Staff Data Engineer

Staff Data Engineer

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Hinge Health is building the world’s most patient-centered Digital Musculoskeletal (MSK) Clinic™. It is now the leading Digital MSK Clinic, used by four in five employers and 90% of health plans with a digital MSK solution. Hinge Health reduces MSK pain, surgeries, and opioid use by pairing advanced wearable sensors and computer vision technology with a comprehensive clinical care team of physical therapists, physicians, and board-certified health coaches.
The company launched a nationally accessible Women’s Pelvic Health program to address the unique MSK needs of women. Hinge Health’s HingeConnect integrates with 1 million + in-person providers and enables real-time interventions for elective MSK surgeries, driving proven medical claims reduction. Available to millions of members, Hinge Health is widely trusted by leading organizations, including Land O’Lakes, L.L. Bean, Salesforce, Self-Insured Schools of California, Southern Company, State of New Jersey, US Foods, and Verizon.

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As a Staff Software Engineer, you will be a hands-on expert that takes on the most challenging technical implementations, mentors the team, and ensures that features are delivered on time and to specification. 
You will be part of a team responsible for shipping highly effective, engaging, and easy-to-use features for our mobile application. You’ll work closely with design and product teammates to help author the team’s strategic roadmap, create and prioritize a backlog of ready work, and seek and destroy blockers to daily progress to help your team maintain laser focus on its goals. 
The ideal candidate possesses extensive expertise in React Native application development and demonstrates strong project management skills to keep the team on track to deliver high-quality results on ambitious projects. Experience with native development for iOS and/or Android is highly desirable.


    • Create compliance strategies (HIPAA, GDPR, CCPA), tooling, processes, and coaching that enables service and application teams to take full ownership of their data in a growing organization
    • Architect and build data pipelines and data aggregation systems to deliver quality real-time and batch analytical reports
    • Participate in hiring and mentoring of team members
    • Assist and coach teams to optimize poorly performing data pipelines
    • Work with the SRE team to establish best practices around database monitoring, alerting, and availability


    • Mastery of SQL and Python
    • Solid background in processing and storing large scale data using distributed systems as well as a mastery of database designs and data warehousing
    • Good understanding of a broad spectrum of data stores like PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, Redis, Snowflake and Redshift
    • Experience building data pipelines using Spark, Kafka, Airflow
    • Knowledge of software engineering best-practice development (e.g., linting, testing)
    • Ability to collaborate and problem-solve across teams
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Six years of software engineering experience, 4+ in data engineering
    • Bachelor’s degree in C.S. or equivalent experience

BONUS POINTS (These are nice to have, but not required!)

    • Experience building data infrastructure on AWS 
    • Prior DBA experience
    • Prior experience with healthcare data (PHI/PII/HIPAA)
    • Prior experience working with Kubernetes
    • Extensive NoSQL knowledge


    • Competitive compensation with meaningful equity
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance (We cover 100% of your premium and 75% for your dependents) 
    • Flexible PTO
    • FSA/HSA accounts
    • Family & fertility benefit through Maven Clinic
    • 401K match 
    • 3 months paid parental leave
    • Professional Development budget 
    • Quarterly lifestyle benefit to use towards WFH equipment & fitness
    • Generous mental health stipend
    • Work from home policy
    • Opportunity to join a fantastically talented, diverse, and passionate team at a pivotal time in the company’s lifecycle
Pursuant to State Fair Pay Act, below is a summary of compensation elements for this role at the company if based in the following locations:

Colorado & New York State annual salary: 157,100 - 196,350 USD
New York City annual salary: 184,800 - 231,000


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Hinge Health is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We make employment decisions without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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