Nationwide Sr. Applications Developer in Columbus, Ohio







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This position resides within Retirement Plans supporting the DCdirect application on the break/fix team. Ideal candidate should have strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex problems, demonstrated ability to analyze and program complex applications and systems, experience working in an Agile environment. Primary technologies include Java, Oracle/SQL, Toplink, Websphere and WebFocus. Java and SQL experience is preferred.

Please note that the job may be filled at either the Sr. Developer or Developer level, depending on the qualifications and related experience of the chosen applicants.

JOB SUMMARYWith minimal guidance, modifies complex applications programs from detailed specifications. Codes, tests, debugs, documents, and maintains those programs. Competent to work on most phases of applications programming activities, but requires instruction and guidance in phases.RELATIONSHIPManager/DirectorJOB RESPONSIBILITIES1. With minimal guidance, develops cost-effective information technology solutions by creating new or modifying existing software applications that are moderately complex.2. Analyzes and validates moderately complex system requirements and existing business processes and information systems. Develops and implements new programs and/or modifications of existing applications. Responsible for the design, prototyping and other methodologies for new and/or existing systems including the development of test plans and program specifications with minimal interfaces.3. Codes, tests, debugs, documents, and implements moderately complex software applications according to standards.4. Develops specifications and programs moderately complex technical modules, applications, prototypes and computer programs.5. Performs all aspects of applications programming and development including file design, update, storage and retrieval.6. Evaluates and provides technical solutions to moderately complex application development problems.7. Performs other duties as assigned.JOB REQUIREMENTSEducation: Undergraduate studies in computer science, management information systems, mathematics or related field is preferred.Experience: Three years of experience in programming and systems analysis.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 general knowledge of the systems development life cycle.Skills/Competencies: Must have the ability to analyze moderately complex applications and systems. Must be able to program moderately complex systems requiring minimal interfaces. Must possess problem-solving skills to determine the programming effects on existing systems. Must have moderate decision-making skills for problem identification and solution recommendation. 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 CONDITIONSOvertime 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