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Manager, Software Engineer - Velogica

Date: Jan 15, 2022

Location: Charlotte, US

Company: SCOR

     AMERICAS     

Charlotte United States (US) 

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Manager, Software Engineer - Velogica 

Permanent 

Information Technology 

 

 

          About SCOR         

SCOR, the 4th largest reinsurer in the world, provides insurance companies with a diversified and innovative range of solutions and services to control and manage risk. Using its experience and expertise, “The Art & Science of Risk”, SCOR provides cutting-edge financial solutions, analytics tools and services in all areas related to risk – in Life & Health insurance as well as in P&C insurance. Our specialist teams operate in over 120 countries, developing value added and innovative products and services and making long-term commitments to their clients, namely insurers and large corporations.
SCOR's aim, as an independent global reinsurance company, is to develop its Life and P&C business lines, to provide its clients with a broad range of innovative reinsurance solutions and to pursue an underwriting policy founded on profitability, supported by effective risk management and a prudent investment policy, in order to offer its clients an optimum level of security, to create value for its shareholders, and to contribute to the welfare and resilience of Society by helping to protect insureds against the risks they face.

 

Job Summary

The Manager, Software Engineer - Velogica is responsible for supporting the Velogica® application development process and for supporting Velogica® integration and operations efforts by designing, developing, and executing technical solutions which fulfil business requirements provide by the Product Owners.  They are also expected to review business requirements and design, develop, and execute test plans which verify that those requirements and specifications are completely and accurately fulfilled.

The Velogica® application development teams provide software development, testing and production support services to the Velogica® business platform. The Velogica® platform is a high-availability, retail-servicing platform and the individual selected for this role will have demonstrated experience successfully managing and delivering technical solutions and services in this fast-paced, challenging environment.

 

-Key duties and responsibilities

  • Act as a servant leader, working with other team members to create an environment where all team members can achieve autonomy, mastery, and purpose in delivering quality software predictably and efficiently through use of an Agile development methodology.
  • Foster and participate in a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Work closely with Product Owners, quality analysts, and other developers to review and refine business requirements, software requirements, and detailed designs.
  • Work closely with the Product Owner to understand priorities and dependencies.
  • Create and maintain project, system, and testing documentation as needed.
  • Ensure successful fulfilment of acceptance criteria, including participating in reviews of technical designs and validation of completion.
  • Participate in sprint planning and daily scrum meetings to provide clear status of progress and identification of impediments.
  • Contribute to the creation and maintenance of software development lifecycle (SDLC) processes which encourage and enforce technical standards, best practices, and effective use of tools and methodologies for a high-availability, high-volume, retail-servicing platform.
  • Work with New Business Development, Product Owners, and Implementation teams to assist with client implementations, providing high level guidance to the client’s technical teams and detailed technical guidance where necessary.
  • Participate in the on-call, rotating production support process, including maintenance of support processes and best practices.
  • Plan, execute and evaluate tests to ensure the conformance of the Velogica® system behaviour to business requirements and technical specifications, both for system enhancements and existing functionality.
  • Maintain and improve test coverage of Velogica®, including expanding the regression test coverage provided by automated tests.
  • Contribute to a consistent and stable automated regression.
  • Participate in controls compliance and auditing for the Velogica® application development team.
  • Adhere to SCOR Information Security policies and best practices, including security awareness training and other information protection initiatives.

-Required experience & education

  • At least 8 years of experience participating in a software development lifecycle on high-availability, high-volume, systems which directly support retail customers and installations.
  • 5+ years working on or with application development teams using Agile methodologies to produce quality software predictably and efficiently.
  • At least 3 years providing leadership and guidance to software development teams.
  • Expertise with application and technical systems architecture to support high-availability, high-volume, retail-servicing processing systems
  • Experience with various technologies including Java, J2SE, Java EE, Python, SQL, EJB, JMS, JPA2, JAX-RS, SOAP, REST, Hibernate, JDBC, Spring, Spring Boot, log4j, JUnit, Angular, XML, JSON, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, JBoss, Git, Jira, Jenkins, Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Amazon Aurora, AWS Lambda, Amazon SQS, AWS CloudWatch, other services of the AWS family.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting functional, integration, performance, and regression testing.
  • Demonstrated experience understanding data models and designing, developing, and executing SQL scripts against complex data models.
  • Demonstrated experience testing back-end (non-GUI) systems (preferably systems built with a service-oriented architecture).
  • Demonstrated experience creating and following a schedule, communicating status, working in a team environment, and successfully contributing to business initiatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to function independently and as an integral member of a team.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, including the ability to provide technical guidance and foster a safe and productive work environment.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly motivated, self-directed worker capable of developing detailed tasks from abstract assignments.
  • Experience creating and following a schedule, communicating status, working in a fast-paced, team environment and successfully achieving the business initiatives.
  • Regular attendance and an availability to work additional hours to meet challenging deadlines are minimum requirements of this role.
  • Insurance / Re-insurance experience, preferred. 
  • A bachelor’s degree in information services management, computer science, applied mathematics or related fields, or equivalent work experience.

 


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