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Associate Software Engineer

Date: Nov 14, 2022

Location: Erie, PA, US, 16530

Company: Erie Insurance

Division or Field Office:

Commercial Lines Products Division

Department of Position: Comm Other Lines Prod Dept 

Work from:

Corporate Office in Erie, Pa



At Erie Insurance, you’re not just part of a Fortune 500 company; you’re also a valued member of a diverse and inclusive team that includes more than 5,000 employees and over 2,200 independent agencies.  Our Employees work in the Home Office complex located in Erie, PA, and in our Field Offices that span 12 states and the District of Columbia. 

We strive to be Above all in Service® to our customers—and to our employees. That’s why Erie Insurance offers you an exceptional benefits package, including:

•          Premier health, prescription, dental, and vision benefits for you and your dependents. Coverage begins your first day of work.

•          Low contributions to medical and prescription premiums. We currently pay up to 97% of employees’ monthly premium costs.

•          A pension. We are one of only 13 Fortune 500 companies to offer a traditional pension plan. Full-time employees are vested after five years of service.

•          A 401(k) with up to 4% contribution match. The 401(k) is offered in addition to the pension.

•          Paid vacation, personal days, sick days, bereavement days and parental leave.

•          Career development, including a tuition reimbursement program for higher education and industry designations.

•          Additional benefits that include company-paid basic life insurance; short-and long-term disability insurance; orthodontic coverage for children and adults; adoption assistance; fertility and infertility coverage; well-being programs; paid volunteer hours for service to your community; and dollar-for-dollar matching of your charitable gifts.


Position Summary

Implements basic code and configuration changes under direction and in a low risk environment. May perform duties in one or more of the following disciplines: Open Systems Mainframe Application Configuration


  • The successful candidate will work from the Home Office and consideration may be given to a hybrid schedule.
  • Hiring Manager will also consider candidates for a Software Engineer; level of position offered will be based upon the depth and breadth of selected candidate’s experience and qualifications.

Duties and Responsibilities

Incorporates development standards into outcomes and implements basic code and configuration changes under direction.

Develops program logic for new, basic applications or analyzes and modifies logic in existing applications.

Presents unit tests to an engineer or project leader.

Performs supplementary work that contributes to the end product submitted by more experienced developers. Codes, tests, debugs, documents, implements and maintains software applications. Analyzes requirements, and maintains, tests and integrates application components.

Maintains stability of platforms, applications, services and systems.

Effectively communicates with customers, teammates or other stakeholders to determine hardware, software or system functional specifications.

Assists other developers on workable solutions and programming.

The first six duties listed are the functions identified as essential to the job. Essential functions are those job duties that must be performed in order for the job to be accomplished.

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the incumbent. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other duties as requested by their supervisor, or as become clear.



Cultivates Innovation
Instills Trust
Decision Quality
Values Diversity
Nimble Learning
Customer Focus
Optimizes Work Processes
Ensures Accountability
Coding And Converting
Information Management Skills
Job-Specific Knowledge
Proofing Text And Numbers
Using Tables And Graphs


Bachelor’s Degree in IT, MIS, Business or related field; completion of relevant IT-career preparation program approved by ERIE’s Human Resources and IT Talent Optimization Departments if unrelated degree, or;

Associate’s degree in technical field plus two years' related experience; completion of a relevant IT-career preparation program approved by ERIE’s Human Resources and IT Talent Optimization Departments if unrelated degree, or;

High School diploma plus four years' related experience

Physical Requirements

Lifting 0-20 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
Lifting 20-50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
Lifting Over 50 lbs; Rarely
Driving; Occasional (<20%)
Pushing/Pulling; Rarely
Manual Keying/Data Entry; Frequent (50-80%)
Climbing; Rarely

Nearest Major Market: Erie