Information Technology
71514 Requisition #

Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services. We help businesses grow, communities thrive and people prosper. We live a culture defined by The Gallagher Way, our set of shared values and guiding tenets. A culture driven by our people, over 30,000 strong, serving our clients with customized solutions that will protect them and fuel their futures.

Position Summary: 

The Backend Developer assists with user support of business applications and with the investigation of system requirements.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Directs, prepares, designs, codes, tests, debugs, and maintains moderately complex computer programs
  • Formulates and defines system scope and objectives through research and fact-finding to develop or enhance/modify complex information systems
  • Prepares detailed specifications from which programs will be written
  • May assist project leaders in the development of lower-level Applications Analysts/Programmers.
Additional Details:

The Applications Developer is responsible for the:

  • design, development, implementation, and maintenance of custom SharePoint applications
  • researching emerging technologies, conducting proof-of-concepts, and making recommendations
  • collaborating with team members and project stakeholders to develop the required custom applications
  • The candidate must have a firm understanding of the importance of information security and ensure that Gallagher’s data are protected in accordance with IT Policy and organizational priorities.


List of Essential Duties

  • Gather and analyze requirements, design, develop, test, and, maintain various custom applications on the SharePoint and .NET platforms.
  • Independently develop and maintain applications for GBS internal and external user base
  • Write custom code and integrate third party components and tools to extend SharePoint
  • Work collaboratively with team members and project stakeholders to execute development plans effectively
  • Troubleshoot issues, develop solutions, and maintenance plans for applications and servers
  • Maintain proper documentation of requirements, processes, and designs
  • Aids in providing ongoing analysis and monitoring of applications and environments
  • Comply with AJG IT Policies and Procedures and GBS Professional Standards
  • Apply knowledge of best practices, current and emerging technologies, methodologies, and techniques to application development, e.g. MVC, MVVM, SOLID, DDD, SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, SOA, WCF, Web API, etc.
  • Bachelor's degree and 3 or more years related experience required.
  • Competent to work on most phases of applications systems analysis and programming activities, but requires instruction and guidance in other phases.
Additional Qualifications:
  • 3 years of SharePoint development experience
  • BS degree in Computer Science, MIS, related field, or comparable experience
  • Strong experience in developing applications on SharePoint 2016 and SharePoint Online
  • Strong experience with software development principles and best practices (good coding skills)
  • Experience developing Web Services, API, Class libraries, Windows Service and Console applications
  • Experience with Azure App Services’ serverless compute (Web Apps, API Apps, Logic Apps, and Azure Functions)
  • Experience with Office 365
  • Strong .NET development experience
  • Strong experience with SQL Server development
  • Experience with application architecture and design
  • Good knowledge of the SDLC (processes and best procedures)
  • Experience in Agile Scrum software development methodology
  • Good understanding of the application security (SDL and OWASP security principles)
  • Good understanding of the unique design patterns applicable to different application archetypes—RIA (Rich Internet Application), Rich Client Application (RCA), Web application, Service Application, mobile application and techniques for optimizing output for each specific target platform
  • Experience developing applications in CI/CD environment
  • Ability to troubleshoot application issues
  • Knowledge of accessibility and security compliance
  • Knowledge of data migration, transformation, and scripting
  • Insurance industry experience is a plus

Interpersonal Skills: 


  • Must be self-motivated and goal oriented
  • Attention to detail and proven ability to follow through
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and problem solving capabilities
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and priorities concurrently
  • Requires minimal supervision and motivation
  • Ability to work collaboratively on team based projects
  • Proven relationship building skills and high energy level
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
U.S. Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.  For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization
  • Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement, which require, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure

Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.  

Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, sex, color, disability, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, gender, gender identity / expression, actual or perceived sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.‚Äč Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Please Note:

Gallagher never extends an offer of employment or requests any personal identification information without having received an online application and conducted one or more in-person or video interviews. If you have received any communication referencing the offer of a job at Gallagher and you have not submitted an online application or been interviewed by a Gallagher employee, please do not assume that the offer is being sent from a legitimate Gallagher representative.

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