Posted 14 days ago

We’re Willow, a team of inventors, mothers, fathers, aunties and uncles on a mission to help women live their best lives starting with the Willow Wearable Breast Pump.

Selected as one of TIME’s 25 Best Inventions, the Willow Wearable Breast Pump is the first all-in-one pump that fits in a bra and stays out of the way. With no cords, wires, or dangling bottles to hold women back, plus an app that keeps track of pumping habits, women can breastfeed for as long as they choose without giving up their freedom, their dignity, or themselves.

This is the first solution in our platform of products that re-imagines how to make women’s lives easier, healthier and fuller. We’re always on the lookout for talented, passionate team players to help us deliver our mission. If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!

The Lead Software Engineer, Digital Platform will be part of a greenfield team crafting the Willow Digital Platform for motherhood. You will deeply understand the vision to then design and build the technology to robustly iterate and launch, get our first product out, and rapidly scale the platform to achieve its full potential.

Reporting to our VP of Product, Digital Platform, you will be one of the first members of the growing technical team. Our ideal candidate brings a powerful combination of customer focus and passion, technical prowess, and outstanding execution. You have contributed to the architecture and design of large-scale systems. You lead effective discussions and drive to decisions collaboratively. You are a self-starter with a bias to action. You will be deeply connected to and motivated by our mission applying your expertise and skills to make a massive impact for moms worldwide.

Roles & Responsibilities | What you'll do:

  • Solve complex problems: You will distill what capabilities are needed and can go from a single sentence, “We need to solve for X”, and figure out how you intend to solve it and what you need for success.
  • Build: You develop products end to end which means depending on the feature set you may work on everything from data modeling, architecting a new API or crafting intuitive user interfaces.
  • Iterate: You collaborate brilliantly with product & design to build, launch & iterate products that are simple yet impactful, extensible yet maintainable delivering maximum value to the business and customer.
  • Deliver quality software: You improve the quality of your team’s work and development practices across the full development lifecycle.
  • Be a mentor: you help to recruit and grow our talented team.

Experience | What you'll bring:

  • 7+ years of work experience building a highly scalable product
  • 1+ years contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability, and scaling)
  • Proven track record operating business-critical production services as scale.
  • Experience with Typescript/Node.js and ReactJS or other JavaScript frameworks.
  • Experience developing RESTful services, GraphQL, relational and NoSQL databases.
  • Experience working with cloud platforms such as AWS or GCP.
  • Strong data structures, algorithms, and design patterns knowledge.
  • Demonstrated a tenacity for learning constantly pushing the boundary of what is possible.
  • Experience influencing software engineering best practices within your team
  • Experience with cross-platform mobile development (Preferred)
  • Relevant industry experience, coding boot camps, or degrees in Computer Science or a related technical discipline.
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Lead Software Engineer