Application Programming Interface (API) Developer

At Prevail Health
  • Full Time
  • Employee

Posted on June 19th

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About Prevail Health Solutions:

Prevail Health’s mission is to provide clinically proven health and wellness programs combined with a best-in-class, caring support network. Prevail is a funded, healthcare technology startup that has built an innovative interactive application scientifically proven through clinical trials to treat a wide range of behavioral mental health symptoms and conditions at the individual level. Prevail is dramatically changing mental health care and the economics of mental illness, whose annual cost is measured in hundreds of billions annually in the US.

Our platform introduces new technology that allows us to offer customized interactive mental health treatment to high priority groups of individuals including personalized and tailored on-demand support. We work with insurers, employers and providers to connect people to the right level of care at the right time.

About the Role:

Prevail is looking for Application Programming Interface (API) Developer. We are looking for developers who strive to find the right balance of code quality and getting the work done. You need to be self-sufficient, strong at communicating your thoughts, and willing to express your ideas for the betterment of the platform. We are an agile team that works in a fast-paced environment.

  • Experience with Ruby on Rails.
  • Experience with Sinatra.
  • Experience with API testing tools such as Postman.
  • Able to build, test and debug API’s.
  • Document API Endpoints, flows and functionality
  • Working knowledge of XML, JSON, REST, SOAP, Ruby script and relational databases.
  • The ability to use Postman tools to complete unit testing.
  • Experience with API security policies, OAuth and JWT.
  • Assist in developing user documentation, specifications, and departmental policies and procedures that impact the use of APIs.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • 2+ years of experience administering and developing customization of platforms, or other directly related experience. A combination of education and experience may meet requirements; the successful candidate will have an ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing requirements and circumstances.
  • Experience with development of APIs / Interfaces on Ruby on Rails platforms. Works closely with the API Solutions Architect and ACE development and support staff, as a major contributor to the success of the system.
  • Solid grasp of API capabilities. Experience with Containers and DevOps is a plus.
  • Very comfortable with working in Linux environment and scripting. Knowledge of relational databases, familiarity with git, and Azure DevOps preferred.
  • Requires strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills


  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Opportunity for professional growth – we support our teammates who want to expand their web development skills
  • Benefits include health and dental insurance
  • A very casual dress code and a fun, interactive and open working environment

If you’re ready to take on new challenges in a dynamic start-up atmosphere that is changing the way we access support in health and wellness, then don’t hesitate to reach out and apply for the position. We take a holistic approach to hiring and consider the unique qualifications of each candidate.

Prevail Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prevail Health will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sex orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires an accommodation, please let us know.

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