Backend Engineer

Socially Determined

October 12, 2020

About the Role  

Because data is at the center of everything we do, our data platform is the heart of Socially Determined.  Our SocialScape platform draws upon an extensive data supply chain to derive powerful social risk indicators, powered by algorithms invented and continuously refined by our data scientists.  Engineering at Socially Determined provides the opportunity to work on challenging scaling problems while also constructing the analytical foundation that will impact every facet of the healthcare industry.  

We seek a Backend Engineer who has the passion, technical skill, and creative mindset to join our agile, full-stack development team to take our data platform to the next level:  

  • You will join a team of passionate people working collaboratively to build an amazing company that will disrupt old ways of looking at health care and have a material impact on the world
  • You will provide leadership by using your subject matter expertise in scaling large and complex systems
  • You will produce innovative solutions by developing documentation, diagrams, prototypes, and clear code

About You  

  • You dream big. You iterate and experiment to drive innovation.  You favor urgency and own your outcomes. You respect all voices and win as a team.
  • You have strong knowledge of common backend technologies (including Python, Node, Java, C++) in production environments
  • You have 3+ years of experience working in AWS (EC2, ELB, Cognito, Lambda, API Gateway, Elastic Container Service, and Cloudwatch)  
  • You know your way around relational databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL) and NoSQL databases (e.g. MongoDB)
  • You are very comfortable using Linux with a DevOps mindset
  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent experience  
  • You want to keep learning!

Socially Determined offers a competitive salary and benefits package. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Veteran. Interested candidates should email their resume to with the subject line “Backend Engineer.”

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