Analyst, Application Development (Fully Remote)


USD 67,000.00 - 120,700.00 per year
Full Time


Process automation
Business cases
Process modeling
Amazon Web Services
Application development
Enterprise architecture
Unit testing
Change management
Strategic management
System requirements
Systems design
Computer science
Information systems
Information Technology
Computer engineering
Software design
Web services
Data structure
System integration
Continuous Integration and Development
Functional testing
Business process
Amazon EC2
Amazon S3
Leadership development
Life insurance
Cloud computing
Enterprise JavaBeans
JavaServer Faces
IBM WebSphere
Rapid application development
Spring Framework
Software deployment
Test-driven development

Job Details

Alternate Locations: Work from Home

Work Arrangement:

Remote : Work at home employee residing outside of a commutable distance to an office location.

Relocation assistance: is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #: 73187

The Role at a Glance

Our Annuity New Business IT team is looking to onboard a middleware Application Developer to assist with ongoing development and support of 13+ on-prem JEE and AWS business process automation applications. This role requires analyzing, solutioning and developing complex innovative technical solutions by creating new and/or modifying existing applications following our system development life cycle process within the Agile framework. Providing post-production support is also a key responsibility of this position.

What you'll be doing

  • Collaboration and Communication are key! Includes peers within and across IT teams, business partners, Enterprise Architecture, Infrastructure teams, managed service providers on and offshore and leadership across the enterprise.
  • Analyze increasingly complex systems specifications to determine requirements. Solution, code, debug, integrate, unit test and implement.
  • Contribute to architecting and re-architecting of applications in an event-driven, service oriented, cloud environment.
  • Champion and enhance organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Serve as a resource to team members and applicable internal/external stakeholders on more complex assignments/projects for their assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Partner with Annuities IT and Enterprise Architecture to implement the platform strategic direction, demonstrate an understanding of the broad implications and financial impacts of proposed solutions on operational and infrastructure support and costs.
  • Collaborate with various teams to implement solutions to achieve business and IT strategies and goals associated with quarterly product releases, strategic projects, and minor enhancements.
  • Provide quality and timely technical delivery related to application development activities including solution proposals, architectural decisions, macro/micro designs, build/construction activities.
  • Be on the leading edge of the development of applications as Lincoln moves forward in its Cloud Transformation.
  • Analysis and solutioning requirements include interviewing, facilitating meetings, documenting requirements with the customer and asking the right questions to drive system requirements and solution.
  • Ensure technical system requirements are documented, understood, and adequately detailed.
  • Analyze, problem-solve, research, and challenge the norm to drive innovation and solid technology solutions.
  • Build relationships across teams to design, develop, and deploy the necessary technology and architecture to deliver quality business solutions. Activities include business case development, solution planning, business process modeling, logical system design, system procedures development, and estimating.

What we're looking for

Must Haves:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Systems, Information Technology or Computer Engineering or equivalent work (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's degree).
  • 3+ years' experience in application development that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position.
  • Self-motivated, high energy, takes initiative within a team environment.
  • Experience applying software design/development practices, tools, and languages on a diverse set of platforms including distributed, EJB, Servlets and JMS, JSF, SOAP and Restful web services, WebSphere, RAD/Eclipse, UDB and Oracle, Hibernate/Spring Boot Technologies/Java Stream, micro services.
  • Proficient in core Java concepts including Collections, Exception Handling, Generics, multi-threading, data structures, algorithms, application integration, APls, and Event-Driven architecture patterns.
  • Experience with Agile framework including Agile software development.
  • Experience with DevOps practices such as Infrastructure as Code, Continuous Integration, and automated deployment pipelines, security scanning and automated functional testing using Gitlab and other tooling.
  • Working knowledge/applied practice of Straight Through Processing or End to End Automation of business processes.
  • Work experience in end-to-end development and migrating the application to Cloud using the Amazon Web Services (AWS) availing diverse services of AWS like EC2, S3 & Lambda.

Nice to haves:
  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate
  • AWS Certified Developer - Associate


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:
  • Clearly defined career tracks and levels 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

Pay Range: $67,000 - $120,700

Actual base pay could vary based on non-discriminatory factors including but not limited to work experience, education, location, licensure requirements, proficiency and qualifications required for the role. The base pay is just one component of Lincoln's total rewards package for employees. In addition, the role may be eligible for the Annual Incentive Program, which is discretionary and based on the performance of the company, business unit and individual. Other rewards may include long-term incentives, sales incentives and Lincoln's standard benefits package.

About The Company

Lincoln Financial Group helps people to plan, protect and retire with confidence. As of Dec. 31, 2023, approximately 17 million customers trust our guidance and solutions across four core businesses - annuities, life insurance, group protection and retirement plan services. As of December 31, 2023, the company had $295 billion in end-of-period account balances, net of reinsurance. Headquartered in Radnor, Pa., Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. Learn more at

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.

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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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