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Principal Software Engineer (.NET)

LOCATION: Canonsburg, PA
TRAVEL REQUIREMENT: No travel required
<p><a href=";v=x2VAeHGPp1s">Data has a story to tell. We give it a voice.</a></p> <p>Inovalon is a growing, nimble organization with a team of employees who are passionate to carry out our mission of delivering high-value solutions to a marketplace that is undergoing an important transformation to data-driven healthcare. We value having people who are committed to our core values to I.N.S.P.I.R.E. We care about your career development and growth. Through our learning culture, we are motivated to provide opportunities to all our employees to improve and gain new skills that will help elevate their career. We value having go people on our team, and we do our part to make sure to give the recognition deserved for every contribution. If this sounds like the kind of company you’d like to work with, we’d love to meet with you!</p> <p><strong>Job Overview:</strong></p> <p>This position is responsible for architecting, designing, creating, testing and ensuring the quality of large scale or complex software for a major product or product line. The Principal Software Engineer will also be responsible for high level research and analysis related to software design and development and is considered to be a thought leader who mentors others and provides technical leadership.</p> <h4>Here’s what an ordinary day of work might look like</h4> <p>Software Delivery &amp; Program Level Execution:</p> <ul> <li>Work proactively to understand domain (Healthcare) and technical trends that will impact/drive the architecture</li> <li>Mentor and support other team members, provide technical guidance across multiple products</li> <li>Work collaboratively to write high quality, testable code that meets the Definition of Done: <ul> <li>Strive to meet team commitments</li> <li>Strive to eliminate technical debt</li> <li>Adopt a Test-First approach to software development, where possible in which the test is developed before the code</li> <li>Participate in design and code reviews with other engineers</li> <li>Use best software engineering practices to evolve the system design</li> <li>Participate in test plan reviews</li> <li>Perform unit/module testing of software</li> <li>Continuously evaluate software performance, identify performance degradation and opportunities to gain performance improvements valued by customers</li> </ul> </li> <li>Actively support and contribute to end of iteration demos <ul> <li>Support the early and continuous validation of features and stories with Customers, Analysts and Inovalon' s customer facing teams to maximize the market value of the software delivered at each increment</li> <li>Work with stakeholders across the organization to understand business and customer requirements that drive the overall portfolio architecture</li> </ul> </li> <li>Responsible for assigned integration, testing and deployment tasks</li> <li>Actively foster continuous team improvement in self and team: <ul> <li>Contribute to team retrospectives; Help to identify and resolve team impediments</li> <li>Challenge the status quo</li> <li>Encourage and use experimentation as a tool to achieve continuous improvement of team performance</li> </ul> </li> </ul> <ul> <li>Take ownership of problems and continuously strive to become a better problem solver</li> <li>May establish and maintain software configuration control and software development environments including program source control to ensure reliable backups and source code integrity</li> <li>Support design and refactoring through rapid prototyping and experimentation during research and refactor spikes</li> <li>Provide product content to technical writers and review for technical accuracy</li> <li>Write and maintain documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, testing, changes, and corrections</li> </ul> <p>Release Management:</p> <ul> <li>May represent the Engineering function in Release Management processes with an eye to scope management, quality, deployment options, release and market considerations</li> </ul> <h4>Qualifications</h4> <ul> <li>Demonstrates high personal integrity and ability to earn trust from others</li> <li>Demonstrates a growth mindset, seeks feedback often and is effective in continuous personal and professional development</li> <li>Participating in self directed learning activities aimed at developing deep expertise within technical domain, including reading relevant publications, participating in domain forums or groups etc</li> <li>Innovation - anticipates and looks for creative ways to solve problems; is proactive, seeks out and applies best practices.</li> <li>Has a deep understanding of context within which our products are being developed, deployed and used</li> <li>3+ years of hands on software development experience in SaaS.</li> <li>5+ years of software development experience on cloud-based environments for applications including expertise in building large and distributed systems.</li> <li>Deep knowledge and recent extensive experience with Microsoft core development technologies with special aptitude towards .NET technologies (C# Dot Net, Dot Net Core based development for cloud platform) and SQL development (Oracle)</li> <li>Experience with analysis, specification, design, development, testing, and deployment of software systems</li> <li>Must be well-versed in SOA design patterns (e.g., Event-driven architecture, Complex Event Processing, In-Memory Caching, Canonical Data Modeling, Model-View-Controller);</li> <li>Experience development SOAP and Rest APIs and related debugging tools.</li> <li>Experience with ORMs (Entity Framework/NHibernate) and LINQ</li> <li>Good understanding and experience implementing SOLID design principles</li> <li>Complex problem solving skills. Strong analytical skills and the ability to understand complexities and how components connect and relate to each other.</li> <li>Strong communication skills</li> <li>Strong teamwork skills for cross group cooperation</li> <li>Strong technical knowledge across the industry</li> <li>Leadership skills and ability</li> <li>Coaching and mentoring skills</li> <li>Constantly refine and stay current with emerging themes in Software Development and Testing</li> <li>Builds Secure applications and adheres to security standards</li> <li>Explore new tools to optimize work</li> </ul> <p><em>Inovalon is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirement.</em></p> <h4>What are you waiting for? Apply now!</h4> <p>Are you getting jazzed up by the thought of working with us? Don’t hesitate! Apply now! We believe in the power of data, informing actionable insights, driving meaningful impact and making healthcare better. If you have excellent oral and written communication skills, we would love to have you join our team. Apply now to complete our online application. You will need to upload a recent copy of your resume. If you don’t have the qualifications we have asked for, this position isn’t for you, and we will not be able to consider your application.</p><div class="content-conclusion"><p><em>The Company maintains a drug free work environment for all of its associates, which includes employees, contractors and vendors. It is unlawful for associates to manufacture, sell, distribute, dispense, possess or use any controlled substance or marijuana in the workplace and doing so will result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment or the contracted relationship. </em></p> <p><em>By embracing diversity, equity and inclusion we enhance our work environment and drive business success. Inovalon strives to reflect the diversity of the communities where we operate and of our clients and everyone whom we serve. We endeavor to create a culture of inclusion in which our associates feel empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work and pursue their professional goals in an equitable setting. We understand that by fostering this type of culture, and welcoming different perspectives, we generate innovation and growth.</em></p></div>

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