Backend Software Engineer



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Software Engineering
Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 4, 2024

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!

Role Summary:

Athelas is seeking a Back-End Software Engineer on the Infrastructure Engineering team to contribute to our revenue cycle management product. This role is ideal for those who are passionate about solving significant challenges in healthcare and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment that emphasizes rapid deployment.

As a Back-End Software Engineer on the Infrastructure Engineering team at Athelas, you will play a crucial role in the development and optimization of our groundbreaking revenue cycle management product. This position is not just about coding; it's about leveraging technology to make a significant impact in the healthcare sector. Your work will directly contribute to simplifying and enhancing healthcare processes, affecting the lives of countless individuals.

Candidates should be open to regular office attendance, approximately 4-5 days a week.


  • Develop, enhance, and maintain the back-end of our innovative revenue cycle management product.

  • Be an integral part of our dynamic Infrastructure Engineering team, focusing on creating robust and scalable back-end services.

  • Collaborate with a team that values fast execution and decision-making.

  • Work primarily on server-side development, including database interactions and integration with front-end components.

  • Utilize a tech stack that includes Python, Flask, database management, and cloud services, among others.

  • Design and implement APIs, manage data storage solutions, and handle server-side application logic.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field or equivalent experience.

  • [Preferred] Strong Back-End Programming Skills with proficiency in Python.

  • Expertise in developing and managing data pipelines, as well as extensive experience with PostgreSQL or similar relational database management systems.

  • Knowledge in Containerization and Cloud Services (Docker, Kubernetes).

  • At least two years of professional back-end development experience.

  • A builder’s mindset with enthusiasm for high-impact projects.

  • Expertise in building and maintaining production environments.

  • Skills in alerting, reporting, metrics tracking, and software reliability engineering.

  • Exceptional product sense with a focus on user experience and customer needs.

  • A strong commitment to personal and professional growth.

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.

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