Lead Front End Engineer

at Thrive Global (view profile)
Location New York, NY
Date Posted January 11, 2019
Category United States - H1B Visa Jobs
Job Type javascript


Description Thrive Global is changing the way people live through a suite of wellbeing state-of-the-art measurement and behavior change tools used to impact individual and organizational well-being and productivity. The marriage of data and analytics, our best-in-class content and science-backed behavior change IP will help people go from knowing what to do to actually doing it, enabling millions of consumers to begin the Thrive behavior change journey.  As a Frontend Engineering Lead that specializes in React, your mission is to design, innovate and develop our Behavior Change products.

 Who We Are Looking For

  • An experienced frontend engineering leader with a proven track-record of using software development best practices to deliver products to market
  • An adaptable and results-driven professional with experience navigating product pivots and successfully shipping product
  • Someone with a solid understanding of how web applications work (including security and session management) and how to integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • problem solver and creative thinker, who takes pride in writing clean, scalable, well-tested code
  • Manages time and prioritizes effectively to meet deadlines
  • Someone who is energized by the dynamics of a start-up environment, demonstrating flexibility, resourcefulness and high energy to get work done
  • team player who knows how to collaborate and communicate well 

How You’ll Contribute

  • Work with internal and external users to understand their needs and deliver features, functionality, and fixes quickly and with high quality.
  • Work with the engineering team to determine frontend architecture. 
  • Work with technology leadership to help determine resources needs to drive growth and adoption from people, tools, process, etc. 
  • Lead and grow a small team of frontend engineers.

Must Haves

  • 6+ years of industry experience building features and/or products
  • 2+ years leading or managing engineers
  • Advanced proficiency in client-side Javascript and frameworks like React
  • Experience working on a large-scale system to make it faster, more scalable, and fault-tolerant.
  • The ability to iterate and ship ideas quickly, with minimal direction.
  • Comfortable with a start-up environment.

Our Mission Thrive Global’s mission is to end the stress and burnout epidemic by offering companies and individuals sustainable, science-based solutions to enhance well-being, performance, and purpose, and create a healthier relationship with technology. Recent science has shown that the pervasive belief that burnout is the price we must pay for success is a delusion. We know, instead, that when we prioritize our well-being, our decision-making, creativity, and productivity improve dramatically. Thrive Global is committed to accelerating the culture shift that allows people to reclaim their lives and move from merely surviving to thriving.

What We Offer

  • A mission-driven company that’s truly making a difference in the lives of people around the world  
  • Ability to develop within the company and shape our growth strategy
  • Human-centric culture with a range of wellness perks and benefits
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Medical, vision and dental coverage + 401k program with company match
  • Generous paid time-off programs 

Visa Assistance

Open to assisting the right candidate with the following Visa(s) / Work Permit(s)

1) United States - H1B Visa Jobs

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