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Sr Software Engineer
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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Applied on April 13, 2021
Job Id #44216 Posted February 10, 2021


  • Sr Software Engineer/Automation SME.

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • Digital Experience, Polaris, C&S Migration (Rally integration), and Data Externalization.
  • We are an engineering organization focused on evolving our integration + platform opportunities and realizing strategic enterprise architecture across the organization.


  • Software Engineer will engage with various levels of technical expertise and leadership spectrum to identify product development needs, working on automating test plans , identify solutions, and communicate API product related plans .
  • Software engineer will also develop detailed Product (API) code design documentation including API message schemas , Processing Logic, Process Flows, Aggregation, Routing, Transformation, Error Handling logic, detailed source-to-target data mapping and data transformation rules.


  • Experience of developing APIs in Java/J2EE tech stack. Solid background with testing tools like TestNG, Selenium , RestAssured etc.

Technical Skills

  • Solid experience on Java/J2EE is recommended.
  • 5+ experience in developing APIs using SOAP , REST , Node.js etc (including micro-services)
  • 5+ years experience testing API using selenium, TestNG, Java frameworks
  • 3+ years experience with security appliances (e.g. Layer7, Kong, PingFederate, etc.)
  • 3+ years experience with various frameworks (e.g. Splunk, ELK, etc.)
  • 3+ years experience deploying to Openshift containers using CI/CD pipelines (e.g. Jenkins, XL Deploy/XL Release, etc.)
  • Plus: experience with test case automation & performance test automation

Other skills:

  • 1. Good written and verbal communication skills
  • 2. Experience in agile environments (using tools like CA Agile Central)

Top Requirements:

  • 1. 5+ years experience writing API's using core Java (utilizing frameworks like Spring Boot, etc.)
  • 2. 2 + experience in working in public/private cloud environment( example Azure)
  • 2. 5+ years experience testing API using selenium, TestNG, Java frameworks
  • 3. 2+ years experience with performance testing tools like Neoload, load runner etc..

Team and Team size:

  • Part of a team
  • Resource will be part of one of the EAIP API teams, Team size -10

Top Responsibilities:

  • 1- Implementing API and data streaming capabilities, engineering telemetry solutions, building cloud deployment platforms, and working across fully automated stacks in a CI / CD ecosystem
  • 2 - Design and implement product features in collaboration with IT stakeholders
  • 3- Work very closely with architecture groups and drive solutions
  • 4- Engineer innovative solutions to meet the needs of the business
  • 5 -Engineer will also work closely with Software Developers and other engineers in scrum teams to deliver the highest quality products in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Specific duties and responsibilities include creating, maintaining and executing test plans and test cases against our software platforms, estimating test efforts, analyzing and communicating test results, defect tracking and participating in day to day activities

Software tools/skills:

  • Solid understanding of core computer Science concepts
  • Excellent coding skills in Java/groovy/vbscript
  • Active in working with emerging technologies.
  • Automation using Selenium Webdriver, JUnit, TestNG, JMeter or similar tools
  • Experience with databases (MySQL/Oracle/SqlServer)
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills to root cause complex issues required
  • Experience on API testing with tools like soap API, Postman etc
  • Experience working on an agile team
  • Experience on designing Automation Frameworks and test harnesses
  • Demonstrated skill using code repositories, preferably Git and SVN.
  • Well-versed with various phases of software development cycle
  • Passion for continuing education and improving code quality through interaction with development team
  • Open, assertive, and collaborative communication style


  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field with 6+ years of industry experience
  • 3+ years of progressive software engineering experience
  • Minimum 2 years of test-engineering/tooling/development experience
  • Agile DevOps delivery model experience

Nice to have:

  • MS in Computer Science or related field
  • Domain knowledge on health care industry
  • Exposure to Spock, Scala Test testing and specification frameworks
  • Experience in working with continuous integration system like Jenkins and GitHub
  • Track record of working with a fast growing development team and successfully handling the growth

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

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

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