Full Stack Technical Lead

  • New York, NY, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Butterfly Network’s mission is to democratize healthcare by making medical imaging accessible to everyone. We operate at the intersection of medicine, engineering, and machine learning to create breakthrough technology that becomes smarter with each new patient. If you have a passion for doing innovative work that makes a difference in the world, you will love working with us.

The Butterfly iQ is the world’s first portable, whole-body ultrasound device. Built upon groundbreaking technology that puts ultrasound on a semiconductor chip, the iQ is a natively mobile-first, cloud-based platform. The iQ is FDA-cleared for 13 applications and will be shipping to doctors and hospitals this fall. There has never been a more exciting time to join us in revolutionizing the medical imaging industry and saving the lives of people around the globe.

Job Description

Our HIPAA-compliant cloud is the key to Butterfly's service model - enabling users to store, collaborate, analyze, and educate. The cloud team is looking for an experienced Technical Lead to take ownership of business problems, shape ideas into system designs and lead developers through execution. You will design and build modern solutions using the best technologies available, informed by a deep understanding of cloud architecture and how distributed systems operate at scale. As your impact broadens, you will hire, mentor, and lead other engineers to achieve our goals. These efforts will help grow both our team and our cloud platform to bring new classes of services to life - for use everywhere, from the hospital to the home.



  • 5+ years of experience designing and building modern back-end cloud systems, especially using Python, Node.js or Ruby and web app frameworks such as Django or Rails to implement RESTful services

  • A track record of owning business problems and leading developers to deliver effective solutions in a modern, cloud-based architecture

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Highly Valued - We’re excited if you have this experience, but don’t worry if you don’t!


  • Designing elastic and resilient distributed systems in a cloud environment such as AWS, GCP, or Azure

  • GraphQL and related frameworks e.g. Relay, Apollo and URQL

  • Containerization and orchestration technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, ECS, EKS

  • Web apps with live updates - pub/sub solutions (such as Redis), WebSockets

  • SQL (especially modern versions of PostgreSQL) and NoSQL databases

  • HIPAA, PHI and PII compliance

Additional Information

In addition to working with colleagues and advisors who are the best and brightest in their fields, building a revolutionary product and helping to save lives, we offer great perks:

  • Health insurance with 100% premium covered
  • 401K plan
  • Competitive salary and equity plan
  • Unlimited vacation day and sick day policy
  • Free on-site meals, unlimited healthy snacks
  • Brand new office in Flatiron 
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits

Butterfly Network is an equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status.