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Software Engineer, Data Platform


GoHealth Intro:

GoHealth is a leading health insurance marketplace and Medicare-focused digital health company. Through the efficient, multi-tiered guidance of our highly specialized licensed insurance agents, GoHealth meets Medicare consumers where they are in their enrollment journeys and empowers them to choose the plan and carrier best suited for their healthcare needs. Our extensive industry expertise, including the use of data science and machine learning with key investments in proprietary technology, helps consumers cut through the confusion and enroll confidently.

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:

As a Software Engineer at GoHealth, you will play a key role in the development and enhancement of our Customer 360 platform and Delta Tables datalake in Databricks. You will design, develop, and maintain software solutions that ensure high availability, scalability, and performance. Your responsibilities will include creating a robust Spring Boot web layer consisting of microservices on top of our data platform services, implementing solutions for ingesting platform outputs into high-performant search engines, and building a comprehensive service layer.

You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to define requirements, deliver new features, and optimize data integration processes. By continuously seeking opportunities to improve the efficiency, reliability, and performance of our systems, you will ensure our software meets high industry standards. Additionally, you will implement and maintain data validation and monitoring systems to uphold data quality and troubleshoot any data-related issues.

What you will do

  • Develop, maintain, and integrate secure enrollment applications for insurance carriers, ensuring HIPAA compliance.
  • Implement high-quality, reliable, and maintainable software following agile best practices.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to deliver scalable, efficient software solutions.
  • Ensure code quality through code reviews, automated testing, and continuous integration.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues promptly.
  • Continuously improve the codebase for better performance, scalability, and security.
  • Stay updated with industry trends and adopt the best tools and techniques.

What we are looking for

  • University degree in computer science, engineering or a similar field is preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience in software development.
  • Proficiency in Java – Spring Boot, Functional Programming, writing software and automated tests (unit, integration, functional), and version control systems (preferably Git).
  • Experience with Python and tooling
  • Experience with reactive programming (i.e. React, Angular, Webflux, MVVM)
  • Practical knowledge of web-based application development; knowledge of microservices architecture, and serverless is a plus.
  • Experience with secure coding practices.
  • Familiarity with test-driven development & domain-driven design.
  • Experience with relational and non-relational databases (e.g., MySQL, Couchbase, DynamoDB, MongoDB).
  • Basic knowledge of Terraform, Docker, AWS/ECS Deployments, Jenkins or other CI/CD tools, is a plus.
  • Good problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot complex issues.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills.
  • Proven ability to work in an agile environment and adapt to changing requirements.
  • Proactive, self-motivated, and capable of working within a self-organized team.
  • Eagerness to learn new technologies and improve existing skills.

Location: Hybrid/On-site

Benefits & 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 
  • Tax-free commuter benefits
  • GoHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer 


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