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MaC Venture Capital
MaC Venture Capital

Backend Software Engineer (Python)



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA · Remote
Posted on Thursday, February 29, 2024

Based in San Francisco, Arine is a rapidly growing healthcare technology and clinical services company with a mission to ensure individuals receive the safest and most effective treatments for their unique and evolving healthcare needs.

Frequently, medications cause more harm than good. Incorrect drugs and doses costs the US healthcare system over $528 billion in waste, avoidable harm, and hospitalizations each year. Arine is redefining what excellent healthcare looks like by solving these issues through our software platform (SaaS). We combine cutting edge data science, machine learning, AI, and deep clinical expertise to introduce a patient-centric view to medication management, and develop and deliver personalized care plans on a massive scale for patients and their care teams.

Arine is committed to improving the lives and health of complex patients that have an outsized impact on healthcare costs and have traditionally been difficult to identify and address. These patients face numerous challenges including complicated prescribing issues across multiple medications and providers, medication challenges with many chronic diseases, and patient issues with access to care. Backed by leading healthcare investors and collaborating with top healthcare organizations and providers, we deliver recommendations and facilitate clinical interventions that lead to significant, measurable health improvements for patients and cost savings for customers.

Why is Arine a Great Place to Work?:

Market Opportunity - Arine is backed by leading healthcare investors and was founded to tackle one of the largest healthcare problems today. Non-optimized medications therapies which cost the US 275,000 lives and $528 billion annually.

Dramatic Growth - Arine is managing more than 18 million lives across prominent health plans after only 4 years in the market.

Outstanding Team and Culture - Our shared mission unites and motivates us to do our best work. We have a relentless passion and commitment to the innovation required to be the market leader in medication intelligence.

Making a Proven Difference in Healthcare - We are saving patient lives, and enabling individuals to experience improved health outcomes, including significant reductions in hospitalizations and cost of care.

The Role:

As Backend Software Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work in close collaboration with technical stakeholders to enhance and optimize Arine’s backend web APIs, patient data processing, data management systems, and cloud infrastructure. You will support, maintain, and develop software using a variety of different tools including but not limited to: Python, AWS, and SQL and NoSQL databases.

What You’ll be Doing:

Participate in all aspects of Arine's backend / API based platform, including the following:

  • Write production-level Python to implement web APIs, CLIs, libraries, and scripts
  • Work significantly AWS services to build/deploy new features, troubleshoot reported bugs, and monitor mission-critical infrastructure and microservices
  • Write unit and integration tests, and perform a modest amount of QA
  • Contribute to paying down technical debt and improving existing systems
  • Collaborate with Frontend and Data Engineers to collectively support Arine’s internal Clinical Operations team and external customers/users

Our Ideal Candidate Possesses:

  • Proficient to fluent in Python (can build and deploy web APIs, CLIs, libraries, and scripts)
  • Proficient to Power-User in AWS Services (Lambda, API Gateway, DynamoDB, S3, IAM, VPC, RDS, CloudFormation, SQS, SNS, EventBridge, Kinesis, etc.)
  • Proven track record in architecting multi-component distributed systems
  • Solid understanding of synchronous vs. asynchronous design, SQL vs NoSQL databases, and REST API design (WebSockets is preferred)
  • Comfortable writing unit and integration tests (familiarity with TDD is preferred)
  • Proficient with Git/GitHub, branching, and pull requests
  • Meticulous attention to detail with the ability to own a project end-to-end - gather and translate requirements, communicate and collaborate with Stakeholders, and mentor junior engineers
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with a strong ability to adapt to changing priorities
  • Results-oriented and can deliver against strict deadlines
  • A team player who can also work independently


  • Experience with CI/CD tools and platforms such as Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes, and GitHub Actions
  • Experience with event-driven and serverless architectures
  • Experience optimizing database design, e.g. indexes, queries, and aggregations
  • Experience working with healthcare data or EHR systems

Remote Work Requirements:

  • An established private work area that ensures information privacy
  • A stable high-speed internet connection for remote work


Joining Arine offers you a dynamic role and the opportunity to contribute to the company's growth and shape its future. You'll have unparalleled learning and growth prospects, collaborating closely with experienced Clinicians, Engineers, Software Architects, and Digital Health Entrepreneurs.

The posted range represents the expected salary for this position and does not include any other potential components of the compensation package, benefits, and perks. Ultimately, the final pay decision will consider factors such as your experience, job level, location, and other relevant job-related criteria. The salary range for this position is: $120,000-160,000/year.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Must live in and be eligible to work in the United States

Information Security Roles and Responsibilities:

All staff at Arine are expected to be part of its Information Security Management Program and undergo periodic training on Information Security Awareness and HIPAA guidelines. Each user is responsible to maintain a secure working environment and follow all policies and procedures. Upon hire, each person is assigned and must complete trainings before access is granted for their specific role within Arine.

Arine is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees are treated with fairness and respect. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other legally protected status. Our hiring decisions and employment practices are based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply and join us in our mission.

Check our website at This is a unique opportunity to join a growing start-up revolutionizing the healthcare industry!

Note to Recruitment Agencies: We appreciate your interest in finding talent for Arine, but please be advised that we do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies. All resumes submitted to Arine without a prior written agreement in place will be considered property of Arine, and no fee will be paid in the event of a hire. Thank you for your understanding.