Principal Eng, Nodejs+AWS (Hybrid)

3-6 years
2 months ago 1 Applied
Job Description

Vantive: A New Company Built On Our Legacy

Baxter is on a journey to separate our $5B Kidney Care segment into a standalone company. Vantive. will build on our nearly 70-year legacy in acute therapies and home and in-center dialysis to provide best-in-class care to the people we serve. We believe Vantive will not only build our leadership in the kidney care space, it will also offer meaningful work to those who join us.

At Vantive, you will become part of a community of people who are focused, courageous and don't settle for the mediocre. Each of us are driven to help improve patients lives worldwide. Join us as we revolutionize kidney care and other vital organ support.

.Completion of the proposed separation of Kidney Care from Baxter into a standalone company (to be named Vantive) remains subject to the satisfaction of customary conditions.

Job Title:

Principal Engineer


Baxter has long been on the forefront of developing innovative solutions for patients with kidney disease. This position offers a unique and exciting opportunity to contribute to the design, development and support of Baxter's Cloud based software that is related to our connected medicine strategy. The Cloud based software will support connectivity of medical devices (Internet-of-Things IoT) and mobile devices in the home and in clinics. The Cloud based software will support management of medical treatments at home/clinics and also enable management of the supply chain related to various medical treatments. The Cloud based software will also have an analytics component that will enable improved clinical outcomes and enable Baxter to develop better strategy based on deep insights.

In this role, you will be working to solve some of the tough problems in the connectivity space of renal care products at Baxter. You will be employing cutting edge technologies in the enterprise cloud space, working with some of the best engineers to design & deploy solutions that would define the future of the connectivity platform at Baxter.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • A solid technical understanding of the principles and procedures of software engineering (e.g., SDLC, IEC 62304, CMMI, Agile).
  • Experience with embedded or application software development.
  • Be passionate about software quality and be prepared to advocate on behalf of good processes and best practices.
  • Ability to discuss normally encountered technical or project management issues, both verbally and in written form.
  • Ability to work as a collaborative team member.
  • Lead a set of components within the sub-system and drive the end2end responsibility for the same
  • Design and Develop core platform features independently with high quality and able to mentor/coach other junior people in the team to drive outcomes
  • Responsible for the design & development of the subsystem features that would include activities like proposing the design alternatives, organizing the reviews, provide workload estimation, design documentation & continuous updates to the Platform Leader on the progress.
  • Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry


  • Solid hands-on experience in most of the following areas:

    Analysis and Design: Object oriented architecture, Design Patterns, UML

    Programming and Framework Server: Nodejs (preferred), Python 3.x, REST API via AWS Lambda (with Python Runtime), Postgres

    Programming and Framework Client: VueJS, HTML5, Javascript, JQuery, Angular JS.

    Microservices architecture & implementation: Microservices using Java/NodeJS

    Cloud Experience: AWS Experience

    Must Have

    AWS Lambda

    Nice to have

    AWS IoT Core

    AWS IoT Device Management

    AWS IoT Jobs

    AWS IoT Events

    AWS S3


    AWS Secrets Manager

    AWS Kinesis

    AWS API Gateway

    AWS RDS (Aurora Postgres)

    AWS CloudFront

    Development and Continuous Integration: Eclipse, SVN, Git, JIRA, Fisheye, Sonar, Clover

    Database and BI: Oracle, Mysql, Datawarehouse, Datamart, Hadoop, Cognos, Tableau, Golden Gate

    Mobile: iOS, Android (basic understanding)

  • Holds the ownership of the feature end-to-end right from analysis, identify risks & failure modes and its mitigation, design, development, documentation, verification & delivery in adherence to the Quality guidelines followed by the team as per schedule and quality targets.
  • Interact with global teams to promote consistency and maximize synergies across common software platforms
  • Support field issues coming up on the platform
  • Demonstrate the ability to help team members
  • Demonstrated success in delivering results on several technical challenges.
  • Very passionate about continuous learning and constantly keeps up with industry trends. Leverages current technology and processes for creating highly innovative software solutions that can be introduced in the marketplace in the time needed.
  • Software development cycle and automated testing experience
  • Believes in her/his ability to successfully take on new and difficult challenges, question the status quo and take risks.
  • Brings a can-do-attitude to work and inspires others to raise their performance bar, highly organized and brings quality orientation to everything they do (emails, document, code, etc.).

Background and/or Experience:

Bachelors / Masters in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering or related field and 3-6 year related experience.

Desired Characteristics

  • AWS Certification is a plus.
  • Exposure to Big Data, data analytics & machine learning is a plus.
  • Previous experience in regulated medical device company.
  • Experience with test driven development and automated testing is desired.
  • Knowledge of medical device software development is highly preferred including knowledge of standards such as IEC 62304, ISO 14971

Reasonable Accommodations

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