Lead Software Engineer in Glen Allen, VA at Accident Fund Holdings, Inc

Date Posted: 9/4/2020

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Job Description

SUMMARY:

Responsible for designing, developing, configuring, testing and documenting applications, integrations, tools, systems and components based on project or change request specifications and procedures using knowledge of and ability to code in JavaScript (including user interfaces), Java, .Net, and other web-related technologies as well as or other object-oriented development languages. Responsible for the production support of internally developed and third-party applications, processes and reports. Acts as an application owner for incident management, technical troubleshooting, root cause analysis, correction of software defects, and production application validation. Assist in design and maintenance of existing software. Follows standard troubleshooting and development procedures using various tools. May assist with complex incident management situations. Works within the System Development Life Cycle.

RESPONSIBILITIES/TASKS:

  • Top level expert in one or more highly specialized areas of applications systems analysis and programming.
  • Leads the solution delivery and implementation for programs and projects
  • Interfaces with product owners and key stakeholders
  • Works and implements an agile/scrum & DevOps processes, continuous integration and automated testing frameworks.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve performance issues in the, server components, DB components and UI.
  • Works with Product Team to ensure user stories that are developer-ready, easy to understand, and testable.
  • Writes custom code or scripts to do "destructive testing" to ensure adequate resiliency in production.
  • Adheres to maintenance plans/timelines, project plans/timelines, support plan summaries and production requirements documents.
  • Participates and leads in learning activities around modern software design and development core practices (communities of practice).
  • Keep abreast of the current technologies and technological trends. Ability to learn and prototype new technologies, and recommend their appropriate use within the Company products.
  • Reviews and discusses code from more senior engineers to understand best practices and design patterns.
  • Increases business acumen by learning about other parts of the business.
  • May be responsible for providing technical leadership in multiple phases of a project, ensuring coordination of assignments to IT resource management and escalating key decision points that deviate from the provided technical direction.
  • Participates in design and review of technical design for development staff.
  • Utilizes agile project management tools and concepts to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget.
  • Maintain knowledge of development methods, best practices and standards. Work closely with IT Security for to ensure all systems (internally hosted, cloud-based, etc.) follow industry standards and policies for safe-guarding data and access.

This position description identifies the responsibilities and tasks typically associated with the performance of the position. Other relevant essential functions may be required.

Job Requirements

EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree in information services or related field. Combinations of relevant education and experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. Continuous learning, as defined by the Company's learning philosophy, is required. Certification or progress toward certification is highly preferred and encouraged.

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum seven years experience of development and system design which provides the necessary skills, knowledge, and abilities.

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES (SKA) REQUIRED:

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of computer systems architecture and design, computer industry trends and project management.
  • Knowledge of web services Knowledge of Test Driven Development.
  • Strong knowledge of C#, .Net framework, Asp.Net, and MVC.
  • Knowledge of API First development, JSON, REST, XML
  • Knowledge of Azure development frameworks, Azure PaaS Portal, and Azure Data Services
  • Knowledge of CMS, Medicaid, FHIR, CDMS a plus
  • Expert on cloud technologies (Azure, O365, AWS), SharePoint (2013+), .NET Core, and Dynamics
  • Ability to develop new systems with .NET / / ASP.NET / C#.NET / SQL Server / Microsoft CRM Web Services
  • Strong knowledge of web services, WCFand SOA Architecture.
  • Knowledge with MS Entity Framework.
  • Expert knowledge of Languages C#, Visual Basic .NET, F#, C++ .NET
  • Strong knowledge of C#, .Net framework, Asp.Net, and MVC.
  • Strong knowledge of OOAD and multi-tier architectures, including MVC/MVP/MVVM design patterns.
  • Strong knowledge of web services, WCF, REST, and SOA Architecture.
  • Knowledge with MS Entity Framework.
  • Strong knowledge of MVC GUI design including the ability to incorporate JQuery, JavaScript and CSS, plus expertise with AJAX/SPA.
  • Expertise with tools such as MS SQL Studio, PL/SQL Developer / Toad etc.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and planning skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Team player who is flexible, delivery-oriented, and takes responsibility for the team's success.
  • Enthusiastic attitude with the drive to continually learn and improve.
  • Ability to understand business needs and conceptualize and implement information systems that support those business strategies.
  • Experience working within an agile framework like Scrum based development organization.
  • Thorough knowledge of departmental procedures processes and work flows.
  • Knowledge of standard languages, coding methods, company coding standards and quality requirements.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
  • Demonstrated abilities to successfully document and communicate software platform designs to all levels of staff (technical and non-technical).
  • Ability to work constructively with other technical experts in a group setting.
  • Knowledge of object-oriented development languages and web-related technologies.
  • Ability to comprehend the consequences of various problem situations and address them, or refer them for appropriate decision making.
  • Ability to effectively exchange information clearly and concisely, and present ideas, reports facts and other information, and respond to questions as appropriate.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities.
  • Ability to make competent, independent
  • Ability to manage technical services and software vendors.
  • Ability and proficiency in the use of project management tools and techniques.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to perform other assignments at locations outside the office.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work is performed mainly in an office environment with minimal hazards. Ability to work extended hours as needed. Travel may be required.

The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimum education, experience, skills, knowledge and ability levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this job description.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity is valued and we will not tolerate discrimination or harassment in any form. Candidates for the position stated above are hired on an "at will" basis. Nothing herein is intended to create a contract.

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