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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
3/7/2017
Job Category:
Software Development
Junior Software Engineer (Encino, CA)
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NAS Insurance | Encino, CA
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Job Description

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

NAS Insurance Services is a national leader in cyber security insurance and innovator in specialty commercial insurance services located in Encino, CA. NAS has embarked on an ambitious effort to create a state-of-the-art insurance platform and is looking to hire an experienced and passionate Software Engineer. The ideal candidate has a broad technical skill set and extensive background in PHP 5 and object-oriented development including design, coding, testing, debugging and maintenance. Ability to work in a fast-paced, often changing environment and be a team player.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Accurately estimate the scope and effort required to deliver complex projects
* Maintain codebase of our current insurance platform
* Develop new features as specified by technical requirements
* Work with product managers and fellow software engineers to come up with creative solutions
* Work with QA group to develop test cases
* Attends regular Scrum sessions and participate in design meetings as needed

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

* Proficient in PHP 5 (Experience with PHP 7 is a plus)
* Must have experience developing in a PHP framework (experience in Symfony 2/3 is a plus)
* Good understanding of OOP concepts, design patterns and coding best practices
* Working knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, AJAX and jQuery
* Good understanding of REST API development
* Experience working with 3rd party APIs
* Strong understanding of MySQL, relational database design and query optimization
* Must have strong communication and analytical skills
* Familiar with web security best practices
* Comfortable in Linux command line
* Good to have experience with Agile/Scrum methodology
* Good to have experience in UML diagramming
* Good to have experience in unit testing

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

* Bachelor's degree in computer science or other related field
* 2+ years of relevant web development experience is required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 5 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

When possible, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

When possible, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.