ProSight Specialty Insurance

  • Back End Developer

    Job Locations US-NJ-Morristown
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/8/2019 3:47 PM)
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  • Overview

    At ProSight, digital innovation is key to our continued success and growth. The Digital team is a core component of our strategy to deliver a differentiated experience to customers and partners. The Digital team is responsible for developing online and mobile solutions for our customers, agents and employees through engaging interfaces enabled by cutting-edge technologies. We believe that the best solutions occur when the right mix of disciplines and skills are brought together on an integrated team that is open to ideas, is not afraid to push the envelope, and is ready to challenge the status quo of the Insurance industry. We are looking to build the core competencies of our team with people who are energetic, entrepreneurial, and driven by a desire to make a significant impact.


    Our ideal candidate has outstanding back end coding skills, is very experienced in back end frameworks, and has a passion for code and technology. We are an agile team, so you will be a key participant in building applications and solving complex business problems. You will look for the best, and most efficient, patterns for solving a problem; if you’ve never had experience with it, you are willing to dig in and learn. Our ideal candidate is flexible, adaptive, prefers simplicity over complexity, is self-motivated, and exhibits a bias for action.


    • Develop the server side of web application logic as well as the integration with the front-end, user side; and, ensure accessibility across multiple devices and browsers.
    • Participate in design of web services along with writing APIs used by front-end developers
    • Work within, and help establish, back-end coding guidelines and libraries to ensure reusability, modularity and efficiency
    • Work closely with your product team to prioritize and support new application features, while simultaneously maintaining the quality of existing features and functionality
    • Monitor the performance of production web applications to look for opportunities for optimization
    • Assist the product team in managing and grooming the product backlog, assigning points to backlog items to correctly establish velocity, and establishing sprint goals
    • Own the planning, completion, integration and quality of the code you produce
    • Stay up to date with technology, tools, design trends, and industry best practices to help evolve the brand and team skills


    • Preferred 3+ years’ experience developing responsive, single-page applications
    • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field, or equivalent work experience
    • Deep knowledge of back-end frameworks/technologies, including Foundation, Bootstrap, React, or similar
    • You are comfortable with Agile development tools such as Basecamp, Visual Studio Team Services, Jira Agile, or VersionOne
    • Working knowledge of source control systems such as Github
    • Working knowledge of debugging, performance monitoring, benchmarking, logging and testing tools
    • CMS experience is not required, but is a plus
    • Your code is clean, efficient, and you strive for reusability in your designs
    • Strong technical understanding of the full stack of digital technologies (browser and server-side), and how they combine to deliver a superior user experience
    • Strong customer orientation
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
    • Motivated to create meaningful product experiences for users
    • Customer-centric, willingness to deep dive to understand customer needs and business drivers
    • Have a voice to communicate effectively with people who may not speak your “language” as a developer
    • Passion to succeed and continually improve skills
    • Desire to exceed expectations and to manage multiple projects while meeting tight deadlines
    • Detail-oriented and organized
    • Excellent problem solver and comfortable in a fast-paced environment
    • Capacity to set expectations and be self-directed
    • Team player


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