We are looking for a mission-driven, product-oriented full-stack software developer to join our core team as a Full-Stack Software Engineer. You will be part of a powerful mission delivering an innovative and empowering product that reimagines the birth control pill experience. We are a growing dynamic team that is obsessed with solving the problems facing women’s health today.

As our first full-time engineer, your initial responsibilities will include designing and implementing major components of our iOS app. As engineering lead, you’ll also play a key role in setting the engineering strategy, shaping the team culture, and influencing the product roadmap.

The Job:

  • Own development of Cadence’s innovative app which tackles all aspects of birth control pill management
  • Develop the user experience for Cadence’s connected hardware/software system (prior experience in connected hardware is a plus)
  • Scale our system to effectively manage and utilize users’ data
  • Ensure performance, quality, and responsiveness of product


  • Self-starter with the ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment and meet changing deadlines and priorities
  • Strong process orientation and organization skills
  • Strategic mindset and the ability to connect long-term vision to short-term objectives and initiatives
  • 2+ years of relevant software engineering experience
  • Industry experience in building scalable and secure back-end systems.
  • Quick learner who works well independently but also seeks a collaborative approach to problem-solving


  • Today Cadence is built with React Native, MongoDB, and Node.js / TypeScript. Previous experience with these technologies is strongly preferred.

Please note this role requires being full-time in our San Francisco office.

Company Overview:

Cadence is a digital health start-up that empowers women to understand and control their birth control. Half of all pregnancies in the US are unplanned, and almost one million per year happen while a woman is on the pill. Cadence’s first product combines hardware and software to solve all the pain points associated with being on the pill. Cadence was founded by two women dedicated to solving unmet needs in women’s health.