Data Software Engineer


Must be based in Australia or New Zealand Remote only

Full time

A$120-140k (annually)

Oct 19

Coviu is a catalyst for life-changing online care anywhere. An Australian start-up, Coviu’s software is a beautifully designed, intuitive, and engaging cloud-native video consultation platform purpose-built for healthcare.

At Coviu we work with a range of healthcare providers including doctors and allied health professionals making it easier to deliver higher quality, more engaging care. Coviu integrates seamlessly with standardised assessments and clinical tools to make it simple to deliver higher quality care to clients.

Coviu’s unique web-based software and clinical tools meet the highest data encryption standards, making us the Australian Government’s provider of choice for video telehealth.

In the first weeks of COVID-19, Coviu grew from 400 consultations a day to 25,000 consultations a day. Now, thanks to our users Coviu has delivered 7 million+ video consultations for more than 95,000 health practitioners.

We are deeply committed to innovation, research validation, privacy and security, simplicity of use, scalability and interoperability with existing systems. Our Coviu team is a friendly, close-knit group of like-minded people who are excited about changing the healthcare landscape.

The Role

This role is a back-end focused software engineering role in a team that manages data pipelines and business system integrations.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Driving forward the development of our data analytics technology stack. This involves Node.js development, Postgres databases, Meltano, DBT and Redshift.
  • Contributing to the development and maintenance of our Node.js backend systems.
  • Writing clean, easily maintainable code to meet system requirements, system designs and technical specifications.
  • Writing, updating and maintaining technical programs, documentation and operational procedures.
  • Identifying, planning, designing and implementing high quality technical solutions and improvements to our data analytics and reporting systems in order to deliver accurate, insightful and timely results across significant datasets.
  • Developing back-end JavaScript code to a high standard.
  • Integrating with external CRM and Subscription Management systems.
  • Working on two-week sprints within your squad in collaboration with your team of software engineers and a product owner
  • Manual and automated testing of system changes.
  • Ensuring code quality and health by performing code reviews, and helping to refine, develop and implement styles and standards.
  • Interacting with internal stakeholders to assess their needs.

Desirable skills and experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in software engineering or equivalent practical experience
  • 3-7 years of experience as a software engineer, developer, or equivalent technical experience.
  • Experience as a back-end or full-stack engineer delivering production-ready systems using modern technologies.
  • Solid SQL skills, ideally Postgresql.
  • A good working knowledge of Docker.
  • A minimum 2 years demonstrated experience with JavaScript, Flow or Typescript
  • Proven debugging and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to contribute as part of a team
  • A demonstrated love of clean, maintainable code
  • Initiative and ability to self-manage your own workload
  • Self-motivation and ability to self learn in a remote workplace
  • Positive attitude and team player
  • Innovative problem solving abilities

You Might Also Bring

  • Familiarity with Cloud services such as AWS
  • Knowledge or experience with RESTful APIs
  • Microservices & serverless architecture experience
  • Familiarity with continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) & test-driven development (TDD)
  • Sound security understanding, and the ability to know when to pause and escalate
  • Experience in analytics, data pipelines, data warehouses, data lakes and BI tooling.

Why work at Coviu?

Here at Coviu, we strive hard for a better future of healthcare, providing the tools to enable care, from anywhere. To achieve this, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse workplace.

When you join Coviu you can expect:

  • A company committed to open communication and retaining outstanding talent.
  • A dynamic team that enjoys taking on new challenges, solving problems and ensuring the best possible customer experience.
  • A safe and flexible workplace as a remote-first business with optional office hours in either our Sydney or Brisbane office.
  • Flexible ways of working, we at Coviu want to empower our team to feel trusted and respected every day.
  • A generous work from home allowance to set up a home office to enable remote work.
  • An opportunity to make a significant impact in the digital transformation of the healthcare industry.
  • A passionate and friendly team who are leaders in their industry and will support and inspire you to reach your full potential.

About You:

  • Are you dedicated, enthusiastic and organised?
  • Are you a team player and passionate about healthcare?
  • Do you find answers on your own accord and create solutions where they don’t yet exist?
  • Are you able to see gaps as opportunities to create something new, not as intimidating or frustrating insufficiencies?
  • Are you keen to work for a rapidly growing software company?

Sound like you?

Apply and be a part of a welcoming company full of like-minded people excited about changing the digital healthcare landscape.

We deeply value people from diverse cultures, abilities, genders and respect multiplicity of thoughts and free expression, allowing people to feel accepted and valued. We strive to provide a safe and flexible workplace as a remote first business. By providing flexible ways of working, we at Coviu want to empower our team to feel trusted and respected every day.

Please no recruitment agencies, if we require assistance we will reach out to our preferred suppliers.

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