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Nomadic Ruby and JavaScript Developer

Engineering | Seattle, WA | Full Time

Job Description

Pathable, Inc. is recruiting experienced Ruby and JavaScript developers to join our dynamic, nomadic team of software craftsmen and women. You'll help us continue to build our industry leading single page JavaScript application, Ruby on Rails back-end, and Android/iOS applications. You'll contribute to our open source projects or maybe start your own. You'll work directly with the CEO and CTO to design, implement and release new features and products. You'll live and work from anywhere, while learning new things, working on a product that thousands of people love to use every day around the world. Our company is successful, self-funded, profitable, currently 20 people strong, and growing. We've developed a fantastic culture that embraces adventure in business, engineering and lifestyle. Please join us!


Specific Responsibilities:

  • Expert experience developing web applications and web services with Ruby, Rails, JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS
  • Expert experience working with JavaScript, HTML and CSS
  • Architect and develop web application backed using Ruby, Rails, Node.js, MySQL, Redis, and Resque
  • Design beautiful a front-end interface using JavaScript, CoffeeScript, jQuery, Backbone.js, and other client technologies
  • You'll deploy code weekly, sometimes daily, to our AWS and Engine Yard clusters
  • Aggressively test back-end and front-end code 
  • In addition to clear and frequent written communication, you'll video conference daily with team members to design and refine new features for the product, marketing websites, email campaigns and more.
  • You have strong opinions loosely held; you enjoy vigorously defending what you know to be right as much as you enjoy being wrong when the best answers wins
  • You enjoy the challenge of accurately estimating your work and ensuring its on-time completion. You're loath to have your co-workers discover bugs you've missed
  • You thrive in a remove working environment where you define completely your own setup and interact with exclusively via computer; you go wherever you want


About Us:

  • We are a the leading provider of mobile event apps and online community platforms for conferences, trade-shows, events, and associations. From 10,000 doctors at a convention center to 200 community organizers meeting for a weekend, our software improves the entire experience of attending in-person conferences and events. 
  • Though we develop products delivered over the Internet, as a nearly 10 year-old profitable company, we're not quite a startup anymore. We're fortunate to have room to innovate and experiment as we develop new products and services.
  • Managed and majority owned by the original founders, we've got the freedom to chart our own course -- our only influence is what's best for our customers. 
  • From the beginning our culture has supported and embraced remote workers. We don't have an office and the Pathable family lives or is traveling in over 10 countries. Our members enjoy more time with their children, living in remote and unusual places, or exploring the world; all while growing professionally and building things about which they are proud.



  • Accrued paid vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • Full medical+dental benefits for US workers
  • Medical insurance stipend for non-US workers
  • Yearly self improvement stipend
  • Monthly stipend for co-working space


To Apply:

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