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POST DATE 8/19/2016
END DATE 10/13/2016

The Advisory Board Company Washington, DC

Company
The Advisory Board Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
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AJE Ref #
575924485
Location
Washington, DC
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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Title:
Principal Software Engineer

Number:
JO-1608-9914

Location:
Washington, DC

Job Categories:
Technology and Engineering

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PRINCIPAL SOFTWARE ENGINEER *LI
Performance Technologies - Healthcare Product Development
The Advisory Board Company
www.advisory.com

KEYWORDS: Java/J2EE OR Python SQL, MVC, Agile, Hadoop, AWS

Are you a technical architect looking for that next step* Do you want to lead a high performance team of talented engineers to solve real-world problems* Do you want to set the technical vision for impactful solutions* Well, then we want you.

Current opportunities are in our Washington, DC Office.

WHAT YOU\'LL BE DOING:
- Architect enterprise solutions, applications and components in an agile environment
- Develop big data enterprise solutions on Hadoop and AWS platform.
- Deliver high quality solutions through effective design, development, implementation, and code reviews
- Hands-on software development.
- Improve team performance and quality by sharing expertise in areas such as technology, process, and tools.
- Coordinate with QA around test planning, automation, and execution
- Provide technical leadership to geographically distributed teams in a fast-paced environment
- Create the vision for Advisory Board products in collaboration with product management and other stakeholders
- Leverage the latest technologies and tools to solve complex problems facing the health care industry

MUST HAVES:
- Education: Bachelor s or Master s Degree in technical field OR equivalent work experience
- 8+ years of experience with each of the following:
- Java/J2EE OR similar language programming
- Database application development (SQL Server or Oracle)
- 3+ years of development experience with AWS or similar cloud computing service, Hadoop, MapReduce & HDFS.
- Strong understanding of Data Management principals, including Data Architecture, Data modeling and Data security.
- Good knowledge of Big Data querying tools such as Pig, Hive and Impala.
- Experience with development in an agile environment.

EVEN BETTER:
- Experience in Salesforce Development platform.
- Experience developing scalable and high performing Enterprise applications using Big Data.
- Experience in Python, with knowledge of at least one Python web framework (e.g. Django)
- Experience in AWS Cloud solutions.
- Experience with NoSQL databases such as HBase, Cassandra & MongoDB
- Experience in Healthcare IT and data integration

ABOUT ADVISORY BOARD
Advisory Board is a best practices firm that uses a combination of research, technology, and consulting to improve the performance of 4,400+ health care organizations. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., with offices worldwide, Advisory Board forges and finds the best new ideas and proven practices from its network of thousands of leaders, then customizes and hardwires them into every level of member organizations, creating enduring value. For more information, visit www.advisory.com.

We are a workplace that...
Values and celebrates diversity of experience, culture, and opinion
Is committed to creating an inclusive environment to enhance our collective experience
Promotes a supportive community through staff-led affinity groups, events, and education

OUR CULTURE & VALUES:
We think Forbes said it best: Making the world a better place is what The Advisory Board Company is all about. We have a unique culture where employees are told to avoid after work emails, encouraged to take 10 hours per month of paid leave for community service, and are expected to add surplus value in every interaction with a member or colleague.

Over the past thirty years, we have developed a distinctive corporate culture based on our values and principles. We award, promote, and praise based on individual performance, capabilities, and ambition. We provide ways for staff to share their time, talent, and passions in the community. We reward innovation and foster a collaborative environment. We have a performance-driven staff and peers that challenge one another in the workplace. And we want free-thinkers, agile speakers, witty writers, and team players to join the firm at Advisory Board, your ideas are heard and your contributions matter.

PERKS (A FEW OF MANY):
Consistent with our belief that our employees are our most valuable resource, The Advisory Board Company offers a competitive benefits package.
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance, dependents eligible
- 401(k) retirement plan with company match
- 20+ days paid time off and 10+ paid company holidays
- Daytime leave policy for community service or fitness activities (up to 10 hours a month each)
- Wellness programs including gym discounts and incentives to promote healthy living
- Dynamic growth opportunities with merit-based promotion philosophy
- Benefits kick in day one, see the full details here

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The Advisory Board Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability.