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Sr Application Developer

The Company:  Aflac Columbus
The Location: 

Columbus, GA, US, 31999

The Division:  Digital Services
Job Id:  3533

Location: Remote and or Columbus, GA

 

 

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 software systems
  • 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 needed
  • Performs other duties as required

 

Education & Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information systems, programming
  • Five or more years of programming/systems analysis experience
  • Experience and understanding of multiple programming languages, systems, as well as systems and data design and project management methodologies
  • Experience in all phases of software development including design, configuration, testing, debugging, implementation, and support of largescale, business centric and process based applications

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience

 

Education & Experience Preferred

  • Demonstrated experience in building and implementing model-driven, object-oriented enterprise-level business solutions and applications using Pega PRPC platform

 

Job Knowledge & Skills

  • Assembler
  • InterTest/CICS
  • Mainframe COBOL
  • DB2
  • JAVA
  • JavaScript
  • C#
  • ASP.NET

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Competencies

  • Acting with Integrity - Clearly states goals and beliefs; lets people know his/her true intentions; does what he she said they would do; follows through on commitments
  • Communicating Effectively - Expresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner; tailors message to fit the interests and needs of the audience; delivers information in a manner that is interesting and compelling to the listener
  • Pursuing Self-Development - Demonstrates ambition and desire to move forward in his/her career; engages others in discussions about career development; seeks feedback on ways to increase his/her performance; takes advantage of opportunities to build new skills and capabilities
  • Serving Customers - Builds strong relationships with customers; stays aware of customer needs, concerns and satisfaction; responds promptly to customer questions and requests; effectively manages
  • Supporting Change - Enthusiastically participates in new change initiatives and programs; focuses on reasons why changes will work and how they will be beneficial
  • Supporting Organizational Goals - Actively supports organizational goals and values; demonstrates enthusiasm toward the company's goals and mission; aligns actions around organizational goals
  • Working with Diverse Populations - Shows respect for the beliefs and traditions of others; encourages and promotes practices that support cultural diversity; discourages behaviors or practices that may be perceived as unfair, biased, or critical toward people with certain backgrounds


Nearest Major Market: Columbus GA