Software Engineer

San Francisco Peninsula , CA

Posted: 07/29/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Healthcare Job Number: JOS000008672

Job Description

Designs, develops, integrates and implements system related applications components, including front-end development, back-end server-side development and database integration. Plans, designs, develops and tests software systems or applications using a variety of languages and development platforms.  Plays a direct role in programming, maintenance, technical support, documentation and administration of the applications. Researches, tracks and understands new web technologies to provide technical leadership in developing software applications and analyzing business requirements as they pertain to intranet and external Internet-related systems. Builds applications using Internet and Windows Development tools. Provides written design documents, test plans and test results.

Essential Functions

The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification.  They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities.  Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.

Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).

  • Designs, develops and deploys web applications. Performs Front-end development and coding using HTML, CSS, JavaScript.

  • Maintains and builds Back-end Java code. Designs, develops and implements complex Java and JEE applications

  • Develops software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle.

  • Determines operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions. Improves operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures. Provides information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing development and service issues.

  • Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.

  • Prepares and installs solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming. Accomplishes engineering and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

  • Supports and develops software engineers by providing advice, coaching and educational opportunities.

  • Practices and promotes the Agile software development methodology. Reviews and improves processes used in engineering.

  • Understands and is responsible for developing and adhering to secure coding principles, techniques, practices, and tools, with an emphasis on confidentiality and protection of PHI adheres to HIPAA/HITECH regulations.

  • Maintains job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: Bachelor's degree in computer science /work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university

Experience:  Seven (7) years of progressively responsible directly related work experience

License/Certification: None

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.

  • Knowledge and proficiency in IBM Rational Application Developer, IBM WebSphere Application Server, IBM WebSphere Portal Server, IBM Rational Team Concert, IBM Security AppScan, Jira, Bugzilla, SharePoint, Apache Solr, HP Autonomy TeamSite, SitePublisher, LiveSite, MediaBin, HP Autonomy Ultraseek, Microsoft SQL Server, and VMWare vSphere, Oracle WebLogic Server

  • Strong coding skills in JavaScript/AJAX, JSON, HTML, CSS, Java, JEE, NoSQL, Semantic, and SQL technologies

  • Extensive experience programming in end-to-end Web Technologies (front-end and back-end)

  • Knowledge and experience in developing and implementing complex Java and JEE applications

  • Knowledge and experience in developing Web User Interfaces

  • Knowledge and solid foundation in Object Oriented Programming, design patterns, algorithms, programming languages, networking and operating systems

  • Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the full Software Development Lifecycle

  • Knowledge and Experience with software project collaboration techniques such as defect/feature tracking and revision control tools.

  • Ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to other technical and non-technical staff members

  • Ability to share knowledge through mentoring, code reviews, and design document reviews

  • Demonstrate an aptitude for leaning new technologies and effectively solve technical challenges and meet deadlines

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, translating technically complex ideas for a business audience

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

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