Senior Full Stack Engineer/Developer (Cash + Equity) at Candlelit Therapy

  • Programming
  • Fulltime
  • Anywhere (100% Remote) Only
Job Description

*Company Background *

Candlelit Therapy is the first app-based perinatal mental health clinic and coaching service for Black, Indigenous and POC (BIPOC) women and birthing families. We pair a culture-first approach to women’s mental health powered by data science and empathy from board-certified care coaches, therapists and psychiatrists before, during and after pregnancy. We offer respectful, non-judgmental and transparent conversations about mental health with a care team and community to help women and families of color make empowering and informed healthcare decisions with confidence and ease. We’ve designed our platform to adhere to ACA-formed U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations for perinatal depression screening and counseling for expectant families. Our engineering team is at the forefront of this challenge, solving complex technical problems that center around BIPOC birth outcomes.

We are looking for a Senior Full Stack Engineer to join our team and help us build the foundation that underpins everything we do at Candlelit Therapy. We are looking for a highly driven, product-oriented engineer eager to join an early stage team. Your primary responsibilities include architecting, implementing, releasing and supporting features that enable our collaborative care model. You’ll work side by side with product owners, designers, and engineers to synthesize technical solutions from product requirements that deliver high impact for our customers and business. A commitment to collaborative problem solving, user-centric design, and creating high-quality products is essential.

Your Primary Tasks at Candlelit Therapy

  • Develop dynamic websites and apps using ReactNative or Ionic framework. 5+ years of experience
  • Tackling problems that affect the lives of underserved parents who depend on us to make positive changes to their health and their lives.
  • Rooting your technical work in scientifically-proven, peer-reviewed methodologies that are designed by healthcare professionals.
  • Collaborating with an agile team virtually - 100% of our engineering team is fully remote.

About You

  • You have 5+ years of professional software engineering experience, at least 2 of which were developing full-stack commercial web applications, including Javascript/TypeScript/Node, ReactNative/Ionic framework, Python (Plus).
  • You possess deep, strategic knowledge of server-side programming, with a focus on performance and scale.
  • You have built complex backend systems used by a team
  • You possess excellent communication skills and the ability to clearly communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience.
  • You have a proven track record of building complex technology and guiding less senior members of the team to create code that is well-organized, easy to read and maintain, and optimized for its intended purpose.
  • You excel at creating modular software that elegantly separates concerns.
  • You design uniform, stateless RESTful APIs that are pragmatic and intuitive.
  • You’re comfortable with NoSQL, designing schemas and executing intermediate level queries.
  • You understand that communication and collaboration are your biggest responsibilities as an engineer and actively focus on achieving shared context.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced, product-oriented agile development environment where your sole focus is shipping software that delivers the most impact to your users and your business.
  • You don’t dwell on mistakes, you own them and use them as opportunities to learn and grow from.
  • You demonstrate strong debugging skills because you’re curious and seek to develop mastery of your tools and the system in which you’re building
  • No matter how large, small, complex, or mundane the task, you follow through to the best of your ability and persevere through challenges.
  • Working at Candlelit Therapy
  • You’ll work with a team of five supportive, brilliant engineers like yourself, delivering new products continuously in Agile Sprints.
  • Your success will be visible and your work will impact the lives of our internal care team and patients.
  • You’ll use creativity to solve novel problems and be encouraged to learn new technologies to meet our business goals.
  • You’ll have a key role in shaping our engineering culture from your team’s technology choices to how we celebrate team wins.
  • You will have dedicated career growth support from your manager who has both strong technical and people management experience.

This position is remote and for generous equity compensation.

Our Tech Stack

  • React/Ionic Framework
  • TypeScript/NodeJS
  • MongoDB/PostgreSQL
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Google Cloud Healthcare API
  • Appengine, FHIR, NodeJS
  • Contentful and Node 
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