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Lead Software Engineer
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on December 4, 2022
Job Id #59496 Posted September 26, 2022

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • The Healthcare Platform (HCP) Adoption Team is responsible for assisting internal lines of business to move their Healthcare Applications to a centralized platform.
  • This team will be responsible for analysis of foundational (i.e., legacy) applications, APIs and microservices, determination of need to enhance for the new platform, planning for and completing the development work, implementation planning and execution, and retirement of foundational code.
  • Members of the team should be well versed in modern Software Engineering practices (API, Containers, IaC, CI/CD, Scrum/Agile, Cloud delivery) and work with both technical and non-technical team members.

Ideal Background:

  • Must have healthcare knowledge and experience (2+ years).


  • Healthcare / Insurance experience

Team and Team size:

  • Currently, there are 17 members of the team, with 7 open positions
  • Teams are individual scrum teams, and have SW Engineering, Coaching, Analysis and Planning, and Enterprise Architecture. There is a variable number of each skill set on each team.

Top Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of legacy applications/APIs and Microservices to determine issues, performance, usage, resiliency, scalability and financial metrics
  • Creating plans for addressing issues found above, including decomposition of work into smaller units (tasks)
  • Build and modify Legacy components, or create new ones using legacy code as a model
  • Plan for and manage migration to the new code including change management, documentation, and run books
  • Execute on migration plans and retire legacy or old code

Skills/attributes Required

  • Writing or consuming web API – 5 years (junior) 8 Years (senior
  • Software engineering with demonstrated modern engineering principles - 5 years (junior) 8 Years (senior)
  • Modernization and enhancement of existing systems - 5 years (junior) 8 Years (senior)

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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