Vesta Healthcare is a startup with a simple mission: helping the elderly, our parents and grandparents - to continue living their lives at home and stay connected to their family and community. We monitor the home in real-time, identifying issues before they become health events, and helping connect those in need with those who can help.

Our technology platform includes home-based mobile applications, a clinical dashboard, and data analytics not previously available to health professionals.

We're a Series A company that has grown 300% in the past 6 months and has 4x our customer base. The company has raised $40M from top healthcare investors like OAK HC/FT, Deerfield Management, Lux Capital, Kaiser Permanente, Nationwide and others.

 

ROLE

We are looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to help us transform our core product. This multi-enterprise SaaS solution will become the foundation for our web and mobile applications, as well as our AI/analytics platform.

 

As Senior Backend Engineer, you’ll be working within our platform to develop scalable applications that:

  • Support the workflow of nurses, social workers, and caregivers
  • Leverage our unprecedented access to receive, transform, and analyze clinical data from many sources
  • Incorporate intelligence into clinical decision support 
  • Integrate services of 3rd party partners
  • Engage and delight end-users (patients and their caregivers)

 

LOCATION

Remote anywhere in the US. Preferably ET or CT time zones.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the design of the platform architecture as well as individual components 
  • Design and develop key components of the platform
  • Support and enhance unified development standards
  • Review code to ensure quality, maintainability, reusability, and Secure Programming Practices
  • Mentor junior engineers to develop good programming practices and a solid approach to technical problem solving
  • Evaluate technologies and build vs. buy

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years of hands-on development experience in Java or other object-oriented programming language experience
  • Writes understandable, testable code with an eye towards maintainability
  • Developed using a modern framework (Java framework a plus), RESTful APIs, and relational DBs
  • Strong understanding of database schema design, caching, and scalability
  • Previously responsible for the design and delivery of one or more complex software components
  • Solid foundation in computer science, with competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design practices

 

TECH STACK

  • Backend: Java with Dropwizard, Hibernate, Jetty, Jackson, GraphQL
  • Frontend: Javascript (Typescript) with React / React Native. 
  • Infrastructure: ECS, RDS, Lambda, Glue, Athena, Cloudformation, SNS and more 
  • Dev tools: Github, CircleCI, Docker

 

PERKS

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance with a choice of many different plans/costs partially subsidized by us
  • Three weeks paid vacation
  • 10 sick/personal days
  • ~10 paid holidays
  • $350 one time reimbursement to set up your home office
  • $50/month reimbursement for internet or other home office expenses
  • $50/month gym reimbursement to be used for gyms, home equipment, online classes, etc
  • Basic Life & AD&D, Short-term and Long-term Disability Benefits paid fully by us
  • Voluntary benefits such as Pet, Home and Auto, Legal Insurance plus more
  • Pre-tax Flex Spending/Dependent Care/Transit accounts
  • 401k
  • Partial ownership of Vesta Healthcare via stock options

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