Software Developer - Web Development

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State Farm Insurance
Agile, Analysis, API, Architecture, Automated, Browser, Business Requirements, CSS, Database, Developer, Development, DNS, GIT, HTML, HTTP, Java, JavaScript, Jenkins, jQuery, Linux, Management, Metrics, Networking, Performance Testing, Security, SOAP, Source Code, Specification, SQL, TCP/IP, Testing, Test Plan, VBA, VM, vSphere, XML, XSL, XSLT
Full Time, Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

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Software Developer - Web Development

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Regular Full-Time






Tempe, AZ

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Possesses an understanding of how technology solutions meet the business outcomes and offers a range of solutions for business partners; understand business current and aspirational needs
  • Participates in sprint planning; provides work estimates to deliver product stories; owns development stories
  • Develops solutions on variety of platforms according to business requirements
  • Completes required coding to satisfy the defined acceptance criteria and deliver desired outcome
  • Leads solution design, considering risks, mitigations, performance, user experience, and testability
  • Assists in development of automated testing and supporting code as necessary
  • Completes required documentation to communicate information to deployment, maintenance, and business teams
  • Utilizes agile software development practices, data and testing standards, code reviews, source code management, continuous delivery, and software architecture
  • Participates in the full software development cycle including coding, testing, implementation, support and sunset
  • Designs, develops, tests and supports software in support of big data objectives
  • Possesses an understanding of User Experience practices to improve usability and interaction between the customer and product
  • Adopts Service Design, where appropriate, through architecture modularity to enable continuous delivery
  • Considers applying emerging technology solutions to increase efficiency and effectiveness; expectation of continuous innovation
  • Resolves problems that result in a decreased time to market; improves quality, enhances flexibility, and embraces the solution provider mindset
  • Provides input into overall testing plan; contributes to test approach and scenarios for requirements
  • Provides product and/or process expertise necessary to support design, development, testing and execution of solutions
  • Exhibits DevOps mindset where team is accountable for product from inception to sunset

Additional Details:

  • Job may require travel via commercial transportation and/or driving motor vehicles
  • Job may require irregular work hours and travel outside normal business hours

Team Redstone provides 3 rd level support of the services and tools for integration & messaging services and service registration ( e.g., Mule, Rabbit, WSSR) for State Farm application development teams across the enterprise.  

Strong understanding of the following concepts and technologies:         

·         Development skills

o    Java

o    Basic Mule development

o    Good understanding of Mule message model

o    Basic understanding of RabbitMQ REST API, Java API model

o    Spring- XML and Java/Annotation based configuration and testing

o    REST and SOAP service development

o    SQL, Postgres

o    XML/XSL/XSLT fundamentals

o    Basic UI development understanding

§   Single page MVC application concepts

§   HTML/CSS/Javascript

§   JQuery

o    Understanding of regular expressions

o    VBA or ability to figure out VBA, for activation spreadsheet

·         High level knowledge

o    Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) :

o    Object-oriented analysis and design

o    Understanding of HTTP specification

o    Relational database design and optimization

o    High level understanding of Enterprise Service Bus (ESB), API Gateway, Messaging/Queueing

o    Decent understanding of Mule ESB, RabbitMQ, RabbitMQ HA Clustering

o    Good understanding of Networking including basic TCP/IP, Firewalls, VIPs, Proxies, load balancers, DNS

o    Understanding of security concepts

§   HTTPS/TLS fundamentals

§   LDAP user/role interaction

§   AuthN/AuthZ mechanisms - Basic auth, Kerberos, WSSecurity, Token based auth (OAMS)

·         Development practices

o    JUnit test development

o    Integration and performance testing test plan creation and execution fundamentals

o    Familiarity with Code coverage metrics, Test Driven Development, Mutation testing concepts with understanding when to use what approaches to ensure that code is fully tested

·         Troubleshooting skills and knowledge

o    Problem triage and assessment fundamentals

o    Intermediate (Power user) Splunk usage, with an ability to interpret metrics and events and dig into related or seemingly unrelated messages, making connections and correlations

o    Java heap and thread dump analysis

o    Network Trace/TCP Dump analysis

o    Understanding of threads, connections of various kinds, pooling mechanisms, blocking vs non-blocking IO implications, concurrency implications, and the configuration settings which set limits on these

o    Interpretation of stack traces and other event logging

o    Ability to use tools like MMC, Prometheus, top effectively

o    Ability to troubleshoot browser based interactions using browser developer tools

o    Ability to configure and interpret wire level HTTP logs

·         Build and code management

o    GIT concepts and usage

o    Maven dependency management

o    Jenkins, job creation and plugin utilization

o    Understanding of deployment tooling and plugins provided by target architecture and how they interact with build tools

o    Code quality tool familiarity - code coverage, security and code scans

·         Server administration

o    Basic understanding of Linux O/S

o    Basic understanding of Physical host/Hypervisor/VM concepts, specifically vSphere/ESXi

o    Puppet, puppet scripting and template creation

o    Hiera, and creation of YAML for usage in Hiera structures

o    Yum and RPM concepts, including repo creation and versioning

Other Skills (preferred but not required):

·        High level understanding of PCF

·        Ability to understand and modify Cloud Foundry Buildpacks

·        Concourse for TP2 automations and CI

·        Basic understanding of CF CLI

·        Spring Boot   

This position will have an 18-month incumbency period for a lateral move and a 6-month incumbency period for a promotional opportunity (beginning on the effective date of the position) which must be met before the employee can post for any other State Farm position. The incumbency period does not affect the at-will relationship between State Farm and the employee and does not create an employment contract, nor contractual rights. 






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One State Farm Plaza Bloomington, IL, 61791


Company Information

We have one of the largest developer communities in the country, utilizing the latest technologies in Open Source, Rules Engines and Server Oriented Architecture to develop responsive web-based and native mobile applications for both internal and external customers. Our data professionals are able to learn at one of the largest OLAP and Analytical environments in the world. Not to mention, our infrastructure professionals support one of the world's largest private networks with end-to-end connectivity between nearly 150,000 employees, agents, and agent team members at more than 21,000 State Farm locations.
Dice Id : RTL906969
Position Id : 3293

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