Open Source Engineer (TypeScript )

Prague, Czech Republic
Full Time
Mid Level

Join us on our journey in building a web scraping and automation platform to help the world’s biggest companies and upcoming startups leverage the web's full potential. Each month, we save people tons of hours of manual work by turning more than a billion web pages into data and automating over 15 million tasks on the web 🚀

Apify has grown as the tool of choice for any Node.js/JS/TS engineer when it comes to web scraping and web automation. We are now also taking on the Python community. Our open-source tooling is used by tens of thousands of people worldwide. Check out the Crawlee framework, our GitHub, and the vibrant community on Discord.

You'll be part of one of our 5 product teams—the team that works on Apify’s open-source tools. The team is led by Martin Adamek, co-author of Apify’s Crawlee and his very own MikroORM framework. You'll face many challenges regarding the usage of browsers in the cloud, browser fingerprinting, scalability, and more. But you'll also be in direct touch with the community that uses the tools you build.

You'll be a perfect match 💜💜 if you have:

  • Experience with working on large, complex applications or frameworks
  • Great skills at developing and debugging in JavaScript/Node.js/TypeScript or have this skill in some other programming language and are able to learn it quickly
  • Familiarity with Linux
  • Experience in open-source development is a plus
  • Experiment-driven and collaborative mindset
  • Good communication skills in English

Why should you work for Apify?

  • Space, support, and autonomy for personal growth, with a direct impact on our success
  • Full-time position in Prague at our amazing office located in Lucerna Palace, Prague, Czech Republic 🏰
  • Option to work remotely 🛋️
  • Flexible working hours (perfect for both night owls 🦉 and early birds 🐥)
  • Zero bullshit policy – No Jira, no Okta, no Confluence, no Certified™ScrumMasters®, no quarterly estimates. Just GitHub, GSuite, Notion, Slack, and shipping stuff to production
  • Nobody counts holidays as long as the work gets done 💪
  • Stock options and profit sharing 💰
  • We welcome pets, kids, and bikes at the office 🐕👨‍👧🚲
  • Epic team buildings and offsites 🚢 with biking, canoeing, and other adventures 🪂
  • Solid education and training budget, conference tickets, internal “Eat & Learn” sessions, and the possibility to work across teams 👩🏼‍💻👨🏽‍💻
  • Generous hardware budget 💻
  • Free lunches every day 🌮🍱🍜🍕🥡
  • Unlimited supply of ☕ & 🍺 and snacks
  • Free entry to the wonderful Prague Zoo 🐘
  • Ping-pong, chess, PS5, lightsabers, foosball league after lunch, free Multisport card, and so on

Our tech stack:

  • Frontend: React.js, styled-components, Storybook, Cypress
  • Backend: TypeScript/Node.js, Next.js, Express.js, Docusaurus, Meteor.js, Jest
  • Infra: AWS, Kubernetes, Helm, MongoDB, Redis, DynamoDB, S3, GitHub Actions...
  • Monitoring: New Relic, LogDNA, Sentry, PagerDuty
  • Tools: GitHub, ZenHub, Notion, GSuite
  • Process: two-week sprints, code reviews, tests, automating whatever we can, deploying multiple times per day

Hiring process

Intro call ☎️ → Home assignment 🧑🏼‍💻 → Interview ✍️ → Meeting with the team 🍕 → Offer 📄


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