Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Principal Drupal Software Development Engineer (Remote or local)

Employment typeFull-Time

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  • Job Description

      Req#: R0004501

      About Blue Cross

      Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is one of the most recognized and trusted health care brands in the world with 2.5 million members. We’re committed to reinventing health care to improve health for our members and the community. We hope you'll join us.

      How is This Role Important to Our Work?

      We are looking for passionate, hard-working software developers who can help us build innovative technology experiences that will support BlueCross’s mission to inspire change, transform care and improve health for the people we serve.

      A Day in the Life:

      • Act as lead developer for a portfolio of one or more software products or projects.
      • Design, code, and develop software.
      • Work collaboratively on a daily scrum team with a scrum master, product owner, analysts, other developers, and testers to iteratively deliver functional code to production.
      • Provide technical leadership for projects and products to ensure usability, usefulness, feasibility, and cost effectiveness.
      • Work with analysts and customers to establish product or project requirements.
      • Contribute innovative solutions while utilizing best practices, design standards, and governance.
      • Research technology trends and contribute to designs and technology platform decisions.
      • Collaborate with technology leaders and architecture to develop product roadmap.
      • Mentor, lead, train other developers.
      • This job may have one to three direct reports and include people management responsibilities.
      • This job may include on-call duties.

      Nice to Have:

      • Bachelor’s Degree.
      • Experience with agile, DevOps, IT Service Management, and other development and support processes and methodologies.
      • In depth prototype design and implementation experience.

      Required Skills and Experiences:

      • 7+ years of related professional experience. All relevant experience including work, education, transferable skills, and military experience will be considered.
      • Essential Candidate Qualities:
        • Creative thinking, strong communication skills, creativity, curiosity, self-motivated, time managements skills
      • 7+ years of Development experience with the following:
        • Version control tools (Git).
        • CSS preprocessors (Sass, Less).
        • Implementing accessibility standards (Section 508, WCAG).
        • React in Drupal
        • Acquia provided tooling and development workflows for Drupal 8/9 preferred.
        • Drupal JavaScript behaviors.
        • Drupal’s Migrate framework.
        • Drupal’s module system and experience writing or extending modules.
        • Drupal’s theme layer.
        • Implementing web solutions in Drupal and PHP.
        • Writing object-oriented PHP.
        • Writing semantic, responsive HTML.
        • Creating web application and website development with Drupal
      • Knowledge, experience, and familiarity with:
        • Understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (e.g. Requirements, Design, Development, Testing) and exposure to Agile or iterative SDLCs.
        • Creating frontend applications using React JS.

      Role Designation:

      Hybrid Remote

      Role designation definition: Teleworking is working full time remote. Hybrid is a combination of working onsite and remotely. Onsite is full-time onsite.

      Make a difference

      Blue Cross is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other legally protected characteristic.

      Reasonable Accommodation for Job Seekers with a Disability: If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to

      All roles require a high school diploma (or equivalency) and legal authorization to work in the U.S.

      Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® of Minnesota and Blue Plus® are nonprofit independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

  • About the company

      Blue Cross Blue Shield Association is a federation of 36 separate United States health insurance companies that provide health insurance in the United States to more than 106 million people.