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Microservices Java Engineer Lead





Microservices Java Engineer Lead

Location : This position will work a hybrid model (remote and office). The ideal candidate will live within 50 miles of one of our Elevance Health PulsePoint locations including Atlanta GA, Richmond VA, and Walnut Creek CA.

The Digital Technology Organization at Elevance Health is seeking a highly motivated hands-on Software Engineer focused on the application of emerging technologies. We are looking for individuals to join our Carelon Platforms team who continually strive to advance engineering excellence and technology innovation. Our mission is to power the next generation of Elevance Health’s digital products and services through innovation, collaboration, and transparency. The Microservices Java Engineer Lead is will be a technology leader and doer who enjoys working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

How you will make an impact:

  • Analyze requirements, system risks, and software reliability.

  • Design and Implement RESTful and Event Driven Microservices using Java 17 and Spring Boot.

  • Build cross browser compatible code using HTML, CSS, Javascript and ReactJS.

  • Enhance performance of the front-end and backend applications.

  • Collaborate with front-end Engineers, back-end Engineers, Product Owners, and QA Teams.

  • Maintains active relationships with customers to determine business requirements and leads requirements gathering meetings.

  • Primary duties may include, but are not limited to.  

  • Leads requirements gathering meetings and reviews designs with the business.

  • Leads efforts with Web and marketing team to increase the presence of web products.

  • May implement improvements in stability, performance, and scalability across major business-critical systems.

  • May implement process to reduce barriers and roadblocks in projects, services, and processes in order to operate more efficiently.

  • Owns the change request process and coordinates with other teams as necessary.

  • Develops and owns list of final enhancements.

  • Develops and defines application scope and objectives and supervises the preparation of technical and/or functional specifications from with programs will be written.

  • Performs technical design reviews and code reviews.

  • Ensures unit test is completed and meets the test plan requirements, system testing is completed and system is implemented according to plan.

  • Responsible for delivery of application technology solutions and data information planning effort.

  • Coordinates and manages on-call support and owns the system monitoring process.

  • Owns the technical development environment and works on the Enterprise team.

  • Leads multiple or large projects and facilitates large group JAD sessions for requirements, modeling in several disciplines.

  •  Leads vendor evaluation and analysis.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Requires an BA/BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field of study and a minimum of 7 years related experience; multi platform, multi-dimensional experience, and expert level experience with business and technical applications; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.  

Preferred Skills, Capabilities and Experiences: 

  • Proven expert knowledge and experience in designing and implementing Microservices using Java 11 or above, Spring Boot 3, and Kafka, with 5 years of experience.

  • Proficient in HTML, CSS, JavaScript and ReactJS strongly preferred.

  • HL7 FHIR preferred.

  • Snowflake preferred.

  • Kubernetes preferred.

  • Spring Batch and Spring Security (OAuth2) experience preferred.

  • Proficient in SQL authoring

  • Passionate about technology and delivering solutions to solve business problems using RESTful and Event driven architectures

  • Experience working in an Agile software delivery environment, with exposure to continuous integration and continuous delivery tools

  • Great collaboration and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work with team members and lead by example in code, feature development, and knowledge sharing

  • A Degree in Computer science, Mathematics, or any other quantitative discipline


Locations: California

For candidates working in person or remotely in the below locations, the salary* range for this specific position is $137,080 to $205,620 

In addition to your salary, Elevance Health offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility 
requirements). The salary offered for this specific position is based on a number of legitimate, nondiscriminatory factors set by the company. The company is fully committed to ensuring equal pay opportunities for equal work regardless of gender, race, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local pay equity laws. 

* The salary range is the range Elevance Health in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. This range may be modified in the future and actual compensation may vary 
from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level. Even within the range, the actual compensation will vary depending on the above factors as well as market/business considerations. No amount is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable under the terms and conditions of the applicable policies and plans. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law

Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Accordingly, Elevance Health is not obligated to pay referral fees to any agency that is not a party to an agreement with Elevance Health. Thus, any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Be part of an Extraordinary Team

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. A Fortune 20 company with a longstanding history in the healthcare industry, we are looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates in certain patient/member-facing roles to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Elevance Health approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Elevance Health is able to reasonably accommodate. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2022, has been ranked for five years running as one of the 2023 World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune magazine, and is a growing Top 20 Fortune 500 Company. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact for assistance.

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