Nationwide’s cutting-edge IT team is staffing several positions. This position is for a Java developer. Experience working in an Agile environment and exposure across multiple disciplines including development, requirements analysis and Scrum is a plus
Delivers quality solutions and advances the productivity of the technology team
Coaches and advises less experienced developers in best practices, tools and consistent processes
Contributes to the design and development of IT solutions
Troubleshoots and provides solutions to software development problems
Drives line performance to deliver high-quality solutions by eliminating waste and fostering an environment of continuous improvement
Continuously improves software delivery capabilities by identifying industry standards, adopting agile practices, collaborating and coaching within line
5-8 years of experience
The role is expected to be an Agile champion for the development team and is responsible for fostering a continuous improvement and team collaborative culture. Required skills include test driven development, continuous integration, pair programming and refactoring code. Familiarization with test automation is a plus. Candidate should also possess solid leadership and communication skills and demonstrate a strong desire to learn new technologies and development practices.
JOB SUMMARY: With full competency, devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results. Designs, codes, tests, debugs, and documents those programs. Competent to work at the highest technical level of all phases of applications programming activities.
1. Develops cost-effective information technology solutions by creating new and modifying existing software applications that are more complex with full competency. 2. Analyzes and validates complex system requirements and existing business processes and information systems. Designs, develops and implements new programs and/or modifications of existing applications. Responsible for the more complex designs, prototypes and other methodologies for new and/or existing systems including the development and implementation of test plans and program specifications with various interfaces. 3. Designs, codes, tests, debugs, and documents and implements complex software applications according to standards. 4. Defines and develops specifications and programs complex technical modules, applications, prototypes and computer programs. 5. Assists in leading all aspects of applications programming and development including file design, update, storage and retrieval. 6. Evaluates and provides technical solutions to complex application development problems. 7. May coordinate activities of a project team and assist in monitoring project schedules and costs. 8. May act as a technical programming consultant for small-scale projects that include multiple product lines and various interfaces. 9. Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Undergraduate studies in computer science, management information systems, mathematics or related field is preferred.
Experience: Six years of experience in programming and systems analysis. Project management experience is preferred.
Knowledge: Must have proven knowledge in computer programming language. Must have a thorough understanding in systems and data processing policies, practices and procedures. Must have a thorough understanding in systems analysis and design techniques. Must have extensive knowledge of the systems development life cycle. Understanding of project management concepts and techniques required.
Skills/Competencies: Must have the ability to analyze complex applications and systems. Must be able to program complex systems requiring minimal interfaces. Must possess problem-solving skills to determine the programming effects on existing systems. Must have strong decision-making skills for problem identification and solution recommendation. Must have written and oral communication skills to prepare and communicate programming plans and procedures as well as to interact with all levels within the company.
Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates the Nationwide Values and Guiding Behaviors.
Staffing Exceptions to the above minimum job requirements must be approved by the: Director and HR Officer
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