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Front End Software Engineer

At Navigating Cancer, our mission is to improve the lives of cancer patients and those who care for them. We enable oncology clinics to provide personalized, efficient care to every patient by providing relevant educational materials, giving the whole care team visibility to patient issues and needs, and delivering useful insights so that care teams can identify and resolve gaps in care. Through our platform, patients receive a holistic service offering to support their individual goals and needs.

In order to advance our mission to – “Enable Personalized Care for Every Cancer Patient,” we are seeking candidates for the following role:

Front-end Engineer - Svelte, Progressive Web Apps, GraphQL

Be part of a dynamic, collaborative team developing greenfield software solutions to help cancer patients manage their treatment in collaboration with clinics and their caregivers.


  • Develop Progressive Web Applications using JavaScript, HTML, Sass, GraphQL and Bootstrap.
  • Write clean, readable JavaScript employing best practices like clear naming, Single Responsibility Principle, DRY, KISS, etc.
  • Ability to influence in product design direction & features 
  • Write unit tests with good coverage using Jest
  • Take and give code reviews and feedback to improve and contribute to learning
  • Collaborate with team members to evaluate, research, and/or prototype solutions.
  • Help groom stories with well-defined acceptance criteria, contribute to design, etc.
  • Evaluate our product experience holistically, from high level product requirements to the specifics of how individual features would fit together
  • Enforce standards, best practices, and modern development conventions.


  • 5+ years of front-end software development experience
  • Expert in vanilla JavaScript with emphasis on ES6+
  • Expertise in HTML, Document Object Model, events, page lifecycle, etc.
  • Proficiency with CSS and CSS preprocessors like Sass, Less, etc.
  • Responsive Design techniques for mobile websites
  • Craftsmanship and passion for developing web apps, taking ownership of the end product
  • Unit testing discipline (Jest, Jasmine, etc.)
  • Dedication to generating clean, readable code
  • Experience working in a dynamic Agile-based (Scrum) software development team 
  • Good communicator and team player
  • BA/BS in a Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent professional experience
  • Knowledge of Webpack or Rollup
  • Chrome/Firefox developer tools (Chrome Dev Tools, etc.)

The ideal candidate will also have, but not required:

  • Experience developing against accessibility standards - WCAG, etc
  • Experience developing secure websites from XSS, etc.
  • Browser performance improvement engineering strategies.
  • GraphQL skills using queries & mutations
  • Flexbox layout module of CSS
  • Web components usage
  • DevOps experience: automation tools, CI/CD, secure & cloud-native API solutions.
  • Experience with a JavaScript framework (Angular, React, Vue, Svelte)
  • AWS experience
  • Node experience
  • Browserstack experience
  • Selenium functional tests
  • Application monitoring tools like Datadog, New Relic, Dynatrace, etc.


Why work here? 

We support thousands of healthcare professionals and tens of thousands of cancer patients every day. We help cancer patients get better care—and consider this a valuable and meaningful reason to come to work everyday. You get to work with leading technology, wear many hats, and contribute every day to our business success! Join us to help us grow and establish ourselves as a world-class business. We are lean, agile, and lightweight. We believe in each other, believe in our work, and have fun along the way.

This position is full time, can be remote or in the greater Seattle area.* Applicants must be located in the US & may only work in the US.  We offer competitive compensation, benefits and a fantastic work environment:

- Employer subsidized medical, dental and vision

- 401K + ROTH option

- Paid maternity/ paternity leave policy

- Commuting benefits

- Educational stipend

- Central location equidistant from Pike Place Market and Pioneer Square

- Company sponsored lunches & fully stocked kitchens

**Please note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all roles at Navigating Cancer are currently remote-based. 

Our Values: 

Work with Purpose. Work together to improve the lives of cancer patients. Collaborate with team members, have passion, enthusiasm and mission for the work that we do.

Act with Integrity. Communicate openly, be honest, follow through.

Be Agile. Discover creative solutions, welcome change. Adapt and pursue continuous improvement.

Seek Simplicity. Reduce complexity for our customers and patients. Simplify our products, our processes and our messages. 

Strive for Growth. Constantly strive to achieve personal, professional, and company goals. Continuous reflection, learning and achievement.

* This role may not be performed in the state of Colorado

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