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Development Manager, Healthcare Technologies



Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2023

Position Overview

The Healthcare Technologies team builds native platform solutions that enable healthcare-specific platform capabilities. This management role in the Database Platforms (DP) department will contribute to the InterSystems IRIS for Health and InterSystems Health Connect products.

The Healthcare Technologies team needs a technical manager who can lead a team that modernizes, enhances and maintains platform support for healthcare technologies including the FHIR server, HL7 and X12 message validation and transformation capabilities, and a DICOM adapter while leading development of contributions to the platform as well.

The native healthcare features in InterSystems’ platform products range from mature and time-tested to net new and target a wide range of end users including interface engineers, data analysts and system administrators. These features are a critical part of our strategy to compete in the modern healthcare industry.

It is an exciting time to be working on these features because FHIR, the leading healthcare data standard, is constantly evolving. InterSystems is a leader in healthcare technology and aims to build industry leading solutions.

You are encouraged to apply if this role sounds interesting to you, even if you have doubts about being a competitive candidate. InterSystems prides itself on investing in its team members.

This position is in the InterSystems headquarters in Cambridge, MA.


This manager will be responsible for the productivity of a small team of developers. They will also be responsible for all technical decisions.

They will spend 30-50% of their time making code changes, in code review, and in design/architecture discussions. They will maintain documentation of the architecture of their area of responsibility. They will ensure that all product changes from their team follow the expected development workflow which includes the use of source control, code reviews and clear documentation. They will also triage issues reported from the field and from internal users.

They will be responsible for their team’s ability to release high quality solutions to market needs identified and prioritized by the product management team in a timely fashion. They will be responsible for staffing their team accordingly and arguing for budgeting additional openings.

This role requires the candidate to collaborate with several other teams including the DP Integration development team and several HealthShare scrum teams. It also requires the candidate to work with shared services like Release Engineering, Learning Services and Documentation, and Quality Development. Though collaborating with some scrum teams is required, the Healthcare Technologies team does not follow Scrum or Agile methodologies.

The technology stack includes Angular, CSP/Zen, ObjectScript and InterSystems IRIS for Health.

Position Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience as a technical team lead or technical manager
  • Driven to build market leading solutions
  • Experience with health messaging standards like HL7 or FHIR
  • Experience with secure web services using OAuth 2.0
  • Experience with XML and XSLT
  • Enjoys being the spokesperson for a team
  • Able to balance competing pressures and priorities
  • Enjoys perfecting and enhancing mature solutions equally to building new solutions
  • 4+ years of experience with python, Java or a similar programming language
  • College degree in a technical field like engineering or computer science
  • Graduate degree with 2+ years of professional experience or undergrad degree with 5+ years of professional experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Healthcare IT interface engineering
  • Full-stack Development and/or cloud deployment and containers
  • Experience with ObjectScript, InterSystems IRIS Interoperability or Ensemble

We are an equal-opportunity employer and do not discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. InterSystems is an E-Verify Employer in the United States.

About InterSystems

Established in 1978, InterSystems provides innovative data solutions for organizations with critical information needs in the healthcare, finance, and logistics sectors and beyond. Our cloud-first data platforms solve interoperability, speed, and scalability problems for organizations around the globe. InterSystems also develops and supports data management in hospitals through the world’s most proven electronic medical record, as well as unified care records for health systems and governments through a powerful suite of healthcare data integration solutions. The company is committed to excellence through its award-winning, 24×7 support for customers and partners in more than 80 countries. Privately held and headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, InterSystems has 25 offices worldwide. For more information, please visit InterSystems.com.