Careers at MindSumo

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About the Company
The MindSumo platform connects companies to Millennials & Gen Z consumers through online projects called “challenges”. Nearly 100 of the Fortune 500 use MindSumo to crowdsource breakthrough insights & innovation from nearly 350,000 registered users. By solving challenges on MindSumo, our users earn valuable experience, win cash prizes, and stand out to potential employers.

MindSumo is funded by Voyager Capital, Google Ventures, Start Fund, and other respected investors. The company has 10 full-time employees and is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina with a few remote employees in Texas and the Bay Area.
What We are Looking For
We are always on the hunt for smart and proactive problem-solvers. We run into hundreds of challenges every day, and look for people who thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Because our team is small, we are very selective in who we bring on board. Each member of our team has a HUGE impact on our output, our culture, and our growth potential as a company.
Our company values work samples (this is the foundation of our site). Get our attention by pointing us to some projects that you have worked on! We'd love to hear how you think you can make an impact on the MindSumo team.
Full Stack Software Engineer (Durham, NC)
MindSumo is looking for a talented software engineer to join our Durham, NC office. There are a lot of awesome things about working at MindSumo, but at the top of the list is our team. Like any great startup, we're proud and protective of our unique company culture! We'd like to add someone who wants to both grow as an engineer and also bring an enthusiastic new personality to our team.

As our main engineer in Durham, your work will have a huge impact on the entire company. Below are some of the key skills we're looking for in an ideal candidate:
  • Design, develop, and test new product features
  • Work with the sales team to maintain and improve existing features
  • Develop internal tools
  • Maintain overall infrastructure health
  • BS in computer science
  • 2+ years of software engineering experience
  • Familiarity with Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, SQL
  • Working knowledge of HTML/CSS

  • Interest in thinking big picture (strategy, growth, user-experience)
  • Self-motivated, team player
  • Excited to be a part of a growing startup
About MindSumo
MindSumo is the leading platform for companies to crowdsource insights & innovation from Millennial & Gen Z consumers using online projects called "Challenges." Over 100 fortune 500 companies have launched challenges on MindSumo. The company is profitable and is backed by Google Ventures, Voyager Capital and other top investors.

MindSumo HQ is in Durham, with several remote team members also working in Texas and the Bay Area. We have a great work-life balance and a lot of autonomy. Compensation for this role will include base salary, commission, & health/dental/vision benefits.

MindSumo is also an active member of the American Underground startup community in Durham. This will provide access to networking & social events at one of the fastest growing startup hubs in the entire country!
Durham, NC
How to Apply
Please send an email to with a link to your resume or LinkedIn profile, and a few sentences discussing why you'd like to work at MindSumo!