Software Engineer (Electron) - Remote

Mattermost, Greece

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Duration: Full-Time

Mattermost is an open source platform for secure collaboration across the entire software development lifecycle. Hundreds of thousands of developers around the globe trust Mattermost to increase their productivity by bringing together team communication, task and project management, and workflow orchestration into a unified platform for agile software development. 

Founded in 2016, Mattermost’s open source platform powers over 800,000 workspaces worldwide with the support of over 4,000 contributors from across the developer community. The company serves over 800 customers, including European Parliament, NASA, Nasdaq, Samsung, SAP, United States Air Force and Wealthfront, and is backed by world-class investors including Battery Ventures, Redpoint, S28 Capital, YC Continuity. To learn more, visit www.mattermost.com.

We value high impact work, ownership, self-awareness and being focused on customer success. If these values match who you are, we hope you'll learn more about working at Mattermost and apply!

We are looking for an experienced Electron developer to help us build and take our desktop app to the next level. You will be architecting and implementing the desktop app platform on which Mattermost’s suite of products are used daily by thousands of users and helping us provide an excellent experience to those users. Working with a small team to solve complex performance problems, ensure the stability of our application and define the new architecture that will deliver a great desktop experience to our users, via open source, will be part of your day-to-day.


  • Create a high performance architecture for our Electron desktop app
  • Design, develop and maintain components and core systems
  • Support feature teams with tools and systems they need to successfully build on desktop
  • Write thoughtful, high quality code
  • Maintain and improve existing codebases
  • Be a technical project owner, driving projects from kickoff to completion
  • Set direction and standards for a large open source project
  • Guide, review and support open source contributors and community members

Required Background/Skills:

  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field/experience
  • 3+ years of experience in application design and development
  • Strong experience with or an ability to quickly become an expert in Electron
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong skills in our technology stack: Typescript, Javascript, React, Redux, HTML, CSS, SCSS
  • Experience using and/or developing for all major desktop operating systems (Windows, macOS, Linux)
  • Experience creating complex web applications that are scalable, manageable and performant
  • Experience writing automated unit, integration and end-to-end tests
  • Ability to work independently in an asynchronous team environment
Mattermost is a remote-first company with staff living and working across the globe. We are currently hiring staff in these countries/regions:

Australia - Bangladesh - Belarus - Brazil - Bulgaria - Canada - Chile - Colombia - Finland - Georgia - Germany - Greece - India - Ireland - Mauritius - Mexico - Norway - Pakistan - Philippines - Poland - Portugal - Spain - South Korea - Suriname - Turkey - Uganda - Ukraine - United Kingdom - United States

We are constantly working towards adding more countries/regions to this list, but first we need to make sure we are compliant with local laws and regulations, which takes time. 

Mattermost is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people from all walks of life. We don't discriminate against staff or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!

About Mattermost

Mattermost, Inc. We provide enterprise-grade messaging solutions for the world’s leading organizations on a vibrant open source platform. Our private cloud solutions offer secure, configurable, highly-scalable messaging across web, phone and PC with archiving, search, and deep integration across in-house systems. Customers include Intel, Samsung, McKinsey & Company, Medtronic, Urban Outfitters, and the United States Department of Energy. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, our company serves customers around the world with a distributed organization spanning 7 time zones.


Want to learn more about Mattermost? Visit Mattermost's website.