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Software Engineer (2)

  • Full Time
  • Remote

Website MedMe Health

About the role

Hello there, I’m Michael and I joined MedMe this year as the Director of Engineering! I am no stranger to scaling healthcare technology companies and I am thrilled about leading and growing our dynamic, impact-driven team. As an engineer at heart, I thrive on building modern cloud-based applications that help make healthcare better for everyone. We’re looking for two Full-Stack Engineers to join our growing team, where you will get the chance to build a modern patient care management platform on AWS using cloud-native technology. Our vision and product at MedMe have already disrupted the legacy platforms in pharmacy care delivery and we would love you to join us in further excelling our impact within our healthcare system.

Co-founders Purya, Nick & Rui built MedMe together after identifying the biggest problem to be existing pharmacy software built 20 years ago with the primary purpose to sell drugs . Purya was a health data scientist for the government, Nick a product engineer for the Tesla Roadster, and Rui is a Pharmacist. Our team is equally passionate about using pharmacists to provide more services for patients in the community.

We are building software for an industry that has relied on paper and pen for a long time. This is why crafting, building, and constantly improving the end-to-end customer experience is an essential part of our company. It’s crucial that we listen deeply to the diverse needs of our pharmacies – located anywhere from dense urban jungles to northern remote communities – to design and build for their needs to ultimately provide more proactive and sustainable care for the patients in their communities.

Our mission

MedMe is building the operating system to transform pharmacies into community health hubs. Pharmacies are increasingly doing more than just selling drugs, offering services like vaccinations, prescribing meds, and blood tests. MedMe Health builds software that helps schedule, document, and manage these services at scale.

Our clients include the two largest pharmacy chains in Canada, servicing coast-to-coast in 3500+ pharmacies across 10 provinces, serving millions of patients.

The opportunity

Building web applications using React and NodeJS (both in Typescript) using GraphQL and a Postgres database on AWS infrastructure
Collaborating on key technology decisions to shape the architecture and product roadmap
Sharing your depth and breadth of knowledge through peer mentorship
Taking an active role in developing our team and maintaining a quality codebase through code reviews, sprint planning, and retrospectives
Working with code and project management tools such as JIRA/Notion/Figma
As an example, here are some projects you could expect to work on:

Creating new patient and pharmacist flows (eg. intakes, modules, features) to meet the needs of both our national enterprises and mom-and-pop pharmacy partners
Scaling our test environments using the AWS CDK (IaC)
Working with 3rd party digital health platforms (eg. EHRs/pharmacy software, remote monitoring devices) to facilitate integration and data interoperability that allows pharmacists to deliver more personalized, proactive care
Building & versioning APIs that are consumed by third parties

Your tech stack

React 17+
Node.js/Typescript with GraphQL
AWS infrastructure (CDK or Terraform a plus)
Typescript (both frontend and backend)
Dockerized / Container Infrastructure
Github & Github actions
Slack & Giphy & Tenor (Our gif game is strong)

What you bring to the table

You are an experienced full-stack engineer with a few years of experience.
You are a team player and you enjoy working with your fellow team members to work through the ideas, problems,
You have a growth mindset and you seek out opportunities to grow.
Your communication style is open, concise, and effective; you can easily explain technical to non-technical parties.
You care about the product and about the end-user.
You are a process-builder; we enjoy working with engineers who are ready to help improve our processes and make them more scalable.
Don’t sweat it if you don’t have everything listed above. We believe in growth and curiosity. If you have some of these qualities and are excited about this opportunity, then we want to hear from you!

How We Hire

MedMe is committed to a fair and equitable hiring process for all candidates. To ensure that each candidate’s journey is consistent and the selection process is unbiased, the team at MedMe will not be responding to any personal messages regarding this role or other opportunities.

The Interview Process

Round 1: Phone Screen with a member of the team
Round 2: Virtual 30-minute technical interview with Michael, Director of Engineering
Round 3: Virtual 60-minute coding challenge + review with Michael, Director of Engineering
Round 4: Virtual 60-minute with the Co-Founders
Round 5: Conduct References
Round 6: Offer
Following the advice of Canadian health authorities, to mitigate the risk of potential spread of COVID-19 and support social distancing, all recruiting activities including interviews and new hire on-boarding will be conducted virtually.

Annual Salary ranges from $75,000 – $90,000 CAD + stock options

Perks at MedMe

Flexible health benefit plan
Full dental, vision, physical & mental health plus health spending account
Performance development support (yearly budget for courses & conferences)


We are fully remote in Canada, however, we like to plan on-site team retreats!

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