IT Programmer (Hybrid)

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Sompo International
IT Programmer, SDLC, .NET, Web UI, Javascript, SQL Server, SQL, SSIS, SOA, WCF, Web Services, SOAP, REST, XML, JSON, GIT, Visual Studio, Azure, DevOps, TDD
Full Time
$70,000 - $100,000
Work from home available

Job Description

AgriSompo is seeking IT Programmers to maintain and enhance our custom-built crop insurance application. The system, called AgriNet, is considered one of the leading crop insurance applications in the industry. It supports all of the insurance functions including policy administration, quoting/rating, GIS mapping of cropland, claims, accounting, reporting and transmission of data to the U.S. Government. We have approximately 3,000 Agents and 900 employees using the system to support approximately 80k policy holders and 90m acres of farmland.

The Senior IT Programmer role is responsible for working closely with business analysts, technical leads and other programmers to develop and extend the platform based on new and emerging business needs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with Technical Leads and Senior Engineers in defining, designing, building, managing, and maintaining technical solutions in accordance with the IT SDLC processes, standards and best practices.
  • Ensure that functional and non-functional requirements are clearly understood, designed against, tested and documented for performing, reliable, scalable, portable and highly available applications
  • Participate in code reviews and validations for engineers’ deliverables, and ensure that proper level (as required by SDLC) of design documentation, traceability and test coverage are in place for functional and non-functional requirements and use-cases
  • Manage enhancements and changes, and resolution of incidents and problems for technical solutions in accordance with IT service delivery and support principles and SLAs.

Qualifications Include

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or similar
  • 5-10 years software development experience
  • Extensive knowledge of .NET language
  • Web UI/Java Script Frameworks)
  • SQL - Strong database development skills (SQL Server)
  • SSIS
  • Knowledge and experience with integration architecture patterns, standards, frameworks or tools.
  • Hands-on experience is required with design and implementation of security standards and patterns.
  • Good understanding and hands-on experience in designing, implementing, deploying and maintaining public facing, high performing and scalable enterprise web services and APIs.
  • Working knowledge / experience is required in SOA, WCF, Web Services (SOAP, REST, XML, JSON) and various transport and security protocols.
  • Working experience with application development tools (e.g. GIT, Visual Studio, Azure DevOps, etc.)
  • Experience is required for employing Test Driven Design, with demonstrable experience in translating requirements into use-cases and into unit / functional test cases
  • Demonstrated experience is required in designing and building testing facilities and applications that target end-to-end testing of technical solutions / applications.
  • Experience is preferred in implementing or use of web services platforms that enable mediation for integration and security requirements for web and mobile open interfaces.
  • Experience in supporting life-cycle management of enterprise web services, packaged applications, and supporting technologies and platforms.
  • A team player with solid communication skills, excellent at problem solving, troubleshooting, and embracing new challenges
  • Positive attitude and the ability to remain flexible in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to manage time across multiple, simultaneous projects
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work effectively as a member of a team, as well as the maturity to work independently.


At Sompo International, we recognize that the talent, skills, and commitment of our employees drive our success. This is why we offer competitive, high-quality compensation and benefit programs to eligible employees.

Our compensation program is built on a foundation that promotes a pay-for-performance culture, resulting in higher incentive awards, on average, when the Company does well and lower incentive awards when the Company underperforms.  The total compensation opportunity for all regular, full-time employees is a combination of base salary and incentives that gets adjusted upfront based on overall Company performance with final awards based on individual performance.

We continuously evaluate and update our benefit programs to ensure that our plans remain competitive and meet the needs of our employees and their dependents.  Below is a summary of our current comprehensive U.S. benefit programs:

  • Two medical plans to choose from, including a Traditional PPO & a Consumer Driven Health Plan with a Health Savings account providing a competitive employer contribution.
  • Pharmacy benefits with mail order options.
  • Dental benefits including orthodontia benefits for adults and children.
  • Vision benefits.
  • Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts.
  • Company-paid Life & AD&D benefits, including the option to purchase Supplemental life coverage for employee, spouse & children.
  • Company-paid Disability benefits with very competitive salary continuation payments.
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with competitive employer contributions.
  • Competitive paid-time-off programs, including company-paid holidays.
  • Competitive Parental Leave Benefits & Adoption Assistance program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tax-Free Commuter Benefit
  • Tuition Reimbursement & Professional Qualification benefits.

Sompo International is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. M/F/D/V

Company Information

At Sompo International, a shared commitment to integrity, collaboration, agility, accountability and development defines our culture.

By bringing together unique backgrounds, innovative ideas, creativity and methodologies, our teams of experienced professionals leverage each others’ talents and strengths to achieve success. We value the breadth and depth of experience that our seasoned professionals bring to the table, and offer opportunities for personal development and professional growth at every level.

We put people first. With a laser focus on collaborative and productive relationships with each other and our clients, brokers and partners, we value the contributions of every person.

Dice Id : 90887786
Position Id : R617
Originally Posted : 4 months ago

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