Growth Engineer (open source)#

About QuestDB

We have built the fastest open source time series database from the ground up to offer breakthrough performance for real-time analytics. We are the fastest growing database within the fastest-developing database category.

Developers rely on QuestDB as the analytic backbone of real-time systems ranging from FinTech to machine learning, IoT, and application monitoring. Fortune 500 companies such as Airbus and Yahoo deploy QuestDB for large-scale, data-intensive production systems, some of which serve close to a billion users.

Our HackerNews launch was the third biggest for an open source company at Y Combinator, and our open source repository has gathered 9900+ stars to date. We are a product-first company with a community encompassing more than 10k developers. We are a remote-first company backed by leading venture capital firms and Y Combinator.

The Role#

We are one the most popular time series databases according to the independent reviewer DBEngines, but are reaching for the stars. Your role will consist of orchestrating, monitoring and executing strategies that will impact the growth of our open source communities, drive traffic to our website, and social platforms (YouTube, Twitter, Reddit, etc.), and ultimately increase awareness.

We are looking for an individual who is passionate about Open Source, and driven to spark continuous awareness of a deep-technology product. We recognise the value of an open, creative, and collaborative individual who is excited about interacting with developer communities on a daily basis.

This is an open-ended role with a substantial degree of autonomy. You will own the end-to-end development of QuestDB’s growth strategy to increase adoption. In addition to planning and participating in any other initiative to grow the awareness and presence of QuestDB in open source and other tech communities.


  • Orchestrating, monitoring, and executing growth strategies (paid & organic) for online and offline campaigns.
  • Owning content pipeline, by planning, prioritising, creating, and distributing content to grab developers’ attention.
  • Managing QuestDB’s online presence on our website, LinkedIn, Twitter, Reddit, Youtube and other channels.
  • Identifying growth metrics, and owning subsequent next steps: A/B test, build dashboards, track metrics, report insights, etc.
  • Overseeing content strategy, based on new trends on Reddit and/or Github to assure organic growth.


  • 6+ years of experience in growth hacking, technical marketing, software engineering, developer relations, community management, and/or technical product marketing.
  • Proven hands-on experience owning growth strategies from start to finish for B2B SaaS companies.
  • Experience managing, and distributing content on Social Media, websites, newsletters, etc.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong team player who is open to guiding colleagues on your areas of expertise
  • Familiarity working with time series databases and proficiency in at least one common programming language are a plus

What we offer

  • Generous equity options package
  • Flexible working hours
  • 100% remote
  • Freedom of choice for your technical equipment
  • Wonderful, highly qualified colleagues
  • Truly international: more than 10 different nationalities
  • A transparent, collaborative & inclusive culture
  • Exciting opportunities for career progression as we grow
  • Little to zero controls combined with autonomous work where you set your own pace in a collaborative environment

Working at QuestDB

We hire talented and passionate people who share our mission to empower developers to solve their problems with data. We are building breakthrough technology to power the infrastructure of tomorrow.

  • We are a company with thousands of users; our mission is to empower them
  • We invest in a culture that promotes ownership, autonomy and independent thinking
  • We have transparent leadership and value employees' strategic inputs
  • Our team is ambitious and tackles the most difficult problems at the deepest data infrastructure layer

Get in touch!

Apply for the Growth Engineer (open source) position by visiting the link below and submitting your personal details. Attach links to your portfolio where relevant (LinkedIn, GitHub, personal website, etc.)