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Think that working in the insurance field can’t be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You’ll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers’ lives. We’ll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.
You are passionate about software engineering
You measure success by delivering working software and end user satisfaction
You have a desire to reimagine our business for the customer’s benefit
You are comfortable with ambiguity, and even use it to drive better ideas, work and success
What You Will Do
In this role, you will serve as a member of the Rapid Prototype and Development team in Tempe, AZ. You will practice and be the champion of Agile delivery utilizing Continuous Integration & Deployment practices. You will own the full stack of software products; developing and implementing frontends (web or mobile), and backend services. You will leverage test driven development and continuous integration to ensure agility and quality of products.
You will actively participate in the decision-making process of the team ensuring that the simplest appropriate technology and design is chosen to meet user needs. You will coach other team members, creating an environment of continuous learning, and constantly challenging and stretching the knowledge of the team.
Participate in inception and iteration planning meetings, infusing backlogs with technical input working in close partnership with the product owner and product engineering manager
Lead and participates in daily site, cross-site, and product team standups
Lead and participates in retrospectives; demonstrating and encouraging each participant to provide feedback with empathy
Partner in collaboration and strategy alignment across product portfolios (cross-product) in partnership with product managers, other peers and key stakeholders with the customer needs and wants in mind
Serve as an expert on one or more business domains and a lead advocate of one or more technology stacks; share that knowledge across organizations
Participate in shaping the architecture and design of the products we build; actively help the team in choosing the right technology, and solving technical problems
Coach the team in writing software and building products
Establish continuous integration, continuous delivery, and continuous deployment pipelines and practices
Lead and participate in knowledge sharing, and contribute to the overall growth of the collective knowledge of the engineering community.
5+ years of developing and implementing systems at scale
Recent experience working in an eXtreme Programming (XP) or agile environment
Strong verbal communication and collaboration skills
Experience designing applications iteratively – you will not receive a full spec upfront and will need to feel comfortable thinking things through, filling in the blanks, and iterating across sprints as we receive feedback and pivot based on customer feedback
Experience developing software in different programming languages, and demonstrated ability to quickly learn new languages
Able to learn new technologies, and teach other members of the team
Strong understanding of distributed systems, operating systems, networking, databases, security, and analytics
Clear understanding of cloud services, deployment models, and distributed systems
Experience in Test Driven Development; including knowledge and experience in testing frameworks (such as junit, mockito, jasmine, protractor, cucumber, and other like technologies)
Experience and knowledge in developing/consuming REST APIs including tooling for documentation (swagger, REST-docs, openapi spec, Postman), versioning, service discovery/registration, testing and management, with recent experience in Spring Boot; experience using API gateways a plus
Data (SQL or similar query language), data constructs (XML, JSON), and ORM tools (Hibernate)
Actual experience developing continuous integration, continuous delivery and continuous deployment pipelines for distributed apps (including use of Jenkins, Artifactory, Gradle)
Knowledge and experience on approaches and tools for automated testing and monitoring
Source Control Management (preferably Git/GitHub)
The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.
Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.
As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life - including a generous paid time off policy.
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