Java Architect - Node.js



Software Engineering, IT
United States
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023

This is us, your new colleagues!
Our organization is based on people and great teamwork.

We work at the intersection of design, engineering and domain expertise, our passionate team of problem solvers work closely with customers to blaze new trails that will positively impact the future of health. We are a truly global company, we rely on diversity and together we create a workplace that brings the best out of everyone. Using technology and insights, we move nimbly and provide trusted advice, seeking ways to amplify results.

We’re committed to bettering healthcare and empowering wellness.

Do you want to be a part of this journey?

The role

As a team we are together responsible for providing a modern, efficient and secured environment supporting our employees as we believe that our employees are our greatest strength. We are looking for someone with strong understanding of the management, soft and people’s skills, excellent communication, leadership and planning skills.

emids is a leading provider of digital transformation solutions to the healthcare industry, serving payers, providers, life sciences, and technology firms. Headquartered in Nashville, emids helps bridge critical gaps in providing accessible, affordable, and high-quality healthcare by providing digital transformation services, custom application development, data engineering, business intelligence solutions, and specialized consulting services to all parts of the healthcare ecosystem. With nearly 2,500 professionals globally, emids leverages strong domain expertise in healthcare-specific platforms, regulations, and standards to provide tailored, cutting-edge solutions and services to its clients.

Job Summary:

We are seeking a proficient and versatile Node.js Architect to join our esteemed software services company. This role is ideal for an individual who combines a strong background in Java with hands-on expertise in architecting microservices solutions in Node.js or the MERN stack. As a Node.js Architect, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the architectural direction of our projects, leveraging your deep understanding of Node.js, GraphQL, TypeScript, and JavaScript. Your experience in unit testing, PostgreSQL databases, architectural patterns, and design principles will be crucial in delivering high-quality, scalable solutions. Moreover, your ability to interact with clients, guide engineering teams, and lead code reviews will contribute to successful project outcomes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Architect and design end-to-end microservices solutions, leveraging your expertise in Node.js and MERN stack (MongoDB, Express, React, Node.js) or equivalent.
  • Provide hands-on leadership by actively participating in coding, especially in Node.js, and setting coding standards.
  • Collaborate closely with client stakeholders to gather requirements, understand business needs, and propose effective technical solutions.
  • Create architectural diagrams, including UML and C4 diagrams, to communicate and visualize complex technical concepts.
  • Mentor and guide engineering teams to ensure the successful implementation of architectural strategies.
  • Champion best practices in design patterns, architectural patterns, and coding standards throughout the development lifecycle.
  • Conduct thorough code reviews to maintain high code quality, scalability, and adherence to architectural guidelines.
  • Develop and maintain unit tests to ensure the reliability and stability of the codebase.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment between architectural vision and implementation.
  • Stay updated with industry trends and emerging technologies, sharing knowledge and insights with the team.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • 8+ years of software development experience with a strong background in Java and solid hands-on experience in Node.js.
  • Proven experience in architecting microservices solutions using Node.js or MERN stack.
  • Proficiency in TypeScript, JavaScript, and GraphQL.
  • Extensive understanding of architectural patterns, design patterns, and software design principles.
  • Experience in creating UML and C4 architecture diagrams to effectively communicate design decisions.
  • Strong knowledge of unit testing methodologies and tools.
  • Proficiency in working with PostgreSQL or other relational databases.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact with clients and guide engineering teams.
  • Ability to lead code reviews and provide constructive feedback.
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and DevOps practices.
  • Experience with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure) and containerization (e.g., Docker) is a plus.

If you are a seasoned architect with a Java background and a passion for architecting microservices solutions in Node.js or the MERN stack, we invite you to apply. Join our team and contribute to building innovative, impactful software solutions. Please submit your resume and cover letter for consideration. We are excited to discuss how your expertise can enhance our projects and processes.

Here at Emids we're not scared of differences. It's how we break new ground. As we scale and elevate the experience of our clients in the Healthcare & LifeSciences Space and ultimately have an impact on every patient from every walk of life, the team we build must be reflective of the diversity that we serve. Together, we've built and will continue to grow, a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone has a seat at the table and the space to be their most authentic self. Emids believes in being an Equal Opportunity Employer and we support, celebrate, and cherish all the things that make our teammates who they are.

What can we offer you?

You will be part of a team that offers you a fulfilling career, great results through amazing team, strong relationships and a high performance culture. We are using the latest technologies, high security mediums, and service platforms top market providers. We strongly promote agile mind-set and ways of working, followed by agile methods used in practice. We offer proper guidance and take care of our people and offer top notch services including flexible work timings and training required.

We also offer:

  • Benefits and leave management
  • A great learning platform
  • A challenging environment where 2 days never look the same
  • A high performing team and a positive atmosphere where mistakes are welcome as part of the learning

About Us

Emids is healthcare's digital transformation leader, delivering business and tech solutions that help payers, providers and tech-enablers maximize technology to deliver care better since 1999

As a global partner headquartered in Nashville, TN, emids helps bridge the critical gaps in accessible, affordable, high-quality healthcare by providing advisory consulting services, custom application development, and data solutions. Services include EHR application deployment and management, analytics, data integration and governance, software development and testing, and business intelligence.

Emids specialises in Healthcare Expertise, Mobile Health Solutions, Healthcare Reform & Benefits Exchange, Regulatory Compliance, HIE & HIS Implementation, Clinical Systems Engineering, Care Analytics, Testing & QA, Implementation & Integration, and Cloud Enablement