Come work with us at Authorea.

Why Authorea?

A unique opportunity to accelerate scientific research and discovery
We're a small team. You'll have the opportunity to make impactful decisions from day 1
We're based in the vibrant city of Brooklyn, right by the Williamsburg Bridge
We're backed by world-class investors who have backed game-changing companies
We are driven by a social mission to make a product that naturally makes science more open
We care deeply about your growth, success, wellbeing, and work/life balance

Open positions

Drop us a line at to inquire.

Senior Engineer

Background. Authorea is building the world’s best collaborative document editor for research. We are a New York City company based in Williamsburg with recent backing from Bloomberg Beta, ffVC, Lux Capital, and Techammer. We are pre-Series A with 100,000+ users and growing.
Why Authorea. We are a close group of researchers, engineers, and product people fixing some enormous fundamental problems in research. Our goal is to advance substantially the pace of scientific innovation by delivering a superior research editor built for the web.
Responsibilities. Authorea is a small team of 10 people working day and night to build the future of research. We only hire people with passion, expertise, and with little need for day-to-day guidance. We are a team building a product together, and you should be comfortable owning critical projects. We have a lot of stuff to work on and we need your help!
Requirements. It goes without saying that all of us at Authorea have a passion for Open Science, startups, and for building amazing stuff. What we're doing is really important to us and we hope you will share this passion.
  • 6+ years of engineering experience
  • Deep familiarity with Ruby/Rails
  • Extensive knowledge of the modern front end stack, CSS/JS, React, Redux
  • Obsession over product and pixel perfection
  • History of completing projects on time and to spec
  • A great team player with a positive attitude willing to help the team accomplish our ambitious goals

We're also looking for engineering interns! Please reach out to the address above and tell us a little about yourself.