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The MITRE Corporation Healthcare Software Engineer in McLean, Virginia

Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges—and we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day—working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE—and make a difference with us.

Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges—and we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The research and development centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day—working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE—and make a difference with us.Through the Health federally- funded research and development center (FFRDC), MITRE exclusively serves in the public interest and helps to bring world-class expertise to bear on key challenges facing the nation. MITRE operates the Health FFRDC on behalf of US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). MITRE serves as an objective, independent, not for profit advisor supporting many of the complex analysis and critical thinking requirements that encompass business, policy, technology, and operational interests across HHS.

The Health FFRDC is growing rapidly, particularly through increasing engagements with federal public health agencies like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and Administration for Children and Families (ACF). These efforts are exceptional opportunities to have a substantial impact on public health matters of national and international importance. As a member of MITRE’s Health FFRDC, the candidate will be contributing to prototyping and implementation of health information systems. This position requires a strong background in software development in combination with experience in the healthcare domain. Ideal candidates will be able to apply agile development practices while still satisfying the unique demands of health-oriented applications.

Job Title: Healthcare Software Engineer

Key Functions:

  • Full stack implementation of healthcare prototypes

  • Participating as a member of an agile team to deliver a software application

  • Hands on software development and testing

Required Qualifications:

  • Applicants must have experience implementing healthcare IT systems such as EHRs, HIEs or Interface Engines.

  • A strong understanding of Healthcare IT standards (FHIR, HL7 V2, or HL7 CDA-based standards)

  • 2 - 5 years of software development

  • Solid understanding of service design - Experience implementing RESTful services

Minimum Qualifications

  • Familiarity the healthcare industry, terminology, clinical roles and national healthcare organizations

  • Experience with modern JavaScript (ES6, TypeScript, etc.)

  • Large-scale data analysis, data mining or machine learning

Desired education: The successful candidate will have BS in computer science or related fields and 3 years of experience

Minimum Qualifications: BS in computer science

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