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The MITRE Corporation Health IT Software Developer, Associate in Bedford, Massachusetts

Health IT Software Developer, Associate


The MITRE Corporation isseeking a Health IT Software Developer with a passion for applyingsoftware engineering skills to address complex healthcare challenges.

MITRE is a not-for-profit corporation charteredto work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence whatwe do. MITRE operates several research and development centers, includingthe Center for Transforming Health (CTH). CTH isdedicatedto improving healthcare through strategic and technology-based transformation.We support federal agencies in their healthcare improvementstrategies by prototyping and developing tools and servicesthat improve the quality of healthcare delivery,reduce provider burden, and enable informationsharing. MITRE CTH is currently supporting multiple federalagencies including the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Centersfor Disease Control, the Food and Drug Administration, and the NationalInstitutes of Health.MITRE offers competitivebenefits, professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovationthat embraces diversity, flexibility, and collaboration.

Software Developers are responsible for supportingthe development of prototype tools and services. ThisHealth IT Software Developer position iswithin MITRE’s Open Health Services department (OHS). In OHS weprioritize rapid prototyping and piloting of user-focusedsoftware, leaning forward with new technologies, following agiledevelopment practices, and sharing our work through open source. Wework in multi-disciplinary teams collaborating with clinicians, hospitaladministrators, health policy analysts, and public health experts. We work on awide variety of projects, with many opportunities to explore different avenuesand conduct research and development.

Key functions may include:

  • Developing open-sourceHealth IT software

  • Working within amulti-disciplinary team

  • Developing andimplementing Health IT standards

  • Analyzing health data


A developer should:

  • Have experience developing software applications

  • Have experience in one or more core programming languages and related frameworks; experience with or interest in Ruby, Rails, JavaScript, and/or React would be ideal

  • Have experience in Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) or strong interest in learning FHIR

  • Have a Bachelor's Degree or higher in Information Technology, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, or related field; or have equivalent real-world experience

Job SW Eng, Comp Sci & Mathematics

Primary Location United States-Massachusetts-Bedford

This requisition requires a clearance of None

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Posting Mar 20, 2019, 3:07:28 PM

Req ID: 00052951

MITRE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. MITRE recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of age, color, race, disability, marital status, national and ethnic origin, political affiliation, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, family medical or genetic information, and other protected status.

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