Founding Full-stack Software Engineer at Juniper (W21)
Software stack for behavioral health, starting with autism
New York City
Full-time
1+ years
About Juniper

We’re a well capitalized, YC backed startup trying to make behavioral health better and more accessible. We’re a team that’s deep in healthcare (we were healthcare consultants at McKinsey) and tech (the entire cofounding team is technical, having studied CS at Harvard, Columbia, and Cornell).

About the role

Skills: Python, PostgreSQL, React

About us

We care a ton about impact - which is why we're tackling what we believe to be one of the biggest problems out there today. The lack of supply in behavioral health means that those who need it most can no longer get access to care. We see this as a once in a lifetime opportunity to fix a broken industry, and we want you on this journey with us! Read more about what we're doing here: https://bit.ly/juniper-recruiting

About the role

We are excited to hire the first few software engineers to join our team! We’re looking for mission-driven engineers who care about creating positive impact (this is the most important aspect!), love problem-solving, and will thrive in the fast-paced start-up life. You will be one of the first engineers to join our team, and will lead product and engineering decisions. Responsibilities include:

  • Owning end-to-end implementation of projects, including initial scoping of features, design of product, architecture of the database, and development of the final deliverable
  • Working directly with customers to understand their needs and to inform product design decisions
  • Collaborating with other teammates across a wide range of functions, including mentoring of more junior engineers
  • Learning new skills and technologies as required to solve different engineering challenges, and maintaining flexibility
  • Upholding security requirements and maintaining compliance with HIPAA security regulations

About You

  • Full stack engineer with 1+ years of software experience
  • 1+ years working with Python
  • 1+ years working with front-end frameworks

Bonus

  • Experience working in health-care or other highly regulated industries
  • Experience with React
  • Experience with React Native or mobile development

We’ll be based in New York City post pandemic and have a preference for in person, but are willing to consider remote in certain timezones.

Technology

Backend: Django / Python. Frontend: React.

Interesting technical problem: we're building out a behavioral health "operating system" (aka an internal API) for us to rapidly prototype and deploy various modules on (e.g., payments, billing, financing, but also things like unifying patient intake). Figuring out the interfaces is key here - and building it in a way that's scalable to 6.5M potential users should be fun.

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