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Sr Software Engineer
Basking Ridge, New Jersey  |  Onsite
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Applied on January 22, 2022
Job Id #51905 Posted December 3, 2021

Please describe the team the candidate will be working with – how many members and what is the break-down of the team’s skill sets (ex: 1 PM, 4 Developers, etc.)?
As a Senior Software Engineer you will be part of the team that is improving provider experience within applications and transforming it to a modernized platform. If you ever wanted to be part of major application redesign, this is the position for you. From solution design, to development, performance tuning, acceptance test and implementation you will be and hands on agent of change.

What does the ideal candidate background look like (ex: healthcare specific background, etc.)?
Good understanding of distributed architecture design principles with strong development experience in Java and related tools leveraging Test-driven development(TDD).

What are the top 5-10 responsibilities for this position? (Please be detailed as to what the candidate is expected to do or complete on a daily basis)
• Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and continuously improve software
• Translate product concepts into project commitments that deliver incremental value to our customers frequently and with high quality
• Participate in Agile / Scrum methodology to deliver high-quality software releases
• Performing all phases of software engineering including requirements analysis, application design, code, test, deploy, and support
• Review code and provide feedback relative to best practices and improving performance
• Troubleshoot production support issues post-deployment and come up with solutions as required
• Be innovative in solution design and development to meet the needs of the business
• Working very closely with Architecture group and driving technical solutions
• Expected to adapt in dynamic and collaborative work environment and make independent decision

What skills/attributes are required (Please be detailed as to number of years of experience)?
• 4+ years of coding experience with one or more of the follow languages Java, Go, Python or JavaScript specializing in UI development with a willingness and ability to learn new ones
• Solid understanding of engineering fundamentals: unit testing, code reviews, Agile and DevOps
• Experience working with at least one of the following: continuous integration / continuous delivery tools, REST API development, serverless architecture, containerization, IaC, public / private cloud, application observability and / or messaging / stream architecture
• Experience working within an Agile / Scrum Methodology
• Ability to communicate effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences

What skills/attributes are preferred (will set a candidate apart)?
• Understanding of distributed architecture design principles
• Development experience in Java and related tools / software
• Experience working in the healthcare industry
• Experience working in Unix / Linux environments
• Experience with the following:
• Streaming technology i.e. Kafka
• Cloud – Open Shift. AWS
• Database – MongoDB, MySQL
• Microservice architecture
• Web Development - ReactJS

Can you please provide a summary of the project/initiative which describes what’s being done?
Provider Demographic Data Application(s)

What are the work hours? (ex. 9am-5pm, day/night shifts, rotating shifts, etc)

What does the interview process look like?
o How many rounds? 2
o Video, phone, or in person? Video
o How technical will the interviews be? Technical - design and hands-on coding challenge

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