RETAIN Health is a brand new startup funded by NIH Small Business Research and private investors. Our mission is to treat 25 million people with Stage 1 Alzheimer's Disease by 2025. Our mobile web product is a digital therapeutic that helps users make lifestyle changes to improve brain health with recommendations backed by clinical evidence. We are looking for a creative, flexible, resourceful and reliable person to help us build our product from a functional prototype to a robust application ready for a clinical trial. More importantly, we are looking for a teammate who is  Why this opportunity is differentImpact: Work on a solution to a public health crisis with cases expected to increase 3x by 2050 First to Market: Create an unprecedented digital intervention for a disease that has no cure Early Stage: Be the first full-time employee of an NIH funded startup Lead: You will be asked to lead more than you will be asked to followThank you for reading. I look forward to meeting you. Mark McInnisCEO and founder of RETAIN Health

RETAIN Health, Inc

Concord, MA

Front End Web Developer

$100,000-$130,000 / YEAR

Why this opportunity is different

  • Impact: Work on a solution to a global public health crisis
  • First to Market: Create an unprecedented digital intervention for a disease that has no cure
  • Early Stage: Be the first full-time employee of an NIH funded startup
  • Lead: You will be asked to lead more than you will be asked to follow

Requirements

  • 3+ Years experience in a relevant position with command of JavaScript
  • Degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • English fluency
  • Timezone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time +/- 1 hours

What we are looking for

  • Experience building SPAs with frontend JavaScript frameworks. AngularJS is a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of responsive design and mobile first layouts
  • Experience communicating design ideas through wireframes or comparable tools
  • Advanced knowledge of CSS, CSS frameworks, and CSS techniques
  • Experience with software development tools, package managers, continuous integration, build tools, task runners, unit testing, ticket/Bug Tracking
  • Advanced knowledge of modern design principles and best practices
  • Experience testing JavaScript code with Jasmine and Karma or similar testing frameworks
  • Advance knowledge of integration with RESTful web services
  • Trained in writing unit, integration and end-to-end tests as part of your coding process
  • Proficiency in UX design, information architecture and/or graphic design
  • Experience working on scrum teams in an Agile context
  • Experience with GIT and understanding of best practices for version control
  • Familiarity with Express.js and MySQL or other relational databases

What you’ll do

  • Develop and improve our mobile web app written in AngularJS
  • Lead front end architectural and aesthetic decisions
  • Own new features from the idea phase through to production
  • Train and lead future engineers as our team grows
  • Improve performance and scalability
  • Build clean, scalable, and maintainable code
  • Ensure software adheres to best practice and quality standards
  • Evaluate frameworks, technology, platforms, and tooling solutions
  • Find the best approach to UX changes through A/B tests
  • Help to define and improve agile development practices for the team
  • Improve, create and maintain end to end and unit tests

What makes a great candidate?

  • Strong desire to work in a startup
  • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal
  • Willingness to lead future employees
  • Resourcefulness: You can find your way through uncertainty
  • Selflessness: Desire to see team succeed and help where needed
  • Track record of hard work and dedication
  • A sense of humor (maybe this should be at top)

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Employee Stock Options
  • Ability to work remotely
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off