Backend Engineer vacancy at The Tidepool Platform
The Tidepool Platform
Helping deploy and maintain a secure, robust, scalable platform and infrastructure that enables Tidepool, third-party software developers, researchers, and others to bring their visions for diabetes data to life.
Building new (Golang) backend services and maintaining existing (NodeJs and Golang) backend services.
Being a part of our on-call rotation for operational alerts.
A passion for delivering great solutions that leverage modern technology stacks and tools, as well as current best practices for performance and security.
Direct, hands-on experience in developing production services in Golang.
Direct, hands-on experience in deploying services to Kubernetes.
Direct, hands-on experience in scaling systems over time to meet increasing demand.
An eye for detail and a willingness to take extra care in crafting precise operations documentation and alert systems.
Qualifications Experience with one or more tools in each category:
Languages: Golang, Nodejs, Python
IaaS Platforms: AWS, OpenStack, DigitalOcean, etc.
Service Mesh: Linkerd, Istio
API Gateways: Gloo, Ambassador, Contour, Envoy, Nginx, etc.
Distributed Tracing: Jaeger, Honeycomb, OpenTelemetry, OpenCensus, OpenTracing, Zipkin, Lightstep
Visualization and Monitoring: Grafana, PagerDuty
Logging: FluentD, FluentBit, Sumo Logic, Rollbar, Splunk, etc.
Continuous/Progressive Deployment: Flux/GitOps, Argo, Flagger
Continuous Integration: JenkinsX, TravisCI, CircleCI, Jenkins, GitHub Actions, etc.
ing: Jsonnet, Bash, Python, etc.
Networking: DNS, Routing, Firewalls, Load balancers, etc.
Databases: MongoDB or other NoSQL database, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Time Series Database Keeps up-to-date with changes in the Kubernetes landscape, and can discern which technologies are good to adopt, and which are still too bleeding edge (but which we should keep an eye on)
Additional Information Most of the Tidepool team has a personal connection to diabetes. If you don’t, that’s cool, but you should have demonstrated empathy for other chronic conditions, and be prepared to learn about and have empathy for the diabetes experience.
This is a remote position – you’ll be working from home and interacting with a team that works around the world, currently in 14 states and 5 countries. However, we do not offer work visa sponsorship.
Learn more about working at Tidepool, including our approach to inclusion and diversity in this blog post.
Does this sound like you? We’d love to hear from you!
Tidepool is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization on a mission to make diabetes data more accessible, actionable, and meaningful for people with diabetes, their care teams, and researchers. Founded in 2013, Tidepool hosts a suite of free software tools for people with diabetes and the clinics that serve them, including Tidepool Web, Tidepool Mobile, Tidepool Uploader, and, pending submission to FDA and associated review, Tidepool Loop. Learn more at tidepool.org.
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Tidepool is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company supports diversity and inclusion in its core values and does not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual preference, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military status, or any other characteristic protected by U.S. federal or state law or local ordinance. When necessary, the company will reasonably accommodate employees and applicants with disabilities if the person is otherwise qualified to safely perform all of the essential functions of the position.