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