Farmers Insurance Careers

Lead Full Stack Engineer - Java

Woodland Hills, California
Information Technology


Job Description

Requisition ID: 18000952
  
We are Farmers! 
  
Join a team of diverse professionals at Farmers to acquire skills on the job and apply your learned knowledge to future roles at Farmers. Farmers Insurance also offers extensive training opportunities through the award winning University of Farmers named by Training magazine amongst top 10 corporate training units in the world. Start your career at Farmers today! 
 
Job Summary 
  
Farmers is seeking a seasoned full-stack web engineer (Java) to lead a Scrum team in the development of the next generation of our customer web experience. As the leader of a Scrum team, the engineer in this role will still be hands-on coding part of the time, but will also be responsible for their team's delivery, growth, and processes throughout the SDLC. They will work closely with other lead engineers within their application team as well as across other applications and systems. 
 
Essential Job Functions   
 
  • Play a central role in creating a world-class digital offering and supporting the overall customer experience
  • Live and breathe our coding culture around thoroughly tested, high-quality code and peer code review
  • Identify ways to improve design, development and testing workflows
  • Review business requirements/functional specifications and provide guidance on proposed technology solutions, including integrated systems
  • Support continuous improvement of our integration and deployment pipelines
  • Communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals at all levels
  • Ensure adherence to architecture standards, risk management and security standards
Physical Actions 
 
Required job duties are essentially sedentary work consisting of occasional walking, standing and lifting and/or carrying 10 lbs. maximum, and seeing.
  
Physical Environment 
 
Required job duties are normally performed in a climate controlled office environment.
  
Education Requirements 
  
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent or specific relevant experience 
 
Experience Requirements 
  
  • 6+ years of professional development experience, with at least 3 years in a lead role
  • 6 years of Java REST Framework programming, preferably Spring or Spring Boot
  • 4 years experience with Git or similar version control
  • Knowledge of front-end technologies (HTML5, Javascript frameworks, etc.)
  • 3 years experience in a mature Agile environment
  • Strong technical leadership and communication skills
  • Web application performance analysis and tuning
  • Deep understanding of data design and systems integration
  • SDLC experience in planning, developing, testing, and deployment
  • Expertise in version control using Git, GitHub
  • Facility with modern build automation tools, e.g. Jenkins
  • Expertise in cloud development and infrastructure management
Extra Points for experience with:
  • Heroku
  • Salesforce platform (Force.com, VisualForce)
  • Front-end JavaScript frameworks (e.g., AngularJS, ReactJS)
 
Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. 
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Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 11/07/2018