Software Team Lead for Boston Healthcare Startup

Location: Boston, MA
Date Posted: 03-22-2018
Machine learning is on the verge of transforming healthcare, and our client is at the forefront of this revolution. They are a fast-paced startup embedded in two of the nation’s leading research hospitals, backed by industry partners like Nvidia and GE Healthcare. We have access to millions of medical records, an on-prem GPU cluster, and a top-tier team from industry and academia. We work closely with clinicians to solve critical problems in patient care – our goal is to make real products that make a real difference in the hospital.
The focus of our ML engineering and software team is to build tools to deploy models in the clinical setting.
  • Building visualization tools to put model results in front of the radiologists
  • Creating orchestration tools to route data and results to key hospital systems, including insertion into physician reports
  • Developing an online learning platform to capture feedback from users to improve our models

Required skills

  • Have architected and led a shipped product
  • Highly comfortable developing technical requirements from product requirements
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to mentor & teach
  • Fluent in Javascript
    • Highly comfortable in either React or Vue
    • Highly comfortable in one of Redux/Flux/Reflux/MobX/Vuex
    • Highly comfortable in ES6
  • Fluent developing backend services & REST endpoints using one of the following:
    • Java + Spring
    • Python + Flask
    • Python + Django
  • Fluent in best practices for secure data transmission
  • Highly comfortable working with databases
    • 1+ relational database (Postgres, MySql, etc.)
    • 1+ NoSQL database (mongoDB, CouchDB, etc.)
    • 1+ key-value store (Redis, memcached, etc)
  • Highly comfortable leveraging message queues for asynchronous communication (RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ, ZeroMQ, Kafka, etc.)
  • Highly comfortable developing high-availability applications (redundancy, fault-tolerance, etc)
  • Comfortable using Docker
  • Comfortable with Apache/Nginx/HAProxy
  • Follows best practices in software development
  • Have shipped product

Nice to have

  • Familiar with Backbone/JQuery
  • Familiar with WebRTC, WebSockets, or SocketIO
  • Have worked with monitoring solutions for backend services
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