CareFirst Careers

Lead Software Engineer

Resp & Qualifications

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: Under the general direction of the FEP System Manager the incumbent's accountabilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Evangelizes DEVOPS Culture and tools within the department.

2. Leads a mix team of software engineers on the DEVOPS tools platform and services. Performs and leads the detail technical design, scripting, code review and testing on new CI/CD related scripts and enhancements of existing scripts and tool. Assists manager in all development activities, Supports other administrative and team building tasks when it needs.
3. Supports the architecture design. Assists in planning of resource/time allocations for current and projected development needs. Provides assistance in diagnosing production problems. Plays a key role on the new technology evaluation and technical prototypes.
4. Proactively analyzes and reviews emerging technologies, changes in the Insurance/Healthcare industry and the business functions of various clients, in order to determine if the advanced applications fit the needs of changing strategies, goals and objectives (develops and maintains technical knowledge through training, classes)
5. Mentors new or junior staff members on business knowledge, system peculiarities, and complex technical issues.
This position is also subject to being "on call" for emergency situations requiring immediate resolution.  Travel between all CareFirst locations may be required.
This position is subject to a level 6C security requirement.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Required: This position requires a BA/BS in computer science or equivalent experience and 8+ years of industry experience developing in object-oriented in object-oriented programming language. Specific requirements include, but not limited to:

  • The ideal candidate will have scripting experience and system automation experience in the deployment of large scale applications.
  • Knowledge and Experience with DEVOPS tools
  • Has worked in a fast moving environment utilizing DEVOPS tools
  • Has worked with Jenkins, MAVEN, Atlasian Products, Sonar, Automated testing frameworks, Automated Infrastructure Provisioning.
  • Has worked with Process Automation.
  • Knowledge of software development best practices (XP, Agile)
  • Strong technical leadership skill
  • Excellent experience with  object oriented analysis and design patterns/techniques with emphasis on Java/J2EE technology
  • Minimum of 3+ years in extensive hands on experience with Java, J2EE, EJB, JSP, JDBC, Hibernate, JMX, JMS, Log4J, AJAX, JSF.
  • Wide breadth of knowledge across many Java Open-Source technologies including Ant, Struts, Spring, XML parser technology, SOA based infrastructure,  JUnit and  HTTPUnit
  • Wide breath knowledge of J2EE applications servers (WebSphere, WebLogic)
  • Excellent application performance tuning and trouble shooting skills
  • Experience with OO analysis and design
  • Development with Use Cases
  • Experience with Design patterns
  • A self-starter and quick learner

Department

Department: APIM and DevOps CoE

Equal Employment Opportunity

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer.  It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Hire Range Disclaimer

Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history.

Where To Apply

Please visit our website to apply: www.carefirst.com/careers

Closing Date

Please apply before: 11/30/2018

Federal Disc/Physical Demand

Note:  The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position.  Occasional walking or standing is required.  The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects.  The associate must frequently talk and hear.  Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.

Sponsorship in US

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship

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