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Staff Web Applications Engineer

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Cardiac Management Solutions

The Cardiac Management Solutions division of ZOLL Medical Corporation develops products to protect and manage cardiac patients, including the LifeVest® wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD), the ZOLL cardiac monitor, and associated technologies.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. At ZOLL, your work will help to ensure cardiac patients get the life-saving therapy they need. To date, the LifeVest WCD has been worn by hundreds of thousands of patients and saved thousands of lives.

ZOLL has been Pittsburgh’s Manufacturer of the Year, one of Western PA’s Healthiest Employers, and even one of Pittsburgh’s Coolest Offices. But it’s our unique opportunity to impact people’s lives that makes ZOLL the ideal place to build your career.

Job purpose

The Staff Web Applications Engineer will serve as a member of a team that is responsible for the maintenance and development of several web applications.  The Web Applications team is responsible for all aspects of the applications including database, UI, and middle tier development.  Projects are executed utilizing an Agile development process to ensure that we are meeting the needs of the product stakeholders. This is a senior level position which will be responsible for application design, implementing best programming practices, and collaborating with other team members.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Assess existing application architecture and work as part of the development team in modifying that architecture for forward development.
  • Develop effective software solutions by evaluating options, conducting research, gathering information, interpreting data and working with stakeholders.
  • Implement software solutions individually, requiring little to no direct supervision.
  • Collaborate with peers in other teams/departments, understand the overall goal of the project and formulate solutions that best achieves technical and business requirements.
  • Promote industry standard practices for all aspects of development from use of appropriate technology to coding standards
  • Ensure software meets all requirements of quality, security, scalability, extensibility.
  • Meet deadlines for individual and team projects.
  • Participate in initiatives to improve efficiency and productivity of the department, refine development methodologies to improve productivity of the department.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, or equivalent
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in web application development
  • Knowledge of related web technologies, possess broad and extensive knowledge of software development process and its technologies
  • Knowledge of architectural styles and design patterns
  • Experience building highly scalable, cloud-native microservices based applications using AWS and/or Azure with Docker, Node.js, and serverless technologies
  • Experience in computer scripting languages and object-oriented languages, preferably JavaScript and C#
  • Experience in relational and NoSQL databases
  • Experience in Agile development process
  • Highly motivated to learn and work in a team environment
  • Demonstration of excellent code quality and efficiency
  • Good communication and problem-solving skills

Preferred Experience:

  • Medical devices
  • Handheld or wearable devices
  • Regulatory compliance standards

Working conditions

This position is located at ZOLL Cardiac Management Solutions offices. Evening and weekend work may at times be required.

Physical requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Supervisory responsibility

No direct reports, however general guidance and technical quality review of junior engineers and technicians is required.

AAP/EEO Statement

ZOLL is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace, where unique identities, backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and experiences are respected and valued.

 Equal Opportunity Employer – Disability and Veteran