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Century Health

Century Health

Software Engineering · Full-time
New York, NY, USA · Remote
Posted on Monday, May 13, 2024

TL;DR

We’re hiring for a founding full-stack engineer who loves thoughtful design, start-to-finish ownership, and the intersection of data, technology, and healthcare.

Compensation and benefits: NYC-competitive salary and equity

Experience: 4+ years

Background: Full-stack development

Location: NYC or remote (for right candidate)

Reporting to: Co-Founder & CTO

About Century Health

Century Health is on a mission is to dramatically accelerate patient access to breakthrough treatments, by leveraging advances in AI and real world clinical data.

Today it is far too slow to answer critical questions because the richest clinical data is siloed in academic medical centers, non-profit organizations, and research labs. Our platform does the heavy lifting to gather this real-world clinical data and rapidly generate insights for life sciences, all while supporting the research community and protecting patient privacy.

Our Values

We deeply believe that a diverse and inclusive team that reflects the patients we ultimately serve is critical for building the best product and business we can. We are obsessed with our mission, seeking win-wins that delight our customers, empower researchers, and benefit patients while protecting their privacy. We take a team-first high-trust approach to working together and growing together. We are quick to act (because speed is everything at a startup) and slow to judge. If this sounds like the type of company you want to work at and help build, we want you!

Responsibilities

As Founding Engineer at Century Health, you will play a pivotal role in building our technology strategy, product, and culture. This is a unique opportunity to be part of the foundational team, driving the development of cutting-edge solutions that will transform healthcare. You will work closely with the founders and engineering team to build a scalable, robust platform that incorporates data processing, artificial intelligence, user experience, and beautiful design, making faster treatment options a reality for patients worldwide.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Lead the design, development, and deployment of our AI-powered healthcare data platform, focusing on scalability, security, and user experience.
  • Own and ship product features from inception to implementation at startup velocity.
  • Collaborate with clinical researchers and biopharma end users to translate complex clinical requirements into technical solutions.
  • Work closely with, and in the future manage, a small team of junior software engineers, providing mentorship, work stream management, and technical guidance.
  • Establish and maintain a high standard of code quality, documentation, and development practices.
  • Be a driving force in strategic planning, technology selection, and architecture decisions.
  • Contribute to creating a culture of shipping, quality, feedback, and continuous learning within the team.

Qualifications

As a full stack engineer with experience in front and back end development, your skillset should contain the following:

  • Deep full stack technical skillsetFront end: ReactJS (Redux), JavaScript (ES6+), HTML5/ CSS3 (Bootstrap, MaterialUI) Back end: NodeJS, database management (SQL and NoSQL), API development Infrastructure: cloud platforms, containerization (Docker, K8s), CI/CD (CircleCI, Jenkins)
  • Knowledge of security best practices, including data protection and authentication methods like OAuth, JWT, and SOC2.
  • Basic understanding of design principles and tools like Figma. Ability to translate designs into functional user interfaces.
  • Proficiency with version control tools, particularly Git.
  • Experience with testing frameworks and methodologies for both frontend (Jest, React Testing Library) and backend (Mocha, Jest for Node).

These qualifications should be seen as more of a guideline. If you’re not sure, please apply anyway.

Apply now!

We're growing fast and are backed by great investors, so what you build has a good chance to create massive impact for patients! As one of the first hires, you will be a key part of the Century Health journey.

If you're interested, send a bit about yourself and your resume to sanjay@century.health.

Century Health is an equal opportunity employer.