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Software Development Team Lead at Verisk in Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Company Description

AIR Worldwide (AIR), a Verisk business, provides risk modeling solutions that make individuals, businesses, and society more resilient to extreme events. In 1987, AIR Worldwide founded the catastrophe modeling industry and today models the risk from natural catastrophes, terrorism, pandemics, casualty catastrophes, and cyber attacks, globally. Insurance, reinsurance, financial, corporate, and government clients rely on AIR s advanced science, software, and consulting services for catastrophe risk management, insurance-linked securities, site-specific engineering analyses, and agricultural risk management. AIR Worldwide, is headquartered in Boston with additional offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. To learn more about AIR, please visit us at: We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies!

At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.

Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.

It s the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It s why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It s the aim of our returnship program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it s what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers problems.

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do.

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We ve been recognized by Forbes as a World s Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce.

Job Description

Job Description

As a member of AIR Worldwide s Software Development team, you will act as a liason between product owners, architects, development team members and analysts to build and maintain enterprise-level software solutions. The ideal candidate should have deep understanding of smart-client design and superior development and design ability with strong analytical skills. This person will have Solid line reporting relationships with development staff members and will be responsible for the work, products and status communications from that team.

The team lead will provide technical support in new project initiatives, design, develop and enhance existing systems.


Lead a team of developers in creating well-architected solutions

Maintain in-depth expertise in product, technology, architecture and design

Ensure SDG Project commitments are met on schedule

Manage the execution of project planning process within SDG

Provide full range of management responsibilities for a team of software developers including, setting goals and objectives, providing technical leadership and mentoring junior staff, conducting performance reviews and assisting with staff development. Works with HR on Hiring/firing decisions and in handling disciplinary issues.

Ensure coding adheres to best practices and overall technical aspects of the project are developed meeting highest quality standards.

Completes all responsibilities as outlined on annual Performance Plan.

Completes all special projects and other duties as assigned.


B.S. in Math, EE, CS or Software Engineering; M.S preferred.

8+ years of hands-on experience in development of commercial-grade software products.

2+ years in leading either full development lifecycle and leading technical team.

5+ years of working with Microsoft technology stack, C#, WCF, WPF and SQL Server.

Strong understanding of Agile process and best practices

Strong knowledge of latest technologies and trends.

Ability to develop use-cases from business requirements

Ability to collaborate effectively with project stakeholders outside of Dev. group, especially with Product Management on feature requirements and project schedules.

Ability to provide effective technical leadership and oversight to development team on a project, ensuring that software is developed in adherence to established architecture, design, quality standards, as well as delivery schedule.

Exepericne in web development is a plus.

Experience in Web Front Development like react, angular, html, CSS and JavaScript is a plus

Additional Information

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

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