Software Engineer-Portals

Location: Cambridge, MA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Are you looking to make a difference in the world and help change the healthcare industry?  Federal mandates, increased healthcare IT adoption, and technological advances have made it possible for the healthcare industry to use advanced analytics to improve outcomes and reduce costs at the same time.  All of this is powered by data, measures, and ontologies and you will be helping us use these to deliver value for our clients.

As part of our continued growth, we are looking for someone to join our team that can help deliver solutions to make our insights available to a larger audience.  Working closely with our Analytics, DevOps, Data Services, and Sales teams, you will build the interfaces that bring GNS Healthcare’s advanced analytics into the hands of our customers.  If you are experienced in the art of developing software solutions that make data more understandable, have delivered full-stack end-to-end quality software products, and are looking for a challenge, we would like to consider you for our team.


On a day-to-day basis you will:

  • Develop new and next generation portal applications – user interfaces into the results of our mathematical modeling 
  • Work as part of a small (3-7) and agile development team for overall successful delivery of our products
  • Responsible for all phases of software development including engaging stakeholders to understand needs, testing, documentation, deployment, troubleshooting user issues

Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years software development with single page web apps
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent
  • Plus: background in healthcare, bioinformatics, genetics, genomics, molecular biology
  • Angular for front-end development and Java for back end
  • D3 for plotting/numeric visualization
  • Deploying into a DevOps environment using Docker on AWS
  • Pluses: Node.JS, R
  • Databases
  • Unix/Linux
  • Exposure to a scripting language such as bash, perl, python, or ruby
  • Familiarity with Data Warehousing and OLAP. Plus: Experience with healthcare claims data
  • Solid grounding in applied mathematics and/or computer science fundamentals: algorithms, data structures, etc
  • Highly impactful technical player and strong collaborator
  • Engaging with users and ability to understand and explain technical concepts quickly at a high level including finding strengths and weaknesses
  • Highly productive and can get first pass implementations of even complicated things quickly and can iterate through evolving requirements
  • Strong attention to software quality and aesthetics
  • Well versed in software design principles

GNS’ Company Culture

Our philosophy at GNS is simple:  We cannot transform healthcare with anything less than an all-star team. We are seeking smart, driven people who are experts in their field, have track record to success and a passion for creating change. We believe that strong, collaborative teams supercharge the performance of individuals, create a fun and dynamic workplace and great results for our clients and the people they serve.

GNS offers competitive salaries, stock options, vacation, health and dental insurance for employees and their families, life insurance, long-term disability and a 401(k) plan.  

EOE No phone calls or recruiters, please.

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