The Software Developer 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.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop solutions within the Commercial, Specialty, Agribusiness team, including designing, developing, configuring and managing our packaged software called PowerWriter utilizing the proprietary development tool called Dev Studio.
Deploy solutions into Test, QA, and Production environments
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 develop solutions according to specifications
Perform assigned project tasks in a highly interactive team environment while maintaining a productive and positive atmosphere
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
Associates or bachelors degree in IT related field
At least 2 years of programming experience in an object-oriented language
Experience in SQL and PL/SQL
Working knowledge of database structure, design, and access methods
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
Experience supporting third party applications in the insurance industry
Experience with Web Services
Experience in Oracle, SQL, PL/SQL
Ability to understand and interpret PL/SQL code including collections, array, records, etc.
Basic knowledge of RDBMS
Basic knowledge of Java, JSP, and XML
Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Environment
Focus on Fitness: Our beautiful fitness facility is available for associates and their family members to use. It’s equipped with plenty of spin bikes, treadmills, step machines, ellipticals, free weights, and a complete circuit system. We also offer:
Instructor-led fitness classes
Free personal trainer services
Walking and biking trails around the building grounds
For associates working from our Middleton office, the field, or their homes, we offer a reimbursement program for fitness club memberships.
Onsite Café: There’s something for everyone to enjoy at SECURA’s affordable onsite café! Lunch options include a variety of entrees, a salad bar, hot soups, made-to-order sandwiches, fresh fruit, snacks, and more! The café staff is also more than happy to accommodate any dietary restrictions you may have. We also have breakfast options including a variety of freshly brewed Door County Coffee in case the line at the drive-thru was too long.
Casual Dress Code: We want our associates to be comfortable at work. Outside of customer and public meetings, associates are allowed to wear jeans and a business casual shirt Monday through Friday.
Mothers’ Rooms: Our home office has three comfortable private rooms for nursing mothers to use during the work day.
Vehicle Maintenance: We offer offsite vehicle maintenance services for our home office associates. Your car is picked up in the morning and returned before you leave for the day.
Professional Development: We expect high performance from our associates. We understand for that to happen we need to invest in associates’ growth, both personally and professionally. We offer numerous in-house professional development opportunities to our associates, including mentoring programs and insurance education. We also encourage internal movement between roles to explore other areas.
Orientation: We want our new associates to feel right at home here, which is why we have a variety of programs to help associates get settled. Quick Start is a two-day program designed to help you get to know other new associates and learn about all of our departments directly from division leaders. We also offer new associate mentoring lunches where new and veteran associates have lunch together. It’s a great way to get to know other people in the company and a chance to ask questions.
Rewards and Recognition: Hard work doesn’t go unnoticed at SECURA. Associates who go above and beyond can look forward to performance bonuses and length of service rewards. We also have a High Five Program with awards catered to associates’ interests. Associates can give High Fives to other associates – this isn’t just for managers to reward!
Game Room: Kick back after a long day or challenge fellow associates to a lunchtime duel in the Game Room. It is equipped with a Nintendo Switch, pool table, bag toss, and ping pong table.
Get Involved: SECURA associates are encouraged to get involved in their communities. Click here to see how.
Be Yourself: Stand up, stand out, and let us know what’s on your mind. SECURA’s culture flourishes on multi-level diversity. When associates are themselves at work, they freely share ideas while remaining friendly, tolerant, and open to others’ opinions. Our associates are our most valuable assets, and we need everyone working together to achieve mutual victory.