Principal Engineer Java Kafka

  • ALTA IT Services LLC
  • 10780 Parkridge Blvd, Reston, VA 20191, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

SENIOR PRINCIPAL ENGINEER (Java, Kafka, Pega) ALTA IT Services has a contract to hire opening for a Senior Principal Engineer to support a leading health insurance customer. Work is being conducted remotely for the duration of COVID -19 safety restrictions. Work will return to onsite in Reston, VA once the pandemic has completely passed. Candidates must be eligible for full time hire without sponsorship. Individuals selected for hire must pass a pre-employment background investigation. Job Description: * The incumbent is responsible for the implementation and hands-on support/ develop Healthcare claim system.This_includes_but_is_not_limited_to upgrade,_development,_and_configuration,_design_of_Kafka_and_PEGA services. The position will assist in the efficient utilization and optimization of performance of claim system, * Primary_responsibility_is_efficient_operation_and_development_of_the_Next Generation_Claim_System._Includes_troubleshooting,_development configuration_and_maintenance_of_existing_and_new_claim_system. * Receives guidance and tasks from the Director of product delivery for system implementation, development and design. * Adhere to standard service level agreements, for heartbeat and day-to-day development, architect support * Exhibits poise and confidence when working with and communicating to our customers and vendors. * Independently resolves problems. Recognizes risks and takes appropriate steps to mitigate them. * Participate in process improvements for software development life cycle. Participates in the review of application design version for business systems and applications REQUIREMENTS * 15+ years of experience * Demonstrated experience within the healthcare insurance industry. Knowledge of claims systems a plus, specifically FEP claims * Knowledge of EDI specifically ANSI X.12 transactions, e.g. 834, 837, etc. would be beneficial * Experience with Java application development experience * Demonstrated knowledge of Java applications running under CICS * Strongly demonstrated knowledge of DB2 * Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) knowledge and experience with web services is strongly preferred, but not required * Demonstrated knowledge and best practices of testing environments and processes * Strong testing skills * Excellent problem solving skills * Strong analytical skills * Excellent verbal and written communications skills * Familiar with structured programming techniques * Must be able to perform assigned tasks with minimum supervision * Strong documentation skills * Experience working in an Agile environment is a plu SOFTWARE: * Java (must) * Kafka (must) * JCL * REXX * Rocket Shuttle * Xpediter, FileAid, AbendAid * MQ Series * General IBM Utilities * Micro Focus/Serena ChangeMan * Microsoft Suite * Eclipse, MyEclipse, or Topaz Workbench HOURLY RATE RANGE: $85.00/hr. range W2 C2C is OK provided that candidates are eligible and willing to convert to direct hire status after 6 months. For consideration please contact Melissa McNally via ALTA IT Services, is an established leader in IT Staffing and Services, specializing in Agile Transformation Services, Program & Project Management, Application Development, Cybersecurity, and Data & Advanced Analytics. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other factor. Show moreShow less
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