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Zurich NA Application Lead Developer in Schaumburg, Illinois

Application Lead Developer


Zurich is currently looking for an Application Lead Developer to work out of our Zurich North American headquarters in Schaumburg, IL.

The Application Lead Developer will be responsible for assisting in the creation and maintenance of our O365 development standard operating procedures and best practices and will participate as a technical expert in software design, coding, testing, and debugging with new or existing applications. The Developer will also provide technical advice and guidance with a focus on Power Platform, SharePoint Framework, and O365 Collaboration services and should be able to work well with co-located and distributed team members, including vendor resources.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and 5 or more years of experience in the Software Programming Applications area


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the Software Programming Applications area


  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 5 or more years of experience in the Software Programming Applications area


  • Experience assisting with design, coding, benchmark testing, debugging and documentation of programs

  • Experience working with multiple phases of software systems programming applications

  • Experience working with multiple programming languages

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 or more years of hands-on development experience using Microsoft Power Platform, SharePoint Framework (SPFX), SPFX Web Parts, and O365 Collaboration Services

  • Experience working with all phases of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

  • Experience working with multiple programming languages and tools including .Net, MS Azure, C#, ASP.Net, SOA, REACT, Web Parts, PowerShell, SQL, HTML, JSON, CSOM, REST API, JavaScript, and Azure Dev Ops

  • Experience with Microsoft O365

  • Insurance Industry Experience

  • Experience leading a group of developers

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience working in an ‘Agile’ environment

  • Results oriented

  • Negotiation skills

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.

Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE Disability / Veterans

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 01/04/21

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200006XS

It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.