Senior Back-End Engineer

Nurx is looking for a Senior Back-End Engineer with enthusiasm and experience.

What you'll do:

  • Design and build RESTful APIs to power our Ember webapp, native apps, and other clients.
  • Play a leading role in developing our internal API framework.
  • Write automated tests.
  • Work closely with the team to write tools to improve the developer experience, and optimize our release processes and productivity.
  • Be critically involved in our code reviews processes - we review for more than just correctness, we review for quality and long-term value.
  • Collaborate with and mentor a team of driven, passionate engineers.

A bit about you:

  • Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Math, or related discipline.
  • 4+ years of experience building consumer-focused web applications or B2B services in a technology company.
  • 2+ years experience writing external-facing APIs that are consumed and used by multiple internal teams.
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of Javascript and Node.js.
  • A real passion for writing readable, maintainable, testable, and performant code.
  • Experience with microservice architecture, and strong architecture and system design skills.
  • Proficiency with relational databases, ideally PostgreSQL Experience writing automated tests.

You may be the perfect match if you have:

  • Experience working in a startup or high-growth environment.
  • Knowledge and experience in building web applications with Javascript and Typescript.
  • An interest in re-imagining the healthcare system, and empowering individuals through software in new ways.

About us:

At Nurx, we’re creating a future where healthcare is easily accessible and affordable for everyone and building software that empowers people to be in control of decisions about their own health.

Our platform enables doctors to give patients personalized care at lower costs and prescriptions delivered straight to their door. We are committed to disrupting the healthcare system and increasing access to healthcare for millions across the country, starting with birth control and PrEP.

And we need you to help us continue to make this happen.


  • Talented and collaborative team who will both support and challenge you.
  • Market competitive salary and equity.
  • Medical, dental, commuter, wellness, and engineering technology benefits.
  • 401(k) retirement plan.
  • Paid holiday, vacation, and sick leave.
  • Take what you need vacation (and we really mean it!).

This position is full-time and based in San Francisco.