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Lead Application Development Engineer

  • Business Area: Technology
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Date Posted:
  • Job Number: 1502185

Lead Application Development Engineer

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You could be the one who changes everything for our 28 million members by using technology to improve health outcomes around the world. As a diversified, national organization, Centene's technology professionals have access to competitive benefits including a fresh perspective on workplace flexibility.

Position Purpose: Designs, develops, and implements complex enterprise software solutions with Java, Spring Boot, Vue.js. Collaborates closely with technical and non-technical roles such as data modelers, architects, business analysts, data stewards, and subject matter experts (SMEs) to provide design, technical analysis, development/configuration, testing, implementation, and support expertise representing the interest of the business across the enterprise.

  • Leads projects focused on the development of application products and services delivery from end-to-end and has broad knowledge and awareness of evolving technical and business capabilities
  • Ensures that multiple products and services work together to meet business needs and add value for the customer
  • Cultivates and disseminates knowledge of application-usage best practices
  • Collaborates with Enterprise Architecture on the delivery of data and application architecture
  • Collaborates with relevant operational and build teams to construct testing and implementation strategies
  • Informs on product and services delivery progress in relation to application delivery
  • Oversees tier 3 application support activities including the assessment and execution of application upgrades and patches
  • Participates in mitigation and control activities as well as identifying and evaluating risks
  • Manages people and technology changes; ensuring necessary stakeholders are informed
  • Facilitates people management and resourcing; defining roles and responsibilities, staff reviews/appraisals, recruitment/dismissals and staff training
  • Serves as technical adviser to management and provides software engineering perspective on system requirements.
  • Creates conceptual and detailed technical design documents
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Complies with all policies and standards

Education/Experience: A Bachelor's degree in a quantitative or business field (e.g., statistics, mathematics, engineering, computer science).
Requires 5 – 7 years of related experience.
Or equivalent experience acquired through accomplishments of applicable knowledge, duties, scope and skill reflective of the level of this position.

Technical Skills:

  • One or more of the following skills are desired.
  • Java
  • Spring Boot
  • Vue.js

Soft Skills:

  • Intermediate - Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
  • Intermediate - Ability to identify basic problems and procedural irregularities, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Intermediate - Ability to work independently
  • Intermediate - Demonstrated analytical skills
  • Intermediate - Demonstrated project management skills
  • Intermediate - Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
  • Intermediate - Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills
  • Intermediate - Ability to communicate and make recommendations to upper management
  • Intermediate - Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion
  • Intermediate - Possesses technical aptitude
Pay Range: $98,900.00 - $183,100.00 per year

Centene offers a comprehensive benefits package including: competitive pay, health insurance, 401K and stock purchase plans, tuition reimbursement, paid time off plus holidays, and a flexible approach to work with remote, hybrid, field or office work schedules. Actual pay will be adjusted based on an individual's skills, experience, education, and other job-related factors permitted by law. Total compensation may also include additional forms of incentives.

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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