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  • Software Development Manager

    Location Name AZ, Scottsdale - 7233 E Butherus Drive
    ID
    2018-2138
    Date Posted
    3 days ago(12/6/2018 12:09 PM)
    Company
    Nautilus Insurance Group
    Primary Location
    US-AZ-Scottsdale
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Company Details

    Nautilus Insurance Group

    We have specialized in providing solutions for Excess and Surplus Lines Commercial Property and Casualty insurance coverage for more than 30 years.

    We have more flexible policy terms and premium rates on a non-admitted basis. Our focus is small to medium Property and Casualty risks on both an admitted and a non-admitted basis.

    Our offerings are distributed through partnerships with appointed wholesale surplus lines producers. Our relationships are defined by mutual success, speed to market, customer-centric focus and an expanded appetite. 

    Coverage placed by Nautilus Insurance Group is provided by Nautilus Insurance Company and Great Divide Insurance Company, both W. R. Berkley Corporation members with A.M. Best (Superior) A+ XV ratings.

     



    Nautilus Insurance Company

    Nautilus Insurance Company was formed in 1985 and operates as an eligible Surplus Lines insurer in all states except Arizona, where the company is domiciled and serves policyholders as a licensed, admitted insurance carrier. NAIC #17370.

    Great Divide Insurance Company

    Great Divide Insurance Company is domiciled in North Dakota and licensed as an admitted insurer in 49 states and the District of Columbia. In Arizona, Great Divide operates as an eligible Surplus Lines insurer. NAIC #25224.

    Excess and Surplus Market

    The Excess and Surplus Lines industry provides a market for insurance covering hard-to-place, unusual and high risks not typically written by the standard markets.

    Responsibilities

    Nautilus Insurance is adding to the Software Development team with a newly created management position.  This person will manage a team of software developers to deliver high quality and on-time software projects. This person must have experience leading and managing software development projects and technical personnel. They must have experience with ASP.NET, C#, SQL Server, MVC, JavaScript, AngularJS, and other related technologies. 

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Accountable for working with the AVP of IT to establish high-level IT strategic plans, goals, policies and procedures. Develops plans specifying goals, strategy, staffing, scheduling, identification of risks, contingency plans, and allocation of available resources associated with the strategic plans and manages the completion of those plans.

     

    • Experienced in the AGILE / SRUM methodology

     

    • Manages mid-sized development team (8-10 people)

     

    • Effectively plans and coordinates training programs with direct reports and completes performance reviews in a timely manner.

     

    • Manage assigned developers while ensuring high productivity and performance by meeting deadlines and quality parameters.

     

    • Owns the development lifecycle and is responsible for managing technical risks throughout the project as requested. Expected to deliver software to QAT with a maximum of 15% of rework for the team.

     

    • Consults with management and customers and reviews systems project proposals to determine goals, time frames, funding limitations, functional scope, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of resources.

     

    • Demonstrates expertise in most of the current technologies (C#.Net, ASP.net, MVC, JavaScript, SQL)

     

    • Provides management direction by applying specialized and technical knowledge in software development practices and execution for the various software development efforts and technology functions.

     

    • Enforces adherence to software development, maintenance, change and deployment methodologies in compliance with established Nautilus SDLC rules and Sarbanes-Oxley controls.

     

    • Identifies and assist in the improvement of software development processes, best practices and tools.  

     

    • Communicates regularly and effectively with staff and internal/external customers by providing timely updates on project status, risks and costs when appropriate and acts as a trusted advisor on software development decisions.

     

    • Coordinates recruitment or assignment of project personnel, including contractors, and directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within budget.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) preferable in Computer Science
    • 10+<strong< strong="">years of software development experience in the management of programming and systems administration</strong<>
    • 5+ years of managing a software development team
    • 5+ years’ experience with best practice SDLC/PMLC, data warehousing concepts, software and database design concepts.

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