Infield helps software teams keep their open source dependencies up to date. We’re automating away the toilsome work of reading changelogs, assessing risk, and upgrading packages so that software teams can focus on shipping features. We’re a small team of repeat founders passionate about making open source easier to use.
You’ll be helping found our engineering team with the opportunity to take ownership of large pieces of our technology stack. We're building in a wide range of areas - from generative AI to complex data pipelines to modern, interactive web front ends - and want people who are excited about learning new technologies and passionate about open source.
What We Use
Ruby on Rails the web application
React & SCSS for the frontend
PostgreSQL for data storage
Hosting and deployment on Docker + AWS
What You’ll Need
B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent
Professional experience with Ruby on Rails and relational databases
Comfort with basic computer science concepts: data structures, algorithms, etc.
Comfort in Unix userland environment: grep, pipes, vim/emacs, etc.
Comfort with package managers: bundler, npm, yarn, etc.
Interest in entire product design and development process
What We’d Like
Experience with React, Typescript, and SCSS
Experience contributing to or maintaining an open source package
Experience writing command line tools
We believe that passion and drive are just as important as experience, and if you’re excited about the problem we’re solving, we’d encourage you to apply - even if you don't fit the exact profile. We want someone who is a creative problem-solver, has a strong work ethic, and is excited about the opportunity to help build a successful company from the ground up. If you are a driven individual who is eager to make a real impact, and maybe start your own company someday, we want to hear from you!