Senior Performance Engineer, Platform Engineering

Seattle, WA or Remote

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98point6 delivers on-demand diagnosis and treatment from board-certified physicians via secure in-app messaging. Get care anywhere.
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Our mission is to deliver high-quality primary care that is accessible, convenient and affordable for all. Every single day you’ll be working on challenging problems with an exceptional team to profoundly transform primary care and improve people’s quality of life. 

This role allows you to work from anywhere you choose across the U.S. (excluding U.S. territories), with the flexibility to work from the Seattle HQ office as often as you’d like. 

Please note that no matter where you are located, all employees should be available during our core working hours from 10 am to 4 pm PT Monday through Friday.

  Your role and impact   As a Senior Performance Engineer on the Platform Engineering team at 98point6, you'll have the opportunity to align with highly collaborative teams who are motivated and passionate about both our social and technical missions. In this role, you will lead performance analysis and optimization across the stack to optimize resource usage in areas including compute, memory, storage and bandwidth. You will also develop tools and instrumentation to monitor and report product performance as well as build automation for performance measurement and analysis. This role works closely with the rest of the Platform Engineering team, building the platform used by all engineers at 98point6, enabling operational excellence, security and efficiency. You will partner with engineers across disciplines, including front-end, mobile, quality, systems and data engineering, as well as data science.   Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with the Platform Engineering team to create high-performance, highly available and scalable systems
  • Lead scalability testing for all systems to identify where we encounter bottlenecks
  • Implement monitoring and mitigations to avoid disruptions when load scales to the threshold level 
  • Work cross-functionally across multiple teams to ensure our systems are ready to scale with our forecasted growth
  • Grow and mentor junior engineers
  • Develop and improve team best practices
Qualifications
  • 5+ years experience in Performance Engineering with expertise in systems performance
  • 2+years of coding in JavaScript, Java, Python or similar language for production commercial services that operate on the public internet
  • Knowledge and prior use of AWS services and profiling tools 
  • Ability to find root cause of performance bottlenecks
  • Experience in building software with continuous integration and deployment with excellent analytical and debugging skills
  • Experience in tackling problems of load, scale, and optimizations of complex deployments
  • A high level of ownership, flexibility and self-direction
  • Ability to think big and help innovate in a fast-paced environment

98point6 provides equal employment opportunities to all without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation or gender identity), national origin, age, disability, genetic information or other protected status.

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