Duck Creek Lead Developer

Springfield, MO, US, 65899

Job Posting

American National is currently seeking an analytical expert and Duck Creek Technical Lead for our Personal Lines team! This position is responsible for the writing and testing of software code related to our Personal Lines policy administration system.


Your Impact:


  • Leading and mentoring a small development team, including assignment of tasks that align with skills and support growth
  • Designing solutions that meet business needs 
  • Being a successful liaison between technical and non-technical teams to ensure productive partnerships and productivity
  • Creating technical specifications (diagrams, information flows, presentations)
  • Driving the resolution and creative solutions of reported system problems and bugs
  • Complex development , troubleshooting and testing assignments
  • Creating POCs when necessary
  • System testing to confirm business requirements and that reliability and efficiency is met
  • May be asked to analyze current system environments and infrastructure to develop implementation plans and verification procedures
  • Assist in the defining and application of standardized and best practices that appropriately align with business objectives and department workflow
  • Translate user requests into logical computer instructions
  • Debug program code
  • Support the development of an object-oriented policy administration system using a proprietary toolset

What You Will Need to be Successful in this Role:


  • College Degree in an IT related field or Business degree with software programming courses completed
  • Minimum 6+ years’ experience in Duck Creek policy components, including design, development and implementation of commercial lines of business 
  • Working knowledge of SQL and XML
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with business users, team members and executive leadership
  • Strong organization and communication skills

Our Preferences:


  • Strong understanding and working knowledge of P&C Insurance (Personal Lines experience a plus)




Salary for this position can range from $100191.00 for candidates who are minimally qualified through $150286.50 for more highly qualified candidates. Candidates outside of the range are encouraged to apply, and will be considered based on experience, skill and education.


American National offers eligible employees and their families medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan. Employees also receive annually a bank of paid time off and paid holidays.   We aspire to see people for what they bring to our corporate culture by supporting an inclusive work environment, including an emphasis on a healthy work-life balance, development opportunities, and a casual dress code.


American National is an established, stable, and successful multi-line insurance corporation that has provided financial strength and a sense of security to employees, customers and business partners since 1905.  With focus on our organization’s values and cultural richness: Financial Strength, Integrity, Respect, Service and Teamwork (FIRST) and Agility, Collaboration, and Engagement (ACE) we continue to pursue our vision to be a leading provider of financial products and services for current and future generations.


Hiring Practices

The preceding job posting was designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.  We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the job qualifications, we still encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this position or other opportunities at American National.


American National’s recruitment policies help us place individuals in a timely and efficient manner. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted by our recruiting team. Candidates may check the status of their application(s) by logging into our Career Portal.  Learn more about our company, by following us on social media: LinkedInFacebookInstagram


American National is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected categories. American National is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

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“If you believe you can make a difference in the lives of our clients, if you’re willing to work hard, if you want a fulfilling career, and if your values match ours, then I want you to work for American National. ” – James Pozzi, Former President and CEO.




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