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Humana Lead Software Engineer in Indianapolis, Indiana


The Lead Software Engineer codes software applications based on business requirements. The Lead Software Engineer works on problems of diverse scope and complexity ranging from moderate to substantial.


The Lead Software Engineer leads a team of associates in the coding of software applications based on business requirements. The Lead Software Engineer works on problems of diverse scope and complexity ranging from moderate to substantial. The Lead Software Engineer standardizes the quality assurance procedure for software. Oversees testing and debugging and develops fixes. Researches complaints and makes necessary adjustments and/or recommendations to resolve complex software related issues. Advises executives to develop functional strategies (often segment specific) on matters of significance. Exercises independent judgment and decision making on complex issues regarding job duties and related tasks, and works under minimal supervision. Uses independent judgment requiring analysis of variable factors and determining the best course of action.


Planning, Analysis and Design

  • Understand business purpose of software solution requests

  • Contribute to major feature planning

  • Contribute to process of estimating costs for proposed solutions

  • Contribute to analysis of how to best meet purpose and features resulting in logical requirements documentation (can include build, buy or hybrid solutions)

  • Design solutions to meet objectives (data structures, system processes, services, user interfaces, etc.)

  • Lead, Mentor and guide team members in the completion of their assignments

  • Work with architecture team to explore new tools, techniques, etc. to improve solution delivery

Development, Integration, Testing and Implementation

  • Write, update and maintain in-house engineered software solutions utilizing Humana Military approved tools

  • Write, update and maintain software to integrate purchase software solutions utilizing Humana Military approved tools

  • Configure purchased software to meet business and IT requirements

  • Mentor junior team members and guide their software engineering tasks

  • Prepare comprehensive test cases for functional and regression testing plans

  • Assist testing teams with automating test cases

  • Assist end users with UAT as needed

  • Prepare detailed deployment plans to include rollback

  • Contribute to system disaster recovery planning, documentation and execution

  • Prepare system documentation as directed

  • Provide on call support as scheduled

Required Qualifications

  • Our Department of Defense contract requires U.S. Citizenship

  • Successfully receive interim approval for government security clearance (eQIP - Electronic Questionnaire for Investigation Processing)

  • Bachelor's degree (technical area desired), or equivalent technical training

  • 8 years of Information Technology experience, working with web applications and development.

  • Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio, c#, ASP.NET, and SQL Server development tools

  • Project management experience

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience with Microsoft Office tools

  • Experience leading and working well in a team development setting

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree

  • Healthcare experience

Scheduled Weekly Hours


About Us

Mission: At Humana, our cultural foundation is aligned to helping members achieve their best health by delivering personalized, simplified, whole-person healthcare experiences. Recognizing healthcare needs continue to evolve for each person, for each family and for each community, Humana continuously creates innovative solutions and resources that help people live their healthiest lives on their terms –when and where they need it. Our employees are at the heart of making this happen and that’s why we are dedicated to building an organization of dynamic talent whose experience and passion center on putting the customer first.

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