Senior Platform Engineer

Heartbeat Health

New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 06/14/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 1841 Broadway Suite 903, New York, NY

About Heartbeat Health

Heartbeat is cardiology, modernized. It is reinventing the field of cardiology by combining technology and top-notch specialist level knowledge to focus on the early diagnosis and management of heart disease and its risk factors.

Job Description

Heartbeat Health is a venture-funded health tech company setting the standard for Virtual Heart Care. Our mission is to deliver the most effective, efficient, and engaging virtual heart care in the world. Heart disease is the deadliest and costliest disease worldwide, because appropriate care is neither obvious nor easy. We have developed a virtual-first approach to care that combines telemedicine with remote diagnostics and disease specific management pathways.
Our team consists of passionate and proven physicians, engineers, scientists, designers, account managers and entrepreneurs attacking this problem from first principles, applying human-centered design, and developing evidence-based AI to solve this global issue. We have been featured in TechCrunch, CNBC, Fast Company, and Forbes.
Our experience with thousands of patients has helped to shape our approach and reinforce our belief that an ecosystem between ground-breaking technology and human touch are both essential elements of truly transformative healthcare. This simple idea of connecting people and technology with purpose gives every Heartbeat employee the superpower to save millions of lives.
Heartbeat Health is seeking a stellar Senior Platform Engineer to join our team.

About the gig

    • Set best practices for services to scale, perform, and exceed enterprise SLAs requirements
    • Create a culture that promotes accountability and ownership over service monitoring and performance
    • Tune use of resources and deploy microservices on AWS
    • Analyze logs and errors for opportunities for improvement through gradual changes
    • Automate provisioning and configuration of production systems using Kubernetes, Terraform, Grafana, Prometheus, and Jaeger

About you

      • 5+ years of experience as a backend engineer or SRE in an AWS environment
      • 5+ years of experience implementing and maintaining NoSQL and SQL databases
      • Experience with CI/CD tools like Jenkins
      • Experience with JVM languages like Kotlin, Java, or Scala as a backend engineer or through supporting deployments in a JVM ecosystem
      • Deep understanding of networking concepts
      • Demonstrate strong fundamentals in computer science, preferably with an undergraduate or graduate degree in a related field
Can work closely with team members of various backgrounds, encouraging different perspectives and feedback to constantly improve product and process
      • Are comfortable working in a fast-paced startup environment
      • A plus if you have worked on HIPAA, SOC2, NIST, ISO, or HITRUST compliance
      • Passion for building dashboards and creating tooling that increases visibility

Why you'll love working here

      • We're mission-driven: we're revolutionizing the way cardiovascular care is delivered
      • Up for the challenge: make a big impact by joining a fast-growing team in its early stages
      • Great people: become a part of something incredible, and do it with an exceptionally talented, multidisciplinary team.
      • We care about diversity: diversity allows us to build an excellent patient experience. We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
      • Opt into comprehensive health, dental and vision benefits
      • Enjoy flexible leave policies
      • Distributed team and remote friendly culture
In addition to finding people who are truly excellent at what they do, our team is founded on a set of values we hold close to heart:

Our values

    • Be amazing at what you do, without ego.
    • Take ownership and be accountable to yourself and the team.
    • Move fast with our stakeholders' best interests at heart.
    • Be open to a breadth of ideas, but focused on delivery.
    • Measure and improve what really matters.
    • Be candid and honest with people.
    • Demonstrate high integrity, always.
    • Help others and appreciate those who help you.
    • Be a kind and decent human.
    • Have fun!
We are looking for an exceptional, experienced Senior Platform Engineer. You’re open to new ideas, thoughtful in your approach, pragmatic in your delivery, constantly learning, and up for a challenge. You elevate the work of those around you. You want the superpower to save millions of lives.
Heartbeat Return to office plans: Our team has been working from home since March of 2020 and our plans are to keep our offices closed through the end of this year. We anticipate reopening up our NYC office once it is safe to do so. Given the expectation we'll be working from home for quite some time, please don't let location keep you from applying!
If you don't tick every box above, we'd still encourage you to apply. We're building a diverse team whose skills balance and complement one another.
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
We do not accept unsolicited resumes from outside recruiters/placement agencies. Heartbeat will not pay fees associated with resumes presented through unsolicited means.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.