Software Engineer Senior - BizTalk

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jan 03, 2019
Mar 06, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time

Health Care that Starts with You!

Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota's leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and western Wisconsin with the health coverage plans and services they need to maintain and improve their health. The innovative coverage we create makes a difference for Medicare-eligible individuals, individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs, such as MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance, and disabled adults with special health care needs. UCare is growing in size, membership, products, geographic coverage, and employees. We're an organization that's going places. Be part of a team that cares about you, be part of UCare.


At UCare, we deliver high-quality health coverage and services to help members of all ages maintain and improve their health. It's a big job that takes innovative ideas, strategic partnerships, and a commitment to doing the right thing. Above all, it takes a compassionate team that is dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of our members and our communities.


Working at UCare is more than just a career; it's a mission. A mission that defines us as professionals, unites us as an organization, and shapes how we interact with our members and each other. Our values of integrity, community, quality, flexibility, and respect permeate every aspect of our organization - from who we are and how we act, to what we do and how we do it. We owe our continued success to our employees who proudly embody our mission and values in everything they do.


Position Description

This position is responsible to design, build and expand the company's utilization of BizTalk with a focus on Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).  This position will support the integration and development efforts for creating SOA applications to support consumerism and the Health Care Exchange. Ensure best practice for Enterprise Application Integration patterns are implemented. Analyze, design, develop, modify and maintain application software.  Requires proficiency in software development life cycle (SDLC) and IT change control procedures. Able to organize and assist in leading small to medium scale Application Development efforts, solving complex business needs with technical solutions. Represent team in small and medium size projects that cross team structures. Communicate and collaborate effectively within and across team structure, including IT management as appropriate. Provide peer mentoring to junior staff as appropriate.

·Lead SOA and Enterprise Application Integration.

·Provide design and technical consulting for small to medium sized projects. Consult with business and teammates to identify facets of an issue and generate a solution. Understand impact to processes and systems across the organization and factors these into solutions.

·Assist with planning and execution of unit, integration and user acceptance testing.

·Actively participate in the requirements, design and build phases; delivering high quality deliverables.

·Complete work in time/effort budget; provide proactive update to project lead if timelines or effort estimates are in jeopardy.

·Produce documentation and notification for changes to production systems or fixes to production problems.

·Provide consistent updates to project lead on progress and outstanding issues.

·Assist in leadership for small to medium sized projects, providing work guidance to less experienced engineers.

·Other projects and duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science; demonstrated experience may be considered in lieu of degree. 

Required Experience

Five years' experience in BizTalk Server 2010/2013/2013 R2 and BizTalk ESB Toolkit, BRE, BAM.  Working knowledge in EDI HIPAA 5010 transaction sets, web services (SOAP / XML / REST / JSON, etc.) and WCF.  Five years' experience with .NET Platform (XML Web Services, Win Forms, ASP.NET, WPF, WCF, ADO.NET).  Five years languages: C# and scripting: VB Script, Java Script, PowerShell (beneficial).  Five years' experience in markup languages and technologies: XML, HTML, XSL, DTD, XSD schemas, SOAP.  Five years' experience with RDBMS systems: knowledge of SQL Server 2008/2012.  Five years' experience with internet Information Server experience (configuring web sites, application pools, etc.). Three years' experience working with testing tools (BizUnit, NUnit) and Team Foundation Server (source control, automated builds, continuous integration).  Two years' experience with agile Scrum methodology.  Demonstrated knowledge of and applicability of Object-Oriented techniques and principles.

Preferred Experience

1. Industry or functional domain expertise. 

2. Enterprise Application Integration experience. 

3. Strong presentation skills.

4. ITIL Certification

5. Familiarity and experience working in Agile teams with experience in developing/updating user stories, acceptance criteria and project documentation.  Experience in Test Driven Development and automated unit testing. Familiarity with the health care industry.


UCare is proud to be a recognized Star Tribune Top Workplace for the 9th consecutive year. As a part of our collaborative team, you'll experience the rewards that come with helping others and seeing the positive results of your hard work. We value and respect each individual's ideas and contributions, and give you the freedom to grow both personally and professionally. We are centrally located, and offer onsite education, equipment and wellness resources, a myriad of volunteer activities, and a number of other rewards. If you're looking for a welcoming environment that celebrates what you have to offer, helps you build on your strengths, and gives you the opportunity to truly make a difference, we invite you to apply.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.






Enter a highly collaborative environment where people are truly engaged, and feedback is valued. You'll enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, as well as a host of other perks, including a nationally recognized wellness program, and a bright, open, award-winning office space in Northeast Minneapolis just minutes from major freeways and retail centers. At UCare, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.

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