honor Remote Full-time 2024-03-22

Honor exists to expand the world’s capacity to care.

We’re combining high tech with high-touch to deliver better home care for aging adults, better jobs for Care Professionals, and entirely new offerings to support the aging journey, at scale. 

Founded in 2014, and now a Series E funded “Unicorn” valued at over $1B, Honor leads the world’s largest home care network with the most advanced care platform. Our August 2021 acquisition of Home Instead has created a global company that’s revolutionizing how society cares for older adults, their families, and Care Professionals.

The Honor Care Platform combines local care and the most advanced technology to bring the highest quality care to more aging adults. 

Grow at Honor as part of a united team where everyone shows up authentically, shares ideas bravely, and solves complex problems! 

About the Work:

Honor seeks a seasoned Backend Engineer to shape the architectural foundation of our next-generation operations tools. You’ll take a lead role in driving the technical strategy, directly influencing our internal processes and business efficiency. Your ability to envision scalable systems, champion their development, and foster engineering excellence will be instrumental in achieving Honor’s strategic goals.


  • Architectural Leadership: Design and independently architect robust, scalable backend systems in Python that anticipate future growth and meet the evolving needs of operations.
  • Strategic Vision: Influence the product roadmap for operations tools, proactively identifying how backend systems can drive better decision-making and streamlined operations across the company.
  • Technical Guidance: Collaborate with and mentor other engineers to provide technical direction and facilitate team efficiency.
  • Stakeholder Partnership: Actively engage with operations teams to deeply understand their pain points, propose innovative technical solutions, and influence overall process improvement.
  • Iterative & Adaptive Approach: Maintain an iterative development cycle while strategically balancing near-term needs with the long-term technical health of the platform.
  • React Frontend Proficiency: Ensure seamless integration with our React frontend.


  • Extensive Architectural Expertise: A proven track record in designing and building large-scale backend systems, exhibiting significant architectural ownership and independent decision-making ability.
  • Python Mastery: Exceptional depth and hands-on expertise with Python.
  • Strategic Influence: Demonstrated ability to drive technical decision-making, translate business goals into strategic system design, and influence cross-team alignment.
  • Mentorship & Collaboration: An aptitude for leading technical discussions, providing guidance to other engineers, and fostering a collaborative engineering culture.
  • Passion for Operational Efficiency: Keen interest in how technology can enhance and optimize core business processes.
  • Remote Communication Excellence: A proven expert in building relationships and driving alignment within distributed teams, prioritizing proactive, transparent communication.


Our range reflects the hiring range for this position.  We use national average to determine pay as we are a remote first company.  Individual pay is based on a number of factors including qualifications, skills, experience, education, and training.

Base pay is just a part of our total rewards program.  Honor offers generous equity packages that increase with position level and responsibilities, and a 401K with up to a 4% employer match.
We provide medical, dental and vision coverage including zero cost plans for employees.  Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Life Insurance are fully employer paid with a voluntary additional Life Insurance option.  We offer a generous time off program, mental health benefits, wellness program, and discount program.


Hiring Salary Range
$184,000$225,000 USD

What’s next?

Honor is remote friendly! We’re hiring across the U.S., with an entirely virtual interview and onboarding process. Most of our positions are remote/work from home and do not require permanent relocation. As conditions allow, we have office space for in-person collaboration in our San Francisco Bay Area, CA, Austin, TX, and Omaha, NE hubs. If you’re looking for a great job that offers you the opportunity to work from home, we’d love to talk to you.

Want to know more about why Honor is a great place to work? Check out our perks!

We value people! These four people-centric values guide the ways we work and decisions we make every day. 

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Honor is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation or belief. 

Honor is an E-Verify company. For more information please review our Participation and your Right to Work