SECURA Insurance

  • Software Engineer

    Location US-WI-Appleton
    Posted Date 8 months ago(4/3/2018 11:25 AM)
    Job ID
    2154
    Job Grade
    Grade 8
    Category
    Information Technology
  • 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 our Personal Lines Underwriting applications
    • Provide production support for the Personal Lines Underwriting applications primarily using COBOL, CICS, DB2 and SQL
    • Analyze, design, program, test, and implement systems to fulfill business needs or problems, utilizing all phases of the system development life cycle (SDLC)
    • Consistently develop and maintain applications according to specifications
    • 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 associates degree with equivalent experience
    • At least 4 years of programming experience in COBOL, CICS, DB2 and SQL
    • Intermediate knowledge of database structure, design, and access methods
    • Excellent understanding of coding methods and best practices
    • Basic knowledge of insurance
    • Demonstrates an 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

    PREFERRED:

    • Advanced knowledge SQL and DB2 databases
    • Experience with Web Services
    • 2+ years’ experience in insurance industry

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