Digital Platform Engineer- RemoteChicago, IL


At HUB International , we are a team of entrepreneurs. We believe in protecting and supporting the aspirations of individuals, families, and businesses. We help our clients evaluate their risks and develop solutions tailored to their needs. We believe in empowering our employees to learn, grow, and make a difference. Our structure enables our teams to maintain their own unique, regional culture while leveraging support and resources from our corporate centers of excellence.

HUB is the 5th largest global insurance and employee benefits broker, providing a boundaryless array of business insurance, employee benefits, risk services, personal insurance, retirement, and private wealth management products and services. With over $5 billion in revenue and more than 17,000 employees in 600 offices throughout North America, HUB has grown substantially, in part due to our industry leading success in mergers and acquisitions.

Job Description

In this role, you will work with HUB’s digital platform; designing, developing, and integrating them at every stage of its life cycle. Assisting in Information Technology platform engineering tasks.

Objectives of this Role

  • Identify potential technical issues and engineer possible solutions

  • Engage with management regularly with reports on project status, activities, and achievements

  • Participate in “Technical Archeology” (Platform and System Decomposition), in respect to digital platform needs for integration to legacy systems and services.

  • Assist in the creation and implementation of digital infrastructure frameworks (Cloud) that are scalable, consistent, repeatable, and supportable.

  • Assist in or independently create robust, scalable, and high-quality automation solutions for infrastructure defined software development; mentor other less experienced automation engineers

  • Develop solutions by understanding and studying systems flows, data usage and work processes

  • Contribute to the expansion, growth, and maturity of Enterprise Architecture.

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Communicate with stakeholders to assist in the identification of business, technical, and operational requirements.

  • Conduct high-level root-cause analysis for service interruption and assist in establish preventive measures

  • Carry out debugging, troubleshooting, modifications, and unit testing of custom solutions built on HUB's digital platform

  • Assist and conduct application stack and systems decomposition research and engineering tasks.

  • Assist in configuration, tuning, and testing of tooling sets employed

  • Be responsible for analysis and recommendation of upgrades, design(s), changes, implementation specific to the support and scaling of HUB’s digital platform.

  • Review technical specifications from clients and vendors to confirm adequacy, accuracy and functionality of proposed solutions

  • Define benchmarks for tracking and measuring performance metrics

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in technology or applicable experience.

  • 7+ Years of experience with programming languages (Powershell, python, shell scripting)

  • Extensive experience with: TCP/IP, DNS, CDN, HTTP, WAF, OAuth, SAML

  • 3+ years of experience with AWS infrastructure as a service

  • 3+ years of experience with Azure infrastructure and O365 services and technology

  • 5+ years of experience with cloud service, infrastructure orchestration and automation tooling (OMS, AppInsights, DynaTrace, Splunk, Azure Runbooks, TerraForm, Azure Dev/OPS, etc)

  • Collaboration, prioritization, and adaptability skills

  • Experience in project management, systems design and integration.

  • Expertise in analyzing and documenting large-scale distributed systems

  • Desire to continuously develop your skills and knowledge

  • An ability to diagnose and resolve problems quickly and efficiently

  • Thorough knowledge of layered systems architectures and layered solutions and designs

Although hybrid Chicago is preferred, this role may consider remote candidates.


Do you believe in the power of innovation, collaboration, and transformation?  Do you thrive in a supportive and client focused work environment?  Are you looking for an opportunity to help build and drive change in a rapidly growing and evolving organization?  When you join HUB International , you will be part of a community of learners and doers focused on our Core Values: entrepreneurship, teamwork, integrity, accountability, and service.

Department Information Technology

Required Experience: 7-10 years of relevant experience

Required Travel: Negligible

Required Education: Bachelor's degree (4-year degree)

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Hi, we’re HUB.

In a rapidly changing world, we advise businesses and individuals on how to prepare for the unexpected.

When you partner with us, you're at the center of a vast network of experts who will help you reach your goals through risk services, claims management, and compliance support.

And this gives you the peace of mind that what matters most to you will be protected — through unrelenting advocacy and tailored insurance solutions that put you in control.

About HUB International

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, HUB International Limited (HUB) is a leading full-service global insurance broker providing property and casualty, life and health, employee benefits, investment and risk management products and services. From offices located throughout North America, HUB’s vast network of specialists provides peace of mind on what matters most by protecting clients through unrelenting advocacy and tailored insurance solutions. For more information, please visit