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Job Family IT – Development About Us At Transamerica, hard work, innovative thinking, and personal accountability are qualities we honor and reward. We understand the potential unleashed by leveraging the talents of a diverse workforce. We embrace an environment where employees enjoy a balance between their careers, families, communities, and personal interests. Ultimately, we appreciate the uniqueness of a company where talented professionals work collaboratively in a positive environment ” one focused on helping people look forward and plan for the best life possible while providing tools and solutions that make it easier to get there. Transamerica is a part of Aegon, an integrated, diversified, international financial services group. The Aegon companies employ over 21,500 people and have approximately 31.7 million customers.* For more information, visit . Who We Are Transamerica has been making financial services available to the many, not just the few, for more than 100 years. Were a leading provider of life insurance, retirement, and investment solutions, serving millions of customers throughout the United States. Transamericas dedicated professionals focus on helping people live their best lives through saving, investing, and protecting their loved ones. Transamerica is dedicated to building Americas leading middle market life insurance and retirement company, providing a broad range of quality individual life insurance policies, workplace supplemental insurance benefits, workplace retirement plans, individual retirement accounts, and investment products, including mutual funds, annuities, stable value solutions, as well as investment management services. What We Do Transamerica is organized by lines of business (Life Insurance, Annuities, Mutual Funds, Retirement Plans, and Employee Benefits), which are supported by Transamerica Corporate (Corporate Development; Finance; Internal Audit; Legislative, Regulatory & Policy; Office of the CEO; People and Places; Brand; Corporate Affairs; Risk; and Technology). Job Description Summary The Specialist Software Engineer is focused on the design and development of web and cloud technologies to support an agile digital business. Helps define web and cloud strategies, grow capabilities, and develops enterprise-wide solutions by providing technology leadership, insight on new developments within the application solution space, and guidance in design, framework, and platform decisions. Job Description Responsibilities Lead analysis and complex architectural design across platforms toward the development of end-to-end solutions; translate architectural guidance into detailed technical design. Partner with business and architecture to define and execute a technology roadmap for in-scope business capabilities. Liaison or support liaison with technologies vendors to keep software current, cost effective and fully utilized Lead committees or projects to help define organization-wide standards, processes, and guidelines. Work collaboratively with other development staff, including contract and offshore Software Engineers, and business product owners in an agile environment. Ability to guide Team member to Code, test, identify, implement, and document solutions to business challenges utilizing web and cloud technologies. Perform design and analysis for deliverables. Lead large team design sessions. Serve as a subject matter expert for a wide range of areas, applications, and technologies on reinsurance and capital strategy Recommend solutions which take into consideration costs, business needs, and system impacts. Utilize third-party software development frameworks, open-source libraries, and APIs to rapidly develop basic application solutions. Lead web development staff, including contract and offshore developers; may have supervisory responsibility over employees. Learn and keep pace with the latest advances in the field and rapidly grasp new technologies to support the environment and contribute to project deliverables. Prepare presentations and lead development meetings. Qualifications Bachelors degree in computer science, information systems, math, engineering, or other technical field, or equivalent experience Six years of experience in a development environment with experience in driving projects to achieve strategic goals. Understanding of coding platforms/frameworks (e.g. .NET/C#, JAVA, OOD, OOP, Functional Programming, Spring Framework, J2EE Development, OOP, Service Oriented Architecture, Dependency Injection, and Core Architecture) Five years of experience and expertise in database design techniques and philosophies (e.g. RDBMS, Document, Star Schema, Kimball Model) Experience on managing legacy platforms. Experience with cloud platforms (e.g.AWS or Azure) Experience migrating solutions to cloud and working in a hybrid on-prem/cloud space. Expertise in build and deployment tools – (Visual Studio, Git/Bitbucket, Maven, Jenkins, Nexus, SQL Management Studio, Nunit, Ajax) Expertise in developing distributed computing (MS HPC, Sagemaker, Spark) Experience with integration and service frameworks (e.g. API Gateways, Apache Camel, Swagger API, Zookeeper, Kafka, messaging tools, microservices) Expertise with Microservices and REST based API development (e.g. Spring Boot, Spring MVC, Entity Framework, IIS, Swagger, Odata, .NET API 2, .NET API Core, AutoMapper) Experience leveraging continuous integration/development tools (e.g. Jenkins, Docker, Containers, OpenShift, Kubernetes, and container automation) in a Ci/CD pipeline Familiarity with modern frontend development frameworks (Angular, React, Vue.js, ASP.NET MVC, HTTP, HTML, JS, CSS, Ajax) Advanced understanding of software development and research tools Attention to detail and results oriented, with a strong customer focus Ability to work as part of a team and independently Analytical and problem-solving skills Technical communication skills and the ability to present information to all levels of the organization Problem-solving and technical communication skills Ability to prioritize workload to meet tight deadlines Preferred Qualifications Masters degree Understanding of advanced analytics and machine learning concepts and technology implementations Experience with big data and real time streaming analytics processing architecture Experience with data warehousing architecture and implementation, including source to target mappings and ETL. Technology or platform certifications (e.g. AWS, Microsoft) Knowledge of the financial services industry Compensation **Please note that the compensation information that follows is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to applicable pay transparency and compensation posting laws. It is estimated based on what a successful candidate might be paid in certain Company locations.** The Salary for this position generally ranges between $115,000 – $153,000 annually. This range is an estimate, based on potential qualifications and operational needs. Salary may vary above and below the stated amounts, as permitted by applicable law. Bonus Eligibility This position is also typically eligible for an Annual Bonus based on the Company Bonus Plan/Individual Performance and is at Company Discretion. Working Conditions Office environment Work outside of normal business hours may be required Moderate travel #LI-Remote What We Offer For eligible employees, we offer a comprehensive benefits package designed to support both the personal and financial well-being of our employees. Compensation Benefits Competitive Pay Bonus for Eligible Employees Benefits Package Pension Plan 401k Match Employee Stock Purchase Plan Tuition Reimbursement Disability Insurance Medical Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Employee Discounts Career Training & Development Opportunities Health and Work/Life Balance Benefits Paid Time Off starting at 160 hours annually for employees in their first year of service. Ten (10) paid holidays per year (typically mirroring the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) holidays). Be Well Company holistic wellness program, which includes Wellness Coaching and Reward Dollars Parental Leave “ fifteen (15) days of paid parental leave per calendar year to eligible employees with at least one year of service at the time of birth, placement of an adopted child, or placement of a foster care child. Adoption Assistance Employee Assistance Program College Coach Program Back-Up Care Program PTO for Volunteer Hours Employee Matching Gifts Program Employee Resource Groups Inclusion and Diversity Programs Employee Recognition Program Referral Bonus Programs Peer Recognition Program (BRAVO) As of December 31, 2022 Inclusion & Diversity We believe our commitment to diversity and inclusion creates a work environment filled with exceptional individuals. Were thrilled to have been recognized for our efforts through the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index, Dave Thomas Adoption Friendly Advocate, and several Seramount lists, including the Inclusion Index, 100 Best Companies for Working Parents, Best Companies for Dads, and Top 75 Companies for Executive Women. To foster a culture of inclusivity throughout our workforce, workplace, and marketplace, Transamerica offers a wide range of diversity and inclusion programs. This includes our company-sponsored, employee-driven Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), which are formed around a shared interest or a common characteristic of diversity. ERGs are open to all employees. They provide a supportive environment to help us better appreciate our similarities and differences and understand how they benefit us all. Giving Back We believe our responsibilities extend beyond our corporate walls. That’s why we created the Aegon Transamerica Foundation in 1994. Through a mix of financial grants and the volunteer efforts of our employees, the foundation supports nonprofit organizations focused on the things that matter most to our people in the communities where we live and work. Transamericas Parent Company acquired the Transamerica business in 1999. Since its start in 1844, Aegon has grown into an international company serving more than 29.5 million people across the globe. It offers investment, protection, and retirement solutions, always with a clear purpose: Helping people live their best lives. As a leading global investor and employer, the company seeks to have a positive impact by addressing critical environmental and societal issues, with a focus on climate change and inclusion and diversity.