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Digital Technology Lead - Digital Distribution & Partnerships in Jersey City, NJ at Chubb Group of Insurance Companies

Date Posted: 5/4/2018

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Job Description

Digital Technology/Engineering Lead 

The primary technology lead for the agile team.  Ensures that solutions are leveraging the platform, available APIs and optimal architecture.  Facilitates solutions to technical constraints, coordinates resources and leads the development team in order to deliver upon the intended business benefits. 

  • Responsible for technical leadership, execution, and for onboarding digital partners on to CHUBB Digital Distribution Platform
  • Helps the team to bridge the gap between product architecture and detailed design
  • Works directly with the team, Business Architect, and Product Owner to identify opportunities for improvement, and to validate, refine and prioritize those user stories
  • Advocates for the team’s technical quality by insisting on design and code reviews, performance tests, test automation, and unit test strategies
  • Mentor for Scrum Team and coaches developers to build the right solution at the right time
  • Excellent team player and communication skills 
  • Have basic understanding of Agile practices, such as Scrum, Kanban, etc.
  • Lead team(s) of world-class software engineers and make the right design decisions and technology choices.
  • Be a hands-on lead engineer who is not adverse to spending time in the codebase, production needs, and managing project execution.
  • Design, develop and deploy complex systems integration projects that require deep knowledge of insurance systems and business processes as well as technology competency in a variety of technologies.
  • Provide coaching and leadership in software best practices, automated test strategies, and work toward flattening the cost of change curve for our software products and services.
  • Direct the development of the services platform that will promote rapid development including maximum reuse across the various systems and teams.
  • React to and lead shifting priorities without compromising deadlines and team momentum.
Qualifications:
  • 5 years of software development experience, shipping enterprise grade software, using multiple languages and frameworks.
  • 1 year of experience as a hands-on engineering team managing technology specialists, engineers; setting goals and developing career plans
  • An M.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Basic understanding of Agile practices, such as Scrum, Kanban, etc.
  • Experience with complex web applications and associated infrastructures
  • Experience with API development
  • Experience with insurance platforms like Duck Creek Policy or similar technology is required
  • Experience with large complex databases and data quality and lifecycle issues.
  • Experience with mobile applications a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to present deep technical details to partner developers and management 
  • Knowledge of Digital Marketing Tools
  • Experience with CrownPeak or similar Web Experience Management Platform is a plus
  • Knowledge or experience with insurance policy platforms like Duck Creek is a plus
  • Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle and Agile methodologies
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Deployment tools
  • Experience with building web services
  • A strong passion for learning and adapting to new technologies
  • Excellent knowledge of insurance domain predominantly P&C
  • Must have Insurance Domain Knowledge and Experience 
  • Must be familiar with large & complex systems, highly transactional online systems and performance architectures
  • Must have experience working with Cloud Platforms
  • Experience working with MS Azure is plus
  • Must be well versed in various technology architectural topics including but not limited to:
    • Cloud Platforms
    • DevOps
    • UX/UI
    • Security
    • Data & Analytics
  • Deep knowledge of REST, MS Azure Platform, Web Services, XML/XSL, Scripting, API Management Gateway, Developer Portal