Software Engineer

Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: Erie, PA, US, 16530

Job requisition: 20961
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Division or Field Office:

Information Technology Division

Department of Position: Infrastructure Eng & Dlv Dept 

Work from:

Corporate Office, 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.  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 role will be focused on the following:

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  • Delivering technical solutions in the IT operations area using automation and Infrastructure as Code
  • This engineering position will work to further develop our cloud infrastructure platform.  Key activities are building automation around services and infrastructure available on AWS and eventually multi-cloud (Azure/GCP).  We will utilize Infrastructure as code to help solve business problems, technical problems and to prepare ERIE for future needs within the cloud and automation.
  • There is always something new to learn and explore
     

Preferred experience & Skills include:
 

  • High energy, team player, problem solver and someone who wants to be part of creating the future way we deliver IT solutions
  • Technologies used, Terraform, Python, AWS services and API’s, GitLab, Agile  
  • Some familiarity with IT operations
  • Excellent communication skills and excited to learn, share and lead technical solution

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

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

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