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Senior Backend Engineer



Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024
As a Senior Backend Software Engineer at Regard, you’ll be involved in all stages of the product development and deployment lifecycle: participate in idea generation, planning, design, prototyping, execution, deployment, and iteration of new and existing features. You’ll collaborate closely with engineering, design, and product colleagues to bring new features and products to life.
Your primary objective will be to develop high-quality software solutions that meet user needs and align with the organization’s business goals. This will involve analyzing requirements, designing robust architectures, writing efficient code, and conducting thorough testing.
As a Senior Backend Software Engineer, you will have the responsibility to drive projects forward, mentor junior team members, and contribute to continuous improvement initiatives. By delivering innovative and reliable software, you will contribute to the success of our organization and make a meaningful impact in the industry.
About Us
Our mission is to bring world-class healthcare to everyone. Regard is the world’s first comprehensive, automated diagnosis tool. Regard streamlines clinical and revenue cycle efforts to dramatically improve hospital finances, patient safety, and physician happiness. We are excited by challenges, mission-oriented work, and meaningful relationships. We work closely with some of the top health systems in the country and are leading the change that healthcare - one of the largest and most inefficient industries in the world - needs. We want you to join us.


  • Collaborate with product and design team members to best design medium to large projects balancing speed to market, user experience, business goals, and technical architecture quality
  • Own medium to large backend services and drive improvements across system design, observability, testing, performance, and support.
  • Drive backend development practices, patterns, and processes along with the other Regard backend experts
  • Mentor and review code from less experienced developers in our backend services across backend job processing, API, and other services
  • Maintain and improve the quality of the codebase and tooling in your area of responsibility by proactive fixes and improvements and through identifying and proposing projects to improve the overall backend codebase
  • Participate in operational activities supporting product areas you own including on-call, monitoring, and production support
  • Contribute as necessary across the stack (front end, infrastructure, AWS, etc) in order to unblock projects


  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience with software development in one or more programming languages (Python preferred)
  • Able to participate in on-call operational support for their areas of responsibility
  • Able to travel up to 4 weeks a year for company co-working and/or retreat weeks

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with k8s, AWS services (serverless, etc), OpenAI services
  • Experience working on a mature enterprise SaaS technology product
  • Exposure to startup and/or high growth environments
  • Experience working with health technology
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Comp | Perks | Benefits

  • Eligible for equity + performance bonuses
  • 99% employer paid health benefits (Medical, Dental, and Vision) + One Medical subscription
  • 18 PTO days/yr + 1 week holiday break
  • Annual $750 learning & development stipend
  • Company-sponsored team retreat + social events
  • Quarterly travel budget + company-sponsored housing for co-working at LA HQ
Our goal at Regard is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. Regard is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. We celebrate diversity and are proud of our supportive, inclusive workplace.