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Lead Software Engineer

Chicago, IL

Engineering

Description

Are you interested in seeing your code positively impact countless patients lives every day by building the future of healthcare? Are you hopeful about what data and medical research can do to improve medicine?

We are searching for a Lead Software Engineer that's seasoned veteran around large production applications that is more than familiar with Ruby on Rails. As an application developer, you will be a critical member of our engineering team revamping our existing software experience and helping build our future software from the ground up using modern technologies.

This isn’t an average position where you might be restricted to one small piece of the company’s technology, but one where you’ll have influence over our whole application. You will be regularly challenged to build and maintain a scalable application that collects large amounts of information about patients and helps researchers perform complex data analysis. At PatientIQ, engineers have the chance to work on different areas of our applications and tech stacks. You will be involved in the active development of all the parts of our technical stack.

About us:

PatientIQ is a fast-growing health tech company empowering healthcare providers, industry, researchers, and others to collaborate on the mission to improve patient outcomes. PatientIQ is headquartered in Chicago and backed by top-tier west coast venture capital, major hospital investors, and others.

What you'll work on:

  • PatientIQ Network: build the largest peer network for healthcare providers to collaborate, share de-identified data, and investigate rare diseases and novel techniques to push the boundaries of medicine
  • Analytics Autopilot: advance the capabilities of our analytics engine to offer more sophisticated predictions, data visualizations, and insights
  • Patient Engagement: automate patient workflows based upon disease status, procedures, and other clinical events with our rules-engine and patient portal
  • 3rd Party Integrations: grow our library of 3rd party integrations, including with electronic medical records, wearables, and other healthcare partners
  • Scaling: refactor existing systems and optimize the platform for scaling and increasing data flow

Technologies we use:

  • Ruby on Rails, RSpec, Capybara, Selenium, CircleCI
  • Javascript, React, Styled Components, Jest, React Testing Library, Highcharts
  • GraphQL, Apollo
  • PostgreSQL, Redis
  • AWS Lambda, Serverless

Requirements

Role responsibilities:

  • Hands on leadership of a team of engineers
  • Active development with proper test coverage
  • Work with product managers and designers to architect and realize new product features
  • Perform peer code reviews to ensure the team is producing well tested and maintainable code
  • Help establish development processes & standards
  • Help prioritize tech debt and determine when to refactor code
  • Mentor teammates
  • Support and optimize a critical production environment

What we look for:

  • 7+ years of experience building web applications
  • Ability to write clean, well designed, and scalable code
  • First-hand professional experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Desire to work in a collaborative environment: pair programming, interactions with product managers, and customer success teams
  • Knowledge of databases and backend experience

Benefits

  • Meaningful equity - our employees own a stake in PatientIQ and are emboldened to build something great
  • Unlimited paid time off - we trust you to take the time you need when you feel it is appropriate, given your workload and responsibilities. No need to track it or save up.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including top-notch health, dental, vision insurance, and 401K.
  • Remote friendly - now and always
  • Virtual happy hours, lunch and learns, team demo days, and more