Senior Software Engineer, API (Core)

| Santa Monica
Headspace has one mission: to improve the health and happiness of the world. Headspace is a global leader in mindfulness through its app and online content offerings. At Headspace, our employees embody our three core values: selfless drive, courageous heart, and a curious mind.  
Being on the engineering team, you’ll be working on a product that impacts more than 65M users. You will help us bring new features to life to meet our mission, while also helping push our platform to newer technologies as we embrace the cutting edge. A big goal needs talented people, so come join us and give your day job a sense of purpose!
About the Senior Software Engineer, API (Core) at Headspace:
We are the Core team and we drive the conversion and retention efforts at Headspace. Data, UX excellence, and performance are at the core of how we deliver the content to our users so that we serve them in the best way. We are looking for a passionate senior software engineer who can help build the next-gen recommendation system.

How your skills and passion will come to life at Headspace:

  • Design and develop high-volume, low-latency applications for mission-critical systems
  • Write well designed, testable, performant, and efficient code
  • Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Produce specifications and determine operational feasibility
  • Work with product and engineering teams to release services that operate at our high scale

What you’ve accomplished:

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or related experience
  • Proven hands-on Software Development experience, especially API and microservices architecture
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience with Node.JS or Spring boot preferred
  • Experience working with payment platforms/subscription systems is a plus

How we feel about Diversity & Inclusion:
Headspace is committed to bringing together humans from different backgrounds and perspectives, providing employees with a safe and welcoming work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We strive to create a diverse & inclusive environment where everyone can thrive, feel a sense of belonging, and do impactful work together. As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination against a job applicant on the basis of their race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, family or parental status, disability*, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We respect the laws enforced by the EEOC and are dedicated to going above and beyond in fostering diversity across our workplace. 
*Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Headspace. Please inform our Talent team if you need any assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.
How to get started:
If you’re excited by the idea of seeing yourself in this role at Headspace, please apply with your CV and a cover letter that best expresses your interest and unique qualifications.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • MicroservicesLanguages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

We're located in the heart of Santa Monica on Michigan + Cloverfield, just off the 10 freeway. Bergamont train station is right behind our office.

What are Headspace Perks + Benefits

Headspace Benefits Overview

Unlimited Time Off
Lifetime Headspace Subscription
$500/year learning and development budget
$75 gym stipend
Daily catered lunch and fully stocked fridge
Parking
Full Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage
Voluntary Coverage
Basic Life AD&D
Flexible Spending Account
401k
Commuter Benefit

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
$75 gym stipend each month
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Unlimited Paid Time Off Poilicy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
$500 Conference budget
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

Annual Hackathons. Optional group meditations daily. Competitive salaries. Unlimited PTO. Daily catered lunch.

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