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Senior Full Stack Engineer
As a Senior Full Stack Engineer, Worksmith will provide you the opportunity to develop the necessary skillset to become a senior executive in the technology industry.
Not only will you will be given the opportunity to hone your engineering skills across our entire technology stack - from our React Native mobile app, to our Spring powered API, to our DevOps setup in AWS - but you will be given the opportunity to learn about business, entrepreneurship, and leadership - how effectively communicate between departments, how to think about analyzing cost vs. value of a new project or initiative, how to set deadlines and deliver. We believe strongly that this well-rounded skillset is a requirement for all leaders in the technology space, and we believe that Worksmith offers the unique opportunity to grow these skills - quickly.
The day-to-day responsibilities will include:
Architecting solutions for new features, from our front end systems, through our API, to our database.
Participating in grooming sessions to ensure that the scope of work for each feature is accurate.
Contributing to the tech debt backlog and owning the prioritization and roadmap associated with it.
Mentoring junior developers.
Having a good understanding of not only our technology stack, but of the business itself.
And most importantly, delivering the mail - making sure that your features are delivered on time.
Some examples of recent technical projects that our senior engineers have completed include:
Set up our CI process with Jenkins
Led the efforts to build our new React Native mobile app from scratch
Architected a solution to more consistently and predictably send system notifications
Load balanced our API through AWS
We look for these qualities in our candidates:
A willingness to learn
A positive and hard-working attitude
Patience and tenacity
Organized and detail-oriented
Based in Austin, TX
5+ years of professional experience
Strong object-oriented design skills
Experience with Spring, AWS, and/or React is a plus, but not required
Software Engineer, Full Stack
Forward is on a bold mission to make high quality healthcare available to a billion people across the globe. We’re building the world’s most advanced healthcare platform from the ground up, combining hardware, software and doctors under one roof. We are scaling our engineering team and looking for world-class engineers with experience and expertise in building scalable software solutions for real-world problems. As an early member of our engineering team, you’ll have a key role in building the future of healthcare from first principles.
You can read our story here or check out a quick YouTube video.
WHAT YOU'LL DO:
Tackle problems on the boundary of software, hardware, and the real world.
Work with top-flight software and hardware engineering talent from places like Google, Amazon, Nvidia, Palantir, and NASA JPL.
Own entire projects while working alongside cross-functional teams of physicians, designers, and operators.
Lay the foundational groundwork for our engineering systems and practices.
Collaborate with domain experts in fields like AI and NLP. Our engineers made major contributions to projects such as Amazon Go and TensorFlow.
Your work will directly contribute to saving and improving people’s lives. For real. :)
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR:
Impact - You’re deeply mission-driven and you think there’s more to life than software that enables puppy ears to be superimposed on photos. Although we concede those are cute.
Full stack - You’ve done front-end, back-end, and every kind of end.
Product passion - You care about the bits you ship ending up in users’ hands. You don’t really need a product manager because you’re basically one yourself.
Entrepreneurship - You’re a self-starter who loves to own things end-to-end. You don’t ask for permission - you’re too busy making things happen.
Team player - You know how to make those around you better and feed off their energy. You take care of your teammates.
Curiosity - You like to mess around with computer vision, hardware hacking, or bioinformatics in your free time? You made your own smart mirror? Boy have we got some fun things for you…
You have a BS or MS in computer science or a related field
WHY JOIN FORWARD?
We don’t want to just move dollars around the healthcare industry - we want to rebuild it and fix it. All of it. You’d be a major part of the story behind one of the most ambitious startup attempts of the past decade and you’d work with a team of people who want to use their talents for good.Apply