Senior Full-Stack Engineer (Full-time):

Office: HQ (D.C.) preferred; NYC, or remote would be considered

About The Role:

Girls’ Night In is looking for our first product-minded full-stack engineer to work on an exciting new project at the company that helps us double down on our mission of helping women relax, recharge, and cultivate meaningful community with one another. Your primary responsibility will be to help us launch a membership platform that connects our members with each other, online and offline, in unique and thoughtful ways that promote self-care and wellness through community. Your secondary responsibility will be to assist the team with any technical needs across the GNI user experience (i.e. our weekly email newsletter, website content, and future products).

We’re looking for an experienced software engineer who is committed to user-centered design and has a passion for creating high-quality products. You’ll report directly to the CEO/Head of Product, Alisha.

Washington, D.C. is preferred, but NYC or remote will be considered for the right candidate. U.S. based candidates only.

What You’ll Do: Responsibilities

  • Design and build an innovative membership platform that helps us superpower our online and offline community
  • As the first engineer hire, establish engineering processes
  • Define tech stack architecture, design, and implementation
  • Write clean, maintainable code and build reusable components that can scale
  • Assess business and product requirements and propose viable technical solutions
  • Collaborate with CEO/Head of Product to define product vision, roadmap, & ship new features using a user-centered product sprint process
  • Develop, test, and iterate on prototypes quickly
  • Develop a reliable and fast test suite
  • Integrate with third-party APIs and services as needed
  • Build connections between our content and potential distribution platforms as needed
  • Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of product
  • What You’ll Need

  • You have professional experience in web development at scale
  • You are eager to own a web application across the full stack
  • You are creative, scrappy, and pay close attention to detail to ship excellent products and features
  • You have experience shipping and maintaining production code and deployments
  • You are a self-starter and highly independent, but also seek-out a collaborative approach to problem-solving
  • You love design-thinking and rapid prototyping
  • You thrive in working with interdisciplinary teams
  • You have experience integrating with APIs and services
  • You are have a proficiency with application development in modern front-end frameworks and back-end language(s) and framework of your choosing
  • You’re familiar with using developer tools that increase productivity and facilitate the development of resilient code (e.g. Docker, Travis)
  • You’re comfortable being resourceful in a fast-paced environment
  • You have strong critical thinking and communication skills
  • You have experience working in agile product teams
  • What Would Set You Apart

  • Familiarity and enthusiasm for the Girls’ Night In community and mission
  • Experience and comfort working on small teams
  • A growth mindset: you’re personally eager to grow *and* help our teammates grow, including our non-technical teammates
  • Why You’ll Love Working at GNI:

  • Positive impact. We have a large and growing community who are eager for more self-care resources and community, and we seek to deliver that.
  • We’re a small team that moves fast. You’ll see your work out in the wild sooner rather than later Huge opportunity to shape our company. You’re playing a critical role to shape a large part of our business and the future of it.
  • Collaborative and growth-centered work environment. Because we’re a small team, we work closely with one another across departments (editorial, product, community, partnerships/marketing) and we push each other to grow and learn.
  • Setting the engineering foundation. You’ll play an important role in establishing an engineering process and culture that promotes shipping frequently and predictably, while uncovering risk and always putting the user first.
  • We’re at an exciting inflection point for *major* growth. We’re backed by top VC’s in NYC and Silicon Valley and we have the support of an entire community who’ve been with us on this journey with us from the very beginning!
  • How to Apply

    Send your resume, cover letter, and a link to your GitHub or projects to alisha@girlsnightin.co.

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