Express Scripts Java Software Engineer in St. Louis, Missouri

Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: REQ20008353

POSITION SUMMARY

The Software Development Engineer uses in-depth knowledge and experience to oversee the writing and modifying of complex software application programs. This position will create detailed specifications or designs, conduct quality assurance reviews of peer's application programming, and act as a resource for team members with less experience. The Software Development Engineer will code, test, debug, document and maintain software application programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Partner with a multiple vendors to create estimates and delivery plans for projects at a capability level.

  • Ensure quality of technology delivery of multiple vendors’ technology solutions for multiple concurrent projects at capability level.

  • Provide technology leadership and delivery accountability for solutions for multiple concurrent projects within an application family. (i.e. Claims, C&PS, or CS&DW).

  • Serve as SME for components of the team.

  • Support activities of senior team members and architects to set direction for new technology components in the ESI environment.

  • Provide technical guidance to projects for components of a technology suites.

  • Lead efforts to develop standard practices, components, guidelines for use of complex technology components.

  • Participate in resolving urgent and high production incidents.

  • Participate in action to determine root cause of problems and drive resolution.

  • Work on special projects as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience.

  • 5-8 years relevant experience or Master’s degree and 3-5 years of relevant experience; 1-2 years ESI experience preferred.

  • Complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories and concepts in the field.

  • Experience with Java, J2EE required

  • Hands-on coding experience required

  • Ability to provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.

  • Solutions are innovative, thorough, practical and consistent with organizational objectives.

  • Strong customer service focus.

  • Ability to lead discussions with all levels of the organization and provide balanced information of an idea or communication of an issue regardless of written or verbal.

  • Familiarity with health care or PBM industry.

  • Familiar with working in a vendor partner model.

  • Ability to work flexible schedule to accommodate project deadlines.

  • Strong mentoring skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work load and meet project deadlines.

  • Adaptability and willingness to lean new tools and applications.

  • Ability to adapt in a dynamic work environment and make independent decisions.

  • Demonstrated team collaboration experience.

EEO STATEMENT

Express Scripts is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Applicants must be able to pass a drug test and background investigation. Express Scripts is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

This expansive group is accountable for planning, building and driving core technology solutions and services across virtually every aspect of the business, including Infrastructure, Engineering, Operations, Architecture, Pharmacy Technology, Home Delivery, Specialty and IT Service Management. The following teams help comprise this ever-important group\:

• IT Architecture & Innovation defines and drives the company’s architecture strategy.

• IT Engineering manages all engineering activities associated with the company’s architecture and attendant technology.

• IT Operations manages all the technology that supports the company’s operational functions

ABOUT EXPRESS SCRIPTS

Advance your career with the company that makes it easier for people to choose better health.

Express Scripts is a leading healthcare company serving tens of millions of consumers. We are looking for individuals who are passionate, creative and committed to creating systems and service solutions that promote better health outcomes.

Join the company that Fortune magazine ranked as one of the 'Most Admired Companies' in the pharmacy category. Then, use your intelligence, creativity, integrity and hard work to help us enhance our products and services.

We offer a highly competitive base salary and a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, life insurance, paid time off, tuition assistance and an employee stock purchase plan.

Express Scripts is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Applicants must be able to pass a drug test and background investigation.

Express Scripts is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.