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Senior Ruby Engineer

We are looking for a Senior Back-End software engineer. We're a small, tight-knit team of smart people who like to get a lot done with minimal overhead. We collaborate on roadmap, design, architecture, and are driven by a mission to inspire people all over the world to teach what they love.

Why Us

We are an instructor-focused online course platform, which lets anyone monetize their expertise across a wide range of topics, from iOS development to watercolor painting to card tricks. We’ve had triple-digit YOY growth, and our thousands of instructors have earned more than $100M to date. We’ve also raised $8.5M from a group of top venture investors.

You will have the freedom to do your job and will be an integral member of our tight-knit team. If you want to do something you believe will help us grow, you don’t need to ask a hundred people for permission. And you can do it all in our beautiful office just west of Union Square, with great benefits and perks.

You’ll also get access to an ever-growing base of online educators, and your work will directly impact hundreds of thousands of online educators, entrepreneurs, and creatives.

The Role

As a senior member of our team, you will be critical in leading strategy on a system that impacts thousands of instructors and millions of students. As our team continues to grow your experience will be essential in ensuring that we maintain our targets as well as a consistent engineering culture. You will define what is possible as well as the best course of action to achieve it, driving the progression of our stack and our team at large.

Who You Are

  • 4 + years of Back-End experience with production Rails
  • Experience in leading a team of software engineers
  • Value working as part of a team and supporting other team members when needed
  • You might also have enough Javascript experience to contribute in a fullstack capacity
  • Varied experience (such as ops or design) is always a plus

Perks and Benefits

  • Flexible work hours and ability to work from home
  • Discretionary vacation & time off; highly competitive parental leave
  • Competitive salary and comprehensive health benefits
  • Employee 401(k) with match
  • Company activities and outings
  • Beautiful office near Union Square, your own standing desk or other workspace
  • Gym / wellness match benefit
  • Tax-free commuter benefits
  • Employee discounts


Teachable lets anyone easily create and sell online courses on a beautiful self-branded website. Over 22,000 teachers have already made over $100 million by teaching over 7 million students worldwide.

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