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Software Engineer

Date: Oct 5, 2022

Location: Erie, PA, US, 16509

Company: Erie Insurance

Division or Field Office:

Information Technology Division

Department of Position: Infrastructure Admn & Ops Dept 

Work from:

Home or Erie Corporate Office

 

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

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 moderate risk level to project or release. May perform duties in one or more of the following disciplines: Open Systems Mainframe Application Configuration.

 

This is an opportunity for a Software Engineer and will focus on utilizing software tools and processes to develop integrative solutions for enterprise applications that execute on both mainframe and open system platforms. The primary focus of the team's work encompasses data transfer, process initiation and enterprise scheduling.

 

We are looking for a professional software engineer with proficient skills in UNIX shell scripting, mainframe JCL, Linux, and Windows platforms.

 

This individual should have good communication/collaboration skills and the ability to successfully deliver assigned engineering deliverables for assigned project and large discretionary initiatives.

 

Preferred Experience & Skills

 

  • Develop and support scripts written in UNIX BASH.
  • Modify and support other related UNIX shell scripts.
  • Develop mainframe JCL and control cards to execute FTP and other application processes.
  • CA7 knowledge.
  • Understand and support the application processes that utilize files transferred by our scripts.
  • Maintain the PGP key ring on our FTP servers.
  • Understand secure protocols and their implementation on our servers.
  • Utilize Indesca software to invoke commands. 
  • Utilize FTP monitoring tools to monitor service levels and identify issues.
     

Candidates within our operating footprint may be considered for remote work. Current approved states for remote work are: DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, Washington DC, WV and WI

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.

 

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

 

Shares knowledge of systems and may mentor or train others.

 

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

Minimum Educational Requirements and Experience Equivalencies: Bachelor's degree in IT, MIS, Business or related field, plus two years' related experience; or Associate's degree in technical field, plus four years' related experience; or High school diploma plus six 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