Software Developer - API Development

State Farm Insurance   •  

Bloomington, IL

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 79 days ago

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Do you have a passion for developing cutting-edge APIs? Do you want to drive microservices? We are looking for Java developers with a need to continue learning the latest and greatest languages, tools to solve the toughest problems in P&C Claims. The team is pioneering and pushing the boundaries of technology in P&C Claims while helping drive State Farm towards an improved digital future. If you enjoy solving technical challenges, engineering practical solutions, exploring new technology, and operating in a small dedicated team environment, this may be the perfect position for you! If you insist on beautiful, clean code while delivering quality applications to production incrementally, we want to talk to you!

Skills and experiences required:

* 5+ years of software development experience with Java and Python, and experience with REST frameworks required may be substituted in lieu of a degree
* Bachelor's degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) or 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum
* Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate complex technical knowledge effectively

Desired Skills Practical experience with:
* REST frameworks and API development and testing
* Web services, RESTful services, Mule, Spring frameworks
* Integrating APIs and Webservices with Oracle DB2, MySQL, PostgreSQL
* Working on Agile teams using techniques such as Scrum, KanBan, XP, etc.
* Data Analytics such as Business Intelligence, Advanced Analytics & Shallow/Deep Learning ML modeling
* Data ETL and related technologies
* Machine Learning frameworks such as: TensorFlow, SciKit Learn, XGBoost, etc.

Desired Skills Familiarity with or willing to learn:
* GIT, GitHub, GitLab, etc. around continuous integration and continuous delivery infrastructure
* Containers & container based APIs using a container frameworks OpenShift, Docker, or Kubernetes
* Spark, Kafka and streaming data
* Elastic Search
* Hadoop and all the related stack (Pig, Hive, HBase, etc.)
* Amazon Web Services
* Relational databases (e.g., Db2, postgreSQL, SQLserver)
* Data Visualization tools

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Possesses an understanding of how technology solutions meet the business outcomes and offers a range of solutions for business partners; understand business current and aspirational needs
  • Participates in sprint planning; provides work estimates to deliver product stories; owns development stories
  • Develops solutions on variety of platforms according to business requirements
  • Completes required coding to satisfy the defined acceptance criteria and deliver desired outcome
  • Leads solution design, considering risks, mitigations, performance, user experience, and testability
  • Assists in development of automated testing and supporting code as necessary
  • Completes required documentation to communicate information to deployment, maintenance, and business teams
  • Utilizes agile software development practices, data and testing standards, code reviews, source code management, continuous delivery, and software architecture
  • Participates in the full software development cycle including coding, testing, implementation, support and sunset
  • Designs, develops, tests and supports software in support of big data objectives
  • Possesses an understanding of User Experience practices to improve usability and interaction between the customer and product
  • Adopts Service Design, where appropriate, through architecture modularity to enable continuous delivery
  • Considers applying emerging technology solutions to increase efficiency and effectiveness; expectation of continuous innovation
  • Resolves problems that result in a decreased time to market; improves quality, enhances flexibility, and embraces the solution provider mindset
  • Provides input into overall testing plan; contributes to test approach and scenarios for requirements
  • Provides product and/or process expertise necessary to support design, development, testing and execution of solutions
  • Exhibits DevOps mindset where team is accountable for product from inception to sunset

Additional Details:

This position will have an 18-month incumbency period, beginning on the effective date of the position, which must be met before the employee can post for any other lateral State Farm position. Employees may be considered for openings for Technology Engineer positions or promotional opportunities into leadership at any time, and into a promotional position within the same job structure after 6 months from the effective date of the position. In these cases, the remaining incumbency would be waived. The incumbency period does not affect the at-will relationship between State Farm and the employee and does not create an employment contract, nor contractual rights.