Hub International Solutions Development Manager in Chicago, Illinois
The Solutions Development Manager will be responsible for providing technical direction to the onshore, offshore and nearshore development teams and liaising with stakeholders to deliver robust, sound insurance solutions that support and grow the business. The Solutions Development Manager will need to have the ability to think holistically about a system composed of diverse technologies. This is a hands on position that could require 60% or more time spent on developing/designing solutions, and doing research/providing expertise on evaluating platforms for the Specialty Group business. This position also entails being the SME on Carrier Integrations. This position is a full time position that can be based anywhere in the U.S. or Canada, with a very competitive base salary, lucrative benefits such as commuter allowance and comprehensive healthcare coverage, and paid time off.
Provide technical direction and guidance to onshore/offshore/nearshore team(s)
Leading a team of developers utilizing various development platforms including Duck Creek, C# .Net and SCRUM
Able to work closely with the offshore/nearshore QA team and be responsible for delivering solutions that have gone thru rigorous QA testing.
Liaise with all stakeholders to integrate current/pending systems with multiple-vendors; Ability to translate business requirements into viable/scalable/robust solutions
Manage and hire top development resources (staff, and consultants) to ensure consistent development and delivery of technical solutions
Develop, enhance, and champion software application tools, modules, etc., in accordance with standardized architectural, testing, and documentation specifications.
Oversee development, design and conduct code reviews with development team(s)
Provide feedback on testing (QA, Integration, UAT), end-user training / documentation efforts
Maintain custom applications / code modules functionality through vendor architecture / API changes and enhancements based on standardized application lifecycle management processes
Responsible for the architecture, design and implementation of insurance integration solutions.
Collaborate with Enterprise Architects, Business Partners in designing solutions for the business and in compliance of enterprise architectural standards.
Integral member of project teams, responsible for the delivery of application architecture and design deliverables.
Collaborate with the BA’s and Scrum Master to structure the work streams and project plan for delivery of the solution
Act as a development lead/mentor to evangelize to the development team architectural principles, industry best practices (branching, coding, patterns, unit testing, automated testing, CI etc.…), reuse of assets in the creation of solutions.
Support implementation of solutions by analyzing current system environments and infrastructures, and develop implementation plan and verification procedures and ensure their execution to deliver successful installation of systems hardware/software.
Engage when needed in maintenance and support activities being performed, as well as routine analysis and evaluation on resource requirements necessary to maintain and/or expand service level.
Bachelor's Degree or Master’s degree in related field preferred. In lieu of Bachelor's Degree, an equivalent amount of relevant experience will be considered.
Integrity, credibility, and a strong commitment to the company's mission
Excellence operating in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
High level of curiosity to learn about everything relevant to the job and industry
Strong design, coding, testing, documentation, and debugging skills
Knowledge of standard SDLC methodologies (Agile experience is a must)
Knowledge of version and revision control / structured change/Defect management practices and procedures (Git Hub, Jira, SVN)
Demonstrable expertise in the following database/development environments
.Net Frameworks; C#; JS
Data Lake/Data Warehouse – Nice to have
Cloud (Azure, AWS)
5+ years Insurance industry experience a must
7+ years in software development, architecture and design
5+ years of Duck Creek work experience
5+ years DOT NET, XML, REST, Web Services, MVC
Join a Winning Team at HUB International
When you join the team at HUB International, you become part of the 5th largest global insurance broker, providing a broad array of property, casualty, risk management, life and health, employee benefits, investment and wealth management products and services. Becoming a part of HUB means that you thrive in an entrepreneurial and fast paced team environment supported by over 15,000 professionals in 500 offices across North America. You will be able to actively contribute to our track record of year over year growth fueled by innovative new products and services, mergers and acquisitions, and a great team of people. As part of our talent engine, you will exemplify our strong core values which drive our unique corporate culture. HUB’s entrepreneurial spirit is evident in our people, products and philanthropic initiatives and we are passionate about our talent!
Department Information Technology
Required Experience: 7-10 years of relevant experience
Required Travel: Negligible
Required Education: High school or equivalent
HUB International Limited is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race/ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran's status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here athttp://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm.
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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 hubinternational.com.