Center For Health Information And Analysis

UI Front-End Developer

Data Operations and Technology - Boston, MA - Full Time

The mission of the Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA) is to be the agency of record for Massachusetts health care information, to responsibly steward sensitive and confidential data, and to objectively report reliable and meaningful information about the quality, affordability, utilization, access, and outcomes of the Massachusetts health care system

Reporting to the supervisor of Application Development, the UI Front-End Developer will be a critical resource on the CHIA team.  The successful candidate will create technical design recommendations for developing and integrating programs per written functional specifications. S/he will test, modify, and implement application code, make standard modifications to existing software applications as well as new applications in accordance with detailed specifications. S/he will support the tech lead/architect on technical deliverables and create relevant documents throughout the SDLC. S/he will also support, maintain and implement enhancements to existing applications while considering the best places for refactoring the legacy code. S/he will proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze information needs and functional requirements. The candidate will need to successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously and work to ensure timely deliverables with high quality.  The successful candidate must be prepared to work remotely upon hire and available to work in CHIA’s offices when we reopen on a hybrid in person/remote basis.

This position will remain open until filled. The anticipated full-time salary range for this UI Front-End Developer is $80,000-$90,000 annually. 

Specific duties include:

  • Defines site objectives by analyzing user requirements; envisioning system features and functionality
  • Designs and develops user interfaces to internet/intranet applications by setting expectations and features priorities throughout development life cycle; determining design methodologies and tool sets;
  • Recommends system solutions by comparing advantages and disadvantages of custom development and purchase alternatives
  • Responsible for helping to finalize technical requirements, working with Business line’s to secure approvals,
  • Performs proper testing as part of SDLC, adhering to Change Management policies, coding standards, procedures and techniques to the technical code base including documentation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 1 year of hands-on Software Development experience including intern experience.
  • Experience in client-side scripting with any of the JavaScript frameworks (Angular, ReactJS, ES6, Vue, NodeJS, TypeScript, HTML5, CSS3) and NET development using C# or an equivalent language using the MVC pattern
  • Experience using enterprise level web applications
  • Object Oriented Programming (OOP) in analysis and design using common design patterns
  • Experience writing and consuming REST API utilizing .Net Core
  • Knowledge of Relational Databases, MS SQL Server
  • Familiarity with code versioning tools such as Git and SVN, is a plus
  • Experience with the development methodologies such as Agile Scrum

Total Compensation:

As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including:

  • 75% state paid medical insurance premium
  • Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans
  • Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs
  • Low cost basic and optional life insurance
  • Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan
  • 12 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time
  • Tuition Benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities
  • Extended Illness program participation
  • Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Bargaining Unit: 06 NAGE, TPL A.

4/26/2022

At CHIA, we are committed to earning a reputation as a great place to work and build a career. So if you’re excited to be part of a diverse and innovative team responsible for identifying opportunities to improve health care in Massachusetts, come join us! To apply and for more information visit: https://www.chiamass.gov/join-our-team/

CHIA is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Women, people of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

If you have Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator: Tonya Bourassa 617-701-8127.

Information submitted by applicants is collected through the JazzHR Platform, your submission of application materials constitutes your express consent for this information to be provided to JazzHR for processing. Please do not include any personally identifiable information with your application materials other than that specifically requested by CHIA. CHIA requests basic information such as name, address, telephone number, and email address. You may also self identify race/ethnicity, gender, disability and/or veteran status if you so choose. However, you should not provide more detailed personal information such as your date of birth or Social Security Number with your application materials.

In compliance with federal laws, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

CHIA has adopted Executive Order #595: COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Executive Department Employees

As a condition of employment, successful candidates will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination and/or boosters prior to the finalization of the hiring process. Details relating to complying with this requirement will be provided to finalists.

Finalists who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for a reasonable accommodation.

Executive order can be found here: https://www.mass.gov/doc/august-19-2021-executive-department-employee-vaccination-order

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