• Senior Software Engineer

    Location US-CA-San Francisco
    Job ID
    35944
  • Summary

    Esurance is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join a dynamic and award-winning team of individuals who are committed to making insurance smarter, easier, and dare we say- cooler. As part of a growing company that is focused on providing an outstanding customer experience, you’ll have the opportunity to expand your skills and discover your potential.

     

    If you’re looking for a career at a socially conscious company that offers great benefits — including matching 401k and tuition reimbursement — then you may have just found your new home. 

     

    Esurance combines the spunk of a startup company with the backing of Allstate (the largest publicly held personal lines insurer in the U.S.) to create a unique, energized, and exciting place to work. 

    Responsibilities

    Esurance is looking for a Senior Software Engineer with proven design skills to join a small, highly motivated team to analyze and translate business requirements into technical specifications, design and develop multi-tier distributed applications in a Windows/Internet environment, accurately document and present system designs, coordinate with other IT groups to deliver projects, test and debug applications and identify track and resolve defects.Esurance systems are built using the latest Microsoft and Java technologies following SOA best practices with a focus on scalability, maintainability and reuse.

    • Translate business requirements into development activities
    • Work with business users to clarify requirements
    • Create and document system designs using standard software design patterns
    • Implement high quality, secure and maintainable code that conforms to Esurance coding standards
    • Develop applications using standard software design patterns and best practices
    • Coordinate with other teams to facilitate the build, deployment, configuration and support of applications.
    • Provide technical leadership within the development team
    • Test and debug applications using both coded and manually executed test cases.
    • Clearly communicate status and open issues to team and manager.
    • Provide technical leadership and work effectively within a team environment to implement projects in a timely manner

    Qualifications

    • Organized and detail-oriented, able to work well under deadlines in a changing environment and perform multiple tasks effectively and concurrently.
    • Good analysis and design skills, yet able to complete projects and tasks in a timely manner Robust knowledge of standard application architectures such as MVC, MVVM and standard software design patterns.
    • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written, including good technical writing and interpersonal skills. UML experience a plus.
    • Focus on teamwork; able to collaborate with Business and other IT staff on projects.
    • Good understanding of software development process.
    • Able to work effectively under pressure, independently, and within a collaborative team oriented environment using sound judgment in decision making.


    Experience / Education:

    • 5+ years .NET - C#, ASP.NET., Javascript, JQuery, CSS
    • 3+ years MS SQL Server skills.
    • Strong XML, XSL, Schema.
    • Prefer knowledge of the Microsoft MVC framework
    • Bachelor?s degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent education required, a Master?s degree is preferred.
    • 5+ years of experience in software development required which includes experience with web application development, object-oriented programming, and asynchronous programming.
    • Microsoft Certification and insurance industry experience preferred.

     

    Benefits

    At Esurance, being committed to our employees is not just something we say, it’s something we do. Our benefits package is designed to help our associates stay healthy, meet their long-term financial goals, and balance the demands of work and personal life. Esurance rewards hard work, dedication, and creativity with competitive salaries and a generous bonus system. We are committed to our employees and we are dedicated to creating a diverse, positive, innovative and team-oriented work environment.

    Health & wellness

    • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
    • Life insurance (company-paid and supplemental)
    • Accidental death and dismemberment coverage
    • Wellness coaching and incentives
    • Group critical illness coverage
    • Accident indemnity and hospital indemnity plans
    • Group legal

    Savings

    • 401(k) plan with annual matching contribution
    • Referral bonuses
    • Performance-rewarding bonus system
    • Tuition assistance program (up to $5,250 per year)
    • Health savings and flexible spending accounts
    • Commuter benefits

    Family & Community

    • Adoption assistance
    • Maternity leave
    • Buckle Up Baby program
    • Pet insurance discount
    • Charitable gift matching
    • Give Time, Get Time volunteer program
    • Employee Assistance Program

    Time off

    • Short-term disability
    • Long-term disability (employee-paid option)
    • Paid time off (holidays, vacation, personal choice days)

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