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Technical Consultant

AFLAC locationColumbus, GA
43 positions

Web Mktg Technology Specialist

AFLAC locationColumbus, GA
43 positions
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Job Location
Columbus, GA, United States


Job Summary

Provides technical leadership as well as functioning as a point person for the division as it relates to application development, software systems engineering, systems administration and/or a tecture; provides the advanced technical expertise to ensure the quality of Aflac's infrastructure, systems and software solutions are of the highest quality and meet the desired functional, operational and security requirements; develops, maintains, and integrates application software, related project management activity, and production support; develops optimal relationships with internal and external clients, business analysts, and team members to understand business requirements; develops and integrates application software, including unit testing and implementation efforts; continues to maintain and support software and key infrastructure after implementation


Principal Duties & Responsibilities

Leads and mentors technical and project team members at the business function level


Operates as a project leader on a limited number of projects and may work on other projects as a member of the team providing advanced technical expertise


Works on small, large complex and enterprise-wide projects that require the highest level of

expertise; participates on project teams, systems and data analysis, design, development, integration, and enhancement activities, as well as related maintenance and more complex production support


Leads the project team in analyzing the requirements and providing accurate and detailed estimates for the designing, building, testing and deployment phases of the project


Provides technical leadership and mentoring to various technical teams


Collaborates with Architects, Developers, Senior Infrastructure Technical staff and/or Software Systems Engineers to evaluate and recommend technology advancements and business solutions for assigned projects and/or applications


Supports the implementation and testing of cross-functional systems, ensuring system meets the needs of client and business; provides continuous support to internal and external clients who are experiencing problems with server hardware, operating systems, core infrastructure applications and related utilities, maintains mainframe operating systems or major subsystems, and associated software and hardware products; handles unresolved support issues across multiple areas of expertise


Proactively monitors projects and/or existing production applications and core infrastructure by looking for ways to improve the applications and its availability


Handles unresolved production support issues across multiple areas of expertise; analyzes the current architecture

Provides design recommendations, develops application and custom integration solutions, including major enhancements and interfaces; writes complex design specifications


Provides leadership to support ongoing maintenance of mainframe and/or client server applications or tools, depending upon previous involvement with projects


Facilitates and ensures on-time completion of performance, load, functional and other categories of testing and application vulnerability testing efforts and resolution of issues; develops new cross functional software systems using disciplined software development processes


Prepares and presents status updates for various projects as needed


Performs other duties as required


Professional - Education & Experience

Bachelors Degree in Programming/Information Systems or Computer Science or related field, Six or more years of job related work experience such as programming/systems analysis/systems administration, Experience and understanding of multiple programming languages, systems, as well as systems and data design and project management methodologies, Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Job Knowledge & Skills

  • Mainframe Computing


  • Development Life Cycle for Software


  • Development Methodology & Procedures


  • UML (Unified Modeling Language


  • Data Analysis


  • Development Software Architecture


  • Develop Design Specifications


  • Adobe




  • Assembler


  • Java







  • Business Process Management (BPM)


  • Data Modeling


  • JCL (Job Control Language)


  • Visual Basic


  • webMethods


  • Command level CICS


  • DB2


  • Websphere


  • Easytrieve


  • InterTest/CICS


  • InterTest/Batch


  • File Master Plus


  • Mainframe Utilities (Esp. Sort/Merge)


  • SQL & Relational Databases


  • Source Control


  • Web Service Development


  • Microsoft TFS


  • IBM Mainframe Processing


  • SSIS/ETL/Business Objects


  • Distributed Platform Processing


  • Lead Medium Projects (3-12 mths)


  • Docker containerization


  • Java


  • JavaScript


  • JSON


  • Microservice style architecture


  • RabbitMQ


  • RAML


  • Saxon


  • Source Control


  • Spring Framework


  • UML


  • XML


  • XSL


  • XSLT


    Organizational Competencies

    Acting with Integrity, Communicating Effectively, Pursuing Self-Development, Serving Customers, Supporting Change, Supporting Organizational Goals, Working with Diverse Populations


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