Ruby on Rails

Popular Sites to Find Remote Ruby Jobs

By Alex B. May 27th, 2016

You finished tutorials, read the most useful books, signed up to great podcasts. Now you are thinking to try your hand at some remote jobs available on the web: starting from creating basic gems and finishing with the whole website or web application.

No matter what particular job scope you are looking for, the first source you should try is a job site. The job platform provides many attractive offers from employers all over the world: either working for startups or big corporations, enjoying remote or office work, working full time or part time.

Let’s have a look at the most popular remote ruby job sources and make a list of them. 


Stack Overflow Careers


The board provides a great variety of remote jobs available on the market.  Search is made by keywords, job type, location and distance.

The service claims to post 500+ jobs a week with different level of proficiency required.  What is more, the website does not welcome recruiters so applicants deal directly with a hiring company. 


We Work Remotely


The website was created by Basecamp team.

It has simple UI/UX and navigation. The service lists telecommuting jobs only which is quite handy: no need to set additional filters.  The majority of job posts are provided by startups. 




Upwork is the biggest global freelancing platform to search for remote jobs. Statistic speaks volumes: there are millions of registered freelancers and about 4 million registered clients on the platform.

Apart from job search, the service enables clients to interview, hire and work with freelancers through the platform. It includes time tracking tool and processes payments.




It’s one of the most popular remote job boards: named a Top 100 Website for Your Career by Forbes and rated as one of the Best Small-Company Cultures by Entrepreneur.

To start searching for jobs it is necessary to pay a subscription fee (but there is no cost for qualified employers).  Job postings are screened for legitimacy before posting.  




You can also find good remote jobs on Github as well. Most developers use Github as their code repository so it’s a good place for employers to find good engineers.




AngelList is the most popular platform for startups, investors and job applicants.

The website lists numerous jobs for developers. It is a perferct choice to try your hand at working in startup teams.  


Authentic Jobs


It is a good platform to find jobs: both startup and corporate ones. The website has numerous filters that help to find the most suitable job match. 


Remote OK


Remote OK is a good source to find remote Ruby jobs. It is a search engine that collects all remote jobs from many different sources. If you decide to apply for a job it sends you to the original source.  


There are numerous boards to find remote Ruby jobs. Each platform has its peculiarities and does its best to match job seekers and employers. Good luck with you job search!

Alex B.

Alex B.

Project Manager at iKantam

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