Farmers Insurance Java Technical Lead in Woodland Hills, California

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Job Summary

Provides high level of expertise in the architectural design of business applications; Understands the business objectives, processes, and products and how best can be supported by technology; Works with the Architecture team closely to drive architectural solutions for specific applications; Responsible for the conceptual design of business applications; Reviews and validates the detailed technical design for business applications provided by the supplier; Validates suppliers estimates; Performs impact analysis of changes across multiple system and provides Rough Order of Magnitude; Recommends integration and parallel testing criteria; Mentors developers.

Essential Job Functions

  • Expert in understanding of Web application architecture

  • Designing, developing, modifying, testing and debugging Java/J2EE applications

  • Develop real-time web service and near real time message based integrations.

  • Lead a development team using Agile methodology.

  • Handling the responsibility of organizing code merges and environment management tasks.

  • Deliver projects on time with high quality

  • Collaborate with Architects and other delivery leads in delivering solutions as per solution architecture

  • Direct the developers to create technical designs, document technical specifications and develop code adhering to standards and best practices

  • Perform design and code reviews to enforce code quality

  • Act as subject matter expert (SME) and trusted adviser with an excellent understanding of end to end functional and technical processes Physical Actions

    Required job duties are essentially sedentary work consisting of occasional walking, standing and lifting and/or carrying 10 lbs. maximum, and seeing.

    Physical Environment

    Required job duties are normally performed in a climate controlled office environment.

    Education Requirements

    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent or specific relevant experience

    Experience Requirements

  • 12 years of web based java development experience.

  • 4 years of experience in leading a team of Java developers

  • Strong experience with Java/J2EE programming.

  • Strong experience with J2EE Application Servers, XML/Web Services/ RDBMS.

  • Knowledge of DevOps tools such as Jenkins, Maven is a must.

  • Mule and IBM Integration Bus Experience is preferred.

  • Knowledge of Personal Lines Insurance domain is preferred.

  • Guidewire PolicyCenter experience is a plus.

  • May require occasional travelling.

  • Good written and oral skills in local language.

    Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce.

Job: *Information Technology

Organization: *Farmers Insurance

Title: Java Technical Lead

Location: California-Woodland Hills

Requisition ID: 180009RZ