Postgres Core Contributor

  • Supabase
  • 06 Jan, 2023

Job Description

Join Supabase

Supabase is an Open Source and fully remote company building developer tools for PostgreSQL.

We are seeking Postgres Core Contributors to develop cloud-native functionality for PostgreSQL. This includes a number of improvements to the Postgres core with a goal to upstream everything possible.

You will:

Work as a core contributor to PostgreSQL, including a number of improvements to the Postgres core with a goal to upstream everything possible. Supabase aims to make PostgreSQL more “cloud native”, to leverage modern technology which can benefit developers and database administrators. This includes:

  • Database branching, snapshots, and “undo” functionality. Developers should be able to "fork" a database at a point in time.
  • Building for modern hardware and cloud system, especially leveraging scalable storage systems.
  • Better handling of active-active/multi-master replication.
  • Better handling of major version upgrades.

Supabase is a collaborative company. You will be working with existing communities open source communities to achieve these goals, including OrioleDB and other core contributors.

You are:

Any of the following:

  • An existing PostgreSQL core contributor.
  • An expert C or Rust programmer, with 8+ years of experience.

We offer:

  • 100% remote work from anywhere in the world. No location-based adjustment to your salary.
  • Autonomous work. We work collaboratively on projects, but you set your own pace.
  • Health, Vision and Dental benefits. Supabase covers 100% of the cost for employees and 80% for dependants
  • Generous Tech Allowance for any office setup you need
  • Annual Education Allowance
  • Annually run off-sites.

We are a fully remote and globally distributed team. We hire internationally, inside and outside of the United States. We have a global salary structure vs location based pay adjustments and highly appreciate compensation transparency initiatives. The estimated salary range for this role is: $139,000 - $164,000 USD. The estimated total compensation: $150,000 -- $250,000 USD.  

BUILD IN A WEEKEND. SCALE TO BILLIONS

Supabase adds auth, realtime, and restful APIs to Postgres without a single line of code.

Each project within Supabase is an isolated Postgres cluster, allowing customers to scale independently, while still providing the features that you need to build: instant database setup, auth, row level security, realtime data streams, auto-generating APIs, and a simple to use web interface.

We are a fully remote company.

Key Tech: Javascript, Typescript, Go, Elixir, PostgREST (haskell), Postgres, Pulumi.

About the team

  • We're a startup. It's unstructured.
  • Collectively founded more than a dozen venture-backed companies.
  • More than 10 different nationalities.
  • We deeply believe in the efficacy of collaborative open source. We support existing communities and tools, rather than building "yet another xx".
  • We "dogfood" everything. If you use it in your project, we use it in Supabase.

Process

  • 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 20-45 minutes each depending on the interviewer.
    • are all 1:1.
    • will be with both founders, a member of either the growth or engineering team (depending on the role), and usually one other person from your immediate team or function.
  • 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.
    • go directly to making an offer.