Senior Backend Engineer

HealthTap, Mountain View

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Who We Are

HealthTap. Your doctor. One tap away.

HealthTap is affordable virtual primary care for the whole family. With HealthTap, you can choose a primary care physician and see them for all your visits. Your doctor will support your family’s health and wellness needs, and get to know you at regular visits. And when you need urgent care, our team of compassionate physicians is standing by to help 24/7.  

With HealthTap, you know exactly how much each visit costs before it begins, so there are no billing surprises. It’s peace-of-mind for your health and wellness, and your budget.

Our mission is to place an affordable, quality personal doctor at every American's fingertips — with or without insurance —  orchestrating care for every part of their lives.

We are a remote-friendly, flexible work environment with most team members on the West Coast of the U.S.

For more information, visit www.healthtap.com.


Being a Senior Backend Engineer at HealthTap means…

Having unique problem-solving capabilities and a deep passion for solving problems.  

Buying into scalability, a focus on the user, and optimal solutions.

Being a superlative coder who can realize our vision on a high-performance, secure, and robust backend framework that powers our products.

As a backend engineer at HealthTap, you’ll be part of a tight knit team, flourishing in an engineering and product centric culture.

We’re looking for a candidate who can...

  • Help shape and define the architecture of, and build the core infrastructure for, our products used by millions
  • Help solve huge problems working with big data, machine learning, NLP, advanced search, and the next generation of APIs to change and disrupt the health care and health information industries  
  • Create elegant code that’s efficient, reusable, and easy to maintain (and that actually saves lives)
  • Translate user needs that really matter into product requirements and ultimate solutions that surprise, delight, and make a difference in people’s lives
  • Play an important role in helping HealthTap stay at the forefront of digital health, one of the hottest emerging industries

The best candidates will have...

  • BS in Computer Science from a top school or program and 7+ years relevant work experience or MS in Computer Science from a top school or program and 4+ years relevant work experience
  • Highly exceptional coding skills in multiple programming languages
  • Extensive experience building awesome, user-friendly, web-based applications using frameworks like Ruby on Rails, Django and Spring
  • Proven ability to contribute and to “move the needle” in all aspects of a quality-centric, web and mobile-based application development environment (including database design, algorithms, and engineering operations)
  • Startup or similar experience (preferred) and the drive to live the dream (required)

We are looking to hire an individual to this role located in the San Francisco Bay Area so when we do reopen a Bay Area office location, you in they can be available to come into the office to work closely with our local Engineering and Product Teams.   For the right person, we may consider remote within the United States.     

We take care of our team:

We offer competitive compensation and equity. We provide full medical, dental and vision premium coverage for employees, as well as subsidized gym memberships, and much more.   We support a diverse work culture (visa sponsorship available)

We are an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and inclusion. We want to see you grow! Learn more about us, our story and how we are revolutionizing healthcare virtually and globally. Visit us at healthtap.com.

Learn more about us, our story, and how we are revolutionizing virtual healthcare at HealthTap.com. We’re having a good time and we’re making a difference in people’s lives! We are an equal opportunity employer, value diversity and inclusion, and enjoy seeing our employees grow with us.

Come join us!    


NOTE: Please check our web site at https://www.healthtap.com/jobs/ for our official job postings and application process. Note that HealthTap will never ask for your financial information or to send us money to be considered for employment. Please exercise caution if you receive an unsolicited job offer from an individual not using an official HealthTap.com email address or phone number. If you receive an unsolicited email, text message, or other communication about an open position at HealthTap that doesn’t sound right or you think might be a scam, please reference the HealthTap Recruitment Fraud Warning page [http://www.healthtap.com/jobs/protect-against-recruitment-fraud/] for further information.

About HealthTap

About us Our mission at HealthTap is to help billions of people across the globe live longer, healthier, and happier lives. We believe healthcare is a human right, and we're committed to reinventing the way people all over the world take care of their health and well-being- because we know we all, at heart, simply want to Feel Good and thrive. HealthTap, a world economic forum technology pioneer, is the world’s first global health practice that delivers immediate, world-class healthcare 24/7, from query-to-cure. Through video, voice, and text chat on any mobile device or personal computer, we serve hundreds of millions of users around the around the globe with trusted and compassionate doctor information, from the world’s largest doctor network of more than 108,000, top U.S. licensed doctors. HealthTap’s proprietary, robust, and secure Health Operating System (HOPES) and proprietary triaging technology (Dr. AI), powered by machine learning and artificial intelligence, enable hospital systems, insurance companies, employers, and governments worldwide to deliver the right care at the right time, at the right cost. HOPES is now powering the HealthTap Cloud, a first of its kind virtual cloud dedicated to healthcare. We believe in constant curiosity, innovation, passion, positivity, caring, kindness, challenge, excellence, and impact. Above all, in everything we do, we want to empower people from all over the world to take charge of their health and happiness, to Feel Good, and to smile.

Want to learn more about HealthTap? Visit HealthTap's website.