MS Software Engineer at Allscripts

Posted in Information Technology 28 days ago.

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Location: Melville, New York

Job Description:

Allscripts' policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for North American based positions with Allscripts must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada. Verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.

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MS Software Engineer


Job ID: 2019-21397
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Information Technology
Melville, NY


Welcome to Allscripts! Our Mission is to be the most trusted provider of innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver world-class outcomes. Our Vision is a Connected Community of Health that spans continents and borders. With the largest community of clients in healthcare, Allscripts is able to deliver an integrated platform of clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions to facilitate enhanced collaboration and exchange of critical patient information.

Team Overview:

The Rapid Application Development team designs and develops new heath system focused applications by creating proof of concepts, vetting with the customers and then developing enterprise tier versions for deployment to production.

Position Summary:

The primary purpose of this role is to collect/refine requirements, design, code, test and document changes to existing as well as new applications.


  • Full stack coding, testing, documentation in the areas of Development and Maintenance using development best practices
  • Analysis, debugging and fixing of issues found in any environment in accordance with service level agreements
  • Based on the design approach, agree on high level estimates to validate the resource allocated to a particular project.
  • Adherence to the full software development lifecycle enabling continuous integration / continuous delivery processes across all environments
  • Ownership of assigned software and non-software deliverables.
  • Liaison with Business Analysts and/or internal / external customers to ensure that requirements are understood.
  • Production of accurate, unambiguous technical design specifications to the required level of detail in the timescales as defined by the PM.
  • Production, preparation and execution of unit test plans.
  • Production of efficient and fully documented code.
  • Achievement of agreed productivity targets in order to ensure use-cases are delivered within budget, to schedule and to defined quality standards.
  • Completion of all necessary software and non-software components in the timescales as defined by the Project Manager.

Quality and adherence to Standards

  • Enthusiastic about creating quality software with a can-do attitude where no hurdle is insurmountable
  • Tech Specs, Code and/or Unit Test Plans produced are all in line with the Traceability Matrix/Functional Specification.
  • Ensure all work is reviewed to ensure adherence to the relevant development standards.
  • Peer review and sign-off of others work.
  • Timely and accurate reporting of project status as required by Line or Project Manager.
  • Production and revision of accurate detailed estimates.
  • Escalate product issues and suggest product improvements.
  • Escalate all issues in a timely fashion.
  • Mentor junior team members in best practices and standards


Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • BA or BS degree preferred and/or other relevant combination of training and experience


  • 0-2 years Industry experience preferred
  • 2-5 years experience as Software Engineer
  • Minimum of 2 years .net full stack development experience (java a plus)
  • Knowledge and experience using MS SQL Server
  • Knowledge and implementation of development best practices
  • Knowledge and experience creating and calling REST and SOAP interfaces
  • Proven ability to adapt to learning and implementing new frameworks, languages, technologies.
  • Extensive experience in the following: .NET, Java, JavaScript, SQL, Python, Shell scripting or Powershell, multi-threading, message queuing, general design patterns
  • Experience in cloud technologies (Azure, AWS, GCP, Kubernetes) preferred.

Travel Requirements:

  • May require local travel
  • May require other travel for business needs

Working Arrangements:

  • May require after hours on call support
  • Work is performed in a standard office environment with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards

At Allscripts, our greatest strength comes from bringing together talented people with diverse perspectives to support the technology needs of 180,000 physicians, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 post-acute organizations across the globe. Allscripts offers a competitive total rewards package, including holidays, vacation, and medical, disability and life insurance.