|Date Posted||May 9, 2018|
Job ID: 52011
To support the continued growth of innovative products and solutions at Nationwide, an Application Developer roles are being opened with a focus on providing Technical Excellence in the disciplines and technologies best described as, the full stack of software engineering.
The focus of the team will be working with the Technology Innovation team at Nationwide to bring innovative ideas to life. The Technology Innovation portfolio focuses on business models and opportunities that are enabled at the convergence of emerging technologies in the next 2-5 years. Current technology priorities include Blockchain, Augmented and Virtual Reality, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. The team will focus on learnings as they help develop across a spectrum of pre-production phases from prototype to proof-of-concept to in-market test to pre-production applications. Where concepts find a product-market fit for our business or the industry as a whole, this role will play a key role in transitioning the technical assets created to the more traditional plan-build-run delivery models at Nationwide.
Sought out candidates will have a proven track record of using proven and emerging technologies together to enable businesses to do things that simply were not possible before. The full stack engineers who have a passion for making a difference, driving technology-enabled business innovation, learning and applying emerging technologies and software development frameworks and platforms will find this role a fit.Strong communication skills are expected. This role will be expected to be able to interpret and provide valuable feedback to more senior leaders within the team and to the innovation product mangers with whom they'll interact. The ability to influence the types of technical solutions that best fit a problem or solution domain will be critical skills for the successful candidate.***
JOB SUMMARY: Top-level technical expert in one or more highly specialized phases of applications programming. Provides technical consulting on complex projects. Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results. Responsible for program design, coding, testing, debugging, and documentation. Has full technical knowledge of all phases of applications programming.RELATIONSHIP: Manager/DirectorJOB RESPONSIBILITIES1. Designs, develops and implements cost-effective information technology solutions by creating new and modifying existing software applications that are the most complex in nature. Serves as an expert in applications development and undertakes the most complex projects requiring additional specialized technical knowledge.2. Analyzes and validates the most complex system requirements and existing business processes and information systems to ensure desirability, practicality, and resource availability and capability. Leads in the design, development and implementation of new programs and/or modification of existing applications. Responsible for the most complex designs, prototypes and other methodologies for new and/or existing systems including the design, development and implementation of test plans and strategies as well as program specifications with various interfaces.3. Designs, codes, tests, debugs, documents and implements the most complex software applications according to standards.4. Provides top-level expertise in the definition and development of specifications and programming for the most complex technical modules, applications, prototypes and computer programs.5. Leads all aspects of applications programming and development for multiple, large-scale projects.6. Evaluates and provides technical solutions and strategies to the most complex application development problems. Sought as a resource for resolution of the most advanced application development problems and issues.7. Determines user requirements, leads application design, plans projects, establishes priorities and monitors progress. Evaluates project status and resource utilization and implements changes to improve the team's effectiveness.8. Acts as a technical programming consultant for large-scale projects that include multiple product lines and various interfaces. Serves as a top-level technical programming consultant for the most complex applications development projects involving multiple disciplines and impacting multiple business units.9. Acts as a source of direction, training, and guidance for less experienced staff.10. Performs other duties as assigned.JOB REQUIREMENTS:Education: Undergraduate studies in computer science, management information systems, mathematics or related field is strongly preferred.Experience: Eight years of experience in programming and systems analysis. Three years of experience in project management 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 expert knowledge of the systems development life cycle. Demonstrated knowledge of project management concepts and techniques is required.Skills/Competencies: Must have the ability to analyze the most complex applications and systems. Must be able to program the most complex systems requiring minimal interfaces. Must possess strong 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 strong project management skills. 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 OfficerJOB CONDITIONS:Overtime Eligibility: Not EligibleWorking Conditions: Normal office environment. Associates may have on-call responsibility after normal working hours and/or on weekends.ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.Credit Check: Not ApplicableSafety Sensitive (SS): Not ApplicableJob Evaluation Activity: Evaluated: MDK (12-22-03)Job Family/Function: MIS/TAP