Sr. Application Developer

Information Technology Cavan, Ireland


The developer will join a medium sized team responsible for delivering policy administration solutions to support Global Indemnity's insurance operations. The team creates and maintains solutions using proprietary technologies, as well as a variety of Microsoft .NET technologies. Members of the team will be customer focused and committed to a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continual improvement.


Required Skills – a good working knowledge of the following:

  • C# and .NET Framework 4.0 or greater
  • XML and related technologies such as XSLT, XQuery, XPath
  • Relational databases (preferably SQL Server 2008 R2 or greater)
  • Web technologies (JavaScript, HTML, CSS)
  • Source control systems (TFS, Subversion)


Additional Preferred Skills

  • Exposure to proprietary development systems
  • Deployment automation
  • Agile methodologies
  • Software design patterns
  • Web services (WCF/REST)
  • Insurance knowledge (specifically P&C policy and claims)
  • LINQ

Position Requirements

  • Four-year college diploma or university degree and/or 5 years equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years software development and troubleshooting experience in the required technologies listed above.
  • Willingness to seek out opportunities to learn and ability to understand new technologies.
  • Ability to conduct research into software-related issues and products.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.



  • Perform and assist developers, analysts, and designers in conceptualizing and developing new software programs and applications according to GBLI's best practices and SDLC.
  • Provide feedback and analysis of software requirements and specifications.
  • Consistently create and maintain software programs and applications according to specifications.
  • Create and maintain code and scripts across the full stack of software development including UI, business logic and database.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of user manuals and guidelines.
  • Conduct research on emerging application development software products, languages, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts.
  • Recommend, schedule, and perform software improvements and upgrades.
  • Liaise with network administrators, systems analysts, and software engineers to assist in resolving problems with software products or company software systems.
  • Ability and willingness to download the companies VPN software onto a personal computing device for remote work as necessary