Lincoln Financial Group Engineer, Application Development (Remote) in Olympia, Washington

April 3, 2024

Job Description

Alternate Locations: Work from Home

Work Arrangement:

Hybrid/Flexible : Work at home and use the office as appropriate for in-person collaboration.

Relocation assistance: is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #: 72984

The Role at a Glance

Seeking Engineer, Application Development (EAD) to help drive the growth of the Digital Technology at Lincoln Financial Group. You will work hand-in-hand with the overall Corporate IT team, including leadership, to execute innovative business plans and catalyze cultural change.

The EAD will analyze, architect, create and configure various Lincoln Financial Group digital experience access by our Customers, Advisors and Employees. She/He will be the Technical Product for new technology integrations and/or custom applications. She/He will find solutions to enhance business activity based on the client’s requirements. The EAD will deploy, manage and maintain up-to-date and accurate site design across various digital touch points, working closely with technical, business development, and marketing members of our organization. The ideal candidate will also have a working knowledge of agile, experience working with internal stakeholders, and solid written and oral communication skills. Tasks require a strong attention to detail and ability to work under tight deadlines.

We want someone who can be successful in a team environment while being a leader. If you’re hungry and possess the desire to be part of something bigger than yourself, welcome aboard.

What you’ll be doing

  • Analyzes, designs, codes, debugs, integrates and tests complex software application solutions for systems.

  • Assesses and measures solution design impacts on IT infrastructure capacity, application architecture standards, future maintenance/support needs, and bottom line cost-benefits in consultation with appropriate internal stakeholders.

  • Communicates effectively with internal stakeholders and management.

  • Creates more complex technical specifications from business requirements/business specifications.

  • Directs and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.

  • Ensures that system improvements are successfully implemented.

  • Identifies and directs the implementation of process improvements that significantly improve quality across the team, department and/or business unit for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.

  • Identifies potential application solutions by understanding complex business/technical problems and opportunities.

  • Investigates and resolves complex problems including providing support for production systems in a timely manner.

  • Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends for assigned area(s) of responsibility, assesses the impact, and collaborates with senior management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions.

  • Partners with internal stakeholders to ensure that systems are designed, developed and implemented from a business point of view.

  • Proactively identifies problems and presents/develops complex solutions

  • Provides direction on complex assignments, projects, and/or initiatives to build and enhance the capability of his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.

  • Provides direction to development teams in areas of project scheduling, technical direction and application development standards.

  • Provides expertise regarding the integration of applications across the business.

  • Provides input on the development of project plans, test plans and implementation plans including determining estimates on time frames, needed resources and budgets.

  • Provides subject matter expertise to team members and applicable internal/external stakeholders on complex assignments/projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.

  • Serves as a subject matter expert &/or provides direction on the design & development of applications systems while demonstrating an understanding of the broad implications & financial impacts of proposed solutions on operational & infrastructure support.

  • Serves as a technical expert and provides complex technical guidance to junior team members.

  • Serves as an escalation point for issue resolution.

  • Serves as lead technical resource to ensure completion of development tasks.

What we’re looking for

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or similar major.

  • 3+ years’ experience in application development that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position (Required)

  • 3+ years’ experience developing increasingly complex SOAP and REST services using JAVA, J2EE, Spring, Spring Boot, jQuery, JavaScript required. Java 8 including Streams and Lambda

  • 2+ years’ experience developing UI using Angular or similar tool required

  • Other required technical experience: WAS, WLS, Tomcat, SQL Developer, Hibernate, DevOps, AWS Cloud development, microservices.

  • 1+ years API Gateway

  • 2+ years developing Unit Test (services & UI) – jUnit, Jasmine, Karma

  • SME with the following platforms: Microsoft 365, Via Engage, Web Content Management, Identity Management, Search, Analytics

  • Core Git skills, repo and pipeline

  • Nice to have: JBoss, NoSQL, Caching Framework, Maven


What’s it like to work here?

At Lincoln Financial Group, we love what we do. We make meaningful contributions each and every day to empower our customers to take charge of their lives. Working alongside dedicated and talented colleagues, we build fulfilling careers and stronger communities through a company that values our unique perspectives, insights and contributions and invests in programs that empower each of us to take charge of our own future.

What’s in it for YOU:

  • Clearly defined career tracks and levels to help you successfully manage your career

  • Leadership development and virtual training opportunities

  • PTO/parental leave

  • Competitive 401K and employee benefits (

  • Free financial counseling, health coaching and employee assistance program

  • Tuition assistance program

  • A leadership team that prioritizes your health and well-being; offering a remote work environment and flexible work hybrid situations

  • Effective productivity/technology tools and training

Pay Range: $67,000 – $120,700

Actual base pay could vary based on non-discriminatory factors including but not limited to work experience, education, location, licensure requirements, proficiency and qualifications required for the role. The base pay is just one component of Lincoln’s total rewards package for employees. In addition, the role may be eligible for the Annual Incentive Program, which is discretionary and based on the performance of the company, business unit and individual. Other rewards may include long-term incentives, sales incentives and Lincoln’s standard benefits package.

About The Company

Lincoln Financial Group helps people to plan, protect and retire with confidence. As of Dec. 31, 2023, approximately 17 million customers trust our guidance and solutions across four core businesses – annuities, life insurance, group protection and retirement plan services. As of December 31, 2023, the company had $295 billion in end-of-period account balances, net of reinsurance. Headquartered in Radnor, Pa., Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. Learn more at

Lincoln is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive ( environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Be Aware of Fraudulent Recruiting Activities

If you are interested in a career at Lincoln, we encourage you to review our current openings and apply on our website. Lincoln values the privacy and security of every applicant and urges all applicants to diligently protect their sensitive personal information from scams targeting job seekers. These scams can take many forms including fake employment applications, bogus interviews and falsified offer letters.

Lincoln will not ask applicants to provide their social security numbers, date of birth, bank account information or other sensitive information in job applications. Additionally, our recruiters do not communicate with applicants through free e-mail accounts (Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or conduct interviews utilizing video chat rooms. We will never ask applicants to provide payment during the hiring process or extend an offer without conducting a phone, live video or in-person interview. Please contact Lincoln’s fraud team at [email protected] if you encounter a recruiter or see a job opportunity that seems suspicious.

Additional Information

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, Veteran status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.

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Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Opportunities throughout LFG are available to employees and applicants and are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. We have a drug free work environment and we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


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