Gallagher Applications Specialist in Farmington, Utah
At Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc. (GB) at http://www.gallagherbassett.com/ we are constantly seeking skilled professionals who are up for a challenge and take exceptional performance to heart. The professionals we hire help us maintain our reputation as one of the most progressive property/casualty third party claims service organizations in our industry and throughout the world. Gallagher Bassett provides services to Fortune 1000 companies throughout 100 offices worldwide. For the past several years GB has ranked among the largest TPA's by Business Insurance Magazine and was also a recipient of the Business Insurance Readers' Choice award for "Best Third Party Claims Administrator." If you're looking for a professional career with an industry leader then you have come to the right place. Wherever your interests lie, we're sure you will agree on one thing: our continued prosperity hinges on our greatest resource --- our people.
The Applications Specialist assists with user support of business applications and with the investigation of system requirements. We are looking for a Developer with experience in building high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade applications. You will be part of a talented software team that works on web applications and backing ReSTful services. Java developer roles and responsibilities include managing Java/Java EE application development while providing expertise in the full software development life cycle, from concept and design to testing.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Directs, prepares, designs, codes, tests, debugs, and maintains moderately complex computer programs
Formulates and defines system scope and objectives through research and fact-finding to develop or enhance/modify complex information systems
Prepares detailed specifications from which programs will be written
May assist project leaders in the development of lower-level Applications Analysts/Programmers.
Designing and developing applications for mission-critical systems and delivering high-availability and performance
Write well designed, testable, efficient code
Ensure designs are in compliance with specifications
Prepare and produce releases of software components
Support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies and presenting these for architectural review
Bachelor's degree and 3 or more years related experience required.
Competent to work on most phases of applications systems analysis and programming activities, but requires instruction and guidance in other phases.
Experience in Java development
Experience in JQuery, Backbone.js, Twitter Boostrap, Java 8, SQL, troubleshooting UI/Server communications, Camel, Hibernate, or Spring Data a plus
Hands on experience in designing and developing applications using Java EE platforms
Object Oriented analysis and design using common design patterns.
Profound insight of Java and JEE internals (Classloading, Memory Management, Transaction management etc.)
Knowledge of Relational Databases, SQL and ORM technologies (JPA2, Hibernate 4)
Experience in developing web applications using at least one popular web framework (Struts, GWT/Vaadin, Spring MVC)
Experience in ReSTful design with JSON transport preferred
Experience in designing XML/JSON documents preferred
Experience with test-driven development preferred
Experience in Spring Frameworks preferred
Experience in Selinum Automated Testing preferred
Experience in JUnit, Mockito preferred
U.S. Eligibility Requirements:
Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered
Must be 18 years of age or older
Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States. For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization
Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement, which require, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure
Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.
Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability, national origin, or any other legally protected status. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.
Job: Information Technology
Organization: GB US Operations
Title: Applications Specialist
Requisition ID: 44234