Software Engineer Technical Lead

At Sleep Number Corporation
  • Full Time
  • Employee
  • Remote*

Posted on November 12th

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Sleep Number team members are part of a passionate, purpose-driven culture that supports improving the health and wellbeing of society through higher quality sleep. We are not just focused on our customers, however; being employed by Sleep Number means your personal wellbeing is important, too. As we continue to grow, we are looking for team members who will bring their unique personalities, backgrounds, and skills to work. Whether you are entering, returning, or experienced in the workforce, we have a place for you.

In our 35+ years in the industry we have improved over 14 million lives, and we are just getting started. With 5,000+ team members nationwide supporting work disciplines from technology to manufacturing, retail stores to field services technicians, corporate teams to customer service, we are a sleep innovation leader because of our team members. Now is a great time to join us as we invest further in our people and sleep innovation. #TeamSleepNumber

Position Purpose
The Software Engineer Technical Lead, Digital Marketing role will provide technical leadership to Sleep Number's Scrum team by defining business strategy and solving complex technical problems, all while motivating team members as we deliver key initiatives supporting This role will support specialization on the frontend or backend supporting each project and initiative. Technology is at the forefront of how we best support our customers of today, and tomorrow. This is a remote position with some travel expectations to Sleep Number's headquarters in Minneapolis, MN.

The Stack
Backend: Rails, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, Redis, Sidekiq

Frontend: React, Emotion, Immer, Jest, React Testing Library

Others: GraphQL, NodeJS, Kafka, AWS (Cognito, SNS, SQS, Lambda, S3)

Primary Responsibilities
  • Participate in the full development life cycle, including design, coding, testing, and maintenance
  • Partner closely with design and product to craft great digital product experiences
  • Provide technical leadership and mentor engineers within the team
  • Enhance the e-commerce platform to enable new capabilities and efficiencies to our business users and development teams
  • Promote excellence in stability, deployment confidence, and security across the e-commerce platform codebase
  • Leverage best-in-class standards and technology to maximize the performance of platforms and applications
  • Encourage personal growth and excellence through code review process

Position Requirements
  • 8+ years of demonstrated experience in software engineering and web development with an advanced knowledge of Ruby/Rails and/or Javascript
  • 6+ years professional experience with React
  • Solid knowledge of NodeJS, GraphQL
  • Solid knowledge of RESTful APIs and Event Driven Design
  • Solid knowledge of server-side rendered or static site generators
  • Knowledge of Agile principles and SCRUM methodologies
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent team building and collaboration skills
  • Familiarity with architecting, engineering, and maintaining web applications
  • Growth mindset and demonstrated emotional intelligence to mentor and collaborate with development team members

Our company's purpose is to improve the health and wellbeing of society.
Wellbeing is more than a catchphrase - it's a movement that permeates our company and through our team members. We are dedicated to enhancing and supporting the wellbeing of our team members and their families through benefits, programs, and resources across our five wellbeing pillars of emotional, financial, career, community, and physical health, with sleep at the center.

By joining our team, in addition to offering competitive pay programs, we are proud to offer eligible team members an extensive benefits package including, but not limited to medical and pharmacy benefits, dental, life and disability insurance, a matched 401(k) Plan, paid time off, and much more.

Examples of how we invest in your wellbeing:
  • Sleep - Our 360® smart bed for team members, and discounts on our innovations and sleep solutions for yourself and friends and family throughout the year.
  • Physical - Wide range of wellbeing resources and services through our medical plans to improve your physical health.  
  • Emotional - Access to mental health resources, caregiving support, paid time off and parental leave to support your emotional wellbeing. Work for your day flexibility, available for select corporate roles.
  • Financial - Competitive base and variable pay programs, ability to save for the future through a matched 401(k) plan and financial support to recover from an illness or injury.
  • Community - Paid time off for volunteering and connections to our communities through our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion initiatives, and support for charitable causes.
  • Career - Opportunities for career development and continuous learning, including a tuition reimbursement program.

Safety is a top priority for Sleep Number supporting customers and team members wellbeing. COVID-19 Precaution(s) are in place consistent with CDC guidelines, U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA), and state/local laws.

EEO Statement
Sleep Number is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people and prohibit discrimination based on race, color, marital status, religion, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed servicemember status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

It is Sleep Number’s policy to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities during the application process, consistent with applicable law. We may require supporting medical or religious documentation where applicable and permissible by law. If you are a qualified individual, you may request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the selection process, including if you are unable or otherwise limited in your ability to access open roles here.

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