Founding Engineer (NodeJS)

  • Location

    San Francisco

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering

  • Salary:

    Circa $220,000

  • Contact:

    Jason Rumney

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  • Consultant:

    Jason Rumney

Our client is an early stage health startup who are seeking a Founding Engineer to join a San Francisco company who are making a real difference.

They are looking for a mission-driven, experienced, hands-on, full-stack software developer to join the core team as a Lead Software Engineer. You will be part of a powerful mission, You will be part of a compassionate and fun culture along with a growing dynamic team that is obsessed with solving the problems facing mental health today.

The role: 

Your initial responsibilities will be writing code as a key individual contributor. You will be designing and implementing major components of the web and back-end systems. As a key part of the engineering team, you’ll also get a chance to help set the engineering strategy as well as the team culture. And of course, you will get to wear different hats doing different things as we all do in a thriving startup!


  • 8+ years of relevant software engineering experience. 
  • Strong knowledge in the following: Node.js (Express), DevOps (AWS), architecture, MySQL, HTML/CSS/JS. 
  • Industry experience in building scalable and secure back-end systems.
  • Professional experience in leading teams.