Senior Full-Stack Engineer

Ginger · Jan 13th 2020

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About Ginger

At Ginger, we make it easy for members to get the support they need, when they need it, with on-demand behavioral health coaching, teletherapy, telepsychiatry and guided self-care.

We believe that diverse and inclusive teams make our company better. Teams with individuals that bring different perspectives to challenges are more innovative, collaborative, and create better solutions. To that end, we're striving to build a workplace that actively embraces a diversity of people, ideas, talents and experiences.

Fast Company called Ginger one of The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Healthcare and the World Economic Forum named us a Technology Pioneer.

Our engineering team is built on a foundation of trust, respect, collaboration and geared towards making a real impact by solving real problems. We are looking for an engineer that can quickly contribute to our product and is passionate about building a world where mental health is never an obstacle.

We're looking for a passionate & experienced Sr. Full-stack engineer to join our growing / distributed engineering team. You will work hand-and-hand with our remarkable clinical and product teams to build and scale ginger's behavioral health operating system. A system that puts member & clinician experience above all else!

This position is open to remote candidates.

About You- You have a passion for writing readable, secure, tested code and following best practices

  • You look forward to code reviews from peers knowing that it will help you and others grow
  • You leverage existing solutions, design patterns, and frameworks where they fit the best, and have the capacity to come up with your own when existing practices do not meet the needs
  • You desire to work at a startup, you can thrive and feel empowered in both unstructured and structured environments. Ideally, you have worked at a couple other startups and can contribute your learnings from those experiences
  • You enjoy collaboration and mentoring other engineers
  • You are interested in contributing not just to our application but also to building and maintaining infrastructure that supports our development, deployment and monitoring and alerting processes
  • You care about having a diverse team and this may mean you represent diversity yourself
  • You have strong verbal and written communication skills

Skills and Experience- 5+ years of software development experience

  • 3+ years developing, deploying and maintaining non-trivial, concurrent, commercial backend systems. Bonus if you have experience using AWS infrastructure as code tools (ex: CloudFormation, Terraform)
  • Experience with one or a few of the following: Python, Django, Node.js, TypeScript
  • 1+ years web front-end experience: HTML, CSS, JS, TypeScript, ReactJS / AngularJS (or equivalent)
  • Experience with and understanding of: relational and non-relational DBs, normalization / denormalization, SQL, and ORMs. Bonus if you have experience with GraphQL
  • Experience writing secure / defensive code, including the use of cryptography and https
  • You have designed and documented significant applications, features, or systems that involved more than a few engineers in their implementation
  • You have a solid understanding of the network and API layer (REST, RPC, HTTP)
  • You have strong OO design skills and an understanding of design patterns
  • BS degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or in a STEM major (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) or equivalent experience. You can reason about code and algorithms in time, space and structural complexity

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