Application Developer

Allstate Insurance   •  

Irving, TX

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 64 days ago

This job is no longer available.

The Application Developer creates detailed technical specifications, develops application and system code, participates in code reviews and module testing, and supports ongoing maintenance. Provides code/design analysis and strategy, supports project planning, and develops code and designs for complex projects. Manages the review of code, design, and testing for junior Application Developers and peers. Serves as a technical expert and coaches and mentors Application Developer specialists and professionals.

Key Responsibilities

•Critiques and evaluates detailed business, functional, and high-level technical requirements (including recovery, security and audit)
•Evaluates detailed technical design components and acts as a referral expert in appropriate languages, data structures, vended packages, techniques and design methods
•Maintains component design standards
•Designs solutions for high-complexity projects
•Ensures that design reviews are scheduled and executed. Provides feedback and recommends solutions. Ensure that design standards and documentation are followed
•Assists with detailed project estimating and milestone planning. Reviews and validate accuracy of others’ estimates and works with project managers in continuous process improvement for estimating
•Contributes to determining programming approach, tools, and techniques that best meet the business requirements. Promotes and defines development standards
•Performs coding of complex modules, as needed
•Ensures project change management approach is followed and that enhancements are appropriately prioritized and developed, and all documentation is completed appropriately
•Acts as technical expert for junior level application developers
•Ensures code review is conducted and certify that code meets quality standards. Reviews and critiques code presented by team members and ensures code review is conducted and certifies that code meets quality standards
•Leads and organizes testing reviews. Tracks and resolves complex defects and assists in planning efforts of complex functional tests in support of Quality Control (QC)
•Defines and manage process by which support and technical assistance is performed
•Performs root cause analysis to prevent recurrence of problem and manages the resolution of complex problems
•Ensures delivery of change management activities supporting production deployments to Developers, Quality Control Analysts, and Environment Management personnel
•Reviews application configuration
•Manages vendor relationships

Job Qualifications

Education: Associates or Bachelors degree in Computer Science, MIS and/or equivalent work experience;

5-7 years of application development experience with .NET; some Java preferred.

Insurance experience or specific industry designation preferred

Technology Expertise – C#, .NET, Java, C++