Backend Engineer (Remote)

Preferable Location: Portland   |   Full Time

We are looking for a Back-End Engineer responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of our Postgres database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your coworkers into the application. A basic understanding of front-end technologies is therefore necessary as well.

Are you driven to make an impact in healthcare? We believe that the path to better patient outcomes starts with more fulfilled, better utilized clinicians who are liberated to focus on their true calling, helping patients. At Carta, we design products that transform the way hospitals use data to deliver care. We make analyzing data fast, easy, and useful for everyone.

You love solving complex engineering problems. You’re a positive individual who cultivates conceptual thinking and brings a curiosity and experimental approach to solving engineering challenges. You enjoy building new features and writing elegant code. If this describes you--you belong at Carta.

What you'll do:

  • Develop the backend to support new user-facing features 

  • Build infrastructure to translate data to our FHIR knowledge graph

  • Create reusable code, libraries, and plug-ins for future use 

  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability 

  • Configure usability of all front side applications

  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders 

What you bring:

  • Degree in Computer Science or related field

  • Python expertise (4+ years experience)

  • Postgres or SQL expertise

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (i.e. git)

  • A hands-on, engaged approach to solving problems    

  • Excellent communication skills and experience in collaborative environments 

  • The desire to be continually learning about emerging technologies/industry trends

Carta is an equal opportunity employer with a collaborative culture.

Excited to talk to you!

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