Sr Software Engineer in Miami, FL

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Assurant   •  

Miami, FL 33299

Industry: Finance & Insurance


Not Specified years

Posted 59 days ago

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You are a passionate Sr. Software Engineer - You understand that effective solution development requires going above and beyond. You take pride in making a lasting impression. Your current position has limitations and you seek a bigger job with a bigger impact. Your job search has many options but you want to distinguish the jobs from the true career opportunities… which one is truly going to allow you to shine?

The Senior Software Engineer analyzes requirements and designs, codes, tests, installs and maintains application systems, programs, functions, services, and other related software components in response to enterprise needs of high complexity. The position provides leadership, technical guidance, and mentoring to others in areas of acquired expertise.

Analyze requirements and design solutions for approved projects and change requests of high complexity and risk

  • Gather requirement data from various stakeholders and constituencies
  • Review, evaluate, organize and document detailed requirements of the various stakeholders
  • Prepare technical design options; consult with hardware and software technicians on options and strategies
  • Develop, document and present design solutions and alternatives
  • Prepare estimates of cost, effort and duration for development tasks and activities
  • Participate in technical evaluations of vendor packages

Design/develop system, application and program code according to business and technical requirements

  • Identify and validate software and infrastructure components required to implement technical solutions
  • Identify and validate solution objects, functions, interfaces, dependencies, and integration points
  • Prepare design documentation and participate in design reviews
  • Translate designs into specifications for required infrastructure and application software components
  • Code and unit test solutions independently or as part of a development team

Participate in quality assurance and testing to achieve quality objectives

  • Review established quality requirements and measurement metrics
  • Perform quality assurance and testing activities according to planned schedules
  • Apply selected testing tools and techniques
  • Perform and/or direct technical support activities required for execution of test plans
  • Perform and/or direct defect correction that maintains or enhances application integrity
  • Evaluate outcomes, report results and document findings according to current standards

Implement solutions

  • Adhere to Assurant change management requirements for application and system implementations
  • Analyze conditions and identify strategies that minimize implementation risk and/or improve system reliability and performance
  • Prepare and approve change and Help Desk documentation according to implementation requirements

Provide system support

  • Maintain knowledge of overall distributed and mainframe system environments, utilities and procedures
  • Participate in on-call rotations
  • Provide timely, concise communication of incident status to appropriate personnel
  • Document incident occurrence and resolution(s) applied using designated repositories
  • Evaluate conditions and suggest possible strategies to minimize risk(s) of incident recurrence
  • Consult with and direct other staff personnel as required for effective incident resolution
  • Resolve development and support issues of high complexity or risk

Maintain and enhance knowledge of the business operations and strategic imperatives of Assurant

  • Periodically review business goals and operational and strategic objectives
  • Apply knowledge of the key components and relationships of Assurant products, distribution channels, and customer base
  • Foster and sustain open communication with business application users and stakeholders
  • Adhere to the Assurant Core Principles; pursue achievement of excellence in Core Competencies Know the critical success factors supporting the Assurant Core Purpose, Mission, Goals and


  • Experience in mainframe and/or client/server and n-tier development principles including understanding of Object Oriented modeling, analysis, design and programming
  • Experience using methodology and development concepts for mainframe applications and/or Windows and Web-based Services
  • Experience in mainframe design methodologies and techniques and/or distributed design tools such as the Unified Modeling Language (UML) and use of other tools supporting Object Oriented Analysis and Design (OOAD)
  • Experience with major mainframe development languages and their related utilities and/or experience with major distributed technologies and relational database technologies
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Documentation skills to translate requirements into specifications for program objects, functions and systems.
  • Estimation skills for cost, effort and duration of product deliverables of high complexity
  • Analysis skills for technical problems and solutions of high risk
  • Advanced programming skills in targeted languages and utilities for the mainframe and/or distributed environments

Valid Through: 2019-9-18