Software Engineer

Date: Dec 24, 2018

Location: Erie, PA, US, 16530

Job requisition: 12139
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Division or Field Office:

Business Apps & Sprt Division

Department of Position: Personal Lines Tech Department 

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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, &/or Configuration.

 

  • This specific role is for a Mainframe Software developer with skills in Cobol, JCL, and TSO.  
  • Knowledge of DB2 Databases is preferred.
  • May also consider a non-mainframe developer with skills in .NET and C++ technologies that would like to broaden into the Mainframe environment with an opportunity to work on multiple platforms.
  • In addition to the general duties below, this role would include
  • Developing requirements into software solutions
  • Developing program logic
  • Contributing to software design documents
  • Contrinuting to software releases with code/unit tests
  • Maintaining stability of platforms/applications
  • Assisting in the development of formal test plans and application support

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Accurately delivers code, configuration changes and enhancements.
  • Develops program logic for new, moderately complex applications or analyzes and modifies logic in existing applications.
  • Contributes to design documents.
  • Contributes to releases with high quality code and unit tests within predictable timeframes. Implements and verifies a complete unit test. 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, team members or other stakeholders to ensure successful outcomes.
  • Shares knowledge of systems and may mentor or train others.
  • Competencies

    Ability To Learn And Follow Procedures

    Ability to Manage Complexity

    Business Acumen

    Coding And Converting

    Decision Making

    Developing And Maintaining Relationships

    Influencing Skills

    Information Management Skills

    Interpersonal Communication

    Job-Specific Knowledge

    Planning And Organizing

    Presentation Skills

    Problem Analysis

    Proofing Text And Numbers

    Resourcefulness

    Service Orientation

    Time Management

    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

    Job Segment: Developer, Mainframe, .NET, Testing, Technical Support, Technology

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