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Backend Software Engineer


  • Make major contributions as full-stack developer specializing in backend microservices, mostly written (currently at least) in Ruby.
  • Be a part of an agile scrum team - work primarily on our smart pill bottle and its surrounding software ecosystem.
  • Help guide our products in the right direction - everyone at AdhereTech has a hand in product management, and we expect you to bring your experience and unique perspective to our existing product and any future products we build.
  • Lead the architecture and growth of our applications and code bases - assist with build-vs-buy decisions, help us navigate growth pains and avoid any potential future bottlenecks.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to younger developers - grow into a leader, and bring experience to an open minded and hard-working team. Expand our knowledge and our quality-focused culture.
  • Take ownership and responsibility for everything from small dev tasks to multi-year refactoring and rearchitecting programs - be a designer, a doer, and a leader that can help AdhereTech's software continue to thrive.


  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related field
  • 2-5 years professional experience as a software engineer
  • Expertise in at least one high-level object oriented programming language
  • Experience in Ruby, Java, or Postgres preferred.
  • Experience with microservices as well as pub/sub event based architecture a plus.
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, and Google Cloud Platform a plus.
  • Must be able to work with the full AdhereTech team at our company offices in Manhattan. We are not seeking remote or part-time hires.
  • Accepts change openly and able to thrive in a culture of continuous improvement and learning.
  • Excellent English (both oral and written).
  • Strong communication and documentation skills and the ability to operate autonomously in a challenging startup environment.

Benefits & Compensation:

  • Salary commensurate with experience and fitness for position.
  • Equity ownership in AdhereTech
  • Health insurance, flexible work hours, and unlimited vacation.

About AdhereTech:

AdhereTech builds and supports highly-effective adherence programs for patients on the world’s most crucial medications - all driven by real-time data and analysis via our patented Smart Pill Bottles. AdhereTech is currently used by thousands of patients across the globe. Our customers include top pharmaceutical companies, health systems, and clinical researchers, and our solution is always free for patients. Our top priority is to create a safe, seamless, and beneficial user-experience for all patients and customers that use our solution.

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