Software Engineer - Full-Stack (E5)

Remote - US Full Time
$156K - $225K Yearly

Published on April 03, 2024

Fountain is enterprise software that accelerates global high volume hiring. Our customers hire millions of hourly workers annually in 78 countries. Job seekers often struggle to get connected with companies seeking hourly workers due to inefficiencies in their hiring processes, and Fountain makes it easier for them to get offers for work quickly. Getting hired fast eases some of the financial instability millions of families face.

Fountain is the market leader in high volume hiring with solutions that enable customers to get ahead of their hiring goals. Fountain’s all-in-one software allows companies to find and hire the right candidates faster. Our automated and customizable platform provides a seamless applicant experience while ensuring organizations have pipelines full of hourly talent who are ready to work.
Hundreds of customers, including Stitch Fix, GoPuff, Fetch, and sweetgreen, use Fountain to hire over 3 million workers annually in more than 75 countries.
In 2022, we closed $185M in our Series C, led by Softbank and B Capital, which 4.5Xed our valuation. Join our growing team of collaborative, compassionate, and unconventional Fountaineers as we empower our customers to exceed their hiring goals and open opportunities for the hourly workforce.
As a Software Engineer - Full-Stack at Fountain, you will collaborate with a diverse team of engineers, designers, and product managers to create user-centered web applications that empower organizations to improve employee retention.Your responsibilities include designing, developing, and maintaining the Fountain Hire solution's applications and reviewing and coaching developers in their growth.
You will join the Hire US team and collaborate with Backend and full-stack developers and an engineering manager.
What you’ll be doing:
  • Develop, maintain and test elegant, user-friendly interfaces using modern front-end tooling
  • Collaborating closely with the design team to translate wireframes and mockups into well-designed, generic and reusable UI components
  • Implementing responsive designs that ensure a seamless experience across various devices and screen sizes
  • Implement RESTful API endpoints, build new functionality in our Ruby on Rails backend codebase, build upon our SQL data model
  • Participating in code reviews and pair programming to maintain code quality, consistency, and best practices
  • Identifying and addressing performance bottlenecks and optimizing applications for maximum speed, scalability and ease of use
  • Staying up-to-date with industry trends and continuously seeking opportunities to enhance the user experience
What you should bring:
  • 5+ years of experience in software engineering and specifically in front-end development
  • Proven experience in product-oriented software development
  • Proficiency in modern technologies, including but not limited to:
    • React, TailwindCSS, MUI, Vite, Vitest/Jest, Playwright, Storybook
    • Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL or equivalent SQL based technology, Redis
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically about user interactions and system architecture
  • A general design common sense to be sufficiently aware of the UI/UX problematics to be able to adjust the Figma prototypes to the code and vice-versa
  • Solid understanding of responsive design principles and mobile-first development
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, in English, to effectively collaborate with team members and stakeholders
  • A passion for creating user-centered designs and a drive to stay updated with the latest trends in UI/UX
  • Capacity to operate independently and confidently, even when dealing with fluid situations
Nice to Have:
  • An exercised eye to spot misaligned UI components, inconsistent  spacing, disparate colors and misbehaving UI components
  • Elasticsearch expertise
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment, collaborating with cross-functional teams
  • Past positions in startups and international contexts are a plus
Salary Range: $156,000 - $ 225,000 USD
Even if you do not meet all the requirements above, we still encourage you to apply for this position. While we try to be thorough with our prerequisites, not everything about you as a candidate can be condensed into a list of bullet points. What do you have to lose?
Fountain offers an incredibly unique work environment. We employ a diverse team all over the world. Each Fountaineer is given the freedom to do their best work from wherever they choose. We also understand the importance of in-person connections and hold in-person meetings with your team and meet annually as an organization to build our relationships and focus on the future of moving Fountain Forward. 
The benefits we offer in the United States include competitive health plans and a retirement plan. Some Fountain-wide  perks offered to all employees across the globe include a flexible vacation policy, paid holidays, monthly lunch stipends, annual allowances for ongoing education related to your profession and career advancement, along with home office, cell phone, and wellness reimbursements. Fountain is a global employer, so some benefit offerings will vary from country to country.
Fountain is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants of any educational background, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, socioeconomic status, disability, and veteran status.
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