Software Engineer at Bright Health

| Austin
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Software engineers are expected to spend most of their time hands-on in the creation, feature development, and subsequent maintenance of Bright Health properties. Additionally, talent at all levels will play a role in building and maintaining a culture which focuses on making sure every engineer progresses in their career in line with personal goals/expectations.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with other disciplines to build and implement solutions for Bright Health’s digital properties; 
  • Create responsive websites and applications using agreed upon frameworks/technologies; 
  • Work with designers to maintain UI/UX standards; 
  • Work on all aspects of our product stack from UI to API to data to infrastructure; 
  • Stay on top of bug and task management (Jira or similar experience a plus); 
  • Help debug issues and pair program with other engineers; 

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering; 
  • 2+ years of software development experience and/or a reviewable portfolio of work; 
  • Experience building/maintaining consumer facing products; 
  • Experience working within Agile methodologies (SCRUM)
  • Experience writing for the backend (e.g., C#, Node.JS, Python, Java, Scala) and the frontend (e.g., React/React Native, plain JavaScript, plain CSS) of modern web applications;
  • Experience using both traditional Relational (e.g. MySQL) and NoSQL databases (e.g. Redis); 
  • Strong work ethic plus follow-through on commitments (works smart to get the job done right and on time); 
  • Proactive approach to problem solving (acting without being told, driving for measurable results, etc.)
  • MUST HAVE THE RIGHT TO WORK IN THE US WITHOUT VISA SPONSORSHIP 

ABOUT US
 
At Bright Health, we brought together the brightest minds from the health care industry and consumer technology and together we created Bright Health: a new, brighter approach to healthcare, built for individuals. Our plans are easy to manage, personalized and more affordable, giving people the quality care they deserve. Through our exclusive care partnerships with leading health systems in local communities we are reshaping how people and physicians achieve better health together.
 
We’re Making Healthcare Right. Together. 
We've won some fun awards like: Great Places to Work, Modern Healthcare, Forbes, etc. But more than anything, we're a group of people who are really dedicated to our mission in healthcare. Come join our growing team!
 
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of Bright Health, our consumers, and the communities we serve. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
BRIGHT ON!

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • PowerShellLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • TSQLDatabases
    • InVisionDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • Lucid ChartDesign
    • JIRAManagement
    • Microsoft ProjectManagement

Location

We are downtown at 515 Congress Avenue, right in the heart of downtown! Tons of restaurants and close to public transportation.

An Insider's view of Bright Health

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The office has a relaxed and laid back vibe but people are very serious about their work - perfect!

Anthony

Data Engineer

What does your typical day look like?

Our team works within an Agile framework with 2 week sprints. Tasks in my sprint that I tackle daily range from ideation, research, designing wires and mocks in Sketch, UI kit updates, prepping for an engineering handoff, etc.

Diane

Digital Product Designer

What makes someone successful on your team?

A hard-working team player who thinks first and codes next is likely to learn a lot and quickly become a valuable member of the team. Lots of experience with some of our tooling is always nice, but if someone can't knowledge-share well or responds poorly to code reviews and other requests for collaboration, it'll be a tough fit.

Brian

Full Stack Software Engineer

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Modeling after my manager, I like to provide both regularly scheduled one-on-one meetings, where developers and engineers get to set the agenda. We can talk about career development, design and architecture ideas, industry trends, or traditional HR topics like goal setting. It’s up to them. I also have begun setting regular “office hours.”

Amy

VP & Data Platform Architect

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

We hire smart individuals who thrive on accomplishment and purpose. Our teams are exposed to the bigger picture through constant communication and dialogues – that encourages them to come up with innovative solutions to problems. We've made significant adjustments on our direction in technology and process that were initiated by the team.

Abdullah

VP, Engineering

What are Bright Health Perks + Benefits

Bright Health Benefits Overview

We have 3 different health insurance plans, all through Cigna (HDP, Premium HDP and PPO). We cover the majority of the cost for the employee and some cost for family. We have two dental plans and a vision plan as well. We have an open PTO program. We put 3% of your total earnings into your 401K plan and you are immediately vested in that. We have all the latest technology (Mac or Surface laptops – your choice) to use including standing desks. Fully stocked fridge with snacks and drinks.

Culture
Friends Outside of Work
Eat Lunch Together
Daily Stand Up
Open Door Policy
Team Owned Deliverables
Team Based Strategic Planning
Pair programming
Open Office Floor Plan
Diversity
Highly Diverse Management Team
Mean Gender pay Gap Below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Bright Health employees can contribute up to $3500 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
We will put 3% of your total earnings into your 401K plan, even if you don't put anything in. It's a safe harbor contribution.
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Core hours, Flexible start and end times.
Company Sponsored Family Events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Quarterly.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted on occasion.
Parking
We offer employees A parking subsidy.
Professional Development Benefits
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