Senior Software Engineer at San Francisco Health Plan in San Francisco, California

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Job Description:

San Francisco Health Plan

Are you ready to play a vital role in ensuring equitable access to quality health care to the diverse San Francisco communities? San Francisco Health Plan (SFHP) has that opportunity for you.

As a Senior Software Engineer at SFHP, you will be part of a creative, innovative, and mission-driven software engineering team which plays a central role in building and delivering system integrations, applications, and automated processes. The team strives to excel in satisfying SFHP core mission of providing quality healthcare to our members, empowering providers with access to member eligibility info, efficient and accurate claims processing and implementing various CA Healthcare initiatives that improve healthcare outcomes of SF communities.

You will be working closely with other engineering teams, business system analysts, quality assurance engineers to design, build, test and maintain such software applications. You will be applying common SDLC process methodologies (e.g., AGILE, SCRUM, Waterfall) and leverage Microsoft's suite of technology platforms (i.e., .Net Framework, SQL Server, ASP.NET, MVC, Web API 2, WCF, LINQ and Azure DevOps) to develop, maintain, deliver software processes, web applications, REST APIs, that meets business needs. You will also be involved in designing and architecting solutions that conform to best industry practices and SFHP standards for developing highly optimized, well-organized, scalable and reusable software.

You will also be reviewing business requirements documents, user stories and functional specifications; author technical specification documents; review, clarify and understands business needs to provide the most efficient and optimal application to support business function and most of all, serves as a SME for the common codebase.

Please note that while SFHP supports a hybrid work environment, this role will be required to be onsite and in-office a minimum of 4 days per month. This is a hybrid position, based in our Downtown San Francisco office.

Salary Range: $126,000 - $141,000/year


  • Create and finalize technical specifications documents in response to approved business requirements.
  • Design, develop, test and deploy multi-tiered applications and batch processes.
  • Create and execute unit test plans based on system and validation requirements.
  • Troubleshoot, optimize, and tune applications.
  • Document all work-product, per SFHP's best practices and standards.
  • Maintain existing code and fix defects whenever needed.
  • Ensure that all software is delivered on time as per project commitments.
  • Ensure smooth functioning of our development, QA, and production environments.
  • Collaborate with Business Systems Analysts on business requirements review
  • Conduct data analysis; identify issues; recommend and implement solutions.
  • Create ad-hoc and automated reporting solutions as needed
  • Perform other related duties and special projects as assigned.
  • Foster an environment that solicits and enlists diverse and inclusive perspectives and approaches to better serve our staff, our members and our providers.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • 7+ Years of Software engineering experience in a variety of programming languages.
  • 7+ Years of BizTalk and .NET developer experience using Visual Studio.
  • 7+ Years of advanced SQL Server experience.
  • 7+ Years of proven ability in application development.
  • 3+ years delivering on large scale, high-visibility software development projects.
  • 2+ Years mentoring junior members of software development teams.
  • Worked on the complete SDLC from analysis of requirements to software deployment of at least 4 large projects (at least 2 of the projects must be as a Senior Engineer).
  • Experience working directly with business partners and Product Managers.
  • Knowledge of Health Care industry systems including claims processing systems, Member Eligibility processing, Provider Management and Care Management Systems, Health Care Payment, Billing & Accounting Systems.
  • Expert knowledge of .NET Framework, ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, Web API (current supported version), C#, JSON, JQuery, Bootstrap.
  • Expert Knowledge of Visual Studio 2015 & 2019, and Azure DevOps.
  • Expert Knowledge of SQL Server 2017development (complex SQL, store procedures, functions), SSIS packages and SSRS reports.


A competitive and robust compensation package, including:

  • Health benefits
    • Medical: You'll have a choice of medical plans, including options from Kaiser and Blue Shield of California. Employee-only coverage in the HMO plans is currently available at no cost and dependent coverage is heavily subsidized by SFHP.
    • Dental: You'll have a choice of a basic dental plan or an enhanced dental plan which includes orthodontic coverage.
    • Vision: Employee vision care coverage is available through Vision Service Plan (VSP).
  • Retirement – Employer-matched CalPERS Pension and 401(a) plans, 457 Plan
  • Time off – 23 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) and 13 paid holidays
  • Professional development: Opportunities for tuition reimbursement, professional license/membership.
  • An opportunity to work in a vibrant atmosphere with the most amazingly talented people who are shaping the future of healthcare!
  • The chance to make a difference in the lives of many San Francisco residents!

San Francisco Health Plan is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a work environment that supports and respects all individuals and in which our processes are applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

San Francisco Health Plan is an E-Verify participating employer.


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