Job Description

Job Title: Software Engineer - Sr
Job ID: 665084
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Department: PAG00 - HPLAN Consumer Tech
Location: 339 Sixth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15222



Are you someone who often challenges the status quo? Do you find yourself always seeking the latest technologies? You might be a great fit as a Software Engineer within UPMC Health Plan. Aiming to raise the standards of health care technology, our team focuses on developing innovative software that keeps us at the forefront of our field.

Under the direction of management and more senior members of the team, the Software Engineer - Senior will contribute to the overall Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) by independently completing projects and tasks by meeting established quality measures. The Software Engineer - Senior will be able to expand their role into defining and leading new software projects which will deliver significant impact. The focus of this position will be to reach a mastery level of the technology stack and mentor less experienced team members. 

If you're interested in becoming a part of this team, we invite you to apply today!

  • Application Development Cycle - Demonstrate the understanding of multiple SDLCs.
  • Communication - Responsible for demonstrating appropriate, clear, concise, and effective written and oral communications in all interactions to build relationships and accomplish day to day work and projects.
  • Design - Implement the overall system design. Exhibit awareness of user experience standards.
  • Documentation - Create detail-oriented documentation that outlines new and moderately complex processes. Responsible for quality and validity of documentation.
  • Integration - Responsible for more complex integration between modules.
  • Interactions with Others - Successfully completes projects, tasks, and initiatives by embracing a team-first approach. Works in collaboration with team and offers feedback, where appropriate, to complete individual and group efforts. Shows the ability to adjust and be flexible to change by adapting approach when necessary. Mentors less experienced staff.
  • Project Management - Has ownership in success of projects. Responsible for estimating and delivering on individual task within project. Shows the ability to be responsible for project timelines.
  • Quality - Demonstrate the ability to conduct code review of others.
  • Security - Validate and review secure processes and protocols. Ensure that processes/protocols are followed by junior level staff.
  • Self Development - Responsible for continuous self-study, training's, partnering with more senior members of team, and/or seeking out opportunities to broaden scope to stay up to date with industry and organizational trends. Seeks feedback from senior team members for development and effectively incorporates feedback into work and behaviors.
  • Software Solutions - Develop, validate and implement software solutions based on customer requirements, Enterprise architecture standards and defined project designs.
  • Troubleshooting - Solve multiple issues concurrently. Coordinate, delegate, and mentor less experienced staff with issue resolution.


  • Typically has 5+ years of related work experience. 
  • Experience with complex development environments, taking abstract concepts and ideas and formulating a detailed software deliverable 
  • Experience in developing on cross-functional systems
  • Deep knowledge of developing complete systems 
  • Mastery of the SDLC 
  • Highly driven and self-motivated to exceed expectations 
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrated ability to lead in a team based environment 
  • Proficient in both oral and written communication

Front-End Qualifications

  • Native Javascript fundamentals (whiteboard)
  • Object-oriented Javascript concepts (whiteboard)
  • Angular 2/4 experience, at least working knowledge (not Angular 1.x anymore)
  • Service/API consumption by UI
  • Self-written unit testing
  • End-to-end Protractor testing
  • Peer-to-peer code reviewing
  • Semantic HTML/CSS development at both page-level and component-level (whiteboard)
  • SASS/SCSS development (whiteboard)
  • Responsive web design concepts (whiteboard)
  • Mobile-first, fully browser-compatible concepts

Other UPMC Qualifications

  • .NET/C#
  • Agile/SCRUM familiarity
  • SQL and/or stored procedure development
  • Team Foundation Server (TFS) and/or VSTS familiarity
  • Knowledge of Service Oriented Architectures (SOAs)
  • REST-based web services

Salary Range: $39.94 to $64.95

Union Position: No

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