Engineer Software I- Lenexa, Kansas

at Quest Diagnostics Inc in Lenexa, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Look for more than answers.Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It's about providing clarity and hope.

You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You'll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.

At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and development. It's this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people.

Engineer Software I- Lenexa, Kansas


Engineer Software I- Lenexa, Kansas - Monday - Friday 8 - 5 PM

Basic Purpose:


The Software Engineer is responsible for maintaining and enhancing current systems in the technology portfolio under the supervision of senior staff. This individual will work as a part of a small agile team to implement new features and technologies, delivering high quality and high performance code in an agile environment. Leveraging, evaluating and learning exciting new technologies that keep our products and teams on the cutting edge.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1.Collaborate with cross-functional partners (QA, Business Analyst, Tech Pubs, etc.) in an Agile/Scrum team environment.

2.Develop product features and software solutions within existing applications and new initiatives.

3.Assist with the generation and analysis of business and functional requirements for proposed software solutions.

4.Participate in architectural and database design discussions as they relate to product direction.

5.Create design specifications, documentation, and unit testing plans as defined by the Agile development process.

6.Complete development tasks independently as well as under direction from the product architect and development leads.

7.Maintain and support software solutions post-production.

8.Develop features completely including the front-end components and the backend systems.

9.Work closely with other engineers to develop the best technical design and approach for new product development.



Education Preferred:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent.


Work Experience:

1-2 years of professional experience in software development or technical engineering capacity.

Physical and Mental:

*Ability to multi-task

*Analytical skills

*Ability to follow verbal or written instructions

*Thinking analytically


*Using effective verbal communication

*Using effective written communication

*Handling stress & emotions

*Concentrating on tasks

*Making decisions

*Adjusting to change

*Examining/observing details

*Sitting for long periods at a time



*Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented (OO) design patterns, distributed databases, and data modeling techniques

*Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.


Leadership CapabilitiesIndividual Contributors Behaviors

1. Know the Business

Uses knowledge of Quest's key customer groups and needs, markets, business operations, performance trends and emerging issues to inform short and longer-term focus. Understands the business, the market and the broader industry and applies this knowledge when making business decisions.Consistently delivers on the organization's value proposition to customers.Has awareness of how the organization makes money and how his/her contributions impact profit margins.Gathers data to holistically diagnose problems before acting.

2. Focus on the Customer

Seeks to understand and meet the needs and expectations of customers in a manner that provides internal and external customer satisfaction and loyalty.Understands key customer groups served across Quest businesses.Develops relationships with and understands the needs of his/her key customers.Delivers on all commitments made to his/her customers.Anticipates customer requests and proactively identifies potential solutions.


3. Promote Strategic Alignment

Collects, analyzes and leverages the broader market and competitor trends to set and communicate strategy and ensure alignment of all core business processes.Is able to effectively balance details or tactical work with an understanding of the bigger organizational and business context.Personally ensures alignment between... For full info follow application link.


Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans /  Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.


Job Details


Quest Diagnostics Inc


10101 Renner Blvd
Lenexa, Kansas 66219
United States

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Job Order: 11482073

Posted On: May 04, 2021

Updated On: May 04, 2021