Application Solution Consultant, Tech Lead

Application Solution Consultant, Tech Lead-18002ASLooking for a chance to do meaningful work that touches millions? Come join the hardest working, nonprofit health plan in California and help us shape the future of health care. Blue Shield of California is focused on transforming health care by making it more accessible, affordable and customer-centric. Being a mission-driven organization means we do much more than serve our 3. 5 million members: we were the first health plan in the nation to limit our annual net income to 2 percent of revenue and return the difference to our customers and the community, and since 2005 we have contributed more than million to the Blue Shield of California Foundation to improve community health and end domestic violence. We also believe that a healthier California begins with our employees, so we provide them with resources to develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle through our award-winning wellness program, Wellvolution. We're hiring smart thinkers and doers who want to work for a leader and innovator in the challenging, ever-changing healthcare space. Come and help us make health care better for everyone.


This is a great opportunity for an experienced Application Solution Consultant, Tech Lead who will be primarily responsible for developing and maintaining complex technology solutions for the BSC Provider Applications. Responsibilities include interfacing with IT, Enterprise Architecture, Infrastructure Services, Business and Vendor partners to understand and influence requirements and technical solutions and support of technical solutions built by vendors and BSC. This position will be responsible for understanding and enabling a dynamic, diversified IT team to effectively meet the business demands.
  • Lead design and development activities of new applications and/or enhancements to existing applications in Provider area.
  • Provide technical leadership in designing and implementing large-scale, complex enterprise applications requiring high performance and availability.
  • Consults and makes recommendations to management on significant issues.
  • Serves as the key technical support domain leader and interface between IT, Business and Vendors leveraging portfolio application systems.


    • 8+ years of experience in hands-on design, coding, integration, and deployment experience.
    • Strong Technical back ground on Java/J2EE,. Net and webservices.
    • Experience with Oracle & SQL server databases and strong PL/SQL knowledge.
    • Strong ability to analyze business requirements and transform into technical design and system solutions.
    • Experience developing and delivering communications to executive stakeholders.
    • Strong customer inter-facing skills.
    • Strong understanding of software architecture, OO principles and common design patterns.
    • Strong understanding of Agile process and best practices.
    • Demonstrated experience working with vendor partners, cross-functional and development. teams in terms of end to end technical delivery.
    • Understanding of code optimization as well as experience in analysis and design.
    • Background in developing complex enterprise systems and successfully collaborating with QA and Product Management teams.
    • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
    • Self-directed works with limited management direction and exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of the assignment.
    • Be able to adapt, quick learner, and be able to provide technical expertise across a wide range of technology.
    • Knowledge of Healthcare domain preferably supporting Provider domain, is preferred.
    • Bachelors in computer science or related field
Physical RequirementsOffice Environment - roles involving part to full time schedule in Office Environment. Based in our physical offices and work from home office/deskwork Activity level: Sedentary, frequency most of work day.

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