Applied Systems, Inc.

  • Systems Developer

    Job Location US-IL-University Park
  • Job Description

    Make a Difference Every Day with Team Applied
    The people of Applied are making a difference every day through innovation and a commitment to help safeguard and protect what matters most.  With first-to-market software, mobile and data analytics solutions, Applied is revolutionizing companies to strengthen their position as trusted advisors to clients across the world.  Our core values challenge employees to make a difference every day with excellence for customers and support for the communities around us. We believe that success comes from a dynamic working environment that offers professionals an opportunity to grow and succeed alongside extraordinary people.

    Learn how you can make a difference on Team Applied.


    Job Summary
    Applied Systems, Inc., a worldwide leader in insurance technology, is currently searching for a Systems Developer for our industry leading Applied TAM insurance broker management software product.  You will be responsible for the new development, enhancements, systems development, and improving the performance of our software using C++, VB.Net/Visual Basic, C#, Visual Studio, and SQL Server.  In this role, you will be assigned to an Agile Scrum team that develops .Net, C++, and SQL applications.    You will be counted on to provide your peers with technical expertise that will offer solutions for difficult programming problems.  You will also create technical specifications for these enhancements to our products.


    Additional responsibilities include:

    • New development and maintenance of our applications using C++, VB6, and .Net (Visual Studio, VB.NET, C#)
    • Research problems and various solutions, while devising a plan to solve these problems
    • Become a dedicated participant of your Agile Scrum team
      • Collaborating with other members on the Scrum team to self-manage feature development to completion
      • Participating in Sprint Reviews of completed functionality at the end of each sprint
      • Participating in Sprint planning of future development task
    • Identify and communicate possible improvements in the work process for customers and peers
    • Coordination with groups outside of Development including, but not limited to Support, Implementation and Product Management



    • B.S. in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience 
    • 3+ years of programming experience, including experience with C++, Boost C++ libraries, data structures, and SQL
    • Experience in VB.Net/Visual Basic, C#, Visual Studio, SQL Server, MySQL, and/or TFS a plus
    • Ability to work with others in a team-oriented environment; experience with Agile Scrum methodology an asset
    • Proven ability  to think creatively and develop new ways of handling technical  and project tasks (thinks outside the box)
    • Possess strong work ethic and able to deliver solutions under a tight deadline
    • Strong technical abilities
    • Expert troubleshooting skills and research abilities
    • Must possess excellent communication skills


    Corporate Profile
    Applied Systems is a leading provider of software that powers the business of insurance.  Recognized as a pioneer in agency management systems, insurance organizations rely on the company’s software to manage their clients and policies in a consistent manner to minimize risk, reduce operating expenses, and drive sustainable growth and profitability. Leading the industry in technology innovation, Applied Systems has been at the forefront of data exchange between agencies, brokers, carriers and their clients. Today, the company has more than 1,500 employees with customers throughout the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, and Northern Ireland.  By automating the insurance lifecycle, Applied Systems remains committed to help safeguard what matters most to millions of people around the world. To learn more, please visit

    Employees feel appreciated at Applied Systems.  In addition to a competitive benefits package that starts on the first day of employment, we offer paid time off, a business casual dress code, and an open communication policy.  The resulting atmosphere is professional and conducive to productivity, yet comfortable and fun.


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