Software Engineer


SECURA Insurance


Posted Under: Appleton, Wisconsin jobs in Engineering; Engineering jobs
Posted On: 2017-09-26 11:00:00

Overview:

The Software Engineer is responsible for the design, code, and testing of software programs and applications that enable Agent, Client, and Associate facing technologies and capabilities for SECURA Insurance. This includes researching, designing, documenting, and modifying software specifications throughout the production lifecycle.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop solutions within the Personal and Farm Underwriting applications; including designing, creating and managing our agent facing applications. Primarily in VB.NET
  • Analyze, design, program, test, and implement systems to fulfill business needs or problems, utilizing all phases of the system development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Consistently write, translate, and code software programs and applications according to specifications
  • Provide support for the Personal and Farm Underwriting applications, including external customer and agent facing applications
  • Perform assigned project tasks in a highly interactive team environment while maintaining a productive and positive atmosphere
  • Provide technical leadership and mentoring to less experienced developers
  • Develop technical processes and standards where none exist
  • Stay current with P&C insurance knowledge and industry technology and utilize that knowledge with existing productivity tools, standards, and procedures to contribute to the cost-effective operation of the department and company
  • Participate in the 24x7 on-call support rotation
Qualifications:

ESSENTIAL:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or information systems or Associate's degree with equivalent experience
  • At least 4 years of programming experience in an object-oriented language, preferably VB.NET
  • Experience with source code repositories, like Team Foundation Server or GitHub
  • Experience with Visual Studio 2013 or newer
  • Intermediate knowledge of database structure, design, and access methods
  • Excellent understanding of coding methods and best practices including object oriented software architecture/design and service oriented software architecture/design
  • Demonstrated eagerness to learn
  • Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Good organization/prioritization skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines, yet maintain quality work
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Environment

PREFERRED:

  • Advanced knowledge of SQL Server and DB2 databases including stored procedures
  • Experience with web based application development
  • Experience with Web Services
  • Experience with an ESB, Mulesoft platform is a plus
  • Knowledge of APIs, XML, JSON, SOAP, and REST

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