Senior Software Engineer

Job ID 2023-4940

Technology Madison, Wisconsin


Position at WebMD

WebMD Ignite is the growth partner for healthcare organizations. We guide people to better health at all stages of their journey, from Discovery to Recovery. Our comprehensive experience and unprecedented reach generate measurable results within the industry. By applying data and analytics at scale, we engage individuals with timely, relevant messaging that optimizes experiences and outcomes, driving loyalty and lifetime value for our clients.

WebMD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate based on race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, medical condition, disability, veterans status, or any other basis protected by law.

What you will do:

  • Develop and maintain software to support a streaming data platform that powers an industry-leading healthcare CRM product
  • Contribute towards software projects that use programming languages including Python, Scala, NodeJS, and SQL
  • Work with a variety of data stores including traditional relational databases, NoSQL databases, and real-time messaging queue systems like Kafka
  • Use SQL to analyze healthcare and marketing data sets
  • Refactor and optimize our existing code base to improve efficiency and performance
  • Respond to ad-hoc questions and assist our technical support team as necessary
  • Ensure that our data pipelines are performant and scalable
  • Ensure that our consumption layers and platform APIs meet the needs of end usersw
  • Work collaboratively within a small team to design and implement creative solutions to our business needs
  • Plan, refine, perform, and review work according to agile software development methodologies

What you will bring:

  • Solid understanding of software engineering concepts, including programming methodologies and the software development lifecycle
  • 5+ years of experience writing SQL queries to analyze and report on data
  • 5+ years of experience writing Python code
  • Experience with additional scripting languages is preferred
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines including the use of git and Jenkins
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, and cloud-based services from providers such as Amazon Web Services
  • Experience with TDD, automated testing, or writing tests to prove your code does what it’s supposed to
  • Understanding of enterprise scalability needs
  • Ability to set priorities and manage time effectively to complete tasks and meet deadlines
  • Experience coaching and mentoring colleagues on policies, processes, and best practices
  • Ability to translate ideas into technical designs and experience leading technical design sessions