Senior Software Engineer

QBE Insurance Group

We offer a range of options to support your work/life balance, including flexible start and finish times, part-time work, job sharing, 9 day fortnight and flexible leave options.

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Three/NEO, PHL ⚠️

Primary Details

Time Type: Full time

Worker Type: Employee

Managing the delivery of all build artefacts effectively to ensure quality outputs. Work closely with the team of software engineers to build, customise and integrate software solutions. Update existing systems and integrate improvements to work on the applications already in operation.

Primary Responsibilities

• With Java, Python and DataStage skills

• Azure knowledge an advantage

• Ensure consulting services and project focus is on delivering support to IT strategic objectives

•Manage the continuous improvement of development processes and methodologies

•Handle more complex issues and risks as required and escalate if necessary

•SDLC and associated methodologies followed

•Development processes undergo continuous improvements

•Issues resolved or escalated in a timely manner in alignment with SLA

•Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.

•Ensure customer impacts are assessed and addressed in the design and delivery of solutions

•Deliver solutions meeting customers’ needs, e.g., eBusiness, online tools

•Effectively handover application changes and enhancements and provide support as required

•Proactively build and maintain strong and effective working relationships with key stakeholders

•Perform more complex development activities which may be beyond the competency or skill of a Software engineer and senior software engineer

•Analyse business requirements, design and implement solutions

•Complete impact analysis, determine test coverage requirements

•Ensure appropriate support to the end users during UAT and Postproduction Testing.

•Develop applications which includes coordination and collaboration with the BA/QA as well as the Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) of the project owners.

•Perform implementation, handover and support activities as required

•Identify, communicate and manage risks and issues as they arise

•Accuracy and timeliness of output

•Minimal rework required during UAT or post implementation

•Test activities completed to the required level of quality, within the scheduled amount of time and to the agreed budget

•Implementation is achieved according to project plan

•Accuracy and timeliness of reporting

•Risks identified and mitigated in a timely manner

•Perform deployment activities

•Mentoring and staff development

•Objectives aligned to business goals

•Teams are adequately skilled

•Depth of technical abilities within the team at desirable levels

Required Education

• Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience

Required Experience

• 5 years relevant experience

Preferred Competencies/Skills

• Hands on development on client server and n-tier systems

•Analytical and problem-solving skills

•Coaching and mentoring skills

Preferred Experience

• Experience in financial services

•Relational database and SQL development experience

Preferred Knowledge

• Broad knowledge of software development life cycle processes

•Expertise in technical and/or business area

•Knowledge on OOPS concepts

•Knowledge on Test Driven Development, CI/CD principles

•Knowledge on Agile

QBE Cultural DNA

• Everything we do at QBE is underpinned by our DNA (which interlinks seven cultural elements) – because we know it's not just what we do that matters, it's how we do it that makes the difference. We expect all employees to role model and inspire the right behaviours that link to our cultural elements:

•We are customer-focused

•We are technical experts

•We are inclusive

•We are fast-paced

•We are courageous

•We are accountable

•We are a team

•All employees are expected to adhere to QBE’s Code of Ethics and Conduct and apply sound risk management practices

US Only - Travel Frequency

• Infrequent (approximately 1-4 trips annually)

US Only - Physical Demands

• General office jobs: Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is not substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Must have the ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time. Must be able to operate basic office equipment including telephone, headset and computer. Incumbent must be able to lift basic office equipment up to 20 lbs.

US Only - Disclaimer

• To successfully perform this job, the individual must be able to perform each essential job responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.

Job Type

• Individual Contributor

Australia/New Zealand Only - Advice/Non-Advice

• Non-Advice: This role is not authorised to provide financial product advice to retail customers in respect of General Insurance products. Financial product advice, means a statement or recommendation made to a retail customer with the intention of influencing their decision in considering a general insurance product.

Global Disclaimer

• The duties listed in this job description do not limit the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the duties normally to be performed in the position or those occasionally assigned outside an employee’s normal duties. Our Group Code of Ethics and Conduct addresses the responsibilities we all have at QBE to our company, to each other and to our customers, suppliers, communities and governments. It provides clear guidance to help us to make good judgement calls.

How to Apply:

To submit your application, click "Apply" and follow the step by step process.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.

QBE Insurance

Global insurance leader with operations in 28 countries.

Working Week

We offer a range of options to support your work/life balance, including flexible start and finish times, part-time work, job sharing, 9 day fortnight and flexible leave options.

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Our Vacation Policy

We offer 31 days of PTO, including annual leave and additional flexible leave options

Remote Working Policy

We offer a hybrid remote working model.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equipment allowance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Yearly bonuses
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 14k across 19 departments:

  • business development
  • finance
  • engineering
  • support
  • information technology
  • operations
  • consulting
  • human resources
  • accounting
  • +10 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Azure
  • Java
  • Python
  • DataStage
  • Analytical and problem-solving
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Relational database
  • SQL development
  • OOPS concepts
  • Test Driven Development
  • CI/CD principles
  • Agile methodologies

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