Helium Health is accelerating Africa’s transition to a technology and data-driven healthcare sector. We provide a suite of solutions that serve as the digital infrastructure for all healthcare stakeholders in Africa: providers, payers, patients & governments.
We are looking to hire a Senior Backend Engineer (Python) who will be responsible for all aspects of the development and delivery of applications.
Build and maintain API integrations with various clinic software and partners to enhance the patient experience.
Build and ship new features and systems, with an emphasis on code quality, maintainability, readability, and testing.
Build and maintain APIs for mobile and web applications.
Participate in code design and code reviews.
Find and address performance issues within the application.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline with at least 5 years programming experience with Django, Python, and any other similar languages
Must have experience defining the scope and directing the work of mid-level - junior software engineers
Experience developing and deploying Python applications to production.
Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Experience with relational databases (PostGreSQL) and key-value stores (RDS, Elasticsearch and Redis)
Experience with DevOps processes.
Excellent ability to understand and apply software design patterns.
Can communicate very clearly with technical and non-technical team members.
Nice to Have
AWS: EC2, RDS, ELB