Software Engineer I

Company Description

Do you want to participate in creating and delivering the next generation of technology to simplify access to healthcare, enable informed and intelligent healthcare choices and reduce healthcare costs for millions of consumers? Are you bored of working in ecommerce, or a small functionality of a big product where you don’t see your impact?  If your answers are yes, please read on!

As a key member of Accolade’s product development organization, Software Engineers on our Services team will be designing and building our next generation of end-to-to end cloud-optimized products and services from the ground up. Every day you will be solving hard problems at internet scale, using world-class modern tools and technologies.

Job Description

A day in the Life…

o  Build and maintain RESTful services on our new cloud platform.

o  Creating microservices architecture in Java, Spring Boot, Python, Node.js and AWS technologies (dynamo, SNS, SQS, EC2, Lambda).

o  Adding new services, new capabilities and refactoring existing code.

o  Participate in daily standups, weekly brainstorming sessions and bi-weekly retrospectives.

o  Fix bugs and add features.

o  Develop features across multiple modules within our application.

o  Write clean, testable, readable and maintainable code that can be rapidly deployed at internet scale.


A look outside the day to day:

o  Work in a small, autonomous team.

o   A place where ideas and opinions are encouraged not feared. 

o   A place where team members motivate each other. 

o   A place where finger pointing has no place and mistakes are learning opportunities. 

o   A place where using common sense is valued more than strict adherence to methodologies. 

o   A place where effectivity is valued more than putting in overtime.


Demonstrated education, skills and experience to be successful in this role:

o  1+ years software development experience.

o  BS or MS in Computer Science/Engineering or engineering specific certifications or equivalent degree experience.

o  Proficiency with software management tools such as Jira.

o  Experience with modern version control systems (Github preferred).

o  Proficiency in debugging code bases, writing unit tests and testable code.

o  Experience in building and working in a heavy agile, collaborative, innovative, flexible and team-oriented environment.


Additional Information

Values we admire:

·      We find joy and purpose in serving others.

o  Making a difference is what we do. We do the right thing for the right reasons – and we do it well, even when it’s hard.

o  You operate from a perspective of truly caring about our employees, clients, and customers and creating value for them.

·      We are strong individually and together, we’re powerful.

o  We believe in each other, in honesty, and in having fun. You won’t find egos or office walls here because we aren’t defined by titles – but by actions, behaviors and results.

·       We roll up our sleeves and get stuff done.

·      We’re boldly and relentlessly reinventing healthcare.

o   We are a company changing the world, one person at a time. 

o   Super high expectations? Bring it on?  Our curiosity drives us.

·      You understand our desire to be the best place to work and that trust is the foundation of that.

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