Senior Application Developer

Aflac   •  

Columbus, GA

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 56 days ago

Job Summary

Develops, maintains, and integrates application software, related project management activity, and production support; works closely with internal and external clients, business analysts, and team members to understand business requirements; develops and integrates application software, including unit testing and implementation efforts; continues to maintain and support software after implementation

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

Works on multiple projects at a time as a member of each project team, often as a project leader

Works on enterprise-wide small and large complex projects that require the highest level of expertise; participates on project teams, systems and data analysis, design, development, integration, and enhancement activities, as well as related maintenance and more complex production support

Defines and develops the project scope of multiple complex projects with assistance from the project team and  serves as the project point of contact when necessary

Provides technical leadership and mentoring to application development teams

 Leads and/or participates in project-planning sessions with clients, business analysts, and team members to analyze development requirements, provide design recommendations for complex systems, and recommend methods and assignments

Tests and implements cross-functional systems, ensuring system meets the needs of client and business

 Provides ongoing maintenance of iSeries, mainframe and/or client/server applications or tools, depending upon previous involvement with projects

Handles unresolved production support issues across multiple areas of expertise

Provides design recommendations, develops application and custom integration solutions, including major enhancements and interfaces; writes complex design specifications

Makes complex modifications to existing software applications and modules in accordance with high specifications and division standards; reviews effort to ensure compliance to application standards

Develops new cross-functional software systems using disciplined software development processes; makes recommendations toward the development of reusable routines or components, including object-oriented base class reuse

Translates business and technical requirements into cross-functional business application systems, providing custom integration solutions, including major system enhancements; collaborates in setting development guidelines

Prepares and presents status updates for various projects; serves as an individual contributor or technical lead

On-call duties required as assigned

Teaches, mentors and guides peers

Performs other duties as required

Qualifications

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in programming/systems or computer science (preferred), specialized training, certification, and at least six or more years of programming/systems analysis experience; or at an equivalent combination of education and experience

Microsoft MCSD (Certified Solutions Developer) (preferred for Distributed Developers)

Experience and understanding of multiple programming languages, systems, as well as systems and data design and project management methodologies (required)

Job Knowledge & Skills

Java Developer, API Designer, API Developer

Docker containerization

Intermediate

Java

Advanced

JavaScript

Advanced

JSON

Advanced

Microservice style architecture

Advanced

RabbitMQ

Intermediate

RAML

Advanced

Saxon

Intermediate

Source Control

Advanced

Spring Framework

Advanced

UML

Intermediate

XML

Advanced

XSL

Advanced

XSLT

Advanced

Core Competencies

Action Oriented, Customer Focus, Adaptability, Listening, Ethics and Values, Integrity and Trust

Functional Competencies

Directing Others, Innovation Management, Managing Through Systems, Motivating Others, Priority Setting, Standing Alone, Strategic Agility, Negotiating

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