Software Engineer

| Chicago
 

 Organization:

NowPow, whose name is a play on knowledge is power, is a women-owned and led technology business based on Chicago’s south side. NowPow’s technology platform is a multi-sided, community resource network management solution that enables care professionals to manage and close the loop on health and social service referrals. The platform helps people get the care they need whether they are managing chronic health and social conditions or just staying well.

Built on the scientific research of Dr. Stacy Lindau’s CommunityRx project, a $5.8 million Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) innovation award, NowPow pioneers the idea of “e-prescribing” community resources at the point of care. Integrating with all major hospital and doctor electronic health record systems, NowPow produces customized community resource e-prescriptions that extend, complement and complete care plans given to the patient by providers. NowPow generates the personalized e-prescriptions by applying a rigorous matching methodology to our enormous inventory of community services and an individual’s personal health and social conditions.

Position Summary:

Position Title: Software Engineer

Reports to: Head of Engineering

Supervises: N/A

Collaborates with: Product Management department, potential customers and current users, Technology Department, Service Information Department, Analytics Department, various NowPow administrative staff, and select third party vendors.

Position Description:

We are looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking, and self-motivated Software Engineer to join the NowPow Engineering team. A good candidate should have a passion for and experience with Web/UI technologies. A strong understanding of the .NET framework, Web/UI technologies, and C# is required. One key responsibility is creating detailed technical designs using best practices and then implementing them with little help. The majority of development is going to be .NET development with C#.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and help design web-based technology and applications using the .NET Framework.
  • Play a key role in the complete software development lifecycle, including analysis, design, coding, unit testing and debugging, and documentation.
  • Work with the Product Management team to build great software for our customers.
  • Work on the full stack of the NowPow product suite and MAPSCorps tools, including front-end UI, back-end web service and data tools, reporting and analytics tools, and build and deployment automation.
  • Suggest and implement improvements to our development processes.
  • Quickly adapt to new technologies and processes.
  • Work in a test-driven development environment.
  • Develop time-estimates for work assignments.
  • Accurately track and manage project task, activity, and documentation for your assigned work.
  • Collaborate with your team to produce technical specifications and architecture documentation.
  • Work with other team members effectively and with minimal supervision.
  • Lend support to various business and technology teams as necessary during design, development and delivery to ensure solid, scalable, robust solutions.
  • BS or MS in computer science, or equivalent.
  • 2+ years of enterprise software development experience and experience with Web UI Technologies
  • Microsoft .NET experience (ASP.NET, C#, ADO.NET) required.
  • Experience with Test Driven Development and Unit Test Frameworks a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Track record of superior performance.
  • Comfortable absorbing new technologies quickly.
  • Passion to build great software.
  • Experience with Visual Studio, Git, and developer toolchains (such as node, npm, Grunt, Gulp or Webpack) a plus.
  • Comfortable writing SQL queries. Experience with SQL Server a plus.
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Location

We are located in the historic Hyde Park neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago and easily accessible by public transportation.

What are NowPow Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Stocked Kitchen
Recreational Clubs
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