Software Developer

W.R. Berkley Corporation Chesterfield , MO 63005

Posted 2 months ago

Company Details

Midwest Employers Casualty Company (MEC) is a Chesterfield, MO based insurance carrier. We help companies understand and mitigate their risk for work comp injuries and get employees severely injured on the job the care they need. Our local IT department develops and maintains the systems which support all key business functions from underwriting and claims management to predictive analytics.

MEC has a friendly, results-focused work environment. We seek employees who take initiative, are quick to adapt, dependable, and like working as part of a team.

Our ideal candidate is someone who isn't afraid to try something new, wants exposure to speeding the processes around all phases of the software development life cycle and is a quick, yet thoughtful, communicator.

What you will do:

  • Design and develop applications

  • Iterate on features to frequently deliver incremental business value.

  • Improve the quality and stability of the codebase.

  • Coordinate design with cross-functional teams.

  • Write fast, maintainable, reusable, and testable components.

  • Participate in code reviews.

  • Perform analysis

  • Work with product owners and solution teams to conceive new features focused on business value.

  • Prototype, demo, and refine to quickly capture product owner needs.

  • Contribute to project planning

  • Decompose larger tasks into daily deliverables.

  • Keep team members informed of plans progress and impediments.

  • Tools and languages

  • C#, .Net Core, NET MVC, JSON, Angular, HTTP2, HTML5, CSS, REST, Visual Studio, TFS, SQL Server, SSRS, SSIS, SSAS

  • Exposure

  • Participate in the modernization of multiple core systems from design to implementation.

  • Interact with employees at all levels from across the organization.

  • Ability to recommend, present, and implement change.


  • Problem solvingable to understand the underlying opportunity and quickly deliver quality technical and SDLC improvement solutions.

  • Persistencedesign it, test it, build it--make it shine.

  • Commitment to maintainabilityan aversion to spaghetti code.

  • Accountabilitywilling to take ownership of tasks and hold team members accountable for their commitments.

  • Attitudepositive, team-oriented, approachable, welcomes feedback.

Company Perks

In addition to competitive compensation and excellent benefits package:

  • Tuition/training reimbursement.

  • Flextime with core hours.

  • Generous bonus structure.

  • 401(k) savings plan with profit sharing.

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Software Developer

W.R. Berkley Corporation