The Muse

Browse amazing jobs, get the help you need to advance your career, and wake up feeling excited to go work every day.

LOCATION New York City, NY

COMPANY SIZE Between 50 and 100

# OF ENGINEERS Between 10 and 25

FUNDING $10M - $25M



TAGS Human Resources, Marketplaces, Recruiting, Consumer Products, YC Winter 2012

What do we do?

The Muse helps over 4 million people every month navigate their careers. We offer career advice, coaching, and a job experience that's actually engaging and doesn't suck. Check out our profile for more info:

Why join us?

1) As one of the most trafficked YC-backed companies, we've got a large and quickly growing user-base. Your work would be seen by a lot of people.

2) Internally, the engineering team is growing very quickly as well. There's plenty of opportunity to grow into leadership roles, or to pick up new skills if that interests you.

3) The engineering team affords a great deal of agency. You can see this reflected in things like our extensive open source portfolio.

Technical challenges

1) Personalization of content for users - we have enough content and enough users that further personalization would be a huge win for us

2) Scaling for a rapidly growing user base

3) Building a user experience that ensures we remain a trusted and beloved company

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Our tech stack

  • Python
  • sass
  • PostgreSQL
  • Heroku
  • Github
  • Node.js
  • CoffeeScript
  • Elasticsearch
  • Redis
  • Git
  • Go