DST Systems Lead Software Engineer in Birmingham, Alabama

The speed of technology. The influx of data. Shifting regulations. Increased customer expectations.

That's where you'll find DST, helping clients find opportunity in ever-changing and complex customer, business, and regulatory requirements. Mastering complexity is a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon.

If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.

Job Description:

Organizational Overview

DST Health Solutions provides healthcare reform through a full range of BPO and turnkey healthcare administration solutions. Our Solutions, combined with our health outcomes optimization solutions, include advanced technologies and strategies consulting services designed to optimize our customer's outcomes, revenues and managing their risk. We help client's master complexity in the world's most demanding industries to ensure they continually stay ahead of the ever-changing customer requirements.

Job Description:

Lead Software Engineers demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the intricacies within a particular application or product suite. They do not typically have direct supervisory responsibility, but may function as a highly skilled technical resource or may lead a scrum team. They can work with little guidance, except in the most complex situations. The Lead Software Engineers design and develop technical solutions that satisfy business requirements for function, performance, security, and maintainability. They perform all phases of systems analyses and design and are typically assigned the largest and most complex applications. Sr. Software Engineers assume responsibility for converting business designs to technical designs, including all the internal components that make up a complex application. Sr. Software Engineers define the application's objective and overall scope. They may have direct customer contact and serve as a technical resource for the customer in establishing appropriate implementation priorities. Lead Software Engineers may develop code, but typically for the most complex or critical pieces of a project. They develop inclusive technical models/designs and write functional design specifications or enhancement documentation from which detailed technical specifications and programs can be written. Lead Software Engineers lead and actively participate in system requirement reviews, technical design reviews, process modeling, object modeling, and data modeling for their assigned project. They demonstrate expertise in programming and design principles, methodologies, tools, and techniques. They serve as a technical mentor to less experienced associates.

Job Requirements

  • BS Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent work experience.

  • Minimum 8 years developing in Java.

  • Minimum 4 years developing in JavaScript. Knowledge of Single Page Application (SPA) frameworks is a plus.

  • 4 years’ experience designing Relational Database intensive applications and strong knowledge of SQL using Oracle and MySQL.

  • Knowledge of ORM and JPA is required.

  • Experience with cloud deployments and CI/CD pipelines is a plus.

  • Experience developing for microservice architectures is a plus.

  • Experience with automated testing using JUnit, Spock, and/or Selenium.

  • Experience using REST APIs.

  • Experience with Spring Framework.

  • Knowledge of Spring Batch, Spring Security, and Spring Integration is a plus.

  • Strong understanding of Object Oriented Design principles

  • Demonstrated ability to gather requirements and communicate both with non-technical customers and developers to ensure the correct solution is created.

  • Experienced with Agile methodology such as Scrum.

  • Capable of performing structured testing on features and doing research of production issues.

  • Healthcare knowledge is a plus.

Location:

Birmingham Alabama

DST is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about Equal Opportunity in the Workplace please click here and here. DST is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need an accommodation or accessibility assistance to complete the online application, please contact us at PeopleCenter@dstsystems.com for assistance.

DST Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized technology, strategic advisory, and business operations outsourcing to the financial and healthcare industries. Combining unmatched industry knowledge, critical infrastructure and service excellence, DST helps companies master complexity in the world’s most demanding industries to ensure they continually stay ahead of and capitalize on ever-changing customer, business and regulatory requirements.

We work with companies in some of the world’s most demanding industries where rapid shifts in consumer, regulatory, and technology trends are increasingly affecting how our clients do business. For them, keeping up in a landscape of constant change is becoming more and more complex. Through our technology, strategic advisory, and business improvement solutions we work with clients to help them stay ahead of and capitalize on customer, business, and regulatory change.

Mastering complexity is not an end-state. It’s a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon. If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.