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Req # 101171

Front-end Engineer

Mountain View, CA US

Employee: Full Time Employee
Travel: None
About Castlight

At Castlight, our mission is to empower people to make the best choices for their health and to help companies make the most of their health benefits. We offer a health benefits platform that engages employees to make better healthcare decisions and can guide them to the right program, care, and provider. The platform also enables benefit leaders to communicate and measure their programs while driving employee engagement with targeted, relevant communications. 

To date, Castlight has partnered with more than 240 large enterprise customers, spanning millions of lives, to improve healthcare outcomes, lower costs, and increase benefits satisfaction.


Based out of Mountain View, we're looking for a well-rounded Frontend Engineer and Hybrid Mobile Engineer who is interested in delivering snappy, well designed, intuitive interfaces using modern web technologies for our mobile users. Our platform interacts with multitude of health/fitness devices and apps real time data streams. This is an opportunity to be part of a promising company in the exciting digital health/fitness space and to drive a new generation health/fitness platform architecture. If you’ve got the right skills and passion, reach out to us!

What you'll be doing:

  • Create well organized mobile web applications using Cordova that follow the latest best practices for HTML5, JavaScript and CSS, Angular and Ionic
  • Build native components for iOS or Android to enhance the user experience
  • Build responsive front-ends that work on all modern desktop and mobile browsers
  • Identify, build and maintain components that can be used across our products and customers.
  • Build engaging, beautiful and easy to use interfaces that match our industry-leading designs
  • Analyze and evolve components to scale and address new requirements
  • With the QA team, jointly develop strategies for automating testing across multiple platforms.
  • Strong academic background in Computer Science or a similar field
  • 2+ years of experience building native iOS and/or Android applications using Objective-C/Swift and/or Java/Kotlin
  • 3+ years of experience building apps using HTML5/6, CSS3, and JavaScript
  • 2+ years of experience with Angular or AngularJS
  • Experience with RESTful APIs
  • Proficient with development tools for the creating and debugging web-based applications
  • Team player in a flat-structured, highly-collaborative, agile environment is a must

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with the latest Angular and Ionic framework versions
  • Experience with Cordova for hybrid application development on iOS and Android
  • Experience working with SVGs and CSS animations
  • Experience with web development for large consumer sites
  • Experience with back-end development (Node.js, Java or Ruby)

We are Castlight and we are…


* Changing healthcare is a team sport

* Teamwork requires respect

* Direct feedback is a gift that improves us

* Diversity makes us stronger

* We take care of ourselves and each other=


* We put our mission first

* We are here to transform healthcare

* We tackle complex problems with curiosity, passion, and ambition

* We bring our best every day

* We learn and grow together


* Done well is better than perfect

* We move fast to accelerate execution and learning

* We are empowered to take action

* We own the outcome

* We win together

EEOC Statement
Castlight Health provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Castlight Health will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
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