Senior Software Engineer

FOLX Health

FOLX Health

Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

FOLX Health is currently looking for a hands-on Senior Software Engineer to work with a team building the next generation health and wellness platform for LGBTQIA care. Our ideal candidate is an experienced, hands-on engineering leader with strong product acumen, proven ability to deliver team impact, and determination to build a world class engineering team focused on redefining healthcare.

Our Company:

FOLX Health exists to be the leading health and wellness platform for LGTBQIA care, providing end to end services, both virtually and in person, across the spectrum of community needs. We are the north star for innovation in the broader ecosystem by creating joyful, affirming healthcare on one's own terms and building community and access around those needs.

Our Culture:

Reliability: We show up for our members and each other in service of our mission.

Transparency: We build trust by openly sharing our goals and progress.

Access: Invest in our team by providing the tools and training needed to achieve individual goals.

Agency: We trust our team to get their jobs done.

What You’ll Do:

  • Work with a small, high-performing, user-centric engineering team that consistently delivers high-impact work that meets our members’ and customers’ needs.
  • Dive into the details as needed, reviewing team members’ code and providing coaching and feedback to cultivate a culture of open communication, quality, security, and best practices.
  • Oversee and drive the current release process while identifying opportunities to improve and streamline more stable and frequent releases.
  • Bring clarity when faced with ambiguity; motivate and guide the team through complex problem solving.
  • Partner closely with the Principal Engineer to design, implement, test, deploy, and maintain production software that serves our wonderful members.
  • Partner closely with the members of the product team to help bring clarity and alignment with requirements and expectations on scope and delivery.
  • Drive a security- and quality-first approach and culture with team members.
  • Implement monitoring strategies to detect production issues, and help diagnose and mitigate them when they arise.

What You’ll Bring:

  • 5+ years writing production code in a modern language (Typescript, Python, Java, Kotlin, Rust, Swift, Go, etc.).
  • 3+ years working with relational databases
  • 3+ years executing DevOps type tasks in a public cloud
  • A proven leader who has led teams to build consumer-facing products from start to finish
  • Demonstrated ability to translate business and member needs into a technical vision and product development roadmap
  • Experience collaborating closely with product, design, customer success and other business functions to creatively solve customer needs
  • Deep critical reasoning skills and strong business judgment to make sound decisions and provide clear rationale
  • Entrepreneurial mindset; ability to innovate and think outside the box
  • Proven experience building production grade software in a security conscious industry, preferably Healthcare or FinTech
  • Pride in your work but a primary focus on execution and releasing valuable software
  • Realistic estimation skills with the ability to negotiate scope and compromise
  • A love for learning, coaching, and mentorship

Salary range: $140,000 - 150,000

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religious affiliation, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or any other legally protected status. Here, diversity and inclusion means accepting that everyone’s perspective can teach you something. We’re eager to learn.


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