26 - 50 employees
Series B
Enterprise Software / SaaS

Tidelift Company Overview

Tidelift is the largest provider of commercial support and maintenance for the community-led open source software behind modern applications. 

Tidelift partners directly with independent project maintainers to make it safer and easier to build with open source, so engineering teams can create even more incredible software, even faster. 

The Tidelift managed open source subscription delivers security updates, licensing verification and indemnification, maintenance and code improvement, package selection and version guidance, roadmap input, and tooling and cloud integration. 

Tidelift makes open source work better—for everyone.

 

Jobs at Tidelift

 
1 Jobs Listed
Boston
What were building At Tidelift, our mission is making open source software work betterfor everyone. We see a world where software development teams get better maintained, more dependable software, and open source creators can get paid for the incredible value they create. Tidelift is the largest provider of commercial support and maintenance for the community-led open source software behind modern applications. We partner directly with independent project maintainers to make it safer and easier to build with open source, so engineering teams can create even more incredible...
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We believe in work-life harmony: doing good work, with urgency and pragmatism, and at a sustainable pace. 

We value and celebrate diversity. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be, so we're committed to building a team with a variety of backgrounds and perspectives.

We want to build a supportive and rewarding place to work for everyone.

Tidelift Values

 

John Bintz, Engineering
John Bintz
Engineering

Tidelift fits in so well with the way I work, the tools I use, and the values I hold about creativity and freedom.

Lauren Hanford, Design
Lauren Hanford
Design

The thread that runs through my own work is one of looking for mission-driven opportunities.

Brian Weisberg, Operations
Brian Weisberg
Operations

I saw firsthand how remote can, in fact, work, so long as the company is intentional about a distributed team strategy.

Amanda McDermott, Engineering
Amanda McDermott
Engineering

The honest truth is, I joined Tidelift because 1) I liked the ethos around the whole Tidelift concept, and 2) I liked the people on the team.

Oscar Spencer, Engineering
Oscar Spencer
Engineering

The huge lure of Tidelift was the opportunity I saw for me to finally give back to the open source community, but on a much bigger scale

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Boston, MA

Blog

August 4, 2020
We’re excited to share that maintainer Blake Embrey will now be providing assurances for a number of projects as part of the Tidelift Subscription. Blake maintains several packages in the npm ecosystem, and will be supporting some of the most widely used projects, including Pluralize, Array Flatten, and Path-to-RegExp. Just those three packages alone surpass 40 million downloads a week according to npm....
July 30, 2020
Navigating the open source license landscape can be tricky. There’s a myriad of license options out there, from permissive licenses like the MIT License or the Apache License, to copyleft licenses, like the GNU Public License. And what exactly does a license being “permissive” or “copyleft” even mean for your business?...
July 23, 2020
Many people know that Google uses a single repository, the monorepo, to store all internal source code. The Google monorepo has been blogged about, talked about at conferences, and written up in Communications of the ACM. ...
July 21, 2020
Editor’s note: From time to time, we will publish guest posts from the independent maintainers who partner with us as part of the Tidelift Subscription. In this post,  Mongoose maintainer Val Karpov shares the differences between the value of tech books and online documentation....
July 16, 2020
Last week we announced an exciting new feature of the Tidelift Subscription called catalogs. This makes it even easier for organizations to get known-good, proactively maintained open source packages to use when developing applications. ...