Employment Opportunities

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Employment Opportunities

To learn more about our current team of employees, visit our staff and coordinators page.
Job opportunities are also available through Farmers Union Insurance.

 

Software Engineer & Data Architect

Job Purpose:
The Software Engineer &  Data Architect will design and develop technical solutions that satisfy business requirements for function, performance, security, and maintainability. The successful candidate will be a thought leader in the area of software engineering with a passion for innovation, and a keen eye for new opportunities. They will also understand the big system picture and be able to solve complicated problems within those systems. The Software engineer & Data Architect is a great team player with a humble foundation, and a hunger to grow both themselves and our company.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Work closely with our internal customers to understand how their business functions and how technology can support.
  • Creatively discuss solutions with stakeholders that solve business challenges and deliver ROI.
  • Create the necessary documentation to support the business solution including the design, architecture, and estimates (work effort and timelines).
  • Develop software solutions based on the solution artifacts.
  • Test and deploy the solution.
  • Train and educate customers.
  • Effectively communicate with all stakeholders.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Understanding of various development frameworks, technology stacks, and toolsets such as, but not limited to, Net, LAMP, Java, Drupal, etc.
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms such as Azure, AWS, Google and Private Clouds.
  • Data analytic solutions that support multi-source datasets and leverage ETL processes, data warehouses, and OLAP/MDA.
  • Machine learning, the blockchain, and other emerging technologies.
  • Deep understanding of waterfall and agile development models including pros/cons of each.
  • Organized and detail-oriented, able to work well under deadlines in a changing environment and perform multiple tasks effectively and concurrently.
  • Problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and functional level.
  • Commitment to success and driven to exceed expectations.
  • Ability to be a strong team player.
  • Results-oriented; strong ability to execute large initiatives with multiple stakeholders.
  • Commitment to company values.

Education and Experience Required: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree  in Computer Science, Computer Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in an IT focused enterprise environment.
  • Preferred 3 years of P&C experience.

Working Conditions:  Office based Jamestown ND. Statewide travel expected.
Please forward a cover letter and resume to lisa.severson@fumic.com.