Farmers Insurance Sr. Development Manager in Woodland Hills, California

We are Farmers!

Want to work at a company who aspires to make state of the art technology central to business? Ready to play your part in a team that is skilled, knowledgeable and agile? Looking for that rare combination: the spirit and excitement of a startup with solid financial results? Appreciate an environment where your opinions and contributions are highly valued?

We hire with purpose. We provide you with a place to grow, a place to build a career, and a place where everyone is part of the team. At Farmers, you will have the opportunity to work on today’s most innovative projects in web and mobile solutions. We recognize that our success results from the success of our employees, and we strive to create an environment that challenges and nurtures talent.


Your assignment will be to drive and orchestrate digital web and mobile skills to provide world-class customer facing services. In this role, you will mentor both internal and external resources through delivery, drive architectural reviews and contribute horizontally to key cross-functional architectural decisions. You will work closely with the Marketing IT Leadership and actively collaborate with Business stakeholders to anticipate emergent needs and support business agility.

This means

  • Actively contribute, participate the development of Customers Facing apps for the Web platform

  • Participate in design, architectural reviews, development, code reviews, and unit tests.

  • Work with QA team in analyzing and resolving production issues and defects.

  • Work with Release Engineering team in app deployment activities

  • Participate in the full SDLC (Agile), including meetings, iterative development, estimations and design sessions

  • Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality

  • Ensure adherence to architecture standards, risk management and security policies

  • Identify efficiencies and ways to improve design and development processes

  • Review business requirements/functional specifications requirements and provide oversight and guidance on proposed technology solutions

  • Communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals at all levels

  • Work effectively within collaborative team to identify and resolve issues

  • Design, analyze, develop, code, test, debug, and provide code review of solutions

    Personality You have a true passion for web development and are eager to keep up-to-date on new technologies. You are solution oriented and realistic with a winner mentality. You thrive on creating leading products and experiences touching millions of people, and you know how to drive a skilled team to deliver beyond expectations!

    Leadership: A track record of leadership roles with agile exposure and technical responsibilities. Cognizant of offshore and outsourced models in large corporates.

    Methodologies: A driving force for lean, incremental, agile, test driven development and continuous integration.

    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

    Bachelors degree or equivalent or specific relevant experience

    Experience Requirements

  • Java/J2EE

  • Java Framework Programming (e.g. GWT, Spring, J2EE, Struts)

  • JavaScript Ajax Programming (e.g. GWT, JQuery, AngularJS, ReactJS)

  • XML, Restful Web Services, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)

  • Web application performance analysis and tuning

  • Debugging skills – Java, web app and SQL debugging

  • SDLC experience in planning, creating, testing, and deployment

  • Version Control like Git, GitHub, Browser Development Tools

  • Building and Automation Tools like Grunt, Yeoman

  • Experience with Objective-C, C#, C , C is a PLUS

  • Cloud development experience

  • Deep understanding of data design, master data management, application integration and Cloud infrastructure

  • Experience in systems analysis, modular design and creating APIs.

  • Application development skills and experience in integrating applications within an existing back-end IT systems and databases

  • Proven ability to multi-task and deliver results within tight timeframes

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

Job: *Information Technology

Organization: *Farmers Insurance

Title: Sr. Development Manager

Location: California-Woodland Hills

Requisition ID: 180005Q3