Java Software Engineer, Payformance Solutions

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Position: Software Engineer I, Payformance Solutions 

Office: Chicago, IL

 

Why we’re excited to get to work:

The mission for Payformance Solutions is simple. We aim to be a catalyst for payment transformation in the healthcare industry. Our proprietary software solutions allow payers and providers to focus on what really matters: providing patients with access to care that yields the best health outcomes, at the lowest costs.

 

The healthcare industry is complex and fragmented. Payers and providers are faced with a lack of transparency and conflicting financial goals that fail to consider the health outcomes of patients. Payformance Solutions offers data-driven, turnkey software solutions that provide payers and providers with the technical tools and resources needed to design, evaluate, build, measure, and negotiate value-based reimbursement contracts — as a neutral third party. Our holistic solutions allow payers and providers to collaborate in an ecosystem that aligns financial goals with patient outcomes.

Responsibilities

What we are looking for:

  • Our team needs hands-on developers who can produce beautiful & functional code to develop software solutions that solve complex healthcare transformations facing payers and providers. If you are an exceptional developer with an aptitude to learn and implement using new technologies, and who loves to push the boundaries to solve complex business problems innovatively, then we want to talk with you. As an Intern at Payformance Solutions, you will have the opportunity to make mission critical software and web development contributions. You’ll have a voice in driving the direction and strategy of the company, and work in an agile environment alongside a rapidly growing team of Engineers, Data Architects, Analysts, and Health Policy Experts in our Chicago, IL office.
  • Position is based in Chicago

 

What you’ll do:

  • Develop and support infrastructure, information retrieval, and document mining systems for large-scale unstructured and structured data
  • Develop and support methods for unstructured data processing, and statistical natural language processing
  • Develop and support large-scale big data processing in the cloud, utilizing methods such as Amazon EC2, Hadoop, Spark.

Qualifications

What you’ll bring to the table:

  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred
  • 3+ years of applicaple software engineering experience
  • Knowledge of, or willingness and aptitude to learn healthcare and claims data.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Passion for solving complex problems.
  • Experience working with large data sets
  • Solid experience with modern programming language such as Ruby, Python, C++, and Java
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in teams
  • Demonstrated ability to complete work on time

 

 

Not to boast, but a little bit about us:

Payformance Solutions is a health-tech company dedicated to advancing payment transformation in the healthcare industry. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Altarum Institute, a nonprofit systems research and consulting organization that has been servicing government and private sector clients since 1946.

 

Altarum Institute combines the analytical rigor of a research institution with the business agility of a consulting firm, the Institute is uniquely positioned to deliver practical, systems-based health and healthcare solutions to its clients. Altarum’s nonprofit status ensures that the public interest is always preeminent in our work. Our dedication to social responsibility is evident in all that we do, serving the public good with integrity and enabling others to do the same. Altarum develops and promote best practices in the application of information technology to health and health care. Applying systems research principles and analytic objectivity, we work to increase access to health information; improve the organization and usability of health information; and develop new knowledge from health information. We work to achieve these goals by addressing all aspects of information technology —policy and planning efforts, system design and development, information exchange, and the management and evaluation of specific information technology and strategies.

 

At Payformance, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate, support, and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our clients, and our community. Payformance Solutions is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

 

To all recruitment agencies: Payformance does not accept agency resumes, we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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