Lead Software Engineer

Transamerica Life Insurance Company Harrison , NY 10528

Posted 4 weeks ago

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Software Engineer

Job Description Summary

The Lead Software Engineer utilizes web and cloud technologies, APIs, and third party software development frameworks to build and support application solutions. Provides lead support for design and development to one or more application development teams, and leads a team of local or outsourced software engineers to build and support business application solutions.

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with other development staff, including contract and offshore Software Engineers, and business product owners in an agile environment.

  • Code, test, identify, implement, and document solutions to business challenges utilizing web and cloud technologies.

  • Perform design and analysis for deliverables. Lead large team design sessions for system level architecture solutions.

  • Serve as a subject matter expert for a wide range of areas, applications, and technologies; mentor other team members in design/coding standards.

  • Recommend solutions which take into consideration costs, business needs, and system impacts.

  • Lead analysis and general architectural design across platforms toward the development of end-to-end solutions.

  • Participate on committees or projects to help define organization-wide standards, processes, and guidelines.

  • Utilize third-party software development frameworks, open-source libraries, and APIs to rapidly develop basic application solutions.

  • Lead web development staff, including contract and off-shore developers; may have supervisory responsibility over employees.

  • Learn and keep pace with the latest advances in the field and rapidly grasp new technologies to support the environment and contribute to project deliverables.

  • Prepare presentations and lead development meetings.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, math, engineering, or other technical field, or equivalent education/experience

  • Five years of Core Java experience

  • Expertise in coding platforms/frameworks (e.g. Java, JavaScript, OOD, OOP, Functional Programming, Spring Framework, J2EE Development, OOP, Service Oriented Architecture, Dependency Injection, and Core Architecture)

  • One year of development experience with cloud services (e.g. AWS/Azure) utilizing various support tools (e.g. EC2, ECS, S3, Kinesis, VMs, Blob, Cosmos, Data Factory, SQL Data warehouse, ARM Templates, Event Hubs)

  • Experience with build and deployment tools - (Visual Studio, Git/Bitbucket, Maven, Jenkins, Nexus, SQL Management Studio, Nunit, Ajax)

  • Experience in developing distributed computing (MS HPC, Sagemaker, Spark)

  • Three years of experience with integration and service frameworks (e.g. API Gateways, Apache Camel, Swagger API, Zookeeper, Kafka, messaging tools, microservices)

  • Experience with Microservices and REST based API development (e.g. Spring Boot, Spring MVC, Entity Framework, IIS, Swagger, Odata, .NET API 2, .NET API Core, AutoMapper)

  • Experience leveraging continuous integration/development tools (e.g. Jenkins, Docker, Containers, OpenShift, Kubernetes, and container automation) in a Ci/CD pipeline

  • Advanced understanding of software development and research tools

  • Attention to detail and results oriented, with a strong customer focus

  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Technical communication skills

  • Problem-solving and technical communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize workload to meet tight deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of advanced analytics and machine learning concepts and technology implementations

  • Understanding of big data and real time streaming analytics processing architecture

  • Understanding of data warehousing architecture and implementation, including source to target mappings and ETL.

  • Technology or platform certifications (e.g. AWS, Microsoft)

  • Knowledge of the financial services industry

  • Familiarity with modern frontend development frameworks (Angular, React, Vue.js, HTTP, HTML, JS, CSS, Ajax)

  • Experience in database design techniques and philosophies (e.g. RDBMS, Document, Star Schema, Kimball Model)

  • Understanding of NoSQL database technologies (e.g. MS Cosmos DB, Apache Cassandra, Amazon DynamoDB)

Working Environment:

  • Office environment

  • Work outside of normal business hours may be required

  • Occasional travel

Why Work for Us

Total Rewards at Transamerica: It's more than a paycheck.

Our comprehensive Total Rewards package is designed to help support you in many ways throughout all stages of your life and career. We provide a competitive, market-driven program that encompasses base compensation, bonus potential, retirement, health and wellness benefits, learning and development opportunities, plus great employee perks. All designed with you in mind to help you live your best life, grow personally and professionally - and feel valued for the work you do.

Learn more about our Total Rewards Package.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Transamerica Life Insurance Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

Applicants with physical or mental disabilities may be entitled to a form of reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state and local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will insure equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the Transamerica Companies. Please contact: applicantsupport@transamerica.com if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Ontario Applicants:

Our Company is committed to providing accessibility to those with disabilities in a manner that is consistent with the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equality of opportunity, that is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 ("AODA"). Please contact applicantsupport@transamerica.com if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Technical Assistance:

If you experience technical problems during the application process, please email applicantsupport@transamerica.com.


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