Plymouth Rock Assurance

Senior Java Developer

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Regular Full-Time

Senior Java Developer

Plymouth Rock Assurance, Boston, Massachusetts


In this position you will be part of a team of Software Engineers who are engaged in a large scale effort to design, develop, implement and support web based insurance applications. You will implement robust business applications to help us sell our insurance products, interact with our customers, communicate electronically with our agents. You will be expected to maintain awareness of internet trends, technologies and best practices. You must be adept at problem solving, workflow analysis, interpersonal relations, and have excellent oral/written communications skills. You must have the ability to direct others while promoting a spirit of partnership and collegiality across administrative and functional areas of the company. You will be expected to contribute with hands on development.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Work with Business Analysts to understand requirements and translate to design.
  • Source code development.
  • Unit test case development.
  • Functional/system integration testing support and Deployment.
  • Integrate component design.
  • Support production as needed and meet development schedules.

Qualifications and Education:

  • 7+ years of professional experience / skills in JAVA/J2EE, Object Oriented, Design Patterns, XML, DB2, and SQL.
  • Must have Design skills (Class diagrams, sequence diagrams, activity diagrams, etc.)
  • Desirable knowledge includes P&C Insurance industry, WebSphere, JBOSS, Rule Engines (Drools e.g.), JUnit, Hibernate/MyBatis, Spring, Web Service, Unix Shell Scripting, NoSQL databases – MongoDB / DocumentDB.
  • Experience with AWS services including ECS, EKS, S3, Lambda, SQS/SNS and setting up DevOps pipelines with Jenkins. AWS Certification is a plus.
  • SOAP and REST web services design and development experience.
  • Knowledge of IT concepts, strategies, methodologies.
  • Knowledge of diverse technologies and new technical architecture principles and concepts.
  • Understanding of layered systems architectures and layered solutions and designs.
  • Good oral and written communication skills; presentation skills and strong work ethics.
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree (preferred) in Computer Science or related field.
  • Java/AWS Certifications (developer, web component) is preferred.


About the Company:


The Plymouth Rock Company and its affiliated group of companies write and manage over $1.7 billion in personal and commercial auto and homeowner’s insurance throughout the Northeast and mid-Atlantic, where we have built an unparalleled reputation for service. We continuously invest in technology, our employees thrive in our empowering environment, and our customers are among the most loyal in the industry. The Plymouth Rock group of companies employs more than 2,000 people and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Plymouth Rock Assurance Corporation holds an A.M. Best rating of “A-/Excellent”.



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