Principal Front End Engineer


New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 02/25/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 568 Broadway 9th Floor, New York, NY, 10012

About Zocdoc

ZocDoc is the tech company at the beginning of a better healthcare experience. Each month, millions of patients use ZocDoc to find in-network neighborhood doctors, instantly book appointments online, see what other real patients have to say, get reminders for upcoming appointments and preventive check-ups, fill out their paperwork online, and more. With a mission to give power to the patient, ZocDoc's online marketplace delivers the accessible, seamless, and simple experience patients expect and deserve. ZocDoc is free for patients and available across the United States via or the ZocDoc app for iPhone and Android.

Job Description

Our Mission:

Healthcare is too hard. At Zocdoc, we strive every day to make it easier for patients to get the care they need. Founded with a mission to give power to the patient, Zocdoc enables the seamless healthcare experience patients expect and deserve. Every day, we hear from patients who tell us about the very real difference we’ve made in their lives. You can hear some of their stories here.

The safety and health of our employees is our top priority. As such we will not require our teams to return to the offices until Labor Day 2021. Click here to read more about this decision from Zocdoc's founder and CEO, Oliver Kharraz.

Your Impact on our Mission:

We are looking for a Principal Front End Engineer (PFE) to join our engineering team at Zocdoc! As a PFE at Zocdoc you’ll balance individual contribution with mentorship. PFE’s build out our front end technology infrastructure and continue to push the boundaries of usability and delight with our products. You’ll build scalable products that make the healthcare experience for patients, providers, and Zocdocr’s simpler, safer, and more efficient.

 You’ll enjoy this role if you are…

  • Passionate about building fully scalable platforms with the latest technologies
  • A product-driven engineer 
  • Excited to use technology to enhance the consumer experience
  • Excited to lead projects and be a mentor for other engineers

 Your day to day is…

  • Working with technologies like React/Redux building the libraries and frameworks that power Zocdoc’s front-end development. You might build features that help doctor's visualize their value on Zocdoc or develop core patient experiences that change the way patients interact with healthcare
  • Shipping real code to millions of users continuously, without gates on other parts of the engineering organization
  • Collaborating with our agile team of dedicated and brilliant engineers, product managers, and designers
  • Making a meaningful impact as you own and release features in our CI environment that will impact patients, doctors, and Zocdocr’s alike!
  • Mentoring your peers, with the notion that helping others means learning and growing themselves

You’ll be successful in this role if you have…     

  • Passion for web development IDEs, writing automated tests, and working with source code management systems is unparalleled
  • Successfully mentored other engineers in the past and have encouraged your peers to use software development best practices for code testing and deployment.
  • Successfully shipped code for a consumer-facing product, including layout, styling, and front-end functionality (we’ll want to see your work).
  • 5+ years of professional front-end development experience. Experience with a newer front end framework is desired (React, Angular, Vue, Ember, Meteor, etc.)
  • Strong grasp of HTML, CSS, and related web technologies
  • A Computer Science or related degree preferred.


  • Competitive PTO
  • 100% paid employee health benefit options
  • Parental leave
  • Catered lunch everyday along with snacks
  • Cell Phone reimbursement
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Convenient Soho location
  • Team outings to celebrate goals

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.