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Software Development
Software Developer
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Symetra Financial | Bellevue, WA
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Job Description

Symetra is looking for a Software Developer to join our Sales and Customer Service IT Team. This individual will be responsible for building, optimizing, driving enhancements and maintaining mission critical applications that allow our business partners to proactively manage business processes in a paperless environment. Our PC and Tablet solutions enable the Sales and Customer Service teams to be productive regardless of their work location. This individual will be expected to partner with others estimating development efforts based on high level requirements; to evaluate functional and technical problems of complex applications identifying and analyzing risks and design trade-offs; and work effectively with business subject matter experts, other developers, systems analysts, quality assurance analysts and third party vendors ensuring that deliverables are metQualified candidates will be responsible for the following:Analyze functional application design and develop/test detailed programs for complex components. Participate in requirements definition, design walkthroughs, and code reviews. Design and document system integration/configuration as required. Plan and coordinate movement of code between various technical environments, and participate in large system implementations. Accurately estimate and deliver assigned tasks. Utilize application development tools and methodologies across multiple platforms. Identify opportunities for improving application functionality and performance issues by working with customers and architecture resources. Perform urgent problem resolution, including 24x7 on call support. Help mentor application developer interns and associates.Day to day production support


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field. Equivalent work experience may be accepted. Background in Insurance, Investment or Financial business & systems preferred. Minimum of 4-6 years of development experience required. Track record of meeting deadlines and delivering high quality results. Accountability and ownership of your work and actions. Adaptability, including dealing effectively with ambiguity. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to effectively communicate with various levels of business and IT management. Customer service orientation. Design and implementation experience with waterfall/SDF and Agile development methodologies. Technical Competencies:Working knowledge of Object Oriented Programming, .Net, C# and Java experienceAdvanced SQL development skillsMicrosoft Dynamics CRMThird Party application FTP integration and configuration Enterprise Messaging (IBM WebSphere MQ)C# ASP.NET MVC 3 or 4JavaScript/AJAX/HTMLWCF Web ServicesMSTest/XUnit/NUnit TestingSOA experience required Experience with authentication providersApplication optimization experienceWintel technology integration (Webservices) Experience with SDF development methodologies, Waterfall and Agile Experience with automated workflow and/or document management system is a plusMobile development is a plusCRM development is a plus IIS configuration is a plusCSC and/or DST product experience is a plus

About Symetra Financial

Symetra Financial Corporation is a life insurance company focused on selected group health, retirement, life insurance and employee benefits markets. The Company manages its business through five segments, which include: Group, it offers medical stop-loss insurance, limited medical benefit plans, group life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance and disability insurance; Retirement Services, offers fixed and variable deferred annuities, including tax sheltered annuities, individual retirement accounts (IRAs), and group annuities to qualified retirement plans, including Section 401(k) and 457 plans; Income Annuities, offers single premium immediate annuities (SPIAs), for customers seeking a source of retirement income and structured settlement annuities to fund third-party personal injury settlements; Individual, offers an array of term, universal and variable life insurance as well as bank-owned life insurance (BOLI), and Other corporate expenses.