Full Stack Web Engineering Lead at Hydrow, Inc. (Remote)

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If you ask us, we’re the perfect mix of athletes, entrepreneurs, engineers, and creatives. Our diverse backgrounds and shared values are what help make Hydrow great. Our mission is not just to create an amazing fitness experience, but a beautiful human experience - one that’s honest, inclusive, and positive.. Hydrow is the Live Outdoor Reality (LOR)™ rowing machine that delivers on-water experiences at home with workouts led by world-class athletes. At Hydrow, you’ll have the chance to shape a company that is disrupting the fitness industry while creating engaging content unmatched in the marketplace today. Sound exciting? That’s because it is!


As a Full Stack Web Engineering Lead working on the Digital Platforms team, you will create engaging web experiences that drive successful business outcomes through our expanding web channels, serve as the technical leader for Hydrow’s eCommerce development and establish close partnerships with our digital marketing team. In this hands-on role, you will be responsible for driving and maintaining modern development practices for internal and partner delivery teams working on our headless digital experience stack. The below milestones represent the outcomes you will drive in our fast-paced startup environment.

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will lead and mentor a team experiencing hypergrowth, work with leading edge e-commerce web technologies (headless/serverless) architecture, edge computing, motion UI) to design and build beautiful immersive, lightning fast ecommerce experiences


  • First Thirty Days

  • Familiarize yourself with Hydrow’s digital channels, frameworks, tools and technical landscape including backend platforms and integrations
  • Build strong relationships with leaders and stakeholders in the Marketing and Digital Platforms teams
  • Drive technical design, direction and execution of development projects
  • Establish yourself as a credible thought leader in modern web technology
  • Join in on regular planning sessions and status meetings with partner delivery teams to better understand our delivery model

  • First Three Months

  • Collaborate with our design team, product owners, architects and developers across platform and integration teams to define best-fit solutions for driving the digital customer experience
  • Oversee customer experience and page performance metrics, and make recommendations to optimize stability, page performance, conversion and positive customer experiences
  • Drive prioritization and delivery of key digital initiatives, demonstrating strong architectural principles with a shared sense of ownership of the experience product backlog

  • First Six Months

  • Take ownership of Hydrow’s ecommerce development
  • Grow and demonstrate hands-on leadership of the team that launches additional features and experiences on the web
  • Establish design standards and define the approach for maintaining internal design workflows with our design team, from inception through to component development and dynamic catalogs such as style and component guides
  • Build a cohesive planning and experimentation strategy for A/B tests and campaigns, from inception through to execution and continuous optimization


  • Technical Chops:

  • Solid experience with Node, React, Next.js and other hybrid frameworks
  • Knowledgeable about serverless environments and implementations
  • Experience with data structures and design patterns
  • Confidence in designing and developing microservices
  • Practical experience with personalization and split testing design and coordination
  • An eye for web performance and understating of core web vitals
  • A mindset for designing for accessibility, internationalization and localization
  • A solutions mindset: you are not afraid to go down the rabbit hole and come back with clear answers
  • Clear understanding about how the internet works, latency and TTFB
  • Experience writing clear technical documents

  • Technology Passion: You love to code. You have a natural curiosity and drive to learn new tech and keep up with trends in frontend architecture, which will inform the team’s strategic technical / architectural decision making.

    Project Management: You have job-related experience with planning, prioritizing, and keeping project goals on time and on budget while bringing others along; specifically experience working on agile cross-functional projects with a variety of stakeholders.

    Flexibility/Adaptability: Can work effectively as a sole contributor, team member or leader - wearing multiple hats. Adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Copes effectively with complexity and change, while maintaining organization and control. Ability to juggle a range of tasks.

We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting exceptional candidates, for that reason if you don't meet 100% of the job description, that's okay! Please don’t hesitate to apply — we’d love to hear from you.


Authentic and Inclusive: We embrace each and every one of our differences and celebrate our diversity. We commit to fostering a space where everyone belongs and is heard.

Nimble with Purpose: We are a fleet of speedy boats, instead of a barge. As pathfinders of positive change, we adapt our focus with ease when our purpose points us in a new direction

Resilient Teammates: We support our Hydrow teammates and members through challenges: technical, personal, or unexpected waves. We overcome the present obstacle and persevere together. 

Hydrow is a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate individual differences and recognize that unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and more successful. Hydrow actively seeks applicants who can bring a variety of experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds to the team. Hydrow provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sex, pregnancy, pregnancy-related condition, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, qualified handicap, gender identity, results of genetic testing, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Our team values diversity in experience and backgrounds—we do our best work when we create space for different voices and perspectives. Whatever unique experiences or skill sets you bring, we look forward to learning from each other.


🩺 Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Premiums 100% Paid For By Hydrow
👶 6 Months Fully Paid Primary and Secondary Parental Leave
🏖 Unlimited PTO Policy
📚 $200/week Reimbursable for Childcare and/or Tutoring Services for Children Under 16 Years Old
📱 $180 Quarterly Phone Reimbursement
🏦 401k
🐶 Reimbursable Monthly Pet or Child Subscription Box
🍕 Free Lunch on Fridays
🧘‍♂️ Free Subscription to Headspace
🚣 75% Discount on a Hydrow and Free Membership to the Hydrow App
🛋 $150 Annual Home Office Reimbursement

* COVID-19 Vaccination Policy: Hydrow requires anyone working onsite to confirm they are fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious accommodation is requested, reviewed, and approved.

By submitting your application, you agree that Hydrow may collect your personal data for recruiting, global organization planning, and related purposes. Hydrow's Privacy Notice explains what personal information we may process, where we may process your personal information, our purposes for processing your personal information, and the rights you can exercise over Hydrow's use of your personal information. 

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Hydrow, Inc. Benefits Overview

Hydrow,Inc. offers competitive salaries, full benefits (medical, dental and vision), an open vacation policy as well as early-stage equity.

Hydrow supports active lifestyles and advocates for team members' pursuit of the activities that inspire them most.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
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Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
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Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
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Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Mentorship program
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