Simple Habit

Simple Habit is the company behind the science-backed Sleep Reset…

Full Stack Engineer

$130k - $160k
San francisco, CA
Job Type
6+ years
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Yunha Kim
Yunha Kim

About the role

About Simple Habit Here at Simple Habit, we are on a mission to empower people to live better, every day. We are working hard to build a place that people trust for their mental wellness.

Simple Habit makes reducing stress as easy as 5-minutes a day. With over 2,000 short meditations and audio therapy sessions produced by world-class experts, Simple Habit gives busy people a practical way to relieve daily stress, anxiety and mental distraction.

Simple Habit is looking for a strong generalist engineer with extensive experience with full-stack development and preferably mobile development as well. The role will primarily be full stack development but the ability to flex into mobile development is a bonus.

You will be working collaboratively with our mobile engineering team, our backend team, our design team and product to ideate on and execute features that support our mission and drive a tangible impact towards our OKRs.

Please note: This position is NOT remote. Must be able to commute to our San Francisco office located in SOMA.

Responsibilities: Work in a collaborative, friendly and quick moving team to ship features on a daily basis! Technologies used today are REACT, Node.js, express and MongoDB. Use agile development methods and democratically be involved the product development process. Use technical design docs and technical design discussions to foster a culture of collaboration on the engineering team. Work with the mobile teams to define new APIs or define other types of client/server interfaces as necessary. Collaborate with our Data Scientists to build and ship a resource efficient data infrastructure. Be a key stakeholder in ensuring that our backend infrastructure is engineered to be as simple, maintainable and performant as required to meet our projected scale. Take ownership of the stack. Be on the look out for how we can improve and evolve our infrastructure to meet our future needs and stay ahead of the curve. Mentor junior members and work with the team to drive improvements in our development process and code quality.

Must have: 5+ years of software development experience. BS degree in a STEM field. Experience working at a startup. Experience with Node.js, Typescript, Python or equivalent required. Experience working with databases and ORMs. Understanding data model design, trade-offs around performance/data normalization. You have technically designed and shipped features from scratch. You have experience writing technical design documents, collaborating with a team of engineers, facilitating feature architecture and driving consensus.

Nice to have: Experience with Mobile development. (Particularly cross-platform mobile development) Experience in Data Engineering. Experience with Mongo/NOSQL dbs Experience working on native mobile apps and/or experience with cross-platform frameworks like Flutter or React native. Founded in 2016, Simple Habit is now ranked #1 for meditation on iTunes and featured on Shark Tank, Forbes, Business Insider, HuffPost, and more. We are backed by Y Combinator, New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and many other prominent CEOs in Silicon Valley.

To be the destination people trust for their mental wellness, Simple Habit knows that diversity of experience and background is important. We're committed to being an equal opportunity employer because we know to create a product for the world and its people, you start with a team that reflects that.

Download Simple Habit for free on iOS, Android or visit our site to learn more about our team.

Benefits and Perks at Simple Habit:

Unlimited vacation – We understand the importance of disconnecting and trust you to manage your time and get your work done. We offer employees an open vacation policy.

Competitive benefits package – We value healthy and happy employees. We offer a range of competitive health, dental and vision benefits for a series A start-up.

Equity Compensation - We're growing rapidly and we want to share our future success with you. We offer an above-average ownership stake in Simple Habit for all employees.

San Francisco office location – We offer a convenient San Francisco location with a short walk from Caltrain and a medium walk from BART.

Commuter Benefits package- However you get to work, we want to help! We offer all employees a range of commuter benefits to compensate for their time on the road.

Daily lunches and office snacks – Nothing says thank you like free food. We offer company-wide healthy and wholesome lunches everyday to fuel your journey. You can also find a fully stocked snack drawer to get you through that 3pm slump.

Dinner- If you find yourself working late at the office, get dinner delivered, on us!

Fitness - At Simple Habit, we care about your mental and physical wellness. We offer our team a monthly stipend towards any class or membership. We have also partnered with Crunch fitness to provide discounted gym memberships while including flexible daily gym breaks so you can actually use it!

Lifetime Subscription- Once you join the team, Simple Habit will provide you a lifetime subscription to our platform.

1% Everyday- At Simple Habit we empower employees to grow 1% every day. We offer a yearly learning and development package to invest in your continuous professional growth.

401k- Simple Habit offers employees a 401k retirement plan.

Transparent and social culture – We work better when we’re all on the same page. We kick off every Monday morning with a team meditation and update meeting to review milestones and metrics. We also have regular social outings and several off-site outings each year to discuss the broader vision.

Dog friendly office- Got a furry friend? Simple Habit is a dog friendly office; no need for pet sitters or dog walkers!

Executive Coaches- We invest in our employees professional growth by hosting quarterly executive coaching sessions. You will have the opportunity to identify and develop your unique strengths while also learning how to communicate and collaborate with our diverse team

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Why you should join Simple Habit

Our mission is to increase the quality of people’s lives by helping people sleep better and reduce stress & anxiety. To see our open roles, visit

Simple Habit has 2 products:

  1. Sleep Reset is the world’s first digital, personalized sleep clinic, available in a convenient mobile app. Our expert-designed program improves sleep and reduces sleep anxiety with the most effective methods from top-tier sleep clinics, including strategies based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) – available for the first time from the comfort of home. It’s a life-long, sustainable solution to sleep better in weeks, with no pills or melatonin needed – which means no grogginess, side effects, or dependency. 9 in 10 Sleep Reset members sleep better within weeks! To find out if Sleep Reset is a fit for you, take our expert-designed sleep assessment at

  2. Simple Habit is an award-winning 5 minute mediation app for daily stress relief. The app boasts over 100K five-star reviews! With thousands of sessions created by hundreds of meditation teachers, therapists and executive coaches around the world, the app has meditations for a variety of situations and moods in your daily life — when you can’t sleep, morning anxiety, getting over a break up or even feeling nervous before an interview. iOS - Android -

The company has raised $12.8 million from investors including Foundation Capital, Y Combinator, New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and many other prominent CEOs in Silicon Valley including Dropbox’s CEO Drew Houston and Gusto’s CEO Joshua Reeves.

Simple Habit
Team Size:9
Location:San Francisco
Yunha Kim
Yunha Kim