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Taskrabbit // mobile freelancer marketplace
Engineering, Full Time    London, UK (remote)    Posted: Friday, August 13, 2021
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TaskRabbit will never use text or chat applications to conduct interviews. We have a thoughtful & interactive interview process that includes an initial recruiter phone screen & several video-based interviews with our hiring teams.

Communications will always be conducted by domain names.

  • 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

TaskRabbits Marketplace Infrastructure team is responsible for our architecture that powers the end to end experience for users in our two-sided managed marketplace across web & mobile. This team is responsible for the client foundation that enables engineering velocity & quality across the product engineering organization. They are also responsible for maintaining & improving frontend developer processes such as our Design System & Design Patterns.

As a Software Engineer on the Marketplace Infrastructure team, you'll get to build features & improvements for our web platform. Youll be an important member of the team, proposing creative solutions, de-tangling the complex into the simple, & collaborating closely with teammates across product & engineering. Our engineering team uses React.js on the web frontend, React Native for our mobile applications, & Ruby on Rails in the backend. Were looking for people who are comfortable & interested in working with a little bit of everything.

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


  • Collaborating with engineering, design, & product management to conceptualize new infrastructural features & improvements for our client-facing code
  • Contribute to our technical roadmap of ongoing improvements, enhancements & updates
  • Participate in code reviews, listening to feedback & commenting on other approaches
  • Invest in the documentation of best practices & coding patterns
  • Help solve debugging, testability, & deployability problems
  • Collaborate across teams to promote consistency
  • Improve stability & consistency of existing & new backend & frontend code


  • 3-5 years of experience, comfortable working independently (this is a remote position)
  • 2+ years of professional experience developing with Ruby on Rails
  • 2+ years of professional experience developing with React.js or similar JS framework (React Native is a plus)
  • Experience building API-driven applications or endpoints
  • Understand how to organize code across the stack: what belongs in the frontend, what in the back
  • Familiar with automated testing & JS build & packaging systems like Webpack & Jest

You might be a fit if you have: 

  • Strong written & verbal communication skills
  • Enjoy helping organize & scope high priority projects & plans to keep us moving forward
  • Have a great attention to detail & quality
  • Experience with Design Systems & tooling such as Storybook

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

TaskRabbit is an equal opportunity employer & 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 & providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical & mental disabilities. 

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

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