Senior Software Engineer

Employer: Delta Dental
Job Location: Roanoke, Virginia
Category: IT/Computers/Networking
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 1/13/2021
Closing Date: 5/31/2021
Delta Dental
At Delta Dental of Virginia, we are passionate about good oral health. In fact, dental benefits coverage is our specialty. For more than 50 years, we have been working to improve the oral health of Virginians by providing flexible, affordable dental benefit plans and building the largest network of participating oral health providers in the state.
Job Description Position Summary:
We are looking to hire a Senior Software Engineer. This individual must be able to hit the ground running and be able to deliver under tight timelines. This individual will be part of a highly collaborative, rapid delivery and results focused team. Ability to solve problems, demonstrate critical thinking, collaborate effectively and being accountable are keys to be successful in this role.
Essential Functions:
  • Develop, design, test and implement complex database programs using PostGreSQL and Oracle.
  • Performance tune SQL's, application programs.
  • Design and develop cloud based micro-services
  • Ability to quickly assess multifaceted problems and complex situations and recognize patterns to identify and resolve the root cause
  • Works well with others and is a skilled communicator both written and verbally
  • Deliver reliable/robust software through continuous integration, automated testing, and in-depth code reviews within framework of Agile/SCRUM
  • 5-8+ years’ in SQL development (required)
  • 3-5+ years’ experience in software development in JVM based languages
  • Data modeling understanding / experience
  • Proficiency in writing stable, robust and reliable unit, integration and system level testing
  • Experience as a software developer with Java or any other object oriented programming and platforms
  • Strong collaboration skills: accomplishing tasks will often require working across teams and coordinating work on your own team
  • Desire to learn and mentor 
  • Demonstrated experience leading people and getting results through others.
  • Ability to think and plan strategically for organizational success.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Preferred Tech Stack Experience
  • Programming Languages: Java, SQL
  • Architecture: Micro Services, Event Driven Architecture, Design Patterns
  • Framework: Spring Boot
  • Databases: PostGreSQL, Oracle
  • Messaging: RabbitMQ
  • Cloud: AWS
  • Collaboration: JIRA, Confluence
Nice to Have Experience
  • UI Development : Angular
  • DevOps : BitBucket, Terraform, ConcourseCI
  • Prior experience in Healthcare domain
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. Use of hands is required for such technological devices such as a computer, telephone, and others. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will be required to travel (sometimes long distances) to attend required meetings.
  • Work environment: The work is limited to the office environment with occasional trips to other office facilities or locations necessitating walking outdoors or driving. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal. 
Delta Dental of Virginia is a drug-free work environment.  Delta Dental provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy related conditions, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service or other protected status. 
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