referral rewards


Earn $5,000 - Find our next Sr. Engineers

We're serious about building the best possible solutions for our community  - which means we're serious about finding the best possible talent.

The Hugo Referral RewarDS Program

  • $50 Amazon giftcard if we interview the person you refer
  • $5,000 cash in the first year if we hire them (paid after first three months of work)
  • You can totally refer yourself



  • Senior individual contributor: no managerial or mentoring responsibility unless you want it
  • Write and maintain your own code
  • Vanilla JavaScript + node.js + linux boxes + Git and Jenkins for CI
  • High-performance, high-availability microservice architecture with bomb-proof aspirations
  • Work at your own pace; from the office (Santa Monica w. beach views) or from home, as you like
  • 1x daily standup, 1x weekly meeting - we are meeting phobic and family friendly :)
  • We'll pay in the $150-200k range (for the right candidate)
  • Full benefits for you and your dependents



  • Based in LA or open to move here within a year if you like working with us
  • Experience writing high performance code (so, C-lang or Java)
  • Happy to learn JavaScript
  • Experience at both small and large companies / across multiple codebases
  • Able to accurately estimate code productivity
  • Able to work consistently on something (e.g. low productivity variability)
  • Experience building and maintaining distributed systems
  • Unabashedly in love with engineering; passionately curious

Refer someone today - Claim your bounty!

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Claim your bounty! Keep an eye out for our next senior fullstack engineer!

Claim your bounty! Keep an eye out for our next senior fullstack engineer!