Noom

Noom

United States

Senior Backend Engineer (Remote or NYC)

At Noom, we use scientifically proven methods to help our users create healthier lifestyles, and manage important conditions like Type-II Diabetes, Obesity, and Hypertension. Our Engineering team is at the forefront of this challenge, solving complex technical and UX problems on our mobile apps that center around habits, behavior, and lifestyle.

We are looking for a Backend Engineer to join our API team and help us build the foundation that underpins everything we do at Noom.

What You’ll Like About Us

  • We work on problems that affect the lives of real people. Our users depend on us to make positive changes to their health and their lives.
  • We base our work on scientifically-proven, peer-reviewed methodologies that are designed by medical professionals
  • We’re a respectful, diverse, and dynamic environment in which Engineering is a first-class citizen, and where you’ll be able to work on a variety of interesting problems that affect the lives of real people.
  • We offer a generous budget for personal development expenses like training courses, conferences, and books.
  • You’ll get three weeks’ paid vacation and a flexible work policy that is remote- and family-friendly (about 50% of our engineering team is fully remote). We worry about results, not time spent in seats.
  • Delicious (and nutritious) daily lunches and snacks prepared by Sam, our NYC office on-site chef.

What We’ll Like About You

  • You have 4+ years of experience building modern REST APIs using Java, Python, Go, Ruby, or a similar language.
  • You possess deep, strategic knowledge of server-side programming, with a focus on performance and scale.
  • You have built complex backend systems used by a team of 40-50 engineers.
  • You possess excellent communication skills and the ability to clearly communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience.
  • You have a proven track record of building complex technology and guiding less senior members of the team to create code that is well-organized, easy to read and maintain, and optimized for its intended purpose.
  • Having knowledge of Lambda/serverless functions and Docker containerization is a plus.

About Noom

Our Company Crazy growth! We have 10x our Revenue over last 2 years We recently raised a Series E with Sequoia Capital We are Remote First. Prefer working from the comfort of your home? Get more work done on a remote island or by the sea? Work from wherever you feel most productive and happy (...as long as there's WiFi!). Our engineers work from all around the globe, and regroup at NYC HQ a few times per year. Whatever you choose, we'll always have a workstation for you at our HQ too Our Culture Sixty five percent of the population live in countries where diseases associated with being overweight or obese kill more people than hunger. Most of these diseases are preventable through lifestyle interventions. Addressing the root causes of this epidemic involves solving complex technical questions. How do you search through a food database with millions of food logging options? How do you let that database grow as new items are added to the system? Can you deliver those results in fractions of a second? These are the types of questions we're answering every day. We use machine learning to help people develop healthy habits, create online clustering algorithms to match people to their ideal support group, and so much more. Every day we're developing indispensable tools that allow millions of individuals to develop and maintain healthy lifestyles, and experience the gift of health. Our Benefits GENEROUS VACATION 15 Days of PTO FREE FOOD Since we have an industrial size kitchen, we have a Full Time Onsite Chef and sous Chef to prepare healthy meals every day! GYM/FITNESS We give our Employees $200 month reimbursemen for gym membership or any other health/wellness activity (Yoga, Pilates, and massage) COMPANY RETREATS 2 major Summer retreats and a Company Holiday party where we pull out all the stops. The Engineering team also does an annual trip every Spring and works from a different country in Central or South America. Past locations have been Costa Rica, Tulum, and Nicaragua. FLEXIBLE HOURS HEALTH INSURANCE 100% Medical coverage for US based Employees 401(K) CONTRIBUTION We offer a 401K plan as well! WORK FROM HOME We are a Remote First company. Prefer working from the comfort of your home? Get more work done on a remote island or by the sea? Work from wherever you feel most productive and happy (...as long as there's WiFi!). Our engineers work from all around the globe, and regroup at NYC HQ a few times per year. Whatever you choose, we'll always have a workstation for you at our HQ too.