Staff Engineer

Remote - US Full Time Staff
$132K - $170K Yearly

Published on November 20, 2023

We are a fast growing startup where change is a constant. We celebrate taking calculated risks, there are NO sacred cows, and collaboration is contagious. We want people to bring their authentic selves to work and drive meaningful change for our industry, our users, and our company. Join a team where meeting our goals = changing people's lives.

At SonderMind, we know that therapy works. SonderMind provides accessible, personalized mental health care that produces high-quality outcomes for individuals. SonderMind's individualized approach to care starts with using innovative technology to help people not just find a therapist, but find the right, in-network therapist for them.
How you’ll make an impact
As a senior engineer on the team , you’ll work closely with a team of cross functional engineers to build and maintain the tools that help our feature teams deliver value efficiently in order to help SonderMind achieve its goals of making mental healthcare accessible to millions of Americans.  You will drive and participate in design and architecture sessions as well as constantly evaluate technologies and trends to be leveraged to optimize our platform. 
Success looks like
  • As you begin to settle into your new role, you should become familiar with all of the tools within our stack and feel comfortable taking on tasks and pairing with your teammates. 
  • After onboarding, you will be expected to take ownership of tasks and projects, which will involve working independently and with engineers across our feature teams.
  • Performance will be measured based on the value of your contributions and the quality of the code contributed to the back-end of the platform.
What you’ll do
  • ​​Have a leading role integrating different technologies across the platform.
  • Contribute to the tooling used by our feature teams.
  • Make meaningful contributions to our platform and infrastructure by writing quality code and providing technical direction for future improvements.
  • Help organize technical requirements and act as lead on projects.
  • Evaluate new tools and technologies for incorporation and use.
What you’ll bring with you
Required Experience 
  • 8+ years of professional experience as a full stack engineer
  • Proficient in Ruby on Rails and be able to lead the full stack development of a project
  • Experience in modularizing the Ruby on Rails monolith / breaking monolith into microservices.
  • Experience in Angular or related front end language 
  • PostgreSQL
  • Experience in CI/CD
  • RabbitMQ or a similar eventing system
  • Ability to solve problems and provide appropriate solutions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, related degree or equivalent experience
Preferred Experience 
  • Masters in computer science
  • Experience in healthcare 
  • AWS
  • OAuth
  • Kubernetes or similar containerized service management platforms
  • JFrog Artifactory or similar binary artifact management platforms
  • ArgoCD or similar infrastructure-as-code, declarative CD tools
  • Helm Kubernetes Package Manager
  • DocumentDB/ MongoDB or similar NoSQL database structures
What we value
  • Curious: Seek to understand and pull the thread
  • Courageous: Takes action, even when uncomfortable
  • Lightful: Assume positive intent in others
  • Authentic: Say what you mean, mean  what you say, act accordingly
  • Bucketworthy: Don’t let your bucket leak

Our Benefits 
The anticipated salary range for this role is $132,000- $170,000. This role is eligible for equity grants. Actual compensation is based commensurate with qualifications and experience.  
As a leader in redesigning behavioral health we are walking the walk with our employee benefits package. We focus on meeting SonderMinders wherever they are and supporting them in all facets of their life with both mental and physical aspects in mind.   
Our benefits include:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage effective on your first day with plans to meet your needs including HSA and FSA options. 
  • Therapy coverage benefits to enable our employees to get the care they need
  • A flexible PTO policy, 14 company paid holidays  
  • Employer-paid disability & AD&D to cover life's unexpected - not only that, we cover the difference in salary for up to eight weeks of short-term disability leave
  • Eight weeks of paid parental leave 
  • Competitive market salary, up-to 4% salary company match on 401K 
  • Pet insurance through ASPCA 
Mental wellness impacts people of every community. At SonderMind, building and supporting a diverse workforce is foundational to our goal to redesign behavioral healthcare to be more approachable and accessible. SonderMind is a committed equal opportunity employer and provides a workplace that will not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.