Wolters Kluwer Principal Software Engineer (C#, .NET) in Waltham, Massachusetts

Wolters Kluwer Health's Clinical Effectiveness (CE) organization is a fast-growing and innovation-driven healthcare information technology (HIT) provider working on the front lines of clinical care. Our talented team of physician and pharmacist editors, technologists, and product visionaries collaborate to provide advanced clinical decision support solutions that measurably improve clinical effectiveness by helping healthcare professionals provide optimal care for their patients.

A Microsoft technology based platform, the UpToDate Editorial Platform utilizes a range of

technologies to deliver world class document editing and management capabilities to our content


Reporting into Wolters Kluwer UpToDate's Manager Software Engineering, this role is critical in

transforming a successful product into a platform supporting multiple product lines. The manager

is responsible for the management, mentoring, and quarterly performance appraisal of the team's

software developers. Additionally, the manager is responsible for working with other team leads

to ensure that the larger agile team works efficiently and accurately to meet product deliverables.


  • Working with the Manager Software Engineering and architects, investigate technologies and implement proofs of concept to inform the emerging Editorial platform architecture.

  • Assume complete ownership, including API design, implementation and documentation, working closely with software test engineers to ensure high quality.

  • Work within a DevOps culture to consider the scalability, performance, and deployment needs of applications.

  • Work with application teams to determine requirements for Editorial Platform.

  • Plan and execute tasks within an Agile/Scrum environment.

  • Guide and mentor more junior software developers.

  • Contribute to and advocate best practices and standards for both coding and software development methodologies such as Agile/Scrum.

  • Remain current with evolving industry trends and technologies.

OTHER DUTIES: Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or equivalent.


  • 8+ years of experience in web development working with Microsoft technology

stack (C#, ASP.NET, ASP.NET CORE, WEB API, MVC, Entity Framework, ADO.NET,

Enterprise Library. MS SQL Server), with 2+ years' experience at a principle engineer level is required.

  • Strong collaboration skills and desire to work in a highly collaborative environment.

  • Tolerant of high degrees of ambiguity, good at resolving uncertainty, willing to backtrack and seek multiple solutions.

  • Experience with Single page web application, NodeJs, React, Redux, Angular2, TypeScript, Bootstrap, WebPack, SASS , NPM, Dragula, CK Editor, Angular2 Material, ng2-toastr

  • Experience with Web API, API design and REST principles.

  • Experience with GIT and Jira.

  • Experience with SOA or Microservices is desired.

  • Experience with relational databases required, familiarity with other database technologies

including NoSQL a plus.

  • Knowledge of Unix, Linux, PERL, Apache, Tomcat and Repliweb is a plus.

  • Knowledge of common design patterns, design principles and industry best practices.

  • Experience with unit and integration testing. * Effective interpersonal and communication skills (written, verbal and listening), with ability to build positive working relationships across multiple groups within the organization.

  • Good judgment, strong problem-solving and decision-making skills, and a finely tuned balance of technical purity and pragmatism.

  • Good at working at an abstract level and creating abstractions that clarify and contribute to system integrity across the enterprise. * Ability to grasp an existing codebase and identify opportunities to improve.

  • Committed, engaged, self-motivated, decisive, adaptable, data driven, transparent and objective.

Other Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Certifications:

  • Industry experience in the health care sector is a plus.

  • Technology Certifications is a plus.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Normal office environment.


Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2017 annual revenues of €4.4 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide. Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S. (WTKWY). For more information about our solutions and organization, visit www.wolterskluwer.com, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.


Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions, customer/business units 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, disability, or protected veteran status.


For any assistance with your application for this job opening, please call the HR Source at (888) 495-4772 or email HRSource@WoltersKluwer.com. TTY is also available at 888 (4985) 4771.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by most people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities and requirements.


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