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Oscar Health // health insurance
Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Tuesday, September 01, 2020
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Hi, we're Oscar. Were hiring a Software Engineer: Data/Systems to join our Engineering team in our NYC office. 

Oscar is a technology-driven, consumer-focused health insurance startup founded in 2012 & headquartered in New York City. Our goal is to make health insurance simple, transparent, & human. We need your help to do so.

In Engineering, we do that by building reliable & maintainable applications, infrastructure, & interfaces that make interacting with the health care system easier for everyone -- members, providers, & (yes!) ourselves.

As an Oscar Engineer, youll be joining a tight knit, passionate team.  And will work alongside seasoned engineers to develop expertise in specialized areas like: system design & architecture; complex data systems & pipelines; development of communications or other types of infrastructure; & lots more.  We take pride in our ability to move quickly (deploys > 100/day), our small teams (engineers <= 5), & our willingness to tackle big problems (frequency == everyday).

What we're actually doing:

The following is a list of projects our teams are currently working on:

  • A search engine that effectively & efficiently connects members to the care they need when they need it.

  • A platform to securely, accurately, & automatically make electronic payments to providers.

  • A system to price & adjudicate claims in real time with startling accuracy.

  • A configurable platform to communicate with members via various channels, including email, snail mail, push notifications, & SMS.

You at Oscar:

If you have passion, great software development skills, & a drive to learn & grow, we want to work with you. That means:

  • You care about what you do.

  • You care about what we do.

  • Youre willing & able to learn quickly, whether it be a new shiny technology or an arcane, ill-conceived data structure; our company may be new, but the health industry isnt!

  • You are excited to build high-performance, fault-tolerant, & scalable software systems.

Anything else is a bonus. We believe diversity is a key ingredient in building something great. All backgrounds welcome.

Life at Oscar: 

At Oscar, being an Equal Opportunity Employer means more than upholding discrimination-free hiring practices. It means that we cultivate an environment where people can be their most authentic selves & find both belonging & support. We're on a mission to change health care -- an experience made whole by our unique backgrounds & perspectives.

We encourage our members to care for their whole selves, & we encourage our employees to do the same with comprehensive medical benefits, generous paid-time off, paid parental leave, retirement plans, company social events, stocked kitchens, wellness programs, & volunteer opportunities.

Reasonable Accommodation:

Oscar applicants are considered solely based on their qualifications, without regard to applicants disability or need for accommodation. Any Oscar applicant who requires reasonable accommodations during the application process should contact the Oscar Benefits Team ( to make the need for an accommodation known.

Pay Transparency Policy:

Oscar ensures that you won't be discharged or discriminated against based on whether you've inquired about, discussed, or disclosed your pay. Read the full policy here.

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