SemanticBits

To build meaningful software solutions for critical biomedical and business challenges worldwide by providing uncompromising quality and affordability.

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Remote Job "Backend Software Engineer"

 
SemanticBits is seeking a Backend Software Engineer to implement a wide range of REST services in Node.js and databases. You will work in a closely knit Scrum team to solve complex backend problems, such as integrating external services into our services, adding new database structures, and implementing new REST services in Node.js with a focus on security, performance, and scalability. You will dig into business requirements and implement complex logic using modern technologies like Node.js. We believe strongly in test-driven development, continuous integration, and continuous deployment, and we have a strong DevOps mindset. This is a remote position, though we do have offices in Herndon, VA and near Baltimore, MD.

Requirements:

  • Experience building enterprise-scale backend REST services using an API-first paradigm
  • Hands-on experience building services with Node.js
  • Intimate knowledge of crafting highly performant database queries using frameworks like Sequelize, knex, or other query builders/ORMs
  • Hands-on experience implementing relational database structures, including tables, indexes, views, etc.
  • Experience implementing NoSQL databases like MongoDB preferred
  • A mindset towards building systems for the cloud and DevOps fundamentals
  • Working knowledge of AWS cloud infrastructure, such as EC2 and RDS
  • Hands-on understanding of virtualization and experience with Docker
  • Focus towards building security, performance, and scalability into services from the beginning
Benefits Competitive base salary Three weeks of PTO Ten paid holiday days Comprehensive health benefits (medical with HSA option, dental, and vision) Professional development and training reimbursement 401k retirement plan with matching benefit 100% paid short-term and long-term disability 100% paid life insurance Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Casual working environment Flexible working hours SemanticBits, LLC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are also a veteran-friendly employer.

Remote Job "Healthcare Data Analyst"

 
SemanticBits is looking for a Data Analyst with experience in Healthcare who is eager to use their domain knowledge and their skills in BI tools, SQL, and programming to rapidly turn data into insights.

Required Experience

  • Six years of relevant technical experience
  • Three or more years working in the healthcare industry in a data analyst role
  • Intermediate / expert skills with SQL and basic statistics
  • Demonstrable expertise in Python programming
  • Strong problem solving and structuring skills
  • Ability and desire to take ownership of and initiative for analysis; from requirements clarification to deliverable
  • Strong technical communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Ability to understand and articulate the "big picture" and simplify complex ideas
  • Ability to identify and learn applicable new techniques independently as needed
Preferred Experience

  • Prior experience working with Medicare and/or Medicaid data
  • Experience with one or more BI tools, such as Superset, Tableau, MicroStrategy, Looker, etc.
  • Strong understanding of relational database and data warehousing concepts (e.g. OLAP, dimensional modeling).

Remote Job "Data Scientist Healthcare Policy Research"

 
We are looking for data scientists with policy research experience to perform data processing and analysis tasks, such as monitoring data quality, applying statistical and data science methods, and creating data visualizations. In this role you will work on multi-disciplinary teams supporting program evaluation and data analytics to inform policy and decision makers.

Responsibilities

  • Answering research questions or building solutions that involve linking health or healthcare data to other administrative data.
  • Designing, planning, and implementing the data science workflow on tasks and projects, involving descriptive statistics, machine learning or statistical analysis, data visualizations, and diagnostics using programming languages such as R or Python
  • Communicating results to collaborative project teams using data visualizations and presentations via tools such as notebooks (e.g. Jupyter) or interactive BI dashboards
  • Developing and maintaining documentation using Atlassian Confluence and Jira
  • Implementing quality assurance practices such as version control and testing
Requirements 

  • Master’s degree in Statistics, Data Science, Math, Computer Science, Social Science, or related field of study
  • Eight (8) years of experience 
  • Demonstrable enthusiasm for applying data science and statistics to social impact projects in academic, extra-curricular, and/or professional settings
  • Demonstrable skills in R or Python to manipulate data, conduct analyses, and create data visualizations
  • Ability to version code using Git
  • Experience with healthcare claims and administrative data
  • Ability and desire to work independently as part of remote, interdisciplinary teams
  • Strong oral and written communication skills


Remote Job "Senior Data Engineer"

 
SemanticBits is looking for a talented Senior Data Engineer who is eager to apply computer science, software engineering, databases, and distributed/parallel processing frameworks to prepare big data for the use of data analysts and data scientists. You will mentor junior engineers and deliver data acquisition, transformations, cleansing, conversion, compression, and loading of data into data and analytics models. You will work in partnership with data scientists and analysts to understand use cases, data needs, and outcome objectives. You are a practitioner of advanced data modeling and optimization of data and analytics solutions at scale. Expert in data management, data access (big data, data marts, etc.), programming, and data modeling; and familiar with analytic algorithms and applications (like machine learning).

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science (or related) and eight years of professional experience
  • Strong knowledge of computer science fundamentals: object-oriented design and programming, data structures, algorithms, databases (SQL and relational design), networking
  • Demonstrable experience engineering scalable data processing pipelines.
  • Demonstrable expertise with Python, Spark, and wrangling of various data formats - Parquet, CSV, XML, JSON.
  • Experience with the following technologies is highly desirable: Redshift (w/Spectrum), Hadoop, Apache NiFi, Airflow, Apache Kafka, Apache Superset, Flask, Node.js, Express, AWS EMR, Scala, Tableau, Looker, Dremio
  • Experience with Agile methodology, using test-driven development.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken EnglishSelf-driven problem solver

Remote Job "Full Stack PHP Drupal Developer"

 
SemanticBits is looking for a Full Stack PHP/Drupal Developer to help us build modern digital health services. The project involves building and customizing a highly interactive and modern web site and API (i.e. both front- and back-end) with Drupal/DKAN that will be used by researchers, health care providers, medical patients, and general public across the country. The system will host a large number of massive data sets and will provide means to interact with and analyze the data by highly interactive visual components and by REST API. The system will support upwards of hundreds of concurrent users. The project will be implemented using an Agile, Scrum-based process that includes Sprint Planning/Review/Retrospectives and daily stand-ups. The team uses human-centered design approaches led by a talented Visual Designer to implement highly modern, usable interfaces.

Responsibilities:

  • Experience with PHP and Drupal is required
  • Experience developing front-end web user interfaces with JavaScript, React.js or similar framework is required
  • Experience with DKAN is desired
  • Experience with traditional RDBMS databases, such as MySQL/PostgreSQL, is required
  • Experience with developing RESTful services is highly desired
  • Experience with AWS highly preferred
  • Experience with Test-Driven Development using automated testing frameworks, such as PHPUnit, Codeception
  • Experience with DevOps, including Continuous Integration with Jenkins and Continuous Deployment with CloudFormation/Terraform a plus
  • Expertise working as part of a dynamic, interactive Agile team developing and delivering digital services
  • Ability to work with and coordinate with other developers using digital tools such as Slack and HipChat
  • Experience with version control tools, such as Git
  • Experience working in Linux
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English

Remote Job "Full stack Engineer"

SemanticBits is looking for a full-stack engineer to help us build modern digital health services. The project involves implementing highly interactive and modern web interfaces with React that will be used by healthcare providers across the country. The system is backed by Node business services implemented in a microservices paradigm. Some of these services will be exposed for public consumption and some are used for enterprise integration. The system will support upwards of tens of thousands of concurrent users. The project will be implemented using an Agile, Scrum-based process that includes Sprint Planning/Review/Retrospectives and daily stand-ups. The team uses human-centered design to implement highly modern, usable interfaces.
Requirements

  • Experience developing front-end web user interfaces with React is required.
  • Minimum 3 years experience developing front-end web user interfaces with React
  • Experience with designing RESTful backend microservices and developing them using Node.js and Express
  • Experience with database integration, relational (PostgreSQL) preferred. NoSQL (MongoDB) a plus
  • Experience with SASS/SCSS or css-in-js type approaches for stylesheets highly preferred
  • Experience with with Jekyll or other static site generators a plus
  • Experience with AWS and Docker highly preferred
  • Experience with build tools like webpack, npm, and gulp/grunt
  • Experience with Test-Driven Development using automated testing frameworks such as Jest, Sinon, and Enzyme
  • Experience ensuring your code builds and deploys properly through Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment processes built in Jenkins
  • Expertise working as part of a dynamic, interactive Agile team developing and delivering digital services
  • Ability to work with and coordinate with other developers using digital tools such as Slack Experience with version control tools, such as Git
  • Knowledge of modern design patterns and building enterprise-grade production applications
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
Benefits
  • Competitive base salary
  • Three weeks of PTO
  • Ten paid holiday days
  • Comprehensive health benefits (medical with HSA option, dental, and vision)
  • Professional development and training reimbursement 
  • 401k retirement plan with matching benefit
  • 100% paid short-term and long-term disability
  • 100% paid life insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Casual working environment
  • Flexible working hours

SemanticBits, LLC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are also a veteran-friendly employer. 

Remote Job "Full Stack Engineer"

 
SemanticBits is a leading company specializing in the design and development of digital health services, and the work we do is just as unique as the culture we’ve created. We develop cutting-edge solutions to complex problems for commercial, academic, and government organizations. The systems we develop are used in finding cures for deadly diseases, improving the quality of healthcare delivered to millions of people, and revolutionizing the healthcare industry on a nationwide scale. There is a meaningful connection between our work and the real people who benefit from it; and, as such, we create an environment in which new ideas and innovative strategies are encouraged. We are an established company with the mindset of a startup and we feel confident that we offer an employment experience unlike any other and that we set our employees up for professional success every day.

SemanticBits is looking for a full-stack engineer to help us build modern digital health services that are used to support the Center’s for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Quality Payment Program (QPP). The project involves implementing highly interactive and modern web interfaces with AngularJS that will be used by healthcare providers across the country. The system is backed by Node business services implemented in a microservices paradigm. The application uses a MySQL database. The project will be implemented using an Agile, Scrum-based process that includes Sprint Planning/Review/Retrospectives and daily stand-ups. The team uses human-centered design to implement highly modern, usable interfaces.

Responsibilities

  • Be part of a dynamic, highly-independent Scrum team following the standard Scrum ceremonies in a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) environment
  • Work with the Product Owner and Scrum Master to break down requirements into technical tasks
  • Take ownership of various user stories and work with the development team to manage dependencies on the QPP Program
  • Collaborate with members of other teams to address integration needs and/or other interpendencies
  • Assist with the release management process
  • Assist team members in any way necessary to meet team commitments
Requirements

  • Expertise working as part of a dynamic, interactive Agile team developing and delivering digital services
  • Minimum 3 years experience developing front-end web user interfaces with Angular
  • Experience with integrating with RESTful backend microservices using Node.js(+typescript)
  • Experience with AWS highly preferred, along with Docker
  • Experience with build tools like webpack, npm, and gulp/grunt
  • Experience with Test-Driven Development using automated testing frameworks such as Mocha, Karma, Jasmine, Sinon, and/or Protractor
  • Experience ensuring your code builds and deploys properly through Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment processes, built in Jenkins or a comparable tool
  • Ability to work with and coordinate with other developers using digital tools such as Slack
  • Experience with version control tools, such as Git
  • Knowledge of modern design patterns and building enterprise-grade production applications
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
Benefits

  • Competitive base salary
  • Three weeks of PTO
  • Ten paid holiday days
  • Comprehensive health benefits (Medical with HSA option, dental and vision)
  • Professional development and training reimbursement
  • 401k retirement plan with 3% base salary contribution irrespective of employee's contribution
  • 100% paid short-term and long-term disability
  • 100% paid life insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Casual working environment
  • Flexible working hours
SemanticBits, LLC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are also a veteran-friendly employer.