Lead Consultant

About Providence

Providence, one of the US’s largest not-for-profit healthcare systems, is committed to high quality, compassionate healthcare for all. Driven by the belief that health is a human right and the vision, ‘Health for a better world’, Providence and its 121,000 caregivers strive to provide everyone access to affordable quality care and services.

Providence has a network of 51 hospitals, 1,000+ care clinics, senior services, supportive housing, and other health and educational services in the US.

Providence India is bringing to fruition the transformational shift of the healthcare ecosystem to Health 2.0. The India center will have focused efforts around healthcare technology and innovation, and play a vital role in driving digital transformation of health systems for improved patient outcomes and experiences, caregiver efficiency, and running the business of Providence at scale.

Why Us?

  • Best In-class Benefits
  • Inclusive Leadership
  • Reimagining Healthcare
  • Competitive Pay
  • Supportive Reporting Relation

Lead Software Engineer (Ruby on Rails)


How is this team contributing to vision of Providence? 

We, at Enterprise Services, the healthcare consulting and services arm of Providence India, help build technology solutions that modernize and simplify each step of the healthcare delivery process. And we do that by putting the patient and the provider at the center of everything we do. Using the most promising and practical ideas, combined with the experience and expertise from people from the healthcare industry, we are creating experiences that work for care facilities, their patientsand move us ahead on our mission of “Health for a better world “ 


What will you be responsible for? 

As the Lead Ruby on Rails API Developer, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining robust and secure RESTful APIs. You will lead a team of developers, collaborating closely with external clients and their engineering/IT teams to understand requirements, implement custom authentication schemes, and integrate with external APIs. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Ruby on Rails API development, along with proficiency in PostgreSQL and experience working directly with external clients.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and mentor a team of Ruby on Rails developers, focusing on API design, development, and integration.
  • Architect, design, and implement secure and scalable RESTful APIs, adhering to best practices and industry standards.
  • Collaborate with external clients and their engineering/IT teams to understand requirements, gather feedback, and ensure successful integration with external systems and services.
  • Implement custom authentication schemes, including Single Sign-On (SSO), OAuth, JWT, and token-based authentication, leveraging identity management platforms like Okta.
  • Integrate with external APIs and third-party services, handling authentication, data exchange, and error handling effectively.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including product management, QA, and support, to deliver high-quality API solutions that meet client needs and expectations.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to internal and external stakeholders, including developers, clients, and partners.
  • Continuously monitor and optimize API performance, reliability, and scalability, implementing improvements as needed.
  • Utilize PostgreSQL database for efficient data storage, retrieval, and management within the Ruby on Rails applications.
  • Explore and integrate OpenAI API capabilities into our applications to enhance functionality and provide innovative solutions.
  • Leverage Azure cloud services for hosting, deployment, and integration with other Azure services as necessary.




Who we are looking for? 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Engineering.
  • Minimum of 6+ years of hands-on experience in Ruby on Rails API development, with a strong understanding of RESTful principles and best practices.
  • Strong proficiency in Ruby on Rails framework and associated technologies.
  • Proficiency in PostgreSQL database management, including data modeling, optimization, and querying.
  • Proven experience implementing custom authentication schemes, including Single Sign-On (SSO), OAuth, JWT, and token-based authentication.
  • Experience with identity management platforms such as Okta, including implementing SSO and user authentication flows.
  • Excellent communication skills and experience interacting with external clients and their engineering/IT teams.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to analyze complex technical challenges and propose effective solutions.
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies and tools such as Jira.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities effectively.
  • Knowledge of security best practices and techniques for securing APIs, including encryption, authentication, and authorization.
  • Experience with DevOps practices and tools for continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD).
  • Familiarity with Azure cloud services and experience deploying and managing applications on the Azure platform.


Providence’s vision to create ‘Health for a Better World’ aids us to provide a fair and equitable workplace for all in our employment, whether temporary, part-time or full time, and to promote individuality and diversity of thought and background, and acknowledge its role in the organization’s success. This makes us committed towards equal employment opportunities, regardless of race, religion or belief, color, ancestry, disability, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, age, nationality, ethnic origin, pregnancy, or related needs, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, or any other category protected by applicable law. In furtherance to our mission in building a more inclusive and equitable environment, we shall, from time to time, undertake programs to assist, uplift and empower underrepresented groups including but not limited to Women, PWD (Persons with Disabilities), LGTBQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, Bisexual or Queer), Veterans and others. We strive to address all forms of discrimination or harassment and provide a safe and confidential process to report any misconduct.

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