Lead Member of Technical Staff

athena India (Chennai, TN, India) 17 days ago

Join us as we work to create a thriving ecosystem that delivers accessible, high-quality, and sustainable healthcare for all.

We are looking for a Lead Developer to join our Platform Services Engineering division to disrupt healthcare and make products faster, safe and efficient. But enough about us, let’s talk about you.  

You must think through solutions to problems in a product development environment, and work with amazing people to make the solutions a reality. You will Work in a collaborative, non-hierarchical, dynamic environment where your talent is valued over your job title or years of experience. You have to build products using the latest technologies and tools. You can craft your own career path. You are a tenacious, but nimble learner, who demonstrates design & engineering excellence.  

The Team: athenahealth Population Health Management solution is one of the strategic offerings in the continuum of patient care. This team would be responsible for addressing critical client asks in our Pophealth product in order to maintain trust and service integrity, at the same time enriching the product to the ever-changing industry need.  

Position Summary: 

[Primary Function] Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: 

 Technical Execution 

  • Produce accurate, unambiguous technical design specifications to the appropriate detail 

  • Ability to critique technical documentation as needed 

  • Deliver customer value in the form of high quality software components and services in adherence with RPR policies on Security, performance, longevity and Integration testing 

  • Proactively Identifies and proposes new, alternative technology in order to create scalable implementations and achieve results. 

  • Accurately estimate the size of development tasks in story points; challenge other during estimation 

  • Provide high level T-shirt sizing for the work required to build smaller software components and services 

  • Understand and follow coding conventions, architectures, and best practices; hold other members of the team accountable for doing so 

  • Write, debug, and deploy code to production; deliver timely fixes 

  • Participates in team member interview process as needed; influences final hiring decisions. 

  • Scale systems to meet business demand 

  • Deploy systems to meet availability targets (HA/DR) 

  • Adhere to DOD (story definition of done) as part of the sprint, including unit tests, functional testing, code reviews, no regressions, bug fixes, documentation and adhere to best coding practices 

  • Perform peer code reviews in order to ensure quality standards. 

Contributions to the Team 

  • Act as the subject matter expert for their area of assignment 

  • Participate on scrum teams following practices outlined by team 

  • Take ownership of what the team builds after the release; consider customer adoption as success criteria 

  • Contribute to agile ceremonies to improve team performance 

  • Volunteer for work in the backlog and commit to quality delivery; Coordinate efforts across the team to ensure completion and effectiveness 

  • Participate and contribute to scrum meetings i.e. daily stand-up, sprint planning, readouts and retrospectives 

  • Drive self-organization; help determine how the team functions in collaboration with your peers 

  • Serve as Scrum Master as assigned and  ensure high team effectiveness and efficiency 

        Cross functional Coordination and Communication 

  • Work collaboratively across the Technology and Product organizations to ensure alignment towards business goals 

  • Collaborate with members of product and UX teams to design solutions 

  • Builds strong relationships with cross-functional team members and business stakeholders 

  • Share business and technical learnings with the broader engineering and product organization, while adapting approach for different audiences 

        Mentorship of Others 

  • Advise and train members of the team to maximize overall productivity and effectiveness of the team. 

Education, Experience, & Skills Required:  

  • 6-8 years of experience in an engineering role 

  • Experience in an Agile environment preferred 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent 

  • Significant software engineering skills and computer science experience 

  • Knowledge of modern programming languages such as: C#, C++, Perl, Java, Python, and javascript/jQuery 

  • Knowledge of Univ/Linux, Big Data, SQL, NOSQL, and various other technologies 

  • Experience with object oriented programing, relational database technologies, distributed computing tech (Hadoop, spark), RESTful API, WebUI (HTML 5) and Modern JS frameworks 

  • Experience with iOS and Android environments 

Behaviors & Abilities Required:  

  • Ability to learn and adapt in a fast paced environment, while producing quality code 

  • Ability to work collaboratively on a cross-functional team with a wide range of experience levels 

  • Ability to prioritize both individual time and the time of the team 

  • Strong mentoring and coaching skills that encourage growth for more junior members 

  • Ability to write code that is technically sound, performant, scalable, and readable 

  • Ability to collaborate with business owners to understand and refine business requirements 

Ability and willingness to demonstrate ownership of an area of athena’s technology 

About athenahealth  

  • Our Vision: To create a thriving ecosystem that delivers accessible, high-quality, and sustainable healthcare   for all.        

  • Our Location: This role will be based in Chennai, India. Our Global Headquarters is located in Watertown, MA, just a few miles from Boston. We have two other India locations in Bengaluru and Pune.        

  • Our Culture: At athenahealth, our employees (or “athenistas”)  are committed to making healthcare smarter. Our success is dependent on the diversity, collective spirit, and contributions of our people, clients and partners. We value teamwork and believe that the strength of our team comes from supporting each other and leveraging our specialized skills. If you are looking for company that will enable you to work outside of your comfort zone to transform the healthcare ecosystem, athenahealth is the place for you.        

  • Our Perks: Along with health & financial benefits, our athenistas are offered a variety of perks that promote employee wellbeing such as commuter support, collaborative workspaces and dog-friendly offices - just to name a few.        

athenahealth partners with hospitals and ambulatory customers to drive clinical and financial results. We offer medical record, revenue cycle, patient engagement, care coordination, and population health services. We combine insights from our network of more than 160,000 providers and approximately 117 million patients with deep industry knowledge and perform administrative work at scale. For more information, please visit [...]

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