Software Engineer

Orchard SoftwareProduct Development 0-2 Years

Job Description

Orchard Software, headquartered in Carmel, Indiana, was established in 1993 and is one of the leading software developers of medical laboratory information systems for the clinical laboratory industry. Since our first installation in 1993, more than 1,200 physician office laboratories, clinics, hospitals, regional reference labs, student health centers, and public health organizations use Orchard’s award-winning laboratory information systems. Our long-term success, continuous growth, and breadth of expertise are testimony to our lab focus and our ability to deliver. Orchard’s lab systems are very flexible, have rules-based decision-making, ICD-9/ICD-10 screening, and outreach and EMR connectivity solutions to improve efficiency, reduce errors, and increase reimbursements.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: Under direct supervision, fixes software defects and develops software features. Researches answers to technical questions and identifies the causes of software defects. This position is staffed by beginners who have had sufficient educational background and/or experience to qualify them to start in software development.

35% Bug fixes: Identifies and fixes software defects.
50% Feature development: Develops new features with guidance and assistance from senior developers. Writes fix notes, release notes, and test plans.
5% Performs written code reviews of the work of colleagues.
5% Documentation: Writes internal documentation regarding feature functionality, troubleshooting, and standards.
5% Training: Learns about new areas of the software and keeps abreast of technical and laboratory industry news.


No direct reports


Education and Experience:
Requires a bachelor's degree in a software-related field

Ability to develop software in one or more languages
Ability to learn quickly and independently through reading online help, searching JIRA, and/or searching our ORC knowledge base
Ability to write clear and detailed release notes and test plans
Knowledge of relational databases
Physical Demands/Working Environment:
Majority of work is independent with some work in teams
Flexible work hours

Orchard Software is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, marital status, familial status, public assistance status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posted On

August 26, 2019