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Software Engineer (Performance)


2 years ago

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We are looking for a talented performance engineer to join our team!


  • Build and maintain software.

  • Review code and participate in design discussions.

  • Communicate internally and externally about your work.


  • 3+ years of experience.

  • Advanced programming experience. We use Rust, TypeScript, and JavaScript. You know how to debug and profile software written in these languages.

  • Intimate knowledge of internet and web standards (DNS, TCP, TLS, HTTP, DOM).

  • A passion to make software faster.

About the company

Deno is founded by the same engineers who built Node.js, the JavaScript runtime used by millions of developers and used by nearly all websites in one form or another. Deno is a continuation of the ideas in Node; a modern take on server-side JavaScript development. The open source project has already secured itself among the ranks of the most popular projects on GitHub.

Our commercial product is cloud service for hosting JavaScript servers. It is one of just a handful of implementations of serverless at edge in existence. By repurposing web browser technology for server software, we aim to accelerate a new generation of extreme low-latency edge applications.

The Deno company grew out of our open source project during the pandemic. As result we're 100% remote with employees all over the world. Don't assume this means we're not a real company; our investors include Sequoia Capital, Nat Friedman, Guillermo Rauch, Dylan Field, Netlify, and Wordpress.

We Offer

  • A competitive full-time salary and early-stage stock options.

  • 100% remote work from anywhere in the world.

  • Autonomous work. We work collaboratively on projects, but you set your own pace.

  • Flexible vacation time.

  • Hardware and office allowances.


The entire process is fully remote and all communication will happen over email or via video chat. Once you've submitted your application, the team will review your submission, and may reach out for a short screening interview over video call. If you pass the screen you will be invited to up to four follow up interviews. The calls: usually take between 30-60 minutes each depending on the interviewer. Once the interviews are over, the team will meet to discuss several roles and candidates and may ask one or two follow-up questions over email or a quick call or go directly to making an offer.


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