AI-powered EHR for independent mental health professionals

Senior Backend Engineer

$100K - $200K
Remote (PL; DE; NL; US; GB; FR; IT; CH; BE; HU; AT; RO; SK; SI; SE; CA; EE; CZ; ES; PT; LT; LV; DK; HR)
Job Type
6+ years
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Joseph Pomianowski
Joseph Pomianowski

About the role

We are looking for a talented senior backend software engineer to join our fast-growing, mental health startup. In this role you will help lead backend development for our healthcare platform. You’ll work primarily in Python, some Ruby, some Rust, and AWS.

We are primarily located in the US (ET time zone) and would prefer candidates who can provide 3-6 hours of overlap. We are looking for full-time engagements, although we are open to a consulting position. Our team members have worked for companies such as Amazon, Citadel, Optiver, Palantir, among others.

Our primary mission is to improve treatment access and options for mental health. If you care about leveraging your engineering skills to make the world a better place, then this is the team for you! Join us in our fight to revolutionize digital health and to destigmatize mental health care!

If interested, please send Joe a text to 917 903-8792 or email

🎯 Must haves

• At least 6 years of relevant work experience in backend design and development • Python expertise • SQL expertise • Proven debugging and troubleshooting skills • Strong understanding on client and server-side performance optimization techniques • You are not afraid of ambiguity and understand that the goal for a startup is to find the product-market fit which entails failing fast, learning from mistakes, and avoiding product perfectionism.

🎉 Great to have

• TypeScript • Ruby • Rust • AWS ECS • Expertise in modern JavaScript (ES6, ES8, etc) • You consider yourself an engineer's engineer

💡 What’s in it for you?

• Be a part of an early team at a mission-driven, YC-backed mental health startup • Lots of autonomy and lots of technically challenging coding assignments • Help create a tech infrastructure, product, and team from the ground up • We’re completely virtual • Cash or Cash + Equity compensation

About Orchid

Team Size:4
Location:San Francisco
Joseph Pomianowski
Joseph Pomianowski
Daniel Varga
Daniel Varga