Senior Web Engineer- Growth
Strava, San Francisco, CA
Strava's mobile app and website connect millions of runners and cyclists through the sports they love
Strava is composed 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 onto 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 role
Imagine yourself embedded on a small team of other web, iOS, and Android engineers, product managers, and designers, iterating on new ideas that all point toward growing our community of athletes. As a senior web engineer, you will work on our growth team on user acquisition, activation, and retention to build the strongest community of inspired athletes worldwide.
You need to have full-stack software development experience with a passion for front-end work. The role is pure growth and requires an extensive background of testing ideas, driving top-of-the-funnel traffic, optimizing landing page experiences, and developing web and app experiences that increase signups, activation, and user retention. We use Strava’s unique dataset on runs and rides to build new experiences that attract people to sign up because we deliver something useful to them. You should have a deep experience with A/B testing product ideas at a large scale with ability to analyze test results against a core metric to determine success. All of our work focuses on increasing MAU.
Learn more about Strava’s engineering team by following our blog: https://medium.com/strava-engineering
- Develop new web experiences focused on the bringing something useful to athletes
- Optimize content on Strava landing pages to drive signups
- Work with Growth PM on tactics like search engine optimization
- A/B test and analyze everything
- Expand Strava’s growth and experimentation process
- Create viral growth
What we look for
- Strong Ruby, JS experience
- Demonstrated design and UX sensibility with examples of front-end work
- Search engine optimization
- Data-driven, data-enthusiast
- Be curious, social, and creative, striving to understand an athlete’s behavior
- Have experience with growth tools such as Optimizely and Apptimize
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.
Strava is composed 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 onto 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.
Want to learn more about Strava? Visit http://www.strava.com
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