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Back End Software Engineer

| Greater NYC Area

Back End Software Engineer

New York, NY

Westford, MA


Blink is looking for Back End Engineers to build user experiences and the APIs that power them. In addition to working on our public facing website (www.blinkhealth.com) you will build new unreleased products, marketing systems like our conversational commerce system, and tools that help us provide the best customer experience in healthcare.


We believe in using a small number of well-known tools like AWS, Python, Javascript, MySQL, and Linux. We are looking for engineers that value simplicity, pragmatism, have a bias towards action, and are passionate about building products that bring real value to our customers.

If you join Blink, you will:

Build new features, write unit tests, and lead the release of these features to production.

Design new APIs to power new features

Fix performance problems and debug production issues

Perform peer code and architecture reviews

Participate in on-call rotation and improve our run-books

Collaborate with your team to architect and document new systems

About You

You are an engineer who, above all, is excited to build products that give our customers the best possible experience purchasing prescription medications. You have professional experience working on a team turning ideas into reliable, maintainable code.

You will be successful in this role if you:

  • Have built web applications professionally
  • Want to work in a highly collaborative environment: we believe a team can be stronger than its individual parts
  • Are independent and curious
  • Are comfortable owning features from design through delivery to production
  • Have experience with one or more modern programming languages - Python Strongly preferred
  • Are willing to dive into a large code base and contribute immediately
  • Enjoy writing code that is understandable, maintainable, and testable
  • Can communicate effectively with other engineers, designers, product managers, and anyone else at Blink
  • Are excited to design scalable APIs

Extras

  • You have a lot of experience with Python (Django and/or Flask)
  • You have experience building polished, consumer-grade websites


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity of all kinds. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

Our office is located in SoHo near tons of fantastic restaurants and bars and is super easy to access from most subway lines!

An Insider's view of Blink Health

What’s the vibe like in the office?

At Blink, it's all hustle and bustle which makes it a great time to be here! Dress code is casual which plays a huge role in comfort and productivity. In need of an energy boost? There's free lunch and a stocked kitchen daily. Snacks and sneakers are great, but the most exciting part is working for a company with a mission you can stand by!

Janire

Workplace Services Coordinator

What projects are you most excited about?

Blink’s Diversity and Inclusion Council which champions and spearheads diversity, inclusion and belonging initiatives. The mission is to support one another in creating a stronger, more welcoming and inclusive workplace, where all humans feel comfortable bringing their full selves to work and are respected, heard, and celebrated.

Patty

Director, People & Culture

What are Blink Health Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
For most plans, we pay 100% of employee medical premiums and 75% for spouses, dependents and domestic partners.
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Use pre-tax dollars to save on transit and parking expenses. We also cover late-night Uber rides so you can get home safe.
Free Daily Meals
We provide free breakfast on Friday. Employees get free lunch on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.
Stocked Kitchen
Blink has a fully stocked kitchen including cereal, fresh fruit, snacks, coffee, tea and a variety of flavored sparkling water.
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
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