Software Engineer Senior -.NET

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jan 04, 2019
Feb 20, 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.

Software Engineer Senior - .NET

Position Description

This position is responsible to design, develop, implement, test and analyze software applications in an Agile environment as part of the digital web service team, supporting web, SharePoint, mobile and other digital initiatives in a mission-focused organization. Research, design, document, and modify software specifications throughout the production lifecycle. Also analyze and remediate software defects and provide recommendations to enhance UCare's digital presence, including the development of a new website(s) and improved functionality for members.

·Collaborate with project leads, business analysts, end users and third party contacts to design, implement and test software applications.

·Collaborate with other engineers, analysts, and designers in conceptualizing and developing new software programs and applications.

·Plan phases of the software development life cycle (SDLC) for a variety of projects.

·Ability to drive and independently work on complex projects and with stakeholders and cross functional teams with occasional guidance from Architect, technical leads and managers.

·Assist in the preparation and documentation of software requirements and specifications.

·Research and document requirements of software users.

·Conduct research on emerging application development software products, languages, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts.

·Recommend, schedule, and perform software improvements and upgrades.

·Write, translate, and code software programs and applications according to specifications.

·Run and monitor software performance tests on new and existing programs for the purposes of correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging.

·Administer critical analysis of test results and deliver solutions to problem areas.

·Generate statistics and prepare and write reports for management and/or team members on the status of the programming process.

·Assist in the development and maintenance of user manuals and guidelines.

·Install software products for end users as required.

·Write programming scripts to enhance functionality and/or appearance of company Web site and/or related Web applications as necessary.

·Collaborate with other members of the IS department to assist in resolving problems with software products or company software systems.

·Enhance staff accomplishments and competence by planning delivery of solutions, answer technical and procedural questions for less experienced team and business members, offer suggestions for improved processes, mentor team members.

·Able to take ownership of end-to-end incident resolution that may involve multiple departments.

·Provide consultation for internal stakeholders.

·Other projects and duties as assigned.


Bachelors degree in Computer Science; demonstrated experience may be considered in lieu of degree. 

Required Experience

Five years of software development experience.  Technical knowledge of programming languages, including C#, AJAX, ASP.net, .NET Framework, WCF web services.  Experience working with enterprise applications, including SharePoint Server OR/AND Dynamics CRM.  Experience working in integrated development environments, including Microsoft Visual Studio and TFS.  Extensive experience with Microsoft Server operating systems.  Extensive experience with and development toward Microsoft SQL databases, including SSIS and SSRS solutions. Familiarity with the health care industry.  Knowledge of current internet technologies, including IIS, Apache, WordPress.  Software troubleshooting experience and knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws, and secure coding practices.  Experience with specific phases of the software development life cycle, especially related to agile processes, code management, and code review.  Familiarity with agile software development methodologies.


Preferred Experience

Technical knowledge of programming languages, including JavaScript, JSON, jQuery, Rails, and other web service frameworks. Familiarity with the health care industry and knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws. Experience working with enterprise applications. SharePoint Server and/or other CMS platforms, Dynamics CRM, live chat a plus.


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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