Front-End Developer - Payformance Solutions

Location US-IL-Chicago
# Positions
Current Opening


Why we’re excited to get to work:

The mission for Payformance Solutions is simple. We aim to be a catalyst for payment transformation in the healthcare industry. Our proprietary software solutions allow payers and providers to focus on what really matters: providing patients with access to care that yields the best health outcomes, at the lowest costs.

The healthcare industry is complex and fragmented. Payers and providers are faced with a lack of transparency and conflicting financial goals that fail to consider the health outcomes of patients. We help stakeholders plan, negotiate, operate and optimize value-based reimbursement programs by leveraging our industry-leading research and technology to develop alternative payment strategies. Our comprehensive, full-service approach ensures that your organization’s transition to value-based care accelerates smoothly with speed and flexibility while improving the quality of care.


About you:

  • Payformance is looking for a Front End Engineer to join its growing team in Chicago. The Front End Engineer will be integral in building a platform that will help lower the cost of healthcare and increase the quality of care delivered. The ideal candidate will have an interest in healthcare and thrive in a fast-paced startup environment.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Building products that can be used in an accessible and measurable way, working with design and product team
  • Developing new and custom client-facing analytical content
  • Ensuring reliability and robustness of internal and external products through automated testing
  • Maintaining existing web products and internal tools
  • Assisting partners and clients in integrating with our platform


What you’ll bring to the table:

  • Bachelors or Masters from an accredited college/ university in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Have 4+ years of professional experience in software development
  • Up-to-date on JavaScript, its ecosystem and toolchain, as well as CSS
  • js,, React strongly preferred
  • Non-browser coding experience a major plus
  • A habit of learning and experimenting with new technologies
  • A philosophy of automated testing
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent quantitative skills and programming skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in teams
  • At this time we will only accept candidates who are presently eligible to work in the United States and will not require sponsorship

Payformance Solutions is a health-tech company dedicated to advancing payment transformation in the healthcare industry. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Altarum Institute, a nonprofit systems research and consulting organization that has been servicing government and private sector clients since 1946.

Altarum Institute (Altarum) is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Altarum creates and implements solutions to advance health among vulnerable and publicly insured populations. Public sector clients include the U.S. Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Agriculture, Department of Veterans Affairs, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and various state agencies nationwide. Altarum also serves clients in the philanthropic and private sectors. Areas of expertise include health data and analytics; value-based care; public health systems design, development and information exchange; behavioral health and substance use disorders; childhood and adolescent health; medical education; food and nutrition; consumer engagement; elder care; health disparities and equity; and military and veterans’ health.

At Payformance, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate, support, and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our clients, and our community. Payformance Solutions is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 

Payformance provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

To all recruitment agencies: Payformance does not accept agency resumes, we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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