Platform Engineer at TigerConnect
Santa Monica, CA, US

As a Platform Engineer you’ll be responsible for leading the architecture and implementation of new features and capabilities for our highly-scalable, secure communication platform impacting the lives of doctors, nurses and patients. The successful candidate is an accomplished, hands-on platform engineer with multiple large-scale, distributed services under their belt and has a passion for solving challenging problems and building distributed, mission-critical systems.

What You'll Own:

  • Own the end-to-end architecture for our secure communication platform
  • Deliver ongoing feature and performance improvements for the leading healthcare communication infrastructure
  • Work closely with the client and product teams to refine requirements for technical implementation
  • Provide technology leadership to ensure the architecture of a robust, scalable, secure product platform
  • Deliver innovative technology solutions that enable new product features and ongoing performance improvements
  • Work with the quality assurance team to ensure automated testing and verification of platform updates
  • Collaborate with the Data Engineering team to ensure all system metrics are measurable and tracked

What You've Accomplished:

  • BS degree or higher in CS, EE or related discipline
  • 8+ years experience in software engineering, 3+ years experience with functional/asynchronousprogramming (Erlang a plus, Elixir, Go, Scala)
  • Experience architecting large-scale distributed  platforms for scale, security, and reliability
  • Strong systems analysis and design skills
  • A thorough understanding of modern development practices and methodologies
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical staff
  • Cassandra and Healthcare IT experience a plus

What You Bring to the Table:

  • Ability to motivate and engage with high-performance teams in the delivery of innovative solutions at start-up speed
  • A team player who enjoys communicating technical designs and decisions to the team and leading them in delivery
  • The wisdom to always be thinking ahead and ability to deliver durable, lasting architectures
  • An insatiable appetite for learning new approaches, technologies and architectures and maturity to apply these judiciously
  • Able to deftly deliver complex solutions on an aggressive timeline without sacrificing quality or flexibility


Who We Are:

As healthcare’s largest provider of clinical communication solutions, TigerConnect helps physicians, nurses, and other staff communicate and collaborate more effectively, accelerating productivity, reducing costs, and improving patient outcomes. With over 7,000 facilities, delivering hundreds of millions of messages monthly, TigerConnect continually delivers advanced product innovations and integrates with critical hospital systems such as the EHR, nurse call, and scheduling solutions. It is recognized as a top Must-See LA Tech Office, one of the 5 Sizzling Silicon Beach Startups to Watch by Entrepreneur, and one of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 20152016, and 2017. TigerConnect currently has over 120 employees with offices in Santa Monica, San Jose, and Shanghai.


Why We’re Different:

  • We are the largest provider of clinical communication and collaboration solutions in the U.S.
  • We're making much-needed, major changes in the healthcare industry - allowing nurses and doctors to treat more patients, more quickly
  • Prime office space in the major tech ecosystems of California - Silicon Beach and Silicon Valley - each complete with a loaded fridge and tons of other perks (think rock climbing wall, food trucks, yoga, happy hours & more)
  • An opportunity to work closely with a proven executive team, board, and serial entrepreneurs (
  • A fun environment that embraces a “work hard-play hard” culture
  • We have team members that love what they do and are willing to go the extra mile to help clients, support the company's rapid growth, and ultimately optimize healthcare workflows
  • This is a full time opportunity with a competitive salary, medical benefits, and 401K matching plan