Software Development Manager in Boise, ID at National General Insurance

Date Posted: 4/23/2018

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Job Description


Primary Purpose:

Responsible for managing the results of software development teams, and ensuring software solutions are built according to company standards and are compliant with business requirements.

 

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.

  • Review and evaluate the performance of the development teams, overall work completed and the individual performance of team members
  • Held accountable for project deliverables, budgets, schedules and quality
  • Serve as primary interface with IT and business partners on software development projects
  • Supervise staff and make decisions in staffing/employment needs
  • Manage multiple complex software development projects
  • Articulate the company’s business requirements and objectives and translate those into software development solutions
  • Develop new methods and new procedures for accomplishing work
  • Interfaces with all levels of management to negotiate project priorities and outcomes
  • Other duties as assigned

 

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’s Degree or in-lieu of degree equivalent education, training and work-related experience
  • 5+ years of experience in all phases of software development including design, coding, testing, debugging, implementation and source management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish working relationships with individuals at varying levels within the organization
  • Ability to supervise, evaluate performance, develop and make staffing decisions for personnel
  • Ability to understand the business issues surrounding each project
  • Effective organizational and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure, adhere to project deadlines and procedures, multi-task and be detail-oriented
  • Ability to problem solve, make decisions and empathize with others
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Possess export working experience using one or more of the following skill sets: .Net, C#, SSIS, SSRS, Informatica and/or SQL
  • Possess effective verbal, written and face-to-face communication skills

 

Desired Skills:

  • Possess experience in the insurance industry and/ or basic knowledge of insurance
  • Possess experience as a supervisor or manager

Job Requirements

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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.

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