Software Engineer, Platform at HealthVerity

1 year ago Development & Programming Middle Full-Time

The software development environment spans both front-end and back-end concerns, so you will need a strong understanding of the tools, constraints and developer challenges in both contexts to design efficient solutions.

About You

  • Meticulous, detail-oriented, and security-first mindset
  • Empathetic for developers of all experience levels and the challenges they face
  • Systems thinkers are able to solve across many contexts and layers of abstraction
  • Strong understanding of what good design looks like (SOLID principles, etc.)
  • Able to receive and give feedback in a collaborative, design-focused environment
  • Believe that code isn’t done until it’s documented and tested

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • Ability to communicate clearly in written and verbal documentation
  • Strong background in modular design principles
  • Strong working knowledge of Python and/or TypeScript development
  • Working knowledge of cloud SDKs and API integration (boto3, CDK, etc)Strong working knowledge of AWS cloud, integration patterns, and managed service offerings (Lambda, API Gateway, EventBridge, etc.)
  • Strong working knowledge of CI/CD processes and tools
  • Experience with technical documentation generation and management
  • Experience with GitHub and GitHub Actions is preferred
  • Experience in library design and backend service development2+ years of front-end engineering experience using modern tools (e.g. React, Angular, etc.)
  • Nice to have: Experience with javascript ecosystem tools (e.g. ES6 modules, bundlers, minifiers, etc.)
  • Nice to have: Experience with advanced language features (decorators, meta-programming, FP techniques)


How you will help

The mission of HealthVerity’s platform team is to build tools that delight internal engineering teams. We measure success via developer productivity, service quality and standards adoption within HealthVerity’s product portfolio. Your role on the team will focus on software development tools and processes used directly by engineers to eliminate undifferentiated work, reduce cognitive load and conform to service maturity best-practices. This is an engineering role. You will be responsible for implementing and developing features as a result of team feedback and identifying opportunities in addition to documenting and testing solutions.

The software development environment spans both front-end and back-end concerns, so you will need a strong understanding of the tools, constraints and developer challenges in both contexts to design efficient solutions.

What you will do

  • Consider the “voice of the customer” from HealthVerity’s engineering teams when designing features and optimization opportunities for infrastructure and platform management
  • Design, build and document runtime libraries to provide a layer of abstraction around common service functions, communication patterns, and design concerns (e.g. inter-service communication, etc.)Design, build and document shared microservices to implement cross-cutting concerns needed for multiple teams (e.g. authentication, notifications, etc.)
  • Manage the end-to-end solution delivery process from design, to development, to team roll-out
  • Provide first-line support to teams using application tools
  • Be code owner/repo maintainer for application tools and libraries following an internal “open source” model

About HealthVerity

At HealthVerity we are actively solving some of the greatest challenges in healthcare through innovative technology and data solutions. Our customers and partners including pharmaceutical manufacturers, payers and government organizations look to HealthVerity to partner on their most complicated use cases, leveraging our transformative technologies and real-world data infrastructure. The HealthVerity IPGE platform, based on the foundational elements of Identity, Privacy, Governance and Exchange, enables the discovery of RWD across the broadest healthcare data ecosystem, the building of more complete and accurate patient journeys and the ability to power best-in-class analytics and applications with flexibility and ease. To learn more about the HealthVerity IPGE platform, visit

Why you'll love working here

  • We are making a difference – Our technology is at the forefront of some of the biggest healthcare challenges in the world.
  • We are one team – Our people define our culture and always will. We take time out to celebrate each other at the end of every week through company-wide shout outs, and acknowledge the value that each of us adds towards our greater mission. Come share all you have to offer.
  • We are learners – Every team member is continually learning, no matter if we've been in a role for one year or much longer. We are committed to learning and implementing what is best for our clients, partners, and each other.

Benefits & Perks

  • Compensation: competitive base salary & annual bonus opportunity (for non-commissioned roles)
  • Benefits: comprehensive benefits with coverage on Day 1, medical, dental, vision, 401k, stock options
  • Flexible location: our HQ is in Philadelphia with 50% of the team distributed across 25+ states
  • Generous PTO: Take time off as needed, targeted at 4 weeks per year, including vacation, personal and sick time, plus paid maternity and paternity leave.
  • Comprehensive and individualized onboarding: mentorship program, departmental talks, and a library of resources are available beginning day 1 for each new team member to minimize the stress of starting a new job
  • Professional development: biweekly 1:1s, hands-on leadership that is goal-and growth-oriented for each team member, and an annual budget to support professional development pursuits

HealthVerity is an equal opportunity employer devoted to inclusion in the workplace. We believe incorporating different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds make us stronger and encourages an environment where ageism, racism, sexism, ableism, homophobia, transphobia or any other form of discrimination are not tolerated. At HealthVerity, we’re working towards an innovative and connected future for healthcare data and believe the future is better together. We can only do that if everyone has a seat at the table. Read our Equity Inclusion and Diversity Statement.

If you require a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to [email protected]

HealthVerity offers in-office and remote options, so you can work from anywhere within the US! #LI-Remote

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