Lead Java Developer

5 - 7 years experience  •  Insurance

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/24/17
Eden Prairie, MN
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/24/17


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Position Description

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)


We are looking for a Senior Java and distributed J2EE developer that wants to build, lead, and manage a senior "tiger team" that will investigate, solve, build, or recommend possible solutions to issues identified on a large commercial software platform. Candidates for this role must possess excellent responsive problem solving skills taking into consideration current DevOps practices and the complete technology stack that comprises the platform. In addition to excellent coding, scripting, and problem solving capabilities - this candidate will be required to operate with excellent customer service and communication skills, and become a highly collaborative partner with existing delivery, architecture, operation, and leadership teams.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead a diverse, expert team of 4-5 software engineers that will engage to resolve issues on large commercial software platform
  • Collaborate and influence proactive system monitoring practices and strategies to help identify issues before any customer impact
  • Create a mindset and culture within the team that embraces identifying, owning, and solving issues, driving quality, improving performance, and improving the customer experience
  • Contribute to strategies to build knowledge bases, define metrics, service level agreements (SLAs), and processes to drive efficiencies in issue identification and resolution
  • Designs, codes, tests, debug, and documents software, and enhance existing components to ensure that software meets business needs
  • Contribute to the design and architecture to enable secure, scalable, and maintainable software and should be able to clearly articulate the implications of design/architectural decisions, issues and plans to technology leadership
  • Collaborate with existing architecture, delivery, infrastructure and operations teams to address and implement solutions to identified issues
  • Estimate engineering work effort for engineering team and effectively identify and prioritize the high impact tasks

Required Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of Java / J2EE experience
  • Strong hands-on experience with Java EE or spring framework
  • Strong experience of one or more ORM technologies (like Hibernate, JPA, or similar)
  • Demonstrated success in building design patterns and software engineering best practices
  • Experience with automated unit testing technologies (Such as JUnit, Spock, or similar)
  • Good understanding of SQL, relational database modeling and design

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with commercial software development and / or healthcare industry experience
  • Experience in managing technical resources in a rapid response environment
  • Sound understanding of core OOPS as well as JEE Design patterns as well as their implementation in real world applications
  • Experience with Agile Methodology
  • Experience with XML / JSON and developing SOAP and REST services using Apache CXF or a comparable framework
  • Experience with Java Messaging
  • Experience with Maven
  • Experience with Groovy
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