Senior SmartCOMM Developer
AMI Insurance
Whangarei, NZ
19h ago


At IAG, we live and work by our purpose to make your world a safer place. We are motivated by a unique culture that celebrates honesty, creativity, empathy, equality and collaboration.

We call it the IAG way, and it means we all share a 'ready for anything' mindset that sets the tone for positive actions and positive outcomes.

We put heart into everything we do which guides us to create amazing things for our customers, our people and our communities.

We're brimming with ideas, ambition and a readiness to apply bold thinking and risk awareness to make a difference where it matters most.

As the largest general insurance group in Australia and New Zealand, we own some of the region's most trusted brands, including AMI, State, NZI, Lantern, Swann and NAC.

We are ready for anything.

The Ro le

We're looking for a Senior SmartCOMM Developer to join our Customer Communications team here within Insurance Platforms at IAG! You will be responsible for handling the day-to-day initiatives and projects, working as a Senior Developer helping to lead the development cycle for our SmartCOMM / Thunderhead applications.

Key Responsibilities

  • Understand the SDLC model and what your specific activities are in designing and then delivering a solid, robust application;
  • Enhance coding and source code development standards;
  • Design and develop code that is clean, understandable, maintainable and extensible;
  • Design, develop and implement test plans to accurately test the application code, functions, modules and program;
  • Encourage maintenance of detailed and accurate documentation per all IAG standards;
  • Key contributor to the project estimation process reviewing and challenging where necessary, estimates for tasks;
  • Overseeing deployment of software components through non-production environments and where applicable into production and / or hand over to the relevant release team;
  • Pro-actively identify and recommend application improvements as part of the development or support activities and provide advice in situations where subtle changes to requirements yield savings in software development cost or application efficiency / performance;
  • Liaise with business system owners directly (where required) to refine requirements and provide guidance
  • Skills & Experience

  • Ideal candidate should have excellent CCM development experience with strong interpersonal / communication skills.
  • 5+ years using SmartCOMM / Thunderhead
  • Sound knowledge of SMARTCOMM / Thunderhead Suites of Products
  • Sound knowledge of Smart Communications Appliance Configuration and Deployment Models (Cloud / Hybrid)
  • Good knowledge about Thunderhead / Smart Communication API's
  • Should be well versed with preparation of the XML data schema and their mapping to business data objects
  • Hands on experience with template authoring, recognizing common graphical elements, information blocks, layouts, stylesets, variable data requirements and functional similarity
  • Should be well versed in creation of Static Layouts for Print and Responsive Layouts for Web
  • Good technical knowledge in creating Simple, Scriptable Batch Config / Template Selector and Output Configurations for post processing
  • Expertise in Java / J2EE, JSON, Web services is desirable
  • Ready for anything? Let's talk.

    Start your career journey with us and click 'Apply'! Applications close on Friday 30 th October 2020.

    IAG rewards and recognises its people with generous benefits, career development opportunities and real work-life balance.

    Employees also enjoy up to 50% insurance discounts, flexible work and leave options, various corporate partner discounts and a people-focused culture that celebrates achievements big and small.

    Creating a workforce that actively embraces diversity, inclusion and a sense of belonging is key to our success . We encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities.

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