Backend Engineer – Python

Backend Engineer - Python
San Francisco, CA

About Driver
Driver is a consumer technology company building a treatment access platform for cancer patients. Our team consists of 80+ radicals, including scientists, software engineers, data scientists, product managers, computational biologists and passionate entrepreneurs who ordinarily would never work in the same environment but all of whom share a common mission to give patients access to new treatments. Headquartered in San Francisco, Driver also has an office in New York City, and a cancer treatment and development center in China.

Engineering Team
Exceptional software development is integral in allowing us to fulfill our mission of putting the patient experience first. As a Backend Developer at Driver, you’ll develop scalable, distributed systems interfacing with many internal computational biology and machine learning pipelines, in addition to front-end clients. You’ll work alongside self-starters interested in solving real-world problems and streamlining the inefficiencies in the cancer patient’s treatment experience. You’ll have the opportunity to directly impact and help real patients in their battle with cancer.

Job Responsibilities
  • Help automate critical and error prone manual processes that fundamentally delay a cancer patient's treatment plan
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software across the stack
  • Conduct design and code reviews
  • Build report interfaces and data feeds
  • Learn and employ new technologies to advance Driver’s strategic goals and growth
  • Help grow and mentor team of Backend engineers

  • B.S. in Computer Science or related technical field
  • 6+ years of software development experience
  • Able to demonstrate mastery in Python
  • Have developed and maintained a critical software system
  • Comfortable in a PostgreSQL database environment
  • Self-motivated and excellent attention to detail -- focused on execution and shipping production quality systems
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with a diverse team of professionals

  • Competitive compensation package (salary + equity)
  • 100% paid premiums for medical, dental and vision for employee and their dependents
  • Commuter, gym and cell phone stipend
  • Catered meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • 401(k) plan
  • Company happy hours
  • Generous, flexible vacation policy
  • The opportunity to work for a company looking to change the world by improving the lives of cancer patients
Driver is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive and diverse culture. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.

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