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Software Engineer Intern

at Zest Health in IL   —   Jul 16, 2014   |  
The Software Engineer Intern position provides an opportunity to enter a rapidly growing company, Zest Health, that is reinventing the healthcare experience for its members. Through its consumer-centric approach toward care and innovative purchase mechanisms, Zest improves the quality of care while eliminating excess cost borne by employers or employees. Backed by Lightbank and 7wire Ventures, Zest’s dual focus on healthcare innovation and consumerism is deeply engrained in the company’s DNA.

Zest’s business model is built around a proprietary platform that includes an easy to use mobile application that offers users access to information and help when they need it, yielding higher quality care that is provided at a more cost-effective price.
Zest Health is seeking an enthusiastic and driven individual to join its Engineering team for 8-10 weeks this summer to focus on web application software development, automated testing and platform growth. The position will provide valuable experience working closely with the Zest engineering and product team and provide exposure to web application technologies as well as integration with 1st and 3rd party services.
Responsibilities will include:
Software engineering primarily in C# & .NET as well as JavaScript
Working in a team environment focused on agility and using the best principles of agile development
Solving technical problems collaboratively with Zest team members
Monitoring and visualizing of application and event logs (both 1st party and 3rd party services)
Optimizing overall system and application performance
Code deployments across environments together with other Zest team members
Supporting other members of the Zest Team as needed
Desire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and challenging start-up environment
Self-motivated and thrives on learning and experimenting with new technologies
Strong communication skills and eagerness to share best practices with others
Passion for new technology, healthcare and entrepreneurship
Previous exposure to MVC frameworks and comfort with object-oriented technologies
Previous exposure to databases (preferably SQL Server, Postgres, Redis/Mongo)
Previous exposure to cloud host providers (preferably Microsoft Azure)
Previous exposure to source control systems (preferably Git)
- Candidates should be class of 2014-2016 pursuing a degree in Computer Science or equivalent
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