At The Philadelphia Contributionship, we often speak about our roots—the company’s history, the homes we protect, long-term clients, and beyond. Yet what makes all of this possible is the decision by a diverse group of caring and productive people to put down their professional roots here.
Our company is built on relationships and that certainly extends to each member of our team. We strive for TPC to be a place of accomplishment, growth, and fun.
In 2019, we once again earned the “Top Workplaces” designation from The Inquirer.
Our commitment to community involvement makes a difference in people’s lives. Whether it’s partnering with the Philadelphia Fire Department to install smoke detectors or one of the dozens of causes that TPC colleagues and/or Board members support, giving back is a part of who we are at The Philadelphia Contributionship.
Join our team and become part of this amazing story.
Why Work at The Philadelphia Contributionship?
A friendly and caring environment with plenty of autonomy, generous Paid Time Off, and a flexible telecommuting policy. Business casual attire is standard unless we hold a special event.
Education and Career Development:
Every employee is encouraged to manage an Individual Development Plan (IDP), which is designed to empower TPC employees to take control of their career and future. The company also supports career development through 100% financial assistance for insurance-related courses in addition to a generous tuition reimbursement for work-related courses and degrees.
Our benefits package features affordable choices in medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, with generous employer contributions to Health Savings Accounts.
Competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, employer match of 5% for employees who contribute 6% to our 401(k) plan, annual bonus program, 2% employer annual “profit-sharing” contribution to 401(k), employee referral awards, $500 annual company “scholarship” for children in college, pre-tax payroll deduction for commuting.
The properties we insure are more than just buildings—they are homes to the people of our community. We are committed to making a difference in these communities through service, volunteering, and active involvement.
Little Things that Mean a Lot:
Casual Fridays, on-site gym, free coffee, summer celebration, garden with picnic tables, company barbecues, quarterly “all employee” communication meetings, annual holiday party, “Service Excellence” awards, employee recognition program, and a company museum!
We offer a competitive salary and a well-rounded benefits package including medical, dental, prescription, vision coverage, and a 401(k) plan.
NOTE: Please no telephone calls or placement firms. EOE M/F/D/V.
Responsibilities of a Junior Developer:
- The ability to read, interpret and understand technical and business requirements.
- Participate in the Java development lifecycle activities for our insurance processing application, including design, coding, testing and deployment activities (Guidewire InsuranceNow).
- Deeply evaluate, understand and modify complex data structures, specifically XML, HTML and VTL.
- Understand and adhere to a defined software development lifecycle using the AGILE methodology.
- Perform rigorous Unit Testing to assure quality and identify errors in the build and release process.
- Query SQL database(s) for the purposes of data validation.
- Analyze systematic issues and assist in implementing solutions to challenging problems.
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field or equivalent experience.
- Some experience in Java application development using the Eclipse IDE.
- Possess a thorough understanding of web-based applications and websites.
- The ideal candidate will have knowledge of SOAP/REST based web services.
- Technical competence with strong analytic problem solving and resolution ability.
- High level of organizational skills and be very detail oriented.
- Ability to multi-task in fast paced, deadline oriented environment.
- Excellent communication skills - written and verbal.
- The ideal candidate will have knowledge of P&C insurance processes and terms.
- Occasional evening and weekend work to provide modifications or installs when users are not working on the systems.
- Overtime, including evenings and weekends may be required to meet project deadlines.
- Team-oriented, collaborative environment.
- Currently this job is working remotely.
Send Us Your Resume
Don’t see an open position that fits what you’re looking for? That’s OK—we’re always looking to develop relationships with people interested in joining our company in the future. Simply submit your resume below to be considered for future opportunities. We’ll keep you in mind when the right job opens in the future.
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