Outliers and outperformers wanted

Outliers and outperformers wanted

Uncork Capital-backed companies are building kick-ass teams in engineering, marketing, sales, operations and more.

Uncork Capital-backed companies are building kick-ass teams in engineering, marketing, sales, operations and more.

Software Engineer - Full-Stack (E5)



Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, March 8, 2024

When you join the Fountain team, you become part of the leading enterprise solution for frontline workforce management. Fountain’s automated, customizable platform provides a seamless applicant experience for workers, while ensuring organizations can scale and manage their frontline talent.

We’ve helped hundreds of companies like Stitch Fix, GoPuff, Fetch, and sweetgreen to hire, onboard, and manage over 14 million workers in more than 75 countries.

In 2022, we closed $185M in our Series C, led by SoftBank and B Capital.

Join our growing team of highly collaborative, ambitious, and forward-thinking Fountaineers as we empower our hundreds of customers and millions of frontline workers around the world.

Let’s elevate frontline work together.

As a Software Engineer - Full-Stack at Fountain, you will collaborate with a diverse team of engineers, designers, and product managers to create user-centered web applications that empower organizations to improve employee retention.Your responsibilities include designing, developing, and maintaining the Fountain Hire solution's applications and reviewing and coaching developers in their growth.

You will join the Applicant Experience New Product Team and collaborate with other full-stack engineers and an engineering manager.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Develop, maintain and test elegant, user-friendly interfaces using modern front-end tooling
  • Collaborating closely with the design team to translate wireframes and mockups into well-tested, durable production code
  • Implement new functionality in our Typescript backend and React frontend codebase
  • Participating in code reviews and pair programming to maintain code quality, consistency, and best practices
  • Identifying and addressing performance bottlenecks and optimizing applications for maximum speed, scalability, reliability and ease of use
  • Staying up-to-date with proven industry standards and continuously seeking opportunities to stick with reliable software patterns

What you should bring:

  • 5+ years of experience in software engineering, preferably full-stack experience
  • Proven experience in product-oriented software development
  • Proficiency in modern technologies, including but not limited to:
    • React, TailwindCSS, MUI, Vite, Vitest/Jest, Playwright, Storybook
    • Typescript / Node, Serverless architecture, MongoDB
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically about user interactions and system architecture
  • A general design common sense to be sufficiently aware of the UI/UX problematics to be able to adjust the Figma prototypes to the code and vice-versa
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, in English, to effectively collaborate with team members and stakeholders
  • Capacity to operate independently and confidently, even when dealing with limited information

Nice to Have:

  • Experience taking a product from greenfield to market and realizing revenue
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails is a plus
  • Experience working with event-driven architecture, working in an Agile development environment, and collaborating with cross-functional teams
  • Past positions in startups and international contexts are a plus

Salary Range: $156,000 - $ 225,000 USD


Even if you do not meet all the requirements above, we still encourage you to apply for this position. While we try to be thorough with our prerequisites, not everything about you as a candidate can be condensed into a list of bullet points. What do you have to lose?

Fountain offers an incredibly unique work environment. We employ a diverse team all over the world. Each Fountaineer is given the freedom to do their best work from wherever they choose. We also understand the importance of in-person connections and hold in-person meetings with your team and meet annually as an organization to build our relationships and focus on the future of moving Fountain Forward.

The benefits we offer in the United States include competitive health plans and a retirement plan. Some Fountain-wide perks offered to all employees across the globe include a flexible vacation policy, paid holidays, monthly lunch stipends, annual allowances for ongoing education related to your profession and career advancement, along with home office, cell phone, and wellness reimbursements. Fountain is a global employer, so some benefit offerings will vary from country to country.

Fountain is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants of any educational background, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, socioeconomic status, disability, and veteran status.

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