Software Engineer - Scheduling Team at Kyruus

| Greater Boston Area
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First and foremost, Kyruuvians care deeply about our vision to enable human beings to care for human beings, our mission, and our CORE values: 
Caring – We care about doing the right thing, in the right way, every time. 
Ownership – We own both our successes and our mistakes, taking responsibility and always learning how to be better.
Respect – We respect and celebrate the individual traits that enable each of us, our customers, our providers, and our patients, to be the best that we can be. 
Empowerment – We embrace a culture that supports everyone’s ability to contribute and lead.
Here’s what that would mean for you in this role and check out our engineering blog here!
Get to know the Scheduling Team
Kyruus offers the first & only product to search & book multiple doctors across multiple hospitals.
A doctor isn’t simply “free” or “busy”; they have distinct blocks of time to see different types of patients, and rules about how many types a day they can see. Of course, every brand of hospital software implements these rules differently, and every hospital has different rules.
The scheduling team’s mission is to create a single index that can track every doctor and every appointment, and provide the integration back to book appointments. We use big data techniques in AWS Lambda so that we can process this data as quickly as possible, as any and every booking or cancellation affects the index. A doctor’s calendar is way more complicated than yours or mine.
You’ll code and test our software products. In addition to coding, you’ll understand requirements, figure out what to build, and then build it. You will work on both existing and new products.
• Your typical day will include attending Agile standups, writing lots of code, testing and integrating your code, and reviewing others’ code.
You’ll participate in and contribute to Agile team activities. You’ll help estimate the amount of time and effort projects will take as part of the sprint cycle.
You’ll apply Kyruus’ software engineering best practices, coding standards and patterns for development and deployment.
You’ll investigate alerts about possible errors in our system. You’ll help solve outages, participate in retrospectives, and implement countermeasures to prevent similar issues from recurring.
You’ll create tools and documentation for internal teams like Delivery to understand how our systems work and to enable them to onboard customers in a timely manner with minimal support from Engineering.
You’ll report to the Senior Director, Engineering in the Routing & Scheduling department within the R&D - Engineering division.
How You’ll Use Your Professional Skills
You’ll use your entry level experience (1-4 years) and/or education in programming to:
Help the Agile team execute on sprint deliverables
Provide “due diligence” estimate work for the sprint cycle.
You’ll use your experience in/familiarity with technologies relevant to Kyruus to:
Build, scale, and deliver dynamic and highly-available enterprise solutions
Think creatively about how to use technology and tools to solve problems faced by our users and customers.
You’ll use your critical thinking skills to:
Escalate issues to your Agile team in a timely manner
Troubleshoot issues and debug code to find the root cause of issues and develop countermeasures to address them.
How You’ll Know You’re Succeeding
You enjoy coding and deliver high-quality, robustly coded, easy-to-reason-about software with your proficiency in Python and ability to use Flask to build microservices.
You complete your tasks reliably and on time to help the team achieve roadmap goals and customer commits.
You ask for help when you’re blocked and invest in learning from mentors as well seek training opportunities to improve your skills as a software engineer.
You are assigned tasks of increasing level of complexity that you’re able to complete with growing confidence.
You contribute to improving your team’s software development and deployment processes and are able to demonstrate a high degree of predictability and accountability in delivering your work.
Where You’ll Go From Here
Kyruuvians in the Software Engineering role can move in a linear career path to a Senior Software Engineer or based on skills, performance, and results accomplished to Senior Software Engineer I position. From the Senior Software Engineer position, you can choose to develop along one of two tracks - individual contributor, as a Principal Software Engineer I, or management, as a Manager, Engineering.
Kyruus also loves to see an internal transfer. If a linear career path is not what you’re looking for, you can work with you manager and HR to explore lateral moves to other parts of the organization as you continue to grow with us.

      Equal Opportunity Employer
      Kyruus is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information. We will not discriminate, in any employment decision, against any individual or group on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veterans/national guard/military reserve status. This shall be done in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws in every location in which Kyruus has facilities. 

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      Technology we use

      • Engineering
      • Product
      • Sales & Marketing
        • JavascriptLanguages
        • PythonLanguages
        • FlaskLanguages
        • ReactLibraries
        • ReduxLibraries
        • FlaskFrameworks
        • PostgreSQLDatabases
        • RedisDatabases
        • GoodDataAnalytics
        • InVisionDesign
        • SalesforceCRM


      51 Melcher Street, Boston, MA 02210

      An Insider's view of Kyruus

      What's something quirky about your company?

      We Kyruuvians add k’s and “:u”s to commonly used words, tools, APIs, pretty much anything that contributes to our own growing lingo. For example, we have an employee recognition program that’s called Ku:udos, Kamunda is Kyruus API wrapper for Camunda (a workflow engine), Downloadu:ur is a tool to deliver reports to clients, and you get the idea!


      Vice President, Engineering

      What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

      Our platform ingests, parses and organizes data from health systems' provider and scheduling data, providing customers with a platform to make finding a doctor and booking an appointment as easy as booking a seat on a flight. Scaling our match capabilities with new sources of data, algorithms and presenting it simply are current areas of focus.



      What are Kyruus Perks + Benefits

      Kyruus Benefits Overview

      We have free snacks/food/drinks, awesome health/dental/vision benefits, Wellness + Commuter reimbursement, performance bonus, unlimited vacation, and more.

      Volunteer in local community
      Resilient Coders, Cradles to Crayons, Greater Boston Food Bank, United Way, Breakthrough Greater Boston, RAINN
      Friends outside of work
      Intracompany committees
      D+I Group, Women in Product Development, Book Club
      Daily stand up
      Team owned deliverables
      Team based strategic planning
      Group brainstorming sessions
      Pair programming
      Open office floor plan
      Documented equal pay policy
      Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
      Unconscious bias training
      Diversity manifesto
      Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
      Dental Benefits
      Health Insurance Benefits
      Life Insurance
      Wellness Programs
      You betcha! Healthy = Happy. 300$ a quarter to spend on things that make you a better you!
      Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
      Company Equity
      Share in our success!
      Performance Bonus
      Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
      Generous Parental Leave
      Flexible Work Schedule
      Remote Work Program
      Family Medical Leave
      Vacation & Time Off Benefits
      Unlimited Vacation Policy
      Eligible employees get 20 days of paid sabbatical after their first 6 years of working at the company.
      Paid Holidays
      Perks & Discounts
      Casual Dress
      Commuter Benefits
      Company Outings
      Annual/Quarterly Launch Parties, Trivia/Game/Movie Nights, Ice Cream Socials, Scavenger Hunts just to name a few and, of course, just good ol' fashions drinks and/or food after work.
      Game Room
      More boardgames than you'll ever be able to play in a lifetime! Videogames too. Favorites - SmashBro's, RocketLeague, Halo 1 (pistols), MarioKart / Diddy Kong, 007, Conquers BFD, any N64 game really.
      Stocked Kitchen
      Of course. Seltzers (salsa?), candy, snacks, chips, all the things.
      Some Meals Provided
      Catered lunch on Fridays.
      Happy Hours
      Recreational Clubs
      Professional Development Benefits
      Job Training & Conferences
      Lunch and learns
      Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings weekly.
      Promote from within
      Mentorship program
      Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.

      Additional Perks + Benefits

      We have all the standard tech company perks (perhaps minus some of the "google-level" stuff like volleyball courts/sleeping pods/trips to the real Hogwarts/personal helicopters, tame+alive helper dinosaurs/etc) but what sets us apart is our people. We care about our mission - making healthcare better - and it comes through in our culture. Not only are Kyruuvians the smartest folk on the block (you wont hear us say that btw) we are also some of the most kind, caring, and helpful humans one could hope to meet.

      Working here, and being part of this team is truly awesome.

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