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IT App Dev & Support, Professional, Senior Software Engineer

Headquarters Office, 625 State Street, Schenectady, New York, United States of America; Rochester Office, 220 Alexander Street, Rochester, New York, United States of America Req #479
Monday, March 9, 2020
Be a part of the transformation at MVP Health Care®. MVP Health Care is a nationally-recognized, regional not-for-profit health insurer. We care for more than 700,000 members across New York and Vermont and are powered by the ideas and energy of more than 1,700 employees. We employ talented people  with diverse backgrounds and experience—tech people, numbers people, even people people—to make health insurance more convenient, more supportive, and more personal. If you’re ready to join a thriving, mission-driven company where you can create your own opportunities—it’s time to make a healthy career move to MVP.

Status: Full-time, Exempt: Yes  


We are looking for a full stack, Senior Software Engineer to has the primary responsibility for planning, design, and developing applications for MVP. The engineer works with business and technology partners to deliver software solutions to support the business. The engineer also serves as a role model and technical lead on the Scrum teams to promote quality, innovative, and scalable solution delivery.


The role includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Must be able to develop quality software solutions for the business, within an agile framework
  • Complete code reviews for members of the scrum team
  • Engage in scoping and estimating processes to support roadmap and planning efforts
  • Participate in backlog refinement, grooming activities, and Scrum ceremonies
  • Participate in requirements refinement for the MVP mobile strategy
  • Work closely with engineering leaders in the design and implementation of the MVP mobile strategy.
  • Mentor entry level engineers by example
  • Work with Product Owners and Scrum Masters in understanding backlog
  • Work with Principal Engineers and Architects to ensure standards are adhered to in the solutions design process
  • Exhibit self-motivation to proactively drive a task or initiative to completion
  • Serve as a technology and design Subject Matter Expert for the team

Position Qualifications
Minimum Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field or relevant work experience.

Minimum Experience:

5+ years’ experience in software application development

1+ years’ experience working in an Agile environment

Experience in test driven development preferred

Experience supporting Agile planning and work estimation


Must Have:

  • Strong .NET development experience, including:
    • .NET Core
    • Web API or MVC
    • Experience consuming or implementing REST APIs
    • Cloud services such as in Azure or AWS
  • Database experience

  • Front end development with a framework, such as React, Knockout or Angular

  • Worked within an agile environment

  • Experience with Git  

At least one of the following:

  • Native development experience (Android, iOS)

  • Cross application develop experience (Xamarin, Flutter, React Native etc.)

  • Mobile first development experience (progressive, responsive)  

    One or more of the following preferred:

  • React
  • Azure
  • Microsoft Dynamics
  • Informatica
  • SSIS
  • SSRS
  • Knowledge of the healthcare industry
  • Experience in DevOps
  • Test Driven Development  

Required Skills:

  • Ability to problem-solve and implement solutions
    Command of standard development/SDLC
  • Highly self-motivated and directed with the ability and dedication to meeting aggressive deadlines while ensuring quality delivery
  • Ability to Reverse engineer already established code bases to fit into new initiatives

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Other details

  • Job Family Information Technology & Transformation Services
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Headquarters Office, 625 State Street, Schenectady, New York, United States of America
  • Rochester Office, 220 Alexander Street, Rochester, New York, United States of America