Senior Backend Engineer

New York, NY, United States, Remote


Role Locations

  • New York, NY, United States
  • Remote


501+ people


116 W 23rd St
New York City, NY, 10011, US

Tech Stack

  • Python
  • PostgreSQL
  • Django
  • TypeScript
  • React

Role Description

Ro is the healthcare technology company building a patient-centric healthcare system. Ro’s vertically integrated primary care platform powers a personalized, end-to-end healthcare experience from diagnosis, to delivery of medication, to ongoing care. With a nationwide provider network, in-home care API, and proprietary pharmacy distribution centers, Ro seamlessly connects telehealth, diagnostics, and pharmacy services to provide high-quality, affordable healthcare without the need for insurance. Since 2017, Ro has facilitated more than six million digital healthcare visits in nearly every county in the United States, including 98% of primary care deserts. Visit for more information. Ro was named #2 in Wellness on Fast Company’s 2019 list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies, listed by Inc. Magazine as a Best Place to Work in 2020, and earned its Great Place to Work Certification in 2020.

As an engineer on our Patient Care teams, you’ll build the products and technology that aim to transform how healthcare is experienced -- finally putting the patient at the center, and every day striving for high-quality, convenient, and meaningful care. You’ll do much more than just write code -- you’ll be an integral part of the entire product development process, from ideation through delivery and iteration. In collaboration with stakeholders across medical, care, and operations, your work will impact the lives of our members all across the country. What You’ll Do: Draw from previous engineering at-scale experience to influence and steer improvements within our distributed Engineering organization based in New York City Build across the full stack from the backend APIs to front end user interfaces to deliver end-to-end solutions Design and build large-scale, distributed, highly available, well-tested, and easily managed applications Create and manage new applications to support current and upcoming product initiatives by building in our existing Python, Javascript, and React stack within a microservices environment Work collaboratively with people throughout the company to understand the goals, needs, and priorities of systems and applications

What You’ll Bring: 4+ years of engineering experience with a good understanding of how to design robust and scalable services A solid background in writing understandable, testable, and efficient code in a modern programming language Familiarity with relevant tools and technologies, and have a drive to stay up-to-date with ongoing changes and advancements Clear communication around technical concepts and ideas to other engineers and the ability to talk to other parts of the organization

Bonus Skills: Startup experience Familiar with HIPAA Hands-on experience with Python, Javascript, and React in a microservices environment Benefits + Perks: Full medical, dental, and vision insurance + OneMedical membership Healthcare and Dependent Care FSA Commuter benefits 401(k) Unlimited PTO Fitness reimbursement Paid maternity/parental leave A never-ending supply of office snacks + coffee The cutest office dog you’ve ever seen We welcome qualified candidates of all races, creeds, genders, and sexuality to apply.

About Ro


Company Culture

Mission drive and Open - everything we do is with Patient in mind and aimed to accelerate our Mission of increasing access to more affordable, high quality healthcare to substantially increase patient outcomes and improve lives

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