Project Lead Application Software Engineer - Core Systems - Centene Corporation, St. Louis, MO

Job Description:

Position Purpose:
Lead the design, build, test and maintenance of scalable and stable off the shelf application or custom built technology solutions to meet business needs. Act as a subject matter expert for Application Analysts, Application Software Developers, and Application Software Engineers. 

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, related field or equivalent experience. 5+ years of related experience. Healthcare experience strongly preferred, requires demonstrated understanding of business process as it relates to experience in the field. 
  • Expert knowledge of JAVA, OOP/OOAD, SQL, HTML. Knowledge of PL/SQL is preferred. Strong experience with Oracle or SQL Server, Web Services, UNIX Shell Scripting. Experience with Health Care applications development and design is preferred. 

Position Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for the entire implementation process and drive definition of business needs. 
  • Lead cross functional teams through the entire implementation process. 
  • Responsible for overall solution design including building and testing. 
  • Conduct root cause analysis and advanced performance tuning for complex business processes and functionality. 
  • Identify, define and implement needed enhancements in the methods, standards and processes to better enable teams and constructive enterprise applications.