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Senior Software Engineer - Backend (USA - Fully Remote)

Company: Within3
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Within3's virtual engagement platform helps the top life science and pharmaceutical companies in the world to engage more efficiently with physicians and patients. Drugs get to market faster. Patients can be heard. Busy physicians can spend more time with patients, and less time traveling to meetings. We're proud to help our clients eliminate communication roadblocks and focus on critical tasks.

We use modern micro-services, big data, and a multitude of tools to build enterprise-grade applications, which leverage a robust data analytics platform and world-class AI & Machine Learning models. If you're interested in tackling challenging problems with agility and grit, and helping to build unique solutions that improve people's health and lives, come join us!

We work hard to create a dynamic and collaborative culture where innovation is encouraged. Even as a globally distributed organization, we strive to create and maintain connections that not only make work fun but make our work better - from the product we create to the client service we provide on every single implementation.

Our engineering team is searching for an experienced Senior Software Engineer- Backend to architect and build backend services, design and implement APIs, create data schemas and models, and improve the performance and reliability of our systems as we rapidly scale our product and organization. This role also leads the backend engineering work by mentoring other developers, working with squad leaders and software architects to implement Cloud-based software solutions and identify and execute effective application solutions. Our tech stack and tools include Ruby, Python, Node, Typescript, Couchbase, Postgresql, Redis, Heroku, AWS, CircleCi, and more (and lots of bash scripts!). Technical skills are important, but so are attitude and the ability to work well with others.


  • Expert-level programming experience in TypeScript and Node. Python and Ruby are a plus
  • 6+ years of experience building backend services in a microservices architecture.
  • Expert level experience with building and optimizing data layers and pipelines using NoSQL databases (preferably Couchbase and Redis), SQL (preferably Postgresql), and OOP models in Node/Ruby.
  • Expert level experience with queues and asynchronous messaging buses.
  • Strong experience in deploying web applications and services in AWS and Heroku
  • Strong skills with Bash, Linux, and containers using Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Experience with integrating error tracking and logging systems like Sentry.
  • Experience with TestCafe, Jest, penetration testing, or similar test frameworks.
  • Experience with integrating system and application monitoring tools like New Relic, MixPanel, etc using transaction tracing across multiple services.
  • Experience with internal tooling for CI/CD pipelines.

    Bonus if you have:
    • Experience with security operations
    • Experience in deploying and maintaining ETL pipelines and data lakes
    • Experience working with big data and multiple data centers
    • Built distributed infrastructure to support a variety of SQL and NoSQL databases

      • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
      • 401K
      • Life Insurance
      • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
      • A work/life balance beyond compare. And we mean it!

        Within3 is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We invite you to consider opportunities at Within3 regardless of your gender; gender identity; gender reassignment; age; religious or similar philosophical belief; race; national origin; political opinion; sexual orientation; disability; marital or civil partnership status or other non-merit factor.

Keywords: Within3, Portland , Senior Software Engineer - Backend (USA - Fully Remote), IT / Software / Systems , Portland, Oregon

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