Staff Software Engineer - Backend


New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 01/01/2021
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  • Company Address: , New York, NY

About Monument

Monument is an online treatment platform for those looking to change their relationship with alcohol.

Job Description

Monument is an online platform for those looking to change their relationship with alcohol. We connect members to a free anonymous community, therapist-led groups and a collection of resources to provide the support and information they deserve. Members seeking medical treatment are introduced to a licensed physician and a specialized therapist to develop a personalized treatment plan specific to their goals. Monument is affordable, accessible, and research-based, so a healthy relationship with alcohol is attainable and celebrated by all.
We’re looking for a staff software engineer to join our (currently remote but eventually) NYC team.
We're looking for a passionate, experienced engineer well versed in Node.js, Postgres and AWS infrastructure. You'll to help us lay the foundation for a sustainable, performant codebase. You'll define best practices for the tech team and mentor other engineers to help them get up to speed. You'll work closely with product, operations and marketing to build software that meets customer and internal needs.

About the Role

    • Contribute to designing a highly secure, highly available architecture.
    • Mentor and pair with other engineers.
    • Collaborate with a diverse team of product and operations business leaders, therapists, and clinicians to build the key components of our rocketship:
    • Chat, video calls, and communication tools 
    •     Integration with pharmacy fulfillment 
    •     Scheduling / matching tools
    • Take ownership over features from end to end, using your own judgment to manage priorities.

What We're Looking For

    • 5+ years of software development experience.
    • An affinity for creating software that is extensible, performant, and easy to read.
    • Experience building apps with Node.js and Postgres.
    • Track record of shipping products that drive company goals.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills including direct and compassionate communication. 
    • Experience configuring and maintaining production-scale AWS environments.

What You'll Get

    • The ability to directly contribute to people’s treatment journeys and help a huge population of people significantly improve their lives
    • The opportunity to join an incredibly passionate, compassionate, respectful and fun team who listens to and learns from each other every day. (We cannot wait to welcome your own values to expand our company culture!)
    • Competitive salary
    • Generous stock option plan
    • Medical, dental and vision insurance
    • Upward mobility and growth opportunities within a well-funded startup. 
Monument is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We nurture authenticity. The current team includes sober people, parents, queer people, nonbinary folks, single parents, men, women, and more.

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.