Senior Software Engineer -Back End (Remote)

Maxwell Health Boston , MA 02298

Posted 1 week ago

Maxwell's mission is to make better health and financial security possible for all Americans by simplifying benefits and insurance. Maxwell Health is a marketplace that empowers consultants and employers to offer the best benefits to employees, helping them achieve better health and financial security. Maxwell's technology platform automates HR and benefits administration, providing a user-friendly experience for employees to understand, shop for, and use their benefits.

Job Description:

Senior Software Engineer - Back End

Boston, Massachusetts or Remote

Job Description:

We're looking for a Senior Software Engineer that brings an interdisciplinary background to help

us solve hard problems. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will:

Create and maintain multiple software services deployed daily.

Drive software design and architecture decisions

Follow best practices around Scrum and Kanban agile software methodologies.

Understand and model a complex industry using techniques such as Domain-Driven


Pair program with team members.

Encourage and model good development practices through code reviews and mentoring

other engineers.

Achieve operational excellence using metrics, monitoring, and alerting.

Continuously integrate and deploy new software using a CI/CD pipeline.

Our Tech Stack

Maxwell's products are supported by an exciting mix of modern technologies: Our back end

stack is made up of services written in JavaScript (TypeScript), NodeJS, Go, Scala, and PHP

that communicate with each other using gRPC and REST. We store our product data in MySQL,

MongoDB, and Redis databases. Front end applications are written in JavaScript and make

heavy use of React, Redux, and Styled Components. Services are deployed to a Kubernetes

cluster using a CI/CD pipeline and are hosted on AWS.


At least 3 years experience developing in JavaScript (React, Node.js), Go and/or Scala.

Strong willingness to work and collaborate closely with teammates.

Strong communication skills and great product sense.

Experience integrating with third party APIs a plus.

Experience with software development processes such as test-driven development.

Ability to architect and diagram complex software systems.

Experience with and appreciation for developing web based business applications with

complex data structures and workflows.

Experience with Travis CI, or related continuous delivery service.

Bachelor's degree.

Do you not meet all of these requirements? You can still apply and tell us why you still fit.

We welcome all talented engineers, and are committed to a culture that represents diversity in

all its forms. If you think you might thrive in this setting, we would love to hear from you.

Sun Life Financial (U.S.) Services Company, Inc. is a federal contractor subject to Executive

Order 11246, Section 4212 of the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974,

as amended, and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. As such the

company is committed to taking positive steps to implement the employment-related aspects of

the company's equal employment opportunity policy. It is the company's policy to take

affirmative action to employ, advance in employment, and otherwise treat qualified minorities,

females, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities without regard to their

race/ethnicity, sex, veteran status, or disability.

Pursuant to 41 CFR 60-300.44(f)(1)(ii) and 741.44(f)(1)(ii), we hereby notify you of our

company policy related to our affirmative action efforts and request appropriate action on your


Job Category:

IT - Application Development

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Senior Software Engineer -Back End (Remote)

Maxwell Health