The COVID-19 pandemic was an unprecedented challenge for global enterprises and brought widespread social and economic disruption. Many public- and private-sector institutions continue to experience challenges including health safety, risk management, and extensive effort and expense associated with curating and responding to the continuously evolving COVID-19 landscape.

In 2020, the Public Health Company (PHC) was founded with the mission to protect lives and livelihoods by delivering biosecurity intelligence and decision support with unprecedented speed via a global biosecurity platform for public and private enterprise. PHC is a growing world-class team assembled from diverse sectors including public health professionals, tech innovators, data scientists, and infectious disease experts

We are seeking a Full Stack Engineer to produce scalable software solutions for our company.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

This role will be one of the first tech hires in the company, giving you an opportunity to help build the platform from the ground up. In this role you will be expected to:

  • Design and implement a scalable and responsive front-end/backend system that is intuitive, easy to use, and showcases the value of PHC to customers through a web browser or mobile app.
  • Work closely with the UX designer and translate UI/UX design wireframes to code
  • Work with the engineering and product teams to design APIs to the data platform and ideate on novel software solutions
  • Design and develop features to enhance the user experience while striking a balance between functional and aesthetic design
  • Write technical documentation to help the internal team understand the inner workings of the front-end/backend system

REQUIREMENTS

  • 6+ years of professional experience as a full stack (front-end and backend) engineer
  • Proven hands-on experience in designing and implementing frontend/backend systems
  • Experience in developing scalable and responsive mobile applications is a plus
  • In depth knowledge and experience in Typescript, React, Node.js
  • Familiarity with databases (e.g. MySQL, MongoDB, Postgres) and web servers (e.g. Apache)
  • Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries (e.g. HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, XML, jQuery) is a plus
  • Experience in working on cloud technologies (GCP preferred)
  • Strong communication skills with a high emphasis on the ability to explain technology in business terms and to express opinions clearly
  • Solutions oriented – ability to creatively solve problems on the fly
  • Ability to make decisions and drive initiatives to completion

PHC is a startup company, with the attendant excitement, energy, and opportunity for growth that a startup environment entails. The team supports remote-first employment and candidates from anywhere in the US are welcome to apply.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Compensation is very competitive and includes salary and stock option grants.

The Public Health Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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