Mutual of Omaha Application Systems Analyst in LAVISTA, Nebraska

This job posting is reflective of the Application Developer essential functions, qualifications, and physical requirements. The Application Systems Analyst level has variable essential functions, qualifications and physical requirements. Competency and skill set will determine level of placement within the posted job family.

Founded in 1909, Mutual of Omaha is a solid, family-oriented company that's reliable, trustworthy, knowledgeable and caring. We are a full-service, multi-line provider of insurance and financial services products for individuals, businesses and groups throughout the United States. We are committed to providing outstanding service to our policyholders. Our commitment to customer service is the cornerstone of our vision and values.

The Application Systems Analyst develops application and business integration solutions, using a variety of programming languages, platforms and technologies to provide business solutions to customers.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for the design, development, maintenance and integration of applications and systems that support the business operations.

  • Responsible for having the knowledge of the tools and languages used to develop, maintain and execute systems.

  • Responsible for understanding and leveraging various approaches for designing, developing, testing, debugging applications and assisting with issues.

  • Responsible for understanding the business, business objectives and current business challenges within the supported business area.

  • Responsible for acting as an internal consultant to business and IS partners, and a mentor to more junior staff.

  • Provides task-level leadership, guidance, and direction.

  • Responsible for complying with all Company Information Services policies and standards.

  • Responsible for ensuring appropriate security and privacy measures are implemented on technology solutions to protect Company data from intentional or accidental misuse.

  • Pursues Operational Excellence in all endeavors, striving on a routine basis through identification and implementation of continuous process improvements.

  • This position requires extensive or prolonged typing/keyboarding.

  • This position requires sitting over 66% of the time.

  • This position requires Visual Acuity at 20 inches (or less) over 66% of the time.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 10+ years systems experience.

  • Mainframe Cobol, JCL

  • DB2 & SQL (or similar relational database)

  • Knowledge of CA-7 / Control-M

  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to changes in assignments.

  • Ability and desire to adapt quickly to new technology and business requirements.

  • Strong analytical skills and sound decision-making abilities.

  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Strong customer relations skills (with all levels of internal and external customers).

  • Continuous improvement mindset

  • Bachelors Degree in related system and/or business related field of study (or equivalent work experience).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • knowledge of the Company's business functions and Financial Service's business processes.

  • Effective presentation, verbal and written communications skills.

  • Knowledge of additional programming languages such as Java, Javascript, or Windows/Unix scripting

  • Knowledge of system integration technologies such as SOAP and REST web services, IIB, or MQ

  • Ability to interpret group dynamics and adapt interaction style to optimize team results.

  • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies, including Kanban

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-800-780-0304. We are available Monday through Friday 7 am to 4 pm CST.

For all other inquiries, contact our HR Helpline at 1-800-365-1405, option 4.

Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran

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