sf, remote
51 - 100 Employees
< 10 Engineers
$10M - $25M Funding
Series A

Our mission is to provide access to health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. We believe that EVERYONE deserves high quality, affordable health coverage. We've enrolled over 3 Million people through HealthSherpa making us the largest, private ACA enrollment platform.

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Why join us?

  • HealthSherpa is a growing team of 50. We care deeply about helping low-income, uninsured people access health coverage that protects them. Because of this shared mission and value system, we've helped over 3 Million enroll through our platform and people. We've continued to double revenue & enrollments year over year and are at an eight figure run rate .

  • HealthSherpa is the #1 private marketplace enrollment platform accounting for over 15% of ACA enrollment volume. We were also the first to be approved by the government for Enhanced Direct Enrollment Technology ( integrations). Because of this technology, we account for 95% of private sector enrollment volume.

  • HealthSherpa has a lot of data. We've been around since year 1 of in 2013. We've optimized on 10M shopping sessions, putting our products ahead of the rest of the market. We serve both consumers and agents alike, which gives us a well-rounded sense of how to create best in class products for all involved in the process of shopping and enrollment. We're expanding and growing our product offerings at a rapid rate.

Engineering at HealthSherpa

Engineering team and processes

Team of 5 currently including the CTO / Founder who manages the team. The Engineers join work groups / product teams that are dedicated teams of 4-6 partners including Marketing, Design, Sales / Account Management, and at least one Founder. These teams are responsible for creating their own Roadmaps and prioritizing their 2 week sprints. The goal is to give folks more ownership, encourage them to share ideas and learn from one another, and work towards the company goals as a team.

Technical Challenges

Scaling complex processes securely.

Tech stack
Ruby on Rails
Elastic Search

Working at HealthSherpa

We put users first. We always leverage data to inform our priorities and what we work on. We don't welcome egos or I players. We work together and support one another. We over-communicate and share constructive, respectful, and kind feedback. We are a diverse & inclusive team of people from different classes, education, countries, cultures, and identities. We are mindful, check our biases and always work to improve our communication & processes. Most importantly, we share a strong motivation to help people access health coverage under the ACA.

Perks & benefits
  • Free Food

    Lunches, coffee / tea, and snacks are provided by HealthSherpa.

  • Flexible Hours

    We care most about getting things done at a high-bar of quality. We understand that life comes first and we are accommodating to work hours for our team members.

  • Health Insurance

    Health, Dental, and vision coverage for you, your spouse or domestic partner, and any/all dependents.

  • 401(k) Contribution

    Company matching 100% of first 3% and 50% of next 2% of your salary in contributions.

  • Maternal/Paternal Leave

    2 months of 100% paid parental leave to the eligible parent serving as the primary or secondary caregiver following the birth or adoption of a child.

  • Work from Home


  • Team Activities

    Dinners, Diversity & Inclusion events, Conferences, etc.

  • Relocation

    We will cover up to $5,000 in relocation costs

  • Pet Friendly
  • Transportation
  • Other

    Employee Assistance Program

  • Philanthropic Contributions

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