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About Taskrabbit:

Taskrabbit is a marketplace platform that conveniently connects people with Taskers to handle everyday home to-do’s, such as furniture assembly, handyman work, moving help, and much more.

At Taskrabbit, we want to transform lives one task at a time. As a company we celebrate innovation, inclusion and hard work. Our culture is collaborative, pragmatic, and fast-paced. We’re looking for talented, entrepreneurially minded and data-driven people who also have a passion for helping people do what they love.

Together with IKEA, we’re creating more opportunities for people to earn a consistent, meaningful income on their own terms by building lasting relationships with clients in communities around the world.

  • Taskrabbit is a remote-first company with employees distributed across the US and EU
  • 5-time Best Places to Work in 2022 by BuiltIn. Including Best Companies in SF, Best Mid-Sized Companies, and Best Benefits
  • DataBird journal’s “Best Places” Best Companies for Diversity, #1 2019 and 2020
  • DataBird journal’s “Best Places” Best Companies for Women, #4 2019 and #1 2020

About the Job

This role is on the Operations Technology Team. Our team focuses on building features and tools to support internal departments like Customer Support , Task Logistics , Marketing , Tasker Success etc, as they manage our marketplace and work with our Clients and our Taskers. Our charter is to provide Operations with the internally applicable, intelligent tooling required to grow our business, optimize our resources, and protect our community. Our goal is that every job gets done with a high quality experience for the user.

Our Operations Technology Team is looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineer.  As a senior engineer, you'll be one of the leaders of the team, helping to mentor junior engineers, proposing creative solutions, and de-tangling the complex into the simple. We believe strongly in test-driven development and code reviews. 

Join us in creating a better everyday life for everyday people.

You will be required to:

  • Working across the entire tech stack in a cross functional team to build end-to-end features.
  • Collaborate with design and product management to conceptualize new product features from the ground up
  • Building out backend APIs to support clients, taskers, and internal users
  • Understand how to organize code across the stack: what belongs in the frontend, what in the back
  • Architect and create complex solutions to backend challenges
  • Work alongside more junior software engineers to help them think through designs, code implementation, and how to break down their goals into actionable steps
  • Participate in code reviews, listening to feedback and commenting on other approaches
  • Invest in the documentation of best practices and coding patterns
  • Help solve complex debugging, testability, and deployability problems
  • Collaborate across teams to promote consistency
  • Contributing to our technical roadmap of ongoing improvements, enhancements and updates
  • Providing technical leadership and communicating overall progress to Engineering Leadership

You should have:

  • 5+ years of experience, comfortable working independently
  • Proficient with Ruby/Rails, Javascript, React.js, Next.js , Node.js
  • Experience building API-driven applications
  • Understand how to organize code across the stack: what belongs in the frontend, what in the back
  • Comfortable with test frameworks
  • A strong advocate of clean code

You might be a fit if you have:

  • Experience with event-driven architecture.
  • Experience with modeling mappings and leveraging ElasticSearch
  • Any GraphQL or Federated API layer experience
  • Familiarity  with automated testing and JS build and packaging systems like Webpack and Jest
  • Experience leading and delivering cross-functional projects.
  • A growth mindset and a desire to learn, teach, and mentor others.

Compensation & Benefits: 

At Taskrabbit, our approach to compensation is designed to be competitive, transparent and equitable. Our total compensation consists of base pay + bonus + benefits + perks.

The base pay range for this position is $115,000 - $160,000. This range is representative of base pay only, and does not include any other total cash compensation amounts, such as company bonus or benefits. Final offer amounts may vary from the amounts listed above, and will be determined by factors including, but not limited to, relevant experience, qualifications, geography, and level. 

You’ll love working here because:

  • Taskrabbit is a Remote-First Company. We value flexibility and choice but also stay committed to regular in-person connection.
  • The People. You will be surrounded by some of the most talented, supportive, smart, and kind leaders and teams -- people you can be proud to work with!
  • The Values. 
    • Care Deeply. We take time to be present and partner with our team and communities. 
    • Level Up. We navigate through ambiguity and go the extra mile.
    • Be A Better Neighbor. We build a diverse and sustainable community and encourage all voices.
    • Lead The Future Together. We value entrepreneurship and are inspired by action.
  • The Diverse Culture. We believe that we make better decisions when our workforce reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Women make up half of our leadership team and our diversity representation is above that of the tech industry average.
  • The Perks. Taskrabbit offers US employees employer-paid health insurance and a 401k match with immediate vesting. Taskrabbit offers EU employees medical insurance. We offer all of our global employees, generous and flexible time off with 2 company-wide closure weeks, Taskrabbit product stipends, wellness + productivity + education stipends, IKEA discounts, reproductive health support, and more. Benefits vary by country of employment. 

Taskrabbit’s commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:

An Active Commitment to Equity within our Company and Platform.

We are an inclusive community where all who share our mission and values belong. Our anti-racist culture actively strengthens the knowledge, understanding, and awareness of underrepresented experiences and our ongoing allyship commitment. Our diverse team represents the communities we serve, breaking down systemic barriers, and transforming lives- one action at a time.

Taskrabbit is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military/veteran status, or disability status. Taskrabbit is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. 

Taskrabbit will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law. 

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