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Lead Guidewire Developer

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Zurich is currently seeking a Lead Guidewire Developer to join its Underwriting Transformation team within Information Technologies Services out of our North American headquarters in Schaumburg, IL.

 

The Lead Guidewire Developer will be responsible for:

  • Lead development work
  • Leading development team in trouble shooting defects called in by users
  • Working with the architecture and BA teams to design new integrations within the underwriting landscape
  • Perform code reviews and validate recommended solutions by other developers
  • Design and code new enhancements based on business requirements
  • Work with project teams as needed to assist in design and development
  • Attend daily Agile scrum on monthly releases to provide status and help team with blocking issues

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and 5 or more years of experience in the Software Programming Applications area

            OR 

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the Software Programming Applications area

            OR 

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 5 or more years of experience in the Software Programming Applications area

            AND

  • Experience assisting with design, coding benchmark testing, debugging and documentation of programs
  • Experience working with multiple phases of software systems programming applications
  • Experience working with multiple programming languages

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Java/J2EE experience
  • Spring Boot Framework experience
  • Experience in design patterns (Delegate, Event Listener)
  • Guidewire Underwriting Management program knowledge
  • Commercial Insurance experience

 

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols (https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq), including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or negative COVID test results when allowable, to a third-party vendor. These are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.  

 

A future with Zurich

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.

 

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet 

 

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission. 

 

Location(s): AM - Schaumburg

Remote Working: No

Schedule: Full Time

 

Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-DR1 


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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