Software Engineer II at Livongo

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Our Applied Health Signals engine, data scientists, behavioral specialists, and clinicians work to transform healthcare and empower the lives of our members.

Job title
Software Engineer II
Job listing last updated at
Sep 26, 2020
Job listing location
Mountain View, CA
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Bay Area company location: 150 W Evelyn Ave #150, Mountain View CA

Job description

The Opportunity

Simply stated, Livongo exists to empower people with chronic conditions to live better and healthier lives. This is your chance to help to build and scale Livongo’s product platform during a time of tremendous growth and product expansion. 

What makes a Software Engineer at Livongo different?

  • As a member of the Devices Backend team, you will:
  • Build the backend platform that powers hundreds of thousands of Livongo smart devices.
  • Take ownership of our microservices infrastructure that:
    • Processes and stores millions of biometric readings each day, including blood pressure, weight, blood glucose, and CGM data
    • Provides clinical features such as coaching, alerting, advice, and digital programs
    • Automatically ships devices and medical supplies to members when needed
    • Provisions connectivity, authentication, and member profiles to devices
    • Collect telemetry, such as battery level and connectivity, and monitor device health
  • Apply and lead the best practices to create elegant, adaptable, scalable software.
  • Harness frameworks such as Scala, Play, gRPC, Kafka, MySQL, ElasticSearch, Kubernetes, Prometheus and FHIR, while contributing code and design to Livongo's common backend infrastructure.
  • Work with the Product team to design and deliver features, and with the Data Science team to build analysis on device data.

Candidate Profile

  • BS degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field. In lieu of degree, relevant work experience and/or trade school is acceptable
  • 5+ years experience in software engineering in a functional or object-oriented language (such as Scala, Java, Python)
  • Experience implementing REST/gRPC APIs and event-driven architecture
  • Solid grasp of engineering principles, test-driven development, and CI/CD process
  • Passion, collaboration, and productivity in a dynamic cross-functional team environment
  • Strong written and verbal skills, including the ability to communicate succinctly, effectively explaining technical concepts to non-technical personnel
  • Adaptability in changing work environments, managing new priorities, new instructions, delays, or unexpected events

The nature of work is interdisciplinary, and our teammates come from varying backgrounds, e.g. Site Reliability Engineer (SRE), Systems Engineer, Software Engineer, DevOps Engineer, Infrastructure Engineer, Production Engineer. We urge you to apply even if you feel uncertain that you have the exact background.

People and culture are Livongo’s greatest assets! It reflects our values and the world we live in.  One of diversity and inclusion where everyone’s voice is of equal importance.

Our Benefits Include

  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and 401K
  • Generous PTO policy
  • 10 paid holidays each year
  • Lunch provided Monday through Thursday (in office)
  • An endless variety of healthy snacks and beverages to fuel your creativity
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Team events and social gatherings
  • Pet-friendly environment in Mountain View, CA and Denver
  • Diabetes Care Prescription Reimbursement
  • Discount/Subsidy program for gym membership
  • Provide the full line of Livongo programs and services to all employees and their families

Why Join Livongo?

The Transformative Name in Healthcare:  The transformative industry forces in Community, Content and Commerce are now household names. As Amazon is to Commerce, Livongo is to Healthcare. With our Applied Health Signals engine, AI+AI, we’ve transformed how care is delivered.

Our Work Truly Matters: Livongo’s proprietary, consumer-first technology is revolutionizing the experience of living with a chronic health condition. Our data-driven digital health engine enables our Members to seamlessly manage multiple health conditions on one empowering platform. We use smart, connected devices, personalized digital guidance, and 24x7x365 access to health professionals to make it easier for people to stay healthier.

Make an Impact:  Do you want to accomplish something meaningful? To create results that matter? Livongo’s innovative solution produces industry-leading member satisfaction, measurable clinical outcomes and proven healthcare costs savings. Here you can truly improve lives.

The Largest Digital Health IPO in History: We are at a milestone period in our history. On July 25, 2019 we took our company public, in order to elevate and expand the way the industry views us, thus ushering us into a whole new set of mission-critical conversations that will help us accomplish the work still to be done. As we reach new levels of achievement, we accelerate our ability to deliver life-changing services.

Focus on PEOPLE:  Livongo has been voted one of the Best Places to Work in healthcare, by Fortune Magazine and Best Place to Work! Talented, passionate individuals make the difference, in this fast-moving, collaborative and inspiring environment. 

Diversity and Inclusion:  At Livongo we believe that personal and professional diversity is the key to innovation. We hire based solely on your strengths and qualifications, and the way in which those strengths can directly contribute to your success in your new position. 

Growth and Innovation:  We’ve already made healthcare history, yet we remain on the threshold of very big things. Leading the industry with our Applied Health Signals category, we have cracked the code to transforming healthcare. Come grow with us and support our mission to make a tangible difference in the lives of our Members. 

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As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we never have and never will discriminate against any job candidate or employee due to age, race, religion, color, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, membership in an employee organization, medical condition, family history, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, parental status or pregnancy (including breastfeeding – we have a mother’s room in both our offices). In our innovative and inclusive workplace, we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind.


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