Forward Deployed Engineer



Software Engineering
Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2023

At Athelas and Commure, we're bringing simple, life-changing health care products and medical billing services to people around the globe.

In addition to our established Remote Patient Monitoring business, we introduced a rapidly expanding SaaS Revenue Cycle Management solution in 2022 that provides revenue intelligence for hundreds of healthcare businesses from small clinics to large health systems. Our state-of-the-art dashboard, Athelas Insights, provides practices with an unparalleled understanding into their financial health to help them with all aspects of RCM, including eligibility, rejections, denials, as well as coding optimization and more.

To keep pace with our remarkable momentum - having seen a 5x increase in revenue over the past 6 months with more exponential growth on the horizon - we're actively seeking new, high-impact team members looking for a challenge!

Commure and Athelas have recently joined forces to form healthcare’s next-generation operating system. Through its pioneering AI-powered platform, the newly combined Commure gives time back to clinicians and staff at hospitals and health systems across the U.S. with easy-to-use clinical, financial, and operational solutions.

Together, we’re on a mission to connect, protect, and empower healthcare by developing groundbreaking and hyper-connected technologies. We believe deeply that by joining our many datasets and digital solutions together in harmony, we can solve our industry’s biggest challenges: improving the experiences of our care providers, bringing down the cost of care, and ensuring the health and wellbeing of our communities.

Combined, Commure and Athelas is backed by General Catalyst, Sequoia, Y Combinator, Lux, Human Capital, 8VC, Greenoaks Capital and Elad Gil.

If you want to improve healthcare innovation through close partnerships between developers and doctors, come work with us!

What You’ll Do

As a Forward Deployed Engineer at Athelas, you'll play a crucial role in collaborating directly with healthcare clients, understanding their needs, and actively participating in the design and implementation of customized solutions. This immersive experience offers you the chance to be at the heart of healthcare technology, contributing to projects that enhance patient access, affordability, and care quality.

In this highly visible position, you'll provide essential technical support, tackle various challenges, and maintain vital documentation. Additionally, keeping pace with evolving healthcare technology trends, you'll contribute innovative ideas and solutions. Your contributions will be instrumental in advancing our mission to revolutionize healthcare through technology.


  • Work collaboratively with healthcare clients to understand their technology needs, compliance requirements, and patient care goals.

  • Support our development and engineering teams in crafting tailored solutions for the healthcare industry.

  • Participate in the implementation process, aiding in the integration of our solutions into client settings.

  • Provide technical assistance and contribute to problem-solving during deployment and integration phases.

  • Help identify and address technical challenges encountered during project implementation.

  • Assist in creating and updating technical documentation to streamline client onboarding and system maintenance.

  • Keep informed about the latest trends in healthcare technology and regulations to help propose relevant solutions.

  • Be willing to travel up to 50% of the time to client sites.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field

  • Foundational knowledge of engineering principles and system design.

  • Experience with programming languages such as Python, React and SQL.

  • Demonstrated and strong problem-solving skills and effective communication abilities.

  • Eagerness to collaborate and ability to engage confidently with clients.

  • Adaptability and enthusiasm for working in a fast-paced, client-focused healthcare environment.

Why You’ll Like Working with Athelas

  • Execution focused, driven team: Join a team with an incredible record - we are the smallest, fastest company in history to receive FDA hematology clearance. We are also the largest Remote Patient Monitoring company in the US, with a fast-growing SaaS Revenue Cycle Management business as well

  • Technology Focus: Revolutionizing how technology can be used in the healthcare industry

  • Strong Backing: $132M Series B raised from the likes of Sequoia, General Catalyst, Tribe, Y Combinator

  • Mission Driven: We are changing the way healthcare is provided, bringing it directly to the people who need it with technology-enabled solutions

  • Incredible Growth: Revenue growth of 5x over the past 6 months and we're just getting started!

Athelas is committed to creating and fostering a diverse team. We are open to all backgrounds and levels of experience, and believe that great people can always find a place. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to all applicants throughout the application process.

Employees will act in accordance with the organization’s information security policies, to include but not limited to protecting assets from unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference nor execute particular security processes or activities. Employees will report to the information security office any confirmed or potential events or other risks to the organization.

Employees will be required to attest to these requirements upon hire and on an annual basis.