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Senior Application Software Engineer - C#/Web Services
Ref No.: 16-09824
Location: Town & Country, Missouri, Missouri
Technology is the core of operations at Centene. We are thinkers, motivators and innovators. IT is integrated in all divisions across the enterprise. We continuously deliver leading edge solutions and quality results through advanced technology to support more than 11 million members throughout the nation.

Four exciting reasons to join our IT team:
  • Leading Edge Technology – From Java to C# to Big Data, MongoDB, AngularJS, Microstrategy, mobile development, we have it. And we're willing to experiment.
  • Dynamic Growth - Centene growing 40% per year. IT growth of 48% from 2011 to 2014. Even more to come over the next 18 months.
  • Investments in IT - Agile Software Development, Agile Software Development, ITIL, etc.
  • Needs in all areas – Web Services, ETL, EDI, Security, Application Development, Database Development/Administration, and Network/System Administration. If you do it well, we have it and we want to talk to you.

Position Purpose: Design, build, test and maintain scalable and stable off the shelf application or custom built technology solutions to meet business needs. Act as a subject matter expert for Application Software developers and Engineers. Your main role will be supporting ECM software. The expectation is that you will mentor younger developers, do code review, and help them build automation. You will be working with Claims Data. This is a very collaborative team. The team commits to finishing a project and divides the work amongst themselves it. Team is focused around best practices, continuous delivery. If you want to be on a team where the focus is on code, this is the role for you.

Other duties:
  • Contribute to the entire implementation process including driving the definition of improvements based on business need and architectural improvements
  • Meet with business partners to understand business needs
  • Responsible for overall design of the solution
  • Design, build and test applications
  • Conduct root cause analysis and advanced performance tuning for complex business processes and functionality
Other great things about working for Centene:
Centene offers options that allow you to do more than just plan for retirement. Our programs allow shared success with our employees.
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Training and Learning Opportunities/Tuition Reimbursement/Educational Assistance
  • On-site fitness center or discount at local fitness centers (most locations)
  • Discounts for select local and national products and services, including cell phones, computers and more
  • Other amenities may be available, but vary by location
  • 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 Script, OOP/OOAD, XML, HTML, ASP.Net, C# (or Java but you will doing C# in this role).
  • Experience with Oracle or SQL Server. 40% of code is database access so need strong skills in this area.
  • Experience with web services, messaging, and stored procedures.

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.
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Is Relocation Available?
Yes, nationwide
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?
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Who does this position report to?
Manager, IT
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What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?
C# or Java but will doing C# on this team, SQL Server or Oracle, 40% of code is database access. Mentoring experience, including code review. Build automation
What are the nice-to-have skills?
Web services JavaScript (client side scripting) HTML, CSS Agile
What is exciting about this opportunity? Please use this section to describe team and company culture.
Team is focused around best practices, continuous delivery. If they want to be on a team where the focus is on code, this is a great fit.
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