Posted April 29/2024

Front-End Software Developer


Owl Practice is the US and Canada’s leading practice management solution for psychologists, social workers and therapists. We’re a fast-growing SaaS start-up and we are looking for a front-end engineer to support our growth.

The person in this role will have hands-on experience constructing web applications and get the opportunity to take a leading role in, and contribute to, front-end development and API design.

We’re looking for an amazing person to join our talented team who is ready to learn, work hard, and to help make Owl even better for our customers!

Responsibilities and Duties

This role will be involved in:

  • Development and implementation of innovative and complex user interfaces
  • Evolving the front-end to improve scalability and performance
  • Collaborating with UX/UI designers to create visually appealing and user-friendly interfaces
  • Collaborating with the team to ensure seamless integration and efficient communication between front-end and back-end systems
  • Evaluating and recommending new tools to improve the front-end development process
  • Participating in code reviews to maintain high-quality code standards
  • Optimizing front-end code for performance and responsiveness
  • Troubleshooting and resolving front-end issues
  • Anything else it takes to make Owl great!

Qualifications and Skills

You have experience with:

  • Advanced proficiency in TypeScript and JavaScript (ES6 and newer)
  • Expertise with React, Redux, Redux-Sagas, and Styled-Components
  • In-depth knowledge of build tools such as Webpack
  • Strong understanding of front-end performance optimization techniques
  • Previous experience with large-scale web applications (bonus points for healthcare experience)
  • Design and consumption of RESTful APIs
  • GitHub and version control best practices

You are / have:

  • A university undergraduate degree (math, comp sci/engineering)
  • Driven, hard-working, and a great problem solver
  • Obsessed with quality and detail oriented
  • Knowledge implementing industry-standard best practices
  • A proven track record of successful project delivery
  • Exposure to backend engineering (we use AWS, Python, Tornado, MySQL)
  • Curious about how startups work and always keen to learn more

Owl does not have an office at present. As a result, this role will involve telecommuting (i.e. working from home). Potential candidates will need to be able to work remotely with in-person meetings in Toronto happening as needed. Slack interactions will happen on a daily basis.

Some hints on how to apply for this job:

  • Check out so you know what we’re about (you’d be surprised how many people don’t!). If you’re interested, consider applying!
  • Send us your resume and include an email introduction that lets us get to know you a bit, and why you’re interested in working at Owl Practice.

If you’re looking for a hands-on opportunity to work with a talented team in a fast-paced startup environment, Owl may just be for you!

Thanks for looking. We look forward to hearing from you!

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    Please note: this role is not eligible to be performed from New York, New Jersey, California, Colorado, or Washington.

    Owl Practice Suite is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender orientation or expression, political belief, age, marital status, or disability status.

    Owl Practice Suite is also committed to fostering a culture of belonging, which includes ensuring an accessible work environment and employment practices. If you require an accommodation in completing any pre-employment assessments or applications, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the recruitment process, please email