Advanced Application Engineer
ABOUT THIS POSITIONRight now, we are looking for an outstanding, brilliant, and driven mid-level Application Engineer to join our growing team. While our Advanced Application Engineers are involved in multiple things throughout the Technology organization, primarily they are responsible for working with the Technology and the Business teams to design, build, and implement amazing web and process applications. These Team Members are also charged with assisting the Client Success department in resolving issues relating to production processes. The Advanced Application Engineer is responsible for troubleshooting and resolving technical issues as well.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Proposes technical solutions to the Manager, Application Engineering
Designs/develops/tests/implements improvements or new features into the Waystar website and core processing applications
Responsible for developing/augmenting applications based on the functional and technical specifications
Responsible for adhering to Waystar coding standards and the approved technologies
Unit tests all changes on development, and then works with the appropriate Business and/or Technology Owner(s) to ensure that the developed solution meets the business requirements
Communicates the development progress daily to the senior-level team members
Attends to any work items assigned through the internal case system in a timely fashion
Takes ownership of work items assigned, communicates estimates and daily progress as part of the SDLC process, and actively works to resolve issues blocking progress
Assists in the QA process
Participates, as required, in Production Code Turn days, providing instructions for deploying the code changes successfully, and for Smoke Testing code post-release
Develops and maintains open and fluid communication with Management
Develops and maintains a positive relationship with other team members
Handles assignments that require moderate technical and/or business domain research, with minimal oversight
Assists in the creation and/or approving of technical specifications
Assists in identifying areas in the application that need to be refactored
Works with the various departments and team members to design and/or implement various new enhancements to the existing web application.; this includes, but is not limited to, SQL table design, SQL stored procedure design, and process design in the designated programming language
Tracks any changes required by such development using internal tools, and communicates to the QA Team any abnormalities required to push the changes from development through the various stages to production
Identifies and informs the Manager, Application Engineering of areas of the application that can be improved by refactoring, optimization, or other improved technology solutions
Notifies the Manager, Application Engineering of any problems that negatively impact applications, and works to implement a solution
Communicates and works with the Manager, Application Engineering to reassign any items that cannot be addressed in a timely fashion
Provides estimates for project tasks using an internal project tool, and updates the estimates if they increase or decrease
Additional duties as assigned
WHAT YOU'LL NEED
2+ years of .NET and SQL Server experience
Unit Testing experience
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work in a very fast-paced environment & welcome change
Ability to work both in team and solo environments
Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience
N-Tier and SaaS development experience is preferred
Through a smart platform and better experience, Waystar helps providers simplify healthcare payments and yield powerful results throughout the complete revenue cycle.
Waystar’s healthcare payments platform combines innovative, cloud-based technology, robust data, and unparalleled client support to streamline workflows and improve financials so providers can focus on what matters most: their patients and communities. Waystar is trusted by 1M+ providers, 1K+ hospitals and health systems, and is connected to over 5K commercial and Medicaid/Medicare payers. We are deeply committed to living out our organizational values: honesty; kindness; passion; curiosity; fanatical focus; best work, always; making it happen; and joyful, optimistic & fun.
Waystar products have won multiple Best in KLAS® or Category Leader awards since 2010 and earned multiple #1 rankings from Black Book™ surveys since 2012. The Waystar platform supports more than 500,000 providers, 1,000 health systems and hospitals, and 5,000 payers and health plans. For more information, visit waystar.com or follow @Waystar on Twitter.
- Competitive total rewards (base salary + bonus, if applicable)
- Customizable benefits package (3 medical plans with Health Saving Account company match)
- Generous paid time off starting at 3 weeks + 16 holidays, including your birthday and volunteer time
- Paid parental leave (including maternity + paternity leave)
- Education assistance opportunities and free LinkedIn Learning access
- Free mental health and family planning programs, including adoption assistance and fertility support
- 401(K) program with company match
- Pet insurance
- Employee resource groups
Waystar is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate, value, and support diversity and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, marital status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.