Senior Software Engineer, Back End

United States
SciTech – Engineering /
Full-Time Employee /
Veda helps patients get the care they need by untangling complex data management problems using advanced scientific approaches and in-depth collaboration. Our technology reflects what our people provide: quality without ego, honesty backed by science, and warmth in an industry not known for having much heat.  

Veda is made up of talented professionals that are driven to do meaningful work to change healthcare from the inside out. We are also friends, parents, partners, and caregivers. Veda’s benefits reflect our values—we offer fully paid, low or no-deductible medical, dental and vision insurance for our employees and their families. And, our Flexible PTO policy allows employees to take the time off necessary to recharge and have flexibility to care for themselves and their families.

Veda is looking for sharp-minded do-gooders who share our values:  

Collaboration Working together to identify solutions to current problems  
Openness Actively listening, sharing and holding space for new ideas, perspectives and people  
Integrity Doing the right thing, honestly and transparently.  
Grit Displaying passion and perseverance to achieve our goals.   

Ready to build the future with us?

This Senior Software Engineer will report to the Technical Engineering Manager for the Application team. You will be a trusted contributor to the design of our data pipeline and application architecture, keeping security, cost, & performance in mind. You will work within a cross-disciplinary team of data engineers, front end designers, and cloud architects throughout all stages of development - from brainstorming to coding to bug hunting.

As a Senior Engineer on the team, you will help move our software development practices forward by guiding others on design and best practices. You'll mentor other engineers, conduct code reviews, and help write technical requirements across product-driven teams. Most importantly, you'll be a pivotal part of a team that values quick iteration, embraces new tech, and relies on data-driven decision making.

About You:

    • You've been shipping production Python code for the last 6+ years, building scalable applications and data pipelines that utilize cloud services
    • You are an expert in distributed system design and high-performance computing
    • You are a self starter that places high value building meaningful technical solutions, aligning yourself with the common goals of the business and the team 
    • You are energized by the pace of a high growth startup and solving complex problems in an agile environment
    • You are deliberate in developing your skills as a communicator and collaborator – you can talk about your code and explain your approach to less technical teammates verbally and with a focus on good technical writing
    • You're obsessed with performing statistical analysis on the performance and accuracy of your data pipelines and tailoring your evaluation based on the use case
    • You are inclusive and enthusiastic about sharing your knowledge and skills with peers and junior team members

Required Qualifications:

    • Minimum 6 years of experience shipping production Python code
    • Demonstrated expertise in building and maintaining complex distributed systems with a focus on scalability, concurrency, and fault tolerance 
    • 4+ years experience designing, building, and maintaining data pipelines
    • 4+ years experience working in an event-driven and microservice ecosystems
    • 4+ years working on large scale, complex data sets
    • Working knowledge of cloud infrastructure-as-code and CI/CD pipelines and best practices

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with Domain Driven Design principles
    • Experience designing applications that make use of AWS services including Lambda, S3, Glue, RDS, DynamoDB, and ECS
    • Experience with in-memory data stores like Redis, Elasticache, or H2. 
    • Experience with event streaming tools such as Kafka or Amazon Kinesis
    • Experience with system and event monitoring tooling for distributed systems, such as Open Telemetry
    • Experience with interviewing along with mentoring peer and junior engineers
    • Experience working in highly regulated industries like finance, health care, or defense
Our COVID Commitment: Veda is committed to prioritizing the health, safety and emotional well being of our employees and their families. Veda has always embraced the benefit of each employee working remotely, collaboratively.  

All employees are required to be located within the USA or Ireland.

We look forward to learning more about you -- apply to join the Veda team today!