We have fun with hard problems
It's not easy finding the most relevant information in under 50ms for millions of users globally, but we definitely have fun doing it. The world's public interest graph is our sandbox and our laboratory.
At 140 Proof, we believe that the futures of media and data are both increasingly stream-based, and that the team who can deliver the most relevant information the fastest to the most people will #win.
Think you'd like to help? First you must…Show Us Your Code
Using the best tools matters
Joel on Software, 12 Steps to Better Code:
Step #9: "Do you use the best tools money can buy?"
Without The Fat. We squash unnecessary meetings like bugs and manage our own work in Pivotal Tracker.
- 9 repos
- 20k+ requests per minute
- 75 tier-1 API consumers
- 4,295 private Github commits
- 50ms max API response time
- 25 pivotal tracer velocity
- 8 consec growth quarters
- 39 active EC2 instances
- 1.0 ruby ice cream breaks sponsored
We Heart Open Source
A sampling of our hacking goodwill:
- iOS monetization library Objective-C wrappers for app developers (includes AdWhirl option)
- Ruby monetization gem Native ruby bindings for Rails and Sinatra developers
- PHP monetization library API wrappers for website owners with PHP(5) sites
- Git-Friendly Power-tools to tame the power of git(1)
- NewRelic for Google Chrome Track your API performance from within your web browser
- Ruby Twitter gem Access the Twitter API via native Ruby code
- Scalable Twitter buttons in code and vector form
Have a cool open-source project? We want to hear about it! 140 Proof engineering is hiring, you can check out the current job openings.
Nice People. Sweet Location.
A family that plays together, stays together.
Sup dog. Yeah you. Like burritos? Playing Rock Band? How about a real equity stake in a company running ahead of revenue goals seven consecutive quarters in a row?
Show Us Your Code
- Basketball hoop in office? Check.
- Central South Park location? Totally.
- Team dinners? Yup.
- Funded by the backers of Facebook and PayPal? Yeah.
- Next door to SF's best micro-brewery,21st Amendment? Check and check.
The job your job could smell like
Always join the best team you can find.
140 Proof is currently hiring for:
- Account Manager (SF) — Where the rubber meets the road.
- Sales Planner (SF, NY, DET) — Help scale and sell with an awesome team.
- Sales Director / Senior Account Exec (LA, SF) — Help scale and sell with an awesome team.
- Design Intern (SF) — Help design with an awesome team.