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Wellmark - Des Moines IT Solutions Developer - Digital Applications Team - Angular in Des Moines, Iowa

About The Career: In this role, you will design, develop, test, implement, maintain and document software and systems in support of Wellmark's business and Technology applications. You will ensure completed activities meet project specifications, requirements and Wellmark standards. You will begin to establish and build working relationships with Technology and business units. And you will participate in determining Technology alternatives and solutions, and assist with system integration.

Our Ideal Candidate: You are a self driven, self directed individual who prides themselves on their sharp troubleshooting and problem solving skills. You are a continual learner and to be continually challenged. While you may be new to the insurance industry, you are engaged in learning Wellmark as a business and the members we serve.

About the Team: This position is located within one of our “Run” teams of our “Build, Run” operating model for Application Development at Wellmark. This position will work within a very fast paced environment and will be responsible for supporting Wellmark’s digital applications. This position will work with our Distribution Platforms, as well as a variety of technologies including Angular, Node, .NET, and SQL.

Why Wellmark Technology? At a time when technology is creating new business models, disrupting industries and creating valuable experiences for consumers, our role as technology team members must elevate an organization through innovative transformation, modernized technology and delivery of new business strategies, including an aim to continuously evolve and enhance the customer experience. At Wellmark, our technology transformation program is called Ascend and is led by our empowered technology leaders and team members. Together, we are leaning into the future, owning the outcome and working together to transform how we work and what innovative solutions we deliver.


  • 5 years of direct and applicable experience


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS or related field of study plus 1 year of development experience:

  • Knowledge of or experience with Angular

  • SQL experience

  • Providing innovative solutions to complex issues

  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties

  • Ability to communicate with and coach/mentor team members

  • Ability to set and meet established time-frames while assuring data and information integrity

  • Experience prioritizing and managing time with little direction

  • Previous experience troubleshooting and developing creative technical solutions


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Node.js experience

  • Experience troubleshooting within Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Experience working within an Agile team environment

  • Experience partnering with global staffing vendors to deliver projects

a. Define, maintain, develop and support specific software applications that support Wellmarks business requirements.

b. Analyze, develop, test, implement, document and maintain programs and systems that meet business requirements.

c. Support and adhere to Wellmark software development lifecycle SDLC, operational procedures and development and security standards by following required process.

d. Report status and issues appropriately.

e. Provide production support for research and root cause analysis.

f. Work with internal/external resources to accomplish changes to programs and systems and the coordination of resources. Provide timely and accurate results, and exceptional customer service.

g. Develop and maintain documentation using Wellmark standards.

h. Assist in project proposals, estimates and proofofconcept activities as needed.

i. Participate in fact finding of business and technology processes, to identify potential improvement opportunities.

j. Other duties as assigned.

Posting Title: IT Solutions Developer - Digital Applications Team - Angular

Requisition ID: 214706

External Company Name: Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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