Software Engineer - Clinicals Product

Athenahealth - Watertown, MA

Full-time
Connect with work that matters. Be a part of transforming the healthcare industry!

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our Clinicals team within our Core Services Engineering organization. Your job will be to develop components that automate vital requests for a number of medical services. But enough about us; let’s talk about you.

You are a developer with experience building full stack web applications, preferably in public and private cloud environments. You are an excellent communicator that is capable of quickly picking up the complicated healthcare space.

As an engineer on the athenaClinicals Product team, you may have the opportunity to work on a broad range of product components and workflows used by doctors and clinicians, such as; order management, prescriptions, lab/imaging results, medical history documentation, and the coordination of patient care, in both ambulatory and inpatient settings.

You are a tenacious, but nimble learner, who demonstrates design & engineering excellence.

The Team: Our athenaClinicals team builds code that matters, working on the beating heart of doctors’ workflows that is used by over 100,000 healthcare providers daily. We build the interface that makes the interactions between these providers and the electronic health record as seamless as possible, and elevates what the doctor needs to see, when they need to see it. This team is innovative, passionate, and driven by our mission to help make an impact.

Job Responsibilities

Design and develop code on an agile team of Engineers, a Scrum Master, a Product Owner, and Experience Designer
Collaborate with team members to promote productivity and effectiveness; share business and technical insights with the broader engineering and product organization
Develop knowledge and domain expertise. Take ownership of what you and the team builds and coordinate your efforts across the teams to ensure proper completion

Typical Qualifications

About 2+ years of software engineering experience
Proficient in at least one modern programming language; relational databases, with modern UI frameworks helpful
We work in Agile environment, so any Agile experience or CI/CD concepts is helpful
Knowledge of Unix/Linux, SQL, RESTful API, and various other technologies is helpful

About athenahealth

Our Vision: To create a thriving ecosystem that delivers accessible, high-quality, and sustainable healthcare for all .
Our Location: This role is based in Watertown, MA, just a few miles outside of Boston. Watertown is our Global Headquarters and our campus, the Arsenal on the Charles, is home to a number of restaurants, a local gym and large outdoor space. This office also has a cafeteria, coffee café and food trucks that rotate every day.
Our Culture: At athenahealth, our employees (or “athenistas”) are committed to making healthcare smarter. Our success is dependent on the diversity, collective spirit, and contributions of our people, clients and partners. We value teamwork and believe that the strength of our team comes from supporting each other and leveraging our specialized skills. If you are looking for company that will enable you to work outside of your comfort zone to transform the healthcare ecosystem, athenahealth is the place for you.
Our Perks: Along with health & financial benefits, our athenistas are offered a variety of perks that promote employee wellbeing such as commuter support, collaborative workspaces and dog-friendly offices - just to name a few.

athenahealth is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity—that’s why we recruit and hire applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor prohibited by law. We’re happy to provide a reasonable accommodation, for those with a disability, to complete any part of the application process. If you are unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, please contact us at

taoperations@athenahealth.com for assistance.

https://www.athenahealth.com/careers/equal-opportunity