Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

**Company :**

Highmark Health

**Job Description :**

**JOB SUMMARY**

This job is an integral member of an agile software engineer team responsible for building complex scalable software applications across all digital channels to serve our customers. The incumbent 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 incumbent 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. The senior level acts as subject matter expert and provides guidance/mentor to lower level Software Engineers.

**ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES**

+ 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 set forth by the Principal Engineers. Perform 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.

+ Apart 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. Communicate any issues/blockers to the Scrum Master in a timely manner.

+ Drive story creation (i.e. DoD, Acceptance Criteria, estimation).Creates Tasks for their stories in RTC or Jira, and updates status and assignment accordingly.

+ Monitor work against production schedule andprovide progress updates and report any issues or technical difficulties to lead developers on a regular basis.

+ Mentor other associate software engineers as needed.

+ Other duties as assigned or requested.

**MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS**

+ Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Related Field or 6 years experience web services, programming, design and analyzing solutions in lieu of Bachelor's Degree

+ 3 - 5 years of Proficiency in design and analysis of algorithms, data structures, and design patterns in the building and deploying of scalable; highly available systems

To Include

+ 3 - 5 years of Experience in at least one modern programming languages (Java, JavaScript preferred), and experience with at least two of the following: Angular v4+, NodeJS, NoSQL databases, HTML5, CSS, Google Cloud Platform or Amazon Web Services.

+ 3 - 5 years of Understanding of web services technologies such as REST, HTTPS, JSON

**Preferred**

+ Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) knowledge

+ Master's Degree in in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Related Field

+ 5 - 7 years of Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Java, C/C++, C#, Objective C, Python, JavaScript, or Go

To Include

+ 5 years of Experience defining system architectures and exploring technical feasibility trade-offs for optimizing short term execution while planning for long term technical capabilities

+ 5 years of Experience working with a variety of technology systems, designing solutions or developing applications in healthcare

+ 5 years of Experience translating design mockups, prototypes and user stories into working applications

+ 5 years of Ability to produce code that is fault-tolerant, efficient, and maintainable

**SKILLS**

+ 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

**Travel Required**

0% - 25%

**PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS**

**Position Type**

Office Based

Teaches / trains others regularly

Rarely

Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site

Occasionally

Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)

Never

Physical work site required

Yes

Lifting: up to 10 pounds

Constantly

Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds

Rarely

Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds

Never

**_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: J172869

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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