FP Complete is a software engineering firm that helps
sophisticated companies develop cutting-edge analytics & modeling
software for biology, finance, Internet of Things, and other
advanced data projects. We emphasize functional programing (mainly
in Haskell) and distributed, cloud-based devops (AWS and other
Founded in 2012, we are a modern and lightweight company of
about 20 people. Many of our team are veterans and innovators from
Microsoft, Intel, Google, several PhD programs, and several
prominent open-source projects. We work in distributed,
work-from-home style, so we hire people who can work with fairly
little supervision, who are very smart, and who are great
communicators. Most of us are in North America and Western
Our clients are category innovators: startups to Fortune 500
firms, putting information to work. Together we build new
software-driven systems for powerful data handling, data analysis,
proprietary applications, and online operations.
Our team, the level of autonomy and growth you get, and our
work-from-anywhere management style are extraordinary. Very smart,
no-nonsense people love working at FP Complete.
To continue growing we are currently hiring 3 software
engineers. You may strongly fit any of the 3 profiles listed below,
and we are also open to a blend of two different descriptions.
SKILL SET 1: strong at Haskell programming, and will architect
and develop server-based infrastructure and data-modeling code, and
possibly Web UI code as well.
SKILL SET 2: strong at devops and cloud Linux sysadmin, and will
create and maintain systems for multi-machine computations and for
advanced engineering collaboration.
SKILL SET 3: strong at customer problem analysis and solution
design, including writing proposals and specifications, and will
play a major role in working with our customers (and their bosses
and regulators) and winning new customers for the company.
You will do many of these tasks, depending on your skills:
Configure and administer cloud servers running Linux
Develop components and applications in Haskell
Analyze customer needs and write documents describing the
problem and the proposed solution
Assess requirements and pick the best server software to meet
each need, including when to develop new software or when to use
off-the-shelf software or cloud services
Install and test Haskell software and libraries
Install and test non-Haskell software and cloud services
Develop, test, deploy, and administer Haskell-based web
Routine website maintenance and administration
Collaborate with distributed colleagues via online collaboration
tools, email, chat, and voice
Document technical work so that new colleagues can understand
You should have these
Experience programming at a professional level either in
Haskell, or in multiple other languages with a desire to learn
Ability to design solutions based on expressed user needs,
including asking questions to make sure you understand the real
Ability to write working, maintainable programs, including
infrastructure code (system management, data management, libraries)
and application code
Ability to express your designs in human-readable documents
Ability to work for multiple days without close supervision
Experience working in a team environment with online
collaboration tools such Atlassian, GitHub, JIRA, etc.
Absolute honesty and integrity
Strong written and spoken English
As we have many opportunities, these additional skills are also
Experience managing Linux servers (user account management,
security, networks, services)
Familiarity with a Haskell web framework like Yesod, Snap, or
Experience managing a nontrivial public website with complex
Expertise in security
Expertise with replicated (multi server) environments
Experience managing virtual machines (VMware, etc.) or cloud
machines (AWS, etc.)
Familiarity with Apache, Apache extensions, and PHP
Experience developing or maintaining code in Python, Ruby, C,
C++, and/or Java
Experience as either an engineering team lead or manager
HOW TO APPLY
Send your resume and any comments to firstname.lastname@example.org where a real human being from our
engineering team will read your email.
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