At Brainbuild, we come to work every day passionate about making nutrition & health expertise available for the masses in an economically sustainable way. Our free mobile apps sync with your calendar events to plan all your meals, snacks, hydration, and sleep each day through algorithms trained with the accuracy of a registered dietitian.

Our dietitians also vet and customize well-balanced, simple, and delicious food suggestions for users to choose from. We're partnering with food companies to solve their core pain for reaching an audience in a data-driven way.

We are:

  • Seed funded, based in San Francisco, founded at Duke University
  • Backed by science and our own research:
  • One of's Top 30 Emerging Companies in the US
  • One of & Kairos Society (K50) Top 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World Started by Entrepreneurs Under the Age of 25
  • Winner of the Frank Borchardt Prize from David Cummings

You are:

A relentless engineer who wants your full-time focus to be on creating a massive impact in this space, and be as scrappy or diligent as necessary to drive the success of our business. As one of the first founding engineers, you will be building an alliance directly with the founder to shape the future of Brainbuild together.

At Brainbuild, you will:

  • Grow exponentially as an engineer and as a person
  • Have full ownership of Brainbuild's iOS and Android applications (React Native), making fast iterations and building out new features that add value to the lives of our users every day
  • Have an opportunity to build and lead the engineering team at Brainbuild
  • Create an incredible company culture with the founding team
  • Put in your best work and care deeply about the impact it has on more and more people each day


  • Fluent in Javascript
  • Experienced with ES6
  • Understands Asynchrony
  • Employs functional programming
  • Experienced using Git
  • Able to quickly pick up languages
  • Manages time well and motivated
  • Entrepreneurial and self-starting
  • Experience working collaboratively with other developers
  • Able and willing to switch tasks/direction quickly

Desired experience:

  • React Native
  • Node.js, React.js, Redux
  • Firebase, AWS
  • Google Apps Script
  • Front-End Development


  • Data Science / Pipelines / Analytics
  • UI/UX Design
  • Python, C++, Machine Learning
  • Mobile Payment & Referral Systems
  • A passion for shaping the future of health, nutrition, and wellness

Reach out to us at [email protected] with the subject line “Brainbuild Career - Lead Fullstack” if you believe in our mission and are ready to change your life as well as the lives of countless others. We are more than excited to hear from you!

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