PLADS Application Developer

Aflac

Location: Remote - US only

Job Type: Full time

Posted


Job Summary

Develop, maintains, and integrates application software, related project management activity, and production support; works closely with internal and external clients, business analysts, and team members to understand business requirements; Develops and integrates application software, including unit testing and implementation efforts; continues to maintain and support software implementation.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Contributes to the development effort by participating in workshops, speaking about technical solutions, builds prototypes and takes on coding assignments

  • Translates simple to moderately complex user stories into functional and actionable software within the IT environment

  • Collaborates on and informs cross-functional teams of new feature technical design, technical requirements, limitations, and implementation

  • Performs unit testing, integration testing, and performance testing of new product functionality; analyzes and mitigates issues identified during testing

  • Actively participates in meetings with representatives from multiple business and/or IT units

  • Performs other related duties as required

Education & Experience Required

  • Bachelor's Degree In IT or a related field
  • Three or more years of programming experience or related work experience
  • Experience and understanding of multiple programming languages and applicable applications

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Job Knowledge & Skills

  • Expertise with Apex classes and triggers

  • Experience with:

  • Batch Apex

  • Writing queries using SOQL and SOSL

  • Lightning Framework

  • Data Loader

  • Attention to detail and results oriented, with a strong customer focus

  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently

  • Problem-solving and technical communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize workload to meet tight deadlines

  • Preferred experience:

  • Knowledge of Microservices and REST based API development

  • Knowledge of continuous integration/development tools

  • Self-accountable with the ability to prioritize well and work in environments with competing and alternating priorities, with a constant focus on delivery

  • Refined business acumen and established domain / industry vertical expertise

Competencies

  • Acting with Integrity
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Pursuing Self-Development
  • Serving Customers
  • Supporting Change
  • Supporting Organizational Goals
  • Working with Diverse Populations
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