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Healthfirst HIE Developer Lead in Home Office, Montana

The HIE Developer Lead will be responsible for giving direction to the development team and analyze, design, implement and test customized software applications. The HIE Developer Lead will have a strong knowledge of software development and design and will have experience working to develop business-critical applications.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide general assistance, guidance, and direction to the development team

  • Fosters a team approach to software development and delivery

  • Participates in developing specifications such as user stories and designs

  • Solves or recommends solutions for complex issues and problems

  • Designs, develops, and maintains complex applications

  • Develops unit tests and provides code coverage to accurately test business logic and functionality

  • Assist in the development of logical and physical specifications

  • Documents designs, issues, solutions, tips & tricks as needed

  • Stays current in new IT technologies to maintain a high level of subject matter expertise.

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED from an accredited institution.

  • Experience building interfaces, services, or APIs such as REST/SOAP, JSON, XML

  • Experience with Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) or Electronic Medical Records (EMRs).

  • Experience with InterSystems HealthShare, Ensemble, and Cache ObjectScript.

  • Experience with HL7 V2, CDA, FHIR

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

  • Healthcare experience

  • Experience with object-oriented design and development.

  • Experience writing moderate/complex SQL for report generation

  • Experience with Agile Development processes

  • Experience with continuous integration & delivery processes.

  • Experience working with remote and offshore resources.

Since we care so greatly about our employees' and members' wellbeing, Healthfirst has implemented various COVID-related health and safety requirements for our workforce. Employees are expected to follow the Company’s current COVID-19 or other infectious disease health and safety protocols, including local requirements, which may include sharing information regarding your vaccine status and mask wearing. Protocols may change in the future with the evolving public health landscape. Healthfirst will consider accommodation requests as required by applicable law.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disability Act or a similar law and want a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to or calling 212-519-1798 . In your email please include a description of the accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a position within Healthfirst Management Services will be reviewed at the e-mail address and phone number supplied. Thank you for considering a career with Healthfirst Management Services.

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