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Senior Full Stack Software Engineer

New York

Kickoff is an AI-enabled exercise and nutrition coaching platform. We address two of the biggest challenges facing the 21st century - the obesity epidemic and the future of work.

We use technology to make life-changing coaching effective and affordable for folks who want to get healthier. At the same time we give coaches the ability to scale their impact and incomes beyond their wildest dreams.

The Role

We are looking for an amazing NYC-based senior full stack software engineer to own big projects leveraging React, React Native, Node, Next.js, Serverless, and GraphQL. This role will be responsible for leveraging the latest technology to further our mission while also helping to define company strategy and culture. Engineering is at the core of what we do, so we're looking for engineers who want to push the envelope on what's possible with technology.


What the job involves:
  • Owning big projects that change lives in big ways - 85% of your time will be spent building and iterating
  • Collaborating with the team to gain more insight and context about user needs and the product - 15% of your time will be spent here conducting quant analysis, talking to users, and brainstorming with the team
  • Leveraging the latest technologies to further our mission
  • Harnessing our data to identify what drives positive behavior changes that make clients faster, stronger, healthier, and happier
  • Fine turning our algorithms to optimize exercise and nutrition recommendations to clients and incorporating machine learning to take those recommendations to the next level
  • Launching gamified social dashboards to enable clients to compete and collaborate with friends and family in all their fitness endeavors
  • Building coach-facing tools that automate the busy work and empower them to drive incredible results with their clients
  • Making architectural decisions that keep our systems scaling smoothly with the rapid growth of our business

Who you are:
  • Software Engineer with 4+ years of full stack experience
  • Strong javascript experience, e.g. React, Node, Next.js
  • Strong analytical and SQL skills
  • An incredible problem solver - no challenge is too complex
  • Experienced collaborating with product and designers
  • Product-minded: You have opinions about what you build and you are comfortable building with minimalist specs if needed as long as you have strong context about user and business needs
  • Passionate about fitness + wellness and real world impact
  • Startup mindset - able to move very quickly and ok with imperfect MVPs
  • Focused on building and coding, not on people management or excessive process
  • Excited to collaborate in person with product, design, and other engineers

Bonus points
  • Strong design skills
  • Familiarity with GraphQL and/or Serverless
  • DevOps experience, particularly in the AWS ecosystem
  • Experience with machine learning

  • Improve lives through wellness for clients and opportunity for coaches

  • πŸš€ Drive impact with 10x projects
  • πŸ§‘β€πŸ”¬ Learn with B+ quality & iterate
  • πŸ’œ Support and challenge each other
  • πŸͺ‘ Remember the 3 legged stool (client, coach, and company)
  • 🏠 Take ownership
  • πŸ“” Simplify


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