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Tusk Venture Partners
Tusk Venture Partners

Senior Python/AWS Developer



Software Engineering
Nashville, TN, USA
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024
At Tend, we do dental differently.

Tend is rewriting the playbook of modern dentistry by building a company around the patient and the provider. We believe that with the power of technology, a hospitality-driven mindset, and a top tier clinical team, we can make going to the dentist something to look forward to. Our vision is to transform the dental experience into one that is empowering, human and personalized.

Since launching in 2019, we have provided exceptional care to over 100,000 patients across five major cities: New York, Washington DC, Boston, Atlanta and Nashville. With thousands of five-star reviews, Tend has become one of the country's top-rated and in-demand dental practices, with over 650 team members to support this mission. We’re continuing to grow quickly and looking for the best of the best to come join our team.

Tend is seeking a highly motivated Senior Python/AWS Developer to join our team and play a crucial role in developing and maintaining our core applications and cloud infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, and maintain scalable backend services using Python and the Django web framework.
  • Leverage AWS services (RDS, Lambda, ECS, EventBridge, S3, etc.) to build, deploy, and manage cloud-based applications.
  • Analyze and troubleshoot complex technical issues, providing timely and effective solutions.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to gather requirements, plan features, and ensure smooth project delivery.

Core Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with Python, including proficiency with the Django framework.
  • Demonstrated experience with AWS services for building and deploying applications.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, able to articulate technical concepts clearly and collaborate effectively.
  • Proactive, independent worker with a strong sense of ownership and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Salesforce CRM (Lightning Web Components, Apex) and/or Salesforce Marketing Cloud.
  • Familiarity with JavaScript, Node.js, React, and Next.js.
  • Familiarity with Serverless Framework.


The Tend Difference

The highest standard of care, anywhere.
You’ll work with highly-esteemed clinical leadership and experience-obsessed colleagues to provide the best patient experience possible, with access to technology that’s head and shoulders above the average practice. You’ll have exciting opportunities to collaborate with talented team members to make visits extraordinary. Our hospitality-driven approach to care means that patients actually look forward to seeing you.
A top-tier clinical team who puts patients first.
We value science over sales, and promote a culture of warmth and hospitality — our teams are recognized for going the extra mile for our patients. We trust our providers to put patient needs first, and never implement production quotas. We offer a warm, collaborative culture and are proud to be an inclusive, curious team driven by excellence.
A new model that’s a joy to work at.
Tend has become beloved by patients and providers alike for combining beautiful work environments with cutting-edge clinical technology. Our providers are rewarded based on an innovative pay structure, as well as education programs that are training the next generation of industry leaders. And our top-notch total rewards packages include both best-in-class benefits and compensation. You’ll not only have the chance to be part of a thriving, industry-changing company, but empowered to become an expert in your field and supported through continuing education.
Tend is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Tend is committed to promoting a work environment in which differences are respected, employees are treated fairly, and individual contributions are valued and rewarded. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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