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Senior Design Systems Engineer

Parachute Health

Parachute Health

Software Engineering, Design
Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2024

In the U.S. alone, over 30 million patients per year are prescribed care via paper and fax. The legacy ordering process is long, complicated, and yields an 83% error rate, resulting in patients ending up in the hospital or worse.

The world is transitioning to Digital Ordering across the healthcare industry. At Parachute Health, we’re leading the charge with a platform that is 10 times faster than the status quo. We connect with major hospitals, payors, and suppliers of life-saving products. Our vision of a "delightfully simple" digital ordering experience for clinicians pushes us forward to transforming the world of post-acute care.

Since launching, we’ve helped millions of patients. Founded in New York City, we’ve grown across 50 states and partnered with 50,000 clinical facilities and over 2,000 supplier locations across 20,000+ products on the Parachute Platform.

We are looking for a senior-level design system engineer to join our team. This is a full-time position.


  • Architect and build reusable UI components for Canopy, our in-house design system
  • Contribute to key technical decisions related to design system components and features
  • Build and maintain the tooling used by the design system team to build, test and distribute components
  • Build and maintain the tooling used to manage our design tokens
  • Build and maintain the tooling used to publish design system documentation
  • Work with consumers in engineering & design to ensure the design system is meeting their day-to-day needs
  • Coordinate with consuming engineers to ensure component integrations and migrations are smooth
  • Mentor engineers on proper component usage, especially with regards to improving accessibility
  • Review other DS engineers’ code for correctness, style, and alignment with design system best practices


  • Minimum of 3 years developing & architecting components (including maintaining build tooling, testing, documentation, and publish/release pipeline)
  • Professional React and Typescript experience
  • High level of CSS Expertise
  • Understands the fundamentals of HTML and vanilla JS
  • The ability to apply a customer and product-focused mindset to prioritize effectively, making well-reasoned tradeoffs between speed and quality
  • Knowledge of web best practices and changes to accessibility guidelines
  • Strong understanding of UX/UI concepts and a demonstrated record of design and product sensibility
  • The ability to work closely across teams (and time-zones) and manage dependencies
  • Must have permanent residency in the U.S.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with CSS/SCSS Modules
  • Experience with Storybook, Gatsby, and Sanity CMS
  • Accessibility expertise
  • Delight in learning
  • Exposure to healthcare technologies
  • Work primarily from the continental United States


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Remote-First Company
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Annual Company-Wide Bonus (up to 15%)
  • Flexible Vacation Policy
  • Summer Fridays - 5 Fridays Off During Summer (Separate From PTO)
  • Monthly Internet Stipend
  • Annual Home Office Stipend
  • Co-Working Space Reimbursement

Base Salary:

Base: $145K - $195K

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