Information Technology
68962 Requisition #

Gallagher Bassett was established in Chicago in 1962 as a Third Party Administrator (TPA) providing claims and risk control services to self-insured clients and now has 125 branches and over 3,600 skilled professionals in the USA, UK, Australia and Canada. Gallagher Bassett UK was founded in 1991 and now has twelve offices across the UK with over 300 claims handling staff.

Gallagher Bassett UK provides claims management and risk management services to corporate, national and local government, insurer and broker clients.


We are constantly seeking skilled professionals who are up for a challenge and take exceptional performance to heart. We present opportunities that not only enable our company to remain an industry leader but also provide employees with limitless possibilities for success and personal growth.


Position Overview:

Responsible for the design, installation, testing and maintenance of software systems. Creating programmes to help support Gallagher Bassett become more efficient and provide a better service.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Develop and maintain web and desktop applications for use by both staff and customers (primarily web apps).
  • Contribute to IT strategy by evaluating new technologies and methods.
  • Assist with ensuring IT systems adhere to availability, performance, data integrity and SLAs (Service Level Agreements).
  • Provide readable and informative documentation on internally developed systems.
  • Proactively identify enhancements to IT service offerings.
  • Assist with the testing and deployment of software releases ensuring that release processes are followed correctly.
  • Readily able to adapt development skills to make the most of new and emerging technologies.
  • Work on integration pieces with Client systems.

 Position Specific Requirements:

  • Strong web development skills including HTML5, JavaScript and JQuery.
  • Excellent working knowledge of .Net Framework languages including ASP, C# and VB.
  • Proficient in both XML and JSON data exchange formats.
  • Working understanding of XML and REST Web Services.
  • Use of .Net Linq, Generics, Extension methods.
  • Working knowledge of scripting languages such as Powershell and Windows Command
  • Line.
  • Solid understanding of web hosting technologies such as Apache and IIS.
  • Experience of source control systems such as Git and SVN.
  • Strong MS SQL skills including T-SQL queries, data normalisation and reporting.
  • Understanding of S.O.L.I.D code design principals and patterns.
  • Understanding of A.C.I.D database design principals and patterns.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with business users and fully understand their
  • requirements.
  • Able to promote own skill development.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills, and attention to detail.
  • Proactive approach to problem solving and service improvement.
  • Ability to work within challenging deadlines and under pressure.
  • Drive to improve and fully implement processes.
  • Highly motivated and reliable, able to adapt to situations and excel under pressure.
  • Confident nature, able to effectively manage own time and priorities in line with business
  • objectives.
  • Acts with tact and diplomacy while providing honest feedback in a professional manner.
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Innovative thinker with the ability to develop new solutions.


Advantageous to Have:

  • Experience of working in an Agile / Sprint project environment.
  • Worked with Microsoft Azure DevOps for Sprint tracking, Repository and Pipelines.
  • Angular development experience (possibly AngularMaterial)
  • Experience with TypeScript.
  • VisualStudio Code or WebStorm for Angular UI development.
  • Microsoft Azure Service Bus.
  • Knowledge of .NET Core, Entity Framework Core
  • Use of .Net lambda expressions
  • Experience of developing REST APIs











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.