Jackson National Life Insurance Company

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Jackson National Life Insurance Company Sr. Software Designer - Oracle in Nashville, Tennessee

Job Purpose

The Sr. Software Designer- Oracle is responsible for configuring, implementing, maintaining and enhancing Oracle SAAS platform in finance, accounting and procurement business function areas.

This role is a techno-functional role that negotiates system architectural needs, analyzes system and business needs and makes recommendations for systems enhancements and modernization. Works in partnership with user departments and other technology teams to assist in the implementation of work requests and to provide articulated business value and operational support for the Oracle suite of systems.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Designs, codes, tests, maintains, and modernizes the Oracle cloud applications.

  • Maintains integrations for Oracle with other systems/applications.

  • Thought Leader in partnering with business users and technical team in implementing changes and delivering on business value.

  • Collaborates with external product and integration vendors to resolve system and business process issues.

  • Coaches other team members in providing on-going support for Oracle application configuration and programming changes on an on-going basis.

  • Analyzes Business value and recommends solutions to integrate Oracle financial applications with other applications/software/system components.

  • Troubleshoots end-user issues with the Oracle product and performs activities to address programming and process errors or potentially needed enhancements.

  • Expertly utilizes multiple development tools and maintains an expert level knowledge of Oracle ERP suite.

  • Promotes quality by performing code reviews, developing and enforcing coding standards, recognizing system deficiencies, and implementing effective solutions coaching other team members in this domain.

  • Develops and maintains technical documentation and promotes the use of existing documentation.

  • Responds to the needs of internal and external clients and clearly articulates advanced level ideas and plans with clients and team members.

  • Mentors less experienced team members.

  • Actively seeks and participates in personal and team development opportunities and maintains knowledge in Oracle cloud applications.

  • Monitors Oracle financials cloud industry trends and developments to improve system design and customer service.

Other duties

  • Available to provide on-call support after hours and on weekends as necessary.

  • May participate in the evaluation and recommendation of new technologies.

  • Presents information to clients and peers.

  • Performs other special projects or duties as assigned.

  • Provides trending and related support for production issues as needed.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Successful completion of an analytical aptitude exam.

  • Techno-Functional experience with Oracle Financials Cloud (GL, AP, AR, FA, FAH, PO).

  • Advanced Implementation experience with Procure-to-Pay process modules.

  • Solid experience with business value articulation, analysis, design, development, customization, configuration, testing and documentation.

  • Strong functional and technical knowledge of interfaces, conversions, reports.

  • Experience with business process mapping and setting up workflows.

  • Experience with building training plans and training end users in Oracle features.

  • Experience with month and year end close financial reporting processes.

  • Solid experience with system administration activities which includes application user setup, register menus, reports, flex fields, value sets, request groups and managing concurrent programs.

  • Experience with FBDI, ADFDI templates.

  • Preferred experience with ODI and OCI.

  • Demonstrated record of successful, complex system implementations.

  • Experience with Agile/Lean Methodologies, Principals, systems, and tools.

  • Solid experience applying methodologies to design and implement projects.

  • Ability to successfully manage competing demands in a changing technical environment.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to develop technical and business solutions.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including presentation creation and delivery.

  • Strong collaboration skills with the ability to build consensus, influencing across all levels in the organization.

  • Ability to lead others through projects.

  • Ability to explain and communicate technical concepts clearly.

  • Strong analytical ability.

  • Ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment to achieve desired results.

  • Ability to work extended hours as needed.

  • Identifies systemic gaps and possible solutions for continuous improvements and modernization of Oracle and related toolsets.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and/or education.

  • 5+ years of relevant functional and technical experience in Oracle cloud and Oracle EBS required.

  • Financial services experience and professional insurance designations are preferred.

We don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Jackson is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. The Company subscribes to and endorses federal and state laws and regulations relating to equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, legally-recognized disability, marital status, legally-protected medical condition, citizenship, ancestry, height, weight, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other factor not related to the needs of the job. The Company is committed to a policy of equal opportunity. Company facilities and campuses are tobacco-free environments.

At Jackson, our employees are empowered to bring a fresh perspective, confront new challenges, and define their own career paths. We value the unique perspectives and innovative ideas that come from our employees' diverse backgrounds.

Jackson is the marketing name for Jackson National Life Insurance Company (Home Office: Lansing, Michigan) and Jackson National Life Insurance Company of New York (Home Office: Purchase, New York). Jackson National Asset Management, LLC (JNAM) located in Chicago, Illinois, is an SEC-registered investment adviser and Jackson subsidiary.

Annuities are distributed by Jackson National Life Distributors LLC, Member FINRA. PGDS (US ONE) LLC (PGDS-US) is a services company and Jackson subsidiary that supports Jackson and Jackson affiliates across the globe. PGDS-US associates provide world-class expertise and services that are essential to Jackson and its affiliated companies.

Jackson companies offer an outstanding benefits package including competitive pay, bonuses, comprehensive health insurance benefits, a matching 401(k) retirement plan, adoption assistance, education matching gift program and dependent tuition program. Online applications requested. Contact human.resources@jackson.com for alternate formats for accommodation.

To learn more about Jackson's financial strength and results, visit jackson.com (https://www.jackson.com/our-company/financials/landing.xhtml) .