Senior Java Software Engineer

Anthem   •  

Norfolk, VA

Industry: Managed Care & Health Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 347 days ago


Senior Java Software Engineer collaborates with architects to build mobile applications, business integration, and web services that will meet a client’s needs from beginning to end. Senior developers have worked in Software for more than 7 years, and require little direction.
Location: Norfolk, VA on-site

Internal Job Title: Developer Advisor OR Solutions Engineer Advisor Sr.


Requires BA/BS degree in related field or technical institute training; with 7 or more yearsrelated experience; multi-platform experience, expert level experience with business and technical applications, or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Core responsibilities

  • Develop software using Java EE.
  • Support development of complex front-end logic.
  • Work closely with front-end developers to integrate solutions.
  • Communicate with non-programming staff to help them understand the solution.
  • Perform tasks with little direction, capable of creating design patterns.
  • Identify and communicate risks.
  • Lead requirements gathering meetings and reviews designs with the business.
  • Leads efforts with Web and marketing team to increase the presence of web products.
  • Owns the change request process and coordinates with other team as necessary.
  • Develops owns list of final enhancements.
  • Coordinates and manages on-call support and owns the system monitoring process.
  • Owns the technical development environment and works on the Enterprise team.
  • Leads multiple or large projects and facilitates large group JAD sessions for requirements, modeling in several disciplines.
  • Leads vendor evaluation and analysis.

Additional responsibilities

  • Consuming of both SOAP and RESTful web services.
  • Implementation of RESTful web services, Micro services and event driven architecture
  • Able to provide direction and coaching to junior colleagues.
  • Consult with front-end developers and other technical teams in order to ensure successful integration of solutions.


Required education and experience

  • Five + (Seven+for Advisor Sr. level) years’ experience developing software.
  • Object oriented design and domain modeling skills is a must.
  • Hands-on with exposure and experience in a wide variety of Java technologies withspecific expertise in Spring or Java EE
  • Experience with SQL.
  • Experienced in building various integrations, such as web services, queues, batch
  • Knowledge of handling distributed transactions, compensating transactions
  • Knowledge of Mongo DB
  • Consumption and design of RESTful APIs
  • Pattern-driven development and Agile Scrum development
  • Experience in preparing TDD/BDD, Unit testing, including mocking
  • Debugging tools
  • Git, Maven, other CI/CD tools

Preferred experience

  • Strong verbal communication skills, both with colleagues and customers, with diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Effective in conveying ideas and messages, both formally and informally, clearly, concisely and accurately.
  • Experience with one or more JavaScript frameworks such as React JS, NodeJS, or AngularJ