Dec 05, 2019

Kafka Engineer

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Tampa, FL, USA
Full-Time Information Technology (IT)

Job Description

WellCare Health Plans

The Lead Software Engineer leads the design and implementation of, or complex changes to, information systems. Lead the review of user specifications/requirements in order to complete the technical design for the requested enhancements. Ensures all technical documentation, programming, and testing for changes which have been assigned to the team are completed on time and with a high degree of quality. Lead the work to resolve complex issues and/or defects which may be reported as a result of faults in the production system. Participate and contribute to technical feasibility studies, business cases, proposals, and the assessment of 3rd party applications/products.

Essential Functions:

  • Leads the design and development of enterprise systems making specific determinations about system performance, reliability, and scalability.
  • Leads the analysis of system specifications and translates system requirements to tasks for the development team.
  • Leads code reviews to ensure new or enhanced programs have proper logic and syntax, as well as, adherence to code standards for the organization.
  • Serve as a technical lead on most complex and demanding cross-functional projects.
  • Ensures all functional specifications, design models, and system workflows from which software applications will be developed and implemented are complete.
  • Ensure the timely and professional response to requests for support in order to troubleshoot and/or maintain production systems.
  • Conducts system analysis and development, with limited support, to keep information systems current with changing technologies.
  • Responsible for developing new programs and proofing the program to develop needed changes to assure production of a quality product.
  • Write, edit, and debug computer programs for assigned projects.
  • Maintains WellCare IT development standards and best practices.
  • Responsible for planning, processing, and performing all jobs/tasks in an efficient manner with little assistance from supervisor.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Additional Responsibilities:

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Candidate Education:

  • Required A Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems or like discipline
  • Required or equivalent work experience 2 additional years of relevant work experience may be substituted in lieu of degree
Candidate Experience:
  • Required 8 years of experience in the development, implementation, and maintenance of large-scale OLTP and DSS in a client-server environment
  • Required 2 years of experience in the development, implementation, and maintenance of Kafka
  • Preferred Other database design, development, and normalization using Oracle DBMS or Microsoft SQL Server
  • Preferred experience with Java/ J2EE/JavaScript
  • Preferred Other IT experience in a healthcare environment

Candidate Skills:

    • Advanced Demonstrated analytical skills
    • Advanced Demonstrated problem solving skills
    • Advanced Ability to work in a matrixed environment
    • Advanced Demonstrated written communication skills
    • Intermediate Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from peers and management

Licenses and Certifications:

  • A license in one of the following is required:
    Technical Skills:

  • Required Advanced Other Specific technologies listed below are required based on assigned function/area (2 years exp required)
  • Required Advanced Kafka
  • Required Advanced Java
  • Required Advanced J2EE
  • Required Advanced Oracle Database Management System (DBMS)



About us
Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) focuses primarily on providing government-sponsored managed care services to families, children, seniors and individuals with complex medical needs primarily through Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans, as well as individuals in the Health Insurance Marketplace. WellCare serves approximately 5.5 million members nationwide as of September 30, 2018. WellCare is a Fortune 500 company that employs nearly 12,000 associates across the country and was ranked a "World's Most Admired Company" in 2018 by Fortune magazine. For more information about WellCare, please visit the company's website at EOE: All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, childbirth or related medical condition or other legally protected basis protected by applicable federal or state law except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies. Comprehensive Health Management, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V/SO.



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