Senior OSS Developer — Python at HTTPie

Posted on: 10/13/2021

Location: (REMOTE)

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Tags: rust github python

At [HTTPie](, we’re building tools for developers and rethinking the human-to-API relationship from first principles. As the creators of [well-loved open-source API tools for the terminal](, we’re on a mission to make APIs simple and intuitive for everyone—CLI-lovers and beyond. We’re building a platform that will solve problems that humans encounter throughout the entire API lifecycle, starting with a web and desktop version of HTTPie for API testing. We’ve raised a $6.5M Seed Round lead by Coatue, and now we’re building out our founding Engineering & Product Team—that’s where you come in. **What you’ll do** * Drive the development of our open-source projects like [httpie/httpie]( (50K+ stars on GitHub) * Implement features with uncompromising simplicity and top-notch user experience * Write high-quality documentation, blog posts, and other technical content * Respond to GitHub issues and pull requests * Manage releases on various channels (PyPi, Homebrew, Linux, Windows, …) * Contribute code and ideas to the overall platform * Respond to questions on StackOverflow and Discord **You’ll be a great addition to the team if you have** * At least 5 years of software engineering and Python experience * Demonstrated ability to lead the development of an open-source project * Excellent English and technical writing skills * Solid understanding of HTTP and modern APIs * Passion for developer tools and sense for what makes them amazing * Passion for simplicity and delightful user experience * Good sense for when to choose a robust vs. minimal solution to move fast * Ability to comfortably navigate the ladder of abstraction * Eagerness to learn and share **Bonus points** * Experience with Rust or Go * Experience building a technology product * Early-stage startup experience * History of side projects * Entrepreneurial spirit **What we offer** * Competitive salary and equity * MacBook Pro, 5K display, and accessories * Company-paid co-working space * Work remotely Learn more about us at [](