Transcend Lead Software Engineer -Remote at Guardian in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Posted in General Business 1 day ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position Summary:
As a Transcend Lead Software Engineer, you will develop new annuity products and enhance existing products with new rider features in the policy administration system Transcend. You will be working in a Kanban environment and leading a product by understanding business requirement and refining it for further development. Your Annuity business knowledge will help in communicating with business leaders.

You are:
A self-starter senior developer who can transform conceptual thoughts into multiple possible approaches. The person should be able to work with the Product Owner and business partners such as Accounting, Finance, Investment, Actuaries, and Operations to understand business requirements and develop Annuity products.

You will:
Work with business partners, business analysts, and product owner to design and build product.
Work with system administrators such as Database, Unix, Windows, Securities to ensure product design complies with Guardian standards.
Ensure all features are identified and facilitate, manage, and distribute product changes among developers.
Guide developers in development and integration.
Collaborate with leaders to refine and estimate epics for business priority.
Server as a leader to reduce production defects by continuous enhancing process of development and testing.

You have:
Over ten years of development experience in policy administration system using programming language Magic.
Over ten years of design and development of databases such as Oracle.
Must have programming experience with Unix shell scripts.
Must have product development experience in Transcend system.
Working experience of development methodology such as Agile.
Open mindset for continuous improvement and to align with business initiatives.
Loma certification in Annuity is preferred.

Location & Vaccination Requirements

The primary location for this position is Bethlehem, PA, with a work arrangement of On-campus.
Covid – 19 vaccinations required for this position.

Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the candidate’s affirmation of being Full Vaccinated prior to commencing employment in the new role. New hires will have five business days from their start date to provide proof of vaccination through our Vaccination Status Confirmation Form. Fully Vaccinated” means that at least two weeks have elapsed since you received the recommended number of doses of any COVID-19 vaccine that is currently fully approved, or authorized for emergency use, by the Food and Drug Administration or that have been listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization.
If an applicant is unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief, practice or observance, Guardian may provide reasonable accommodations. This policy may not apply to any Guardian colleagues working in a local jurisdiction (state, county, or city) that implements a law prohibiting a private employer from requiring vaccination, unless there is an applicable vaccine mandate from the federal government that would supersede the vaccination laws of the local jurisdiction. Guardian, in its sole discretion, may modify or terminate this requirement at any time.


Up to 5% Travel required for this position

Our Promise:

At Guardian, you’ll have the support and flexibility to achieve your professional and personal goals.  Through skill-building, leadership development and philanthropic opportunities, we provide opportunities to build communities and grow your career, surrounded by diverse colleagues with high ethical standards.

We Offer:

  • Meaningful and challenging work opportunities to accelerate technology and innovation in a secure and compliant way.

  • Competitive compensation

  • Excellent medical, dental, supplemental health, life and vision coverage for you and your dependents with no wait period

  • Life and disability insurance

  • A great 401(k) with match

  • Tuition assistance, paid parental leave and backup family care.

  • Dynamic, modern work environments that promote collaboration and creativity.

  • Flexible time off, dress code, and work location policies to balance your work and life in the ways that suit you best.

  • Social responsibility in all aspects of our work. We volunteer within our local communities, create educational alliances with colleges, drive a variety of initiatives in sustainability, and advocate for diversity & inclusion in all that we do. 

Primary Location:

Remote - United States

Other Locations:




Full time

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Guardian is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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