Strava is hiring a

Software Engineer, Web

San Francisco, United States

About Strava

Strava is comprised of dedicated, fun-loving individuals, unified by our mission to build the most engaged community of athletes in the world. And it feels like we’re on to something big. Millions of athletes are already on Strava, with thousands more joining every day, and we’ve assembled an awesome team to keep us growing all around the world. Strava is the Swedish word for “strive,” which epitomizes our attitude and ambition: We’re a passionate community, committed to our athletes, each other, our business, and the deeply held belief that there’s always time for a run, ride, coffee, or all three.

About this Job

As a web engineer at Strava, you’ll create the web experience for our athletes. From deeper activity analysis to improved social features, there is much more that we want to build and so much that we could improve - and you’ll play a key role. You’ll also help us evolve the core technology and architecture which enables our applications to continue to scale to support our rapidly growing user-base.
Whether you are right out of college, or a seasoned veteran, we'd love to talk to you about the future of Strava’s web experience and your role in it.
Example Projects

  • Automatically detect and compare a runner's common loops
  • Improve performance of our web activity feed
  • Streamline / optimize registration and profile creation
  • Bring a club’s heat map to life


  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Strong Ruby, Scala or Go experience
  • Demonstrated design and UX sensibilities
  • Disciplined approach to testing and quality assurance


  • Exposure to architectural patterns of a large, high-scale web application
  • Ruby-on-Rails in production environments
  • Extensive familiarity with JavaScript/CoffeeScript

Backed by Sequoia Capital, Madrone Partners and Sigma Partners, Strava is expanding in order to exceed the needs of our growing community of global athletes. By joining our team, you will help push Strava forward in fresh, innovative ways. You will engage in interesting and challenging work that will improve the lives of our athletes every day. And in the same way that Strava is deeply committed to unlocking the potential of our athletes, we are dedicated to providing a world-class workplace where our employees can grow and thrive. Join us!

Strava is an equal opportunity employer.  In keeping with the values of Strava, we make all employment decisions including hiring, evaluation, termination, promotional and training opportunities, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical handicap, mental disability, medical condition, disability, gender or identity or expression, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, marital status, height and/or weight.