Job Description

Remote Work:
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Software Engineer, Lead

Key Role:

Shift the way the world works in a Software Engineering role. Serve as a seasoned member of an Agile team to design and deliver modern technology products in a secure, reliable, and scalable manner. Carry out critical technology solutions across multiple technical areas in support of the firm’s business objectives.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience developing large and complex systems
  • Experience working with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and Government Improper Payment programs
  • Experience with State Medicaid Error Rate Finding (SMERF) system
  • Experience delivering technical assistance to a wide range of stakeholders, using a variety of delivery techniques, and presenting technical approaches in large meetings with both internal and external audiences
  • Experience with hands-on system design, application development, testing, and operational stability using agile development methodologies
  • Experience designing and implementing database schema and data models with Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS), including MS SQL Server
  • Knowledge of core business functions such as medical reviews, data processing reviews, and related policies
  • Knowledge of Payment Error Rate Measurement (PERM) program and improper payments rates in Medicaid and CHIP
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust or Suitability/Fitness determination based on client requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with the federal procurement and proposal process
  • Experience with SAML standard and JSON Web Token (JWT) for exchanging authentication and authorization data between Identity Provider and Service Provider
  • Knowledge of different resolution and appeals processes in the SMERF system
  • Knowledge of AWS Cloud services and cloud native application architecture
  • Knowledge of Open Authentication (OAuth) standard for token-based authentication and Single Sign On (SSO)
  • Knowledge of core tenants of DevSecOps such as containerization and orchestration, CI/CD pipelines, automated testing, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), security compliance, and application monitoring
  • Ability to apply Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and automation techniques to drive insights and efficiencies
  • Ability to demonstrate relationships in the Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services (CMS) federal agency


Applicants selected will be subject to a government investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements of the U.S. government client.


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Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $106,200.00 to $242,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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