The Computational Health Informatics Program ( www.chip.org ) at Boston Children's Hospital, a Harvard Medical School affiliate, is seeking an experienced full stack web developer to join the SMART Health IT team ( http://smarthealthit.org ).
SMART is an internationally leading, open source, standards-based technology platform that enables innovators to create apps that seamlessly and securely run across the healthcare system. SMART is one of the highest profile projects across the field of biomedical informatics and health IT--gaining adoption by Apple, Google, Microsoft, Medicare, health systems, health IT vendors, app developers and a key focus of White House efforts around interoperability.
The platform is REST-based, incorporates OAuth2 and related technologies on the security layer and can use JSON and XML serialization formats. The team you will be joining writes services, applications and frameworks for web and mobile platforms in various programming languages and likes to give the latest and greatest technology a try.
The Senior FullStack Web Developer shall be responsible for:
Working on grant funded research projects, including developing new protocols and standards
Developing and maintaining variety of CLI tools and libraries in NodeJS (or Python)
Developing, deploying and maintaining web servers (NodeJS) and/or database servers (MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, Presto) on Heroku, AWS, Google Cloud or on dedicated RHEL VMs in the hospital network
Developing and maintaining web applications (React, React Native, jQuery, Bootstrap, LESS, SCSS, etc...)
Employing in-depth usage of SMART (OAuth 2) and FHIR (REST) APIs
Analyzing data, generating, exporting or converting patient data in various formats
Merging pull requests, fixing issues and providing support for the community on the SMART on FHIR mailing list.
Scoping development work for new contracts and grant submissions
Being involved in presentations, papers and reports for grant-funded research projects
Traveling (2- 4 times per year) to attend health IT events to promote and support the SMART on FHIR community
In order to qualify you must have:
Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience, plus at least 5 years of experience in real-world software development.
Lives and breathes full stack web development using open-source development and tools, can discuss the pros and cons of various web application toolkits.
Writes quality code: source control, testing, and clear documentation are all musts.
Experience with at least one web framework.
Be comfortable doing basic system administration in a Linux environment.
Familiarity with both statically and dynamically typed languages.
Share a link to your work on GitHub.
The following strengths would be most welcome on the team:
NodeJS - Express or HAPI.
FHIR and/or OAuth2 (ideally SMART) experience.
Experience with SQL and relational databases.
React Native, Redux.
Writing CLI apps in NodeJS.
Strong UI development skills, including HTML, CSS, Less, SVG.
DOM and deep understating of the browser constrains (from ES2018 down to IE8
Linux - know how to setup and manage linux server VMs, Docker.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Internal Number: 3024208
About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.