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Lead Healthcare Software Engineer


Bedford, MA
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Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challengesand we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every dayworking for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITREand make a difference with us.

Job Highlights:
As a member of MITREs Center for Transforming Health, the candidate will be leading the prototyping and implementation of health information systems. This position requires a strong background in software development in combination with experience in the healthcare domain. Ideal candidates will be able to apply agile development practices while still satisfying the unique demands of health oriented applications.

Key Functions:
Leading an agile team to deliver a software application
Customer and stakeholder engagement
Full stack implementation of healthcare prototypes
Hands on software development and testing

Applicants should have experience implementing healthcare systems such as EHRs, HIEs or Interface Engines.
A strong understanding of Healthcare IT standards is desired (especially HL7 FHIR, SMART-on-FHIR, and CDS Hooks, but also HL7 V2, HL7 CDA-based standards).
Familiarity the healthcare industry, terminology, clinical roles and national healthcare organizations is desired
5+ years of software development - Experience with Java, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, MongoDB, and modern JavaScript frameworks a plus
Large-scale data analysis, data mining or machine learning a plus
Solid understanding of service design - Experience implementing RESTful services

Job Family:
Software Engineering, Computer Science & Mathematics