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System Software Programmer
Ref No.: 15-00871
Location: Greenville, South Carolina
Clemson University
JAVA Programmer
GreenVille, SC

6 Months


"3 Complete Professional References Required "

Job Description: The Member Management project team is a combination of Clemson Information Technology professionals and experienced consultants, and we are seeking individuals who are highly productive, very flexible, and can work effectively in an environment where ambiguity is common. This senior expert level software engineering position will be responsible for system analysis, high-level architecture and design, modern software development, unit and systems testing, implementation, and maintenance of complex web systems and service-oriented development. This position requires experience with java/.net as secondary and/or other modern object-oriented development, web application development, web service development, and distributed systems development. This position will work on one of the State's most complex information technology projects as Clemson migrates the State's existing mainframe Medicaid Systems to modern technology environments and platforms.

THE STATE EXPECTS THE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT TEAM MEMBERS TO POSSESS THE FOLLOWING TECHNICAL SKILLS
Application Servers: IBM WebSphere, JBoss Application Server.
Frameworks: Struts, Spring MVC, Spring, Hibernate, IBM Cu ram.
BPM: BizAgi and familiarity with BPM concepts.
Rules Engine: General rules engine knowledge.
ESB: Mule ESB, WS02.
Java: J2EE, Java Server Pages, Servlets, Tag libs, Enterprise Java Beans (EJB), JDBC, JNDI, JMS, JTA, JAXB. Web Services Toolkits (Axis 2).
Protocols/Standards: HTTP, XML, DTD, XML Schema, WSDL, SOAP, RSS.

Certifications: Sun Certified Web Component Developer, Sun Certified Business Component Developer for Java 2 Enterprise Edition 1.3. Sun Certified Java Programmer for Java 2 Platform 1.4.
Database: Oracle, Schema Design, ER Diagrams, Normalization, SQL Optimization, Data Migration.
Languages: Java, JavaScript, SQL, JQUERY.
Platforms: UNIX/RHEL, Linux, Windows 7, Oracle.
Tools: Subversion, maven, git, ant.
Architecture: MVC, O/R Persistence Frameworks.
Integrated Development Environments: Eclipse, IntelliJ.

SDLC: Requirements Analysis, Iterative Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, Lean.

Candidates who enjoy working on complex, change-oriented projects with motivated team members will find this position attractive.

SCOPE OF THE PROJECT:
This project team develops and supports the framework functionality of the State's Medicaid Eligibility & Enrollment Member Management (EEMMS) system. Clemson University's Medicaid Information Technology Services (MITS) team develops and operates systems on behalf of the State's Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS). Clemson's MITS team will be responsible for the project management and oversight of this project.

DAILY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Software Engineer is responsible for assessing, designing, developing, supporting and implementing the State's Member Management replacement project and any other projects assigned. This position will work under the direction of Clemson's technical project manager and technical lead for support & maintenance of all new technology development work.

REQUIRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
The Software Engineer role has two major functions: design and development/implementation.
WEB-BASED DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN: DESIGN, DEVELOP, AND IMPLEMENT ENTERPRISE LEVEL WEB-BASED SYSTEMS, ENTERPRISE DEFINED IN TERMS OF SYSTEM SCOPE AS WELL AS NUMBER OF USERS. PLAN FOR RESPONSIVE USER INTERFACES INCORPORATING MODERN WEB 2.0 TECHNOLOGIES (SUCH AS AJAX) AND MOBILITY NEEDS (SMARTPHONES AND TABLETS). STAY ABREAST OF INDUSTRY-DIRECTIONS AND TRENDS AND CONTINUALLY EVALUATE THEM FOR POTENTIAL IMPACT AND/OR USE IN THE ARCHITECTURE.

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING: DESIGN AND DEVELOP JAVA APPLICATIONS INCORPORATING INDUSTRY-STANDARD FRAMEWORKS WHERE APPROPRIATE (SUCH AS SPRING OR STRUTS OR HIBERNATE). PLAN FOR HIGHLY AVAILABLE AND SCALABLE APPLICATIONS. INCORPORATE SERVICES INTO SYSTEM DESIGN WHERE APPROPRIATE. COORDINATE AND PLAN THE WORK OF JAVA DEVELOPMENT TEAMS.

SOFTWARE PROJECT LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT: EFFECTIVELY IMPLEMENT AND UTILIZE MODERN WEB-BASED SOFTWARE INDUSTRY STANDARDS AND BEST PRACTICES INCLUDING AN AGILE/SCRUM-BASED METHODOLOGY, USE OF INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENTS, STRONG EMPHASIS ON UNIT TESTING AND PARTICIPATION IN COMPLETE SOFTWARE LIFECYCLE FROM ANALYSIS AND DESIGN THROUGH TESTING AND DEPLOYMENT. ASSIST END-USER AND BUSINESS ANALYSTS IN TURNING BUSINESS NEEDS INTO INCREMENTAL SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AND SPRINTS. SERVE AS A CHAMPION FOR QUALITY SOFTWARE AND SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT PRACTICES.

COMMUNICATION: COMMUNICATE WITH A BROAD MIX OF STAKEHOLDERS INVOLVED IN THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SYSTEM REPLACEMENT PROJECTS INCLUDING BUSINESS USERS, ANALYSTS, SOFTWARE ENGINEERS, DATABASE ARCHITECTS AND ADMINISTRATORS (DBAS), QUALITY ASSURANCE ENGINEERS (QA), SYSTEMS AND INFRASTRUCTURE STAFF, AND SUPPORT STAFF.
WILLINGNESS AND ABILITY TO EFFECTIVELY ENGAGE WITH PEOPLE AND ORGANIZATIONS ON A CONTINUOUS BASIS.

REQUIRED EDUCATION:
Bachelor's degree in a technical, business, or field. Master's degree preferred.

PREFERRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):

Knowledge of healthcare and related insurance principles and processes.
Medicaid eligibility system/business operations experience.
Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) experience
Medicaid operations experience.
Public sector and/or academic environment experience.
IBM Curam Social Management Platform experience.
Websphere/Websphere ND experience.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS:
None required. Java 6 certification preferred.
Skills
Skills:
Category
Name
Required
Importance
Level
Last Used
Experience
Education Bachelor of Science Degree Yes 1 Expert
Education Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) experience No 3 Intermediate
Miscellaneous Teamwork Yes 1 Expert Within 6 Months 4 - 6 Years
MMIS - Medicaid Management Informaiton System Medicaid eligibility system/business operations No 3 Intermediate
Program Management SOFTWARE PROJECT LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT Yes 1
Programming Languages Java Yes 1 Expert Within 6 Months 4 - 6 Years
Software Framwork IBM Curam framework No 2 Advanced
Specialties Communications Yes 1 Expert Within 6 Months 4 - 6 Years
Specialties Public Sector No 3
Web Tools AJAX Yes 1
Web Tools WEB-BASED DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN Yes 1 Expert Within 6 Months 4 - 6 Years
Web Tools Websphere No 3
Additional Skills: See attached SOW for more details.