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Nationwide Insurance

IT App Development (Java/Angular) - Specialist


If you’re passionate about innovation and love working in an environment where you can constantly improve and adopt new technologies to drive business results, then Nationwide’s Information Technology team could be the place for you!

If you are looking for a new and challenging position in an environment where you can constantly improve and adopt new technologies to drive business results, Nationwide’s Information Technology team could be the place for you!  Our IT organization has been named one of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals by Computerworld magazine for the seventh straight year.  We care deeply about doing what’s right, and we work hard to make an impact for everyone: our associates, our members, our partners, and our communities. 

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We have an exciting opportunity within our Retirement Solutions Technology Organization where the development lines are working on a large multi-year Tier 1 initiative. We are looking for a technically strong, motivated team player who takes initiative and can juggle multiple assignments while providing high-quality solutions to our business partners.  This position will provide an opportunity to upskill other team members while participating in full-stack development for a Java-based application.  The position is based in Columbus, OH, and there is the possibility of a hybrid or work from home schedule.

Primary responsibilities include

  • Leading and participating in the delivery of quality solutions
  • Leading the design, development, and implementation of IT solutions
  • Troubleshooting complex software development problems and providing effective solutions
  • Driving line performance to deliver high-quality solutions by eliminating waste and fostering an environment of continuous improvement

The ideal candidate for this role will be

  • Skilled in at least one of the following Java, TypeScript/JavaScript, Angular 8+, RESTful API, and/or Apigee
  • Experienced in using Github Version Control
  • Skilled in SQL / PL*SQL
  • Experienced working in an Agile team and have DevOps knowledge
  • Familiar with Kubernetes - Rancher knowledge is a plus
  • Strong in communication, people, and negotiation skills
  • Passionate to learn and keep up with technology trends
  • Able to adapt and learn quickly
  • Able to help upskill less experienced developers

Open to this being 100% remote work for the right candidate.

Compensation Grade: F5

Colorado Residents: Email for salary information

Job Description Summary

If you’re all about delivering technology solutions to support a company providing outstanding care to its customers, then Nationwide Technology is the place for you. Our industry-leading technology workforce adopts an agile work environment and a collaborative and inclusive culture to deliver outstanding solutions and results. If that sounds like something you aspire to, we want to hear from you!

As a Software Engineer, you will focus primarily on providing high quality, efficient technology solutions to business partners by crafting new software applications or modifying and/or supporting existing packaged or custom-built applications. In this capacity, you’ll analyze, code, configure, test, debug, document and maintain applications.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes, solutions, develops, tests, debugs, documents and deploys software according to standards in an agile environment.

  • Uses DevSecOps practices, tooling and techniques.

  • Drives continuous improvement and learning through ongoing training, practice and innovation.

  • Manages medium to large project priorities, deadlines and deliverables proactively.

May perform other responsibilities as assigned.

Reporting Relationships: Reports to a Technology Manager/Director. 

Typical Skills and Experiences:

Education: Completion of undergraduate studies in computer science, management information systems, or other related degree. Technology experience or non-traditional technology certificates can be substituted for an undergraduate degree. 

Experience: Four or more years of analysis and technology experience.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Proficiency in one or more programming language such as Java, C++, Python, JavaScript. Strong knowledge of software development lifecycle. Proven ability to tackle complex business and development problems. Ability to thrive in a team environment. Insurance/financial services industry knowledge a plus.

Other criteria, including leadership skills, competencies and experiences may take precedence. 

Staffing exceptions to the above must be approved by the hiring manager’s leader and Human Resources Business Partner.

Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates Nationwide Values.

Job Conditions: 

Overtime Eligibility: Not Eligible (Exempt)

Working Conditions: Office environment may vary based on team and/or location. Associates may have on-call responsibility after normal working hours and/or on weekends. 

ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties. 

Job ID: b68f6007c3936928b99dd2a903d0afcd081dec41905a9bfef22161871b5bbbc7
Employment Type: Other