Senior Software Engineer FirstBest Systems, Inc.
Opportunity at FirstBest:
Want to experience a start up atmosphere and have the benefits of working in a close-knit team of exceptionally bright and experienced engineers on industry revolutionizing software? Are you a hands-on architect with a proven track record of delivering web software in an Agile environment? Do you love writing code yourself and mentoring developers to improve their skills? Then this role is for you!
We?re seeking a talented and energetic Senior Software Engineer to join our growing Product Development team.
? Apply state of the art technologies and frameworks to design and implement revolutionary software
? Be a part of a high performance and experienced development team working in a supportive and collaborative environment
? Architect innovative solutions to solve a diverse range of complex software challenges enhancing existing products as well as new product development
? Work closely with QA and Product Management in a fast paced Scrum environment
? Leverage your extensive development experience to increase innovation and team velocity
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or equivalent discipline. Masters degree is a plus
3-8 years of software development experience in Java and J2EE technologies in complex, multi-faceted server applications.
Past experience developing high throughput, scalable, multi-threaded software in an n-Tier or MVC architecture.
Strong experience working with Open Source frameworks: Spring, Hibernate, JBoss/Tomcat, Drools, JBPM, and JAXB.
Extensive background working with RDBMS (MySQL, Oracle, or DB2) and proven mastery of SQL. Experience with NoSQL (MongoDB or CouchDB) is a plus.
Experience with Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) using Web Services, REST, JSON/SOAP, and XML.
Exposure to OAUTH, Single Sign-On (SSO) and Web Security concepts.
Excellent programming discipline: data structures, complexity analysis, object oriented principles, design patterns
Proven verbal and written communication skills to both technical and non-technical audiences
Exceptional technical aptitude with superior problem solving skills and a self-directed, proactive approach to tackling problems and working through impediments.
Commitment to Agile / Scrum methodology, ScrumMaster experience is a plus
Must be a high energy, confident, and ambitious individual with strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to effectively and efficiently work in a cross-functional environment
||213 Burlington Road |
Bedford, MA 01730
FirstBest Systems, Inc. was founded in 2006 to transform the commercial lines insurance process by helping insurers solve some of today's critical underwriting and distribution channel challenges. Investors: Flybridge Capital Partners All Jobs: at FirstBest Systems, Inc.
|Headquarters:||213 Burlington Road|
Bedford, MA 01730
|Company Profile:||The FirstBest Front Office Suite brings together agents and underwriters in a collaborative underwriting process that helps them to rapidly and efficiently submit, evaluate, quote and close business. The Suite enables the carrier and channel to grow their books of business and cast a wider net to bring in new business:
Carriers - Commercial- and specialty- lines insurers can provide better service that makes them the carrier of choice while increasing efficiency; lower the loss ratio by leveraging complete underwriting information, knowledge and rules; and scale the business with greater agility.
The distribution channel - Agents, brokers, MGAs and MGUs gain greater productivity, increased responsiveness, and a higher win rate through the Suite's upload, STP, collaboration, and transparency features.
A Suite of Collaborative Underwriting Applications
Built on a modern architecture with common Web services, security, workflows, and integration toolkit, the modular applications of the FirstBest Front Office Suite work together seamlessly, enabling rapid deployment in different configurations. Carriers can pick and choose any or all of the Suite's applications with the peace of mind that they work together today and in the future, as additional capabilities are required.
The Suite includes three collaborative underwriting applications:
FirstBest Underwriting Management System (UMS) - FirstBest's flagship solution combines a next-generation underwriting workstation and a business analyst workstation with a Web 2.0 agent portal for comprehensive underwriting workflow and real-time carrier-agency collaboration.
FirstBest Agent - A complete transactional agent portal that facilitates new business and renewals, and provides rich functionality for increased carrier-agency communication, including dynamic supplemental data, shared documents, notes, and email notifications.
FirstBest AppReader - An agency connectivity application for agent and underwriter form/image conversion to ACORD XML and instant upload to carrier systems, regardless of agency management system, and without proprietary networks or transaction fees.
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