Advanced Application Engineer
Waystar, Inc

Atlanta, Georgia

Posted in IT


Job Info


As an Advanced Application Engineer on the 'Portals' team, you will be working full-stack to build our user-facing web applications. Our software helps to fix the broken payment experience in the healthcare industry by providing clarity, transparency, and flexibility. We look for people who care deeply about how users interact with their software and how teams communicate to collectively get products shipped.

This position will also manage projects building out internal tooling to help teams across Patientco work more effectively and efficiently. We're looking for someone who thinks about software at the 'architecture' level and has a passion for enhancing development processes and creating technical pathways for us to upgrade existing technologies.

What you'll be doing:

  • Proposes technical solutions totheManager, Application Engineering
  • Designs/develops/tests/implementsimprovements or new featuresintothe Waystarwebsite and core processing applications
  • Responsible for developing/augmenting applications based on the functional and technical specifications

  • Responsible foradhering toWaystar coding standards andtheapproved technologies
  • Unit tests all changes on development,and then workswith the appropriateBusiness and/orTechnologyOwner(s) to ensurethatthe developed solution meetsthebusiness requirements
  • Communicates the development progress dailyto the senior-level team members
  • Attends to any work items assigned through the internal case system in a timely fashion
  • Takes ownership of work items assigned, communicates estimates and daily progress as part of the SDLC process, and actively works to resolve issues blocking progress

  • Assists in the QA process
  • Participates, as required, in Production Code Turn days, providing instructions for deploying the code changes successfully, and for Smoke Testing code post-release
  • Develops and maintains open and fluid communication with Management
  • Develops and maintains a positive relationship with other team members
  • Handles assignments that require moderate technical and/or business domain research, with minimal oversight

  • Assists in the creation and/or approving of technical specifications
  • Assists in identifying areas in the application that need to be refactored
  • Works with the various departments and team members to design and/or implement various new enhancements to the existing web application.; this includes, but is not limited to, SQL table design, SQL stored procedure design, and process design in the designated programming language
  • Tracks any changes required by such development using internal tools, and communicates to theQA Teamany abnormalities required to push the changes from development through the various stages to production
  • Identifies and informsthe Manager, Application Engineeringof areas of the applicationthat can be improved by refactoring, optimization, or other improved technology solutions

  • Notifies theManager, Application Engineeringof any problems that negatively impact applications, and works to implement a solution
  • Communicates and works with theManager, Application Engineeringto reassign any items that cannot be addressed in a timely fashion
  • Provides estimates for project tasks using an internal project tool, and updates the estimates if they increase or decrease
  • Additional duties as assigned

What we're looking for:

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or have equivalent experience
• 5+ years of professional experience in web-based software development with Object Oriented languages (e.g. PHP, Ruby, Python, Java, etc.)
• Experience with full stack web application frameworks (LAMP)
• Experience in JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and/or MVC Frameworks
• NGINX
• Traditional RDBMS databases (MySQL, Postgres, Oracle, etc.)
• Git Version Control
• Unit and integration testing methodologies
• Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills

Waystarprovides cloud-based technology that simplifies and unifies healthcare payments.Together, our technology, data and client support streamline workflows and improve financials for our clients, so that they can focus on their patients. We are deeply committed to living out our organizational values: honesty; kindness; passion; curiosity; fanatical focus; best work, always; making it happen; and joyful, optimistic and fun.

Waystar products have won Best in KLAS® or Category Leader every year since 2010 and earned multiple #1 rankings from Black Book™ surveys since 2012. The Waystar platform supports more than 500,000 providers, 1,000 health systems and hospitals, and 5,000 payers and health plans. For more information, visitwaystar.comor follow@Waystaron Twitter.



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