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BackEnd Java Script Developer (Remote)

  • Location: Mediapolis, 50392
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 21 days ago

Position: Senior Software Engineer (Remote)
Location: Des Moines, IA 50392 - Remote
Term: 12 months
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Work as part of a self-organizing engineering team whose mission is to provide capabilities and solve problems in alignment with a best-in-class customer experience.
  • Owns and supports capabilities meant to connect customers and organizations to the client’s (live chat, virtual assistants, etc.).
  • Team supports are at the intersection of many strategic and digital initiatives that impact the enterprise.
  • Provides unique opportunities to solve key business problems.
  • Passionate about innovation, a culture of safety, a product mindset, and developing and delivering solutions through mature software engineering practices.
  • Examples of tasks assigned:
o Solve complex problems through the application of technology.
o Engineer for speed and quality through CI/CD pipelines that test and deploy software.
o Collaborate with highly skilled and motivated product-focused individuals.
o Work directly with stakeholders to optimize existing solutions or design new ones to deliver business outcomes.
o Experiment with new technologies and practices to find creative solutions to complex problems.
o Provide informal leadership and coach junior software engineers.
o Formulate and drive strategy.
o Be a positive disruptor in the name of continuous improvement Independently conducts analysis and development, requirements, coding, automated testing, debugging, designing, documentation, quality assurance review, implementation, and maintenance.
  • Understand and make well-reasoned design decisions and trade-offs.
  • Demonstrate independence working in more than one software development layer of the solution.
  • Participate in technical design of features.
  • Some travel may be required, including overnight stays.
  • May be required to provide on-call support.
  • Comply with a Code of Ethics which covers a number of obligations related to personal and business conduct as well as personal trading activities for you and members of your household. These same requirements may also apply to other positions across the organization.
Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Associate's or bachelor's degree (in a computer science, technology, engineering or math-related field or equivalent experience).
  • 6+ years of work experience or equivalent experience.
  • Proven experience as an IT professional.
  • Excellent planning, organizational, problem-solving, analytical, decision-making and communication skills.
  • Proficiency with database applications, knowledge of mainframe, distributed and/or web programming language.
  • Basic leadership and presentation skills.
  • Able to maintain a high degree of accuracy and confidentiality.
  • Desire to learn new technology and continuously grow.
  • Ability to work on cross-functional teams and collaborate with both IT and non-IT partners.
Even better if you have:
  • Ability to obtain certification(s) in an IT related field.
  • Basic knowledge of insurance and financial services products.
  • Excellent time management skills.