Sr. Software Engineer

| Greater Denver Area
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As a Sr. Software Engineer, you will shape and improve the experience of key Vertafore customers. You will work cross-functionally across Vertafore, including Customer Support, Account Management, Product Management and Product Development to help guide customers and also contribute to the future growth of your team.

You will work with a fast-paced, skilled team of business analysts, conversion engineers, developers and quality assurance engineers across multiple high-profile projects with development responsibility of assigned projects. Much of your success in this role will be dependent upon timely, clear, concise and effective verbal and written communication along with development of solutions that fully meet customer expectations with no/minimal defects or rework.

Although not a primary duty compared to developing and supporting code, a software engineer at Vertafore also works directly with customers as part of a cross-functional team, which means you need to be a proactive self-starter, able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and be service-focused to help nurture the customer experience. Additionally, you're a mentor and consultant, as well as a customer champion within Vertafore.

You must have exceptional communication, organizational and time management skills.


Core Requirements and Responsibilities:

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

· Confidently working with customers to describe technical concepts and recommend appropriate solutions whether pure custom or a mix of custom and core Vertafore products

· Assist business analysts as needed with reviewing request information and documenting solution designs that align with customer expectations and business objectives/requirements

· Assist business analysts as needed with training, informing and managing customers during the implementation process

· Document, architect and develop forward thinking technical specifications and solutions based on provided business requirements and/or specifications

· Test, verify and support customer implementation projects in partnership with quality assurance engineers

· Develop automated solution deployments as appropriate

· Deploy developed solutions within non-production environments and assist Vertafore data center resources with production deployments

· Working on/with small teams and completing tasks quickly with minimal supervision

· Leading junior developers and providing proactive feedback to senior leadership 

Qualifications:

· Creating advanced tables, views, stored procedures, indexes, constraints, cursors, user defined functions and triggers using T-SQL and SSMS

· Optimizing query performance and tuning indexes using Query Analyzer and other tools

· Extracting, transforming and loading (ETL) data to/from MS SQL Server

· Coding, interface design, documentation and unit testing

· Experience in C#.Net, XML/XSLT, JavaScript and ideally jQuery

· Experience with MVC, AngularJS and/or other model-view-controller type patterns

· Experience developing web, thick client and console applications, with mobile applications a plus

· Knowledge of Windows Services

· Knowledge of SOA and experience consuming and developing SOAP or RESTful (OData) web services

· Experience with Visual Studio 2010 or higher, including TFS source control

· Client-side and server-side debugging/tracing, such as using Visual Studio, Fiddler, Wireshark, etc.

· Batch file and/or PowerShell experience

· Bachelor's degree in computer related field

· 5+ years real-world software development experience

· Experience with Agile development methodologies

· Advanced troubleshooting experience and resolving production issues

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills (internal and external customers/partners)

· Ability to work within a team in a collaborative manner

· Willingness to learn new technologies and experiment with innovation

· Self-starter who is detail-oriented, quick-learner and deadline-driven

· Experience with work performed by Consultants, Business Analysts, Software/Solution Architects, Quality Assurance Engineers and/or Project Managers

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • AWS (Amazon Web Services)Languages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases

Location

Great location in the heart of downtown Denver just a block away from the RTD lightrail.

What are Vertafore Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Vertafore offers employees 1 paid day to volunteer at the non-profit of their choice.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Vertafore offers opportunities to join several committees, including Women of Vertafore, LGBTQ+, etc.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Vertafore employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 100% of annual salary for up to 90 days of disability.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers $1500 of expenses per person.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with $175 for glasses or contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Vertafore offers three different health plans to meet the needs of our employees.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
We offer a Pet Insurance plan through Nationwide.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Vertafore's team fitness initiatives include in-office yoga, a partnership with Planet Fitness, and other recreational team sports.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Vertafore provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by [provider]. We match up to 50% of contributions up to 3% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vertafore provides up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. We also provide 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
We reimburse up to $2,500 for eligible adoption expenses and 6 weeks of paid leave.
Company sponsored family events
Vertafore sponsors family oriented events semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Vertafore hosts company outings annually.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
In various areas of the office, Vertafore provides weekly fresh fruit services, bagels and donuts on specified days, as well as snacks and drinks.
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Mondays and Fridays.
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Vertafore sponsors recreational clubs that include sports, board games, video games, book clubs, etc.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $5,250.
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Vertafore's mentorship framework is an independently led experience between a mentee and a mentor. Resources are ongoingly provided to start this relationship and keep it successful & valuable.
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

We felt like the stretch of no three day weekends from Feb - May was too long, so we added our own holiday! We celebrate Vertafore Rest and Recharge day in April, and the whole company has a long weekend.

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