: Systems Integration Associate
311 Arsenal Street
Watertown, MA 02472

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We are looking for an Associate to join our Ambulatory Integration Build team within our Integration Services division. Your job will be to collaborate cross-functionally with both client facing and product development teams to implement and support interface functionality for our ambulatory clients. But enough about us, lets talk about you.

You are proactive and motivated to improve processes and deliver a quality experience for our clients
You are not afraid to get technical. Enjoy being exposed to various layers of technical integration components. (HL7, networking protocols, VPN, SSH, SFTP, XML)
You have a desire to work in healthcare and make a difference.
You arent afraid of the unknown. Enjoy working autonomously in a fast-paced environment.
You are business-oriented and always consider the value we are delivering to our clients and the athenahealth brand.
You are a critical thinker. Able to consider numerous viewpoint and perspectives when thinking through various situations and issues that require a cohesive solution.

The Team: The Ambulatory Integration Build Team is responsible for building, maintaining and supporting a variety of integrations for our ambulatory clients. Our team focuses on technical requirements, interface assessments, specification design, build to specification design, testing, documentation and technical support. Daily interaction with technical R+D staff, Product, onboarding and client support teams is ongoing and an essential part of the job.

Job Responsibilities

  • Build and deliver complex, custom Ambulatory interfaces according to design specifications.

  • Collaborate with other internal stakeholders (including Customer Success Managers, Program Managers, Product and Development) to ensure ambulatory interface engineering engagements and implementations are successful.

  • Perform active analysis and QA Testing to identify defects and/or critical workflow gaps for athena ambulatory non-GA product integrations. Collaborate/Coordinate with internal R+D teams as well as external Vendors and facilitate necessary meetings to drive product prioritization and resolution.

  • Conduct and coordinate cross-functional events and meetings to better understand how various tasks are executed and how we as an organization may be able to create more efficient and effective processes.

Typical Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science degree

  • Experience and/or knowledge of clinic workflows and IT operations a plus

  • 2-3 years of project management experience, including management of technical projects with significant cross functional interdependencies

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to keep track of numerous detail-intensive tasks and ensure their completion and accuracy

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 a 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.”