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Application Developer

Lincoln Financial Group Philadelphia, PA

Job Description

Alternate Locations:Philadelphia, PA (Pennsylvania)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.


Requisition #63964

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customers lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $238 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2018.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

The Role


Are you a passionate application developer who wants to work in an autonomous, cutting edge technical environment? Do you value open communication and a culture that welcomes thoughtful opinions to solve complex technical problems? This is the opportunity for you. We are looking for a junior application developer to join a true agile Web Development team. This developer will work directly on applications hosted on our externally facing secure portal, which provides self-service capabilities to employees, employers and brokers. In this role, you will be able to build your technical and strategic skills as you work alongside lead developers, other agile team members, and internal stakeholders.



  • Develops web-based applications using latest JavaScript and Java technologies for our retirement planning business.
  • Provides effort estimates.
  • Uses tools with expertise such as Git and Gitlab, XL Deploy, Artifactory, SonarQube, and VersionOne.
  • Participates in design and architecture reviews, gap analysis and assessment.
  • Ensures the consistency and maintainability of software solutions by creating, maintaining, and enforcing standards and procedures.
Additional Responsibilities


  • Partners with Performance Management to identify and triage negative impacts to the overall performance of the production environment.
  • Reviews code with lead developers.
  • Learns new technologies and adapt quickly to changes.
  • Challenges the norms by doing things in a different way and brings new perspectives to day to day activities.
  • Be a problem solver and says “yes, if” instead of “no, because.”
4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelors)_Minimum Required in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Systems, Information Technology or Computer Engineering



  • 1-2+ years’ experience developing UI using Angular 2+ or React.js.
  • Experienced in mobile responsive web application development with HTML5/CSS3 and SAAS.
  • 1-2+ years’ experience developing web services using JAVA, J2EE, Spring, Spring Boot, and Java 8 including Streams and Lambda.
  • Experienced in writing automated Unit Tests using Mockito, Junit, and Jasmine.
  • Experienced in using static security scan (e.g. Fortify), dependency-check (e.g. Sonar X-Ray).
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills.


Additional Experience


  • Knowledge in microservice design and Service-Oriented Architecture.
  • Familiar with asset model design, template development, and application integration in Oracle WebCenter Sites 12c or other Content Management Systems (CMS).
  • Experienced in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform.
  • Experienced writing Docker files and deploying to Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Knowledge in utilizing performance management and application profiling tools, such as AppDynamics to monitor and troubleshoot performance issues.
  • Familiar with Continuous Integration/Delivery and DevOps.

This position may be subject to Lincolns Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincolns current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (LFG) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.


Job Details

Date Posted May 22, 2020
Date Closes June 21, 2020
Requisition 63964-en_US
Located In Philadelphia, PA
Department Information Technology & Digital
SOC Category 00-0000.00