Front End Engineer

At Weight Watchers, we inspire and guide the healthier choices that transform lives. We meet our members where they are and leverage the latest nutritional and behavioral science to help them eat healthier, move more, and shift their mindset. We are a purpose-driven organization and we understand how to create community and deliver personalized services to help our members throughout every step of their journey.  We have more than 50 years of history and trust to build on, and we are leveraging technology, community, and behavior science to help more people around the world reach their goals. Our approach is science-based and evidence proven to help people lose weight and develop healthy habits to live life fully. If being part of a purpose-driven, member-focused, high-performing digital culture sounds exciting to you, we invite you to explore our open positions.

We are uniquely positioned to lead the way in the exciting Health Tech industry. With several million people logging in and using Weight Watchers’ Apps and systems we are modernizing and rebuilding most of our core experiences and embracing modern engineering practices and techniques. Our strategy is to compete in an increasingly digital weight loss market. Our innovative technology fundamentally improves the way people manage their weight, health and wellness. We are agile service oriented, data-driven, cloud enabled and efficient. We’ve built Simple UIs on Angular, micro services in Play/Scala & Node, moved our core data to Mongo and Cassandra and enhanced our mobile apps. As reliance on health and wellness awareness increases, come make an impact on a team that is leading the way!

Role overview

Weight Watchers has a first in class A/B Testing Program and we are looking to expand! We are looking for a Front End  A/B Test Engineer who would spend the majority of their time with Product Managers, Designers, Marketing, and Finance Analysts creating & implementing various A/B Tests & Personalization Campaigns.

Key responsibilities

  • Create experiments with code that will be inserted into our website via a tool called Optimizely
  • Build unique & personalized user experiences (Personalization Campaigns) for a specific group of users via Optimizely
  • Define & design technical audience segments that represent the millions of users that come to our website
  • Apply creative problem-solving skills to build out new user experiences and iterate on existing architectureHighlight opportunity areas within our experimentation program & dive into the “why this is important” & “this is how we can fix it”
  • Operate in a traditional SCRUM software lifecycle: code, debug, test & ship
  • Work closely with Product, Marketing, Finance, UX & Visual Design teams to design the best solutions for our consumers

Experience required

  • 2+ years' experience in front-end web development
  • Proficient in JavaScript and knowledgeable around various JavaScript  frameworks such as Angular, Node, Express
  • Proficient in HTML, SASS, CSS, and SCSS
  • Understanding of Git / version control
  • Understanding of responsive web
  • Experience within a split testing environment
  • Experience debugging

Please note that all offers of employment are contingent upon the satisfactory results of reference and background checks. 

We hire only the best people. Here are the benefits to being top-notch:

  • The opportunity to work with some of the best innovators in the industry
  • Generous healthcare coverage
  • 401(K) with company match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Annual wellness allowance
  • Profit Sharing

Weight Watchers is an equal opportunity employer. Weight Watchers does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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