Software Engineer I

Company Description

Accolade is an on-demand healthcare concierge for employers, health plans, health systems and consumers. Our team of compassionate, exceptional professionals is supported by breakthrough science and technologies to guide people through the healthcare system in a deeply personalized manner. By taking the time to get to know each person, understand the context of their healthcare decisions, build trust and influence decisions, we deliver industry-leading engagement levels, satisfaction scores unseen in healthcare, better health outcomes, and cost savings of more than 10 percent. 

Job Description

A day in the Life…

o  Work with agile team to design and develop platform capabilities in an iterative fashion.

o  Work with a tight-knit group of development team members in Plymouth Meeting and Seattle. 

o  Work tightly with our DevOps teams to deploy and support our software using cloud services and tools such as Amazon Web Services, GitHub, Shippable, Docker and more.

o  Develop applications and services using a combination of Cloud platforms and your own code.

What kind of projects would you work on outside of day to day?

o  AWS Connect replacement of current on-premise PBX.

o  Creating web services that expose real time and historical data from our contact center platform.

o  Working with our product development and mobile teams to offer our Omni channel communications as a service to these groups.

o  Identify and execute upon ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of our engineering teams.


o  B.S or M.S. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a similar degree.

o  3+ years development in enterprise applications as a frontend or backend developer.  

o  3+ years working with the application development life-cycle. Experience planning, creating, testing, mocking and deploying software to real production environments and then supporting their continued use.

o  3+ years designing/working with public REST APIs as backend or front end developer.

o  Experience with Scrum/Kanban or other Agile methodologies and concepts.

o  Experience developing cloud-based applications is a plus.

o  Experience with any of the following is a plus: Python, node.js, Javascript, Amazon Web Services.

o  Experience with WebRTC is a plus.

o  Demonstrated ability to be individually productive and with high-quality results.

o  Good organizational, communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills are mandatory.

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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