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Python Application Engineer

Our Mission

Despite lots of hard work and the best of intentions, Healthcare largely remains a fragmented industry, with as much as $1 trillion wasted annually according to a recent Health Affairs article.  

Simply put, Apervita is on a mission to change that reality, and bring a 10X efficiency gain to healthcare. We make it easy for healthcare enterprises to create and connect streamlined applications with the systems, data and organizations they need to, helping them save lives, improve outcomes and reduce costs.

We are the first healthcare cloud platform.

Apervita is the nation’s first purpose-built for healthcare cloud-platform which allows users to easily and rapidly build and share applications and information.  Applications on the Apervita platform are used by over 2,000 hospitals today, which we expect to grow to 3,000 by the end of the year. Organizations from the Centers for Disease Control to The Joint Commission to some of the nation’s largest Payers use the Apervita platform to help them reach their clinical, financial and operational goals.

Backed by top healthcare VC’s and corporate investors such as Optum Ventures, The Pritzker Group and Baird Capital, we are entering a phase of unprecedented accelerated growth. In 2018, we grew annual recurring revenue 10X and we expect to more than double it during 2019. We’ve added millions of lines of code, added dozens products to the platform and we’re gaining rapid adoption of our platform from industry leaders.

As we grow and accelerate our position as the leading cloud platform for healthcare, we need help to solve hard problems.  As a team, we seek to be bold in our technology, passionate in pursuit of our mission and humble in our interactions with customers and partners. Every day will start and end around our “why”; to create real human impact through technology.

 

Your Opportunity

As an Application Engineer, you will have the opportunity to design and build an enterprise solution in the data analytics space that is revolutionizing the way healthcare organizations connect and share information. Utilizing your expertise in data processing, algorithms, and data visualization on the Apervita platform, your applications with help improve and enable better health decisions in Clinical Decision Support, Regulatory Compliance, Retrospective Operational Analysis, Value Based Care, and Inpatient Predictive solutions.

Apervita operates as a Platform-as-a-Service and Application Engineers are the enthusiasts of this platform.  The team implements solutions on the platform and works with the Platform Engineers to define and extend features including our roadmap to integrate with a large variety of Big Data, Machine Learning, and AI applications. You will use the Apervita platform to implement algorithms in Python and CQL and then shape incoming patient data from EHRs and Data Warehouses to be used within those algorithms, producing analyzable data that can be delivered to the point of care and/or represented in Business Intelligence dashboards.

About You

To power your success in this role, you’ll come to Apervita will the following attributes, skills, and experiences.

Attributes

  • You get a kick out of getting people to those aha! moments
  • Adaptable- You are able to operate autonomously within ambiguity
  • Channeled creativity – you can be expansive in your brainstorming, but focused
  • You stay focused, and nothing falls through the cracks on your watch.
  • You are patient, level-headed, and cool under pressure

Skills

  • You’ve mastered the art of “teaching yourself” through online resources for things you don’t yet know
  • Ability to solve complex technical problems that span data, analytical processing, and visualization technologies
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical thinking
  • A firm grasp of designing and developing custom applications for production usage
  • You can explain just about anything to anyone, and you’re comfortable communicating in writing and in person

 

Experiences

  • Computer Science Degree OR a minimum 3 years Python experience
  • Experience with databases, data models and data processing preferred
  • Time at a smaller, high growth company is helpful
  • Healthcare industry or cloud-based platform experience is a plus
  • Experience with Big Data, Machine Learning, or AI, Amazon Web Services, MongoDb, Redis also a plus
  • Previous experience working with EHRs such as Epic, Cerner, Athena a HUGE plus 
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