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On the Market: Open jobs in BK tech at Upsolve, Nanotronics, Genspace and more

Lots of work in the nonprofit and open source world this week. Do-gooders, rejoice!

At Genspace, people can get hands-on with DNA. (Courtesy image)

On the Market is a Technical.ly column where we highlight new and noteworthy job openings and the people who are lookin’. Got a submission? Email us and tell us why it belongs in the roundup.

Upsolve is looking for a paralegal.

Founded by boy genius Rohan Pavuluri, Upsolve is a nonprofit legal startup that helps automate the process of filing for bankruptcy. The bankruptcy process as it stands is full of complicated legal procedures, forms and fees, and Pavuluri wants to make it easier for low-income people to take advantage of bankruptcy laws.

Nanotronics is hiring for engineers.

This New Lab–based startup is looking for someone to work on its nSPEC microscope. One of Brooklyn’s best-funded startups, Nanotronics raised more than $24 million last year.

Genspace has two open roles its looking to fill.

One of the most interesting places in Brooklyn, Genspace is a nonprofit organization that holds classes, talks and workshops on biotech topics. It also has a community lab aspect, where people can use its equipment for projects they’re working on. It’s looking for a community lab biosafety officer and a director of science education.

The Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity has nine open positions.

The city is looking for data, design, digital and policy people to help make the city a more equitable place to live. Open jobs include data analysts, developers and more.

NYU Tandon is looking for a professor in History and Philosophy of Technology and Science.

Here’s a fun one. According to the university, this tenure-track position will focus on scholarship of “humanistic interpretation of technology and science, with interests in issues such as how science and engineering actually advance, how technological change broadly impacts society, and how technology and science can be viewed from various historical and philosophical perspectives within a predominantly technological environment.”

Better is looking for a director of product.

Should you get the job at Better, you’d be working under one of our favorite engineers in the city, Erik Bernhardsson, the man who solved the New York Subway Eternal Mystery. Better is a Manhattan-based startup that’s trying to modernize the mortgage industry.

Mozilla is hiring for an open web fellow to work on the Tor project.

If you’re passionate about keeping the internet a free place, or at least preserving what’s free about it, this is for you. Each year, the Dumbo-based Mozilla foundation supports 10-month fellowship with companies and organizations that “advocate for the benefits of open source code and open data at organizations and companies that matter.” Remember, using Tor is a civic act.


Code Sponsor has an open role for a full stack Elixir/Phoenix engineer.

More for the open web crowd. Code Sponsor is an open source platform that “provides a way for software developers to receive funding through ethical advertising.” It was founded by Eric Berry, who recently joined ConsenSys spoke startup Gitcoin.

Series: Brooklyn

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