Software Developer

State Farm Insurance Cos   •  

Bloomington, IL

Industry: Finance & Insurance


Not Specified years

Posted 66 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Possesses an understanding of how technology solutions meet the business outcomes and offers a range of solutions for business partners
  • 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, coding, data and testing standards, secure coding practices, 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:

  • Job may require travel via commercial transportation and/or driving motor vehicles
  • Job may require irregular work hours and travel outside normal business hours

To support the PCAS mission and vision, we are looking to add a Software Developer to the PCAS Data Enablement Teams. This team is a program level agile team working in a collaborative environment that interfaces with many other areas of our department and company, but specifically provides services and capabilities to agile development teams working within the PCAS organization.

This position involves a broad set of technical skills and very few individuals will have experience with all of the technical skills desired. Candidates with software development experience along with a willingness to learn while working in a fast paced challenging environment are encouraged to apply.

The following are expected of a competitive candidate:

- Skills and experience with Software Development and Software Development Lifecycle

- Experience with Python, Clojure, Scala, Java, Groovy and/or similar languages is desired

- Basic understanding of Unix/Linux based OS and commands

- Experience with Automation, Continuous Delivery, Docker, and AWS are also highly desired

- Additional experience with Basic Knowledge of data technologies is a plus

In addition, the candidate should:

- Demonstrate willingness to learn with a passion to teach/partner with others

- Ability to quickly adapt to a changing environment

- Foster innovation and encourage diversity of thought

- Have an inquisitive mind to research new technologies and think on their feet to solve complex problems and incorporate new ideas

- Committed to achieving and driving results

- Display an agile thought process and adaptive to fluid roles within a team context

- Communicate and collaborate within and across multiple teams in an enablement capacity.