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Application Developer

The Company:  Aflac Columbus
The Location: 

Charlotte, NC, US, 28201 Remote, US

The Division:  Digital Services
Job Id:  2711

Job Summary

Develop, 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 implementation.


Principal Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Works on a limited number of projects as a member of each project team 
  • Works on small and large, moderately complex projects that require increased skill in multiple technical environments and disciplines; participates on one or more project teams, application analysis, design, development, integration and enhancement activities, as well as related maintenance and production support 
  • Works with project teams to define and design scope for each project 
  • Participates in project planning sessions with clients, business analysts, and team members to analyze development requirements and make recommendations for moderate to complex systems 
  • Tests and implements application modules from multiple systems the team has developed or modified, ensuring application meets the needs of client and business 
  • Provides ongoing maintenance of iSeries, mainframe and/or client/server applications or tools, depending upon previous involvement with projects 
  • Mainframe, and/or client/server applications or tools, depending upon previous involvement with projects 
  • Handles production support within their area of expertise and supports issues referred to them by developers or managers 
  • Provides design recommendations, developing and integrating programs per written specifications; occasionally responsible for writing moderate to complex design specifications 
  • Makes moderate to complex modifications to existing software applications and modules in accordance with written specifications and division standards 
  • Develops software application modules using disciplined software development processes; makes recommendations towards the development of object oriented base class reuse 
  • Translates business and technical requirements into detailed design specifications for application code and modules. 
  • Prepares and presents status updates on various projects 
  • On-call duties required as assigned 
  • Performs other duties as required


Education & Experience Required

  • Minimum Required Bachelor's Degree Computer Science, Information Systems or programming 
  • Minimum Required Three or more years of programming experience or related work experience
  • Minimum Required Experience and understanding of multiple programming languages and applicable applications.


Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Job Knowledge & Skills

Microsoft.NET Technology Stack

  • HTML 
  • CSS 
  • Bootstrap 
  • JavaScript 
  • jQuery 
  • AJAX 
  • Angular
  • C# 
  • ASP.NET 
  • .NET MVC 
  • Entity Framework 
  • Web Services (WCF, WPF & Web API) 
  • SQL Server 
  • ETL
    • Transact SQL (writing complex stored procedures, triggers, DTS packages)
  • Powershell 
  • IIS


Mainframe Technology Stack

  • InterTest/CICS 
  • Mainframe COBOL, 
  • JCL 
  • DB2 
  • DB2Connect


MidFrame Technology Stack 

  • Genelco Group+ Policy Admin iSeries COBOL 
  • Genelco Life+ Policy Admin iSeries RPG


Java/JVM & Scripting Technology Stack

  • JAVA 
  • HTML 
  • JavaScript 
  • jQuery 
  • Node.js 
  • React.js 
  • Angular


API and Integration

  • WebServices 
  • REST 
  • SOAP 
  • XML 
  • XSLT 
  • JSON 
  • IBM MQ Series Integration 
  • Webmethods 
  • Apigee


Configuration management and DevOps

  • TFS 
  • GitHub 
  • Docker 
  • JFrog
  • Jenkins


Vendor technologies

  • Pega, 
  • IBM Filenet 
  • IBM DataCapture, 
  • OpenText Exstream, 
  • Microsoft MSdynamics365


Data and Business Intelligence Technology Stack

  • PowerBI 
  • Business Objects 
  • Microsoft SSIS 
  • Informatica PowerCenter 
  • IBM DB2 
  • DB2Connect 
  • MSSQL 
  • Hadoop 
  • Oracle


Cloud Technology Stack

  • Amazon AWS 
  • Microsoft AZURE 
  • Azure Power Platform



  • Acting with Integrity 
  • Communicating Effectively 
  • Pursuing Self-Development 
  • Serving Customers 
  • Supporting Change 
  • Supporting Organizational Goals 
  • Working with Diverse Populations 


Working Conditions

The statements below describe the general nature and level of the work and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

Normal office environment (virtual or in-person)



None Required

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte