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Sr Application Developer

The Company:  Aflac Columbus
The Location: 

Charlotte, NC, US, 28201

The Division:  Digital Services
Job Id:  2673

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 

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

 

Education & Experience Preferred

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

 

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

 

Competencies 

  • 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)

 

Travel

None Required


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte