WELL is a patient communication infrastructure for healthcare.
We enable enterprise health systems, private practices, and vendors
to conduct seamless conversations with patients across multiple
channels — including texting, email, telephone, and live chat.
With WELL, patients receive all of their healthcare
communication from one trusted source — their provider. The
platform empowers service representatives to converse with patients
in real time, ensuring patients feel heard while driving staff
efficiency and increased revenue.
Founded in 2015, WELL is based in Santa Barbara, California and
is the highest rated patient engagement software on G2. WELL serves
many of the country’s leading health systems and more than 20
WELL is looking for a talented, experienced backend developer to
join our fast-paced, growing engineering department. This developer
will primarily be working with Node.js. As a Node.js Backend
Engineer at WELL, you will work directly alongside a team of bright
and motivated backend engineers, under the guidance of our
You will be responsible for working with the rest of the team to
maintain and grow features in the backend code base. This work will
range from supporting Node.js web facing APIs, to writing SQL
queries, to developing workflows in Golang.
In addition to being a strong developer, you will have a keen
interest in how software and modern communication channels can
improve the patient experience. You will also have the attention to
detail and quality needed to meet high Service Level Agreements
(SLAs) in a product that serves roughly 20 million patients
nationwide. You will also be flexible and adaptable enough to
thrive in a fluid startup environment.
Build new backend services using Typescript on Node.js, open
source technology and tools including NestJS.
As an experienced engineer, you will help the team adhere to
software best practices, level up others in your areas of
expertise, and contribute to the architecture of our ongoing
Collaborate with the product team in an agile environment to
break down requirements, plan and estimate tasks.
Drive quality by writing effective unit, integration and
functional tests for high availability systems and libraries.
Create high availability and high throughput systems using
Redis, Postgres, Kinesis, S3, MongoDB, and AWS services.
Effectively collaborate with Product, QA, UX, Client Success,
and other internal groups (both technical and non-technical).
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
3+ years designing and implementing backend services and
distributed systems in a professional environment
Proficiency in SQL (PostgreSQL) database design
Experienced working with asynchronous requests in large scale
Commitment to testing best practices
Collaboration/contributions with the open source community
Strong leadership skills
Event sourced and microservice architecture
WELL is headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA and has a satellite
office in Orange County, CA. Today, all WELL positions are remote,
and we are looking forward to when our company returns to in-office
work. We are open to candidates that are looking for a permanently
remote role depending on their level of experience. Historically,
remote team members visit the Santa Barbara office regularly, and
we’ve found that works best when they are on the West Coast,
specifically in Southern California.
PERKS AND BENEFITS
Fantastic remote company culture – frequent Zoom company events
(Lunch & Learns, trivia, yoga, cooking classes, book clubs, etc.)
and daily fun brought to you by many creative Slack channels.
Workplace groups – company committees available for all to join
(Diversity & Inclusion and Workplace Engagement).
Learning and development – frequent events and tools available
to help our employees #PursueGrowth.
Career mobility – we promote from within and have opportunities
for employees to transfer between teams.
Santa Barbara office perks: dog-friendly office, healthy (and
unhealthy snacks), Kombucha on tap, light-filled space, Sonos
workplace, ergonomic desk setup, and the occasional taco truck.
Unlimited vacation/PTO and a flexible work schedule
Generous equity package
Full health benefits – medical/dental/vision
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