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Job description

The Duck Creek Tech Lead position will be responsible for overseeing and providing support to the development of custom applications based on the Duck Creek products and services. The use of Duck Creek proprietary tools coupled with industry common code management systems will be the majority of your day to day operations. The Tech Lead will be highly client facing, direct interaction and leadership of the development team, and main creator of technical designs.

Required Skills:

Primary Skills:

  • Deep understanding of the Duck Creek Policy Administration and/or Billing systems:  including all components (Author, Product Studio, Express, Server, User Admin, TransACT)
  • Ability to work with clients and team members to understand and interpret business requirements, evaluate those requirements via a technology solution, and present that solution back to the client.
  • Development of custom Duck Creek solutions via ManuScript configuration along with providing thought leadership and assistance to your development team.
  • Provide expertise which will help to drive the sign-off of a technology solution, including requirements sign-off, design, and timelines.
  • Assist the project team in the planning and design approaches such that the future capabilities meet the functional and technical strategies of the client.

Secondary Skills:

  • Duck Creek Skins
  • C# based custom business objects
  • Duck Creek API including Duck Creek Anywhere

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5-8 years of industry experience
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience with Duck Creek product lines. Development experience in Duck Creek Toolsets (Author and Product Studio).

Industry training can be substituted for Duck Creek experience in some cases

  • Thorough understanding of Duck Creek ManuScript components. Ability to understand business needs and translate them into ManuScript Inheritance structures, including design of technical components.
  • Hands on experience in Example Author (Fields, Pages, Forms, Tables) and Example Debugging Tools (TraceMonitor, ExampleUtil (including TSV), Data Tester)
  • Hands on experience in Duck Creek Shredding including IDO
  • Hands on experience in XML language (or similar programming language)
  • Hands on experience in multiple Duck Creek product versions
  • Experience with SQL Server, Stored procedures, Triggers, User defined Functions/ Types, Cursors and XQueries
  • Ability to work in a team environment which will include but is not limited to teaching and mentoring a development team on ALL aspects of the Duck Creek platform.
  • Full knowledge of software development life cycle including Agile environment

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must.  Accurate and detail oriented are preferred.
  • Highly motivated, team player, and self-starter
  • Can work independently and in a team environment.
  • Strong organizational, prioritization, and time management skills.
  • Takes ownership of customer issues and see through to resolution.
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Company Culture

Next Level Solutions has built its business on a solid foundation that reflects the goals and values of our company culture. Our shared belief in maintaining complete openness and transparency with our customers drives our day-to-day operations and is the cornerstone of our consistent communication throughout the evaluation and implementation process.

A rising tide lifts all boats. We pride ourselves on creating a culture of shared knowledge within our organization, where success is a team accomplishment. This is one of the ways we attract the most qualified Duck Creek talent in the industry. Coupled with the best training and mentoring of new resources, our goal is to be the premier place to work for those passionate about providing value through the Duck Creek platform. The result? Our clients benefit from unrivaled talent and an industry-leading value.