Java Developer Analyst II

Richfield, Ohio
Not Specified
Sep 29, 2016
Nov 28, 2016
Job Type
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Career Level
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With over 25 years of success, National Interstate (NASDAQ: NATL) is one of the leading specialty property and casualty insurance companies in the country. We offer more than 30 product lines with a focus on commercial transportation, Alternative Risk Transfer (ART), and specialty vehicle insurance. Here at National Interstate, we believe that providing quality and commitment to our customers as well as our employees is paramount to our success. Thanks to our talented and dedicated team, we are truly able to build an insurance experience around you. If you are ready to join an engaging and driven team such as ours, we would love to hear from you!

Key aspects of this role:

  • Creates and executes test plans for latter stages testing (i.e., integration, system, acceptance testing). Leads or participates in all testing-related walk-thrus

  • Develops technical specifications for large projects.

  • Build interfaces between components on different platforms.

  • Has in-depth knowledge of the system(s) they support. General understanding of all subsystems and interfacing systems.

  • Must be proficient coding at least 3 of the following and must have knowledge of others: DAP, ALR, VB, ASP, SQL, HTML, Javascript, XML, C#.

  • Contributes to the development of design standards. Participates in training and communication of programming standards and best practices.

  • Has in-depth understanding of multiple file structures/databases. Can design data structures / databases with oversight.

  • Codes and may assist in the design of on-line systems with multiple screens and navigation on a single platform. GUI only: Demonstrates a good understanding of event handling.

  • Solves and implements the resolution to unstructured technical problems which impact one to many other systems.

  • Recommendations for technology decisions impact the work team and are reviewed by work team and manager.

  • Leads design decisions on a project team. Acts as a technical team leader. Has earned the customer's confidence in technical areas.

  • Regularly develops and manages small to medium sized projects (4+ resources) using project management techniques & planning tolls with minimal assistance. Defines tasks, dependencies and estimates with minimal supervision. Runs project meetings.

  • Understands interfaces and the business process associated with primary systems.

  • Leads meetings and influences customers by conducting presentations.

  • Demonstrates positive teaming skills across IS teams. Coaches team members.

  • Provides business training to programming team in classroom or informal setting. Assists in course development.

Skills and background that we are looking for:

  • A college degree in Computer Science or Information Systems, or any combination of experience and education that provides the skills/abilities necessary to perform in this role is preferred

  • Solid ability to read, analyze and interpret general business and technical information

  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication talent

  • Proficiency in coding at least 3 of the following: DAP, ALR, VB, ASP, SQL, HTML, Javascript, XML, and C#

  • Demonstration of an in-depth understanding of at least one file structure and database.