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Talentric, LLC: Ux Designer

Talentric, LLC

This is a Full-time position in Waterloo, QC posted November 15, 2020.

Microservices developer Position Summary The Microservices Developer will be responsible for creating and maintaining enterprise applications and services that our business relies on.

Working with business sponsors, analysts and other members of the technical staff, the Microservices Developer will strive for efficiency and robustness in the design, implementation, testing, and support of our applications using modern approaches, technologies and best practices.

Key Responsibilities Accountabilities We are a growing company and things will change but the main responsibilities include Provide solutions to critical underwriter requests to support new business initiatives and improve efficiency, accuracy and compliance for existing underwriting processes Improve VCAPS and related applications to sustain Validusrsquo competitive edge in risk analysis utilizing leading edge technologies Design and develop major VCAPS components and modules Improve VCAPS technical foundation using proven architecture patterns, frameworks and libraries Prototyping and POC development for urgent business needs Work as part of a collective team environment, both providing suggestions on how to improve architecture and design of existing codebase and receptive to alternative design approaches Qualifications Experience Technology Technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace.

We need people who make it their mission to keep up with latest trends in order to benefit our customers and products.

5 years of experience with Java server development with the latest frameworks and tools such as Spring, JPAHibernate, RESTfulJersey as well as older frameworks such as JSP Working experience with Microservices architecture and required toolsprocesses Good working knowledge of MS SQL Server, PostgreSQL or similar database engines Working experience with AWS Knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes and Kafka Experience with UI development using HTMLCSSJavaScript to achieve pixel-level accuracy and attention to details Exposure or knowledge of Angular (or similar Javascript front end framework) process We have embraced the Scrum process to allow us to deliver high business value quickly to our customers.

As part of one of Scrum teams you can expect Two week sprints with a release at the end of most sprints Be an active and vocal participant in all Scrum ceremonies Complete all work as according to our ldquodefinition of donerdquo Help identify areas for sharing of work with other team members Swarm on high risk or complex stories Perform other roles on team (QA, Doc, etchellip) as required to ensure success Soft Skills We all succeed or fail as a team We are looking for individuals who will make our team stronger and help us all ensure success.

You thrive while working inside a team and lead by example.

You have directly experienced the benefit of using Scrum and are a champion of the process.

You are a vocal advocate for best practices, new technology and approaches.

You feel strongly that constant face to face communication is the best way to express ideas and solve problems.

You are not afraid to ask questions or challenge the status quo.

You actively keep your technology skills current by investing time examining new exciting technology, platforms and different approaches.

You embrace change.

You are constantly looking for ways to improve.

Who We are Validus Research Inc.

is now part of AIG, a global insurance company with operations in more than 80 countries and jurisdictions, providing a range of insurance products, including general propertycasualty and life insurance to retirement and financial services.

Our highly qualified risk analytics staff and our proprietary Validus Capital Allocation and Pricing System (VCAPS) help us to successfully manage our risks with the objective of consistently achieving top quartile performance.

Based in Waterloo, Canada, Validus Research Inc.

(VRI) is the Validus Group subsidiary dedicated to catastrophe research, risk modeling, and development of analytical tools.

VRI supports Validus operations worldwide through VCAPS, a proprietary risk analytical application.

VCAPS offers our operating companiesrsquo underwriters, actuaries and management an industry-leading platform for risk assessment and selection.

The catastrophe modeling team delivers value both through the VCAPS environment and through tailored services to various teams within the group.

Real-time monitoring of our portfolio, a consistent view of risk measures across the globe, and a rigorous approach to model and data quality truly set us apart from our competition in the market.

Our Waterloo office is located in convenient UpTown Waterloo in the Bauer Buildings (along bus routes and near new light rail ndash currently under construction).

We have an open office with high ceiling, colourful walls, exposed brick and large windows.

There are many restaurants within walking distance for endless lunch options.

Underground parking is provided.

Validus Research Inc.

thanks all applicants for their interest in this opportunity, but please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

No telephone calls please.

Validus Research Inc.

is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to complete the application andor interview process should notify the Manager of Human Resources.