Junior Software Engineer

New York, NY

About Summus

Summus is creating a new virtual marketplace for expertise that has attracted leading doctors across 48 academic hospitals in the United States. Summus curates access to expertise across the spectrum of specialty care, and enables direct person-to-person interactions via video and in-person across state and country borders. We sell our services in the employer market across industries to support better, cost efficient medical decisions. Our platform also powers second opinion and access programs for leading hospitals. We are looking for exceptional talent to help build the 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.

We are driven by a desire to create a market for the best medical expertise, and to help families in need find the best answers, quickly.

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.

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or a related field.
  • 1-3 years of experience as a software developer, software engineer, or similar role.
  • Knowledge of development best practices including integration tests, code reviews, documentation, version control (git).
  • Good understanding of the core JavaScript language, HTML and CSS.
  • 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.
  • Experience with our tech stack: Typescript, NodeJS, MySQL, React, ElasticSearch, Redis.
  • Experience with AWS services such as EC2, S3, RDS, ELB, IAM.

Benefits

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

Apply for this job

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