Analyst, Application Development

Date: Jan 27, 2023

Primary Location: Radnor, PA, US

Company: Lincoln Financial


Alternate Locations: Work from Home


Work Arrangement: Work from Home


Relocation assistance:: is not available for this opportunity.


Pay Range: $63,100 - $137,900 


Bonus Potential:  5% 


Requisition #: 70690



The Role at a Glance:

We are thrilled to bring on a Application Development Analyst for a remote position. 


A Data Engineer will have duties across three main functional areas: a primary focus on DS/BI application development and support, with a secondary focus on data governance, and analytics/research. The Customer360 Data Engineering team manages a private cloud hosted data science platform application leveraged by hundreds of users and involves technical development and user administration across multiple instances. They also develop and implement data governance practices including ingestion, documentation and cost analysis while managing a handful of analytics engagements each month which leverages basic analytical methods as well as an ability to navigate a complex data environment involving many dimensions and domains. 

What you'll be doing:

  • Analyzing, designing, coding, debugging, integrating and testing increasingly complex software application solutions for systems.
  • Determining how existing applications, systems, databases, interfaces and/or hardware can interact to meet new and emerging enterprise initiatives.
  • Researching, developing, implementing and maintaining increasingly complex business application solutions.
  • Identifying potential application solutions by understanding increasingly complex business/technical problems and opportunities.
  • Analyzing increasingly complex systems specifications of existing programs to determine requirements.
  • Documenting increasingly complex programs and procedures.
  • Providing input and validating increasingly complex project plans, test plans and implementation plans.
  • Creating increasingly complex technical specifications from business requirements/business specifications.
  • Preparing and/or generating test data.
  • Testing increasingly complex program changes thoroughly to ensure accuracy.
  • Partnering with internal stakeholders to ensure that systems are designed, developed and implemented from a business point of view.
  • Consulting and/or participating in the requirements, design and coding walkthroughs to ensure the development of quality solutions.
  • Investigating and resolving increasingly complex problems including providing support for production systems in a timely manner.
  • Proactively identifying problems and presents/develops solutions.
  • Defining detailed development tasks, task dependencies and estimates to complete work.
  • Serving as a resource to team members and applicable internal/external stakeholders on more complex assignments/projects.
  • Carrying out duties in compliance with all state and federal regulations and guidelines. Complying with all company and site policies and procedures.
  • Remaining current in profession and industry trends.
  • Making a positive contribution as demonstrated by making suggestions for improvement and continuing to learn new skills, procedures and processes.

What we’re looking for:


  • 3 - 5+ Years experience in application development that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position
  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Systems, Information Technology or Computer Engineering 
  • Strong project management skills including, critical ability to coordinate and balance multiple projects in a time-sensitive environment, under pressure, and meeting deadlines.
  • Demonstrates ability to identify and recommend processes improvements.
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and multi-task while maintaining strict attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment; Finds common ground and can gain collaboration among management, colleagues and peers; can influence outcomes without directing or commanding.
  • Demonstrates the ability to use sound judgment and discretion regarding confidential information.
  • Technical proficiency in the following areas:
    • Languages – PrestoSQL, HiveQL, Spark, mySQL, Python
    • AWS services- EMR, EC2, EKS, S3, Lamba, Aurora, SQS, Cloudwatch
    • Git/Gitlab-Version control and CI/CD pipelines
    • Development in ETL tools – Autosys, Informatica, etc
    • Data Science Tool administration and user experience (like Dataiku DSS, Sagemaker, Databricks, DataRobot
    • Alteryx, JupyterHub)
    • Visualization tools (like Tableau, PowerBI)

Nice to-haves:

  • Technical proficiency in the following areas:
    • Jira
    • HTML
    • Java/Angular
    • API service integrations
    • Statistical languages (R) 



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:

  • A clearly defined career framework 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


Work Arrangement

Work from Home : Employees will work from home and are not required to work in a Lincoln office on a regular basis.


Lincoln will evaluate the following when setting the successful candidate's wage rate:
•    Prior work or industry experience.
•    Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
•    Unique skills


About The Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 200 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $324 billion in end-of-period account values as of June 30, 2021.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America and Best Employers for Women by Forbes magazine as well as one of Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.


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. 


Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good. Dedicated to diversity and inclusion, we earned perfect 100 percent scores on the Corporate Equality Index and the Disability Equality Index. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Sign up for email alerts at


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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 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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