Project Lead Application Software Engineer (Core Systems)
Centene Corporation St Louis, Missouri
As we work to improve health outcomes around the world, technology will play a key role. That’s why we’ve made major investments in cutting-edge technology – and in people like you. Here, you’ll work in a fast-paced industry with lots of room for growth and innovation. This is a technology operation few can match in scope and none can match in impact. If you’re ready to develop and deliver solutions that can help millions of people, join Centene.
What does it take?
What are the qualities that will help you achieve success in this role at Centene?
- Team player
- Digitally Savvy
“If challenge, innovation, working with new technologies, and career growth are what you’re looking for, this is the right place for you.”- Nasr Khan, IT Architect
“I feel satisfied knowing that our data checks create a smoother process for our members. I also appreciate the various charity programs offered through our company to help the community such as the March of Dimes fundraiser.”- Richard DeMore, Data Analyst II, Enrollment
Category Information Technology
Position Purpose: Responsible for the entire implementation process and drive definition of business needs
Responsible for building highly scalable modularized services that can be deployed into a cloud solution
Rewriting programs from legacy code into newer programming languages
Resolving technical issues
Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, related field or equivalent experience. 5+ years of related experience. Requires demonstrated understanding of business process as it relates to experience in the field. (a) Expert knowledge of COBOL, JAVA, JSP, Supertool, PL/SQL, UNIX shell scripting, etc. Experience with Health Care applications development and design. Amisys, Facets or other claims management system experience required.
Expert knowledge in a data streaming system such as Kafka, Samza, Kinesis, or Flink
Expert knowledge in cloud services / tools such as Kubernetes, Kibana, OpenStack, Docker, AWS
Expert knowledge in API protocols such as REST & JSON
Ability to create modularized services using newer programming language from legacy code such as COBOL
Expert level full stack development capability using emerging or newer programming languages such as Go, Groovy, Elm, Kotlin, Java, Angular. C# is desirable as well.
Proficient in service oriented architecture design & development
Experience with both SQL & No SQL databases such as Mongo, Oracle, Hadoop
Demonstrated ability to mentor junior developers
Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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Our Technology Roles
You’ll provide leadership, direction and strategic plans for project implementations while developing and managing large scale IT infrastructure operations.
Application Software Engineer
While creating and managing websites, applications and systems, you’ll install programs and design, build, and maintain custom-built technology solutions.
You’ll develop and implement processes for information management, while maintaining digital networks, providing technical assistance in resolving network issues, and modifying networks.
Using a variety of skills like SQL, Excel, Microstrategy, and SAS/R, you'll analyze, interpret, and apply data from multiple sources that contribute to business development.
Working in a highly collaborative environment, you’ll act as a liaison between stakeholders and the IT organization to support Centene’s systems and lead our healthcare transformation.
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