10 High-Growth Startups Hiring Like Crazy in San Francisco

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Heap
A small team building the analytics layer that powers 4,000 companies and helps them make smarter decisions.
Funding stage: Series A ($11M closed in July 2016 with premier VCs, including Menlo Ventures)
Investors: YCombinator, SV Angel, Sam Altman, Salesforce Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Alexis Ohanian, Garry Tan
Job openings: Sales Development Representative, Full Stack Software Engineer

Affirm
Funding stage: Series B+
Investors: Andreessen Horowitz, Jeffries Group, Khosla Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Nyca Partners, Spark Capital
Job openings: Data Scientist, Machine Learning Engineer, Brand Designer, Senior Software Engineer — Android, Sales Software Engineer, Full Stack Software Engineer, Backend Platform Software Engineer, PHP Engineer, Security Engineer, Tech Lead — Backend Platform
Tech stack: Python, Flask, Salt, Docker, Jenkins, Angular.js, React, AWS, MySQL
Perks: 100% insurance coverage for employee and family, $150 monthly gym reimbursement, 401k plan, free catered lunch and dinner, unlimited vacation days.

Mattermark
Funding stage: Series B
Investors: YCombinator, Andreessen Horowitz, NEA, Version One Ventures, Foundry Group
Job openings: Senior Product Manager, Full Stack Engineer, Director of Customer Success
Perks:
Health benefits: we pay 100% of your premiums and 50% for dependents.
Equity: We offer generous equity packages as everyone who comes in at this stage of the company is an owner.
Vacation Policy: We offer a full month of vacation/ personal leave plus 10 holidays and your birthday off. In total that's over 6 weeks of time off!
Snacks to keep your brain going: Our office includes a full kitchen stocked with any food or drinks you want.
Technology: We'll buy you what you need to work comfortably.
Commuter Benefits, Meet world's most interesting customers: We try to use our product the same way our customers do. Once a quarter we invite a prominent VC or investor to meet our whole team for a mock partner meeting. You'll get to pitch a startup you think they should invest in based on data from Mattermark and anything else you can gather. If you want to found a company yourself down the road this is your chance to meet the best investors long before you need their money.

Wanelo
The shopping app for Generation Z.
Funding stage: Series A
Investors: Floodgate, First Round Capital, Naval Ravikant, Forerunner Ventures
Job openings: Full Stack Engineer, iOS Engineer
Perks: Brilliant engineering team, pair programming, TDD, true DevOps without the Ops, untracked vacation days, catered lunches, lunch time tech talk sessions, high-traffic site with millions of users, 99.99% uptime, engineers get to work on everything from features to infrastructure.

PlanGrid
Construction management app.
Funding stage: Series B+ ($40M raised November 2015)
Investors: Sequoia, Tenaya Capital, Founders Fund, YCombinator
Job openings: Android Engineer, iOS Engineer, UX Researcher, UX Designer, Business Development Manager, Regional Sales Manager, Full Stack Engineer, Site Reliability Engineer, Director of Communications, Director of Product Marketing
Tech stack: MEAN stack (Mongo DB), Express, Angular. Node.js), Watson APIs, Alchemy APIs, Neo4j, Redis, Java, NLP, Cognitive/Machine Learning tools & algorithms.

Checkr
Using modern technologies to disrupt the stagnant background check industry.
Funding stage: Series B+
Investors: Accel, YCombinator
Job openings: Data Scientist, Product Manager, Ruby Engineer, Python Engineer, Java Engineer, Full Stack Engineer, Sales Development Rep, Account Executive, Large Enterprise Rep, Mid-Market Rep

Yard Club
High-quality heavy duty equipment rental marketplace.
Funding stage: Seed
Investors: Caterpillar, Andreessen Horowitz, Harrison Metal, Andy Rachleff, Fred Poses, Dorm Room Fund
Job openings: UI / UX Designer, Ruby Developer, Full Stack Engineer, Product Manager
Perks: Flexible work hours / vacation, Weekly happy hours, Endless snacks and drinks, Sunny rooftop deck, Brobot the Slack Bot.

Pared
The labor marketplace for the restaurant industry.
Funding stage: Seed
Investors: Thomas Keller, Jeremy Stoppelman, Charles Hudson, Seth Sternberg, San Francisco 49ers, Steve Chen
Job openings: Backend Engineer
Tech stack: Node, React, PostgresDB, Heroku, Twilio

GetAround
Ride share service.
Funding stage: Series B
Investors: Menlo Ventures, Cox Automotive, Triangle Peak, Redpoint Ventures, SOSVentures, Marissa Mayer, Shervin Pishevar, Ashton Kutcher, Mike Arrington, Marc Randolph, Barney Pell, Bruno Bowden
Job openings: Product Manager, Python Engineer, PHP Engineer, HTML/CSS Engineer, C++ Engineer, Android Engineer, Engineering Manager, Director of Communications, Product Manager — Growth, Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, Head of People Operations, Inside Sales Associate, VP Engineering
Tech stack: Python, HTML/CSS/JS, Objective-C, Java, C (embedded), Erlang (telematics), Google Cloud, Hardware Design
Perks: Flexible work time, monthly Getaround credit, fully stocked kitchen, commuter benefits, dog-friendly office, hackathons, company outings

Twitch
Social video platform for gamers.
Funding stage: Acquired by Amazon in 2014
Investors: YCombinator, Bessemer Ventures
Job openings: Security Engineer, Data Scientist, Product Manager, DevOps Engineer, Lead Engineer — Platform API, Technical Program Manager, Front End Engineer — Creative, Senior Business Development Manager, Strategic Partnerships Manager, Director of Demand Marketing, Mobile / Console TV App Designer, Sr. Software Engineer — Chat & Messaging, Director of Engineer, Director of IT, Director of Quality Assurance
Tech stack: C/C++, Python, Golang, Javascript, angularJS, Rails, Flask, d3.js, iOS, Android

 

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Whitney is Hired's Director of Content Marketing. Prior to joining Hired, Whit ran growth at NeonMob, communications at CreativeLive, and reality TV gossip reporting for Wetpaint.