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Zurich NA Lead Java Developer in Schaumburg, Illinois

Lead Java Developer


Zurich Insurance has a great opportunity available at our North American Headquarters in Schaumburg, IL. We are looking for a Lead Java Technical Developer that will focus on developing, defining, configuring, supporting, and auditing the Guidewire underwriting management program.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing clear functional requirement and technical specifications when custom development is required

  • Support the analysis of the Guidewire system needs through the organization including product evaluations, recommendations for system selection, implementation, enhancements and support

  • Define and optimize process to help drive improvements to meet business needs in Guidewire

  • Audit and resolve data quality issues; make recommendations to prevent issues from recurring in the future

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Insurance Industry Experience

  • Experience leading a group of developers

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Java / J2EE programming with Spring Boot Framework.

  • Design Patterns (delegate, event listener)

Basic Qualifications:

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

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

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

  • 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

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve. Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world. Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE disability/vets

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Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Relocation Available Yes

Job Posting 09/15/20

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200003GH

It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.