Java Engineer

Join PatientPoint to be part of a dynamic team committed to empower better health. As a leading digital health company, we innovate to positively impact patient behaviors. Our purpose-driven approach offers an inspirational career opportunity where you can contribute to improving health outcomes for millions of patients nationwide.

Location: Chicago

Hybrid Schedule: 1-2 days in office / 3-4 days at home weekly
Travel Requirements: 4 weeks per year

Job Summary
The Software Engineer has experience in implementing and designing backend systems and APIs, including infrastructure, methodology, process, and tool stack. In this role, you will also help design and develop various microservices by leveraging domain-driven design architectural principles. You will build event streaming use cases using Apache Kafka and persistence tiers using SQL and NoSQL databases like PostgreSQL, MongoDB, DynamoDB, etc.

You thrive in environments where you are focused on writing performant code that supports enterprise-grade architecture. You enjoy the experience of writing software for scale and take ownership of the products you contribute to. You are seeking to drive tangible impact in your next career opportunity. You want to build things that matter.

What You'll Do
  • Design and implement solutions that meet business requirements while adhering to compliance and security standards.
  • Build reusable modules and libraries to improve code reusability and maintainability.
  • Hands-on development of enterprise applications 80% of the time.
  • Responsible for the stability and scalability of the PatientPoint content platform. This encompasses core business services and platform-agnostic (mobile and web) APIs.
  • Develop solutions following established technical design, application development standards, and quality processes.
  • Increase teams' technical ability and drive measurable code quality improvement.
  • Improve the accuracy of development schedules and lower project risk.
  • Collaborate with team members on design and code reviews.

What We Need
  • 3+ years of Java experience
  • 2+ years' experience in a back-end software engineering role developing enterprise applications.
  • 2+ years creating APIs as products with web services and RESTful protocols.
  • 1+ years' experience creating could-based solutions with AWS (Amazon Web Services) cloud.
  • Hands on experience in Java is necessary. Minimum Java 11 required.
  • Experience in using design patterns to implement solutions for common business problems.
  • Proficiency in Spring Framework, including Spring Core and Spring Boot
  • Working experience with SQL and NoSQL databases, along with ORM frameworks

Desired Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, information systems, or related field/work experience
  • Familiarity with Kafka or other streaming technologies
  • Experience with cloud-based security principles and protocols include OAuth2, JWT, encryption, hashing data, secret management, etc.
  • Experience with containerization/orchestration technologies, such as Docker, Elastic Container Service (ECS), Kubernetes, etc.
  • Experience deploying and integrating with AWS Cloud-based solutions.

What You'll Need to Succeed
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills, working effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Self-motivation, strong ambition, and interest in directly impacting business results.

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What We Offer:
We know you bring your whole self to work every day. That is why we are committed to providing modernized benefits and cultural perks to our teammates. We offer competitive compensation, comprehensive and affordable benefits, flex time off to rest and charge, where applicable, a hybrid work model, mental & emotional wellness resources and coaching, 401K and more.

About PatientPoint:
PatientPoint® is a leading digital health company that connects patients, healthcare providers and life sciences companies with the right information in the moments care decisions are made. Our solutions are proven to influence patient behavior and improve health outcomes, driving value for all stakeholders. Across the nation's largest network of connected digital devices in 35,000 physician offices, PatientPoint solutions empower better health for more than 750 million patient visits each year. Learn more at

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