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Software Engineer
Plymouth, Minnesota  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on August 15, 2022
Job Id #57918 Posted July 26, 2022

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • We are looking for engineers to assist in the development and support of a large-scale API Framework, as well as the design and development of new microservices.
  • We hope to leverage new technologies to better supply our endstream consumers with the data they need while also provided the stability they need.

Ideal Background:

  • Someone with a healthcare background is nice to have but not needed.
  • The most important thing is they have the skills listed in the must have list.
  • We would also like engineers who have strong communication skills as the support side of this role often involves communicating with both endstream business and backend data providers on a frequent basis.


  • Microservice experience, Springboot, Cloud experience, and experience building Streaming solutions using Kafka

Top Requirements:

  • Experience and deep understanding of REST/JSON Api’s and Microservices, specifically developed on Springboot framework
  • Working and experience with cloud technologies such as AWS or Azure
  • Strong Communication skills

Team and Team size:

  • 2 Product owners, 2 leads, and a team of 9 engineers across on shore and offshore.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities include working on new code delivery and triaging tickets, working with consuming applications and data provider for software defects that scrum team is not able to resolve
  • Ability to be flexible and work in a dynamic environment with daily code deployments and changes in priorities from Product Team
  • Working as part of scrum team to understand, analyze, and implement requirements into functional artifacts
  • Provide production and non-production support for incident tickets
  • Support application availability, reliability, and stability
  • Conduct performance testing, deploy code to test and production environments, and support and triage of testing for releases
  • Act as the liaison between Business, Developers and Scrum teams on requirements/scope/Change discussions to determine IT scope
  • Identify corresponding scope for all Technical Teams for the change considering opportunities for consolidation, enhancement, and retirement of related software/features
  • Create a Solution Document, Conduct Review Meetings with all stake holders for the Solution developed and for Hands off to Development Teams or vendor
  • Work closely with all SCRUM Teams ensure solution/Scope is understood completely and implemented successfully following UHG process/policies
  • Analyze and work to resolve the Defects reported by business by engaging appropriate teams
  • Adherence to Agile/Rally methodology, ServiceNow Process and Maintenance of related technical team documents
  • Ability to work with infrastructure, network, database, and other IT support teams to triage issues impacting the application
  • Provide weekend production support for high impact issues on a rotation basis with other team members

Required Qualifications:

  • BS / BA in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience with CI/CD Pipeline using Jenkins
  • 2+ years of experience with PowerShell
  • 2+ years of experience with Java
  • Experience in using modern software engineering and product development tools including Agile / SAFE, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, DevOps etc.
  • Experience with REST/ JSON SOAP APIs, Java 8 or higher, Spring Boot, CLT, Git, Jenkins, Microservices, Docker
  • Deep knowledge and hands-on experience in 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 Qualifications:

  • Practical experience of developing solutions hosting within key major cloud providers such as AWS, Google Cloud and Azure
  • Good understanding of Microservices architecture
  • Expertise in developing solutions hosting within key major cloud providers such as AWS, Google Cloud and Azure
  • Experience with Graph QL, Java 11, Springboot
  • Experience on Databases, SQL programming, No SQL DBs (e.g. Cassandra, ElasticSearch, MongoDB)
  • Experience on building Streaming Solutions using Kafka
  • Expertise in a Contained based platform, e.g Openshift, Kubernetes, Rancher
  • Experience with Automation Frameworks, such as Selenium WebDriver, Restassured, SOAP UI, Spock
  • Experience in Kotlin, nodeJS, Avro schema, golang, prometheous, grafana, Kubernetes, ELK stack
  • Experience on implementing Automation (Unit/Functional/Regression) and Performance tuning techniques using Cucumber/Neoload
  • Ability to establish repeatable processes, best practices and implement version control software in a Cloud team environment
  • 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

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


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