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Senior Web Applications Engineer

Job Description

Senior Web Application Engineer

Come join a well-funded, well-connected startup in the healthcare technology space!  Our client has big dreams, and they are seeking dedicated, passionate, and innovative individuals to join their team.

As a Senior Web Application Engineer, you will be responsible for evaluating, designing, and developing new features and frameworks, focusing on high-performance application and database implementations without neglecting the code quality and user experience.

You will work closely with other engineers and business users in a highly collaborative environment. We utilize Agile process and iterate quickly, writing well-structured and elegant code to solve critical business problems and to provide best possible experience for users.

Responsibilities of the Senior Web Applications Engineer:
  • Design applications, databases, and deployment architectures that utilizes best of breed cloud computing that is scalable and robust.
  • Make technical implementation decisions and evangelize coding best practices.
  • Working closely with product management and business functions to perform requirement analysis and translate into features and functions, and turn ideas into extremely fast and reliable code that other people will find easy to understand and maintain in the future.
  • Collecting and analyzing data to help guide design and development decisions.
  • Manage deployment, monitor application performance and review any application failures in staging or production.

Job Requirements

Requirements of the Senior Web Applications Engineer:
  • Deep understanding of MVC architecture and web frameworks
  • Knowledge of MySQL optimization and schema design with complex data model
  • Excellent programming skills in at least one of the following languages: Java, Scala, PHP, Ruby, Python
  • Experienced with Javascript/AJAX/HTML/CSS programming in large-scale web applications
  • Experienced with Amazon AWS deployment and integration with other cloud services.
  • Strong knowledge in web service integration, with both SOAP and JSON interfaces.
  • 5+ years of relevant experiences
Nice-to-Have Skills of the Senior Web Applications Engineer:
  • Experience with NoSQL db design and application development
  • Experience with high performance and scalability techniques, such as memcache
  • Experience with iOS or Android mobile application development and integration
  • Experience with video conferencing technologies and integration.
  • Understanding of EHR and EMR technologies would be an advantage.
  • Familiarity with information security vulnerabilities and risk management.
  • Familiarity with consumer privacy and compliance requirements.
The Senior Web Applications Engineer role can be either direct hire or contract-to-hire with one of our clients in Durham, NC. Would love to see backgrounds with Java, Escala, Ruby, Python or PHP. Target salary range is $80,000 - $110,000 with a comparable rate during the contract portion. Can go higher if needed.  Local candidates are strongly preferred but some relocation assistance might be available for the right candidate. No sponsorship available.
Apply for this position now through CareerBuilder, or by sending a Word resume to Martha Michaux at mmichaux AT  To help ensure a timely response, include the reference code CBMM-4253 in the subject heading of your email message. 
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Job Snapshot

Contact Name Martha Michaux
Contact Phone (919)981-6200 x314
Post Date 4/14/2014
Location Durham, NC
Base Pay $80,000.00 - $110,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Information Technology
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Computer Software, Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID CBMM-4253
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