Software Engineer

Job Locations US-NY-Melville
Requisition ID
Posted Date
1 month ago(8/11/2020 12:07 PM)
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.


Team Overview

The Soarian Financials Application Development Team is responsible for coding solutions that are developed to work primarily with Cerner Soarian Financials and also other legacy mainframe systems. We code in a variety of languages in different development tools. We code in JavaScript to customize the Soarian Financials user interface, SRL (Structure Rule Language) which is based off the fundamentals of Java on the backend to generate claims out of Soarian Financials, and we code in a language called EMUEScript (similar to Python) via a programming tool called EMUE which interfaces with Soarian Financials and the mainframe legacy systems. We are a full application development team receiving requirements that we will design, code and test the solutions for.


Position Summary:

The Software Engineer is responsible for the timely completion of programming tasks. These tasks include understanding the requirements, design, coding, testing, deployment and all related documentation that is to be performed in accordance with established standards.


  • Programming experience in JavaScript or an object oriented programming language required
  • Programming experience in Python preferred
  • Programming experience in Java (for SRL) required
  • Programming experience in API’s and Web services preferred
  • Knowledge of XML and XML schema’s preferred
  • Knowledge of Azure utilizing serverless solution desired
  • 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 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 internal and external 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.

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 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 as required by Line or Project Manager.
  • Production and revision of accurate detailed estimates.
  • Escalate product issues and suggest product improvements.
  • Escalate all issues in a timely fashion.
  • 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
  • Possess excellent analytical skills for coding solutions as well as problem investigation
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communications skills; ability to respond to customer inquiries, effectively communicate critical problems and discuss resolutions with management; ability to translate complex technical problems into simple lay terms understandable to a non-technical audience
  • Self-motivated, working independently and as part of a team, takes ownership of work performance, able to learn effectively and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to test developed software to insure it delivers defect free
  • Knowledge of Cerner Soarian Financials UI Builder a plus
  • Knowledge of Cerner Soarian Financials, CRDT Claims Rules Development Tool a plus
  • Knowledge of Databound Healthcare Solutions EMUE automation programming tool utilizing web scripting and web services a plus


  •  0-2 years Industry experience preferred
  •  2-5 years experience as Software Engineer
  • Experience in application development required 


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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