IT Development Manager

Location Name NY, New York - 757 Third Ave - 10th Floor
Date Posted
4 months ago(11/30/2022 9:46 AM)
Berkley One
Primary Location
US-NY-New York
NJ, Morristown
Information Technology

Company Details



Berkley One exists to insure and protect the lifestyles of a modern generation of affluence. We seek clients that are sophisticated individuals and families who require world-class risk and claims management customized to their needs, a team of select expert independent agents and innovative digital tools to keep it simple and easy. We’ll blend our partners, products and capabilities with all that is Berkley, generating a modern solution for the customers we serve.


Our culture is one of innovation, creativity and teamwork. Our team is highly motivated, passionate about our business, and deeply experienced in developing and delivering product and service solutions in the personal insurance marketplace.


The company is an equal employment opportunity employer.


The IT Development Manager will partner with the Chief Information Officer of Berkley One to define and execute the strategic technical vision and roadmap. You will provide 'hands-on' leadership having close interaction with key stakeholders, external partners, third party vendors, and other members of the Berkley One delivery team. 


This position can be based in our Morristown, NJ or New York, NY (Manhattan) offices. We offer a hybrid work schedule with 3 days in the office; and 2 days remote where it makes sense to do so.


Key functions include but are not limited to:

  • Function as the 'go-to' technical leader for the software applications supported, requiring depth and breadth of knowledge in technologies, applications, integration, interfaces and business domain
  • Implement new tools and communication vehicles to keep teams informed and to optimize the SDLC process and improve quality; identify bottlenecks and quality issues and propose solutions   
  • Work closely with stakeholders to design and document automation solutions that align with the business needs and also consistent with the architectural vision
  • Partner with Project and QA Managers to develop and maintain delivery plans; work closely with BA’s, development team, QA, and design leads using Agile methodology; manage development resource capacity and execution
  • Mentor team members (including Sourcing Partners) to enforce development guidelines and best practices
  • Perform hands on development work through Insurance Now configuration tools, Java, JQuery, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, SQL







  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience as a technical lead or senior developer  
  • Experience in Object Oriented Design, Database Design, RESTful Service Design, Secure coding, Test Driven Development, Scrum
  • Development expertise in Java, JQuery, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, SQL
  • Experience with Guidewire InsuranceNow preferred 
  • Incredible empathy and understanding of the needs of our customers, both insureds and their agents alike
  • You are a master collaborator being able to bridge the gap between IT and business to understand business priorities and system constraints will be one of your superpowers 
  • Natural curiosity, a love of learning how things work and always on the lookout for innovative improvements
  • Exceptional communication skills; your communication style is flexible to the situation and audience

Additional Company Details

We do not accept any unsolicited resumes from external recruiting firms.

The company offers a competitive compensation plan and robust benefits package for full time regular employees including:
• Base Salary Range: $120,000 – $160,000
• Eligible to participate in annual discretionary bonus
• Benefits include: Health, dental, vision, dental, life, disability, wellness, paid time off, 401(k) and profit-sharing plans

The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment.


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