• Location: USA, California, San Jose
  • Salary: US$150000 - US$200000 per annum
  • Technology: AWS Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 11th Jul, 2019
  • Reference: 7/11/2019 TC_1562855692
Headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley, California, VitalConnect was founded in 2011 with a vision of changing the paradigm of healthcare as we know it by creating a new world of information with predictive data analytics at everyone's fingertips.

VitalConnect provides physicians, nurses and patients with an extraordinary advancement in healthcare. Never before has so much continuous monitoring of vital signs been possible in a single, small-yet powerful-device. By consolidating eight critical vital signs into one wireless biosensor, VitalPatch enables a new view into healthcare, but more importantly it connects all interested parties in a patient's recovery with each other.

VitalConnect is also engaged in numerous partnerships with other leading medical device and pharmaceutical companies. It's all about helping to bring a new paradigm and vision to fruition and providing the healthcare industry with the predictive data analytics it needs to reduce expenses, increase efficiency, provide better care-and most important of all, to save lives.

VitalConnect looking for an outstanding back-end developer to help build, enhance, and scale our cloud applications. The VitalConnect Cloud is a Software as a Service (SaaS) application that stores, streams, and manages medical data uploaded from thousands of wearable sensors and enables medical professionals to view, analyze, and download the data so as to improve patient's lives. You will work with a small team of developers working on a highly available and scalable Ruby on Rails micro-services application.


* Write efficient, high-quality code and unit, integration and load tests
* Work closely with Product Management, DevOps, and SQA to define, build, debug, maintain, and deploy systems that are highly available, scalable, performant, and supportable
* Gather, document and refine requirements and specifications

Desired Experience and Skills

* At least 5 years of cloud-oriented software development experience
* MUST HAVE at least 2 years of working experience using Ruby on Rails
* At least 2 years building back-end web services
* At least 2 years of working experience building cloud-based SaaS applications
* Top-notch programming and debugging skills and an in-depth knowledge of Ruby, Rails, RSpec, Linux, AWS, and MySQL and NoSQL databases
* Strong skills in software design, debugging and problem solving
* Experience with building, and maintaining highly available and scalable web services in a Service-oriented or Micro-services architecture
* Ability to work and thrive in a dynamic startup environment with evolving needs and requirements and multiple, concurrent projects
* A self-starter with a passionate dedication to quality and a sense of personal accountability
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent

Benefits at VCI include:

* Employee Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits paid 100% by Vital Connect for employee and dependents!
* Pre-IPO Stock
* Free on-site gym

Desirable Experience and Skills

* Docker container-based deployment
* Experience with load testing, profiling, performance and scalability analysis
* Experience with streaming and queueing technologies such as Kafka
* Internet security and privacy
* Experience developing for the medical device market
* Working knowledge of scripting languages including Bash and Python

Buzz Words:
Ruby, Rails, RSpec, MongoDB, NoSQL, MySQL, Kafka, Web Services, Microservices, REST, JSON, SaaS, Node.js, Docker, AWS, HA, IoT, Linux

Benefits at VCI include:

* Employee Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits paid 100% by Vital Connect for employee and dependents!
* Pre-IPO Stock
* Free on-site gym

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