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Position Description

GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" />

Principal Engineers provide technical leadership for design, development and delivery of technology-enabled applications and services. Principal Engineers provide solutions to business needs and/or technical issues, and are responsible for meeting development schedules and ensuring the delivered solution meets the technical architecture and design requirements.


Ø  Provide overall technical leadership to the Development team.

Ø  Understand the dialysis business processes as well as all DaVita systems that support the business.

Ø  Partner with IT Leadership to develop strategic and tactical plans to deliver projects and meet project objectives.

Ø  This position is primarily focused on the CWOW program which is a strategic initiative to develop a new patient centric Clinical application for DaVita Kidney Care.

Ø  Collaborate with business users, Requirements, Architecture, DevOps and other IT teams to design, develop and deploy the best solutions to ensure high level of customer service.

Ø  Work closely with the Architecture team and Technical leads to deliver technical design, patterns and best practices for development using IBM BPM, IID, ODM, eXtreme Scale, APIGEE, Denodo, RedHat Fuse, Jenkins, GIT etc.

Ø  Establish processes, templates, and tools required for design and development.

Ø  Guide and mentor Developers in above technologies and best practices.

Here is what you can expect when you join our Village: 
  • A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter.
  • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
  • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
  • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
  • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
  • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.    


SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: <?xml:namespace prefix = "o" />

Ø  Excellent leadership and people management skills.

Ø  Excellent time management, decision-making, problem solving, presentation, documentation, planning and organization skills.

Ø  Expertise in designing Service Oriented Architecture, large scale software design and development.

Ø  Expertise with IBM Business Process Manager (BPM), Operational Decision Manager (ODM), IBM Integration Designer (IID), eXtreme Scale or similar products.

Ø  Experience in modeling simple and complex business process definitions.

Ø  Experience in advanced integration services (Web service integration, Java integration, Content Integration).

Ø  Experience in Continuous Integration/Deployment and automated testing.

Ø  Expertise in Agile methodologies with geographically dispersed teams on-site and off-shore.

Ø  Experience in multiple technologies including Java/J2EE, Spring, Hibernate, Java Script, AJAX, HTML, XML, Web Services, JBoss, Weblogic, Websphere, Oracle, DB2.


·         Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Engineering.

·         10+ years of software architecture, design and development experience.

About Information Technology

The Information Technology Department designs, develops and maintains software programs required to keep DaVita on the leading edge of medical technology. DaVita's Information Technology Department has both clinic facing and non-clinic facing subgroups that provide our clinician teammates the tools to provide quality patient care. DaVita IT utilizes designers, developers, system architects, project managers, application architects, nurses, trainers and many more professionals to incorporate the technology needs of our clinicians, business and physician customers.

Join us as we pursue our vision "To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen."
Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.
Go to http://careers.davita.com to learn more or apply. 
To learn more about our Village and the world of dialysis, click here.

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DaVita is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  As such, DaVita makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

Position Summary

  • Job Title: Principal Engineer
  • Job Function: Information Technology
  • Location: Denver, Colorado