Zipongo

sf
26 - 50 Employees
11 - 25 Engineers
$50M - $100M Funding
Series B

Zipongo makes eating well easy. We’re a 30-person digital health company on a mission to reduce chronic disease by positively impacting the one thing everyone does each day: eat. We empower individuals by providing convenient, affordable and healthy solutions around food that enables them to enjoy their lives with friends and family.

Zipongo works with employers, health plans and other wellness partners looking for an easy way to engage their members in healthy and sustainable eating habits at work and at home. We deliver individualized recommendations tied to convenient, real-time actions including worksite cafe recommendations, healthy recipes, meal planning tools as well as discounts and incentives for healthy groceries. Our HIPAA-secure products are available on web, mobile and tablet.

Active Roles
Why join us?
  • Company has a B2B2C business model and is already profitable.

  • We’re a digital health company on a mission to reduce chronic disease by positively impacting the one thing everyone does each day: eat. We empower individuals by providing convenient, affordable and healthy solutions around food that enables them to enjoy their lives with friends and family.

  • Be part of a smart team in a fast-moving startup environment that is full of opportunities for growth and to learn from.


Engineering at Zipongo
Engineering team and processes

Our engineering process is based entirely on common sense. We pull the main fundamentals of Agile, but without the overhead that slows down velocity.

We optimize for the important things: - clear visual organization and tracking of short term priorities and backlog - standardized product requirements template with spec and design review sessions for new work - code reviews for all code written - all new code is deployed and tested through consistent environments before pushing to production - flexible process helped by continuous integration that allows us to release as often as needed

Projects you might work on
  • Expand our marketplace feature with new partner integrations that expands our personalized offering of healthy food to our Users.

  • Develop and iterate on our telenutrition product that helps our Users connect with our Registered Dietitians through screen sharing and video calls.

  • Solving for increased scalability and efficiency using AWS services such as: Lambda, SQS, S3, SNS

Tech stack
NodeJS
React
Objective-C
Swift Apple
JavaScript
Python
Docker
AWS
SQL

Working at Zipongo

Our culture in engineering is fundamentally based on one value: trust. This is the glue that makes it possible to pair individual flexibility with solid results as well as providing for a lot of transparency. We also value camaraderie, don't play the blame game and have a strict no-asshole rule on hiring. At the end of the day, we share the feeling that we either succeed, or fail together.

Free Food

We cover the cost of Lunch every day of the week.

Gym/Fitness

We give our employees a $60 stipend each month to cover gym membership.

Transportation

We provide commuter benefits.

Work from Home

Our engineering team processes, trust and collaboration allows working from home as needed. From working from home most days of the week, to coming to the office every day. We allow and trust our engineers to work as they best see fit to be most productive.

Flexible Hours

We do not have office hours. We want our engineers to be most productive, so often times people work around their family, or personal needs as needed.

Health Insurance

We provide full medical and dental coverage.

Team Activities

We have regular lunch and happy hours with the engineering team, as well as with the broader team.


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