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Senior Software Engineer

Avalon Healthcare Solutions

Avalon Healthcare Solutions

Software Engineering
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

Avalon Healthcare Solutions, headquartered in Tampa, Florida, is the world’s first and only Lab Insights company, bringing together our proven Lab Benefit Management solutions, lab science expertise, digitized lab values, and proprietary analytics to help healthcare insurers proactively inform appropriate care, reduce costs, and improve clinical outcomes. Working with health plans across the country, the company covers more than 36 million lives and delivers 7-12% outpatient lab benefit savings. Avalon is pioneering a new era of value-driven care with its Lab Insights Platform that captures, digitizes, and analyzes lab results in real time to provide actionable insights for earlier disease detection, ensuring appropriate treatment protocols, and driving down overall cost.

Studies show that 30% of clinical laboratory testing is unnecessary or overused. Inappropriate testing or missing a key screening can lead to complications and expense arising from unwarranted care, or not obtaining proper care when needed, leading to increased health risks and costs. Avalon helps ensure delivery of the right test, at the right time, and in the right setting. We seek to ensure the most effective patient treatment, improve clinical outcomes, and optimize cost and affordability.

Avalon is a portfolio company of Francisco Partners, a global private equity firm that specializes in investments in technology and technology-enabled service companies.

Avalon is a high growth company where every associate has an opportunity to make a difference. You will be part of a team that shapes a new market and business. Most importantly, you will help Avalon to achieve its mission and improve clinical outcomes and health care affordability for the people we serve.

For more information about Avalon, please visit www.avalonhcs.com.

Avalon Healthcare Solutions is proud to be an equal opportunity employer including disability/veteran. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

Avalon Healthcare Solutions provides and maintains a drug-free workplace for its employees.

For more about Avalon, please visit our web site at http://www.avalonhcs.com.

This position is eligible for remote work, but quarterly travel to the corporate office in Tampa, Florida is required.

About the Lead Software Engineer Position:

Avalon’s Senior Software Engineers are pivotal to the success of Avalon projects, utilizing software development tools under limited supervision and adhering to prescribed methodologies. In this role, you will be responsible for a range of tasks to meet the evolving needs of the company. These tasks include analyzing, designing, developing, documenting, and supporting various custom applications, data exchanges, services, and system integrations. Senior Software Engineers work collaboratively with other technical and business resources by exercising professional judgment in seeking assistance, discussing ideas, and obtaining necessary approvals. This role will also follow Avalon’s defined change management process in creating your work products.

Senior Software Engineer - Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Design and Development: Develop detailed design documents and C4-application diagrams from business requirements. Break down high-level designs from architects into low-level designs and communicate these to the team for implementation.
  • Mentorship and Best Practices: Mentor and coach other engineers and QA team members, establishing and enforcing coding best practices, performing code reviews, and ensuring quality delivery and procedural compliance.
  • Testing and Quality Assurance: Develop and execute unit test plans, including regression testing, and assist in developing functional test plans to verify system functionality according to requirements and guidelines.
  • Application Support: Perform application administration and support, triaging and resolving integration issues, documenting, and tracking product defects, and implementing solutions.
  • Database Management: Adhere to good database design practices, develop complex queries, and update tables in collaboration with DBAs. Understanding the impact of data modeling decisions on system performance and resource usage.
  • Agile Process and Collaboration: Contribute to and follow Avalon’s Agile/SAFe process for developing, testing, maintaining, and deploying code. Collaborate with product owners, engineering leads, and architects, aligning IT solutions with business objectives.

Lead Software Engineer - Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, or a related discipline; or the equivalent years of relevant business and technical experience; Advanced degree desired.
  • A minimum of 8 to 10 years of experience in application software development, maintenance, implementation, and support
  • Experience developing applications using Jetty, Apache Camel, Drools/rules engines, Red Hat Linux, SoapUI, Postman, Docker, AWS EC2, ECS/Fargate, AWS SQS, Spring Framework, Sprint Boot, Apache Kafka, AWS Lambda.
  • Experience with MS SQL Server and T-SQL.
  • Experience using standard middleware interface/integration architecture and techniques (SOA, Web services, SOAP / WSDL / XML, REST, SAML, APIs, Microservices).
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • History of working in an Agile software development environment.
  • ‘Get stuff done’ and flexible mindset for greater good of the organization.
  • Proven success delivering and supporting high quality solutions on time.

Lead Software Engineer – Preferred Qualifications:

  • Healthcare knowledge or experience preferred.
  • Experience working with Document DB / Mongo DB
  • BPMN understanding is a plus.
  • Prior experience with IBM BAMOe (Business Automation Manager) will be preferred.
  • Planning, developing, and deploying high volume, mission-critical software applications in a healthcare environment.
  • Knowledge or experience with HIPAA regulations and standards for security (PHI, IIHI), privacy and transactions.
  • Experience in Docker, and container-orchestration, would be a plus.
  • Experience with Prometheus / Grafana / PagerDuty would be a plus.
  • Experience with OpenSearch would be a plus.
  • Effective collaboration with product owners, engineering leads, and architects.