Back-End Developer

At Petal
  • Full Time
  • Employee
  • Full Remote

Posted on July 2nd

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Job description
Founded in Quebec City in 2010, PetalMD is a dynamic and growing company made up of a team of over 200 enthusiasts who have developed innovative productivity tools for healthcare professionals. Secure messaging, online booking, schedule management, medical billing and hospital console: all on iOS, Android and our online application!

We will soon reach 50,000 users and have no intention of slowing down in our mission to simplify the daily lives of physicians, improve the efficiency of the health system and ultimately improve access to care.


What you can expect when joining the team
As part of a multidisciplinary team, you will join the technical and creative teams working on a constantly evolving agile basis (Scrum, Kanban, Spotify-like structure, etc.). You will work on the core application, as well as the REST API with a stack including : Rails 5, Sidekiq, MySQL, ElasticSearch, Redis and Docker.


Your daily life
During the day, equipped with a powerful Macbook, you will be asked to :

  • Design and implement new features;
  • Participate in the code review of your colleagues;
  • Participate in the maintenance and technological evolution of the platform;
  • Write automated tests (yes, this is important to us!);
  • Collaborate with the DevOps team on continuous deployments and testing.

What we offer
We offer very competitive conditions, but we don't believe that that’s enough to make you happy in the long run. Here's what makes employees happy at PetalMD:

  • To be surrounded by a talented and competent team;
  • To work in an environment that values fun, respect and teamwork;
  • To work on a quality product in the dynamic atmosphere of a start-up;
  • To participate in the innovation of a growing Canadian company tackling the improvement of the health system - Nothing less!

Job requirements

Your profile
You are a versatile, curious developer with a passion for web application development? You enjoy staying up to date, being informed and working in a fast-paced environment? You are looking for a friendly work environment and want to be part of a great team? The sky is the limit! If you have 
  • Relevant development experience or a degree in computer science;
  • Knowledge of Ruby / Rails or other object-oriented languages;
  • Minimal knowledge of relational databases, denormalization and NoSQL;
  • A good understanding of the web.

PetalMD’s position on remote working
In our opinion, a company cannot claim to be modern, innovative and have the well-being of their team at heart, without attempting to integrate remote working to the level that their business model allows them to. Post-pandemic, PetalMD employees will continue to benefit from the option of teleworking up to the maximum flexibility permitted by the nature of the position and the smooth running of operations.


Our benefits
  • A signing bonus of 1 000$ for your remote work set-up;
  • Compensation that recognizes your contribution;
  • A ​generous vacation policy;
  • 5 ​paid personal days​ per year​;
  • A ​group RRSP / DPSP plan with employer contribution
  • ​A ​complete group ​insurance ​plan, ​including dental;
  • An ​annual wellness allowance;
  • Access to the Dialogue™ telehealth application;
  • Access to the Officevibe™ employee engagement application;
  • Flexible work hours and more.

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