Strava is hiring a

Software Engineering Intern, Server

San Francisco, United States

About Strava

Strava is Swedish for “strive,” which epitomizes who we are and what we do. We’re a passionate and committed team, unified by our mission to connect athletes to what motivates them and help them find their personal best. And with billions of activity uploads from all over the world, we have a humbling and audacious vision: to be the record of the world’s athletic activities and the technology that makes every effort count.  

Strava builds software that makes the best part of our athletes’ days even better. And just as we’re deeply committed to unlocking their potential, we’re dedicated to providing a world-class, inclusive workplace where our employees can grow and thrive, too. We’re backed by Sequoia Capital, Madrone Partners and Jackson Square Ventures, and we’re expanding in order to exceed the needs of our growing community of global athletes. Our culture reflects our community – we are continuously striving to hire and engage diverse teammates from all backgrounds, experiences and perspectives because we know we are a stronger team together.

In light of the global pandemic, Strava is currently working in a fully remote capacity. As always, we remain committed to fully supporting our employees, especially their mental health and wellbeing, through these challenging times. Despite challenges in the world around us, we are continuing to grow camaraderie and positivity within our culture and we are unified in our commitment to becoming an antiracist company. We are differentiated by our truly people-first approach, our compassionate leadership, and our belief that we can bring joy and inspiration to athletes’ lives — now more than ever. All to say, it’s a great time to joinWe are looking for an engineering intern who wants to learn what it takes to run the highly available, highly reliable, dynamically scaled online platform of a popular San Francisco start-up.

About This Role

We are looking for a server engineering intern to help us build the future of Strava. If you are excited by cutting edge technology and want to spend a summer building features that millions of Strava athletes will use, please consider applying!

Interns at Strava are treated as full-time members of the engineering team. We’ll give you experienced mentors and all the tools you need to make a meaningful impact on our product. Here are some sample projects from former interns:


  • Build the next generation of the Strava experience alongside a team of passionate and talented engineers
  • Collaborate with our internal partners in product, design, marketing, analytics, and support
  • Innovate during Strava Jams when engineers have four uninterrupted days to hack on a project of their choosing
  • This is a 3 month Summer internship 

About You

  • Rising Senior (2022 grad), new grad (2021), or recent bootcamp grad
  • Experience with a modern programming language: we use Javascript/React, Ruby, and Scala
  • Familiarity with version control. We use Github
  • Disciplined approach to testing your code

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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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