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By Lane Wagner on May 31, 2023

Last updated on February 7, 2024

We’re building the smartest way to master backend development by tackling the hardest problem with e-learning: boredom. We’re a small team of developers who love to make the process of learning as fun and hands-on as it can be.

Open positions ๐Ÿ”—

None at the moment! Check back later please!

How to apply ๐Ÿ”—

Send an email to lane at boot .dev with:

  • Your resume
  • Links to some of the creative/educational work you’ve done
  • A personal note about why you’re interested in working with us

Our tech stack ๐Ÿ”—

  • Backend: Go, Docker, k8s, Postgres, GCP, Pub/Sub
  • Frontend: Nuxt/Vue 3, TypeScript, Tailwind, Pinia, Vite, Vercel
  • Blog: Hugo, Tailwind, Vercel, Git

Who you are ๐Ÿ”—

We don’t know you yet, but if you’re going to enjoy working with us, you’ll probably have some of the following traits:

  • You love to teach and share your knowledge with others
  • You like to hang out in Discord
  • You enjoy working remotely most of the time
  • You like to build with the latest technologies and aren’t afraid to learn new things
  • You get stuff done when no one is looking
  • You relentlessly ship projects that you’re proud of
  • You’re a good writer and can explain complex topics in simple terms
  • You love video games. Bonus points for DotA, Starcraft, World of Warcraft or Age of Empires
  • You love a good fantasy story. Bonus points for Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, and The Stormlight Archive

Other stuff to know ๐Ÿ”—

  • We grew roughly 10x in 2023
  • was originally a side project, but we’re now a full-time team of 6.
  • We raised $330,000 dollars from an angel investor, but are now profitable and have a nice buffer of cash in the bank.
  • We do not have plans to raise more money. We want to grow responsibly and build a sustainable business that provides value to our students.
  • We like to play. We play video games, magic the gathering, eat together when possible and even take trips together when we hit our goals.
  • We don’t have plans to quickly sell the company or go public. It could happen, but it’s more likely that we’ll distribute profits to the team and owners.