Sr. Backend Engineer

San Francisco
Full time
At Big Health we’re creating the first generation of “digital medicine” - automated behavioral therapies that are as scalable and consistent as drugs. Our purpose is to help millions back to good mental health - without pills or potions. 

Building on the success of our flagship product sleepio, this role will be a critical team member in developing the next generation of digital therapies. They will have the opportunity to influence technology decisions & architecture as we optimize the product & scale our digital therapy platform. This is an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Engineer to build a platform while making a significant difference in the lives of thousands of people suffering from insomnia.

In this role you will:

    • Design and build clean, reusable components of our core platform
    • Solve complex problems with simple solutions
    • Work closely with our product team to generalize product requirements and develop manageable delivery timelines
    • Mentor junior team members in best practices

In order to be successful in this role you will need:

    • 5+ Years designing and building backend systems
    • Contributions to multiple production system
    • Experience building stateless services
    • Test-minded development practices

Life at Big Health

    • Join a diverse team of all backgrounds, we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer
    • Autonomy over your work and freedom to input
    • Enjoy a clearly structured personal review and development program
    • Quarterly happiness survey that we use to ensure we’re creating a healthy and happy workplace for ourselves
    • Fund for spending on personal happiness
    • Regular team and company events
    • Generous vacation and maternity/paternity policy
    • Competitive salary and equity package

More Background on Big Health

    • Backed by leading venture capital firms, Index Ventures, Octopus Ventures, and Kaiser Permanente Ventures
    • Working with many of the world’s leading employers, including Fortune 500 companies, the most prominent technology firms, and leading healthcare institutions, enabling Sleepio to be available to over 1 million people, all paid for by their employer
    • Partnerships with Oxford University, three leading health insurers, and multiple US universities and hospitals
    • Sleepio is recognized by Nature, Ranked, and The King’s Fund as the best evidenced App in its category