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Chief Technology Officer - Berxi

Company: Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

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A strategic and trusted insurance partner, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI), provides a broad range of commercial property, casualty and specialty insurance coverages and outstanding service to customers and brokers around the world. As a part of Berkshire Hathaway's insurance operations, we bring our solutions to market with our stellar brand name, top-rated balance sheet, and the expertise of our global team of professionals, who exude excellent capabilities and strong character. -Berxi is the Small Commercial team within BHSI. We're all about driving digital innovation in the Small Commercial Insurance space and are focused on leveraging technology to make insurance simple and affordable for professionals and small businesses. If you constantly strive for excellence, and want to work with a collaborative, fast paced and energetic team - then Berxi is for you.We are a values-based organization where respect, integrity, excellence, collaboration, and passion define who we are and how we do business. We value diversity of backgrounds, experience, and perspectives and strive to foster an inclusive environment that enables all our team members to bring their best selves to work. We are one team committed to building a culture where every teammate has the opportunity to contribute and be recognized. Want to be part of the team building the finest property, casualty and specialty lines insurance company in the world?Learn more about our unique culture and history . -Job Opportunity: -Berxi is looking for our Chief Technology Officer to lead our Engineering team out of our Boston, MA office. In this position, you will be responsible for:

  • Working with the -Digital Enterprise -Director and Chief Architect to define our engineering roadmap
  • Expanding our engineering organization by identifying roles and acquiring key talent necessary to enhance our current capabilities
  • Developing and administering engineering budgets consistent with the organization's strategic business objectives and engineering roadmap -We are looking for a candidate with extensive web, micro-service, cloud and direct-to-consumer digital architecture and engineering experience in a high-growth environment. Strong organizational, administrative and management skills are also essential as is the ability to collaborate with key participants. Experience with the property and casualty insurance industry is a plus.A passion for leading a team and mentorship is essential. This role requires a forward-thinking individual, who will take a proactive problem-solving approach to our stakeholders needs and combine that with a strong vision and organizational management to take on our next challenges and shape what is possible. -The successful candidate will direct the efforts of our full-stack engineering team as well as, DevOps, quality assurance and infrastructure to deliver against key priorities. Most of all, the candidate will be part of an outstanding team that's at the core of engineering the platform that is Berxi.com .Duties & Responsibilities:
    • Designing and developing customer facing website applications with proficiency across the technology stack and experience with multiple frameworks including but not limited to Ruby, Java and/or .NET.
    • Integrating with third party APIs and creating a modern API architecture for exposure to 3rd party insurance carriers -
    • Understanding of software infrastructure (network, storage, security, backup etc.)
    • Building and mentoring a strong and highly efficient, full-stack engineering team.
    • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript frameworks
    • Working closely with digital marketing technologies a plus
    • Some knowledge of relational databases and SQL
    • Familiarity with scrum/agile led software development
    • Willingness to learn and implement new technologies and languages
    • Excellent communication and collaboration skills (both technology and non-tech stakeholders) -Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
      • 10+ years of -demonstrated software development experience across a broad range of technologies
      • Strong experience designing and implementing systems architecture for end-to-end web applications
      • A bachelor's degree or higher -BHSI Offers:
        --- A competitive package and exciting growth opportunities for career-oriented teammates
        ---- A dynamic, action oriented, and thoughtful environment centered on always doing the right thing for our customers, teammates and our other stakeholders
        ---- A purposely non-bureaucratic organization that embraces simplicity over complexity and emphasizes individual excellence in a team frameworkNOTE: Compensation will be commensurate with experience. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Team Member may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization

Keywords: Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance, Boston , Chief Technology Officer - Berxi, Executive , Boston, Massachusetts

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