Senior Platform Engineer (Data) at HealthTap
Palo Alto, CA, US

What’s the opportunity?


As our Platform Engineer (Data), you'll have resources, autonomy, and the support of other A-players to drive detection, prevention, and analysis of security threats of the HOPES™ platform and the millions of active patients and doctors on it.



Examples of data projects you could work on:


  • Build a real-time data pipeline to store and analyse massive amounts of data
  • Create and power dashboards to monitor what is important to the company, teams, people, and You!
  • Realize the dreams of Dr A.I. - our artificial intelligence powered virtual physician



Need to have


  • You’re passionate about making the world a happier, healthier place
  • You have a BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • You have 3+ years of experience as a software engineer for a large web-based service
  • You have excellent coding skills in some of the popular programming languages such as Java, Python, Ruby, Scala, etc.
  • You have proven your ability to create large-scale data infrastructures and support them in Production
  • You are an expert in data storage, processing, and analysis technologies such as MySQL, DynamoDB/Cassandra/MongoDB, ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana), Kinesis/Kafka, Spark, Hadoop, Redshift, S3, etc.
  • You know how to create and implement Restful API’s
  • You have experience with AWS
  • You enjoy exploring and evaluating new data technologies
  • You don’t stop until the problem is solved
  • You like extreme ownership
  • You enjoy educating others: for example, by writing articles and giving talks to fellow data engineers about how you scaled the data infrastructure of the first global virtual health practice



Nice to have


  • You are familiar with visualization tools and platforms such as D3, Redash, Highcharts
  • You have a working knowledge of SQL, Hive/Pig, Map-Reduce
  • An entrepreneurial background is a plus
  • Working experience in a smaller hyper-growth startup is a plus





  • Protect people and save lives
  • Enjoy autonomy— the security team will directly report to the CTO of HealthTap
  • Work in either of our locations: Palo Alto’s University Avenue office (steps from Caltrain), or in San Francisco
  • Get served catered lunch, dinners, and healthy snacks
  • Take advantage of subsidized gym membership
  • Relax with in-office massages
  • Get covered by full medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Enjoy competitive compensation and equity
  • Win at work in a diverse culture--Visa sponsorship is available
  • Enjoy a pet-friendly office with 4 legged members of our team :)