Job Summary & Responsibilities

The Software Engineer II defines and implement enterprise-level design standards for data management solutions. He/She will work with business managers, software engineers, quality assurance teams and technology leadership to provide design guidelines for technical solutions that support complex decision-making.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Development and deployment of complex backend processes and APIs;
  • Assisting in the definition of product requirements, ensuring feasibility, functionality, and integration with existing systems and services;
  • Creating scalable, maintainable designs that support loosely coupled enterprise components and foster reuse of software;
  • Making high-level design choices and dictating technical standards, including software coding standards, tools, and platforms;
  • Creating, defining, and choosing application frameworks for new applications;
  • Identifying paths from existing to future software architectures;
  • Cultivating and disseminating knowledge of application development best practices;
  • Training and providing guidance to junior development staff;
  • Researching, investigating, and staying at the forefront of technology (Software Development, Networking, Hardware, Programming Languages, etc.);
  • Working closely with Business Analysts, Software Engineers, and users to understand Business and Client needs and create optimal software and technology solutions to address those needs.

Required professional experience & Professional Competencies

  • Two (2) or more years work experience as a Programmer, Technical or Systems Analyst and at least one (1) year' experience in integration/interface programming, relational database programming or relational database administration OR equivalent seven (3) years' work experience with four (2) years related to integration/interface programming, system design/analysis, database administration and/or programming, and project leadership skills;
  • Experience working with Team Foundation Server and Microsoft’s .Net Framework;
  • Familiar with Object‐Oriented languages and Design Patterns;
  • Computer proficiency (Software and Hardware): experience in computer programming using: NET Frameworks, ASP.NET, VB / C#, JavaScript, VB Script, and XML - XSLT. Strong knowledge of SOA patterns, SOAP and REST;
  • Experience with SQL Server, SSIS, Database Design, T-SQL and Stored Procedures;
  • Experience with COM/COM+;
  • Experience in distributed process, multi system environment and integrated network;
  • Experience in interfaces using XML or HL7 or TCP/IP or EDI or FTP required;
  • Experience in Client Server Architecture and strong understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle. Full life-cycle experience (from gathering user requirements through prototyping, implementation, testing and deployment);
  • Must be able to communicate effectively (read, speak, and write) in English and Spanish;

education, training & Licensure/certifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field;
  • Microsoft Certified Application or Professional Developer is a plus;
  • Experience with HL7, X12 and NCPDP standards is a plus;
  • Certificate of No Penal record;
  • HIPAA, both Security & Privacy; Confidentiality, & Fraud, Waste and Abuse (FWA)*
  • Must be able to lift a minimum 10 pounds.

Physical Requirements

· Must be able to remain in a stationary position for a large part of the work day.

· The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access other employees, file cabinets, office machinery, etc.

· An employee must be able to talk, hear, and see, and must be able to grasp objects.

· Visual acuity is necessary in order to read and write handwritten and typewritten materials and view a computer terminal.

· Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery (i.e., a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer). Use of hands (specifically fingers) is necessary for appropriate and efficient computer use.

EEO Statement

abarca health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, disability or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era, pregnancy, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship or membership in any other legally protected class. None of the questions in the job application or interview are intended to elicit information regarding any protected characteristics, nor imply any limitation, illegal preferences or discrimination based upon non-job-related information or protected characteristics. Applicants must be able to pass a drug test, background investigation and, depending on position requirements, an analytical exam and/or a Department of Defense background investigation.

Disclaimer

This specification is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned. Ability to competently perform all the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, demonstrated commitment to effective customer service delivery, and the ability to work productively as a member of a team or work group are basic requirements of all positions at abarca health, LLC.

* to be completed within the first 90 days of employment at abarca health