Senior AWS Serverless Architect

Date: Nov 25, 2022

Primary Location: Radnor, PA, US

Company: Lincoln Financial


Alternate Locations: Work from Home


Work Arrangement: Hybrid/Office


Relocation assistance:: is not available for this opportunity.


Pay Range: $83,500 - $179,100 


Bonus Potential:  10% 


Requisition #: 70186



The Role at a Glance:

An exciting AWS Serverless Engineer position has recently opened in the CRO Risk Technology team, we are looking for creative and passionate technologists to develop cutting edge cloud native solutions for Market and Enterprise Risk Management.


This role is a unique opportunity to be part of Lincoln’s best in class Risk Management program that implements proprietary applications and latest technologies and concepts, such as AWS, GPU HPC Grids, serverless applications, microservices, and automated CI/CD pipelines. Join a highly collaborative, and high functioning team who partner with internal (MRM/ERM) and external (IT, Annuities, Life, and RPS lines of business) and use your software engineering skills to achieve strategic goals.

What you'll be doing:

  • This role requires a self-starter and independent individual with strong AWS skills, problem solving skills, attention to details, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Developing object-oriented code in Python for middleware and back-end solutions.
  • Utilizing AWS Cloud Formation Templates / CDK for infrastructure provisioning.
  • Architect and maintain cloud environments and automation programs to drive world-class agility, reliability, & security for new and existing applications.
  • Design, implement, and deploy microservices using AWS serverless: AWS Lambda (Python), Step-Function, SNS/ SQS, S3, IAM, CloudWatch, CloudFormation, Serverless Application Model (SAM), DynamoDB, API Gateway.
  • Using tools such as GitLab (Issues, GitLab CI/CD Pipelines) to maintain source code, drive operations, collaboration and code reviews to ensure the development of high-performance, scalable, and resilient software components.
  • Develop and maintain APIs using REST/FLASK in Python that use MYSQL and other data sources across the enterprise.
  • Analyzes increasingly complex systems specifications of existing programs to determine requirements.
  • Own and manage the full lifecycle of application development; from designing, writing, testing, building, deploying, to monitoring.
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills with clearly communicate designs, thoughts, and ideas and ability to adjust the communications based on the audience.

What we're looking for:


  • 7+ years of experience implementing object-oriented production quality applications
  • 5+ years of experience in Python and Microservices development
  • 3+ years in AWS serverless development and architecture experience implementing Lambda, ECS, Fargate, Glue, API Gateway etc.
  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelors) Minimum Required in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Systems, Information Technology or Computer Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • AWS Certified on Developer track
  • Proficient in event driven architectures and knows how to build event driven systems using Amazon EventBridge or SNS + SQS
  • Proficient in AWS security practices like IAM Roles, encryption, certificates, firewalls etc
  • Proficient in AWS Infrastructure as Code (IaC) technologies - CloudFormation or AWS CDK
  • Intermediate in experience in containerization (Docker)
  • Intermediate in creating CI/CD pipelines using GitLab
  • Able to mentor others in cloud technologies and software development best practices 
  • Proficiency with both Linux and Windows operating system.
  • Intermediate in RDBMS, SQL and Data Modeling


  • HPC experience using FSx for Lustre 

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

Hybrid/Office : Employees will work in a Lincoln office on average more days per week.


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.

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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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