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Software Engineer

Modern Animal

Modern Animal

Software Engineering
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Modern Animal is reimagining veterinary care and is looking for a Software Engineer that will build upon Modern Animal’s platform and specialize in owning a slice of the production system in order to expands the boundaries of what's possible in pet healthcare.

This role is a unique blend of technical proficiency and forward-thinking, and we're looking for someone who is excited to take ownership of a single vertical based on your expertise. You'll be joining an engineering team that is both fast-paced and intellectually stimulating, with plenty of room for growth.

This role offers a hybrid work arrangement based in Los Angeles, CA. You'll have the flexibility to work remotely with occasional requirements to collaborate in-person at our office.

What You'll Do:

  • Contribute to the Modern Animal platform, which includes React and React Native Applications and Python Services.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to build scalable and robust systems.
  • Work closely with product managers and engineers to identify new areas where technology can have an impact.
  • Take ownership of a vertical within Modern Animal’s platform, creating technical roadmaps and suggestions for improvement.
  • Actively contribute code and participate in code reviews.
  • Be a voice for technical rigor and engineering excellence.
  • Create wins that benefit our users.

Why You'd be a Great Fit:

  • 3+ years of experience in software development.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline.
  • Hands-on experience with Python, React, or other relevant languages and frameworks.
  • Proven ability to deliver high-quality code in a fast-paced environment.
  • Enthusiastic about collaborating in team settings while also capable of working independently.
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of articulating complex technical concepts to cross-functional teams.
  • Bonus points will be given for experience (personal or professional) using the latest Generative AI technologies (GPT, Llama-2, Palm2, etc.) and related technologies (LangChain, Pinecone, etc.)

What You Can Expect From Us:

  • Excellent medical, vision, & dental coverage.
  • Free membership to One Medical for primary care
  • Access to behavioral and mental health services through Ginger
  • 401k savings plan with a company match.
  • Flexible time off & paid parental leave.
  • Free membership to Modern Animal for your pets and other perks.

The pay range for this position is $119,000 - $137,000 per year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and equity grant units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the California Pay Transparency Act. Base pay information is based on geographic location.

We believe an equitable and inclusive work environment and a diverse, empowered team are key to achieving our mission. We’re not looking for candidates who are “culture fits.” We’re looking for candidates who can expand our culture and challenge business as usual. We strive to foster an environment where all staff can bring their whole selves to work, by their own definition, and we strive to provide all candidates with an equitable and accessible recruitment process.

We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics.

In addition to federal law requirements, we comply with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

If we can offer accommodations for you in the recruitment process, or if you have feedback on how to make our recruiting more equitable or accessible, please let us know!