28 days old

Software Engineer IV

San Diego, CA 92131
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The Software Engineer IV works within the Application Development & Support team to provide software programming for new software, production support and maintenance for existing software, as well as ad-hoc support of key departmental business areas, databases, applications, and tools which drive business functions. This Software Engineer IV receives general instructions on new projects and works autonomously to complete deliverables.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Develops software at all layers by programming, designing and testing code to meet requirements
  • Gains a thorough understanding of functional requirements for new software requests
  • Works with Business Systems Analysts to understand and clarify software requirements and translate into working software
  • Practices good software engineering techniques and standards to reduce coding errors and ensures robustness and efficiency of work products
  • Partners with software teams in the development of the software engineering processes
  • Works to identify and resolves technical or product problems
  • Participates in software project meetings and provides status reports
  • Translates technical designs into working software
  • Maintains existing applications by enhancing software and troubleshooting issues
  • Collaborates with team members and partners with others as needed to ensure successful completion of assigned software development tasks
  • Participates in code reviews and incorporates recommendations
  • Applies Object Oriented Design principles and design patterns in creating System level solution designs
  • Creates and maintains software design specifications document
  • Assumes full responsibility for assigned tasks and end-to-end accountability for end-product delivery
  • Makes recommendations to IT management for the adoption of (1) new technology (2) industry's best practices, and (3) streamlining processes
  • Communicates and presents designs in group settings to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Partners with team members and technical project lead to ensure component design fits in with the overall solution
  • Adopts new techniques and technologies
  • Initiates attendance at job related training to keep skills current
  • Maintains current understanding of the industry's best practices
  • Assists with mentoring and training of less experienced IT staff members

Education and/or Experience

For consideration, candidates will need a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) and eight (8) to twelve (12) plus years' job related experience in the essential job functions listed. Prior PBM or Healthcare experience is helpful but not required.

Computer Skills - Demonstrable skills required in the following areas:

  • Excellent working knowledge of a variety of currently used programming languages: JAVA, SQL and PL/SQL, Web application development using J2EE technologies, Java scripting, HTML, JSP/SERVLET, OO design and development patterns
  • Tools including: JSF, JPA with Hibernate, Spring, Struts, XML, Apache, Tomcat
  • Expert level experience with JAVA design and development, design patterns, complete application development lifecycle
  • Solid working knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design (OOAD), Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Distributed Software Architecture, Web Application Architecture
  • Agile methodology with continues integration tool set like JIRA, GIT, Jenkins, Maven
  • Requirements gathering; flow diagrams
  • Strong proficiency in database interfacing and relational database management systems (RDBMS such as Oracle or similar).
  • Solid UNIX / Linux command level experience, Shell Scripting and build automation knowledge
  • Experience in Web Services (SOAP and REST) development
  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)

Some familiarity or working knowledge of the creating the following is a plus:

  • System level solution designs
  • UML diagrams and technical design documents for software components
  • Technical vision and technical architecture specification documents
  • Familiarity with Karaf/OSGi and/or JMS/ActiveMQ a bonus

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively on project teams and/or matrix-managed teams
  • Ability to appropriately schedule and prioritize multiple projects to ensure timely and effective delivery of IT solutions
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with emphasis on translating technical concepts to non-technical audiences


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