Software Engineer

Location Name WA, Seattle - 520 Pike Street
Date Posted
2 months ago(7/22/2021 9:02 AM)
Berkley Select
Primary Location
Information Technology

Company Details



More than any other, insurance is an industry whose foundation is based on trust – to provide peace of mind. So it is essential that, above all, Berkley Select is a company defined by the attributes that engender trust and confidence among our brokers and agents, and their clients. Berkley Select is the result of bringing together two of the industry’s most respected names in professional liability insurance.
We are a leading provider of professional liability insurance products across a full spectrum of disciplines and industries, for clients of virtually every size and level of complexity.

As a Berkley company, we enjoy operational flexibility that allows us to deliver quality coverage solutions.  Berkley Select clients have access to a creative team of dedicated underwriters and the resources of W. R. Berkley Corporation. 


Designs, modifies, develops, and implements software components to support application programs and systems owned by the Berkley Select IT team. 


Engineer Duties

  • Develop structured, easy to maintain components that comply with program/system specifications and adhere to the Information Technology department standards.
  • Under supervision and coaching by a Senior Engineer, complete programming tasks that follow patterns of previous work and adhere to Development Guidelines.
  • Ensure that program logic and functionality are accurate, error free and meet user’s needs and requirements.
  • Assist in the analysis, design, development, and implementation of new software systems.
  • Work with Business Analysts to clarify requirements/specifications.
  • Participate in testing process through test review, analysis, and test support.
  • Further education with new technologies to increase core competencies.
  • Develop and edit business logic as needed via business rules management system.
  • Update documentation with specific functionality and enhancement



  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Management Information Systems or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Three or more years of experience developing and supporting web based applications in a Java environment.
  • Experience with relational databases.
  • Exposure to relational database development a plus.
  • Strong coding and analytical skills and willingness to learn from experienced developers. 
  • Experience with a multi-tiered architecture a plus.
  • Familiarity with a business decision rules management system a plus.
  • Familiarity with other key technologies a plus (Hibernate, Spring, JSF, jQuery, HTML)
  • Familiarity or experience with Agile/Scrum Framework is a plus.
  • Experience in Insurance industry is preferred but not required.


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