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Senior Backend Software Engineer

Enhance the revenue cycle management product by architecting and building robust, scalable back-end services.
Mountain View, California, United States
$110k - $180k USD per year
5 months ago

✨ About The Role

At Athelas we're bringing simple, life-changing health care products and medical billing services to people around the globe.

In addition to our established Remote Patient Monitoring business, we introduced a rapidly expanding SaaS Revenue Cycle Management solution in 2022 that provides revenue intelligence for hundreds of healthcare businesses from small clinics to large health systems. Our state-of-the-art dashboard, Athelas Insights, provides practices with an unparalleled understanding into their financial health to help them with all aspects of RCM, including eligibility, rejections, denials, as well as coding optimization and more.

To keep pace with our remarkable momentum - having seen a 5x increase in revenue over the past 6 months with more exponential growth on the horizon - we're actively seeking new, high-impact team members looking for a challenge!

We've raised $132 million at a $1.5 billion valuation from top tier investors such as General Catalyst, Sequoia Capital, Y Combinator, and Initialized.

Role Summary:

Athelas is on the lookout for a Senior Back-End Engineer to join our Infrastructure Engineering team, playing a pivotal role in enhancing our revenue cycle management product. This position is perfect for someone who is deeply passionate about making meaningful contributions in healthcare through advanced technology solutions. As a Senior Back-End Engineer, you will not only be involved in coding but also in leading and architecting solutions that have a significant impact in the healthcare industry. Your expertise will drive the simplification and enhancement of healthcare processes, benefiting countless individuals.

Regular office attendance is expected, approximately 4-5 days a week.


  • Lead the development, enhancement, and maintenance of the back-end for our innovative revenue cycle management product.

  • Act as a key player in our dynamic Infrastructure Engineering team, architecting and building robust, scalable back-end services.

  • Oversee and participate in collaborative efforts, setting a standard for swift execution and strategic decision-making.

  • Manage complex server-side development tasks, including sophisticated database interactions and seamless integration with front-end components.

  • Master and utilize a tech stack comprising Python, Flask, advanced database management, cloud services, and more.

  • Design, implement, and oversee APIs, data storage solutions, and comprehensive server-side application logic.

  • Mentor junior engineers and lead cross-functional teams in various projects.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent extensive experience.

  • [Preferred] Advanced Back-End Programming Skills with a high level of proficiency in Python.

  • Deep expertise in developing and managing complex data pipelines and extensive experience with PostgreSQL or similar relational database management systems.

  • Advanced knowledge in Containerization and Cloud Services (Docker, Kubernetes).

  • 5+ years of professional back-end development experience

  • A strategic thinker with a builder’s mindset, passionate about high-impact projects.

  • Demonstrated expertise in building, scaling, and maintaining sophisticated production environments.

  • Advanced skills in system monitoring, alerting, reporting, metrics tracking, and software reliability engineering.

  • An exceptional sense of product development with a keen focus on user experience and customer needs.

  • A commitment to ongoing personal and professional development.

  • Strong leadership qualities with the ability to mentor and guide team members effectively.

Why You’ll Like Working with Athelas

  • Execution focused, driven team: Join a team with an incredible record - we are the smallest, fastest company in history to receive FDA hematology clearance. We are also the largest Remote Patient Monitoring company in the US, with a fast-growing SaaS Revenue Cycle Management business as well

  • Technology Focus: Revolutionizing how technology can be used in the healthcare industry

  • Strong Backing: $132M Series B raised from the likes of Sequoia, General Catalyst, Tribe, Y Combinator

  • Mission Driven: We are changing the way healthcare is provided, bringing it directly to the people who need it with technology-enabled solutions

  • Incredible Growth: Revenue growth of 5x over the past 6 months and we're just getting started!

Compensation Range: $110K - $180K

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Senior Backend Software Engineer
Mountain View, California, United States
$110k - $180k USD per year
About Athelas
Digital tools for healthcare providers