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Lead Software Engineer - (Java) Digital Health Platform

Company: Humana Inc.
Location: Irving
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:


As part of our Digital Health Platform team, the Lead Software Engineer will be working with leadership to conceptualize our next generation product.


As a Lead Software Engineer you will be working with leadership to conceptualize our next generation product, leading a development team to design and build it, contributing to the technical architecture of our enterprise data platform (including improvements to our cloud infrastructure and DevOps), leading the analysis and resolution of production issues, and helping continually improve our processes.

On any given day you may:

  • Lead by example doing hands-on platform development
  • Mentor team members to level up our overall skill set
  • Review pull requests and provide constructive feedback
  • Dig into system issues to understand and fix the cause, not the symptom
  • Design and implement changes in our development pipeline and cloud infrastructure
  • Investigate and propose new ideas, frameworks, technologies, or processes

What you bring to the table

You are a lead engineer with 5 or more years of experience with Cloud-based platform development. You are capable of owning significant design and development responsibility. You can work with autonomy to get things done while collaborating with others on architectural and process decisions. You are comfortable with giving and receiving feedback from your teammates and others in the organization. You can think on your feet and conceptualize what needs to be done from incomplete and evolving requirements. You hit deadlines and communicate effectively.

The successful candidate will also have experience with:

  • Azure Cloud Services

  • Designing solutions architecture

  • Building big data platform

  • Building RESTful APIs

  • Working with Infrastructure and security as code

  • Designing data models

What It's Like To Work Here

We take immense pride in cultivating a strong, person-first culture always looking for ways to be intentionally uncommon. Our team is made up of talented, creative, kind, fun, and energetic folks wired for continuous improvement.

To be great at Humana, we find our team members have these things in common:

  • Gain energy from working in a fast-paced, creative environment

  • Decision making that employs a blend of data-driven insights and intuition

  • Ability to multitask and handle multiple projects concurrently

  • Resilience and positivity, able to address setbacks and bounce back quickly

  • Resourcefulness, discovering creative ways to get things done

  • Joy in making an immediate and positive impact

Skills and Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree or above (Computer Science, Bio Engineering, Electronics and Electrical Engineering or any related field)

Proficient understanding and tech-lead level experience in one or more programming languages (Java, Scala, etc.)

5+ years of Cloud-based platform development experience

Strong Java experience

Experience with JSON, RESTful web services and client-server interactions

Knowledge of various persistence (RDBMS, noSQL, HDFS, Cassandra, Redis)

Understanding Data Catalog, Data Governance, Data Lineage

Experience with security, authentication in data platform

Experience with building stream-processing systems, using solutions such as Spark-Streaming or Flink

Experience with integration of data from multiple data sources

Good basics of operating systems and network

Good knowledge of Big Data technologies stack such as Spark, noSQL

Knowledge of messaging systems, such as Kafka or Pulsar

Role Desirables

Experience with Spring/Spring Boot

Experience with highly scalable web services

API design and development

Knowledge of and experience with Azure

Environment management/orchestration systems (Kubernetes, etc.)

Experience with testing frameworks and code quality tools

Experience with continuous integration environment and tools

Experience with SQLserver, PostgresSQL, Mongo development and optimization

Familiarity with Healthcare (FHIR), Clinical or Financial industry

Experience with agile development practices

Familiarity with Git

Knowledge of JIRA and Confluence


Scheduled Weekly Hours


Keywords: Humana Inc., Irving , Lead Software Engineer - (Java) Digital Health Platform, Other , Irving, Texas

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