Published date Posted on Indeed on Jan 13, 2022 (9 d ago)

Position Overview

Penn Mutual is building a team to create a next generation data platform for our broker-dealer. The team will be responsible for gathering, assembling, and transforming data into information that can be leveraged by the business for informed decision making. The ideal candidate will have significant experience using Java to build backend APIs and services. These next generation applications are hosted in AWS and are completely serverless using CloudFormation, Lambda, Glue, DynamoDB and S3.


  • Delivers fully tested code on time and with quality
  • Ensures all new code is delivered with adequate unit test coverage
  • Participates in the discussion and documentation of best practices and standards for application development
  • Participates in all Agile team meetings
  • Works in an agile, fast-paced environment with two-week sprint/release cycle
  • Collaborates with product owners, front and back-end developers, and user experience teams
  • Helps product owners with issue prioritization and contributes to project scoping
  • Manages time and expectations to reliable meet sprint commitments
  • Reviews requirements, specifications, and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
  • Complies with all company policies and procedures
  • Remains current in profession and industry trends
  • Successfully completes regulatory and job training requirements
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Skills
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills
  • Agile delivery methodology
  • Self-starter with desire to learn new technologies and solve challenging problems
  • Ability to make a positive contribution as demonstrated by learning new skills and making suggestions for process/procedure improvement
  • Ability to work with others in a collaborative team environment

Required Experience

Required Experience

  • 2+ years of RESTful webservices development using cloud technologies such as AWS Lambdas and API Gateway
  • 2+ years of experience using distributed storage technologies like S3
  • 5+ years of Java API development using Maven for dependency management
  • 5+ years of database development using both NoSQL and relational database types
  • 5+ years of experience using git for source control management
  • 5+ years using the agile methodology to deliver business value to stakeholders

Desired Experience

  • Experience using CloudFormation and provisioning infrastructure as code
  • Experience with continuous integration tools such as Jenkins
  • Strong understanding of webservice architectures, including both stateless and stateful protocols
  • Experience using Spring technologies and integrations
  • Experience migrating existing Java Spring services to AWS using lambdas and API Gateway is a real plus
  • Life Insurance industry experience a plus

Level = 22


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related discipline

All Penn Mutual employees exemplify our Shared Commitment:

Doing what’s right today, together, for the promise of a brighter tomorrow. The feelings are mutual: Care. Respect. Belonging.

Penn Mutual is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). We provide employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified applicants and associates, according to applicable laws. This is reflected in our practices for hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, recruitment, compensation, selection or training, and all other terms and conditions of employment. All employment-related decisions and practices are free from unlawful discrimination. This includes: race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, domestic partnership or civil union status, marital status, genetic information, disability, religious observance or practice, liability, veteran status or any other classification protected under applicable law. Leaders may, at their discretion, change the responsibilities in this position description at any time due to reasonable accommodation and/or other business reasons.

About the Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company

Penn Mutual helps people become stronger. Our expertly crafted life insurance is vital to long-term financial health and strengthens people’s ability to enjoy every day. Working with our trusted network of financial professionals, we take the long view, building customized solutions for individuals, their families, and their businesses. We support our financial professionals with retirement and investment services through our wholly owned subsidiary, Hornor, Townsend & Kent, LLC, member FINRA/SIPC.

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