Senior Analyst Programmer - Java | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/EXT/1404109

When you work at Allianz, you're part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. We value diverse thinking, so your ideas and innovative mindset will be warmly welcomed. You'll experience a friendly environment working with talented people, where you'll be included and have your capabilities recognised. And you'll be supported to reach your full potential and enjoy an enriching career.

Allianz Australia Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Allianz Group, is one of the world's leading insurance and financial service organisations. You will work in a dynamic and innovative team environment with opportunities to grow your career. You will be able to utilise your software development and leadership skills to meet customer requirements as you provide support and maintenance for a number of business critical web applications.

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When you work at Allianz, you're part of a successful global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians.

You'll have opportunities to grow and drive your career your way, the opportunity to work with people from diverse and exciting backgrounds and your fresh thinking and ideas will be encouraged and welcomed.

You'll get the support you need to develop your learning, educational opportunities and your career.

About the Role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Analyst Programmer to be appointed at our North Sydney office as part of our IT Production team on a full time contract, reporting to the Front End Support Manager.

Role responsibilities will include:

  • Proactive monitoring and alerting of operational stability risks to mitigate system interruption and high severity incidents.
  • Investigate, diagnose, estimate and permanently fix application issues.
  • Work with Managers, Business, Support Analysts and System Testers to meet functional and non-functional requirements and timelines.
  • Work with Infrastructure teams to ensure effective development processes and execution of software in production environments.
  • Mentoring less experienced Developers and assisting with management of resource and workloads, code reviews, knowledge transfer and providing best practise coaching and support.
  • Provide technical consultancy into the business and architectural discussions for large initiatives.

About You:

The successful applicant will have worked within a similar role within a large and complex organisation, with a key focus on Java Development and will possess the following experience, attributes and skills. 

  • Java development (J2EE, Struts, Spring), Web services (SOAP, XML, REST), Web development (HTML, JavaScript, JSP), ORM (Hibernate), business rules engines, IBM Websphere, Tomcat, Eclipse/IntelliJ IDE, DB2 and JavaScript.
  • Experience working with IBM MQ, CSS, AngularJS, HTML5, Work Management Tools (Wiki, Jira, Remedy), and Insurance Domain knowledge would be highly regarded.
  • Deep understanding of service orientated architecture techniques and technologies, continuous integration practices (Jenkins/UCD/Bamboo, Subversion/GIT, Maven), configuration management (code branching, merging, retrofitting) and system development life cycle (SDLC).
  • Solid experience as a Senior Analyst Programmer with demonstrated leadership experience.
  • Production support experience and mind-set with excellent problem solving skills, resolution, and risk management techniques.
  • Drive and capability to develop continuous improvement of systems and processes.
  • A strong record of delivering quality software into ‎production.

What's on Offer:

In return, at Allianz you can expect to be ‎recognized for your commitment and rewarded for high performance with excellent employee ‎benefits and opportunities for ongoing career development.‎

An attractive remuneration package, employee benefits plan and supported learning and development program await the successful applicant.


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