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Jobs at Boston Health Economics

Software Engineer

Location: Boston, MA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

BHE’s mission is to improve healthcare through innovative analytics. Our team has built a next-generation analytics platform, Instant Health Data (IHD), to bring researchers together to generate insights into improving population health, quality of care, and managing costs.  

Our engineering team is looking for talented individuals who want to bring our platform to the next level, expanding into new markets.  In undertaking this challenge, our new engineers will be at the forefront of the latest technologies, learn about large-scale, new and emerging data sources, and help BHE maintain its leadership position.

Our engineers work in a fast-paced, rapid-learning environment with leaders in software development, working with massive data sets, and healthcare data analytics.  In our environment, everyone is encouraged to make a difference without experiencing the fixed ways of doing business in larger, bureaucratic organizations.   



  • Build new features to improve our analytics platform
  • Contribute to the design of new functionality
  • Assist customer support team with analytics and software inquiries

Minimum qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or related technical/science field
  • 1-3 years of development experience with Java, Ruby, Node.js, and/or JavaScript
  • 1-3 years of experience working in a Linux environment
  • Familiarity with web technologies (HTML, CSS)
  • Familiarity with networking fundamentals (HTML, DNS, TCP, etc.)
  • Authorized to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future


Preferred qualifications (1+):

  • 1-3 years of experience working tools like Git, vim, and tmux
  • Intermediate-advanced SQL (NoSQL experience a plus, mongoDB, elasticSearch, Casandra)
  • Economics, statistics, math, computer science or other technical degree
  • Eager to learn new systems and technologies


Why be a part of BHE's Team?

  • Leading healthcare data analytics/big data company
  • Work on a team of talented and pragmatic engineers/researchers
  • Great mentorship and growth opportunities


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