Software Engineer - Infrastructure at Mighty (S19)
$120k - $200k  •  0.10% - 0.25%
Mighty makes Google Chrome faster & use 10x less memory.
3+ years
About Mighty

Mighty makes Google Chrome faster & use 10x less memory.

We spend most of our time in a web browser but it's often our slowest app. Mighty speeds up Chrome on your laptop by streaming it from a more powerful computer in the cloud—that makes your browser & other apps run significantly faster. Unlike regular Google Chrome, it doesn't slowdown if you have too many tabs open. It uses less power & CPU to prolong battery life. Web pages load half a second faster. When you have many tabs open, it will help you quickly find a tab. Built for speed, it's like putting a rocket booster on your web browser.

Mighty was started by the founder of Mixpanel & we’re looking to hire an engineer to join our small team.

** We are only hiring remotely within USA & Canada **

About the role
Skills: Node.js, Python, TypeScript, Linux, Unix, Bash/Shell

At Mighty, we’re working hard at building a computer you’ll never need to upgrade that changes the possibilities of what apps can do. Mighty makes Google Chrome faster and uses 10x less memory by streaming it at extremely low-latency from the cloud.

Only accepting candidates from USA/Canada/Western EU currently.

Check out our FAQ for answers to some quick questions you might have.  100% remote work.

If you join us, you’ll be an early team member in helping shape:

  • Our future company culture
  • Our engineering practices
  • People that we hire
  • The direction & focus of our products

Engineers on the team today:

  • Work in Typescript, Python, and Bash primarily
  • Deploy code on GCP VMs and Cloud Functions
  • Work with Xen and KVM virtualization on bare metal servers
  • Build monitoring and visualization tools with Prometheus and Grafana
  • Are supportive — especially when teammates are faced with new challenges
  • Are left to autonomously figure out the solutions to their challenges
  • Put themselves in the shoes of our users to craft a great experience
  • Value clear, frequent communication (we do a lot of reading & writing)
  • Enjoy being a generalist and are not tied down to a specific programming language or surface area of our codebase
  • Are naturally curious and willing to take a step to learn something they don’t have experience in
  • Feel a great sense of accountability to each other
  • Uphold best practices in engineering, security, and design

Skills & Experience

  • 4+ years of working full-time as a software engineer
  • A fundamental understanding of Linux systems and command-line tools

Here are examples of things we’ve worked on:

  • Automating the setup steps needed to get our bare metal servers ready for users
  • Scalable deployments as our numbers of servers increase
  • Monitoring systems to notify us of issues such as downtime and performance problems
  • Data visualization for important server metrics as graphs and numbers
  • Logging infrastructure so we can proactively be aware of problems
  • Custom internal tools written in Typescript - Next.js and Node.js
  • Performance improvements on BIOS, hypervisors, and linux virtual machines

We write code primarily in C++/JavaScript/TypeScript. Our application is a desktop Electron app where the front-end is in JS while the bits that need to be fast are written in C++.

Here are examples of things we’ve worked on:

  • Figuring out how to improve encoding performance by reducing total time to be less than 8 milliseconds.
  • Capturing mouse/keyboard events to replay them on Linux from macOS.
  • Helping build our custom networking protocol to improve upon congestion for various networking conditions that our users may have.
  • Benchmarking the performance of different models of GPUs to find the best cost/performance ratio to keep costs low

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