• Sr. Application Developer (Remote)

    Lincoln Financial Group Wayne, PA 19087

    Job #2188421582

  • Alternate Locations: Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania)

    Work Arrangement: Work from Home

    Relocation assistance: : is not available for this opportunity.

    Pay Range: $99,201 - $179,100

    Bonus Potential:

    Requisition #: 69486

    Role at a glance:

    This role is for a senior software engineer/developer to join Lincoln's emerging Benefit Technology (BenTech) team. This development team is tasked with modernizing connectivity to external partners platforms - an initiative that's one of the top strategic priorities for the organization. The Workplace Solutions department provides insurance products and services to group/employer customers that reach millions of employee benefit plans across the United States.

    This role will provide key contributions to the development of exchanging activity/data between internal systems of record (including Admin, Policy, Claims, etc) and partner platforms (including Workday, ADP, Plansource, etc). This has been primarily accomplished through API-based transaction within an event driven architecture, with significant cloud-based enhancements planned for the near future. The BenTech team is established, working within the SAFe agile framework, but still in the early stages of scaling/operationalizing - representing plenty of opportunity to influence.

    The new capabilities delivered by this role/team will be leveraged to enhance the customers' experience and lead to improved sales opportunities and retention. This represents significant and direct impact to Lincoln Financial's position in the marketplace driven by technical capabilities.

    What you will be doing:

    • Team-lead responsibilities with some oversight of more junior developers. Comfortable with mix of responsibilities from working with stakeholders/architects to hands-on development.

    • Contributed to the overall productivity and health of the team through identifying areas for improvement/innovation, training the team on new skills, establishing more efficient processes, etc

    • Actively participate in development team norms - Sprint Planning, Daily Huddles, Stakeholder Review, Retrospectives, Production Deployments, etc

    • Design, document, and implement stories through the team's backlog in collaboration with the Product Owner

    • Collaboration with stakeholders/partners to continuously incorporate business objectives to near term deliverables as well as the strategic roadmap

    • Cooperation with other teams and cross-functional leaders to maintain execution within the organizational best practices

    • Proactively monitor technical and industry trends to help improve the delivered product and software development practices

    • Accountability for overall quality delivered product through automated scans/tools, code review, team best practices, enterprise standards, etc

    • Analyzes, designs, codes, debugs, integrates, and tests complex software application solutions

    • Takes proactive ownership and responsibility for all aspects of the development lifecycles from planning/design to implementation/maintenance

    • Communicates effectively through written and verbal formats with team, internal stakeholders, and management

    • When necessary, represent Lincoln to external partners/teams in order to accomplish mutual integration goals

    • Provides direction on assignments, projects, and/or initiatives to build and enhance the capabilities of the BenTech program

    • Assesses and measures solution design impacts on IT infrastructure capacity, application architecture standards, future maintenance/support needs, and bottom-line cost-benefits in consultation with appropriate internal stakeholders

    • Serves as an escalation point, investigates and resolves complex problems, including support for production systems, in a timely manner

    What we're looking for:

    • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology or Computer Engineering (Minimum Required)

    • 5+ years' experience in application development that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position (Required)

    Must have:

    • Java/Spring Boot development experience

    • Rest API development experience

    • Basic database knowledge

    • Strong communication skills of complex solutions to technical and non-technical audiences


    • Microservices and Event-Driven Architectures

    • AWS development experience

    • Knowledge of Group Insurance, Financial systems/products, or Benefit Administration platforms

    What's it like to work here?

    At Lincoln Financial Group, we love what we do. We make meaningful contributions each and every day to empower our customers to take charge of their lives. Working alongside dedicated and talented colleagues, we build fulfilling careers and stronger communities through a company that values our unique perspectives, insights and contributions and invests in programs that empower each of us to take charge of our own future.

    What's in it for YOU:

    • A clearly defined career framework to help you successfully manage your career

    • Leadership development and virtual training opportunities

    • PTO/parental leave

    • Competitive 401K and employee benefits (~~~)

    • Free financial counseling, health coaching and employee assistance program

    • Tuition assistance program

    • A leadership team that prioritizes your health and well-being; offering a remote work environment and flexible work hybrid situations

    • Effective productivity/technology tools and training

    Work Arrangement

    Work from Home : Employees will work from home and are not required to work in a Lincoln office on a regular basis.

    Lincoln will evaluate the following when setting the successful candidate's wage rate:

    • Prior work or industry experience.

    • Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.

    • Unique skills

    About The Company

    Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 200 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas - Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection - focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer's lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

    Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $324 billion in end-of-period account values as of June 30, 2021.

    Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America and Best Employers for Women by Forbes magazine as well as one of Newsweek's Most Responsible Companies, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees' futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

    Lincoln is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive (~~~) environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

    Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good. Dedicated to diversity and inclusion, we earned perfect 100 percent scores on the Corporate Equality Index and the Disability Equality Index. Follow us on Facebook (~~~) , Twitter (~~~) , LinkedIn (~~~) , and Instagram (~~~/) . Sign up for email alerts at ~~~

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    Additional Information

    This position may be subject to Lincoln's Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln's current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

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    Lincoln Financial Group ("LFG") is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, Veteran status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling ~~~.

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    Lincoln Financial Group ("LFG") is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Opportunities throughout LFG are available to employees and applicants and are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. We have a drug free work environment and we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.