We are assembling a stellar crew

We’re recruiting a team that is ready to take on the development of the next generation of digital currency infrastructure. Keep reading if you’re interested in:

  • financial access and education
  • making things that make people’s lives better
  • open source software

We don’t care about pedigrees but we do care if you are smart and can get stuff done. Be nimble. Be enthusiastic. We want spirited debates about how to build tools that will impact the future of money.

We are a non-profit based in San Francisco and ideally would like our team to be local (we can help with relocation if you are based elsewhere). But if we can’t live without you and you are not able to relocate, then we might make an exception.

Awesome things

  • On-site lunches and snacks
  • Health care and dental
  • Open vacation policy
  • Option to take portion of salary in cryptocurrency

Yup, we got em.


Page last updated: April 8, 2016
Current date: March 1, 2017

Current openings

Serious C++

We are looking for a very experienced C++ developer with:

  • Strong understanding of network programming.
  • Experience architecting complicated software projects.
  • Dealt with system level issues, storage, IO performance, etc.
  • Distributed systems.
  • Cryptography a big plus.

To apply check out our github maybe make some PRs. You can also start by doing this coding sample (allow 20-40 min).

Please do all your coding in that text box not an external editor. It is timed so please take it all in one sitting and do all your typing in the box. Unfortunately, because we have been getting a lot of applicants, we will not be able to respond to everyone but will reach out to folks who we want to interview within 2 weeks. You can also send an email to [email protected]

Senior Developer

Stellar is changing the way financial systems work by making sending money as easy as sending email. To accomplish that, we have chosen to open-source our code and operate as a non-profit in order to build a open, inclusive software ecosystem that anyone can build upon and use.

  • You are very experienced – your dev friends come to you first with their hardest questions.
  • You are creative and logical and like to be appreciated for both.
  • NodeJS and AngularJS a plus.

To apply check out our github maybe make some PRs. You can also start by doing this coding sample (allow 20-40 min).

Please do all your coding in that text box not an external editor. It is timed so please take it all in one sitting and do all your typing in the box. Unfortunately, because we have been getting a lot of applicants, we will not be able to respond to everyone but will reach out to folks who we want to interview within 2 weeks. You can also send an email to [email protected]

Front End Developer

Stellar is changing the way financial systems work by making sending money as easy as sending email. To accomplish that, we have chosen to open-source our code and operate as a non-profit in order to build a open, inclusive software ecosystem that anyone can build upon and use.

You will be responsible for architecting and implementing a framework that will be empowering the next-generation digital payments experience.

  • You are excited that you will be contributing to an open-source codebase that will be distributed and built upon around the world.
  • You know what OOCSS means and it runs hot in your blood.
  • Making front-end components reusable, extensible and modular is what keeps you awake at night.
  • You live and breathe HTML/CSS/JS.
  • You have several years experience building front-end architecture for scale and performance.
  • You like leveraging the power of frameworks and pre-processors but are not reliant on them.
  • You thrive on collaborating with back-end engineers and designers.
  • Proficiency with Angular is a plus.

To apply for the front end developer opening, please send your resume and links to your online work to jobs@. Unfortunately, because we have been getting a lot of applicants, we will not be able to respond to everyone but will reach out to folks who we want to interview within 2 weeks.

“We choose to go to the moon. We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard.” – John F. Kennedy