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Nationwide Insurance

Specialist, Software Engineer

Columbus, OH

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!

We are looking for Specialist Level Software Engineer to join our cutting edge Claims Data domain teams within PCDS.  As part of the Tier1 program Hercules, this role will lead delivery in cloud-based technologies, such as real-time streaming and data harmonization, as we build the future P&C Data Lakehouse.  You will help enable DataOps across the application suite through the utilization of Agile, DevOps and Lean. 

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Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leads the delivery of quality solutions and advances the productivity of technology teams

  • Coaches and advises developers in best practices, tools and consistent processes

  • Leads the design and development of IT solutions

  • Leads troubleshooting efforts and provides solutions to complex software development problems

  • Drives innovative solutions that accelerate adoption of technologies and business products

Other Responsibilities:

  • Drives line performance to deliver high-quality solutions by eliminating waste and fostering an environment of continuous improvement

  • Continuously improves capabilities by identifying industry standards, adopting agile practices, collaborating and coaching across lines

Technical skills: 

  • AWS Products / Cloud Development /  Containerization

  • DevOps / DataOps / DevSecOps

  • Strong relational database / SQL experience

  • Python

  • Scala

  • Databricks/ Apache Spark

  • Streaming Tools / Mass Ingestion

  • Unix/Linux O/S skills and PERL (or similar) scripting ability

  • ETL Development and Implementation experience (PowerCenter / IICS)

  • Data Warehouse (or similar data centric asset) build and maintenance experience

Candidate should also possess solid leadership and communication skills and demonstrate a strong desire to learn new technologies and development practices.

Compensation grade F5

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. 

Client-provided location(s): Columbus Metropolitan Area, OH, USA
Job ID: 12d6f1115f0849d000c41eba3270ccecf2ef8a505e5f6bca9b20e4f2e5511c1e
Employment Type: Other