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Lead Software Engineer
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on May 23, 2022
Job Id #56267 Posted May 11, 2022

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • Multiple initiatives – Contribute towards package APIs, support and modernize middleware APIs

Ideal Background:

  • We want to be as specific as possible with our firms so they can find the type of candidate you’re looking for. Use details from the attached job desc


  • Quick learning ability, cloud experience, good understanding of microservice architecture, Kafka, No sql db, etc

Team and Team size:

  • 1 product owner that manages work intake,
  • 1 technical manager(me) manages technical work and developers
  • 3 - Sr developers (grade 28) high level skills based upon the work we are doing(microservices/Java and legacy system)
  • 1- developer(grade 27) newer to the team and picking up quickly our skills and team culture.
  • Additional team members that do not always interact directly on a daily basis with developers, but part of overall team 3 people with varied skills: data, technical direction, team direction in the work

Top Responsibilities:

  • Serve as technical SME in architecture and design for commercial software development and the introduction of new technologies in the Public Cloud (AWS/Azure) and API Space
  • Demonstrate leadership in the context of software engineering and be an evangelist for engineering best practices
  • Provide design leadership in solving large or complex development of end to end software projects involving application development, migrations and additions to existing applications
  • Build team engineering skills with extensive knowledge of Java application development architecture and hands on experience of Java /J2EE Technologies, Micro Services, Data Ingestion using Kafka, No SQL systems like Cassandra/MongoDB/Elastic Search and expose data via Graph resolvers
  • Stay abreast of leading-edge technologies in the industry, evaluating emerging software technologies
  • Responsible for research, evaluation, and identification of alternative approaches to support API development needs. Data Analysis and Profiling. Recommends, designs and codes efficient and effective solutions for challenging problems for medium to large work efforts of medium to high complexity
  • Complies with standards and guidelines related to the design, construction, testing and deployment activities within the Delivery Management environments.

Required Qualification:

  •  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Electronics Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field
  •  6 + years of software product development experience working on commercially available software and / or healthcare platforms
  •  Experience in using modern software engineering and product development tools including Agile / Scrum, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, DevOps etc.
  •  Experience with REST/ JSON APIs, Java, Spring, and Springboot, CLT, Microservices, Kafka, No-SQL Data Stores, Docker, Containers
  •  Working Knowledge on public clouds like AWS, Azure and developing applications on Linux environments
  •  Deep knowledge and hands-on experience in API management platforms and API related activities: requirement analysis, software architecture and design, resource -based API modeling, and micro -services architecture
  •  Proven track record of acting as an advocate for driving new technology across the organization via the creation of communities and publishing SDK / libraries for reuse across the organization
  •  Strong experience of operating in a quickly changing environment and driving technological innovation to meet business requirement
  •  Proven track record of building relationships across cross-functional teams

Preferred Qualification

  •  Practical experience of developing solutions hosting within key major cloud providers such as AWS, Google Cloud and Azure
  •  Good understanding of Microservices architecture
  •  Experience with Automation Frameworks, such as Selenium WebDriver, Restassured, SOAP UI, Neoload, Spock, Groovy
  •  Ability to establish repeatable processes, best practices and implement version control software in a Cloud team environment
  •  Good understanding of GraphQL, resolvers
  •  Experience / exposure to API integration frameworks
  • Experience in the healthcare industry
  •  Demonstrate being an avid supporter of the Open Source software community
  •  Excellent time management, communication, decision making, and presentation skills
  •  Display a strong desire to achieve and attain high levels of both internal and external customer satisfaction

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

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