Software Developer
Location: Philadelphia, PA

This client is a software startup that recently received a $7M Series A and is now expanding. They are a software firm in the healthcare data and patient informatics space creating a cloud platform that enables clients to aggregate, assess and direct healthcare utilization and to help clients improve the ways they engage with patients. 

Technical challenges

  • Enormous data ingestion, storage and maintenance
  • Striving towards a common data model
  • Maintaining a robust privacy protocol layer
  • Enhancing advanced de-identification and matching algorithms
  • Providing highly intuitive and engaging web-based client engagement

About You

  • You are very comfortable on a Unix / Linux command line. 
  • You are comfortable using distributed version control like Git and eager to both review peer code and have your code reviewed
  • Adept developing software with Python, Go, Java, Scala, Haskell, JavaScript, Perl, or similar languages (they use mostly Python, Scala, Ember.js, and a bit of Java)
  • You should have experience with data munging and analytics
  • You consider grep, awk, and sed some of your tools
  • SQL, you know it, write smart queries, it’s no big deal
  • You have experience writing scalable applications on distributed architectures
  • You are data driven, testing and measuring as much as you can
  • You should have broad exposure to the full stack, and while you may not specialize in all aspects, you have command of how it all fits together

Desired Skills

  • Expert knowledge of security requirements, web services, service-oriented architecture, design patterns, multi-threaded systems, and automated unit testing 
  • 3+ years of IT and business/industry work experience
  • 3+ years experience in programming in a client-server environment, data analysis and experience with object-oriented development environments is preferred
  • Added bonus: understanding of Healthcare IT standards such as HL7 HQMF, HL7 CDA-based standards, and FHIR

They have big plans
They are building a platform that will scale to support an ever-growing array of data providers and innovative products. You must be able to think big while still delivering on near-term requirements.

The company offers employees competitive compensation plans including a comprehensive healthcare/benefits package, 401K, flexible schedules, and market salaries. 

 

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