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Web Application Software Architect - Remote

Company: Aledade
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Overview:

Are you excited about web application architecture? We have a job for that! Aledade and its employees are changing American healthcare to provide the right care for the right people at the right time. We're looking for a Software Architect to guide our web application's architectural vision. Aledade currently has the happy problem of needing to rapidly scale up our web application and we need you to help guide these efforts.

This position requires a passion for developing and explaining simple, powerful systems to handle complicated problems and for working in a team to actualize and deploy those systems; sometimes as prototypes, and sometimes in the middle of the most complicated parts of a working codebase.

Under the direction of, and in collaboration with, a Director of Engineering, the Software Architect is responsible for designing, documenting, and demonstrating the technology systems supporting Aledade's product.

Responsibilities:

Developing Technical Architecture: The Software architect is responsible for proactively identifying and prioritizing opportunities for architecture. These might be bottlenecks in the current system, or bottlenecks seen coming in the future. They are responsible for using their experience and knowledge to design, test, and evaluate systems to mitigate these bottlenecks. Ultimately, they'll be judged on the delivery and adoption of stable, secure, scalable systems that accelerate the engineering team's pace.

Teaching and Learning: The Software Architect stays abreast of developments in technology, develops a deep understanding of Aledade's business space, and synthesizes the two. They are also responsible for educating the team about current architecture, through working code, documentation and presentations.

Role Models Our Culture: Service, Accountability, Inclusion, Evidence, and Curiosity

Requirements:

Skills and Knowledge :

Outstanding verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate complex technical concepts to a broad range of audiences.

Strong understanding of the current state of infrastructure automation, continuous integration/deployment, security, networking and cloud native models.

Experience leading in an agile software development environment.

Excellent time management skills, ability to execute and guide a team's direction over a period of months.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Experience developing and scaling enterprise-grade web applications as a Web Application Architect.

Experience:

7+ years of programming experience or 5+ with a master's degree.

Preference for a bachelor's or master's degree in software engineering, computer science, or a related field.

4+ years of experience developing and scaling enterprise-grade web applications as a full-stack engineer or system architect.

Front-end technology preference for modern Javascript frameworks such as Vue, React, or Angular.

Back-end technology preference for core modern Python.

Itertools, functools, unittest, type hinting

Familiarity with unit testing, integration testing, and continuous integration.

3+ years of experience creating and working with complex data models in SQL

Experience with PostgreSQL is a plus.

4+ years of experience acting as a trusted "go-to" person for technical decision-making and project architecture in a team of 3 or more engineers.

Personality Traits:

Service: You care about people and society. You are driven to make the world a better place and are excited for the opportunity to improve public health.

Accountability: You want to be judged by your outcomes. You "own it" even when circumstances are not under your control. You hold others accountable for the success of the business. You do not give up on finding solutions to challenging problems.

Inclusion: You pursue equity. You find strength in a diversity of backgrounds and perspectives. You are kind and respectful towards all people at work and in your communities.

Evidence: You believe there is truth in data, rely on the scientific method to guide your decisions, use metrics to evaluate success, and strive to be objective whenever possible. You believe there is value in being transparent to ourselves and others. You do not withhold or ignore relevant information.

Curiosity: You strive to make yourself and others better every day. You learn and actively seek to broaden your expertise. You teach and are eager to share our knowledge with teammates. You are humble, acknowledging your mistakes and growing from them.

More About Aledade

Aledade was founded in 2014, with capital from Venrock, ARCH Venture Partners, Biomatics Capital and Google Ventures. We help independent primary care physicians deliver better care at lower cost by supporting their transition to value based care. Our rapidly expanding national network includes more than 1,400 primary care physicians and 330,000 patients, with $2.5B in annual medical spending under management.

At Aledade, we don't just accept differences, we celebrate them. We strive to attract, develop, and retain highly qualified individuals representing the diverse communities where we live and work. Aledade is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Employment policies and decisions at Aledade are based on merit, qualifications, performance, and business needs. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity or expression, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

Aledade and our diverse, dynamic and passionate team was named a Washington Post Top Workplace in 2018 and was also selected as a finalist for the Top 50 in Digital Health's Fastest Growing Company. We are led by our CEO and Co-Founder Farzad Mostashari, who was named as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare in 2018 by Modern Healthcare.

If you are passionate about transforming the healthcare system into one that best serves the needs of patients, doctors, and society, we'd love for you to join us!

Who We Are:

Aledade is a leader in population health that is using innovative, value based solutions to transform the way physicians interact with their patients. We are on a mission to change healthcare for the better and solve complex problems within the healthcare system.

We follow the simple but radical idea that Aledade only succeeds when our partner practices succeed. From our cutting-edge technology platform to practice transformation services, we provide physicians with everything they need to create and run an accountable care organization (ACO), revamping the way they practice and getting them back to where they should be: quarterbacking their patients' health care!

Our customized solutions help clinicians in communities across America preserve their autonomy, deliver better care to their patients, reduce overall costs, and keep independent physician practices flourishing.

What Does This Mean for You?

At Aledade, you will be part of a creative culture that is driven by a passion for tackling complex issues with respect, open-mindedness, and a desire to learn. You will work with team members that bring a wide range of experiences, interests, backgrounds, beliefs, and achievements to their work, united by a shared passion for public health and a commitment to the Aledade mission.

We've recently been recognized as a Top Workplace by The Washington Post, Best Workplace in HealthCare & Biopharma, Top 100 Best Small & Medium Workplaces, Glassdoor Best Places to Work, a Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation, a Tech Tribune 10 Best Tech Startups in Maryland and Bethesda, Best Tech for Good, Best Workplaces for Millennials, Best Workplaces for Women, Best Workplaces for Parents, and a 2020 Inno on Fire by DC Inno.

That's because the things that matter to you also matter to us!

In addition to time off to support work-life balance and enjoyment, we offer the following comprehensive benefits package designed for the needs of our team-members:

Flexible work schedules and ability to work remotely available for many roles

Educational Assistant Program

Robust time off plan (21 days of PTO in your first year!)

Paid Volunteer Days

10 paid holidays

12 weeks paid Parental Leave for all new parents

6 weeks paid sabbatical

Health, dental and vision insurance paid up to 80% for employees, dependents, and domestic partners

401(k) with up to 4% match

Stock options

Monthly cell phone stipend

Weekly catered lunches

Jeans everyday workplace

Gender neutral bathrooms

And more!

At Aledade, we don't just accept differences, we celebrate them! We strive to attract, develop, and retain highly qualified individuals representing the diverse communities where we live and work. Aledade is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Employment policies and decisions at Aledade are based on merit, qualifications, performance, and business needs. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity or expression, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

Keywords: Aledade, Bethesda , Web Application Software Architect - Remote, Other , Bethesda, Maryland

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