Senior UC Software Engineer - REMOTE

Missouri, Armed Forces Americas

Remote position available

Job Description

This Sr./Lead UC Software Engineer will be responsible for software development related to the IVR / CTI / Contact center. This position is open to remote employees, allowing you to telecommute from the comfort of your own home from anywhere in the US.

We are looking for someone who will:

- Interpret and analyze business requirements to identify risks and design appropriate solutions
- Develop and assess the capabilities and limitations of the applications and technologies and recommend alternatives and solutions
- Provide guidance for business decisions from a technical perspective on such issues as performance, scalability, reliability, and security
- Collaborate with project team members to provide input to design specifications related to speech application
- Develop IVR / Speech applications using Avaya Aura Orchestration Designer, VXML, and Java
- Integrate to backend systems such as web services, databases, fax, CTI, and reporting
- Develop simple grammars for speech applications
- Understand differences between types of grammars (list, pattern, etc.), benefits and when each is appropriate to maximize accuracy for a given dialog

What skills you'll need:

- At least 4 years experience in VoiceXML IVR technologies
- 3 years experience in Advanced Speech Recognition solution design and development
- 1 year experience in grammar design, development (ABNF, GRXML), and testing
- 3 years experience in speech tuning and grammar analysis
- Strong understanding of Natural Language design and Directed Dialogue design techniques for speech applications
- Strong knowledge of various speech engine capabilities and tuning concepts
- Ideal candidate will have experience with Nuance speech engines/tools

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.
  • Works with to break down a complex system into smaller components and coach/lead a team of software engineers to design and develop these components.
  • Functions as primary practitioner coach on the team to grow the capabilities of other engineers on the team.
  • Integrates systems to databases and other applications using middleware such as SnapLogic, REST based services, etc.
  • Understands the relationship between applications and infrastructure.
  • Acts as a leader in the developer community within Magellan and performs demo, knowledge sharing sessions.
  • Writes technical blogs and be active in Open Source Community.
  • Agile, DevOPS and Cloud:
  • Acts as expert for automated testing strategies, including TDD and ATDD.
  • Works on Agile software development projects.
  • Understands advanced concepts of Containers, Micro-Services, Continuous Integration
  • Develops highly scalable applications in AWS cloud using tools like Cloud Formation Templates, EC2, SWF, ELB, Lambda, S3, RDS/Dynamo DB and others.
  • Identifies track key metrics produced by the application.
  • Performs load and performance testing on the applications and have advanced troubleshooting ability to tune the application to scale.

General Job Information


Senior UC Software Engineer - REMOTE



Job Family

Info Technology Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date


Date Requisition Created


Work Experience



Bachelors: Computer and Information Science

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

Other Job Requirements


  • 3+ years of programming experience.
  • Strong working knowledge of modern programming languages including JavaScript, Java, Swift etc.
  • 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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