Full Stack Java Software Engineer II (Remote) (Jacksonville, FL)

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Availity delivers revenue cycle and related business solutions for health care professionals who want to build healthy, thriving organizations. Availity has the powerful tools, actionable insights and expansive network reach that medical businesses need to get an edge in an industry constantly redefined by change.

Availity is a Healthcare IT company headquartered in Jacksonville, FL with an office in Indianapolis, IN and a significant US based remote workforce. Availity is the nation's largest health information network, connecting 2 million providers nationwide and processing more than 12 billion transactions a year, and growing! We work collaboratively with health plans and providers to disrupt an antiquated healthcare system by solving core issues in the way stakeholders communicate. Fixing the broken provider data management process and creating real time communication of risk and quality information are just two of the ways Availity is streamlining this process. Availity also offers providers, hospitals, and health systems revenue cycle and patient financial management solutions. We help prepare our providers for the rise in consumerism and value-based care, so that they can get paid accurately, and timely, for their services.

Our mission is to create connections and deliver products that help healthcare businesses succeed. We do this by connecting, delighting, and empowering the nation's premier healthcare ecosystem; providing multi-stakeholder solutions that simplify the business relationship between providers and health plans.

Availity is looking for a full-stack Java Software Engineer II to join our team in Jacksonville, FL. We will also consider remote candidates for this position. With support from your Application Development Manager, the Software Engineer II is responsible for the detailed design, documentation, development, unit testing and maintenance of internally developed applications for Availity business partners. Your SCRUM team is empowered to respond to business partner needs, expectations, and challenges that are identified.

Sponsorship, in any form, is not available for this position.

Location: Jacksonville, Florida or Remote, US

What are the skills & experience of an ideal candidate?

Interpersonal & Soft Skills
  • Brings a positive attitude to work every day
  • Exudes optimism
  • Appreciates a team environment
  • Motivates others
  • Leads through example
  • Supports & promotes fellow teammates
  • Flexible and embraces change
  • Exhibits creativity & desire to learn new things
  • Driven by goals & team/self-improvement
  • Exudes passion & drive in your work
  • Values organization and structure
  • Respects the need for organizational process
  • Views challenges & setbacks as opportunities
  • Empathetic, compassionate & patient towards others
  • Establishes & maintains effective working relationships
  • Maintains professionalism at all times
  • Practices good corporate citizenship

Technical Skills (proven)
  • Leverages or knowledgeable of the following languages & frameworks
    • Java
    • Javascript
    • Bootstrap
    • SQL (Oracle & MySQL)
  • Works with RESTful APIs and web services
  • Designs using micro-service architecture
  • Applies Object Oriented Design (OOD) principles
  • Understands database design principles & query language
  • Implements code-based unit tests
  • Leverages Git, Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes/Openshift, or similar tools for delivery
  • Writes technical documentation
  • Gathers technical requirements
  • Writes code to maintain large-scale complex systems
  • Demonstrates development best practices
  • Follows Agile software development methodologies
  • Designs efficient and performant solutions
  • Manages maintainable levels of technical debt
  • Maintains composure and professionalism during high-pressure situations
  • Takes ownership of the problem

Other 'Nice to Have' Skills
  • Familiarity/Experience with
    • React.js
    • Node.js
    • Cucumber
    • ANSI X12
    • GraphQL
    • Edifecs/EVE
    • Kafka
    • Elastic Search
    • FHIR
    • AWS
  • Knowledge of the healthcare industry
  • Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities/tasks

Expectations for Experience
  • Demonstrated 2 years of progressive work experience designing & developing solutions for business initiatives
  • Possesses a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent
  • May have completed technology-related certifications

What will you be doing?
  • Solving healthcare problems & improving processes
  • Developing features for Availity's Patient Cost Estimator (PCE) products & services
  • Implementing a backlog of items to fulfill a focused roadmap
  • Working on a team following Agile Scrum principles
  • Incorporating development best practices
  • Having the opportunity to work full stack on front-end UI and/or backend processing
  • Using such technologies as Java, JavaScript, React.js, Node.js, Oracle, & MySQL
  • Applying micro-service architectures
  • Hosting & consuming RESTful APIs
  • Ensuring your code is efficient, optimized, and performant
  • Collaborating on programming or development standards
  • Maintaining technical debt and applying security principles
  • Reviewing the code of others while receiving feedback to ensure code quality
  • Innovating with ideas and products to the organization
  • Performing unit testing and complex debugging to ensure quality
  • Learning new things & sharing your knowledge with others

Why work at Availity?
  • Availity has recently been named a certified "Great Place to Work"! Culture is important to us and there are many ways for you to make your mark here!
  • We have several Diversity & Inclusion teams, a Young Professionals Group, a She Can Code IT group for women in tech, and various ways to engage with fellow Availity associates.
  • Availity is a culture of continuous learning. We have many resources and experts in our tech stack and in our industry that can help get you there too!
  • Don't feel like wearing business attire? Cool, you can wear jeans - we are a casual place.
  • We offer a competitive salary, bonus structure, generous HSA company contribution, and a 401k match program that is vested on day one!
  • We offer unlimited PTO for salaried associates + 9 paid holidays + 1 floating holiday. Hourly associates start at 19 days of PTO and go up from there with all the same holiday benefits.
  • Interested in wellness? We allow our associates to reimburse up to $300/year for gym memberships, participation in racing events, weight management programs, etc.
  • Interested in furthering your education? We offer education reimbursement!
  • Availity offers Paid Parental Leave for both moms and dads, both birth parents and adoptive parents.
  • Want to work for an organization that gives back to the community? You're at the right place! Availity partners with various organizations, both locally and nationally, to raise awareness, funds and morale as our staff members volunteer their time and funds to engage the organizations campaign.
  • At the headquarters
    • You like food trucks? We have them almost daily at our office (when we're back to normal)
    • Like food trucks a little too much? We also have an onsite gym with showers
    • We appreciate work/life balance! Need to get a quick break in between meetings? We have Ping Pong, Foosball, Arcade games, and XBox to help you decompress - and we have a massage therapist onsite once a week for a little relaxation too
    • We've got you covered with free coffee, lemonade and tea anytime you want

What are the next steps in the process?

After you apply, you will receive text/email messages thanking you for applying and then you will continue to receive more text/email messages alerting you as to where you are in the recruitment process. As for the interview process specifically, it will typically proceed as follows.

1st, a discussion with the Hiring Manager over phone or Zoom meeting

2nd, we'll ask you to take a short Software Engineering assessment

3rd, another discussion with the Development Team you'd be working on

Availity is an equal opportunity employer and makes decisions in employment matters without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

Availity is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

NOTICE: Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. When required by state law or federal regulation, Availity uses I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification in conjunction with E-Verify to determine employment eligibility. Learn more about E-Verify at http://www.dhs.gov/e-verify.

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More Information on Availity
Availity operates in the Fitness industry. The company is located in Jacksonville, FL and Indianapolis, IN. Availity was founded in 2022. It has 1020 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 34 open jobs at Availity, click here.
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