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IT Applications - Lead Software Engineer

Boca Raton, FL, USA ● San Diego, CA, USA ● Virtual Req #2970
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Cross Country Healthcare is looking for top talent to join our team!  Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (CCH) is a leader in providing total talent management including strategic workforce solutions, contingent staffing, permanent placement and other consultative services for healthcare clients. Leveraging over 35 years of expertise and insight, CCH solves complex labor-related challenges for clients while providing high-quality outcomes and exceptional patient care. As a multi-year Best of Staffing® Award winner, CCH is committed to excellence in delivery of its services and was the first public company to earn The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval® for Health Care Staffing Services Certification with Distinction.


The primary responsibilities of the Lead Software Engineer are to provide technical leadership and develop/maintain modular and reusable front and back-end components using ReactJS, Node.js, Serverless Framework, Webpack, Express.js, and Nest.js. These components will serve as the foundation for a composable architecture approach, delivering innovative, SaaS solutions within an AWS cloud environment. The Engineer will also benchmark and improve system performance and assume ownership for delivered features and system components and must be able to stay on top of technology changes in the market while continuously look for opportunities to leverage these for innovative solutions within our technology ecosystem.


  • Hands-on development of new, user-facing features using React.js, back-end services using Node.js, unit testing and participating in code reviews
  • Translate designs and wireframes into high quality code
  • Proactively identify and mitigate potential issues and defects as well as assisting with continuous improvement efforts
  • Optimize components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers
  • Build cloud applications with Amazon Web Services (AWS), primarily using Node.js
  • Build reusable components and front-end libraries for future use
  • Write and support effective APIs leveraging the AWS API Gateway
  • Test software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency at scale
  • Design and optimize Postgres database schemas
  • Mentor less experienced team members
  • Collaborate with Product Designers, Product Managers, and Software Engineers to deliver compelling, user-facing products
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / related engineering field OR equivalent experience in a related field
  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • Strong proficiency in building interface using React.js
  • Experience with popular Node.js frameworks (Express.js, Serverless Framework, NestJS, etc. )
  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript, including DOM manipulation, the JavaScript object model, and the event loop
  • Thorough understanding of React.js and its core principles
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a distributed and scalable application
  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools
  • AWS Experience – Building integrations using EventBridge, Lambda and SQS a plus
  • Database experience – Postgres a plus
  • Should have strong experience with REST API design and development
  • Strong understating and experience implementing Service Oriented Architecture
  • Knowledgeable of modern authorization mechanisms such as JSON Web Tokens, oAuth2,
  • AWS Cognito, Key Cloak
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical designs
  • Familiarity with Git code versioning tools
  • Experienced using modern build pipelines and tools
  • Good written, verbal communication skills
  • Great team player

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Cross Country Healthcare offers a competitive compensation and benefits program including: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Voluntary Insurance,  401(k) plan, Tuition Assistance, and Pet Insurance.

Cross Country Healthcare is an EEO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

Other details

  • Job Family CORP Information Systems
  • Job Function NMGR
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $128,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $136,500.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Boca Raton, FL, USA
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Virtual