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Senior Backend Software Engineer

Job ID: 712 | Type: Full-time

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Senior Backend Software Engineer

  • 712
  • Engineering
  • Full-time
About Lark
Lark is the world's largest A.I. healthcare provider, servicing nearly 2 million patients living with or at risk of a chronic disease. Lark is a companion app on the user’s phone providing real-time coaching, guidance, and health insights to users. We are on a mission to disrupt the healthcare industry and make the world a healthier, happier place. Come join our team!
The Role
If you're the type that loves building things, this is the role for you. We're a fast-paced team seeking a talented individual who wants to help us spearhead bringing compassionate care to everyone in the world.

Our team is responsible for scaling Lark’s business to more customers by modularizing Lark's clinical programs and developing infrastructure that makes all of Lark's core features completely configuration-driven. Our team’s microservices enable customers to purchase customized versions of Lark programs without a need for custom implementation. 
We need someone with deep expertise who has a passion for best practices, quality, security, process improvements, quality testing, is able to take the lead on projects, works independently and collaboratively, and enjoys mentoring others. 
What You'll Do
  • Lead technical efforts to scale up existing systems using event-driven architecture and functional paradigms
  • Uphold best practices by performing code reviews and taking ownership of integration & end-to-end testing for the team’s backend infrastructure
  • Work cross-functionally and collaborate with other backend engineering teams and DevOps to ensure the reliability and scalability of our systems
  • Iterate on features based on product feedback and requests from partners and users
  • Build quality and security directly into the product development life cycle, from conception to delivery to customers
  • Collaborate with other engineering teams, mentor, share information with and learn from other engineers to drive continuous improvement of our platform without losing focus on the the user
  • Help others to thrive by providing technical mentorship to other engineers as well as participate in hiring, onboarding and training
What You'll Need
  • Experience with one or more of the following: TypeScript, JavaScript, Node.JS or Java
  • Knowledge of AWS technologies such as DynamoDB, Lambdas, Serverless
  • Proficiency with microservices architecture, testing frameworks, event-driven architecture
  • Expert in designing and building scalable well documented APIs and services using REST
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with both non-technical and highly technical team members
  • Ability to learn fast and adapt based on feedback
  • We value aptitude and talent over education and experience, but you need to be well versed in computer science
  • Nice to have, experience with functional programming paradigms: Haskell, F#, Erlang, Elixir, Clojure, Scala
Working at Lark
Lark offers the option to work remotely in the United States.  For Colorado Applicants only: minimum annual salary is $161,000 (minimum salary varies for other geographies). You may also be offered a bonus, stock options and/or benefits.  The company is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.
Lark is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We believe that diverse teams foster innovation and add to our mission-driven culture. We strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply.

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"As trite as it may sound, the thing I love most about Lark is the people. I genuinely love working with my colleagues at Lark. Everyone is so supportive of each other and always willing to offer insight or lend a helping hand."

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All Lark Health jobs are remote, employees must be based in the United States.

Affirmative Action: Applicant Invitation to Self-Identify

Lark Technologies, Inc. (“Lark”) is an equal opportunity employer. As required by law, we must record certain information to be made a part of our affirmative action program.

Applicants for employment are invited to participate in the affirmative action program by reporting their status as indicated below. In extending this invitation, we advise you that: (a) workers (applicants) are under no obligation to respond but may do so in the future if they choose; (b) responses will remain confidential within the human resource department; and (c) responses will be used only for the necessary information to include in our affirmative action program. We are a company that values diversity. We actively encourage women, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals to apply.

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