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8 Oct 2019

Full-Time Senior Software Engineer

Aledade, Inc. – Posted by katiedelo Bethesda, Maryland, United States

Job Description

Founded in 2014, Aledade is a healthcare company funded by Venrock, ARCH Venture Partners, Biomatics Capital and Google Ventures. We help independent primary care physicians deliver better care at lower cost by supporting their transition to value based care for their Medicare and commercial patient populations. Our rapidly expanding national network includes more than 4,000 primary care providers and 650,000 patients, with $2.5B in annual medical spending under management.

Powered by a diverse, dynamic, passionate team of more than 200 employees who are committed to changing healthcare in America, Aledade was named a Washington Post Top Workplace in 2018 and was also selected as a finalist for the Top 50 in Digital Health’s Fastest Growing Company. We are led by our CEO and Co-Founder, Farzad Mostashari who was named as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare in 2018 by Modern Healthcare.

A software engineer on the Aledade Architecture team is primarily responsible for maintaining, improving, and expanding our large data processing pipeline. Arch Engineers grapple with a huge array of extremely messy healthcare data and compose that data into derivatives that provide insight into our patient population. We’re looking for our engineers to be self-starting, and proactive; they are expected to serve as a trusted resource on the business logic in place as well as our system architecture. They are expected to work collaboratively, with minimal supervision, to ensure our application meets project requirements and scalability needs.

Aledade headquarters are located in Bethesda, MD. However, we are an inherently distributed company, and many of our employees, including the tech team, work remotely.

Based on experience, candidates will be considered for both titles Software Engineer or Senior Software Engineer.

Must have the ability to work with existing data pipeline, built on Python 3.5+ and PostgreSQL
Have the ability to write well-designed, well-tested, well-documented code.
Think ahead and anticipate scalability and performance concerns.
Provide thorough pull request reviews for other developers and be receptive to critical feedback on your own work.
Work with stakeholders, subject matter experts, and other technology teams to develop and define requirements, and work to meet those requirements
Comply with HIPAA requirements and be proactive about protecting the confidential data we work with on a daily basis, communicating any potential concerns through the appropriate channels.

Bachelor’s degree, or work equivalent, in software engineering, computer science, mathematics or a related field
1+ years of experience with Python
We care deeply about core modern Python
Itertools, functools, unittest, type hinting
Familiarity with unit testing, integration testing, and continuous integration
1+ years of experience with SQL
Experience with PostgreSQL is a plus
1+ years of experience working with data, analyzing data, and understanding data
Unix/Linux experience of some kind (BASH, Linux utilities, Makefiles)

Nice to haves:
Familiarity with docker, kubernetes and other container platforms
Knowledge of process orchestration systems
Experience with airflow is an additional plus
Familiarity with Flask, RESTful services
Working knowledge of health information systems

Personality Traits:
Attention to Detail & Planning
Eye towards performance, data consistency, testing
Fearless in the face of uncertainty
Desire to learn innovative/new technologies, keep abreast of trends
Desire to work on complex problems
Collaborative – pairing/PRs, working jointly with highly skilled non-programmers on projects
Scalable mindset – You don’t like to prototype and forget

Reliable internet access
Ok to work remotely in the US
Infrequent night & weekends / call

At Aledade, we don’t just accept differences, we celebrate them. We strive to attract, develop, and retain highly qualified individuals representing the diverse communities where we live and work. Aledade is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Employment policies and decisions at Aledade are based on merit, qualifications, performance, and business needs. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity or expression, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or sexual orientation

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