GoHealth
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Senior Software Engineer, Carrier Applications

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GoHealth Intro: As a leading health insurance marketplace, GoHealth’s mission is to improve access to healthcare in America. For customers, enrolling in a health insurance plan is confusing and difficult, and seemingly small differences between plans can lead to significant out-of-pocket costs or lack of access to critical medicines and even providers. We use our technology, data science, agents, and expertise to cut through the confusion and get customers enrolled in a plan with the right coverage and benefits. 

Why Apply:

As an industry leader in the Medicare marketplace, we are compelled to not only embrace change but to actively be the change to adapt to our consumers complex needs. We believe in hiring risk-takers, innovators, and collaborators within our industry to create individualized, simplified healthcare solutions for our beneficiaries.

Our #TeamGoHealth employees are at the core of our collective success; that's why we are committed to discovering the best in-class talent and ensuring that each team member receives the development tools and support they need to flourish in their professional endeavors.

We also understand that you may not check every box in our requirements list -- most applicants don’t! In fact, frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented groups apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. GoHealth encourages you to break that statistic and to apply today!

About the role: 

Join GoHealth as a Senior Software Engineer and take charge of developing and running business-critical software systems that streamline the insurance enrollment process. Your work will directly impact our mission to simplify healthcare access and improve the quality of healthcare for our users. You will lead and contribute to feature delivery in our agile environment, collaborate across teams, and continuously enhance our technology stack to better connect consumers with the right insurance products. We operate in an open-source environment and encourage learning new languages and technologies. Our current platform primarily uses SpringBoot in Java for the backend and React with TypeScript for the frontend. You will report to a Lead Engineer.

What you will do

  • Develop, integrate, maintain, and operate secure enrollment applications for insurance carriers, ensuring HIPAA compliance.
  • Design and lead the implementation of high-quality, reliable, and maintainable software following agile best practices.
  • Guide and collaborate with cross-functional teams to deliver scalable, efficient software solutions.
  • Ensure exceptional code quality through rigorous code reviews, automated testing, and continuous integration.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues promptly and efficiently.
  • Monitor and manage software systems in production to ensure optimal performance and availability.
  • Mentor and support junior and mid-level engineers, promoting a collaborative and knowledge-sharing team environment.
  • Continuously improve the codebase for enhanced performance, scalability, and security.
  • Stay at the forefront of industry trends and adopt the best tools and techniques to enhance our technology stack.
  • Contribute to the architecture and design of software systems.

What we are looking for

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or a similar field is preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in development and operation of software systems, preferably in insurance, healthcare, or financial sectors.
  • Proficiency in Java – Spring Boot, Functional Programming, writing software and automated tests (unit, integration, functional), and version control systems (preferably Git) .
  • Experience with React, TypeScript, CSS3 (Sass/SCSS).
  • In-depth knowledge of web-based application development, microservices architecture, and serverless.
  • Experience with secure coding practices and handling protected information (PHI & PII).
  • Knowledge of both relational and non-relational databases (e.g., MySQL, Couchbase, MongoDB).
  • Experience with test-driven development & domain-driven design.
  • Experience with Terraform, Docker, AWS/ECS Deployments, Jenkins or other CI/CD tools is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Integration Patterns for distributed systems (Kafka, MQ, Flink) is preferred.
  • Experience with Gauge, Selenium/Selenide for automated testing is preferred.
  • Passion for mentoring junior engineers and promoting a collaborative team environment.
  • Proactive, self-motivated, and capable of working within a self-organized team.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot complex issues.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Proven leadership ability in an agile environment and adaptability to changing requirements.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and improvement of existing skills

Location: Hybrid/On-site

Benefits and Perks:

  • Open vacation policy because work life balance is important
  • 401k program with company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Generous employee referral bonuses
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Work from Home Stipend

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What are GoHealth Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Unconscious bias training is completed by all employees and key leaders.
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
At GoHealth you will find a very interactive Women@GoHealth, WomeninSales, Black Lives Matter ERGs to name a few. We continue to empower employees to create employee resource groups within
Hiring practices that promote diversity
From our gender neutralized job descriptions that encourage women and underrepresented groups to apply,to our interview practices, GoHealth strives to promote diversity when hiring.
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
GoHealth provides all employees access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which provides well being and financial assistance. Our open PTO policy is also available for mental health days.
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Employee stock purchase plan
We have recently become public and will allow employees to purchase stock during certain times.
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
We provide 6 weeks of paid recovery time for new mom's and two weeks of bonding time to all new parents.
Family medical leave
Company sponsored family events
Pre-COVID 19, GoHealth sponsored children's day by celebrating GoHealth families.
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Our employees are encouraged to use our open PTO policy towards volunteering.
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Employees can use our open PTO policy towards sick leave.
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Company-sponsored happy hours
Pet friendly
Recreational clubs
We have runners groups, volleyball groups and other
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
All GoHealth employees receive a work from home stipend to improve their WFH environment.
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education available during work hours
Access to LinkedIn Learning has been provided to all employees as part of their professional and personal growth.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

In addition to virtual company wide sponsored Health & Wellness Initiatives, employee referral bonuses, open vacation policy, we offer a work from home stipend to all new employees. We know that this pandemic has been difficult and working from home is a change. Every new employee receives access to a Work From Hope stipend to purchase items that will make your work from home experience much more comfortable.

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