Remote Senior Full Stack Engineer

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We are looking for a Senior Full Stack Engineer with strong front-end experience while working in Ruby on Rails. This engineer will have the opportunity to work closely with members on the team and tackle a wide variety of technical obstacles throughout the stack. This candidate will need to take into consideration performance, accessibility, and user experience to ensure that we are providing a cutting-edge community-building experience for creators and users alike. The starting salary range for this role is $145,000 – $157,000 plus equity and is not location-based.


In this role, you’ll be accountable for:

  • Build thoughtful, accessible UI and components by contributing to our component library
  • Design and expand the capabilities of our API (built with Ruby on Rails), and design and expand the capabilities of our web frontend, built-in JavaScript and Preact
  • Work closely and collaboratively within a cross-functional team that includes Product, Design, and Engineering, as well as other stakeholders, like our Community team
  • Identify areas for growth and iteration on our application stack and advocate for them on the Engineering roadmap
  • Triage, debug, and fix bugs reported by users
  • Participate in code reviews, design and implementation conversations, and post-incident reviews

What we would like you to bring to this role:

  • 4+ years of experience with Javascript including vanilla javascript, and Preact (or React)
  • At least 1 year of experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Knowledge of relational databases. Postgres experience is a plus
  • Experience writing high-quality, maintainable, readable code, with a focus on performance and accessibility
  • Experience with a range of frontend testing tools, ideally including component-level, End to End, and accessibility testing. Experience with Cypress is a plus
  • Experience working in an asynchronous, distributed team
  • Able to work proactively as part of a team with strong communication experience
  • Thrives in a start-up environment
  • Interest or experience in open-source software and/or the open-source community

Interview process

We want our candidates to have the best possible interview experience because this is as much about you finding the right fit as it is about us finding a great new addition to the team. We value candidates from all backgrounds and experiences and want our interview process to be representative of that. Here is what you can expect:

  • Application review
  • Round 1: Hiring manager interview (60 mins)
  • Round 2: A short take-home exercise that is meant to mimic real-life work¬† (90 mins, self-timed)
  • Round 3:¬†Team interview covering your technical experience and your soft skills in technical leadership (90 mins)
  • Round 4: Co-founder interview intended to cover your skills in collaboration and communication, as well as to provide a final opportunity for you to ask any lingering questions about the company strategy and progress (45 mins)

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