Lead Software Engineer
Company: Highmark Health
Posted on: May 28, 2023
Job Description :
The job is an integral member of an agile software engineer team responsible for building scalable software applications across all digital channels to serve our customers. The position will be responsible for taking an enterprise-wide, architectural view of the solutions and the technical execution of products using the technical stack that best meets the needs of the platform. The position, and team, will be involved in every aspect at part of the software application build process from idea generation, business analysis, technical design and software development using the latest technologies and design patterns. A lead engineer will take a leadership role with other development individuals (engineers, application developers, etc.) to drive and develop products meeting the needs of our clients and product roadmaps.
The job is responsible for designing and creating engineering specifications for software applications and programs.
Responsible for designing & writing code that adheres to coding standards. Performs code reviews.
Responsible for idea generation, exploring and implementing appropriate technical solutions to achieve the required product features, as well as monitoring technical process against project plan while safeguarding functionality, scalability and performance.
A part of an agile work team and responsible for participating in all scrum ceremonies, assisting in sprint planning and completing required sprints in the development through final execution of software applications/programs. Communicates any issues/blockers to the Scrum Master in a timely manner.
Drives story creation (i.e. DoD, Acceptance Criteria, estimation). Creates Tasks for their stories in applicable software (ex: RTC or Jira), and updates status and assignment accordingly
Work with principal engineers to design & implement complex technical solutions
Mentor other software engineers as needed
Other duties as assigned or requested.
5 years of understanding of web services technologies such as REST, HTTPS, JSON
5 years of defining system architectures and exploring technical feasibility trade-offs for optimizing short term execution while planning for long term technical capabilities, and ability to produce code that is fault-tolerant, efficient, and maintainable
7 years of working with a variety of technology systems, designing solutions or developing applications in healthcare
Can oversee developing new applications and migrating existing applications to cloud and utilize cloud technologies
Working knowledge of Google Cloud Platform
5 years of translating design mock-ups, prototypes and user stories into working applications
3 years of working with Machine Learning esp. in Natural Language Understanding, Machine Translation, Deep Neural Networks and related fields
LICENSES or CERTIFICATIONS
Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
Have experience working with agile methodology of scrum
Ability to speak and write English fluently and idiomatically
Interest and ability to learn other programming languages as needed
Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, unit testing, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
Strong track record in designing and implementing large scale consumer facing applications
Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive
Demonstrated passion for user experience and improving usability
Experience and willingness to mentor junior engineers and help develop their skills and leadership
Languages (Other than English)
0% - 25%
PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Teaches / trains others regularly
Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site
Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)
Physical work site required
Lifting: up to 10 pounds
Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds
Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds
Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.
Compliance Requirement: This position adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.
As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company's Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.
Furthermore, it is every employee's responsibility to comply with the company's Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.
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Req ID: J227467
Keywords: Highmark Health, Jackson , Lead Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Jackson, Mississippi
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