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IT Software Development Advisor

Company: Sedgwick
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do, and we start by taking care of you, our valued colleague. A career at Sedgwick means experiencing our culture of caring. It means having flexibility and time for all the things that are important to you. It's an opportunity to do something meaningful, each and every day. It's having support for your mental, physical, financial and professional needs. It means sharpening your skills and growing your career. And it means working in an environment that celebrates diversity and is fair and inclusive.
A career at Sedgwick is where passion meets purpose to make a positive impact on the world through the people and organizations we serve. If you are someone who is driven to make a difference, who enjoys a challenge and above all, if you're someone who cares, there's a place for you here. Join us and contribute to Sedgwick being a great place to work.
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IT Software Development Advisor
IT Professional
Join us in delivering cutting-edge technology solutions for the world's best brands.

  • Apply your IT knowledge and experience to solve complex and constantly evolving technology challenges in the context of an energetic, entrepreneurial culture.---

  • Work on Sedgwick's industry-leading proprietary technologies and platforms - with like-minded technology experts aligned on the same goals.---

  • Deliver innovative customer-facing technology solutions to clients who representvirtually every industry and comprise some of the world's most respected brands.---

  • Be a part of a rapidly growing, industry-leading global company known for its excellence and customer service.---

  • Take advantage of a variety of professional development opportunities that help you perform your best work and grow your career.---

  • Enjoy flexibility and autonomy in your daily work, your location, and your career path.---

  • Access diverse and comprehensive benefits to take care of your mental, physical, financial and professional needs.---

    PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE ROLE : To design, develop, maintain, test and debug software and applications; to determine the impact of new programs on and ensure compatibility with existing systems; to develop expertise in and assume responsibility for one or more specific system functions; under general supervision, to formulate/define system scope and objectives; to devise or modify procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time and form of desired results; in some cases, to be responsible for project completion; and to provide guidance and training to other analyst/programmers.
    ARE YOU AN IDEAL CANDIDATE? We are looking for enthusiastic candidates who thrive in a collaborative environment, who are driven to deliver results, are customer oriented and naturally empathetic.

    • Becomes familiar with all aspects of the application, including reports, parameters, claims management, intake services, carrier/client interfaces and vendor/business partner interfaces.

    • Assumes responsibility and develops expertise for a specific area of functionality of the application.

    • Analyzes user needs, as required, and leads in the design of specifications to meet those needs.

    • Develops and maintains software to meet the specifications outlined in data processing requests.

    • Assesses requirements of insurance carriers and regulatory groups; leads in the design and development of software to meet those requirements.

    • Tests and debugs software; assists in testing projects for other analyst/programmers.

    • Prepares documentation for assigned projects and completes the paperwork necessary to release the project.

    • Assists in the professional growth of other analyst/programmers.

    • Follows departmental pre-established standards and guidelines as applicable to design and development.

    • Adheres to the goal of delivering and maintaining the highest quality of customer service to clients.

    • Keeps up-to-date with technology changes and direction.


      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred. Information Systems or Computer Science major preferred.

      • Eight (8) years of program development experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required to include two (2) years specialized experience with an emphasis on interpreting user requirements, business application design and programming of business applications. Insurance industry experience preferred.

      • Performs other duties as assigned

      • Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies

      • Ability to work in a team environment

      • Ability to work independently

      • Excellent interpersonal skills

      • Strong organizational skills

      • Analytical and interpretive skills

      • Leadership skills

      • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products

      • Excellent oral and written communication, including presentation skills

      • High level of self-motivation

      • Excellent project management skills

      • Knowledge of client/server applications and claims management systems

        The following technical skills are required:

        • .NET Framework

        • .NET Core

        • ASP.NET MVC

        • WCF Services

        • APIs and Services using SOAP and REST

        • Fluency in C#

        • Angular

        • Bootstrap

        • JQuery

        • RDBMS (Oracle Preferred)

        • Basic IIS, Windows and network troubleshooting skills


          • Career development and promotional growth opportunities.

          • A diverse and comprehensive benefits offering including medical, dental vision, 401k, PTO and more.

            Work environment requirements for entry-level opportunities include -
            Physical: Computer keyboarding
            Auditory/visual: Hearing, vision and talking
            Mental: Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgement and discretion; ability to meet deadlines
            Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.
            If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, consider applying for it anyway! Sedgwick is building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace and recognizes that each person possesses a unique combination of skills, knowledge, and experience. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.
            Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Caring counts
            Sedgwick is a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Every day, in every time zone, the most well-known and respected organizations place their trust in us to help their employees regain health and productivity, guide their consumers through the claims process, protect their brand and minimize business interruptions. Our more than 30,000 colleagues across 80 countries embrace our shared purpose and values as they demonstrate what it means to work for an organization committed to doing the right thing - one where caring counts. Watch this video to learn more about us. (

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