Axis capital

This is your opportunity to join AXIS Capital – a trusted global provider of specialty lines insurance and reinsurance. We stand apart for our outstanding client service, intelligent risk taking and superior risk adjusted returns for our shareholders. We also proudly maintain an entrepreneurial, disciplined and ethical corporate culture. As a member of AXIS, you join a team that is among the best in the industry.

Developer – Duck Creek Policy / Product

The Developer for Duck Creek Policy is a contributing member of the development team responsible for translating business requirements into pragmatic and functional application/technology solutions. This role is responsible for hands on development and achieve quality delivery in the Duck Creek Policy component. The developer should be very comfortable and interested in one or more elements of the application they support including XML/XSLT/XPATH/JavaScript.Knowledge and expertise in Duck Creek Policy Author® Manuscripts configuration, XSLT transforms, SQL Database queries and procedures. A successful candidate will combine hands on functional/technical skills with the ability to develop solutions and comprehend the requirements through and through.


  • Responsible for the development efforts for policy administration. Provide application development support for Duck Creek and AQS (Policy Decisions). Maintain and update documentation and artifacts for all supported systems.
  • Drives and conducts POCs as required.
  • Provide application support and drive resolution of reported problems to customer satisfaction.
  • Minimum 1-3 years of experience in the PC insurance with very good understanding of underwriting, rating, insurance rules, forms, claims, billing preferred.
  • Collaborate and partner with vendors, contributing to a blended / unified team between internal development resources and external vendor resources.
  • Acts as the contributing developer for the team – adhering to best practices, defining standards, ensuring adherence to these, performing code reviews, participating in unit testing and debugging as required.
  • Participates in peer- code review.
  • Partners with the lead developer and project manager in a project/initiative to structure the work streams and plan for delivery of the solution. Includes estimating and assistance in work / activity assignment.
  • Responsible for implementing and further the Enterprise Architectural standards and principles. Acts as a champion for reuse of assets in solution creation.
  • Support implementation of solutions by analyzing current system environments and infrastructure, develop implementation plan and verification procedures, and ensure their execution to deliver successful installation of systems hardware/software.
  • Engage when needed in maintenance and support activities being performed, as well as routine analysis and evaluation on resource requirements necessary to maintain and/or expand service level.
  • Maintain and upkeep system designs – application, technical, physical topologies.
  • Develop and support code management practices and processes
  • Analyze and tune application performance, supportability, and manageability.
  • Liaise between technical and non-technical resource team members to answer day to day business questions either directly or indirectly as supported by the Business Leads and SMEs

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Computer Science preferred
  • Experience developing, and implementing complex integration business solutions and Packaged Insurance Products
  • 1 – 3+ years’ experience in P&C Insurance industry in a technology role preferred
  • 1 – 3+ years’ experience developing in industry standard programming languages (preferably Java/J2EE, .NET C)
  • 1 – 3+ years’ experience in JavaScript, HTML, XML, XSLT, ASP, server-side and client-side script for browsers, Web services
  • 1 – 3+ years’ experience with database systems, SQL language and database design.
  • Other relevant experience in the technology and business domain they support:
  • Experience with transactional portals / ecommerce
  • J2EE, XML, XSLT and associated development / testing techniques
  • Experience with Duck Creek Policy Administration integration preferred
  • Experience working with vendors, system integrators, and/ or in a managed service environment.
  • Experience working in a hybrid agile mode with knowledge of Kanban, Lean and Test-Driven environments
  • Experience developing technical documentation including storyboarding, UML, sequence diagrams, component diagrams, information flows, use cases and presentations
  • Dedicated and detail oriented
  • Dedicated and conscientious team player
  • Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently across the organization on a regular basis
  • Excellent Analytical skills
  • Ability to motivate, mentor, and grow resource skills within a team environment
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