Great-West Corporate Content Developer in Denver (DTC), Colorado

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Would you like to be a part of one of America's leading financial services firms? Great-West Financial is the nation’s second largest insurer in sales of individual life insurance through banks. We also offer annuity and executive benefits products. Under Empower Retirement, we provide employer sponsored retirement plans as the nation’s second largest retirement plan provider.

Our over 5,000 associates across 40 locations across the country provide world class service to:

30,000+ employer sponsored retirement plans

8 million+ employees participating in their employer-sponsored retirement plan

467,700+ individual life insurance and annuity accounts

$460 billion+ total assets under administration

Great-West Financial is currently hiring an Entry Level JavaScript/C++ Developer to create, code, format and test business specific, highly dynamic templates resulting in the creation of PDF documents (i.e., retirement plan confirmation letters, notices and forms). In addition, this role performs test script creation/maintenance and integration and regression testing to ensure template and output accuracy. Developers will seek opportunities for improvement and efficiencies, work closely with internal business team members to ensure consistency and accuracy and participate in UAT end to end testing. Follows development methodology for Sarbanes-Oxley ("SOX"), Information Securities Policies ("ISP") and Supervisory Controls purposes.

  • Create, format and test business specific highly dynamic document templates utilizing Smart Communications, an open source technology software package (i.e., XML, JavaScript, XSL-FO), using a combination of business knowledge and technical skills.

  • Performs integration and regression template testing in a development environment ensuring both text and data reflected in the final template and document are accurate.

  • Work with business areas to provide a final production-ready product.

  • Participate in UAT end to end testing.

  • Trouble shoot processing and delivery issues.

  • Support, maintain, and document software functionality.

  • May involve coding and integration of text and graphics

  • Basic understanding of programming concepts would be a plus.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Bacherlor's degree preferred but not required

  • 1-2 years experience

  • Inspire Designer experience a plus

  • JavaScript and XML knowledge required

  • Basic SQL and UNIX commands

  • CSS and/or XSL-FO experience a plus

  • C++ experience a plus

  • Smart Communications experience a plus

  • Integration/regression testing a plus

  • General business knowledge of the financial services industry a plus

  • Experience with Word/Excel and other office automation tools

  • Advanced in Excel

  • Strong oral, written and communications skills

  • Normal Office Working Conditions

At Great-West Financial® and Empower Retirement, our more than 5,700 global associates are dedicated to helping customers secure their financial futures. We offer a range of retirement savings products, life insurance, annuities and investment services from offices across the country. If you’re interested in joining a company that enjoys a record of strong performance and is rich in history yet innovative, bold and transformative, then our organization is an outstanding place for you to grow and succeed. We’re an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. We’re also committed to providing a drug-free workplace.

External Job Title: Content Developer

ID: 16039

External Company Name: Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company