Bodyport is hiring a

Senior Backend Engineer

San Francisco, United States
At Bodyport, we are on a mission to eliminate the leading cause of death worldwide - heart disease. We are bridging the gap between hospital grade medical devices and the health tools presently available in the home. Our first product uses a novel sensor technology to rapidly screen for the major risk factors of heart disease in under fifteen seconds. The clinical grade data measured by our system fuels algorithms aimed at predicting and preventing the onset of cardiovascular disease.

By joining us as Senior Backend Engineer, you will play a critical role at an early-stage company dedicated to bringing lifesaving medical technology into every home. You will lead the development of the Bodyport cloud infrastructure and API. You will also work closely with our data science team to enable the design and implementation of groundbreaking algorithms capable of improving the health and lives of all people.

Bodyport is backed by notable investors in hardware and health, including Y Combinator.


  • Build and scale the Bodyport cloud infrastructure
  • Design and develop interactive real-time applications
  • Work directly with our data science team to implement a backend for sophisticated learning algorithms
  • Help develop the Bodyport API
  • Work closely with frontend developers to create a seamless user experience
  • Help define the testing strategy and test plan for product release


  • Background in Computer Science or similar
  • 3+ years relevant experience
  • Solid understanding of computer science fundamentals (algorithms, data structures, etc.)
  • Proven experience working on highly scalable, database-backed web applications
  • Proven ability to write clean and maintainable code
  • Familiar with software best practices (unit testing, code review, continuous delivery)
  • Knowledge of best practices for database security


  • Previous work with a data-heavy and/or data streaming product
  • Experience building the backend for a hardware product
  • Experience handling patient data
  • Familiarity with HIPAA

What we offer

  • Competitive salary and equity 
  • Health Benefits 
  • Open vacation policy 
  • Team lunches
  • Unlimited snacks
  • Great location in South Beach, SF near great lunch spots and cafes