Senior Backend Engineer

Remote /
Engineering – Engineering - EN /
Full-time - Hybrid
About Us & Why We're Hiring

We're changing the way people connect to social care programs.

Findhelp launched over 10 years ago in Austin, TX and has helped over 7 million people find food, health, housing, and employment programs in seconds at

We're powered by tech, driven to do good, and looking for passionate people to join our team. Our mission is to connect all people in need and the programs that serve them (with dignity and ease).

If our mission strikes a chord, we'd love for you to keep reading.

The Team

Our growing employee base needs driven and innovative senior developers with varied experience across multiple languages and frameworks. You have some technical leadership experience and informed opinions about topics ranging from coding patterns to career development. 

The Role

If you choose to accept, your responsibilities will vary from strategic, such as partnering with a Product Manager and working on a cross-functional development team, to tactical. This will range from maintaining and improving our existing Python / React codebase as a hands-on contributor and code reviewer, which highlights the value of our architecture, tools, and processes.


Integration Development Including
Building and maintaining internal webhooks infrastructure, API portal Interfacing with external API services

Build and Maintain Authentication Services Including
SAML, OAuth2.0, Open-Id Connect, and SMART-on-FHIR, working as part of a scrum team, Drive quality, reliability and scalability through incremental architectural maturity  


    • Backend development
    • API experience
    • 6+ years applicable experience
    • Problem solving and adaptability. Every day is a new challenge. User roles change, software is updated and exploits are uncovered.

Strongly Preferred Qualities

    • Broad range of technical competencies. HL7, Security experience,  OpenID Connect, FHIR, Hi-Trust, privacy experience, or SSI are all automatic interviews

The following is simply desired or a nice-to-have, but not a requirement:

    • Full stack development, JS, Node, Python, GCP
    • Any experience in healthcare tech or financial tech are both automatic bonuses as both industries require security auditing. 
    • Any experience with privacy, SSI.

Perks at findhelp:

    • 401k & stock options 
    • Free food and onsite gym
    • Paid maternity/paternity leave
    • Competitive PTO & 10 paid holidays
    • Health, dental, and vision insurance
    • Pet friendly office with attached dog park 
    • 24/7 access to telemedicine and counseling
We value being together 
We believe being together enables stronger relationships, collaboration, and culture.
You can expect to be in-office if you’re applying in cities we currently have offices (Austin, TX and Denver, CO). 

We’re building a diverse, inclusive team
You’re welcome here. We want to help connect everyone to the help they need. So we want to build a company that represents your community.
But talk is cheap. We like action. Here are a few things that show we mean business.
      Employee Resource Groups
      Culture Committee
      Justice Equity Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Committee