Software Engineer

Stanford Health Care - Palo Alto, CA

Temporary
Job Summary
The Software Engineer is responsible for building or testing the front-end / back-end / mobile interface for web applications or software tools at Stanford Health Care. This position will collaborate on design issues with a diverse group of product managers, designers, engineers, and infrastructure teams to build and deliver robust front and back end solutions that showcase the SHC's brand while providing a high-quality experience for users. This position should have a complete understand of web development. Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other personnel (Team Lead). This position carries with it a high degree of autonomy and accountability. Determines and develops methods, processes, and procedures on new assignments. Develops conceptual framework for implementation of new/unique programs, and projects. This is a temporary position working from our Redwood City site.

AWARDS WE ARE PROUD OF.
Stanford Health Care recently won the 29th Annual CIO100 award for the work on SHC's MyHealth eCheckin and integrated Wayfind solution. The solution reminds the patient of their upcoming appointments, allows them to complete the check-in process in the comfort of their home, get step by step directions on campus to their clinic and be automatically checked in on arrival.
The industry first solution was conceived, designed and developed in house by the 'Software Design and Development' team. The MyHealth team, is a cross functional team of Designers, Software Developers, Analysts and Product Managers. They worked in close collaboration with clinical operations, revenue cycle, facilities management and patient experience on this project.
Every year, the CIO 100 recognizes and celebrates organizations and their IT teams that distinguish themselves by creating business value through innovative use of technology. This year there were over 400 organizations vying for a coveted top 100 spot.
Essential Functions
Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient's rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.
Employee must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the C-I-CARE Standards of the Hospital. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions.

Depending on Specialization the Software Engineer need to be proficient in the relevant technology stack:
iOS Develops - iOS technologies
Android Developers - Latest Android stack
Front end Developers - implements and provides production application support in products and public-facing web applications and back-end servers systems using HTML/ XHTML, CSS, and JavaScript , following Web standards and promoting user experience best practices.
Backend Developers - Java, Phyton, .Net - SQl and No SQL DBs
Helps to develop processes and select frameworks and tools for web content management and web application development.
Gathers functional requirements to generate technical design specifications.
Follows specifications to implement high fidelity visual and UX designs.
Ensures that system improvements are successfully implemented and monitored to increase efficiency.
Generate systems software engineering policies, standards and procedures.
Designs, develops, tests, debugs and implements operating systems components, software tools, and utilities.
Determines systems software design requirements.
Hands on technical role; contributes to all phases of the software development lifecycle, including analysis, design, implementation, and QA.
Creates and improves infrastructure to address system performance, security, maintainability, and scalability of SHC's products.
Works with stakeholders to understand and document software requirements, and ensure application UI meets functional requirements.
Develops functional prototypes from wireframes and mockups, and create proper documentation.
Develops websites, performs unit testing, implementation, and production application support.
Participates in troubleshooting problems related to user interaction, webpage performance & mobile web optimization.
Collaborates with stakeholders and software engineers to refine and improve the user experience.
Follows industry trends with regard to front-end technologies and techniques.
Other duties as required.

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor's degree, master's preferred.
Years of experience: 5 plus years of directly related experience.

Experience in the areas noted below:
Expert knowledge in relevant technology stack
Knowledge of front end optimization and performance techniques
Knowledge and practiced application of industry best practices in rich web
Knowledge of user behavior and interaction design patterns
Knowledge of algorithms, data structure, web technologies, protocols, and cross-browser compatibility issues
Knowledge of architecting or building front end components and/or libraries
Ability to develop web sites for multiple contexts (mobile, tablet, desktop, etc.) and multiple locales
Ability to build and ship production-quality software to a large consumer audience, specifically user-centric design and development
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment
Ability to demonstrate strong programming knowledge
Ability to accurately communicate complex technical abstractions
Ability to influence peers and/or management and a champion of best practices that will encourage and drive adoption
Expert knowledge of front end browser technologies including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript/ECMAScript
Knowledge of Semantic Markup, AJAX, JSON, and JS libraries (jQuery, YUI, etc)
Strong Experience with UI libraries and Front End tools (jQuery, Bootstrap, AngularJS, LessCSS, SASS)
Advanced knowledge of HCI, usability, interaction design patterns
Proven ability to develop web sites for multiple target devices (mobile, tablet, desktop, etc.)
Proven ability to build and ship production-quality software to a large consumer audience
Knowledge of front end optimization and performance techniques
Knowledge and practiced application of industry best practices in rich web
Knowledge of user behavior and interaction design patterns
Knowledge of algorithms, data structure, web technologies, protocols, and cross-browser compatibility issues
Knowledge of architecting or building front end components and/or libraries
Ability to develop web sites for multiple contexts (mobile, tablet, desktop, etc.) and multiple locales
Ability to build and ship production-quality software to a large consumer audience, specifically user-centric design and development
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment
Ability to demonstrate strong programming knowledge
Ability to accurately communicate complex technical abstractions
Ability to influence peers and/or management and a champion of best practices that will encourage and drive adoption