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Senior Software Engineer, Carrier Applications


GoHealth Intro: As a leading health insurance marketplace, GoHealth’s mission is to improve access to healthcare in America. For customers, enrolling in a health insurance plan is confusing and difficult, and seemingly small differences between plans can lead to significant out-of-pocket costs or lack of access to critical medicines and even providers. We use our technology, data science, agents, and expertise to cut through the confusion and get customers enrolled in a plan with the right coverage and benefits. 

Why Apply:

As an industry leader in the Medicare marketplace, we are compelled to not only embrace change but to actively be the change to adapt to our consumers complex needs. We believe in hiring risk-takers, innovators, and collaborators within our industry to create individualized, simplified healthcare solutions for our beneficiaries.

Our #TeamGoHealth employees are at the core of our collective success; that's why we are committed to discovering the best in-class talent and ensuring that each team member receives the development tools and support they need to flourish in their professional endeavors.

We also understand that you may not check every box in our requirements list -- most applicants don’t! In fact, frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented groups apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. GoHealth encourages you to break that statistic and to apply today!

About the role: 

Join GoHealth as a Senior Software Engineer and take charge of developing and running business-critical software systems that streamline the insurance enrollment process. Your work will directly impact our mission to simplify healthcare access and improve the quality of healthcare for our users. You will lead and contribute to feature delivery in our agile environment, collaborate across teams, and continuously enhance our technology stack to better connect consumers with the right insurance products. We operate in an open-source environment and encourage learning new languages and technologies. Our current platform primarily uses SpringBoot in Java for the backend and React with TypeScript for the frontend. You will report to a Lead Engineer.

What you will do

  • Develop, integrate, maintain, and operate secure enrollment applications for insurance carriers, ensuring HIPAA compliance.
  • Design and lead the implementation of high-quality, reliable, and maintainable software following agile best practices.
  • Guide and collaborate with cross-functional teams to deliver scalable, efficient software solutions.
  • Ensure exceptional code quality through rigorous code reviews, automated testing, and continuous integration.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues promptly and efficiently.
  • Monitor and manage software systems in production to ensure optimal performance and availability.
  • Mentor and support junior and mid-level engineers, promoting a collaborative and knowledge-sharing team environment.
  • Continuously improve the codebase for enhanced performance, scalability, and security.
  • Stay at the forefront of industry trends and adopt the best tools and techniques to enhance our technology stack.
  • Contribute to the architecture and design of software systems.

What we are looking for

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or a similar field is preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in development and operation of software systems, preferably in insurance, healthcare, or financial sectors.
  • Proficiency in Java – Spring Boot, Functional Programming, writing software and automated tests (unit, integration, functional), and version control systems (preferably Git) .
  • Experience with React, TypeScript, CSS3 (Sass/SCSS).
  • In-depth knowledge of web-based application development, microservices architecture, and serverless.
  • Experience with secure coding practices and handling protected information (PHI & PII).
  • Knowledge of both relational and non-relational databases (e.g., MySQL, Couchbase, MongoDB).
  • Experience with test-driven development & domain-driven design.
  • Experience with Terraform, Docker, AWS/ECS Deployments, Jenkins or other CI/CD tools is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Integration Patterns for distributed systems (Kafka, MQ, Flink) is preferred.
  • Experience with Gauge, Selenium/Selenide for automated testing is preferred.
  • Passion for mentoring junior engineers and promoting a collaborative team environment.
  • Proactive, self-motivated, and capable of working within a self-organized team.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot complex issues.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Proven leadership ability in an agile environment and adaptability to changing requirements.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and improvement of existing skills

Location: Hybrid/On-site

Benefits and Perks:

  • Open vacation policy because work life balance is important
  • 401k program with company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Generous employee referral bonuses
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Work from Home Stipend


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