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Technical Lead - Full Stack in Jersey City, NJ at Chubb Group of Insurance Companies

Date Posted: 11/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Jersey City
    Jersey City, NJ
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    5 to 8 years
  • Date Posted:
    11/27/2018

Job Description

Lead a team of developers to deliver a world class customer experience to our customers and partners.  Responsible for design, development, testing and deployment of complete web/mobile applications in a fast-paced agile environment.  Problem solver and an expert at troubleshooting and implementing creative solutions to deliver on our digital strategies and objectives.


RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Helps the team to bridge the gap between architecture and detailed design
  • Works directly with the business and technology team members to identify opportunities for improvement, and to validate, refine and prioritize 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 developers to build the right solution at the right time
  • Lead team(s) of world-class software engineers and make the right design decisions and technology choices.
  • Be a hands-on lead engineer who will spend up to 50% of their time in the codebase, own production needs, and manage project execution.
  • React to and lead shifting priorities without compromising deadlines and team momentum.
  • Design and implement RESTful APIs
  • Design and implement user interfaces (UI) with reusable widgets with Unit and integration tests for the APIs and UI, Perform Code Reviews, Setup Continuous Integration etc.

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

  • Full Stack Engineer with 5-8 years of extensive working experience in all components of web application development including front end, Services/APIs and databases using multiple languages, frameworks
  • 3-5 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.
  • Proponent of Agile methodology.
  • Experience with complex web applications and associated infrastructures
  • Experience with API & Framework development.
  • Experience with large complex databases and data quality and lifecycle issues.
  • Experience with mobile applications a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Deployment tools
  • Experience in developing apps in Cloud Platforms such as Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services
  • Deep understanding of object oriented principles and design patterns
  • Experience with building scalable PWAs (Progressive Web Applications).
  • Experience in web application development resiliency and performance.
  • A strong passion for learning and adapting to new technologies
  • Knowledge of insurance domain predominantly P&C
  • Must be familiar with large & complex systems, highly transactional online systems and performance architectures

UNIQUE SKILLS/TECHNICAL EXPERTISE/SYSTEMS APPLICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Technical Expertise.  Hands on technical experience on HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Angular, and Responsive Web Design.  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, Application Infrastructure.  Good knowledge of Duck Creek, XML/XSL, Scripting, API Management, Micro Services, Containers
  • Adaptability- Agility.  Responds well to change.  Handles multiple demands / priorities effectively.  Adapts to best fit with situation at hand.  Handles conflict effectively. Collaborates. Develops new skills quickly. Willing to accept new responsibilities.  Takes initiative & accountability. 
  • Business Knowledge.  Learning Orientation.  Solves problems.  Understands fundamentals of insurance, IT best practices, and technology.  Understands business processes and process improvement.  Connects business problems to technical solutions.  Validates that solutions achieve desired business result.
  • Communication.  Communicates effectively both written and oral.  Responds to customers appropriately, timely, and accurately.  Manages relationships effectively.  Influences others.  Transfers knowledge to others.  Has experience working with multi-vendor projects and related communications challenges.