Sr. Spark Software Engineer

| Greater Denver Area

Senior Spark Software Engineer

NextHealth Technologies is a high growth, venture-backed company located in downtown Denver, Colorado. Our advanced analytics platform enables healthcare companies to make data-driven decisions that save money and optimize outcomes. We’re a tight-knit team of doers that thrive in a fast-paced and agile environment. We nerd-out on our AI and machine learning technology platform and our approach to big data analytics.

Our team members enjoy:

  • Competitive salary plus 10% annual bonus potential
  • Stock options
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Medical benefits starting at $0 + HSA gift up to $350 every month
  • Internet, commuter, and/or phone stipends
  • Free onsite gym


  • Software engineering, design, and architecture primarily on the data science side of the house, using pySpark on Azure Databricks platform
  • Hopping over to help with data engineering or the Flask API if required
  • Finding unexpected wins and implementing them – your initiative and feedback is valued here!
  • Experience working with big data and architecting advanced analytical platforms
  • Strong understanding of software engineering principles, design principals, performance and how to code efficient algorithms at scale
  • Self-starting attitude, but able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team


  • 4+ years’ experience as Senior Software Engineer, working with python, or other programming languages
  • 2+ years’ experience with Spark and specifically pySpark writing distributed and parallel program execution logic – or convincingly argue relevance of experience with technologies like Koalas, PyFlink, Dask and Apache Arrow
  • Must be a good teammate – difficult ‘geniuses’ need not apply
  • Strong knowledge of performance tradeoffs of different approaches, and ability to debug & tune performance issues
  • Strong understanding of security best practices
  • Hands-on experience with Microsoft Azure Databricks and/or other cloud computing platforms


  • Previous experience implementing data science algorithms
  • Computer Science or related degree
  • Previous healthcare experience, understanding of HIPAA and HITRUST security requirements

Other Details:

  • This role is a full-time, exempt position
  • Starting salary range is $116,000-$150,000
  • This role will be eligible to participate in the following:
    • full employee benefits package
    • employee equity plan
    • variable performance-based bonus incentives with annual potential up to 10%
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999 18th Street 2600S, Denver, CO 80202

An Insider's view of NextHealth Technologies

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NextHealth has an Executive Advisory Council made up of senior healthcare leaders that collectively represent over 30% of all the insured people in the U.S.A.! They help us guide our product strategy and share where the industry is headed. That we can attract this caliber of executives is a testament to the value we are delivering in the market.


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What are NextHealth Technologies Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Happy Hours

Additional Perks + Benefits

1. When you feel well, you do well! We offer rich benefit options including vision, dental, and medical benefit options paid at 100% for employee.
2. Contribute to an inspiring workplace! Partake in company culture collaborations, social gatherings, and enjoy the amenities at our Denver office.
4. In a hard-charging work environment, it’s good to take time for yourself! We offer unlimited PTO to provide the flexibility to take time off for vacation, illness, family obligations or whatever else life has in store.
5. Competitive salary, commission or bonus, and equity.

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