Senior Backend Engineer at Doctor on Demand
San Francisco, CA, US
About the Role


Work closely as part of our small engineering team to build and maintain our HIPAA-compliant platform and back-end that will support our mobile and web applications

Work as a high-productivity individual contributor with the opportunity for additional leadership roles as the team grows

Participate in both the development of new and exciting features as well as helping us improve existing functionality.

Design and grow our API to integrate with the nation's top health plans, health systems, and medical devices


Extensive knowledge of Python and Django or a similar web framework

Knowledge and experience with a scalable database technology (Postgres, MySQL, etc.)

Experience building backend software that has scaled well

Good understanding of distributed systems, modeling, indexing and associated trade-offs

Commitment to software development best practices (code review, automated testing and documentation)

Bonus Points:

Knowledge of healthcare-specific technologies (HL7 standards, 270/271 Inquiry / Response and other EDI transactions)

Experience with asynchronous task queues such as Celery

Experience using Redis in a production environment

Experience with front-end web technologies like HTML5, CSS, JS, etc


Be a core leading member of a small, elite product/engineering team

Fluid work hours, fun, fast-paced environment

Full benefits + salary + stock options

Unlimited PTO

401(k) program with matching

Meals provided several days per week

Continuing education stipend

Finish your day knowing you worked on a product that helps people and has saved lives