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GuideOne Insurance
1111 Ashworth Road
West Des Moines, IA  50265
Job Title:
Programmer 1
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Full Time
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Job Description:
GuideOne Insurance is a nationally recognized insurer of houses of worship, senior living communities and educational institutions. Currently we seek two entry level programmers to develop new code and maintain existing code. Our developers are counted on to participate in project teams that design and develop both new and existing applications. Because of our team-oriented environment, potential candidates must possess strong communication skills and the ability to interact with a wide variety of team members across multiple departments. Positions are neither fixed nor narrowly-defined, but are fluid and often overlap into a number of key areas throughout our product lines. The person hired for this position will create a variety of software types using object oriented programming. The ideal candidate will be familiar with this approach, and will also have the ability to continue learning new skills and techniques. As an entry level position requiring no experience, this is the perfect job for the new graduate. This position will be: •Working with a variety of business applications and technologies. •Developing, testing, and documenting simple to complex software applications. •Developing program logic, file structures and access methods. •Updating existing programs to support enhanced capabilities or maintain the functional operation of a production system. •Providing regular status updates to ensure meeting deadlines and specification requirements. •Providing support to the QA staff and users through problem resolution and bug fixes from requirements.
Job Qualifications:
•Bachelor's Degree in MIS, Computer Science or related •0 to 2 years related experience •Training in C#, .NET, Biztalk, or Java is desired •Ability to learn commonly-used concepts, practices and procedures within the field •Ability to convey clear, concise information to others, using verbal or other appropriate communication techniques •Strong problem solving techniques •Ability to work in a team environment •Demonstrates a passion for learning This position is a great opportunity for a new college graduate or a college senior finishing a degree.