• IT Solutions Developer (Digital Team - Node.js and Angular 2 or newer)

    Location US-IA-Des Moines
    Job ID
    Information Technology
    Requires Non-Compete?
  • Job Summary

    About the team: You will be working on the Digital Business build team focused on building new applications for Agents, Brokers, Providers, and Small/Large Groups.  Our team has a variety of .NET, Java, and Angular applications.  Our new development is mainly focused on the MEAN stack, and we are two years into a multi-year migration of our apps to the MEAN stack.  We are currently working on a continuous integration pipeline.  We are migrating to Amazon Web Services (AWS). This team is cross-functional, follows Agile development practices, and works closely with other teams throughout the Application Delivery division of Wellmark IT. 


    About the career:  Wellmark is seeking an IT Solutions Developer to design, develop, test, implement, maintain and document software and systems in support of Wellmark’s business. In this role, you will ensure completed activities meet project specifications, requirements and Wellmark standards. You will also begin to establish and build working relationships with key stakeholders within Wellmark technology and across business units. You will participate in determining alternatives and solutions, and assist with system integrations.


    Why Wellmark Technology? At a time when technology is creating new business models, disrupting industries and creating valuable experiences for consumers, our role as technology team members must elevate an organization through innovative transformation, modernized technology and delivery of new business strategies, including an aim to continuously evolve and enhance the customer experience. At Wellmark, our technology transformation program is called Ascend and is led by our empowered technology leaders and team members. Together, we are leaning into the future, owning the outcome and working together to transform how we work and what innovative solutions we deliver.

    Minimum Qualifications Required (all must be met to be considered)

    • Associates Degree or direct and applicable work experience
    • 1+ year experience to include any combination of the following:
      • Java, JavaScript, C#, Angular 2, Angular 4, Node.js
    • Demonstrated ability to build relationships to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties
    • Ability to communicate with and coach/mentor team members
    • Ability to set and meet established time-frames while assuring data and information integrity
    • Experience prioritizing and managing time with little direction
    • Previous experience troubleshooting and developing creative technical solutions

    Hiring Specifications Preferred

    • Associates Degree or higher
    • Agile / Scrum experience
    • Coaching/mentoring capability
    • Team Foundation Server
    • Automated build and deployment
    • AWS Deployment Experience

    Job Accountabilities

    a. Define, maintain, develop and support specific software applications that support Wellmarks business requirements.

    b. Analyze, develop, test, implement, document and maintain programs and systems that meet business requirements.

    c. Support and adhere to Wellmark software development lifecycle SDLC, operational procedures and development and security standards by following required process.

    d. Report status and issues appropriately.

    e. Provide production support for research and root cause analysis.

    f. Work with internal/external resources to accomplish changes to programs and systems and the coordination of resources. Provide timely and accurate results, and exceptional customer service.

    g. Develop and maintain documentation using Wellmark standards.

    h. Assist in project proposals, estimates and proofofconcept activities as needed.

    i. Participate in fact finding of business and technology processes, to identify potential improvement opportunities.

    j. Other duties as assigned.


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