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Technical Architect
Eden Prairie, Minnesota  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on August 3, 2021
Job Id #48401 Posted July 8, 2021

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • M&R acquisition portals

Team and Team size:

  •  Individual contributor.

Top Responsibilities:

  • Lead and mentor/guide software engineers within the team
  • Drive some of the software engineering phases including requirements analysis, architecture & application design
  • Ensure team is building reusable components, frameworks and libraries which can be leveraged across department
  • Ensure team is following good design principal to build scalable and high performant application.
  • Support the development team by validating that the design of their app is in line with requirements, solution design, guidelines and direction/roadmap.
  • Participate actively in Agile/SCRUM meetings.
  • Identify areas of process improvements and build automated solutions to increase efficiency & performance for web based application
  • Collaborate with the business to evaluate business goals, identify business problems, and propose solutions
  • Plan and strategize with other key leaders including resource, technology and product-services planning
  • Design and develop innovative solutions to meet current and future needs of the business
  • Work very closely with architecture groups and drive solutions
  • Research, identify, and recommend industry best practices and emerging trends for solving business problems

Success Factors:

  • Strong digital experience for modern web platform
  • Strong Front end development skillset with strong Angular, UI knowledge and experience
  • Working experience building Single Page Applications
  • Solid Knowledge of modern Digital technologies and landscape
  • Solid understanding of Javascript processing, Web Optimization
  • Prior SW Architect experience with large consumer facing Web applications
  • Good understanding of industry trends, risks and opportunities for emerging technologies
  • Solid understanding design principles and patterns
  • Experience working with different Web delivery channels - desktop, mobile, tablet

Software tools/skills:

  • web application architecture
  • DevOps knowledge
  • RUM monitoring concepts
  • scripting knowledge
  • Jenkin
  • Elastic DB
  • Selenium
  • Neo Load
  • Monitoring tools like Splunk, Dynatrace
  • React / Angular
  • NodeJS

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science (or equivalent)
  • 8+ years in the software engineering profession across entire SDLC
  • Must have experience with eCommerce / Digital Applications.
  • 4+ years of prior hands-on experience in Java/J2EE programming developing enterprise class Application (including Web, Mobile) with multiple frameworks (React, AngularJS, NodeJS or Groovy or Scala, etc.)
  • 4+ years of experience building/designing highly scalable digital application
  • 3+ years of experience as a Java/Web Architect
  • 3+ years of experience with Responsive CSS
  • Good understanding of Google Web Optimization guidelines, Web Performance best practices and search engine optimization
  • Prior experience consuming REST Applications / Micro services
  • Good Understanding DevOps principle and associated tools such Jenkin, Automation script
  • Good understanding of web application networking and communication flows.
  • Demonstrated success designing and building high-quality, scalable commercial software applications
  • Proven experience delivering software using an Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Experience with application monitoring tools - Dynatrace, Splunk, New relic
  • We cannot provide sponsorship upon conversion

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Software development Design Architecture experience
  • Prior experience with Open Source Frameworks and other tools including Spring, Webflux, Hibernate, Log4J/Commons logging, Maven, Ant
  • Prior experience building cross platform web application
  • Prior experience in NO SQL databases
  • Prior experience using Eclipse, JBOSS Studio, Rational Application Developer or other similar tools
  • Quick to learn new technologies and deliver Proof-of-Concept
  • Cloud architecture Knowledge
  • Knowledge of IT governance
  • Knowledge of the United Healthcare business and technology landscape

Working Time:

  • 9 Am to 5 PM

Interview Process:

  • a. How many rounds? 2 rounds
  • b. Video vs. phone? Phone followed by video
  • c. How technical will the interviews be? Technical, design focused interview

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

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