Senior/Lead Guidewire Developer

Date: Feb 4, 2024

Location: Erie, PA, US, 16530

Company: Erie Insurance

Division or Field Office:

Service & Experience Technology Division

Department of Position: Claims Tech Department 

Work from:

Corporate Office in Erie, Pa
Salary Range:

$83,576.00 - $133,504.00 *

salary range is for this level and may vary based on actual level of role hired for


*This range represents a national range and the actual salary will depend on several factors including the scope and complexity of the role and the skills, education, training, credentials, location, and experience of an applicant, as well as level of role for which the successful candidate is hired. Position may be eligible for an annual bonus payment.

 

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. 

Benefits That Go Beyond The Basics

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.
  • 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.
  • 401(k) with up to 4% contribution match. The 401(k) is offered in addition to the pension.
  • Paid time off. 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 each year.

 

Position Summary

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 Application Configuration.

 

This opportunity is for a Sr Software Engineer and will focus within the Claims Portfolio and will focus on:  Delivering transformational Customer Claim experiences via mobile capabilities, automation, and near real-time Claims processing.

 

Requirements:

  • 5+ Years building n-tier web applications using Java-based technologies (Java EE, Spring, Spring Boot, Hibernate).
  • 5+ years building enterprise software systems development, including relational databases (JDBC, SQL, ORM, data modeling and design), system integration (messaging, REST services), and web UI.
  • 5+ years experience working with microservices architecture, domain driven design, and Java RESTful APIs
  • 3+ Years of hands-on Guidewire ClaimCenter configuration and integration experience, including writing Gosu DataChange APIs
  • Strong collaboration and influencing skills
  • Completion of the Guidewire Associate Certification for Engineers
  • Proficient in writing unit tests and testable components
  • Experience working within the agile methodology on a product development and delivery team
  • Excellent written communication and documentation skills.
  • Demonstrated experience leading and coaching others

 

Preferences:

  • Experience with Guidewire Cloud Capabilities (AppEvents and Integration Gateway)
  • Experience working with Business Rules framework
  • Experience driving SDLC technical and quality standards across a software development team.
  • Participates in team design, scoping and prioritization sessions, and provides regular demonstrations of completed work.
  • Guidewire Ace Certified (Configuration and/or Integration)
  • 2+ years leading projects

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.

 

 

The first five 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.

Competencies

Self-Development
Collaborates
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

Qualifications

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/Moving 0-20 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
Lifting/Moving 20-50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
Ability to move over 50 lbs using lifting aide equipment; Rarely
Driving; Occasional (<20%)
Pushing/Pulling/moving objects, equipment with wheels; Rarely
Manual Keying/Data Entry/inputting information/computer use; Frequent (50-80%)
Climbing/accessing heights; Rarely


Nearest Major Market: Erie