Richmond, Virginia


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.


This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.


The Anthem Exponential Technologies Team is part of the Digital brand of Anthem.  Exponential Technologies takes cross-functional roles and melds them into a “mini corporate infrastructure” that functions independently—with agility—within the larger Anthem enterprise. All the core competencies required to bring a fully functional product to market are represented. UI/UX designers, developers, and engineers work alongside marketers, product managers, clinicians, data scientists, and other partners who provide subject matter expertise within the team. 

The creation of a “digital front door of healthcare” through apps and telehealth services on people’s personal devices could lay the foundation for increased personalization and, eventually, the democratization of health and care. 


Senior Software Engineer - Backend

Locations: Chicago, Atlanta, Mason, Norfolk, Richmond, Indianapolis


  • Work as part of a small scrum team to develop backend services to support business and client functionality. (including Pair programming) 

  • Works collaboratively in discovering, inventing, and building prototypes and real-world applications. 

  • Develop software and solutions needed for end-to-end execution of projects of varying scale and complexity. 

  •  Collaborate with Architects, Data scientists and big data engineers to develop digital applications, and focus on methods that can learn multiple layers of rich, non-linear feature extractors and can scale to large amounts of data. 

  • Develops innovative strategies, quantifies the competitive performance of the organization's operations and/or markets, evaluates the potential impact of changes and reports on economic forecasts that affect the industry. 

  • Analyzes and develops solution to reduce errors and improve performance for existing based applications 

  • Implements testing, monitoring and feedback on existing applications 

  • Analyze and evaluate detailed business and technical requirements. 

  • Code and maintain complex components of information systems. 

  • Experience working with 3rd party APIs and integrating vendors in a sustainable manner 

  • Comfortable developing test strategies, designing automation frameworks, can write unit/functional tests to drive up code coverage and automation metrics. 

  • Ensure code quality by performing technical design and code reviews 

  • Module level ownership and ensure that any development that occurs in that module is as per the agreed solution. 

  • Create high-level architectural specifications, frameworks and initial proofs of concept, as well as help teams execute the design and adjust plans as necessary. 


Requires BS/BA in Information Technology or equivalent education and experience.

  • Strong working knowledge of design, development and implementation of enterprise grade applications. 

  • Possess strong analytical skills, organizational skills, attention to detail, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and internal and/or external customers. 

  • Ability to drive and contribute to  system architecture decisions, leading projects from concept through deployment phases. 

  • Knowledge and working experience of Agile process, SDLC  and tools. 

  • Requires expert level experience with Java, NodeJs, Spring Boot, SQL, REST, and GraphQL APIs  

  • 2+ years of experience in architecture, design and implementation of Artificial Intelligence based applications leveraging multiple storage, caching and database technologies including Oracle RDS, Mongo DB, BigQuery, Redis Cache or S3 Storage 

  • 2+ years of experience using one or more the following cloud services (AWS, GCP, Azure or IBM Watson ) 

  • Should have enterprise level hands on working knowledge on testing frameworks like Junit, Cucumber etc. 

  • Experience in virtualization technologies like dockers are must 

  • Familiarity with performance engineering and remediation. 

  • Good understanding and working knowledge of standard software design patterns. 

  • Familiarity with Domain Driven Design concepts, Microservices pattern, Test-Driven Development, Pair programing models. 

  • Expert level working  experience in security vulnerabilities, Encryption, PKCS standards, Certificates and key management, Tokenization etc. 

  • Experience with Kotlin, AWS, React, JavaScript – ES6,  Python, Graph Database, Machine Learning are nice to have . 


We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, is ranked as one of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.

Richmond, Virginia

If you’re a reserve or veteran member of the military, we foster a welcoming environment that’s dedicated to honoring your service and helping you achieve your career goals. Veterans of Anthem — one of our Business Resource Groups — partners with our Talent Acquisition teams to maximize career offerings for you and your family members, striving to help you transition to civilian service and grow your career at the same time. 

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Anthem, Inc. is currently seeking military veterans and military spouses with operations experience.  Whether your experience is hands-on as an operational specialist or in operational leadership, Anthem wants to have an impact on your career and professional growth by speaking with you about their career opportunities.

If you are interested in learning more, check out Anthem's current open positions to the right for more information and to apply today!

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