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Sr Software Engineer (Backend) - Remote Eligible

Design and implement highly performant and scalable backend services for SaaS products.
3 years ago

✨ About The Role

Bot MD is a Y Combinator funded startup with the mission of Empowering Doctors around the world. We believe that providing doctors with quick and reliable access to clinical information and helping to simplify clinical workflow are essential to improving the quality of patient care. This is a significant need especially in large and underserved emerging markets.

At Bot MD, we build products that delight clinical users. We are looking for a rockstar Backend Engineer to join our growing team and help build out our backend tech stack. We love engineers who are scrappy and have a rebellious streak and who are hungry to create impact by scaling product platforms to reach millions of users globally.

In this role, you will partner alongside our CTO and Backend Engineering team to design and build our product platforms for scale across the region and the world. You will tackle issues of scale, reliability and security to deliver a delightful and simple user experience to doctors around the world. If you are a code ninja who wants to help us change the world, please come talk to us at hiring at


  • Design and implement highly performant and scalable backend services for our SaaS (Software as a service) products
  • Work on interesting medical applications which require a more customized solution
  • Work with front-end developers to integrate server side logic
  • Mentor younger engineers and contribute to a positive and creative working culture
  • Work closely with the founders to incorporate user feedback and delight our users
  • Write clean, awesome, and efficient code

Required Skills

  • 6+ years of experience in backend development and software engineering
  • Strong Python ability, with knowledge of at least one Python web framework (Django is preferred)
  • Familiarity with asyncronus, multithreading, multiprocessing concepts in python
  • Familiarity in user management concepts such as authentication, authorization, sessions, tokens, etc ...
  • Experience with database systems we use such as PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch and ORM (Object Relational Mapper) libraries
  • Able to create database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Experience with real time messaging systems such as web sockets
  • Some experience with front-end web frameworks such as React, HTML, CSS
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind building a scalable application
  • Strong unit test and debugging skills & great understanding of code versioning tools (i.e., Git)
  • Great communication skills and a good team player
  • Never-ending desire to self-educate on the latest list of relevant technologies

Technology Stack at Bot MD

  • Python, PostgreSQL, Redis, Django, Websockets, iOS/React Native, Android/Kotlin, Web/React
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Sr Software Engineer (Backend) - Remote Eligible
About Bot MD
AI Clinical Assistant for Doctors