Jobs At Stack Overflow

by Jeff Atwood

on June 3, 2009

You may have noticed we now have a small job ad in the sidebar:


This takes you to or, If these job boards look ... familiar, there's a reason.

Since Joel and I are already in bed together (figuratively! figuratively!) it makes sense to combine our efforts in the jobs area rather than duplicate work. The last thing I wanted to do was create Yet Another Job Network. Any responsible programmer would resist this, anyway, because of Curly's Law and DRY.

I've always admired the Joel on Software job boards, with their integrated Joel Testtm. I've referred many people there over the last few years, including my previous employer. Why not combine these two great tastes that taste great together?

So if you're looking for a gig, or you know a company that's looking for stellar programmers and/or system administrators, head on over to or

That said, this is just a start on the careers front. We have some more innovative things we are working on in this area that we hope to roll out in the next 6 to 8 weeks. Like, say, wouldn't it be cool if your CV listed the stuff programmers really care about, such as your first computer ...