Senior Software Engineer

Remote /
Engineering /
Mahana Therapeutics is looking for a Senior Full-Stack Software Engineer focused on the backend to join the engineering team. You will be developing clinical-grade software products alongside world-class physicians, researchers, and entrepreneurs. As a senior member of a small and growing engineering team, you will have the opportunity to lead the technical direction and own projects to completion. You will also be responsible for delivering key pieces of the infrastructure for products built in a highly regulated environment.


    • Helping us build cutting-edge digital therapeutic software to treat and improve patients’ conditions
    • Working closely with product managers, clinical experts, and designers to help define and build features and address patient and clinician needs
    • Work up and down the stack to build backend APIs and frontend user experiences in Typescript, node.js, and React
    • Building high quality products that are well defined, well tested, and documented
    • Implement changes that precisely match product specifications
    • Help improve specs by asking questions during the planning and scoping stages
    • Provide product feedback to the rest of the team when new ideas and problems arise
    • Improve the stability and performance of the backend services
    • Stay up to date on the latest technologies relevant to the backend tech stack, and use this knowledge to implement new features and changes if they’ll provide a better experience
    • Proactively assist other engineers on the team in fixing bugs
    • Write maintainable code that can be quickly updated as needed, and is testable and easily understood by other engineers on the team
    • Provide fairly accurate engineering time estimates that help determine project priority
    • Take ownership and responsibility to finish the features and issues assigned to you, while collaborating with the team
    • Become a reliable go-to resource on the team for feature changes and updates as new projects arise, such that you can be relied on to ship the changes in a timely manner at the quality level expected by the team


    • 5+ years experience working in a professional software engineering environment (you’re used to code reviews and creating design documents)
    • Experience building both interfaces and APIs for user facing software applications
    • Experience working cross-functionally with product managers, designers, and other team members involved in the product development process
    • Positive attitude and passion about the things you build
    • Strong product and architectural instincts
    • Takes responsibility for making sure issues are resolved
    • Positive attitude and passion about the things you build
    • Growth mindset: receives feedback easily and incorporates it quickly
    • Proactive executor: thoughtful in approach and decisive in decisions
    • Pragmatic: balance scrappiness and rigor
    • Great technical communicator
    • Strong attention to detail

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Mahana Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer.
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