Associate Web Developer

COLUMBIA INSURANCE GROUP

Job Details MO – Columbia, MO Optional Work from Home Full Time Day Information TechnologyDescription

What are we looking for?

Columbia Insurance Group is seeking an associate Web Developer to join our team. The ideal candidate should have a strong interest in web development and a basic understanding of technologies such as Node.js, React, AWS services (DynamoDB, Lambda), Git, Java, and Agile methodologies. This position provides an excellent opportunity for individuals looking to kick-start their careers in web development within the insurance industry. This position reports to our home office in Columbia, MO and has the opportunity to work fully remote or participate in the hybrid work program.

 

 

 

 

Who we are and what we do?

Here at Columbia Insurance Group, we believe that our employees are our greatest asset. Which is why our robust employee benefits and fun, family-like culture is something we pride ourselves on. Our commitment to our mission revolves around building and maintaining enduring relationships with our customers, and the only way to achieve that is by bringing together a team of skilled, passionate, and talented individuals.

 

 

 

 

Why us?

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • 401(k) and company match
  • Generous paid time off (PTO), paid company holidays, paid maternity/paternity leave, and supplemental sick leave
  • Family-like culture
  • Year-round wellness initiatives
  • Company sponsored events
  • Opportunities for professional development with conferences, events, and continued education.

 

 

 

 

Company History

Our legacy has roots back to 1889 when we first became part of the mutual insurance movement in the Midwest. Today, our extensive heritage resonates nationwide, as we proudly serve customers in 14 states across the country.

 

 

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Collaborate with the development team to learn all aspects of the Full Stack Developer position including, but not limited to: design, develop, and maintain web applications using Node.js, React, and Java.
  • Assist in the implementation and integration of RESTful APIs, microservices, and third-party services to enhance application functionality.
  • Learn and contribute to the optimization of database structures and queries using AWS DynamoDB or similar NoSQL databases.
  • Gain exposure to AWS Lambda functions for serverless architecture and event-driven programming.
  • Contribute to the implementation of automated testing and continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) processes to ensure software quality and deployment efficiency.
  • Participate in troubleshooting and debugging activities, under the guidance of more experienced developers, to identify and resolve issues.
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure adherence to coding standards, best practices, and Agile development methodologies.
  • Continuously learn and stay updated with emerging technologies, industry trends, and best practices in web development and the insurance domain.
  • Participate in the production support rotation which includes but is not limited to: analyzing problems, troubleshooting code, developing a solution, and reviewing with more experienced developers.
  • Review, code and implement complex program requirements developed by Analysis Services team members.
  • Participate in testing by preparing test data, running tests and evaluate and debug results.
  • Maintain secure development techniques, taking appropriate action where necessary.
  • Adhere to development standards, guidelines and object modeling criteria.
  • Document development steps for audit and backup purposes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Basic understanding of web development concepts and technologies which may include one or more of the following: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Node.js, React.
  • Familiarity with version control systems like Git and basic collaborative development workflows.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to learn and adapt quickly to new technologies.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Passion for continuous learning and professional growth.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with team members and stakeholders.

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred.

 

 

 

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with Java programming language and related frameworks.
  • Familiarity with AWS services, particularly DynamoDB and Lambda.
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies and experience working in Agile/Scrum teams.

 

 

 

 

 

EOE

 

If you are unable to complete the electronic application for any reason, please contact Mandi Giboney: mgiboney@colinsgrp.com 573-777-4087.

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