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Application Developer/Application Systems Analyst

Nebraska City, Nebraska Mutual of Omaha (Insurance)

Application Developer/Application Systems Analyst

Job no: ******

Work type: Full Time Regular

Location: Nebraska

Categories: Information Technnology

Mutual of Omaha is seeking an energetic engaged IT professional to develop and maintain systems. Individual will be given the opportunity to learn state of the art technologies and systems and to be a catalyst for a high performing team. The ideal team player is a continuous learner who is passionate about technology and who is eager to work in a highly collaborative environment with a goal to increase overall team performance.

Essential Job Functions:
* Responsible for having the knowledge of the tools and languages used to triage, troubleshoot, and maintain systems.
* Responsible for understanding and leveraging approaches for monitoring and debugging applications as well as troubleshooting issues.
* Responsible for understanding the business, business objectives and current business challenges within the supported business areas.
* Responsible for acting as an internal consultant, and mentor to teammates. Provides task-level leadership, guidance, and direction.
* Individuals in this position have relevant technical skills and some breadth of knowledge across domains. They typically perform moderately complex systems activities independently or collaboratively within a single domain or inter-domain.
* Understanding of JAVA, interpretation skills with JAVA application logging/log4j, Web (web apps/services, servers, Tomcat server environment, etc), Portal, SQL, and/or XML.
* Provides technical expertise and guidance regarding customer service, problem identification and resolution.
* Records, identifies, monitors, and resolves complex problems and issues in an efficient and timely manner to include: mainframe, distributed systems, network, workstation tools, and applications.
* Interacts with customers and application support teams to identify recurring problems and assists with the resolution. Recognizes problem situations, assesses impact, invokes recovery procedures, initiates corrective action as required, provides innovative solutions, and takes proactive measures to ensure or mitigate the impact of future problems.
* Collects, researches, organizes, and interprets data. Identifies, defines, evaluates, and documents technical and business problems and/or opportunities. Consults with customer and I/S support teams regarding business processes and procedures.
* Develops documentation/user procedures and ensures appropriate training and user support.
* Responsible for complying with all Company Information Services policies and standards.
* Responsible for ensuring appropriate security and privacy measures are implemented on technology solutions to protect Company data from intentional or accidental misuse.
* Pursues Operational Excellence in all endeavors, striving on a routine basis through identification and implementation of continuous process improvements.
* This position requires extensive or prolonged typing/keyboarding.
* This position requires sitting over 66% of the time.
* This position requires Visual Acuity at 20 inches (or less) over 66% of the time.

Minimum Qualifications:
* 4+ years systems experience.
* Strong communication, conflict resolution and problem solving skills.
* Ability to multi-task and adapt to changes in assignments.
* Ability to adapt quickly to new technology and business requirements.
* Awareness of different technologies and technology domains (Mainframe, Client Server, Web, Portal, Cloud, etc.).
* Bachelors Degree in related system and/or business related field of study (or equivalent work experience).

Preferred Qualifications:
* Knowledge of the Companies business functions and I/S’s customer’s work processes and terminology.
* Ability to communicate technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences.
* Effective presentation, verbal and written communications skills.
* Effective interpersonal skills – team and cross functional.
* Strong analytical skills and sound decision-making abilities.
* Strong customer relations skills (with all levels of internal and external customers).

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-************. We are available Monday through Friday 7 am to 4 pm CST.
For all other inquiries, contact our HR Helpline at 1-************, option 4.
Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran
To All Recruitment Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Advertised: Apr 17, 2018 08:15 AM Central Daylight Time

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