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Matt Erickson

Now Hiring –> Web Developer!

SpiderOak is interested in hiring a San Francisco-based web developer to help the front-facing web presence around SpiderOak. You will be working closely with our on-staff designers and our CEO to craft the perfect web presence for SpiderOak. You’ll be expected to have mastery of HTML-related presentation technologies, from HTML layouts with CSS to JavaScript-based […]

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Now Hiring –> Mac Client Engineer

SpiderOak is looking to expand out our development staff for working on driving client development into the future. We are looking for a talented, driven, Python and Objective-C slinging engineer excited to help us push the boundaries of what people think is possible on the Mac. Our goal is to enable SpiderOak to both better […]

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PowerPC Mac Users: ATTENTION!

In the past three months, 0.13% of the SpiderOak clients that have logged in have done so from a PowerPC system. We certainly have every expectation that this percentage will continue its slow decline. It is rather sad, but unfortunately maintaining SpiderOak’s evolving functionality along with support for the PowerPC version is an increasingly taxing […]

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Git, clients, partners, and woes.

This post comes from the “hindsight is twenty-twenty department.” A few years ago when we started our White Label program, we were wondering how to manage the different client branding, GUI customization, etc. Our first thought was “I know! We’ll use git!” Then we had two problems. We used to use one branch in git […]

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Now Hiring –> JavaScript / HTML5 Engineer

We’re looking for an excited JavaScript hacker to join us and help us advance state-of-the-art technology implementation in JavaScript. We’re looking to do some Cool New Things on the web that have been traditionally limited to our desktop client, and need someone who can help us push that along. Do you enjoy trying to push […]

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Now Hiring –> Sales Engineer!

We are looking for an energetic person-friendly hacker to join the SpiderOak team in the role of Sales Engineer. As SpiderOak Blue gains significant traction in the enterprise market, we are noticing an increasing need to bring these companies online in a faster and more efficient manner. As an example, one day you may be […]

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SpiderOak: Blue for Enterprise

Imagine yourself the CIO of a major company, walking down the street and thinking (as CIOs tend to), “gosh, I love SpiderOak, but it’s just too awkward to use across my company!” At this point, I teleport in. “But wait!” I exclaim. “We’re now working on a solution just for you and your business! SpiderOak […]

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How does SpiderOak use SpiderOak? – Part 2

Matthew Erickson, Director of Programming My last job involved a lot of sensitive satellite data from various governments around the world. I used SpiderOak to securely backup and sync this data between my laptop and my workstation. I also used the mobile app (after I originally wrote it, heh) to pull up documents for reference while […]

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Now hiring: white label engineer

EDIT We’ve found someone, and this position is now closed. Thanks for everyone who applied! We’re looking for an energetic hacker to join us to support our partnerships / white labeling product engineering. On any given day, you’ll be working with our desktop client (in PyQt), working with our partnership sales team to develop custom […]

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Some perspective

Taking full advantage of the ability to work from anywhere with an internet connection, I’ve been living it up in London recently. I’m sharing a space much smaller than I’m used to with my girlfriend while I’m here, so I’ve been leaving to work from cafés much more than normal. Yesterday, I gave the British […]

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