Lead Member of Technical Staff, Clinical Product

5 - 7 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/19/18
Watertown, MA
5 - 7 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/19/18

Position Summary:
Offer advanced technical solution design and contribute on an agile team of 3-5 Members of Technical Staff, a Scrum Master, a Product Owner, and Experience Designer to develop products and services for doctors, nurses, and administrative staff and help practices run smoothly. Iterate quickly to deliver quality solutions to clients. Gain exposure to full-stack web development, client-server model, a technology stack consisting of Perl, SQL, HTML/CSS/Javascript with a forward-looking focus of introducing technologies such as Websockets, Pub-Sub, Microservices, and Containerization capabilities.


Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
35% [Primary Function] Technical Execution

  • Produce accurate, unambiguous technical design specifications to the appropriate detail
  • Critique technical documentation as needed
  • Deliver customer value in the form of high quality software components and services in adherence with RPR policies on Security, performance, longevity and Integration testing
  • Proactively identify and proposes new, alternative technology in order to create scalable implementations and achieve results
  • Accurately estimate the size of development tasks in story points; challenge other during estimation
  • Provide high level T-shirt sizing for the work required to build smaller software components and services
  • Understand and follow coding conventions, architectures, and best practices; hold other members of the team accountable for doing so
  • Write, debug, and deploy code to production; deliver timely fixes
  • Participates in team member interview process as needed; influences final hiring decisions
  • Scale systems to meet business demand
  • Deploy systems to meet availability targets (HA/DR)
  • Adhere to DOD (story definition of done) as part of the sprint, including unit tests, functional testing, code reviews, no regressions, bug fixes, documentation and adhere to best coding practices
  • Perform peer code reviews in order to ensure quality standards

 
30% Contributions to the Team

  • Act as the subject matter expert for area of assignment
  • Participate on scrum teams following practices outlined by team
  • Take ownership of what the team builds after the release; consider customer adoption as success criteria
  • Contribute to agile ceremonies to improve team performance
  • Volunteer for work in the backlog and commit to quality delivery; Coordinate efforts across te team to ensure completion and effectiveness
  • Participate and contribute to scrum meetings i.e. daily stand-up, sprint planning, readouts and retrospectives
  • Drive self-organization; help determine how the team functions in collaboration with your peers
  • Serve as Scrum Master as assigned and  ensure high team effectiveness and efficiency

 
20% Mentorship ofOthers

  • Advise and train members of the team to maximize overall productivity and effectiveness of the team

 
 
15% Cross functional Coordination and Communication

  • Work collaboratively across the Technology and Product organizations to ensure alignment towards business goals
  • Collaborate with members of product and UX teams to design solutions
  • Builds strong relationships with cross-functional team members and business stakeholders
  • Share business and technical learnings with the broader engineering and product organization, while adapting approach for different audiences

 
 
Education, Experience, & Skills Required:

  • 6-8years of experience in an engineering role
  • Experience in an Agile environment preferred
  • Significant software engineering skills and computer science experience
  • Knowledge of modern programming languages such as: C#, C++, Perl, Java, Python, and javascript/jQuery
  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux, Big Data, SQL, NOSQL, and various othertechnologies
  • Experience with object oriented programing, relational databasetechnologies, distributed computing tech (Hadoop, spark), RESTful API, WebUI (HTML 5) and Modern JS frameworks
  • Experience with iOS and Android environments

 
Behaviors & Abilities Required:

  • Ability to learn and adapt in a fast paced environment, while producing quality code
  • Ability to write code that is technically sound, performant, scalable, and readable
  • Ability to make decisions independently, driving towards the right solution
  • Finds creative way to execute even when there is no historical context or known path forward
  • Ability to analyze and assess potential software designs with an eye towards finding the best solution for the business
  • Ability to consistently achieve results, even under tough circumstances
  • Strong mentoring and coaching skills that encourage growth for more junior members

15090BR

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