LigoLab Career Opportunities

HL7/EDI Interface Engineer

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LigoLab is a leading provider of innovative Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) that optimize and streamline laboratory operations. Our advanced technology supports a wide range of lab types and sizes, providing comprehensive solutions that allow organizations to focus on patient care. Our mission is to help eliminate medical error through our cutting-edge technology solutions.

About the Role

We are currently looking for an electronic data interchange (EDI) interface engineer to join our team. We are looking for a high-impact individual who will be able to rapidly absorb our interfacing processes and procedures. We plan for an introductory ramp-up/training period but will be expecting the specialist to work with minimal guidance or supervision.

The work is completely remote.

Main responsibilities will include

  • Create and maintain interfaces between LigoLab and its clients using HL7, XML, ASTM, and X12 protocols in the Mirth Connect interface engine
  • Work directly with clients for new interface builds and existing interface modifications
  • Assist in writing, testing, and maintaining JavaScript transformation scripts to customize processes that exchange data between systems
  • Assist the help-desk/support team in application and interfacing support
  • Work with the development team for interface optimization
  • 1-week rotations of after-hours support for emergency issues. ($50 bonus per issue)
  • Availability is required during normal business hours (9am-5pm PT).

Once fully onboarded we are expecting all members to be able to address 20-25 support tickets and 10 new interface tickets/projects per month on average. This number could increase with the volume of tickets increasing.

Please answer all required questions honestly on the application. Blanks or fillers (N/A, to be discussed, etc.) will be disqualified.


  • U.S. work authorization for permanent employment (W-2)
  • This will be your only full-time job
  • Experience with EDI development process and support (analytical skills, ability to understand interfacing requirements)
  • Basic programming knowledge (variables, functions, etc.), troubleshooting and debugging skills,
  • JavaScript and Mirth Connect experience
  • Networking fundamentals (sftp, http, vpn, etc.)
  • Professionalism and strong ability to communicate with clients (fluent in English)
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and self-prioritize
  • Most importantly--a good attitude and desire to learn the domain and succeed

Not required, only preferred

  • OOP fundamentals / JavaScript experience
  • Experience with XML/HL7/ASTM file formats
  • Experience with laboratory information systems, and/or experience in a medical laboratory environment.


  • Health Coverage: Your well-being is a priority for us. For our California residents, we offer the Blue Shield Silver 70 PPO 2500/55 + Child Dental, with the employer covering 45% of the premium for employees, and the Kaiser Gold 80 HMO 250/35 + Child Dent, where we cover 50% of the employee-only premium. For those residing outside of California, we provide the option of Blue Shield Silver 70 PPO 2500/55 + Child Dental, with a 45% employer-paid contribution toward the employee-only premium.
  • Retirement Savings: Invest in your future with our 401(k) plan. We will match your contributions up to 2% of your annual salary.
  • Holiday Observances: We value work-life balance and recognize 9 public holidays each year, including Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and the following Friday, Christmas Eve/Day, and New Year's Eve/Day.
  • Paid Time Off: We provide a minimum of 10 days of PTO each year. As your tenure with us grows, so does your PTO - it increases to 15 days after 4 years, 20 days after 7 years, 25 days after 12 years, and a generous 30 days after 15 years.
  • Workplace Flexibility: We believe in providing a flexible working environment. Therefore, we offer the opportunity to work from home anywhere across the USA. We also recognize that not everyone works best within a traditional 9 to 5 schedule and are open to discussing flexible start/end times to accommodate your personal circumstances.

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