Sr. Analyst, Application Development

Lincoln National   •  

Greensboro, NC

5 - 7 years

Posted 236 days ago

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The Role

This position will provide subject matter expertise and direction on complex projects/initiatives for his/her assigned area(s) of application development responsibility. S/he will develop innovative complex business solutions by creating new applications, modifying existing applications and providing post production support. S/he will deliver more complex business application software solutions following the system development life cycle process.


  • Leads, directs and mentors local and/or remote developers in Agile POD environment
  • Develops new web-based applications and implements significant enhancements to existing applications focused on web services and user interfaces
  • Conducts code walkthroughs within Agile POD as well as in support of cross team initiatives
  • Provides effort estimates as part of continual planning, affinity estimation within the POD, etc.
  • Actively participates in Agile ceremonies related to assigned POD(s) including Daily Standup, Sprint Planning, Backlog Grooming, Sprint Reviews, Retrospectives
  • Supports scheduled and emergency releases of application code by being available as needed and/or joining conference calls during the release, providing guidance and/or immediate code changes to resolve production issues
  • Works with peer developers in support of DevOps initiatives
  • Partners with Performance Management to identify and triage negative impacts to the overall performance of the production environment
  • Leads feature and technology POCs while partnering with Enterprise Architects, Application Architects and other IT resources
  • Analyzes, designs, codes, debugs, integrates and tests complex software application solutions for systems
  • Assesses and measures solution design impacts on IT infrastructure capacity, application architecture standards, future maintenance/support needs, and bottom line cost-benefits in consultation with appropriate internal stakeholders
  • Communicates effectively with internal stakeholders and management
  • Creates more complex technical specifications from business requirements/business specifications
  • Ensures that system improvements are successfully implemented
  • Identifies potential application solutions by understanding complex business/technical problems and opportunities
  • Investigates and resolves complex problems including providing support for production systems in a timely manner
  • Partners with internal stakeholders to ensure that systems are designed, developed and implemented from a business point of view
  • Proactively identifies problems and presents/develops complex solutions
  • Provides direction to development teams in areas of project scheduling, technical direction and application development standards
  • Provides expertise regarding the integration of applications across the business
  • Provides input on the development of project plans, test plans and implementation plans including determining estimates on time frames, needed resources and budgets
  • Serves as a subject matter expert &/or provides direction on the design & development of applications systems while demonstrating an understanding of the broad implications & financial impacts of proposed solutions on operational & infrastructure support
  • Serves as a technical expert and provides complex technical guidance to junior team members
  • Serves as an escalation point for issue resolution
  • Serves as lead technical resource to ensure completion of development tasks


  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Systems, Information Technology or Computer Engineering or equivalent work experience (Minimum Required)


  • 5 - 7+ Years experience in application development that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position (Required)
  • 5 - 7+ years experience developing increasingly complex SOAP and REST Web services using Java, JavaScript required with full understanding of Java and JEE internals (Classloading, Memory Management, Transaction Management, etc.)
  • 5+ years experience iwth Java GUI frameworks such as AngularJS, JQuery, etc.
  • 2 + years experience developing UI using Angular or similar tool required
  • 3+ years experience with web application frameworks such as Spring MVC, Struts
  • 2 + years leading 3 or more technical resources in Agile POD(s) required
  • Proficiency in
    • Application Servers such as WEBSphere, WEBLogic, Apache, JBoss, etc.
    • Code versioning tools such as tortoise Subversion, Cascade
    • Build tools (Ant, Maven)
    • Relational Database knowledge, SQL and ORM technologies
    • Writing reusable Java Libraries
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming using common design patterns, concepts of MVC, JDBC and RESTfu
  • Otherrequired technical experience:  WAS, WLS, SQL Developer, Hibernate 3.0, DevOps