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GEHC - Software Engineer III
Ref No.: 18-19516
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Senior Software Engineer
Chicago, IL
1 Year Contract
W2 ONLY


Job Description:
You will be responsible for programing a component, feature and or feature set. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business. You will also contribute to design discussions.

Responsibilities:
• Responsible for providing technical leadership and defining, developing, and evolving software in a fast paced and agile development environment using the latest software development technologies and infrastructure
• Provide technical leadership to an agile team of 5-7
• Work with Product Line Leaders (PLLs) to understand product requirements & vision
• Translate requirements / vision into prioritized list of user stories and deliver to required timelines and quality standards
• Work with product line leaders and architects to develop multi generation software technology plans
• Drive increased efficiency across the teams, eliminating duplication, leveraging product and technology reuse
• Support process improvements which guide the development, sustaining & support activities
• Coach, mentor and lead the team
• Work cross functionally with other business departments to align activities and deliverables
• Drive world-class quality in the development and support of products
• Communicate effectively both within immediate team and also across SSG leadership team and with PLLs
• Ensure team receives consistent messages and has clear understanding of business direction, strategy and results
• Engage subject matter experts in successful transfer of complex domain knowledge
• Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques
• Write code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project
• Understand performance parameters and assess application performance
• Work on core data structures and algorithms and implement them using technology chosen
• Proactively share information across the team, to the right audience with the appropriate level of detail and timeliness

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in "STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
• A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in Java or Java Script OR Master's degree with 3 years of experience Java or Java Script
• Must be willing to travel (infrequent)
• Client Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towards relevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completed
• Must be willing to work out of an office located in Chicago, IL

Desired Characteristics:
Technical Expertise:
• Experience developing web applications (Spring, RESTful, Jersey, RestEasy,JAX-WS, Web Services)
• Experience with front-end technologies such as Java, Javascript, JSON, HTML5, CSS, AngularJS, React, BackboneJS, EmberJS, KnockoutJS
• Experience with database tools (JPA, Hibernate,JDBC, Spring Data)
• Experience with tooling (Gradle, Maven, Git, SVN)
• Experience working on software projects in the Healthcare regulated domain
Business Acumen:
• Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems
• Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts
• Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry trends
• Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices
Leadership:
• Ability to takes ownership of small and medium sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and helping team members
• Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale.
• Able to speak to mutual needs and win-win solutions.
• Uses two-way communication to influence outcomes and ongoing results
• Identifies misalignments with goals, objectives, and work direction against the organizational strategy.
• Makes suggestions to course correct
• Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against scheduled commitments.
• Effectively balances different, competing objectives
Personal Attributes:
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Effective team building and problem solving abilities
• Persists to completion, especially in the face of overwhelming odds and setbacks.
• Pushes self for results; pushes others for results through team spirit