Application Developer (Remote)


USD 77,000.00 - 140,000.00 per year
Full Time


Data integration
Data modeling
Application development
Project planning
Unit testing
Systems analysis/design
Disaster recovery
Shell scripting
Operating systems
Version control
Functional testing
Production support
Business software
Test cases
System testing
Knowledge transfer
Information Technology
Software development
Job scheduling
Database design
Data warehouse
Life insurance
Financial services
Leadership development
Apache Solr
Software development methodology
CA Workload Automation AE
Test-driven development

Job Details

Alternate Locations: Work from Home

Work Arrangement:

Hybrid/Flexible : Work at home and use the office as appropriate for in-person collaboration.

Relocation assistance: is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #: 73010

The Role at a Glance

The Application Developer will be accountable for support and solutions development associated with Lincoln Financial Group's complex data systems, processes and associated back end interfaces. In this capacity, the analyst will work with stakeholders from the business and other IT areas to develop solutions to meet requirements for emerging enterprise initiatives.

What you'll be doing


  • Design and develop technical solutions to a pre-defined requirement and data integration components
  • Develop understanding and expertise associated with Lincoln's Enterprise data model(s)
  • Collaborate with Lincoln's Data and Data Services Integration Analysts to design and implement enterprise solutions
  • Become proficient with Lincoln's standard application development lifecycle and associated tools
  • Defines detailed development tasks and estimates to develop project plan
  • Responsible for coding and unit testing application software
  • Analysis, design, coding, and testing highly efficient and highly scalable integration solutions using Lincoln's suite of integration products
  • Creation and/or modification of disaster recovery procedures
  • Troubleshoot/Triage performance issues related to Lincoln's application portfolio


  • Strong programming background with Java, C#, Ruby, Python etc.
  • Demonstrated competence with shell scripting
  • Linux operating system familiarity
  • Experience/proficiency with relational database concepts
  • Become a Subject Matter Expert for the ETL processes with accountability for ensuring operational continuity and supportability and on-going development
  • Complete coding and unit testing activities on-schedule and per quality expectations
  • Follow documentation, version control, testing, and migration standards
  • Analyze problems and propose, present and propagate solutions or practices to meet architectural and technical challenges
  • Actively participate in integration, performance and functionality testing
  • Participate in production support of the Lincoln Financial Group Life New Business application portfolio

  • Assist development staff in identifying and documenting test cases for unit and system testing
  • Provide coaching and knowledge transfer to team members
  • Recognize the need for improvement in existing processes/applications and present viable solutions to the team
  • Assist in development of design of scheduling and sequencing of scripts
  • Participate in design and review activities related to the applications supported

What we're looking for

  • Undergraduate degree and 4+ years of comparable work experience required
  • 3+ years of experience in Information Technology that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position
  • Experience with the following technologies a plus: JavaScript, JSON, JAX-RS, Solr, Informatica
  • Excellent SQL skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team across multiple locations, self-starter.
  • Experience with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Experience with enterprise job scheduling tools such as Autosys/Chronos/Stonebranch
  • Relational Database (Oracle, SQL Server, UDB and DB2) experience is preferred.
  • Proficient in database design, ETL techniques and data warehouse concepts is preferred
  • A demonstrated track record of consistently meeting and/or exceeding performance expectations
  • Possesses a bias for action and avoids workplace distractions
  • Drives performance targets to completion
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Ability to leverage information for decision making and to consult others where appropriate
  • Experience or knowledge of life insurance and financial services industry is a plus


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: $77,000 - $140,000

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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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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