Senior Software Engineer
Raleigh, NC 
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Posted 8 days ago
Job Description

Our purpose is to serve the nation with the single most trusted and capable health information network, built to increase patient safety, lower costs and ensure quality care. 

What You're Like

You have a relentless desire to get stuff done. A true champion of the collective objective, you're energized by applying your expertise with a group of talented people to achieve something important, together. You're curious and passionate about new technologies and cutting-edge innovation, and you enjoy pulling together complex pieces of a puzzle to deliver a powerful and meaningful end-product. You're a translator between people and teams that don't use the same lingo. You don't settle for short-term gratificationyou're into long-haul, incremental efforts that require endurance, patience and next-level collaboration.

What We're Like


Surescripts Network Technology and Operations (NT&O) is comprised of smart people who love to work towards a common goal, often delivering an innovative, industry-leading solution to the healthcare marketplace. We pride ourselves on quality work that's grounded in complete transparency and accountability. When a project goes off the railsand they do from time to timewe rally around each other to fix it and move on. While our gratification is often the result of a months-long effort, we never tire of delivering a huge result that has an exponentially positive impact on the healthcare systemwhether it's quality, cost or patient safety.

OK, But Here's What It's Really Like

Working at Surescripts NT&O, your thinking cap will always be on. You'll be challenged to make sure that disparate, cross-functional pieces come together to create a desired result. You might swarm around some work if you think a milestone is about to be missed. You'll work to quickly understand diverse technologies, and establish and maintain relationships with groups who see and talk about things differently.

Job Summary

The Senior Software Engineer's role is to design, develop, assess, and troubleshoot software applications. This includes configuring, developing and documenting software specifications throughout the project life cycle.

Responsibilities
  • Support and enhance the nation's largest network for clinical exchange -- high volume, data intensive applications processing over 5 million transactions a day, storing several Terabytes of data and serving hundreds of thousands of customers.
  • Design, implement and productize the next generation of healthcare connectivity.  Help Surescripts expand beyond e-prescribing and medication benefits into other areas of connected healthcare.
  • Collaborate with analysts, architects, database engineers, and other software engineers in conceptualizing, initiating and developing new software programs and applications in an agile environment.
  • Cultivate and disseminate knowledge of application development best practices.
  • Train, manage, and provide guidance to other members of the team.
  • Perform design reviews, code reviews, automated testing, load testing and monitoring and to ensure software quality and reliability
  • Provide leadership and input into the full software development life cycle of features and applications including providing estimates, iterating on designs, producing working software, communicating with other teams and supporting critical applications.

QualificationsBasic Requirements:
  • Bachelor degree in software engineering or computer science or related field or equivalent experience
  • 5 years of experience in related, progressive roles
  • Technically fluent in multiple programming languages
  • Solid working knowledge of current internet technologies
  • Technically fluent in current tools and platforms for development, configuration, integration, data storage and management and testing

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with high volume, data intensive applications
  • Experience with services and distributed systems
  • Hands-on software troubleshooting experience
  • Knowledge of application data privacy practices and laws
  • Experience in electronic data interchange standards and formats, including ANSI X12, NCPDP SCRIPT, HL7, etc.

Physical and Mental Requirements

While performing duties of this job, an employee may be required to perform any, or all of the following: attend meetings in and out of the office, travel (sometimes extensively), communicate effectively (both orally and in writing), and be able to effectively use computers and other electronic and standard office equipment with, or without, a reasonable accommodation. Additionally, this job requires certain mental demands, including the ability to use judgement, withstand moderate amounts of stress and maintain attention to detail with, or without, a reasonable accommodation.

Surescripts is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Surescripts participates in E-Verify.


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Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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