UI/UX Software Engineer in Lenexa, KS at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 1/28/2021

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    10101 Renner Boulevard
    Lenexa, KS
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Job Description

Look for more than answers.  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.

You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.

At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and development. It’s this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people.

Basic Purpose:

 Working as part of a small, agile team to design and implement new features and technologies.  Delivering high quality, high performance user interfaces in an agile environment.  Using, evaluating, and learning exciting new technologies that keep our products and teams on the cutting edge.  As a key member of the team, this individual will help design, develop, and maintain complex UI solutions with a focus on quality, performance, and resiliency.

Duties and Responsibilities:
-Develop key product features and complex software solutions within existing large-scale enterprise applications and new strategic initiatives using preferred languages
-Collaborate with cross-functional partners (QA, Business Analyst, etc.) in an Agile/Scrum team environment.
-Collaborate with business owners, client service reps, and call center reps to ensure UI/UX solutions that best fit everyone’s needs.
-Assist with the generation and analysis of business and functional requirements for proposed software solutions.
-Participate in architectural and database design discussions as they relate to product direction.
-Create design specifications, documentation, and unit testing plans as defined by the Agile development process.
-Complete development tasks independently as well as under direction from the product architect and development leads.
-Maintain and support software solutions post-production.
-Build CSS and other UI/UX layout components to deliver intuitive and usable user interfaces.
-Work closely with other engineers to develop the best technical design and approach for new product development.
-Work with Adobe tools to help create image assets for use within websites and mobile applications.



Education Preferred:     
-Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

Work Experience:           
-2-3 years of professional experience in software development or technical engineering capacity with a strong emphasis in large scale UI/UX.
-2+ years of experience with custom application software development.
-Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented (OO) design patterns, Angular, and Mobile UI/UX design
-Experience in development of enterprise applications with large user bases.
-Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.

The following are preferred but not required:
-1+ years of experience working with Angular sites.
-1+ years of experience with mobile applications and sites used on mobile devices.
-Web UI frameworks and technologies such as HTML 5, CSS, Javascript, JSON, JQuery, and Angular.
-Experience in an Agile development environment utilizing the Scrum methodology.
-Experience with web or hosted/cloud-based applications that handle high-volume and require high-uptime and performance.
-Knowledge of accessibility standards.

Leadership Capabilities Individual Contributors Behaviors

Uses knowledge of Quest’s key customer groups and needs, markets, business operations, performance trends and emerging issues to inform short and longer-term focus.
Understands the business, the market and the broader industry and applies this knowledge when making business decisions
Consistently delivers on the organization’s value proposition to customers
Has awareness of how the organization makes money and how his/her contributions impact profit margins
Gathers data to holistically diagnose problems before acting
Use empirical data in decision making and design decisions

Focus on the Customer
Seeks to understand and meet the needs and expectations of customers in a manner that provides internal and external customer satisfaction and loyalty.
Understands key customer groups served across Quest businesses
Develops relationships with and understands the needs of his/her key customers

Promote Strategic Alignment
Collects, analyzes and leverages the broader market and competitor trends to set and communicate strategy and ensure alignment of all core business processes.
Effectively balance details or tactical work with an understanding of the bigger organizational and business context
Ensures alignment between his/her goals and the company's strategy

Collaborate with Others

Demonstrates ability to successfully work with others to achieve business priorities. Approaches others with a positive attitude toward achieving common goals. Treats others with respect and values the contributions of others.
Understands how to navigate the organization’s formal and informal systems/processes to deliver on commitments
Demonstrates awareness of the goals of other functions/departments and the organization and makes decisions based on that knowledge

Communicate Openly & Transparently

Effectively communicates by actively listening and sharing relevant information with others to anticipate problems and ensure delivery on all commitments; adjusts style, tone and level of detail appropriate to the audience.
Actively listens to others and shows comprehension by restating messages to ensure full understanding and asking open-ended questions to encourage exchange of ideas

Continuously Develop Self and Others
Consistently shows a commitment to learning by proactively seeking and sharing with others opportunities to develop new capabilities, skills, and knowledge; acquires the skills needed to continually enhance his/her contributions to the organization; solicits and openly provides feedback to others.
Takes ownership for identifying and taking advantage of learning opportunities to further develop his/her skills and capabilities, both technical/functional and behavioral
Consistently transfers learning to the job through application of newly acquired skills

Deliver Superior Performance

Consistently delivers required business results; sets and accomplishes stretch objectives and goals; adheres to quality standards and meets deadlines; maintains focus on the organization’s broader goals.
Consistently finds new and innovative ways to solve business problems
Identifies and directly addresses barriers that may interfere with successful completion of work and attempts to mitigate possible future issues

Demonstrate Agility in Decision Making

Makes informed decisions based on analysis, experience, knowledge and judgment but is unafraid to make sound decisions without all information or in ambiguous situations.              
Leverages personal experiences and subject matter expertise to consider relevant alternatives when making good decisions

Accelerate and Embrace Change
Initiates and/or leads the change process; engage others in all aspects of the change; models agility and comfort with ambiguity by seeking out and responding to feedback about the change, including direction, priorities, approaches and pace.             
Makes recommendations about changes that should be made in a situation and voices ideas and concerns
Embraces and communicates support for organizational changes that positively affect work processes

Apply Today

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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