: Lead Software Engineer- Office 365
311 Arsenal Street
Watertown, MA 02472

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The Lead Software Engineer- Office 365 is responsible for development and integration of athenahealths employee collaboration applications by partnering with business process owners and technology team members. This person will be part of a multidisciplinary team charged with implementing enterprise business applications for athenahealth

You are an experienced, high-energy, detail-oriented Software Engineer with experience in a high-tech software company. You have a background in enterprise business application design and implementation. You have strong attention to detail with a positive attitude and healthy sense of humor.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Gather, analyze and document functional and technical requirements for new projects, enhancements to existing solutions and production issues reported by end users.

  • Proactively identify and proposes new, alternative technology to create scalable implementations and achieve results.

  • Lead stakeholder interviews to determine business needs, technical impact, and recommendations

  • Manage the vision, long-term strategy, governance, roadmaps for collaboration technologies including Office 365 apps.

  • Proactively identify opportunities for automation and process improvement that will potentially reduce incoming production support tickets.

  • Advise and train members of the team to maximize overall productivity and effectiveness of the team.

  • Evolving knowledge of cross-browser/platform issues, especially for performance and accessibility

  • Build strong relationships with cross-functional team members and business stakeholders.

  • Familiarity working with Git in a team or open source project.

  • Provide technical leadership for development of innovative solutions for the business.

  • Identify new Office 365 / SharePoint enhancements that may be relevant and make the appropriate recommendations to project stakeholders

Typical Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience implementing and supporting enterprise business applications.

  • 4 or more years of experience in software development using C#, Javascript, or similar languages

  • Knowledge of Office 365/SharePoint Online, Teams, Power platform is required

  • Experience with Azure, Power BI or Tableau is preferred

  • Exceptional communication and personal skills, both written, verbal and while presenting to groups, including C-level executives

About athenahealth

  • Our Vision: To create a thriving ecosystem that delivers accessible, high-quality, and sustainable healthcare for all.

  • Our Location: This role is based in Watertown, MA, just a few miles outside of Boston. Watertown is our Global Headquarters and our campus, the Arsenal on the Charles, is home to several restaurants, a local gym and large outdoor space. This office also has a cafeteria, coffee caf and food trucks that rotate every day.

  • Our Culture: At athenahealth, our employees (or athenistas) are committed to making healthcare smarter. Our success is dependent on the diversity, collective spirit, and contributions of our people, clients and partners. We value teamwork and believe that the strength of our team comes from supporting each other and leveraging our specialized skills. If you are looking for company that will enable you to work outside of your comfort zone to transform the healthcare ecosystem, athenahealth is the place for you.

  • Our Perks: Along with health & financial benefits, our athenistas are offered a variety of perks that promote employee wellbeing such as commuter support, collaborative workspaces and dog-friendly offices - just to name a few.


Employee Testimonials

Olivia Adams
Lead Member Of Technical Staff

“I enjoy working at athenahealth because I am making something that matters.  My passion isn’t writing code - it’s what writing code enables me to do, which is make something for other people.  And there’s no nobler cause than healthcare.”


Sherry Cheuk
Product Operations Manager

“athenahealth has a mission to transform healthcare, which is something I really admire.  Every company out there is trying to grow, but I think our focus on making an impact and delivering value is really powerful.  Our work is about improving people’s lives.”