JavaScript Fullstack Engineer

Salary Competitive
Meru Health is helping people living with depression using the latest science and mobile technology. We are building Meru Health because we want to make an effective treatment of depression widely accessible to people in need. Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide and affects more than 300 million people (WHO).

You will be part of Meru Health’s small but skillful product development team committed to improving how depression is treated worldwide. In this position you will play a key role in product development of Meru Health platform, driving decisions related to technology, architecture, security, user experience etc. You are skilled in JavaScript and engineering and passionate about helping people suffering from depression in a concrete and measurable way.

 

Responsibilities

  • Product development using JavaScript, React, React Native, Node.js
  • Improving product development practices to ensure high quality: usability, reliability, security of Meru Health platform
  • Participating in a wide array of activities, from design to development, to user feedback, to analytics
  • Working as part of Product team based in Helsinki, Finland

 

What will you get?

  • Being surrounded by positive and smart colleagues working as a self organizing team 
  • Flexible working hours
  • Opportunity to spend time at Meru Health San Francisco office
  • Support of personal development (conferences, wellness gadgets reimbursement) 
  • Weekly team breakfast 
  • Fair salary and options package

 

Skills & Qualities

  • Ability to manage complex development projects from requirements definition to delivery to gathering feedback & improving
  • Ability to write clear and maintainable code in JS, HTML, CSS etc.
  • Deep understanding of inner workings of the web, common architectures, development and UX patterns and best practices
  • Drive to understand things on a deeper level, always seeking for the root cause of the problem or understanding the underlying need in any proposed solution
  • Understanding the value of unit & integration tests, are accustomed to writing them, but are comfortable balancing between speed and test coverage depending on the requirements
  • Excitement about solving big challenges in a small but skillful team

 

Experience

  • 5+ years of professional software development experience
  • Setting up web servers and databases and managing them in production
  • Building deployment workflows and continuous integration setups
  • Working in a startup or similar highly demanding environment before

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

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Working at
Meru Health

Meru Health is an online medical clinic treating depression.We envision a world in which all people have the tools they need to overcome depression.We are scientists, engineers and experienced entrepreneurs who have come together to make depression treatment accessible, effective and truly outcome-driven. Our mission is more than business, it’s personal. Our founders have lost friends and family members to depression, and we want to do everything in our power to help people who suffer. We are scientists, engineers and experienced entrepreneurs with a big vision to make mental healthcare accessible, engaging and outcome driven. We want to help humanity become more empowered and happy. We are people with strong and sound value base, and when Meru Health was founded, we wanted to incorporate our values to become the company’s values as well.

Read more about Meru Health

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