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Ruby on Rails Developer

Engineering | Cambridge, MA | Full Time

Job Description

About Freebird:

We are a fun, passionate team tackling a $60B pain point in travel. Freebird’s founding principle is simple: GETTING THERE MATTERS. Whatever the reason for travel, it’s critical travelers reach their destination. Unfortunately, flight disruptions can wreak havoc on travel plans. We employ cutting-edge data science, machine-learning, deep domain expertise, and great mobile product design to delight our customers. 

We’ve got a working product with real customers and big partners, and we’ve raised $8.5M from top-tier investors including General Catalyst and Accomplice. We are growing the team -- we need thought partners and smart leaders to help us improve travel for everyone. Come join us!

About the Role:

We’re looking for an experienced software engineer to join our growing engineering team in Boston, MA. You’ll be working with our data scientists and platform engineering team to build and maintain Freebird’s enterprise software platform and APIs. Your time will be split between learning the in’s and out’s of our platform to build and maintain new features that our multi-million (sometimes billion dollar) travel clients will use every day!


  • Help build Freebird's traveler-facing consumer product and enterprise software platform

  • Design, create, and maintain a responsive and scalable infrastructure 

Sound like you?

  • You’ve spent the last 2-3 years working as a full-stack or back-end developer with Ruby or Python and are looking for a big challenge to tackle

  • You're interested in developing or continuing to work in a product engineering role

  • You have an insatiable curiosity and are always reading blogs or experimenting with the newest technologies in your spare time

  • You have a successful track record of building and shipping products in a fast-paced startup environment

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related work experience

About Our Culture:

We’re a small team of product, technology, and travel enthusiasts that are passionate about building a delightful customer experience. We believe that empowering customers starts with empowering employees, and share common values of trust, transparency, empathy. If you’re an ambitious, smart, natural collaborator who likes learning new technologies and is interested in working with a small, core team, we’d love to talk to you about joining Freebird.

Interested? Send us your resume and a short note letting us know why you’d be a great fit for our team.