26 - 50 employees
11 - 25 engineers
$2m - $5m funding
Series a

Keepsafe’s mission is to make privacy and security simple. We believe that everyone should have the same control of privacy in their digital life as they do in their physical life.

We’re working on a family of products to make it easy for people to protect their personal space. And, with over 75 million users on our existing products—we’re just getting started.

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Why join us?

  • We started our company just over 6 years ago, after we noticed a gap growing between tech creators and tech users. We decided we wanted to make privacy and security as easy as locking a door. With that goal in mind, we built the photo app that made Keepsafe profitable.

    We’re currently working on a comprehensive suite of products to expand on our mission of simplifying privacy and security, and want to make sure we find the strongest and most dynamic engineers to fill out our lean team.

  • Our company is still very small, but has already achieved $7M in annual recurring revenue, doubling revenue over the last 3 years.

    We are now cash flow positive.

  • Our apps on iOS and Android have over 75 million users and around 10 million that are active monthly.

    This is all powered by our small, close-knit engineering team; where each engineer has the opportunity to make a REAL impact on our products and our users.

Engineering at Keepsafe

Engineering team and processes

We have a distributed Engineering team, with an office in San Francisco, an office in Berlin, and several employees in remote locations. The team management is fairly flat, with most of the engineers reporting to our Director of Engineering in San Francisco, and the Berlin employees reporting to a local Engineering Manager there.

We employ a lightweight Agile process. The teams work in short sprints and release frequently.

Technical Challenges
  • Extending existing our core infrastructure to allow new application development
  • Building on our in-house realtime sync infrastructure
  • Scalability, security, API design and reusability of code
  • Building out an internal data aggregation pipeline
Projects you might work on
  • We are currently working on major additions to one of our apps, and minor improvements to 3 others.

    In the near future, we will be starting on a completely new app, in line with our product goals of making safety and security simple for people.

Tech stack

Working at Keepsafe

Perks & benefits
  • Generous Vacation

    Very, very, generous. We don't manage your hours and we don't have PTO.

  • Free Food

    We have catered lunch - every day. Plus beer on tap and snacks on snacks on snacks.

  • Gym/Fitness

    Our employees have a generous Health Insurance package with a portion geared towards wellness and commuting costs.

  • Travel

    We travel heavily here, so no problem. We also have two offices (Berlin, of course San Fransisco and a smaller satellite space in Krakow. We encourage you to visit them all and additionally invite Berlin hires to spend one month with us in SF after they join.

  • Beautiful Office

    We have an amazing SOMA office (Bryant between 2nd and 3rd.) near South Park. It's a stone throws away from the original Twitter headquarters so we have lots of good start-up karma in the area.

  • Pet Friendly

    We typically have one or two doggy friends visit per month and potentially more once we get a larger location! However the verdict is still out. :-)

  • Company Retreats

    Every quarter. We also have team building Day Trips every month, and lots and lots of happy hours. Cheers.

  • Workshops/Conferences

    As many as you'd like. We take education seriously.

  • Maternal/Paternal Leave

    We offer both!

  • Health Insurance

    We provide full medical and dental insurance.

  • Team Activities

    We have lots of company centric bonding events, and now that we've hired an awesome Office Manager for both Berlin and SF we look forward to making them a regular thing!

  • Transportation

    We provide commuter benefits packaged into your Health Insurance.

  • 401(k) Contribution

    We offer 401k Matching.

  • Philanthropic Contributions

    We offer dollar for dollar match to any Bay Area charity organizations you find.

  • Work from Home

    We let our team work from home if necessary although we value and put preference towards working from the office.

  • Relocation

    We provide a relocation package and can offer you space (based on availability) in our corporate offices as you search for your new home.

  • Flexible Hours
Our Team by the Numbers

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