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How to find Software Developer Jobs?

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Entry-Level Software Engineer at Taro Communitya month ago

Hello, I'm looking for more software jobs to apply for I used LinkedIn and currently using Wellfound. Is there any other good job site I could use to find roles? Specifically, I'm looking for a backend or full-stack role. Also, I wanted to ask how I reach out about finding the rare junior roles that may not be advertised is this something I ask someone or do I hope a position I apply for will make an exception?

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    ML Engineer Intern
    a month ago

    I find simplify (https://simplify.jobs/jobs?experience=Entry%20Level%2FNew%20Grad%3BJunior) really great. Using the extension i can easily apply to 100 jobs in 2 hours

    I've found LinkedIn not that great for looking for roles. It has a ton of ads, most of them are irrelevant or a bit shady contracting postings. It also doesnt recommend roles of the right level. I use boolean search to filter out senior roles to make it better. Here is the command I used when looking for ML roles

    ("machine learning" OR "ML" )(NOT "senior" NOT "sr" NOT "manager" NOT "lead" NOT "principal")
    

    You can also do a google search with boolean search to search for greenhouse and lever.co

    I use something like this:

    site:lever.co ("US" OR "United States" OR "USA") ("ML Engineer" OR "Machine Learning Engineer") -"Staff" -"intern" -"internship" -"Senior" -"Principal" -"Sr"
    
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    Tech Lead @ Robinhood, Meta, Course Hero
    a month ago

    Here are 2 other websites:

    • https://otta.com/ - I haven't used it, but I've heard good things about it. The idea is that the jobs are highly curated to filter out the noise.
    • https://www.workatastartup.com/ - This is a platform specifically for Y Combinator (YC) startups. YC startups tend to be in the top 1-2% of startups (e.g. DoorDash, Airbnb, Dropbox), so they look incredible on a resume. The problem is that early-stage startups generally don't hire junior engineers.

    You can also use Taro Networking to look for referrals: https://www.jointaro.com/networking/?selectedServices=Referrals

    Lastly, I highly recommend this other thread: "How to get interview calls?"

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    Tech Lead/Manager at Meta, Pinterest, Kosei
    a month ago

    One way to orient your search is to look for jobs in which you have a unique advantage. Some that come to mind:

    • Apply for a developer role in your local/state government (in general, anything tied to geography is good)
    • Apply to companies that align with a special hobby/interest/tech