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Position Type:
Full-Stack Developer
Full Time


HelpWear is striving to achieve better at-home healthcare by developing affordable and accessible products for patients all around the world. HelpWear is currently developing HeartWatch, a continuous wearable ECG monitoring system worn on the bicep for further prevention and better treatment of heart-related illness. HelpWear was founded out of (and is still based in) St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Ontario and has a west coast office based in the University of Calgary’s Life Science Innovation Hub. We’re currently a team of ~25 and looking to build our team with more individuals who share our passion for improved at-home healthcare.

Job Description

- Improve the website performance and responsiveness

- Develop tools for customer to quickly navigate through collected ECG data when diagnosing patient outcomes

- Work alongside HelpWear's UI/UX designer in updating React-based UI elementsIncrease the speed of data retrieval from AWS

- Research, develop, and deploy proof-of-concepts for AWS infrastructure

- Use a test-driven development ethos when developing code

- Work in a team of enthusiastic developers keen on growing their knowledge


- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Science (completed or in progress) or equivalent work experience

- Experience with React, Python, web security, and AWS

- Excellent attention to detail, analytical and problem-solving skills

- An excellent team player who can work efficiently with minimal supervision

- Must be based in Toronto


- Experience with Django or a similar Python web framework

- Familiarity with test-driven development

- Experience working with Jira or a similar project management tool

Product Description

HelpWear builds the HeartWatch -  a continuous, clinical-grade ECG monitor worn on a patient’s bicep. In addition to novel hardware, the HeartWatch has several layers of software (smartphone app, desktop software, and cloud computing). Selected candidates would be working with the mobile app software ranging from anywhere directly with finding ways to improve data transfer through the app or developing new features to improve the system’s performance.