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Lincoln Financial Group Technical Team Lead/Sr. Application Developer in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Alternate Locations: Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Level: P4

Requisition #64962

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $238 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2018.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

The Role

We have a great opportunity to join the growing Annuities IT organization at Lincoln Financial Group to build next generation application solutions to help our customers achieve their financial goals and objectives. Ths Team Lead Developer will provide subject matter expertise and direction on complex projects/initiatives to build new features and capabilities through an API & microservices layer to integrate with existing systems and to automate transaction processing for Annuity business. This person will develop innovative complex business solutions by creating new applications, modifying existing applications and providing post production support (as necessary) They will deliver more complex business application software solutions following an Agile development life cycle process. S/he will be responsible for partnering with the Annuities business, Enterprise Architecture, Application Development (Build), Maintenance and Support (Run), Managed Service Providers and Infrastructure teams on the development of strategies and solutions to deliver quality solutions to help achieve Business and IT strategic goals.

Responsibilities
  • Serves as Technical Lead amongst a team of application developers to ensure completion of development tasks and assist manager with team leadership, planning capacity/demand, employee development, input to development team performance, etc.

  • Design reusable assets, components, standards, frameworks, and processes to support and facilitate API and integration projects

  • Ensures the consistency and maintainability of software solutions by creating, maintaining, and enforcing standards/procedures for implementing the technical solutions

  • Develop solutions to proactively monitor integration platform, message queue, applications, and APIs

  • Conduct design & architecture reviews, gap analysis and assessment when required

  • Advise technical teams on performance, scalability, reliability, monitoring and other operational concerns of integration solutions

  • Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends for assigned area(s) of responsibility, assesses the impact, and collaborates with senior management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions.

  • Directs and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.

Education
  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelors)_Minimum Required in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Systems, Information Technology or Computer Engineering or equivalent work experience
Experience
  • 10+ years of complete SDLC experience with minimum 5+ years of hands-on experience as a Senior Developer/Lead or similar position

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in transforming complex strategic business requirements/plans into workable technology solutions

  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in designing, testing, development, implementing and supporting solutions on MuleSoft & Anypoint (or similar tools)

  • Experience with microservice design (Service-Oriented Architecture) and RESTful APIs

  • Experience with JAVA (Spring), Docker, Python, Node.js, HTML, Javascript, CSS, Angular JS, XML, XSL, XQuery, SOAP, JSON, Git, Gitlab

  • Experience writing Unit Tests and tools (e.g. Postman and JUnit)

  • Experience developing software leveraging Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Participating as a Team Leader on an agile product delivery team and within an agile team, demonstrate leadership, be a technical expert, strategic, and present to Leadership

  • Experience with Continuous Integration/Delivery and DevOps

  • Creative, Innovative, thought leader who can create a culture of learning and sharing

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with clearly communicate designs, thoughts, and ideas and ability to adjust the communications based on the audience

  • Strong conceptual strength, strategic thinking, problem-solving, technical and analytical skills

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.

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Lincoln Financial Group ("LFG") is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Opportunities throughout LFG are available to employees and applicants and are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. We have a drug free work environment and we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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