Software Engineer, Front-End at Thrive Global

Location: San Francisco, CA

Posted February 22, 2019


Thrive Global is developing a state-of-the-art measurement and behavior change tool to impact individual and organizational well-being and productivity. The marriage of data and analytics, our best-in-class content and science-backed behavior change IP will help people go from knowing what to do to actually doing it, enabling millions of consumers to begin the Thrive behavior change journey. We’re building a best-in-class tech team with a passion for our mission and top-notch skills to help us make this a reality. We are looking for outstanding web engineers to design, innovate and code our behavior change product.


  • 2+ years of industry experience building features and/or products
  • Proficiency in client-side website development using HTML, CSS, Javascript, and PHP.
  • Proficiency with front-end frameworks specifically ReactJS.
  • Experience building against APIs. Prior experience working in a headless Wordpress environment is a plus.
  • Experience working on a large-scale system to make it faster, more scalable, and fault-tolerant.
  • The ability to iterate and ship ideas quickly, with minimal direction.
  • A love of open source software.
  • Comfortable with a start-up environment.


We're looking for...

  • An experienced front end engineer with a proven track-record of using software development best practices
  • An adaptable and results-driven professional with experience navigating product pivots and successfully shipping product
  • A problem solver and creative thinker, who takes pride in writing clean, scalable, well-tested code
  • Someone with a solid understanding of how web applications work (including security and session management) and how to integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • A professional who manages time and prioritizes effectively to meet deadlines
  • Someone who is energized by the dynamics of a start-up environment, demonstrating flexibility, resourcefulness and high energy to get work done
  • A team player who knows how to collaborate and communicate well

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