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About Baby Boxes

Since 1938, new parents in Finland have been sent home from the hospital with one unique, yet simple gift: A cardboard box.

Filled with newborn essentials, the boxes are also designed to be a baby’s first bed. Combined with pre-natal and post-natal care and education, the boxes are credited with drastically reducing infant mortality.

About The Baby Box Co.

We are bringing the Finnish model to the rest of the world by distributing FREE boxes filled with safe and useful products to new parents. We've rolled out Baby Box programs in New Jersey, Ohio, Alabama, Canada and the United Kingdom with more coming soon and we're on track to ship millions of boxes in 2017 and 2018 worldwide.

You can read more about us on NPR, CBS, NBC, CNN, and The NY Times.

About Baby Box Tech

Although we are proud of our Baby Boxes, it’s the education, healthcare and community components of The Baby Box Co.’s global programs that are truly transformational.

So we're building Baby Box University, an online education platform that provides localized, expert-led educational videos to expecting parents. Our mission is to build a digital education platform that becomes the default destination for parents seeking information they can trust about raising happy, healthy babies.

We're doing the whole shebang on our mission to improve infant health outcomes worldwide.

  • Frontend: HTML, CSS, ES7, React
  • Backend: Node, FireBase, Google Cloud Platform
  • Data: BigQuery, Data Science, Analytics, Advanced Visualization
  • Physical: eCommerce, Distribution
  • Digital: Consumer Content, B2B Portal, Video Pipeline, Media, Social
    • So if you're tired of working on yet another dating app or ad tech with no social impact then join us! We offer:

      • Social Impact: Make a difference in infant health outcomes worldwide
      • Ground Up: Build a new platform with the latest web & mobile tech
      • Growth: Member of founding engineering team in growth phase
      • Company: Medical and dental benefits, food, quiet office, friday BBQs
      • Location: Hollywood, no battling that Santa Monica traffic

      About the Position

      Engineers at The Baby Box Co. will work with an internal team of highly skilled engineers, product and UX to build a next generation technology education platform.

      • Develop clean, maintainable and tested code for The Baby Box Co.
      • Participate in team discussions on architecture and technology direction.
      • Ensure that systems developed are stable in a high-traffic production environment.
      • Own significant features start-to-finish in a startup environment.
      • Create automated unit and integration tests.

      About Our Stack

      • Javascript, Node, React, React Native
      • Firebase, Google Cloud Platform

      About You

      • 1-2 years experience in web or mobile software engineering in one or more client or server-side platforms.
      • Knowledge of software engineering principles including MVC, API Design (REST and RPC), Algorithms, Data Structures, Data Modeling, SOLID, DRY.

      We Love to See

      • Participation in the technology community including presenting, writing blog posts, open-source work, and taking or teaching engineering classes.

      Apply

      Apply on AngelList or contact us at careers@thebabyboxco.com

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