The OK Nomad

Jan 12, 2019 14 min read

The Ultimate Guide For Finding Remote Work

Finding remote work is a difficult but not impossible task. One thing that makes it tough is the sheer number of places to look. As you can see by this list, there’s a LOT of job sites. Plus company sites that aren’t posting to job sites.

Not all remote jobs are software. A good deal on this list learn towards tech and IT though.

Mix of types of jobs

  1. Angel List - Startup Jobs. Search by going to Job Type, and selecting “Remote OK”.
  2. Authentic Jobs
  3. Crypto Jobs - Blockchain jobs for crypto enthusiasts.
  4. Crypto Jobs List - #1 job board to find and post crypto, bitcoin and blockchain jobs.
  5. Cryptocurrency Jobs - Location filter -> Remote
  6. Dribbble Jobs
  7. Europe Remotely
  8. Flexjobs
  9. Guru
  10. Google Jobs – Aggregates from multiple boards and employer sites with sensitivity to location, job type, and more. Find out how to use it here.
  11. Hasjob – Location filter -> “Anywhere/Remote
  12. HigherEdJobs has remote type filter.
  13. Honestlance
  14. Jobbatical
  15. Jobspresso * High-quality remote positions that are open and legitimate *
  16. JustRemote
  17. Landing.jobs filter -> Remote only
  18. Media Bistro - Mostly jobs for journalist and writers
  19. NODESK
  20. Power to Fly - Specific to women
  21. Product Hunt Jobs - Click remote only in the filter
  22. Problogger - most gigs are remote
  23. Remotees
  24. Remote.co Jobs
  25. Remote 4 Me - An aggregator for remote jobs in tech and non-tech.
  26. RemoteList - Has great job category filters
  27. Remotive Jobs
  28. Remote.com - Tries to auto-match you with jobs, can import profile from LinkedIn
  29. Remote OK - Scrapes many job board feeds for remote positions.
  30. Remote Only - A manually-curated list of jobs aggregated from many job boards.
  31. Remotely Awesome Jobs - Crawls multiple job boards for remote job postings.
  32. Skip the Drive
  33. Teacher Jobs
  34. Virtual Vocations
  35. We Work Remotely
  36. Workana Freelance Job Board in Spanish and Portuguese
  37. Workaline - Remote jobs aggregator. Formerly called Alfred.
  38. Working Nomads
  39. Work Remotely - Crawls and curates many job board feeds for remote positions
  40. whoishiring.io

Strictly software only

  1. Codestunts
  2. Drupal Jobs
  3. Find Bacon - Design and Dev jobs
  4. Freelancermap - Freelance & contract jobs for IT experts (mostly German projects)
  5. Front-end Developer Jobs - View as table, then sort by performed
  6. Github Jobs - Location filter -> “Anywhere/Remote
  7. Golangprojects filter -> Remote only
  8. GoRemote.io
  9. HackerX
  10. HN hiring – Filter REMOTE.
  11. Jobhunt.ai – Machine learning jobs. Filter -> Remote only.
  12. JS Remotely - All remote JavaScript jobs on one board
  13. Larajobs – The artisan employment connection
  14. No Fluff Jobs – Filter -> “*remote*”
  15. Stack Overflow Jobs
  16. Vue.js Jobs Find Vue.js jobs all around the world - Click on “Remote” tab.
  17. React.js Jobs Find React.js jobs all around the world - Click on “Remote” toggle button.
  18. RemotePHP.io - Remote PHP jobs from across the web.
  19. Remote Python - Job board and aggregator specifically for remote Python jobs.
  20. We Love Angular Find Angular jobs and AngularJS people all around the world - Click on “Remote Angular jobs” link.
  21. We Love Go Find Go jobs and Go people all around the world - Click on “Remote Go jobs” link. #golang

Companies with “remote DNA” or who hire remote employees

  1. &yet -
  2. 10up - 10up makes the web better by finely crafting websites & tools for content creators.
  3. 17hats
  4. AgentFire - Hyper local real estate websites powered by Wordpress.
  5. Aha! - Aha! is roadmapping software for PMs who want their mojo back.
  6. AirTreks - Multi-stop international flight planner with a distributed team.
  7. Alley - Digital Agency. We are strategists, researchers, designers, and developers who craft custom digital experiences for publishers, nonprofit institutions, museums, and brands.
  8. ALICE - Remote-friendly start-up company. We’re creating the global operations platform for the hospitality industry. ALICE empowers the world’s best hotels to deliver a remarkable guest experience.
  9. Ameego - Restaurant scheduling software.
  10. Arkency - Rails and React.js experts, fully remote/async.
  11. Articulate - EdTech. Makes software that helps teachers make e-learning courses. Ruby, Node, C#, and .NET for Windows app.
  12. AT&T - Nearly 20% of the eligible workforce works remotely.
  13. Auth0 - Zero-friction authentication and authorization for developers.
  14. Authentic F & F - Independent design and technology studio based in Denver and Minnesota
  15. Aurity - 100% remote company, specializing in React and React Native.
  16. Automattic - Makers of WordPress.com and Gravatar
  17. Avallain - Education Technology and Digital Publishing. We have the tools and processes to achieve the positive impact on human potential that technology enhanced education can provide
  18. AvantStay - Short-term rental company based in Los Angeles, with remote dev team.
  19. Axelerant
  20. Baremetrics - Analytics and insights for Stripe, Braintree, Recurly and Chargify.
  21. BaseCamp - Project management software.
  22. Baselayer - Data center and infrastructure management software.
  23. Basho - Creators of Riak, an open source platform and k/v database. We code in Erlang and hang out on clouds. Everyone works remote and gets together a few times a year at HQ in Seattle.
  24. BeBanjo - Software as a service for managing video on-demand. Ruby / Rails, Elasticsearch, Sidekiq.
  25. Bluespark Labs - WebDev Consulting and makers of Roomify. Remote team with HQs in Raleigh, NC and Italy. Drupal.
  26. BookingSync - Vacation Rental Software for professionals. Fully distributed team, we work remotely and try to make a company retreat each year. Proud Ember.js official sponsor, Ruby / Rails
  27. Brave - Web browser with built-in ad blocker and crypto-token micro-payments.
  28. Buffer - Tools to help manage social media. PHP, CodeIgniter, MongoDB, Memcache, Backbone.js, React.js, Grunt.js, LESS, and Python.
  29. Bugfender - Bugfender is a remote logger for multiple platforms including iOS and Android. It stores logs created by your application and sends them to our server, creating a remote console where you can see logs in real time. Remote company based in Barcelona.
  30. ButterCloud - A small team of web & app developers. We help startups & small to medium sized businesses build, maintain, and grow their products.
  31. Cadasta - Secure platform for mapping global land & resource rights. 100% remote team; Python, Django, JavaScript, PostgreSQL.
  32. Canonical - Ubuntu.
  33. Catalyze - HIPAA-compliant cloud computing for healthcare. HQ in Madison, WI. Docker, Go, Python.
  34. Chef - We are all about IT automation for speed and awesomeness. Ruby, JavaScript & shell scripting. HQ in Seattle but we have employees all around US.
  35. Ciao Bambino - Family destinations and hotel reviews.
  36. CircleCI - Provides continuous integration tools and services.
  37. Circonus - SaaS and on-prem monitoring, analytics, alerting, and more. C, Go, Java, Perl. HQ in Fulton MD, most employees are remote.
  38. Clevertech - We build incredible, game changing technology.
  39. Close.io - Inside sales CRM for startups and SMBs.
  40. Codeship - SaaS Continuous Delivery
  41. Collabora - Open source software-based consulting.
  42. Collage - We provide the easiest and most versatile tools to help you turn your photos into memories. 100% remote team.
  43. Compose - Managing databases as a service. Distributed team with offices in San Meteo, CA and Birmingham, AL.
  44. ConsenSys - Blockchain software technology company with offices all around the world, and independent employees in even more locations.
  45. Continu - Continuous learning software for modern teams.
  46. Countly - Open source, enterprise mobile / web analytics and marketing platform.
  47. CRO Metrics - Data-driven expirementation and growth programs.
  48. Crossover - Project-based Java, .Net and DevOps positions.
  49. Datadog - Easy to use and scalable monitoring systems for modern and dynamic infrastructure. Distributed team with offices in New York, Boston and Paris. Engineers based all around the world.
  50. DataStax - Consulting based on Apache Cassandra.
  51. Deeson - UK-based with European team. Digital agency specialising in Drupal, Symfony and Laravel
  52. Demio - Webinar platform that just works.
  53. DigitalOcean - Simple Cloud Hosting, Built for Developers
  54. Discourse - Civilized discussion for your community.
  55. DNSimple - Small 100% remote and globally distributed team working to make domain management an afterthought.
  56. Doist - Redefining productivity since 2007.
  57. Dotsub - Browser-based platform for subtitling & translating online videos. Java / Spring, JavaScript / React.js
  58. Doximity - Largest online medical network of US physicians. Ruby, Rails, Go, JavaScript, MySQL.
  59. Drupal Association - Non-profit supporting the Drupal project.
  60. DuckDuckGo - Search engine.
  61. EasyCommunicationTechnology - .NET development using C#, Angular, Azure. Remote-first company.
  62. Elastic - Open source search & analytics
  63. Envato - Maker of ThemeForest and other online marketplaces. MySQL, Ruby, Rails, Javascript. Distributed team with HQ in Melbourne, Australia.
  64. Etsy - Marketplace for artists. MySQL, Memcache, PHP. Offices in Dublin, Paris, San Francisco, New York, London and Melbourne.
  65. Eyeo - Maker of AdBlock Plus. Main office in Cologne, Germany.
  66. Findify - E-commerce search powered by machine learning and big data. Team distributed across Europe.
  67. Fog Creek - NY-based software company. Makers of bug-tracking and source control tools. Workday must overlap New York afternoons (1700 - 2200 GMT)
  68. General Assembly - Physical and on-line education for technology, business, and design.
  69. Ghost - Publishing platform.
  70. Gigster - vetted network of top 5% freelancers worldwide. PM, Dev, Sales positions available.
  71. Gitbook - Publishing toolchain based on git. Javascript, node.js, Go.
  72. GitHub
  73. GitLab - Competitor to GitHub.
  74. GlueNetworks - Network automation company.
  75. Gradle - Open Source Build Tool ; Enterprise SaaS and on-premise. Fully remote. Java, Groovy, Kotlin.
  76. GrooveHQ - Help desk software.
  77. Hanzo - Web archiving company. Fully Remote. Python, AWS.
  78. Harvest - Time tracking software.
  79. HashiCorp - Open source tools for automating the modern data center. Go, Ruby, Rails, Ember, JavaScript.
  80. HE:labs
  81. Healthfinch - Making Healthcare systems more usable. HQ in Madison, WI, USA. Ruby, Javascript.
  82. Heap – Web & Mobile Analytics, 2 of our 8 teammates are remote.
  83. Help Scout - A help desk for teams that insist on a delightful customer experience.
  84. Heroku - PaaS Cloud, makes devs’ experience awesome, Ruby, Erlang, Javascript, Golang, Python.
  85. Honeybadger - Ruby. 100% remote.
  86. Hotjar - Analytics & Feedback tool.
  87. Hubstaff - Time tracking solution with multiple integrations.
  88. Igalia - Open source consultancy. HQ in Spain.
  89. Incsub - Remote team that builds Wordpress projects.
  90. Inpsyde GmbH - WordPress Agency in Germany.
  91. Institute for Nonprofit News - Nonprofit news organization.
  92. Instructure - We make software that makes people smarter.
  93. Intellum - We build employee collaboration, performance and learning tools. Ruby, iOS, Android, AWS, GCS.
  94. InVision - prototyping, collaboration & workflow platform.
  95. Isos Technology - premier Atlassian Platinum & Enterprise Solution Partner, helping organizations solve complex development and business problems with the Atlassian tools.
  96. Jackson River - Digital-first technology and strategy for nonprofits.
  97. Judge.me - A review platform for ecommerces. Our company is fully remote across 4 continents.
  98. Keepsafe - Mobile-first privacy products, making privacy easy for the world to opt into.
  99. Khan Academy - EdTech. Non-profit focusing on K-12 STEM. Less, React, Flux, Backbone, jQuery, Python, Google App Engine, Swift, and Objective-C.
  100. Knack - The easy online database.
  101. LaterPay - The (micro)payment enabler. Munich, Germany. Python, JavaScript, AWS.
  102. LaunchPotato - Startup studio based in Delray Beach, Florida.
  103. Librato - Cloud Monitoring.
  104. Linaro - OpenSource Engineering on ARM.
  105. Lincoln Loop - WebDev shop.
  106. Litmus - Optimization tools for email professionals. Offices in Boston and London, but nearly 50% of the team works remotely.
  107. LivingSocial - Company-wide support for teams of experienced, remote developers. Lots of autonomy.
  108. Lullabot - Strategy, design and development using Drupal.
  109. Maintainer Mountaineer - Open source community management as a service.
  110. MariaDB - Open source database.
  111. MarsBased - MarsBased is a development consultancy from Barcelona offering end‑to‑end web & mobile apps based on Ruby on Rails, Angular and other Javascript frameworks.
  112. Mapbox - Map integration tools for various platforms.
  113. MCFTech - Applications to help you run your business succesfully.
  114. MeetEdgar - Automated social sharing. US remote.
  115. Mobile Jazz - We are a dedicated team of highly-skilled engineers, designers and marketing experts on a mission to build a more beautiful digital world. We are a remote friendly company with headquarters in Barcelona.
  116. Modern Tribe - A digital agency with a modern twist. All freelancers. All experts.
  117. Modus Create - Modus is a digital design-build agency driven by world-class talent. PHP, Javascript.
  118. Mosalingua - Learn words, enjoy the world.
  119. MVP Space - Test a business idea with your target audience or show its potential to your investors.
  120. Mozilla - Firefox has a ‘Remote’ option under it’s location searchbar
  121. NearForm - NearForm evolves enterprises by building high-performance, open software. Our global team uses modern processes and tools to help clients innovate at speed.
  122. Nectafy - Inbound marketing and content creation.
  123. Netsparker - Web Application Security Scanner.
  124. Next Big Sound - Analytics and Insights for the Music Industry.
  125. NinjaCat - Reporting, Monitoring & Call Tracking Platform for Leading Digital Agencies.
  126. Niteo - A decade old SaaS studio full of bright ideas, building smart solutions to empower small businesses online.
  127. NodeSource - NodeSource is dedicated to creating a sustainable ecosystem for Node.js.
  128. ofri - A swiss online marketplace that connects homeowners with quality home improvement professionals.
  129. Olark - Chat support funnel.
  130. onTheGo Systems - WordPress Developer, Supporter and Marketing Jobs.
  131. Onyo - Transforming the eating out experience in pure pleasure.
  132. OpenCraft - Open edX development (Free Software MOOC project).
  133. Owsy - International studio focused on creating products for financial service firms.
  134. Parsely - Analytics solutions
  135. Particular Software (NServiceBus) - Enterprise Service Bus, Messaging, C#, Open Source
  136. Patients Know Best - Empowering patients to manage their care, enabling professionals to share information while improving efficiencies for payers.
  137. Paylocity - HR and payroll solutions
  138. Pilot - Pilot is a software platform that removes all the pain from contract work. We find work, negotiate contracts, send invoices and chase payments for hundreds of forward-looking engineers and designers around the world.
  139. Pleo - Pleo is a company payment card solution that automates expense reports and simplifies company spending.
  140. Precision Nutrition - Online Nutrition Coaching and Certification.
  141. PreviousNext - Australian based Drupal agency.
  142. Prezly - SaaS PR platform. PHP, React, JS, Postgres. 100% remote.
  143. RainforestQA - On demand QA as a service.
  144. Reaction Commerce - Fastest-growing open source ecommerce platform. Node.js, MongoDB, Kubernetes, Docker.
  145. Real HQ - Maker of Agent Pronto, software designed to help make home buying and selling a better experience. We’ve been remote since the start, now 50+ spread across the globe. Ruby, Rails, React.js, iOS/Android.
  146. RebelMouse - Social publishing platform. Python, JS & iOS/Android developers. All over the world team.
  147. Recurly - recurring billing management for subscription-based businesses
  148. Red Hat
  149. Rendered Text — makers of Semaphore CI/CD
  150. RightScale
  151. Sangoma - Trusted leader in delivering globally scalable Voice-Over-IP telephony systems, both on-site and cloud-based. C, PHP, Python, JavaScript, Linux, FreePBX, VoIP.
  152. Scrapinghub
  153. ServiceNow - Enterprise cloud computing to improve service levels, energize employees, and change the way your enterprise works. Work at lightspeed.
  154. ShakaCode - A global web development software consultancy and product company.
  155. Signal - These people make the fantastic Signal app. US Only.
  156. Simple
  157. Skyscrapers - Cloud hosting services & management. Working with multiple cloud providers (AWS, Digital Ocean, Linode, …). 100% remote.
  158. SoftwareMill
  159. Soshace - Angular/React/Vue.js/Java/Python remote development company
  160. Songspace Helps music creators collaborate, catalog, and share work with their professional team
  161. Soostone
  162. Spreaker Discover and listen to your favorite podcasts.
  163. StackExchange
  164. Strongloop
  165. Student Loan Hero - 100% remote company on a mission to help 44 million Americans manage and repay over $1.4 trillion in student loan
  166. StyleSeat - we love high-impact remote engineers, collaboration, creativity, python, angularjs
  167. Surevine
  168. Surge - 100% remote consulting company working primarily in Node.JS, iOS, .NET, PHP, and Android
  169. Sysdig Cloud
  170. Taskade - Remote team building real-time collaboration & collaborative editing for teams.
  171. TaxJar - Eliminate sales tax headaches.
  172. Teamed.io
  173. TeamSnap - TeamSnap is the No. 1 online sports team management software. 80% remote employees
  174. TED - Technology team supports ted.com and internal tools. All engineers are remote. Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, Ember.js
  175. Teleport
  176. Tesera - We disrupt conventional thinking to expand what is possible. We ignite change in the future we share.
  177. The Grid - AI website builder. 100% distributed team.
  178. Thermeon - Car rental software - 100% remote technical team
  179. TimeDoctor - Time tracking with screenshots, web and app usage monitoring, and integrations.
  180. Tipe - Next Generation API-first CMS with GraphQL or REST API. Built with Nuxt.js, Serverless, AWS. 25% remote
  181. Toggl
  182. Toptal - 100% remote development company, solving worldwide talent shortage
  183. Tortuga Backpacks - Backpacks for city travel.
  184. Transloadit - The world’s most versatile file uploading & encoding service, since 2009, by devs for devs
  185. Trello
  186. Twin Technologies
  187. Vidalingua - Bringing language apps to life.
  188. Walltime - A Brazilian digital assets exchange and other products & services using Blockchain technology.
  189. Water Lily Pond - Advertising and marketing communication services.
  190. wemake.services - We sell repeatable software development process. Fully remote. Python, Javascript, Vue
  191. Wikimedia
  192. X-Team - Work on incredible web and mobile projects, with extraordinary developers. Unleash your potential. From anywhere. We are X-Team.
  193. You Need a Budget - Bank syncing and goals and debt management.
  194. YourSports - A social network for your favorite teams.
  195. Zamphyr - School 2.0 for learning computer science. Remote-first, 100% JavaScript mostly Meteor.
  196. Zapier
  197. ZipRecruiter - Perl/Catalyst shop that has some of the best Perl devs working remotely.