Contractor - .NET Developer

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.

The Web Applications Engineer II 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.

Duties and responsibilities

 

  • Follow best practices and technical leadership’s directions in implementing new application functionality and bug fixes.
  • Develop effective software solutions by evaluating options, conducting research, gathering information, interpreting data and working with other development team members.
  • Function as an individual contributor for implementing solutions.
  • Collaborate with peers in other teams/departments, understand the overall goal of the project and formulate solutions that best achieves technical and business requirements.
  • Follow industry standard practices for all aspects of development from use of appropriate technology to coding standards
  • Develop skills in all aspects of collaborative software engineering and development, including but not limited to issue tracking, source code management, regular agile ceremonies, unit testing, etc.
  • Ensure software meets all requirements of quality, usability, and maintainability.
  • Meet deadlines for individual and team projects.
  • Participate in initiatives to improve efficiency and productivity of the department.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, or equivalent
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in web app development
  • Knowledge of related web technologies, software development process and its technologies
  • Familiarity with cloud technologies such as AWS and/or Azure
  • Experience in computer scripting languages and object-oriented languages, preferably JavaScript and C#
  • Experience in relational and NoSQL databases
  • Familiarity with Agile development process
  • Highly motivated to learn and work in a team environment
  • Demonstration of code quality and efficiency
  • Good communication and problem-solving skills

 

Preferred Experience:

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

 

Language Skills:  Ability to read and interpret documents of advanced technical complexity.  Ability to write reports and research findings of a technical nature.  Ability to speak and present effectively one-on-one as well as in small and large groups of professionals including customers, clients and collaborators, both inside and outside the organization

 

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to apply advanced mathematics principles while performing essential job duties.

 

Reasoning Ability:  Advanced reasoning skills required.  Must have the ability to solve complex problems and weigh possible solutions to determine rank options to deliver optimal outcomes.  Ability to assess problems involving several variables in changing situations.

 

Computer Skills:  To perform this job successfully, in addition to the development skills listed above, an individual should be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

 

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 or other supervisory responsibility.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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