Job Description

Title: Staff Engineer – RCM

Location: Remote – United States

Staff Software Engineer – RCM

About Headspace Health

Headspace and Gingerhave recently merged to become Headspace Health! While roles are still being recruited separately on our respective websites, new hires from this point forward will be joining Headspace Health. For more information, please speak with your recruiter!

About the role:

Our engineering team is built on a foundation of mutual trust, respect, and collaboration. We’re looking for a passionate & experienced engineer to join our growing / distributed international team. You will work hand-and-hand with our world class clinical, RCM, and product teams to build and scale our behavioral health operating system. A system that puts member & caretaker experience above all else.

We are constantly looking for opportunities to simplify revenue cycle processes and help our members navigate the complex medical insurance process. We believe that we are uniquely positioned to reinvent what the patient experience could be, getting mental healthcare in the complex healthcare system!

This position is open to remote candidates inside the US.

Perks of becoming a Happy Dot (team member):

  • Unlimited PTO
  • MINDays (2 Fridays off each month)
  • Global offices
  • Benefits that start when you do (no waiting period for medical)
  • Wellness stipend
  • Fun, positive, collaborative environment!

How your skills and passion will come to life at Headspace Health:

  • You think about system architecture, macro-level optimization and creating leverage through good design
  • You have a passion for writing readable, secure, tested code and following best practices
  • You look forward to code reviews from peers knowing that it will help you and others grow
  • You leverage existing solutions, design patterns, and frameworks where they fit the best, and have the capacity to come up with your own when existing practices do not meet the needs
  • You desire to work at a startup, you can thrive and feel empowered in both unstructured and structured environments
  • You enjoy collaboration and mentoring other engineers
  • You are comfortable giving estimates, working within a timeline, foreseeing and mitigating risks to a timeline, and communicating risks back to stakeholders
  • You care about having a diverse team and this may mean you represent diversity yourself
  • You learn from failure and act as a role model for others to do the same by openly and respectfully discussing failures and learnings


  • Have experience working with medical billing platforms / revenue cycle technologies and working knowledge of the end-to-end revenue cycle
  • 6+ years of software development experience
  • 4+ years developing, deploying and maintaining non-trivial, concurrent, commercial backend systems. Bonus if you have experience using AWS infrastructure-as-code tools (ex: CloudFormation, Terraform)
  • 2+ years of experience as a successful team lead; mentoring other engineers, and successfully leading complex projects from conception to delivery
  • Experience with one or a few of the following: Python, Django, Node.js, TypeScript
  • Experience with and understanding of: relational and non-relational DBs, normalization / denormalization, SQL, and ORMs. Bonus if you have experience with GraphQL
  • Experience writing secure / defensive code, including the use of cryptography and https
  • You have designed and documented significant applications, features, or systems that involved more than a few engineers in their implementation
  • You have a solid understanding of the network and API layer (REST, RPC, HTTP)
  • You have strong OO design skills and an understanding of design patterns
  • BS degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or in a STEM major (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) or equivalent experience. You can reason about code and algorithms in time, space and structural complexity