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Principal Engineer, Backend (EMR)

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Posted 12 days ago

Job Type

Full Time


$200k - $250k






  • Revolutionizing telehealth through personalized health solutions

  • Leading backend architecture and design strategies for seamless patient-clinician communication

  • Opportunity to drive innovation, mentorship, and adoption of new technologies


Hims & Hers Health, Inc. (better known as Hims & Hers) is the leading health and wellness platform, on a mission to help the world feel great through the power of better health. We are revolutionizing telehealth for providers and their patients alike. Making personalized solutions accessible is of paramount importance to Hims & Hers and we are focused on continued innovation in this space. Hims & Hers offers nonprescription products and access to highly personalized prescription solutions for a variety of conditions related to mental health, sexual health, hair care, skincare, heart health, and more.

Hims & Hers is a public company, traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “HIMS”. To learn more about the brand and offerings, you can visit and , or visit our . For information on the company’s outstanding benefits, culture, and its talent-first flexible/remote work approach, see below and visit .

About the job:

Hims and Hers seek an experienced Principal Software Engineer to help build a fast, reliable, and frictionless telemedicine end-user experience. The role will focus on the software that connects our patients to our medical providers. This software allows Clinicians to communicate with patients, see their medical history and any relevant information to make an informed decision for treatment.

You Will:

  • Develop and promote architecture and design strategies, frameworks, and patterns while collaborating closely with engineering and product organizations

  • Actively partner with stakeholders to understand business requirements

  • Lead the design, development, and implementation of scalable, performant, and secure backend solutions

  • Set patterns and practices for the architecture, coding, delivery, and operation of your team's services

  • Build relationships with other teams to collaborate and lead the way in developing reusable, scalable, and secure designs that benefit the entire organization

  • Partner with other engineering teams, product, design, infrastructure, and project management while serving as a mentor and advocate for your team

  • Contribute to the vision for the team and the platform as a technical leader, identifying new and strategic technologies that improve security, scalability, reliability, and performance.

You Have:

  • 12+ years as a software engineer, shipping production code

  • Proven experience designing, developing, and delivering large-scale e-commerce or similar complex platforms

  • Experience introducing new architecture and design concepts, including coaching, adoption, and execution within your domain and aligned with tech organization strategies

  • Experience with modern backend technologies like Java, Kotlin, or C#

  • Expertise in relational databases

  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to translate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders

  • Ability to move quickly and meet tight deadlines

  • Capable of prioritizing multiple projects to meet goals without management oversight

Our Benefits (there are more but here are some highlights):

  • Competitive salary & equity compensation for full-time roles

  • Unlimited PTO, company holidays, and quarterly mental health days

  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental & vision, and parental leave

  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

  • Employee discounts on hims & hers & Apostrophe online products

  • 401k benefits with employer matching contribution

  • Offsite team retreats


Outlined below is a reasonable estimate of H&H’s compensation range for this role for US-based candidates. If you're based outside of the US, your recruiter will be able to provide you with an estimated salary range for your location.

The actual amount will take into account a range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, and location. H&H also offers a comprehensive Total Rewards package that may include an equity grant.

Consult with your Recruiter during any potential screening to determine a more targeted range based on location and job-related factors. We don’t ever want the pay range to act as a deterrent from you applying!

An estimate of the current salary range for US-based employees is

$200,000—$250,000 USD

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you’re excited about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply.

Hims is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other basis forbidden under federal, state, or local law. Hims considers all qualified applicants in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Hims & hers is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at . Please do not send resumes to this email address.

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