Founding Engineer - Backend
New York City +7
Senior · Full time
Posted 17 days ago
The Pragmatic Engineer Test score for this team - plus any details points that are not (yet) a "yes": ***** Please get your score here:
10/12. 2 of the questions don't apply since we are a team of < 10

About Faliam

Faliam is bringing the +300B healthcare supplies industry online one building block at a time. Today we provide a fully fleshed marketplace and procurement platform to enable healthcare practices to manage all of their supply-related needs in one place.
On Faliam, healthcare practitioners have the ability to:
  1. Shop from any of our direct partners
  2. Connect and shop from any of their existing supplier relationships
  3. Compare prices to make sure they're getting the best deal
  4. Place orders with up to 45 days of net term invoicing
  5. Track lifecycle of orders
  6. Analyze spending patterns over time across many axes

About Team

We are currently a tiny team (<10) with a huge impact and are looking to expand on that as we reach hyperscale. Our current team consists of senior FAANG engineers and B2B startup veterans that have scaled companies to +10B market caps.
Additionally, we have a superstar lineup of investors who help position us for success day in and day out. This list consists of Contrary, A*, and founders/execs at  Uber, Opendoor, Bolt, Flexport, Plaid, and Faire.

About Role

Faliam takes a bottoms-up product approach and as a result Software Engineers are hands-on at every stage of the development lifecycle. From decision making on what should be built to metric analysis and management, our engineers play a critical role at every step.


  • Own the vision, prioritization, architecture, development, and maintenance of various products/features
  • Operate at all levels: Our employees should never think a task is too trivial or detail is too small. We expect you to exhibit strong ownership and never say "that's not my job".
  • Collaborate with the entire engineering team to consistently improve efficiency and speed of development
  • Foster an enduring company culture: We are a small company that's still forming its core values on how to be successful. We expect you to nurture good company morals and push forward best practices.


  • 4+ years of software development experience
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals (algorithms, data structures, networking, system design)
  • Experience building and maintaining highly scalable and robust Cloud Native solutions
  • Practitioner of DevOps principles
  • Excellent communication skills in verbal and written English


  • 100% covered health coverage: Medical, dental, and vision
  • Remote-first workplace
  • Flexible Work Hours and Location
  • Open & Encouraged PTO Policy
  • Food stipend
  • Health & Wellness Stipend
  • Remote Workspace Stipend
  • Competitive Pay
  • Retirement plans
  • Virtual and in-person team & company events
Bringing the +300B healthcare supplies industry online
Size:  1-10 employees
Gergely Orosz's Notes
Gergely Orosz
Curator of The Pragmatic Engineer Job Board
10/10 on The Pragmatic Engineer Test. Impressive, for such an early-stage company!
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