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Principal Software Engineer, Mobile Applications Development

Req #: JR - 035355 Location Deerfield, Illinois, United States Job Category: Research and Development Date Posted: 03/24/2021

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Principal Software Engineer, Mobile Applications Development

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You’ll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients. 

Baxter’s products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work. 

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives— where your purpose accelerates our mission. 

Renal Digital Solutions R&D is engaged in the development and support of products and services integrating patients and their clinicians. This is an exciting opportunity to jump in as a team member responsible for the support, design and development of mobile applications and enterprise medical device software used to support patients with chronic kidney disease. This collaborative role as a mobile applications engineer gives you t direct opportunity to provide applications and services to patients and continue Baxter’s mission to save and sustain lives.

Essential Duties:

  • Planning and execution of a smaller project or defined piece of a larger project. This includes constructing detailed, accurate project schedules, interfacing with development groups and technical support groups
  • Develops and designs enhancements and maintenance updates to Mobile Apps within Android and/or iOS.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks both within a single workstream or may support multiple workstreams as a subject matter expert
  • Design, architecture and development of Mobile applications at multiple phases in product development (concepting, development, and maintenance).
  • Collaborating with internal cross functional teams, end users, and third party contacts to design, develop, document and maintain software architecture deliverables for various projects for application software.
  • Work with Product owners, architects and developers to transform software requirements into software architecture and actionable designs.


Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering or related field and 8-10 year related experience.
  • 8+ years of total experience in software development preferably in hybrid mobile apps, single page web applications (Vue and/or React)
  • 4+ years of experience of hybrid mobile application development within Android and/or iOS with technologies like VueJS, Capacitor, Jest & Puppeteer.
  • 3+ years of experience in API development (e.g. Spring Boot, Vue, React, and/or Node)
  • 3+ years of experience with Object-oriented programming language design (e.g. Java, C#, C++).
  • Solid understanding of Mobile application development integrating and providing a consistent experience when processing data from multiple back-end data sources.
  • Solid experience in developing, designing and integrating API’s including authentication/authorization using modern identity management systems & protocols like OAuth/OIDC.
  • Passionate about software quality and be prepared to advocate on behalf of good process and best practices.
  • Preferred: Experience with developing software within regulated industries

Equal Employment Opportunity

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Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to Americas_TTA@baxter.com and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

Hear from Our Employees

Our company is enriched by a diverse population of individuals in more than 100 countries that work to solve, innovate, manufacture and drive better healthcare options for patients around the world.

Meet Reagan, Senior Research Scientist in the United States

"For me, the best thing about working at Baxter is being able to do work that’s important to people—especially patients—outside of Baxter's walls. Inside our walls, I get to work with a fantastic team, and we know we're making a difference."

Reagan

Meet Karthik, Director of Renal Care R&D - Digital Health & Co-President of the Asian Leadership Network Business Resource Group, United States

"I’m excited about my role because I believe that digital initiatives can make a tremendous impact on lives by allowing people to access the same therapies and have similar care — whether in a hospital, a healthcare clinic, or the patient’s home — anywhere in the world."

Karthik

Meet Amitha, Research Associate in India

"Coming from a non-healthcare academic background, my current role has offered ample opportunities to learn a lot of new things. Leaders at Baxter are motivating, help us grow and provide a collaborative environment. The role gives me opportunities to have technical discussions with peers and subject matter experts globally, to learn interacting with customers, and manage project deadlines and deliverables. I am excited about shaping my career here at Baxter."

Amitha

Hear from Our Employees

Our company is enriched by a diverse population of individuals in more than 100 countries that work to solve, innovate, manufacture and drive better healthcare options for patients around the world.

Reagan

Meet Reagan, Senior Research Scientist in the United States

"For me, the best thing about working at Baxter is being able to do work that’s important to people—especially patients—outside of Baxter's walls. Inside our walls, I get to work with a fantastic team, and we know we're making a difference."

Karthik

Meet Karthik, Director of Renal Care R&D - Digital Health & Co-President of the Asian Leadership Network Business Resource Group, United States

"I’m excited about my role because I believe that digital initiatives can make a tremendous impact on lives by allowing people to access the same therapies and have similar care — whether in a hospital, a healthcare clinic, or the patient’s home — anywhere in the world."

Amitha

Meet Amitha, Research Associate in India

"Coming from a non-healthcare academic background, my current role has offered ample opportunities to learn a lot of new things. Leaders at Baxter are motivating, help us grow and provide a collaborative environment. The role gives me opportunities to have technical discussions with peers and subject matter experts globally, to learn interacting with customers, and manage project deadlines and deliverables. I am excited about shaping my career here at Baxter."

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