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Sr Software Engineer
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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Applied on June 3, 2020
Job Id #40962 Posted March 10, 2020


Description:

  • Sr Software Engineer - AWS Cloud Developer.

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • Directory Modernization program will modernize the current approach that support the member interaction with Provider to find that can help with their health needs.
  • Directory Modernization will leverage and align with Provider Data Platform / Health Care Platform to provide a centralized experience for all Provider business transactions, across all applications who have the need to consume directory eligible providers.
  • The program will enhance the issues of Data Inconsistency Lack of interoperability, High Latency and Identity management of our providers with modern solutions.

Ideal Background:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of core AWS services, uses, and basic AWS architecture best practices
  • Demonstrate proficiency in developing, deploying, and debugging cloud-based applications using AWS
  • Understanding of core AWS services, uses, and basic AWS architecture best practices
  • Proficiency in developing, deploying, and debugging cloud-based applications using AWS
  • Ability to use the AWS service APIs, AWS CLI, and SDKs to write applications
  • Ability to identify key features of AWS services
  • Understanding of the AWS shared responsibility model
  • Understanding of application lifecycle management
  • Ability to use a CI/CD pipeline to deploy applications on AWS
  • Ability to use or interact with AWS services
  • Ability to apply a basic understanding of cloud-native applications to write code
  • Ability to write code using AWS security best practices (e.g., not using secret and access keys in the code, instead using IAM roles)
  • Ability to author, maintain, and debug code modules on AWS
  • Proficiency writing code for serverless applications
  • Understanding of the use of containers in the development process

Experience:

  • Self-starter can hit the ground with minimal hand holding, team player.

Team and Team size:

  • Part of a team.
  • Scrum Team would be comprised of the following characteristics
  • Team Size 8
  • 100% Dedicated
  • 100% Collocated
  • 100% Software Engineers
  • Technology Independent
  • Application Independent
  • Complete DevOps

Top Responsibilities:

  • Participate in all phases of software engineering including; requirements, design, coding and testing.
  • Design and implement product features in collaboration with product managers and stakeholder.
  • Design reusable components, frameworks and libraries or micro-services
  • Participate in an Agile/Scrum methodology to deliver high-quality software releases every 2 weeks
  • Build awesome software that changes not just our business but the whole industry.

Software tools/skills:

  • Understand the current application infrastructure and suggest changes to it.
  • Define and document best practices and strategies regarding application deployment and infrastructure maintenance.
  • Migrate our infrastructure with zero downtime to a highly available, scalable one.
  • Set up a monitoring stack.
  • Define service capacity planning strategies.
  • Implement the applications CI/CD pipeline using the AWS CI/CD stack.
  • Write infrastructure as code using CloudFormation or similar.

Skills/attributes:

  • Experience with the core AWS services
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Strong notions of security best practices (e.g. using IAM Roles, KMS, etc.).
  • Experience with monitoring solutions such as CloudWatch, Prometheus, and the ELK stack.
  • Previous exposure to large-scale systems design.
  • Ability to troubleshoot distributed systems.
  • Knowledge of writing infrastructure as code (IaC) using CloudFormation or Terraform.
  • Experience with building or maintaining cloud-native applications.
  • Experience with the serverless approaches using AWS Lambda is a plus. For example, the Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM).

Nice to have:

  • Development Experience with full stack development
  • Experience deploying apps on Open shift, Amazon
  • Experience with Test Driven Development.
  • Experience with DevOps - Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact hr@horizontal.com.

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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