Lead Developer

Wolters Kluwer Chicago , IL 60290

Posted 3 months ago

Description

Do you want to use your skills and talent to make a meaningful impact on healthcare? Do you want exposure to cutting edge technologies, as well as advanced UX fields such as interactive Voice design for example? Come join our team of clinicians, designers, and technologists who are building patient engagement applications that are impacting hundreds of thousands of lives every day.

Wolters Kluwer Health's Clinical Effectiveness (CE) organization is a fast-growing and innovation-driven healthcare information technology (HIT) provider working on the front lines of clinical care. Our talented team of content creators, technologists, and product visionaries collaborate to provide advanced clinical decision support solutions that measurably improve clinical effectiveness by helping healthcare professionals provide optimal care for their patients.

As a mission-based organization committed to getting things right, we're investing in cutting edge healthcare technology solutions to meet the strategic needs of our customers. Reporting into the Patient Engagement product development team based at the heart of downtown Chicago, this role is essential to develop the leading patient engagement applications for a top global healthcare technology company.

We're looking for an experienced hands-on front-end developer to lead a team working on a platform that enables creation of dynamic, personalized, rules-driven content that can be tailored to individuals. With our new platform we are pushing the technology adoption boundary in Healthcare with our innovative solutions.

The platform MVP has been already created, but will continue to be evolved to make it more usable and powerful with features like data import and export, personalized content based on patient data, built-in surveys and advanced big data analytics.

It includes the authoring tool for new HTML5 programs, the player that delivers the content to the patients, the versioning and publishing tool and more. The successful candidate will be involved in the architecture, design, and coding phase of these critical projects and establishing technical solutions that fit within defined timelines. We expect this person to foster innovation through the adoption and promotion of new techniques, tools, and processes.

The ideal candidate should be willing to take on challenges of unknown dimensions, and work hand in hand with designers and customers and will need to have very strong technical skills, deep curiosity, business acumen, and the ability to think fast and act fast.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develop software applications as part of the patient engagement development team

  • Collaborate with product managers, designers, clinicians, and software engineers

  • Collaborate with architects to adopt and implement proper product architecture

  • Collaborate with other technology teams to determine requirements for and integrate with existing products

  • Plan and execute tasks within an Agile/Scrum environment

  • Follow best practices and standards for coding

  • Remain current with evolving industry trends and technologies and bring ideas forward.

Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or an equivalent field

  • 7+ years of experience in software development. Commercial software development experience highly desired.

  • Experience in architecting and building JavaScript web applications

  • Experience in developing performant front-end and user interface code using HTML5, JavaScript and CSS/SCSS

  • High level of expertise with Object Oriented JavaScript

  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks such as Angular 2+, Node.JS, React and MobX (MobX State Tree is a plus!.

  • Strong knowledge of Front-End Development concepts i.e. Web Standards, Responsive web design, progressive enhancement, Minimal Download Strategy, ADA compliance, etc.

  • Extensive experience with REST APIs and HTTP requests

  • Ability to implement complex, performant user interactions and animations

  • Knowledge of debugging techniques -- cross-device, cross-browser and performance-related

  • An eye for design and love for great UI

  • Good product and user experience sense

  • Experience with automated testing tools for unit and functional testing

  • Experience with Agile software development is a plus.

Other Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Certifications

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills (written, verbal and listening), with ability to build positive working relationships across multiple groups within the organization

  • Proven ability to work and collaborate with subject matter experts and customers

  • Desire to mentor other developers

  • Healthcare experience is a strong plus

  • Ability and willingness to rapidly learn new technologies

  • Ability to work with ambiguity and utilize sound judgement and decision-making skills

  • Computer literacy in word processing (required), spreadsheet use (required)

Travel: Less than 5%.

Physical Demands: Normal office environment.

ABOUT WOLTERS KLUWER

Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2017 annual revenues of 4.4 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide. Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S. (WTKWY). For more information about our solutions and organization, visit follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO)

Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions, customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

INFORMATION

For any assistance with your application for this job opening, please call the HR Source at or email . TTY is also available at 888 (4985) 4771.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by most people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities and requirements.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Skills:
Accounting, Ada, Agile, Architecture, Automated, Browser, CSS, Developer, Development, HTTP, JavaScript, Scrum, Testing, User Interface, UX, Web Design
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