Selective Insurance Company of America

Sr. Application Developer

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Information Technology
Full-Time Regular
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Selective Insurance is looking for a senior developer to provide business solutions and support for our Corporate Systems applications. This individual will plan, develop, test, and document solutions as well as provide required support, including troubleshooting.  The candidate will possess both web and client/server software application development experience along with strong analytical and problem solving skills. The position will require development and support of multiple applications within the Corporate Systems portfolio and the candidate must be able to learn multiple new areas and multi-task accordingly.


  • Collaborate with Project Managers, peers, and Business/System Analysts to accomplish a coordinated implementation effort.
  • Participate in key phases of Software Development Life Cycle including estimation, design, development, testing, and deployment.
  • Perform system analyses, create system designs, document and maintain test cases for required changes.
  • Provide operational support and troubleshooting activities for supported applications.  Actively seek ways to reduce required support through best practices, automation, etc.
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with peers, key systems users, end-users, and other IT departments.
  • Assess alternative systems approaches for workability and feasibility.  Partner with other IT disciplines to validate new, feasible approaches.
  • Create and update documentation in accordance with departmental standards.


College degree in Computer Science, Management Information Science, Business Administration or related field preferred. A minimum of 7 years’ experience in software application development and maintenance required along with strong database skills.


  • Experience in prioritizing, managing, and reporting status of multiple priorities.
  • Ability to interact with multiple business and IT partners.
  • Providing accurate estimates, establishing and meeting delivery dates.
  • Experience with Corporate Systems, or proven ability to learn on the job.
  • SQLServer, C#, MVC, .NET, ASP.NET, and MVC.
  • Data integration approaches including ETL and FTP.
  • Basic understanding of Windows OS and MS Server administration.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products.
  • Strong written and oral communications, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Detail oriented and highly self-motivated.


  • HTML, XML, and Javascript.
  • Foundation in web services and their use within the .NET framework.
  • Experience developing in an agile environment desired.
  • Ability to provide project guidance to peers.
  • Experience integrating and working with external cloud providers.


Selective is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Selective maintains a drug-free workplace


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