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Senior Backend Engineer / Architect


Full Time

Position Description

Are you an experienced technical leader who has designed and built end-to-end products from scratch, launched successful start-ups, and is ready to build a meaningful brain healthcare company? As a Senior Backend Engineer / Architect, you will help architect and implement our healthcare service line. You’ll design the logic and workflow components with our product team. You’ll lead the system design and the development of sensible APIs to interact with multiple UIs as well as our data analysis engine. You’ll architect the schemas that support clean logic and product efficiency, and you’ll configure the dev ops and security environment to best meet business goals. You’ll know the right time to break out components into their own services (not too early!) and champion the separation of concerns.


  • Architect and develop systems in Python to meet technical, scientific, and business goals

  • Design, implement and maintain API’s (Django)

  • Design schema and query optimization for databases (PostgreSQL, NoSQL)

  • Perform Code Reviews from the engineering team 

  • Own and maintain codebases

  • Design and maintain required software version controls

  • Maintain clean, well-documented code and logging

  • DevOps experience with AWS, Docker, Terraform, Circle CI, Celery


  • Experience with Python / Django server-side APIs, business logic, and workflow management

  • Passion for clean, well-documented code

  • Willingness to do hands-on development while leading and mentoring junior team members

  • Experience working at an early-stage startup 

  • Experience successfully developing and launching consumer products 

  • BS or MS in CS or equivalent

Qualities that will bring success to the role

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong ability to prioritize and maintain focus

  • Proactive in thoughts and actions

  • Obsessive about clean code, clear documentation, and streamlined development processes

  • Natural ability to inspire and maintain positivity


Competitive salary, equity, healthcare coverage, flexible hours, sick leave and vacation

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