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Job Summary

Rockville, MD 20850
Computer Software
Healthcare Services
Computer/IT Services
Job Type
Full Time

Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits

Sr. Java Developer

About the Job

DrFirst, a pioneer in eHealthcare, is seeking a Sr. Software Engineer with expertise in Java, Spring, Hibernate, JMS, and OSGI to design and develop the next generation of eHealthcare solutions.  This individual will work on a team to innovate an entire platform that over 40,000 doctors nationwide use on a daily basis to manage, monitor, and care for their patients!

The Division: The DrFirst Software Engineer Team not only codes, but collaborates, designs, and programs cutting edge technology that brings interconnectivity between patients, physicians, hospitals, and healthcare entities. We provide a challenging team environment which highlights the strengths of each team member.*

The Position: The Sr. Software Engineer is a highly valued, critical position on our development team.  The Sr. Software Engineer will participate in a small scrum team specific to Rcopia, our flagship electronic prescription management solution. This team is dedicated to ensure software quality, enhance user experience for our customer, and safeguard private medical information for each patient.* The development environment fosters entrepreneurial thinking and each team member is expected to contribute substantially.**


  • Design and develop reusable, scalable, and high-performing software applications using Java/J2EE, Spring, Hibernate, JMS, web services, application server.
  • Develop enhancements to existing product line as well as design and develop new product lines
  • Collaborate in a team environment to share best practices, implement process improvements, and to ensure software quality. Solve problems and innovate solutions on a daily basis


  • BS in Computer Science
  • 5+ years in Java/J2EE development, or 2+ years experience with Java
  • Experience with Spring, Hibernate and Oracle
  • Excellent writing, communication, interpersonal skills with a self-starting attitude, team-player, and flexibility. A fast-learner and high degree of creativity and initiatives is expected.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, and short term and long term planning skills.
  • Strong advocate of agile development methodologies.***

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters and or higher degree in Computer Science
  • Worked with MongoDB or Hadoop
  • Expertise in advanced software engineering concept (SOA, SCA, UML, design patterns, performance-driven design).
  • Have strong passion for continuous improvement, both at an individual level and team level.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced cross-functional team environment.

DrFirst offers a generous compensation package including:

  • Eighteen accrued days of annual leave per year
  • Medical and Dental insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Group life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Extras
    • Professional and Personal Growth Training
      • DrFirst University
      • Book Club
      • Healthy Living Club
      • Self-help and educational Library
    • Refreshments
      • Bagel Fridays
      • Gourmet Coffee
      • Free P & J lunches
    • Group Activities
      • Annual Picnic
      • Holiday Party

How To Apply:

Email your resume, cover letter, and salary history to this job posting.

DrFirst is an EEO and DrugFree employer, as well as an E-Verify company.


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