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Advisory Systems Engineer

Springfield, MO, US, 65899

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.  We’ve been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s most trustworthy financial companies and best mid-sized employers. 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.


What’s in it for you?

American National supports a comfortable, diverse, and inclusive work environment, following a casual dress code and focus on healthy work-life balance. We understand that comprehensive benefits are important which is why we offer a generous package that includes: medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, matching 401(k), paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, health-wellness initiatives, and a volunteer program where employees are provided PTO for giving their time to a charity of choice, and referral bonuses! We also offer a comprehensive wellness program that includes onsite fitness centers and classes or discounted gym memberships, free health screenings, free flu shots, and more.

Job Posting




This position is filled by an application developer with a mastery level of experience with many years of project coordination or team leader experience. The incumbent is an authority inside and outside the organization in the application of skills, concepts, and abilities to solve the most complex problems. The incumbent is widely recognized within and outside of the company as a key leader of the organization.




• Assumes responsibility for difficult programming tasks by taking a leadership role.

• Performs independent programming solving for complex problems according to the technical specifications and standard system implementation techniques.

• Leads a small technical team or project.

• Reads and interprets technical documents.

• Possesses the knowledge of advanced principles and techniques of computer programming.

• Collaborates with other professionals to ensure high quality deliverables within organization guidelines, policies, and procedures.

• Ensures the highest level of systems and infrastructure availability.

• Evaluates the existing systems and provides the technical direction to IT support staff.

• Gauges the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems, and develops and implements strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems.

• Proposes and creates system design models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction to the system programmer and development teams.

• Prioritizes and executes tasks in a high-pressure environment.




• Bachelor's degree.

• 10 years or more of experience.

• No supervisory/management experience.

• Additional Qualifications:

o Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning or equivalent work experience in the business or technical world.

o A minimum of 12 years of experience. Similar industry experience preferred.

o Knowledge of business (insurance marketing, accounting and/or administration) processes and procedures.



• The position is physically comfortable; essentially normal office environment with acceptable lighting and temperature; the individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc.

• A person in this position exercises wide latitude in determining objectives and approaches to critical assignments


Additional Requirements:

o Development tasks assigned to the incumbent are extremely complex assignments where initiative and independent judgment are mandatory to search out the appropriate course of action within the context of broad goals and long-term objectives. The incumbent develops methods and techniques for obtaining solutions and must manage multiple relationships with the business while protecting the integrity and reliability of their applications. The incumbent is tasked with making decisions that will positively influence the uptime and full recovery of their systems from outages.




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 every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.


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: LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter: @CareerswithAN


American National is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.


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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: Springfield

Job Segment: Application Developer, Information Technology, IT Architecture, Social Media, Programmer, Technology, Marketing

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