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Senior Software Engineer

Definitive Healthcare

Definitive Healthcare

Software Engineering
Framingham, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

At Definitive Healthcare, our passion is to transform data, analytics and expertise into healthcare commercial intelligence. We help clients uncover the right markets, opportunities and people, so they can shape tomorrow’s healthcare industry. Our SaaS platform creates new paths to commercial success in the healthcare market, so companies can identify where to go next.

Our employees are kind, collaborative, energetic, approachable and driven. On top of that, we value the unique perspectives, backgrounds and voices of our employees. Why? Because their diverse experiences drive new ideas and help us build a better community.

For over 10 years, we’ve built a collaborative culture driven by employees who share a passion for improving the healthcare ecosystem, enjoy giving back to the local community and value diversity and inclusion.

One of the hallmarks of our culture is our commitment to community service. Through the DefinitiveCares program, employees can work with their choice of more than 40 charitable organizations, supporting causes from hunger and homelessness to healthcare, LGBTQ+ issues, racial justice, women’s initiatives and more. 2021 marked the sixth year that we had 100% employee participation in DefinitiveCares.

We also provide a range of opportunities for employees to connect with each other. Employees can join any of our employee run affinity groups supporting causes such as women’s empowerment, LGBTQ+, Black, indigenous and people of color (BIPOC), disabilities and working parents and potential for many more. Affinity groups often enable greater education companywide through training, events and speaker series.

We’re also a great place to work. For five years in a row, we’ve been recognized by the Boston Business Journal and the Boston Globe as a best place to work in Massachusetts. In 2022, Energage recognized us for Culture Excellence in Compensation & Benefits, Innovation, Great Leadership, Purpose & Value and Work-Life Flexibility!

Think you’d be a good addition to our team? Explore our available positions here. We’d love the chance to get to know you.

Definitive Healthcare is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Senior Software Engineer with extensive experience in .Net/.Net Core, C#, GraphQL to join our dynamic team in Framingham, MA.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for design, architecture, development, and deployment of software solutions that solve our clients’ complex business problems. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Computer Science, possess solid programming skills, and demonstrate expertise in .Net Core, GraphQL as well as data modeling, API development, and knowledge of various database management systems. In addition to technical skills, ability to foster a high-performance culture, promote technical ownership and accountability for technical decisions, willingness to mentor and guide junior engineers – qualities crucial for success in this role.

Knowledge of cloud technologies and experience with such will be highly beneficial.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, product managers, designers, and other developers, to understand requirements and translate into technical solutions.
  • Design, develop, and maintain robust, scalable, high-quality and high-performance applications using .Net, .Net Core, GraphQL frameworks.
  • Implement and optimize GraphQL APIs for seamless data retrieval and interaction.
  • Utilize AWS services for application deployment, management, and scaling.
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications.
  • Identify bottlenecks and defects, and devise solutions to mitigate and address these issues.
  • Maintain code quality, organization, and automatization.
  • Mentor and provide guidance to junior engineers.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest development trends and advancements in technologies, including cloud technologies, and proactively apply this knowledge to enhance the development process.
  • Work with the DevOps team to ensure smooth deployment and continuous integration of software applications.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve software defects and issues reported by clients or end-users in a timely manner.
  • Document software design, architecture, and functionality to facilitate future maintenance and enhancements.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years of professional experience in software development and solid foundation in computer science concepts, algorithms, and data structures.
  • Proven experience and proficiency in .Net, .Net Core frameworks, C# programming language, and the ability to write clean, efficient, and well-documented code.
  • Extensive experience with GraphQL API design and implementation.
  • Proficiency in Postgres and SQL database design.
  • Experience with ElasticSearch and its integration is a plus.
  • Solid understanding of software architecture, design patterns, and best practices.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Docker and container orchestration tools (e.g., Kubernetes).
  • Familiarity with microservices architecture.
  • Knowledge of CI/CD pipelines and DevOps practices.
  • Contributions to open-source projects or active participation in the developer community.
  • Knowledge of modern frontend technologies (React, Angular)

Join our team and contribute to the development of cutting-edge software solutions using .NET and .NET Core technologies. If you are passionate about software engineering, possess a strong computer science foundation, and have expertise in cloud technologies, we would love to hear from you. Apply now and become a valuable member of our growing organization.

Why we love Definitive, and why you will too!

  • Industry leading products
  • Work hard, and have fun doing it
  • Incredibly fast growth means limitless opportunity
  • Flexible and dynamic culture
  • Work alongside some of the most talented and dedicated teammates
  • Definitive Cares, our community service group, gives all of us a chance to give back
  • Competitive benefits package including great healthcare benefits and a 401(k) match

What our Employees are saying about us on Glassdoor:

“Great Work atmosphere, great work life balance, excellent company to work for, amazing top notch product, incredible customer service, lots of tools to help you succeed.”

-Business Development Manager

“Great team. Amazing growth. Employees are treated very well.”

-Research Analyst

“I have waited 36 years to work at a dream job for a dream company and I am so happy to have finally got there.”

-Profile Analyst

If you don’t fit all of these qualifications, but believe you’re still a great fit, feel free to apply and tell us why in your cover letter.

If you are a California, Colorado, New York City or Washington resident and this role is a remote role, you can receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request.

Definitive Hiring Philosophy

Definitive Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace with equal opportunity for all applicants and teammates. Our goal is to recruit the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other status. If you’re interested in working in a fast growing, exciting working environment – we encourage you to apply!

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Please note: All communications regarding the hiring process at Definitive Healthcare will come directly from one of our corporate recruiters or coordinators with an @definitivehc.com email address. We will never request any money transfer or purchase of equipment with a promise of reimbursement. If you receive any suspicious communications, please reach out to careers@definfitivehc.com to confirm your status in the application process.