Overview

This is your opportunity to join AXIS Capital – a trusted global provider of specialty lines insurance and reinsurance. We stand apart for our outstanding client service, intelligent risk-taking and superior risk-adjusted returns for our shareholders. We also proudly maintain an entrepreneurial, disciplined and ethical corporate culture. As a member of AXIS, you join a team that is among the best in the industry.

This is your opportunity to join AXIS Capital – a trusted global provider of specialty lines insurance and reinsurance. We stand apart for our outstanding client service, intelligent risk-taking and superior risk-adjusted returns for our shareholders. We also proudly maintain an entrepreneurial, disciplined and ethical corporate culture. As a member of AXIS, you join a team that is among the best in the industry.

To support our growth objectives at AXIS, we are investing significantly in our Actuarial & Underwriting systems through our new Business & Technology Center in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This position is for a Software Developer within the Reinsurance Actuarial and Underwriting Systems unit. You will be providing your expertise, critical thinking and creativity to help evolve the Actuarial and Underwriting ecosystem in new and innovative ways while collaborating as part of a dynamic and agile project team.

As part of a global team, you will be working with highly experienced talent to enhance existing solutions and develop new ones to deliver and integrate capabilities across (re)insurance pricing, catastrophe modelling, loss accumulation and exposure management. You will embark on an exciting learning journey, gaining a strong grasp of these domains along with the underpinning mathematical, actuarial and statistical methodologies.

Responsibilities

The Developer will be involved throughout the development lifecycle, through requirements analysis, coding, unit testing, system testing, user acceptance testing and warranty phases. Success in this position is largely dependent on the ability to implement, integrate, improve and automate capabilities across the development stack and deliver against roadmaps.

Responsibilities Include

  • Producing, testing and deploying code
  • Contributing to the integration of capabilities into production environments, and managing technical dependencies with other development teams, infrastructure, security etc.
  • Working across teams within the Business & Technology Center to share knowledge (through ‘lunch & learns’ etc) and influence development technology roadmaps

Preferred Skills And Qualifications

  • Experience as a full-stack software engineer/developer
  • Strong experience with Microsoft development and tooling stacks:
    • .NET, C#
    • Web API
    • MS SQL
    • Entity Framework
  • Experience with WPF
  • Experience of industry standards, best practice and development methodologies such as factory pattern, IoC, LINQ, delegates and generics
  • Practical experience in branching, merging code, continuous testing and software delivery pipelines and containers using Visual Studio, Test Manager,
  • Team Foundation Server/Azure DevOps, or other tools
  • Real-life experience with Agile methodologies including SCRUM; experience working with Product Backlogs using Team Foundation Server or Azure
  • DevOps
  • The ability to manage APIs, exposing/consuming via Microservices (Rest and SOAP)
  • Sound understanding of RDBMS and Data Repositories (SQL Server, MySQL, Azure noSQL)
  • The ability to collaborate effectively and communicate transparently
  • Experience acting as a software developer on significant to complex IT projects
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • The ability to learn new technologies as required

Skills And Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Physics or Mathematics
  • Experience in reinsurance
  • Experience implementing Risk and Actuarial Solutions

About AXIS Capital

AXIS Capital are experts in specialty insurance and global reinsurance. They’re inspired by the opportunity to give people and organizations the confidence to take necessary risks in the pursuit of their goals and ambitions. In a world that's ever-changing, companies are more likely to succeed when they act collaboratively and with purpose.

AXIS Capital is motivated to redefine industry standards by applying an innovative and agile approach to today's challenges. By virtue of being a specialty insurer and global reinsurer with deep expertise and a commitment to service, they have the capability to provide a broad range of solutions.