Senior Web Engineer

Senior Web Engineer

Scott Trudeau
Mar 6, 2015

As senior web engineer, you’ll join our small and deft engineering team and co-maintain the core of our technical stack.

We are seeking someone with significant experience with Ruby on Rails and building web applications in high-traffic deployments. Ideally, you also have experience with ElasticSearch. Bonus points for experience with (or interest in) go; or systems architecture and administration.

We've cleared the decks of our gnarliest legacy issues and are proud of our well-maintained stack. We've invested in our deployment, testing and monitoring toolchains to make deploying new code routine and ordinary. We work to continually improve our tools, processes and architecture while delivering high quality new features for our editorial teams and our 27+ million monthly readers at and You can read more about our stack here.

Our team (and much of the company) works remotely. We all wear many hats and maintain a collaborative and supportive environment. You may work remotely or in our New York City office, however you must be able to work effectively with a remote team and coworkers. Excellent communication skills and self-direction are critical for success.

To apply, email Vanessa Warlow. Provide a résumé and a well-crafted cover letter outlining how you fit into the role as described. You may also provide links to relevant additional work to consider (including portfolios, blog, twitter account, GitHub profile, etc).

Candidates must be located and legally able to work in the US. No recruiters or agencies.

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