Sr. Software Engineer - Full Stack

Healthline Media, San Francisco, CA

Here’s to a stronger, healthier world.

About Us
Healthline.com is the fastest-growing health information site on the planet. Every month, over 85 million people count on our talented teams to support, guide and inspire them toward the best possible health outcomes for themselves and their families. We create authoritative content that’s highly relevant, approachable and actionable. And we complement that with a culture of genuine compassion. In short, we’re changing the consumer health information business and we need exceptional people like you to help us do it. If you share our vision for a stronger, healthier world please explore Healthline Media and let’s talk.

About the Team:

Healthline’s Engineering team is committed to creating a positive, engaged atmosphere where we work in strong collaboration with product and design to build robust solutions that improve the health/wellness of our audience.  In this role, you will be the initial technical member on the advocate marketing platform team.  The vision of that team/platform is to leverage the success and traffic of Healthline.com to become a destination and ally for users to discover personalized health/wellness products and services that help them live a stronger, healthier life.
About You:

As Sr. Software Engineer - Full Stack, you will be a member of a small, multi-discipline team developing the advocate marketing platform.  You will work closely with product, design and infrastructure resources while playing a critical part in the decision-making processes as it relates to product, features and architecture.  You are detail-oriented and self-motivated, with demonstrated success and passion around full stack development.

What You’ll Do and How You Will Make an Impact:

  • Work initially in a small team focused on building out a new platform that we believe will grow into a major business over time.
  • Understand the business objectives and help architect the product to address them.
  • Play a pivotal role in establishing the team structure and culture.
  • Build a meaningful business that provides products and services to individuals with health-related conditions/needs.

Why We Are Excited About You:

  • You can build impactful software and demonstrate value quickly.
  • You have strong CS fundamentals.
  • You work well with a small, diverse team.
  • You have a great balance between pragmatism and the desire to get things right.


  • Highly proficient in JavaScript.
  • Highly proficient in HTML5 and CSS3.
  • Highly proficient in Node.
  • Experience with RESTful APIs and API design.
  • Experience with relational databases (preferably PostgreSQL or MySQL).

What are examples of work that Software Engineers have done at Healthline?

Reasons Why You Should Apply:

  • You are psyched (as opposed to wary) to build a project from the ground up.
  • You want to be a part of creating a culture within a small team.
  • You strive for simplicity even for complex problems.

This Job May Not Be For You If:

  • You prefer to have a clear road-map laid out when you arrive.
  • You prefer to mostly focus on front-end versus full-stack work (back-end complexity will be a meaningful part of this role).

Who We Are:

  • We are the fastest growing health information site on the planet, and the 2nd largest health site in the US (per comScore)! Over 85 million people count on our talented teams to support, guide, and inspire them toward the best possible health outcomes for themselves and their families.
  • We are a purpose-driven organization with a vision to create a stronger, healthier world.
  • We work together to achieve our mission with humility and genuine respect for each member of our team. 
  • We are smart, innovative, and inspiring change-makers. 
  • Transparency and honesty earn us the trust of each other and our users.
  • We’re all in for having fun, living well, and promoting good health.  We’re proving that you can work hard and be happy.
  • We’ve got cozy canine companions in the office.  Pooches make Healthline HQ fun!
  • We offer competitive compensation packages and comprehensive health benefits.
Does this sound like it was written for you?  Excellent!  Please apply and let’s explore this together.

Healthline Media is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate on any legally recognized basis, including but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended and applicable state and local law. No person shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination on the basis of these factors. If you require an accommodation in the application process, please advise your recruiter.  

About Healthline Media

We want to be your most trusted ally in your pursuit of health and well-being. How you feel affects every precious day of your life. Healthline understands that, which is why we’re committed to being your most trusted ally in your pursuit of health and well-being. You can depend on us to provide expert content along with genuine caring. Both of which will support, guide, and inspire you toward the best possible health outcomes for you and your family. Bottom line: We’re human, just like you. We know that peace of mind can make all the difference in how you feel. So we’ll be here when you need us.

Want to learn more about Healthline Media? Visit Healthline Media's website.