• Software Engineer

    Job Locations US-NY-Melville
    Requisition ID
    Posted Date
    1 week ago(12/3/2018 2:36 PM)
    Information Technology
  • Overview



    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.


    Team Overview:


    The Software Development team provides competitive advantage and productivity by creating & supporting new software applications – delivered by a reliable, high-quality, full-cycle software development & support organization. The Digital Patient Experience software development team focuses on creating software solutions that enable patients and healthcare providers engage effectively through mobile, web and other interactive solutions.


    Position Overview:


    The primary purpose of this role is to perform Coding, Testing, Documentation in the areas of Development and Support of patient-facing web and mobile apps. The full stack software engineer works with the User Experience & Design and architecture teams to translate design requirements/recommendations into highly engaging websites and mobile apps. Technical support is provided for the production software applications.


    • Develop compelling features using state-of-the art tools and technologies with a focus on building great user experiences
    • Engage in the full product lifecycle as part of a cross-functional, agile team to gain deep understanding of the problems we need to solve and apply that knowledge to building solutions
    • Craft highly scalable, robust, and maintainable services and APIs using best practices, including test-driven
    • Coding, Testing, Documentation in the areas of Development and Maintenance.
    • 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.
    • Adhere to secure coding standards, Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) standards, apply Web Accessibility standards (508 compliance), and allow for effective Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
    • Production, preparation and execution of unit test plans.
    • Completion of all necessary software and non-software components for mobile app and website features..


    Quality and adherence to Standards


    • Tech Specs, Code and/or Unit Test Plans produced are all in line with the Traceability Matrix/Functional Specification.
    • Ensure all work adheres to the relevant development standards for secure coding and accessibility.
    • Participate in peer code review with team members.
    • 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


    Academic and Professional Qualifications:

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



    •  0-2 years Industry experience preferred
    •  2-5 years experience as Software Engineer
    • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communications skills; time management, multi-tasking and ability to adapt to changing priorities.
    • Strong knowledge and experience with JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3, required.
    • Experience with JavaScript Libraries and Frameworks (e.g. React, JQuery, Angular), required.
    • Experience with React Native, desired
    • Ability to write clean, scalable/modular code through source control.
    • Ability to design and code for accessibility, including section 508 requirements, required
    • Experience with open source content management platforms like Drupal (7 or 8) and WordPress, desired
    • Experience with PatternLab, desired


    Travel Requirements:

    •  May require local travel
    •  May require other travel for business needs


    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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