BACKEND SR SOFTWARE ENGINEER

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: Full-Time

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: Miscellaneous



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Health IQ is a community of engineers who are passionate about building quality software that rewards the health-conscious. Our work environment is collaborative and relaxed, and as a result, we build products that are well-considered and well-architected. We have the need for either the well-seasoned senior staffer who is an expert coder and mentor, as well as more junior staff starting their career.Below are examples of technologies we use, the more apps you've built using the technologies below, the better fit you are for Health IQ. However, it’s not our expectation that every applicant to be experienced in all these technologies; in fact, many of our current engineers have learned skills from this list on the job. Modern Backend API

  • Languages: JavaScript, Python, Elixir, Java, PHP
  • API Standards: GraphQL, JSON API
  • Frameworks: Express, RESTify, Phoenix, Serverless, WordPress
  • Containerization: Docker, Vagrant
  • Data Storage: SQL, NoSQL, Firebase, Redis, ElasticSearch
  • Cloud Providers: AWS, Google Cloud Platform
  • Your skillset will grow at Health IQ. You will join a team excited about the problems we solve and the tools they use to solve them. We keep pace with the industry and are active participants in the open-source world. You will find yourself regularly growing in your career, using new tools and frameworks to solve new kinds of problems with support from management and mentors. What you will be doing:
  • Develop innovative B2C, B2B and internal BPO software solutions using modern frameworks and security principles
  • Execute the full SDLC including requirements analysis, architecture and design specification, service development, testing and delivery
  • Work with business drivers and product management to understand, prioritize and scope feature requests in an agile/scrum process and make significant contributions in direction, execution, and impact on revenue
  • Write elegant, self-documenting code and robust unit/integration test harnesses
  • Perform design and code reviews and participate in security audits
  • Who we're looking for:
  • Undergraduate degree in computer science, or related technical field, required; advanced degree preferred
  • 6+ years of experience
  • Experienced in Ruby, Java, Python or other server-side object-oriented languages
  • Experienced with suitable web frameworks such as Rails, Spring, Django
  • Experienced developing SaaS RESTful end-points, utilizing data serialization (protocol buffers or JSON?) and large data volumes
  • Experienced in utilizing/integrating multiple 3rd party services into a single product offering – e.g., Salesforce/APEX, Redshift/Postgres, Heroku, AWS
  • Passion for scalability, latency, stability, and performance with an innate ability to understand the trade-offs between acceptable offerings and costs
  • Self-motivated and self-managed problem solvers able to jump-in to many areas as required
  • Join the Health Conscious Workplace of the Future 

    To make the world a healthier place, we started in our own backyard. We created a health-conscious environment that allows each of our employees to reach their own personal health goals. Below are a few of the employee-led programs that make working at Health IQ truly unique. 
    1. Nutritionally Supportive Environment
    Anyone who has tried to stay healthy knows it’s hard to stick to your particular nutritional goals throughout the day with soda, chips, and sugary treats all around you. So we provide our employees with quality food and snack options, like a limitless supply of organic nuts, fruits, and veggies instead. 
    2. Healthy Environment
    Instead of the usual ping pong table, we’ve dedicated space for our employees to enjoy yoga, spin bikes, exercise equipment, and other wellness activities. We believe a healthy body is at the core of a healthy mind, so whether it’s time for a walk, using the exercise equipment, or daily meditation, we make it easy. 
    3. Casual Office Attire
    Ever dream of coming to work in your casual fitness attire? Well, that's how we roll at Health IQ! Be comfortable and let your fitness fashion shine! 
    4. Like-Minded Coworkers
    At the end of the day, we are a business-minded insurance company and we use analytics to measure our success and drive our business. Coming to work and working hard however is much more fun when you are surrounded by like-minded people who are motivated by the same personal goals as you. Our employees are making friends that will last a lifetime. 
    5. Motivate and Compete
    Many of our employees are current or former athletes who are competitive and like to win. They motivate each other to do their personal best every day, and together we win as a team and as a company! 
    6. Excellent benefits
    We pay 100% of our employees' costs toward medical, dental and vision insurance.

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