Great-West Financial Empower Retirement

  • Web Developer - ASP.NET Web API C#

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 4 months ago(7/5/2018 9:47 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
  • 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


    As a competent technical team member participate in team-based efforts surrounding development, deployment and support of solutions in response to business needs. Build, deploy and troubleshoot custom software solutions in response to business needs. As a back-end developer you will be involved in all stages of the project lifecycle from requirements, development, implementation and support rotation in production environments. Good hands-on experience and working independently, with guidance in only on the most complex situations. Communicate and coordinate with cross-teams including off-shore.




    Primary Responsibilities

    • Under the guidance and direction of team lead to implement, unit test and maintain/support high performance front-end web application and robust back-end RESTful APIs using AngularJS and ASP.NET WebAPI.
    • Operate efficiently and effectively within the team-specific SDLC lifecycle and process, in-alignment with broader departmental or divisional lifecycle and process.
    • Participate efficiently and effectively in Quality Assurance methodologies and solutions in support of business needs.
    • Participate in on-call rotation.
    • Respond to and resolve medium complexity issues.
    • Provide technical support and guidance directly to end users.
    • Train and mentor less experienced staff.
    • Act as a liaison between business areas supported and development team.
    • Perform system and application testing, ensuring delivery meets business needs.
    • Prepare appropriate documentation from which systems and solutions are supported and maintained.
    • Writing dynamic behavior object-oriented codes(OOP) and actively participates in the design, development, and review of the code base.


    1. Minimum 3 years of commercial web development experience with ASP.NET Web API 5+, Entity Framework 6, AngularJS 1.6 Component or Angular, Bootstrap 3 and jQuery libraries.
    2. 3+ year development experience with C#, LINQ, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript (ES5 or ES6) languages.
    3. 3+ year commercial development experience with web technologies such as HTTP, Web APIs, REST and JSON.
    4. Strong understanding of S.O.L.I.D. principles, design patterns, best practices, dependency injection, containers, and Responsive Design.
    5. 3+ years development experience with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or 2016 T-SQL , Stored Procedure, SSIS, and SSRS.
    6. Experience with unit tests, mocking, source version control and continuous integration system TFS, and agile software development life cycle.



    • An ability to keep work well organized, follow project standards and conventions, collaborate with other team members effectively, and work independently with minimal supervision.
    • Must be local to New York City

    Telecommute not available


    This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications of the job.  The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time.   You will be evaluated in part based on your performance of the responsibilities and/or tasks listed in this job description.   You may be required perform other duties that are not included on this job description.  The job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.

    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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