stack Engineer to join us in creating the future of feedback. As one of the first 10 employees at Matter, you’ll get to work on our most interesting and impactful challenges. Together, we can help professionals everywhere reach their career aspirations and achieve their professional goals.

You’ll work across the entire Web stack (JavaScript, TypeScript, Node.js, CSS, React, GraphQL, SQL, AWS), collaborating closely with other engineers, product managers, and designers. You’ll contribute to the product-development process, developing beautiful, intuitive UIs and powerful, scalable backend APIs. You’ll write well-tested, maintainable code, and help drive the direction of our growing architecture.

A little bit about you:

  • You love making beautiful, and delightful Web experiences.
  • You’ve been building Web applications professionally for 3+ years.
  • You have experience working at a startup.
  • You have experience with frontend frameworks — e.g., React, Angular, or Ember.
  • You are fluent in a programming language such as JavaScript, Python, Ruby, Go, C, or Java. (Our stack is mostly JavaScript, but we love polyglots.)
  • You are familiar with CSS, and CSS preprocessors such as Sass or LESS.
  • You are a strong communicator. Explaining complex technical concepts to designers, support, and other engineers is no problem for you.
  • You can balance idealism with pragmatism.
  • You currently live in, or are willing to relocate to, the San Francisco Bay Area.

Bonus points:

  • You have experience with open source.
  • You have built and maintained complex Web frontends with React.
  • You have experience with testing frameworks such as Mocha, Jest, Karma, QUnit, Cypress, or TestCafe.
  • You have experience with backend frameworks, such as Express, Rails, or Django.
  • You have experience with build tools such as Lerna, Yarn, or Webpack.
  • You are comfortable writing raw SQL, and understand how ORMs work.
🦄 Frontend Engineer

Matter is looking for a talented, friendly and thoughtful Frontend Engineer to join us in creating the future of feedback. As one of the first 10 employees at Matter, you’ll get to work on our most interesting and impactful challenges. Together, we can help professionals everywhere reach their career aspirations and achieve their professional goals.

You’ll focus on the frontend of our Web stack (JavaScript, TypeScript, CSS, React, GraphQL), collaborating closely with other engineers, product managers, and designers. You’ll contribute to the product-development process, developing beautiful, intuitive UIs. You’ll write well-tested, maintainable code, and help drive the direction of our growing frontend architecture.

A little bit about you:

  • You love making beautiful, and delightful Web experiences.
  • You’ve been building Web applications professionally for 3+ years.
  • You have experience working at a startup.
  • You have significant experience with frontend frameworks — e.g., React, Angular, or Ember.
  • You are fluent in JavaScript. (If you know other languages such as Python or Ruby as well, that’s awesome — we love polyglots.)
  • You are skilled with CSS, and CSS preprocessors such as Sass or LESS.
  • You are a strong communicator. Explaining complex technical concepts to designers, support, and other engineers is no problem for you.
  • You can balance idealism with pragmatism.
  • You currently live in, or are willing to relocate to, the San Francisco Bay Area.

Bonus points:

  • You have experience with open source.
  • You have built and maintained complex Web frontends with React.
  • You have experience with testing frameworks such as Mocha, Jest, Karma, QUnit, Cypress, or TestCafe.
  • You have experience with backend frameworks, such as Express, Rails, or Django.
  • You have experience with frontend build tools such as Lerna, Yarn, or Webpack.
  • You are comfortable writing raw SQL, and understand how ORMs work.
🦄 Backend/Infra Engineer

Matter is looking for a talented, friendly and thoughtful Backend/Infra Engineer to join us in creating the future of feedback. As one of the first 10 employees at Matter, you’ll get to work on our most interesting and impactful challenges. Together, we can help professionals everywhere reach their career aspirations and achieve their professional goals.

You’ll focus on the backend and infrastructure of our Web stack (JavaScript, TypeScript, GraphQL, SQL, AWS), collaborating closely with other engineers, product managers, and designers. You’ll contribute to the product-development process, developing powerful, scalable APIs. You’ll write well-tested, maintainable code, and help drive the direction of our growing backend architecture and deployment processes.

A little bit about you:

  • You love making beautiful, and delightful Web experiences.
  • You’ve been building and deploying Web applications professionally for 5+ years.
  • You have experience working at a startup.
  • You are fluent in a programming language such as JavaScript, Python, Ruby, Go, C, or Java. (Our stack is mostly JavaScript, but we love polyglots.)
  • You are comfortable writing raw SQL, and understand how ORMs work.
  • You have experience deploying Web services on AWS.
  • You have experience with, or a strong interest in learning, tools for deployment (Terraform, Ansible, Chef, Puppet), containerization (Docker, Kubernetes), CI/CD (CircleCI, Jenkins), monitoring/alerting (NewRelic, Sentry, Datadog, PagerDuty), and logging (SumoLogic, Splunk).
  • You are a strong communicator. Explaining complex technical concepts to designers, support, and other engineers is no problem for you.
  • You can balance idealism with pragmatism.
  • You currently live in, or are willing to relocate to, the San Francisco Bay Area.

Bonus points:

  • You have experience with open source.
  • You have experience with event-driven infrastructure tools such as Kinesis, SNS/SQS, or Kafka.
  • You have experience with networking and VPN/VPC.
  • You have experience with testing frameworks such as Mocha, Jest, Karma, QUnit, Cypress, or TestCafe.
  • You have experience with backend frameworks, such as Express, Rails, or Django.
  • You have experience with frontend build tools such as Lerna, Yarn, or Webpack.
👋 Office Manager

Matter is looking for a kind, highly motivated, and meticulously organized Office Manager to join us at our offices in SoMa. Do you thrive at handling multiple demands in a rapidly changing environment? Are you collaborative and delightful to work with? Do you thrive at handling multiple demands in a rapidly changing environment? If this sounds like a good fit for you, come join us in continuing to make Matter a great place to work!

How you’ll contribute:

  • Ensure a simple, clean, and organized office environment by keeping supplies stocked and handling deliveries.
  • Welcome and meet visitors.
  • Onboard new employees with employee experience and retention in mind.
  • Coordinate company social events, including happy hours, in-office meetups, quarterly team event events.
  • Executive support, including wrangling the calendar, scheduling and prioritizing meetings.

A little bit about you:

  • You’ve been told you have an inspiring and contagious positive attitude that benefits the culture and team.
  • 1-2 years of operations and administrative experience in a fast-paced office environment.
  • Excited to flourish in a startup environment.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple schedules, visitors, and office operations with enthusiasm.
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive documents and information.
  • Exceptional written, verbal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to proactively and creatively solve problems.
  • You currently live in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Benefits

We believe you do your best work when you feel your best. Here are a just a few benefits we’re proud to provide our team:

  1. Generous equity
  2. Flexible vacation
  3. Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  4. 401K
  5. Catered lunch (5x per week)

Diversity

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to Matter’s values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives.

Learn. Improve. Grow.

Our mission is to help everyone reach their career aspirations and achieve their professional goals.