Location: Jersey City
Posted on: February 23, 2021
FAST, which stands for "Flexible Architecture, Simplified
Technology," is a Verisk (NASDAQ: VRSK) business that offers a
suite of out-of-the-box software components insurers can use to
quickly modernize their current environments or replace their
legacy systems. FAST, which has a U.S. office in Iselin, New Jersey
and an international office in Hyderabad, India, was founded in
2010 to provide an alternative to the overly burdensome solutions
available in the market.
At FAST, we recognize that each insurance company faces a unique
set of issues and challenges, and that a tremendous amount of
creativity and capability is required to craft and implement the
best solution. That's why FAST was built on an agile mindset. FAST,
in concert with Verisk, is focused on providing innovative
technology and analytics solutions for the life insurance industry.
We're continuously learning and improving, constantly challenging
the status quo, and always seeking a "win/win" for our customers,
partners, and employees. We reduce the time to market, eliminating
risk and lowering the cost of standing up and maintaining core
We continue to leapfrog the competition through Gartner's Magic
Quadrant for Life Insurance Policy Admin Systems, North America.
FAST was first recognized in Gartner's 2015 Magic Quadrant and
after only three years became the youngest company to make
Gartner's leadership quadrant (upper-right).
We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies!
At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk
(Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in
insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can
make faster and more informed decisions.
Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other
emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records.
We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending,
and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on
complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and
But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a
commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.
It's the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact
sustainability initiative. It's why we made a commitment to
balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It's the aim of our
"returnship" program for experienced professionals rejoining the
workforce after time away. And, it's what drives our annual
Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market
innovations to solve our customers' problems.
At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value.
But far bigger, is why we do what we do.
At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work;
create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the
support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We
have received the Great Place to Work-- Certification for the
fourth consecutive year. We've been recognized by Forbes as a
World's Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to
our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive
and diverse workforce. Verisk's Statement on Racial Equity and
Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting
positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and
FAST creates market leading core software solutions for the
insurance industry with award-winning flexible architecture. Our
DevOps team manages and automates FAST infrastructure on Amazon Web
Services (AWS), as well as working with cutting edge IT,
networking, security and monitoring tools.
Candidates must be proficient in problem solving and working both
independently and as part of a larger group. We will teach
technologies such as AWS, scripting (Groovy, ANT, PowerShell,
Python, NodeJS), SDLC automation (.NET and Java), relational
databases (SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL), IIS, and device/server
management (Windows, Linux). Candidates must be comfortable working
with the Windows and Linux command line.
FAST seeks recent college graduates or those looking for change.
The right candidate must pick up new concepts quickly and have a
strong interest in learning and utilizing new technologies.
Duties and Responsibilities
Essential Duties And Responsibilities
- Provide direct hands-on support in the design, deployment,
administration, and monitoring of production systems at scale in an
AWS cloud environment
- Quickly respond to operational issues, cloud or network
infrastructure, to minimize any interruption in services to
- Able to understand scripting, triage automaton issues, and
enhance as required
- Assist with hardware and general IT support as required
- Ability to participate in 24/7 cloud/infrastructure services
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Engineer: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science,
Engineering or a related discipline
- Excellent verbal communication, technical writing,
organization, and time management skills
- Comfortable working with virtualized Windows and Linux
environments, as well as Windows PCs
Preferred Specialized Knowledge And Skills
- Knowledgeable in one or more scripting languages (Java, Python,
PowerShell, C#, etc.)
- General understanding of, or willingness to learn Amazon Web
- Completed AWS certifications a strong plus
Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.
All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal
opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for
employment without regard to race, religion, color, national
origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual
orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.
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sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email
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