Nationwide Sr Developer, IT Applications - Application Developer in Columbus, Ohio

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Compensation Grade: E4

Provide CSB development support for the Billing Web Applications (BAM, NMPS Web, eBill and CardProtect). Understanding of ASP.Net a plus. This individual needs to have strong development experience and understand how to consume requirements within complex applications that cross multiple IT areas. This includes an understanding of insurance. Also, a strong understanding of agile methodologies, ASDs, DevOps & RTC is required. This position will serve as a line developer on a BSA Agile line (End to End) to insure quality of code for the associated deliverables to meet our business partners' needs.

Clarifies requirements and creates design using white board

Develops unit tests and code which meets functional and non-functional requirements and standards. Insures coding is aligned with Nationwide development standards and organizational processes.

Identifies and estimates tasks associated with stories

Participates in show-and-tell and retrospectives

Adheres to development practices and guidelines such as pair programming, test driven development, version control, continuous integration, etc.

Prepare test/dev environments

Fix defects as required

Release level and Iteration level planning

Actively participates in line meetings (e.g., Daily standup mtgs, Show and Tells, Retrospectives, etc.)

Supports line activities in day to day activities

Collaborates with all current team members (requirements, testers, developers, Lead Architect, etc.)

Identifies and escalates risks, assists peers and leads with mitigation plans

Consume documentation provided by Solution/Business Analyst. Collaborates with lead developers, line RA's and line testers on story cards, etc. Prepare and consume the story cards, assisting with detailing them out to the appropriate level, and assist with maintaining a healthy backlog. Insure alignment of development roles & responsibilities, as outlined in Nationwide's Professions 2.0 (developer role).

JOB SUMMARY: With 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.

Job Description

RELATIONSHIP: Manager/Director


1.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.


Education: 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 Officer


Overtime Eligibility: Not Eligible

Working 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 Applicable

Safety Sensitive (SS): Not Applicable

Job Evaluation Activity: Evaluated: MDK (12-22-03)

Additional Job Description

Job ID: 54346