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R25307 Senior Full Stack Engineer (Open)
Compensation may vary based on the job level and your geographic work location.
The Senior Full Stack Engineer collaborates with other in the division to provide and maintain applications that meet business needs.
Responsible for software design and development for moderate to complex business solutions, providing technical guidance and leadership for specific applications.
May take on a lead role on development projects that are small to medium in size and may work under guidance of senior technologists on larger or complex projects.
Analyzes system problems and recommends alternatives for resolution.
Recommends opportunities to improve system effectiveness and efficiency.
Works in a mainframe, client/server, business intelligence, and/or web environment for internally built applications or vendor packaged applications.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Support and update existing internal applications and services.
Collaborate in our Agile/Scrum software development process.
Work with product stakeholders to establish software requirements.
Work with platform & system architects on software and system optimizations & enhancements to create elegant designs.
Work with other software leads on developing and improving software development methodologies and processes.
Focus on design patterns, test driven development, enforce code quality and standards, and document APIs.
Lead & guide the fellow developers on the team through technical skill development and knowledge sharing.
Align technical solutions with business and IT strategic visions while complying with the organization's architectural standards.
Collaborate with Project Managers, business and technical analysts, developers, QA, and other IT team members to understand business & technical requirements that drive the analysis, design, and creation of quality technical solutions.
Approve pull requests
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
Bachelor’s or Master’s or equivalent years of experience
Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms, object oriented or functional programming and design patterns
3+ years of experience with structured data, such as JSON or XML
3+ years of experience with web application frameworks like Express and React
3+ years of experience with SQL and/or noSQL databases
Experience with cross-browser packaging & performance optimization: WebPack & Babel
Experience supporting cloud native and serverless deployments on AWS such as Cognito, Lambda, DynamoDB, Redshift, S3
Experience designing and building secure, large-scale distributed systems with REST APIs and microservices
Excels in a fast-paced agile team embracing Test-Driven Development and CI/CD pipelines
Work well in teams, respecting and welcoming ideas from partners, business stakeholders, and technical experts
Experience with UI and workflow prototyping tools
Strong customer focus, ownership, bias for action, and curiosity
OTHER JOB EXPERIENCES DESIRED:
Insurance industry experience a plus, but not required.
Experience with cloud computing APIs (Amazon Web Services preferred).
Experience with cloud computing services (Amazon Web Services like Lambda, S3, CloudWatch, ECS, and RDS preferred)
Interest in emerging platform-as-a-service / distributed application frameworks such as ECS, Spring, ElasticBeanstalk and Docker.
Specialized Knowledge and Skills Requirements
Demonstrated experience providing customer-driven solutions, support or service
Basic knowledge and understanding of application architecture, design alternatives, and development standards.
Demonstrated experience communicating technical information.
Demonstrated experience developing complex software/systems using one or more programming language.
Demonstrated experience establishing, using and supporting integration and communications technologies between applications, databases and technology platforms.
Demonstrated experience analyzing and estimating project size and work efforts for software solutions.
Demonstrated experience writing and modeling application system design and program specifications.
Solid knowledge and understanding of systems development life cycle (SDLC).
Solid Knowledge and understanding of integration and migration strategies and technologies.
Additional Job Information:
When you work at American Family you can expect benefits that support your physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing.
You will have access to comprehensive medical, dental, vision and wellbeing benefits that enable you to take care of your health.
We also offer a competitive 401(k) contribution, a pension plan, an annual incentive, and a paid-time off program.
In addition, our student loan repayment program and paid-family leave are available to support our employees and their families.
Interns and contingent workers are not eligible for American Family Enterprise benefits.
We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.
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