Software Engineer

Full Time

    Job Description

    Resp & Qualifications


    Designs, develops/codes, tests, and documents application programs for computer systems. Works with appropriate stakeholders to define system scope and objectives. Performs complex analysis, design, development, testing, and debugging of computer software ranging from operating system, architecture integration, and software design to selection of computer systems, language, and/or equipment. Performs in accordance with established project standards and processes. Breaks down software requirements and creates overly complex systems. This position is a Hybrid position (Hybrid employees primarily work from a physical location of their choice within the company's default region of Washington, DC, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Depending on business need this may result in working in the company's DC or Virginia location.

    • Develop software applications using Java and Spring Boot.
    • Participate and follow agile development methodologies.
    • Performs software analysis, including requirements and uses case development and design. Implements and documents source code to design specifications.
    • Performs software testing including developing and running automated unit tests, drafting, and executing structured automated test cases.
    • Develop and/or analyze interface design documentation. Comply with hardware and software systems standards and procedures.
    • Build large, distributed, API-driven systems for tens of thousands of users.
    • Demonstrated experience with front-end and back-end programing and integration frameworks and tools. Assist in the estimation of development of application features.
    • Analyzes, debugs, and corrects reported software bugs and enhancements. Updates user and software documentation. Compile, assess, and report data results from software testing and analysis
    • Analyzes and implements functional requirements and designs, implements, and tests software. Performs operations & maintenance (O&M) of existing systems. Identifies areas for improvement and streamlining.
    • Writes system design and application code documentation. Gathers, analyzes, and composes technical information. Extend open-source libraries and systems as needed to meet the team's needs.
    • Analyzes data and provides expertise in interpreting results and gathers and documents technical and functional user requirements and specifications.
    • Participates in regular meetings, providing status on current tasks. Participates in peer reviews of software development artifacts.
    • Continuous learning of technology trends, and best practices.
    • You would be an ideal candidate if you have a love for testing and a passion for ensuring quality applications.

    This position has no direct reports, however, may informally lead teams in a matrix environment.


    Education Level: Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science OR in lieu of a Bachelor's degree, an additional 4 years of relevant work experience is required in addition to the required work experience.

    Experience: 3 years software development experience in object-oriented language.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Knowledge of programming languages (e.g., C, Python, .NET Framework, Java, etc.).
    • Knowledge and understanding of software development life cycle (SDLC).
    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
    • Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.
    • Basic understanding of cloud technologies (e.g., AWS, Azure).
    • Basic understanding of database technologies (e.g., cloud, SQL, Oracle, Mongo DB, PostgreSQL, etc.).
    • Fundamental knowledge of software engineers’ best practices, agile methodologies, CI/CD pipelines.
    • Knowledge of test-first practices including Test-Driven Development (TDD) for unit tests and Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) for automated acceptance tests.
    • Knowledge of DevOps practices and tools.
    • Knowledge of Code quality and promotion practices.
    • Must be able to meet established deadlines and handle multiple customer service demands from internal and external customers, within set expectations for service excellence. Must be able to effectively communicate and provide positive customer service to every internal and external customer, including customers who may be demanding or otherwise challenging.



    Equal Employment Opportunity

    CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of theCompany to provide equal employment opportunities to allqualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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    Federal Disc/Physical Demand

    Note: The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.


    The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position. Occasional walking or standing is required. The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects. The associate must frequently talk and hear. Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.

    Sponsorship in US

    Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship