Who we are:

K Health is a venture-backed, fast-growing start-up with a mission to use the power of shared knowledge to get everyone access to higher quality, more affordable health care. We’re looking for mission-driven individuals to join our growing team and help us eliminate healthcare inequalities and build a better, healthier future for us all. 

Named as one of FastCompany's Most Innovative Health Companies of 2022 and to the 2021 CNBC Disruptor 50 list, K Health is using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to build the smartest digital healthcare platform in existence. Our data-driven app brings together the knowledge of thousands of doctors and the anonymous medical records of millions of people to help diagnose and treat what’s wrong. We offer a free symptom checker and 24/7 access to doctors to ask questions, refill prescriptions, get care for your kids, and more. Right from your phone—no insurance needed.

Since we were founded in 2016, K Health has raised over $270M in VC funding and our Series E funding round brought us to Unicorn status. Our current partners include the Mayo Clinic Platform, Anthem, and Maccabi Health Services.

About the role:

As a software engineer on the K Health team, you will join a world-class group of software engineers, business leaders, and designers who are continually creating and supporting patients and clinical experiences to patients. We're hoping to add your expertise in software engineering to our user onboarding squad.

As a member of the K Health’s development team, you will engage in work to introduce features and components to our best-of-breed pioneering health platform. By regularly shipping a variety of products, from small internal tools to large-scale web applications, you will directly and meaningfully impact the experience of millions of people. With an engaged community of users, you'll then have opportunities to improve your work based on the feedback and data you've collected to help measure your success.

We are seeking engineers who have significant experience working on highly-scalable, distributed systems, building robust services that interface with internal and external service providers, and consuming/instrumenting big data for analytics and reporting. As an experienced engineer seeking an opportunity to help shape the future of one of the world's largest digital healthcare platforms, we hope you'll consider joining K Health!

What you'll do:

  • Communicate technical concepts clearly, tailoring explanations to the technical familiarity of audience
  • Identify risks, trade offs, and alternative solutions before making design decisions
  • Take the lead in designing and implementing solutions
  • Spearhead investigations, production issues and bugs
  • Identify tech debt before it becomes an issue and work with team to prioritize it appropriately

What we're looking for:

  • 6+ years experience building production APIs and backend systems
  • Experience in React Native and working with modern development languages and frameworks (Python, NodeJS preferred)
  • Strong understanding of software testing fundamentals and monitoring
  • Excellent working knowledge of database technologies (Postgresql, Mongo)
  • Experience with container solutions (Docker, Kubernetes, etc)
  • Strong problem solving and analytical/reasoning skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Bonus:

  • Experience working with distributed systems
  • Working with AWS or other cloud providers

Benefits & Perks:

  • Hybrid work schedule with weekly lunches and stocked fridges #LI-Hybrid
  • Monthly social committees for company events
  • 20 paid vacation days & 5 sick days per year 
  • 10+ Holidays plus 10 additional 3-day weekends per year 
  • Stock options for every full-time employee 
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401k benefit
  • Commuter Benefits 
  • Competitive health, dental, and vision insurance options 

Compensation Range:

  • $175,000 - $205,000

K Health offers competitive compensation packages along with stock options based on industry benchmarks for function, level, and geographic location. Offer amounts are determined by multiple factors such as a candidate's experience and expertise.

We’re deeply committed to building teams as diverse as the patients we serve and strive to cultivate an environment where everyone can bring their most authentic self to work. We depend on our differences to make our team stronger, our workplace more dynamic, and our product accessible to all of our users. 

K Health is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, citizenship, military or veteran status, or any other class protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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