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Principal Software Engineer

Company: Change Healthcare
Location: Bowie
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Principal Software EngineerOverview of PositionChange Healthcare (CHC) is looking for a Principal Software Engineer in the payments organization to be a technical leader for our new React and Node based NextGen Payments.-Change Healthcare engineering team is architecting a cloud-based payments platform in emerging technologies. As a principal engineer, you will contribute in a multitude of way - own large sections of our codebase, drive strategic technical improvements, create sweeping improvements in stability, performance and scalability across business-critical systems. As an experienced tech leader, you will consistently be able to reduce product complexity, eliminate single point of failures, simplify codebase and processes to get more done with less work. This role would require you to work at a cross-engineering scope and mentor the engineering team to develop, build, and scale the payments platform at large volumes. As a broader team impact, you will anticipate technical issues, come up with larger ideas particularly on reliability and scalability, and advocate them convincingly.We're looking for you if you're comfortable working in a collaborative environment where everyone takes responsibility for success in every aspect of our product's delivery. We build incrementally, deliver by validation, and enable through a culture of DevOps. You'll have a passion for the highest quality results, continuously looking to improve outcomes by enhancing processes and highlighting opportunities. You'll work in collaboration with limited supervision, adopting Scrum and Agile process to prioritize, pick up, and complete work. You'll share ideas and team up to deliver new and creative ways to solve problems.What will be my duties and responsibilities in this job?

  • Plan, design, develop and test software systems or applications for software enhancements and new products including cloud-based (AWS) and/or internet-related tools
  • Decompose success criteria and architectural/design requirements into well-defined, executable stories
  • Build defined epics and stories into releasable features and functions
  • Deliver well-documented code, features, and functions with built-in unit tests
  • Provide on-going maintenance, support, and enhancement in existing systems and platforms
  • Provide continuous feedback, identify process improvement opportunities, openly communicate and collaborate to enhance team capabilities
  • Investigate, identify, and resolve defects and performance problems
  • Utilize skills to contribute to development of company objectives and principles and to achieve goals in creative and effective ways
  • Exercise independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
  • Creates formal networks involving coordination among groups.
  • Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new or special assignments.
  • Proactively work with and oversee work of junior engineers to ensure individual components being worked on as part of a larger system will work together properlyWhat are the requirements needed for this position?
    • 10+ years' general programming experience, including high-level languages such as (but not limited to) C#, Java, JavaScript, Scala, Kotlin, etc.
    • 3+ years' experience back-end development in Node JS
    • Experience in Scrum / Agile development methodologies
    • Cloud experience, preferably AWS
    • Experience designing and building event-driven architectures, message-based architectures
    • Experience with test-driven development, building test plans, unit tests, and automated testing frameworks
    • Experience building reusable minimal-function components, microservices, and libraries
    • Ability to solve problems under time constraints
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills including presentation skills
    • Strong conflict resolution and negotiation skills
    • Works well in a matrixed cross-functional environment and a builder of professional relationships
    • Ability to be creative with a growth mindset in problem-solving
    • Willingness to learn and pivot quickly on technologies and design approaches
    • Writes clear, concise, and reusable code
    • Experience writing MySQL queries and interfacing with databases through codeWhat other skills/experience would be helpful to have?
      • Experience with AWS ecosystem (I.e., Lambda functions, S3, step functions, ALB, RDS)
      • Experience with generating and working with PDF files at a low level
      • Familiarity with the image cash letter (ICL) file format
      • General experience in the health care industryWhat are the working conditions and physical requirements of this job?General office demands.Be able to participate in virtual meetings that will require a flexible schedule to at times participate in different time zones for team and vendor meetings. Meetings will be in Pacific Time Zone but occasionally put time aside for communication to employees in APAC.#li-remoteJoin our team today where we are creating a better coordinated, increasingly collaborative, and more efficient healthcare system!-Colorado Residents Only: The base pay range for Colorado residents is $126,445.00 - $259,665.00 plus any relevant incentive pay programs that may be aligned to the role. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your base pay, Change Healthcare offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental and vision plans; wellness program; health savings account; flexible spending accounts; 401(k) retirement plan; life insurance; short-term and long-term disability insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; tuition reimbursement; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.COVID MandateAs a federal contractor, Change Healthcare is adhering to the Executive Order which mandates vaccination.- As such, we are requiring all U.S. new hires and employees to show proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or receive an approved accommodation by their date of hire, as a condition of employment.-As we continue to navigate the ever-changing COVID-19 pandemic, we remain committed to doing our part to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of our team members and our communities. Proof of vaccination or accommodations requests will be collected once an offer is accepted with Change Healthcare. -All accommodation requests will be carefully considered but are not guaranteed to be approved.-Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement Change Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information,- national origin, disability, or veteran status. To read more about employment discrimination protections under federal law, read EEO is the Law at and the supplemental information at .If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to applyaccommodations@changehealthcare.com-with "Applicant requesting reasonable accommodation" as the subject. Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.Click here -to view our pay transparency nondiscrimination policy.California (US) Residents: By submitting an application to Change Healthcare for consideration of any employment opportunity, you acknowledge that you have read and understood-.Change Healthcare maintains a drug free workplace and conducts pre-employment drug-testing, where applicable, in accordance with federal, state and local laws.

Keywords: Change Healthcare, Bowie , Principal Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Bowie, Maryland

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