Great-West Financial Empower Retirement

Web Developer - Front End

US-MA-Boston
5 days ago
Job ID
15001
# Positions
1
Category
Technology

Position Highlights

Be Bold Be Brilliant

 

Would you like to be a part of one of America's leading financial services firms? Great-West Financial is the nation’s second largest insurer in sales of individual life insurance through banks. We also offer annuity and executive benefits products. Under Empower Retirement, we provide employer sponsored retirement plans as the nation’s second largest retirement plan provider.

 

Our over 5,000 associates across 40 locations across the country provide world class service to:

 

30,000+ employer sponsored retirement plans

8 million+ employees participating in their employer-sponsored retirement plan

467,700+ individual life insurance and annuity accounts

$460 billion+ total assets under administration

 

Position will be working on the Great West’s modern front-end applications.  As a Front-End Developer you will be involved in all stages of the project lifecycle from requirements, to development, to implementation in production environments. This position is very hands-on and requires a strong ability to adapt to challenging problems and an intense desire to work as part of a cohesive team. All team members are expected to keep abreast of the latest industry trends, technologies, and frameworks and to display industry competitive skills and techniques. We have a very knowledgeable group of professionals who work in an energized positive team environment.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop rich client UI applications with JavaScript and libraries like AngularJS, React, jQuery and Bootstrap that utilize RESTful Java back end web services.
  • Construct, comment, unit test, and end-to-end test user interface programs, modules and components of medium complexity.
  • Work with and develop client programs, classes and sub-systems of medium complexity.
  • Maintain and support existing user interface applications of medium complexity.
  • Work with Business Analysts to ensure that technical design and programs satisfy business needs.
  • Contribute to peer UI code evaluations.
  • Implement quality assurance standards for development activities within assigned projects.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent emphasis.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in JavaScript and HTML5 / CSS3.
  • Formal training in UI application programming languages.
  • Experience writing code utilizing a Font-End (MV*) Framework.
  • Development on current projects lasting more than a few months.
  • Experience with Git, Java, Maven, and or Hudson/Jenkins are a plus.
  • Implementation experience including unit and e2e testing.
  • Using JSDoc/JavaDoc style commenting.
  • Automation and knowledge of secure coding techniques.
  • Good, clean coding practices.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • 1+ years related UI development experience.
  • Familiar with three-tier application architecture and design patterns.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.

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About Great-West Financial

At Great-West Financial® and Empower Retirement, our more than 5,700 global associates are dedicated to helping customers secure their financial futures. We offer a range of retirement savings products, life insurance, annuities and investment services from offices across the country. If you’re interested in joining a company that enjoys a record of strong performance and is rich in history yet innovative, bold and transformative, then our organization is an outstanding place for you to grow and succeed. We’re an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. We’re also committed to providing a drug-free workplace.

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