Web Developer IV in Ashburn, VA at Beacon Health Options

Date Posted: 1/28/2020

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Job Description

We Help People Live their Lives to the Fullest Potential!

For more than 30 years, Beacon has changed the way people live with behavioral health conditions. Today, we are the undisputed leader in behavioral health management, serving 40 million people across all 50 states. At Beacon, we are committed to delivering a ‘world-class’ candidate experience from the moment you click ‘Apply’! Our goal is to help you reach your fullest potential, while utilizing your talents and expertise to help us deliver on our promise.

Do you have a passion for helping others? If so, we are looking for you!

Beacon is currently seeking a Web Developer IV to join our team at our Ashburn, VA, Atlanta, GA or Boston, MA office. This position will review, analyze and modify n-tier applications including encoding, testing, debugging and documenting programs by participating actively in all phases of the software development lifecycle. Knowledgeable of web, restful, enterprise service bus architectures, and Client/Server concepts. Work with different stakeholders across application domains and contribute toward streamlining existing procedures and suggesting new ones. May lead and direct the work of others. Perform a variety of complicated tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

What does a typical day look like?

  • Actively participate in all phases of the software development lifecycle including helping finalize functional specification(s), articulating and implementing scalable designs and providing deployment support.
  • Design, develop/debug and unit/integration test programs in Java 6 SE/EE and ensure all code written is cross browser compliant.
  • Mentor junior developers in getting up to speed with the applications and perform code review as needed.
  • Expected to remain conversant with newer development technologies and be prepared to undergo training in said technologies as circumstances dictate.
  • Measure, review and forecast project status and remediate project risks by actively working with the project team. Expected to take a lead role in addressing project challenges that affect software development by working with the project team and escalating appropriately.
  • Participate in resolution calls and work with project stakeholders to support issues with API availability by identifying global vs custom components as part of troubleshooting.

What you Contribute?


  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field of study highly desirable or equivalent years related work experience


  • Java certification, a plus

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • 7+ years of demonstrated Programming experience
  • 5 years experience with Java and Web related technologies
  • 5+ years experience in working with DB2 UDB or other relational or hierarchical databases
  • Expertise in Java 5/6 or higher versions of SE/EE, EJB3.x, JDBC, JSP/Servlets, Web Services, WebSphere or any other Java EE server
  • Experience with SQL
  • Experience with JQuery, Ajax, CSS, Angular Frameworks
  • Working knowledge of Spring Data, Spring Boot or Bootstrap a plus
  • Working knowledge of an ESB tool such as WSO2 or MuleSoft ESB
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to guide junior resources with advancing projects of varying complexity

What Makes Us Different?

  • Here, it’s not just a job – it’s an opportunity to change lives.
  • Our employees are learners, innovators and original thinkers.
  • Our mission and values guide the way we treat our members, providers and each other.

What We Have to Offer:

  • Healthcare benefits available starting day 1!
  • Health & wellbeing incentives, such as gym membership reimbursement
  • 401K with company match to help reach your future financial goals
  • Generous PTO, because we know life happens outside of work
  • Tuition reimbursement so you can keep reaching your fullest potential

If Beacon sounds like the place for you, what are you waiting for? Apply with us today to get started!

Beacon Health Options is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer as well as a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Work Environment. EOE/AA/M/F/Veterans/Disabled

At Beacon Health Options, our candidate's data privacy is a top priority. Our recruiting team conducts all communications using official company email (@BeaconHealthOptions.com). Only candidates who have applied for an open position through our Careers page (careers.beaconhealthoptions.com) will be engaged in our interview process. Beacon conducts all interviews in person or over the phone. At no time during the recruiting process will any Beacon recruiter request any financial or personally identifiable information from you.