Full-Stack Engineer

New York, NY - Remote

About Summus

Summus is the leading virtual specialist platform, and informs medical decisions across the care continuum through fast, virtual access to the world's best medical expertise. The Summus platform empowers families through access to a network of over 4000+ top specialists across 48 leading hospitals -- within days, from anywhere in the world. Our unique escalation model sets a new standard for speed of access to high-quality medical expertise and drives industry-leading engagement with corporate clients. Pioneering the future of corporate health benefits, Summus Global partners with companies across the country to create an elevated healthcare experience for their employees and to support better, cost-efficient outcomes across all health questions and stages of care. We are looking for exceptional talent to help build a next generation digital health company that changes the way families access high quality medical expertise.

Summus investors are affiliated with leading private equity and venture capital firms, hedge funds, and investment banks. Our advisors have founded, advised, and run leading technology, healthcare, and information services companies.

Position Description

As an engineer at Summus, you will help drive the expansion of a transformational way to access expertise in specialty medicine globally. A background in healthcare is not required, but a desire to be part of our mission and excitement to innovate how specialty healthcare is delivered are essential. The Summus platform runs the gamut of technologies: video, SMS and telephony, payments, automated scheduling, medical imaging, and many more. We’re looking for an engineer who is motivated by learning new skills and improving the experience of our users.


  • Build new product features from start to finish: through conception and collaboration with our entire team, implementation and testing, polish, and maintenance.
  • Build every facet of a feature, from UI/UX design and implementation to backend database access.
  • Build improvements to performance, reliability, and existing product polish.
  • Build and improve processes and internal tools to monitor, maintain, and enhance a secure, reliable, and globally-available platform.
  • Help clients and teammates solve challenges by sharing your product and technical expertise.
  • Work within our AWS infrastructure to ensure data security and regulatory compliance for our customers and physicians.
  • Our work environment is a combination of remote and in-office collaboration with the team.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or a related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience as a software developer, software engineer, or similar role is recommended, but recent college graduates are encouraged to apply
  • Knowledge of development best practices including integration tests, code reviews, documentation, version control (git).
  • Experience with our tech stack: Typescript, NodeJS, MySQL, React.
  • Experience with AWS services such as EC2, S3, RDS, ELB, IAM.
  • Familiarity with relational database concepts.

Valuable, but not required

  • Experience with mobile app and API development.
  • Experience with networking concepts like subnets, ports, and load balancing.


  • Full medical, dental, and vision benefits.
  • New laptop and equipment.
  • Flexible vacation time.
  • Market compensation.

Apply for this job

Send your resume/CV to tech-careers@summusglobal.com, along with the following information:
  • Full Name
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • How you heard about Summus (optional)
  • Personal website (optional)