Sr. Developer, IT Applications - Jobs in Harleysville, PA - 526604

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
Job Summary
  • Skills Software, Engineer, Java, JavaScript, Developer, Manager, Director, IT
  • Job Type
    Full Time
  • Salary
  • Telecommuting
    Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

If youre passionate about becoming a Nationwide associate and believe you have the potential to be something great, lets talk. Number 57 on the Fortune Magazine 100 Best Places to Work. JOB SUMMARY: With minimal guidance, modifies complex applications programs from detailed specifications. Codes, tests, debugs, documents, and maintains those programs. Competent to work on most phases of applications programming activities, but requires instruction and guidance in phases.Job Description This position can sit at our Harleysville, Pennsylvania or Des Moines, Iowa office.We are seeking a Software Engineer who relishes challenges, possesses internal drive, and loves learning the application development aspects of a large scale, technical complex business solution. The ideal candidate would possess the following characteristics:(1) Technical Leadership. The person must have excellent communication skills as evidenced by explaining technically complex solutions in simple terms. The person must have experience using Java, JavaScript, AngularJS and/or related technologies or Object-Oriented languages. Experience with source code repository management is a plus. Knowledge or experience in Agile methodologies and practices is a plus. The candidate must be able to follow technical controls such that the codebase is built according to the defined development standards and best practices.(2) Business acumen. The person should know or be able to learn the Commercial Lines Insurance industry to help with support of the Policy Administration platform and development.(3) Hands-on Developer. The person must be proficient in developing distributed enterprise applications with a knowledge of at least 1 Object-Oriented language with multiple languages a plus (Java, AngularJS, Gosu, IIB). The ideal person must be able to learn and adapt to new technologies. Our organization uses a variety of languages and the ability to learn new languages is required.(4) Cross-Functional. The person must be flexible and pro-actively work across roles and technology disciplines. The person should be comfortable working in an open team space environment and sometimes assuming various technical roles in the development or analysis professions. This person should bring a positive attitude toward solving problems and working collaboratively with the business and technical teams.RELATIONSHIP: Manager/DirectorJOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. With moderate guidance, develops cost-effective information technology solutions by creating new or modifying existing software applications.2. Analyzes and validates system requirements and existing business processes and information systems. Assists in the development and implementation of new programs and/or modifications of existing applications.3. Codes, tests, debugs, documents and implements software applications according to standards.4. Develops specifications and programs technical modules, applications and computer programs.5. Participates in most aspects of applications programming and development including file design, update, storage and retrieval.6. Evaluates and provides technical solutions to application development problems.7. Performs other duties as assigned.JOB REQUIREMENTS: Education: Undergraduate studies in computer science, management information systems, mathematics or related field is preferred.Experience: No experience is required if completed undergraduate studies in computer science, management information systems, or related degree.Knowledge: Must have knowledge in computer programming language. Must have an understanding in systems and data processing policies, practices and procedures. Must have general knowledge of the systems development life cycle.Skills/Competencies: Must have the ability to analyze applications and systems. Must be able to program systems requiring interfaces. Must possess problem-solving skills to determine the programming effects on existing systems. Must have decision-making skills for problem identification and solution recommendation. Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates the Nationwide Values and Guiding Behaviors.Staffing Exceptions to the above minimum job requirements must be approved by the: Director and HR OfficerJOB CONDITIONS: Overtime Eligibility: Not Eligible (exempt)Working Conditions: Normal office environment. Associates may have on-call responsibility after normal working hours and/or on weekends.ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.Credit Check: Not ApplicableSafety Sensitive (SS): Not Applicable Job Evaluation Activity: Evaluated: MDK (12-22-03)Additional Job DescriptionThis position can be filled as Sr Developer, IT App (E4) or Developer, IT App (D4) depending on experience.
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