Software Developer (Java) I/II/III/IV-015186

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield | Rochester, NY

Posted Date 6/23/2022
Description

Summary

PLEASE NOTE: With limited exceptions, our company is requiring all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan. 1, 2022. We also currently mandate vaccinations for employees who enter our buildings. Please keep this in mind when applying for positions at our organization.

Are you interested in helping us put our best (online) face forward? We are seeking 2 Java Software developers to expand our teams that build and support our company sites. Our developers design, develop, test, and debug the code that runs our websites and web applications. These roles require a high level of technical expertise and familiarity with both the Java programming language and related technologies such as Portal/Portlets, modern Spring, and relational databases. Our developers work closely with front-end developers in an Agile environment to determine a project’s specifications and scope and translate this information into functional, reliable, and scalable code. Developers are also highly involved with testing, debugging, and deploying server-side code and technology.

Essential Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
Level I (Associate):
· Develops code; analyzes, researches, and resolves system issues.
· Responsible for small user stories encompassing limited feature development and service requests – with impacts largely limited to a single application or system.
· Articulates obstacles.
· Creates and maintains application documentation.
· Participates in design reviews and code reviews.
· Maintains level of urgency towards timelines and results.
· Participates in on-call rotation.
· Supports and follows all documented IT processes and standards.
· Attends daily standups.
· Communicates and works with team members/Business to understand requirements and identify application impacts.
· Creates individual work plans, specifications and programs with guidance utilizing development procedures and standards.
· Consistently demonstrate high standards of integrity by supporting the Lifetime Healthcare Companies’ mission and values and adhering to the Corporate Code of Conduct.
· Maintains high regard for member privacy in accordance with the corporate privacy policies and procedures.
· Regular and reliable attendance is expected and required.
· Performs other functions as assigned by management.

Level II (Mid-Level) – in addition to Level I responsibilities:
· Develops code; analyzes, researches, and resolves system issues.
· Responsible for small-to-medium user stories encompassing feature development and service requests – with some impacts to more than one application or system.
· Participates in strategic discussion and decision-making when called upon to do so.
· Provides limited mentorship to Associate Developers.
· Provides input to creation of Organizational Standards.

Level III (Senior) – in addition to Level I and II responsibilities:
· Develops code; analyzes, researches, and resolves system issues.
· Responsible for medium-to-complex user stories encompassing complex feature development and service requests – with broad impacts to more than one application or system.
· Identifies process and technical deficiencies and offers solutions to resolve.
· Provides mentorship to Associate and Mid-Level Developers; provides limited mentorship to other Senior Developers in their technical area(s) of expertise.
· Identifies best practices and participates in creation of Organizational Standards.

Level IV (Principal) – in addition to Level I-III responsibilities:
· Develops code; analyzes, researches, and resolves system issues.
· Responsible for complex user stories encompassing complex feature development with broad impacts to a portfolio of applications and/or systems.
· Assists with software and system design and architecture within the assigned portfolio.
· Identifies process and technical deficiencies and offers solutions to resolve.
· Develops strategies to mitigate risk and translates those strategies into specific action plans.
· Provides mentorship to all technical staff at all levels in their technical area(s) of expertise.
· Identifies best practices and drives creation of Organizational Standards.

Minimum Qualifications:
Note: This description includes multiple levels of classification. The levels of classifications are differentiated by demonstrated knowledge, skills, and the ability to manage increasingly independent and/or complex assignments, broader responsibility, additional decision making and, in some cases, becoming a resource to others. New hires will be placed in the level for which they are most qualified based on their experience, credentials and skills.

Level I (Associate):
· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or relevant field (or four additional years of work experience in lieu of bachelor’s).
· Related work experience (e.g. co-ops and/or internships) preferred.
· 1 or more year(s) of experience with Java, leveraging technologies such as Spring MVC, JSP, Servlets, Portlets, JDBC, web services, jQuery, as well as other web development tools – communicating with Oracle.
· Working knowledge of the following technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript (including jQuery, Bootstrap, Angular, and React), SQL, and JSP.
· 1 to 2 years of experience with web services (both SOAP and REST).
· Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and partner with team members and direct leadership to understand user stories and identify application and system impacts.
· Demonstrated strong problem-solving skills.
· Knowledge and familiarity with Agile development methodologies.
· Knowledge and familiarity with testing techniques (e.g. unit and system).
· DevOps experience (with tools such as Mercurial, Maven, Nexus, and Jenkins) preferred

Level II (Mid-Level) – requires similar qualifications as Level II, plus:
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1 to 4 years of applicable experience preferred.
· 2 or more year(s) of experience with Java, leveraging technologies such as Spring MVC, JSP, Servlets, Portlets, JDBC, web services, jQuery, as well as other web development tools – communicating with Oracle.
· 2 to 4 years of experience with web services (both SOAP and REST)
· Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and partner with team members, direct leadership, and some business partners to understand user stories and identify application and system impacts.
· Demonstrated ability to perform the Responsibilities and Accountabilities of this role level.

Level III (Senior) – requires similar qualifications as Level III, plus:
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4 to 8 years of applicable experience preferred.
· 5 or more year(s) of experience with Java, leveraging technologies such as Spring MVC, JSP, Servlets, Portlets, JDBC, web services, jQuery, as well as other web development tools – communicating with Oracle.
· 4 to 8 years of experience with web services (both SOAP and REST).
· Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and partner with team members, all levels of IT leadership, and all levels of business stakeholder to understand user stories and identify application and system impacts.
· Demonstrated ability to perform the Responsibilities and Accountabilities of this role level.

Level IV (Principal) – requires similar qualifications as Level IV, plus:
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8 or more years of applicable experience preferred.
· 8 or more year(s) of experience with Java, leveraging technologies such as Spring MVC, JSP, Servlets, Portlets, JDBC, web services, jQuery, as well as other web development tools – communicating with Oracle.
· 8 or more years of experience with web services (both SOAP and REST).
· Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and partner with team members, all levels of IT leadership, and all levels of business stakeholder to understand user stories and identify enterprise-wide application and system impacts.
· Demonstrated subject matter expertise in two or more technologies leveraged by the organization.
· Demonstrated ability to perform the Responsibilities and Accountabilities of this role level.

Physical Requirements:
· May require travel across regions.

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The Lifetime Healthcare Companies aims to attract the best talent from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and experiential backgrounds, to diversify our workforce and best reflect the communities we serve.

Our mission is to foster an environment where diversity and inclusion are explicitly recognized as fundamental parts of our organizational culture. We believe that diversity of thought and background drives innovation which enables us to provide leading-edge healthcare insurance and services. With that mission in mind, we recruit the best candidates from all communities, to diversify and strengthen our workforce.

OUR COMPANY CULTURE:
Employees are united by our Lifetime Way Values & Behaviors that include compassion, pride, excellence, innovation and having fun! We aim to be an employer of choice by valuing workforce diversity, innovative thinking, employee development, and by offering competitive compensation and benefits.

In support of the Americans with Disabilities Act, this job description lists only those responsibilities and qualifications deemed essential to the position.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Employment Type
Full Time

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