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Software Engineer IV

Company: Arch Insurance Group Inc.
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

The Position:
The Software Engineer IV develops, implements, and maintains software solutions that enable business operations to realize company goals & objectives. - The incumbent performs analysis, design, coding, debugging, testing, and support of the most complex and/or larger impact software application systems. - May be assigned to develop new applications/systems, enhance/upgrade existing systems or provide production support. - He/she provides mentoring and guidance to less experienced peers, has authority to assign work tasks and review work products of lower level peers. - The incumbent assists the department manager/director in developing processes and standards.

Job Responsibilities:
Partners with Agile Program Manager (APM), Digital Product Manager (DPM), and Business Systems Analyst (BSA) to accurately capture stakeholder requests and system specifications and translate them into engineering artifacts, which typically include design specifications, source code, test scripts and test results.Consults with enterprise architects to ensure that the engineering realization is in accordance with Enterprise Architecture principles and software development best practices. As part of Agile teams, completes complex software development work involving creative application of design, coding and debugging methods and techniques. Keeps Agile team and APM updated on product status.Coordinates schedules and timelines with testers to ensure that all software components are tested adequately. Proactively collaborates with testers to develop action plans and solutions to address scheduling issues that arise.Utilizes high level software development expertise to provide guidance to stakeholders on devising effective and efficient approaches to achieve project and program objectives.Manages engineering risks by proactively tracking and communicating issues, devising methods to mitigate them and collaborating with involved parties to implement solutions.Leads architecture and design discussion. Interface with other project and program areas to coordinate interdependencies and resolve issues.Provides input to APM/DPM in creation of Product Roadmap, High Level EstimatesSupports business units in the resolution of in-depth user questions and issues.Maintains a working knowledge of new technology and software engineering standards & practices.Collaborates with IT management to define and develop documentation & engineering artifact standards, guidelines, processes, and templates.

Required Skills/Experience:
Expert level knowledge of theoretical and practical application of highly specialized software engineering best practices methods and techniques.Extensive experience in developing software applications on the assigned software platform or technology Extensive knowledge of source code change management and related tools.Knowledge and experience using Agile software development principles, process and tools.Advanced knowledge of Integrated Software Development Environments (IDE) relevant to assigned technology. Advanced analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.Excellent interpersonal, and written and oral communication skills.Strong customer service skills in order to provide end user/business owner systems support.

Required knowledge and skills would typically be acquired through a Bachelors degree in computer science, business, or related field plus 4 or more years of related experience. -

The Company:
Arch Insurance is a global insurer offering our clients superior coverage and service. We embody the Arch guiding principle of focusing on retaining experienced and talented employees to differentiate us from the rest of the pack. Our group operates from offices in the US, Canada, Bermuda, UK, and Australia, providing specialty risk solutions to clients worldwide across a wide range of industries.With nearly 20 years of operating history and strong financial ratings, our track record remains solid. -Arch Insurance employs a disciplined underwriting approach and prudent risk selection across all types of business. Our mission is to provide our insureds with superb coverage and claims handling through careful and diligent underwriting of risks and business-friendly solutions. Across our global operations, Arch Insurance employees are ready to meet your needs with professionalism and excellence. -#LI-CN1#LI-REMOTE

Keywords: Arch Insurance Group Inc., Jersey City , Software Engineer IV, IT / Software / Systems , Jersey City, New Jersey

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