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Axis Developer in United States

This is your opportunity to join AXIS Capital – a trusted global provider of specialty lines insurance and reinsurance. We stand apart for our outstanding client service, intelligent risk taking and superior risk adjusted returns for our shareholders. We also proudly maintain an entrepreneurial, disciplined and ethical corporate culture. As a member of AXIS, you join a team that is among the best in the industry.

At AXIS, we believe that we are only as strong as our people. We strive to create an inclusive and welcoming culture where employees of all backgrounds and from all walks of life feel comfortable and empowered to be themselves. This means that we bring our whole selves to work.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, civil union status, family or parental status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Accommodation is available upon request for candidates taking part in the selection process.

This is your opportunity to join AXIS Capital – a trusted global provider of specialty lines insurance and reinsurance. We stand apart for our outstanding client service, intelligent risk-taking and superior risk-adjusted returns for our shareholders. We also proudly maintain an entrepreneurial, disciplined and ethical corporate culture. As a member of AXIS, you join a team that is among the best in the industry.

To support our growth objectives at AXIS, we are investing significantly in our Actuarial & Underwriting systems. This position is for an experienced Full Stack Senior Software Developer within the Reinsurance Actuarial and Underwriting Systems unit. You will be providing your experience, expertise, critical thinking and creativity to help evolve the Actuarial and Underwriting ecosystem in new and innovative ways while collaborating as part of a dynamic and agile project team.

As part of a global team, you will be working with highly experienced talent across different time zones to enhance existing solutions and develop new ones to deliver and integrate capabilities across (re)insurance pricing, catastrophe modelling, loss accumulation and exposure management. You will embark on an exciting learning journey, gaining a strong grasp of these domains along with the underpinning mathematical, actuarial and statistical methodologies.

Responsibilities

The Senior Developer will be involved and lead throughout the development lifecycle, through requirements analysis, coding, unit testing, system testing, user acceptance testing and warranty phases. Success in this position is largely dependent on the ability to implement, integrate, improve, prioritize and automate capabilities across the development stack and deliver against roadmaps even under pressure.

Responsibilities include:

  • Producing, testing and deploying code as part of a large development team

  • Translation of requirements into technical solutions

  • Contributing to the integration of capabilities into production environments, and managing technical dependencies with other development teams, infrastructure, security etc.

  • Working across teams within the Business & Technology Center to share knowledge (through ‘lunch & learns’ etc) and influence development technology roadmaps

Required/Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience as a full-stack software engineer/developer (front-end and back-end).

  • Extensive experience with Microsoft development and tooling stacks:

  • .NET, C#

  • WPF

  • Web API

  • MS SQL

  • Entity Framework

  • Experience of industry standards, best practice and development methodologies such as factory pattern, IoC, LINQ, delegates and generics

  • Practical experience in branching, merging code, continuous testing and software delivery pipelines and containers using Visual Studio, Test Manager, Team Foundation Server/Azure DevOps, or other tools

  • Real-life experience with Agile methodologies including experience as Scrum Master; experience working with Product Backlogs using Team Foundation Server or Azure DevOps

  • The ability to manage APIs, exposing/consuming via Microservices (Rest and SOAP)

  • Sound understanding of RDBMS and Data Repositories (SQL Server, MySQL, Azure noSQL)

  • Track record of working on significant to complex IT projects and systems with a large user base

  • The ability to collaborate effectively and communicate transparently

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Willingness to do multiple tasks and to work under high pressure

  • The ability to learn new technologies as required

  • Experience in the financial services industry

Desirable Skills and Qualifications

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or related technical field

  • Experience in reinsurance or Heavy Commercial/Specialty Insurance

  • Experience in implementing mathematical algorithmsExperience advocating and evangelizing best practices such Test-Driven Development (TDD) and Continuous Delivery (CD)

Rewarding. Challenging. Meaningful.

We are shaping the direction of Insurance and Reinsurance during a critical and exciting time for the industry.

Whether you are a student approaching graduation or a seasoned professional looking for a new environment, AXIS has the right challenges and career opportunities for you. At AXIS, we value each individual and recognize that attracting and retaining the right people is essential to the success of our company.

We offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes medical plans for employees and their families, health and wellness programs, retirement plans, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and much more.

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