Career Opportunities

Senior API Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

At Definitive Healthcare, our passion is to transform data, analytics and expertise into healthcare commercial intelligence. We help clients uncover the right markets, opportunities and people, so they can shape tomorrow’s healthcare industry. Our SaaS platform creates new paths to commercial success in the healthcare market, so companies can identify where to go next.

Our employees are kind, collaborative, energetic, approachable and driven. On top of that, we value the unique perspectives, backgrounds and voices of our employees. Why? Because their diverse experiences drive new ideas and help us build a better community.

For over 10 years, we’ve built a collaborative culture driven by employees who share a passion for improving the healthcare ecosystem, enjoy giving back to the local community and value diversity and inclusion.

One of the hallmarks of our culture is our commitment to community service. Through the DefinitiveCares program, employees can work with their choice of more than 40 charitable organizations, supporting causes from hunger and homelessness to healthcare, LGBTQ+ issues, racial justice, women’s initiatives and more. 2021 marked the sixth year that we had 100% employee participation in DefinitiveCares.

We also provide a range of opportunities for employees to connect with each other. Employees can join any of our employee run affinity groups supporting causes such as women’s empowerment, LGBTQ+, Black, indigenous and people of color (BIPOC), disabilities and working parents and potential for many more. Affinity groups often enable greater education companywide through training, events and speaker series.

We’re also a great place to work. For five years in a row, we’ve been recognized by the Boston Business Journal and the Boston Globe as a best place to work in Massachusetts. In 2022, Energage recognized us for Culture Excellence in Compensation & Benefits, Innovation, Great Leadership, Purpose & Value and Work-Life Flexibility!

Think you’d be a good addition to our team? Explore our available positions here. We’d love the chance to get to know you.

Company Overview:

We are seeking a talented Node.js Developer with experience working in Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Firebase to join our team.

Position Overview:

We are looking for a skilled Node.js Developer who is proficient in building scalable, secure, and maintainable web applications. The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience with Google Cloud Platform services, Firebase and BigQuery, as well as a strong understanding of server-side JavaScript and TypeScript development.


- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and develop robust Node.js applications.

- Write clean, efficient, and well-documented code following best practices.

- Architect and implement solutions leveraging Google Cloud Platform services such as Cloud Functions, Firebase, Cloud Tasks, and PubSub.

- Develop and maintain Firebase application endpoints dealing with BigQuery database artifacts and asynchronous cloud messaging.

- Optimize application performance and ensure scalability and reliability.

- Troubleshoot and debug issues to ensure smooth operation of applications.

- Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies in Node.js, GCP, and Firebase.


- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.

- Proven experience as a Node.js Developer with strong proficiency in JavaScript and TypeScript.

- Solid understanding of RESTful APIs and microservices architecture.

- Experience with version control systems such as Git.

- Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

- Experience with cloud database technologies such as BigQuery

- Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience working with Google Cloud Platform services, particularly Cloud Functions, Firebase, Cloud Tasks, and PubSub

- Experience deploying and managing applications in GCP environments.

- Knowledge of containerization technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes.

- Familiarity with continuous integration and deployment pipelines.

- Certifications in Google Cloud Platform or Firebase are a plus.

If you are a passionate Node.js Developer with experience in Google Cloud Platform and Firebase, we encourage you to apply and join our team of talented professionals dedicated to pushing the boundaries of technology innovation.

Why we love Definitive, and why you will too!

  • Industry leading products
  • Work hard, and have fun doing it
  • Incredibly fast growth means limitless opportunity
  • Flexible and dynamic culture
  • Work alongside some of the most talented and dedicated teammates
  • Definitive Cares, our community service group, gives all of us a chance to give back
  • Competitive benefits package including great healthcare benefits and a 401(k) match

What our Employees are saying about us on Glassdoor:

“Great Work atmosphere, great work life balance, excellent company to work for, amazing top notch product, incredible customer service, lots of tools to help you succeed.”

-Business Development Manager

“Great team. Amazing growth. Employees are treated very well.”

-Research Analyst

“I have waited 36 years to work at a dream job for a dream company and I am so happy to have finally got there.”

-Profile Analyst

If you don’t fit all of these qualifications, but believe you’re still a great fit, feel free to apply and tell us why in your cover letter.

If you are a California, Colorado, New York City or Washington resident and this role is a remote role, you can receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request.

Definitive Hiring Philosophy

Definitive Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace with equal opportunity for all applicants and teammates. Our goal is to recruit the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other status. If you’re interested in working in a fast growing, exciting working environment – we encourage you to apply!

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Please note: All communications regarding the hiring process at Definitive Healthcare will come directly from one of our corporate recruiters or coordinators with an @definitivehc.com email address. We will never request any money transfer or purchase of equipment with a promise of reimbursement. If you receive any suspicious communications, please reach out to careers@definfitivehc.com to confirm your status in the application process.