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Senior Software Engineer



Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Join one of the nation’s leading and most impactful health care performance improvement companies. Over the years, Health Catalyst has achieved and documented clinical, operational, and financial improvements for many of the nation’s leading healthcare organizations. We are also increasingly serving international markets. Our mission is to be the catalyst for massive, measurable, data-informed healthcare improvement through:

  • Data: integrate data in a flexible, open & scalable platform to power healthcare’s digital transformation​

  • Analytics: deliver analytic applications & services that generate insight on how to measurably improve​

  • Expertise: provide clinical, financial & operational experts who enable & accelerate improvement​

  • Engagement: attract, develop and retain world-class team members by being a best place to work​

Role: Sr Software Engineer (Java/Groovy/Springboot)

Team: Technology

Location: US, Remote

Travel: none anticipated

Health Catalyst is expanding and maintains a large suite of Improvement Apps that contribute to healthcare analytics and process improvement solutions. This includes product that manage the care of health system populations, better serve patients at the point of care, reducing health system costs and reducing clinician workload.

Join our team:
As a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll be working with Improvement Apps diverse, software engineering team designing, developing, and maintaining various platforms that serve internal HCAT team members, clinicians, and patients. You'll rely on Test-Driven Development to safely enhance and refactor our system, shipping production code multiple times per week. And you'll go to bed each night with the comfort that your code is improving outcomes for patients.

What you'll own:

Help drive clarity and prototype individual features or problems

  • Knowledge of architecture patterns and the ability to design and complete features / tasks that are 50-60% well defined.

  • Has the ability to discern where gaps can be filled in without consulting a Product Manager or another programmer and can judge when a consult is needed.

Work is reviewed with the occasional need for material direction or implementation changes

  • Seeks and provides guidance via PR reviews, pair-programming and other interactions with Engineers and Product Managers

  • It is second nature to develop to high code quality standards balanced with the needs of real-world customer timelines.

  • Possesses a passion and drive to deliver exceptional products and follows established patterns and approaches within existing code bases with ease.

Takes ownership of learning and growth

  • Capitalizes on internal and external opportunities for learning.

  • Identifies gaps in knowledge/skills and seeks ways to close those gaps (self-guided learning, pairing, seeking guidance for yourself and developing guidance for less experienced members of the team)

Periodic On Call Rotation

  • Ability to communicate with Customer Success about customer issues that are escalated to Engineering and help quantify customer impact.

  • Can Respond quickly to operational emergencies, find short term resolutions and plan long term fixes to avoid similar issues in the future.

What you bring:

  • Java with extra consideration for deep Groovy and/or Springboot experience – we’ll also consider other experience in the following: .Net Core (C#), Ruby on Rails or Python

  • Curious and capable of learning new languages rapidly

  • Extremely collaborative, professional focus and drive and passionate about the applying technology to solve real world problems.

  • Highly proficient in both written and spoken communication and able to articulate ideas, information, and instructions clearly during team collaboration.

  • Experience with modern integrated development environments like VS Code or JetBrains and source control using git.

  • Knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL) and database systems (SQL Server, MySQL, PostGRES)

  • Preferred BS/BA or MS in Computer science, information systems, or other technology/science degree.

  • Preferred 7 years’ experience building commercial software for the web.

Information Security and Compliance Responsibilities:

Maintain compliance with training directives required by the organization pertaining to Information Security, Acceptable Use Policy and HIPAA Privacy and Security.
Adhere to and comply with the organizations Acceptable Use Policy.
Safeguard information system assets by identifying and reporting potential and actual security events to the organizations Security and Compliance Officers.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job function. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned by Health Catalyst.

Studies show that candidates from underrepresented groups are less likely to apply for roles if they don’t have 100% of the qualifications shown in the job posting. While each of our roles have core requirements, please thoughtfully consider your skills and experience and decide if you are interested in the position. If you feel you may be a good fit for the role, even if you don’t meet all of the qualifications, we hope you will apply. If you feel you are lacking the core requirements for this position, we encourage you to continue exploring our careers page for other roles for which you may be a better fit.

At Health Catalyst, we appreciate the opportunity to benefit from the diverse backgrounds and experiences of others. Because of our deep commitment to respect every individual, Health Catalyst is an equal opportunity employer.