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Lead Software Engineer, Fullstack (Platform)

Hims & Hers

Hims & Hers

Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Hims & Hers Health, Inc. (better known as Hims & Hers) is the leading health and wellness platform, on a mission to help the world feel great through the power of better health. We are revolutionizing telehealth for providers and their patients alike. Making personalized solutions accessible is of paramount importance to Hims & Hers and we are focused on continued innovation in this space. Hims & Hers offers nonprescription products and access to highly personalized prescription solutions for a variety of conditions related to mental health, sexual health, hair care, skincare, heart health, and more.

Hims & Hers is a public company, traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “HIMS”. To learn more about the brand and offerings, you can visit hims.com and forhers.com, or visit our investor site. For information on the company’s outstanding benefits, culture, and its talent-first flexible/remote work approach, see below and visit www.hims.com/careers-professionals.

About the job:

Hims and Hers is seeking an experienced Lead Software Engineer to help build a fast, reliable, and frictionless eCommerce management user experience. You have a passion for front end user experience design and development along with full stack experience. You will be part of a team responsible for designing and developing web applications across the full stack. These applications will provide efficient, self-service, experiences enabling high velocity experimentation within the Product Management, Pricing and Customer Management domains

You Will:

  • Spend a significant amount of time coaching other engineers and aiding the team in eliminating roadblocks
  • Set best practices for architecture, coding, delivery, and operation of your team's services
  • Partner with other engineering teams, product, design, infrastructure, and project management while serving as a mentor and advocate for your own team
  • Work seamlessly to collaborate with backend and quality engineers to spec, write, test, and deploy code that powers self-service eCommerce management web applications.
  • Create engaging and responsive user interfaces using modern web technologies.
  • Brainstorm features with product managers and designers and guide decisions based on your knowledge of the codebase.
  • Monitor and improve the performance of applications, ensuring a seamless user experience.
  • Contribute to operational excellence through on-call responsibilities which include issue resolution, root-cause analysis and code improvements to reduce toil
  • Coach and mentor team members, including constructive feedback for code and design reviews to ensure code quality, adherence to standards and team growth
  • Maintain detailed documentation of code and processes, ensuring alignment with company and industry standards.
  • Actively participate in retrospectives and help drive continuous improvement in our architecture, agile process and team culture
  • Cross functional team collaboration and communication including product and engineering leadership

You Have:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience
  • 8+ years as a software engineer, shipping production code.
  • Proficiency in React, HTML5, Javascript, Typescript, CSS3/SASS and GraphQL.
  • Strong understanding of CSS, design principles, and component library creation.
  • Strong understanding of responsive design and cross-browser compatibility.
  • Proficiency with backend service design and development with languages such as Java and Kotlin.
  • Proficiency with full stack delivery and hosting of front ends and microservices on Kubernetes and AWS.
  • Experience with agile software development and delivery methodologies.
  • Experience with continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) processes including integrated unit tests and end-to-end integration tests.
  • Experience with Relational Databases, PostgreSQL preferred.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Our Benefits (there are more but here are some highlights):

  • Competitive salary & equity compensation for full-time roles
  • Unlimited PTO, company holidays, and quarterly mental health days
  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental & vision, and parental leave
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Employee discounts on hims & hers & Apostrophe online products
  • 401k benefits with employer matching contribution
  • Offsite team retreats


Outlined below is a reasonable estimate of H&H’s compensation range for this role for US-based candidates. If you're based outside of the US, your recruiter will be able to provide you with an estimated salary range for your location.

The actual amount will take into account a range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, and location. H&H also offers a comprehensive Total Rewards package that may include an equity grant.

Consult with your Recruiter during any potential screening to determine a more targeted range based on location and job-related factors.

An estimate of the current salary range for US-based employees is
$170,000$200,000 USD

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you’re excited about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply.

Hims is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other basis forbidden under federal, state, or local law. Hims considers all qualified applicants in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Hims & hers is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@forhims.com. Please do not send resumes to this email address.

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