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Lead Software Engineer


Become a part of our caring community and help us put health first

You have the exceptional opportunity to join the rapidly expanding Clinical team within the technology department. As a member of this team, you will report to the Associate Director and play a crucial role in applying the latest data science applications to business operations. Your responsibilities will include overseeing and guiding both senior and junior developers to ensure compliance with coding standards, best practices, and maintainability. Additionally, you will collaborate with key client stakeholders to identify business challenges and establish solution requirements. Your role will involve delivering business value, presenting findings to executives, and more. If you are enthusiastic about tackling complex business issues through data-driven solutions, we are eager to connect with you.

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The Lead Software Engineer is responsible for coding software applications according to business requirements. Additionally, they can aid in designing and developing IT application architecture solutions that address business problems while adhering to enterprise architecture direction and standards. The Lead Software Engineer tackles problems of varying 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

Use your skills to make an impact

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 8 or more years of progressive IT experience as a senior developer in large IT projects
  • 2 or more years of experience leading large program
  • Cloud modernization experience
  • Strong experience with .NET, Oracle Database, and SQL Server
  • Experience working with operation partners and creating roadmaps
  • Experience with the technologies in use in the application(s) or infrastructure
  • Experience with unit testing and mocking
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams with high emotional intelligence
  • Experience leading and mentoring senior/junior developers
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines with attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively and deliver presentations to senior leaders
  • Advanced experience leading special projects and producing metrics, measurements, and trend reports

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree
  • Azure / Cloud Certifications
  • Agile Certifications (SAFe preferred)
  • Healthcare industry experience
  • Experience with IBM Operational Decision Manager (ODM)
  • Experience with middle tier integrations (i.e. Kafka, Message Queue)

Additional Information

Location/Work Style: Remote in Kentucky or Wisconsin, with the ability to commute to local Humana offices in Green Bay, WI or Louisville, KY as needed

Why Humana?

At Humana, we know your well-being is important to you, and it's important to us too. That's why we're committed to making resources available to you that will enable you to become happier, healthier, and more productive in all areas of your life. Just to name a few:

  • Work-Life Balance
  • Generous PTO package
  • Health benefits effective day 1
  • Annual Incentive Plan
  • 401K - Excellent company match
  • Well-being program
  • Paid Volunteer Time Off
  • Student Loan Refinancing

If you share our passion for helping people, we likely have the right place for you at Humana.

Work at Home Guidance

To ensure Home or Hybrid Home/Office associates' ability to work effectively, the self-provided internet service of Home or Hybrid Home/Office associates must meet the following criteria:

  • At minimum, a download speed of 25 Mbps and an upload speed of 10 Mbps is recommended; wireless, wired cable or DSL connection is suggested
  • Satellite, cellular and microwave connection can be used only if approved by leadership
  • Associates who live and work from Home in the state of California, Illinois, Montana, or South Dakota will be provided a bi-weekly payment for their internet expense.
  • Humana will provide Home or Hybrid Home/Office associates with telephone equipment appropriate to meet the business requirements for their position/job.
  • Work from a dedicated space lacking ongoing interruptions to protect member PHI / HIPAA information

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Pay Range
The compensation range below reflects a good faith estimate of starting base pay for full time (40 hours per week) employment at the time of posting. The pay range may be higher or lower based on geographic location and individual pay will vary based on demonstrated job related skills, knowledge, experience, education, certifications, etc.

$126,800 - $174,500 per year

This job is eligible for a bonus incentive plan. This incentive opportunity is based upon company and/or individual performance.

Description of Benefits
Humana, Inc. and its affiliated subsidiaries (collectively, "Humana") offers competitive benefits that support whole-person well-being. Associate benefits are designed to encourage personal wellness and smart healthcare decisions for you and your family while also knowing your life extends outside of work. Among our benefits, Humana provides medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) retirement savings plan, time off (including paid time off, company and personal holidays, volunteer time off, paid parental and caregiver leave), short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and many other opportunities.

About us

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is committed to putting health first - for our teammates, our customers and our company. Through our Humana insurance services and CenterWell healthcare services, we make it easier for the millions of people we serve to achieve their best health - delivering the care and service they need, when they need it. These efforts are leading to a better quality of life for people with Medicare, Medicaid, families, individuals, military service personnel, and communities at large.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of Humana not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy of Humana to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.

Job ID: humana-R-335786
Employment Type: Full Time