Software Developer

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State Farm
Software, Developer, Modeling, Java, JDBC, SQL, MySQL, Web, Test, Python
Full Time
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Job Description

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Job Title:
Software Developer

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Employment Type:
Regular Full-Time


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Bloomington, IL

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Possesses an understanding of how technology solutions meet the business outcomes and offers a range of solutions for business partners
  • 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, coding, data and testing standards, secure coding practices, 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:

Are you ready to be part of a new and exciting team that exists to advance what is possible while creating transformative and disruptive change?

Do you have a desire to influence how a fortune 50 company pursues big ideas and turns opportunity into reality?

If you answered yes, then please keep reading!

P&C Aspirational (PCAS) is a concept domain aligned to the RED Labs division within the Labs @ State Farm department. The PCAS teams are focused on delivering cutting-edge P&C business solutions through advanced technology, big data, and simplified business processes to greatly enhance business insight s and operational efficiency. Our goal is to bring operational and analytical worlds closer together using our scale and increasing our flexibility.

Still Interested? Great! Keep going because we want YOU!

PCAS is looking for an energetic and experienced software developers to join the following existing agile teams:

PCAS Data Enablement Team

This position is part of a program level team working in a collaborative environment that interfaces with many other areas of our department and company, but specifically provides services and capabilities to agile development teams working within the PCAS organization.

Rating and Score Orchestration Team

This position aligns to a team that gathers data, invokes the rating process, and stores the results. This role will work with other modernization efforts and business areas to build a system to enhance both rating and analytics.

Rating Model Execution

This position aligns to a team that directly collaborates with embedded Property & Casualty Actuarial & Underwriting Modeling Business Partners to drive toward a common objective of enabling execution of business models. As such, there is an opportunity to work directly with model development and/or work directly with the framework required to enable model development and execution of models in production.

Data Pipelines Team

This position aligns to a team that builds tools to extend views to Property & Casualty Actuarial & Underwriting data consumers, makes cleaned up data available to defined & approved users and facilitates the movement of core events from operational to analytical environments.

These positions involve a broad set of technical skills and very few individuals will have experience with all of the technical skills desired. Candidates with software development experience along with a willingness to learn while working in a fast paced challenging environment are encouraged to apply.

The following are expected of a competitive candidate:

  • Prior software development experience
  • Desire to learn new languages and frameworks
  • Ability to find and apply industry standard solutions to problems
  • Commitment to continuous delivery practices
  • Ability to work towards solutions with those of diverse technical/business backgrounds
  • Ability to quickly adapt to a changing environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Commitment to achieving results with speed and quality
  • Job may require travel via commercial transportation and/or driving motor vehicles
  • Job may require irregular work hours and travel outside normal business hours

Strongly Desired Skills
  • Java development and testing experience
  • Java JDBC experience
  • Proficient in SQL for relational databases

Preferred Skills & Technologies
  • Clojure or other functional programming language
  • Spring/Spring Boot
  • Postgres and/or MySQL
  • Gitlab CI pipeline
  • Cloud Platforms (AWS, Azure)
  • RESTFUL Web Service testing
  • Swagger/OAS
  • Test automation tools
  • Experience with web app security
  • Python
  • Terraform
  • Scala
  • Jupyter Notebooks

In addition, the candidate should:

• Demonstrate willingness to learn with a passion to teach/partner with others

• Ability to quickly adapt to a changing environment

• Foster innovation and encourage diversity of thought

• Have an inquisitive mind to research new technologies and think on their feet to solve complex problems and incorporate new ideas

• Committed to achieving and driving results

• Display an agile thought process and adaptive to fluid roles within a team context

• Communicate and collaborate within and across multiple teams in an enablement capacity.

Competencies Desired:

Personal effectiveness: Leadership and Communication

Relationships: Relationship building and inclusiveness

Approach to work: Technical/functional expertise and Critical thinking

Results: Decision making and judgment




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 : req8056
Originally Posted : 1 month ago

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