Principal Software Engineer

Boston-based wellness startup meQuilibrium offers a breakthrough, personalized stress management solution that helps people cope with today’s daily pressures so they live happier, healthier and more productive lives.  As an early stage venture-backed company, our work environment is entrepreneurial, fast-paced, creative, tech and market savvy, team-oriented and fun.

meQuilibrium is seeking a Principal Software Engineer to join our team and ensure the continued growth, scale and security of the critical back end of our application.  meQuilibrium runs a standard Lamp stack (PHP / Symfony / standard Mysql backend on AWS, delivering web and REST services.) You will work with a small group of dedicated developers to build features and scale our business.

Required Skills:

  • Expert level PHP with experience using one or more MVC frameworks, preferably Symfony.

  • Ability to architect high quality end to end web based solutions, from wireframe,  to data modelling, to code implementation, review, and documentation

  • Experience with all the components of running LAMP environments in the cloud – including web server setup, caching, database setup, and production hardening.

Bonus skills

  • Experience with SAML or OAUTH2 authentication

  • Experience implementing private or public APIs

  • Javascript

You are:

  • Very organized, attentive to detail and process-oriented

  • Great at debugging and diagnosing issues

  • Personable, energetic, outgoing, and positive

  • Flexible, able to multi-task,  and willing to learn new technologies rapidly.

  • An interest in wellness, psychology, resilience or behavior change is a big plus.

Desired  experience:

5+ years professional experience as a lead or primary engineer growing a product in a small to medium sized company.



Minimum of a BS in computer science is required

What’s in it for you? You will have the the opportunity to join a classic early stage startup, and you will influence every customer facing feature that is produced across all media. All employees receive competitive salary and meaningful equity in the company.

If you think could be a good match and possess a strong desire to be part of building a new business, please reply with a resume and a link to your portfolio to