Software Developer-Life Insurance Platforms (ALIP) at Guardian

Posted in General Business 3 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

Position Summary

Do you have the desire to be part of a growing and innovative team? Is a culture where "People Count" and "We do the Right Thing" important to you? If so, Guardian Life Insurance Company is actively seeking a passionate, driven ALIP Product Configurator. As a Product Configurator you will work as a team member or individual specialist on an implementation, enhancement, or integration. Working with other product configurators and actuaries, expertise and work efforts are focused on the integration of the Individual Markets products with the solution. Provides analysis and test support when needed.

You are

  • A self-starter who is fueled by collaboration, able to transform conceptual thinking into executable insights who thrives in partnering across the team with software developers and data engineers, and product creators.

You will

  • Develop understanding of customer's products and how products will be integrated with overall solution

  • Facilitate/manage design review sessions regarding business functionality and/or product logic with actuaries

  • Build Product Configuration based on high-level design documentation

  • Prepare and execute Unit Test for assigned product configuration

  • Document Detailed Design for product configuration

  • Investigate product-related issues and correct product configuration defects identified during testing

  • Support Stage Gate activities of a project (Entry and Exit)

  • Support planning and project management activities as required

You have

  • Minimum 3 years experience in Life insurance business practices

  • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, sales or computer science; advanced degree desirable

  • Minimum 1 year ALIP Life Product configuration and/or Life Actuarial experience

  • Programming in Java

  • Issue Management and Quality Assurance

  • Test Management

  • Product Analysis, ALIP Configuration, Design and Testing

  • Functional Design

Reporting Relationships
  • As our Software Engineer, you will report to our Director Life & DI Policy Administration Systems, who reports to our Second Vice President Architecture and Shared Services


  • Any Guardian Location, with the Option for full time remote New York NY, Holmdel NJ or Stamford CT with work from home flexibility.

  • 5 to 10% of travel between Guardian locations (NY, Holmdel, Bethlehem)

Our promise
  • Through skill-building, leadership development and philanthropic opportunities, we provide opportunities to build communities and grow your career, surrounded by diverse colleagues with high ethical standards

We offer

  • Meaningful and challenging work opportunities to accelerate innovation in a secure and compliant way.

  • Competitive compensation package.

  • Excellent medical, dental, supplemental health, life and vision coverage for you and your dependents with no wait period.

  • Life and disability insurance.

  • A great 401(k) with company match.

  • Tuition assistance, paid parental leave and backup family care.

  • Dynamic, modern work environments that promote collaboration and creativity to develop and empower talent.

  • Flexible time off, dress code, and work location policies to balance your work and life in the ways that suit you best.

  • Employee Resource Groups that advocate for inclusion and diversity in all that we do.

  • Social responsibility in all aspects of our work. We volunteer within our local communities, create educational alliances with colleges, drive a variety of initiatives in sustainability.

About Guardian

Guardian has been helping people protect their futures and secure their lives for 160 years. Every day, we serve approximately 29 million people through a range of insurance and financial products. We help people and their families pursue financial security and well-being in life, health, and wealth. We help companies take care of their employees. And we help people recover and thrive after unexpected loss.

From our founding in 1860, when a community of immigrants joined together to insure and protect their businesses and families, doing the right thing for our policyholders and customers has guided everything we do. Our dedication to customers has helped us remain one of the most highly rated in client satisfaction and

financial strength. And as one of the largest mutual insurance companies, we know what matters most: putting the needs of our customers first. Because everyone deserves a Guardian. Learn more about Guardian at

© Copyright 2021 The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, New York, NY

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