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Software Engineer II (Java/React)


Vertafore | Development

Job DescriptionI

As a Software Engineer II, you will be working within an energetic agile team implementing solutions that support a wide range of customers. You will develop high quality web-based applications for new and existing features. You will also have the opportunity to bring your creative ideas to the table to deliver better solutions to our users.


If you love technology, have a passion for software, are hungry to learn, and are driven to contribute to a world-class team of engineers, you’re who we are looking for.


Core requirements and responsibilities:

Essential job functions included but are not limited to the following:


  • Contributes independently to multiple functional and technical areas within a product
    • Responsible for developing new features and supporting/bug fixing existing features
    • Designs and scopes new features.
    • Creates artifacts/documents that are valuable to the team
    • Responsible for production
    • Troubleshoot issues across the whole stack - OS, DB, applications, JavaScript, and network
  • Continued ownership of technical growth including:
    • Product and business knowledge
    • Problem solving skills
    • Technical knowledge
    • Process knowledge
  • Share what they know by mentoring other team members
  • Closely follow industry trends and the open source community


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ensures quality of code written or reviewed
  • Adheres to quality/technical team standards
  • Makes decisions in their area of responsibility that help maintainability, reuse, security and performance
  • Able to diagnose issues and provide solutions for multiple functional and technical areas within a product
  • Can independently frame problems and perform relevant research
  • Curious and avid learners
  • Communicate clearly to explain and defend design decisions
  • Self-motivated and excellent problem-solvers
  • Driven to improve, personally and professionally
  • Mentor and inspire others to raise the bar for everyone around them
  • Collaborate with their peers, designing pragmatic solutions
  • Operate best in a fast-paced, flexible work environment
Prepare technical training and information sessions for other staff
Skills & Requirements

Preferred Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or related technical field) or equivalent practical experience
  • Design and architecture knowledge
  • Experience with Agile software development
  • Have an intense passion for innovating and crafting clean code
  • 2-5 years of professional experience with Java and common frameworks
  • Experience with React.js or similar
  • Can work advanced database magic with relational and NoSQL databases
  • Are in-tune with high performance and high availability design/programming
  • Have experience in security best practices for software and data platforms
  • Enjoy solving problems through the entire application stack
  • Are interested and capable of learning other programming languages as needed.  


Additional Requirements and Details: 

  • Travel required up to 10% of the time
  • Located and working from an office location
  • Occasional lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds
  • Frequent repetitive hand and arm movements required to operate a computer
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision (working on a computer, etc.)
  • Frequent sitting and/or standing


Vertafore is a drug free workplace and conducts preemployment drug and background screenings.


The selected candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the job responsibilities, duties, skill, or working conditions. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. In addition, this document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship. 


Vertafore strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.