Expert Software Engineer

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Requisition ID
Posted Date
1 month ago(1/19/2018 12:40 AM)
Software Development




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 primary purpose of this role is Expert Business Intelligence Software Engineer in support for the Care Director solution.  Care Director is delivered to the Allscripts client base as a multi-tenant Software as a Service solution and provides a powerful, comprehensive, community-connected population health management solution.


  • Design, Coding, Testing, Documentation in the areas of Development and Maintenance of the Business Intelligence and Reporting component of the solution
  • Evaluation of new Business Intelligence and Reporting technologies in consideration of application capabilities and platform
  • Ownership of assigned software and non-software deliverables
  • Liaison with Business Analysts and/or internal / external customers to ensure that requirements are understood
  • Production of accurate, unambiguous technical design specifications to the required level of detail in the timescales as defined by the PM
  • Production, preparation and execution of unit test plans
  • Production of efficient and fully documented code
  • Production of supporting technical and installation documentation for publication
  • Achievement of agreed productivity targets in order to ensure developments are delivered within budget, to schedule and to defined quality standards
  • Completion of all necessary software and non-software components in the timescales as defined by the Project Manager
  • Ability to work with little day to day supervision from project and/or line manager Quality and Adherence to Standards
  • Ensure all work is reviewed to ensure adherence to the relevant development standards
  • Peer review and sign-off of others work
  • Timely and accurate reporting of project status
  • Production and revision of accurate detailed estimates
  • Escalate product issues and suggest product improvements
  • Mentor junior team members in best practices and standards
  • Develop and test complex SQL and reports
  • Performs performance optimization of SQL and reports
  • Participate in agile development processes including estimation, sprint planning, development, daily standups, retrospectives
  • Act as final escalation point for Business Intelligence and Reporting related issues as part of multi-tier support process
  • Perform deployment of Business Intelligence solution components (Reports, Business Intelligence product configuration, etc.) to development, test and production environments
  • Installs and configures Business Intelligence software plus third-party system tools, applications and products in development and test environments
  • Implements and continuously improves the Business Intelligence solution environment
  • Provides fast and value-added services to the development organization
  • Pro-actively seeks and acquires technical training, vocational training and market and product awareness such that skills remain current, relevant and valued within Allscripts
  • Trains, coaches, and mentors junior team members


Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a Bachelor's Degree or relevant Technical / Business experience




  • 5 to 8 years of technical experience in Business Intelligence and Reporting development
  • In depth experience with SQL Server Reporting Services
  • Experience with SQL Server Integration Services
  • Strong SQL design and development skills; experience in designing for performance
  • Experience with Agile development
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting and debugging skills
  • Excellent research and analysis skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and tenacious when tackling tough technical issues
  • Ability to work closely within a team and collaborate with other
  • Ability to handle conflict, difficult situations, and urgent issues in a professional manner
  • Experience in working with offshore/distributed teams
  • Production mindset with concern for performance, availability and managed change
  • Experience with other Business Intelligence solutions a plus (Tableau, MicroStrategy, Microsoft Power BI, etc.)
  • Experience with multi-tenant SaaS based solutions a plus
  • Healthcare experience a plus (Population Health, Care Coordination, HL7, HIE, IHE, CCD, etc.)


Travel Requirements:


  • Very little or no travel is required in this role.


Working Arrangements:

  • Monday through Friday or as defined by local requirements



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 comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including holidays, vacation, medical, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life insurance and retirement savings.


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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