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Senior Backend Engineer



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 Senior Back-End Engineer that has experience working with large production applications. As a Senior Back-End Engineer, 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.

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 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, Jest, React Testing Library, Highcharts
  • PostgreSQL, Redis
  • AWS Lambda, Serverless


Role Responsibilities

  • Work with product managers and designers to build and realize new product features
  • Active development with proper test coverage
  • Perform peer code reviews to ensure the team is producing well tested and maintainable code
  • Support and optimize a critical production environment

What we look for:

  • 3+ 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: interactions with the leadership team, product managers, and customer success teams
  • Knowledge of databases and backend experience


  • 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, company outings, and more