Senior Full-Stack Software Engineer

The Mom Project

Chicago, IL (United States)

Category: Programming

Posted on: 23 Feb 2021

C++ JavaScript REST Rust SQL

Job Description

Company Industry: Technology

Opportunity: The Mom Project is helping to source candidates for the above client who is looking for a Senior Full-Stack Software Engineer

Commitment Level: 40 hours per week, 100% remote, 10% travel

 

The Mom Project is thrilled to partner with an early stage startup based in Chicago. They are building the future of wellness in the workplace and are excited to bring their first Engineer on to the team!

 

About the client:

The startup brings behavioral health counselors, performance coaching, and wellness supports together to provide support to employees when and how they need it. Their adaptive supports are accessible through mobile and are personalized based on your learning and communication styles. They partner with employers to give employees on-demand support to build healthy and happier lives.

 

Our partner is a fast growing startup backed by some of the best investors and founders in the business. They are looking for builders who can help balance the need to grow quickly and stay nimble while keeping the privacy and best interest of their users at the heart of the work. 

The salary range for this role is $150,000-165,000 + Equity

 

About the role

They are looking for a Founding Engineer to join the team. You will be getting in on the ground-level and working on virtually all aspects of the current product and future product development. You will work directly with the CTO to inform decisions across all aspects of the business. You will leverage your deep industry experience in building mobile-first solutions in this or an adjacent space— and matches that experience with empathy. You will help build the foundation of this company: its culture, its processes, and its practices.

 

What Success Looks Like

•You ship working code - a lot of it - with clarity on what business problem you are addressing with your code.

•You evaluate and make technical architecture decisions with a long term view

•You take pride in the product you create and the code that you write.

•You are a first-principles engineer who asks and understands how the technologies that you use work, and why they work the way they do.

•You take ownership of the code that you write, and you help the team operate with everything that you build, throughout its lifecycle

•You communicate and inform others of your decisions, their rationale, and their repercussions, as needed. 

 

 Areas of Ownership:

Their hiring process is designed for you to demonstrate a generalist set of capabilities. The Founding Engineer needs to be a Generalist Full Stack Engineer.

 

Areas of Expertise:

•Demonstrated experience working with React Native

•Knowledge working with TypeScript, Node.JS and SQL

•Fullstack development experience with large volume project-based work

•Navigating startup environment and/or working closely with C-Level Leadership

 

Other elements of their tech stack that would be highly beneficial experience to have but not required:

•Languages -JavaScript, Go & Rust, Protobufs, Shell

•Async; realtime, event-driven systems; vs synchronous, request/response systems

•Networking - HTTP 1, TCP/IP, WebSockets/QUIC/HTTP 2/HTTP 3

•Browsers - DOM, rendering, layout (box model, flexbox, grid), network limitations, etc

•Mobile - React Native vs Swift/Kotlin/etc, limitations of mobile vs desktop vs browser, etc

•Reactive UI frameworks - why use them, and how they work under the hood

•RPCs - REST vs gRPC vs GraphQL, their relative strengths and weaknesses

•Databases - SQL, sharding, schema vs schemaless, eventlogs

•Queues - Event-driven systems, realtime delivery, append-only vs point-in-time data

 

 You’ll Get...

•Competitive Salary

•Paid medical, dental, and vision insurance

•Equity

•Flexible vacation days, sick days, and work from home days

•Technology (hardware, software, reading materials, etc..) allowance

•The opportunity to shape an entire industry and create a product that touches millions of people 

 

 Who Are Our Partners:

Their founding team is composed of women and immigrants. Their motto is “the company is the product”. They recognize and embrace that diversity of lived experiences is essential to making the startup and the product stronger. To them, this means a commitment to equitable representation, at every layer of the company. They strongly encourage folks from underrepresented communities to apply.

 

What They ask of you: 

They have a "do what you need and do what it takes" culture. They have high expectations and hopes for you. They will equip you with the tools and support you need to meet them. As one of the first members of the team, you'll have the chance to be instrumental in shaping the culture, technology, and product decisions.

Company DescriptionThe Mom Project is the career destination for moms. Through our digital marketplace and community, we connect professionally accomplished women with world-class companies. The Mom Project is changing the way women work and redefining career structures by providing women with opportunities that are in balance with their personal goals.

  The Mom Project

  <p>The Mom Project is the career destination for moms. Through our digital marketplace and community, we connect professionally accomplished women with world-class companies. The Mom Project is changing the way women work and redefining career structures by providing women with opportunities that are in balance with their personal goals.</p>

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