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Hey, a friendly reminder. I’m parsing the thread, all job offers added here are also available on the map on


or just HN items


If you post here, please use the below format to help me with parsing. If you won’t, no worries, I will do my best to get all the things right.

  1) {company} | {job title} | {locations} | {attrs: REMOTE, INTERNS, VISA, company url}
  Google | Software Developer | SF | VISA https://google.com
  DuckDuckGo | Software Developer | Paoli PA | REMOTE, VISA

  2) {company} | {job title} | {location}
  Google | Site Reliability Engineer | London, Zurich, Sydney
  Facebook | Web-developer | London, Zurich
I’m using this regex to test the firstline.

You can test it in Python or here https://regex101.com/r/relwQD/3 (for the match look right).

In that spirit, I wanted to mention a similar project I have been working on for past few weeks:


It's specifically aimed at helping people find their very first dev job (mainly for people who are trying to transition into tech). Right now there are three parts that help with different aspects of the process:

- jobs: jobs for junior positions(through AngelList, HN etc.)

- posts: knowledge in the form of articles. (from learning to code to interview prep)

- stories: interviews of people who have successfully made the career switch to development

If you are a developer who is looking for his first(or maybe 2nd?) developer job, I would love to have your feedback!

Thank you for this! I coming up on graduation and am looking for my first job. Perhaps I am a narrow use case, but I would like to see a distance slider for the filter; I am looking to relocate to the SF area but I really don't care what city it is.

Also, it would be nice to see a little bit of information underneath the posting before you view the full ad: maybe show the "skills" section from AngelList?

Again, thanks! I already applied to FormSwift through your site.

Awesome! Hope you get an offer from there :-)

Both your points make sense. Reg distance slider - do you think option to input state can be an alternative? Would that work for you?

Personally, they both make sense to me. I've always seen a slider option but I'm sure it's more work to implement. State could be an easy way to search on a bigger scope.

I feel like you would have to ask yourself how most people use these features: perhaps someone is searching for the city they live in and are willing to commute "30 miles." They certainly wouldn't want to search the entire state of Texas. Is that the major use-case for users of your site? Forgive me if I'm using an incorrect logic here as I have never done user interface testing but this seems like the sort of thing to think about when designing features.

Honestly though I love the simplicity in design of your site, but the way your job-tile elements are created they're just begging to be clicked on to expand them for more detail.

Great user interface points, and not just because they match your current need.

Thank you so much for making this. I graduated in December and I've been having a rough time finding all of the junior positions that more obscure companies may be offering.

EDIT: Also as a suggestion, it would be cool to filter by full-time/part-time/contract if possible

I just tried the search and couldn't seem to get any results to appear for Seattle. I tried "Seattle", "Seattle, United States", and "Washington" and the top result was never a job in Seattle or in Washington. Now it's certainly possible there's no jobs listed in Seattle however I don't see how I would be able to check. So my feedback is this, maybe give some thought on the way you'd like to handle queries that don't have any matches rather than what appears to be random listings when it occurs.

Edit: Appears to be working correctly now.

Looks great , but some openings need someone with 4 years experience. That doesn't sound like entry level stuff.

Sorry about that. And thank you for pointing it out!

It's really annoying when the title says junior and then description asks for few years experience. We are working hard to prevent such cases.

I like the premise, but maybe next time you talk about it say

'If you are a developer who is looking for your first(or maybe 2nd?) developer job, I would love to have your feedback!'

No need for gendered pronouns in a general description.

Could you also add a tag/filter for remote jobs? Thanks.

Honestly, your first dev job should probably NOT be remote.

Nice site. It could do with some language processing like stemming so searches for "algorithm" and "algorithms" give the identical results.

Works great for me! I'm looking to work with multiple pythons, not just 1 snake.

Adding to my notes from 2 months ago:

* I add ONSITE because I used to get asked every time whether remote was supported.

Previously: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=13302035

(Edited to reflect what I wrote previously, I hadn't checked)

Looking at it on mobile, all of the jobs in the Philly region are crowded out by NYC. They might be close by West Coast standards, but are very much two different places for those who live here.

(It shows 59 jobs in PA, most of which seem to be NYC jobs.)

Don't forget that there's "Who wants to get hired": https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=13764730

Does anyone ever get quality responses from that thread?

Maybe I'm cynical, but I've been hesitant to post there with reservations about poor-quality leads and spending time dealing with them.

I've never gotten many leads there, but the ones I've gotten have been high-quality.

There were comments that including salary range was preferred. Have you thought of adding that to your format string? I've just updated our posting to match the string (1) but that required removing the salary range.

Salaries will appear as a filter soon, hopefully before next edition. I get this request a lot.

For now you can keep salary in the first line in {attrs} section for, or somewhere below the first line.

What kind of the format you would like to see for salaries?

I think a range would be sufficient. An optional currency symbol for multi location posts.

location | [xxx to yyy]

location | [US$xxx to yyy]

Looks like the 'remote' thing doesn't work properly. There are remote jobs that aren't displayed when the 'remote' toggle is checked.

That is not ok. Could you give me an example? I will try to fix it

The problem is that the filter still uses the map when REMOTE is checked. This forces us to scroll around the map to view remote jobs.

Best to disable the map when REMOTE is checked.

I would actually prefer for remote jobs to keep their location data, if provided; I want to be able to view remote jobs in my country, so I don't have to worry about eligibility.


1. Check 'remote', and I get a single job (Automation dev, Dublin, Ireland)

2. Uncheck 'remote', zoom right out 75 jobs off the coasts of Ghana & Gabon, all listed as remote.

Ok I see


I've decided to leave them there. Since I can't figure where to put them on the map, the address in most of them is "remote".

It was more that they don't show up when toggling the 'remote' setting, but up to you.

Similar result for me if I put the term remote in the first input box. I get a job in London, England but nothing else. HTH

Very nice. May I suggest not mapping "Remote" jobs to the town of Remote, Oregon? :-)

Just a heads-up, you aren't marking up email addresses where the username contains a period correctly. The link presented on your site (nifty, btw) ignores everything before the period.

Can the admin make this the preferred format and include it in the question itself? and perhaps move this comment down so that it won't push down the rest of thread.

Hey, it'd be quite helpful if we could use multiple locations to search. ie "SF+Seattle" or "SF, Seattle".

I just see an entirely blank white page. with `SecurityError: The operation is insecure.` in the console.

It looks like something related LocalStorage in browsers. I'm logging those events with Sentry. For now it looks like I have 3 events like this from FF.

I will see what I can do about it.

Sounds a little complicated from a managing hr's perspective--might be cool if you had a tool whereby people list on your site and it cross-posts to hackernews from their account, and could even have it re-schedule monthly till they've filled all needed positions..

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