Senior Software Engineer – Distributed Computing

Silicon Valley, CA, United States


Role Location

  • Silicon Valley, CA, United States


251 - 500 people


1400 Seaport Blvd Bldg B
Redwood City, CA, 94063, US

Tech Stack

  • Python
  • Django
  • AWS
  • Node.js
  • Vue.js
  • html
  • C++
  • Objective-C
  • iOS Development
  • Swift
  • OpenGL
  • JSON
  • Redis
  • MySQL

Role Description

The Cloud and Backend team! The HeartFlow technology team operates in a fast-paced, agile environment with high expectations for performance. The Cloud & Backend team is at the nexus of every component that is needed to operate our complex and advanced product. This position will be key in building and delivering the next generation of distributed and cost efficient platform to process medical images in the cloud. In this role, you will have a direct impact to our product quality and stability.

Job Responsibilities: You will be a key player bringing advanced experience in software engineering. Being a member of the Cloud & Backend team, you will develop and maintain our distributed computing pipeline. You will own and drive the development of multiple components within the team according to best practices in software development and the standards and guidance set forth by FDA and other regulated bodies.

Skills Needed: - Python (advanced programming) - Large scale and distributed computing systems - Amazon Web Services (AWS), or another cloud provider - Experience with AWS SQS, RabbitMQ, ZeroMQ or equivalent - Web services and RESTful APIs - Horizontal scalability of services - Containerization technologies, such as Docker or equivalent - In-Memory caching technologies, such as memcached or Redis - Linux, Unix, and Windows systems - Continuous Integration platforms, such as Jenkins - Continuous delivery pipelines - Debugging distributed services - Unit, Functional, and Black Box testing of software Applications

You are passionate about: - Working in a fast-paced environment - High quality software, software development and testing processes - Taking full ownership of your work - Speaking up when faced with problems or when you disagree - Experimenting with state of the art technologies and services - Work independently with a high degree of latitude

You want to learn about: - Distributed, highly available, resilient systems - Software as a Service (SaaS) applications in the medical space - State of the art cloud technologies - Software engineering excellence - Tools development to support 24x7 operations - Continuous integration & delivery of medical application - Medical devices, FDA, and working in a regulated environment

About HeartFlow

HeartFlow, Inc. is a medical technology company redefining the way heart disease is diagnosed and treated. Our non-invasive HeartFlow FFRct Analysis leverages deep learning to create a personalized 3D model of the heart. By using this model, clinicians can better evaluate the impact a blockage has on blood flow and determine the best treatment for patients. Our technology is reflective of our Silicon Valley roots and incorporates decades of scientific evidence with the latest advances in artificial intelligence. The HeartFlow FFRct Analysis is commercially available in the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan. For more information, visit

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Company Culture

Do the Right Thing

Patients First

Wickedly Can Do

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