Application Development & Support Specialist (Somerset)


: $107,040.00 - $160,420.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Key Functions

Utilizing standard procedures and techniques, analyzes, designs, codes and tests new programs / applications and / or provides the ongoing support and maintenance for existing systems whose development complexity is distinguished by the following characteristics:

oisolated impact, such as within the subject Application
ocomplete functional design
oproven technologies
olimited interfaces

Main Activities:

Designs, develops, and supports Quality Assurance check systems utilizing EQH Group standards, procedures, best practices and techniques.
Designs and implements automation solutions to improve Quality Assurance productivity.
Works closely with peer level management within in the team, Product development group and Actuaries to derive a detailed understanding of their needs from a broad systems perspective.
Performs application support functions including production support and maintenance activities.

Differentiating Activities:

Maintains proficiency in multiple development life cycles.
Design, Create, execute and report on both manual and automated test cases.
Seeks out opportunities to utilize technology to improve and streamline business processing.
Ability to work with minimum supervision and effectively operate in a multi tire organization.
  • 2+ years of Software Development experience in MS.Net Framework with C++ and VB.
  • 1+ years of experience with Oracle 11G or other relational databases andMicrosoft Source Safe, following Technical Standards of the SDLC.
  • One years of experience with accessing relational databases from within C++ code.
  • One years of experience with Visual Basic screen design and controls, as well as with Microsoft .Net internal classes and design.
  • One or more Years of Experience with Data Base tools such as TOAD.
  • Excellent interpersonal / relationship management skills, able to foster working relationships within the team, across IT and with business colleagues
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Good working knowledge of SQL and MS Access.
  • Complete working knowledge of Citrix and VPN Clients.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Quality Assurance processes.
  • Knowledge of Life Insurance principles and basics.
  • Solid people skills and ability to lead projects and interact with users.
  • Ability to learn and willingness to do research and new development.
  • Good working knowledge of an Application Life Cycle Management Tool, such as, HP Quality Center.
  • Working knowledge of mainframe with JCL and TSO would also be a plus.

    We have been providing stability and reliability to our clients since 1859 to help them live their lives with confidence, to give them peace of mind, and enable them to realize their dreams for their loved ones and their legacy.

    As an employer AXA is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels completely comfortable bringing their true selves to work every day. AXA US has been recognized and certified as a great place to work by the Great Place to Work Institute.

    We provide our employees opportunities to move within our organization so they can grow their career and skills without ever having to leave AXA. Almost 40% of our open jobs are filled with current employees.
    NOTE: AXA participates in the E-Verify program.

    In addition to competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package including 401 (k) and medical programs, we offer the opportunity for continued professional development in a congenial corporate environment.

    AXA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws.

    Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things. In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.



    Associated topics: application, c c++, c#, java, matlab, sde, software developer, software development engineer, software programmer, sw * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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