Lead Developer

About us:

Insurity is one of the largest Property and Casualty insurance technology and services providers with more than 700 employees and 250 clients. With more than 30 years of domain expertise, we have combined a deep understanding of the insurance business and technology expertise into a singular focus: empowering our clients with innovative and flexible technology that allows them to meet their business goals and offer a simplified insurance experience.

What is it like to work at Insurity?

As a team member of Insurity, you will be surrounded by the best and brightest minds in the business, people who are passionate about technology as well as the Property and Casualty insurance industry—in other words, people like you! Our fast-paced, collaborative, and innovative environment will give you myriad of opportunities to learn new things, challenge yourself, and take your career where you want it to go.

About the role:

In this role as Lead Developer, you will use your strong leadership capabilities to work side by side with our client, Arch Insurance, at their location in Jersey City, NJ. Along with a dedicated team of resources, you will own end-to-end development activities including leading and reviewing the technical work of team members.

This position may be based out of our Hartford, CT office or may be a remote employment arrangement. Presence onsite at Arch Insurance’s Jersey City, NJ office is required approximately 50% of the time.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Lead SDLC estimation and development processes

  • Determine, define, and design technical solutions

  • Develop and present technical documentation and impact assessments for software solutions for targeted audience, which may include internal resources and external clients

  • Write code and unit tests according to Insurity standards, following an approved technical solution, for enhancements and bug fixes

  • Provide technical leadership and oversight to team members, including 3rd party partners

  • Provide peer-reviews of designs, code, and artifact delivery

  • Collaborate with Business Analysts to complete the technical components of functional specifications

  • Ensure Insurity coding standards are adhered to and improve standards as needed

  • Perform in-depth technical troubleshooting, defect investigation, and remediation

  • Provide leadership, coaching, mentorship, technical guidance, and performance feedback to team members

  • Stay up-to-date on industry and job-related trends and best practices, including reading relevant publications, articles, blogs, etc.

  • Other duties as assigned

What you'll need:

  • Ability to be present onsite at the client’s location in Jersey City, NJ approximately 50% of the time

  • Excellent communication skills, written and spoken, in English - mandatory

  • 8+ years of software development experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (equivalent work experience may be considered)

  • Demonstrated leadership aptitude

  • Highly proficient with:

    • MS Office

    • Object-oriented principles

    • SOLID principles

    • Databases and data structures

    • Version control systems

    • XML/JSON

  • Experience in the insurance domain considered an asset

What you’ll get:

Cool Environment | Collaborative Culture | Competitive Salaries

Flexible Hours | Growth Opportunities | Generous Time Off

Day 1 Health Insurance Coverage | 401k Match | Great Location

Does Insurity sound like the right place for you? Send us your application and a cover letter highlighting what sets you apart from the nice-to-haves and makes you a must-have for our team!

Thank you for your interest in Insurity; only those candidates selected will be contacted.

Insurity is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

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