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Flat Hierarchy

We don’t like hierarchies. At TypeFox everyone's opinion counts.


Work remotely

You can work from anywhere and schedule your working hours the way it fits best for you.

People who care

We support each other and grow to new strength together. On regular team events we’re empowering this bond.

Worthy Mission

Together we want to make developers life easier by providing the best software tools.


Come join a young tech-driven team, with the mission of making software development better for everyone, and strong values around openness, honesty, and effective pragmatism.

We're convinced that continuous learning and exploring is the way to build the best solutions sustainably, therefore we're always curious about new approaches.

Help us shape Theia’s and Gitpod’s future from Berlin, Paris, or anywhere in the world!

Current Job Openings

Developer Tools Engineer

If you were ever frustrated with a development tool you used and decided to build a better one yourself, this offer is for you.

We at TypeFox specialize in building tools and we are looking to expand our team. Our mission is to make software development fun and remove all tedious friction. We are a highly motivated team, organized in a flat hierarchy, and led by technical founders. We love open source. That is why we have started and lead many popular open-source projects like Xtext, Theia and Gitpod, and are contributing to many others. In this fashion, we talk at international conferences and collaborate openly around the globe.
The exciting thing about building developer tools is that not only software engineers benefit from your tool but also experts in many other fields. This includes electrical engineering, data science, mechanical engineering, healthcare, aerospace, insurance, finance, and many more. TypeFox helps customers from all over the world.

What you’ll do:

  • Build desktop and cloud-based tools based on Gitpod, Theia, VS Code in TypeScript and/or based on Eclipse RCP using Java
  • Implement languages using Xtext, Xtend and the Language Server Protocol
  • Create and use open-source technology
  • Work with communities, users and clients

What you should bring:

  • Three years or more of experience in software engineering
  • Ability to work independently and in teams
  • Desire to discover and learn
  • Fluent English skills
  • Permission to work in Germany

We offer:

  • Full-time/part-time employment
  • Working from our office in Kiel or remotely
  • Flexible working hours
  • Space for creativity and to improve your skills

Interested? Send us a mail!

If no current Job offer fits your qualifications, but you are convinced that you would be an excellent match for our team, please send your application at anyway.

We're curious to hear about you.

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