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    Supabase is looking for a Rust Developer

    We're looking for a Rust Developer to join our team to help innovate on our PostgreSQL projects.

    You'll primarily collaborate with the PostgreSQL tools team and directly contribute to technical choices and internal processes…

    The key tasks associated with this role revolve around Rust development in the PostgreSQL ecosystem. You will work to refine and expand our PostgreSQL extensions, develop CLI tooling for the dbdev package index, and assist in the development of several other repositories.

    In this role, you will be mainly responsible for:

    • contributing to our Rust repos:
    • Public Projects pggraphql, dbdev, wrappers, pgjsonschema
    • Pre-Public Projects: e.g. an implementation of the PostgreSQL wire protocol
    • Internal repos
    • participating in the successful rollout of pl/rust

    What we need

    This role requires three critical attributes:

    • You have a strong background in Rust programming. You're well-versed in Rust's unique features and understand how to leverage them to create efficient, reliable software. You are comfortable making architectural decisions and navigating/contributing to large codebases.
    • Experience with PostgreSQL. While not strictly necessary, experience with PostgreSQL will be a significant advantage in this role. You may have previously worked with PostgreSQL extensions or used PostgreSQL in a high-performance context.
    • Ability to self-manage. Every company will expect you to self-manage to some degree, but Supabase takes this to a new level. We are a flat, early-stage startup without a lot of structure. To thrive in this environment, you’ll need to be a motivated self-starter who is good working asynchronously across multiple teams. We’re looking for someone who will identify things that need improvement and put their heads down until it’s shipped.

    What you’ll do

    • Contribute to the development of our Rust projects, refining existing features and developing new ones.
    • Participate in the design and development of our PostgreSQL extensions and package index.
    • Build tools within the Supabase ecosystem, occasionally dogfooding our own work.
    • Interacting with customers on a daily basis.
    • Triage and fix GitHub issues.

    Must haves

    • 3+ years experience in Rust development.
    • Experience with Git and version control practices.
    • Willingness to evolve and shape our development tools/stack.
    • Willingness to regularly talk to customers to ensure we’re solving problems they have.
    • Willingness to work in a fast-paced environment.

    Nice to haves

    • Experience with PostgreSQL as a user and/or extension author.
    • Experience with GraphQL.
    • Experience working on a large, open-source projects.
    • Open source rust contributions.

    We offer:

    • 100% remote work from anywhere in the world. No location-based adjustment to your salary.
    • ESOP (equity ownership in the company)
    • Autonomous work. We work collaboratively on projects, but you set your own pace.
    • Health, Vision and Dental benefits. Supabase covers 100% of the cost for employees and 80% for dependents
    • Generous Tech Allowance for any office setup you need
    • Annual Education Allowance
    • Annually run off-sites.


    Supabase adds auth, realtime, and restful APIs to Postgres without a single line of code.

    Each project within Supabase is an isolated Postgres cluster, allowing customers to scale independently, while still providing the features that you need to build: instant database setup, auth, row level security, realtime data streams, auto-generating APIs, and a simple to use web interface.

    We are a fully remote company.

    Key Tech: Javascript, Typescript, Go, Elixir, PostgREST (haskell), Postgres, Pulumi.

    About the team

    • We're a startup. It's unstructured.
    • Collectively founded more than a dozen venture-backed companies.
    • More than 10 different nationalities.
    • We deeply believe in the efficacy of collaborative open source. We support existing communities and tools, rather than building "yet another xx".
    • We "dogfood" everything. If you use it in your project, we use it in Supabase.


    • The entire process is fully remote and all communication will happen over email or via video chat.
    • Once you've submitted your application, the team will review your submission, and may reach out for a short screening interview over video call.
    • If you pass the screen you will be invited to up to four follow up interviews. The calls:
    • usually take between 20-45 minutes each depending on the interviewer.
    • are all 1:1.
    • will be with both founders, a member of either the growth or engineering team (depending on the role), and usually one other person from your immediate team or function.
    • Once the interviews are over, the team will meet to discuss several roles and candidates and may:
    • ask one or two follow-up questions over email or a quick call.
    • go directly to making an offer