GeoVera Holdings, Inc.

Applications Development Specialist, Sr - CA

Job Locations US-CA-Fairfield
# of Openings


Responsible for programming implementing and supporting hardware and/or software technology application products used at GeoVera Holdings, Inc. Responsible for product service delivery and process management of associated hardware/software services and commercial applications. 70% of time is spent in programming.

Essential Functions

  • Program and enhance current services through frequent interaction with Business, System Testing, Quality Assurance, and Infrastructure Groups.
  • Effectively implement new technologies for project initiatives through multiple tool expertise to enhance productivity.
  • Advise, apply, install, and maintain complex software enhancements based on the needs of the Business Group.
  • Maintain product and service delivery processes for software products that cross other Enterprise Technology and company areas.
  • Frequent interaction with product and service vendors for current and potential products and services.
  • Diagnose, resolve and/or circumvent systems software problems to minimize the duration of computer outages. Work within the problem and outage resolution processes established and documented.
  • Investigate and research new products and technologies for company implementation. Consider all aspects of product implementation including service-related activities such as internal product support, customer charge-back, product documentation, and customer training and communication.
  • Partner with Product/Marketing teams and provide recommendations on User Interface/Experience design and best practices.
  • Utilize corporate project methodologies and project management techniques. Adhere to change management, product/service development and other relevant job function processes.
  • Develop and conduct formal presentations and written documentation to colleagues and management.
  • Provide consultation and technical assistance to Enterprise Technology customers and partners including documentation and training. This requires knowledge of a wide array of products, techniques, and problem resolution skills.
  • May function as a Technical Lead for others within own area.

Additional Responsibilities


Performs other related duties as required and assists with special projects.

Minimum Requirements

Education, training, and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field and/or equivalent combination of High School Diploma/GED, training and work experience.
  • Five or more years of business or IS experience preferred. Certificates preferred in relevant technical disciplines.
  • Experience:
    • In configuration/customization of commercial package application hosted in cloud platform.
    • Integrating with 3rd party and legacy applications.
    • Building secure web applications – user authentication, role based access control, n-tier architecture, data encryption, input validation techniques.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Property & Casualty insurance knowledge desired.
  • Solid technical skills in ASP.Net / C# web development, WWF, WCF, SQL Server, HTML5, CSS, XML, AJAX, JSON, Web Services, API.
  • Strong understanding of Javascript technologies – ReactJS, AngularJS
  • Understanding of:
    • Object-oriented design principles and software patterns.
    • User Interface/Design principles
  • Knowledge of Framework – MVC, WEB API and Integration Patterns desired.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as direct the work effort of others.
  • Requires excellent communication skills and the ability to maintain positive, cooperative working relationships within the team, division and all other customer contacts.
  • Strong analytical skills and a high achievement and learning orientation required.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with accuracy, able to prioritize effectively and meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to accommodate 24X7 on-call duties and specific job functions outside of the normal workweek.
  • Some travel will be required.

NOTE: Job descriptions are not intended to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job, but are intended to accurately reflect principal job elements. The terms “GeoVera Holdings” or the "Company" as used in this job description may refer to GeoVera Holdings, Inc.


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