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.

The Lead Developer for Duck Creek Policy/Billing and Integration is the senior-most member of the development team responsible for translating business requirements into pragmatic and functional application/technology solutions. This role is responsible for hands-on development and day-to-day driving of the other developers toward quality delivery. The lead developer should be a subject matter expert in one or more elements of the application they support including AnywhereAPI, SDK, XML/XSLT/XPATH/JavaScript with knowledge and expertise in Integration for Duck Creek Policy Author® Manuscripts and Billing components, XSLT transforms, SQL Database queries and procedures. A successful candidate will combine hands-on functional/technical skills with the ability to develop solutions and mentor a technical delivery team.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the integration efforts for policy administration and billing. Provide application development support for Duck Creek and AQS (Policy Decisions). Maintain and update documentation and artifacts for all supported systems.
  • Provide application support and drive resolution of reported problems to customer satisfaction.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the PC insurance with a very good understanding of insurance policy administration and billing, underwriting, rating, insurance rules, forms and claims preferred.
  • Collaborate and partner with vendors, creating a blended/unified team between internal development resources and external vendor resources.
  • Acts as the lead developer for the team – defining best practices, defining standards, ensuring adherence to these, performing code reviews, participating in unit testing and debugging as required.
  • Drives and conducts POCs as required.
  • Participates in code review.
  • Partners with the development lead and project manager in a project/initiative to structure the workstreams and plan for delivery of the solution.
  • Includes estimating and assistance in work/activity assignments.
  • Responsible for assuring solutions adhere and further the Enterprise Architectural standards and principles. Acts as a champion for the reuse of assets in solution creation.
  • Support implementation of solutions by analyzing current system environments and infrastructure, develop an implementation plan and verification procedures and ensure their execution to deliver the successful installation of systems hardware/software.
  • Engage when needed in maintenance and support activities being performed, as well as routine analysis and evaluation on resource requirements necessary to maintain and/or expand service level.
  • Maintain system designs – application, technical, physical topologies.
  • Develop and support code management practices and processes
  • Analyze and tune application performance, supportability, and manageability.
  • Liaise between technical and non-technical resource team members to answer day to day business questions either directly or indirectly as supported by the Business Leads and SMEs

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Computer Science preferred
  • Experience developing, and implementing complex integration business solutions and Packaged Insurance Products
  • 1-3+ years of Duck Creek Field Engineering professional work experience with Policy/Billing
  • 3 – 8+ years’ experience in P&C Insurance industry in a technology role preferred
  • 3+ years experience developing in industry-standard programming languages (preferably.NET C)
  • 3+ years experience in JavaScript, HTML, XML, XSLT, ASP, server-side and client-side script for browsers, Web services

Other relevant experience in the technology and business domain they support:

  • Experience with transactional portals / eCommerce
  • J2EE, XML, XSLT and associated development / testing techniques
  • Experience with Duck Creek Policy Administration integration preferred
  • Experience working with vendors, system integrators, and/ or in a managed service environment.
  • Experience working in a hybrid agile mode with knowledge of Kanban, Lean and Test-Driven environments
  • Experience developing technical documentation including storyboarding, UML, sequence diagrams, component diagrams, information flows, use cases and presentations
  • Dedicated and detail-oriented
  • Dedicated and conscientious team player
  • Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently across the organization on a regular basis
  • Excellent Analytical skills
  • Ability to motivate, mentor, and grow resource skills within a team environment

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.