DoStuff • Full Stack Ruby on Rails Developer

DoStuff is a network of local media properties run by local teams. 4 million people across 21 cities use our local daily emails, apps, websites & social handles to answer the question: “What am I going to do tonight?”

We’re a small team that works on several Ruby (Rails, Sinatra) products. We wear many hats and enjoy jumping around from deep into a cloud server all the way to CSS on the front end.


  • 2+ years professional Ruby on Rails experience

  • Strong understanding of MVC and separation of logic

  • Passion for writing efficient and reliable Ruby

  • Experience working in JS frameworks (we use Backbone.js and Handlebars)

  • Strong HTML, CSS, SASS and Javascript Skills

  • Proficiency with Git

  • An eye for making usable UI/UX

  • Experience integrating with various APIs

  • A love of live music, having fun, and the desire to do something big

  • Passion for learning and always striving to make things better

  • You currently live in Austin, TX or are moving here and have full time availability

Nice To Haves

  • Rails 3 knowledge

  • REST API building & maintenance across several product needs

  • Basic understanding of Russian doll caching strategies

  • Provisioning and managing cloud instances (EC2, ElastiCache, RDS, etc)

  • Experience using Redis & Resque

  • MySQL experience in query monitoring, tuning and indexing improvements

Email us at, call yourself a Ruby Developer and tell us why you’d like to join our mission.