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Wellmark - Des Moines Sr Developer (Node.js) in Des Moines, Iowa

About the Team: You will be a part of the “WaaS Product Operations team”. WaaS stands for “Wellmark as a Service” and is a technology strategy that leverages modern technology and methods to fundamentally reshape how we drive our business outcomes. Wellmark’s WaaS Product Operations team supports and manages innovative new technical platforms for re-use across the company. We are evolving: rapidly expanding the list of our services, supporting some of the latest tech that is being delivered by our Delivery team peers, and need to grow our team to support demand.

About the Career: In this role, you will conduct systems analysis, design, and maintenance specific to our Customer Interaction Management (CIM) platform. You will lead analysis and programming related to systems analysis, design, integration and maintenance to support Wellmark’s business and Technology applications. You will build relationships with Wellmark leaders and act as consultant on business process improvements and technology enhancements or capabilities.

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.


  • 8 years of direct and applicable experience


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS or related field of study AND 4 years of design & development experience to include:

  • Development experience with NodeJS

  • Demonstrated experience with APIs

  • Cloud Technology experience (AWS/Azure)

  • Experience deploying code using automated pipelines in Azure DevOps


  • Ability to provide innovative solutions to complex issues

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

  • 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

  • Ability to communicate with and coach/mentor team members

  • Demonstrated experience in software development life cycle methodologies


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Angular 2 (or newer) experience

  • Experience working within an Agile team environment

  • Experience partnering with global staffing vendors to deliver projects

a. Implement innovative and costeffective business solutions for multiple applications and systems, utilizing information technology, business and industry trends.

b. Analyze, develop, test, implement, document and maintain software and systems that meet Wellmark's evolving business needs.

c. Provide production support for complex research and root cause.

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

e. Coordinate with company resources to accomplish integration of products and processes and complex solutions. Provide timely and accurate results, and exceptional customer service.

f. Provide training and mentoring on how to use new or enhanced software or applications.

g. Mentor and train Technology staff on developing and implementing solutions.

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

i. Participate in industry/knowledge reference groups relative to position.

j. Report issues and status to leader.

k. Other duties as assigned.

Posting Title: Sr Developer (Node.js)

Requisition ID: 214791

External Company Name: Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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