Great-West Financial Empower Retirement

  • Senior Java Software Developer

    Location US-CO-Denver (DTC)
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    Job ID
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  • 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


    Under general direction, develops, implements, and maintains moderatelycomplexproprietaryand/or purchased software systems/applications in support of the financial services and investments divisions. Designs, codes, modifies, tests, debugs, integrates and documents applications from specifications dealing with the overall operating system including core and/or external web interfaces, sophisticated file maintenance, accounting systems, and/or document production.  Documents system/application scope and objectives, leads projects of moderate scope, and participates in post implementation reviews and quality assurance.

    Primary Responsibilities

    1. Under minimal supervision, designs, develops and/or repairs logic that drives moderately complex software systems/application functionality.  Works closely with more senior staff on more complex and/or integrated programming issues.
    2. Performs key portions of the system development lifecycle including designing, coding, code reviews with peers prior to submitting for QA, unit testing, documenting, installing, maintaining, and supporting proprietary and/or purchased software systems/applications.
    3. Performs unit and performance testing on code and documents findings within defined scope.  Develops enhancements to satisfy end-user requirements.
    4. Completes moderately complex project tasks within defined milestones. May lead or manage projects.
    5. May train and mentor less experienced staff.  Act as a resource for colleagues with less experience.  Has latitude for unreviewed action and decision making.



    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or equivalent experience. 

    Other Preferred Qualifications:

    • Minimum four (4) years related systems experience working on technologies such as writing complex SQL queries, PL/SQL, C, ReactJS, AWS and Java.
    • Being available for rotational on-call duties and actively participates in research and resolution of such issues on a timely basis.

    Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:


    Normal Office Working Conditions.


    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties.



    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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