Java Software Engineer I Vertafore, Inc.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Our software is award-winning and industry leading, but we're most proud of is our culture of people who are truly passionate about what they do and how they do it. Talk with any Software Engineer here and you'll discover smart, motivated people who enjoy working with one another, decding for themselves how to build software and building the future for themselves and customers. We are hiring several Java Software Engineers Is at our East Lansing, MI site.
We?re looking for talented and driven Software Engineers who want to begin their career in an environment offering constant challenges, that will build and develop skills, and loads of opportunity for both personal growth and career advancement. We want people who set their own direction and take control of their career development. As a Software Engineer I at Vertafore PLM, you will have the opportunity to work on multiple enterprise solutions using current web technologies. You?ll stretch yourself with work that requires critical thinking, creativity, and an appreciation for the business goals of the end-user.
If you are looking to build a career in software, rather than just get a job in technology, this is your opportunity. To be an effective part of our team, you will need to be a person who derives satisfaction from an elegant solution focused on customer needs rather than a pursuit of academic exercises or technical perfection. You will learn how to practically solve problems and understand the markets you are serving in order to deliver the best software while gaining an appreciation for the business knowledge that drives your work alongside the development of your technical skills.
In this role, we?re going to treat you as a peer from day one. You?ll immediately collaborate with other Software Engineers, QA Analysts, and Business Analysts on a co-located, cross-functional team. You?ll learn on the job with people who will help you develop your technical skills and judgment. Before you know it, you?ll amaze yourself with the ability to navigate complex, integrated enterprise software. You?ll be the one fearlessly attacking the most complex tasks on the board, knowing how to break down the problem, which questions to ask, and what to try next.
While our competitors are building solutions that solve yesterday?s problems, we?re looking for Software Engineers to help us build solutions that truly transform the way our customers do business. Our software connects the entire insurance industry, from Fortune 500 companies to individual agents. The challenges facing our developers include building service-oriented web applications that can expose functionality flexibly to different user bases and evolving our legacy product suite to this target architecture. Writing this kind of software is incredibly complex; getting it right is highly rewarding and a lot of fun.
Software Engineers at Vertafore PLM will:
Work collaboratively in cross-functional teams that adhere to agile principles while valuing quality, teamwork, and common-sense over strict rules and heavy-handed process
Drive the adoption and execution of development techniques such as scrum, pair programming, kanban, TDD, etc.
Derive satisfaction from delivering well-designed software backed by comprehensive automated tests and documentation
Enjoy working in an open, collaborative environment and welcome constructive conflict that result in better solutions for our customers
Bachelor's degree in computer science/engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience
Knowledge of Object Oriented concepts and common software design patterns
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
Eagerness to dive into new challenges both technical and non-technical
Interest in building web-based enterprise applications in an Agile environment
An inherent drive to solve problems and collaborate with others
Experience with Oracle databases, SQL, data modeling, and/or reporting a plus
A little about Vertafore in East Lansing, Michigan?
The East Lansing product development team is responsible for Producer Lifecycle Management (PLM), a SaaS product suite built on the Java stack that improves the efficiency and accuracy of insurance and securities license processing for carriers, agencies, brokers and securities firms/education providers.
In total, we have 150 employees at this site and its minutes away from the Michigan State University campus and downtown Lansing. Our software developers drive technology choices and work in up-to-date frameworks, languages, and platforms. Our developers are able to own their application end-to-end; what you do and how you do it will be recognized by your peers and managers. We hold to best in class Agile standards and our work culture fosters collaboration, innovation, integrity, mentorship, commitment to success and FUN.
We have a smart, driven, collaborative team working in East Lansing and managers are dedicated to growing their people and offering an opportunity that allows you to make impact in your career, get the recognition you deserve and maintain a life/work balance to enjoy the recreational and cultural activities that make East Lansing a great place for young professionals as well as being a family friendly community.
If you?re looking for challenge and opportunity, reach out to us at www.vertafore.com/careers.
Vertafore Company Overview
Vertafore, Inc. is a leading provider of software and information to the insurance industry including independent agents, brokers, MGAs, carriers and reinsurers. For more than 30 years, Vertafore has leveraged a unique industry presence to deliver meaningful solutions?powerful technology, critical information and robust insights to help organizations effectively respond to business challenges and capture new opportunities. Vertafore solutions have helped more than 17,000 customers and 500,000 end users gain a competitive advantage to accelerate their business performance.
Currently, over 1,200 employees nationwide, with continued growth plans well into the future. Our corporate headquarters are in Bothell, WA with offices nationwide. We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages along with 18 days PTO/10 paid holidays, free parking and company sport teams and much more. A big advocate of training, development and promoting from within, we have a vested interest in our employees.
Vertafore is privately held by TPG Capital, the global buyout group of TPG, a leading private investment firm with a long-standing global presence. Founded in 1992, TPG Capital has $48 billion of assets under management and has extensive experience with global public and private investments executed through leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, spinouts, growth investments, joint ventures and restructurings.
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