Position Purpose: Design, build, test and maintain; scalable, stable, and highly responsive custom off the shelf microservice API technology solutions to meet business needs to support Centene contact center solutions applications.  Act as a subject matter expert for Application Software developers and Engineers.  Be able to work with architects and developers to plan, build and perform integration test API contracts and their implementations.

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, related field or equivalent experience. 3+ years of related experience. Healthcare experience strongly preferred, requires demonstrated understanding of business process as it relates to experience in the field.
Strong working knowledge of JAVA, Go JSP, SQL, UNIX shell scripting, with an understanding of emerging technologies as Google Go / Golang, or node.js
Strong working knowledge of Java Script, XML, HTML, ASP.Net, C# and various No-SQL databases such as MongoDB.
Candidates should have a working knowledge of JEE servers, such as Tomcat and JBOSS and the various JEE technology stack they support.
Candidates should also have a strong background with the Spring Framework and Spring Boot.
Candidates should also have a strong background in Spring Data JPA with Hibernate as the backing persistence API.
Candidates should have strong experience developing RESTful and SOAP/WSDL based web services and be able to discuss the difference between the two approaches.
Candidates should also have expertise on building clients that are able to consume such webservices.
Candidates should have a working knowledge of various HTTP based authentication schemes and how TLS is implemented.
Candidates for this position should be able to articulate various design patterns, such as MVC and DI, and know when to apply them in practice.
Candidates should understand and be able to articulate what a micro service is and what it’s architecture entails.
Candidates should also be familiar with common code vulnerabilities and how to mitigate them.
Candidates should be able to design and build automated unit tests and integration tests with JUnit and supporting mock libraries.

Other Attributes:
Contribute to the entire implementation process for new API designs and integration points
Meet with business partners to understand business needs
Contribute to overall solution design
Responsible for build and testing of developed solutions
Experience working in an Agile environment preferred
A working knowledge of federal systems and processes preferred
Ideal candidates should be aware of or have used various cloud based technologies such as Docker, Rancher, Kubernetes, Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

About Centene

As we work to improve health outcomes around the world, technology will play a key role. That’s why we’ve made major investments in cutting-edge technology – and in people like you. Here, you’ll work in a fast-paced industry with lots of room for growth and innovation. This is a technology operation few can match in scope and none can match in impact. If you’re ready to develop and deliver solutions that can help millions of people, join Centene.