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Senior Software Engineer - Insights

Thrive Global

Thrive Global

Software Engineering
United States · New York, NY, USA · Remote
Posted on Saturday, December 16, 2023

Thrive is a leading behavior change technology company founded by Arianna Huffington in 2016 with the mission to end the stress and burnout epidemic. Thrive helps individuals and organizations improve well-being, performance and mental resilience with its AI-powered behavior change technology platform. Thrive’s Microsteps – small, science-backed steps to improve health and productivity – have been adopted by employees at more than 125 organizations in over 140 countries, from frontline and call center workers to executives at multinational companies.

As a Senior Software Engineer for Insights, you will be an integral part of the team that designs, builds, and innovates within Thrive’s reporting products. The Insights team ensures that Thrive’s users and customers have a deep understanding of critical well-being trends, and can take action on those trends to continue driving positive behavior change outcomes. The ideal candidate has experience creating action-oriented reporting products, is adept at partnering with data scientists and product analysts to understand and highlight trends, and has a passion for simple data visualizations to explain complex data points. We need a kind and caring team player who takes responsibility for organizational outcomes and is ready to collaborate with Business, Product, and Technology partners.

If you’re not sure that you’re 100% qualified, but this sounds like a role you would Thrive in – we want you to apply! We believe skills are transferable and passion for our mission goes a long way.

Who You Are:

  • Passionate about the products you develop, owning and delivering complex & impactful features

  • Comfortable driving system design, proposing & understanding the scope and impact of changes

  • Understand what is needed to succeed and grow your application, not just get it to production

  • Effective at working autonomously or as part of a team, able to cover the distance but know when to stop and ask for help

  • Insist on rigorous and well tested software, when it matters

  • Carry an attention to detail, along with a belief that the data and insights you produce can be trusted by others

  • Engaged in the JVM ecosystem

  • Quickly learn new tools, platforms and languages you may not be familiar with

  • Mindful of your service footprint & security exposure

  • Understand and appreciate working in a startup environment

  • Not shy to hold a production release if you believe the code is not ready

  • Proficient with the tools of the trade (git, github, Docker, build systems, IDEs (Intellij / VS Code, etc.)

How You'll Contribute:

  • Building microservices that implement new business features or improve existing functionality

  • Working closely with platform teams to own, operate (build, deploy, monitor) and troubleshoot production software systems

  • Partnering with product, design, and data peers to create the team’s technical roadmap and be the voice of engineering as a part of the team’s leadership

  • Working with data engineering, data scientists, and product analysts to produce, transform, and query data that powers reporting solutions visible to Thrive users and buyers.

  • Cultivating a high performing team through delivering technical feedback and excitement for a small, autonomous team of engineers

  • Developing vendor and client integration modules and processes, as well as interfaces with emerging technologies

  • Helping develop and streamline our operational and engineering support systems and workflows

  • Take part in peer reviews, collaborative design sessions, production issue troubleshooting, business requirement gathering and other organizational processes.

Must Haves:

  • Production development experience in Kotlin, Java, or Scala

  • 5 or more years of software engineering experience; B2C platform or service experience is a plus

  • Experience building, running, and debugging scalable and reliable microservice-based applications

  • Strong understanding of systems and network design and their impact on application architecture

  • Experience delivering reporting solutions within a SaaS product, from dataset creation to user-facing visualizations

  • Relational database-driven RESTful and/or GraphQL API application architecture and design experience

  • Experience working with a cloud platform (AWS, Azure, GCP)

What We Offer:

  • Being part of a mission-driven company that’s truly making a difference in the lives of people around the world

  • Ability to develop within the company and shape our growth strategy

  • A human-centric culture with a range of wellness perks and benefits

  • A competitive compensation package

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage + 401k program with company match

  • Generous paid time-off programs

Compensation for this role depends on level, and will likely fall in the $122,000-$209,000 range. We provide a competitive mix of salary, performance bonus, and equity.

Thrive is deeply committed to creating a safe and welcoming work environment free of discrimination and harassment so that all employees can bring their whole selves to work.

Thrive is proud to ensure equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, genetics, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family or parental status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Thrive is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. Please inform Thrive’s Recruiting team if you need any assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.