Software Engineer - Contract to Hire
BHHC - San Francisco, CA

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BASIC FUNCTION:
This is a software development engineer position in San Francisco for a development project, underway, with the goal of replacing two policy processing systems – one vendor system, one built in house - with a single application built in in Delphi, SQL and .NET (MVC) by one of Berkshire sister company. The project teams are split in 2 locations (San Francisco, CA and Wilkes Barre, PA) and the majority of the users and BHHC executives are located in the San Francisco financial district. In this position you will work with Business Analysts, DBAs, and QA within IT. Performs a variety of tasks autonomously and with proficiency. Works under general supervision. Some degree of creativity and latitude is required.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBLITIES:
Design and develop secure, fast, scalable, web applications for a growing workers' compensation insurance company.
Analyze existing software and application modules that interact with the new module that will be build to diagnose and pose solutions to reported problems.
Understand and be able to translate written requirements into technical design specifications.
Actively participate in all phases of development from design through coding, unit testing, integration testing, and technical documentation
Accurately assess technical feasibility and development effort given business specifications; identify and propose alternatives to meet given resource/time constraints

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education/Experience : 8-10 years experience in application development in a 3-tier environment with strong emphasis on the services layer: Web Services, WCF and OData Data Services.
Analytical - Synthesizes complex of diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
Technical Skills - Expert in developing business internal and external WEB applications with rich data content, using:
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
.Net / C# / MVC
Borland Delphi
Microsoft Windows Server 2008R2
Crystal Reports or other data merge solutions (MS-Word, PDFs)
Some proprietary reporting and screen-building tools
Programming Skills : MS-SQL, C#, ASP.NET (in an MVC architecture), Delphi (preferred v.2006 or later), Entity Framework, Java Script, JQuery.
Interpersonal - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE:
Health
Dental
Vision
Life
Disability and AD&D
Retirement & Savings Plan with 100% employer match up to 5% of salary
Education Assistance Reimbursement
Paid Vacation and Holidays

ABOUT US:
The Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies (BHHC) is a group of six insurance companies that are part of the Berkshire Hathaway Insurance Group, headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. Our Workers Compensation Division provides premier workers compensation insurance coverage to employers across the country, with offices in San Francisco, San Diego, Pasadena, Omaha, St. Louis, Atlanta, and Dallas.

As a member of the Berkshire Hathaway insurance group, BHHC has earned an enviable record of success in the insurance industry that is supported by an A++ A.M. Best rating, the highest rating they award insurance carriers. Our corporate size enables our organization to react swiftly and effectively to opportunities in the insurance marketplace. At the same time, our financial strength provides our agents and insured the security rarely available in a regional specialty carrier.

We value each individual and recognize that attracting and retaining high quality talent is essential to the success of our company. Our structure minimizes bureaucracy and creates an environment that encourages our employees to see the direct effects of their hard work throughout the company. Each division provides hands on training and maintains a small company feel, creating an atmosphere in which 'team players' thrive.

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