Senior Software Engineer in Virtual, Virginia at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/27/2019

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Job Description

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and is dedicated to helping healthcare professionals perform their jobs more efficiently while enhancing patient care.  The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives.  We are currently seeking a Lead Software Engineer either at a Stryker location and/or remote based.

Who we want:

Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.

User-focused creators. People who imagine with the user in mind, developing technology that helps change patients’ lives.

Motivated product launchers. People who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision.

Curious learners. People who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to be ready for what’s next.

Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.

What you will do:

  • The software engineer will assist in the development and maintenance of the BalanceACS (BACS) platform and ancillary initiatives. 
  • Will assist in managing complex issues within functional area(s) of expertise and be involved in long-term planning that contributes to overall business strategy.
  • Will conduct computer engineering research and development activities on projects of a very sophisticated nature involving multiple departments within organization.
  • This position is focused on contributing to the BACS platform.
  • Since this platform is large and multi-faceted, this individual will be involved in a variety of different technologies.
  • This will involve building integrations tools to work with our clients’ Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems and practice management applications.
  • Will also develop various APIs for use both inside and outside the BACS platform.
  • Will also develop automated interfaces to assist in the maintenance of the platform’s operation.
  • Will excel at working with several non-technical stakeholders, designing requirements and helping to shape future development of the platform. 
  • Must also be comfortable working within a Developer Operations focused team in order to maintain application infrastructure.
  • Develops software solutions by studying information needs; project goals; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; and following software development lifecycle.
  • Determines operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions.
  • Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, diagrams, and charts.
  • Prepares and installs solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming.
  • Writes, modifies and debugs software for customer applications.
  • Tests and documents software for customer applications.
  • Conducts systems analysis and provides recommended changes.
  • Develops safeguards and solutions for Protected Health Information of users.
  • Incorporates latest changes in healthcare compliance to ensure adhering to HIPAA or other patient protections for healthcare IT applications and tools.

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or related field) with significant experience in engineering enterprise applications. 
  • Minimum of three years of software engineering experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Project, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Significant experience in software design, software testing, general programming and coding, software development, and software architecture is preferred
  • Experience with one or more of the following: Python, Django framework, MySQL, Postgresql, enterprise application development, Automated testing and/or Linux/command line is preferred
  • Healthcare IT is desired

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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