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Senior Software Engineer (MEAN stack)



Software Engineering
Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024

Every day, it feels like healthcare becomes less about the practice of medicine. Hospitals and private practices operate on razor-thin margins, caught between the bureaucracy of insurance companies and ballooning administrative costs. And technological advancements — from electronic health record systems to dictation software — have failed to live up to their promise of making the lives of all healthcare staff easier.

Athelas' mission is to once again make health the focus of healthcare by using AI and automation to eliminate distractions and keep providers connected to their patients throughout the care journey.

The Athelas suite of automated and AI-enabled hardware, software, and services results in happier and healthier patients, less time wasted on administrative tasks, safer staff, and more reliable insurance reimbursements. Since merging with Commure, our growing suite of solutions now includes:

  • Patient Engagement - Commure Engage empowers providers to connect with their patients throughout the care journey, reducing no-shows and improving health outcomes

  • Workflow Automation - PatientKeeper and other workflow tools automate repetitive tasks, allowing healthcare workers to spend more time with patients

  • Staff Safety - Commure Strongline protects staff from workplace violence by empowering them to call for help to de-escalate potentially violent situations

  • At-Home Monitoring - Athelas Care Management offers a suite of remote sensors that allow doctors to bring healthcare into the home, saving lives through early intervention

  • Billing Solutions - Athelas RCM offers AI-driven, full-cycle revenue cycle management solutions that optimize claims submission, ensuring insurers pay every dollar they owe for work performed by healthcare providers

  • Automated Dictation - Athelas Scribe utilizes the power of LLMs to record and automatically summarize appointments, saving doctors countless hours every day

Athelas takes a provider-focused approach to healthcare and the healthcare industry has noticed. We’ve grown more than 500% year over year for three consecutive years. We support more than 250,000 clinicians and staff and hundreds of thousands of patients across hundreds of care sites. And we’re just getting started. Backed by General Catalyst, Sequoia, and many other leading investors, Athelas & Commure is positioned to be the defining healthcare tech company of the next 15 years.

If you're eager to advance our mission to make health the focus of healthcare, come join us!

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Software Engineer with expertise in the MEAN stack (MongoDB, Express.js, Angular, Node.js) to join our dynamic team. As a self-starter, you will play a crucial role in leading the development of innovative web applications while also managing and mentoring a team of talented engineers.


1. Technical Leadership: Lead the design, development, and implementation of scalable and robust web applications using the MEAN stack.

2. Team Management: Manage a team of software engineers, providing guidance, mentorship, and technical expertise to ensure successful project delivery.

3. Architecture and Design: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define architecture, design specifications, and best practices for software development projects.

4. Code Reviews and Quality Assurance: Conduct code reviews to ensure code quality, performance, and adherence to coding standards. Implement best practices for quality assurance and testing.

5. Problem Solving: Proactively identify and address technical challenges, proposing innovative solutions to optimize performance, scalability, and user experience.

6. Documentation: Document technical designs, processes, and procedures to facilitate knowledge sharing and ensure maintainability of the codebase.

7. Continuous Learning: Stay updated with the latest trends, technologies, and best practices in web development, contributing to the continuous improvement of the team's skills and capabilities.

8. Collaboration: Foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment, promoting effective communication and teamwork across all levels of the organization.


1. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field. Master's degree required.

2. Proven experience (5+ years) in full-stack web development with expertise in the MEAN stack (MongoDB, Express.js, Angular, Node.js).

3. Strong leadership skills with the ability to lead and inspire a team of software engineers.

4. Solid understanding of software architecture, design patterns, and best practices.

5. Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with a keen attention to detail.

6. Experience with Agile development methodologies and tools (e.g., Scrum, Kanban, JIRA).

7. Effective communication skills, with the ability to articulate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

8. Experience with cloud platforms (e.g. Azure, Google Cloud) and DevOps practices is a plus.***

Why You’ll Like Working with Athelas

  • Execution focused, driven team: Join a team with an incredible record - we are the smallest, fastest company in history to receive FDA hematology clearance. We are also the largest Remote Patient Monitoring company in the US, with a fast-growing SaaS Revenue Cycle Management business as well

  • Technology Focus: Revolutionizing how technology can be used in the healthcare industry

  • Strong Backing: $132M Series B raised from the likes of Sequoia, General Catalyst, Tribe, Y Combinator

  • Mission Driven: We are changing the way healthcare is provided, bringing it directly to the people who need it with technology-enabled solutions

  • Incredible Growth: Revenue growth of 5x over the past 6 months and we're just getting started!

  • Competitive Benefits: Unlimited PTO, medical, dental, vision, excellent maternity and paternity paid time off.

Athelas is committed to creating and fostering a diverse team. We are open to all backgrounds and levels of experience, and believe that great people can always find a place. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to all applicants throughout the application process.

Employees will act in accordance with the organization’s information security policies, to include but not limited to protecting assets from unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference nor execute particular security processes or activities. Employees will report to the information security office any confirmed or potential events or other risks to the organization.

Employees will be required to attest to these requirements upon hire and on an annual basis.