What is Buffer?
We're a small team on a mission to help innovative companies grow their businesses – and along the way, we're championing a more human way to work.
Buffer was started in 2010 as a simple way to schedule posts on Twitter. Today it's a growing suite of tools now serving more than 75,000 customers.
Where will I work?
Buffer is a fully remote team, spread across the whole planet. We have teammates in 15 countries, 11 timezones and 42 cities (and counting!). As a member of our team, you will be invited to work wherever you're happiest and most productive.
What is the Buffer team like?
Buffer is an equal opportunity employer that has the awesome opportunity to add teammates from anywhere in the world! We're united by Buffer's values, and we celebrate our unique differences.
What kind of people work at Buffer? All kinds! We hire talented teammates from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, and we're committed to a work environment of respect and kindness.
Perks and benefits
Our focus with perks and benefits is to offer everything teammates need to do their best, healthiest work and keep developing their craft.
💰 Competitive salary: Our salary formula adjusts to your cost of living and experience.
🏝 Work remotely: Live and work wherever you like!
🗓 4-Day Workweeks: We take Fridays off every week and use 3-day weekends to restore and come back refreshed on Monday.
💪 Health insurance: We offer health insurance for all of our team members, international or US.
💻 Home office setup: Get a laptop + $500 to set up your home office!
👓 'Growth mindset' fund: Extra money for learning and development.
⛺️ Minimum vacation: At least 3 weeks/year!
💵 401(k): With 3% company match
📈 Profit sharing: When the company does well, all team members share the profits!
🍼 Family leave: 3 months of family leave for all parents, and more is possible.
✈️ Retreats: Join us for company get-togethers twice per year! Our next retreat is in Greece.
☕️ Working smarter stipend: Get some extra cash for a co-working space or a coffee shop work.
📚 Free books and Kindle: Get a free Kindle and all the free books - digital, physical, and audio - you like, anytime.
⛱ Sabbaticals: Take a 6-week break, fully paid, after every 5 years with Buffer.
For most roles our hiring process is:
- Introductory call: To talk about values and Buffer culture.
- Call with line manager: To learn more about your background & experience.
- Take home exercise: Showcase your technical skills!
- Call with 2 Engineers: A joint interview to get to know you. No coding, no whiteboard.
The whole process takes around 5 weeks.