Java Applications Consultant

<p>A career at The Auto Club Group (ACG) can be satisfying, exciting and rewarding. By aligning your professional development with our business objectives, ACG can help you attain your career goals - and make a difference. Get started by choosing the career that's right for you.</p>

Auburn Hills, MI

Meemic Insurance Company

Meemic exists solely to serve teachers and other school employees. Founded by teachers for the educational community, we’ve made it our mission to provide our members with outstanding service and high-quality insurance coverage. For personal auto, home, boat* or umbrella coverage, look to Meemic for agents who understand and appreciate all that you do. Best of all, by choosing Meemic, you’re also supporting fellow educators through The Meemic Foundation for the Future of Education, which provides exclusive educational grants for teachers.

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Individual Contributor

Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: <p>The Auto Club Group (ACG) provides membership, travel, insurance and financial services offerings to approximately 9 million members and customers across 11 states and 2 U.S. territories through the AAA, Meemic and Fremont brands. ACG belongs to the national AAA federation and is the second largest AAA club in North America.<br /><br />WORK ENVIRONMENT<br />Works in a temperature controlled office environment.<br /><br />The Auto Club Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits packages including a base salary with performance based incentives; medical/dental/vision insurance, pension, 401(k), generous time off, a complimentary AAA Membership and much more!</p>
Responsibilities: <p>Serves as a team leader/senior technical team member in the planning, designing, developing, implementing, and/or supporting complex to moderately complex new or revised processes, systems, or networks.&nbsp; Acts as an acknowledged expert in one or more technical specialties and/or mission critical application systems, and provides leadership in design, development and application integration.&nbsp; Ensures functional and technical designs support customer requirements.&nbsp; Develops an understanding of the Auto Club Group business strategy and competitive environment and translate and implements business strategies into technology solutions.&nbsp; Provides a high degree of technical and/or application expertise and design/programming leadership.&nbsp; Assists Security team in the development of appropriate audit controls and procedures to ensure the integrity and protection of company resources.&nbsp; Develops work plans and estimates projects and ensures that project team(s) and/or plan deliverables remain on schedule and budget.</p>
Requirements: <p>PREFERRED:</p> <ul> <li>10+ years of insurance experience</li> <li>9+ years of WINS experience</li> <li>Websphere administration experience</li> <li>8 years of Java programming experience</li> <li>SOAP UI experience</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Required Qualifications (these are the minimum requirements to qualify):</u></strong></p> <p><u>Education (include minimum education and any licensing/certifications):</u></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field or an equivalent level of work experience.</li> </ul> <p>Experience in/with:</p> <ul> <li>Designing, developing, implementing, or supporting complex to moderately complex information systems</li> <li>Building or supporting mainframe or distributed systems</li> <li>Identifying, analyzing and resolving complex business/technical problems</li> <li>Technology assessment, recommendations and selection</li> <li>Providing technical consultation/leadership to project teams</li> <li>Staffing, coordinating/leading a large project team or a&nbsp; variety of small project teams</li> <li>Budgeting and expense control</li> <li>Mainframe, distributed, and/or Web-based system design and development</li> <li>Database management systems (e.g.,IMS,DB, Oracle, DB2, SQL Server)</li> <li>PC fundamental software tools (e.g. MS Office)</li> <li>Programming languages (e.g., COBOL, JAVA, HTML, XML, C++)</li> <li>Prototyping</li> <li>Database design</li> <li>Project management tools and techniques</li> <li>Multi-platform capabilities</li> <li>User interaction</li> <li>HTML and web development tools</li> <li>System development tools (e.g. Endevor, IMS Expert, Xpediter, SQA Team Test, Eclipse)</li> <li>Integration</li> </ul> <p>Knowledge and Skills:</p> <ul> <li>Relational database concepts</li> <li>Use cases, object oriented design and programming techniques</li> <li>Systems operation practices</li> <li>Security and control procedures</li> <li>Web server, and ip-level distributed technologies</li> <li>Evaluation of a complex system and understand the inter-dependencies between components</li> </ul> <p><strong>Important Note:</strong>&nbsp;The above statements describe the principal and essential functions, but not all functions that may be inherent in the job.&nbsp; This job requires the ability to perform duties contained in the job description for this position, including, but not limited to, the above requirements.&nbsp; Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified applicants, as needed, to enable them to fulfill these requirements.</p>