< 10 employees
< 10 engineers
$2m - $5m funding
Pre-series a

Heymarket is business text and Facebook messaging for teams. They get shared inboxes with business grade features (eg, templates) for messaging with customers, contractors, and partners. The other party never has to install an app and gets normal SMS or Facebook messages. Heymarket is used by thousands of businesses for customer support, dispatch, appointments, and training.

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Why join us?

  • Work alongside the founding team behind Manymoon, the #1 app in the Google Apps Marketplace. Manymoon was acquired by Salesforce.com in 2011. Our current company, is funded by top tier investors including Harrison Metal, Ridge VC, Precursor Ventures, and prominent angel investors.

  • Heymarket was featured as a best new app in the App Store and continues to be featured in the Business category. It's being used by thousands of businesses.

  • Own large parts of the product, work on the latest technologies (Go, Riot.js, Swift, React Native), and work with experienced developers to architect, code, and iterate.

Engineering at Heymarket

Engineering team and processes

We only have 2 meetings a week: a single sprint planning meeting on Monday (where we go over what we'll each be working on) and a company overview meeting on Friday (where the CEO go over the state of the business).

Daily standup is done over Slack at 10am. Most collaboration is done in-person, with Slack, or Zoom. Github wikis are used to document major features and endpoints. People can use either Github issues or Asana tasks for tracking work.

New features begin with a whiteboarding session with engineering, design, and product. We go over customer requirements, technical considerations, and the UX. From there, engineering begins working on the feature while design/product work on high fidelity mock-ups. We strive to build MVPs for internal usage, iterate and release to a private beta, and finally release to customers once we're satisfied with the quality/UX.

Technical Challenges

Building a platform that support multiple client apps (web, iOS, Android) at scale. For example, as we build new features, it's important that each client app/instance can support it in a performant way.

Projects you might work on
  • Enhance and add cross-platform ML to Heymarket. Based on message intent, predict and surface actions for a business use to take.

  • Enhance built in reports for customers to track usage of messaging within their organization.

  • Ensure the product maintains low latency as we scale from thousands to 10x the number of businesses using it.

Tech stack

Working at Heymarket

The team is very customer centric. When production issues arises, the team members who can help focus towards solving the problem. As we build new features, we look at both qualitative and quantitative (eg, internal metrics) feedback to help make product decisions.

Perks & benefits
  • Beautiful Office

    We're located in downtown San Francisco: a few minutes from BART/Muni, just off of numerous dining options on Kearney, and plenty of natural light in the office.

  • Workshops/Conferences

    Each year, engineers attend Apple WWDC, Facebook f8, and Twilio SIGNAL.

  • Health Insurance

    We have full medical, dental, and vision insurance.

  • Flexible Hours

    People work in the office with the hours that help them be most productive. Most of the engineering team works in the office from ~10am - 6pm. We have a daily standup, via Slack, at 10am each day.

    People do work from home as needed.

  • Free Food

    A well stocked kitchen with snacks and beverages. We order food from Whole Foods, Costco, and Target about once a week. Each team member requests the food/drinks they'd like.

  • Team Activities

    Team lunches and dinners.

  • Work from Home

    Work from home as needed.

Our Team by the Numbers

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