Backend Engineer


We're looking for a backend engineer to help build out our microservice solutions. Not only will you plan an integral role in building our product, but you will take part in high-level conversations about how to best architect these applications so that they can easily scale. We are looking for a developer with experience with AWS, GraphQL, and TypeScript to help us build upon these solutions along with building new ones in the future. The BetterHealthcare engineering team has a diverse background, with our members coming to software engineering as a second career. Our varied backgrounds allow us to approach problems with a fresh perspective.

BetterHealthcare is a fully remote team with team members in the United States, Ukraine, Spain, and Colombia. While we are based in New York City, you will have the freedom to work from anywhere you choose!

Here's what you'll do as part of the team:

  • Build out backend solutions in a microservice architecture
  • Work on and improve our current EMR/EHR integrations
  • Have an integral role on architecture and platform decisions, and technology used in stack
  • Work with frontend engineers to help shape the internal API that they will use to build out the SaaS applications
  • Coordinate deployments with the DevOps team
  • Work with highly innovative and cutting edge technology

Here are the skills and experience you'll need to be successful:

  • 3-5+ years of experience developing and scaling production services
  • Experience working collaboratively on an engineering team
  • Experience working with Node.js (Typescript), GraphQL, and SQL/noSQL databases (Aurora, PostegreSQL, and DynamoDB)
  • Professional experience working with AWS cloud services in a product environment
  • General knowledge about Kubernetes

And here is what's in it for you:

  • Be part of an fun, diverse team
  • Flexibility to work from anywhere
  • Competitive salary
  • Half-day Fridays devoted to professional development
  • Healthy engineering culture that prioritizes health, freedom, and respect
  • Excellent benefits package, including health savings accounts and commuter benefits, discounts on select gym memberships, and annual subscription to One Medical, 401(k)
  • Monthly team social activities and clubs
  • Additional perks: lunch and snack perks, summer Fridays

About BetterHealthcare

BetterHealthcare is a one-of-a-kind technology company that specializes in connecting the patient, provider, and payer through an interoperable platform. Our team is comprised of highly motivated individuals passionate about increasing and improving access to healthcare services. In the last year, we expanded from physical therapy into the Renal Care and Applied Behavior Analysis verticals, while simultaneously transforming our data collection and analysis capabilities. We led implementations of leading data tools, including Salesforce, Segment, Google Analytics, Snowflake, and Looker. This culminated in bringing a first-of-a-kind data product to the healthcare market that visualizes the patient experience from the time they decide to see a provider through the actual appointment. Through this information we are empowering our customers to better serve their patients and improve outcomes.

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