Development

Anywhere in US

Sep 30th 2018


Each day brings more chores and less time to accomplish them. Whether someone needs a handyman, a house cleaner, a mover or a delivery person, TaskRabbit delights clients by matching them up with the right skilled person in mere minutes. We help our Taskers earn a living by allowing them to set their own prices and define their own working hours. We give them the control to help people when and how they want, in a supportive marketplace.

We're a mission-driven company. Our culture is collaborative, pragmatic and dynamic. We're seeking talented, entrepreneurially-minded, data-driven people who are passionate about helping people do what they love – and have a ton of fun while they're at it. Join us to revolutionize everyday work.

What is the job?

TaskRabbit's brilliant engineering team uses React.js and JavaScript on the frontend, and Ruby on the backend. We're looking for people that enjoy working in the JS ecosystem (bonus points if you have experience with React) and also have experience with Ruby on Rails. This is a true Fullstack role, plus you'll get a chance to collaborate with many different teams, and especially Marketing and Data Science. This role will be fully remote within the United States.

What will you do?

  • Build out the backend APIs for features to drive TaskRabbit's growth
  • Architect and craft solutions to complex backend challenges
  • Make changes to frontend Javascript code
  • Evaluate and implement analytics tools to track user growth and activity
  • Provide feedback on features being developed across the company and suggest solutions
  • Participate in code reviews, listening to feedback and commenting on others' approaches
  • Collaborate with design, product management, and marketing to help plan and implement new growth initiatives

Who are you?

We welcome applicants from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Below you can get a sense of how we're thinking about what you'll need to be successful in the role.

  • You have 3-5 years of experience
  • You're very experienced with Javascript, CSS, and HTML (familiarity with React a plus!)
  • You're comfortable with Ruby on Rails
  • You have built API-driven applications or endpoints
  • You're familiar with the Unix command line
  • You're excited to quickly ship features in a collaborative, fast-paced environment

What kind of benefits and perks are there?

In addition to working with a stellar team of entrepreneurs, advisors, and investors, TaskRabbit employees get tons of perks:

  • Monthly task stipend: Use the product you're working on and outsource errands you don't want to do
  • Medical benefits: Amazing health coverage with dental and vision benefits, a flexible spending account, 401k plans (matching!), a discount at IKEA, and ample PTO
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