Docker Careers

Docker’s mission is to provide a collaborative app development platform of tools, content, services, and community for dev teams and their managers. Our vision is to increase the time developers spend on innovation, and decrease the time they spend on everything else.

We want you to help us achieve our goals!

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“It’s easy to say, ‘People are our greatest asset,’ but in a software startup, that’s literally the case: There’s no manufacturing plant, no WIP inventory, no physical distribution centers – it’s 100% the people. This drives our focus and investment in recruiting outstanding talent and aspiring to provide them with the best, most challenging, and most rewarding growth opportunities of their careers.”

Scott Johnston, CEO

Docker’s Virtues

As a company, we are always guided by our Docker virtues. Lots of companies decide on values or virtues and just stick them on posters on the walls. We don’t do that; instead, we talk about them regularly. How we go about our work, and how we interact with each other and our customers, is always driven by those virtues.

Developer Obsession

We are in the privileged position of being a software company serving software developers. Our vision is to increase the time developers spend on innovation and decrease the time they spend on everything else. We understand developers, we put developers’ priorities first, and we never get in their way. We succeed by making developers happy and productive.

Bias for Considered Action

We don’t do things carelessly or without thinking, but we want to move fast, and we encourage our employees to act proactively and autonomously. We prefer to take action sooner, and iterate or correct as necessary. Experiments are good.


We give credit rather than seeking it. We are always open to feedback and correction. We do not assign blame when something goes wrong, but learn from it together. We are meritocratic and non-hierarchical: anyone can talk to anyone At any level in the company. We don’t tolerate corporate politics.

Open Collaboration

We are very open internally about what is going on, good and bad. Almost all documents and conversations are visible to everyone. Transparency is key. (And we make that possible by keeping internal company information strictly within the company). We are a distributed team and prefer asynchronous communication. We help each other’s teams and departments, rather than building our own empires.

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“My time at Docker has taught me what true cooperation and trust looks like. I can reach out to anvone in any branch and they’ll gladly assist me with any of my needs. The managers here are well equipped to help you grow in your position and heavily encourage upward mobility!’

Harrison Webster, Account Executive – Velocity Sales


Docker Culture

Autonomy, Freedom and Flexibility:

We trust you to get your work done however it fits into your lifestyle. Our flexible schedule lets you set priorities and maximize productivity.

Work / Life Balance:

We want you to maintain balance to thrive, reduce stress, and prevent burnout.


We believe that companies should be transparent. We are open and honest with our employees.


We work together as a team in all departments and levels. We openly share ideas.


We know the employees are the heart and soul of Docker. We let them know how important they are every chance we get.


We treat you how we want to be treated. We listen to what you have to say. We value your time. We are courteous and polite to all.

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“One of the things I found fascinating when I joined Docker is how kind, open and collaborative everyone is. Also, when working at Docker, you have the opportunity to share your ideas and implement them alongside many clever engineers, resulting in a tremendous impact in the life of millions of developers that build and run containers everyday.”

Felipe Cruz, Software Engineer III

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Remote First – Work From Where You Are

We are a fully remote company, with no physical premises. This, together with our virtues of Humility and Open Collaboration, has lots of implications for how we work together and how we communicate with each other. Our primary method of communication is slack and Zoom for meetings to keep everyone connected.

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Global Employees: We have employees across Europe and the Americas. Our roles have different location needs. We are legally able to hire in the following countries.

  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • Netherlands
  • Mexico
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

“Docker really knows how to do remote work. It gives the employees the flexibility needed to accomplish their work-life balance. I feel I have this precious opportunity to work with such incredibly talented people, in an engaged team where our actions reflect our values

Mihaela Stoica, Sr. Manager, Engineering

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Diversity Mission Statement

Docker embraces diversity and we are wholeheartedly committed to being proactive in promoting diversity across our organization.

We are dedicated to establishing an organization that reflects the fundamental respect for different ways of working and living, and we assure every Docker employee the opportunity to reach his or her full potential.


Current Groups (and growing)

Women ERG
Mental Health ERG
DEI Council

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“At Docker I’ve always felt respected and appreciated by my colleagues from the very moment I came aboard the ship several years ago. I feel super comfortable bringing my whole authentic self to work as a South Asian, Muslim, woman of color, and a new mom. I’m very proud to be able to work on revolutionary technology used by millions of developers across the world with a team of smart, talented, and down to earth people!”

Amn Rahman, Sr. Manager, Data Engineering

Our Employees Love What They Do

Our employees feel a part of the Docker Community. They are part of a team and care about their work. Watch four of our team members tell their Docker Stories and what they like about working at Docker.

We’re Hiring!

Docker is growing at a record pace. With our growth, we are seeking talented people to join our team.

There are many career opportunities available right now and more opening all the time.

Search our current openings to find your next job.

Engineering at Docker

Our engineers work on a wide range of teams here and play an important role in the success of the company.

Want to learn more about Docker engineers?

Do you wonder what team would be the right fit for you?

Explore our engineering teams and find out more about how we do engineering at Docker.

Women of Docker

The women that work at Docker are a group of successful professionals that strive for excellence for themselves and others.

Docker strives to be a workplace that encourages women to develop their careers and prioritize their personal well being.

“Even though it is a very fast-scaling organization, Docker still prioritizes incorporating its core value of humility to the hiring process. Therefore, new team members blend well with a core group that is already learning, sharing, and growing together as they tackle everyday challenges. This makes for pleasant and light corporate culture, where people support each other and laugh a lot. I feel like I can be myself here, while still carving out a personal career growth pathway.”

Keirah Dein, Events Manager

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Docker Benefits and Perks

100% Company Paid Medical, Dental and Vision from Day 1

Flexible Time Off Policy

Life and Disability Insurance

Retirement Plans

Generous Maternity and Parental Leave

Training Allowances

“Whaleness” Days – At least 1 company wide day off per month

Home Office Set Up Budget

Monthly Technology Stipend

Virtual and In-Person Social Events

Quarterly Hackathons

Docker Swag

Virtual Coffee with Co-Workers

Employer Paid Holidays