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Securian Financial

Information Technology & Application Development

Curious, creative problem-solvers welcome

Securian Financial’s dynamic information technology environment

 implements information systems by combining personal service with leading-edge technology. Securian Financial was named a first-time CIO 100 honoree in 2018 for using IT in innovative ways to deliver business value.1

Our investment in technology professionals, who bring their ingenuity, hard work, integrity and dedication to work, each and every day, is equally critical to our future success and yours.

As a member of our professional information technology staff, you will receive formalized technical training. You will partner with other areas of the company – including investments, sales and marketing, accounting, administration, claims, underwriting, and field support – to provide technology solutions that create a competitive advantage and solve business challenges.

Who we’re looking for

We hire candidates with varied backgrounds in management information services, computer science and math.

Academic accomplishments and analytical ability are important, as are demonstrated leadership ability, internship experience and other work-related experience. We place tremendous value on communication skills, and are particularly interested in candidates with well-rounded backgrounds.

What to expect

As an application developer, your responsibilities encompass a variety of tasks:

  • Design and develop new applications/systems to support the business
  • Implement and integrate software packages with other Securian Financial systems
  • Support, maintain and problem-solve production systems and applications
  • Learn new tools and technologies

Our technology environment

Securian Financial continually researches the latest technological advancements to ascertain their effectiveness in meeting our business needs.

Our environment includes a wide variety of technologies including Java®, Spring Framework®, JavaScript®, Bootstrap, Groovy, Microsoft SQL Server®, PL/I, and IBM® DB2® to name a few.

Applications are often integrated with other technologies such as imaging, web reporting, electronic document distribution, and business process management tools.

We use IBM mainframe technologies and multiple network operating systems, such as Microsoft Windows® and Linux®.

Career development

Within application development, many opportunities exist in a wide range of technical and managerial directions.

Opportunities also exist in other areas of Securian Financial's information technology team:

  • Network Services supports network services for voice and data, telecommunications, end-user office tools and the corporate help desk.
  • Technical Services engineers, monitors and supports the mainframe, server and data environments, and executes production batch processes.
  • Development Support provides technical and environment support for application development tools and technologies.

1 CIO 100 Awards - 2018

IBM and DB2 are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation, registered in many jurisdictions worldwide. Microsoft, SQLServer and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Oracle, Java and JavaScript are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Linux® is the registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the U.S. and other countries. Pivotal and Spring Framework are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Pivotal Software, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Securian Financial Group, Inc. does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital or familial status, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, political affiliation, veteran status, status in regard to public assistance, status in a local human rights commission, or any other status or condition protected by local, state or federal law. If you are a job seeker with a disability and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please contact us by telephone 651-655-5522 (voice), 711 (Relay/TTY), or by email at

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