Nationwide Sr Developer, IT Applications in Columbus, Ohio

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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

The Investments Business Solution Area supports the technology needs of Nationwide Investments and Nationwide Asset Management. Nationwide Investments manages the invested assets of Nationwide supporting property and casualty and financial services companies. Additionally, Nationwide Investments sub-advises certain fixed income mutual funds and third-party accounts. Assets under management are in excess of $100 Billion.

Technology required to support this critical function are investment industry specific and driven by asset class. There is a high dependence on vendor platforms that are geared toward the accelerated pace of change in financial markets, and the application portfolio additionally includes many data driven utilities, batch components, and custom web applications the successful candidate will be able (and expected to) help enhance and supportbyassignment toany one of several agile development lines.

The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Proven ability to work in a team environment

  • Solid communication and people interaction skills

  • Flexibile approach with a positive attitude and growth mindset

  • Strong Intellectual curiosity and self-starting approach

  • Interest extending beyond front-end / web development, including core processing systems (both custom developed and vendor purchased), batch/data interaction models and ETL

  • Interest in developing business acumen in the Financial Services / Investment Management domain

  • Proven ability and passion for sharing knowledge effectively (technical mentorship and knowledge management)

  • Experience developing software via Agile software development methodologies

Technical skills:

  • Unix/Linus O/S familiarity and scripting ability

  • Core Java Experience or equivalent Object Oriented programming

  • JSP

  • Javascript

  • Spring / Struts / Angular

  • Oracle or other similar relational database / SQL experience

  • MyBatis or Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) experience is a plus

  • Informatica (or similar ETL) exposure / development experience is a plus

  • Cloud migration / development (AWS, Azure, etc.) experience is a plus

  • Python scripting is a plus

Compensation Grade E4

Job ID: 54356