Paperpile authenticates securely with your Google Account. Our servers never access your password or store it anywhere.

It also connects to your Google Drive, but cannot access your personal data — only files you upload via Paperpile.

And of course, we won't share your e-mail address with anyone.

Help us build and grow Paperpile

Work on products used and loved by hundreds of thousands of researchers and students worldwide.

Our user base is growing fast and so is the team around it

  • As part of a small team, everything you do matters. You only work on stuff that has a direct big impact on the product and our customers.
  • Work from anywhere on your own schedule. As a remote-first company, we communicate and collaborate with tools like Slack, Figma, and Notion to move our product forward fast.
  • Work with an interesting and diverse community of academics. Our customers use Paperpile to study climate change, cancer, or medieval history. You interact with them directly to understand how we can make their work more productive.

😊 Academics welcome. We pay special attention to applications from the academic community. With an academic background, you understand the need of our user base, bring analytical thinking, data/coding experience, communication, writing skills ... So even if you think it might not be a perfect match, we want to hear from you!

Backend engineer (Node.js, TypeScript)

Full-time
Remote

Your role

Our backend infrastructure stores, processes, and searches hundreds of millions of academic articles. We use Node.js, TypeScript, MongoDB, ElasticSearch and AWS.

You will take responsibility for substantial parts of our codebase to provide a fast and reliable backend for all our products (web, mobile, desktop).

Requirements

  • You can work independently and write clean, re-usable and testable code.
  • You can work and communicate within a Scrum team and produce production-ready code efficiently and on time.
  • You know Node.js, TypeScript/JavaScript, or have used a different backend stack and want to learn Node.js/TypeScript.
  • You have worked on data-heavy applications before and have experience with the required database and backend technologies.
  • You can design and implement REST APIs.

More useful experience (optional):

  • AWS, ElasticSearch, MongoDB, Linux
  • Basic data science skills (web scraping, data transformations, data cleaning, data normalization...)
  • Background in research or academia

Benefits

  • 4 weeks paid vacation + local holidays.
  • Bonus/equity program.
  • We sponsor a co-working space in your city.
  • Learn and grow. Try out new things. We sponsor relevant courses, seminars and conferences.
Apply via jobs@paperpile.com

Full stack developer (Node.js, React, TypeScript)

Full-time
Remote

Your role

We use Typescript/JavaScript across all our product lines: web-apps, browser extensions, Google Docs and Microsoft Word plugins, server-side scripts, iOS and Android apps (React Native) and desktop app (Electron).

You will take responsibility for substantial parts of our codebase and develop and ship new features and products.

Requirements

  • You can work independently and write clean, re-usable and testable code.
  • You can work and communicate within a Scrum team and produce production-ready code efficiently and on time.
  • You have a deep understanding of core web technologies (REST APIs, CSS3, HTML5, ...)
  • You understand TypeScript/JavaScript inside-out and are up-to-date with modern developments of the language.
  • You have experience with Node.js and the ecosystem around it (Express, Babel, Webpack, Jest, Yarn,...)
  • You have experience with React and have worked on large React based web apps before.

More useful experience (optional):

  • React Native
  • Electron
  • Browser extensions (Chrome/Chromium, Safari, Firefox, ...)
  • Native iOS and Android development
  • AWS, ElasticSearch, MongoDB, Linux
  • Background in research or academia

Benefits

  • 4 weeks paid vacation + local holidays.
  • Bonus/equity program.
  • We sponsor a co-working space in your city.
  • Learn and grow. Try out new things. We sponsor relevant courses, seminars and conferences.
Apply via jobs@paperpile.com

Community and product communication manager

Full-time
Remote

Your role

  • You communicate and engage with our users and help them getting the most out of our products.
  • You are active on all our channels: email, in-app messenger, community forum, social media.
  • You talk to users in person on video calls, webinars, at meetings, and at conferences (someday...) .
  • You build lasting relationships with our institutional customers (universities, research institutes, hospitals, businesses...).
  • You write newsletters, product announcements, changelogs, blog posts, landing pages.
  • You create and maintain product documentation, guides, tutorials, teaching materials, presentations.
  • You create content for videos and screencasts.
  • You collect and analyze user feedback.
  • You conduct user surveys and organize beta tests of new features.
  • You collaborate closely with our product, support, marketing, and sales teams.

Requirements

  • You have a university degree and a background in academia. We are actively looking for somebody who is part of the academic community and wants to find a new challenge in a communication role.
  • You are familiar with the academic publishing process, paper writing, referencing, ... and all topics around it.
  • You love technology and modern productivity software. Your world does not end with Microsoft Word. You use products like Slack, Trello, Notion, Google Apps, [insert your favourite app] and love how they make you more productive.
  • You can communicate in perfect English (native speakers preferred). Knowledge of other languages like Spanish or French is not required but very useful.
  • You have strong writing skills and feel comfortable writing all types of materials from precise technical documents to engaging marketing copy.

Benefits

  • 4 weeks paid vacation + local holidays.
  • Bonus/equity program.
  • We sponsor a co-working space in your city.
  • Learn and grow. Try out new things. We sponsor relevant courses, seminars and conferences.
Apply via jobs@paperpile.com

Marketing manager (SaaS)

Full-time
Remote

About Paperpile

We are a technology startup building productivity software for researchers and students. Our user base is growing fast and so is the team around it. Tens of thousands of customers rely on Paperpile (paperpile.com) every day to organize and write scientific articles.

Our new product, BibGuru (bibguru.com), helps undergrad and high school students to quickly create accurate citations and bibliographies. First released last fall, hundreds of thousands of students already use BibGuru and we are adding thousands of new users every day.

Founded in Cambridge/MA, Paperpile is now headquartered in Vienna, Austria with a fully-remote team distributed across 10 countries.

Your role

  • You plan and execute marketing campaigns across the complete funnel:
    • Improve existing channels and explore new channels to generate leads.
    • Write and optimize landing pages and marketing copy.
    • Optimize onboarding and user engagement of our products.
    • Keep users engaged with our products and build long-lasting relationships with business and institutional customers.
  • You communicate across all our marketing channels
    • Email newsletters.
    • In-app and push notifications.
    • Blog and Landing pages.
    • Social media.
  • You work with our in-house designer to create engaging visual marketing content.
  • You collaborate and coordinate with your colleagues in our marketing team who specialize in paid advertising and content marketing/SEO.
  • You work closely with our product team to coordinate and plan feature and product announcements.
  • You find and work with external freelancers.
  • Note: This is a hands-on job and the focus is on your work as an individual contributor. If possible, you delegate to colleagues or external freelancers and help to build a team over time.

Requirements

  • At least 4 years of experience in Digital & Growth Marketing
  • Previous experience with Software as a Service (SaaS), including mobile app marketing.
  • Strong communication and writing skills. You can adapt your language to our diverse audience of academics, industry researchers, medical doctors, and students.
  • Strong knowledge of modern marketing tools like Google Analytics, Mixpanel, Intercom, and others.
  • Analytical and quantitative skills for a data based approach to marketing and growth.
  • You work independently, take care of your regular tasks reliably, and finish projects on time.

More useful experience (optional)

  • Design skills and experience creating visual content.
  • Background in academic research or publishing.
  • Video content marketing.

Benefits

  • 4 weeks paid vacation + local holidays.
  • Bonus/equity program.
  • We sponsor a co-working space in your city.
  • Learn and grow. Try out new things. We sponsor relevant courses, seminars and conferences.
Apply via jobs@paperpile.com

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