Senior Software Engineer I - Health

Dec. 1, 2022, 9:51 p.m.

GoodRx is America’s healthcare marketplace. Each month, millions of people visit to find reliable health information and discounts for their healthcare — and we’ve helped people save $35 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.

As a GoodRx Senior Software Engineer I, you’ll collaborate with the product, design, data, and analytics teams to transform ideas into exceptional products that help people find affordable therapy solutions. You will join a world-class, yet humble engineering team that consistently turns out compelling features that truly benefit our users. The ideal candidate will be able to quickly turn ideas from inception to final product in a fast-paced and friendly environment. You should be comfortable learning new technologies as needed.

About the Squad

  • It’s difficult for consumers to glean all the information they need to make well-considered decisions when it comes to healthcare for themselves and their families. You will be joining a squad focused on giving them the tools and the impetus to help manage their own health needs more effectively.
  • About the Tech

  • You’ll be working mostly on a modern Javascript stack built on React, Typescript, NextJS, AWS, and fronted by Fastly. We use Contentful, and we’re looking to push that technology to its limits to provide an amazing content creation experience for our editors, which in turn super-charges the benefits we can provide to our users. 
  • There is also the opportunity to work on our GraphQL BFF, Fastly CDN VCL and cache strategy, occasional Python REST API, and various SEO enhancements including performance optimization and SEO A/B testing.
  • Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Product Designers, Product Managers, and Engineers.
  • Write clean, fast, compatible, easy-to-use, and testable code.
  • Mentor and be mentored by other engineers by leading and collaborating in all engineering discussions and evangelizing engineering best practices.
  • Own, create or review technical design proposals and proof of concepts.
  • Help create a culture of excellence by meticulously testing and monitoring our systems and code, writing documentation, and being part of an on-call rotation to support the health of our services.
  • Collaborate, learn, and grow.
  • Skills and Qualifications

  • 5+ years of software development experience, delivering products at web scale.
  • Experience with React, TypeScript, React Context, NodeJS, ES6, consuming GraphQL.
  • Experience maintaining responsive isomorphic web applications.
  • 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-in-js.
  • Experience writing robust, maintainable unit, integration, and end-to-end tests.
  • Ability to work effectively in teams of technical and non-technical individuals – you will work closely with other non-technical folks to get things done. Collaboration is key.
  • Ability or desire to be a polyglot.  Adapting to the tools and technologies appropriate for the job at hand.
  • Ability to mentor and grow engineers and / or be mentored.
  • Nice to Have

  • Experience with Content Management Systems like Contentful.
  • Building server side APIs using GraphQL and to a lesser degree, REST.
  • Experience with SEO: page speed, Web Vitals, crawl knowledge.
  • Experience with AWS technologies including AppSync, Lambda, StepFunctions, EventBridge.
  • Experience with tools like Runscope, Sentry, and/or Datadog.
  • WCAG 2.0+ AA and/or accessibility standards for web.
  • Familiarity with Content Delivery Network (CDNs).
  • Knowledge with continuous integration, automated testing, and deployment tools like Travis, Circle, Drone, Heroku, AppEngine, or similar.
  • Compensation decisions are determined using a variety of factors such as skill set, experience, and education or certifications. If we extend an offer for employment, we will consider all individual qualifications. Below are our salary ranges for this position based on office location:

    San Francisco Office: $161,000 - $257,000
    New York Office: $147,000 - $235,000
    Santa Monica Office: $134,000 - $214,000

    GoodRx also offers additional compensation programs such as annual cash bonuses, annual equity grants for most positions, and generous benefits. Our great benefits offerings include medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) with a company match, an ESPP, unlimited vacation, 11 paid holidays, and 72 hours of sick leave. GoodRx also offers additional benefits like mental wellness and financial wellness programs, fertility benefits, supplemental life insurance for you and your dependents, company-paid short-term and long-term disability, and more!

    At GoodRx, we deeply value in-person connection and collaboration, which is key to our company culture. GoodRx is a hybrid work environment, and we ask employees to be in the office a minimum of twice a week to one of our hubs in Santa Monica, San Francisco, and New York City.

    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!

    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 $35 billion using GoodRx and million consumers visit 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