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EY Life Insurance - Java Developer in Des Moines, Iowa

Life Insurance - Java Developer


Requisition # UNI00I9S

Post Date Jun 01, 2021

EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit (“FSO”) that is dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of every event that has reshaped and redefined the financial services industry. If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry, come join our dynamic FSO team!

The opportunity

Our Life Insurance Transformation practice is currently hiring for a Senior Technology Consultant to advise our life insurance clients on transforming their life insurance, annuity, group benefits, and retirement operations and systems. This includes the transformation of business processes, systems, and technology improvements.

In this role, you will help our clients achieve their desired goals and business objectives and in return, you can expect to learn leading practices in technology transformation, delivery, and exposure to a wide variety of business challenges that are solved using digital and transformational technologies. There are also opportunities to collaborate with market leading technology product platforms in shaping their roadmap and helping our clients implement their platform.

Your key responsibilities

Your primary responsibility will be to design and develop new integrations using various patterns(e.g. orchestrations, messaging patterns, event generation, data streaming)as well as customize core FINEOS AdminSuite product features to accommodate customer specific needs. You will be expected to leverage your knowledge of best practices and tools in this area to create efficient, reliable, scalable and high-performance code. You will collaborate withvarious internal and external professionals and other cross functional team membersto produce high quality end products that exceed the expectations of our clients.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Demonstrate technical capabilities in observer pattern and event driven architecture, design and implementation

  • Experience in the latest tools, technologies and integration layer component development skillset, especially with open source toolsets

  • Ability to analyze a problem from the Product compatibility perspective and create appropriate designs

  • Ability to write bug free reliable code with automatable unit tests

  • Interface effectively with Clients and third-party entities to define and gain alignment on solution approach

The ideal candidate will have


  • 3+ years of development experience with Java 8

  • Experience with REST-based API, REST and SOAP Webservices.

  • Experience with build and deploy applications such as Git and Maven.

  • Experience with authentication and authorization with Identity and Access Management, JWT (JSON Web Tokens) and authentication framework

  • Strong understanding and experience with Oracle database and SQL


  • 3+ years of hands-on FINEOS product experience

  • Cloud experience (such as AWS, Azure, IBM Cloud)

  • PL SQL knowledge (such as: views, procedures and triggers)

  • Experience with containers (such as: Docker Desktop)

  • Experience with Mocking frameworks (such as: Mockito)

  • Experience with front end development technologies (such as: ReactJs)

  • Insurance industry experience (preferably life & annuities, group benefits, individual life, or retirement services) OR Financial Services experience

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience working with globally distributed / offshore and nearshore teams

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Willingness to travel 80% to meet client needs

What we look for

We’re interested in self-motivated individuals who can easily function in a high demand, performance-driven environment. If you’re passionate about problem-solving, creativity and helping our Clients’ with some of their most complex issues, this role is for you.

What We Offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Continuous learning : You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you : We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership : We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture : You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and consulting services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply today.

EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.