Community Maintainer



Full Time
10mo ago
About us:

MindsDB enables developers to build Machine Learning (ML) powered applications fast. By merging the capabilities of databases with popular ML frameworks, MindsDB radically simplifies the process of applying machine learning to applications.

Founded in 2017 by Adam Carrigan (COO) and Jorge Torres (CEO) MindsDB is backed with over $24M in funding from world-class investors, including YCombinator and was recently recognized as one of America's most promising AI companies by Forbes. Visit our website or explore our github 

Highlights of our journey so far:

MindsDB is the fastest-growing open-source machine learning project in the world, with over 12k Github stars. We are a Graduate of the YCombinator W20 Batch and are backed by leading VC funds, including OpenOcean (the venture fund launched by the creators of MySQL and MariaDB), MMC, SpeedInvest, Walden Catalyst Ventures, and the University of California Berkeley.

We were recognised as one of America’s most promising AI companies by Forbes Magazine, one of the most innovative AI and ML companies by TechRepublic, and recently nominated as a “Cool Vendors in Data for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning” by Gartner.

Are you passionate about Open Source and always wanted to contribute to an Open Source project? Would you like to play a meaningful role in the democratization of Machine Learning as part of a scaling, venture-backed start-up?

We are seeking a Community Maintainer that will help with improving the general health of MIndsDB OSS and make MindsDB more approachable to outside contributors, build new features and guide MindsDB users. The Community Maintainer will work closely with the MindsDB community and the core development team, defining and owning the strategic community roadmap.

Ideally, you have maintained an active open source project before or have experience contributing to open-source projects. At MindsDB you will have the opportunity to work with experts in developing open source products, engineering, AI Research, and MIndsDB's partners in a truly exciting product category.


    • Provide and facilitate technical expertise for MindsDB’s community, answer technical questions in the MindsDB community(Slack, GitHub, StackOverflow).
    • Increase the number of supported database integrations and maintain the existing ones.
    • Identify and implement opportunities for refactoring and improving existing database integrations to make MindsDB better.
    • Collaborate with our engineering and product teams to translate community feedback into meaningful product insights.
    • Build tutorials and other content in support of the community.
    • Contribute and maintain technical documentation.
    • Ensure the success of MindsDB Open Source users.


    • You love Open Source, Databases, MLYou have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
    • You have previous experience with Python, SQL, designing or using data system tools, ML(bonus), Git(GitHub).
    • You have 2+ years of experience contributing or maintaining Open Source projects.
Benefits & Perks:

- Remote team
- Flexible working hours
- Competitive Compensation
- Unlimited PTO 
- New Hire Remote Setup budget
- Learning & Development budget
- Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance (US only)
- Monthly Wellbeing Budget
- Monthly (virtual) team events
- International in-person company retreats
- Wellbeing/Mental Health leave

Diversity, Equality & Inclusion

MindsDB is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our employees. MindsDB will give all qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.​
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