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Senior Software Developer



Software Engineering · Contractor
Posted on Thursday, July 27, 2023

Senior Software Engineer Opportunity at a Digital Health Startup

RDF Technology (dba “Junum”) is a New Orleans-based digital health startup that helps hospitals focus on nutrition to improve quality of patient care. We are looking for a full-time senior full stack software engineer with Java experience to lead application development for our HIPAA-regulated healthcare application. The position is remote (anywhere U.S.), and the individual will be an independent contractor (1099).

This is a fantastic opportunity to work at a fast-paced tech startup making a difference to improve patient lives where you can lead the development team and be the primary technical decision-maker day-to-day.

What We Require:

  • 5+ years of hands-on professional software development experience in designing and implementing web systems at scale
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, related field or equivalent experience
  • Proven working experience with back-end web development in Java and the Spring framework
  • Experience with REST web services and APIs
  • Experience with front-end web development in HTML, CSS, and JS
  • Demonstrated knowledge of secure software development practices
  • Experience working with cloud environments and containerized e.g. Docker applications
  • Experience with CI/CD, monitoring, and alerting tools
  • Demonstrated team leadership abilities working in a agile environment
  • Must be a team player with great interpersonal and communication skills

Desired Skills:

  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Experience in a regulated and security-sensitive industry such as Healthcare or Financial Tech
  • Experience with healthcare APIs like HL7 FHIR
  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with React


  • Help lead development team to design, build, and manage systems that are highly reliable, scalable, and secure
  • Develop high quality full-stack code for our Java/Spring/React application
  • Design, create, test and support software applications
  • Review code and designs from other members on the team
  • Collaborate with other engineers in the team to deliver new capabilities
  • Coach and mentor other team members as needed
  • Quickly and effectively troubleshoot problems in development and production environments
  • Provide suggestions on performance improvements of existing platform
  • Coordinate with product owners, project managers and Client business partners to gather requirements and document them as needed
  • Respond to service disruptions during US business hours and work with the rest of our team to resolve them


  • New Orleans-based with ability to work remotely (US-based)
  • Small agile team where you will be the primary technical decision maker day-to-day as well as hands-on with the code

If this sounds interesting, we want to hear from you.

To apply please submit your resume to operations@junum.io

Junum is an equal opportunity employer.