Tech Lead, Core at GoodRx

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GoodRx is America’s healthcare marketplace. Each month, millions people visit goodrx.com to find reliable health information and discounts for their healthcare — and we’ve helped people save $30 billion since 2011. We provide prescription discounts that are accepted at more than 70,000 pharmacies in the U.S., as well as telehealth services including doctor visits and lab tests. Our services have been positively reviewed by Good Morning America, The New York Times, NBC News, AARP, and many others.

Our goal is to help Americans find convenient and affordable healthcare. We offer solutions for consumers, employers, health plans, and anyone else who shares our desire to provide affordable prescriptions to all Americans.

We’re committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company and industry. That’s why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of the best and brightest from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has a seat at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunities to excel.

With that said, research shows that women and other underrepresented groups apply only if they meet 100% of the criteria. GoodRx is committed to leveling the playing field, and we encourage women, people of color, those in the LGBTQ+ communities, and Veterans to apply for positions even if they don’t necessarily check every box outlined in the job description. Please still get in touch - we’d love to connect and see if you could be good for the role!

About the Role:
GoodRx is looking for a Tech Lead to lead the engineering efforts for a Core Engineering team to support our top of funnel growth in prescription business.

As a Tech Lead, you will be responsible for helping team members with the technical aspects of their jobs and be the point of escalation for any technical challenges and help troubleshoot any problems that may arise. Apart from being hands-on with coding, you will also be responsible for driving end-to-end architectural design while maintaining alignment to deliver well rounded solutions along with promoting best practices and coding standards. You will also be coordinating with team members in daily or weekly ceremonies ensuring the right work is being prioritized that aligns with business growth and deadlines.

The ideal candidate should seek to inspire all the team members, be accountable and trustworthy, and be able to build lasting relationships with team members. 


Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with our cross functional Core team and the broader team of Product Designers, Product Managers, and Engineers to deliver compelling consumer products
  • Work closely with Product Manager and Product Delivery in prioritizing stories, sequencing stories based on technical dependencies, and help defining business and technical requirements 
  • Architect efficient and reusable front-end systems and highly scalable APIs that drive complex web applications
  • Write clean, fast, compatible, easy-to-use, testable Javascript to realize our ideas 
  • Instill a practice of “shift left” by writing automated tests and encouraging developers to take ownership of testing
  • Promote a culture of operational excellence by meticulously testing and monitoring our systems and code, writing documentation, and being on-call to support the health of our services 
  • Uphold a culture of collaboration, transparency, creativity, inclusion, and data-driven decisions
  • Mentor junior and mid-level Engineers by providing technical guidance

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of real product experience - you have shipped products used by thousands of users 
  • Experience with our tech stack - React, Typescript, and GraphQL
  • High degree of fluency in JavaScript - you are a strong coder and know how to write clean, effective code at scale 
  • Writing standards-compliant, accessible markup and styling using CSS preprocessors or css-in-js
  • Experience with using, designing and building GraphQL schema or RESTful APIs 
  • Familiarity with design patterns, data structures, and algorithms
  • Experience with writing robust and maintainable unit, integration, and end-to-end tests and familiar with Javascript testing frameworks / libraries such as Jest, React Testing Library, Playwright, etc
  • Experience with A/B testing platforms (Optimizely, Split, etc)
  • Optimizing site performance and monitoring speed metrics on critical paths
  • Experience with APM and visual performance monitoring (DataDog, SpeedCurve or others)
  • The desire and ability to learn new technologies
  • You want to work on software that is changing the world and you're passionate and obsessed about creating intuitive and scalable products
  • Ability to work effectively in teams of technical and non-technical individuals - you may work closely with other non-technical folks to get things done. Collaboration is key

Extra Credit:

  • Experience coding with compliance in mind (HIPAA, PCI or others) 
  • Experience with at least one programming language other than Javascript
  • Experience building Design Systems with Storybook or similar
  • Experience with automatic building/deployment services like AWS, CodeFresh, Lifecycle, etc. 
  • Experience with Content Delivery Network (Cloudflare, Fastly or others)
  • Integrating with different analytics/events-based systems like Segment, Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, etc.
  • Open source contributions

GoodRx is America's healthcare marketplace. The company offers the most comprehensive and accurate resource for affordable prescription medications in the U.S., gathering pricing information from thousands of pharmacies coast to coast, as well as a telehealth marketplace for online doctor visits and lab tests. Since 2011, Americans with and without health insurance have saved $30 billion using GoodRx and million consumers visit goodrx.com each month to find discounts and information related to their healthcare. GoodRx is the #1 most downloaded medical app on the iOS and Android app stores. For more information, visit www.goodrx.com.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • PyramidFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

An Insider's view of GoodRx

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

GoodRx hires team members we can trust and empower. With thoughtful hiring, we have assembled a team that is inherently self-motivated, driven and doesn't require (or want) micromanagement.

Reena Scoblionko

Vice President of People

How does the company support your career growth?

GoodRx has been like a family to me. I started as an intern while finishing grad school and never left. I’ve been fortunate to be surrounded by some inspiring and talented leaders who have given me the opportunity to work on a multitude of engineering projects across the business. I’ve now come full circle, managing a team where I first started on!

David Pair

Engineering Manager

What’s the vibe like in the office?

GoodRx provides an awesome laidback culture and happy and energetic office vibe. We believe in working hard and playing harder. The company offers Happy Hour once a week, catered lunches three days a week, an awesome ocean-front office location and events to celebrate small wins - all which make GoodRx a unique place to work.

Priyanka Halder

Agile Delivery Lead

What are GoodRx Perks + Benefits

GoodRx Benefits Overview

- Medical, vision, dental, STD, LTD and AD&D to all full-time employees
- The company offers one (great) PPO Medical plan at NO COST to employees AND dependents
- 4% 401k match
- Meaningful stock options
- Discretionary leave
- Classpass Membership
- Onsite Parking
- Dog friendly office

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
- Medical & Dependent Care FSA available $2,700 pre-tax per calendar year $5,000 pre-tax per calendar year
Disability Insurance
Covered @ 100%
Dental Benefits
Offered through Anthem Employees covered @ 100% Dependents covered @ 50%
Vision Benefits
Offered through Anthem Employees and Dependents covered @ 50% Monthly costs range from $3.24 (self) - $9.87 (family)
Health Insurance Benefits
Offered through Anthem Anthem Blue Cross Classic 500 PPO - employees AND dependents covered @ 100% Anthem Classic 250 PPO - monthly cost ranges from $60 (self) - $187 (family) Kasier
Life Insurance
STD, LTD, LIfe & AD&D - ALL covered @ 100%
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
4% 401k match - no vesting period
Company Equity
Stock Options available to full-time employees
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
3 months fully paid with at least 90 days of service
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Catered lunches on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays Bagel Fridays Snacks and Drinks that put the freshman 15 to shame!
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Weekly Thursday Happy Hours
Parking
Company paid parking onsite or $100/mo parking waiver
Pet Friendly
Your pets can work alongside David Bowie (dog)
Recreational Clubs
We offer a variety of clubs like our dodgeball league, monthly book club, hiking club, and more
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
- ClassPass Membership
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Working at GoodRx means you can take pride in knowing that your work has a direct and meaningful impact on our users day to day lives. We are disrupting the healthcare space by making prescription drugs accessible and affordable to Americans.

Aside from a great office environment and "perks", the real benefit is working alongside an empowering leadership team, wickedly smart colleagues all while providing a service that helps its customers.

Social Good + Successful Business Model + Great Colleagues = GoodRx

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