Senior Software Engineer

| Chicago
Company Description

GoHealth has an ambitious mission: to advance health care in America. Achieving this mission relies on hiring and developing great people, which is why our team is our top priority. When you join GoHealth, you can look forward to more than top-notch benefits and height-adjustable desks (although you’ll get those, too). We encourage employees to do their best work through innovation and risk taking. Our environment is fun yet constructive, thanks to leaders whose doors are always open. And most importantly, we’ll never stop investing in you and your career.

Job Description

GoHealth is seeking to add a Senior Software Engineer that will play a key part in designing high-performing, scalable, web based software solutions that handle a high volume of transactions each day. As a senior member of our software engineering team, this individual should be experienced with software design, architecture, construction, testing, deployment, and support in an Agile environment. The Senior Software Engineer will be an integral part of our software development at GoHealth, and serve as a thought leader in our organization and a mentor to their team.


  • Serve as internal champion in code quality, reuse, and extensibility and Java subject matter expert
  • Communicate effectively across multiple audiences, both technical and non-technical, and connect lower-level technical details to the needs of the business
  • Communicate with formal and informal diagramming such as sequence, class, state, entity relationship diagrams
  • Positively motivate and mentor co-workers and subordinates
  • Promote thought leadership, and engage in start-up community activities (Github, StackOverflow, Chicago based meetups)
  • Develop extensive knowledge of GoHealth platform architecture, services, and applications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar field is preferred
  • 7 or more years of software development in a Java environment (strong Java experience is required)
  • Thorough understanding of software development process, automation, and testing
  • Well –rounded experience, with a full stack background in front-end and back-end Java development
  • Front-end experience with Typescript, Javascript, Angular, React, Nodejs and/or Redux helpful
  • Experience with Linux or *BSD, and Open Source tools, frameworks, and technologies
  • Previous leadership and mentoring experience is preferred
  • Deep knowledge of SOA, SOAP/WS, and EDI messaging systems
  • Experience with application profiling, performance monitoring, concurrent systems, JVM garbage collectors and heap management
  • Strong experience working with various types of databases/application servers
  • Out-of-the-box thinker, ready to assert their vision and demonstrate passion for their work product
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214 W. Huron Street , Chicago, IL 60654
214 W. Huron Street , Chicago, IL 60654

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