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Golang Engineer (Mid-Senior level) with Bestow Sponsored
Austin / Dallas, TX, USA$110k - $145k
2 days ago

Job Description

Who We Are

Bestow is a digital life insurance company built on full stack technology and AI. In a world in need of greater financial resilience and protection, Bestow democratizes access to smart financial products and powers some of the world’s leading consumer platforms. We are reimagining and rebuilding a 400-year-old, $7 trillion industry to create a brighter future for millions of families. And we’re just getting started.

The Bestow team is a diverse band of first principles thinkers on a mission to do good. We’re fortunate to be backed by leading investors and partners including Valar Ventures, NEA, 8VC and MunichRe.

As a Senior Back End Engineer you will lead development on new features and technical improvements for our products. You should be able to define technical design and implement work independently. You should have prior experience architecting systems. Bestow software engineers are great teammates. You are willing to collaborate with other software engineers, product managers and designers. You are someone that strives to build a premier engineering organization.

Challenges on Which You Can Expect to Work:

  • Building Product Features. We’re a startup with a long product roadmap. You’ll be working with a team to make that roadmap a reality.
  • Develop new product features using Python 3, Go, and PostgreSQL.
  • Resolve issues with previously delivered features.
  • Ensure software is secure, maintainable and extensible.
  • Collaborate with designers, product managers and other engineers.
  • Ensuring a Robust Software Platform. Great software is more than product features. It simultaneously considers non-functional concerns like security, maintainability and extensibility.
  • Fostering Best Practices. We might be small but we’ve got big ambitions. Folks joining the team will be defining our software engineering culture.

A Little About You:

  • Min 4+ years of back end software development experience
  • Professional experience with Python 3; Experience with Flask a plus
  • Professional experience with a relational database like PostgreSQL
  • Experience with strongly typed languages (Golang, Kotlin, Rust, etc)
  • Experience using Docker for local software development
  • Experience designing APIs (Protocol Buffers, RAML, Swagger, OpenAPI, etc)
  • Experience with distributed systems and microservices
  • A champion for Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)
  • Clear, concise written and verbal communication
  • You thrive in a highly independent work culture and are capable of working autonomously
  • You have initiative and motivation to make things happen
  • You always want to sit next to the person who is smarter than you because you value a culture of mentorship and learning
  • You are egoless, hold yourself accountable and you have a thoughtful approach to adopting new technology
  • You are looking to bring your voice and talent to a mission-driven company in ways that help it to grow and expand its reach.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Bestow does not currently sponsor applicants for work visas.


Perks & Benefits

  • Caring for our own by covering 100% of employee medical insurance
  • Flexible PTO
  • Team lunches on Fridays and lots more!
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Senior Software Engineer with Less Bits
Tucson, Bellingham, USA / Remote$100k – $140k
7 months ago

Job Description

As a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll be working with a small team of experienced developers architecting and building new products.

Learn more about us here: https://lessbits.com/about

We’ve made a work environment we love. We use mostly Python and Go. We’re growing and have multiple products actively in development: ServerPilot (server management for hosting), HeatShield (server and website security), HostLaunch (hosting automation), and DataShuttle (migration and deployment).

The founder was a security researcher and Computer Science PhD student at UC Berkeley until he left to start this company in 2012. The lead engineer (who will be your manager) was the first sysadmin at Amazon.

Required: • 10+ years software development experience. • Professional experience with Python. • Linux expertise. • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field. • U.S. citizen.

This is a remote position but we do believe it’s good to work around other people and to sometimes meet in person with the rest of the team. We’re happy to pay for coworking space near where you live if you like to be able to work from somewhere other than home. We have quarterly in-person team/developer meetings, so some travel is required.


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Software Security Engineer with Sporttrade
Washington DC / Philadelphia, USA / Remote$65k – $75k
1 year ago

Job Description

Hello! We’re looking to hire a Software Security Engineer that will help us maintain a stable and safe backend system in production.

Our ideal candidate is someone who embodies our mantra; “Attitude to Innovate”. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced engineer who’s looking to play a major role at a quickly growing company that’s poised to fundamentally change how Americans bet on sports.

A bit about us:

We’ve built a marketplace where people trade on the outcomes of sports events, and then can track their bets in real-time. We’re disrupting the centuries-old casino and sportsbook industry by replacing the bookie with a marketplace of sports fans. We have built our iOS application, raised funding, and now we’re looking to scale our development team to deliver a user-experience that’s second to none.

Why The Role Is Important To Us

Data Privacy is of upmost importance to us. We’re looking for a team member with the experience of building PCI compliant systems and understands the obligation we have to our users to keep their data secure.

We’re looking for someone who demonstrates the interest, drive, and desire to keep learning new things and continually get better. With that in mind, here’s what you’ll be doing, day-to-day:

Work closely with our CTO, Greg, in building and testing backend architecture, Spearhead efforts alongside team members to penetrate and address potential areas of vulnerability in both API and cloud infrastructure Build, scale and monitor our AWS resources

If you’re interested in the position, tell us a bit about yourself, the projects you’ve worked on and a few words on why you’d like to work with us.

What we’re looking for:

Required Qualifications:

5+ years experience in software engineering 3+ years experience in system, network and/or application security engineering 3+ years experience developing secure backend systems / infrastructure in AWS Experience building standalone APIs tailored to various types of clients Consistent track record implementing security solutions at the business unit level Excellent knowledge of Linux/Unix Knowledge of Internet protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, TACACS, ISPEC, SNMP, SYSLOG) Capable of making production-grade design decisions prioritizing the ability of the system to scale Proficiency in SQL and SQL-like databases

Preferred Qualifications Previous experience building PCI compliant systems within payments realm, e.g. payment gateways, processors, card issuers, banks, etc. Professional experience and detailed technical knowledge in multiple areas of: security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography and application security Experience with service-oriented architecture and web services security Experience with the application of threat modeling or other risk identification techniques Experience with other cloud providers (AWS is required) Experience securing API’s with Firebase authentication Experience with container orchestration platforms like ECS or Kubernetes Proficiency in Golang and Nodejs


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Senior Software Engineer, Platform with InVision
Remote$100k - $130k
2 years ago

Job Description

InVision is the digital product design platform used to make the world’s best customer experiences. We provide design tools and educational resources for teams to navigate every stage of the product design process, from ideation to development.

Today, more than 4 million people use InVision to create a repeatable and streamlined design workflow; rapidly design and prototype products before writing code, and collaborate across their entire organization. That includes more than 80 percent of the Fortune 100, and organizations like Airbnb, Amazon, HBO, Netflix, Slack, Starbucks and Uber, who are now able to design better products, faster.

InVision is a fully distributed company with employees in 25 countries around the world. The company has raised more than $235 million in funding from leading investors including Accel, ICONIQ, FirstMark, Tiger Global, Battery Ventures, and Spark Capital. Visit us at InVisionApp.com and InVisionApp.com/blog.

Role Overview:

You are someone who loves building software that people genuinely love using. You want to make things that excite people. That add joy to their daily lives. And you want to do it with people who are working towards a common goal and see your success as their success. You will be joining a team that values getting things done, helping others get things done, and building towards an amazing future.

Our customers are designers and engineers who care about the details, the small stuff. Every bit of the customer experience is important and we’re not just talking about features. Every bit of friction is something that gets in the way of creativity and innovation. Our job is to foster both of those things.

You like to go really deep because you love to unravel things, both to understand how they work and to use them beyond what others thought was possible. You love both new and interesting things, but also things that are proven to work because you’ve been burned by the new and shiny before. You aren’t afraid to tackle any problem head on with the support of talented people to help. You enable people to do their best and achieve things together they never thought possible. Because you care. Because you genuinely want to deliver something that people love.

If that sounds like you, we want you here. We need you here! We have super ambitious goals that we think will genuinely make a difference for our customers. You’ll help us achieve those goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide services that are used by all InVision’s products and teams
  • Continuously deliver solutions using Go, Kafka, SQL, MongoDB, Docker, Kubernetes, and more
  • Operate your services in production
  • Ensure your software is well-designed, well-tested, and scales to millions of users
  • Ensure you and your teammates are following good development practices and getting better every day
  • Participate in code reviews and provide feedback to your fellow engineers

Requirements:

  • Demonstrates a high degree of personal accountability and is a team multiplier
  • Loves to code, to write tests, and to problem solve and debug
  • Learns continuously
  • Creates a positive environment for the people around you
  • Designs performant systems for high throughput workloads
  • Delivers elegant APIs that are easy to use

InVision has both management and individual contributor career progression tracks for software engineers. This is an individual contributor role.

If this sounds like you we encourage you to apply!


Perks & Benefits

InVision offers an incredibly unique work environment. The company employs a diverse team all over the world. In the United States, we have team members throughout 40+ states including New York, San Francisco, Austin, Portland, and Boston. Each InVision team member is given the freedom and tools to do their best work from wherever they choose. The benefits we offer in the United States include competitive health plans and a 401k plan.

Some InVision-wide benefits offered to all employees across the globe include a flexible vacation policy, monthly coffee shop stipends, annual allowances for books related to your profession, and home office setup & wellness reimbursements. InVision is an international employer so some benefit offerings will vary from country to country. Please ask our recruiting team about the benefits and perks package available in your country.

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Senior Backend Engineer with FindHotel
Amsterdam / Remote€45k - €75k
3 months ago

Job Description

At FindHotel, we discovered early that travel is the one thing that opens people’s minds to new ideas, cultures, and ways of thinking. Our team comes from a variety of countries and backgrounds, and share the same passion for traveling and discovering new worlds and unconventional ways of doing things. We’re a bunch of independent thinkers, always looking to challenge each other and get better at what we do.

Our mission is to get every traveller in the world the best accommodation deal. From adventure and backpacking to honeymoons and family vacations, we give travellers access to all the information and the available offers for their accommodation of choice. We’re a passionate and diverse team of amazing humans who value and respect each other. We’re spread between our HQ in Amsterdam and the countries our remote folks work from. We’re growing fast! In 2017 and 2018 we’ve been doubling our business year-over-year, and we’ve been helping one million customers in 2019 alone.

We are looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join our team. If you are looking to join us remotely, we’ll need you to be located within UTC-4 to UTC+6 to reasonably overlap with your team members.

At our core, we build highly performant, scalable and reliable services and components. We work with modern technologies such as Go and Elixir - and, as we embrace the DevOps culture, our infrastructure-as-code in the cloud (AWS) is managed and run using tools like Docker, Jenkins, and Terraform. You will be a part of a squad of bright engineers with a passion for delivering great software, as well as team members from a broader range of disciplines - data analysts and scientists, product owners, UX experts, and marketing specialists.

What you will actually be doing / responsibilities

  • Work in a team to solve challenging problems, integrating accommodation providers and building blazing-fast services that serve their data
  • Identify bottlenecks and opportunities for improvements in terms of performance and code quality
  • Help improving our infrastructure and scale it to support our continuous growth in a cost-effective way
  • Support the growth of junior and intermediate engineers by coaching them in their daily tasks, as well as raising the bar of how things are done within both your team and the bigger engineering group

What can you expect at the beginning of this experience?

  • In your first week, you will get acquainted to the squads, its codebase and the tooling, with the goal of shipping something to production and build confidence early on;
  • In your first month, you will get to know more people from the other squads and disciplines, in order to understand the foundation of the business and the various bits it is made of;
  • One quarter in, you will be effectively an active member of your squad and your teammates will fully count on you; you will have built meaningful relationships within the company and be comfortable discussing ideas, inside and outside of your squad’s scope; ideally, you will have presented a topic you are fond of in one of our internal knowledge sharing sessions and/or demoed some work the team did during our weekly all-hands meeting

Typical day activities

  • Team sessions (with your fellow engineers and PO) to check data and brainstorm ways to improve several services performance and design scalable solutions
  • Solve open issues that affect component infrastructure reliability
  • Propose and discuss with fellow engineers efficient solutions for components and architectural design.

Requirements: Who we’re looking for

  • You are used to work and think outside of the box, and not afraid to present unconventional ideas and solutions.
  • You have at least 6 years experience in back-end development using a modern set up and tooling
  • You have a great understanding of APIs, databases, data structures, queues, and all things back-end, with a strong passion for automation
  • You have worked on a production system that was exposed to significant scale (whether traffic or amount of data) and you are excited by these kinds of challenges
  • You have a sense of pragmatism, constantly finding the right balance between achieving technical excellence and delivering value to the end users
  • You are flexible, curious, and data-guided in helping us decide what to work on next
  • You engage with your team and all the engineering group actively, sharing knowledge and best practices in order to improve with them every day
  • You have production experience working with AWS and you have taken care of CI / deployments / infrastructure in the past
  • Production experience with Golang or Elixir is a big plus
  • Experience with Terraform is a nice to have

What we offer:

  • Challenging problems and tech to work on.
  • Growth opportunities within the team and cross-functionally.
  • An amazing team of curious and diverse personalities, with a passion for learning (everyone has access to an annual learning budget to attend conferences or courses).
  • A growing Remote culture where you have a chance to deeply influence the way we work with each other.
  • A competitive compensation package and Stock Appreciation Rights.
  • Flexible time off (take as many holidays as you need) and a chance to work remotely - we measure results, not time spent at keyboard.
  • Annual company retreat in some great location - check out our Mallorca trip in 2019
  • Regular trips to Amsterdam’s HQ for remotes (depending on team priorities, 1-4 times a year)

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Software Engineer - Infrastructure Tooling with Segment
San Francisco / Vancouver / New York, USA / Remote$115k - $230k
6 months ago

Job Description

Who We Are

We’re a small team of experienced engineers with diverse technical backgrounds. We’re passionate about driving our coworkers’ success and building the next generation of software tooling. If you want to work on distributed systems infrastructure and development practices or you have an entrepreneurial spirit and want to make something that your peers use every day, we’d love for you to join us. Tooling handles many different areas, so we’re building a diverse team with a wide range of expertise.

What We Do - We build shared infrastructure and tools to make engineering more productive, reliable, and cost effective. - We maintain several Segment Open Source projects. - We work in Go, Terraform and a bit of Node.js. - Read more about Segment’s infrastructure and how we use: distributed logging and secure secrets. Or, read our code: conf, ksuid, cwlogs, go-prompt, ecs-logs, chamber. - We manage the tooling and process around development environments, testing, CI, and deployment. - Read more on our blog about how we use: CI and Make.

Who we are looking for:

  • You care about simple, practical, reliable, and secure software implementation and the kinds of process needed to produce it.
  • You can research a messy, complicated problem and design an approach that makes working in that area easy and consistent.
  • You empathize with the rest of your company, listen to them, and take pride in supporting their work.

Projects we’re working on:

  • Per-Engineer Dev Environments
  • Logging Pipeline Development
  • AWS Rate Limit Monitoring
  • Application Deployment Improvements
  • Self-Hosted CI
  • Incident Management Automation
  • Large Scale JSON Stream Data Manipulation Tools
  • Standardized Metrics and Alerting Infrastructure
  • Consistent Runbooks and Documentation

Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years experience as a software engineer, devops engineer, or site reliability engineer.
  • You have experience with AWS, Docker, Go, Node.js, or Terraform.
  • You are motivated to support your coworkers and make them productive.
  • You are a self-directed problem solver.

Bonus

  • Building tooling for distributed systems development.
  • Working on or with a variety of engineering teams.
  • Leading teams or projects.

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Golang Developer with ActiveState
Vancouver, BC, Canada / Remote$40k - $100k
8 months ago

Job Description

Are you a Golang developer that’s passionate about developer tooling? ActiveState is looking for developers to level up their end-user tooling team. This team is mainly responsible for “the State Tool”, a new command line tool we’re developing that allows you to quickly jump-start runtime environments for your projects. Backed by ActiveState’s new platform we’ll be able to provide developer tooling unlike any you’ve seen before.

If you know Python, Perl, or Tcl you’ve probably heard of ActiveState’s language distros. Now we’re building an ambitious language distribution platform and set of tools so that coders can focus on coding and spend less time worrying about dependency hell, third party vulnerabilities, and inconsistent developer environments.  We’re doing this for every language and platform on the planet (and beyond). We need your help to do it! Best of all you’ll be working on a product that you’ll use yourself daily.

This position is based out of our headquarters in beautiful Vancouver, BC. Remote work will be considered, but only for candidates in North America.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

Your job is to help us build the tools that take the pain out of developing code in teams. Our lofty goal is to replace the venerable README file with a single command. You’ll work on command line clients, editor tooling, and more. While a primary amount of your job will be described as back-end work you must be comfortable with a little front-end work as well.

When not working on code, you’ll be meeting with your team to figure out priorities, features, technical issues, etc. You’re someone with good technical knowledge who also has an interest in the end-product you’ll be building.

Our day to day work practices are centered around GitHub, pull requests, code review, CI for testing, and agile development with Pivotal Tracker as our project management tool. We’re always looking to improve our practices and we expect you to help us to do so.

We’re a polyglot company and embrace using the best language for the given task at hand. You’ll regularly find Golang, Elm, Javascript, Python, Docker, Kubernetes, DCOS, CircleCI, and other modern tools. Quality is as important as speed. We’re building for the long run, so you’ll need to be proficient in writing tests and documentation too.

Our back ends and command line tools for interacting with our Platform are written in Go. While certain extended components of the platform that you might interact with from time to time are written in Elm and Python. We’re also aiming to get a foothold in TypeScript for future editor plugin work.

The team is scattered around the US and Canada, so we coordinate with each other and the rest of the company using Slack for chat, Highfive for video calls and screen sharing, Pivotal Tracker, and the Google Suite.

We like to use open source software whenever possible, and we also like to contribute back to the open source ecosystem. We embrace open sourcing both libraries and tools developed in-house as long as those are not mission-critical code.

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU

  • Working for a stable and growing company that offers the environment and personal growth potential of a start-up.
  • The chance to work with a smart, passionate team of people.
  • The chance to work on a project that will change the work lives of developers around the world, including your own!
  • Competitive salary, bonus, and stock option plan.
  • Comprehensive benefits package and health/wellness credit program.

REQUIREMENTS 

  • Experience with Go.
  • The ability to quickly pick up new languages and technologies.
  • Experience with relational database (mysql, postgres, ..).
  • Basic knowledge of JavaScript and front end development.
  • Experience with all 3 major platforms (Linux, macOS, Windows).
  • The ability to write clean, well-tested code with clear documentation.
  • Excellent written and spoken skills, both technical and non-technical..
  • A willingness to engage in the process of defining our work through conversations with product management, other engineering teams, and the rest of the company.
  • The ability to help others on the team become better at their jobs through mentoring, thoughtful code reviews, and generally being a team player.

ASSETS

If you have experience with any of the following please make sure to highlight it in your cover letter:

  • TypeScript experience.
  • Javascript tooling such as Webpack and frameworks such as React and Redux.
  • Elm experience, especially large Single Page Apps.
  • Microservices and message queues.
  • Good working knowledge of Docker.
  • Experience building both web based and desktop based software.
  • Docker, Mesos, DCOS, Kubernetes.
  • Functional programming languages.
  • Experience Creating parsers, compilers or code intelligence systems
  • Deep understanding Process management on Windows or Unix environments
  • Work with reactive, event based systems
  • Low level architecture (sockets, primitive data types like in C) and the ability to interface and interact with low level libraries (e.g. debuggers).

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Mid/Senior Software Engineer with Apperto
Argentina, Remote$10k - $20k
11 months ago

Job Description

We’re looking for a Mid to Senior developer/DevOps (who knows Go preferably but not mandatory, it can be learned on the job). Join us at Apperto (apperto.co), where we connect small to medium communities (less than 500k inhabitants) using cutting edge technologies. Many features, multiple communities, a single app.

We are a small company that just got funded and we want to expand our engineering team. Currently we have 9 people working full time but only 2 in engineering, so we want you to be the third! You’ll be working side by side with founders and first employees, learning all about our system, planning and executing improvements. On the backend we have microservices (all of them written in Go) running on Kubernetes and communicated using gRPC. On the frontend we have a mobile app written in Flutter that communicates with the backend using gRPC.

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Backend Engineer with Resin
London, United Kingdom / Remote$53K - $58K
2 years ago

Job Description

Resin.io provides a software platform that helps developers build, deploy and manage code on connected devices. We brought Docker to embedded GNU/Linux devices in 2013 and have been building our IoT toolkit ever since. We also maintain a variety of successful open source projects including Etcher, Balena, and resinOS, and made contributions to high-exposure projects such as Docker, Electron, and AppImage.

Our technology is open, standards-based, and proven in production across a wide range of scenarios from drones, 3D printers, point-of-sale devices, tidal turbines, skyscrapers and more. Our investors include DFJ, Aspect Ventures, GE, and Ericsson.

Resin is a highly distributed, remote-friendly company with a pretty much flat hierarchy. Our organization is adaptive, getting feedback signals from our users and systems. Right now we organize ourselves by projects, which allow us to build complex features and solve big problems, while staying mutable. As a distributed group, we rely on clear communication and the rule of “assume positive intent” to help us work together across time zones, cultures and first languages. Our base of operations is nominally London, though really we are living all over the world: from Barcelona to Bulgaria, Argentina to Vietnam, and many more.

On being a Backend Engineer at resin.io

We maintain a service infrastructure for IoT devices, and this is where we have quite a bit of our engineering talent. You will be actively working on one or more of these core components, fixing bugs, solving complex technical problems, and implementing user-facing features across the resin.io stack. While resin.io focuses on IoT, the majority of our engineers don’t require embedded programming expertise.

People who are successful engineers are well-rounded generalists and great communicators. They are eager to take responsibility for a project, and are able to make good decisions about the project because they have the context of what’s important.

We don’t require engineers to be already familiar with the technologies we use. We are happy to invest in people that showcase a strong understanding of the challenges of building secure distributed systems.

Responsibilities

  • Actively invest back in our own technology, libraries, and frameworks
  • Understand security best practices and strive to apply them in your work
  • Be highly motivated to produce great code
  • Evaluate customer requirements and other inputs to determine the scope and timing of new functionality
  • Design, architect, and own the execution of your projects
  • Ensure the architecture of our distributed system remains cohesive
  • Collaborate, brainstorm, and coordinate work with other resineers
  • Understand the high-level goals, and thus know how to prioritize your work
  • Challenge orthodoxy when that will help the product evolve
  • Work efficiently with a certain amount of ambiguity in the tasks you’re executing

REQUIREMENTS

Need to have:

  • Desire to make yourself and others more effective. You’d be bothered by an inefficient process
  • Good understanding of software engineering practices and how to apply them
  • Excellent written communication skills, and fluency in English
  • Self-discipline to take on a project and push it to completion without too much management. You also know when to ask for help
  • Strong problem-solving abilities. You know how to split a complex problem into incremental pieces
  • Basic front-end development skills

Nice to have:

  • A sample of your work (URL or attached sample)
  • Contributions to OSS projects (please include a URL)
  • Having worked remotely before
  • Experience with Resin.io as a user
  • Experience with embedded GNU/Linux, anything ranging from personal projects with a Raspberry Pi to commercial or industrial scenarios with custom devices
  • Experience with React, Node.js, Docker, PostgreSQL, or Kubernetes
  • Experience with embedded development and microprocessors
  • Experience with the Electron framework and cross-platform development
  • Experience leading software projects in the open source world

Make sure to let us know if any of these items apply to you!


Perks & Benefits

  • Work with an extremely talented, diverse team
  • Equipment of your choice
  • Remote-friendly
  • Flexible working hours
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Annual company gathering in an international location - this year, Barcelona in October
  • We send you hardware for side projects!
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