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Software Engineer

At Navigating Cancer, our mission is to improve the lives of cancer patients and those who care for them. We enable oncology clinics to provide personalized, efficient care to every patient by providing relevant educational materials, giving the whole care team visibility to patient issues and needs, and delivering useful insights so that care teams can identify and resolve gaps in care. Through our platform, patients receive a holistic service offering to support their individual goals and needs.

Job Summary:

As a core team member of our small, agile, application team you will work full-stack on our patient education platform. You will develop a strong health care industry domain knowledge and an understanding of the needs of cancer patients. 

The Successful Candidate will...

  • Design, build and maintain scalable, user-focused web and service applications using Ruby on Rails, Golang/Kubernetes, React.js, JavaScript or similar technologies
  • Support engineering projects and initiatives within patient education squad through all aspects of the Scrum Agile process
  • Work across the stack (front-end, back-end, infrastructure) in existing patient education engine, while developing new features to further product and engineering goals, including integrating into a new patient portal

What you will bring to us

  • Some industry experience developing with Ruby on Rails and React.js, AWS tools, SQL and NoSql data stores, or similar
  • Experience doing test-driven development on object-oriented web frameworks
  • A good understanding of relational databases and how to employ them when building a rich web application
  • Solid experience in web technologies and web application development with a thorough understanding of the underlying why and how of the tools you use
  • Your understanding and experience with performance issues, tuning, scaling, and security when working with the web
  • Your bias for action, and experience making things happen in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Curious and flexible -- someone who wants to sink their teeth into every aspect of application development, and wants to develop deep knowledge about the health care industry and its technology

Why work here? 

We support thousands of healthcare professionals and tens of thousands of cancer patients every day. We help cancer patients get better careā€”and consider this a valuable and meaningful reason to come to work everyday. You get to work with leading technology, wear many hats, and contribute every day to our business success! Join us to help us grow and establish ourselves as a world-class business. We are lean, agile, and lightweight. We believe in each other, believe in our work, and have fun along the way.

This position is full time - currently 100% remote during the COVID pandemic. Candidates local to Seattle, WA area are preferred, but we are open to remote longer term for the right person.

We offer competitive compensation, benefits and a fantastic work environment:

  • Employer subsidized medical, dental and vision 
  • 401K + ROTH option
  • Generous employee stock option plan
  • Paid family leave policy
  • Educational stipend

Our Values: 

Work with Purpose. Work together to improve the lives of cancer patients. Collaborate with team members, have passion, enthusiasm and mission for the work that we do.

Act with Integrity. Communicate openly, be honest, follow through.

Be Agile. Discover creative solutions, welcome change. Adapt and pursue continuous improvement.

Seek Simplicity. Reduce complexity for our customers and patients. Simplify our products, our processes and our messages.

Strive for Growth. Constantly strive to achieve personal, professional, and company goals. Continuous reflection, learning and achievement.

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