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Sr Programmer Analyst - Application Development

Galveston, TX, US, 77550




Job Posting


American National is seeking an Application Development Programmer Analyst for our Financial Administrative Systems at our League City, Texas location. In this position, you will support the Corporate Administrative Systems through development and maintenance of American National software programs.  This includes meeting with upper management, business users, and IT personnel to determine needs.  In addition, you would be responding to requests to troubleshoot software problems and drafting documentation. 


Your Impact:

•    Work with other members of the Corporate Administrative Systems, you will develop and distribute applications and software, including patches/upgrades per guidelines
•    Quickly respond to support tickets from customers and departments according to our process/procedure
•    Maintain the Corporate Administrate Systems to ensure we are meeting all SLAs with our customers.  The primary customer for this team is the HR/Payroll for American   National
•    Work with other members on the migration of our SAP HR system to Dayforce by Ceridian.  Estimated completion of this project is early 2024
•    When required, assist with Disaster Recovery tests and updates
•    Log user work requests for Corporate Technology Services application and development programmer code corrections and enhancements

What You Will Need to be Successful in this Role:


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field
  • Five years' application development experience 
  • Proven experience with Microsoft SQL
  • Strong understanding of SQL SSRS reports and SSIS packages
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Self-starter who uses a proactive approach to software, maintenance, security, and applications

Our Preferences:

•    Background in using a variety of programming languages and protocols, with preferences in .Net applications
•    Knowledge and previous experience with Microsoft Excel and Access
•    Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and prioritize competing tasks





Employees (and their families) are covered by medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan. Employees also receive annually a bank of paid time off and paid holidays.   We aspire to see people for what they bring to our corporate culture by supporting an inclusive work environment, including an emphasis on a healthy work-life balance, development opportunities, and a casual dress code.


American National is an established, stable, and successful multi-line insurance corporation that has provided financial strength and a sense of security to employees, customers and business partners since 1905.  With focus on our organization’s values and cultural richness: Financial Strength, Integrity, Respect, Service and Teamwork (FIRST) and Agility, Collaboration, and Engagement (ACE) we continue to pursue our vision to be a leading provider of financial products and services for current and future generations.


Hiring Practices

The preceding job posting was designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.  We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the job qualifications, we still encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this position or other opportunities at American National.


American National’s recruitment policies help us place individuals in a timely and efficient manner. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted by our recruiting team. Candidates may check the status of their application(s) by logging into our Career Portal.  Learn more about our company, by following us on social media: LinkedInFacebookInstagram


American National is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected categories. American National is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.


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“If you believe you can make a difference in the lives of our clients, if you’re willing to work hard, if you want a fulfilling career, and if your values match ours, then I want you to work for American National. ” – James Pozzi, Former President and CEO.




Nearest Major Market: Galveston
Nearest Secondary Market: Houston

Job Segment: .NET, Developer, Payroll, Application Developer, Programmer, Technology, Finance

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