Online Training for Healthcare Jobs

Founding Product Engineer

$140k - $180k / 0.50% - 1.50%
New York, San Francisco / Remote
Job Type
3+ years
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Edoardo Serra
Edoardo Serra

About the role

About Stepful

Stepful is reimagining healthcare training making it 10x more accessible, effective and fun.

Anyone with a high school diploma can jumpstart their career in healthcare with, on average, only 5 weeks of training. Our graduates, mainly from underprivileged communities, go on to work at leading healthcare institutions (Quest Diagnostics, Davita, One Medical, etc…). On average, Stepful students increase their salaries by 60%.

The founding team is uniquely positioned to grow Stepful to be the leader in healthcare education. Each founder brings in relevant experience coming from leadership roles at Udacity, Apple, Uber, and Triplebyte.

Stepful is backed by YC, Reach Capital (one of the largest edtech VCs), Dunce Capital and Harvard Management Company.

Engineering at Stepful

Our product engineering team is in charge of delivering the best online classroom experience. Our success metrics (graduation, certification, and placement rate) are directly driven by how well our technology helps our students to overcome their learning challenges. Each engineering project at Stepful is data driven and is strictly tied to a core success metric. We like to experiment, push edtech to its boundaries, and iterate to make our platform the best in class. We value and encourage personal growth, we believe that the best ideas can come from everyone in the company. We intentionally carve out time and resources to let everyone contribute and experiment with their ideas.

The Role

Stepful is looking for a world class engineer who thrives in fast paced environments and is excited about our mission. We are looking for someone who values extreme ownership of their product and obsesses over making it a little better every day. Our online classroom, our placement portal, and our learning management tools directly drive our North Star metrics and are all equally crucial to our success.

What You’ll Own

  • Build product features end to end: design the data model, design and build the APIs, add frontend components, work closely with the product team to converge on the specs, work with the design team to converge on the best User eXperience
  • Build the instrumentation to measure users behavior and iterate obsessively over the User eXperience
  • Build and maintain a robust data infrastructure to help the team make data-driven product improvements

Who You’ll Work with

  • We generally get 80% of the impact with 20% of the effort, and sometimes, we need that to iterate faster. You will work with our product function and take ownership of the product development cycle end to end, starting with drafting specs, getting input from the team and shipping features to our students.
  • You will support our student experience team on the frontlines with finding clever solutions to problems our students face.

What You’ll Need

  • 5+ years of experience in full-stack engineering roles (startups preferred)
  • Solid understanding of computer science fundamentals
  • Experience in building features end to end: iterate on the specs, define the data model, design and implement the backend APIs, build the frontend components.
  • Our stack is primarily Ruby on Rails, React and PostgreSQL. Professional experience in these or similar technologies is required.
  • We integrate with several 3rd party services (Zoom, Twilio, Calendly, Stripe, Typeform, Hubspot, Slack, Freshdesk, etc… ). Experience in integrating with external API is highly desirable.
  • Superb written and verbal communication suitable to a fully remote team

What You’ll Learn

  • Learn about and disrupt the status quo of vocational education with your own contribution
  • The leaders and teammates you will work with come from the most successful startups and big corporates in tech, their diversity offers an unique perspective on solving the main challenges of EdTech

We are an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status. We offer competitive salaries, equity packages, benefits and health insurance.

Salary range are indicative and for US based employment.

Why you should join Stepful

Stepful is on a mission to revolutionize vocational education. We train people with a high school education in 4 months or less and places them into healthcare jobs. Healthcare is the fastest growing industry in the US accounting for 40% of all jobs added including medical assistants, nursing assistants, and phlebotomists.

Team Size:6
Location:New York
Tressia Hobeika
Tressia Hobeika
Carl Madi
Carl Madi
Edoardo Serra
Edoardo Serra