Backend Systems Engineer

Remote - Denver, Colorado, United States

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate
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Olive’s AI workforce is built to fix our broken healthcare system by addressing healthcare’s most burdensome issues. People feel lost in a system that forces them to work in the dark due to outdated technology that creates siloed data and a lack of shared knowledge. Olive creates connections between silos, shining new light on the broken processes that stand between providers and patient care. She uses AI to reveal insights and reduce uncertainty, making healthcare delivery more efficient, affordable and effective. Olive’s vision is to unleash a trillion dollars of hidden potential within healthcare - improving operations today, so everyone can benefit from a healthier industry tomorrow.

Olive is made possible by a technology platform which makes automations like bot training, healthcare EMR integrations, and knowledge retrieval and visualization repeatable and fast. Software Engineers within Olive Enables work with the Olive Product Management team to deliver features utilized by the many other divisions at Olive. Our division gives Software Engineers the ability to own independent small-to-medium features all the way from technical design to launch. A successful Software Engineer will possess strong analytical as well as technical skills, and have the ability to communicate the logic behind technical decisions to non-technical stakeholders.


  • Collaborate with engineers, data scientists, and product managers to design and implement features
  • Deliver production quality code and infrastructure
  • Provide realistic time estimates and deliver to those estimates
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently across all divisions including with the business, technical teams, and leaders
  • Take technical ownership of tasks and successfully work independent


  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or relevant equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of relevant programming experience
  • History of designing and delivering software solutions to real world problems across a variety of technology stacks
  • At Olive, our backend systems and API layers are primarily written in the following languages, and we expect our engineers to be proficient in at least one of them
    • JavaScript (including Node and Typescript)
    • Python
    • Go
    • Java
  • Experience in the development of highly maintainable and reliable code using practices such as unit testing, integration testing, proper code documentation, and appropriate logging
  • Strong communication, critical thinking, and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of fundamentals engineering concepts
  • Knowledge of software and application design and architecture
  • Experience with public cloud computing - AWS preferred

At Olive, we're committed to growing and empowering an inclusive community within our company and industry. This is why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of the best and brightest from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives across our organization. Research shows that oftentimes women and other minority groups only apply to open roles if they meet 100% of the listed criteria. Olive encourages everyone — including women, people of color, individuals with disabilities and those in the LGBTQIA+ community — to apply for our available positions, even if they don't necessarily check every box on the job description.


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned.

This job description does not constitute a contract of employment and Olive AI, Inc. may exercise its employment-at-will rights at any time.


We take the health and happiness of our employees seriously and consistently evaluate new ways to provide an amazing place to work. From retirement planning, to a wellness program designed to actively incorporate mental and physical wellness into daily interactions amongst fellow Olivians, we make sure to take care of our own.

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance that starts on your first day at Olive with 100% of premiums covered for team members and 75% covered for dependents
  • Monthly Grid stipend to cover work related expenses
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Telemedicine
  • EAP/Mental health resources
  • Getaways by Marriott Bonvoy
  • Family-building and fertility support via Kindbody
  • 12 weeks of parental leave
  • 401(K) match
  • Wellness program
  • Stock Options
Job region(s): North America
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