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Job Category:

Information Technology



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Manager, Applications Development - Basking Ridge, NJ

UHG - Basking Ridge, New Jersey

Posted: 12/13/2018


If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)


Position Summary

We are seeking a Manager, Applications Development for our Basking Ridge, NJ location responsible for collaborating with product owners, systems analysts and software engineers to develop test scenarios as part of an agile scrum team. Other job duties will include; (1) analyzing software specifications in an agile environment; (2) working with architects and software engineers to evaluate functional and non-functional requirements and ensure the solutions are testable and ensure high quality; (3) designing and developing test code and software to support testing activities which are integrated with our continuous delivery pipelines; (4) maintaining and utilizing Java J2EE development tools, such as API, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Usability; (5) participating in and providing input for system analysis, design walkthroughs and code reviews; (6) participating in defect review and triage; and (7) ensuring all Java related issues are resolved in a timely manner.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, Electronics Engineering, or a related field.
  • 5 years related progressive, post-baccalaureate experience. Will accept experience gained concurrently.
  • Must also have 12 months demonstrated ability with each of the following: (1) Using Java J2EE to design, code, test, debug, document and support the HealthSafe ID application; (2) Database management including creating and maintaining DDL and DML scripts to manage database to support the HealthSafe ID application; (3) Web services including implementation of code to consume Restful and SOAP-base web services to provide response data back to UI, also creating rest service for other application to consume HealthSafe ID application features; (4) Using Spring to build the project workflow in HealthSafe ID application, Open Shift to deploy the HealthSafe ID application code base, and caching for faster response time for web services and UI content; (5) Using Angular JS to create HealthSafe ID application UI components; database designing to creating HealthSafe ID application database for storing multi portal eligibility and member demographic information, and Project Arch flow to create project diagram for portals; and (6) Using Siteminder for policy-based authentication as well as single sign-on for all Web-based applications, Risk-based Authentication (RBA) implementation, AEM for content management, and OpenID Connect to authenticate the users across websites and apps.

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