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Application Developer III*

Job Description

Farmers Group (Woodland Hills, CA) seeks an Application Developer III to design and develop computer programs and monitor the work of junior staff to ensure accuracy of program logic and efficient use of computer resources. Specific duties include: code instructions for computer programs, objects, and components; configure packaged software; test and implement all changes to ensure they meet specifications; document and implement programs according to installation standards and conventions; quality check program code, related objects and documentation; respond to Production Support issues; work with business; analyze programs to ensure that they efficiently use computer and storage resources; recommend appropriate changes as necessary; conduct preliminary estimates or Rough Order of Magnitude for the level of effort of new application functionality or change to application functionality; analyze and make recommendations for the need for system backup, security, restart or recovery, balancing and controls; recommend approaches for meeting such needs; analyze and document the requirements and approaches to data conversion and data modeling; conduct system studies, analyze existing computerized and manual processes to improve efficiency; research and develop techniques for automation; monitor the work of junior staff to ensure efficiency, and compliance with specification; design and develop documentation of proposed procedures and systems; perform preliminary evaluation of packaged software; manage and control system development projects; support implementation and training activities; and troubleshoot system environmental issues. Position requires occasional travel within the U.S.


Position requires a Bachelor’s degree, or foreign equivalent, in Computer Science, Information Technology, or closely related field of study, plus 7 years of experience in the job offered, as a Senior Software Developer, Software Engineer, Technology Analyst, or similar position. Must have 5 years of Java J2EE development experience. Specific experience must also include: working with Guidewire policy center 9.0.5 development and Gosu language; working with Policy Center Data model, Guidewire Rating Engine, PolicyCenter Product Model, PolicyCenter Workflows, and Agency Management; integration experience in GOSU and PCF; configuring at least three Products in Guidewire Policy Center; working with Web service, Batch and Plugin; and working with Scaled Agile, Agile, and Test Driven Development methodologies. Must be willing to occasionally travel within the U.S.

Full time position. Apply by submitting your resumes at, Job: 200003OL.




Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 06/10/2020