Farmers Insurance Careers

Configuration Developer

Caledonia, Michigan
Information Technology


Job Description

Requisition ID: 190000RA
  
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Job Summary 
  
Programs, tests and implements changes to the configuration of software programs to ensure they meet user specification and installation standards. Also, documents programs. 
  
Essential Job Functions 
  
  • Configures software programs to meet user requirements of low to medium complexity.
  • Unit tests the changes made and then turns over to the Testing area for further testing.
  • Once these changes are approved to move forward, schedules the work to be implemented.
  • Produce cost estimates and documentation for work items and projects.
  • Based on the requirements from the business, the developer determines how long the desired changes will take and then creates an estimate for the business and testing areas.
  • The developer documents their changes for work items and projects including the results of their unit testing.
  • Problem determination and correction of errors relating to the policy processing system and the configuration that has been delivered.
  • May be assigned defects for work they performed or others performed and then determines how to fix defect.
  • Defects are a result of configuration that may not be meeting the requirements exactly or a bug in their configuration.
  • Acts as a liaison for system questions and queries relating to system issues.
  • Develops and improves business processes and procedures to increase productivity.
  • Prioritizes work assignments to meet changing business requirements and implement in a timely manner.
  • Understand and use various utilities for development maintenance.
  • This can include but is not limited to debugging tools provided by the software that is configured.  
  
Physical Actions 
  
Physical Environment 
  
Education Requirements 
  
High School diploma required. Bachelors Degree preferred with emphasis on Computer Programming.  
  
Experience Requirements 
  
One year of experience with computer programming, either through course of study or work experience. Knowledge of Duck Creek or programming with C# and SQL. Good communication and writing skills.  
  
Special Skill Requirement 
  
  
Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. 

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 01/31/2019