Software Architect

Engineering Chicago, Illinois United States


Company: Oak Street Health

Title: Software Architect
Location: Remote

Company Description

The mission of Oak Street Health is to rebuild healthcare as it should be. 

We are a rapidly growing, innovative company of community-based healthcare centers delivering higher quality health and wellness care that improves outcomes, manages medical costs and provides an unmatched experience for adults on Medicare.

The Oak Street model integrates outstanding clinical expertise, technology, and teamwork to deliver improved care quality and cost savings. These cost savings are then reinvested into care in our communities, creating a virtuous cycle of improving community health. 

We are a national organization serving over 100,000 patients and we are growing rapidly. We are a diverse team of care providers, service team members, technologists, community outreach experts, business professionals, and more -- all dedicated to our Oaky Values and motivated by our mission. We’re looking forward to getting to know you!

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Role Description

Our product suite, known as Canopy, is a transformative clinical operations and population health platform for value-based primary care. Coupling a high-performance tech platform with machine learning-driven analytics, Canopy enables our clinical and service teams to provide excellent care to every single patient. From facilitating the delivery of a visit in our centers to supporting patients that have been admitted to a hospital, there is not a point in the patient journey that Canopy does not touch. At Oak Street Health, you will be influential in the development of innovative products that do more than just building scalable services. Everything you do will have an immediate impact on the health and wellbeing of our patients. 

As a Software Architect, you will have an impactful contribution in leading the delivery of a new kind of platform for healthcare, one built specifically for the clinical team. From design sprints to implementation, you will partner with our stellar engineering, product, and design teams in a fast-paced, agile environment to transform ideas into a reality.  Utilizing modern methodologies and open source tools, you will be empowered to push the boundaries of development and define new processes as we seek to deliver applications that will directly and immediately impact the experience of our teams and our patients.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Leads the architectural vision and system design for a sprint team using a modern technology stack with a core focus on reusability, scalability and performance at scale

  • Contribute to all aspects of SDLC process (SCRUM, Design, Code, Test, Deploy & Maintain)

  • Collaborate with Product, UX and other Engineering teams

  • Collaborate with Platform team and evangelize architectural best practices for scalability and reliability

  • Participate in code reviews and instill best practices

  • Partner with product team to define the technical debt backlog improving maintainability 

  • Mentor team members

  • Implement SecDevops best practices

What we’re looking for

We’re looking for a professional with:

  • Bachelors in CS or 10 years experience in Software Engineering

  • Experience leading an agile team in delivering products

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience building consumer-facing products using any SPA frameworks (Angular/React/Vue) and Restful API Services - .NET preferred

  • Experience working in a distributed, cloud-based environment either in Azure/AWS using Docker/Kubernetes

  • Must have experience with Async message based systems

  • Experience with unit & automated testing frameworks (cypress-preferred)

  • Experience in building cloud native scalable microservices  

  • Experience working in an Agile/Devops environment

  • Reactive programming concepts - Preferred

  • Familiarity with our Tech Stack – Vue.js, Rx.Net,, .NET core, Azure Devops, Kubernetes, Kafka, MongoDB, gRPC - Preferred

  • US work authorization

  • Someone who embodies being “Oaky”

What does being “Oaky” look like?

  • Radiating positive energy

  • Assuming good intentions

  • Creating an unmatched patient experience

  • Driving clinical excellence

  • Taking ownership and delivering results

  • Being scrappy


Why Oak Street?

Oak Street Health offers our coworkers the opportunity to be at the forefront of a revolution in healthcare, as well as:

  • Collaborative and energetic culture

  • Fast-paced and innovative environment

  • Competitive benefits including paid vacation and sick time, generous 401K match with immediate vesting, and health benefits

Oak Street Health is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and encourage all interested readers to apply to