Software Engineer (Python - Django/Flask, Rest API, React, SQL)

Company: Highmark
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 10.AUG.2021
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Company : Highmark Health Job Description : General Overview: This job is an integral member of an agile software engineer team responsible ...


Company : Highmark Health Job Description : General Overview: This job is an integral member of an agile software engineer team responsible for building complex scalable software applications across all digital channels to serve our customers as a member of the Analytical Enablement Product team. The incumbent will be responsible for taking an enterprise-wide, architectural view of the solutions and the technical execution of products using the technical stack that best meets the needs of the platform. The incumbent and team, will be involved in every aspect at part of the software application build process from idea generation, business analysis, technical design and software development using the latest technologies and design patterns. The senior level acts as subject matter expert and provides guidance/mentor to lower level Software Engineers. Essential Job Functions: The job is responsible for designing and creating engineering specifications for software applications and programs. Responsible for designing & writing code that adheres to coding standards set forth by the Principal Engineers. Perform code reviews. Responsible for idea generation, exploring and implementing appropriate technical solutions to achieve the required product features, as well as monitoring technical process against project plan while safeguarding functionality, scalability and performance. Apart of an agile work team and responsible for participating in all scrum ceremonies, assisting in sprint planning and completing required sprints in the development through final execution of software applications/programs. Communicate any issues/blockers to the Scrum Master in a timely manner. Drive story creation (i.e. DoD, Acceptance Criteria, estimation). Creates Tasks for their stories in RTC or Jira, and updates status and assignment accordingly. Monitor work against production schedule and provide progress updates and report any issues or technical difficulties to lead developers on a regular basis. Mentor other associate software engineers as needed. Other duties as assigned or requested. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Related Field ( Substitutions - 6 years' experience web services, programming, design and analyzing solutions in lieu of Bachelor degree) 3 - 5 years of Proficiency in design and analysis of algorithms, data structures, and design patterns in the building and deploying of scalable; highly available systems to Include: 3 - 5 years of Experience in at least one modern programming languages (Java, JavaScript preferred), and experience with at least two of the following: Angular v4+, NodeJS, NoSQL databases, HTML5, CSS, Google Cloud Platform or Amazon Web Services. 3 - 5 years of Understanding of web services technologies such as REST, HTTPS, JSON Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree in in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Related Field 5 - 7 years of Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Java, C/C++, C#, Objective C, Python, JavaScript, or Go to include: 5 years of Experience defining system architectures and exploring technical feasibility trade-offs for optimizing short term execution while planning for long term technical capabilities 5 years of Experience working with a variety of technology systems, designing solutions or developing applications in healthcare 5 years of Experience translating design mockups, prototypes and user stories into working applications 5 years of Ability to produce code that is fault-tolerant, efficient, and maintainable 5 - 7 years of Experience with: Python, Django/Flask, Rest API, SQL Knowledge of containerization, Kubernetes and micro services framework is a plus Knowledge of Hadoop and Spark is a plus Knowledge of both backend and frontend technologies. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment Have experience working with agile methodology of scrum Ability to speak and write English fluently and idiomatically Interest and ability to learn other programming languages as needed Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, unit testing, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations Strong track record in designing and implementing large scale consumer facing applications Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive Demonstrated passion for user experience and improving usability Experience and willingness to mentor junior engineers and help develop their skills and leadership Referral Bonus - Level 2 Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. 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