Principal Software Engineer

Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco | US
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Posted Date
4 weeks ago(9/25/2020 5:17 PM)
Software Development


Practice Fusion is hiring a talented engineering leader, passionate about creating life-saving technology for doctors and patients. Our cloud-based EHR is an ambitious Services Oriented Architecture hosted in AWS and written primarily in .NET, utilizing WebApi and WCF with a combination of ASP.NET and ASP.NET Core. You will take on the challenge of solving complex technical problems to deliver vital, reliable product features to our customers. 


As a Principal at Practice Fusion, you will be expected to fulfill a large array of technical leadership responsibilities: 

  • You are a hands-on architect: you code, test, and deploy solutions of premium quality that not only serve the business need but simultaneously advance the architecture of the entire system 
  • You design and implement critical libraries and services used by over 180 cloud microservices 
  • You provide technical thought leadership for the development team 
  • You help define the platform team roadmap 
  • You drive architecture decisions to advance the platform technology and improve development velocity, quality, performance, and security 
  • You mentor developers through coaching, code review feedback, and leading by example 
  • You learn from the team, identify the challenges they face, and propose technical and process solutions that alleviate those challenges 
  • You promote best practices, and evangelize new technologies and approaches 
  • You collaborate across services, UI, DevOps, and data functional areas to ensure unity of technology evolution. 

As with any senior-level engineer at Practice Fusion, you will still have technical responsibilities to perform in your day-to-day. 

  • Architect and lead development of technical solutions that are secure, robust, performant, and scalable 
  • Employ technical and thought leadership to drive products from inception to release 
  • Work with stakeholders to ensure the solution meets business needs 
  • Write correct, well-factored code that is testable and maintainable, and that demonstrates best practices 
  • Balance engineering costs of development, testing, deployment complexity, and run-time cost, to deliver optimum value for the business and customers 
  • Define, document, and implement nonfunctional requirements, including performance, security, and standards compliance 
  • Contribute to enterprise and platform architecture roadmap and implementation 

Main Duties: 

  • Architect complex application workflows across multiple services, messaging platforms, and data stores 
  • Develop and test WebApi and WCF services that provide business logic, access a variety of data storage technologies, and interact through messaging, REST, and SOAP patterns 
  • Write unit tests and functional tests that cover all of your code 
  • Author SQL Server database schemas and stored procedures 
  • Write and groom stories to define, estimate, and track your team’s work 
  • Measure, find, and fix performance and security issues 
  • Advocate for the right tools for the task at hand 
  • Review code and provide feedback to improve code quality 
  • Demonstrate and evangelize best practices for coding and team processes 
  • Mentor developers across multiple experience levels, teams, and functional areas on best practices in coding and team process 


Academic and Professional Qualifications: 

  • BSCS or related discipline 



  • 10+ yrs C#/.NET experience 
  • 5+ yrs in each of the following 
  • ASP.NET WebApi, WCF, REST 
  • Relational database development 
  • Version control and continuous integration 
  • Being a leader in agile teams, enabling them to deliver secure, scalable solutions 
  • Designing solutions using architecture patterns (caching, type-ahead, retry policies, queuing, etc.) 
  • 5+ yrs in one or more of the following: 
  • Cloud development (AWS, Azure, etc.) 
  • Document storage technologies (AWS S3, MongoDB, etc.) 
  • Messaging systems (AWS SQS, ActiveMQ, etc.) 


Travel Requirements: 

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


Working Arrangements: 

  • Standard office environment 


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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