Senior Front-End Engineer at MDsave | Powderkeg

Location: Nashville, TN

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Engineering

We’re changing healthcare! MDsave ( is a digital healthcare company that provides a single online location for self-pay patient-consumers to research, compare and purchase medical services with total cost transparency. We have invented a new way to price medical procedures by pre- negotiating prices with all the providers involved with an episode care. With a patented payment bundling technology and a rapidly growing network of 300+ hospitals in 37 states, we have a proven revenue model. Our small team of healthcare executives and internet entrepreneurs operates from offices in San Francisco and Nashville.

The Senior Front-End Engineer is an individual contributor who is responsible for enhancing the patient, business, and hospital-facing functionality of the MDsave website. This role provides a unique opportunity to take ownership over diverse tasks such as improving conversion rates on $10MM+ of annual website sales and implementing workflows in hospital EHRs, patient accounting and patient admissions systems. The ideal candidate thinks strategically about front-end architecture, developer and designer efficiency, user experience, and design system maintenance.

This position is located at our Brentwood office and employees must be able to commute to the office a few days a week. We offer a nice office space, and we focus on recognition and do monthly activities together to build relationships and bring our employees together to have fun at work.

Essential Functions

  • Implement features for the consumer, business, and hospital-facing portions of the website
  • Own the collection of analytics data from the MDsave website and collaborate with our Product and Design Teams to increase conversion rates via A/B testing, performance optimization, SEO improvements, and other feature enhancements
  • Work closely with product, designers, and developers to maintain and expand the MDsave design system to be consistent, scalable, and on brand
  • Collaborate with the design team to ensure the feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Collaborate with the Engineering Team to develop a deep understanding of existing MDsave systems, participating in discussions about architecture, DevOps and development process
  • Collaborate regularly with remote team members, both synchronously via Google Meetings and asynchronously via Slack and Jira
  • Identify areas of improvement both in the software as well as internal engineering processes and tools
  • Ensure code quality by implementing automated tests and participating in code reviews
  • Other duties as assigned


  • A computer science or similar technical degree, or equivalent experience is required, and formal design training is a plus
  • 4+ years of experience working in an equivalent technical role
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Expertise with web development fundamentals and with React best-practices
  • Experience creating products that integrate into EHRs, hospital revenue cycle, or insurance claims systems is a strong plus
  • Knowledge of design practices and tools, including Figma, Photoshop, Storybook, and others
  • Experience working under or implementing security practices such as HIPAA, HITRUST, or SOC-2 is ideal
  • Must contribute to a culture that values patient privacy by complying with HIPAA and other regulations, completing company privacy training, and proactively reporting any opportunities to better protect data privacy

At MDsave, we believe that fixing the healthcare system, building a sustainable business, and nurturing our employees are mutually reinforcing goals. We offer resources to support personal well-being and professional development. We provide healthcare coverage, including dental, vision, and life insurance.

To help employees plan for the future, we're able to offer competitive pay and a 401k program.

At MDsave, we believe that having a diverse team is the only way to compassionately fix a healthcare system that serves a diverse nation. We celebrate diversity and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status.

As part of our security protocols, offers are contingent on successful completion of a background check and satisfactory references.

More information about MDsave:

#152 on the 2018 Inc. 500 list

Modern Healthcare article profiling MDsave

[Consumer Reports article on paying cash for healthcare]( doctor-in-cash-could-save-you-money/)

[Strategic investment in MDsave by Change Healthcare]( releases/detail/change-healthcare-makes-strategic-investment-in-mdsave)

Job Summary
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    Senior Front-End Engineer
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