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Sr. Software Developer

3700 S. Stonebridge Dr. McKinney, Texas
Job number: 4227

Job Description:

Sr. Software Developer

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

Reporting to the Manager of IT Applications Support, the IT Applications Engineer is part of a 3rd tier support team which consists of developers with business application expertise who assist business stakeholders, as well as direct sales agents, with various application and data correction issues. In addition, they provide application deployment support, maintenance, modernization, and primary research of technical issues. The engineer may also assist with special projects for clients such as researching data issues, researching and implementing new integrations, or developing and implementing processes to manipulate data per customer requests

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Timely project reporting including weekly status reports to senior Globe Life management for all key initiative projects.
  • Drive out legacy technical debt to ensure all applications are on supported technologies.
  • The setup and maintenance of agile, cost effective, development environments leveraging existing SDLC tools and identifying new tools and processes where needed.
  • All enhancements must include thoroughly documented code and operational procedures
  • Effectively balance the workload among team members.
  • Provide constructive feedback and mentoring on a regular basis and preparation of formal performance reviews on an annual basis.
  • Disaster recovery plans and tests must be engineered and completed on an annual basis (at a minimum) for all applications identified as critical to the operations of the business
  • Flexibility to address incidents as needed
  • Ability to work on call as assigned-Flexibility to be on call beyond normal working hours once in 4 – 6 weeks.
  • Reliable and predictable attendance of your assigned shift
  • Ability to work Full-Time and/or Part-Time based on the specific position for which you're applying


Required Skills

  • Ability to task switch effectively based on business priorities
  • Team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills along with demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Communicate effectively with technical/non-technical audiences
  • Self-motivated and Driven
  • Can-do attitude: contributing to key improvements and innovations

Required Knowledge & Experience

Education & Work Experience required

  • Software engineering best practices, with at least 5 years of experience in maintaining and delivering high-quality software
  • 5+ years of experience in development using .NET (C#/VB/VB.NET)
  • Exposure to Dot Net Core (optional)
  • Extensive knowledge about API’s, Experience in SOAP and RESTful APIs
  • 5+ years of experience with relational database such as SQL Server 2005 and above
  • Strong SQL skills: stored procedures, functions, views, triggers
  • Experience in working with SSIS packages
  • Experience in Informatica will be a huge plus
  • Experience in AWS (Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Aurora, and Amazon RDS for MySQL or PostgreSQL)
  • Experience with Windows infrastructures CI/CD tools, scripting such as JavaScript, Python, PowerShell
  • Familiarity with Agile workflow methodologies
  • Experience with public cloud services (Ideally AWS or Azure)
  • Extensive knowledge of Scripting languages such as Python or PowerShell
  • Windows administration including IIS and Active Directory
  • Knowledge in best practices for infrastructure security and performance
  • Team Foundation Server or equivalent configuration management tool
  • Experience with relational databases, Microsoft SQL Server 2005 or higher – SSIS, SSRS
  • Advanced technical trouble shooting and data analysis and issue resolution skills
  • Working knowledge of systems development life cycle and use of structured methodologies and techniques
  • Proven experience in meeting deadlines and managing multiple priorities
  • Strong technical, analytical and communication skills
  • Insurance industry experiences in life, health and annuity a plus


Location: 3700 S. Stonebridge Dr. McKinney, Texas

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Savings and Investment Plan (401K) - Eligible employees may begin participating in the plan on the first day of employment.

Pension Plan - Eligible employees who complete one year of service with the Company become participants in the Pension.* (Not available to Cleveland Employees)

Medical - Benefits are available to all eligible employees and qualified dependents the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Dental** and Vision - Eligible employees and qualified dependents are able to enroll the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) - Our FSA has two components, Health Care and Dependent Care Accounts. These accounts allow employees to set aside a portion of their earnings on a pre-tax basis to cover out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service.

Health Savings Accounts (HSA) - A pre-tax Health Spending Account (HSA) is offered to those who enroll in the High Deductible Plan. It allows you to pay for many of the health care expenses not covered by your medical plan including deductibles and co-pays. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service. Company contribution to HSA ($4500 family, $2500 single plans)

Short-Term Disability - Eligible employees may be entitled to salary continuance during periods of temporary disability. Benefits are based on employee status and years of service.*

Group Life and Long-Term Disability** - Eligible employees may elect life insurance and long-term disability coverage the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Vacation and Paid Holidays - Employees are eligible for vacation upon the completion of six months of employment. In addition, the Company offers eight paid holidays.

Education Assistance - The Company supports employees who wish to continue their education to secure increased responsibility and growth within their professional careers. We offer a reimbursement program for expenses incurred through approved institutions of learning. In addition, Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) and International Claim Association (ICA) program courses are offered after the completion of six months of services at no cost to the employee.

Fitness Reimbursement - Eligible employees are able to receive up to 100% reimbursement for monthly dues (employee only).

Supplemental Plans** - Cancer, Heart/Stroke, Accident.

*Please note, some benefits may vary by subsidiary. Please be sure to clarify with the Human Resources Department.
**Company paid benefit

Do I have to apply for every job that I am interested in? - Yes. Though our Talent Acquisition Team searches our database for qualified candidates, the only way to ensure that we know what position is of interest to you is if you apply for it directly.

Now that I've applied, what happens? - You will receive an immediate response from our system. Someone from our Talent Acquisition Team will review your qualifications and skills. If you're a good fit, we'll contact you to conduct an initial interview by phone, followed by assessment testing and an in person interview(s).

How do I get the contact information of the hiring manager for the job I am interested in? - It is our policy not to give contact information to external applicants. If, after you apply, it is determined that your skills and qualifications match our hiring needs, you will be contacted directly for an interview by someone on our Talent Acquisition Team.

I've been interviewed, what's next? - If selected, we'll extend a conditional offer. Then, pending a successful background check and drug screen, we'll confirm a start date.

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