Senior Software Engineer

Starr Companies
Alpharetta, GA
Job Type
Senior level

Job Description

Starr Insurance Companies is a leading insurance and investment organization, providing commercial property and casualty insurance, including travel and accident coverage, to almost every imaginable business and industry in virtually every part of the world.

Cornelius Vander Starr established his first insurance company in Shanghai, China in 1919. Today, we are one of the world’s fastest growing insurance organizations, capable of writing in 128 countries on 6 continents.
Starr Companies is a globally recognized insurance and investment organization with a rich history dating back to 1919. Our commitment to innovation drives us to continuously improve our tools and technologies. We're looking for a Senior Full Stack Software Engineer to play a pivotal role in reshaping our software for underwriters and staff. If you're passionate about creating durable, industry-leading solutions and want to work with a team of dedicated developers, your expertise is needed here.
Why Join Starr Companies?
At Starr Companies, our software development team pride ourselves on fostering a culture of excellence where merit, innovation, and collaboration are at the forefront. We believe in empowering our employees to grow professionally and contribute to the success of our global mission. Here's what you can expect working with us:
  • Merit-Based Environment: We are committed to recognizing and rewarding outstanding performance, ensuring that the best ideas and contributions are always given the opportunity to shine.
  • Innovative Spirit: Continuous improvement is part of our DNA. We encourage creative problem-solving and the exploration of new technologies to stay ahead in our industry.
  • Collaborative Teamwork: Our team is our greatest asset. We work together in a supportive atmosphere that values open communication and perspectives.
  • Professional Growth: We invest in our employees through professional development opportunities, training programs, and a culture that promotes career advancement.
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Design and build intuitive, efficient user interfaces using the latest stable releases of Angular and Blazor WASM.
  • Develop, maintain, and deploy stable, scalable, and secure APIs with .NET 8.
  • Employ modern design practices with HTML5 and CSS.
  • Focus on building and maintaining automated build and release pipelines, enhancing the deployment process in Azure DevOps.
  • Engage in active development by fully leveraging a wide range of Azure services and tools, optimizing performance and scalability through native serverless and PaaS Azure resources.
  • Work closely with customers and business stakeholders to comprehensively understand their needs and requirements, and ensure that software applications are aligned and developed to meet those needs.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, both within IT and the business, to identify and prioritize software development initiatives.
  • Effectively communicate development progress and issues to executive leadership.
Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field.
  • Extensive professional experience (5+ years) with the Microsoft stack, particularly with .NET (including .NET 6+) and Angular.
  • Solid background in MSSQL NoSQL encompassing database design, maintenance, and optimization. EF (Entity Framework) code first experience is a must.
  • Proficiency in JavaScript and front-end frameworks/libraries.
  • Proficiency in designing and implementing state-of-the-art APIs, with a focus on modern standards and best practices in API architecture.
  • Competence in source control management using Git.
  • Proven ability in writing effective unit tests and refining testing practices leveraging nUnit/xUnit.
  • A deep understanding of cloud architectures and DevOps practices.
  • Strong understanding of software development life cycle, including requirements gathering, design, development, testing, and deployment.
  • Knowledge of software development best practices and methodologies.
  • Proficiency in leadership and management abilities.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivated with the capability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Additional certifications and relevant training are highly valued.
  • Experience with designing, developing, and maintaining Blazor WASM applications in a production environment.
  • In-depth experience with various Azure services, showcasing a comprehensive understanding of the platform.
  • Experience in the insurance industry.
Starr is an equal opportunity employer, which means we'll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and we're committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We offer first class training and development opportunities to all employees. Our aim is to grow our own talent and bring out the best in people.
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