Circle Medical

Modern primary care via video and in-person

Backend Engineer (Ruby/Rails) at Circle Medical

$60k - $150k / 0.05% - 0.25%
Montreal / Remote
Job Type
1+ years
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About the role

Circle Medical is a Y Combinator and Real Ventures-backed startup affiliated with UCSF, one of the top 10 US hospitals according to US News and World Report. We are reimagining primary care from the ground up, combining technology and artificial intelligence with some of the nation's best physicians to deliver a better experience that scales faster and more efficiently than ever before. 

We are looking for passionate, mission-driven engineers who take pride in the products they build. As a backend engineer, you'll work along side other engineers, product designers, operation experts and clinicians to build patient/physician-facing features in the core product. Our primary backend technologies are Ruby, Rails, and PostgreSQL. That being said, we believe in using the right tool for the job.


  • Implement, test, and maintain features in the backend systems spanning across multiple domains: scheduling, billing, clinical tools for physicians, telemedicine, and others.

  • Design APIs used by the mobile app.

  • Integrate third-party APIs.

  • Write secure, HIPAA-compliant software.

  • Contribute to the engineering culture and hiring.


  • Excellent programming skills.

  • Experience shipping and maintaining a large software system.

  • Experience with Ruby.

  • Rigorous unit testing and use of best practices.

  • BS, MS or PhD in computer science, math, or similar field.

  • Take ownership.


  • Good knowledge of Ruby on Rails.

  • Good knowledge of Javascript and ability to contribute to the front-end if needed.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Experience making product decisions.

  • Good knowledge of computer security.


  • Use your skills to improve the efficiency of healthcare.

  • Competitive salary and stock options.

  • Comprehensive health insurance

  • State of the art equipment for your workstation.

Come build the medical practice of the future with us.

Why you should join Circle Medical

Circle Medical is a rapidly growing full-stack primary care practice that builds technology to make quality, delightful primary care accessible at scale.