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Full-Stack Engineer

Remote | Anywhere

September 29, 2023

Meet Instinct 👋

Instinct Science is an animal health software company that helps the world’s leading veterinary practices enhance patient care, improve staff efficiency, and minimize burnout. Our easy-to-use platform acts as the nerve center for veterinarians, veterinary nurses, and support staff alike, fostering seamless collaboration across teams.

We’re fueled by compassion! Our team, our customers, and their patients and animal owners matter immensely to us. We put the Customer First; Act with Grace, Not Teeth; Do the Right Things for the Right Reasons; and know that Excellence is in our DNA.

If these values speak to you, you might be a good fit for our Care Specialist role.

If these values speak to you, you might be a good fit for our Full-Stack Engineer role.

A Sneak Peek of Your Role 🔭

As a Full-Stack Engineer, you will play a key role in designing and developing modern veterinary software that serves thousands of users in animal hospitals across the globe.  You will work closely with a small, cross-functional team to deliver quality software solutions that solve real problems for our customers.  Our teams have a deep understanding of their domains and work to deliver value with minimal overhead.  We prize excellence, creativity, and accountability and in return provide autonomy and an environment to do your best work.

What You’ll Do 🐱‍💻

  • Design efficient, reliable and scalable solutions

  • Build software using Elixir, React and associated technologies

  • Collaborate with product, engineering and QA teammates to deliver quality software in a timely manner

  • Research and solve customer issues

  • Keep up-to-date with and lead conversation around industry best practices for design, development, unit testing and other aspects of software engineering

Who You Are 🐱‍💻

Must Haves:

  • Experience building modern SaaS applications

  • Knowledge of both back-end and front-end development languages

  • Ability to break complex problems into actionable and efficient work

  • Strong communication skills in a remote work environment

  • Commitment to quality driven by empathy for our customers and their patients

  • Detail-oriented and organized in your work

  • An understanding of relational databases, including using good design patterns and building and tuning efficient queries/data access


  • Knowledge of Elixir or Erlang for back-end development

  • Knowledge of Typescript and React for front-end development

  • Please Note - This is an evergreen post, and we are always looking for all levels of experience. If Instinct and this role interests you, please apply!

How Instinct will Care about YOU 🌞

  • We offer a supportive and caring work environment.

  • We are transparent, open, honest, and empathic, both internally and externally.

  • We pay our team well.

  • We offer medical, dental and vision benefits and 401K with match.

  • We give our team owner-like flexibility over work and time-off, including time to innovate and Slow Fridays.

  • We offer a generous home office and professional development stipend.

  • We offer a rewarding employee stock plan so that you share in our success.

  • We provide all-expense-paid time throughout the year together, including at our annual retreat.

Base Compensation range for this role, depending on the level you are hired in at is $100,000 - $200,000 

Instinct is an equal opportunity employer committed to equality and providing a pleasant work environment free from harassment or discrimination in any form. All employees will be treated equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, ancestry, veteran, or disability status. 

If you require accommodations throughout any part of the pre-employment process, please contact our People team at

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