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Insurance Software Developer/Consultant

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Recruiter: Business Agility
Listed on: 5th July
Location: Remote - UK
Salary/Rate: £45,000 - £65,000
Salary Notes: Competitive + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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.

Contact Name: Business Agility
Reference: TJ/10002/BA1
Job ID: 2951418



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