Application Developer 1

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Technology and Digital
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Ohio Farmers Insurance Co
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2100007E Requisition #

BUILD YOUR FUTURE…WHILE PROTECTING THEIRS.

 

You will be challenged. Rewarded. And valued for your unique experience, background and perspective.

 

Join a team where hard work pays off and original thinking is celebrated. As you build your future at Westfield, you will quickly learn that protecting our customer’s future is at the heart of what we do. We deliver on our promise to help restore lives and rebuild businesses when the unexpected happens. Building relationships has been part of our culture since 1848.  Be a part of a team that recognizes and appreciates those who take initiative, seek opportunity, and strive for innovation in a changing world.

 

Westfield’s IT organization enables the company’s strategic priorities in collaboration with our business partners.  By continually transforming and evolving with the business, we deliver new solutions to meet their needs, using trailblazing technologies and integration with top industry software products.  Through our innovative work, made possible by the stability of our 170+ year history, we are able to provide our agents and customers with insights and solutions to protect them and help them prosper.

 

From concept and design, to the final touches and updates, our Developers are continuously bringing new ideas and solutions to the table to meet the desired needs of our business.   Your expertise in coding and/or software engineering ensures you’ll be delivering innovative solutions for a user-friendly application or program for Westfield.  A strong desire to learn is a must and you would apply your skills to one or more of the following technologies:  DuckCreek Policy, Mulesoft API's, OutSystems applications, and more.

 

Application Developer 1 Job Summary

Location:  Westfield Center, OH Home Office

Salary Range:  $64,660 - $84,058

 

An Application Developer 1 works under direct supervision and oversight in a production support and/or project team environment to deliver both custom-developed and package-based software.  An Application Developer 1 is focused on increasing their understanding of business systems and end to end processes, as well as improving their programming skills.

 

The Application Developer 1 uses standard processes to code, test, and analyze low complexity software programs and applications. This includes researching, documenting, and modifying software specifications throughout the software development lifecycle. The Application Developer 1 also analyzes and corrects less complex incidents and defects in a timely and accurate fashion and provides status reports as required.  An Application Developer 1 can support a variety of technologies that may include, but are not limited to the following: Java and related tools, Mainframe and related tools, PeopleSoft and related tools, ECM, Cognos.

 

Essential Functions (primary functions and/or reasons the job exists in order of importance)

  1. Works under direct supervision and oversight in a production support and/or project team environment to deliver both custom-developed and package-based software.
  2. Works to increase understanding of business systems and end to end processes, as well as improving programming skills.
  3. Follows standard processes in order to code, test, and analyze low complexity software programs and applications.
  4. Performs coding and unit testing for custom-developed applications.
  5. Provides production support to existing applications as needed. Adheres to software development lifecycle and service management processes.
  6. Obtains and increases knowledge with respect to relevant technology, tools, processes and related best practices.
  7. Actively participates in special projects as assigned.
  8. Travels occasionally in order to participate in special assignments, training, and/or travel between office locations.

 

Desired Qualifications/Experience/Certification/Education (in order of importance)

  1. Working knowledge of application programming, coding or related IT work experience/internship.
  2. Experience prioritizing assignments to ensure deadlines are met.
  3. Experience analyzing and solving low complexity problems.
  4. Experience learning new information, retaining, and applying in a work/school environment.
  5. Experience using office and computer equipment, and software packages.
  6. Solid oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  7. Bachelor’s degree in a technical (e.g. computer science, information systems, engineering) field or commensurate work experience.
  8. Valid driver’s license and a driving record that conforms to company standards.

 

Physical Requirements (specific to the role)

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

  • Ability to work effectively in an office environment for 40+ hours per week (including sitting, standing and working on a computer for extended periods of time).
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a collaborative work environment utilizing various technologies such as:  telephone, computer, web, voice, teleconferencing, e-mail, etc.
  • Ability to travel as required.

 

This job description describes the general nature and level of work performed in this role. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, responsibilities, knowledge, etc. These may be subject to change and additional functions may be assigned as needed by management.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer/minority/female/disability/protected veteran.

 

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Applications for positions posted on Westfield Careers must be filed on-line through the Westfield Careers portal.  If you are a disabled person who requires a reasonable accommodation to complete an online application, please contact HR Assist by email at hrassist@westfieldgrp.com.


We are an equal opportunity employer/minority/female/disability/protected veteran.

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