Software Engineer - Backend

Irvine, California
R&D – Platform /
Full Time /
About Us   

Fluxergy is a rapidly growing in vitro diagnostics company innovating on the cutting-edge of laboratory testing. We’re developing the first and only multi-modal point-of-care platform that enables molecular, clinical chemistry, immunoassay, and hematology testing on the same system.  

Our platform spans many markets including the clinical, veterinary, and food safety industries. We are seeking self-motivated problem solvers who are excited to help decentralize traditional laboratory infrastructure.  

At the core of our company’s identity is a strong foundation in engineering. We take great pride in our commitment to critical thinking and pragmatic problem-solving through a modular and systemic perspective. We hold the conviction that transparent communication, coupled with the flexibility to adjust to evolving scenarios and the willingness to venture beyond familiar territories, is crucial to both our success and yours.  

Our product: 

About the Role

As a Software Engineer - Backend, you will be part of an expanding Software team and will apply your expertise to design, develop and maintain backend services for our medical device platform. You will have the opportunity to develop Fluxergy’s current software, enhancing its capability, improving security features and the ability to integrate with current firmware.  
Specifically, you can be expected to complete the following tasks: 

Team culture: 
- Self Driven
- Proactive  
- Great communicator  
- Contribute to a productive team culture

What You Will Do

    • Design, develop, and maintain backend services, APIs, and integrations for our medical device platform, ensuring compliance with relevant medical device regulations and standards. 
    • Lead technical discussions and collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and implement software requirements. 
    • Architect and optimize database systems to store and manage critical medical data securely and efficiently. 
    • Implement robust, scalable, and high-performance solutions using modern software development best practices and technologies. 
    • Participate in and lead code and design reviews, contributing to a culture of continuous improvement and shared learning. 
    • Collaborate with front-end development teams to ensure seamless integration of backend services and APIs. 
    • Mentor junior team members and provide technical guidance as needed. 
    • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in medical device software development." 

What You'll Need to Have

    • 4+ years of experience in Backend Engineering;
    • 3+ years working with Databases and API design and implementation
    • Proficiency in multiple server-side programming languages and frameworks. (Python, Javascript, Golang, etc.)  
    • Proficiency with RESTful APIs and server-side development.  
    • Strong experience with designing and implementing scalable and high-performance systems.  
    • Proficiency with databases, including schema design, query optimization, and performance tuning.  
    • Proficiency with continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) tools, such as Jenkins, GitLab CI, or Travis CI.  
    • Working Knowledge of data security and privacy standards such as HIPAA and GDPR.  
    • Working knowledge of distributed systems and data storage technologies, such as Apache Kafka, Cassandra, or Redis.  
    • Demonstrated ability to lead technical discussions and provide guidance to team members.  
    • Proficiency with version control systems, preferably Git  
    • Proficiency with Agile methodologies, such as Scrum or Kanban.  
    • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively across teams.  
    • Proficient with Linux, Windows, and Microsoft Office. 
Interview Process  
Our interview processes my differ slightly from role-to-role; however, most of our interviews will follow a similar pattern: 

- Recruiter Interview  
- Hiring Manager interview  
- Technical Interview
- On-site Interview
- Decision    

We are an early-stage company and may change our interview process from time-to-time, but our hope is everyone who interviews with us has a positive experience, even if an offer isn’t presented.  
Excellent Medical/Dental Benefits 
- 99% medical benefit premiums paid by Fluxergy and covers employee, partner, and dependents 
- 100% dental and vision premiums paid for employee, partner, and dependents 
- 100% Life Insurance premiums paid for the employee  

Work - Life Balance Minded Time Off  
- 15 paid vacation days  
- 2-week paid winter break  
- 7 company paid holidays  
- 5 paid sick days 

A Work Culture Which Believes in Promoting from Within
- Wear lots of hats / accelerate your career growth! 
- We are a flat organization by design – lots of visibility!   
- Many of our current leaders started their career with Fluxergy!    

Salary Range: $110,000 - $130,000/yr

Additional Information
Fluxergy is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, citizenship, or other protected characteristic.

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