Join Lily

Lily Health is an early stage digital health startup that gives women in low and middle-income countries their own personal health advisor via private mobile chat. We have an awesome team based in the US, Kenya, and Bangladesh and were recently selected as a top startup by SeedStars Kenya and Merck Accelerator Africa. 

Our platform, which blends AI and human conversation inputs, was recently launched in Kenya and has just hit 50,000 users.

Lead Engineer - We are seeking an extremely talented engineer to scale our platform capacity to 10 million plus daily users.

This person should enjoy:

  • The architecture and coding challenges involved with scaling including reviewing and optimizing code, logic, and architecture.

  • Innovating every day in a fast paced startup environment and taking ownership of the conversation platform.

  • Applying technical depth towards achieving a bold product vision.

Must have experience with:

  • Designing and implementing robust, reliable, scalable and secure microservices based solutions that use complex cloud-based infrastructures.

  • Using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery and consuming Web services using Rest or JSON.

  • Using event based message oriented open-source container technologies such as Kubernetes, Docker, Swarm, Kafka, etc.

Role will also likely involve using Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, SQS, VPC, Lambda, CloudFront, CloudWatch), Databases (MySQL/PostgreSQL/MS SQL), Windows, Linux servers, HTTPS, REST API’s.

Location is flexible for qualified candidates and support for relocation to Kenya is available if desired. Compensation will include meaningful equity ownership.


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