Careers at Pathable

Pathable is the leading provider of mobile event apps and online community platforms for conferences, tradeshows, events, and associations. Founded in 2007 by a small team of user experience design and software veterans from Microsoft and Intel, we deliver meaningful experiences for in person events.

Relationships matter. We help build them. We are a growing, customer-focused organization with deep technical expertise. We enable genuine connections through our online tools and performance analytics, serving thousands of customers globally.

Pathable is a 100% virtual office. Our headquarters is on the Internet. This allows us to select from the best talent in the world, rather than just one metropolitan area. We make careful use of tools and processes to ensure we create a cohesive and fun team environment, but when it's time to shut down for the day, we're home...wherever that is. (See how cool that is!)

Working remotely isn't for everyone, but if you're talented, passionate about what you do, and think this could be the place for you, take a look at the positions below! Please allow at least 48 hours for us to contact you regarding next steps.

Ruby and JavaScript developer

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Pathable, Inc. is hiring experienced Ruby and JavaScript developers to join our dynamic, nomadic team of software craftsmen and craftswomen. You'll help us continue to build our industry leading JavaScript and Rails application. You'll contribute to our open source projects or maybe start your own. You'll work directly with the CEO and CTO to design, implement and release new features and products. You'll live and work from anywhere, while learning new things, working on a product that thousands of people love to use every day. Our company is successful, self-funded, profitable, currently 20 people strong, and growing. We've developed a fantastic culture that embraces adventure in business, engineering and lifestyle. Please join us!

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Architect and develop web application backed using Ruby, Rails, MySQL, Redis, Resque and AWS
  • Dive into MySQL to troubleshoot / improve performance and design queries to implement new features
  • Troubleshoot and improve the front-end using JavaScript, CoffeeScript, jQuery, Backbone.js, and other enjoyable browser technologies
  • Aggressively test back-end and front-end code
  • Be creative and proactive about feature and architecture decisions

Skills and Experience:

  • Expert experience developing web applications and web services with Ruby, Rails, JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS
  • Comfort working in an agile startup environment. Our cycles are extremely fast and your code will be up and running on our production site the first week you start
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-energy, best-idea-wins environment
  • An interest in diving into an existing, large code-base to fix bugs and add new features
  • Experience working with JavaScript/jQuery, HTML, CSS, and Git
  • Experience thriving while traveling or working remotely with a fully remote team


  • Significant equity
  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (US-based only)
  • Work from anywhere in the world

Why Pathable?

  • The event industry is the original "social networking platform": humans assembling in a single place, building real business and social relationships. Pathable's on-line tools make attendees, sponsors and event organizers more effective at forming these genuine human connections.
  • Our talented team of designers, software engineers, and social media experts deliver a complete solution: simple, engaging, and reliable.
  • Our dedicated customer experience team has successfully launched thousands of event communities, just like yours!
  • Relationships matter. We help build them.