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Lead Health IT Software Engineer

Company: The MITRE Corporation
Location: New Bedford
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges-and we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day-working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE-and make a difference with us.Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges-and we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day-working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE-and make a difference with us.Lead Software Engineers are responsible for architecting and leading development of prototype tools and services. This Lead Health IT Engineer position is within MITRE's Open Health Services department (OHS). In OHS we prioritize rapid prototyping and piloting of user-focused software, leaning forward with new technologies, following agile development practices, and sharing our work through open source. We work in multi-disciplinary teams collaborating with clinicians, hospital administrators, health policy analysts, and public health experts. We work on a wide variety of projects, with many opportunities to explore different avenues and conduct research and development. You will be helping to architect, implement, pilot, and deploy prototype health information systems using the Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) standard with the goal of demonstrating the "art of the possible" to government agencies, health systems, industry, and individuals. This is an outstanding opportunity to have substantial impact on national and international health, fostering research, improving care and public health outcomes, and lowering burden and costs.Key functions include:

  • Developing open-source Health IT software
  • Providing technical leadership for a multi-disciplinary team
  • Developing and implementing Health IT standards
    • Analyzing health dataA lead developer should:
      • Have experience designing and implementing complex software applications
      • Have experience working with end-users to determine requirements
      • Have experience as the technical lead for a team of software engineers/developers in an Agile environment using tools like Jira and Confluence
      • Have experience in HL7 FHIR, RESTful APIs, or a strong interest in learning HL7 FHIR
      • Be strong in one or more core programming languages and related frameworks; experience with or interest in Java, C#, C/C++, Ruby, Rails, JavaScript, Node.js, and/or React would be ideal
      • Have a bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, or related field; or have equivalent real-world experiencePreferred Qualifications:
        • Experience with Docker and/or GitHub, and Shell Scripting would be ideal
        • CQL (Clinical Query Language) experience is a plus.
        • Ability to pass an HHS Suitability determination check.This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s):NoneThis requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s):Suitability - HHSMITRE requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to their employment start date. MITRE will provide reasonable accommodation to those with a medical condition, disability or a sincerely held religious belief that prevents them from receiving a vaccine so long as it does not create an undue hardship for MITRE and/or does not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of the employee or others in the workplace.MITRE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. MITRE recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of age; ancestry; color; family medical or genetic information; gender identity and expression; marital, military, or veteran status; national and ethnic origin; physical or mental disability; political affiliation; pregnancy; race; religion; sex; sexual orientation; and any other protected characteristics. For further information please visit the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission website EEO is the Law Poster, EEO is the Law Poster-Supplement and Pay Transparency.MITRE intends to maintain a website that is fully accessible to all individuals. If you are unable to search or apply for jobs and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of MITRE's employment process, please contact MITRE's Recruiting Help Line at 703-983-8226 or email at recruitinghelp@mitre.org.Copyright - 1997-2021, The MITRE Corporation. All rights reserved. MITRE is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation. Material on this site may be copied and distributed with permission only.Benefits information may be found here

Keywords: The MITRE Corporation, New Bedford , Lead Health IT Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , New Bedford, Massachusetts

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