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IT SR Software Engineer - Remote

Job ID 200076BR Date posted 03/01/2023
  • Rochester, Minnesota
  • Full Time
  • Remote: Yes
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Be challenged to deliver innovative solutions that will change health care.

Mayo Clinic’s tech culture is rooted in passion for technology, embraces innovative thinking and strives for high performance. Our teams drive change in health care through comprehensive connected health and digital transformation strategies.

Some examples of our major initiatives are:

  • Utilizing artificial intelligence and machine learning principles to develop next generation patient centric care systems
  • Transforming the practice by applying data science techniques to discover new approaches to health care delivery
  • Leveraging Enterprise Architecture to construct integration centricity, promote data liquidity, and provide innovation support

This transformation creates, connects and applies integrated knowledge to deliver the best health care, health guidance and health information to patients, customers, partners, providers, employees anywhere and anytime so the needs of the patient come first.

Job Description




DepartmentInformation Technology

Description: Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2022-2023) and ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you’ll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits. Eligibility may vary.

Position description
We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer to design and build back-end services that support our portfolio of data-centric clinical and analytic applications. These applications leverage cloud computing, big data, mobile, data science, data warehousing, machine learning using state of the art software development applications and frameworks. Our Software Engineers ensures that these cloud-based micro-services adhere to uptime and accuracy targets, are resilient, and scale as data volumes and traffic increase. They work closely with the data engineering, platform, and solutions teams to develop applications as required to benefit our practice and patients.
• Works closely with the Product Owners, Product Managers, Architects to translate requirements into code.
• Developing services around data warehousing, big data, cloud computing, business intelligence, analytics and machine learning.
• Participate in DevOps, Agile, continuous development and integration frameworks.
• Programming in high-level languages such as Go, Python, Java etc.
• Ensure all appropriate documentation of processes and source code is created and maintained.
• Communicate effectively with peers, leaders, and customers throughout the organization.
• Participate in expert level troubleshooting and resolve problems through root cause analysis, data and system investigation.
• Contributes to design and architecture discussions with Principals and Architects.
• Leads targeted cross-functional improvement efforts and mentors more junior software engineers.
• Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions.
• Work independently with minimal guidance. You may lead projects or project steps within a broader project or have accountability for ongoing activities or objectives.
• Act as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

Required qualifications for this position include: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field with 5 years of experience as noted below; OR an Associate’s degree in Computer/Science/Engineering or related field with 7 years of experience.
  • Have in-depth knowledge of software engineering with experience coding applications or services in a high-level language (C, C++, Golang, Java, C# etc.) and a basic knowledge of related fields.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and time management skills. Possesses strong technical aptitude for designing and implementing software solutions. Experience with modern application development frameworks.
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
  • Deep hands-on technical expertise, excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with Agile software development techniques.
Authorization to work and remain in the United States, without necessity for Mayo Clinic sponsorship now, or in the future (for example, be a U.S. Citizen, national, or permanent resident, refugee, or asylee). Also, Mayo Clinic does not participate in the F-1 STEM OPT extension program.

Additional qualifications
  • Preferred qualifications for this position include:
  • Master's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field.
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open-source technologies and cloud-based services.
  • Experience writing software for the cloud (GCP, AWS, Azure).
  • Experience in databases, analytics, big data systems or business intelligence products.
  • Experience building high-performance, highly available and scalable distributed systems.
  • Experience developing software for healthcare related industries.
  • Experience with multiple coding languages related to data or application development.
  • The IDMP Access Control team leverages C# extensively for the backend and API development.
  • The team also does front-end development using and JavaScript, jQuery, C#, CSS, and HTML.
  • Experience with full stack development and deployment.
  • The IDMP Access Control team is responsible for developing the front-end login page that all patients and external customers use when accessing Mayo Clinic.
  • The team does backend development to align with the API first model. All functionality of the platform is done through APIs. This development is done leveraging C#.
  • The team also has implemented various solutions leveraging many different Azure technologies to provide scalable solutions:
    • Azure App Functions
    • Azure PaaS for application hosting
  • Experience with data technologies, streaming, processing using Big Data or Cloud Native technologies.
  • Access Control leverage many Microsoft Azure cloud-based technologies:
    • Azure App Functions
    • Azure Active Directory B2C
    • Azure Blob Storage
    • Azure SQL
    • Azure Front Door
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Enterprise Service Bus –integration with cloud-based technologies
    • Apigee API management – including unique management of authentication for the patient experience
    • Epic hosted integration
    • Identity Federation - Single Sign On (SSO) – SAML, OIDC and Oauth2
    • Mail Integration
    • LexisNexis – Identity Proofing
    • CDN – Content Delivery Network
  • Software development for hybrid or multi-cloud (including Containers)
  • Access Control supports multiple projects with identity directory stores, relational databases and unstructured logging data all located across Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and on-premises
  • The team is migrating all on-prem capabilities to the cloud to better resiliency and easier deployments
  • Strong skills in automation, Software Development Pipelines, and CI/CD.
  • The Access Control team leverages automation extensively to provide monitoring and alerting
    • Uptime is critical and the team has extensive automated alerting and monitoring to quickly identify an outage/impairment as well as identifying where the issue is
  • Azure DevOps is used to build and deploy code automatically
  • Experience in modern application frameworks.
  • MVC – Model, View, Controller
  • EntityFramework
  • Application development using modern software languages
  • The team uses C#, JavaScript and jQuery
  • JSON Web Token (JWT)
  • OAuth2, OIDC and SAML for Authentication and workflows
  • Experience with data extract-transfer-load, data modeling, or data manipulation of large data types or volumes.
  • The team maintains a reporting database that is expected to supply key business areas with data
  • The team also manages many integrations with other systems that supply critical data to the platform for a seamless login experience. Integration with:
    • Epic
    • ESB
    • UDP
    • MDM
    • Infor
  • Experience product, software, or data quality through automation methods.
  • Native IOS or Android application development.
  • No direct iOS and Android development, but the team has provided extensive support to the Mobile App team to help them integrate and leverage IDMP capabilities
  • Experience with API or web services development.
  • The Access Control team built the platform using API first and that model is still used today. The entire platform leverages APIs for all internal and external integrations and calls

Exemption status

Compensation Detail
$131,601.60 - $190,860.80 / year

Benefits eligible

Full Time

Hours / Pay period

Schedule details
Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Standard Time.

Weekend schedule
Employee is required to support a periodic 24/7 on-call schedule. In addition, the employee maybe asked to support routine or emergency releases, upgrades and maintenance after normal duty hours, weekends, and holidays.


International Assignment

Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Miranda Grabner

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.
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Career Path

Discover unlimited opportunities. Your IT career may start as a Help Desk Specialist or Work Station Technician, an intern, or entry-level Analyst/Programmer and develop into a mid- or senior-level technical position. You may choose to grow laterally as a technical expert, learning and supporting many different aspects of IT services. Or you may choose to become part of the leadership team.

  • Applications
  • Business Relationship Management
  • Enterprise Infrastructure
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Information
  • Management
  • Project Management and Systems Analysis
  • Quality

The Life Changers

  • When you choose an IT career with Mayo Clinic you will have an opportunity to engage with new and innovative solutions which will improve quality of life and patient outcomes. You will partner with brilliant Physicians and Scientists to help drive translational medicine in a fast-paced environment where creativity, energy, and dedication will result in success.”

    Marie Koctecki
    Senior Manager, IT Service Delivery
  • Over the span of my career, I have worked in multiple divisions across IT and have now advanced to a Service Delivery Manager role, managing a Project Management Office (PMO). The opportunities within the department of IT are vast. I have been able to gain my Project Management Professional (PMP) certification as well as my Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification while at Mayo Clinic.”

    Betty Hutchins
    Manager, IT Service Delivery
  • I appreciate the breadth of career paths within IT and the ability to branch out and diversify my professional expertise while remaining with Mayo Clinic. The diverse backgrounds and depth of expertise of my coworkers is an attribute of Mayo’s unique culture; I enjoy the opportunity to work with so many world-renowned experts and thought leaders across a wide array of professions.”

    Samanthie Epps
    Manager, IT Speciality Systems

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