Staff Backend Engineer - Copy

Remote, San Francisco, CA, United States • $170k - $200k

Sirona Medical

Role Locations

  • Remote
  • San Francisco, CA, United States


$170k - $200k


51 - 100 people


320 High St
Palo Alto, CA, 94301-1042, US

Tech Stack

  • Django
  • React
  • AWS
  • CircleCI
  • Terraform
  • Ansible
  • Python
  • JavaScript

Role Description

Staff Backend Software Engineers at Sirona are responsible for the data-intensive applications and services we develop for reimagining the way doctors engage with medical images in the era of Computer Vision, NLP and Machine Learning. Software Engineers work in collaboration with our Product Designers, Product Managers and researchers/scientists to solve problems and further the application of technology in the radiology space. Their goal is to help doctors deliver the highest quality of care with the use of technology.

Responsibilities Create API solutions for internal and external web services for storing and exposing all data ingested or generated by radiologists, using test-driven development to write well-tested code Build performant and reliable services and solutions to manage and transfer the large amount of data to clients Collaborate with frontend and quality engineers to spec, write, test, and deploy code Brainstorm features with product managers, designers, scientists and GTM team Turn our vision into a tangible roadmap every quarter by working with engineers, product managers and senior leadership Mentor and train other team members on design techniques and coding standards to raise the bar for the team Gather problem requirements from Product and customize feedback and create innovative solutions Review, plan and architect end-to-end solutions Focus on company goals and trade off solutions based on cost and value Run code reviews and pair programming with other engineers in the organization Contribute to strong testing practices to avoid regressions in the solutions provided

Requirements 10+ years of professional experience with Python or similar object oriented language (Python3 preferred) 8+ years API design experience 8+ years Database experience (SQL or NOSQL) Experience with performance and optimization problems, particularly at large scale, and a demonstrated ability to both diagnose and prevent these problems Strong written and verbal communication skills, including writing Docs and RFCs Ability to determine the trade offs of multiple solutions and choose the appropriate one given the business needs Bonus points: Amazon AWS, Django, Docker, Kubernetes and general full-stack experience

About Sirona Medical

Sirona Medical Inc. is addressing the needs of today’s radiology practices with a novel cloud-based platform that unifies radiology IT applications – worklist, viewer and reporter – onto a single, streamlined Workspace. Sirona’s radiology operating system (RadOS) puts radiologists in the driver’s seat with AI-powered solutions that simplify their workflow and amplify their work product. Based in San Francisco, CA, Sirona Medical is founded on a deep understanding of both the practice and business of radiology, with the goal of enabling radiologists to work as fast as they can think. For more information, please visit

Company Culture

We're a team of medical experts, world-class engineers, hard workers, scientists, and friends. We're here to say what we believe, to build something we believe in, and to change business and practice of medicine. We build for doctors, but we answer to patients.

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