Founding Engineer (Full Stack) at Latent (W23)
$100K - $200K  •  
Medical language models to automate healthcare operations
San Francisco, CA, US
3+ years
About Latent

What we do

Latent builds medical language models to help hospitals authorize drugs super fast. We sit right in the intersection of healthcare and AI. We have signed enterprise contracts with several of the largest healthcare organizations in the world, and have more waiting to use our product!


There is 1 trillion dollars of paperwork waste in healthcare today. For the first time, we can use language models to effectively automate all of it away. This is a very large opportunity, and we are breaking into the market by tackling prior authorizations.

We are an early stage company with an incredible opportunity in front of us. We are growing fast, improving patient care for millions of people, and removing massive amounts of cost from the system.

All hands are on deck to build and deliver value for our early partners.

About the role
Skills: Node.js, Python, React, TypeScript, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Skills: Typescript, Python, React

We are looking for a motivated founding engineer to join and eventually lead our engineering team. In this role, you will work closely with the co-founders and our early customers to help health systems operate more efficiently and deliver better patient care.


  • Collaborate with co-founders (both technical) to build product features for early customers
  • Work closely with early customers to understand business requirements and build features that really matter
  • Help grow the engineering organization and set cultural direction

Interesting Problems

  • Build state of the art transformer models
  • Search across EHR data to find the most relevant clinical documentation per question.
  • Integrate across the EHR via FHIR standards by hitting 100s of APIs in < 2.5s

Tech Stacks


  • Pytorch
  • Transformers
  • AWS

Back End

  • AWS
  • Typescript
  • Python

Front End

  • Next.JS with Typescript and TailwindCSS
Interview Process

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about Latent's interview process. We are an early stage team, so we'll keep things simple!

Phone Screen

This stage is a more informal call to get to know more about the role, and for you to evaluate whether it’s a good fit for you. We are looking for people who have a strong interest in working on a early stage company with initial traction.

We'd also love to learn more about what technical projects you've shipped and answer any questions you might have about us.

Technical On-Site

Come meet us in San Francisco! We'll send you a problem to take a look at 24 hours ahead of your visit. For your visit, we'll be working collaboratively on the problem. You can get a good sense of what a regular day is like at Latent, and we can see how we would collaborate together.

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