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Backend Software Engineer

Location : Chicago, IL
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5+
Required Education : Bachelor's Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

We are looking for a Software Engineer with a passion for API development in Python. We're in the exciting and rapidly evolving consumer healthcare industry which requires constant innovation, evaluation, and iteration. Help us simplify and personalize the pharmacy industry for users who range from early adopters to non-tech users. As a team member you will be responsible for overall development and design of key API components for our services


Typical Day:

  • Design and develop our growing Python 3.6 based API

  • Interface with multiple 3rd party services and APIs

  • Work with Product, other engineers and colleagues on approaches to solving our customers problems

  • Build and maintain a HIPAA compliant infrastructure

  • As a member of the engineering team, contribute to planning and execution efforts across our applications as needed

  • Jumping in on other parts of codebase, infrastructure as necessary

  • Having your code reviewed and participate in code reviews, standups, retros, other SCRUM activities


We are a very collaborative, close knit group that is inclusive, fun and hard working. Our number one priority after producing a great product is keeping that spirit alive. We have a firm, non-negotiable no jerk policy. We have a generous time off and work from home policy and strive to create an environment where you can do your best work.

Required Qualifications :

Required Skills:

  • A Bachelors in CS or equivalent experience

  • At least 3 years professional development experience in Python

  • Knowledge of Python web frameworks such as Django & Flask

  • Knowledge of user authentication, authorization & claim systems, like JWT

  • Knowledge of REST APIs

  • Ability to create database models that represent complicated business processes

  • Ability to write unit tests and debug Python software

  • Familiarity with some ORM (Object Relational Mapper) libraries

  • Familiarity with Postgres or Mysql

  • Bright, motivated, passionate engineers who want to work with the same and are open minded about applying the best tool for the job and solving real problems for real users

Bonus but not Required:

  • Experience with Terraform, AWS, & Jenkins or CirceCI

  • Experience with SQLAlchemy

  • Experience with NewRelic, Datadog or other Application monitoring tools

  • Experience with Healthcare, HL7 or HIPAA Applications

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