Software Engineer III at GHX

| Greater Boulder Area
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The Software Engineer III (SW III) will be responsible for development efforts toward the creation, implementation, and support of existing and next-generation software solutions. The SW III will analyze, design, program, debug, and modify software enhancements and/or new products used in local, networked, or Internet-related computer programs. This role is responsible for interacting with users to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications in an Agile/Scrum environment.

Essential Duties:

  • Gathers and writes technical requirements for complex stories and features.  Designs smaller stories within a feature.  May author technical designs and takes responsibility for features.
  • Codes web applications following specifications and using the appropriate tools. Follows best practices.
  • Maintains and modifies existing applications.
  • Identifies internal/external issues of limited scope and drives to resolution.  Proactively seeks and fixes defects.
  • Contributes to project document reviews, and design/code reviews.
  • Adheres to IT Control Policies throughout design, development, and testing.
  • Works with cross-functional teams and interacts with internal business partners to verify/clarify business requirements and design decisions.
  • Engages team to review ideas, solutions, issues, and/or concerns.
  • Applies AGILE concepts and works collaboratively and closely with QA in an Agile/Scrum environment. 
  • Generates supporting unit test as well as system test specifications and implementations; can build automated tests.
  • May train and mentor new team members as needed.

Essential / Required Skills:

  • Strong Java developer
  • Object Oriented Design and Development skills, including understanding of common design patterns.
  • Some experience with Containerization and container orchestration.
  • Some experience with AWS cloud service
  • Web application, Client/server programming experience.
  • Restful and SOAP services
  • Relation Database & SQL Experience
  • Agile/Scrum process experience
  • Basic understanding of some networking protocols [TCP, HTTP, FTP, SSH, SSL] and interfaces.
  • Linux / UNIX
  • Code versioning – svn , git, etc.
  • Build tools – maven , gradle, etc


  • Proficient with multiple technologies and may have some understanding of design principles.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and possesses a proven track record of high quality deliverables.
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to technical staff and is able to work effectively with cross-functional departments with varying degrees of technical experience.
  • Understands and is able to explain up and downstream impacts across products and teams.
  • Constructively challenges the status quo; develops, proposes, and supports the implementation of innovative and creative solutions. Iterates and improves upon domain technology.
  • Displays flexibility in adapting to changing conditions.
  • Strong team player, makes a valuable contribution to team objectives, displays trust and mutual understanding, accepts constructive feedback, and handles confrontation constructively.
  • Proficient understanding of and ability to apply the AGILE methodology; competent AGILE team member

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • BS Degree in Computer Science.
  • Requires 4-6 years of experience in software development.
  • Prior experience working  in an AGILE/SCRUM environment.
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team on multiple overlapping projects.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Certificate-based authentication, cryptography
  • Experience in System integration/ B2B integrations / SCM / MMIS / ERP development or integration is a plus.
  • EDI Experience is a plus 
  • Exposure to UI framework like Angular is a plus
  • SSL and java cryptography programming experience.
  • Load testing using any toolset.
  • Functional and behavioral testing using any toolset
  • Exposure to CICD process using Jenkins/ hudson, bamboo or something similar.
  • Spring is a plus
  • Familiarity with centralized log management solution
  • Data analytics is a plus
  • Team player with a good attitude
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases


GHX is based in Louisville, CO and our office boasts a fitness center overlooking breathtaking Davidson Mesa open space and the Front Range Mountains!

An Insider's view of GHX

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe in our office is supportive, collaborative, and challenging. I can count on my team to celebrate my success and help me learn when I fail. We push each other to do our best every day.


Customer Success Manager – Center of Excellence

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

What works for me is bringing organic chai in from time to time for what's now known as "Tea Thursdays." I start brewing Masala chai early in the morning and prepare mugs, almond milk, and sweetener. Collaboration is my cup of tea!


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How does the company support your career growth?

At GHX, your career is what you make it. My team frequently conducts skip-level meetings where we have open dialogue around career aspirations, projects we want to execute on, and any roadblocks we’re hitting. I’ve always felt empowered to grow here at GHX.


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What are GHX Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $3500 annualy for continuing education.
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
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