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A List of Companies that Hire Jr Devs for Remote Positions

adamlombard profile image Adam Lombard Updated on ・1 min read

A few weeks ago, @isaacandsuch posted a great article about hiring junior developers.

The article got me thinking about how extra hard it is for junior developers to find remote work. So I started a GitHub repo listing companies that hire junior developers for remote positions.

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A list of companies that hire remote junior developers

We Hire Remote Jr. Devs

A list of companies that have been known to hire junior developers for remote positions.

This is not a jobs board β€” the companies listed below may or may not have open junior roles at this time.

For a list of remote jobs boards see the Awesome Remote Job repo by @lukasz-madon. For a junior-specific (but not necessarily remote) jobs board see jrdevjobs.com.

Company Description
Basecamp Project management
Harris Computer Enterprise software solutions
Health Catalyst Healthcare analytics
Pixelcabin Shopify e-commerce solutions
Scopic Software Custom solutions for web, mobile and desktop
Sticker Mule Branding and STICKERS!
Toggl Time tracking app
wemake.services Software development

Inspired by this post by @isaaclyman, and this tweet by @dhh




If you know of such a company, please submit a pull request (or message me directly) and I'd be happy to add it to the list!

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I still think that a junior developer would benefit greatly from having more experienced people in the vicinity, that he or she can ask for help.

Being remote would mean would have to use Slack or some other messaging application to communicate your problems, which is often a problem for juniors, because they don't know yet how to explain the problem correctly or which terms to use.

 

While I agree there are benefits to direct access, I'd like to offer two additional thoughts:

1) Junior developers may live in a region with few-to-no tech opportunities, and relocation may not be an option for a number of reasons.
2) There are definitely companies willing (even enthusiastic) to tackle the challenges of hiring junior remotes. For example, DHH recently tweeted about Basecamp's great experiences hiring remote junior devs.

My goal here was to create a resource that connects these two groups.

 

I didn't want to imply that hiring remote juniors or getting hired as one is a big no-no. You have to weight your options. Getting hired remotely is still way better than not getting hired at all.

Sorry if it sounded like I was bashing your post :) I think you did a great job :thumbsup:

I didn't feel bashed, and I appreciate the feedback. πŸ™‚

 

Hi Adam,

This an absolutely great initiative you have started, helping junior developers find remote jobs!

I want to ask you to add +1 company to your list, i.e. Scopic Software.

Scopic Software is the world’s largest virtual company. Founded in 2006, we have grown consistently by delivering innovative, cutting-edge software products for our clients and creating an empowering environment for our employees. Currently, we have a team of 250+ professionals working remotely from 40 countries around the world.

Here is our Careers page - scopicsoftware.com/careers/, where all our job openings can be found.

Thanks in advance, and keep up the good work! :)

 

Thanks! I'll add your careers page to the list.

 
 
 

Thank you so much for compiling this! I can only consider remote work right now, but so rarely see such positions for junior level. πŸ™

 

You’re welcome! 😊

 
 

Please any position for junior developer in mern stack