Sr. Software Development Engineer
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Sr. Software Development Engineer
Ref No.: 16-06850
Location: Saint Louis, Missouri

The Sr. Software Development Engineer uses specialized depth and experience to oversee the writing and modifying of complex software application programs. Leads work groups that are responsible for software development, design and quality testing. This position will create detailed specifications or designs, conduct quality assurance reviews of peer's application programming and act as a mentor to others in these programs. The Sr Software Development Engineer will maintain these programs by coding, testing, and debugging documents. This position is competent to work at the highest technical level of all phases of application programming activities.

  • Partner with multiple vendors to create estimates and delivery plans for projects or programs across an application family. Ensure quality of technology delivery of multiple vendors' technology solutions for multiple concurrent projects or programs for an application family.
  • Provide technology leadership and delivery accountability for solutions for multiple concurrent projects within an application family. (i.e. Claims, C&PS, or CS&DW)
  • Function as team leader for a large or complex unit with accountability for: Setting direction to mature the technology associated with the team. Key aspect of this is "tech debt” removal when possible. Identify and implement process enhancement opportunities associated with supporting the application area. Implement actions to increase Client and vendor partner knowledge on team. Serve as SME for components of the team.
  • Partner with architects to set direction for maturing use of/retiring/adding technology components in the Client environment.
  • Provide technical guidance to projects/programs for complex components of a multiple technology suites
  • Lead efforts to develop standard practices, components, guidelines for use of complex technology components.
  • Lead teams to resolve urgent and high production incidents.
  • Lead actions to determine root cause of problems and drive resolution.
  • Work on special projects as assigned.
  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent work experience
  • 8-12 years relevant experience
  • Complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories and concepts in the field
  • Oracle Development experience including knowledge of Oracle Database, Tools and Applications. J2EE Technologies, Web Services, Data Analysis.
  • Software Programming languages-(ie., .Net, C++, Oracle Forms)
  • Ability to provide and implement technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems
  • Solutions are innovative, thorough, practical and consistent with organizational objectives
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Ability to lead discussions with all levels of the organization and provide balanced information of an idea or communication of an issue regardless of written or verbal
  • Familiarity with health care or PBM industry
  • Familiar with working in a vendor partner model
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to accommodate project deadlines
  • Strong mentoring skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work load and meet project deadlines
  • Adaptability and willingness to lean new tools and applications
  • Ability to adapt in a dynamic work environment and make independent decisions
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across project teams
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Is Relocation Available?

Are you open to sponsorship?

Are there flexible work hours?

Is there a possibility to work remote?

This position is:
New Position

Is there a bonus structure?

Is there equity?

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What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?
Must have experience working in a large corporate environment Must have experience working with offshore teams ****Submissions without summaries will not be considered. Summaries need to include salary expectations, location, and why the individual is looking.****

What are the nice-to-have skills?
Oracle Forms Java

What is exciting about this opportunity? Please use this section to describe team and company culture.
This is for a division of Client, called Accredo Specialty. Accredo is headquartered out of Memphis, TN and focuses on medications/medical needs of those suffering from chronic illnesses. Accredo teams are based out of Memphis, TN, Orlando, FL and St. Louis, MO.

If an Accepted Candidate independently pursues another position at Client, no Placement Fee will be due if the Candidate is Hired for the other position, even if Hired within 6 months of Acceptance. Independent pursuit means Client did not learn about the Candidate or the Candidate did not learn about the other job as a result of either being submitted to this job or from the Scout Search Firm.