Nationwide Sr. Developer, IT Test Automation Developer (Ruby) 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

This team supports outbound messaging for the enterprise (email & Text). They interface with 2 vendors: Salesforce and Syniverse

Nationwide Line: Da Vinci Coders

Looking for candidates with Ruby and Cucumber, etc. DVC line supports our Digital Messaging for the enterprise including email and text. Experience testing with multiple mobile devices is a plus. Web services testing and experience with the following tools: Soap UI Pro, Soap UI, Post Man, SQL

Nationwide’s cutting-edge Software Development Services team is staffing several positions. We’re seeking candidates who are eager to learn new systems and can work in a highly open and collaborative environment. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related experience highly preferred.

We’re seeking a self-starter and team player to modify, code, test, debug and maintain Ruby / Cucumber Test Automation solutions. Job responsibilities include:

  1. With minimal guidance, develops cost-effective test automation solutions by creating new or modifying existing Ruby applications.

  2. Analyzes and validates moderately complex system requirements and existing business processes and information systems. Develops and implements new tests and/or modifications of existing tests.

  3. Codes, tests, debugs, documents, and implements test automation applications according to standards.

  4. Evaluates and provides technical solutions to test automation problems.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Collaboration/Negotiation in a team environment

  • Excellent Communication and people interaction skills

  • Learning Agility

  • Thought Leadership

  • Agile Mindset

Technical skills:

  • Object Oriented programming experience

  • Database / SQL experience

  • Understanding of Agile and project management methodologies

  • Experience with utilizing Software engineering processes such as TDD/ATDD, paired programming, etc.

Job ID: 51242