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Front End Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Friday, December 22, 2023

Join our growing team at Vetcove, and help us transform how veterinarians buy the supplies they need to keep America's pets healthy. Vetcove's eCommerce and mobile platforms enable veterinary practices to compare and buy from all of their vendors in one place. Our community of more than 17,000 veterinary hospitals employs tens of thousands of veterinarians, and delivers care to many millions of animals every year across all 50 states. We’re a growing team on a mission to modernize the $50B+ animal health industry. Simply put, Vetcove helps veterinary organizations spend more time giving care, and less time shopping and comparing across vendors to supply their practices. Vetcove is a Y Combinator and venture-backed growth stage company with notable investors in Silicon Valley and NYC. We're looking for exceptionally talented and passionate people to join our growing team.

About Our Team

We believe every engineer at Vetcove should have a holistic view of Vetcove and work on many areas of our technology stack. We encourage you to apply to help us grow a system that facilitates billions of dollars in orders each year.

We move lightning-fast in an industry that was previously slow to adopt technology. As Vetcove quickly expands its offerings to better serve veterinary groups and its supply chain partners, we’re quickly growing our engineering team to keep pace with the rapid expansion of our business, while maintaining exceptional code quality and system integrity.

You’ll have an opportunity to work closely with end users, handle large scale infrastructure challenges, and everything in between.

Some Projects We’ve Recently Worked On

  • An e-commerce storefront that helps millions of pet parents find the medications their pets need

  • A dynamic advertising platform that gives away millions of dollars in cash back rewards to veterinary clinics

  • A mobile shopping experience that lets veterinary clinics shop using their phone’s camera

About the Position

As a Front End Software Engineer at our dynamic company, you're not just a team member – you're a vital team member in our mission to revolutionize pet health through technology. Here's what makes this role special:

  • ​​Innovator at Heart: You will be pivotal in transforming ideas into reality. From the first sketch to the final touch, you are the architect of intuitive and groundbreaking solutions on the Vetcove platform.

  • Core Contributor: Your expertise won’t just be appreciated; it will be essential. As a key player in developing our platform's core features, you'll have a direct impact on enhancing the day-to-day success of our users – the heroes in veterinary care and their pet parents.

  • Collaborative Creativity: You will be working side by side with the industry's most talented front end developers. Together, you’ll forge the next wave of veterinary software, marked by its user-friendly design and innovative functionality.

  • Empathy-Driven Engineering: At the heart of your role is a deep understanding of our users' needs. You’ll be crafting not just software, but experiences that resonate with veterinarians and pet owners.

Frontend Tools We Use:

Frontend: JavaScript (React, React-Query), Typescript, Less.js

Mobile: React Native

Version Control: Git

What you’ll do

  • Building and extending interactive React applications that will be used by tens of thousands of veterinary purchasers and millions of pet parents!

  • Building reusable components for use by the larger team

  • Implementing new features into our React Native applications

  • Working directly with our CTO and engineering team, as well as across other functions to continuously evolve our platform and products

What You’ll Do: Building Animal Health Technology 🐾

  • Pet-Inspired Innovation: You'll be developing interactive React applications that are not just tech marvels but lifelines for tens of thousands of veterinary professionals and millions of pet parents.

  • Crafting with Compassion: Create reusable React components that aren’t just code – they’re the building blocks of pet health

  • Paws and Play: Implement delightful new features into our React Native applications, making pet care information more accessible and engaging.

  • Collaborate with Heart: Work paw-in-hand with our CTO and engineering team, plus other passionate pet lovers across various functions, to evolve our platform and products that keep tails wagging and pets healthy.

What We’re Looking For 🐾

  • 2+ Years Experience: 2+ years of professional software engineering experience, with a bonus for building web applications

  • JavaScript Jedi: High proficiency in JavaScript, especially utilizing React and TypeScript

  • From Figma to Furry Friends: Experience in converting hi-fidelity Figma designs into React components that resonate with pet parents.

  • CSS with Care: A deep understanding of CSS and its latest features, used to design interfaces that speak to pet lovers.

  • Bark and Meow Effectively: Exceptional communication skills, vital for collaborating in a team dedicated to pet wellness.

  • Juggle with Joy: Ability to manage multiple tasks with a smile, in a fast-paced environment where every second counts for veterinary clinics.

  • Passion for Paws: A strong desire to make a real difference in the lives of pets and those who care for them.

  • Purr-fect Production Experience: A history of building successful applications, ideally in a modern web framework

  • Start-up Spirit, Pet Passion: Tech or start-up experience is great, but a love for animals and their well-being is what really sets your tail wagging!


  • 100% remote within the USA

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Automatic 401k contribution

  • Employee referral program

  • At home office set up

  • Bi-annual company retreats

  • Open vacation policy

  • Equity

  • Monthly team events

Please note we are unable to sponsor work visas at this time.

Attention all job seekers! We want to ensure that you’re well-informed about a serious matter affecting the job market. It has come to our attention that scammers are operating in the industry, impersonating employees and attempting to deceive savvy applicants like you. Here’s what you need to know:

  1. Our job listings are exclusively available on official sites (our careers page, LinkedIn, BuiltIn, and Indeed). Be cautious of other sources claiming to represent us or any organization that you’re interested in. Stay on the lookout!

  2. Authentic communications from our company will only come through verified email addresses and phone numbers. If you receive unexpected messages or calls, exercise caution and verify their authenticity. Don’t let scammers catch you off guard!

  3. It's essential to independently verify the legitimacy of any job postings you come across. Visit our official careers page to confirm the validity of any openings. Stay proactive and protect yourself!

  4. Remember that during the application process, we will never request sensitive personal or financial information from you. Be wary of anyone asking for such information. Keep your personal data secure!

  5. If you suspect any fraudulent activity or encounter suspicious individuals, please report it immediately to our recruiting department. By working together, we can combat these scams and keep the job market safer for everyone.

We understand the importance of your job search and want to ensure your experience is positive and secure. Always exercise caution and stay scam-smart!

Vetcove is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all applicants in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. If you require accommodations during the application or interview process, please let us know and we will make every effort to accommodate your needs.