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Software Developer Epic Cache

Location Chicago, Illinois Business Unit Northwestern Medicine Corporate Job REQID 36045 Job Function Information Technology Shift Day Job (1st) Apply Now

At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?


The Software Developer reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

The Software Developer is responsible for designing, developing, and testing applications for Northwestern Medicine.


  • Develop software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage and work processes; investigating problem areas
  • Participate in the Agile software development from concept, design to full-stack coding and testing
  • Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code
  • Stay current on development tools, programming techniques and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications
  • Provide ad hoc project status, participate in meetings and conference calls
  • Mentor junior software developers
  • Make informed decisions quickly and take ownership of services and applications at scale
  • Create internal process improvement initiatives within team's toolsets and workflows
  • Perform code reviews
  • Provide operational support as needed
  • Other duties as assigned



  • 2+ years of experience working at Epic as a Software Developer, Technical Services Engineer, or Integration Engineer
  • 2+ years of experience writing M/Cache code in an Epic environment
  • One or more Epic certifications, or equivalent knowledge of Epic's data model
  •  Ability to work with stakeholders to translate business needs into technical implementation details
  • Ability to explain technical concepts to business stakeholders


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • One or more certifications in Epic clinical applications
  • Familiarity with Epic Interconnect API
  • Familiarity with healthcare interoperability standards (FHIR, HL7)
  • Web development using the .Net Framework, .Net Core, C#, ASP.Net, Web Services (Web API), WCF, REST, JavaScript, JQuery, HTML, CSS
  • Front end frameworks (Angular, Razor, React, etc.)
  • Source Control (TFS, Git, etc.)
  • Experience with SQL (MS SQL Server, MySQL, Postgres, et
  • Experience with a public cloud provider (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Experience working in an agile environment

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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