Senior Software Developer - SME for Duck Creek

If you seek a truly outstanding employment experience, Utica National is the place for you. We are always looking for conscientious, customer-oriented people - whether you're a seasoned insurance professional or just starting out. We offer a supportive and friendly work environment that features a variety of career paths.

We offer challenging assignments, advancement opportunities, full benefits packages, competitive salaries, and a great work environment. We're big enough to offer the opportunities you need to be successful, but not so big that you'll get lost in the crowd.


Senior Software Developer/Lead is responsible for improving troubleshooting complex issues involving our commercial lines edge applications (Duck Creek).


1. Develops the technical execution plan for core systems

2. Transforms vision into a workable design and solution for projects and applications

3. Oversees technical resources from a shared pool of development resources. Coordinates with other projects & teams as needed

4. Assists the Technical COE Director on developing standards, methodologies and processes for development, testing and release management

5. Provides technical assistance and automation support to the QA Lead and Business Units during UAT and non-functional testing

6. Coordinates with QA Lead on automated testing scripts and results on project specific and maintenance related activities.

7. Assists in the development of templates, tools and processes to improve project delivery including IT project plans, resource plans and metrics to track progress against actuals for project based work

8. Helps promote the vision of CIO by leading the design and delivery of innovative technical solutions

9. Perform other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree preferred; relevant coursework in IT.


Logical, Analytical, Organized, Resourceful, Self-motivated, Excel, Word, Access, PC desktop tools.


  • Strong Duck Creek developer experience
  • Experience within the property and casualty industry
  • Experience working directly with technical, business stakeholders/leadership in formulating technical requirements to solve business problems
  • Excellent communication skills (both written & verbal)


  • Team leading skills
  • Experience working with the onsite offshore model
  • Understanding of Lean/Agile conceptes and ability to integrate them within the work


We believe strongly that talented people are core to our success and are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, comprehensive benefits packages, career advancement and challenging work opportunities. We offer a Comprehensive Benefits Plan for full time employees that include the following:

  • 401K plan
  • Medical coverage
  • Dental coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Vision care coverage
  • Paid Time-Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Volunteer Day
  • Pay-for-Performance
  • Employee and Dependent life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Accidental death & dismemberment insurance
  • Discounts on automobile and homeowner's insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Credit Union membership
  • Employees' Club


We offer both full and part time employment with the goal of providing work life balance to our talented workforce.

This is an exempt position. By applying for this position, you acknowledge that as an exempt employee, you should expect to find it necessary to work beyond your regular work schedule in order to fulfill the demands of the position. As such, in accepting our offer, you acknowledge and agree to fulfill this expectation.

As part of our hiring process, candidates must also pass a comprehensive background check and drug screen, additional screening for credit or MVR may be required for some positions.

Utica National is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply now and find out what it s like to be a part of an amazing team, thrive in an exciting environment and work for a company you can be proud of. Once you complete your application, you can monitor your status in the hiring process by logging into your profile. A representative from our Talent Management Group will be in touch if you are moving forward. Candidates must meet company requirements on our online assessment test.

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