Surescripts was founded in 2001 when the pharmacy industry and other collaborators set out to replace paper prescriptions with electronic. Today, we’re the nation’s largest healthcare information network, connecting pharmacies, care providers, benefit managers and technology partners to get the right information to the right place at the right time. We offer industry-leading solutions that digitize manual workflows and use our unparalleled breadth of data to vastly improve healthcare connectivity, patient safety and provider efficiency.
What You’re Like
You have a relentless desire to get stuff done. A true champion of the collective objective, you’re energized by applying your expertise with a group of talented people to achieve something important, together. You’re curious and passionate about new technologies and cutting-edge innovation, and you enjoy pulling together complex pieces of a puzzle to deliver a powerful and meaningful end-product. You’re a translator between people and teams that don’t use the same lingo. You don’t settle for short-term gratification—you’re into long-haul, incremental efforts that require endurance, patience and next-level collaboration.
What We’re Like Surescripts Network Technology and Operations (NT&O) is comprised of smart people who love to work towards a common goal, always delivering and operating innovative, industry-leading solutions to the healthcare marketplace. We pride ourselves on quality work that’s grounded in complete transparency and accountability. When a project goes off the rails—and they do from time to time—we rally around each other to fix it and move on. While our gratification is often the result of a months-long effort, we never tire of delivering a huge result that has an exponentially positive impact on the healthcare system—whether it’s quality, cost or patient safety.
Ok, But Here’s What It’s Really Like
Working at Surescripts NT&O, your thinking cap will always be on. You’ll be challenged by making sure that disparate, cross-functional pieces come together to create a desired result. You’ll work to quickly understand diverse technologies, and establish and maintain relationships with groups who see and talk about things differently. And best of all, you’ll work on solving problems and creating solutions that will make a difference and improve healthcare on a national scale.
The Principal Database Engineer has superior knowledge of the technical concepts available in the database industry and deployed at Surescripts and will use that knowledge to define the technical approach and design of products and major features. The Principal Database Engineer also has superior knowledge of the applications across the enterprise and will use that knowledge to help define technical objectives and goals, and will assist the team of database engineers in meeting objectives which are set by the Manager, Database Engineering and the VP of Information Management & Performance Engineering. Besides managing against objectives, the Principal Database Engineer will take the lead role in conceptualizing new database designs and database system architectures, and in investigating database related production failures.