Principal Software Engineer

Boston, MA
Engineering – Software Engineering
Full-time
Principal Software Engineer
Boston, MA

PatientPing is a venture-backed health technology company based in Boston, MA that is transforming healthcare delivery. We are building a national network that connects providers with real-time notifications when their patients receive care anywhere, so that providers can better coordinate patient care. Our customers include hundreds of health systems, physician organizations, and post-acute care providers across the country. Our vision is bold – to build a national care coordination network that allows providers to put patients at the center of their care.

Job Description:
We are actively hiring a full-time Principal Engineer to create something that will meaningfully impact people’s lives. PatientPing is scaling and extending a platform to ingest and analyze real-time data from thousands of health care providers. We use this data to design and develop beautiful, engaging applications that connect health care providers to seamlessly coordinate patient care. You, as the principal engineer, will drive an already excellent team to new heights through mentorship and skill modeling. You will keep track of emerging technologies and techniques, seeking to apply them where appropriate. You will partner with the Product organization to solve difficult, socially relevant problems.

What You Will Do:
• Work closely with the Director of Engineering to ensure the highest standards of design, implementation, performance, and security are met
• Design and build new capabilities that allow us to meet the needs of our customers
• Anticipate and scale system architecture to support our growing data processing needs
• Define and execute on a vision for the future of our platform
• Evangelize best practices that improve code quality and developer productivity
• Mentor teammates and act as a multiplier to boost total team output  

What Success Looks Like:
In 3 months...
• Become familiar with the details of our business domain, development process, and codebase
• Identify system architecture improvement opportunities
• Design and build new capabilities that allow us to meet the needs of our customers

In 6 months…
• Evangelize standard methodologies that improve code quality and developer productivity
• Establish a pattern of consistently delivering on feature development expectations
• Mentor teammates and act as a multiplier to boost total team output

In 12 months…
• Define and execute on a vision for the future of our platform
• Work to ensure the highest standards of design, implementation, performance, and security are met
• Anticipate and scale system architecture to support our growing data processing needs

What You Need:
• 10+ years of Java development  
• Spring Boot / AWS experience
• Demonstrated accomplishments and work experience from a growth company
• Experience delivering in an agile environment
• Ability to quickly get up to speed and leverage previous expertise for the technologies in our stack (Kotlin, MySQL, ElasticSearch, Kafka)

What You Get:
• Be on the ground floor of a rapidly growing company with many opportunities to expand the role and responsibilities
• Have the autonomy to build something with a brilliant and enthusiastically supportive team
• Learn best practices from world class investors and advisors
• Become an expert on healthcare delivery system transformation
• Receive cash and equity compensation with health, dental, and other benefits
PatientPing is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture and celebrate authenticity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics.