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



Responsibilities:



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







Requirements:



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







Perks:



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