• Sr. Software Engineer - Big Data

    Job Location US-MI-Detroit
    Job ID
    Information Technology
    Business Line
    CMC Corporate
  • Overview

    Who we are:

    Meridian, a WellCare Company, is part of a national network of passionate leaders, achievers, and innovators dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our members, our providers and in the healthcare industry.


    We provide government-based health plans (Medicare, Medicaid, and the Health Insurance Marketplace) in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio.  As a part of the WellCare Family of companies, we deliver healthcare excellence to millions of members nationwide.


    Our associates work hard, play hard, and give back. Meridian associates enjoy an exceptional experience and culture including special events, company sports teams, potlucks, Bagel Fridays, and volunteer opportunities.


    A Day in the Life of a Sr. Software Engineer:


    The Senior Software Engineer is responsible for the design, development, implementation and support for Meridian Health Plan’s business application software solutions. This position works with project stakeholders to assess business requests and develops a deep understanding of the application. This position participates in all facets of the Software Development Life Cycle and their expertise is leveraged within each phase to optimize the delivery of software. This position acts a mentor to other software engineers and provides leadership, as needed, for the application engineering team.


    • Review, analyze, construct, and modify business application systems including coding, testing, debugging, and deployment
    • Understand business and technical requirements; develop, document, and implement solution designs
    • Work with other developers, architects, engineers, database administrators, business analysts, QA and delivery leads in project delivery and solving technical issues
    • Participate in design and code reviews
    • Ensure that deliverables meet or exceed functional, technical, and performance requirements
    • Follow and enhance established design, development, source code management, and deployment processes
    • Troubleshoot and resolve production issues
    • Provide on-call support and duties
    • Consistently meet task deadlines while maintaining high quality of deliverables
    • Take ownership of software throughout their lifecycle
    • Perform other duties as assigned



    What you can bring to Meridian:



    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related area or
    • 5 to 7 years relevant work experience



    • 5 to 7 years in a professional software engineering role
    • 2+ years’ experience in Object Oriented or Service Oriented Architecture
    • Solid experience in all phases of the software development lifecycle
    • Application integration experience is desirable
    • Healthcare IT experience is a plus



    • Demonstrated problem solving skills
    • 3 to 5 years developing enterprise or high performance applications
    • Demonstrated experience in web based UI or service oriented architectures is a plus
    • Experience in all of the following: application development best practices, software development life cycle, code reviews, source control management, and unit testing



    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to mentor and lead
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Ability to adapt to changing technologies


    What Meridian can offer you:

    • Our healthcare benefits include a variety of plans that are effective on the first day of employment for our new full-time team members.
    • Opportunity to work with the industry’s leading technologies and participate in unique projects, demonstrations, conferences, and exclusive learning opportunities.
    • Meridian offers 401k matching that is above the national average.
    • Full-time Meridian employees are eligible for tuition reimbursement towards Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees.
    • Meridian was named Detroit's #1 Fastest Growing Company by Crain's Magazine, so it is a great time to get involved with Meridian. 


    Equal Opportunity Employer



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