Application Systems Analyst Programmer (Expert)

<strong>We&rsquo;re motivated by the fact that educators take care of our children&rsquo;s future, and we believe they deserve someone to look after theirs. We help educators identify their financial goals and develop plans to achieve them. This includes insurance to protect what they have today and financial products to help them prepare for their future.</strong>

Dallas, TX or Springfield, IL

Horace Mann

<strong>We were founded in 1945 by two Springfield, Ill., teachers who saw a need for quality, affordable auto insurance for teachers. Horace Mann was originally called the Illinois Education Association Mutual Insurance Company, but the name was changed to honor the father of the American public education system, Horace Mann.</strong>

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Overview: <p>As a leading insurance and financial services company focused on meeting the evolving need of public K-12 teachers, we are growing rapidly and have a number of exciting positions available right now, including an&nbsp;<strong>Application Systems Analyst Programmer (Expert)</strong>&nbsp;within the Information Technology Division located in&nbsp;<strong>Springfield, IL&nbsp;</strong>or<strong>&nbsp;Dallas, Texas</strong></p> <p><strong>JOB SUMMARY:</strong></p> <p>In this position, you will have a key role in the design, development, testing, deployment, and support of proprietary software applications. You will participate in the implementation of new applications and modifications to existing applications.&nbsp;Your main tools will consist of Microsoft .NET Framework, SQL and integrated system components.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Develop and maintain high-quality software products that expand the Digital Capabilities of Horace Mann while supporting the strategic vision of the corporation.</li> <li>Support and comply with documented software process and procedure requirements, spanning all phases of the software product life cycle.</li> <li>Participate with other team members to design user-friendly interfaces; develop high-quality, object-oriented business objects; and conduct research and evaluation of software-related technologies and products.</li> <li>Collaborate with other team members and assist with code reviews.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Systems Engineering or a related field</li> <li>At least two (2) years of experience with .NET Framework development, C# and SQL Server</li> <li>An understanding and working knowledge in&nbsp;<em>most</em>&nbsp;of the following areas of development:</li> </ul> <p>C# / VB.NET, .NET Framework, ASP.Net MVC, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Mobile Development, Web Services, Windows Services, Web API, WCF, SOAP, Entity Framework, ADO.NET, SQL Server, SQL and T-SQL, Unit Testing and Mocking, Object-Oriented Design &amp; Development, SOLID Principles, Design Patterns, Agile Methodology</p> <p>The duties listed in this job description do not limit the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the duties normally to be performed in the position or those occasionally assigned outside an employee's normal duties.</p>