$80M pet care tech startup is hiring for a Lead Software Engineer!
This Jobot Job is hosted by: Sydney Weaver Are you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume. Salary: $130,000 - $210,000 per year
A bit about us:
On a mission to make pet care more accessible, this startup is a subscription-based service offering members 24/7 Live Vet Chat support, virtual vet consultations, and on-demand answers from a team of licensed, on-staff pet health experts. They also offers pet parents vet-tested and recommended products and personalized programs for nutrition, training, and obedience.
Through technology, we're creating a different type of relationship between pet parents and their veterinary caregivers - one that's personal, empowering, and focused on improving the lives of animals.
They are seeking a Lead Software Engineer who can architect out elegant solutions to achieve team business goals, propose novel ideas and perspectives, and is looking to build upon a pioneering modern pet health company. Their proprietary medical record and telemedicine software has already made an impact in the industry - and we believe technology will be critical to transforming it. This is our moat. This role is highly collaborative and cross-functional. You will work closely with product managers, designers, marketing, and software engineers to build and launch software that exceeds our members' expectations.
Why join us?
100% Remote. Pet-friendly office at HQ in San Fran.
Great Medical, Health, Dental, & Vision
Benefits start immediately up
Unlimited PTO + Holidays
Generous Paternity Leave
401K & Startup Equity
As a Lead Software Engineer, you will
Lead an engineering pod to deliver end-to-end solutions
Build across the full stack from the backend APIs to front end user interfaces
Design and build large-scale, distributed, highly available, well-tested, and easily managed applications
Work with a cross-functional team to identify and define features that will solve complex pain points for our pet parents and educate them on improved pet care
Innovate technical design and systems architecture across platforms and applications
Iterate on ideas quickly from brainstorming sessions, from proof of concept to delivering the final version
Collaborating with Software Engineering Leaders, Product Managers, Marketing, Member Experience & Digital Health team and others to deliver impactful solutions
Define systems architecture and design, and evaluate feasibility and sustainability
Balance the need to move quickly with establishing & maintaining processes, performance, scalability, and reliability
Champion best software engineering practices such as continuous integration, delivery, and deployment
Mentor other engineers and continue building a strong culture of quality
Building the right solution to the problem, your opinion matters!
What We're Looking For
Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer science or related field preferred
7+ Years of production web app development experience (mobile app is a plus)
7+ Years experience in a modern MVC framework language (Ruby on Rails is a plus)
5+ Years experience working with databases and tools (Postgres is a plus)
5+ Years experience in a front-end framework (React is a plus)
5+ Years experience working with distributed teams
Expert experience in architecture and design principles in software development for large scale applications including analysis, design, development, implementation, testing, maintenance, and quality assurance is highly desirable
Excellent communication skills. Ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences
Ability to work on both the back-end or front-end layer and building APIs
Working knowledge and experience using Agile with Scrum methodology
Team player as well as self-starter who needs little supervision.
Able to use independent judgment to plan, prioritize and organize a diversified workload
Comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
Ruby on Rails
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