Amerisafe Analyst/ Programmer 1 in DeRidder, Louisiana

Overview

AMERISAFEis seeking a detail-oriented, productivity driven professional to add to our “Excellence Team” based in DeRidder, La. If you love working with people, want to work for an award-winning company who is known throughout the insurance industry for its high ethics and integrity, and if you want to be a member of a winning team, then the Analyst/Programmer 1 position is for you.

AMERISAFEoffers an entry level targeted salary and full benefits package and much more. AMERISAFE has been named to Ward’s 50 for the last eight years. In 2012, AMERISAFE made Forbes list of most trustworthy companies and ranked third in shareholder return by a New York investment house. We pride ourselves on our employee engagement strategy and boast of many tenured employees across 30 states. In short, employees stay with us because of who we are and what we do –exceptional people providing workers’ compensation for working people. If you’re looking for a career, and not just a job, thenAMERISAFEis where you want to be.

This position will have responsibility within the IT department for analyzing, coding and documenting software systems and technology solutions in support of business objectives.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in and support a highly collaborative development environment

  • Support IT teams in troubleshooting and repair of problems with new and legacy software systems and other technology solutions

  • Support requirements gathering and documentation through investigation of existing software systems, observation of current business processes and interviews with company staff

  • Analyze, develop, code and debug new software systems as well as enhancements to legacy systems according to specified requirements

  • Support all aspects of testing to provide solutions that meet business requirements with minimal defects and minimal resulting downtime

  • Provide technical, testing and user documentation in support of long term maintenance, defect reduction and use of software solutions

  • Support identification of risks and opportunities associated with software systems and other technology solutions

  • Support and adhere to established IT and company policies, procedures, standards and controls

  • Assist senior development staff in pursuit of development objectives

Qualifications

  • Relevant BS/BA degree and/or equivalent work experience in software system analysis and development

  • Experience with development toolsets and methodologies; especially Microsoft technologies

  • Understanding of software development life cycle concepts

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent analytical, interpretive and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent organizational, reporting and time management skills

  • Customer-service orientation and attitude

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic and high-pressure environment

  • Willing to work extended hours and weekends and travel occasionally

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Job ID2018-1371

DepartmentIT