Women Impact Tech

Senior Java Software Engineer

    Pittsburgh, PA

About the Role:

If you are looking for an amazing opportunity where you can combine your software engineering skills with your passion to apply Web Applications to medicine and healthcare, then this is the position for you.  This is kind of the position you will have tremendous pride talking about with your friends and family.   You will be part of a very talented team that is highly motivated and passionate about our vision which simply is “Life Unlimited”.  The position is in Pittsburgh, PA which is rapidly becoming the premier location for cutting edge health care technology.  You will take great pride in seeing the impact of everything you are involved in developing, having a tremendous impact on lives of patients and clinicians.

Your team will design and implement the first applications within our evolving microservices-based, data analytics platform.  Your success will ensure a compelling initial launch and as well as set the stage for future development.  You ought to be able to think and act quickly in an agile environment, as well as be effective in both front and backend development for a Java/React platform.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead team responsible for design and implementation of web applications.
  • Establish the initial separation of concerns in the architecture and shepherd the on-going evolution of the architecture to ensure healthy boundaries and strong APIs are always in place.
  • Act as tech lead within the Scrum process.
  • Set standards for design, review, unit testing and quality deployments.
  • Ensure cybersecurity and HIPAA requirements are met.
  • Ensure quality system and other regulatory requirements are met for your team’s platform and products.

Requirements

  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other equivalent education. Master’s degree is preferable
  • 5+ years of relevant experience.
  • Strong ability to describe design using UML.
  • Works very well in a collaborative, fast-paced, multidisciplinary environment, and thrives under pressure.
  • Is able to work very well with geographically distributed teams and can work with teams from a very diverse background
  • Strong experience of IT infrastructure and networking concepts.
  • Advanced knowledge of Linux operating systems and command line tools.
  • Experience with cloud environments such as AWS.
  • Has a healthy risk taking appetite and shows the courage to fail early and cheaply.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Competencies

  • React/Angular
  • JAVA
  • Spring, Spring boot
  • Microservices
  • Javascript
  • GIT/SVN or similar
  • RabbitMQ/Kafka or similar
  • Mockito or similar
  • ELK stacks/Beats or similar
  • SQL, Mongo DB or other NoSQL technologies
  • CI/CD – Jenkins or similar
  • Docker/Kubernetes
  • Experience with FDA regulated medical devices preferred
  • Experience with testing frameworks like Google Test

Travel

  • <10% (All travel is limited per company COVID travel policy)

About Us:

Smith+Nephew is a global medical technology company. We design and manufacture technology that takes the limits off living. We support healthcare professionals to return their patients to health and mobility, helping them to perform at their fullest potential.

From our first employee and founder, T.J. Smith, to our team today, it’s our people who make Smith+Nephew a unique place. Yes, we love to innovate and develop exciting technologies, and we offer competitive salaries and progressive benefits. But it’s our culture – of Care, Collaboration and Courage – that really sets us apart. Through a spirit of ownership and can-do attitude we work together to win. We’re a company of people who care about each other, about our customers and their patients, and about our communities. Together, we fulfill our shared purpose of Life Unlimited.

Smith+Nephew provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Meet Smith and Nephew

Smith+Nephew is a global medical technology company. We design and manufacture technology that takes the limits off living. We support healthcare professionals to return their patients to health and mobility, helping them to perform at their fullest potential.