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Senior Backend Engineer

Background

Koneksa Health is a technology company bringing the possibilities of digital devices into real world clinical trials.  Our software is being used by clinical researchers in several countries to collect data from patients with respiratory disease, cancer, Parkinson’s disease and more.

We have built a significant device integration platform that ingests data from internet-connected medical devices along with iPhone applications.  This platform needs to handle large volumes of data quickly and in a manner compliant with regulatory authorities. This means thoughtful design and careful engineering.

 

Responsibilities

We are seeking a senior backend Javascript (NodeJS) engineer to help take our team to the next level as we enter a new phase of growth.  

The data that flows through these systems will ultimately be used for submission to the FDA in support of new drug applications.  Because this work is so important to our customer and their patients, we require your excellence.

What you’ll do...

  • You will build and launch new features and services for the Koneksa Platform using NodeJS, MongoDB and AWS services
  • Your will take ownership of our device integration platform.  This includes high-level design work, engineering improvements to the existing platform and integration of new data streams and features.
  • You will work closely with Product Managers to understand requirements and come up with solutions
  • You will produce high-quality software that is well-designed, maintainable, unit tested, code reviewed and deployed regularly
  • You will mentor junior level engineers
  • You will work amongst a top-notch engineering team

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Math, or related field
  • 4+ years of industry experience shipping production software
  • Expert in back end web development (secure APIs, data modeling etc)
  • You’re passionate about improving healthcare through technology

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge of MongoDB
  • Knowledge of systems architecture and performance trade-offs
  • Experience with AWS services including DynamoDB, AWS Lambda, SQS
  • Experience working in a regulated industry (finance/health care)
  • Interest and ability to learn other coding languages as needed.
 
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