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It's not every day we have a chance to make the world a healthier place—but here, it’s our way of life. Idealistic? Maybe. Deeply pragmatic? Always. Real Chemistry is a global health innovation company that has carved out its space at the intersection between healthcare, marketing and communications, tech, and the people at the heart of it all. It’s with a great sense of purpose that we work together with brave health and wellness companies to create and inspire healthier, happier, and longer lives. It’s our passion. And if you’re still reading, we’re guessing it might be yours too. We are looking to add to our alchemic mix of more than 2,000 talented professionals. At Real Chemistry, we don’t just wish the world was healthier. We leverage tech, data and creativity to make it so. You in?

Job Summary

We are currently seeking a talented Lead Engineer to join our growing team. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who can thrive in an agency environment and successfully lead a small development team. Our goal is to find someone who develops applications using cutting edge technology and is also experienced in system administration, database management, and troubleshooting deployments. The ideal candidate will be intellectually curious with a passion for technology, extensive development experience, ability to multitask and is as comfortable working in others’ code as well as sharing their own.

**This role will begin as a temporary position with potential to transition to permanent.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and deploy new features in LAMP (or similar) environment

  • Develop applications and backend services using PHP, JavaScript, and CSS

  • Participate in all aspects of the software development life cycle

  • Provide technical approaches for client application based upon business needs

  • Provide leadership to the development team in order to efficiently deliver projects which meet our client’s needs

  • Provide and implement the technical solutions for each project

  • Provide guidance and solutions to team members in order to keep projects on time and budget.

  • Work with members of the QA team to approve test plans and assess test coverage.

Required Skills & Experience

  • 10+ years working with the following: HTML, CSS, JavaScript

  • 10+ years of object-oriented programming

  • 7+ years of PHP development experience

  • 5+ years of SQL and relationship database experience

  • 2+ years leading a development team

  • 2+ years of experience with React

  • Knowledge of Node JS

  • Proficient in MVC concepts

  • Proficient in at least 2 current CMS

  • Proficient in a modern Javascript framework such as React, Vue, or similar

  • Proven ability to write clean, well designed code following industry best practices

  • Knowledge of the implementation and/or administration of a modern CRM such as Marketo, SalesForce or similar

  • Knowledge of other frameworks including .Net, Java or similar

  • Knowledge of at least 1 enterprise CMS, such as SiteCore, Episerver, AEM or similar

  • Experience developing and unit testing cross browsers, devices and platforms

  • Proficient understanding in responsive, fluid, and adaptive web designs

  • Engineering experience with Java

  • BS in Computer Science

  • Advertising Agency, Digital Media or related industry experience

Real Chemistry is currently operating with a flexible, hybrid approach and giving our teams the ability to operate in the way that works best for them – at home, in office or a mix. * We trust our people to decide what works best for them, working together with their teams and leaders to support our customers and make the world a healthier place. This policy will continue to be evaluated and may change in the future as we seek to ensure our people stay inspired, engaged, and motivated to do their best work.

  

*All employees who work in a Real Chemistry office, travel for business, or attend a Real Chemistry sponsored event must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees who qualify for a religious or medical exemption to receiving a COVID-19 vaccine are advised to work with our People team for accommodation. 

  

Real Chemistry offers a comprehensive benefit program and perks, including flexible PTO, expanded paid leave for new parents including Your 4th Trimester ® , a program that helps new parents transition back to work, and a five-week sabbatical program. Other perks include Income Protection, Retirement plans/401(k) match, and cell phone savings plans. Learn more about our great benefits and perks at: https://www.realchemistry.com/

 

Real Chemistry is committed to being an Equal Opportunity employer. As such, we seek motivated and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, ethnic or national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local employment discrimination laws where Real Chemistry operates. We strive to employ, motivate, advance and reasonably accommodate any qualified employees and applicants. We believe diversity of persons and ideas forms the most comprehensive, forward-looking company.

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Location

We are currently operating with a flexible, hybrid approach and giving our teams the ability to operate in the way that works best for them!

An Insider's view of Real Chemistry

What’s the vibe like in the office?

With Covid 19, Real Chemistry has fully embraced the work from home culture. We connect with each other daily, but most importantly we are treated as professionals, and we are all given the freedom to do our best work. Empowered is not just a buzz word here at Real Chemistry, it's how we are all treated and it's who we are!

John

Director

How does the company support your career growth?

One of our core values at Real Chemistry is "Make it Happen." This has been true to our culture since Day 1. Real Chemistry has a wonderfully entrepreneurial spirit . As employees, we are always encouraged to chart our own path to better the business and ourselves. There's no template for career growth here. Just passion, grit and a good attitude

Alexandra

Senior Account Director

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

The technology team at Real Chemistry drives digital transformation for our customers, as our business evolves from a traditional professional services firm into a technology provider. This puts the team in the enviable position of being able to strongly guide the direction of the organization toward a new frontier in our industry.

Manoj

Chief Technology Officer

What are Real Chemistry Perks + Benefits

Real Chemistry Benefits Overview

Real Chemistry offers a comprehensive benefit program and perks, including flexible PTO, expanded paid leave for new parents including Your 4th Trimester ® , a program that helps new parents transition back to work, and a five-week sabbatical program. Other perks include Income Protection, Retirement plans/401(k) match, and cell phone savings plans. Learn more about our great benefits and perks at: http://www.realchemistry.com/

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Real Chemistry encourages giving back and supports employees in all our offices.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Real Chemistry offers pre-tax flexible spending accounts to help offset eligible Healthcare (including Limited Purpose) expenses.
Disability Insurance
Real Chemistry offers Short Term and Long Term Disability.
Dental Benefits
Base & Buy Up options available.
Vision Benefits
Base & Buy Up options available.
Health Insurance Benefits
Real Chemistry offers 2 High Deductible plans (HDHP), 1 PPO plan and a CA specific HMO plan for employees and their dependents (legal spouse, domestic partner (regardless of gender) and/or children).
Life Insurance
Real Chemistry offers Basic & Voluntary Life and AD&D.
Pet Insurance
Real Chemistry offers pet insurance through Nationwide to cover out- of-pocket expenses associated with veterinary costs. Rates may vary by state and plan.
Wellness Programs
$500 annual benefit to use for wellness related expenses such as gym memberships, health wearables, diet programs, fitness classes, etc.
Mental Health Benefits
Real Chemistry offers a confidential EAP, tele-counseling services, weekly mindful and guided meditation, and a partnership with a wellness app.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Real Chemistry employees may enroll into a pre-tax or Roth 401(k). Company match is $.50 on the dollar of the first 6% salary contribution with a 3-year vesting schedule.
Performance Bonus
There is an Annual Performance Bonus, paid out in March.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Real Chemistry offers a 4th Trimester program facilitated by a professional coach that curates a personalized experience for new parents preparing for leave through returning to work post leave.
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Sabbatical
Eligible employees get 30 days of paid sabbatical after their first 5 years of working at the company.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
$500 per year provided for Staff Employees to spend on a Healthy product or activity.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Real Chemistry offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses and the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Real Chemistry hosts lunch and learn meetings.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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