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Programmer

Experienced

Vertafore | Development | Montreal, Quebec

To provide programming and analysis in response to client programming requirements.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

Software Development:

  • Analyze system requirements and write programs
  • Participate in technical design sessions, recommend solutions
  • Provide structural coded statements from specifications
  • Create test criteria, unit and integrated testing, data and file integrity testing
  • Ensure accurate interpretation of client requirements
  • Develop programming solutions which meet business requirements
  • Test new programs and participate in system installations
  • Perform investigations as assigned
  • Program documentation and specifications
  • Application/product support
  • Ability to quickly determine solutions to problems and ensure that the solution takes into consideration the entire application
  • Act as a programming consultant supporting marketing requirements, prototype development, R&D and other critical corporate functions

     

     

Skills & Requirements

Qualifications:

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • VB, VB 6 experience
  • C-Sharp, .NET experience
  • Solid understanding of SQL server
  • Sound Windows client server experience
  • Experience with COM, DCOM, Javascript, VBSscript or XML
  • IIS and ASP experience would be an asset
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Insurance experience would be an asset
  • Bilingualism
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to read and write descriptive narratives, instructions that are somewhat involved, materials requiring careful use of special terminology.
  • Must be able to communicate ideas, plans and concerns to all levels of staff and clients.
  • Ability to discuss matters that are difficult to grasp; conveying the essence of complex situations effectively and persuasively.
  • Communication with all levels of internal and external clients requires the ability to instruct and deal with contacts with a high degree of tact and courtesy. 
  • Keeps manager informed as to work progress and any problems/issues.
  • Must ensure conformance with the programming methodologies.
  • Provides full solutions to problems/enhancements; all solutions that are implemented are analyzed to ensure conformance with the entire system.
  • Must stay up-to-date on evolving technologies.
  • Must manage time in a way that facilitates the completion of all necessary tasks, fulfilling the client needs and ensuring maximum efficiency and productivity.
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks and schedule activities in order to assure maximum efficiency for both self and project team.
  • Performs in an accurate and effective manner with a results oriented focus. 
  • Will be able to handle multiple tasks/deadlines at once.

 

Internal/External Client Relationships:

  • Ability to handle situations tactfully when dealing with sensitive client situations.
  • A high level of professionalism and tact is expected at all times.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (level of education and previous job experience required)

  • University or College Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 2-4 years of structured experience working in a programming environment.
  • Knowledge about the General Insurance Industry to understand the various systems and products utilized by clients and maintained by teams.
  • Excellent understanding of the System Development Life Cycle.