Cambia Health Solutions

  • Lead Software Development Engineer- HealthSparq

    Job Locations US-OR-Portland
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    Information Technology
  • Overview

     Lead Software Development Engineer – HealthSparq

    Portland, Oregon


    As a Lead Software Development Engineer with HealthSparq, you’ll focus on simplifying the complex healthcare landscape, helping 74 million health-care consumers find care. Join us in delivering elegant, high-quality next-generation SaaS products on a cloud microservices architecture. To improve the lives of our users by helping them to make better healthcare choices.

    Responsibilities & Requirements


     What You’ll Do:

    • Ensure our HealthSparq One back-end engineering team is delivering new and enhanced products and features to healthcare consumers with quality, acting as a critical resource for integration with architecture, SRE/platform, and other service engineering teams.
    • Provide architectural guidance and technical direction for backend/full stack web development.
    • Design, develop, test, debug, enhance, measure, monitor, and deploy production quality software as micro-services.
    • Engage in paired programming, BDD/TDD, and other XP and agile best practices.
    • Unblock impediments, estimate scope, coordinate resources, track progress, and inspire others.
    • Maintain strong partnerships across the organization and collectively work to create great experiences

    Who You Are:

    • Adaptable to changing technologies and methodologies with a strong strategic understanding of how they influence our technical and/or business goals.
    • Experienced in test automation with goals toward continuous integration and deployment.
    • Dependable in understanding, diagnosing and resolving problems and system coordination issues.
    • Enthusiastic learner, keeping current on trends and advancements within area of specialization.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or a related field and at least 9 years relevant experience in a multi-platform environment, including, but not limited to, application development or database development.

    What We Do As a Team:

    • Create a positive environment with lots of mentoring, pairing, and shared responsibility.
    • Work with team members, peers, architects, and other teams to maintain cohesiveness and consistency across the products.
    • Practice XP, Agile, and Scrum.
    • Continuous improvement within our team, our products, the company, and most importantly, the lives of healthcare consumers.
    • Collaborate in learning and knowledge sharing.

    Our Technology Stack:

    • Java, Clojure, Python, Solr, Elasticsearch
    • JavaScript (ES6 +), HTML, SASS, and REST
    • JS Frameworks: React, Redux, Node, and Ember
    • Application Tools: git, Bitbucket, JIRA, Webpack, Docker, Storybook, Express
    • Databases: Oracle, DynamoDb
    • Amazon Web Services: S3, EC2, Elasticache, Lambda, AWS-SDK

    About Us

    HealthSparq employees are part of the larger Cambia family of companies, which seeks to drive innovative health solutions. We offer a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug and tobacco-free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law. A drug screen and background check is required.


    HealthSparq is all about helping people make smarter health care choices. How do we do it?  By offering the most relevant, personalized and timely data possible and offering it to consumers when they need it.  With over 70 health plan clients that reach over 72 million people, HealthSparq is uniquely positioned to help people make better sense of their health care.


    Cambia Health Solutions is a nonprofit total health solutions company with community roots dating back to 1917. We advocate for transforming the health care system by making health care more affordable and accessible, increasing consumers’ engagement in their health care decisions, and offering a diverse range of products and services that promote the health and wellbeing of our members. Cambia's portfolio of companies spans health care information technology and software development; retail health care; health insurance plans that carry the Blue Cross and Blue Shield brands; pharmacy benefit management; life, disability, dental, vision and other lines of protection; alternative solutions to health care access and free-standing health and wellness solutions.


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