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PostHog

PostHog

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Posted on Friday, June 16, 2023

About PostHog

PostHog helps engineers build better products. We are a single platform to analyze, test, observe, and deploy new features. We give engineers product analytics, session recording, feature flags, A/B testing, event pipelines, SQL access and a data warehouse… and there’s plenty more to come.

PostHog was created as an open source project during Y Combinator's W20 cohort and had the most successful B2B software launch on HackerNews since 2012 - with a product that was just 4 weeks old. Since then, more than 35,000 companies have installed the platform. We've had huge success with our paid upgrades, raised $27m from some of the world's top investors, and have shown strong product-led growth - 97% driven by word of mouth.

Despite the 📉 tech market, we're default alive and doing better than ever!

PostHog makes money from our cloud product, or people can self host the open source project. We average 10% monthly revenue growth and are aiming for $10m ARR in early 2024. While others are focused on layoffs and struggling to grow into huge valuations, we're focusing on an awesome product for end users, hiring a handful of exceptional team members and seeing fantastic increases in revenue as a result.

The role

There are a ton of ex-founders who love working at PostHog because they get to work autonomously and own a large set of problems. We're still super early stage and with each small team, it's a startup within itself which means defining a problem, talking to users, building a solution, and iterating on that.

As a former founder, you might come from a background in Engineering, Product, Design, or Marketing (or all of them)! We'll always have a place for smart, motivated people and we will work with you to define your own role at PostHog!

We are currently a team of around 35 - ranging from former founders and CTOs to college whiz kids, with experience scaling businesses to millions in revenue and thousands of employees.

If you are a former founder and you are looking for an opportunity to work with a world-class team, please get in touch!

Salary

We have a set system for compensation as part of being transparent. Salary varies based on location and level of experience.

Location (based on market rates)

The benchmark for each role we are hiring for is based on the market rate in San Francisco.

Level

We pay more experienced team members a greater amount since it is reasonable to expect this correlates with an increase in skill

Step

We hire into the Established step by default and believe there's a place to have incremental steps to allow for more flexibility.

Salary calculator

  1. Benchmark (San Francisco) $236,000
  2. Location factor 1
  3. Level modifier 1
  4. Step modifier 0.95 - 1.04
Base salary$224,200 - $245,440plus equity

Benefits

  • Generous, transparent compensation & equity
  • Unlimited vacation (with a minimum!)
  • Two meeting-free days per week
  • Home office
  • Coworking credit
  • Private health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Training budget
  • Access to our Hedge House
  • Carbon offsetting
  • Pension & 401k contributions
  • We hire and pay locally
  • Company offsites

Interview process

We do 2-3 short interviews, then pay you to do some real-life (or close to real-life) work.

  • 1
    Application(You are here)

    Our talent team will review your application to see how your skills and experience align with our needs.

  • 2
    Culture interview30-min video call

    Our goal is to explore your motivations to join our team, learn why you’d be a great fit, and answer questions about us.

  • 3
    Technical interview45 minutes, varies by role

    You'll meet the hiring team who will evaluate skills needed to be successful in your role. No live coding.

  • 4
    PostHog SuperDayPaid day of work

    You’ll join a standup, meet the team, and work on a task related to your role, offering a realistic view of what it’s like working at PostHog.

  • 5
    OfferPop the champagne (after you sign)

    If everyone’s happy, we’ll make you an offer to join us - YAY!

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