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Lead Software Developer

Company: Ameritas
Location: Papillion
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Job Description:

Act as an agent of change and technical leader.

At Ameritas, our mission is Fulfilling Life. We do that in many ways, but especially by helping people invest in themselves by offering trusted financial products and advice. Because we believe everyone should be happy, healthy, and financially secure, we work hard to provide trusted financial products and valued guidance, including individual life and disability insurance, employee benefits, retirement planning, investments, and wealth management services.

Drive towards transformational change as the Group Open Systems team matures our software practices, CI/CD, secure posture, and agility through scrum. This will occur through the development, support, an extension of a variety of products for the group dental/vision/hearing insurance lines of business at Ameritas. The team crosses technical stacks with assets and development in Spring, .NET, and AWS (lambda, API gateway).

The Lead developer role will play a critical function in continuing this evolution while also maintaining the health and support of existing systems as well as meeting existing project deadlines and deliverables. This is a hands-on technical leadership role that is capable of leading by example, mentoring other developers, and leading design and implementation of IT strategy. Ability to clearly communicate and collaborate within team and across functional areas is a must.

What you will do

* Responsible for providing the leadership in projects, pull requests, developer mentorship, and proof of concepts in support of application development projects. * Leverage technology advances through tactical and strategic technology solutions, reference architectures, frameworks, and components. * Exhibits strong skills in collaboration, influencing, and mentoring other team members in the listed technologies. * Takes on other roles in development, testing, and automation as needed to support the team in meeting sprint and product goals. * Participates in the development of improved and innovative ways to utilize current system software, application system development and programming productivity aids, debugging, and test tools. * Investigates and recommends new methods, procedures, tools, and technologies. * Performs at a high level of technical capability while developing or maintaining application systems within a self-organizing and self-managing environment. * Collaborates with IT management, EA, BA and team members and to evaluate, design, and provide technical solutions that support the ongoing development of the product. * Documents all key processes to further drive improved team performance. Share knowledge and champions best practices across the team and enterprise. * Dedicated to continuous improvement and learning.

What you bring

* 4-7 years of Spring/Java Development * Working knowledge of Docker/Containment technologies. * Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems with strong debugging skills required for Spring based development. * Automated testing and logging. * Fundamental understanding of REST including documentation with swagger/open API, and integration testing tools required * Deep understanding of SOLID principles, clean code practices, TDD, common design patterns, and OWASP best practices required * Working knowledge of OAUTH, MFA, and secure code practices required * Working knowledge of modern Dev/Ops practices desired * Working knowledge of modern web practices html5, JavaScript, css3, ASP.NET MVC and ASP.NET Core required. React framework and Node.js experience desired. * Ability to work across technologies stacks and quickly add value with emergent or acquired technologies required * Working knowledge of Gitflow required * Working knowledge of .NET development desired * Background in Windows Server Administration desired * Working knowledge of Jenkins, UCD, Nuget, Nexus, and other dev-ops tools desired * Working knowledge of PowerShell desired * Working knowledge of Attlasian collaboration tools desired

What we offer

* Our company motto is "Fulfilling Life" and we take that job seriously, with a heavy commitment to volunteering and community support, employee well-being, and providing quality products and services that help our customers create a brighter future. * Being a mutual-based organization, the return on our investment goes back into the company, to benefit our members/customers. * We're committed to professional development, opportunity, inclusion, and diversity. Team building and collaboration are also priorities. * A total rewards package with all the comprehensive health and welfare benefits you'd expect, including competitive pay and incentives, 401(k), flexible work schedules and time off to care for yourself and others. * Additional popular benefits, including tuition reimbursement, and student loan repayment, an incentivized well-being program, adoption assistance, paid time off for volunteering, training, and career development opportunities.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Ameritas has a reputation as a company that cares, and because everyone should feel safe bringing their authentic, whole self to work, we're committed to an inclusive culture and diverse workplace, enriched by our individual differences. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that hires based on qualifications, positive attitude, and exemplary work ethic, regardless of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Ameritas, Omaha , Lead Software Developer, Other , Papillion, Nebraska

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