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CNO Financial Group Frontend Software Developer - REMOTE - Eastern or Central time zone in Chicago, Illinois

DirectPath, part of the CNO Financial Group family, is hiring a Frontend Software Developer to work within the Agile development organization and be accountable for refining software requirements, providing development estimates, designing and implementing software and managing timeline commitments as defined by the DirectPath product roadmap. In addition, this role will be responsible for building and maintaining user-facing data experiences and open-source reusable libraries using modern web frameworks. The goal is to write “clean” and flawless code to produce fully functional systems according to requirements.

As a Frontend Software Developer , your responsibilities will include:

  • In collaboration with the Product team, building prototype systems that meet the project quality standards and requirements and finding and addressing performance issues prior to releasing the finished product to the backend team.

  • Leading all development activities for the assigned system components which include, but is not limited to, design, coding, documentation, integration, unit testing, defect resolution

  • Writing tested, idiomatic, and documented code. Completing code reviews and design reviews.

  • Working collaboratively with the back-end developers in the process of building the RESTful API.

  • Integrating software components into a fully functional software system, and troubleshooting, debugging and upgrading existing systems.

  • Being accountable for the timeliness and quality delivery of all technical and analytical products.

  • Identifying and communicating frontend best practices to the team, enhancing efficiency and performance across the department.

  • Integrating software components into a fully functional software system, and troubleshooting, debugging and upgrading existing systems.

  • Contributing to the development of product solutions and performing other duties as assigned

The Frontend Software Developer position is well-suited for you if you have:

  • Strong knowledge of modern web frameworks, with experience architecting and developing web applications from scratch. Strong knowledge of the frontend ecosystem (JavaScript, CSS / SASS, HTML, the DOM, JSON, XML)

  • Expert understanding and development experience using Angular framework

  • Solid knowledge of the Single Page Application (SPA) design and architecture.

  • Solid understanding of core UX/UI principles and thorough ability to apply them.

  • Experience working in Agile environment, Test Driven Development, and Continuous Integration

  • Experience in the design and development of responsive websites; an understanding of backend architecture is preferred.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related area.

  • At least 5 years of the following experience:

  • UI development using modern web frameworks such as Angular, ReactJS, Vue.js etc.

  • Designing and developing web front-ends using such technologies as JavaScript, Typescript, AJAX, REST, CSS, HTML, HTML5.

  • Defect tracking with the applications such as JIRA

  • Working in Agile environment, Test Driven Development, and Continuous Integration.

  • Understanding of common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, Gulp, etc.

  • TDD/BDD experience (Jest, Jasmine, Karma or Chai)

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git.

  • Ability to work on multiple projects with aggressive timelines and handle changing business priorities with grace.

CNO Financial Group offices reopened in April 2022 and we will be pursuing a hybrid working model. US Associates who live within a 60 mile radius of a corporate office (Birmingham, Carmel, Chicago, Philadelphia, Orlando and Milwaukee) will have access to come into that Office up to 2 days/week, and work from home at least 3 days/week. This role is full time work from home (WFH), also known as Remote. This role can be performed from any US based location within the central or eastern time zones OR can be affiliated with our Ottawa, ON (CAN) location.

At this time, CNO is not mandating its associates to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. However, this is an evolving situation, in the future CNO may require its associates to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodations required by applicable law.

DirectPath guides employees to make better health care decisions with individualized education for selecting the right benefits plan, expert assistance in making informed care choices and rewards for sensible financial decisions. As of 2021, DirectPath is now part of CNO Financial Group, a holding company that provides health and life insurance, as well as retirement solutions, to middle-income Americans through its family of established insurance brands: Bankers Life, Colonial Penn and Washington National. Our customers work hard to save for the future, and we help protect their health, income and retirement needs with 3.2 million policies and more than $35 billion in total assets. Our 3,400 associates, 5,000 exclusive agents and 4,000 independent partner agents guide individuals, families and businesses through a lifetime of financial decisions.

We are financially strong and well-positioned for continued growth, and we are grounded in our core values of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I); Integrity, Customer Focus, Excellence, and Teamwork.

At CNO Financial Group, we’re always looking forward—to the security and stability we help create for our insurance brands’ customers, and the growth we create within our own company. We're looking for ambitious people who want to do more. We'll provide you with opportunities to grow your skills through challenging professional experiences.

If you're looking for a culture that encourages development, helps you reach your potential, and rewards you for your contribution, then CNO Financial Group is right for you. For more information, visit CNOinc.com.

ReqID: POS-20121

Category: Information Technology

Job Type: Full-Time

Additional Locations: Philadelphia, PA; Virtual, IA; Virtual, ME; Virtual, NE; Virtual, NH; Virtual, NY; Virtual, NC; Virtual, TX; Orlando, FL; Birmingham, AL; Milwaukee, WI

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