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Lead Software Engineer Consultant
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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Applied on October 31, 2020
Job Id #43703 Posted October 13, 2020

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • As a thought leader within the Enterprise Engineering organization, you will drive the technical long-term strategy for the Healthcare API Platform.
  •  As a Lead Engineer, you will understand many disparate inputs and craft solutions which will solve complex technical challenges.
  • This is a hands-on role within the engineering organization.
  • You should have deep and broad engineering skills and can implement solutions from the ground up.


  • 10 years of experience, with 2 years of experience as a Technical Lead/Architect
  • Deep expertise in Java, Spring, Kafka, GraphQL
  • Demonstrated knowledge in NodeJS
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes and cloud deployments
  • Experience working with multiple teams
  • Experience motivating others by creating a shared sense of purpose using a collaborative leadership approach
  • Experience with the software development lifecycle process and leading large, complex cross-functional engineering projects

Must Have:

  • 6 years of Java experience
  • 6 years of JavaScript experience
  • 6 years of API Development experience.


  • Experience building things from the ground up while working with evolving requirements. Ability use their technical acumen to influence others while working in collaboration with a team

Day to Day:

  • 100% Hands-on Keyboard writing code, interfacing with other engineers, contributing to our existing applications; building APIs using Java; working with MongoDB as a store for data; using GQL to interact with graph data

Top Requirements:

  • Java (Spring Framework), GraphQL, API Development.

Team and Team size:

  • Part of a team.
  • Engineering Practices, Team Size: 15+

Software tools/skills:

  • IntelliJ.


  • Java, JavaScript, API Development.

Nice to have:

  • GraphQL experience, MongoDB,

Interview Process:

  • 1 round – talking to our Principal Engineer. Coding/Experience interview, candidates should understand object-oriented programming (OOP), and be able to give detailed technical answers to the previous work that they have done as it relates to building web services.
  • As this is a hands-on engineering position, candidates should expect to code 100% of the time in this role.

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