• Analyst/ Programmer 2

    Job Locations US-LA-DeRidder
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/14/2018 5:10 PM)
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  • Overview

    This position will have responsibility within the IT department for analyzing, planning, coding and documenting software systems and technology solutions in support of business objectives.


    AMERISAFE is seeking a detail-oriented, productivity driven professional to add to our “Excellence Team” based in DeRidder, La. If you love working with people, want to work for an award-winning company who is known throughout the insurance industry for its high ethics and integrity, and if you want to be a member of a winning team, then the Analyst/Programmer II is for you.


    AMERISAFE offers full benefits package and much more. AMERISAFE has been named to Ward’s 50 since 2009. AMERISAFE has made Business Insurance's Best Places to Work in Insurance list in 2016 and 2017. We boast many tenured employees across our 27 state territory. In short, employees stay with us because of who we are and what we do – exceptional people providing workers’ comp for working people. If you’re looking for a career, and not just a job, then AMERISAFE is where you want to be.


    AMERISAFE does not consider a person’s race, sex, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identification, disability, medical or genetic information, pregnancy, military status, age or any other factor prohibited by law in making hiring, promotion, training, assignment, compensation, discipline, benefits, employment and termination decisions.”




    • Participate in and support a highly collaborative development environment
    • Support IT teams in troubleshooting and repair of problems with new and legacy software systems and other technology solutions
    • Conduct requirements gathering and documentation through investigation of existing software systems, observation of current business processes and interviews with company staff
    • Analyze, plan, design, develop, code and debug new software systems as well as enhancements to legacy systems according to specified requirements
    • Plan and/or support all aspects of testing to provide solutions that meet business requirements with minimal defects and minimal resulting downtime
    • Provide technical, testing and user documentation in support of long term maintenance, defect reduction and use of software solutions
    • Identify and report risks and evaluate opportunities associated with software systems and other technology solutions
    • Support and adhere to established IT and Company policies, procedures, standards and controls
    • Assist senior development staff in pursuit of development objectives


    • Relevant BS/BA degree and at least four years of work experience in software system analysis and development
    • Experience in understanding, capturing and documenting technical and functional system requirements to meet business needs and expectations
    • Proven ability to work collaboratively and constructively with IT teams including development, quality, support and infrastructure, to produce high quality software products
    • Experience with multiple application and database development toolsets and methodologies; especially Microsoft technologies
    • Experience with software development life cycle concepts, practices, techniques and procedures
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with staff, co-workers, management and external personnel
    • Excellent analytical, interpretive, problem-solving and evaluative skills for decision making
    • Excellent organizational, reporting and time management skills
    • Demonstrated customer-service orientation and attitude
    • Demonstrated ability in creative thinking, self-direction and initiative
    • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a dynamic and high-pressure environment
    • Willing to work extended hours and weekend and travel occasionally


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