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Insurance Software Developer/Consultant

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Recruiter: Business Agility
Listed on: 5th July
Location: United Kingdom
Salary/Rate: £45000 - £65000
Salary Notes: Competitive + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Insurance Software Developer/Consultant
Business Agility is entering an exciting growth period and actively looking for highly motivated, client-facing, insurance software developers to join our exceptional team.
Our team delivers business transformation through unrivalled technical expertise developing mission-critical, scalable applications.  The Developer/Consultant roles will manage Java/J2EE application development while providing expertise in the full software development lifecycle. 
These roles offer:

Opportunities to work with new tools and technologies (such as cloud & blockchain)
Opportunities for greenfield development, shaping solutions and adding personal touches
Contemporary development practices (including CICD & containerisation)
Collaborative and experienced peer group who can provide support and direction
Opportunities to diversify your experience, such as:
creating spikes to validate an approach within the team, allowing peer review of solutions without mandating style or constraining thinking
translating business requirements into a modern, forward-thinking implementation using up-to-date tools and approaches
using continuous integration and delivery techniques to allow frictionless submissions for testing and product approval
researching the latest approaches to facilitate industry-disrupting transformational change
unfalteringly applying the highest of standards which are absolutely essential in creating best of breed software suitable for the insurance industry

Requirements
Our ‘must have' requirements are:

Insurance industry software development experience
Java development and JavaScript frameworks
Hands-on experience designing and developing applications using Java EE platforms
Object-oriented analysis and design using common design patterns
Profound insight of Java and J2EE internals
Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases, MS-SQL (or Oracle) and ORM technologies (JPA2, Hibernate)
Experience in the Spring Framework (Core, Web Flow) and Spring Security
JDBC and event handling in Spring
Webservices Soap or Rest and Design patterns
Experience with test-driven development
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong work ethic and a keen desire to learn

The following points are not essential requirements, but they are valuable. If you meet these criteria in addition to the list above, you will probably be one of our top candidates:

BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
Adobe LiveCycle designer knowledge/experience
Mobile App/Wearable application and WebPortal knowledge/experience
Cloud platforms and technology knowledge (AWS/Azure)
Web front end development framework knowledge (ReactJS/Angular)
Experience in developing web applications using at least one popular web framework (JSF, Wicket, GWT, Spring MVC)
Experience in Apache Camel, Apache Kafka, Talend and mule studio, CI/CD tools

Why Business Agility?
With over 20 years of rich experience, our fantastic teams have supported more than 100 insurers around the world in enhancing their digital capabilities, including Allianz, AXA, LV=, Lloyds, NFU Mutual, Towergate and Zurich. Our ethos is about getting it right first time.

A collegiate and collaborative culture
A flat structure, open-door policy and a success-orientated mindset
Every team member plays a key role in our success and everyone is highly valued
Ability to work both from home and on client site
Cross-training opportunities
Formal & informal mechanisms for development, recognition and reward
Company funded social events at least twice per year (C-19 permitting!)

Our package

Competitive basic salary
10% discretionary annual bonus
Private medical insurance (single, couple or family cover available)
Life assurance
Contributory pension
Holiday pay - 25 days (rising with service)
Company sick pay
Cycle to work scheme
Tech purchase scheme
Employee referral scheme
Eye tests

When it is safe to do so, you will likely be working on client site as a member of the delivery team and should be comfortable living away from home Monday to Thursday, for engagements that are not commutable.  When not on client site, you will normally be based from home.