Sr Distributed Developer

  • Transamerica
  • Cedar Rapids, IA

Job Description

Job Description Summary
Provide broad technical knowledge, analyze and develop complex end-to-end solutions.
Job Description


  • Codes, test, identify, implement and documents technical solutions to business challenges utilizing web and related technologies.
  • Perform design and analysis for deliverables and may lead larger team design sessions.
  • May provide recommendation towards simplification and efficiency of the business and technology environment. This takes into consideration costs, business needs, and system impacts.
  • Identify task associated significant development efforts.
  • Research and stay current on best practices in the technology industry as well as emerging technology.
  • May server as a subject matter expert for a wide range of areas, applications, and technologies.
  • Provide effort estimates for large projects.
  • Facilitate technical decision making and represent the team direction to various stakeholders.
  • Mentor others and be seen as a leader on their teams and with their customers.
  • Ability to provide end-to-end effort estimate for complete projects.
  • Ability to lead discussions with clients, management, co-workers, operation, technical support, and vendors to ensure the smooth operation of systems and project delivery


Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or technically related field, or equivalent education/experience. Minimum of 5 years work experience. Master’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related technical field with 3 years of experience is also acceptable.

Preferred Qualifications

Microsoft Visual Studio and/or Eclipse/Rational IDE experience; JEE and/or .Net Development Skills (C# or VB.Net); Core Web Technologies such as HTML, CSS, XML; JavaScript and one or more leading RIA framework such as Jquery or RichFaces; SQL and Data Persistence Approaches; Web Services Development and Integration with SOAP and RESTIdentify task associated with completing code development task.Knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3; Knowledge of ACORD transaction; Experience with ESB technologies and Messaging Oriented Middleware; Mobile App Development and Mobile Web Experience; High Availability Web Architecture; For Java Web Developers WebSphere; Portal Technologies; SDL Tridion Content Management System and/or WebSphere Portal Experience; Agile Development Experience; Spring MVC and AOP.

Working Conditions

Normal office environment