Software Engineer/Senior: Developer Experience, Generalist
We’re building the world’s most ubiquitous programming environment. We focus on inspiring creativity and generating value for creators through community, and we design simple yet scalable infrastructure primitives for the next generation of creators. We want to blur the line between learning and making– a place where you can hang out, tinker with ideas, learn new concepts, and launch a business all in the same day.
About the role
Your charter is to improve the daily lives of millions of coders using Replit. You’ll improve things like packaging, version control, build toolchains, editor features, debugging, and testing and get to rethink what this looks like for all 50+ coding languages available on Replit.
Examples of what you could do:
Turn debugging into a multiplayer experience for Python, Java, Node, and C/C++
Decrease Python Repl startup time by 100x
Use the power of Nix to support an infinite number of languages and frameworks
Make our flagship languages feature-complete (packager integration, debugger, LSP)
Add new languages as soon as there is community interest
Create Replit templates for common developer needs
Create nix modules to configure the IDE
Build infrastructure to support our developer experience needs
Someone who values simplicity and pragmatism (you think radically but ship incrementally)
Experienced in building for other developers
Self-directed and comfortable working autonomously
Interested in and passionate about a variety of coding languages and frameworks
Someone who has worked in the developer experience or developer tools space for 5+ years
You love to experiment with (or even contribute to) new developer tools and frameworks
You have experience with the Nix ecosystem
You have built or have deep experience with compilers and interpreters
You have built or have experience with the language server protocol
You have managed a public-facing project (you have launched projects with real users)
Experience building Platform/Infrastructure/Runtime as a Service
Experience building IDEs, extensions, or developer frameworks
Full-Time Employee Benefits Include:
🧑💻 Flexible Work Hours
💰 Competitive Salary & Equity
🖥 Home Office Set-Up Stipend
⚕️ Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
Short Term and Long Term Disability
📱 Monthly Expenses Stipend
🚼 Parental and Baby Bonding Leave
🏝 Flexible Time Off (FTO) + Holidays
🚀 Annual company/team offsites (4/year)
Want to Learn More?
Interviewing + Culture
To achieve our mission of making programming more accessible around the world, we need our team to be representative of the world. We welcome your unique perspective and experiences in shaping this product. We encourage people from all kinds of backgrounds to apply, including and especially candidates from underrepresented and non-traditional backgrounds.
The overall market range of base compensation for roles in this area of Replit is typically $180,000 - $220,000. Compensation offered will be determined by additional factors such as location and experience.
This role has an in-office requirement on Tuesdays and Thursdays.