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Full Stack Developer

PRAXES Medical Group, headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, is an innovative healthcare provider that believes everyone should have timely access to excellent medical advice and care, wherever they are, and whenever they need it.

PRAXES Medical Group is in search of a Full Stack Developer to work from our Halifax, Nova Scotia office. The successful applicant will lead development activities for our proprietary software system (EMwerx), which facilitates, manages and stores medical and other data for telemedicine services and other clinical activities. The successful applicant will be exposed to the complexity and opportunities of running a global 24/7 health services business in the rapidly expanding telemedicine industry.

Our Values: 
• Be Agile - creative, evolving, adapting, curious, flexible, innovative, challenging status quo
• Be Effective - accessible, patient-focused, value-driven where Value = outcome/cost
• Act with Integrity - Compassion, empathy, sensitivity, authenticity, trust

Job Responsibilities:
• Action development activities for EMwerx software applications based on our product development lifecycle
• Work closely with Director of IT and Product Manager to create and finalize software development sprints based on the software development roadmap
• Support and mentor Junior Developers and provide code review, feedback and adjustment recommendations
• Manage and support PRAXES Amazon Web Services environment, server software, and architecture
• Track and manage development activities using JIRA Software
• Maintain software documentation and creating product release notes for clients
• Effectively manage multiple priorities

Required Skills & Abilities:
• Back-end software development skills, specializing in Java
• Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL databases
• Advanced front-end development experience Vue/React/Angular, HTML5, CSS3
• Experience using and working with RESTful API’s and JSON data formats
• Mobile website development experience (Responsive development)
• Demonstrated ability to write clean, portable and standards-driven code
• Experience writing automated tests
• Ability to write succinct and effective software documentation
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Strong business and systems analysis skills, test planning, and testing skills
• Data-oriented and analytical
• Possess the ability to examine existing site code and reuse or extend as required
• Have a solid understanding of web architecture, web coding standards, and best security practices

• Experience developing software or web applications for the healthcare sector, including patient care records, secure video conferencing, and telemedicine
• Experience with telephone API’s such as Twilio, Plivo or Tokbox
• Experience with git and branching strategies
• Experience developing Apps for iOS and Android operating systems
• Experience working with cloud service providers such as AWS, GCP and Firebase
• Ability to work independently and quickly to resolve issues or launch develop features
• Good UI/UX design principles
• Interest in AI and Machine Learning

Education / Experience:
• 5+ years’ experience in web software development/programming
• Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent education and experience
• Experience in managing a team of developers.

Personality Profile:
• Whatever it takes attitude
• Team player – independent, yet supportive
• Take personal responsibility for getting work done
• Sense of humour
• Learns quickly
• Self-starter
• Well organized
• Follow through on commitments in a timely manner
• Good speaker/communicator
• Professional manner

Performance will be assessed on:
• Completion of projects on time and budget
• Quality of code and documentation
• Being a supportive member of the PRAXES team

Competitive salary and benefits package including flexible work hours and locations, health and dental benefits, retirement savings plan, generous vacation allowances.

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