Specialist, IT App Development | Mobile Developer

Company: Nationwide
Location: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 29.APR.2021


If you're passionate about innovation and love working in an environment where you can constantly improve and adopt new technologies to driv...


If you're passionate about innovation and love working in an environment where you can constantly improve and adopt new technologies to drive business results, then Nationwide's Information Technology team could be the place for you!

This is a Mobile Application Developer position and we are seeking a highly-skilled & passionate resource to code, test, and support cross-platform mobile applications in a fast-paced, product & End to End agile development environment. This is a highly-visible mobile first team working on our member-facing mobile applications. Qualified candidates will be self-motivated, self-organizing, have strong critical thinking, innovation, analytical skills and be good at solving complex problems. They will have a good understanding of mobile application design patterns, be knowledgeable of good mobile experience design/UX, and be willing to learn new technologies. They will have a passion for Mobile specific technologies & SDKs. They will be responsible for application coding, unit testing, code reviews, refactoring, debugging, test automation, documenting, and monitoring. Finally, they should have experience building either Android or iOS applications having worked on at least one app that exists in either app store.

Must have:

* Experience building Mobile apps with Flutter/Dart, having worked on at least one app that exists in either app store

* Mobile Development background building Android or iOS applications

* Digital Transformation experience

* Experience working on a Mac or Linux

* Experience working in a Product & E2E Agile development environment

* Innovative & creative mindsets

Nice To Have:

* Experience with Java/Kotlin or Objective-C/Swift

* Experience building or working with RESTful APIs

* Experience with SpringBoot applications

* Experience with Docker, Rancher & Kubernetes

* CI/CD pipeline experience with mobile (any tool)

* Passion around Emerging Technologies (VR/AR, Machine Vision, Blockchain, IoT)

* Experience with Data Analytics and AI/ML

* Experience with Mobile SDKs & Technologies (App Clips, Instant Apps, Push Notifications, Mobile Wallet, Firebase, UXcam, etc)

Compensation Grade F4.

Job Description Summary

With full competency, devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results. Designs, codes, tests, debugs, and documents those programs. Competent to work at the highest technical level of all phases of applications programming activities.

Job Description

RELATIONSHIP: Manager/Director


1. Develops cost-effective information technology solutions by creating new and modifying existing software applications that are more complex with full competency.

2. Analyzes and validates complex system requirements and existing business processes and information systems. Designs, develops and implements new programs and/or modifications of existing applications. Responsible for the more complex designs, prototypes and other methodologies for new and/or existing systems including the development and implementation of test plans and program specifications with various interfaces.

3. Designs, codes, tests, debugs, and documents and implements complex software applications according to standards.

4. Defines and develops specifications and programs complex technical modules, applications, prototypes and computer programs.

5. Assists in leading all aspects of applications programming and development including file design, update, storage and retrieval.

6. Evaluates and provides technical solutions to complex application development problems.

7. May coordinate activities of a project team and assist in monitoring project schedules and costs.

8. May act as a technical programming consultant for small-scale projects that include multiple product lines and various interfaces.

9. Performs other duties as assigned.


Education: Undergraduate studies in computer science, management information systems, mathematics or related field is preferred.

Experience: Six years of experience in programming and systems analysis. Project management experience is preferred.

Knowledge: Must have proven knowledge in computer programming language. Must have a thorough understanding in systems and data processing policies, practices and procedures. Must have a thorough understanding in systems analysis and design techniques. Must have extensive knowledge of the systems development life cycle. Understanding of project management concepts and techniques required.

Skills/Competencies: Must have the ability to analyze complex applications and systems. Must be able to program complex systems requiring minimal interfaces. Must possess problem-solving skills to determine the programming effects on existing systems. Must have strong decision-making skills for problem identification and solution recommendation. Must have written and oral communication skills to prepare and communicate programming plans and procedures as well as to interact with all levels within the company.

Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates the Nationwide Values and Guiding Behaviors.

Staffing Exceptions to the above minimum job requirements must be approved by the: Director and HR Officer


Overtime Eligibility: Not Eligible

Working Conditions: Normal office environment. Associates may have on-call responsibility after normal working hours and/or on weekends.

ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.

Credit Check: Not Applicable

Safety Sensitive (SS): Not Applicable

Job Evaluation Activity: Evaluated: MDK (12-22-03)

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