Senior Back-End Engineer

San Francisco

Nurx is looking for a top notch backend developer to build our API framework and the platform that powers prescribing and fulfillment. Candidates for this role will be passionate about system design, well written code, and testing, and excel at coming up with simple approaches to complex problems.


    • Designing and building APIs to power our Ember webapp, native apps, and other clients
    • Develop our internal API framework
    • Write automated tests
    • Write tools to improve the developer experience
    • Participate in code reviews
    • Mentor junior engineers


    • Write readable, maintainable, testable, and performant code
    • Strong architecture and system design skills
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Proficiency with relational databases
    • Expert in at least one programming language
    • Experience writing automated tests
    • 2+ years experience writing APIs that are:
    • - External facing
    • - Consumed by multiple internal teams
    • Either:
    • - BS in Computer Science or equivalent and 2+ years experience
    • - 3+ years of experience


    • Multiple years experience working in a startup environment at a company with high growth
    • Experience with machine learning or data analytics
    • Experience with micro-service architecture
    • Experience with Node.js

Our mission is to increase access to healthcare. We believe that control over your own healthcare is a human right, and something everyone deserves. We want to challenge the status quo and break down unnecessary barriers. Come join us!

This position is full-time and based in San Francisco.