Challenging convention. Trying new things. Reshaping an industry.  

The team at Duck Creek helps insurance companies bring amazing ideas to life quickly and easily with software that thinks and works like they do. We're fueled by sharing ideas openly, challenging conventions, trying new things, and valuing "Why not?" over "Why?" Our certainty that there is always a better way to do things keeps carriers ahead of their competition and is helping to reshape an industry.  

If having a hand in transforming one of the world’s oldest and largest industries into a standard for innovation, open exchange, and peerless user experience sounds exciting, let us know. We may be looking for you.

Software Engineer II

The Software Engineer II is responsible to design, code, and/or configure solutions for moderate complexity Agile stories, and to create conceptual design/architecture for small scale software solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Designs, codes, and/or configures solutions for moderate complexity Agile stories, with little guidance from senior software engineers.
  • Debugs and resolves moderate complexity software bugs or issues, working independently, and finds the real root cause and provide a fix without collateral damage.
  • Writes automated unit and integration-level tests under own direction.
  • Creates a conceptual design/architecture for small scale software solutions with guidance from an architect or more senior software engineer.
  • Provides guidance and mentoring to more junior software engineers.
  • Follows development standards and effectively demonstrates technical solutions to other software engineers in code reviews.
  • Assists in making source code management decisions for one or more teams.
  • Performs complex source code management tasks independently.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Requirements:

Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or higher education level, or its foreign equivalent, in Computer Science, Computer Information Sciences, and/or related field.
  • Total Work Experience: 10+ years (software development), 6 years minimum
  • Leadership Experience: 2 years minimum, 4 years preferred
  • Product Experience: 4 years minimum, 6 years preferred
  • Domain Experience: 4 years minimum, 6 years preferred

Specialized Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities:

  • Expert in Object-oriented design, Java or .NET development, Relational OLTP queries and Relational database design
  • Expert of XML/XSLT document design, JavaScript development, HTML5 & CSS
  • Expert in Duck Creek Policy or Billing or Claims or Engagement (AP) or Data Insights
  • Understands how the Duck Creek Suite operates with an understanding of all the applications.
  • Excels in the ability to manage deadlines, communicate in a team, and operate independently with guidance
  • Expert in how to estimate, analyze, and the Software Product Development Lifecycle with Agile methodology
  • Excels in Insurance domain knowledge

Other Requirements:

  • Travel: 0-10%
  • Work Authorization: Legally authorized to work in the country of the job location.
  • Physical: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • HubSpotCRM

Location

NW of Chicago, commute from I-90, I-294, CTA Blue Line, Metra rail and O’Hare. Restaurants & recreation spots galore. Fitness center & Cafe Onsite.

An Insider's view of Duck Creek Technologies

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I started in an entry-level Analyst position, and plugged in to every opportunity that came my way, giving each day my all and learning everything I could. In our environment where high aptitude and strong work is the norm, one thing I love about Duck Creek is the culture of high-performers actively building each other up.

Chad

Sr. Manager, Software Configuration

What projects are you most excited about?

I am excited that SaaS Technical Operations is continuing to advance with a Service Management project to adopt enhanced operational practices centered on improving Incident and Request delivery along with improved stability. The focus is centered on bringing forth higher levels of quality to translate into greater levels of Customer satisfaction.

Henry

Director, Support Engineering

What are Duck Creek Technologies Perks + Benefits

Duck Creek Technologies Benefits Overview

At Duck Creek Technologies, we are committed to providing you with flexible and comprehensive benefits. Duck Creek Technologies continues to offer competitive benefits so you can take care of yourself and your family at an affordable cost. Our goal is to empower you with the resources and flexibility you need to enjoy success on the job and to live a healthy, balanced life.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Wednesday!
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Duck Creek reimburses its employees up to $150 per year for many of the most common health and fitness services and activities.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Duck Creek offers employees professional development opportunities like onsite training such as Duck Creek University.
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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