Remote Senior Software Engineer (Work from Home)

Job Responsibilities : Remote Senior Software Engineer (Work from Home)

Salary : Competitive Salary

Company : Association of American Medical Colleges

Who we are:  

The technology division of AAMC is a vibrant community of people who are excited about making a positive impact in the world of health care. The AAMC is dedicated to improving the health of the nation by supporting the entire spectrum of education, research, and patient care activities conducted by our member institutions. Our work in technology assists medical students, teaching institutions, hospitals and doctors to strengthen medical care and improve the health of all.

Significant employer 403(b) contribution
Public transportation subsidy
Generous paid time off program
Tuition reimbursement
Wellness program that includes: discounted gym membership, onsite yoga and sponsored sports teams

Why us, why now 

AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) is a not-for-profit association dedicated to transforming health care through innovative medical education, cutting-edge patient care, and groundbreaking medical research.  AAMC IT is beginning a multi-year modernization of its large product portfolio into an API based digital platform on Amazon Web Services (AWS).  AAMC IT strives to deliver innovative solutions and superb service that enable amazing end user experiences, impactful strategies, and new insights for the AAMC community and staff.

How you will make an impact 

The Senior Software Engineer will collaborate with business and IT colleagues to assess needs, analyze solutions, responsible for designing and implementing application solutions, and work with quality assurance team members to ensure the proposed solution meets functional and performance requirements.  They will also be responsible for mentoring IT team members so there is a balance between enabling junior developers to grow in their areas of responsibility and providing technical oversight for development activities and project deliverables.

Required Experience: 

5+ years of development experience
Development of AWS solutions following principles of the AWS Well Architected Framework
Experience developing enterprise level, multi-tiered applications
Experience with service-oriented architecture development and implementation
Strong knowledge of database design and data modeling principles
Excellent problem-solving, design, development, and debugging skills
Experience implementing solutions that improves overall software developer productivity

Required Skills and Qualification: 

Expert knowledge with Amazon Web Services, Lambda, API Gateway, S3, Aurora Postgres, RDS, and EC2
Expert knowledge of Spring, Hibernate, Oracle, SQL, Junit, Mockito
Working Knowledge with JSON RESTful web service development
Understanding of Service Oriented Architecture, containerization and Microservices.

Passion for solving software engineering challenges and a deep empathy for other developers
Strong teambuilding skills with prior team lead experience
Positive, enthusiastic attitude with great teamwork and interpersonal skills, reflecting the ability to interact with cross department groups
Ability to work under pressure and solve problems using an analytical approach; decisive, fast moving; quick and constructive resolutions of conflicts; and a can-do mentality
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain a high level of trust and confidence with internal business partners

Desired Experience :

TypeScript, Angular 8 and above
IaC using CDK (Cloud Development Kit) (preferred) or similar experience with other frameworks
Reactive Programming (NgRx, RxJS), HTML/CSS/SASS
Experience working with any CI/CD tools
Understanding of Web Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Understanding of Messaging services, AMQ, SQS and SNS


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or related scientific or technical discipline required

Remote Work Eligibility

This position is eligible for remote work in the continental US

If a bachelor’s degree is required, related work experience may be substituted in some positions.  One year of college course work at an accredited institution is equivalent to one year of related work experience.

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative​​ Action Employer.  The AAMC is committed to the policy of an equal employment opportunity in recruitment, hiring, career advancement, and all other personnel practices. The AAMC will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, past or current military service, or any other legally protected characteristic.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

The AAMC is committed to providing and maintaining a safe work environment for all, taking measures to secure workforce continuity, and promoting the health and wellbeing of our members, stakeholders, and our communities at large. Therefore, the AAMC requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees will be required to show proof they are fully vaccinated.  Only vaccines that have been approved or granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) by the FDA, or listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization (WHO) will be accepted. More information on acceptable vaccines can be found here.

Please attach a resume as part of the application process. It is important that files DO NOT include periods ( . ) within the file name.

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