Joggr joined Techstars NYC!

Founding Engineer

New York City (preferred) or Remote
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As our Founding Engineer, you will be the first engineer hired by the founders. This means you will have the opportunity to work on every part of the code base and lay the technical foundation for Joggr to scale. Come Jog with us!


  • Collaborate with the founders & customers to gather requirements and translate them into features.
  • Design, develop, and maintain the frontend and backend components of our AI-powered platform.
  • Conduct code reviews, provide constructive feedback, and mentor junior team members.
  • Identify and troubleshoot software defects, performance bottlenecks, and other issues.
  • Write documentation using the Joggr platform!


If you don't have these, probably won't get past resume review.

  • Founder mindset, meaning at times you will need to do things outside of the "normal" job description.
  • 3+ years or experience working as a Fullstack Software Engineer, preferably in a senior or lead role.
  • Worked at an early stage startup (less than ~20 employees).
  • Customer-obsessed, everything you build is for the customer!
  • Expertise in JavaScript with either experience using TypeScript or a willingness to learn.


If you meet at least 3-4 of these please apply!

  • Solid understanding of frontend development principles and frameworks such as React and Vue.
  • Expertise in backend development using Node.js frameworks such as Fastify (preferred), Redwood, or express.
  • Experience using Node.js ORMs such as Prisma (preferred), Sequelize, or TypeORM.
  • Experience working with cloud platforms, preferably Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
  • Experience working with SQL databases such as, MySQL or PostgreSQL (preferred).
  • Familiarity with containerization and deployment using technologies like Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Knowledge of software development best practices, including version control (Git), testing, and code reviews.
  • A strong appreciation for writing & reading documentation!

Compensation, Benefits & Perks

  • Flexible recharge time with 24 days per year of PTO.
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision benefits, 401k matching, 16 weeks of paid parental leave.
  • Generous compensation package including stock options.
  • 2 paid volunteer days per year, where you can help make a social impact at a charity of your choice.
  • Yearly Hackathon: a 3-day window where you can build whatever you want & test some of those wacky ideas.
  • OSS contribution days: 1 day a month can be spent contributing to an OSS of your choice.
  • Flexible WFH policy: we love being in the office but you're an adult, so do whats best for you.
  • Office space in downtown Manhattan, with coffee, cold brew and other drinks & snacks.

New York Salary Range: $135k-$175k


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