Lead Full-Stack Developer (Ruby on Rails/JavaScript-Ember)

Company: McKesson
Location: Texas City , Texas, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 05.OCT.2019


Position Description The Lead Full-Stack Java Script Developer will contribute to the design, architecture, and delivery of cutting-edge cl...


Position Description

The Lead Full-Stack Java Script Developer will contribute to the design, architecture, and delivery of cutting-edge clinical decision support (CDS) tools that provide evidence-based decision support to oncologists at the point of care. This individual will also provide technical leadership to the clinical decision support development team and will provide critical input into product and feature design, tool selection, and development processes. This individual will also participate in industry standardization approaches to health care interoperability and clinical decision support.

Key Responsibilities

Work closely with product owners, usability experts, and customers to develop and refine applications and features
Staying up-to-date on latest technologies, open source projects and best practices
Providing technical leadership
Promoting development best practices
Maintaining and improving product security
Ensuring compliance with HIPAA and other regulations
Operations and production support
Optimizing application performance and scalability
Promoting standards-based healthcare interoperability with internal and external partners

Minimum Requirements

8+ years experience in software development


Critical Skills

A DevOps mindset
3+ years of full-stack web application development experience (Ruby on Rails preferred)
3+ years of relational database experience (PostgreSQL preferred)
2+ years with a JavaScript framework (Ember preferred)
Agile development experience
Strong Test-Driven Development (TDD) or Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) skills
Source code control with git

Additional Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of HL7, FHIR, and the CDS Hooks standards
Healthcare or pharmaceutical industry experience
Strong object-oriented design
Linux (Ubuntu, RHEL)
Cloud platform experience (AWS, Azure)
Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence
Graph Databases
Docker/Container technologies
Serverless technologies


MS or BS in Computer Sciences or Engineering preferred.

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to (see below) Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.Current employees must apply through internal career site.Join us at McKesson!

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