Staff Backend Engineer (Client Integrations)

Staff Backend Engineer (Client Integrations)


Our healthcare system is the leading cause of personal bankruptcy in the U.S. Every year, over 50 million Americans suffer adverse financial consequences as a result of seeking care, from lower credit scores to garnished wages. The challenge is only getting worse, as high deductible health plans are the fastest growing plan design in the U.S.

Cedars mission is to leverage data science, smart product design and personalization to make healthcare more affordable and accessible. Today, healthcare providers still engage with its consumers in a one-size-fits-all approach; and Cedar is excited to leverage consumer best practices to deliver a superior experience.

The Role:

As we continue to grow rapidly, we are in need of aStaff Backend Engineerto join the Integrations Pillar of Engineering. The Integrations Pillar is responsible for building out the Integrations between Cedar and its Customers. Building with the Integrations team as a Staff Engineer involves the following opportunities:

  • Architecting and building a new Cedar data integrations framework that is integral to launching, supporting and maintaining Cedar clients.
  • Prior experience working on data pipelines, ETL platforms and tools to build a modern data sync architecture.
  • Collaborating with multiple teams of hardworking engineers, product managers, product designers, and data scientists, sharing ideas cross-functionally about the vision for integrations.
  • Leading the development of multiple high-impact projects at once as a key code contributor and domain expert, delegating work, and taking ownership of outcomes.
  • Mentoring engineers at a variety of levels. Be a role model and trusted advisor for passionate anddriven team members.
  • Owning high impact architecture changes and projects spanning multiple teams as a technical leader.
  • Driving org-level changes to improve existing processes, infrastructure, architecture, business problems, developer happiness, etc. Think broadly about opportunities to level-up the engineering org.

Cedars integrations are the center to Cedars success. Were seeking people who are excited about innovation in healthcare, have solid technical skills, and are comfortable working with ambiguity!

*Cedar is committed to aflexiblework environment, so this as well as many of our roles areremotefriendly.*

What we look for in a candidate:

  • 12+ years of software development experience.
  • Experience leading sophisticated engineering projects across teams.
  • Track record of leading architectural design changes that span multiple teams and processes.
  • Strong computer science fundamentals – adegreein computer science, engineering, or a related field, or similar experience.
  • Experience mentoring engineers across levels.
  • Experience owning a business-critical application, standing up sophisticated systems that have multiple external integration points and customizable multi stage workflows, and building for supportability and long-term maintenance.
  • Ability to help the team ship by guiding teammates through making practical tradeoffs in high stakes situations, and jumping in to help get through a prod blocker.
  • Deep knowledge of Python internals.
  • Ability to debug complex issues involving subtle interactions between multiple systems and libraries.
  • Ability to explain complex technical concepts simply.

Gain further insight into this opportunity by viewing this video featuring the hiring manager:

Preferred qualifications:

  • Deep knowledge of Django internals.
  • Strong knowledge of SQL and prior experience using BI tools such as Snowflake and Looker to build a deeper understanding of data syncs.
  • Experience influencing cross-functional decision making across product and design teams.

Compensation Range and Benefits:

  • Salary/Hourly Rate Range*:$216,750 –$255,000
  • This role is equity eligible
  • This role offers a competitive benefits and wellness package

*Subject to location, experience, andeducation*