Front-End/UI Developer - Remote


The mission of the IT department is to provide our company with high quality, cost-effective, and timely information technology products, services, and solutions that are aligned with and enable our long-term business strategies, near-term goals, and short-term initiatives. We will be dependable, efficient, proactive, and influential contributors to the success of Munich Re.
  • Has technical responsibility for the respective domain and facilitates improvements by changing designs, approaches, and working practices.
  • Develop computer programs, responds to questions, and resolves problems
  • Develops entry-level to highly complex batch and/or interactive applications, using functional specifications, following departmental policies/procedures, methodologies, and project schedules
  • Designs, codes, tests, and implements modifications or enhancements to applications
  • Develops system and/or program level specifications
  • Knowledge of software development (SDLC) methodologies
  • Ability to work effectively with clients, interpreting their issues and translating them into workable solutions
  • Ability to bring closure to issues, problems, and projects of all levels of complexity depending on experience
  • Develops and executes test plans, assuring that both component and integrated tests are completed
  • Assists and/or develops training for internal IT staff and business users


Must have:
  • 5+ years of experience in software development.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Information Technology, or a related field of study.
  • 2+ years of strong ReactJS experience.
  • 2+ years of strong NodeJS experience.
  • Strong JAVA/JEE and SQL experience.
  • Strong Javascript/Typescript (ECMAScript6 or ES6) experience.
  • Experience in HTML, CSS, UI Framework (Bootstrap/Material UI).
  • Ability to communicate, work with onsite/offshore teams and the client as required to deliver effectively.
  • Exposure to agile methodology, estimation, planning.
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent coding standards, best practices, and quality management processes.
  • Ability to define and expose micro-services.
  • Experience with REST web services& use of JSON (building, unit testing using tools like postman or similar).

Preferred skills:
  • Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) experience.
  • Knowledge of Guidewire digital products & architecture.
  • Good design experience and expertise in Guidewire using Webservices, SOA, Plug-ins, Messaging, API, EDGE API, and associated technologies.
  • Guidewire portal implementation experience.
  • API management experience in Azure APIM or other similar API gateways.
  • Open API/Swagger documentation.
  • Exposure to Cloud Infrastructure and Services.
  • Understanding of P&C insurance and business processes.

    At American Modern, a subsidiary of Munich Re, we see Diversity and Inclusion as a solution to the challenges and opportunities all around us. Our goal is to foster an inclusive culture and build a workforce that reflects the customers we serve and the communities in which we live and work. We strive to provide a workplace where all of our colleagues feel respected, valued and empowered to achieve their very best every day. We recruit and develop talent with a focus on providing our customers the most innovative products and services.

    We are an equal opportunity employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

American Modern is a widely recognized, national leader in the specialty insurance business. With close to 50 years of experience in the manufactured housing insurance sector, the company delivers specialized products and services for residential property and the recreational market. One of our newest lines is pet health insurance. The company is headquartered in suburban Cincinnati, Ohio.

American Modern is licensed in all 50 states and offers insurance products through a number of property and casualty companies which serve more than 1.7 million policyholders. As part of its parent company, American Modern’s companies are rated A+ (Superior) by the A.M. Best Company an independent analyst of the insurance industry, and is also a Ward’s 50® Top Performer another well-regarded industry standard of stability and excellence.

American Modern joined Munich Re as a key part of the world reinsurance leader’s North American insurance operations in April 2008. Munich Re has approximately 47,000 employees in over 50 locations throughout the world and operates in all lines of insurance. It is among the top 100 companies on the Forbes Global 500 list.