Highmark Health Senior Developer - Java in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Takes the lead in providing more complex application development services typically as part of a project team or in an application support role. Developers analyze, design, code, test and implement more complex systematic solutions to meet customer requirements that adhere to Highmark IT standards and policies. Developers provide general support to maintain more complex applications that meet the service levels, system availability, performance and quality levels required by their customers. May mentor less experienced team members.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Takes a lead role for analyzing, designing, coding, testing and implementing more complex application enhancements, as well as providing general production support, meeting defined scope, target dates and budgets with minimal or no defects.

  2. Utilizes and participates in the more complex full system development life cycle, per current Highmark SDLC standards.

  3. Takes a lead role in collaborating with customers, business analysts, partners, and IT team members to understand business requirements that drive the analysis and design of quality technical solutions. Concentrates on providing innovative solutions to more complex business needs.

  4. Takes a lead role in providing required technical support, including release implementations, on-call and 24x7 supports when necessary.

  5. Performs work in compliance with all Highmark and Highmark IT standards, policies and procedures.

  6. Actively takes a leading role and participates on project teams in various project roles, including, but not limited to, Developer, Technical Lead and Project Manager, based upon level of experience.

  7. Effectively communicates with team members, customers, partners and management, including assisting with or conducting more complex technical walkthroughs, reporting project status, enabling vendor solutions and providing accurate and concise documentation.

  8. Other duties as assigned or requested.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education, Licenses/Certifications, and Experience

Minimum

  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Information Technology or related field*

  • 5 - 7 years of experience as a developer

*Grandfathered degree requirement effective July 2014

Preferred

Java Services Developer

  • REST Web services

  • SPRING MVC / SPRING BATCH

  • Java / JEE Design patterns

  • Experience with JMS / JPA / Junit / JAX-RS

Strong in OOP, OOP Design Principles and Design Patterns Strong in core Java 7 & JDBC API Experience in writing unit tests using JUnit Experience in design and development of applications using Java EE 6 (Specifically RESTful Web Services using JAX-RS, JMS, JPA) Experience working with Spring Framework ​

REQNUMBER: J122866

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