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

About The Career: You will conduct systems analysis, design, and maintenance which support Wellmark's business and Technology applications. In addition, you will lead analysis and programming related to systems analysis, design, integration and maintenance to support Wellmark's business and Technology applications. You must build relationships with Wellmark leaders and act as consultant on business process improvements and technology enhancements or capabilities.

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.


  • 8 years of direct and applicable experience


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

  • At least 1 year of Angular experience required

  • SQL experience

  • Providing innovative solutions to complex issues

  • 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

  • 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. 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 proof-of-concept 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 IT Solutions Developer - Digital Applications Team - Angular

Requisition ID: 214701

External Company Name: Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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