• Software Engineer - Java

    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.


    Day in the life of a Software Engineer (Java): The Software Engineer is responsible for the design, development, implementation and support for Meridian Health Plan’s business application software solutions.  This position participates in all facets of the Software Development Life Cycle and is responsible for adhering to the guidelines of the Software Development Life Cycle process.


    • Analyzes the functional requirements and design documents (including object models) and translates them into software modules
    • Follows defined standards for Java/J2EE development in delivering the required software
    • Adheres to defined UI standards in designing and developing user interface modules
    • Follows industry standards, patterns and best practices for J2EE development techniques in implementing business rules
    • Participates in daily and weekly status meetings with the team lead and delivery lead
    • Keeps in touch with the latest Java/J2EE technology and continues to develop his/her technical skills
    • Responsible for unit testing his/her software modules
    • Familiar with industry standard IDEs and best practices in source code control and management for Java/J2EE projects
    • Proficient in the use of multiple data access techniques including optimal SQL queries to inquire, insert or update data against standard relational database management systems like SQL Server and Oracle
    • Writes reusable code segments in an Object Oriented fashion


    What you can bring to Meridian:

    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, or Information Technology with at least 4 years of related technical experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Working knowledge of such platforms as Windows, UNIX, and Linux
    • Understanding of relational database concepts and ER diagrams
    • Strong conceptual thinking
    • Understanding of  different phases of software development life cycle
    • Good communication, interpersonal, and problem solving skills
    • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
    • Requires strong skills in Java, Java EE, JSP, Tomcat, Servlets, Spring, SOA, Web Services (SOAP, WSDL, JAX/RPC, JAX-WS, JAX-RS), ANT, DHTML, HTML, JavaScript, JDBC, JMS, EJBs, XML and SQL

    What Meridian can offer you:

    • Our healthcare benefits include a variety of PPO 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 MHP employees are eligible for tuition reimbursement towards Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees.
    • Meridian Health Plan was named Detroit's #1 Fastest Growing Company by Crain's Magazine, so it is a great time to get involved with Meridian. 








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