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Sr. Full Stack Developer



Software Engineering
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Monday, May 29, 2023

We are

A proactive health startup dedicated to helping people improve their quality of life through rewards and gamification. Using the latest and greatest in mobile & wearable technology, data & AI, and behavioural science, our mission is to coach users toward their goals in a fun, simple, and effective way.

We work and partner with some of the world's biggest brands in life and health insurance, loyalty points, and healthy living to deliver our award-winning health rewards programs to millions of people. With the ability to work fully remote, hybrid, or in our Toronto HQ, we’re looking for our next teammate!

The role 📖

Reporting to the CTO, and working closely with our Tech Leads, you will implement API’s and business logic for our app, implement cloud infrastructure to ensure scalability, and make decisions on build vs. buy decisions, third party integrations, design patterns, compliance requirements, client requirements, data architecture, and security. If you’re excited about working with great technology, and have a passion for healthtech, keep reading below!

What you’ll do 👩‍💻

  • Write usable, testable, and efficient code
  • Participate in architecting backend modules
  • Build features in React.js
  • Integration of data storage solutions and specializing in both SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Work with Node API and Azure infrastructure

Who we’re looking for 👀

  • You have extensive experience in full stack javascript development, ideally in a startup or tech environment
  • You possess an understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • You have architected solutions with microservice architectures including functions and queues
  • You’re an expert in JavaScript including Node.js and React.js frameworks
  • You understand unit testing skills and best practices
  • You’re a great communicator, keeping everyone in the loop when needed
  • You’ve worked in Agile environments before

What we provide for you at Optimity 🤗

  • Fun, fast-paced, collaborative environment that supports you to be creative, productive and achieve mastery of your domain
  • A product worth supporting that uses behavioural science in gamification, incentives, and the power of communities to nudge consumers to lead a healthier lifestyle
  • Opportunity to work with some of the latest technologies and methodologies
  • Flexibility to work anywhere you feel comfortable
  • All the guidance and support you need, as well as the opportunity to take ownership of key projects, shape strategies, and have a significant role in what we’re building
  • Career growth and development within is important to us, and we plan on making this a long-term collaboration with unlimited potential for advancement!

Company Highlights 🎇

  • Canadian-born and incubated in Silicon Valley
  • Remote-first culture, with the ability to work in our Toronto HQ office, or remote
  • Rapidly expanding client base in North America and overseas
  • Focused on five holistic health pillars: Physical, Mental, Nutrition, Social and Financial Wellness
  • Leverage behavior science and technology – gamification, incentives & the power of communities – to drive member engagement and network effect
  • Comprehensive enterprise solution
  • Magnetic ecosystem of rewards partners to provide value to our members