Communication solutions designed for the healthcare environment can bridge the security and integration gaps: They can integrate with other solutions and third-party applications, permeating and enhancing clinical workflows. Intended for use in a clinical environment, they are designed to meet the technical and administrative standards, required to comply with HIPAA. These systems are created to integrate seamlessly with current operations on any type of device or combination of devices.
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The Senior Software Engineer (SSE) is a member of a highly-motivated team. This role will develop, enhance, and sustain innovative solutions to improve the customer experience. The SSE will implement complex software in accordance with project requirements, UX design, and industry best practices. The SSE will also review designs and participate in meaningful collaboration sessions on how to solve customer problems and participate in determining scope for new projects. The SSE will own and components of the architecture and direct the work of other team members
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Provide technical guidance in software design and development activities. May oversee development team and coordinate strategies amongst teams to ensure technologies are interconnected and product lines are working smoothly.
Code, test, debug, document and maintain software applications using established coding standards and methodologies.
Participate in Scrum activities, perform code reviews, contribute to a high performing, growing team.
Own component(s) of the architecture and direct the work of other team members.
Ensure new software meets quality standards through writing unit and automated tests.
Troubleshoot, debug, resolve product issues as they arise.
Assist in designing interfaces to improve the user experience.
Support the application lifecycle (concept, design, test, release and support). Follow established development, documentation, testing and deployment processes.
Gather requirements and suggest solutions; serve as an integrator between business needs and technology solutions.
Collaborate with product development team to plan new features.
Participate in planning and scoping meetings for future projects.
Work cross functionally to resolve complex customer problems.
Responsible for managing and maintaining project and work backlog; able to re-prioritize tasks as the business deems appropriate.
Stay current with new technology trends.
Train, coach and mentor other engineers.
Other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university and 4 years’ experience or Master’s degree in Computer Science and 2 years’ experience; or comparable experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. BS in Computer Science preferred.
Required Skills and Qualifications:
Strong Experience as a Front End Software Engineer
Strong Experience working with React, Redux, or other front-end frameworks
Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
Experience with Typescript, WebPack, Node, NPM, or Jest
Experience with responsive design, web accessibility
Experience testing browser-based applications
Experience writing tests that exercise Cloud based/SaaS applications
Experience with Python, PHP
Understanding of AWS IoT
Understanding of API Gateway
Understanding of .NET and C#
Understanding of the fundamentals of good User Design
Ability to work with UX Designers to develop a simple and modern UI
Experience working on an Agile development team
Experience working in a Healthcare/clinical environment
Ability to identify, own, and solve problems independently or as part of a team