Careers

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Do you want to be part of a team backed by leading VCs that is transforming health care delivery for decades to come?

We are building an incredible track record of enabling health care providers to deliver higher quality and more cost-effective care. We love working with one another, and are looking for people who share these beliefs and values to join us:

  • Mission Driven: You are excited to improve how health care is delivered across the world

  • See Things As They Could Be: You love to create the future and are not going to be limited by how things are done today

  • Together We Go Further: You believe that while we each have individual responsibilities, we’re all in this together and our collective success is the most important

  • Friendly: You like making people smile

  • Action Oriented: You are a self-starter who sees an opportunity and pursues it

  • Confident: You are not afraid to speak up, and you believe in yourself when presented with a new challenge 

 
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Open Positions

Back End Engineer

 

Location: We are located at Workbar Back Bay at 399 Boylston Street in Boston. We are primarily looking for people who will be based at our office, but are open to considering extraordinary people based elsewhere.

To Apply: E-mail us with the position title in the subject line. Please include a description of your skills, expertise, and relevant qualifications, and attach your resume. We look forward to meeting you!


Back End Engineer

We’re in the market for an experienced Back End Engineer to help design – and execute on – every aspect of our software platform while driving the broader build out of our engineering team. You must be a strategic thinker who is motivated to dig in and solve complex problems. We are a small engineering team, and this is an opportunity to make a big impact and help shape our development practices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Expand our health care analytics visualization tools, used by physicians and hospital executives to identify cost reduction and outcomes improvements.

  • Support our APIs with big data computations across large datasets.

  • Contribute to our backend services, a combination of python (django, tornado) and javascript (node), implementing REST and graphql APIs.

  • Contribute to our deployment processes, using AWS tools such as ec2, rds, lambda.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as Computer Science, or equivalent experience.

  • Knowledge of software team management philosophies (e.g. Agile, Scrum) and various software development tools (e.g., JIRA, GitHub).

  • 2 or more years experience in SaaS, ideally in backend development.

  • Solid understanding of both functional and object-oriented design.

  • Strong AWS skills: S3, Lambda, SQS, EC2, ECS, CloudWatch, AWS CLI, Boto3.

  • Experience with containerized systems, particularly with Docker, and knowledge of best practices for designing, building, and deploying containerized applications.

Bonus Skills

  • Start-up experience or entrepreneurial background.

  • Health care industry experience, building applications within a HIPAA compliant framework.


Avant-garde Health is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Interested in learning more? 

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