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J2EE Developer III

Job Category:  Information Technology
Department:  IT Solutions Delivery

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90017

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition ID:  10160

Salary Range:  $91,536.00 (Min.) - $121,286.00 (Mid.) - $151,034.00 (Max.)


Established in 1997, L.A. Care Health Plan is an independent public agency created by the state of California to provide health coverage to low-income Los Angeles County residents. We are the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan. Serving more than 2 million members in five health plans, we make sure our members get the right care at the right place at the right time.

Mission: L.A. Care’s mission is to provide access to quality health care for Los Angeles County's vulnerable and low-income communities and residents and to support the safety net required to achieve that purpose.

Job Summary

The J2EE Developer III supports development and integration of new and existing critical business applications using primarily JAVA\JEE, SOA, Spring MVC, XML, HTML with Oracle RDBMS and MS and PLSQL. This position has the responsibility to analyze user requests for determining best design and implementation of business solutions on UNIX, Linux and Windows platforms, collaboratively. This position requires experience in development, implementation, and integration of business applications across multiple platforms on Windows, UNIX O/S and Linux environments. This position, must also ensure that documentation is created for system designs and modifications, and assist collaboratively in following the established software development life cycle procedures to develop, test and modify system software, utilities; support integrations with other applications by coding, reviewing, preparing test data, testing and debugging, in order to ensure that the developed software is robust and meets user functional and performance requirements.  Acts as a  Subject Matter Expert, serves as a resource and mentor for other staff.


Develop JAVA/J2EE, XML programs to enhance capabilities of L.A. Care Business critical application and transaction system. Support, develop and maintain new and existing applications.

Customer support for our business units. Fix problems that arise in IS as well as for the user community. Maintain existing business applications.

Develop new solutions to our changing business needs. Bring new ideas in our ongoing development.

Prepare short and long term plans to address infrastructure projects as well as support to and technical leadership for internally/externally sponsored company projects. Successful completion of projects and coordinated effort in capacity planning along with Manager.

Ensure all application and database projects and processes are fully documented. Ensure complete technical documentation exists for all development and maintenance projects and processes.

Recommend schedules for application and system upgrades; assist in the planning and implementation of major software upgrades; adhere to change management procedures and methodologies, ensure well maintained databases and appropriate timing in upgrades. Database team adheres to change management procedures and technical coding guidelines.

Applies subject expertise in evaluating business operations and processes. Identifies areas where technical solutions would improve business performance. Consults across business operations, providing mentorship, and contributing specialized knowledge. Ensures that the facts and details are correct so that the project’s/program's deliverable  meets the needs of the department, organization and legislation's policies, standards, and best practices. Provides training, recommends process improvements, and mentors junior level staff, department interns, etc. as needed.

Perform other duties as assigned. 

Duties Continued

Education Required

Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems or Related Field
In lieu of degree, equivalent education and/or experience may be considered.

Education Preferred

Master's Degree in Computer Science or Related Field


At least 5 years of experience in programming; JAVA/J2EE, XML with backend Oracle, PL MS SQL database and application servers.

SOA knowledge and experience.

Project management skills and experience.

Healthcare HMO experience a plus.


Excellent and extensive knowledge of JAVAJ2EE systems. 

Must have the ability to code complex JAVA packages, functions, and procedures.

Solid communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation).
Strong interpersonal skills required.

Ability to accurately set and adhere to deadlines.

Must have a very high ability to learn new things, especially about new technology developments.

Ability to prioritize projects and workload.
High level of independent judgment.

Must be flexible, organized, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. 

Licenses/Certifications Required

Licenses/Certifications Preferred

Required Training

Physical Requirements


Additional Information

Salary Range Disclaimer: The expected pay range is based on many factors such as geography, experience, education, and the market.  The range is subject to change.


L.A. Care offers a wide range of benefits including

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Retirement Plans
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Wellness Program
  • Volunteer Time Off (VTO)


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Customer Service

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