Sr. Software Engineer

Job Locations US-NY-Melville
Requisition ID
Posted Date
4 months ago(10/25/2017 9:32 AM)
Information Technology




Welcome to Allscripts! Our Mission is to be the most trusted provider of innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver world-class outcomes. Our Vision is a Connected Community of Health that spans continents and borders. With the largest community of clients in healthcare, Allscripts is able to deliver an integrated platform of clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions to facilitate enhanced collaboration and exchange of critical patient information.


The application development organization at Allscripts Managed Services is looking for a passionate and innovative Sr Software Engineer to develop and support new software applications that will enable improved patient care and outcomes. The candidate will be part of an agile scrum team, participating in design, architecture and implementation of software components with strong exposure to object oriented design and development.


  • Full stack senior software developer who can work on backend functions (frontend a plus)
  • Strong leader that can mentor and help drive the team in best practices
  • Strong knowledge on SDLC processes and related artifacts (High and Low level design documents, Unit Test Cases, agile stories/tasks), exposure to Agile SCRUM a big plus
  • Makes prompt, technically sound decisions and recommendations that add value to mission priorities and needs.
  • Strong knowledge of web technologies (WebAPI, WCF, REST, SOAP)
  • Strong knowledge of java, object modeling and schema design, business process flow engine (jBPM) knowledge a plus.
  • Understand enterprise processes and ensure adherence with the software development cycle
  • Identify the common causes of the defects, prioritize them and systematically remove them so that they do not reoccur in further development work.
  • Participate in end-user requirement discussions, feature analysis and design sessions
  • Code, test, debug, support and document software programs or technical configurations
  • Ensure programs meet technical specifications and standards.
  • Interact with Business Analysts during the software build or configuration and testing process.
  • Design and execute unit, system and integration test plans for new development/releases/reports.
  • Maintain technical documentation based on standard operating procedures in support of the assigned application.
  • Provide production support and maintenance

These are consistent accountabilities for all staff.

  • Assist in supporting activations and rollouts.
  • Consistent efforts to deliver quality solutions as per agreed scope.
  • Customer focus and close alignment with the customers’ business objectives.
  • Ensure efforts to continually improve domain knowledge.
  • Ensure the quality of the deliverables as per the defined standards
  • Document issues with resolutions and share with team members to improve team productivity.
  • Provide data to generate team performance metrics.
  • Knowledge transfer with other team members to improve overall team education level
  • Take complete ownership for the assigned task and timely inform the progress of the project / task to all stakeholders.
  • Adherence to the defined standards.
  • Take initiative and drives to bring to logical conclusion; proactive approach.
  • Provide accurate and timely information and escalates when there are issues.
  • Actively participate in meetings and make valuable contribution.


Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  •  BA or BS degree preferred and/or other relevant combination of training and experience



  • 4-8 years experience as Software Engineer; preferred for the Healthcare setting
  • 2 plus years of Industry experience preferred


Travel Requirements:

  •  May require local travel


Working Arrangements:

  • May require after hours on call support.
  • Work is performed in a standard office environment with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards


At Allscripts, our greatest strength comes from bringing together talented people with diverse perspectives to support the technology needs of 180,000 physicians, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 post-acute organizations across the globe. Allscripts offers a competitive total rewards package, including holidays, vacation, and medical, disability and life insurance.


Allscripts’ policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for North American based positions with Allscripts must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada. Verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.


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