Quest Diagnostics
- Lead - Software Engineer
At a glance
Location: US-MA-Marlborough Map
Posted: 07/28/2021
Closing: 08/27/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Job description

Title - Lead, Software Engineer 

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Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far-reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

As a Software Engineer, you will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you will have the opportunity to collaborate and affect change while expanding your leadership skills and technical knowledge. You can make a real impact in a market that is growing and developing.

Basic Purpose:

We are looking for an experienced Senior .NET developer to oversee the development of functional .NET applications. Work as part of a small agile team to design and implement new features and technologies.  Deliver high quality, high performance code in an agile environment.  Use, evaluate, and learn exciting new technologies that keep products and teams on the cutting edge.  Provide technical direction and oversight for development projects.   Help lead the design, development, and maintenance of complex solutions with a focus on quality, performance, and resiliency. Collaborate and co-ordinate with business teams and cross functional teams along with contribute to the leadership of cross-functional teams.

Duties and Responsibilities:

-Analyze, design, develop and maintain .NET applications that service internal and external vendor and client systems aligning with the business needs.
-Oversee the work being done by other software engineers working on the team, coordinating team activities with other teams and product groups, maintaining software architecture standards.
-Develop key product features within existing large-scale enterprise applications and new strategic initiatives that will drive system and operational efficiencies, measure system performance, and provide “glue” for complex solutions.
-Consistently defines and applies technologies, standards and software engineering practices, mentoring other team members
-Contributes in leading and directing software engineering resources to ensure timely and quality delivery of services.
-Responsible for mentoring junior talent as well as directing technical staff through technical challenges, tasks and projects.
-Develop key product features within existing large-scale enterprise applications & new strategic initiatives.
-Participate in the full SDLC involving design, implementation, testing, and launching.
-Collaborate with cross-functional partners (QA, Business Analyst, Tech Pubs, etc.) in an Agile/Scrum team environment.
-Assist with the generation and analysis of business and functional requirements for proposed software solutions.
-Participate in and sometimes lead architectural and database design discussions as they relate to product direction.
-Create design specifications, documentation, and unit testing plans as defined by the Agile development process.
-Generate data for project planning, including task breakdown and estimation of work for a project.Tracks status within the project as necessary.
-Delegates tasks to project team members to balance work and increase team cross-training
-Raises long-term architecture issues within project
-Own the delivery of an entire piece of a system or application, and serve as a technical lead on small to midsize complex projects.
-Build software solutions where the problem is not well defined. Design and define the interaction between the other component pieces.
-Maintain and support software solutions post-production.
-Implements and debugs some of the more involved/complex functionality.


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

Work Experience:

10-12 years of professional experience in software development. 


-Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented (OO) design patterns, distributed databases, and data modeling techniques.
-Proficiency in,, C#, Microsoft SQL Server, HTML4/5, CSS3, XML/XSLT, JQuery plus one or more modern programming languages
-Experience with Oracle, MySQL would be preferred.
-Healthcare software development experience required. Experience with Lab system, HL7, FHIR would be preferred.
-21 CFR part 11 regulation and validation experience preferred.
-Familiar with persistence technology like NHibernate or Entity Framework preferred
-Knowledge of WCF Services, MVC, and AngularJS preferred
-Knowledge of REST and RPC APIs preferred.
-Strong attention to detail, excellent troubleshooting and communication skills
-Ability to direct and motivate other technical resources.
-Ability to work well with people and be both highly motivated and motivating
-Experience in development of distributed/scalable systems and high-volume transaction applications.
-Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
-Motivation to drive tasks to completion and take ownership of projects.

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Join us for competitive benefits and development opportunities in a progressive and supportive environment. Help us improve our service, and the experiences of our patients and colleagues. Work with us and together we can be better.

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All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity or Citizenship. 

Lead - Software Engineer