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IT Application Developer job at Zurich Insurance Company Ltd.

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Zurich is currently searching for an Application Developer I to work in our IT Strategy & Application Development team. This position will be out of our headquarter office in Schaumburg, IL.  


IT Application Developer will Analyze customers' needs and design, document, test, and develop software as required, according to installation standards, procedures, and conventions, to deliver solutions which meet business requirements.


Responsibilities may include, but not necessarily limited to, the following:


  • Codes instructions for computer programs/objects/components; configures packaged applications.
  • Documents and implements programs according to installation standards, procedures, and conventions.
  • Troubleshoots program code, related objects, and documentation to resolve application issues.
  • Prepares and executes Unit Test plans and documents results.
  • Investigate and assess internal client technical issues related to assigned software and hardware systems and manage each case to a successful resolution, working in conjunction with IT colleagues and directly with internal customers where necessary.
  • Follow defined security policies and guidelines to ensure information security and highlight any potential discrepancy.
  • Document outages, errors and any other customer or service issues, administer actions to resolve service problems and perform incident, problem, and escalation management for own area of responsibility.
  • Review and analyze IT project performance using standard reporting tools and highlight discrepancies against plan.
  • Undertake investigations and inspections of IT data, processes, practices, and incidents in accordance with established procedure to identify potential or actual compliance issues and recommend appropriate action.
  • Independently collate and analyze data using pre-determined tools, methods and formats and make recommendations to support the decision-making process in own area of IT.


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelors Degree and no prior experience required in the Programming or Systems Analysis area
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 2 or more years of experience in the Programming or Systems Analysis area


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Programming
  • Business / System Analysis
  • Java, C# or any modern programming language
  • Algorithms and object-oriented design
  • Complex data structures (maps, lists, etc.)
  • Scripting
  • Understanding of Agile / Devops practices
  • Web-based applications and technologies
  • Application servers : Apache Tomcat etc.
  • Database Servers: Microsoft SQL server
  • HTML, JavaScript, SQL
  • Web Services, XML, Messaging
  • Test-driven development
  • Insurance Industry Experience

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols (https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq), including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or negative COVID test results when allowable, to a third-party vendor. These are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.  
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Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.
As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet 
Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission. 
Location(s): AM - Schaumburg
Remote Working: No
Schedule: Full Time
Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-MD1 

Job country: United States

City: Schaumburg


Location: Schaumburg, IL, United States

Job posted 2022-05-14