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Sr Backend Engineer - Virtual/Remote

mPulse Mobile
Merced, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Purpose of the Role:
mPulse is seeking a Senior Backend Developer that can help progress the development of our mobile communications platform. The biggest challenge we face is building out a system that analyzes years' worth of end-user behavior and their interactions across many different channels of communication. We're working on surfacing the data and making it actionable for the benefit of our healthcare clients.

Behavioral Competencies:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Independent Self-Starter
  • Highly Organized
  • Critical Thinker
  • Problem Solver
  • Excellent Communicator
  • Ability to Prioritize
  • Team Work & Collaboration
  • Multi-Tasker with Strong Sense of Urgency
  • Ability to work in a remote environment
Perks and Highlights:
  • Enjoy Flexible PTO and flexible work hours  
  • Hybrid, remote-first working model with quarterly team meetings (travel paid by mPulse) 
  • Two office locations: Encino, CA and Minneapolis, MN  
  • mPulse Mobile covers 100% of employee only premiums for selected Medical plans, as well as 25% dependent coverage 
  • Full Vision and Dental – 100% Dental and Vision individual premiums paid by mPulse 
  • 401K Program with a 4% match  
  • 3 Weeks Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave  
  • Wellness and Work from Home stipend  
  • Virtual Happy Hours & events 
  • Weekly All-Hands meetings giving regular access to leadership 
  • Several team interest groups including: Diversity, Inclusion, & You committee, Culture Club, and mPulse Mobilize  
  • Laptop fitness station in LA Office  
  • Ping pong conference table and Foosball  
  • Free snacks and drinks 

Permanent Flexible Hybrid work schedule (remote), Medical insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Prescription drug coverage, 401K, 401K with company match, Life Insurance, Health Spending Account (HSA), Flex Spending Account (FSA), Paid holidays, Phone/Internet Stipend, Paid time off, Employee Referral Program, Community service programs
Company Mission and Highlights: 
mPulse Mobile is reimagining health engagement to inspire healthier lives and deeper relationships between healthcare organizations and their consumers. Healthcare's leading Conversational AI platform combines with award-winning health education for the streaming age to deliver tailored digital health engagement that educates and activates healthcare consumers. With over a decade of experience, 100+ healthcare customers and more than 300 million conversations annually, mPulse Mobile has the data, the expertise and the solutions to drive healthy behavior change.

The Big Know, now part of mPulse Mobile, delivers wellbeing for the streaming age through a modern learning platform and cinematic content created with popular experts. Offering custom and licensable content solutions, The Big Know helps health innovators reach more people and lower costs to serve and improve health outcomes. Combined mPulse's proven ability to reach and engage vital member populations with The Big Know's learning expertise and rich media health education experiences, enabling health innovators to deliver personalized conversational experiences in preferred member channels and streaming content formats
Our Core Values:
  • Model Integrity and Collaboration
  • Drive Innovation and Thought Leadership
  • Support Decision Making at All Levels
  • Create Value for Clients by Empowering Consumers
  • Improve Customer Experience Through Simple Design
  • Celebrate Success… Often
The Perks:
  • Enjoy Flexible PTO and flexible work hours
  • Flexibility to work from home
  • Full Vision, Dental and Healthcare - all individual premiums paid by mPulse!
  • 401K Program with a 4% match
  • 3 Weeks Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Weekly team lunches to celebrate victories
  • Paid Parking as well as Car Pooling incentives
  • Laptop fitness stations
  • Ping pong conference table and Foosball

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Participate in projects to design, develop new, and enhance existing features
  • Initiate, plan, review, architect, design, code, test, document, and track progress of projects to improve scalability
  • Develop, promote, and utilize the best practices around development, code reviews
  • Interact with 3rd party and/or offshore development teams.
  • Mentor junior developers in the areas of software development
Skills, Abilities, and Experience:
  • You possess a deep knowledge of Python and libraries like Flask and Django
  • You have experience developing web applications using modern web frameworks, such as React/Redux, Angular, or Vue
  • You have background in building out APIs and Services
  • You have experience with cloud based environments such as AWS, GCP, Azure.
  • You have experience with SQL and NoSQL databases. PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, Redis are all a plus!
  • You're familiar with event-based architectures using tools like RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ, Kinesis, etc.
  • Experience in writing unit tests and integration tests
Minimum Qualifications:
BA in Computer Science or other related engineering degree or 5+ years of related experience to supplement for educational requirement
4+ years of professional experience
Expert knowledge working in Python
Expert knowledge of JavaScript
Working knowledge of SQL, Docker, Linux
*Please note, due to the requirements of this position, responses may automatically disqualify you from moving forward in the application process. Please review minimum qualifications thoroughly before applying. 
2 years of professional experience
Expert knowledge working in Python
Working knowledge of SQL
BA in Computer Science or other related engineering degree or 5+ years of related experience to supplement for educational requirement
Knowledge in: Python
Knowledge in: SQL
Knowledge in: JavaScript
Knowledge in: Linux

Equal Opportunity Employer
Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

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