Software Engineer II

Accolade, Inc.

Prague, Czechia


Position summary

About Accolade
Accolade (Nasdaq: ACCD) provides millions of people and their families with an exceptional healthcare experience that is personal, data driven and value based to help every person live their healthiest life. Accolade solutions combine virtual primary care, mental health support and expert medical opinion services with intelligent technology and best-in-class care navigation. Accolade’s Personalized Healthcare approach puts humanity back in healthcare by building relationships that connect people and their families to the right care at the right time to improve outcomes, lower costs and deliver consumer satisfaction. Accolade consistently receives consumer satisfaction ratings over 90%. For more information, visit

As a Software Engineer joining our team, you will be in charge of building microservices to manage a crucial domain of our organization, you will work in AWS using serverless products such as Lambda and Batch and you will code in Python and Java. You will join a small and experienced team on a mission of delivering a better healthcare experience to our members in the US healthcare market (almost 2Ms members).

Our Projects aim to manage the domain of Practitioners inside the Accolade Cloud Platform, we own the creation, maintenance and termination of practitioners, and we have microservices to manage their schedules, their statuses and their statistics. We also integrate our Platform with external software such as Workday for HR data and Verint, used to monitor the activities of our Health Assistants.

The team is currently also focused on implementing a set of forecasting applications focused on Health Assistant usage.

A day in the Life…

  • Implementing new features on the back-end side of our Accolade Cloud Platform
  • Working with new cloud and cutting-edge technologies (AWS, Elastic, NewRelic, Python, Java) on existing and new projects
  • Working with great engineers
  • Continuously improving our user experience (automating manual work, improving reliability)
  • Be part of a Continuous delivery mission where your change is delivered to production in minutes (after all automated tests are successfully executed )
  • Working on own product and being proud of it (we are not a software factory)
  • Working on a mission-critical project that has a profile in the company

A look outside the day to day:

  • Small and autonomous (processes & technology) team
  • Place where ideas and opinions are encouraged not feared
  • Place where team members motivate each other
  • Place where finger-pointing has no place and mistakes are learning opportunities
  • Place were using common sense is valued more than strict adherence to methodologies
  • Place where effectivity is valued more than putting in overtime

Demonstrated education, skills and experience to be successful in this role:

  • Experience with building serverless applications
  • Experience with building Java backend systems  
  • Experience with building Python backend system
  • Experience with database systems (relational or NoSQL)
  • Experience with microservices and cloud technologies (AWS, docker)
  • Experience with CI/CD processes

While working in Accolade you will enjoy the following benefits:

  • RSUs grant
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • 5 weeks of vacation + personal days
  • 1 paid day off for your volunteerism per year
  • Cell phone and a plan for unlimited personal use as well
  • Sodexo Gastro Pass Card with no contribution
  • Flexi Pass Card per month or Multisport Card
  • Parental benefits
  • Virtual hospital service
  • Ginger Emotional Support app (
  • Carrott - support on family forming journey (
  • Fresh fruits and office breakfasts
  • Office events-workshops, tournaments, competitions, raffles. buildings
  • Home office and flexible working hours

What is important to us...

Creating an enduring company that is hyper-focused on our culture and making a meaningful impact in the lives of our employees, members and customers. The secret to our success is:

We find joy and purpose in serving others
Making a difference in our members’ and customers’ lives is what we do. Even when it’s hard, we do the right thing for the right reasons.

We are strong individually and together, we’re powerful
Trusting in our colleagues and embracing their different backgrounds and experiences enable us to solve tough problems in creative ways, having fun along the way.

We roll up our sleeves and get stuff done
Results motivate us. And we aren't afraid of the hard work or tough decisions needed to get us there.

We’re boldly and relentlessly reinventing healthcare
We're curious and act big -- not afraid to knock down barriers or take calculated risks to change the world, one person at a time.

Accolade is committed to being a company that embraces a hybrid work environment where employees can enjoy the best of both worlds - the flexibility to work from home and the opportunity to have a common place to connect, collaborate, and innovate with others in-person.  Our hybrid work model requires that employees who live within 40 miles of an Accolade office are required to be in the office for at least two days during the work week. Accolade will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified employees with disabilities or for a sincerely held religious belief.

Accolade is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to advancing an inclusive environment for all qualified applicants and employees. We provide employment opportunities, without regard, to any legally protected status in accordance with applicable laws in the US. We are committed to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience. 

Accolade, Inc., PlushCare, Inc., and Accolade 2ndMD LLC will never ask you to pay to get a job. Anyone who does this is a scammer. Further, we will never send you a check and ask you to send on part of the money or buy gift cards with it. These are also scams. If you see or lose money to a job scam, report it to the Federal Trade Commission at You can also report it to your state attorney general.

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About the company

Industry: Healthcare: Services

During the moments that matter in healthcare, your people need to be seen, heard and understood for who they are. Accolade is a Personalized Healthcare company that puts humanity back in healthcare for your employees by building relationships that connect them and their families to the right care at the right time. We deliver care that is personalized, guided by intelligent ...