ZOE

Senior Software Engineer - Ops Tooling

Join ZOE as they are looking for a Senior Software Engineer - Ops Tooling

We are redefining how people approach their health

ZOE is combining scientific research at a scale never before imagined and cutting-edge AI to improve the health of millions. 

Created by the world’s top scientists, our personalised nutrition program is radically reimagining a fundamental human need – eating well for your own body. Currently available in the US, and with a waitlist of more than 250,000 in the UK, ZOE is already helping tens of thousands of ZOE members adopt healthier habits and achieve their goals.

We are also the team behind the popular COVID Symptom Study, which played a critical role in the fight against COVID in the UK and has now expanded to become the ZOE Health Study (ZHS). ZHS uses the power of community science to conduct large-scale research from the comfort of contributors’ homes to understand health and prevent disease. . Our collective work and expertise in biology, engineering, data science, and nutrition science has led to multiple breakthrough papers in leading scientific journals such as Nature Medicine, Science, The Lancet, and more.

A remote-first, well-funded startup, we are backed by founders, investors, and entrepreneurs who have built multi-billion dollar technology companies. We are always looking for innovative thinkers and doers to join our team on a thrilling mission to tackle epic health problems that span the globe. Together, we can improve human health and touch millions of lives.

We value inclusivity, transparency, ownership, open-mindedness and diversity. We are passionate about delivering great results and learning in the open. We want our teams to have the freedom to make long-term, high-impact decisions, and the well-being of our teammates and the people around us is a top priority.

Check out what life is like for our Engineers at our ZOE Engineering page

About the team

Our Ops Tooling team is integral to the growth of our product. They’re currently working on software to automate interaction with our core partners and maximise the efficiency of our Engineering, Science and Product functions.

We build software to automate interaction with our core partners and maximise the efficiency of our Engineering, Operations and Support functions.  We handle all the logistics aspects of the physical parts of our products (logistics, shipping, returns, inventory management, exception management and more) as well as core third party integrations. Our unique challenge: build distributed systems that integrate all our partners into a cohesive ecosystem that scales across countries. We are integral to the success of ZOE.

Your day will include

Working closely with operation teams and third parties to define and implement solutions to scale our business Shipping in production. Preferably daily or more! Building microservices in Python and data pipelines with SQL, DBT and BigQuery Building internal dashboards with React and Typescript Learning, learning, learning! There is always a new challenge to tackle

We are looking for

Experience building great APIs. Any language would do (Python, Go, Java, C#, Typescript, ...) Someone that takes ownership and is comfortable with ambiguity Great communication skills A passion for software engineering and craftsmanship A “technology agnostic” mindset that’s aimed at getting the job done. Tools and languages are not the goal

We would also appreciate

Experience with microservices and event-driven architectures Frontend experience, preferably with React or Typescript, or the willingness to learn the ropes Experience building data pipelines An incredible growth mindset. You read books, watch talks, listen to podcasts and are never afraid to try new things

Check out what life is like for our Engineers at our ZOE Engineering page

This isn't for you if:

💔 Our mission to help people live healthier lives doesn’t excite you.

💔 You aren’t comfortable with ambiguity, or thinking from first principles.

💔 You don’t enjoy working in a fast paced environment.

💔 You aren’t happy taking an MVP approach and doing what’s good enough for now

Why you’ll love it here

Discover our values and our career page to find out more.

⭐ You'll be energised by testimonials of members who had life-changing experiences

⭐ You’ll be surrounded by the most friendly, supportive colleagues you can imagine. We have assembled the sharpest minds from diverse backgrounds

⭐ As we grow, so will you! ZOE’s fast-paced, challenging environment offers you great opportunities for professional development, supported by a yearly growth budget ($200 no question asked budget and up to $1,000 with your manager's approval).

⭐ We embraced flexible and distributed working and keep everyone informed through our transparent culture. You will be in complete control of your work environment. We have an office open to you, but you are never required to use it. You can choose whether to come in and meet colleagues face to face, or be fully remote

⭐ Switching off is important! At ZOE, we understand that to do your best work, you also need to be able to relax and connect with your colleagues. Enjoy our fun virtual and face-to-face social events, supported by a $70/month social budget

What we can offer you: 

- Stock options for all employees, be rewarded long-term, for your contribution to our growth 

- Remote first - Work from home, our London/Boston offices, or within the EU. Get yourself set up comfortably at home with a WFH equipment budget

- 28 days annual leave - 25 days as standard (20 in the US), 2 company reset days for us all to reset and recharge, and 1 Life Event day per year to use on the day that means most to you

- Pension plan - We’ll contribute to your pension plan, and you can top up what you like

- Enhanced parental leave scheme 

- Private healthcare and life assurance packages (401k in the US)

- Health and wellbeing packages- including Employee Assistance Program and Cycle to work schemes 

- Allocated monthly social budget