Senior Software Engineer/Software Engineer

Date: Jul 4, 2020

Division or Field Office:

Business Apps & Sprt Division

Department of Position: Commercial Lines Tech Dept 

Work from:



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.  To attract and retain the best talent, we reward our team members with competitive salaries and a very generous benefits package.


Position Summary

Erie Insurance is continuing to hire and is utilizing virtual interviews to ensure the well-being of our candidates and employees. Please note there may be delays in our hiring process.

Translates and develops requirements into workable software solutions. Maintains and develops programs for use in business and IT automation. Incorporates various accepted methodologies to design software and applications at a critical level to project or release. May perform duties in one or more of the following disciplines: Open Systems, Mainframe, &/or Application Configuration.



Candidates with below minimum qualifications may be considered for Software Engineer (D12). 


These positions will provide the individuals selected the unique opportunity to work with the newest technologies and deliver strategic value to our Commercial Lines journey.


The Commercial Lines team was the recent recipient of multiple industry wide awards in customer experience impact as well as ecosystem transformation. This position will be supporting Commercial Lines software delivery of strategic platforms and IT Systems.  An ideal candidate has high emotional intelligence, solid work ethic, integrity, internalizes ownership and accountability, and a strong initiative to develop themselves. We desire team members who get things done through relationships.  New team members are provided with an onboarding/education period where we provide everything you need to be successful with our technology set and commercial insurance product lines.  Day to day, the person in this role is collaborating with others across the business and IT, at all levels, to strengthen our team and develop industry leading technology solutions.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develops program logic for new, complex applications or analyzes and modifies logic in existing complex applications. Accurately delivers complicated code, configuration changes and enhancements.
  • Contributes to releases with high quality code and unit tests, having challenges in complexity or deadlines. Implements and verifies a complete unit test.
  • Contributes to design documents.
  • Improves stability of platforms, applications, services and systems.
  • Effectively communicates with customers, teammates or other stakeholders, and may function as lead or point of contact. Shares knowledge of systems and mentors or trains others.
  • Develops and manages relationships with diverse groups of stakeholders at multiple levels.
  • Competencies
    Ability To Learn And Follow Procedures
    Ability to Manage Complexity
    Coding And Converting
    Decision Making
    Developing And Maintaining Relationships
    Influencing Skills
    Information Management Skills
    Interpersonal Communication
    Job-Specific Knowledge
    Planning And Organizing
    Problem Analysis
    Proofing Text And Numbers
    Service Orientation
    Time Management
    Using Tables And Graphs

    Minimum Educational Requirements and Experience Equivalencies:

    • Bachelor's degree in IT, MIS, Business or related field, plus five years' related experience, or; Associate's degree in a technical field, plus seven years' related experience, or; High School Diploma plus nine 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

    Job Segment: Developer, Mainframe, Testing, Technology