Software Engineer (Contract)

Remote · Glendale, California, United States · Engineering expand job description ↓


How would you like to have an integral role making a difference in thousands of children’s lives? Come join our established (since 2002) and innovative team in Healthcare working with cutting edge technology to support medical professionals who are changing the way children are cared for all over the world.

We are looking to contact with a self-motivated Software Engineer to help us build software that is used to drive quality improvement initiatives and research at hundreds of hospitals around the world. This job is open to 100% remote candidates residing within the USA.

This is a six-month contract, with potential for renewal up to 3 times and has the potential to transition to full time employment per mutual agreement. The hourly rate is $40-48/hour, depending on experience.

You will be responsible for:

  • Product expansion for the neonatal data ecosystem and analytics platform. This includes understanding requirements and how they translate in application features, architectures and deliverable assets.
  • Work closely with stakeholders to formulate business requirements and propose technical solutions to meet them.
  • Design, develop, and test software features, bugfixes, and new software system design, working mostly independently.
  • Build great software on schedule and with excellent quality and maintainability.


The ideal candidate is:

  • A self-starter who is both disciplined and accountable for delivering accurate and timely results
  • Ability to work independently on projects.
  • Likes to stay current on technology and always willing to learn and grow
  • Strong fundamental software development skills including a foundation in computer science
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or an at least equivalent combination of education and 3+ years of experience

Skills & Requirements

  • Proficiency with C#.
  • Proficiency with a front-end framework like Angular, React, Vue.js with excellent JavaScript or TypeScript knowledge.
  • Proficiency with MongoDB. Knowledge of MS SQL is a plus.
  • Proficiency in API Design with a strong understanding of RESTful webservices
  • Experience with WebSockets / SignalR is a plus
  • Experience with Windows Services is a plus
  • Experience with source control systems such as git
  • Experience and interest in healthcare


Virtual Pediatric Systems, LLC (“VPS”) has grown from a small group of intensivists to a national organization with over 135 hospital units. The data base is the largest collaborative for quality improvement based on severity of illness adjusted comparisons of actual, detailed patient records in critical care. This is a unique achievement.

Based on this achievement, VPS provides state of the art quality reports that are detailed, actionable and comprehensive for practitioners and hospital administrations. VPS has improved the quality of critical care, built the largest national research collaborative, supported the publication of 100+ papers and contributed to saving thousands of children’s lives.

In the future, VPS is ideally situated to expand from providing quality assessments to providing decision support, detailed outcomes tracking, discovery and prediction of adverse events and truly effective comparative research on hundreds of thousands of critically ill children. This will be achieved on top of VPS’s already successful and vibrant critical care network by adding automated data collection and sophisticated data analysis being pioneered by researchers working with VPS developing an advanced computational framework for decision support in critically ill children.

Everyone on the VPS team is passionate and genuinely believes in and is proud to help VPS's mission to improve critical care quality and outcomes for all children and their families through collaborative high-quality data management and actionable comparative reports for clinicians and other health care leaders.

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