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Taskrabbit // mobile freelancer marketplace
Engineering, Full Time    Seattle, Washington    Posted: Wednesday, July 07, 2021
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  • TaskRabbit is a remote-first company with employees distributed across the USA!
  • DataBird journals Best Places Best Companies for Diversity, #1 2019 & 2020
  • DataBird journals Best Places Best Companies for Women, #4 2019 & #1 2020

About the Job

The IKEA team delivers solutions that enable customers to seamlessly book IKEA Furniture Assembly through TaskRabbit, from as well as in-store. You will get to work on close integration with IKEA & build services that enable seamless booking of tasks. Some of the fun things we are working on is integrating with IKEA catalogs, IKEA systems, auto fulfillment with taskers who are specialized in furniture assembly or other services. This is a key strategic pillar for TaskRabbit & you will be part of the team that is in the spotlight.

As a Senior Software Engineer on the IKEA Team, you willcontribute to the developmentofAPIs & full stack features on our platform to integrate with our partners. and, enhancing our applicationsonthe latest cloud technologieswithin aDevOpsculture.You will have the opportunity to utilizemodern technologies on the cloud to provide world-class solutions that enable our partners to integrate with our platform.

You will be an integral part of the team to build out TaskRabbit's next set of innovative features.  The team partners closely with product managers, user interface designers, & other TaskRabbit engineering teams to develop rich, easy to use full stack web applications which drive the workflows & decisions of our customers..  You will participate in staging & production deployments.  This role will position you to become a technical lead & a senior technical member of the TaskRabbit platform, in alignment with other TaskRabbit engineering teams.

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

You will be:

  • Partnering with key stakeholders to establish technical direction & negotiate technical decision points to drive innovative solutions
  • Evolution of  the technical roadmap & the monolith codebase into services
  • Invest in the broader organization knowledge of services & containerization
  • Invest in the documentation of best practices & coding patterns
  • Build deploy automation leveraging CI/CD processes, automated testing, unit testing,code coverageand other software development best practices
  • Collaborate effectively within our cross-functional teams
  • Improve stability & consistency of existing & new code.
  • Building interactive & intuitive UIs in React that connect our users to our platform
  • Develop & enhance Ruby & Node.JS backend applications
  • Apply Clean Code techniques & mentor your teammates through in-depth code reviews
  • Recognize & propose solutions for scaling weaknesses, performance bottlenecks & security risks
  • Contributing to the growth & success of other members of the team through code review, documentation, & mentoring
  • Contribute to reusable automation scripts, libraries, services, & tools to increase system & process efficiencies
  • Willingness to work across the entire tech stack in a cross functional team to build end-to-end features.

You should have:

  • 5+ years of experience, comfortable working independently
  • Proficient with Ruby/Rails, Javascript, React.js, Typescript, Node.js
  • Experience building API-driven applications
  • Knowledge of CI/CD tooling improving code to pipeline, preferably, CircleCI
  • Experience with feature flagged development
  • Comfortable with test frameworks
  • A strong advocate of clean code

You might be a fit if you have: 

  • Experience with Nest.js
  • Experience with modeling mappings & leveraging ElasticSearch
  • Any GraphQL or Federated API layer experience
  • Personally have implemented more automated QA and/or CI/CD tooling
  • Expertise with Optimizely
  • Shopped at IKEA

Some cool things the team has done this year:

  • Launched internationally in Italy
  • Launched integrations with partners across several metros worldwide
  • Implementing the next generation of APIs to integrate with Partners
  • Implemented cool features that enhance the customer journey with significant conversion results

About TaskRabbit

TaskRabbit is a marketplace platform that conveniently connects people with Taskers to handle everyday home to-dos, such as furniture assembly, handyman work, moving help, & much more. Acquired by IKEA Group - the worlds largest furniture retailer - in 2017

At TaskRabbit, we want to make your neighborhood a little more familiar. Whether its a handyman (or woman!), a housecleaner, moving help or delivery person, were imagining a world where everyone will have a go-to team to make everyday life easier. As a company we celebrate innovation, inclusion & hard work. 

As a pioneer of the sharing economy, TaskRabbit was founded on the premise of neighbors helping neighbors. Since then, our network has grown to eight countries & 75+ cities, yet our core mission of creating a better everyday life for everyday people has remained the same.

Together with IKEA, were 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.

We are a group of mission-minded people. Our culture is collaborative, pragmatic, & fast-paced. Were looking for talented, entrepreneurially-minded & data-driven people who also have a passion for helping people do what they love - & have a ton of fun while theyre at it.

Youll love working here because:

  • TaskRabbit is a remote first company. We recognize that talented people live all over the world.
  • Collaboration hub offices in San Francisco, Austin & London
  • The People. You will be surrounded by some of the most talented, supportive, smart, & kind leaders & teams -- people you can be proud to work with!
  • Senior Leadership Team 75% women
  • Director Level 86% Diverse 
  • The Values. 
    • Care Deeply. We take time to be present & partner with our team & communities. 
    • Level Up. We navigate through ambiguity & go the extra mile.
    • Be A Better Neighbor. We build a diverse & sustainable community & encourage all voices.
    • Lead The Future Together. We value entrepreneurship & are inspire 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 more than half of our team & leadership, & we strive to recruit & retain employees from all over the world.

  • The perks. TaskRabbit offers comprehensive medical, dental, vision 100% covered for employees, 401k plan with company matching,  generous & flexible vacation & holiday time off, commuter benefits, learning & development opportunities, career development trainings, monthly TaskRabbit product stipends, IKEA discounts, weekly meditations, & a dog-friendly office. 
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