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Strava

The world's social network for athletes.

Senior Software Engineer - Web
San Francisco, CA, US
Job Description / Skills Required

About Strava

Strava is composed of dedicated, fun-loving individuals, unified by our mission to build the most engaged community of athletes in the world. And it feels like we’re onto something big. Millions of athletes are already on Strava, with thousands more joining every day, and we’ve assembled an awesome team to keep us growing all around the world. Strava is the Swedish word for “strive,” which epitomizes our attitude and ambition: We’re a passionate community, committed to our athletes, each other, our business, and the deeply held belief that there’s always time for a run, ride, coffee or all three.

About this Job

As a senior web engineer at Strava, you’ll create the web experience for our athletes. From deeper activity analysis to improved social features, there is much more that we want to build and so much that we could improve – and you’ll play a key role. You’ll help us evolve the core technology and architecture which enables our applications to continue to scale to support our rapidly growing user base. You’ll also work to build out our API in support of the Strava mobile applications and third-party consumers.

We'd love to talk to you about the future of Strava’s web experience and your role in it.

Example Projects

Automatically detect and compare a runner's common loops
Improve performance of our web activity feed
Streamline / optimize registration and profile creation
Bring a club’s heatmap to life
Requirements

BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
Strong Ruby, Scala or Go experience
Disciplined approach to testing and quality assurance
5+ years of industry experience
Desired

Exposure to architectural patterns of a large, high-scale web application
Ruby-on-Rails in production environments
Demonstrated design and UX sensibilities
Extensive familiarity with JavaScript/CoffeeScript and web front-end development
Backed by Sequoia Capital, Madrone Partners and Jackson Square Ventures, Strava is expanding in order to exceed the needs of our growing community of global athletes. By joining our team, you will help push Strava forward in fresh, innovative ways. You will engage in interesting and challenging work that will improve the lives of our athletes every day. And in the same way that Strava is deeply committed to unlocking the potential of our athletes, we are dedicated to providing a world-class workplace where our employees can grow and thrive. Join us!