Vimcal (S18)
Superhuman for Calendar

Founding Engineer (Rails)

New York / Remote
Full-time
3+ years
About Vimcal

Vimcal is the world’s fastest calendar, beautifully designed for the prosumer. We’re growing rapidly at 20% MoM and are the calendar of choice for Silicon Valley's CEOs, founders, and product experts.

Vimcal is backed by Y Combinator (S18), Dick Costolo (former Twitter CEO), Eric Wu (OpenDoor Founder/CEO), Alex MacCaw (Clearbit Founder/CEO), Steve Chen (YouTube Founder/CTO), Hustle Fund, and more.

The founders previously worked as engineers and PMs at Apple, Microsoft, Twitter, and several startups.

About the role

Skills: JavaScript, React, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Heroku

You will:

  • Lead backend development and fill in on the front end if there is a need. The role will be 80% backend (Ruby on Rails) and 20% frontend (React)
  • Work with high web hook traffic, continuous calendar syncing, multiple 3rd party APIs, and difficult time-related problems (e.g. time zone conversions and recurring events)
  • Design, architect, and build backend systems end-to-end that perform reliably at scale
  • Ship bug fixes within 24 hours of being reported by users
  • Contribute to building delightful user experiences

You may be a good fit for this role if you:

  • 4+ years of experience as Ruby on Rails developer
  • Have worked on a code base at scale
  • Contribute to open source or have taught programming before
  • Are interested in self-improvement and productivity tools
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with complete ownership of a project

Technology

  • Ruby on Rails backend and React frontend
  • Work with high web hook traffic, continuous calendar syncing, multiple 3rd party APIs, and difficult time-related problems (e.g. time zone conversions and recurring events)
  • Design, architect, and build backend systems end-to-end that perform reliably at scale
  • High velocity: ship bug fixes within 24 hours of being reported by users

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