Microservices Developer

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Validus Research Inc., a company based in Waterloo, Ontario, is a subsidiary of AIG.  AIG is a publicly traded (NYSE: AIG) American multinational finance and insurance corporation with operations in more than 80 countries, employing more than 56,400 people.  We have openings for early career developers to join the VCAPS (Validus Capital Allocation and Pricing System) team.  VCAPS is the deployed production system used daily at Validus Holdings for underwriting and pricing. VCAPS offers our operating companies' underwriters, actuaries and management an industry-leading platform for risk assessment and selection.


We are looking for capable early career developers who are enthusiastic and can work as a member of one of our Microservices Scrum teams.  Above all, we are looking for a developer who has the enthusiasm to learn and the capability to pick up new languages/tools even if lacking specific experience in the areas mentioned in job description

 Job Responsibilities:

-Collaborate closely with other team members to ensure team completes sprint goals.
-Develop new or enhance existing features in the VCAPS ecosystem or related products.
-Participate in design meetings, code reviews and other development activities.
-Develop in Java & Spring.
-Work in a distributed/cloud based micro-service environment using Kubernetes and Docker.
-Attentive to details and be willing to take ownership for assigned development tasks.

Required Skills:

-Undergraduate and/or graduate students in computer science or other technical background with the relevant programming experience and aptitude
-Experience with at least one of: Java/Spring or C#/dotnetcore
-Experience developing web based application. Familiar with HTML/CSS
-Experience with SQL
-Enthusiasm and strong work ethic
-Ability to work in team environment


-Experience working as a member of a highly effective Scrum team
-Very interesting problems to solve
-Use of leading edge technology and industry best practice
-Competitive salary, free snacks, team environment

If you have strong pride of ownership combined with a particular attention to detail, and are looking for an engaging opportunity with a dynamic team, then we would be very interested in speaking with you.

Regrettably, we are unable to interview all applicants. We will contact the best responses for an interview, so please make sure you tell us about what you think we should know about you and how this position fits with your career goals.