Back End Software Engineer - Technical.ly

Back End Software Engineer

Kleer |  Wayne, PA | Data Science

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About Kleer

Making Oral Care Simpler and More Accessible

As everyone knows, dental health is critical to overall health. Unfortunately, dental insurance is too complicated, too confusing, and too expensive for dentists and patients alike. As a result, 40% of US consumers do not have dental coverage, 50% of US consumers do not visit a dentist each year, and dentists struggle to make their businesses successful managing complicated insurance plans with low reimbursement fees, coverage limits and claims denials.

Company Overview

Our mission is to make professional oral care accessible to everyone while improving dental practice performance.

Kleer is doing something about this. Kleer connects dentists directly with patients and employers, eliminating the inefficiency, cost, and hassle of the middleman. Using the Kleer cloud-based platform, dentists easily design, implement and manage their own dental care plans, offering them directly to patients and employers. The result is affordable, comprehensive dental coverage that works for dental practices and enables patients to get the professional oral care they need.

The marketing opportunity is massive – there are 150,000 dentists in the US and over 43 million Americans are uninsured but regularly go to the dentists. Kleer launched in January of 2018 and has experienced explosive growth. As a result, Kleer is looking for a Back End Software Engineer who is passionate, entrepreneurial, innovative, creative, empathetic, and unafraid to take initiative — energized both by the challenge of building a business and developing a product that makes dental care more affordable and accessible.

As a Kleer Back End Software Engineer, you will be responsible for building critical infrastructure that manages massive data resources for our customers. This position will report directly to the CTO and requires extensive collaboration with the product team (i.e., product manager and engineers).

The Day-to-Day

The Back End Software Engineer will help architect, build, secure and maintain various data pipelines, warehouses and web services used by all branches of the business. This includes (but is not limited to):

Contribute to an agile team of data scientists, developers, DevOps and product managers

Partner with data scientists and engineers to help design and build web services that efficiently deliver advanced analytics and data resources

Take proof-of-concept algorithms and analytic designs and generate robust, efficient, modular, well- documented, and well-tested code

Build advanced data lakes, pipelines, warehouses and web services that meet our customer needs

Become an expert at data engineering

Integrate massive data repositories both external and internal

Manage the entire data infrastructure, in collaboration with other engineers

Research new technologies to make our data infrastructure and web services secure, fast, and reliable

Communicate effectively and collaborate frequently with peers.

The Kleer Advantage

If you’re asking yourself “what are the perks of working at Kleer?” Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered.

Kleer is a Best Places to Work recipient — because we understand the meaning of work hard, play hard!

You’ll get some skin in the game with employee equity

We stand behind and celebrate our core values: passion, entrepreneurship, authenticity, empathy, excellence, and optimism

There’s transparent communication from the top down

You’ll have a collaborative, smart, and forward-thinking team to share ideas with

You’ll have direct, meaningful impact as we scale

There are fun, quarterly off-site team building events

We have a casual dress code and hybrid work schedule

And we’ve got you covered on all of the most important benefits: health, 401k match, wellness, disability, time away — and more!

To Be Successful

Do these things sound like you? Yes? Good — you’re well on your way to being a successful engineer at Kleer!

You have a minimum of 3 years experience in DevOps, Software Development, and/or Data Engineering

You have a successful track record at building highly secure and reliable ELT pipelines, Data Warehouses, and RESTful services at scale

Extensive experience using AWS services for data storage, processing, and delivery (e.g., RDS, Lambda, Redshift, Athena, S3, Glue, API Gateway, etc.)

Extensive experience with container technologies and orchestration (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes, ECS, EKS)

Extensive experience using popular programming languages and frameworks for data processing and web development (e.g., SQL, Python, Javascript, Nodejs, etc.)

Any experience in Statistics, Machine Learning or Python frameworks is a BONUS (e.g., Pandas, Numpy, Sklearn, PyTorch)

You have a Bachelor’s Degree in anything. We mean it! Business, History, Cooking (actually, that could be incredibly useful)… anything. In the end, passion, grit and intelligence are more important than degree

To Thrive

We’re an entrepreneurial, creative, and passionate group — and if these things sound like you, you won’t just fit in. You’ll thrive with us.

You enjoy fast-paced, innovative environments

You’re curious and like solving difficult problems

You’re not afraid to roll up your sleeves and tackle challenges that might be outside your wheelhouse

You reason from first principles rather than by analogy.

You’re not afraid to ask questions. There are no darn questions. Just ask!

Our Commitment to You

Be yourself. Always.

At Kleer, we are committed to building an inclusive, varied culture that welcomes, promotes, supports, and celebrates the diverse backgrounds of our employees. It is what drives innovation, ignites creativity, and ultimately gives us a competitive advantage. We want you to be you — because how boring would life be if we were all the same?

Kleer provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age, veteran status, military status, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, Kleer complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location where the company operates. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Abilities Required

These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the job. While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, including intensive computer usage.

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Health & Wellness
  • Dental Insurance
  • Gym Reimbursement/Discounts
  • Health Insurance
  • HSA
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Short Term Disability
  • Vision Insurance
Parental Benefits
  • Nursing Room
  • Parental Leave
Perks & Discounts
  • Casual Dress
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement
  • Offsite Company Events
  • Snacks Provided
  • Special Discounts
Professional Development
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Training & Development Budget
  • Tuition Reimbursement
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
  • 401k with company contribution
  • Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
  • Commitment to Work/Life Harmony
  • Paid Holidays
  • PTO
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