Software Engineer - Remote Opportunity in Norristown, PA at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 2/14/2021

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Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far-reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

As a Software Engineer, you will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you will have the opportunity to collaborate and affect change while expanding your leadership skills and technical knowledge. You can make a real impact in a market that is growing and developing.

The  Engineer will monitor tickets for severity and impact; provide software support for existing Laboratory applications; troubleshoot and analyze problems and requirements; research and design short-term and long-term solutions; monitor issues for trends, and convert tickets to projects when required; develop and execute unit, system, and user acceptance test plans; develop  functional and design specifications; manage support tickets and projects to completion.  This role will be responsible to continually drive software improvements and ensure seamless support for our customers.


-Respond to issues in accordance with established Standard Operating Procedures and Service Level Agreements
-Communicate proactively with Business Units to assess issues and provide periodicstatus updates, bothshort-term and long-term
-Perform assessment analysis to identify scope of problems and escalate recurring issues to management
-Support Problem Management calls; provide technical skills to research issues as required and participate on escalations and issue resolution teams to address chronic, priority issues
-Proactively monitor Business Unit error logs and resolve issues as required
-Analyze issues by performing root cause analysis; research and design short-term and long-term solutions
-Maintain proficiency in Q-Suite product expertise and serve as an internal consultant in multiple Q-Suite applications and functionalities
-Keep abreast of the new Quest Diagnostics technologies and organizational impact
-Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with all levels, including customers, technical personnel and management.

Skills Required:

-5 to10 years M/Cache development experience
-3 to 5 years Customer Service experience
-Excellent program debugging and proficiency in troubleshooting production issues
-Strong interpersonal and communication skills
-Excellent organizational, time management, customer service, prioritization and multi-tasking skills
-Knowledge of and proficiency in the software development lifecycle phases, project management, process management and change management
-Preferred - 10+ years healthcare development experience
-Preferred – 2+ years Object-oriented development
-Preferred – Knowledge of Antrim-based Laboratory Information Systems
-Preferred – Development of software solutions utilizing a variety of programming languages including M/Cache, JAVA, SQL, Angular JS, JSON, etc
-Preferred - BS/BA degree in Computer Science/Information Systems or related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience
-Rotational weekend/holiday support on-call as required
-Day Shift ET Hours – Slight change in shift hours may be required occasionally to provide adequate overlap of support coverage


 Learning on the Fly; Decision Quality; Priority Setting; Customer Focus; Problem Solving; Informing; Technical Learning; Functional/Technical Skills

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Join us for competitive benefits and development opportunities in a progressive and supportive environment. Help us improve our service, and the experiences of our patients and colleagues. Work with us and together we can be better.

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All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity or Citizenship. 

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