Want to use JavaScript to help millions of people overcome depression?

Meru Health is helping people living with depression using the latest science and mobile technology. We are building Meru Health because we want to make an effective treatment of depression widely accessible to people in need. Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide and affects more than 300 million people (WHO).

We operate at the forefront of medical science and use leading scientifically proven methods to make treatment of depression more effective. We believe in data-driven, individualized and holistic approach in treatment of depression and we measure the results of every patient that goes through our program to constantly improve. Our team has previously built successful healthcare businesses and developed services with great UX used by millions of people.

 
 
 

About Us

WHY

There are more than 300 million people suffering from depression around the world and depression is the leading cause for disability (WHO 2016) 5-7% of people are annually diagnosed with depression in developed countries.

There is a great need for accessible and scalable solutions to treat depression. This is where digital therapeutics and Meru Health come in!

WHAT

Meru Health is an online medical clinic for treating depression and burnout. Our clinic provides a remote clinician supported treatment program that we deliver via a mobile app.

  1. A treatment program that adapts to individual needs.

    Our 12-week treatment program combines psychological treatment modules and practices. We individualize the program based on patient’s personal information and needs.

  2. Daily support from licensed therapists

    Participants get proactive support on a daily basis (via an in-app chat).

  3. Anonymous peer support

    It’s beneficial to recognize that you are not alone with your challenges and learning how others overcome them.

 

OUR VALUES

PASSION Because our mission is personal, we genuinely believe in our work, and we do it with enthusiasm and positivity. We believe that putting our heart into our work is when true creativity comes to life making almost anything possible.

TRANSPARENCY We believe in openness, accountability and stellar communication. We believe in saying and expressing things as they are, as a foundation for building trust among our employees and partners.

INTEGRITY Integrity is the alignment of values, thoughts, words, and actions. Our commitment to integrity means we operate as individuals and as a company from the highest moral principles, acting on our values with consistency and honesty.

COURAGE Doing our work with courage is about taking risks and confronting the uncertain, as well as believing in ourselves and our dreams. Courage is also about doing the right thing, even when it confronts established paradigms.

COMPASSION Through our work, and corporate social responsibility efforts, we are reducing suffering for people with depression, empowering them with tools they need to improve their lives.


 

JavaScript Fullstack Engineer / Helsinki, Finland

 
 

You will be part of Meru Health’s small but skillful product development team committed to improving how depression is treated worldwide. In this position you will play a key role in product development of Meru Health platform, driving decisions related to technology, architecture, security, user experience etc. You are skilled in JavaScript and engineering and passionate about helping people suffering from depression in a concrete and measurable way.

Responsibilities

  • Product development using JavaScript, React, React Native, Node.js

  • Improving product development practices to ensure high quality: usability, reliability, security of Meru Health platform

  • Participating in a wide array of activities, from design to development, to user feedback, to analytics

  • Working as part of Product team based in Helsinki, Finland

What will you get?

  • Being surrounded by positive and smart colleagues working as a self organizing team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Opportunity to spend time at Meru Health San Francisco office

  • Support of personal development (conferences, wellness gadgets reimbursement)

  • Weekly team breakfast

  • Fair salary and options package

Skills & Qualities

  • Ability to manage complex development projects from requirements definition to delivery to gathering feedback & improving

  • Ability to write clear and maintainable code in JS, HTML, CSS etc.

  • Deep understanding of inner workings of the web, common architectures, development and UX patterns and best practices

  • Drive to understand things on a deeper level, always seeking for the root cause of the problem or understanding the underlying need in any proposed solution

  • Understanding the value of unit & integration tests, are accustomed to writing them, but are comfortable balancing between speed and test coverage depending on the requirements

  • Excitement about solving big challenges in a small but skillful team

Experience

  • 5+ years of professional software development experience

  • Setting up web servers and databases and managing them in production

  • Building deployment workflows and continuous integration setups

  • Working in a startup or similar highly demanding environment before