Spoon.net is a revolutionary web-based PC platform that lets you run full desktop games and other software from any desktop.
Imagine simply installing a small plugin and being able to instantly run Starcraft, Minecraft, and even large desktop applications like Photoshop and Excel. Spoon is young, profitable, and could be the Dropbox for apps – and you can help make it all happen.
We are seeking software engineers to join our Virtual Machine and Studio development teams.
The Spoon virtual machine is a fully user-mode emulation layer for core OS filesystem, registry, and kernel subsystems. The Spoon VM allows applications to be deployed in ready-to-run virtual environments that execute in isolated virtual environments. Spoon Studio is our authoring environment for virtualizing applications.
Our engineers work on extremely challenging systems problems. We develop primarily in C/C++ and C# and expect our developers to be able (and eager) to quickly learn new languages and technologies.
Skills & Requirements
- Strong technical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to develop and debug software in C/C++ and C#
- Ability to solve extremely challenging systems problems
- Enthusiasm for learning new languages and technologies
- Ability to work in a fast-paced startup environment and use a computer during most work hours
Spoon.net is a profitable, rapidly growing company. Our products are used by hundreds of the world's leading financial, educational, government, defense, healthcare, and technology organizations, tens of thousands of developers, and millions of end users.
Why Work Here
- Take on challenging, novel problems in a wide range of disciplines every day
- High growth potential at a rapidly growing, established startup
- Competitive compensation, great benefits, stock option plan, and flexible work schedule
- Great people, great customers, free food and drinks, no-nonsense work environment
We look forward to hearing from you, but regret that we cannot personally respond to each submission. Spoon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Joel Test score: 12 out of 12
The Joel Test is a twelve-question measure of the quality of a software team.
- Do you use source control?
- Can you make a build in one step?
- Do you make daily builds?
- Do you have a bug database?
- Do you fix bugs before writing new code?
- Do you have an up-to-date schedule?
- Do you have a spec?
- Do programmers have quiet working conditions?
- Do you use the best tools money can buy?
- Do you have testers?
- Do new candidates write code during their interview?
- Do you do hallway usability testing?