Laboratory Corporation of America Application Architect in Burlington, North Carolina
Corporate IT is actively searching for experienced expert-level Java Application Architects who will leverage their technology skills to develop business solutions within the healthcare industry. The Application Architect role will be part of newly formed development teams within LabCorp and contribute to creating and implementing enterprise standards for a web service platform (RESTful APIs). The applicant will be challenged with cutting-edge technologies to provide a modern framework for Java/Linux-based solutions across virtualized machines, and hybrid cloud platforms (IaaS). As part of this transformational team the applicant will enable new business workflows for the company as well as help to build out a new IT infrastructure. These platforms enable rapid delivery for our IT teams. The prospective candidate will be engaged in a wide variety of work, including but not limited to web applications and web service development, platform development, automation, and coaching/mentoring of teams adopting the platforms. The Application Architect will provide technical leadership in our agile development teams. The role will include dealing with complex business integrations, eliciting requirements, and implementing secure and high-performance services consumed by various devices and applications across the organization. The applicant will drive the evolution of our solutions and ensure that we meet our internal and external clients' software requirements.
Most importantly, you'll be engaged in meaningful work for an organization that is committed to "helping people live longer and healthier lives" every day.
Lead the technical design, planning and manage development of both UI and back end services. Document and present architectural decisions to the team, peers and management. Provides architectural guidance to the development team.
Work with the development team, project managers, business analysts, Quality Assurance and users across the organization and create agile, intuitive and easy-to-use software.
Deliver prototypes, reusable and shared microservice components, advanced solutions, and implementations of application in Java.
Drive the evolution of our technology platform and development standards to ensure that we deliver scalable software solutions to business requirements
Work with developers and integration team to brainstorm and research new design patterns in creating reusable solutions that can be utilized across the organization.
Develop complex RESTful services in a cross-functional and Agile development team.
Perform code reviews and code merges from all team members.
Follows best practices for test-driven development (unit testing and beyond)
Designs functional/system integration tests and automation.
Work with other groups within IT to foster the DevOps culture around automation of builds, testing, deploys and scaling.
Contribute to the SOA standards for the company and Conduct impact analysis.
Mentor and train developers and help to solve the technical challenges
Pushes the envelope with innovative and creative thinking
Provide modern and performant single page applications and address unique challenges in the interaction with various devices and input preferences.
The person can work either from Burlington or RTP, North Carolina.
License/Certification/Education: Normally requires a B.S. Degree in Computer Science/Computer Information Systems/Information Technology/Software Engineering/ Computer Engineering, or foreign equivalent with 10 years of experience in related field.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or foreign equivalent plus ten (10) years of experience as Architect, Technical Lead, User Interface Developer, Consultant, or Software Engineer.
10+ year experience and expert knowledge of Java (7+) enterprise development and integration middleware development.
3+ year experience with hands-on application architecture for large enterprise solutions.
7+ years of experience in each of the following skills: Java, Spring Core, Spring Integration, Spring Boot, Spring MVC, Spring Security.
Strong understanding of Java concurrency, concurrency patterns, experience building thread safe application.
Must have extensive web application experience in developing employee/customer facing high scale applications.
Advanced skills in implementing Service APIs (SOAP, REST) with the market leading API Management tools such as Apigee, API Gateway.
Extensive experience delivering microservice based architecture leveraging APIs, containers and automation.
Experience with web service technologies like JAX-RS, JSON, JAXB, JAX-WS, and WSDL.
Advanced knowledge of highly efficient RDBMS SQL (e.g. DB2, Oracle) and Java integration with it using Spring Data, JPA, Hibernate.
Experience with NoSQL implementations a plus (e.g., MongoDB, AWS Dynamodb).
Experience on cloud based technologies (Preferred AWS or Kubernetes with OpenShift) and experience building cloud native applications.
Extensive hands-on experience with AWS technologies like Lambda, SQS, EC2 and ECS is a plus.
Expert knowledge in various data integration solutions (synchronous and asynchronous) messaging, Publish/Subscribe models, Middleware, and other related methodologies in a multi-user, multi-platform, multi-tier environment
Experience with messaging products like IBM MQRabbitMQ, Kafka or ActiveMQ
Experience in Continuous Integration (CI) / Continuous Deployment (CD) using tools such as Maven, Gradle, Git, Sonar, Jenkins, Jira.
Hands On experience with TDD with expertise in Junit5 / Mockito.
Strong analytical, communication and team collaboration skills
Work as a multi-skilled professional practicing Agile/SCRUM methodologies.
Ability to coach and mentor junior developers as well as teams adopting the platforms.
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.