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Agile Dev Team Member IV

  • Location: Caledonia, Michigan, 49316
  • Salary: 59.38
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 8 days ago

  • Job Ref: 204058

Terrific Long-Term Contract Opportunity with a FULL suite of benefits!

Come work for one of the largest insurance companies in the U.S. and help people and businesses become smarter and better prepared to protect the things that matter most to them.

**Note: U.S. citizen / Green card holders ONLY due to government or federal requirement.**

Position: Agile Dev Team Member IV
Location: Caledonia, MI, 49316
Hourly Rate: $ 59.38/hr.
Term: 6 months
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

* Local candidates who can work at designated Farmers location highly preferred. (Currently, working remote is allowed due to office closures resulting from COVID-19.)
* Non-local candidates willing to relocate at own expense to work at designated Farmers location once office reopens required.
* Resource will be paid as a W-2 employee by the staffing supplier.
* Staffing suppliers - please do not contact the hiring manager directly. Only suppliers in scope of the Farmers CWM program can submit candidates for this position.
* Supplier will provide equipment/laptop to the resource for this engagement.

***These individuals should be onshore and ideally close to Grand Rapids Or willing to relocate depending on how the office opening for Farmers goes. ***

Senior Level Mainframe Developer
* Experience in the Casualty/Property Insurance industry with policy processing and back office systems;
* Experience in writing high level detailed solution and design specifications to assist programmers in developing new programs.
* Experience in both mainframe and distributed applications.
* Must be detailed oriented and an analytical thinker.
* Must be proficient in communicating with technical development teams as well as executive level.
* Must be a self-starter and quality driven.
* Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
* Technical knowledge: Cobol, DB2, SQL, XML, , Web Services, API, ETL processes, Easytrieve, JCL
* Preferred knowledge: Data Studio, SOAP, WSDL, Java,
* Responsibilities: Work in an Agile Environment to design, development
o Translate application storyboards and use cases into functional applications
o Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code
o Integrate data storage solutions {{may include databases, key-value stores, blob stores, etc.}}
o Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
o Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to mitigate and address these issues
o Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.