Principal Backend Software Engineer

Job Location

14 Arrow St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

Job Type

Full Time



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About the Role

Job Description:

Iterative Scopes is seeking a Principal 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 role that will require creative thinking, communication and team organization skills, 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.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3+ Years experience with database systems: PostgreSQL/Redshift, Snowflake/BigQuery

  • 3+ Years experience with Python, Shell Scripting, or PowerShell

  • 2+ Years Experience AWS, and other cloud engineering concepts: API Gateway/Lambda, Step Functions, ECS, EKS, Kubernetes, VPC, Docker, Athena, IAM profiles, EventBridge

  • Experience with build automation technologies: Docker, Jenkins, GitHub Actions

  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code: terraform/puppet/CloudFormation/CDK/SAM/serverless

  • 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

  • Deep understanding of modern microservices architectures

  • Experience with observability: Splunk/Grafana/CloudWatch Metrics/Prometheus

  • Experience with Data Observability/Data Quality

  • Experience with Kubernetes

  • Experience with ETL: Airflow, Luigi, Pentaho

  • Experience with HIPAA/compliance focused workloads

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About the Company

Company Mission:

Iterative Scopes is an early-growth stage startup on a mission to revolutionize the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases with computer vision. We are backed by leading venture firms, top pharmaceutical companies as well as category defining healthcare leaders including; Obvious Ventures, Eli Lilly, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Founders of Flatiron Health, Livongo, Path.AI, PAIGE, WHOOP!, Okta, and Recursion Pharmaceuticals.

Iterative Scopes is a venture backed company established by Jonathan Ng, MD a second time founder. The scientific advisory board includes world-class gastroenterologists and leading MIT computer vision and machine learning researchers and faculty.

Additional Info: 

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Recruitment & Staffing: 

Agencies - Iterative Scopes does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than candidates. The submission of unsolicited resumes by recruitment or staffing agencies to Iterative Scopes or its employees is strictly prohibited unless contacted directly by 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.