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Coupa Is Hiring

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I’m pleased to report Coupa is hiring additional personnel.

The pitch is something like this: Do you believe open source is the future of enterprise software? Are you ready for a challenge? If so, maybe joining an early-stage start-up like Coupa should be your next big move.

We currently have openings in Sales and in Development. Drop me a line if you’re interested.

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Written by Dave Stephens

10/30/06 11:24 PM at 11:24 pm

Posted in Coupa

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  1. What kind of developers are you looking for?

    C$

    10/31/06 7:49 AM at 7:49 am

  2. Well, given that Dave has already stated they are using Ruby on Rails as their development platform in:
    https://procurement.wordpress.com/2006/07/25/coupa-technology-its-ruby-on-rails/
    my guess is they want top notch Ruby on Rails developers with an understanding of Procurement Applications. Am I right, Dave?

    P.S. I think they are Mac fanatics as well. ;-)

    Michael Lamoureux

    10/31/06 8:28 AM at 8:28 am

  3. There are a few development profiles that are especially interesting to us
    1) Generalist Practitioner – great OO coding skills, interest in the latest componentry, “get it done” oriented, with a competence in being able to conceptualize functionality and see things from the customer’s point of view
    2) Specialist Freak – server-oriented process automation hacker who revels in the elimination of anything manual. Having a faux name like “See Dollar” probably places you in this camp :)

    We don’t require prior Ruby or Ruby on Rails experience – we’re more about what you’ve done and who you are. Just to be clear we are looking for “do’ers” not managers.

    For sales, again there are a few different profiles that interest us. But I won’t bore you with the details – if you find you’re interested, drop us a line.

    Dave Stephens

    10/31/06 10:09 AM at 10:09 am

  4. Will you consider individuals who are based in India.

    Abhinav

    10/31/06 10:02 PM at 10:02 pm

  5. The game has just begun and already the street is taking about shorting!

    http://www.fool.com/News/mft/2006/mft06103156.htm?source=eptyholnk303100&logvisit=y&npu=y

    AnonymousCoward

    11/1/06 12:43 AM at 12:43 am

  6. To anonymous – I think commercial open source has drawn short interest since it first began! People don’t believe it’s possible b/c it represents too much change from the status quo. No doubt (no pun intended) there will be ups and downs.

    To Abhinav – We’re based in Foster City, CA & our strong preference is local. But you should still shoot us your resume.

    Dave Stephens

    11/1/06 9:02 AM at 9:02 am


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