Backend Software Engineer

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Company Mission: 

The Iterative Scopes mission is to empower doctors with real-time computer-aided detection and diagnostic tools powered by state-of-the-art computer vision and machine learning technology; improving patient outcomes by helping gastroenterologists detect and classify lesions in real-time, including those that often elude the human eye; and improving care worldwide by providing doctors across the globe with access to deep neural networks trained by the world’s best

and most experienced GI specialists.


Iterative Scopes is a venture backed company established by Jonathan Ng, MD a second time founder. The company has raised over $14M and is on track to be one of the fastest growing MIT startups. The scientific advisory board includes world-class gastroenterologists primarily based in Boston and leading MIT computer vision and machine learning researchers and faculty.

Job Overview:

Iterative Scopes is seeking a Backend Software Engineer. The core responsibilities of this role include developing and maintaining high-performance, scalable distributed services for our data pipeline. This is a dynamic, fast-paced role that will require creative thinking and strong, general software engineering fundamentals. It will require end-to-end, system-wide breadth of knowledge with potentially on-demand need for depth of any system component from relational databases and Linux boot configurations to high-volume data ingestion with Splunk.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 4+ Years of experience working with modern web technologies

  • 3+ Years Experience AWS, SQL, and any object-oriented language

  • 2+ Years Experience with Python

  • Deep understanding of modern microservices architectures

  • Splunk

  • Strong software engineering skills (e.g. unit testing, code reviews, design documentation)

  • Experience with event driven service architecture

  • Strong written/verbal technical communication and interpersonal skills

  • Basic understanding of ML fundamentals

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • AWS Solutions Architect Certification

  • Typescript

  • Docker/Kubernetes

  • PostgreSQL or MySQL

  • Splunk

Additional Information: 

Iterative Scopes is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace that is free of harassment and discrimination. We base our employment decisions on business needs, job requirements, and qualifications — that's all. We do not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, health, personal beliefs, age, family or parental status, or any other status. We don't tolerate any kind of discrimination or bias, and we are looking for teammates who feel the same way.

Recruitment & Staffing Agencies:

Iterative Scopes only accepts resumes from direct candidates. The submission of unsolicited resumes by recruitment or staffing agencies to Iterative Scopes or its employees is strictly prohibited unless contacted directly by the Iterative Scopes internal operations team. Any resume submitted by an agency in the absence of a signed agreement will automatically become the property of Iterative Scopes, and Iterative Scopes will not owe any referral or other fees with respect thereto.

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