Alma

Senior Backend Engineer

  • Full-time
  • $100k+/mo
  • 4 months ago
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Alma is seeking a mission-driven Senior Backend Engineer to join our team. We are dedicated to building tools and services which help our providers more easily manage and grow their practice. In this role, you will be building features that solve real problems for mental health providers. The ideal candidate is able to recognize that successful software development requires communication, experimentation, and iteration.
On this scaling team, you will have a strong hand in defining Alma's features, services, and architecture. The ideal person for this role loves to collaborate with other teams to design and build amazing digital experiences.

What You’ll Do:

  • Gain a deep understanding of what Alma members do, how they operate, and where their pain points are.
  • Design, develop, and implement maintainable and scalable product features using modern web technologies (Python, Django, MySQL).
  • Develop both member-facing and internal-facing features around onboarding, scheduling, billing, and client management.
  • Collaborate with Alma managers, PMs, and designers to conceptualize and build solutions for practical problems facing Alma members.
  • Ensure applications and services meet Alma's standards for software including performance, scalability, and security.

Who You Are:

  • You have 4+ years of experience as an engineer with a proven history of working across the stack and building products at scale.
  • You have extensive experience with web technologies, specifically Python and Django.
  • You’ve implemented automated testing platforms and unit tests.
  • You have a proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git.
  • You enjoy customer-centered software development and collaborating closely with a team of engineers, designers, and product managers.
  • You possess a desire to experiment, (succeed or fail), and use research and data, where appropriate, to make data-driven decisions.
Benefits:
  • We’re a remote-first company
  • Health insurance plans through Cigna (medical and dental) and MetLife (vision), including FSA and HSA plans
  • 401K plan (Roth and traditional)
  • Monthly therapy and wellness stipends
  • Monthly co-working space membership stipend
  • Monthly work-from-home stipend
  • Financial wellness benefits through Northstar
  • Pet discount program through United Pet Care
  • Financial perks and rewards through BenefitHub
  • EAP access through Cigna
  • One-time home office stipend to set up your home office
  • Comprehensive parental leave plans
  • 11 paid holidays, 1 Alma Mental Health Day, and 1 Alma Volunteering Day
  • Flexible PTO
Salary Band: 200,000
Alma’s compensation philosophy is driven by our company value of building equity. To best ensure pay equity, we typically bring in new hires near the middle of our listed salary bands and we do not negotiate our compensation (i.e. all people hired at the same level & role are brought in at the same salary, equity, and benefits). The recruiter you work with can provide more details on our philosophy.
All Alma jobs are listed on our careers page. We do not use outside applications or automated text messaging in our recruiting process. We will not ask for any sensitive financial or identification information throughout the recruiting process. Any communication during the recruitment process, including interview requests or job offers, will come directly from a recruiting team member with a helloalma.com email address.