Consulting Software Engineer (Java) - REMOTE

Virginia, United States Minor Outlying Islands

Remote position available

Job Description

Looking for a Java Software Engineer with 3-7+ years of experience. This is a REMOTE opportunity for the right candidate, so they'll be able to work from the comfort of their own home.

Role based competencies includes:

- Expert in developing Java based web applications
- Highly organized with the ability to multi task
- Ability to learn new technologies and frameworks
- Ability to analyse and troubleshoot issues
- Collaborate with teams to identify and understand key information and data assets
- Looking for a Java Developer that has strong knowledge of build tools, application servers such as Weblogic/Tomcat
- Should have working knowledge of database programming such as SQL.
- Should be able to work in Agile based projects

Technical Skills:
- Development using Java frameworks (Spring/Angular/Hibernate)
- Build Tools such as Maven, Gradle
- Continuous Integration and Deployment tools on cloud platform
- Experience with Continuous Integration/ Continuous Deployment and Source Control Management.
- IDE such as Eclipse
- Working Knowledge of microservices architecture and Web Services – REST/SOAP/WSDL/JSON
- Knowledge of AWS resources and services
- Good communication skills

This position services as an expert technical and industry resource to management, clients and development staff in new uses of information technology in all phases of major system and subsystem development. Provides consultation on internal and industry IT technical and business domain process capabilities including leadership in the identification and recommendation of new IT opportunities and business operations as it relates to application development. Formulates, contributes to, and directs task identification, work effort estimates, and work schedules for research, prototype, and proof-of-concept IT activities. Directs and participates in all aspects of development tasks including data management, application architecture and business architecture. Provides guidance to staff on complex assignments and mentors on new technologies.
  • Develops guidelines for other software engineers that helps them build and implement code that is scalable, stable and secure.
  • Acts as a hands-on software engineer who can write quality code, assists with problem solving, root cause analysis, trouble shooting and coaching.
  • Understands big picture from a business standpoint within the context of the application.
  • Writes technical blogs and be active in Open Source Community.
  • Agile, DevOPS and Cloud:
  • Applies Design Thinking techniques on application design.
  • Leads agile software development efforts as a Technical Leader.
  • Coaches other software engineers on practices such as TDD, ATDD and pair programming.
  • Understands advanced concepts of Containers, Micro-Services,  Continuous Delivery and Continuous integration, and guide the team to setup a DevOps environment for the applications they build and support.
  • Designs and develops highly scalable applications in AWS cloud using tools like Cloud Formation Templates, EC2, SWF, ELB, Lambda, S3, RDS/Dynamo DB and others.
  • Reviews and takes actions based on application metrics, including but not limited to code quality, business metrics and performance metrics.
  • Creates load and performance testing strategy and perform advanced performance tuning.

General Job Information


Consulting Software Engineer (Java) - REMOTE



Job Family

Info Technology Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date


Date Requisition Created


Minimum Qualifications


Bachelors: Computer and Information Science

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

Other Job Requirements


  • 7+ years related experience including a minimum of 3+ years of designing, building and maintaining high quality, secure software in IT.
  • Critical thinker.
  • Demonstrated problem solving techniques.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position.

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