discourse.org Worldwide

Company blurb

Discourse is built by Civilized Discourse Construction Kit, Inc. What is Discourse? Discourse is the 100% open source discussion platform built for the next decade of the Internet. It works as:

  • a mailing list
  • a discussion forum
  • a long-form chat room

Remote status

All employees are remote, there are not many openings. Most employees hired from the community.



Company technologies

Discourse is a JavaScript application that runs in your web browser, using the Ember.js framework.

The server side of Discourse is Ruby on Rails backed by a Postgres database and Redis cache. You can deploy our standard Discourse Docker container on any virtualized cloud server (digital ocean, amazon ec2, rackspace, azure) with 1 GB RAM.

Office locations

Entirely remote, team is distributed with employees in Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, India, Indonesia, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, and USA.

How to apply

Contact team@discourse.org