Principal Java Engineer

It is an exciting time to be part of the PatientPoint team! As the clear leader in the point-of-care industry, we offer an ideal, people-focused place to innovate, positively impact patient education and doctor-patient connections, and be inspired to build a great career.

The Principal Java Engineer has expertise in the implementation and design of software platforms, including infrastructure, methodology, process, and tool stack. You thrive in environments where you are focused on the implementation of performant code that supports enterprise-grade architecture. You enjoy the experience of writing software for scale and take ownership of the products that you contribute to. You understand the importance of understanding the context in which your software operates and can rationalize implementation details with the bigger picture. You're seeking to drive tangible impact in your next career opportunity. You want to build things that matter.

What You Will Do:
  • 50% of time spent in hands on development / 50% time spent on architectural design, decomposition of problems and generation of technical requirements as the output of problem solving efforts.
  • Identification of technical debt. Resolution of performance and functional issues within the application architecture. Rebuilding of problem functionality.
  • Responsible for stability and scalability of the PatientPoint platform. This encompasses business services and platform agnostic (mobile & web) application endpoints.
  • Own and maintain product technical backlogs, prioritize technical debt, create and document technical requirements.
  • Define and set development standards that are adopted across the Engineering Department. Promote and enforce 'Definition of Done' quality standards.
  • Mentor Senior Individual Contributors, provide oversight of others' work.
  • Actively research new technical innovations and trends with a view to their applicability in providing innovative solutions to business problems.
  • Skilled technologist, able to debate merits of applicable solutions to specific needs.
  • Effective communicator and teacher, able to effect technological change through persuasion and collaboration.
  • Final point on the escalation path for technical issues. Can resolve most issues through the application of their own expertise and understands how to recruit additional help when required.

What We Need:
  • 10+ years of professional software development
  • 6+ years developing application services using Java is required with proficiency in Java 11 or later
  • 4+ years in a Principal Developer role developing Enterprise-level applications is required
  • 2+ years creating APIs as products is required. An intimate knowledge of RESTful protocols is assumed.
  • 4+ years of working within AWS technologies to create cloud-based architecture is required
  • Advanced degree (MSc) or equivalent industry experience is required.
  • Experience creating or utilizing Service Oriented Architectures is required.
  • Expert proficiency in Spring Framework including Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, Spring Security and Spring Data
  • Experience of event-driven architectures is required including full Proficiency with Kafka or other streaming technologies
  • Full Proficiency with SQL and NoSQL databases along with ORM frameworks
  • Experience with Cloud-based security principles and protocols like OAuth2, JWT, HMAC, data encryption, hashing data, secret management, etc.

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 the patient engagement platform for every point of care. Our innovative, tech-enabled solutions create more effective doctor-patient interactions and deliver high value for patients, providers and healthcare sponsors. Through our nearly 140k unique healthcare provider relationships, PatientPoint's solutions impact roughly 750 million patient visits each year, further advancing our mission of making every doctor-patient engagement better ® . Learn more at

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