Software Development Engineer - Accredo

5 - 7 years experience  •  Healthcare IT

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
Lake Mary, FL
5 - 7 years experience
Healthcare IT
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17


The Software Development Engineer uses in-depth knowledge and experience to oversee the writing and modifying of complex software application programs.  This position will create detailed specifications or designs, conduct quality assurance reviews of peer's application programming, and act as a resource for team members with less experience.  The Software Development Engineer will code, test, debug, document and maintain software application programs. 


  • Partner with a multiple vendors to create estimates and delivery plans for projects at a capability level.  

  • Ensure quality of technology delivery of multiple vendors’ technology solutions for multiple concurrent projects at capability level.  

  • Provide technology leadership and delivery accountability for solutions for multiple concurrent projects within an application family. (i.e. Claims, C&PS, or CS&DW).  

  • Function as team leader with accountability:

  • Setting direction to mature the technologyassociated with the team.  
  • Key aspect of this is “tech debt” removal when possible. 
  • Identify and implement process enhancement opportunities associated with supporting the application area.
  • Recommend actions to increase ESI and vendor partner knowledge on team.
  • Serve as SME for components of the team.   
  • Support activities of senior team members and architects to set direction for new technology components in the ESI environment.  
  • Provide technical guidance to projects for components of a technology suites. 
  • Lead efforts to develop standard practices, components, guidelines for use of complex technology components. 
  • Participate in resolving urgent and high production incidents. 
  • Participate in action to determine root cause of problems and drive resolution. 
  • Work on special projects as assigned. 
  • Requires direct interaction with IT vendor partners, business clients and otherinternal partners. 
  • Must be able to maintain professional and collaborative working relationships with all. 
  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions.
  • Works independently receives minimal guidance.
  • Frequently inter-organizational and vendor partner contacts.
  • Represents the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.   
  • Lead the construction of scalable products and be an expert in web application domains
  • Ensure that technical decisions support our goals of performance, scalability, reliability, availability and security.
  • Create  high-performance, maintainable user facing solutions using the latest web technology
  • Drive direction in an agile environment interacting with architects, cross functional engineering teams, product management, QA, etc.  
  • Advocate for modern development practices, tools  
  • Ensure project adherence to corporate and team technical standards  
  • Engage in technical discussions around new solutions, architectures  
  • Mentor and review code for junior developers  
  • Champion development best practices  
  • Lead design of key domain or components


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience

  • 5-8years relevant experience or Master’s degree and 3-5 years of relevant experience; 1-2 years ESI experiencepreferred

  • Complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories and concepts in the field

  • Ability to provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems; Solutions are innovative, thorough, practical and consistent with organizational objectives; Strong customer service focus; Ability to lead discussions with all levels of the organization and provide balanced information of an idea or communication of an issue regardless of written or verbal; Familiarity with health care or PBM industry; Familiar with working in a vendor partner model; Ability to work flexible schedule to accommodate project deadlines; Strong mentoring skills; Demonstrated ability to prioritize work load and meet project deadlines; Adaptability and willingness to lean new tools and applications; Ability to adapt in a dynamic work environment and make independent decisions; Demonstrated team collaboration experience. 

  • Extensive experience in HTML, CSS and Javascript; expertise in ReactJS, AngularJS or VueJS and/or other reactive frontend web technologies
  • Broad understanding of industry testing practices using Karma, Mocha and Jasmine
  • Experience in functional testing frameworks like Cucumber and Nightwatch
  • Passion for technology and a self-study
  • Willingness and ability to adapt to a dynamic environment with new technologies
  • Experience building and developing web applications
  • Demonstrated record leading and mentoring development teams
  • Strong debugging and problem solving abilities
  • Good understanding and Object Oriented Design techniques
  • Experience validating requirements and driving technical solutions that achieve business solutions
  • Excellent communications skills — written and verbal


Through the range of healthcare products and services Accredo offers, team members provide in-depth care for patients with chronic health conditions like hemophilia, oncology, rheumatoid arthritis and growth hormone deficiencies. In addition to the wide range of healthcare products offered to these patients, we provide comprehensive management services, including outcomes measurement, counseling, clinical care management programs, social services and reimbursement services. In these very high-touch roles, employees leave every day knowing they made a positive impact on patient lives.

Job Id: REQ20009124

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