API first electronic health record (EHR) that is open source

Founding Engineer (Fullstack)

$160K - $200K
San Francisco, CA, US
Job Type
3+ years
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Reshma Khilnani
Reshma Khilnani

About the role

Founding Engineer (Fullstack)

What you’ll do

Engineers at Medplum are comfortable working on new products under fluid conditions, seamlessly balancing tactical and strategic considerations.


  • Design, develop, and maintain infrastructure, features and enhancements product for an open source project
  • Collaborate with other engineers to deliver new features and improvements to the product in a highly regulated environment
  • Write clean, maintainable, and efficient code and tests using modern Typescript and React best practices
  • Contribute to and maintain infrastructure as code for major cloud platforms like AWS, GCP and Microsoft Azure
  • Identify and troubleshoot issues effectively for technical infrastructure
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in technical infrastructure, performance, security and data management
  • Mentor enterprise customers and community members and provide guidance on best practices and industry standards.

Minimum requirements

  • Have a strong technical background, including 5+ years of experience designing and engineering large-scale systems
  • Understand good practices of building scalable systems and working with APIs and front end technologies
  • Measure your success in terms of business impact, not lines of code
  • Internalize the best ideas from across the organization, humbly setting a vision that others are excited to get behind
  • Work well cross-functionally and earn trust from co-workers at all levels. You are often cited as the inspiration for engineers in the community
  • Care deeply about learning, teaching and mentorship and growing those around you
  • Prefer simple solutions and designs over complex ones, and have a good intuition for what will last and scale
  • Enjoy working with a diverse group of people with different areas of expertise. Engineering works closely with a variety of roles, including commercial and compliance

Preferred qualifications

  • Have experience in ensuring great user experience, ease of use and composability of features and products you build.
  • Have experience with developer tools, and building a great developer experience
  • Experience with a regulated environment and test driven development
  • Familiarity with healthcare data and standards like FHIR and HIPAA

About Medplum

Medplum is an open source API-first electronic health record (EHR). Some of the largest digital health companies, life sciences companies and more use us to build sophisticated medical applications. Our mission is to increase access to and utility of medical data. That means you have a unique opportunity to impact the lives of patients, speed medical research and contribute to open source all day.

Team Size:3
Location:San Francisco
Rahul Agarwal
Rahul Agarwal
Cody Ebberson
Cody Ebberson
Reshma Khilnani
Reshma Khilnani