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Web Engineer

Web Developer Jobs


Entry Level


Not defined

23 Jul → 22 Aug


San Francisco, CA, USA

About Company

Calm is the leading mental wellness brand with the #1 app for sleep, meditation, and relaxation, designed to help you manage stress, sleep better, and live a happier, healthier life. With hundreds of hours of original audio content available in seven languages, Calm supports users in more than 190 countries. Apple’s 2017 iPhone App of the Year and one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies of 2020, Calm boasts over 100 million downloads to date.
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Job Description

Using tools like JavaScript, TypeScript, React, HTML, and CSS you will deliver incredible experiences to Calm’s fast-growing user base. Web Engineers at Calm collaborate with partners across the company, from Marketing and Content to Data, Product and Design, taking impactful projects from concept to production.

We are hiring for two key roles: one building the core frontend of, and the other within our B2B group, enabling employers to provide Calm as a mental wellness benefit to their employees.

Job Responsibilities

  • Serve as a reliable, go-to resource on the team for web projects, writing maintainable code that can be quickly updated when needed, has a low volume of bugs, and is readable and easily understood by other engineers on the team.
  • Be self-directed with an ownership mindset, completing work efficiently with minimal intervention from others on the team. Help uncover scope early in order to establish engineering time estimates that guide prioritization decisions.
  • Ensure the most frequently visited parts of our web application are performant and error free.
  • Work with mobile and backend engineers to A|B test new features and UX changes, optimizing for the best outcomes for our users and the business
  • Implement designs with a high degree of precision and polish
  • Deploy code to production, maintain visibility on the status of Pull Requests and client builds as they get deployed, and identify root causes and resolution actions for critical bugs.
  • Stay up to date on the latest technologies in web development, incorporating those changes which can accelerate our development speed and improve quality.
  • Keep a pulse on user feedback that comes in via customer support, prioritizing bug fixes that have the greatest impact on our members and advocating for application improvements that solve common user pain points.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Strong proficiency with React including building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use
  • Solid proficiency in JavaScript, CSS, HTML
  • Experience working with REST APIs
  • Translating designs and wireframes into high quality code
  • Solid understanding of responsive web development
  • Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • Experience building large scale, multi faceted applications in React (preferred)
  • Experience managing application state with Redux (preferred)
  • Experience with TypeScript (preferred)
  • Solid understanding of writing accessibility-focused front end code (preferred)
  • Familiarity with code versioning tools (e.g. git) (preferred)
  • Familiarity with deployment CI tools (e.g. Jenkins) (preferred)

Benefits/What We offer

  • Competitive salary and equity
  • “Take the time you need” approach to time off
  • Coverage for medical, dental, & vision insurance plans
  • 401K
  • Home office stipend
  • Supportive wellbeing benefits including our EAP support, and monthly wellbeing reimbursement
  • Commuter benefits
  • Life insurance and disability benefits
  • Remote-first environment that allows you to work flexibly from many locations
  • Opportunity to work with a product focused on making the world happier and healthier

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