Senior Application Engineer

HCA Nashville , TN 37201

Posted 6 days ago

Why HealthTrust?

HealthTrust is the industry's leading group purchasing organization (GPO), providing sustainable savings for supplies and expert sourcing for medical device and purchased services.

With an annual purchasing volume by our members of over $18 billion, membership includes over 1,400 not-for-profit and for-profit acute care facilities and 10,600 surgery centers, alternative sites and physician practices.

Founded in 1999, HealthTrust is organized as a limited partnership. A wholly-owned, indirect subsidiary of HCA Holdings, Inc. is the general partner and operates the partnership, controlling the majority of voting interest of the GPO. All other GPO equity holders are all healthcare providers or are owned by healthcare providers. HealthTrust is the only GPO with a truly committed modelwith member-driven decision making, compliant purchasing, and a national portfolio of unparalleled value.


This position is a senior .NET developer position who will report directly to the Manager of Software Engineering at HealthTrust.

A successful candidate will demonstrate an understanding of software patterns, software modeling, secure programming principles, test-driven development or another unit testing methodology, and code standards compliance. In addition, this candidate will have a history of increasing responsibility in a small multi-role team. This position requires a candidate who can analyze business requirements, perform design tasks, construct, test, and implement solutions with minimal supervision.

This candidate will have a track record of participation in successful projects in a fast-paced, mixed team (consultant and employee) environment. In addition, the applicant must be willing to mentor other developers to prepare them for assuming the responsibilities of a Senior Software Engineer.

The Senior Software Engineer will be required to learn about existing legacy systems and provide on-going technical support for both existing and new applications. The applicant will provide second-level support for existing applications within a group.

The Senior Software Engineer must be a highly motivated self-starter, an enthusiastic learner, and must be committed to delivering high quality solutions within scheduled timelines.


  • Closely collaborates with team members to successfully execute development initiatives using Agile practices and principles

  • Leads efforts to design, development, deploy, and support software systems

  • Integrates new/existing software with existing systems

  • Collaborates with business analysts, project lead, management and customers on requirements

  • Participates in large-scale development projects involving multiple areas outside of core team

  • Designs fit-for-purpose products to ensure products align to the customer's strategic plans and technology road maps

  • Demonstrates and coaches value based decision making and Agile principles across teams

  • Coaches team on existing system structure, constraints and deficiencies with product

  • Shares knowledge and experience to contribute to growth of overall team capabilities

  • Focuses on customer satisfaction

  • Rapidly prototypes and delivers just-in-time solutions

  • Gather requirements, designs, constructs and delivers solutions with minimal team interaction

  • Works in an environment with rapidly changing business requirements and priorities

  • Act as a leader to the teams continuous integration and continuous delivery automation pipeline


High School Diploma/GED required

Bachelor's Degree preferred


  • 5 years' relevant work experience is required

  • Demonstration of and belief in the Agile mindset.

  • Experience with C#, SQL, JavaScript Framework(i.e. Angular), CSS, HTML, RESTful Services (i.e. ASP.NET Web API)

  • 3 years of engineering, delivering and supporting production software products required.

  • 2 years working with object-oriented design, SQL, and web programming required.

  • Delivery of past software systems with documented value required.

  • Strong focus on delivering customer value required.

  • Excellent troubleshooting, analysis, and problem-solving abilities required.

  • Ability to engineer and build software through multiple languages and tools required.

  • Strong verbal and written communication with the ability to work with staff and business required.

  • Experience with Scrum and Domain Driven Design preferred.

  • Experience building micro services

  • Willingness to learn our business domain required.

  • Experience with continuous integration and continuous deployment preferred.

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