Application Developer - Crop (Birmingham, AL)

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Primary Details
Time Type: Full time

Worker Type: Employee

At QBE, our purpose is to give people the confidence to achieve their ambitions inside and outside of work. From development opportunities, to flexible work options and highly competitive reward and benefits packages, we understand the importance of living our values when it comes to our people.

Everything we do at QBE is underpinned by our company's cultural elements - because we know it's not just what we do that matters, it's how we do it that makes the difference.

This opportunity is accountable for delivering technical solutions for key stakeholders' business requirements by analyzing business needs, developing effective applications, conducting user acceptance testing and troubleshooting errors to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of developed programs. This role is for developing enhancements, features, and bug fixes in our releasing code. We use Visual Studio, TFS, and C#, .Net for our development tools (Microsoft stack). We use Oracle as our main database technology, ESRI for our mapping applications. We develop apps for Windows (WPF), Mobile (Xamarin), and Web (React, WebAPI) for Policy Holders, Agents, Adjusters, and other internal staff.

Primary Responsibilities
• Deliver effective applications for business use by analyzing business requirements and consulting with key stakeholders to clarify and ensure program specifications and technical solutions align with business needs• Build applications by translating specifications into programming language and forecasting solutions to anticipated problems to ensure effectiveness of programs for business use• Foster a thorough approach to finalizing developed applications by participating in testing of functionality and analyzing sample data-sets to ensure accuracy of program output and support the achievement of quality assurance and key stakeholder standards• Collaborate with internal stakeholders by participating in design and code reviews and escalating issues to troubleshoot errors and gaps, refine processes and technical standards and ensure continual effectiveness of team deliverables• Provide accurate record-keeping by writing detailed documentation for the operation of programs to facilitate user understanding of application functioning• Contribute to a positive work environment by demonstrating cultural expectations and influencing others to reward performance and value "can do" people, accountability, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, continuous improvement, collaboration, creativity and fun

Required Education
• Associate's Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience

Required Experience
• 3 years relevant experience

Preferred Competencies/Skills
• Generate or adapt technology to serve user needs• Design, set-up, operate, and correct malfunctions involving application of technological systems• Assist with defining a project's scope• Clearly and confidently convey information to internal and external stakeholders• Assume a methodical approach to evaluate situations; effectively and efficiently present logic, reasoning, and analysis to others• Conceptualize and innovate creative solutions; escalate issues when necessary• Understand team dynamics and utilize the individual strengths of each member to achieve results• Collaborate with people at different levels within the organization to accomplish a common goal• Multi-task and handle competing priorities; adjust plans, goals, actions or priorities to meet changing situations• Act with a sense of urgency• Adapt and be flexible in a complex, changing environment• Participate in continuing education related to the job

Preferred Education
• Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience

Preferred Experience
• Experience in the insurance industry

Preferred Knowledge
• Working knowledge of relational databases and SQL• Working knowledge of technical documentation• Working knowledge of software development lifecycle and relevant milestones• Working knowledge of .NET technologies, object relational mapping (ORMs) and Java• Working knowledge of n-tier architecture

QBE Cultural DNA
• Everything we do at QBE is underpinned by our DNA (which interlinks seven cultural elements) - because we know it's not just what we do that matters, it's how we do it that makes the difference. We expect all employees to role model and inspire the right behaviours that link to our cultural elements:-We are customer-focused-We are technical experts-We are inclusive-We are fast-paced-We are courageous-We are accountable-We are a teamAll employees are expected to adhere to QBE's Code of Ethics and Conduct and apply sound risk management practices

US Only - Travel Frequency
• Infrequent (approximately 1-4 trips annually)

US Only - Physical Demands
• General office jobs: Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is not substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Must have the ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time. Must be able to operate basic office equipment including telephone, headset and computer. Incumbent must be able to lift basic office equipment up to 20 lbs.

US Only - Disclaimer
• To successfully perform this job, the individual must be able to perform each essential job responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.

Job Type
• Individual Contributor

Global Disclaimer
• The duties listed in this job description do not limit the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the duties normally to be performed in the position or those occasionally assigned outside an employee's normal duties. Our Group Code of Ethics and Conduct addresses the responsibilities we all have at QBE to our company, to each other and to our customers, suppliers, communities and governments. It provides clear guidance to help us to make good judgement calls.

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Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.
More Information on QBE Insurance
QBE Insurance operates in the Insurance industry. QBE Insurance was founded in 1886. It has 11699 total employees. To see all 33 open jobs at QBE Insurance, click here.
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