IT Solutions Developer

Wellmark   •  

Des Moines, IA

Industry: Finance & Insurance


Less than 5 years

Posted 51 days ago

Job Summary

About the Career: In this role, you will primarily work with third party application implementations for our Corporate Applications teams (ex. Facilities, Human Resources, Finance, etc). You will use your knowledge of how systems are integrated to be successful in this role. You will ensure completed activities meet project specifications, requirements and Wellmark standards. And you will begin to establish and build working relationships with Technology and business units. In addition, you will participate in determining Technology alternatives and solutions, and assist with system integration.

Our Ideal Candidate: You have prior experience with system integrations and you feel fulfilled when you can engage with stakeholders to best understand their system needs. You feel effective when you can partner those needs with your understanding of how systems are integrated for a successful implementation of a third party application. You are a continual learner and eager for mentorship, development, and to be continually challenged.

Why Wellmark Technology? At a time when technology is creating new business models, disrupting industries and creating valuable experiences for consumers, our role as technology team members must elevate an organization through innovative transformation, modernized technology and delivery of new business strategies, including an aim to continuously evolve and enhance the customer experience. At Wellmark, our technology transformation program is called Ascend and is led by our empowered technology leaders and team members. Together, we are leaning into the future, owning the outcome and working together to transform how we work and what innovative solutions we deliver.

Wellmark has been named one of the best employers in the U.S. by Forbes Magazine, ranking #3 out of the top 500 midsize employers in the nation and 1st among midsize insurance companies!

Minimum Qualifications Required (all must be met to be considered)

  • Associates Degree or direct and applicable work experience
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in development / systems integrations / design
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties
  • Ability to communicate with and coach/mentor team members
  • Ability to set and meet established time-frames while assuring data and information integrity
  • Experience prioritizing and managing time with little direction
  • Previous experience troubleshooting and developing creative technical solutions

Hiring Specifications Preferred

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher
  • 3+ years' experience in system integration/design
  • Experience with typescript, Node.js, javascript and/or .NET preferred
  • Agile / Scrum experience
  • Coaching/mentoring capability

Job Accountabilities

a. Define, maintain, develop and support specific software applications that support Wellmark's business requirements.

b. Analyze, develop, test, implement, document and maintain programs and systems that meet business requirements.

c. Support and adhere to Wellmark software development lifecycle SDLC, operational procedures and development and security standards by following required process.

d. Report status and issues appropriately.

e. Provide production support for research and root cause analysis.

f. Work with internal/external resources to accomplish changes to programs and systems and the coordination of resources. Provide timely and accurate results, and exceptional customer service.

g. Develop and maintain documentation using Wellmark standards.

h. Assist in project proposals, estimates and proof-of-concept activities as needed.

i. Participate in fact finding of business and technology processes, to identify potential improvement opportunities.

j. Other duties as assigned.