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Senior Developer Lead

Company: Athene
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

We are Athene. At Athene, we are driven to do more. We are a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products designed for the increasing number of individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs. We see every day as a new opportunity to measure ourselves against the best - and then we don't stop until we've set the bar even higher. We're ready to help you achieve more. Purpose:We are looking for a seasoned IT professional with experience in Java and Python development to be part of a high-performing team, where innovation and collaboration are key. Understanding of CI/CD and cloud platform (AWS) is essential. Experience in ALIP annuity platform is a plus. This role is 100% hands-on tech. Accountabilities:

  • Designs, codes, tests, debugs, documents and implements changes to new and existing software applications.
  • Documents code with guidance from senior team members.
  • Ensures quality and controls are in place, managing escalations, and developing and recommending solutions.
  • Executes unit/string testing; may lead creation of development unit/string test plans.
  • In partnership with QA ensures that existing and proposed software applications meet IT standards, as well as business and customer requirements.
  • Participates in design and codes small to large software applications as part of a team.
  • Resolves complex software issues across multiple software applications and platforms.
  • Assists in the development of internal policies and procedures (standards, controls and metrics).
  • Communicates effectively within own team, across other IT teams and management.
    Qualifications and Experience:
    • 5+ years of application development experience using Java and Python.
    • 5+ years of relational database experience with Postgres and SQL.
    • 5+ years of source code management experience with either BitBucket or GitHub.
    • 5+ years of application development experience developing RESTful APIs.
    • 4+ years of DevOps process and tool experience with Jenkins, Artifactory, Salt, Helm.
    • 4+ years of experience with Agile, Scrum or Kanban development methodologies.
    • 3+ years of experience with AWS, specifically with the following services: Lambdas, DynamoDB, S3.
    • Experience supporting a vendor application and working within its limitations is crucial.
    • Experience in the financial services industry along with basic understanding of annuity concepts is a plus.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Systems Analysis or equivalent work experience.NOTE: Successful candidate will be required to complete a pre-employment background check.Drive. Discipline. Confidence. Focus. Commitment. Learn more about working at Athene .Athene is a Military Friendly Employer! Learn more about how we support our Veterans . Athene celebrates diversity, is committed to inclusion and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. We are driven to do more. More for our customers and the financial professionals who offer our products.--If you are driven to do more and love the challenge of pursuing more, Athene is your kind of company. You will find we offer more than the basics to create a diverse, inclusive and dynamic work environment at our various locations. Based on your location you will experience a unique blend of:
      -- --- Benefits to meet individual needs including, but not limited to, a 401(k) and/or pension planwith a company match, paid time off, paidholidays, job-related tuition reimbursement, medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. Leadership Development Program, self-guided trainings and periodic Lunch & Learns. --- Amenities that include "dress for your day" work attire, game room area and on-site fitness facility. --- Volunteer opportunities to give back to the community, company-sponsored volunteer events throughout the year, individual non-profit volunteer--time that can earn grant money, and--non-profit--matching gift program. Athene USA is also proud to be recognized for the following:
      -- --- Best places to Work in Money Management byPensions & Investments, 2020 --- Iowa's Top Workplaces; since 2015 --- United Way of Central Iowa awards --- S pirit of Central Iowa; 2017, 2019 --- Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Awards --- Seven Seals Award, 2019 --- Military Friendly--Employer; since 2017 --- Military Spouse Friendly--Employer; since 2017 --- LGBTQ+ Friendly Employer by Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2021 --- Excellence in Education LOMA;10 plus years --- Structured Retail Products (SRP) --- FIA of the Year; 2019 For more specific details for each location, please click here .

Keywords: Athene, Kirkland , Senior Developer Lead, IT / Software / Systems , Kirkland, Washington

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