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Middleware SOA Developer - Intermediate (remote within the US)

Company: Citizens Property Insurance Corporation
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:


Citizens is pleased to offer this opportunity on a remote / virtual basis within the US and some travel to our Jacksonville, FL office.

Searching for a place to make your mark? Every great team depends on the individual contributions of its members - the skills, talents and the passion that each team member brings. At Citizens, we're building a workforce of top achievers committed to our company's mission and vision. Our company values the knowledge that comes from experienced and dedicated individuals with a variety of backgrounds, in or out of insurance.

Citizens' Mission is to provide property insurance protection in Florida to those who are, in good faith, unable to obtain coverage through the private market while also providing the utmost in customer service. Our Values are public service, integrity, respect, responsiveness and sound judgment. We strive to not only provide affordable insurance products and services but also to provide sound financial responsibility to the citizens of Florida.

At Citizens, we are a team of dedicated, service-minded professionals committed to our policyholders. Come achieve and maximize your potential with us!

Job Summary:

We are seeking a talented Middleware Developer to join our growing team. This Developer will be responsible for coding, modifying, debugging, and documenting APIs and Webservices that best support business requirements. Some key functions include:

  • Develop, test and deploy code for enterprise Middleware applications such as Oracle Fusion Middleware and/or Jitterbit Harmony

  • Develop backend services for integration

  • Developing custom web services with SOAP and REST API's

  • Develop and support Web Service API Integrations

    Job Duties / Essential Functions:

    Models ethical behavior and executes job responsibilities in accordance with Citizens core values, ethics, and information protection policies.

    • Analyze, develop, document and/or test medium to high complexity software component changes in one or more engineering stack (Custom Java libraries, Integrations, etc.) to meet acceptance criteria while adhering to development and quality standards.

    • Research, analyze business requirements and troubleshoot medium to high complexity enhancements, bugs, defects or changes

    • Contributes to developing or enhancing DevSecOps practices as secure engineering and continuous integration/development/testing

    • Collaborate with business representatives to estimate and plan prioritized backlog items

      Qualifications Required Education and Experience:

      • Bachelor's degree in Software Development or Programming or Testing or Automation AND 3 years relevant experience, OR a combination of college education and relevant experience equivalent to 5 years

      • **5 years of relevant experience in lieu of a college degree is acceptable

      • **Master's Degree or PhD in a relevant field may substitute for 1 year of experience

        Technical Skills:

        • Experience in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and SOAP/REST webservices is required

        • Knowledge of Core Java, OOP and design patterns is required

        • SDLC is required

        • RDBMS / SQL is required

        • Application Packaging and Deployment is desired

        • Agile Scrum methodology is desired

        • Web Application Development Frameworks is desired

        • Spring framework and Spring modules is desired

          Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

          • Good knowledge of SDLC

          • Good understanding of Agile mindset, principles, practices

          • Proven knowledge in one or more programming languages.

          • Ability to review programming code and identify issues or discrepancies Troubleshoot code to identify defects and root cause.

          • Solid understanding of Enterprise Software Development and maintenance

          • Data manipulation, comparison, and computation proficiency

          • Source code management

          • Solid knowledge of testing practices (test plans, test cases)

          • Troubleshoot code to identify defects and root cause.

          • Identify and resolve issues and identify solutions, utilizing comprehensive analytical skills and demonstrating an attention to detail.

          • Understanding and ability to manage and understand data parameters and relational data constructs.

          • Ability to perform independent troubleshooting for medium to high complexity issues and escalate, as necessary.

          • Proficient at source level management, and version control. Code repository skills, testing and test planning skills.

          • Understanding of IT Security and confidential data, and Secure software development.

          • Testing skills at one or more layers i.e. unit, components, data, Application Programming Interface (APIs), User Interface (UI)/ User Experience (UX), Performance, Security

          • Knowledge of software design, modification, implementation, and deployment, including object-oriented programming concepts

          • Ability to understand and follow software specifications.

          • Thirst for knowledge, curiosity, and ability to learn new technical or soft skills

          • Emerging ability to effectively present technical topics to small and medium size technical groups

          • Agile Product development skills

          • Effective communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills.

          • Critical thinking and able to embrace change

            We offer unlimited career potential, excellent training and development opportunities, and a structured Career Development program to explore future roles of interest while growing and developing in your existing role.

            Citizens offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes comprehensive medical/dental, Retirement Savings Plan, Vacation and Sick Time, EAP, Tuition Reimbursement, Community Service and much more!

            • Retirement savings plan with a generous company match

            • Medical, dental and vision coverage

            • Company Paid employee basic life insurance and short-term disability

            • Generous paid time off: vacation, sick and holiday leave

            • Employee Assistance and Wellness Programs

            • Tuition reimbursement

            • Professional and leadership development opportunities

            • Company Paid Parking

            • Employee recognition programs

            • Relocation assistance (where applicable)

            • Community and volunteering opportunities

            • Casual dress

              Citizens is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

              Visa sponsorship is available for the Intermediate level but not the Associate level.



              Primary Location: US-FL-JacksonvilleWork Locations: Jacksonville 301 West Bay Street Suite 1300 Jacksonville 32202Job: EO - IT DevelopmentOrganization: CPIC BUJob Posting: Jan 7, 2023, 5:02:39 PM

Keywords: Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, Jacksonville , Middleware SOA Developer - Intermediate (remote within the US), IT / Software / Systems , Jacksonville, Florida

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