Senior Back End Engineer

| Greater NYC Area

WW is looking for candidates to help change people's lives. We are a global wellness technology company inspiring millions of people to adopt healthy habits for real life. We do this through engaging digital experiences, face-to-face workshops and sustainable programs that encourage people to move more, shift their mindset and eat healthier while enjoying the foods they love. By drawing on over five decades of experience and expertise in behavioral science, we build communities in order to deliver wellness for all. To learn more about WW and jobs with a purpose, visit ww.com.

Role overview

To help us achieve our goals, we are seeking Node Software Engineers to join our team. You will leverage your knowledge to develop new consumer focused products using modern Engineering such as Continuous Integration and Deployment. As a developer at WW, your code, designs and decisions will be highly visible, and will directly impact and delight lots of users.

Key responsibilities

  • Strong proficiency in Java/.Net/Python and willing to learn/contribute in Node.js
  • Deploy Node.js code in your first month
  • Design and implement low-latency, highly available and performing applications that scale for millions of users.
  • Apply creative problem solving skills to build out new features and iterate on existing features.
  • Build out REST-ful endpoints and lightweight aggregation layers
  • Increase test coverage via unit tests and integration tests
  • Help define architectures and design patterns
  • Actively participate in PR reviews in GitHub
  • Participate in Scrum sprint ceremonies
  • Work closely with product, QA and UX teams to design the best solutions for our consumers

Experience required

  • Experience with newer JavaScript technologies such as ES6, Express, Babel, Webpack, Angular2 and strong proficiency with one of the following: Node.js, Python, Java, .Net
  • NoSQL database experience such as MongoDB, CouchDB or Cassandra.
  • Real world web and API development experience
  • Experience with web services API integration (REST or SOAP)
  • Understanding of general user experience and UI design principles.
  • Ability to understand requirements and map to technical implementation.
  • Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms, and OO design
  • Strong track record of shipping products
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as GIT
  • Experience with Microservices
  • Experience with AWS, Docker, Kubernetes

We hire only the best people. Here are the benefits to being top-notch:

  • The opportunity to work with some of the best innovators in the industry
  • Generous healthcare coverage
  • 401(K) with company match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Annual wellness allowance
  • Profit Sharing

Please note that all offers of employment are contingent upon the satisfactory results of reference and background checks. 
WW is an equal opportunity employer. WW does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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Location

We are in the Flatiron/Chelsea area where there are a ton of good places to eat and go out after work. Near a lot of major subway lines, easy access

What are WW (formerly Weight Watchers) Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
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