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Junior Software Developer in Irvine, CA at National General Insurance

Date Posted: 4/19/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Primary Purpose:

To support the Online Enrollment System in a technical capacity, with a focus on XSLT coding for PDF generations and troubleshooting XML integrations with various systems and triaging failed applications using SQL queries and working with Insurance Carrier technical teams to fix the integrations.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  • Build out XSLT files that convert XMLs to either an integrated XML sheet for our carrier partners or to populate Adobe PDFs
  • Work with the technical teams of our carrier partners to identify and troubleshoot integration errors
  • Identify connectivity errors that need to be escalated to our internal developers and work with them to resolve the issues
  • Maintain a working bug list of items that need to be corrected, and help serve as a quality assurance tester as items are corrected by our development team
  • Help with the building of online applications through our proprietary application building software
  • Using SQL queries into our database to identify error codes and work with various Carrier partners to troubleshoot our integrations
  • Help set up secure connections to outside customers
  • Run daily conference calls with our technical partners to set up and troubleshoot integrations

Minimum Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor Degree or in-lieu of degree equivalent education, training and work-related experience
  • Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of the OSI model
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  •  Experience with Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio, Visual Studio, and TFS
  • MSQL, HTML, CSS, XSLT 1.0, and knowledge of .NET (C#)
  • Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines
  • Ability to adapt to new situations and learn quickly 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish working relationships with individuals at varying levels within the organization


Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity of the health insurance industry, carriers, and their related products

Job Requirements


About National General Holdings:

National General Holdings Corp. is headquartered in New York City. National General traces its roots to 1939, has a financial strength rating of A– (excellent) from A.M. Best, and provides personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. We are a specialty personal lines insurance holding company. Through our subsidiaries, we provide a variety of insurance products, including personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, supplemental health, lender-placed and other niche insurance products.

National General is a fast paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial organization. Our team members live by and exemplify what we call the 4Es. At National General, we are Energized, Engaged, Empowered, and we Execute every day in order to provide an exceptional experience for our customers! We are passionate about our organization and the value that we add every day. A successful candidate with National General will embody the 4Es. Our team is poised to outperform the competition. We are National General Insurance and with us you can be extraordinary! Come join our team!

Companies and Partners

Direct General Auto & Life, Personal Express Insurance, Century-National Insurance, ABC Insurance Agencies, NatGen Preferred, NatGen Premier, Seattle Specialty, National General Lender Services, ARS, RAC Insurance Partners, Mountain Valley Indemnity, New Jersey Skylands, Adirondack Insurance Exchange, VelaPoint, Quotit, HealthCompare, AHCP, NHIC, Healthcare Solutions Team, North Star Marketing, Euro Accident.

In addition to a phenomenal career opportunity, National General Insurance offers an excellent benefits package including:

• Paid Training
• Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
• Wellness Programs
• Life and Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
• 401k w/ Company Match
• Company Paid Holidays & Generous Time-off policy
• Employee Discount Program
• Career Advancement and Development Opportunities
• On-site Healthcare Clinic (Winston-Salem and Cleveland offices)
• On-site Fitness Center (Cleveland and Dallas offices)
• Subsidized parking (Cleveland office)

National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.