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Location:Franklin Lakes, NJ
Company:Express Scripts
First posted:May 04, 2017

Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: REQ20007544



The Java Software Engineer has specific responsibilities of leading application development systems design, while interfacing with our vendor partners. Delivery of reliable and secure software solutions meeting the operational specifications required through development of the system logic. Reviewing and guiding the code of other team members through reviews. This role is empowered and accountable for software systems designs, including loosely coupled designs across verticals and platforms. Triage, debugging, surveillance & monitoring are all key activities for non-development environments. Professional growth of knowledge across both technical and operational domains is required. Expectations include innovation and critical thinking leading to decision making driving towards efficient, simple solutions answering to complex business needs. Partner with fellow COE team members, Planning, Architecture, Infrastructure, and Operational teams towards constructing solutions while progressing towards the approved enterprise technology stack. This position is also responsible for looking for synergy across Specialty applications, and realizing benefits gained sharing features across home delivery applications. Travel is expected for 10% of their time.




  • Partner with employees and vendor partner consultants from different locations in the development and delivery of Specialty software applications.
  • Works to develop skills, self-motivated, provides feedback to others, and oversees resolution technical issues and complexities. Identify process improvement and code synergies achieved through innovative ideas and critical thinking.
  • Consult with business departments as needed. Influences projects/initiatives on the right solution for scalability, growth, and security and defect free implementations. Drives projects to delivery within designated time frames and tracks progress reports to management.
  • Works on resolution of urgent and on-going problems to ensure their team's contribution to overall reliability
  • Trusted advisor to Finance operations and cross-functional team members, providing data and technical insight from the application metrics, pertaining to business impact.
  • Ensures defects are quickly assessed and/or mitigated and resolved, whether in non-production or production
  • Represents Information Technology in cross-functional meetings and projects.
  • Prepares for, implements and communicates new corporate initiatives and processes within assigned team.



  • 3+ years' experience with a Master's Degree, 5+ years' experience with a Bachelor's Degree or 11+ years of relevant experience without a degree
  • 5-8 years of experience in software development, preferably 1-2 years at ESI or in the PBM industry
  • Knowledge of S/W Version Control application
    repository - GIT Version Control, Mobile First 7.x or higher, Apache Jenkins, ANT1.8
    or higher, Mule, Java 8, and FileNet required

  • knowledge is a plus

  • Proven technical leadership skills in leading high talent teams in local and remote locations
  • Focus areas for this role will include finance, accounting and revenue cycle management (Billing, Cash posting, Reimbursement)
  • Experience in these areas is a strong plus
  • Ability to be an agent of change, handle complex technical problems into smaller simple solutions, and create a culture that supports high team morale
  • Thorough knowledge of IT concepts, procedures and practices in the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Agile process and iterative development as it applies to software delivery.
  • Advanced problem solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other departments to resolve complex issues with innovative solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work load and meet project deadlines
  • Experience with strategic work planning and budgeting
  • Ability to adapt in a dynamic work environment and make independent decisions
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Familiarity with Finance, Health care or PBM industry very helpful
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule to accommodate project deadlines
  • Willingness to travel limited amounts




Information Technology's vision is to be a catalyst in developing new business opportunities, sustaining strategic partnerships with our customers and supporting the future growth of Express Scripts. This vision is realized by aligning our work to corporate goals and market forces in order to deliver innovative business solutions in a reliable, secure and compliant manner while positioning us for future technology & market change. We deliver on these imperatives through the use of best people, best methods, best partners, enabled by a flexible & scalable architecture to deliver business value.


Through this vision, we achieve our mission to provide innovative business solutions that enable & drive value in a timely, reliable, secure and cost-effective manner.


Advance your career with the company that makes it easier for people to choose better health.
Express Scripts is a leading healthcare company serving tens of millions of consumers. We are looking for individuals who are passionate, creative and committed to creating systems and service solutions that promote better health outcomes.
Join the company that Fortune magazine ranked as one of the 'Most Admired Companies' in the pharmacy category. Then, use your intelligence, creativity, integrity and hard work to help us enhance our products and services.
We offer a highly competitive base salary and a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, life insurance, paid time off, tuition assistance and an employee stock purchase plan.
Express Scripts is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Applicants must be able to pass a drug test and background investigation.
Express Scripts is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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