Fullstack Engineer (Remote)

Prague /
Engineering /
HTTPie is an early-stage startup building tools for developers and rethinking the human-to-API relationship from first principles. We recently raised a $6.5M Seed Round from Coatue, Blossom Capital, Addition, founders of Monzo, Intercom, and others. Now we’re building out our founding Engineering & Product Team—that’s where you come in!

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. Our vision is to build a platform helping solve problems that humans encounter throughout the entire API lifecycle. We’re starting with a web and desktop version of HTTPie.

We’re looking for a Full-Stack Software Engineer to help us shape the future of API tools.

What you’ll do

    • Collaborate with the team to build a product for API developers and consumers like yourself
    • Deliver performant, testable, maintainable, and high-quality code on frontend and backend
    • Implement features with a focus on simplicity and top-notch user experience
    • Take operational responsibility for the parts that you develop
    • Have a lot autonomy and fun while doing so

You’ll be a great addition to the team if you have

    • At least 5 years of software engineering experience
    • Experience with JavaScript and React
    • Solid understanding of modern coding, testing, debugging, and automation techniques
    • Solid understanding of HTTP and modern APIs
    • Passion for developer tools and sense for what makes them amazing
    • Passion for simplicity, delightful user experience, and an eye for design
    • Good sense for when to choose a robust vs. minimal solution to move fast
    • Ability to comfortably navigate the ladder of abstraction
    • Strong communication skills, especially in writing
    • Eagerness to learn and share

Bonus points

    • Experience with TypeScript, Next.js, Vercel, Electron/PWAs, WebAssembly
    • Experience with Python, Rust, or Go
    • Experience with building distributed systems, AWS ecosystem, Terraform
    • Experience building a technology product
    • Early-stage startup experience
    • Open-source development experience
    • History of side projects
    • Entrepreneurial spirit

What we offer

    • Competitive salary and meaningful stock options
    • Educational and remote-setup budget
    • Unlimited growth potential
    • Work on a product that thousands of developers already love and trust
    • Being part of a diverse, open-minded and open-hearted team

This is an opportunity to become an essential part of an ambitious early-stage startup. Join @jakubroztocil and the team on this adventure and help shape the future of APIs.