Principal Mobile Software Engineer

| Chicago

Why VillageMD?

VillageMD is changing the trajectory of healthcare by empowering primary care physicians to make informed decisions and engage patients in meaningful ways. We work with thousands of clinicians and healthcare disruptors across the country to build and contribute to our platform to improve patient health while driving down the cost to deliver it. We are also in the midst of building out a state-of-the-art patient digital patient experience for primary care. 

We are a mission-oriented organization and are thrilled about the work that we do every day. We’re transparent, collaborative, and relentless in pursuit of our mission, all while doing so with humility and a low ego. We believe that diverse backgrounds and experiences create the best opportunity for innovation and the community that we are creating is greater than any individual.

We’ve built our technology using the best of cloud and open-source technologies to create an open, data-first platform that is enriched with analytical models and modernly connected to internal and external apps. These apps drive clinical decision support, patient engagement, and other facilitators of innovative, information-enriched health experiences.

As a leader of our brand new Mobile Development team at VillageMD, you will drive strategy and execution towards a seamless, inspiring, and efficient patient experience for our new primary care clinic brand, Village Medical. We're in a unique position to impact everyone in primary care from independent, family-owned practices to premier health systems, and all of the patients they serve. Our software aggregates, processes, and delivers rich datasets to improve the effectiveness of primary care for our doctors and patients. 

What are examples of work that Principal Engineers might do at VillageMD?

  • Invent applications to help enable behavior change for our patients to live a healthier life
  • Evangelize the use of mobile to all of our product teams
  • Bring design mock-ups to life and create attractive UI’s
  • Drive team efficiency and lead by example
  • Perform peer code reviews and help us all get better
  • Build an automated integration that responds to inbound emails and fires algorithms that send notifications to clinical staff
  • Write a react app that visualizes the chronology of a patient’s clinical history
  • Work with physicians to design the next generation of EMR interfaces
  • Write a Python package to interact with our data platform
  • Created a clinical information-enriched application that facilitates a relationship with chronically ill patients who need care when outside the exam room
  • Write high fidelity software that is readable, maintainable and scalable
  • Design and develop solutions on the Salesforce platform using Python, Javascript, Apex and the Salesforce API framework

What will make you successful here?

  • A passion for problem solving, learning new stacks and tinkering with bleeding edge tech
  • A vision to balance speed and maintainability while making build vs. buy decisions
  • Unreal levels of accountability and a unique ability to prioritize work
  • Focused on the ROI that the new software produces versus building features on a list
  • Communicate large scale work and trade-offs to senior stakeholders and users alike
  • Challenging the status quo to improve our processes and tools
  • A low ego and humility; an ability to gain trust by doing what you say you will do

What you might do in your first year:

  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert for our custom-built, patient-facing mobile applications, including configuration, development, integration and customization of complex solutions
  • Manage teams that efficiently solve problems, reviewing/approving code and provide mentoring software design patterns
  • Map out a big picture product vision, while striving to improve quality and velocity on the team

Required Skills:

  • 8+ years of system design and build experience with demonstrated success of commercializing the software produced
  • 4+ years developing Mobile applications across the life cycle
  • 2+ years in Swift (SwiftUI experience is a plus)
  • Experience with a server-side language that is not Node (Java, Python, C#, or Ruby)
  • Background in utilizing and integrating 3rd party integrations and application libraries with strict security requirements
  • Skilled at building cost effective, high productivity teams regardless of physical location
  • Proficient SQL skills
  • Track record of successfully executing projects with multiple partners
  • Experience using version control systems such as Git and Bitbucket
  • BS/MS in computer science, math, engineering, or related field
  • An understanding of clinical and financial healthcare data preferred
  • Experience working with relational databases that are not SQL Server is a plus

At VillageMD, we see diversity and inclusion as a source of strength in transforming healthcare. We believe building trust and innovation are best achieved through diverse perspectives. To us, acceptance and respect are rooted in an understanding that people do not experience things in the same way, including our healthcare system. Individuals seeking employment at VillageMD are considered without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.




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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • Neo4jDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • TeradataDatabases

Location

We are in the heart of downtown Chicago - accessible to all trains and plenty of food/drink options nearby!

An Insider's view of VillageMD

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Aggregating disparate sets into one consumable interface is difficult. We constantly think about how to solve it faster and better while keeping it flexible and scalable.

Mario

Principal Software Engineer

What makes someone successful on your team?

It’s an individual’s willingness to get into the details, fully understand the current path to delivery, and think critically about the problems that face primary care providers today that will make them successful at VillageMD.

Dave

Director, Product Development

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The office vibe is centered on holding our work to high standards while maintaining an environment focused on fun and collaboration. My coworkers and I will often be working on completely unrelated projects, but when we hit a roadblock we step back and ask each other for feedback and help. That’s usually when we find the best solutions.

Emily

Healthcare Informatics Analyst

What are VillageMD Perks + Benefits

VillageMD Benefits Overview

We offer competitive bonus, great healthcare benefits, generous PTO, strong parental leave policy, and 401k with a match. We are conveniently located near Metra and L trains, and offer commuter benefits. We offer schedule flexibility and work from home options. And, last but certainly not least: loads of snacks and fresh ground whole bean coffee!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Customized development tracks
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