Software Engineer (Backend) (Remote)

Work Type: Fixed Term Contract

Helium Health is a full-service Healthtech company that provides a suite of solutions for healthcare providers, payers, and patients in emerging markets — at the core of which is our SaaS based electronic medical records/hospital management information system (EMR/HMIS).

We are looking to hire a Backend Engineer 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 3 - 6 years’ professional experience with Django, Python and any other similar languages
  • 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.
  • Fluent in English. Arabic would be a plus.
  • Can communicate very clearly to technical and nontechnical team members.

Must Have

  • Python
  • Django
  • Git

Nice to Have

  • Elasticsearch
  • Redis
  • Celery
  • AWS: EC2, RDS, ELB
  • SQL

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