UI Engineer

New York , NY / Boston, MA
Engineering /
Hybrid /
Are you a talented UI developer with a knack for design systems and looking to make a real difference in people's lives?
Want to help us grow a new kind of healthcare marketplace focusing on the patient's experience and the doctor's independence?

Engineering at Sesame leverages great tech and strong UX to redefine the healthcare experience for millions of Americans who have been priced out of the traditional healthcare system. Whether they are uninsured or burdened by high-deductible insurance, the Sesame marketplace brings direct and affordable access to the healthcare people need.

We’re working with healthcare providers who share our vision for giving people a better way to get the care they need without the stress, frustrations, and financial challenges of the current healthcare system. Customers love the usability of our platform, which gets them high-quality care quickly, easily, and for a fair price. Our partners — counting Costco and DoorDash among others — value our dedication to great user experience and accessible services.

We have raised $75 million in capital from leading investors including GV, General Catalyst, and Industry Ventures, and we continue to invest in scaling our marketplace!

Engineering at Sesame
Our system is React-based with Javascript/TypeScript on the frontend and Java/TypeScript on the backend with an ongoing migration to TypeScript across the board. 
We maintain and extend our own component library and design system.

Our  tech stack includes
TypeScript (with some ongoing migration of legacy JS code to TS)
Storybook + ChromaticQA
GraphQL (urql)
React Testing Library

How you will fit into the team
In this role, you will be part of a small dedicated DS/UI team of frontend developers, designing, implementing, and maintaining our component library and design system setup. You will work closely with designers and with other developers in the cross-functional product pods to aid in the ongoing evolution of design patterns in our frontend applications, serving both patients and doctors across the nation.
While your main expertise likely lies in effective styling and semantic markup, you should also be comfortable with a11y specs so that you can work with our digital accessibility partner to continuously improve our platforms.
You will be working both on new components and iteratively improving our existing ones, and are encouraged to dive in wherever you can to help us build the best healthcare platform possible.
Knowledge of, or experience with, design system maintenance and scaling is a big plus.

Traits we look for
You love building scalable systems and have 5+ years of industry experience
You see UIs and think in CSS
You seek and prefer simple solutions to complex problems
You strive to write clean, testable, well-structured, and maintainable code
You maintain a healthy balance between future proofing and shipping things
You understand what makes a clean component interface and good developer experience, and can find that sweet spot between flexibility and simplicity
You are strong team player with great communication skills 
You love to share knowledge and work collaboratively with product, design, and engineering teams
You think holistically about the product you are building, ensuring our end users have the best experience we can offer

Our offer
Working with us means you will be challenged to grow and deliver excellence, by our customers, our partners, and your peers. You can be yourself, speak freely, be trusted and respected. We are an organization that values radical candor and believe that product-defining ideas can come from anywhere.

We also offer
Competitive total compensation package with generous equity
Generous, flexible vacation policy
Clear expectations and development guidance within our engineering career framework
A fun and international work environment with teams in New York, Boston and Europe (mainly Berlin, Germany)
The opportunity to work independently, remotely, and onsite (In NYC and BOS) 
The chance to learn first-hand about the biggest industry in the world

Sesame is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
$120,000 - $160,000 a year
In addition to cash compensation, Sesame employees are eligible for new hire stock option grants. Individual compensation packages are based on various factors unique to each candidate, including skill set, experience, qualifications and other job related reasons.