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Senior Software Engineer at Owlet Baby Care
Lehi, UT, US

Owlet Baby Care is a venture-backed startup based in Lehi, Utah, just outside of Salt Lake City. It was founded in 2013 by a team of passionate parents who launched a groundbreaking product called the Owlet Smart Sock. This market-exclusive innovation tracks the heart and oxygen levels of newborns and notifies parents via smartphone if levels leave preset ranges. Owlet’s mission is to empower parents with the right information at the right time, and our vision is for every family to have peace of mind when they take their baby home from the hospital – this is where you come in.

We’re searching for a qualified individual who is as passionate as us about the Owlet mission to join our Engineering team as our newest Senior Software Engineer.

Picture yourself as an Owlet employee:

  • Competitive compensation
  • A continuously-expanding benefits package, including health and dental insurance, HSA, and 401(k)
  • Stock options
  • Monthly date night and/or babysitting reimbursement
  • Flex time scheduling
  • A free Owlet baby monitor, plus product discounts
  • Parental leave
  • 10 paid holidays, including your birthday
  • Onsite fitness center access
  • Free company lunch every Friday
  • Monthly family events
  • Monthly half-days

Here’s what we’ll find on our newest hire’s resume:

  • A background and skill set that stands out above our other candidates
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ years’ experience developing backend applications and web services
  • 3+ years’ experience with Python, SQL, NoSQL, RESTful APIs
  • Experience with Java and NodeJS
  • Demonstrated firm understanding of OOP
  • Experience with debugging and being meticulous about quality
  • Experience working with applications developed by another developer
  • Experience with source control, preferably Git
  • Proven ability to follow Test Driven Development practices
  • Experience with Symfony 2 and Laravel
  • Experience with GCP (especially Dataflow, BigTable and BigQuery), AWS/Azure, and Firebase
  • Experience with data interchange formats (i.e. XML, JSON)
  • Experience with unit test frameworks

Here’s how you’ll help fulfill Owlet’s vision with this role:

  • Participate in the creation of design specifications (with design teams and across business units), development, verification, performance analysis, troubleshooting, and delivery of high quality stable internal processes, services, APIs, and websites
  • Write unit tests, detailed commit messages, and release documentation
  • Take ownership of your development through design prototyping and implementation
  • Focus on the stability and reliability of Owlet’s internal services and APIs
  • Deliver resilient, robust, and durable servicesAPIswebsites
  • Have great debugging skills and investigate hard-to-reproduce crashes
  • Be meticulous, detailed oriented, and dependable
  • Work closely with project managers, VP of Software Engineering, and fellow engineers, following established processes
  • Participate in regular code reviews

Is an amazing company culture as important to you as it is to us?

  • We invite all points of view into conversation for the goal of seeking truth and ensuring commitment from ourselves and others.
  • We act like owners. When we see a problem, we own it and solve it. When we’re given a goal, we deliver. We are committed to holding strong through the storm, even at the hardest of times, because the finish is worth it.
  • We are not bound by traditional “wisdom.” We consistently encourage ourselves and others to reject nature and go for the impossible. We create a safe environment for team members to stretch for new personal heights.
  • We believe you can’t build a business without building the people inside of it. We’re constantly learning and growing. As a company, we find opportunities to build our team and give them tools to achieve greatness and opportunities for personal breakthroughs.

If you would love to work for a company whose conference rooms are named after actual babies whose parents have received peace of mind after using our product, apply today. Check out our career page to learn more about Owlet Baby Care and to see other potential dream jobs: https://owletcare.com/pages/careers

 

Owlet Baby Care, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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