Ruby on Rails Developer

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Beatport is growing and we are looking for talented people who are passionate about what they do. We have built an amazing business around inspiring people to play with music and everyone's role here plays an important part in this. If you are excited at the prospect of working for a technology company that lives and breathes music, check out our current open positions below. Aside from a competitive salary, Beatport has much more to offer: 

> A fun, collaborative working environment (dog friendly in Denver & Berlin too) 
> Weekly DJ performances broadcast live from Denver & Berlin offices 
> Medical, dental and vision benefits soon after starting 
> 401k plan with employer match 
> Free money to use on 
> VIP access to select music events

Job Description

We are looking for a Ruby on Rails developer to join our team full-time in San Francisco. Very well-qualified candidates will have been using Ruby on Rails extensively, have an excellent knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS, and experience in TDD.

We practice agile development and work in biweekly iterations. We promote pair programming as a great way to work but leave it up to the individual teams to come up with a pairing strategy that works for them, not enforcing pairing all the time.

As a developer, you will be working on music software applications for Beatport. Ideal candidates will have knowledge of digital audio workstations like Ableton Live and Logic Pro. Also, an affinity for DJ culture and electronic music is preferred. Experience with C++ and DSP algorithms would also be useful, but is not required.


  • Extensive use of Ruby on Rails

  • Excellent knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS

  • Experience with TDD and BDD using RSpec

  • Knowledge of C++ and DSP preferred.

Additional Information

  • Position is full-time, based in San Francisco, and only two blocks from the Embarcadero BART station.

  • Competitive salary, 401k, and medical benefits.