Farmers Insurance Careers

Financial Data Application Developer II

Woodland Hills, California
Information Technology

Job Description

Requisition ID: 190001O9
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Job Summary   
Codes and unit tests instructions for computer programs and performs analysis to ensure efficient use of computer resources and that the program specifications are met; recommends appropriate changes as necessary; provides documentation for the written programs according to the standards; works with business and responds to Production Support issues as required; conducts preliminary estimates (Rough Order of Magnitude) for the level of effort to add to/make changes to application functionality; analyzes and makes recommendations on the need for system backup, security, restart/recovery, balancing & controls, as well as data conversion, and recommends approaches for meeting such needs. 
Essential Job Functions   
  • Codes instructions for computer programs/objects/components; configures packaged software; tests and implements all changes to ensure they meet specifications. Documents and implements programs according to installation standards and conventions.
  • Quality checks program code, related objects and documentation.
  • Responds to Production Support issues.
  • Works with business as required.
  • Analyzes programs to ensure that they efficiently use computer and storage resources; recommends appropriate changes as necessary.
  • Conducts preliminary estimates / Rough Order of Magnitude for the level of effort of new/change to application functionality.
  • Analyzes and makes recommendations for the need for system backup, security, restart/recovery, balancing & controls; recommends approaches for meeting such needs. Analyzes and documents the requirements and approaches to data conversion and data modeling. 
  • Analyzes and documents the requirements and approaches to data conversion and data modeling.
  • Peer reviews and ensuring the coding standards and best practices are followed.

Education Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent, relevant experience. 

Experience Requirements: 
  • Experience with mainframe application development, maintenance and testing.
  • Experience with COBOL, Eztrieve, CA7/Autosys/similar job scheduling tools, ENDEAVOR/similar version control tools.
  • Experience with SQL and Oracle packages/procedures.
  • Experience in working with multiple SI partners and an onsite-offshore model.


Special Skill Requirement  
  • Good written and oral skills in local language. 
  • Shell Scripting on UNIX operating systems and automation, preferred.
  • Financial Services / Insurance domain background, preferred.
Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. 






Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 03/09/2019