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Application Development Manager in Philadelphia, PA at Chubb Group of Insurance Companies

Date Posted: 9/4/2018

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Job Description


Leads, manages and participates in development of web-based applications related to global risk systems and actuarial models


  • Responsible for the development, deployment and production support of software, databases and analytics
  • Maintains the solution architecture roadmap
  • Provides direction for state-of-the-art technologies, development platforms, tools and methodologies
  • Leads and develops Cloud-based systems and digital transformation initiatives as appropriate and in line with both business and technology vision and needs
  • Leads and analyzes business requirements and translates them into technical specifications
  • Leads and performs development tasks, including user interface development, report development, interface development and MS SQL Server coding and optimization
  • Ability to oversee and analyze the full production workflow and to suggest innovative ideas and improvements
  • Leads and performs system/unit testing and provides UAT support
  • Leads and analyzes existing applications to improve efficiency and reliability
  • Develops ad hoc queries to generate on-demand reports to business and technology leadership
  • Serves as lead support resource for global portfolio of internally built risk applications
  • Responsible for a team of onshore and offshore developers (~10 people)
  • Responsible for assignment and management of Development Team priorities, scope, budget, resources and timelines
  • Responsible for rapid, iterative and efficient Release and Change Management
  • Responsible for adherence to Chubb Audit and Compliance requirements and policies


  • Minimum of 10 years enterprise IT application experience that includes at least 5 years of hands-on software development
  • Demonstrated ability to dive deep into code, defining system behavior, establishing technical roadmaps, partnering with the business to understand requirements, and communicating with senior leadership.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years of progressive management and leadership experience
  • 8-10 years .NET experience (C#, C++, Visual Studio 2015+)
  • 5+ years MS SQL Server development experience (Stored Procs, SSIS UDF, Triggers, Performance Tuning SQL Server 2012+)
  • Minimum 3 years hands-on experience with Cloud Computing
  • Must be well organized, detail-oriented and have strong commitment towards delivery of high quality products
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Communicate and interact effectively with business unit managers
  • Ability to effectively summarize complex IT concepts and present solutions
  • Ability to handle multiple complex requests simultaneously
  • Knowledge of Statistical Methods and Insurance Experience Required


  • Experience with Risk Management Systems
  • Experience with CAT Modeling
  • Experience with RMS and/or AIR tools
  • Experience with OpenCL
  • Experience with GPU Computing
  • Experience with Geospatial Development (example: Google Maps API)