3M HIS M*Modal Software Tools Engineer (Pittsburgh, PA) at 3M

Posted in Software 8 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania





Job Description:

3M is seeking a Software Tools Engineer for the Health Information Systems located in Pittsburgh, PA. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter.  Here, you go.

3M Health Information Systems (HIS) is the world leader for innovating the language of health and delivers comprehensive software and consulting services. Working at 3M Health Information Systems you will be helping with today’s challenges while preparing for tomorrow’s. Transforming health care from a system that treats disease, to a system that improves health and wellness begins with accurate health information and payment. From improving the efficiency of medical records coding to outlining success in value-based care and healthcare analytics. All while working with the best and the brightest to advance more than your own career, you are working to advance the entire world. 

3M and M*Modal are now one company. M*Modal is making an impact in the healthcare community.  Giving physicians more time to care for patients and making important health information available when needed is at the heart of what we do every day.  M*Modal provides the technology for Transforming Words into Action. Our conversational speech recognition and natural language understanding technologies are widely recognized as the most advanced in the industry.

Job Summary:

We are looking for a talented Software Tools Engineer to join our team which maintains and enhances the Natural Language Understanding (NLU) platform responsible for powering a wide range of Health Information Systems applications.  You would be part of a team that makes things happen by building large-scale, high-demand software in a fast-paced agile environment that is deployed globally. The 8-person team based in Pittsburgh is made up smart and collaborative software architects and engineers. We foster and environment of autonomy to work on projects. A opportunity to learn from other about new cloud technologies being used throughout the organization.

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:


  • Design and develop software tools to complement our NLU platform

  • Large scale deployments of NLU into the cloud

  • Should be able to pick the right tool for the right job (scripting vs. coding)

  • Willingness to be on-call

  • Works in an agile development environment with short sprints.

  • Deploying cutting edge technology

  • You will have the autonomy to explore new technologies

  • You must be a creative problem solver who thrives in a fast-paced environment, working across teams and organizations

  • Actively participates in relevant corporate programs/initiatives, complies with professional and quality standards complies with corporate policies and procedures, and acts in a manner consistent with 3M’s values and ethical standards.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited university OR High School Diploma/GED or higher from an accredited institution and a minimum of six (6) years of experience in automation and deployment in lieu of the bachelor’s degree education requirement

  • Minimum of two (2) years of development experience with scripting languages.

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience of application deployment automation

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience with a programming language, preferably Java

  • Familiarity with Linux or Unix Operating Systems

Preferred Qualifications:


  • B.Sc. degree in Computer Science or related engineering field.

  • Experience in creating and maintaining continuous integration systems such as Jenkins

  • Experience using Azure, AWS, or GCP in a production capacity

  • Solid understanding of agile methodologies and Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment

  • Solid understanding of version control systems such as Git or Mercurial

  • Understanding of operational concepts such as distributed systems, alerting, monitoring, logging, and incident management

  • Understanding of network engineering concepts such as firewalls and load balancers

  • Interested and excited about Healthcare technology

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to solve problems in a logical, methodical, and time efficient manner

  • Ability to direct and influence others

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Travel Requirements: Occasional Travel might be required

Relocation: May be considered for this position

Diverse & Inclusive 3M

3M is a place where you can collaborate with other curious, creative people. Where your diverse talents, inclusiveness, initiative, and leadership are valued. Where you’ll find challenging opportunities that make your career exciting and rewarding. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies, and products, 3M is a place to grow and be rewarded for excellence

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