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Full-Stack Engineer

GoHealth Chicago, IL (relocation offered)

Job Description

Full-Stack Engineer is responsible for writing, testing, and maintaining code for our core products. The Engineer will work in small to mid-size teams to develop products in an agile environment. While we love candidates who have experience with Java, we're looking for the polyglot mentality. Our engineers are able and willing to learn new technologies. They get the opportunity to work on many different projects and products and really get their feet wet!

  • Turning business requirements and high-level designs into usable software
  • Designing features and enhancements for a product
  • Writing unit tests to ensure that products function as required
  • Documenting all code and designs
  • Reviewing the code of other developers
  • Maintaining and debugging production applications
  • Working with project managers and other developers to make sure deadlines are met

Skills & Requirements

  • At least 1 year of real-world Java development experience
  • Experience with Java web development (XHTML, JSPs, Servlets, etc.)
  • Experience working with a common IDE (Eclipse, NetBeans, etc.)
  • Experience with version control systems (Mercurial or Git preferred)
  • Experience with relational databases (MySQL preferred)
  • Experience writing unit tests with JUnit or TestNG
  • Experience with common Java frameworks (Apache Commons, Struts, Spring, etc.)
  • Knowledge of basic design patterns and algorithms
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Willingness to learn and be part of a fast-growing department
  • Knowledge of Groovy, Ruby, Scala or Python is a plus

About GoHealth

GoHealth is a leading developer of Web-based sales and online insurance marketing tools for the health insurance industry, helping insurance brokers, agents and carriers connect with customers and transact business more efficiently.

Have you heard how Healthcare Reform is changing our business?  The recent Supreme Court decision to uphold the individual mandate for health insurance means that by 2014 everyone in America will be required to have health insurance.  GoHealth’s mission is to help individuals and families obtain the right health insurance coverage, which means that GoHealth will be faced with millions more consumers who will need help finding the right health insurance coverage.  We’ll be here to make sure they do.  

We are revolutionizing an industry that is expected to top the trillions by 2014… 

This is your chance to be at the right place at the right time, and work on a product with real-life relevance for all Americans.  

GoHealth offers a full benefits package, an open vacation policy, a very casual dress code and a fun, interactive working environment.

Joel Test score: 9 out of 12

The Joel Test is a twelve-question measure of the quality of a software team.

  • Do you use source control?
  • Can you make a build in one step?
  • Do you make daily builds?
  • Do you have a bug database?
  • Do you fix bugs before writing new code?
  • Do you have an up-to-date schedule?
  • Do you have a spec?
  • Do programmers have quiet working conditions?
  • Do you use the best tools money can buy?
  • Do you have testers?
  • Do new candidates write code during their interview?
  • Do you do hallway usability testing?
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Learn more about GoHealth

We have great benefits

Unlimited paid vacation days and paid holidaysMedical, dental, vision and lifeCompany outings and happy hoursCTA, Metra and parking pre-tax benefitGym membership subsidyEmployee referral bonusRelocation assistance availableCasual attire and work environment

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Full-Stack Engineer at GoHealth - Java