Senior Software Engineer - Application

San Francisco, CA, United States Posted 17 hours ago
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Calm was named by Apple as the 2017 iPhone App of the Year; by Google Play as an “Editors’ Choice” in 2018; and found by a major study of 200,000 iPhone users to be “the world’s happiest app” – the single app that left users feeling happiest from spending time on it. It has received over 200,000 five star app reviews on either Google Play or the App Store.

Our mission is to make the world happier and healthier by developing a range of digital and physical products that enhance mental fitness and alleviate some of the most important mental health issues of the modern age (anxiety, depression, insomnia and stress).

Calm was co-founded by Alex Tew (Million Dollar Homepage) and Michael Acton Smith (Mind Candy, Moshi Monsters, Firebox).

Calm is looking for an experienced and passionate software engineer who can help us scale our system, build awesome products and sleuth the data. We’re currently a small team, but have big ambitions to make a positive impact on a global scale. You’d be working at our lovely office in downtown San Francisco.

Responsibilities include:

+ Designing and implementing RESTful APIs

+ Managing and scaling our system 🚀 — databases, web servers, logs, security (we like

+ Maintaining and improving automated testing and system reliability

+ Refactoring, bug-hunting 🐞

+ Wrangling data to inform product decisions

+ Building innovative new features (e.g. recommendation engines, real-time search)

+ Working with a small team of engineers who share your love of great code and beautiful tech stacks

You’ll be effective if you:

+ Have deep expertise in at least one object oriented language

+ Have a strong command of computer science fundamentals

+ Have experience scaling distributed systems

+ Know how to make the tradeoffs required to ship without compromising quality

+ Appreciate agility and pragmatism in software development

+ Thrive in a startup environment


- Competitive salary and equity

- Unlimited PTO

- We pay your medical, dental, & vision insurance premiums

- 401K

- Commuter benefits

- Life insurance and disability benefits

- Apple equipment

- Fun, energetic work environment, and daily perks - snacks, drinks, catered lunch twice a week

- Opportunity to work with a product focused on making the world happier and healthier

And much more!

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